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 2018-06-20 02:00 

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'Sugar in Our Wounds' Theater Review: The Earth Grandmother Steals the Show...

Much more than a century separates the same-sex themed "Making Love," a major movie studio's first look at gay love, and Donja R. Love's new play, "Sugar in Our Wounds," which opened Tuesday at MTC's City Center Stage II. What ...

 2018-06-20 01:09 

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Corey Lewandowski Responds With 'Womp, Womp' to Story About Girl With Down Syndrome Separated From Her Mother (Video)...

Corey Lewandowski tried to dismiss criticism of the administration's policy of separating immigrant families during a Fox News interview Tuesday by mocking a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who had been separated from her mother after illegally cr...

 2018-06-20 00:55 

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Chris Hardwick's Hard Times: The Silence From Those in His Orbit Is Deafening...

When Chris Hardwick was accused of controlling behavior, emotional manipulation and sexual abuse by his ex-girlfriend Chloe Dykstra last week, the silence from those in his orbit was deafening. Dykstra described a man who could be controlling and manipula...

 2018-06-20 00:46 

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Chris Hardwick: How Big a Ratings Draw Is the AMC and NBC Host?...

Is Chris Hardwick's current bad rap enough of a reason to cut him loose — or do AMC and NBC lose more if they lose him? That's the question the two networks, each with Hardwick-hosted shows, are mulling over at the moment. And while they hav...

 2018-06-20 00:18 

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Fox TV vs Fox News: Seth MacFarlane and Steve Levitan Lead a Family Feud Over Family Separations...

There's a family feud at Fox, with TV studio creatives like "Modern Family" co-creator Steve Levitan and "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane tweeting their fury at conservative commentators at Fox News over family separations at the U...

 2018-06-20 00:06 

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Robert Zemeckis to Bring Roald Dahl's 'The Witches' Back to the Big Screen...

Twenty eight years after first bringing Roald Dahl's "The Witches" to the big screen, Warner Bros. is close to signing Robert Zemeckis to direct a new movie based on the classic children's novel about a coven of youth-hating witches, an in...

 2018-06-19 23:58 

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'Incredibles 2' and 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Face Off at Box Office This Weekend...

Movie theater owners have to be licking their chops looking at the tracking numbers for this box office weekend. With "The Incredibles 2" coming off of the biggest opening in animation history, Pixar's four-quadrant hit will go head-to-head ag...

 2018-06-19 23:32 

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Fox News Stands by Laura Ingraham Amid Boycott Effort Over Immigration Policy Comments...

Critics have called for a boycott of Laura Ingraham's Fox News Show after she compared child immigrant detainment centers to "summer camp," but the network is standing by her against what it calls an attempt "to silence diverse viewpoints ...

 2018-06-19 23:07 

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Scott Baio Won't Be Charged by DA Over Nicole Eggert Accusations...

Former "Charles in Charge" star Scott Baio won't face charges from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office over accusations made by his former co-star Nicole Eggert. According to paperwork obtained by TheWrap, the DA's office...

 2018-06-19 23:03 

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Courtney B. Vance Boards Jordan Peele's HBO Series 'Lovecraft Country'...

HBO added a trio of new cast members — Courtney B. Vance, Elizabeth Debicki abd Aunjanue Ellis — to "Lovecraft Country," its upcoming drama from Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions. The three will star opposite Jurnee Smollett-Bel...

 2018-06-19 23:00 

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'Uncle Drew' Film Review: Basketball Comedy Dribbles Away the Laughs...

"Uncle Drew" was a fun movie to make. That's not a shot in the dark, but a fact. The credits of director Charles Stone III's latest film shows the cast and crew in good spirits, cracking jokes and goofing around on set. It's a healthy ...

 2018-06-19 22:57 

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'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' Creators on How They Broke All the Rules...

Robert Zemeckis and his cinematographer Dean Cundey went into a meeting with Disney where they were told everything they could not do to make "Who Framed Roger Rabbit." Walt Disney himself got his start making live-action and animated hybrids as f...

 2018-06-19 22:46 

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'The Incredibles 2': What Are Baby Jack-Jack's 17 Super Powers?...

