‘Twilight Zone’: Chris O’Dowd Latest to Join Jordan Peele-Led Reboot

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Less than two weeks before its debut on CBS All Access, “The Twilight Zone” is still bringing more people into the fifth dimension.

Chris O’Dowd will star in an episode titled “The Blue Scorpion,” which also features Amy Landecker. That episode is written by Glen Morgan, who serves as showrunner on the Jordan Peele-led reboot.

The anthology series will launch its first two episodes on April 1, with new installments to be released available weekly on Thursdays, beginning April 1. Peele is executive producing and hosting the series, stepping into the role that original series creator and narrator Rod Serling made famous.

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You can get a taste of what Peele’s narration will sound like here and watch the trailer here.

The anthology series’ previously-revealed cast members include Zazie Beetz, Betty Gabriel, Seth Rogen, Ginnifer Goodwin, Tracy Morgan, Ike Barinholtz, John Cho, Lucinda Dryzek, Taissa Farmiga, Greg Kinnear, Luke Kirby, Sanaa Lathan, Kumail Nanjiani, Adam Scott, Rhea Seehorn, Allison Tolman, Jacob Tremblay, Jefferson White, Jonathan Whitesell, Jessica Williams, DeWanda Wise and Steven Yeun.

“The Twilight Zone” is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Simon Kinberg’s Genre Films. Peele and Kinberg serve as executive producers along with Win Rosenfeld, Audrey Chon, Carol Serling, Rick Berg and Greg Yaitanes.

Serling created the original series, which ran for 80 episodes from 1959 to 1964, and used socially-conscious storytelling to explore the human condition and culture of the times. There have been two prior revivals of the classic series. The first reboot aired for 110 episodes on CBS starting in 1985, and a second version, with Forest Whitaker as narrator, ran for 43 episodes on UPN in the early 2000s.

O’Dowd currently stars on Epix’s “Get Shorty” and SundaceTV’s upcoming “State of the Union.”

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Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ Remake Finds Its Officer Krupke

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Corey Stoll and Brian d’Arcy James have joined the cast of Steven Spielberg’s remake of the musical “West Side Story,” with d’Arcy James playing Sgt. Krupke, aka Officer Krupke, Fox announced on Tuesday

Stoll will play Lt. Schrank.

Stoll and d’Arcy James join cast members Rita Moreno (Valentina), Ansel Elgort (Tony), Rachel Zegler (Maria), Ariana DeBose (Anita), David Alvarez (Bernardo) and Josh Andrés Rivera (Chino).

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In “West Side Story,” Stoll plays the New York City detective charged with quelling civic unrest in his racially-torn precinct, and dʼArcy James is the veteran cop whose beat includes the territories of the two warring street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets.

Stoll played Buzz Aldrin in “First Man,” and he recently had lead roles in “Othello” and “Julius Caesar” on stage.

DʼArcy James starred as King George in the original run of “Hamilton” at The Public Theater, and his film credits include “Spotlight” and the upcoming “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” and “The Kitchen.”

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“West Side Story” will be produced and directed by Spielberg from a script by Tony Kushner. The film will be adapted for the screen from the original 1957 Broadway musical, which was written by Arthur Laurents with music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and concept, direction and choreography by Jerome Robbins.

Also producing are Kevin McCollum and Kristie Macosko Krieger. Rita Moreno is executive producing.

“West Side Story” will be released by Twentieth Century Fox. Filming is slated to start in the summer of 2019. Additional casting announcements will be made in the coming weeks.

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‘Penny Dreadful’ Spinoff Adds ‘Penny Dreadful’ Alum Rory Kinnear

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Showtime is bringing back one of its “Penny Dreadful” actors for its upcoming spinoff, “City of Angels.”

Rory Kinnear, who played Frankenstein’s Monster on the original “Penny Dreadful,” will play Dr. Peter Craft, a successful German pediatrician and the head of the German-American Bund, an organization he hopes will keep the United States isolated from the growing threat of war in Europe.

“City of Angels” is described by Showtime as a “spiritual descendant” of the original series. When a grisly murder shocks the city, Detective Tiago Vega (Daniel Zovatto) is embroiled in an epic story that reflects the rich history of Los Angeles — from the building of the city’s first freeways and its deep traditions of Mexican-American folklore, to the dangerous espionage actions of the Third Reich and the rise of radio evangelism.

