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 2018-12-11 01:14 

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'Fabulation' Theater Review: Lynn Nottage's Riches-to-Rags Story of a PR Queen...

Casual theater fans familiar with the work of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage may be surprised at the broad, sitcommy nature of her 2004 play "Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine," which gets a broad, sitcommy revival at Off Broa...

 2018-12-11 00:22 

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Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in Remake of Danish Cop Thriller 'The Guilty'...

Jake Gyllenhaal has signed on to star in a remake of the Danish thriller "The Guilty," which the actor has acquired the rights to through his Nine Stories Productions banner along with Bold Films. The original version, which won the world audience...

 2018-12-10 23:55 

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Diane Warren Explains Her Trilogy of Inspirational Movie Songs, From 'The Hunting Ground' to 'RBG'...

Diane Warren is participating in TheWrap's third annual songwriting panel on Monday night at the Dolby Screening Room Hollywood Vine. A version of this story first appeared in the Race Begins issue of TheWrap's Oscar magazine. With nine nomination...

 2018-12-10 23:31 

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'Crazy Rich Asians' Breakout Constance Wu in Talks for Rom-Com at Screen Gems...

Constance Wu, the star of "Fresh off the Boat" and "Crazy Rich Asians," will be looking for love in yet another romantic comedy. Wu is in talks to star in an untitled romantic comedy from Screen Gems, an individual with knowledge of the pr...

 2018-12-10 23:28 

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Legendary Acquires 'The Toxic Avenger' Film Rights...

Legendary Entertainment has acquired the feature film rights for "The Toxic Avenger," the studio announced on Monday. Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz of Troma Entertainment will serve as producers. Alex Garcia and Jay Ashenfelter will oversee for L...

 2018-12-10 23:22 

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How 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' Got Alan Menken to Write the Ultimate Alan Menken Parody...

Director and lyricist Phil Johnston will participate in TheWrap's third annual songwriters panel on Monday night at the Dolby Screening Room Hollywood Vine. Some of the funniest moments in "Ralph Breaks the Internet" come when Wreck-It Ralph&#...

 2018-12-10 23:05 

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Warner Bros Television Group's Head of Business and Strategy to Step Down After 20 Years With Company...

Craig Hunegs, president of business and strategy for Warner Bros. Television group and president of Warner Bros. Digital Networks, will depart the company at the end of the year. "Craig has been an invaluable member of the Warner Bros. family for more...

 2018-12-10 22:38 

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Facebook Shares Rally After Social Network Announces $9 Billion Stock Buyback...

Facebook shareholders enjoyed a healthy stock price bump on Monday — something that stands out considering the social network's rocky 2018 — after the company announced it would buy back $9 billion worth of shares. The buyback was approved...

 2018-12-10 22:37 

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Watch Jim Lampley's Beautiful, Tear-Filled Goodbye to HBO Boxing (Video)...

After 45 years, HBO is officially out of the fight game. But HBO Boxing anchor Jim Lampley is not going down without a fight. Or at least, the popular pugilism host and journalist wasn't signing off of the premium-cable channel without taking full adv...

 2018-12-10 22:34 

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'Big Bang Theory' Star Johnny Galecki Shares a Skin-Pounding Moment With Rick Springfield (Video)...

Gotta give Johnny Galecki credit — he's a real trouper. And, apparently, a man of many talents. "The Big Bang Theory" star Galecki showed off his skills behind the drums early Monday, sharing a pair of videos featuring him jamming on the...

 2018-12-10 22:16 

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Gina Rodriguez-Led 'Carmen Sandiego' Animated Series Gets Premiere Date at Netflix...

Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? On Netflix in January, that's where. The streamer revealed Monday that its Gina Rodriguez-led animated series "Carmen Sandiego" will launch Jan. 18. The 20-episode season will drop before the launch of Ne...

 2018-12-10 22:16 

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Gina Rodriguez-Led 'Carmen Sandiego' Animated Series Gets Premiere Date at Netflix...

Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? On Netflix in January, that's where. The streamer revealed Monday that its Gina Rodriguez-led "Carmen Sandiego" animated series will launch Jan. 18. The 20-episode season will drop before the release of N...

 2018-12-10 22:07 

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Jemele Hill to Britt McHenry: 'Be Careful, Your Racism Is Showing'...

