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Ma Anand Sheela, Meme-Worthy Star Of Netflix Docuseries ‘Wild Wild Country,’ On Why She Won’t Attend The Emmys

The woman known for uttering the defiant phrase "tough titties" isn't backing down. Ma Anand Sheela, whose dogged defense of the controversial Rajneesh spiritual movement and its attempted takeover of a small Oregon town made her the star of the hit documentary series Wild Wild Country, says there's nothing about her actions she would change. "I do not regret anything," she insists. "If there is again opportunity I would do it exactly the same. Maybe little bit even more… Read

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Emmy Predictions: Laura Dern Is The One To Beat, And Penélope Cruz Is Too If She Can Turn Off Light In Limited Series/Movie Actress Races

Deadline Awards Columnist and Chief Film Critic Pete Hammond gives his take on the top acting contenders for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards. Here, he breaks down the categories of Outstanding Lead and Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie The good news for contenders in this category this year is that there is no juggernaut limited series on the scale of Big Little Lies or Feud to fill up all the slots with… Read

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Emmy Predictions: A ‘Legend’ Goes For EGOT Status Thanks To Jesus, But Is That Enough To Stop Cumberbatch In Limited Series/Movie Actor Race?

Deadline Awards Columnist and Chief Film Critic Pete Hammond gives his take on the top acting contenders for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards. Here, he breaks down the categories of Outstanding Lead and Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie With a win here, one of the six nominees for Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie has a chance to complete an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony), two others could add to their… Read

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How ‘The Assassination Of Gianni Versace’ Still Resonates Today: Ryan Murphy, EPs & Cast At Deadline’s Emmy FYC Event

Cathartic. That’s the best word that Ryan Murphy, his creative team and cast had to describe their labor of love, the 18-Emmy nominated The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story While the LGBT community was making strides against social adversity during the ’90s, the murder of Italian fashion designer Versace left a hole; not just in the downfall of a beloved icon, but in the fact that his killing, as Murphy has mentioned previously, was at the hands of… Read

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‘Jane’ Director Brett Morgen Talks Meaningful Posthumous Emmy Nom For Hugo van Lawick – Awardsline Screening Series

Of the seven Emmy nominations for Brett Morgen's National Geographic documentary Jane—depicting the life and work of pioneering primatologist Jane Goodall—one makes the director particularly proud. Competing for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking and Nonfiction Directing, with well-deserved nominations in various craft areas, the film's most extraordinary recognition came in the form of a posthumous Cinematography nomination for wildlife photographer Hugo van Lawi… Read

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Emmy Predictions: Can A ‘Marvelous’ Newcomer Knock Off Category Regulars On Her First Try?

Deadline Awards Columnist and Chief Film Critic Pete Hammond gives his take on the top acting contenders for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards. Here, he breaks down the categories of Outstanding Lead and Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series The big news here is that the record-breaking run of six consecutive wins in this category for Julia Louis-Dreyfus has finally come to an end, for the time being at least—Veep is on hiatus… Read

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Emmy Predictions: Can Donald Glover Defend Comedy Series Actor Crown Against Veterans In Their Return?

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Deadline Awards Columnist and Chief Film Critic Pete Hammond gives his take on the top acting contenders for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards. Here, he breaks down the categories of Outstanding Lead and Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Three newcomers to this category add some fresh blood to make it just a bit more interesting. One is a multiple former Emmy winner—decades ago, in the same category—and a beloved TV star; another… Read

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Michael Che And Colin Jost Get “Political” In First Emmys Promo

The first Emmys promo has dropped and hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost don’t waste any time in getting political — sort of. In the video above, the Saturday Night Live Weekend Update anchors say they are very excited to host the annual awards show. Che chimes in saying, “This year we decide who wins!” To which Jost responds, “No, it’s still the voters.” “And we know how that works out — uh oh! Political!” zings Che. And after a beat, Jost just walks off screen. The pair… Read

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Emmy Predictions: Elisabeth Moss Likely To Repeat As Drama Series Actress But Claire Foy And Keri Russell Circling For The Win

Deadline Awards Columnist and Chief Film Critic Pete Hammond gives his take on the top acting contenders for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards. Here, he breaks down the categories of Outstanding Lead and Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Two past winners in the category, versus four past Emmy nominees trying to break into that exclusive club—including the first ever Asian contender here—make up the extremely competitive lineup… Read

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Emmy Predictions: Will Sterling K. Brown Prevail Again Or Is Upset Looming In Drama Series Actor Race?

Deadline Awards Columnist and Chief Film Critic Pete Hammond gives his take on the top acting contenders for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards. Here, he breaks down the categories of Outstanding Lead and Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series It's co-star versus co-star in the Lead Actor race this time around, as Westworld's Jeffrey Wright and Ed Harris battle for the gold, while This Is Us stars Sterling K. Brown and Milo Ventimiglia… Read

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‘The Voice’ EP On Keeping The Series Vital Through 14 Seasons & New Digital Series ‘The Comeback Stage’

As she entered the 14th season of NBC’s The Voiceexecutive producer Audrey Morrissey's mission remained the same as it's always been: figuring out how to keep a long-running reality series as fresh and dynamic as it was at its inception. With more than 20 years in music television, Morrissey can tell you that this is no easy feat. Fortunately, seven years in, The Voice is as popular as it's ever been. "But you want to create excitement and interest and have people still… Read

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‘Stranger Things’ David Harbour: “There’s Nothing He Can’t Do,” Say Duffer Brothers – Exclusive Video

EXCLUSIVE: There's a lot of love for David Harbour among the creators and cast of Stranger Things, as the video above unveils. "It feels like there's nothing he can't do," proclaims executive producer and co-creator Ross Duffer in the video above of The Newsroom vet who plays rough around the edges Hawkins, Indiana top cop Jim Hopper on the Netflix series. "He's making this character really popular, far more interesting than we originally imagined," Matt Duffer adds of… Read