Stephen Colbert: “Delicious Idiot” Trump Stole My Lines; I Agree With Jay Leno’s Comments – PaleyFest

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While Trump recently dismissed current Late Night hosts, tweeting that they lacked talent, Stephen Colbert says the President has actually borrowed some of his lines from The Colbert Report.
“He could have stolen a lot of my lines,” Colbert said during…

‘Shameless’ Showrunner John Wells: Where Fiona’s Going, Cameron Monaghan’s Return & Season 10 News

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SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details about the Shameless Season 9 finale episode “Found” on Showtime.
Emmy Rossum wrapping up her tenure as Fiona in the Shameless Season 9 finale wasn’t exactly a shock—fans have known her depart…

‘This Is Us’: Beth-Centered Episode Visits Her Past & Reveals New Career Direction

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SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details about the Feb. 19 This is Us episode “Our Little Island Girl”. 
Susan Kelechi Watson has built quite the solid fan base among This is Us viewers, with her portrayal of the patient-but-steely, witty…

With ‘The Wife’s Huge Success, Glenn Close Says It’s Time To Remake ‘Fatal Attraction’ From The Female Perspective

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Back in the ’80s, Glenn Close became the original ‘bunny boiler’. As Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction, she may have cooked up a child’s pet, but for Close, that character was a lot more complex than the crazy woman scorned that audiences often perceive…

‘This Is Us’ Will Have An “Elegant” & “Satisfying” Final Ending; Season 4 Will Be About “New Beginnings & Restarts”

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SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details about upcoming episodes of This is Us on NBC.
Fans of This is Us may have suffered a break from the show’s usual programming due to the State of the Union Address—as creator Dan Fogelman put it, &#…

In The ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Finale “People Get What They Want”; A Movie Would Be “Really Fun” – Tina Fey & Robert Carlock Q&A

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After four seasons, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is almost over.
With the final six episodes hitting Netflix on Jan 25, Kimmy fans will wave goodbye to possibly the most carefree and optimistic onscreen abduction survivor the world has ever seen.
Blazing…

‘The Favourite’ Producers On The Film’s 10 Oscar Nominations & The Changing Climate For Female Leads

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While Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite is nominated in 10 categories and up front in the Oscar race (matching Roma), there was a time, a long time actually, when it could not get financing. Partly due to its then-unfashionable period genre, but mo…

Alfonso Cuarón On ‘Roma’s 10 Oscar Nominations: He Would Work With Netflix Again “In A Second”

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With Roma scooping up 10 Oscar nominations – in joint lead with The Favourite – Alfonso Cuarón has much to celebrate. Fresh from hearing the news, despite his own noms for directing, cinematography and screenplay, Cuarón said he was most ex…

Lady Gaga Says She Will “Definitely Continue Acting” After Pair Of Critics’ Choice Wins

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After two wins at the Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday – a co-win for Best Actress, and Best Song in A Star is Born – Lady Gaga told press backstage she was “speechless” because it was her “greatest dream to be an ac…

Gemma Chan On ‘Crazy Rich Asians’: “We Want A Seat At The Table”; ‘Captain Marvel’ Is “Amazing” & “Very Different”

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Oxford law degree in hand, and a near professional-level violinist, Gemma Chan was poised to become a top-notch London lawyer, when instead, she did an about-face and threw herself into acting. One of the reasons she cites for that decision is a desire…

‘A Star Is Born’s Sam Elliott Has “No Illusions” About His Own Award Chances; Praises Bradley Cooper’s “Genius”

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As the gravel-voiced king of the all-American character, Sam Elliott has reverberated with onscreen charisma ever since 1969 when he landed a bit part in that ultimate piece of Americana, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. So it’s not entirely surpris…

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Jon M. Chu: ‘China Rich Girlfriend’ Will Be “Fun & Insane”; On ‘In The Heights’ & Thai Cave Rescue Film

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Crazy Rich Asians has of course swept in a much-needed new era for actors of Asian descent, given that it’s the first all-Asian cast studio film since The Joy Luck Club 25 years ago. It certainly rocked the box office, but when director Jon M. Chu set …

Glenn Close On How #MeToo Gave ‘The Wife’ “Deeper Nuance” & On New ’Sunset Boulevard’ Film: “I’m Willing It To Happen”

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When Glenn Close picked up a Golden Globe for her performance in The Wife last week, her acceptance speech reduced some of the biggest players in Hollywood to tears. And for good reason. Close talked about not allowing yourself to be be subjugated by o…

Regina Hall On How ‘Support The Girls’ Became A Surprise #MeToo Hit; The New ‘Shaft’ & ‘Black Monday’

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It might appear at first glance that Regina Hall’s wheelhouse is mostly comedy. There’s Girls Trip, Black-ish, Insecure and Black Monday coming up on Showtime, and now the latest incarnation of Shaft in the offing, but Hall’s sleeper hit feature Suppor…

Taboo Subjects Abound In Short Documentaries Contending For Oscars

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As the Oscar nomination voting window opens, suspense is building across all the categories including Documentary Short Subject, where 10 films remain in contention. Five will go on to earn Academy Award nominations, which are set to be revealed on Jan…

‘Mary Queen Of Scots’: Margot Robbie & Saoirse Ronan On Separation, Smallpox & The Power Behind The Female Throne

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The real Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart probably never met. But when you cast a film with Margot Robbie as Elizabeth, and Saoirse Ronan as Mary, it seems only right that they come together, if only for one scene. Josie Rourke’s Mary Queen of Scots m…

Political Murder And Stolen Babies: Documentary ‘The Silence of Others’ Reveals Spain’s Unresolved Past

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For decade upon decade the remains of María Martín’s mother have lain beneath a roadway in Spain, her death unmarked except for her aging daughter’s lonely vigil. Cars pass indifferently across the route, a symbol of how the country paved over its hist…

Nicole Kidman On Redemption In ‘Destroyer’ & ‘Boy Erased’; The “Awesome Women” In Upcoming Roger Ailes Film

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Nicole Kidman is barefoot in a floor-length gown, ice-blue like her eyes. When she curls into a corner of the sofa, she looks relaxed and regal, a woman whose earned the right to stretch after a frantically busy fall. At this moment, her blockbuster Aq…

Hulu Double Play: Streamer Lands Two Films On Oscar Doc Shortlist–’Minding The Gap’ & ‘Crime + Punishment’

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When the Oscar Documentary Feature shortlist came out recently, Hulu had double the reason to celebrate. Two of its films made the exclusive roster, a considerable achievement in a competitive environment where Netflix, HBO, PBS, National Geographic an…