Former ESPN hosts Jemele Hill and Britt McHenry traded barbs over the weekend after Hill accused McHenry of "racism" in a tweet. "Does anyone actually watch this show?" McHenry asked her followers on Instagram on Friday, criticizing ESPN&#...

 2018-12-10 22:05 

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CBS to Sell Television City Studio in LA to Real Estate Developer Hackman Capital for $750 Million...

CBS Corp. has reached an agreement to sell its 25-acre Los Angeles-based Television City studio to Hackman Capital Partners for $750 million, the company said on Monday. CBS shows including "Late Late Show," "The Price Is Right," "The ...

 2018-12-10 21:15 

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More Americans Get News From Social Media Than Newspapers, Study Shows...

More Americans are now getting their news from social media than traditional print newspapers, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. It's the first time social media has overtaken print papers since Pew began including them in their r...

 2018-12-10 21:10 

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Why Songwriter Keegan DeWitt Couldn't Write Songs for Nick Offerman in 'Hearts Beat Loud'...

Keegan DeWitt will be participating in TheWrap's third annual songwriters panel on Monday at the Dolby Screening Room Hollywood Vine. A version of this story first appeared in the Race Begins issue of TheWrap's Oscar magazine. Portland-born, Los A...

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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'Roma' Star Yalitza Aparicio Portraits (Exclusive Photos)...

'Roma' star Yalitza Aparicio stops by StudioWrap for an interview and photo session....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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'Sharp Objects' Alum Jean-Marc Vallee to Direct HBO's 'Gorilla and the Bird' Adaptation...

"Big Little Lies" and "Sharp Objects" alum Jean-Marc Valle has re-teamed with HBO for yet another limited series. The director has signed on to direct and executive produce the network's upcoming adaptation of "Gorilla and the Bird...

 2018-12-10 20:49 

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'Mary Queen of Scots' Fact Check: Was Queen Elizabeth's Ambassador Actually Black?...

"Mary Queen of Scots" is director Josie Rourke's historical retelling of one of the most fraught and interesting periods of the Elizabethan era. But how much of it is fact and how much is fiction? The film, which is written by Beau Willimon (&...

 2018-12-10 20:48 

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Netflix Originals Thrive as Disney's Content Leaves Platform, Data Firm Says...

Appetite for Netflix Originals is on the rise, according to a new study from 7Park Data. According to the firm, original content accounted for 37 percent of Netflix's U.S. streams in Oct. 2018, up from 14 percent in Oct. 2017 and 13 percent in Jan. 20...

 2018-12-10 20:42 

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Disney Hits $7 Billion at Global Box Office for Second Time in 3 Years...

Walt Disney Studios made box office history on Monday as its global box office total for 2018 hit $7 billion. It's only the second time in industry history that a studio has reached that mark, with Disney previously reaching it in 2016. The milestone ...

 2018-12-10 20:33 

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Discovery's 'Street Outlaws' to Air $200,000 Winner-Take-All Race on New Year's Day (Exclusive)...

Discovery Channel's "Street Outlaws" is revving up its engines for the largest winner-take-all payout in the history of the series: $200,000. On the Jan. 1 episode, "Street Outlaws: Bristol Race to $200K," 32 of the fastest male and fe...

 2018-12-10 20:31 

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Google+ to Shut Down 4 Months Sooner After Data Leak Hits Another 52 Million Users...

Google announced Monday it's shutting down its ill-fated social networking site Google+ earlier than anticipated after another massive data leak hit millions of users. The new bug "impacted approximately 52.5 million users," the tech giant sai...

 2018-12-10 20:27 

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Jodie Foster to Star and Direct English Remake of 'Woman at War'...

Jodie Foster is set to star in, co-produce and direct an English-language remake of "Woman at War," an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. "Woman at War" is an Icelandic thriller directed by Benedikt Erlingsson that is t...

 2018-12-10 20:10 

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BlazeTV Hosts Michelle Malkin, Gavin McInnes Out After CRTV Merger...

BlazeTV has dropped a number of their most explosive hosts after the company was formed last week by a merger between Glenn Beck's TheBlaze and Mark Levin's CRTV. Since the unification of the media properties, far-right commentator and Vice Media ...