(Note: This post contains some spoilers for "The Incredibles 2.") In "The Incredibles 2," the heroic family at the center of the movie boasts a slew of impressive superpowers that apparently stem from their genetic makeup. And the most pow...

 2018-06-19 22:00 

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'Boundaries' Film Review: Vera Farmiga-Christopher Plummer Road Trip Has Its Limits...

"Boundaries" opens with the kind of percolatingly funny character peek that gives you hope for the journey ahead. Writer-director Shana Feste, her camera trained on Vera Farmiga's face during a therapy session focused on her character Laura, a...

 2018-06-19 21:47 

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Jim Carrey Chews Out Trump With Cannibalistic 'Art of the Deal' Spoof...

Jim Carrey's really sinking his teeth into Donald Trump with his latest artwork. Actor/artist/Trump critic Carrey posted his latest work via his Twitter account on Tuesday, knocking Trump's apparent taste for total power — and offering a gru...

 2018-06-19 21:33 

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'Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town' Film Review: Mackenzie Davis Wanders Listlessly Through L.A., As Does the Film...

There's a very good probability that the story of how first-time writer-director Christian Papierniak finagled the (rather impressive) cast for his feature debut is vastly more interesting than the (rather unimpressive) film itself. "Izzy Gets the...

 2018-06-19 21:30 

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'Bobby Kennedy for President' Looks at History and Finds a Donald Trump Connection...

A version of this story about "Bobby Kennedy for President" first appeared in the Miniseries/Movies issue of TheWrap's Emmy magazine . When Dawn Porter set out to make a documentary series about a man who ran for president in 1968, she didn...

 2018-06-19 21:29 

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A Timeline of Disney's Animated Animal Sidekicks, From Mushu to Sven (Photos)...

"Mulan" celebrates its 20th birthday on June 19, having come out on that day in 1998. The beloved Disney film is based on a Chinese legend and tells the story of a young girl, Mulan, who impersonates a man to take her sick father's place in th...

 2018-06-19 20:48 

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'The Incredibles 2': In What Year Does the Series Take Place?...

"The Incredibles 2" and its predecessor "The Incredibles" take place in a world pretty much like ours, with the key difference being for a while at least, superheroes were as common as they are in comic books. And the similarities to our w...

 2018-06-19 20:39 

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Apple Orders 'Little America' Immigrant Anthology Series From 'The Big Sick' Writers...

Apple has given a series order to an immigrant anthology series from creators Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, the Academy Award-nominated screenwriters behind "The Big Sick," and TV producer and writer Lee Eisenberg, a person with knowledge o...

 2018-06-19 20:06 

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Animation Execs Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter to Split John Lasseter's Duties at Disney, Pixar...

Directors and animation executives Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter have stepped in to split the duties previously held by John Lasseter at both Pixar and Walt Disney Animation, the studios announced on Tuesday. Both veteran filmmakers will report to Alan Hor...

 2018-06-19 19:30 

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Darren Aronofsky Says Science Series 'One Strange Rock' Is the Flip Side of 'Mother!'...

This story about "One Strange Rock" first appeared in the Miniseries/Movies issue of TheWrap's Emmy magazine . On the surface, a mad and violent fever dream starring Jennifer Lawrence doesn't have much in common with a 10-part science docu...

 2018-06-19 19:29 

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Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg Blast 'Inhumane' Trump Immigration Policy...

Several of the biggest names in Silicon Valley — including Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg — are calling for the Trump administration to end its "zero tolerance" policy at the U.S.-Mexico border that separates und...

 2018-06-19 19:10 

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Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2018 (Photos)...

Halfway through the year, we've already lost a number of stars across Hollywood. Here's a list of some of the notable celebrities and industry professionals in film, TV, music and sports who have passed away so far in 2018. Jon Paul Steuer Jon Pau...

 2018-06-19 19:10 

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WWE Releases Wrestler Big Cass...

WWE has released wrestler Big Cass. "WWE has come to terms on the release of William Morrissey (Big Cass)," the pro-wrestling promotion said in a statement. The former Colin Cassidy's former tag team partner Enzo Amore was fired from WWE in Ja...

 2018-06-19 19:00 

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How Director Jennifer Fox Found a Safe Way to Shoot Harrowing Underage Sex Scene in 'The Tale'...

