'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Jeff Daniels ('Blackbird')

'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Jeff Daniels ('Blackbird')

The 61-year-old vet of stage and screen opens up about how ‘Dumb & Dumber’ saved his career, what it’s like to get “Sorkin-ized” and why he’s returned to a stage role, nine years after first playing it, that “guts” him eight times a week.read more
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Hayley Atwell on What Peggy Would Think of Steve and Sharon

Hayley Atwell on What Peggy Would Think of Steve and Sharon

Spoilers for Captain America: Civil War follow… Speaking a Dallas Comic Con Fan Expo, Agent Carter star Hayley Atwell jokingly offered up her opinion on what Peggy might have thought about the kiss between Steve Rogers and Peggy’s niece, “Agent 13” Sharon Carter (played by Emily VanCamp). “Well, first of all she’d be turning over in her grave,” Atwell smiled. “She’d be like ‘no.’ And she’d inject herself with the blue serum and become a super villain. She’d break out of her coffin and ground . She’d ground her. Then she’d kick Steve’s ass as well.” Atwell continued “I just feel that, you know – I wouldn’t want to date my great aunt’s guy. It just feels like it crosses an incestuous boundary. And Peggy just died. That’s even more disrespectful, right? It’s like, ‘don’t touch that.”‘ You can’t tap that.” Continue reading…
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Paul Feig Responds to "Misogynistic" 'Ghostbusters' Backlash

Paul Feig Responds to "Misogynistic" 'Ghostbusters' Backlash

“The fact that there are people who take any type of umbrage with [the movie] is mind boggling to me,” added fellow Produced By conference panelist Octavia Spencer.read more
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'Veep' Star on the First Daughter's Coming Out and the President's Surprising Reaction

'Veep' Star on the First Daughter's Coming Out and the President's Surprising Reaction

Sarah Sutherland talks to THR about the Catherine moment viewers didn’t see coming and the blossoming effect her discovery will have on the usually “pain-riddled” character.read more
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Game of Thrones: Hodor Actor's Song About His Character

Game of Thrones: Hodor Actor's Song About His Character

Warning: Spoilers for Game of Thrones: Season 6 below. In the wake of the tragic events that befell Kristian Nairn’s Hodor in a recent episode of Game of Thrones, Sam Coleman—who played the young version of Nairn’s character—has written a song in honor of Hodor. The song, aptly titled “Hold the Door,” recounts the sacrificial act that Hodor made in order to save Bran Stark from an oncoming army of White Walkers. You can give the song a listen below, which Hitfix points out features quite literal lyrics, including: “I only had one mission; A simple one, I knew I had to face; When I reached the time and place; Hold the door.” Continue reading…
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Elizabeth Banks Says Parental Duties Influenced Her Decision to Exit 'Pitch Perfect 3' as Director

Elizabeth Banks Says Parental Duties Influenced Her Decision to Exit 'Pitch Perfect 3' as Director

“We have been in development and it took longer than we thought,” explained Banks at the PGAs annual Produced By conference.read more
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