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Along with Zovatto, the series stars Nathan Lane, Natalie Dormer, Adriana Barraza, Jessica Garza and Johnathan Nieves.

John Logan, the creator, writer and executive producer of “Penny Dreadful,” will return for “City of Angels.” Michael Aguilar (“Kidding”), Oscar-winner Sam Mendes (“American Beauty”, “Skyfall”) and Pippa Harris (“Revolutionary Road”) will also serve as executive producers. Production on the drama is expected to begin later this year.

The series will move its production from Ireland — the original “Penny Dreadful” was set in Victorian-era London — to Los Angeles, bagging a whopping $24.7 million in tax credits as part of the state’s ongoing Film & TV Tax Credit 2.0 program.

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Cardi B, Lili Reinhart, Keke Palmer, Julia Stiles Join Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Hustlers’

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Cardi B, Lili Reinhart (“Riverdale”), Keke Palmer and Julia Stiles have joined Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu in the upcoming film “Hustlers,” STXfilms announced on Tuesday.

Inspired by a viral 2016 New York Magazine article, the film follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. They get their revenge on wealthy, drunk and abusive clients by maxing out their credit cards after they’ve passed out.

The film begins shooting on March 22, 2019 in New York City.

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Mercedes Ruehl (“Broadway’s Torch Song”) also joined the cast, and Mette Towley (“Cats”) and Trace Lysette (“Transparent”) are in negotiations to join the film.

“We could not have asked for a more exciting or talented lineup of performers to join our cast,” STXfilms chairman Adam Fogelson said in a statement. “STX is thrilled to reunite with Jennifer, Elaine (Goldsmith-Thomas) and Benny (Medina) to bring this unexpected, entertaining and often shocking story to the big screen for audiences worldwide.”

“Hustlers” was written and will be directed by Lorene Scafaria (“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World”).

STXfilms is producing “Hustlers” alongside Lopez, Goldsmith-Thomas and Medina, who previously collaborated with the studio on the 2018 romantic-comedy “Second Act,” as well as Adam McKay, Will Ferrell and Jessica Elbaum for Gloria Sanchez Productions.

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Kate Vorhoff and Catherine Hagedorn are overseeing the film’s production for the studio. STXinternational is handling international distribution and distributing directly in the U.K. and Ireland.

“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work with this dynamic group of women,” Scafaria said in an announcement. “We’re grateful to have assembled such a powerhouse cast and can’t wait to start filming at the end of the week.”

STX picked up the film last October after it was dropped in the script phase by Annapurna over creative differences.

Cardi B is represented by CAA; Reinhart is represented by UTA and Anonymous Content; Palmer is represented by 3 Arts, UTA and Cari Davine at Hertz Lichtenstein & Young; Stiles is represented by Untitled Entertainment, The Gersh Agency and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern; and Ruehl is represented by Sue Leibman/Barking Dog Entertainment and Peikoff-Mahan Law Offices.

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Towley is represented by 3 Arts and WME and Lysette is represented by ICM Partners and Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein & Lezcano.

Wu is represented by UTA, Principal Entertainment LA and Hansen Jacobson. Lopez is represented by CAA, The Medina Co. and Hirsch Wallerstein. Scafaria is represented by UTA.

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Food Network Orders ‘Bake You Rich,’ Where Contestants Compete to Go Into Business with ‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro

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In Food Network’s newest bake-off, winners get to have their cake and eat it, too. Or perhaps more accurately, viewers will be able to eat it.

Hosted by “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro, the newly ordered baking competition series will test not only contestants’ oven skills, but their business savvy as well. “Bake You Rich” lets four entrepreneurial pastry chefs face off for the chance to have one of their custom-made creations sold to the public on the Carlo’s Bakery website, per the popular cable channel.

The four-episode series features new obstacles that go beyond tasting good and looking pretty. Each episode involves three challenges, with the final two competitors going head-to-head to mass-produce their confections at Carlo’s, all the while dealing with machinery malfunctions and last-minute recipe changes. The rotating panel of judges includes Valastro, Chad Durkin, Erin McGinn, Vincent Tubito, and Valastro’s wife Lisa, who must decide which tasty treat is best poised to sell big in Carlo’s online marketplace.