As a director shooting the HBO movie "The Tale" based on her own experiences as the survivor of childhood sexual abuse, Jennifer Fox faced a special challenge: how to handle the crucial and horrific sex scene between 13-year-old Jennifer (Isabelle...

 2018-06-19 18:58 

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NBC Sets Fall Premieres for 'This is Us,' 'The Good Place,' 'Will and Grace' and More...

NBC has announced fall premiere dates for the 2018-2019 schedule, including return dates for its most popular shows, beginning the week of September 24. "The Voice" crew will return on Monday, September 24, at 8 p.m., followed by new drama "Ma...

 2018-06-19 18:57 

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Steve Levitan Says He'll Leave Fox After 'Modern Family' Ends...

Steve Levitan, co-creator and executive producer of "Modern Family," says he'll leave 20th Century Fox, the studio behind his hit ABC sitcom, after the conclusion of the series. "Fox Studio has been a wonderful home for most of my career s...

 2018-06-19 18:55 

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The Pixar Generation Just Helped 'Incredibles 2' Make Box Office History...

Pixar movies have largely been surefire family hits for more than 20 years, but this past weekend "The Incredibles 2" took it even further with one of the top ten biggest movie openings of all time. And it's all thanks to the generation that f...

 2018-06-19 18:31 

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XXXTentacion Shooting Investigation Has Led to 'Many Tips,' Sheriff Says...

Authorities have received "many tips" in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion. The Broward County Sheriff's Office in Florida said via Twitter on Tuesday that social media had been particularly useful in generating tips. "A big thank ...

 2018-06-19 17:45 

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Amazon Orders 'Invincible' Animated Series From 'Walking Dead' Creator Robert Kirkman...

Amazon Studios has given the green light to "Invincible,"; an hour-long animated series from "Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman. The eight-episode series is based on Kirkman's comic books of the same name, co-created with Cory Walker...

 2018-06-19 17:37 

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Hulu Acquires Sundance Award-Winning Doc 'Crime + Punishment'...

Hulu has picked up an award-winning documentary out of this year's Sundance Film Festival about a diverse group of officers who rallied to expose profiling and corruption within the NYPD. Directed by Stephen Maing, the film won a special jury prize at...

 2018-06-19 17:30 

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'The Looming Tower' Star Tahar Rahim on Playing a Muslim FBI Agent Instead of a Terrorist (as Usual)...

A version of this story about Tahar Rahim first appeared in the Miniseries/Movies issue of TheWrap's Emmy magazine . When Tahar Rahim first met Ali Soufan, the real-life former FBI agent he plays in Hulu's gripping limited series "The Looming ...

 2018-06-19 17:25 

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Tommy Lee Takes Another Shot at Son Brandon After Father's Day Feud...

Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee extended his war of words with his son Brandon on Monday night, after getting into it with him via social media in a heated back-and-forth on Father's Day. In a tweet, Lee accused his son of "acting like a victim."...

 2018-06-19 17:23 

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Lena Waithe Partners With AT&T and Fullscreen to Mentor Diverse Aspiring Filmmakers...

Lena Waithe seems to be doing all she can to discover and mentor diverse filmmakers. The actress, writer and producer from such shows as Netflix's "Master of None" and Showtime's "The Chi" is teaming up with Fullscreen and AT&T'...

 2018-06-19 17:15 

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Kit Harington Plans to Cut His 'Jon Snow' Hair Short After 'Game of Thrones' Ends Like, Real Short...

Kit Harington has had to maintain those long black locks you've come to associate with his "Game of Thrones" character Jon Snow since production began in 2011. But now that he's about to say goodbye to Jon Snow, he wants to say goodbye to ...

 2018-06-19 17:15 

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Alex Kurtzman Signs New Five-Year CBS TV Studios Overall Deal, Will Expand 'Star Trek' TV Universe...

Alex Kurtzman is boldly staying where he's been before: CBS Television Studios. The co-creator (and new showrunner) of CBS All Access' "Star Trek: Discovery" has signed a new overall deal with CBS Television Studios. Under the five-year pa...

 2018-06-19 17:13 

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'Little People Big World': Watch the Roloffs 'Do the Shuffle Thing' During the Holidays Post-Divorce (Exclusive Video)...

