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‘The Get Down Part II’: Netflix Announces Return Date With New Video Clip

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Netflix has set an April 7 return date for The Get Down Part II, the follow-up to the premiere season of the Baz Luhrmann and Stephen Adly Guirgis hip-hop musical drama. “Gonna take our music from minor to major league,” says a voice-over on the new clip announcing the return date. Set in the late-1970s South Bronx and focusing on six gifted kids at the forefront of the hip-hop musical revolution, The Get Down premiered last August with six episodes and a cast including… 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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‘Lion’ Composers Dustin O’Halloran And Hauschka On The Trial And Error Involved When Two Composers Are In The Picture

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It’s been an interesting season for Lion composers Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka. Receiving their first Oscar nominations for their work on Garth Davis’ directorial debut, the pair are the only composers who have kept pace with La La Land’s Justin Hurwitz, with nominations at four elite award shows—the Critics’ Choice Awards, the Golden Globes, the BAFTAs, and the Oscars. Though O’Halloran and Hauschka are longtime friends, dating back to an initial encounter in Northern… Read

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Jonni Hartman Rogers Dies: PR Vet & TV Producer Was Mother Of Actress Lisa Hartman Black

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Jonni Hartman Rogers, a veteran public relations executive whose talent roster once included Bob Hope, David Hasselhoff, Forest Whitaker and her daughter Lisa Hartman Black, died of ovarian cancer Tuesday at her home in Franklin, TN. Her death was announced by her husband of 22 years, Ray Rogers, formerly of the musical troupe Ray Rogers and the Bojangles and owner of Houston’s popular venue Club Bojangles. Born and raised in Tennessee, Hartman Rogers, whose actress… Read

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Encore: ‘Trolls’ Star Justin Timberlake Talks Inclusive Art And Composing “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

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Editors Note: This story originally ran on December 8, 2016. If you happen to have come within earshot of a speaker over the last six months, there's a fair chance you'll have heard Justin Timberlake's joyous summer song, "Can't Stop the Feeling!", which must surely be one of the most regularly-played tracks of the year. It's the flagship anthem on the soundtrack to DreamWorks Animation's Trolls, in which Timberlake plays Branch, a curmudgeonly paranoiac for whom the… Read

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HBO Acquires David Bowie Documentary ‘The Last Five Years’

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HBO has acquired U.S. TV rights to David Bowie: The Last Five Years, directed and produced by Francis Whately. The documentary focuses on the final segment of Bowie’s life, when he recorded his albums The Next Day and Blackstar and co-wrote the stage musical Lazarus. Whately directed 2013’s David Bowie: Five Years, which examined five earlier eras of Bowie’s extraordinary career, including the Ziggy Stardust period and his Berlin days. The Last Five Years, a BBC Films… Read

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How ‘La La Land’ Composer Justin Hurwitz Used “Sleight Of Hand And Deception” To Create His Dynamic Score

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With his three Oscar nominations for La La Land—in the areas of Best Original Score and Best Original Song—composer Justin Hurwitz can count one for each film currently on his resume. In the span of just eight years, Hurwitz has collaborated with college peer and longtime friend Damien Chazelle on three music-based films and two audacious, original jazz musicals—projects in which the value of the composer’s contributions cannot be underestimated. While some may see a… Read

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Behind The Scenes With Damien Chazelle On Two Of ‘La La Land’s’ Most Difficult & Impressive Musical Sequences (Watch)

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Deadline goes behind the camera. EXCLUSIVE: Mandy Moore did an extraordinary job as choreographer of La La LandIt is a shame there is no Oscar category for that; the last to Hermes Pan in 1937, when Academy Awards were given for Dance Direction. But since then, only occasionally has a choreographer gotten official Academy recognition in the form of Honorary Oscars, such as the one given to Jerome Robbins for West Side Story in 1961 and Onna White for Oliver in… Read

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Mariah Carey To Perform On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!;’ First After Botched New Year’s Show

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Mariah Carey is set to make her first performance following her botched New Year's Eve appearance on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest. Carey tweeted the news on Monday afternoon, informing her fans that she would singing her latest single "I Don't," the ballad she recorded with YG, on Wednesday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Going to perform my new song #IDont on Jimmy Kimmel live on Wednesday! See you soon @jimmykimmel! 😘 pic.twitter.com… Read

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‘Carpool Karaoke: The Series’: James Corden, Will Smith & More Belt Out Tunes In First Look At Apple Music Series

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We’re getting the first look at James Corden, Will Smith, Shaquille O’Neal (doing a killer beat box) and others belting out the tunes in CBS’ Carpool Karoake: The Series, set to stream on Apple Music, the portal’s first series. Check out the video teaser above. Based on Corden’s Late Late Show segment that has become a viral video sensation. Carpool Karaoke: The Series will feature 16 celebrity hosts — one of whom is Corden, paired with Smith — riding along in a car… Read

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Grammys Slam Donald Trump & “Unsuccessful Muslim Ban” In Tribe Called Quest Performance

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The Grammy Awards tonight took their first direct named hit on Donald Trump and his recently still halted travel ban Executive Order with A Tribe Called Quest attacking the President from the stage of the Staples Center in downtown L.A. "Resist, resist, resist," chanted ATCQ leader Q-Tip to cheers at the end of the legendary hip-hop group's performance at the live awards ceremony just before 8 PM PT.  The words came at the end of a politically charged  rendition of the… Read

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Grammys Bleep Out Adele’s “F***” During George Michael Tribute

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There were politics and attempts to playoffs winners early in this year's Grammy Awards but the first big bleep and F-bomb came almost two-hours in to the CBS broadcast tonight – and it came from the multi-nominated Adele. “I’m sorry for swearing and sorry for starting again, can we please start it again," said the 25 singer after she let the four-letter word rip during the beginning of a tribute to George Michael. "I’m sorry, I can’t mess this up for you. I’m sorry,"… Read