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“‘Bake You Rich’ is unlike any other baking competition, showcasing all the elements that are required for a top-selling bakery item, beyond creating a delicious dessert,” said Food Network President Courtney White. “Buddy Valastro is the ultimate expert with decades of experience, and he brings his unique business savvy as the host and business partner for the lucky winners.”

Produced by Valastro’s Cakehouse Media, “Bake You Rich” premieres April 14 at 10/9c on Food Network.

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James Cameron’s ‘Terminator’ Sequel at Paramount Gets a ‘Dark’ Title

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The sixth and potentially final installment in the “Terminator” franchise from producer James Cameron has a new title from Paramount. The film will be called “Terminator: Dark Fate,” an individual with knowledge of the film tells TheWrap.

Though he’s directing the “Avatar” films, Cameron is heavily involved in this film that reunites Arnold Schwarzenegger with Linda Hamilton, the original Sarah Connor, and it is the first time the two have been on screen together since “Terminator 2: Judgment Day.”

While the plot for the film is unknown, Cameron has promised that it will have a sense of closure to it and align more closely with the events of the second film, as opposed to the subsequent sequels.

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“Deadpool” director Tim Miller directs and is credited with writing the story alongside David Ellison. Josh Friedman, David S. Goyer, Billy Ray and Justin Rhodes all wrote the screenplay.

Also starring in “Terminator: Dark Fate” are Mackenzie Davis and Natalia Reyes, who appeared in a first look photo opposite Hamilton.

“Dark Fate” opens in theaters from Paramount and Skydance on Nov. 1. It will open on a busy fall weekend opposite wide releases “Charlie’s Angels” from Universal, the Edward Norton crime drama “Motherless Brooklyn” from Warner Bros. and the animated “Arctic Dogs” from Entertainment Studios.

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Warner Bros Taps Toby Emmerich, Peter Roth, Kim Williams as Interim Leadership Team

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Warner Bros. Entertainment has picked its team to steer the ship until a permanent replacement for former CEO and chairman Kevin Tsujihara is found. The team will consist of motion pictures group chairman Toby Emmerich, television group president and CCO Peter Roth and CFO Kim Williams.

The interim team of executives will handle day-to-day operations until a replacement is found for Tsujihara. On Monday, Warner Bros. parent company WarnerMedia announced that Tsujihara would step down. The decision, came in the midst of an investigation into a sexual relationship Tsujihara had with actress Charlotte Kirk and whether there was any impropriety in the casting of Kirk in Warner Bros. films.

Tsujihara and WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey said the decision for Tsujihara to step down was a joint one, and Tsujihara told Warner Bros. staff in a email on Monday that “it has become clear that my continued leadership could be a distraction and an obstacle to the company’s continued success.”

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Tsujihara, who has worked for two decades at the studio and served as chairman for the last six years, has denied any wrongdoing connected to his past intimate relationship with Kirk. On March 8, after The Hollywood Reporter published texts between the two that indicated she sought his help in obtaining acting jobs, he wrote a memo to staff in which he said he deeply regrets mistakes that he’s made in his life.

Emmerich ascended to president of Warner Bros. in 2017, taking over for Greg Silver. Emmerich had held a president and COO title at New Line Cinema since 2008. In his president role at the broader studio, Emmerich shared greenlight power with Tsujihara.

Roth has been with Warner Bros. for two decades, first joining in 1999. He’s been in the chief executive for Warner Bros. TV Group, which includes Warner Horizon and its animation studio, since 2013. Under Roth, Warner Bros. has been the top supplier of programming to the U.S. broadcast networks for 14 of his 20 years at the studio, including hits “Two and a Half Men” and “The Big Bang Theory.” Prior to joining Warner Bros., Roth was president of Fox from 1996 to 1999.

Williams has served as Warner Bros. CFO since 2014. Prior to joining Warner Bros., she served as CFO for CORE Media Group and chief operating officer of NFL Network, responsible for the NFL’s cable television assets as well as administrative oversight of the NFL’s facilities and studios, before that.

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The task now for Warner Bros. will be to find someone who can lead the Hollywood studio as it enters a new phase after AT&T acquired Time Warner in a deal worth $85 billion.

At this juncture there’s no indication when Warner Bros. plans to formally begin its search or install a permanent CEO, but the name that has been on everybody’s lips is Fox film chief Stacey Snider, who, after Fox’s deal with Disney closes this week will be up for grabs.