 2018-12-10 19:58 

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That Time Dick Van Dyke Peed in the Bushes and Paid Walt Disney for 2nd 'Mary Poppins' Role...

In this month's "Mary Poppins Returns," Dick Van Dyke plays a surprisingly nimble elderly London banker — who bears an uncanny resemblance to the elderly Mr. Dawes he played in the original 1964 film "Mary Poppins." The 92-year-o...

 2018-12-10 18:45 

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Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon's 'Cord & Tish' to Return to Host 2019 Rose Parade for Funny Or Die...

Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon's Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan will return to host the Rose Parade for Funny or Die again this year. The duo's chipper morning TV characters, a pair of "legendary broadcasters" who have been hosting the p...

 2018-12-10 18:37 

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'Modern Family' Star Sarah Hyland 'Was Contemplating Suicide' After Kidney Transplant Rejection (Video)...

Sarah Hyland has opened up about her health woes and the psychological toll it has taken on her, saying that she "was contemplating suicide" after her body rejected a kidney transplant from her father. "And at that time I was very depressed. F...

 2018-12-10 18:19 

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Youtube Kicks off Proud Boys Founder Gavin Mcinnes...

Far-right commentator and Vice Media co-founder Gavin McInnes has been kicked off YouTube on Monday, marking the latest social media platform to remove the Proud Boys founder. According to a banner on his page, McInnes' channel was "terminated"...

 2018-12-10 18:04 

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Steve Ascher Promoted to Senior VP of A+E Originals...

A+E Networks has promoted Steve Ascher to senior VP, production and development of A+E Originals, the company's unscripted studio arm. Ascher has led A+E Originals since it was launched in 2017 as VP. A+E Originals produces premium unscripted series, ...

 2018-12-10 17:54 

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Godzilla Is Here to Make Humans His Pets in New 'King of Monsters' Trailer (Video)...

The new trailer for "Godzilla: King of Monsters" shows Thomas Middleditch explaining to a congressional committee what's at stake with the "Titans" ravaging the Earth. They have to determine which ones are here on the planet to protect...

 2018-12-10 17:33 

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'Power' Crew Member Killed in On-Set Accident, Starz Series Shuts Down Production...

Starz has temporarily shut down production on the sixth season of "Power," after a crew member was killed in an accident on the set of the Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson-executive produced drama, early Monday. Production assistant Pedro Jimenez,...

 2018-12-10 17:23 

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'A Series of Unfortunate Events' Final Season Trailer: Baudelaires, Meet Lemony Snicket (Video)...

Avert your eyes unless you wish to see something truly horrible and devastating: Netflix has unveiled the trailer for the third and final season of "A Series of Unfortunate Events," which comes out on Jan. 1, 2019. In the preview, which should onl...

 2018-12-10 17:14 

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Netflix Acquires Documentary About Disastrous Fyre Music Festival...

Netflix announced on Monday that it has acquired global rights to Emmy-nominated director Chris Smith's latest documentary about the Fyre music festival. The streaming giant referred to the festival as "The greatest party that never happened."...

 2018-12-10 17:06 

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Vice News Faces Backlash for Story on Vacation Retreat That 'Bans White People'...

Vice Media took criticism over the weekend after sharing a clip from "Vice News Tonight" promoting an overseas vacation retreat that "banned" white people from participating. "The idea is simple, for 10 days black women come together t...

 2018-12-10 17:06 

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Vice News Story on Vacation Retreat That 'Bans White People' Sparks Outrage...

Vice Media took criticism over the weekend after sharing a clip from "Vice News Tonight" promoting an overseas vacation retreat that "banned" white people from participating. "The idea is simple, for 10 days black women come together t...

 2018-12-10 17:00 

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Big Sean, Machine Gun Kelly to Be Featured in Thrillist's New Digital Series 'InstaChef' (Exclusive)...

Big Sean, Machine Gun Kelly and Leslie Grace are just some of the celebrity guests that will be part of Thrillist's new digital series "InstaChef." The six-episode show, which takes a closer look at chefs who drive most of their business throu...

 2018-12-10 16:56 

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Ben Affleck and Oscar Isaac are 'Masters of War' in 'Triple Frontier' Trailer (Video)...

