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Mahershala Ali Pitched Himself For ‘True Detective’ & Nic Pizzolatto Started Rewrites – The Contenders Emmys

“To ask somebody to make that significant of a shift and totally rethink your story was the first thing to accomplish,” Oscar winner Mahershala Ali said when he pitched himself to True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto about taking on the lead role for Season 3 of the HBO anthology series.

“My only insecurity was if the

Oscars: Deadline Vs Gold Derby Expert Prediction Smackdown In All Four Acting Races – Who Will Be The Big Surprise?

After dissecting the various possibilities in this year’s wild and wooly Oscar Best Picture race, Gold Derby’s Tom O’Neil and I have a go at all four acting categories, where, if you believe the precursor awards shows, Rami Malek, Glenn Close and Mahershala Ali have come on strong in recent weeks to become…

[WATCH] Oscars Predictions: Deadline Vs Gold

‘Green Book’: Listen To The Real Doc Shirley And Tony Lip In Tapes That Informed Mahershala & Viggo’s Performances

EXCLUSIVE: On a recent Saturday morning, as I lamented a spate of curiously timed toxic Green Book stories that surfaced as the Oscar nomination voting began, right after the film won a Best Picture Golden Globe, I listened in the car as a sports radio host on New York’s WFAN randomly talked about how he’d seen a…

Viggo Mortensen Reflects On The Twists & Turns Of His ‘Green Book’ Journey As He Preps His Directorial Debut

EXCLUSIVE: "I didn’t sleep much last night," Viggo Mortensen admits. "The building I'm in, the pipes burst on the top floor, and it was like a river of water coming down the stairways. It was insane, so we all had to leave the building, and I spent part of the night outside."

Out in cold, snowy Toronto, Mortensen manag

‘Green Book’ Co-Writer Nick Vallelonga Apologizes For 2015 Tweet As Participant Media Condemns Original Missive

EXCLUSIVE: Green Book co-writer Nick Vallelonga has apologized for a volatile tweet that surfaced last night. Vallelonga, whose father Tony Lip is the principal character played in the film by Viggo Mortensen, wasn’t reachable last night to answer why in 2015 he posted a tweet embracing a debunked Donald Trump…


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