Beatrice Verhoeven and Brian Welk contributed to this reporting

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Director Jon Stewart’s ‘Irresistible’ With Steve Carell Lands at Focus Features

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“Irresistible,” a new political comedy which is being directed by Jon Stewart and stars Steve Carell, has landed at Focus Features, the studio announced Tuesday.

Focus will partner with Plan B Entertainment to produce and distribute “Irresistible,” a comedy set during a political campaign.

Chris Cooper also joins the previously announced cast of Carell and Rose Byrne. Stewart will also produce alongside Plan B Entertainment.

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“In the age of fake news, Jon Stewart continues to be the real deal. He’s been making us laugh at the bipartisan commitment to bending the truth for years, and we couldn’t be more excited to partner with him and Plan B as Jon brings his signature wit to the big screen with the incredibly versatile talents of Steve, Rose, and Chris,” Focus Features chairman Peter Kujawski said in a statement.

Focus Features and Universal Pictures International will distribute the film worldwide. Focus’ Josh McLaughlin, president of production, will oversee the film.

This is the former “Daily Show” host’s follow-up to 2014’s “Rosewater,” a drama about the life of journalist Maziar Bahari that starred Gael Garcia Bernal.

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Cooper will next be seen in Marielle Heller’s “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” based on the life of Mister Rogers. He also recently completed production on Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women.” He’s represented by CAA and Untitled Entertainment.

Focus is behind the Oscar-winning “BlacKkKlansman” from Spike Lee, and they recently released “Greta” and “The Mustang.” Other films on the studio’s slate include “The Dead Don’t Die” from Jim Jarmusch, “Harriet,” about the life of Harriet Tubman, and the upcoming “Downton Abbey” movie.

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‘Titans’: DC Universe Series Adds Deathstroke’s Son, Jericho, for Season 2

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“Titans” is keeping it in the family with its latest addition to its expanded roster for season 2.

The DC Universe series is bringing in Chella Man as Joseph Wilson, better known as the hero Jericho. He’s also the son of the DC Comics villain Deathstroke, another new character joining “Titans” next season. Esai Morales was cast last week as the super assassin, whose real name is Slade Wilson.

Mute after his father failed to rescue him from having his vocal cords severed by assassins, Jericho has the unique ability to possess anyone just by making eye contact. This gentle-natured yet proud hero has proven himself a formidable Titan. Liam Hall plays a version of the character on The CW’s “Arrow.”

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Along with Deathstroke, “Titans” is also adding Superboy (aka Conner Kent) for season 2.

“Titans” is based on “Teen Titans,” DC’s long-running young superheroes team that first banded together in 1964 on the pages of DC’s “The Brave and the Bold” in a story by writer Bob Haney and artist Bruno Premiani. Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter are executive producers for the series from Weed Road Pictures and Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

“Titans” was the flagship series for the DC Comics-branded streaming service, which launched last August. The service’s second series, “Doom Patrol,” debuted in February. DC Universe’s expansive roster of TV shows based on fellow DC Comics characters also includes Stargirl, Swamp Thing and Harley Quinn.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Writers ‘Tried to Keep More of the Time Logic Rather Than Jet Packs’ for Season 8

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For all the “Game of Thrones” fans who were up in arms, pointing at maps of Westeros and screaming about how long it would actually take Dany to get from Dragonstone to north of The Wall via dragon during Season 7, we have some good news for you: Season 8 is going to follow a more logical timeline, according to the writers.

Yes, apparently the pacing of the HBO series’ upcoming eighth and final season is more in line with your expectations for inter-kingdom travel and whatnot. However, they still have their reasons for speeding things up a bit last season.

“You obviously don’t want any criticism of any kind,” writer Dave Hill — who penned the upcoming Season 8 premiere, which airs April 14 — told Entertainment Weekly in an interview published Tuesday. “But with all the things we were balancing to set things up for Season 8, sometimes we had to speed things up within episodes. We had a lot of time cuts the vast majority of viewers didn’t catch. We could have a [title card] on there saying ‘Three Weeks Later,’ but we did not. Sometimes when moving pieces around you’re going to cheat a little bit. [For Season 8], we tried to keep more of the time logic rather than jet packs.”

But not all of them even paid attention to your pacing complaints, including co-showrunner Dan Weiss.