The trailer for the long-awaited "Triple Frontier" is finally here. Dating all the way back to 2009, the project has gone through many iterations of directors and casts, and even had Paramount drop the film, only to be picked up by Netflix. What&#...

 2018-12-10 16:45 

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'SNL': Watch Jason Momoa Host Afterlife Talk Show for Dead 'Game of Thrones' Characters (Videos)...

Did you really think the "SNL" writers wouldn't find a way to get Jason Momoa back into his Khal Drogo costume when he hosted Saturday? Well, ye of little faith, feast your eyes on the fruits of their "Game of Thrones" parody labors in...

 2018-12-10 16:32 

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Ratings: 'Dancing With the Stars Juniors' Settles for Soft Finale Against 'Sunday Night Football'...

The Chicago Bears shocked the Los Angeles Rams last night on NBC's "Sunday Night Football," and ABC's "Dancing With the Stars: Juniors" just kind of ended without a bang. The latest Mirrorball Trophy presentation attracted just abo...

 2018-12-10 16:23 

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Mark Shapiro Promoted to President of Endeavor...

Mark Shapiro has been promoted to President of Endeavor, the organization including WME, IMG and UFC announced Monday. Shapiro joined IMG as Chief Content Officer in 2014. "The past four years have marked Endeavor's most pivotal stage of growth, a...

 2018-12-10 16:18 

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VH1 Docuseries 'Cartel Crew' to Follow Descendants of the Medellin Drug Cartel (Exclusive)...

VH1 has ordered a new docuseries following the sons and daughters of members of the Medellin drug cartel, the network announced Monday. The 10-episode "Cartel Crew," produced by Big Fish Entertainment, will take a look at the lives of eight descen...

 2018-12-10 16:18 

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VH1 Docuseries 'Cartel Crew' to Follow Descendants of Drug Cartels (Exclusive)...

VH1 has ordered a new docuseries following the sons and daughters of members of drug cartels, the network announced Monday. The 10-episode "Cartel Crew," produced by Big Fish Entertainment, will take a look at the lives of eight descendants of car...

 2018-12-10 16:14 

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'Mary Poppins Returns' Songwriters on Facing the Pressure of Following a Classic...

Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman are participating in TheWrap's third annual songwriters panel at the Dolby Screening Room Hollywood Vine on Monday. A version of this story first appeared in the Race Begins issue of TheWrap's Oscar magazine. Marc Sh...

 2018-12-10 16:08 

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How to Watch the Vikings-Seahawks Game on 'Monday Night Football' for Free...

With football season more nearing the end of the regular season, NFL fans continue to flock to their TV sets, mobile phones, connected TVs, and laptops to watch their favorite team take the field. Tonight's "Monday Night Football" game is a sh...

 2018-12-10 16:04 

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China Bans iPhone Sales as Court Sides with Qualcomm in Dispute With Apple...

A Chinese court has barred Apple from selling multiple iPhone models in the world's most populated country, finding the tech giant infringed on two patents held by Qualcomm, the chip company announced on Monday. The preliminary injunction, issued on N...

 2018-12-10 16:03 

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Deadpool and Fred Savage Debate Nickelback: 'Overproduced, Formulaic Ear Garbage' (Video)...

Deadpool demands that you "Respect the 'Back" in the latest clip from "Once Upon a Deadpool," the PG-13 recut of "Deadpool 2." That's Nickelback, the Grammy and Juno ("those count!") award-nominated rock band. And R...

 2018-12-10 16:00 

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TheMachine Adds Four Strategic Partners to Its Production Ranks (Exclusive)...

TheMachine announced several new strategic partnerships today that will bring on Butcher Bird Studios, Compa, Pollution Studios, and Toughtown as clients as it extends its reach intoto immersive and Latino-centered content. "We are aligning the best c...

 2018-12-10 15:43 

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'Sonic the Hedgehog' First Look Puzzles Fans: 'Does Sonic Look Too Muscular?' (Photo)...

Look fast! We got a quick first glimpse at the poster for the new "Sonic the Hedgehog" movie. And video game fans are a bit puzzled at why their iconic blue, cartoon speed demon looks ... kind of buff? IGN premiered the first poster, a brief motio...

 2018-12-10 15:38 

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5 Questions: Reelgood's Dietrich von Behren on How GuideBox's Acquisition Is a Big Win...

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