The holidays won't be the same this year for the Roloff family, and it's not just because it's their first holiday with grandchildren. With Matt and Amy dating other people, the family has to plan how they're going to celebrate the holiday...

 2018-06-19 17:06 

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'The Staircase' Director on Whether an Owl Could've Led to Kathleen Peterson's Death...

(Spoiler alert: Do not read on if you have not watched Netflix's "The Staircase.") In Netflix's docuseries "The Staircase," prosecution and defense teams lay out theories on how Kathleen Peterson might've died in 2001 — b...

 2018-06-19 17:00 

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Maxim Teams With Lagardre Sports and Entertainment to Launch 'Maxim Experiences' (Exclusive)...

Maxim has teamed up with global marketing agency Lagardre Sports and Entertainment to produce the magazine's three annual tentpole events, TheWrap has exclusively learned. The big dates on the Maxim party calendar are the Maxim Hot 100 in July, Hallow...

 2018-06-19 16:30 

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Yes, Juneteenth Is a Real Holiday...

"Happy Juneteenth!" In the first few minutes of a first-season episode of FX's "Atlanta," many audiences were introduced to Juneteenth. And if you were confused as to what the hell Monique, Craig and everyone else in their house were c...

 2018-06-19 16:26 

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Facebook Helps Raise Millions to Reunite Families Separated at the Border...

In under a week, a Facebook fundraiser has raised more than $4.5 million to help reconnect undocumented immigrants split from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border. The "reunite an immigrant parent with their child" page has received contributi...

 2018-06-19 16:26 

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'Frasier' Alum Jane Leeves Joins Fox's 'The Resident' Season 2 as Series Regular...

Jane Leeves has a new series regular gig. The "Hot in Cleveland" and "Frasier" alum has been added to the full-time cast of the upcoming second season of Fox's medical drama "The Resident." Leeves will join returning Season 1 s...

 2018-06-19 16:00 

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'Killing Eve' and 'The Americans' Lead TCA Awards Nominations...

BBC America's "Killing Eve" crashed the TCA Awards party as the freshman series led all other programs with five nominations for the 34th annual TCA Awards. The Television Critics Association (TCA) revealed the nominees on Tuesday. Critics als...

 2018-06-19 15:47 

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David Hogg Calls for Second Boycott of Fox News' Laura Ingraham...

Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg called for another boycott against Fox News host Laura Ingraham on Tuesday. "So @IngrahamAngle we meet again. Who are you biggest advertisers now?" said the teenager in a tweet. In a followup, he also listed a...

 2018-06-19 15:44 

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Snapchat's First 'Docu Series' on Social Media Stars Set to Launch Later This Year...

Snap Inc. is developing a new genre of "Docu Series" programming for Snapchat, with the first show focused on Orange County social media darlings, set to debut later this year. "Endless Summer," currently in production, will follow social ...

 2018-06-19 15:36 

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Ratings: ABC's 'Proposal' Premiere Probably Wishes It Didn't Engage With 'American Ninja Warrior'...

ABC's "The Proposal" premiered on Monday, when NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" broke up its reception at 10 p.m. However, thanks to two hours of "The Bachelorette," the Disney-owned broadcast network still won primetime outr...

 2018-06-19 15:30 

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If 'Jesus Christ Superstar' Wins John Legend an EGOT, He'd Have to Share...

A version of this story about John Legend first appeared in the Miniseries/Movies issue of TheWrap's Emmy magazine . If John Legend wins an Emmy for acting in or producing the live musical "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert," it will be a...

 2018-06-19 15:29 

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'Last Chance U' Season 3 Trailer: Meet the Independence Pirates, Your New Favorite Bad Team (Video)...

And we're back in the game. Netflix dropped the first trailer for the upcoming third season of its sports docuseries "Last Chance U" Tuesday, giving viewers a look at the new rising junior college football program they will be following, the I...

 2018-06-19 15:21 

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Watch Jimmy Kimmel Destroy Ted Cruz on the Basketball Court Just Not on the Scoreboard (Video)...

Jimmy Kimmel tore Ted Cruz apart during their Blobfish Basketball Classic. Unfortunately, the scoreboard didn't reflect that. Though the senator from Texas ultimately beat the ABC personality 11-9 during the very long game of hoops, Kimmel certainly g...

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