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FX Taps Zach Galifianakis for New Louis C.K. Sitcom, Michael Cera Joins Charlie Kaufman Comedy

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 14, 2014 @ 11:58 AM
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FX remains among the critical favorites for its high-profile talent and strong approach to original storytelling, but the latest pilot news to come out of the TCA press tour has even the most stalwart viewers excited. 'The Hangover' vet Zach Galifianakis will star in a new FX sitcom executive produced by Louis C.K., while John Hawkes and 'Arrested Development''s Michael Cera will star in the new Charlie Kaufman pilot 'How & Why.'

2013 Independent Spirit Awards Winners: 'Silver Linings Playbook' Wins Everything

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by Jacob Hall February 23, 2013 @ 6:16 PM
Weinstein Co.
David O. Russell's 'Silver Linings Playbook' was the big winner at this year's Independent Spirit Awards, taking home four awards including Best Feature. Of course, the debate asking why a mainstream, star-studded box office smash beat out the actual indie fare at the Independent Spirit Awards, but that's a conversation for another time. Check out the rest of winners below!

'Lincoln' Clips Show Off a Great Ensemble

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by Jacob Hall November 10, 2012 @ 12:00 PM
DreamWorks
Although it doesn't open in wide release until next week, Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' has already started gaining traction as a major Oscar contender, with Daniel Day-Lewis' performance as the sixteenth President of the United States being one of the most talked about roles of the year. However, Day-Lewis is supported by one of the deepest character actor benches in recent memory and two new clips from the film give us a taste of the film's supporting cast.

Reel Women: 'The Sessions' Has Some Naked Problems

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by Britt Hayes November 9, 2012 @ 9:30 AM
Fox Searchlight
'The Sessions' -- out now in limited release -- is based on the true story of poet, journalist and cripple Marc O'Brien, a man confined to an iron lung for most of his life who seeks out the help of a sex surrogate to experience the act for the first time. But for all its talk of body comfort and its cavalier attitude toward nudity, 'The Sessions' spends a lot of time obscuring Marc's body while giving us full access to that of his surrogate.

'The Walking Dead': Why John Hawkes Turned Down a Major Role in Season 3

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 19, 2012 @ 2:37 PM
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When 'The Walking Dead' returns this fall with a brand-spankin' new season of 16 episodes, undoubtedly the talk of the town (behind Michonne) will be David Morrissey's villainous Governor, a formidable opponent as anyone who's read the comics will know.  So what actor would be crazy enough to turn down a role like that?