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“We don’t read a lot of that stuff,” Weiss told EW. “If somebody says, ‘I don’t like the way you do this,’ I have no idea what percentage of the people watching that opinion actually represents. If that opinion happens to surface louder on the internet, I still have no idea — it could be 1 percent of people that becomes an internet thing for 10 minutes and then it just seems like it’s more than 1 percent. But there’s no way of telling — nor am I interested in finding a way of finding out — how accurate those thoughts represent the broad spectrum of people watching. If you start thinking about that you’ll drive yourself crazy.”

“Game of Thrones” Season 8 premieres April 14 at 9/8c on HBO.

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New Zealand PM Says Tech Giants Bear ‘Responsibility’ for Mosque Shooting Attack Video

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New Zealand politicians and businesses are calling on tech giants like Facebook and Google to accept a measure of accountability after last week’s deadly mosque shooting killing 50 people that was live streamed and shared on social media.

“We cannot simply sit back and accept that these platforms just exist and that what is said on them is not the responsibility of the place where they are published,” New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told Parliament on Tuesday.

“They are the publisher. Not just the postman,” she added. “There cannot be a case of all profit, no responsibility.”

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Ardern’s criticism comes right after Facebook released more information on the video of the deadly shooting on Monday night.

Facebook deputy general counsel Chris Sonderby said the live stream of the attack was viewed 200 times and wasn’t reported by anyone watching it; Facebook ultimately received a user complaint 29 minutes after it started, or about 12 minutes after the live stream ended. The video was ultimately viewed about 4,000 times, according to Sonderby, and the video was deleted 1.5 million times in the 24 hours after the attack — including 1.2 million uploads that were instantly removed.

On Friday, a Facebook rep explained that the company’s artificial intelligence tools scanned the original attack video, allowing its system to immediately spot similar scenes and remove most uploads.

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Despite the efforts of Facebook, Google-owned YouTube and Twitter to purge the attack video — with varying degrees of success — from their platforms, New Zealand telecom execs felt the companies could’ve done more. The heads of Vodafone, 2Degrees and Spark in New Zealand signed a joint letter on Tuesday calling for Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter chief Jack Dorsey, and Google chief Sundar Pichai to join an “urgent discussion” on how to completely stop violent videos from being shared.

“Content sharing platforms have a duty of care to proactively monitor for harmful content, act expeditiously to remove content which is flagged to them as illegal and ensure that such material — once identified — cannot be re-uploaded,” the execs said in the letter. They added that the attack video “should never have been made available online.”

That might be easier said that done. Looking at the 24-hour period after the attack, Google and Twitter, like Facebook, were leveraging moderators and AI tools to remove posts sharing the attack video. At its peak in the few hours after the shooting, YouTube said on Monday it was seeing up to 1 video of the attack being uploaded each second.

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The telecom execs concluded by recommending New Zealand adopt laws similar to Europe, where tech companies are fined if certain content isn’t removed within a specific amount of time.

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Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro to Reunite for Career-Spanning Tribeca Talk

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Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro are reuniting on stage for an in-depth conversation about their respective careers at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.

The festival on Tuesday announced its lineup of Tribeca Talks, and Scorsese and festival founder De Niro’s conversation will headline the Directors Series.

The duo will talk about their long, intertwined careers, beginning with “Mean Streets” and through “The Irishman,” which will be released on Netflix later this year. That project is their first time collaborating since 1995’s “Casino.” Together they’ve worked on nine films, including “Taxi Driver,” “Raging Bull,” “The King of Comedy” and “Cape Fear.” The chat between Scorsese and De Niro takes place on April 28 at the Beacon Theater in New York City.

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Also added to the Tribeca Talks series as part of the Directors Series are conversations with Guillermo del Toro, and another between David O. Russell and Jennifer Lawrence.

Then as part of the Storytellers series, The Roots drummer Questlove, comedians Sarah Silverman and Mike Birbiglia, actors Michael J. Fox and Denis Leary, writer Jaron Lanier, and screenwriter and actress Rashida Jones will also all be featured.

Tribeca Talks also announced a conversation between Queen Latifah and “Mudbound” director Dee Rees, and “Metal Gear Solid” creator Hideo Kojima will sit down with “The Walking Dead’s” Norman Reedus to talk Kojima’s new game for the PlayStation 4, “Death Stranding,” starring Reedus.

The 18th edition of the Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 24 through May 5. Find out more information about the schedule here.

