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Ralph Macchio Returns To The Dojo 30 Years Later With YouTube Red Series ‘Cobra Kai’ — Tribeca Studio

Forever associated with his iconic Karate Kid character Daniel LaRusso, Ralph Macchio is all grown up and back in the dojo with YouTube Red’s new comedy series, Cobra Kai. Set 30 years after the memorable events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, the series follows Karate Kid antagonist Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka), setting out to reopen the Cobra Kai dojo, and finding himself butting heads with LaRusso once again. “It's been a long time since Daniel LaRusso's… Read

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Deadline Studio at Tribeca 2018 – Part 3: Christina Hendricks, Ansel Elgort, Karen Gillan, Michael Shannon & More

The Deadline Studio at the Tribeca Film Festival is up and running for five talent-filled days at the NYC fest; including visits by Christina Hendricks (Egg), Ansel Elgort (Jonathan), Karen Gillan (The Party’s Just Beginning), Michael Shannon (State Like Sleep), and many more. Photographer Mark Mann is behind the lens for our series of photo sessions and video interviews. Click on the image above to open the gallery, and follow Deadline for more photos and video… Read

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‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Stars Talk Trip To Paris For Season 2 — Tribeca Studio

In the midst of production on Season 2 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel—a series which garnered two Golden Globes, two Critics’ Choice Awards and a PGA Award in its first run—stars Alex Borstein, Michael Zegen and Marin Hinkle stopped in at Deadline’s Tribeca Studio yesterday to tease a bit of what we can expect from the series’ second season. An Amazon original comedy series, Maisel follows a 1950s housewife (Rachel Brosnahan) who decides to channel her considerable energies… Read

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Paris Hilton Gets Candid About Social Media Highs & Lows In ‘The American Meme’ — Tribeca Studio

A documentarian who is no stranger to the Tribeca Film Festival, director Bert Marcus is back at the fest this year with his latest outing, The American Meme, in which he takes on the bizarre current climate of social media, with a little help from Paris Hilton. The film charts the evolution of the social media landscape since the time Hilton—by her own account—invented the selfie, demonstrating a path to celebrity success and, in essence, creating a career template… Read

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‘She’s Gotta Have It’s DeWanda Wise Discusses Nola Darling, A Fierce Black Female Icon — Tribeca Studio

Making a name for herself over the last several years with films including How to Tell You’re a Douchebag and plays like LAByrinth Theater’s Sunset Baby, actress DeWanda Wise found she made a strong impression in particular with the executives at Netflix, who suggested her to Spike Lee for his television adaptation of his iconic ’80s feature, She’s Gotta Have It. In the series—which has been picked up for a second season—Wise plays Nola Darling, an incredibly… Read

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Teasing ‘GLOW’ Season 2, Betty Gilpin Unleashes Her Inner Gravitas Clown — Tribeca Studio

With a June 29 Season 2 release date announced for Netflix’s GLOW just days ago out of Rome—where star Alison Brie was on hand for the See What's Next event—actress Betty Gilpin was on hand in Tribeca yesterday to hype the coming season of her Netflix series, teasing a bit of what’s to come. “Debbie dies in the first episode of Season 2—I'm just kidding,” the actress said. “We pick up a couple weeks after Season 1 ended, and they've been picked up to series, and now it's… Read

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Pixar Animator Domee Shi Tackles Empty Nest Syndrome With ‘Incredibles 2’-Opening ‘Bao’ — Tribeca Studio

With the release of the long-anticipated Incredibles 2 on June 15 comes the arrival of another sumptuously original Pixar short. Titled Bao, this short from director Domee Shee and producer Becky Neiman-Cobb follows a Chinese-Canadian woman suffering from empty nest syndrome, getting a second chance at motherhood when one of her handmade dumplings comes alive. “Bao is loosely inspired by my own life growing up as an only child to my two Chinese parents, that feeling of… Read

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Deadline Studio at Tribeca 2018 – Part 2: John Legend, Jeffrey Wright, Alia Shawkat, Jay Ellis & More

The Deadline Studio at the Tribeca Film Festival is up and running for five talent-filled days at the NYC fest; including visits by John Legend (Jesus Christ Superstar), Jeffrey Wright (O.G.), Alia Shawkat (Duck Butter), and many more. Photographer Mark Mann is behind the lens for our series of photo sessions and video interviews. Click on the image above to open the gallery, and follow Deadline for more photos and video interviews from Tribeca 2018. The Deadline Studio at Read

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Andrea Nevins Documents Moment Of Barbie’s Transformation With ‘Tiny Shoulders’ — Tribeca Studio

“The through line in my films is really people in moments of transformation. I think it's the moment where we go through a dark night of the soul, and how we find the light is something that I think we all look for in our stories,” Oscar-nominated documentarian Andrea Nevins told Deadline today. “For me, that's the hero's journey that I like to follow.” Certainly, this notion of transformation is at hand in Nevins’ latest effort, Hulu documentary Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking… Read

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‘Zoe’s Ewan McGregor Set Free By Improv As Léa Seydoux Takes On First Major English-Language Part — Tribeca Studio

“More than ever, I genuinely feel like the things that are f*cked up and flawed about human beings are the most important things about a relationship, and finding peace in those things,” director Drake Doremus told Deadline in Tribeca today. “I think the idea that you can engineer something to be perfect for you is kind of ridiculous, in a lot of ways.” Appearing with actors Ewan McGregor and Léa Seydoux, the director behind such films as Like Crazy and Newness was in… Read

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‘Braid’ Director Mitzi Peirone On Existential Thinking Behind Psychological Thriller — Tribeca Studio

An award-winning screenwriter, director, model, and painter with two shorts behind her, writer/director Mitzi Peirone went all out with her feature directorial debut, Braid, bowing in Tribeca today. A visually audacious descent into madness, Braid follows self-proclaimed artists Petula and Tilda as they deal drugs in New York City, losing $80,000 of drug money and fleeing town to evade both their dealer and the police. Hiding out in the home of their childhood friend… Read

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Haifaa Al-Mansour Celebrates “Legacy Of Womanhood” With ‘Mary Shelley’ — Tribeca Studio

The first female filmmaker out of Saudi Arabia, director Haifaa Al-Mansour has always been an artist who has forged her own path. Telling the story of an enterprising, young Saudi girl with her first well-received feature, Wadjda, Al-Mansour has continued to pursue “stories of women who are breaking barriers” with her latest, Mary Shelley. Premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival and moving along the festival circuit before landing in Tribeca, Al-Mansour’s… Read