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Kyle Chandler to Star in Hulu’s “Catch-22” as George Clooney Switches Roles

KyleExcerptClooney was originally slated to play Colonel Cathcart, but that role will now go to Chandler. Clooney will instead play the supporting part of Scheisskopf, which gives him more time to focus on directing and producing.

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TRADING IN STARVATION (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMCollecting stories about the political commodity of water and food in third-world countries and how a people either are fed or starve depending on whatever entity is in control.

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Hulu Gets into the George Clooney Business, Picking Up Limited Series “Catch-22”

HuluClooneyClooney will co-direct and star in the six-episode series based on Joseph Heller’s 1961 novel that was previously turned into a 1970 film directed by the late Mike Nichols.

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Daniel Espinosa Attached to Direct “Red Platoon” for Sony, George Clooney’s Smokehouse to Produce

espinosaclooneyOriginally, Ben Affleck was in talks to direct the Afghanistan War movie, but Sony has gone with the director of the 2017 sci-fi thriller Life instead.

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George Clooney to Star in, Direct Limited Series Adaptation of “Catch-22”

GeorgeClooney George Clooney has finally been lured back to the small screen and will star in, as well as direct, an adaptation of Joseph Heller’s famous novel Catch-22.

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The Complete List of Winners from the People’s Choice Awards

peoples choice awards excerptWhile the debate continues over whether or not Deadpool will receive any Oscar love, The People’s Choice Awards is happy to show the actioner the love, as the film picked up wins for Favorite Action Movie and Favorite Movie Actor.

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The Complete List of 2017 People’s Choice Awards Nominations

peoples choice awards excerptAs we head into a season of indie films and critical darlings fighting for a few awards season nominations, the 2017 People’s Choice Awards has released their list of nominees, celebrating the big hits that gained pop culture notoriety over the past year.

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TANGERINE (MANGAN) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe mystery/thriller set in 1950s Morocco is about a woman named Alice Shipley who tries to leave both her past and her college roommate behind after the man she intends to marry suddenly dies. Years later, she reconnects with that same roommate, Lucy, and then Alice’s husband disappears.

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George Clooney To Team With “Making A Murderer” Creators For Pharmaceutical TV Drama

GeorgeClooneyGeorge Clooney and Grant Heslov’s indie production company Smokehouse Pictures is partnering with Making a Murderer filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos for America’s Most Admired Lawbreaker based on a series of Huffington Post articles by Steven Brill.

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Money Monster Review: The George Clooney Thriller Makes ‘Cents’ Of Financial Woes

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While Money Monster could easily be cast aside as the latest pop culture fodder to depict the financial woes of modern society, it manages to stand out as a no-frills thriller and a solid movie.

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{Exclusive} UPDATE: SOLD! Imperative Entertainment Beats Out JJ Abrams For “Killers Of The Flower Moon” With $5 Million Bid

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UPDATE (3.10.16): Imperative Entertainment wins the war for David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon with a massive $5 million bid, making this one of the richest book deals to go down in recent history. Imperative beat out an offer from Star Wars director JJ Abrams.

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{Exclusive} Bidding War Alert – Brad Pitt, George Clooney & Several Others Fighting Over Hot Property “Killers Of The Flower Moon”

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A massive bidding war is underway right now as some of Hollywood’s biggest players compete for the rights to Lost City of Z author David Grann’s upcoming Killers Of The Flower Moon. A-listers are attached and studios are swarming as the year’s biggest bidding war gets underway!

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Hail, Caesar! Film Review: The Coen Brothers’ Musical Is More Charming Than Funny

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With Hail, Caesar!, The Coen Brothers serve up a meandering buffer film filled with plenty of Coen-isms to keep their fanbase of cinephiles satisfied until they release their next soul-stirring drama.

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Sundance Spotlight: 2016 Sundance Feature Film Awards Announced

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Grand Jury Prizes and Audience Awards were handed out to the top films and three more big deals were made as the Sundance Film Festival of 2016 came to a close.

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Your Guide To The 2016 Sundance Film Festival: Premieres

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With Sundance just around the corner, we’re bringing you our picks for what’s worth watching at the festival. From films about the New Zealand bush, ’80s teen new wave bands, and–you guessed it–wiener dogs, here is a hearty serving of some of the most intriguing films in the ‘Premieres’ category.

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Hail, Caesar! – Trailer 2 (Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Ralph Fiennes)

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Follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix.

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George Clooney In Talks With Star-Studded Cast For “Suburbicon”

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George Clooney is setting up an all-star cast for his next directing project. After signing on to helm Suburbicon, written by Joel and Ethan Coen, he is now in talks with Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, and Josh Brolin to join the cast.

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A VERY MURRAY CHRISTMAS – TRAILER (Bill Murray, George Clooney, Miley Cyrus)

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Set in the iconic Carlyle Hotel, Bill Murray brings an extra-special dose of holiday cheer to Netflix with the premiere of an all-star musically-driven comedy special.

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Sandra Bullock Steals The Male Lead In All-Female “Ocean’s 11”

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Sandra Bullock is set to take point in the next installment of Ocean’s Eleven leading a new, all-female team of thieves. Gary Ross will direct the gender-swapping flick.

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George Clooney In Talks To Direct Coen Brothers’ Latest Script “Suburbicon”

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George Clooney is in talks to direct the latest script from the Coen Brothers, Suburbicon. The story is described as a period noir in the vein of their early breakouts Blood Simple and Fargo. Clooney recently wrapped filming on their upcoming comedy, Hail, Caesar!

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SUBURBICON (SALES)

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A noir drama set in the 1950s.

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HAIL CAESAR! — Trailer (Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson)

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When the star of a studio’s largest film is kidnapped mid-production, everyone scrambles to find him while keeping the news out of the tabloids.

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NOCTURNAL ANIMALS (SALES)

Logline: When a woman receives a manuscript for a novel from her ex-husband, the violent material forces her to discover dark truths about herself.

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TV Sales, Pick-Ups, Attachments, Renewals, & Deals (1.09.15)

A round-up of the week’s TV news!

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{TV Trailer} Downton Abbey: Christmas Special — TEASER (Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, George Clooney)

The series, set in the fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey, depicts the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with the great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.

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TOMORROWLAND – TEASER TRAILER (George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Britt Robertson)

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as “Tomorrowland.”

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TV PILOT & SERIES CASTING (09.12.14)

A roundup of the week’s TV casting news!

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HACK ATTACK (SALES)

Logline: Focuses on the British phone hacking scandal that brought down News of the World.

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TV SALES, RENEWALS, CANCELLATIONS, ATTACHMENTS, DEALS & GREENLIGHTS (06.13.14)

A recap of the week’s TV news!

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HAIL CAESAR (SALES)

Logline: About a fixer in Hollywood circa 1950s who works for the studios to protect the stars of the day

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