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Ratings: ABC’s ‘The Fix’ Is a Bit Broken in Premiere

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ABC’s “American Idol” made its Monday premiere last night, but the singing competition couldn’t mask the disappointing debut rating for Marcia Clark’s “The Fix.”

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.4 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 8 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Voice” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m posted a 1.7/7 and 9.7 million viewers. “The Enemy Within” at 10 had a 0.8/4 and 4.5 million viewers.

Fox was second in ratings with a 1.1/5 and in viewers with 5.51 million. “The Resident” at 8 received a 0.9/4 and 5.1 million viewers. At 9, “9-1-1” put up a 1.2/8 and 5.9 million viewers.

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ABC was third in ratings with a 1.0/4 and in viewers with 5.49 million. The “American Idol” time slot premiere landed a 1.1/5 and 6 million viewers from 8 to 10. At 10, “The Fix” debut managed a 0.7/3 and 4.4 million viewers.

CBS was fourth in ratings with a 0.8/3 and in viewers with 5.3 million. Between repeats, “Man With a Plan” at 8:30 got a 0.9/4 and 5.1 million viewers. “Bull” at 10 had a 0.7/3 and 6.3 million viewers.

Univision and Telemundo tied for fifth in ratings, both with a 0.4/2. Univision was fifth in total viewers with 1.3 million and Telemundo sixth with 1.2 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 937,000 viewers. At 8, “Arrow” got a 0.3/1 and 1 million viewers. The “Black Lightning” season finale at 9 received a 0.2/1 and 849,000 viewers.

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Margot Robbie Brings Sharon Tate Back to Life New ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Character Poster (Photo)

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We got another new character poster ahead of the first look at Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” and while Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt got to lean back and look cool in the first one, this one is all Margot Robbie dolled up as late actress Sharon Tate.

This latest poster, also captioned “Hollywood. 1969” by Robbie on Instagram and Facebook Tuesday morning, also shows her leaning against an imaginary wall, this time outside a movie theater.

Of course, “Hollywood. 1969” was the location and year that pregnant Tate was murdered by members of the Manson family, led by cult leader Charles Manson.

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Everything we’ve seen thus far in anticipation of Tarantino’s ninth film has had that Old Hollywood glow, but it’s only a matter of time before Manson himself shows up and changes Hollywood forever.

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” also features a cast including Margaret Qualley, Scoot McNairy, Dakota Fanning, Timothy Olyphant, Kurt Russell, Emile Hirsch, Tim Roth, James Marsden, Damian Lewis, Lorenza Izzo, Sydney Sweeney, Rumer Willis, Clifton Collins, Jr., Michael Masden, Zoe Bell, Bruce Dern, Harley Quinn Smith, Lena Dunham, Danny Strong, the late Luke Perry, and Damon Herriman as Manson.

Columbia Pictures is releasing “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” on July 26.

See the new poster below:

Hollywood. 1969. #OnceUponATimeInHollywood pic.twitter.com/8KKlH6jI65

— Margot Robbie (@MargotRobbie) March 19, 2019

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National Enquirer Paid Brother of Jeff Bezos’ Mistress Lauren Sanchez $200,000 for His Text Messages (Report)

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Jeff Bezos’ romantic texts messages to girlfriend Lauren Sanchez were leaked to the National Enquirer by her brother for $200,000, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

In an unusual deal, Michael Sanchez handed over the messages in return for the that which he received in full, upfront last year, according to WSJ. His contract with the Enquirer’s parent company, American Media Inc. (AMI), also gave him the right to shop the information elsewhere if the company didn’t run with the story after one month, the WSJ reported.

Reps for AMI declined to comment. Reps for Amazon did not immediately respond to a request for comment. In a statement to TheWrap, Michael Sanchez called the WSJ reporting “disappointing” and refused to “dignify” the allegations.

As with the WSJ, Sanchez did not explicitly deny sending incriminating content relating to the Amazon boss to the Enquirer.

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“WSJ’s report on old rumors from ‘anonymous’ sources is disappointing. I didn’t dignify the rumors last month and I’m not going to dignify them now,” he said in a statement on Tuesday that mostly sidestepped the substance of the Journal’s reporting.

“Two key facts remain the same: 1) Everything I’ve done since the day I met Bezos protected his extramarital affair from Gavin de Becker, and 2)I never had access to the penis selfies which are the heart of criminal allegations against Dylan Howard, a desperate man I sincerely believe attempted to brazenly blackmail Jeff Bezos,” he said.

