Amazon Studios Acquires For Nicole Kidman’s Blossom Films Samantha Downing’s Bestseller ‘My Lovely Wife’ — Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Studios has acquired film rights to Samantha Downing’s international bestseller My Lovely Wife, and is partnered on the film with Nicole Kidman’s Blossom Films. 31 more words

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Peter Bart: New Thinking On Obituaries Proves That Even Death Isn’t Exempt From Rebirth — Deadline

The passing of a fabled star like Kirk Douglas always prompts obits that are respectful, if not adulatory, replete with a signature photo – Spartacus in Douglas’ case. 29 more words

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‘Talking Sopranos’ Podcast Launching In April With Series Stars Michael Imperioli & Steve Schirripa — Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: The Sopranos stars Michael Imperioli and Steve Schirripa, who respectively played Christopher Moltisanti and Bobby “Bacala” Baccalieri, will host the new podcast Talking Sopranos which is dropping this April on Apple, Spotify, YouTube and other podcast platforms. 19 more words

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Lawmakers Press Google, YouTube On Making Anti-Piracy Tool Available To Wider Range Of Content Creators — Deadline

A group of lawmakers are pressing Google to make one of YouTube’s signature anti-piracy features available to a greater number of creators of copyrighted content. Earlier this month, a dozen Capitol Hill lawmakers led by Sen. 21 more words

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Nick Apollo Forte Dies: ‘Broadway Danny Rose’ Actor Was 81 — Deadline

Nick Apollo Forte, a longtime cruise ship and cabaret singer most widely known for his co-starring role in Woody Allen’s 1984 comedy Broadway Danny Rose, died Wednesday in Waterbury, CT. 27 more words

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‘Bad Boys For Life’ Leaping Across $400M Worldwide Box Office This Weekend — Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Seventeen years after the release of Bad Boys II, Sony’s Bad Boys For Life dominated domestic, overseas and global turnstiles in its mid-January debut. On Saturday, it will cross $400 million globally, with current cumes through Thursday at $193.1M domestic and $204.1M from the international box office. 9 more words

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Networks Ramp Up Coronavirus Coverage As White House Accuses Media Of Fearmongering — Deadline

Networks are ramping up their coronavirus coverage, as concerns escalate of a worldwide spread, major public events are postponed or canceled, and Wall Street experienced its worst week since the 2008 financial crisis. 25 more words

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Coronavirus: List Of Canceled Or Postponed Hollywood & Media Events — Deadline

Refresh for updates … As the coronavirus continues to spread, now affecting nearly 60 countries spanning six continents, more events are being canceled or postponed amid travel restrictions and increasing health warnings. 26 more words

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Rocky And Bullwinkle Statue Returns To Its Home On The Sunset Strip — Deadline

A beloved statue of animated legends Rocky and Bullwinkle will soon be unveiled on the Sunset Strip after being gone since 2013. The WEHO TIMES reported the statute’s return today, capturing its image in a brief moment during installation before it was covered. 14 more words

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Bill Maher Frets About Bernie Sanders’ Rallies And The Coronavirus – ‘He’s Touching People All Day Long’ — Deadline

Bill Maher abolished handshakes on his show Friday, opting for a more sanitary Japanese bow as he greeted guests. They included a top epidemiologist he grilled about humanity’s odds at surviving the coronavirus, why it’s called COVID, if his dogs can catch it and whether Bernie Sanders should be pressing the flesh so much at…

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