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‘Gunpowder’: Kit Harington, Mark Gatiss, Liv Tyler & Peter Mullan Light Up BBC Drama

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BBC One has ordered explosive three-part historical drama Gunpowder with Game Of ThronesKit Harington starring and exec producing. Harington was first mooted for the Guy Fawkes-inspired thriller back in October. He’s now confirmed with Liv Tyler, Top Of The Lake‘s Peter Mullan and Sherlock‘s Mark Gatiss rounding out cast. The series was developed by Ronan Bennett, Harington and Daniel West and written by Bennett (Top Boy, Hidden). Kudos is producing in association with… Read

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CAS Awards: ‘La La Land’, ‘Game Of Thrones’ Among Winners – Full List

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The 53rd annual Cinema Audio Society Awards honoring outstanding achievement in sound mixing have wrapped, with La La Land taking home the top live action motion picture trophy, beating out other nominees Doctor Strange, Hacksaw Ridge, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Sully. Pixar’s Finding Dory was the big winner in the animated film category. And for the first time this year, CAS honored outstanding sound mixing for a motion picture documentary. The Music of Strangers: Y… Read

TV

Donald Trump Mauls Media At Florida Rally

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President Donald Trump came to Florida to expand on the theme of a recent tweet in which he called the press the enemy of the American people, in a speech kicking off his re-election campaign one month after being sworn in to office. “I'm here because I want to be among my friends and among the people. This was a great movement, a movement like has never been seen before in our country, or probably anywhere else,” he began after First Lady Melania Trump read the Lord’s… Read

Film

Shia LaBeouf, Luke Turner & Nastja Säde Rönkkö’s Anti-Trump Project Goes West

Actor Shia LeBeouf, left, stands in front of a live-steam camera with the words "HE WILL NOT DIVIDE US" posted on a wall outside of the the Museum of the Moving Image as members of the public join LeBeouf in chanting the words "He will Not Divide Us" in the Queens borough of New York. LaBeouf has spent the first four days of the Trump presidency swaying, dancing and chanting, along with anyone who wants to join in. The project by LeBeouf and two other artists opened on Jan. 20 and is expected to go for 4 years, or for "the duration of the presidency." (AP Photo/Deepti Hajela)

Shia LaBeouf, Luke Turner and Nastja Säde Rönkkö, creators of the anti-Donald Trump "He Will Not Divide Us" street art exhibition, have moved their project west after it was shut down by New York's Museum of the Moving Image earlier this month. In a joint statement posted on LaBeouf's website, the trio called out the museum for its "lack of commitment to the project.” As of today, the live-streaming protest is taking place outside the El Rey Theater in Albuquerque, New… Read

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[PHOTOS] 2017 Oscar Nominees Part 1: Casey Affleck, Denzel Washington, Pharrell Williams, Damien Chazelle & More

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It’s been another busy Academy season, comprised of enough worthy performances and films to stage several soirées at the Dolby Theatre. AwardsLine has been covering the Oscars race throughout the season as it evolves. The categories represented in the gallery above range from Best Actor and Supporting Actor to Best Director, Best Documentary Feature and Best Picture. Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea), Denzel Washington (Fences), Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic)… Read

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‘Song to Song’ Trailer: Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara & Michael Fassbender Get Caught Up In A Love Triangle

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Ryan Gosling's next film, Song to Song, once again puts his singing skills front and center. Written and directed by Terrence Malick, Song to Song stars the La La Land actor opposite Rooney Mara in a modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene. Ahead of its March release, Broad Green Pictures unveiled the first trailer, which you can check out above. Set to Del Shannon's 1961 hit "Runaway," the film follows two entangled couples — struggling songwriters… Read

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‘Shark Tank’ & ‘Hawaii Five-O’ Ratings Down, CBS & ABC Tied For Demo Top Spot

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Last night looked a lot like February 3 in the primetime shakedown with CBS and ABC once again even in the key demo and the House of Moonves taking the viewership top spot – as its does almost every Friday. Though down a tenth among adults 18-49 from last week and losing about half a million viewers, Blue Bloods (1.1/4) was fueling that CBS total audience victory with the 9.99 million who tuned in to make the NYPD family drama the most watched show of the night – again… Read

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Berlin Film Fest: Hungarian ‘On Body And Soul’ Wins Golden Bear – Complete Winners List

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UPDATE 11.58AM PT: Hungarian drama On Body and Soul has picked up the Golden Bear for Best Film at the 67th Berlin Film Festival. The love story, which is set in a slaughterhouse in Budapest, is written and directed by Ildiko Enyedi. It follows two damaged souls who develop a spiritual kinship with one another. Berlin Jury President Paul Verhoeven said that the entire jury “fell in love with this movie,” which is largely about fears, inhibitions and opening up to… Read

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‘Hacksaw Ridge’ & Its 15-Year Climb To Hollywood: Oscar-Nominated Producer David Permut Looks Back

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“I didn’t believe it.” That was producer David Permut’s initial response upon hearing about Desmond T. Doss, the World War II medic who saved over 75 men in the battle at Okinawa without ever picking up a gun. “A medic on the front lines of World War II? I knew the combat medics needed to be trained in riflery,” says Permut, who with Hacksaw Ridge counts his first Oscar nomination in his 35-plus years as a producer. “When I found out it was true, I was astounded by… Read

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Leah Remini & Bill Maher Say Tom Cruise Has Power To “End” Scientology

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Times certainly have changed when an ex-Scientologist slamming the organization isn’t the most controversial TV moment of the night, or even of the hour. Leah Remini’s appearance last night on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher was overshadowed by another guest, but her ongoing defiance of the church clearly impressed Maher. Take a look at the video above. “When the history of Scientology is finally written,” Maher said, “it will show that fate chose you to come on in Act… Read

Business

John Dean: Trump’s “Enemy Of The People” Tweet Echoes Nixon’s Hatred of the Free Press

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Donald Trump's claim that The New York Times, CNN, ABC, CBS and NBC News are "the enemy of the American people" has a familiar ring to John Dean, former White House counsel to President Richard Nixon. "It's pretty outrageous talk for a president, but this is a pretty outrageous president," Dean told Deadline. "He kind of makes Nixon look like a choir boy." "What Nixon use to do behind closed doors, Trump does openly," said Dean, who revealed the existence of Nixon's… Read

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Encore: Taylor Sheridan & David Mackenzie On Raising ‘Hell Or High Water’: “It’s About Fatherhood At The End Of The Day”

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Editor’s Note: This story originally ran on Dec. 23. Hell or High Water currently counts four Oscar nominations including best picture and an original screenplay nod for Taylor SheridanAfter drug war noir Sicario made enormous waves at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival into last year's awards season, you could feel that Taylor Sheridan, a Sons of Anarchy actor-turned-scribe, was bound to repeat his success all over again with this year’s CBS Films/Lionsgate movie Hell or Hig… Read