The deal with Michael Sanchez also caused a row with American Media’s chief legal counsel for media Cameron Stracher, who was terminated from the company after AMI boss David Pecker told him he was displeased by the upfront payment, the WSJ reported.

In February, Bezos exploded the story into the public light with an extraordinary post on Medium, admitting that he had sent lewd photos, while also accusing American Media of trying to blackmail and extort him into making false claims about Pecker’s company.

“In the AMI letters I’m making public, you will see the precise details of their extortionate proposal: They will publish the personal photos unless Gavin de Becker and I make the specific false public statement to the press that we ‘have no knowledge or basis for suggesting that AMI’s coverage was politically motivated or influenced by political forces,’” Bezos wrote. “Rather than capitulate to extortion and blackmail, I’ve decided to publish exactly what they sent me, despite the personal cost and embarrassment they threaten,”

In the same post, he proceeded to publish a series of emails from National Enquirer editor-in-chief Dylan Howard.

In the weeks before the WSJ story, rumors had swirled as to how AMI had obtained the photos including the possibility that Saudi Arabia or even President Trump (a close Pecker ally) might have been involved.

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New ‘Toy Story 4’ Trailer Will Make You Cry as Woody Imagines Life on the Road (Video)

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Why do you have to do this to us Pixar? Does every new look at “Toy Story 4” have to make us cry this much?

The new trailer for “Toy Story 4” starts to try and answer those burning questions everyone had the first time around about the new character Forky, like his existential crisis and reason for existing. But it also grapples with Woody’s own purpose as a toy, something this franchise has done dating all the way back to the original. Oh, and it’s all set to the tune of “God Only Knows” by the Beach Boys. They really know where to get us, don’t they?

“I was made to help this child,” Woody says. “I don’t remember it being this hard.”

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This latest trailer also introduces us to three new characters and brings back the original franchise’s Bo Peep, who is now an adventurous spirit living life as a toy on the road. Among the new characters are Gabby Gabby, voiced by Christina Hendricks, Duke Caboom voiced by Keanu Reeves, and Giggle McDimples, voiced by Alli Maki.

Here’s the full synopsis:

Woody (voice of Tom Hanks) has always been confident about his place in the world, and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. So when Bonnie’s beloved new craft-project-turned-toy, Forky (voice of Tony Hale), declares himself as “trash” and not a toy, Woody takes it upon himself to show Forky why he should embrace being a toy. But when Bonnie takes the whole gang on her family’s road trip excursion, Woody ends up on an unexpected detour that includes a reunion with his long-lost friend Bo Peep (voice of Annie Potts). After years of being on her own, Bo’s adventurous spirit and life on the road belie her delicate porcelain exterior. As Woody and Bo realize they’re worlds apart when it comes to life as a toy, they soon come to find that’s the least of their worries.

Directed by Josh Cooley (“Riley’s First Date?”) and produced by Jonas Rivera (“Inside Out,” “Up”) and Mark Nielsen (associate producer “Inside Out”), Disney and Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” ventures to theaters on June 21.

Watch the trailer above.

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‘New’ Fox Stock Drops 4 Percent in First Half-Hour of Trading

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“New” Fox began trading shares as a standalone company on Tuesday when the markets opened. And then its stock prices immediately began to decline.

Class A shares (FOXA) opened on the NASDAQ at $41.59 apiece, Class B (FOX) opened at $41 flat. In the first 15 minutes of trading, both classes dropped more than $1 per share. Within a half-hour, both Class A and B had slipped (a rounded) 4 percent.

See the 9:30 a.m. ET to 10 a.m. ET trading movement below.

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On Monday, Class A of the old company, 21st Century Fox (21CF), closed at $69.71 per share, Class B closed at $69.27 apiece. The opening numbers represent roughly 60 percent of the larger company’s closing price(s).

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A portion of each share of 21st Century common stock was exchanged for one-third of one share of common stock of the same class of the new corporation, per the its “standalone” announcement earlier this morning. 21CF distributed to its stockholders a total of 620,501,921 shares of common stock Tuesday morning.

Shortly before the U.S. stock markets opened this morning, Fox added its former President Chase Carey, ex-House Speaker Paul Ryan and two others to its board of directors.

Disney’s acquisition of many 21st Century Fox assets will become official official just after midnight.

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