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Showtime’s ‘The Affair’ Trailer Sizzles, Plus Update on Philip Seymour Hoffman’s ‘Happyish’

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Showtime

More than just our first trailer for 'Homeland' season 4 and an update on the 'Dexter' spinoff (still never, folks), Showtime's TCA presentation brought with it plenty of good news. For one, sexy Joshua Jackson-Maura Tierney-Dominic West drama 'The Affair' has its first trailer and premiere date, while the late Philip Seymour Hoffman's 'Happyish' comedy may see the light of day after all.

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‘Hunger Games’ Director Clarifies Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Remaining ‘Mockingjay’ Scenes and Effie’s Role

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Lionsgate

Earlier today, Lionsgate released our first official look at 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1,' the third installment of the blockbuster franchise led by Jennifer Lawrence. Not only did we get our first look at newcomer Julianne Moore as District 13's President Coin, we also glimpsed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, who passed away before finishing his work and would reportedly be inserted into more scenes through special effects. To calm fans' nerves a bit, however, director Francis Lawrence has finally addressed the matter.

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‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ First Look Reveals Julianne Moore’s President Coin

Hunger Games Mockingjay First Look
Lionsgate

After the critically acclaimed blockbuster event of this past summer, 'Catching Fire,' the next installment, 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1,' released its official first look. Julianne Moore joins the already star-studded cast, led by Jennifer Lawrence, as President Coin, leader of District 13.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Will Be Digitally Recreated For His Final ‘Hunger Games’ Scene

Lionsgate
Lionsgate

Philip Seymour Hoffman's tragic death occurred while he was nearing the end of his work on the two-part 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' movies, and while he only had seven days of filming left, those days included at least one key scene. We initially thought that these final scenes would be rewritten to exclude the character of Plutarch Heavensbee, but according to the NY Post, the filmmakers are planning to recreate the late actor with special effects to keep his presence intact.

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How Will Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Affect ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’?

Lionsgate
Lionsgate

As movie fans all over the world mourn the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, executives at Lionsgate find themselves facing a potential calamity. With one of the most important actors in their massively successful 'Hunger Games' franchise no longer with us, how do they move forward?

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Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman, the Man Who Could Play Anything

Philip Seymour Hoffman tribute
The Weinstein Co.

Philip Seymour Hoffman's greatest attribute was that he didn't fit a type.

So many actors - too many actors - play one part and even when they play it well, it showcases a natural limit on their talents. But, Philip Seymour Hoffman? He was a chameleon. Ask him to be chubby and cherubic, and you'd get it. Ask him to be large and menacing, and you'd get it. Ask him to be a slob. Ask him to be slick. Ask him to be a supervillain. Ask him to be an average Joe. You could never pin down what kind of actor he was because he refused to take the easy road. He never did one thing. He never stopped challenging himself.

His legacy is not only one of excellence, but one of constant, exciting and fearless experimentation.

And now he's gone.

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Oscar-Winner Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead at 46

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Dominique Charriau, Getty Images

Philip Seymour Hoffman, a towering icon of modern cinema, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment today according to the Wall Street Journal and New York Post. He was 46 years old.

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Filed Under: Category: Movie News, R.I.P.

‘A Most Wanted Man’ Review

A Most Wanted Man Review
Roadside Attractions

Nobody shoots people through windows quite like Dutch photographer-turned-filmmaker Anton Corbijn. After coming out of the gate with the splendid Ian Curtis biopic 'Control' and the gorgeous but muted 'The American,' his adaptation of John Le Carre's recent novel, 'A Most Wanted Man,' suffers from his intentional coldness and precision. Recollecting on the film reminds me that it is an interesting yarn, but while watching it I was unable to shake that it was so ... freaking ... slow.

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Showtime Picks Up New Philip Seymour Hoffman Comedy, Joshua Jackson’s ‘The Affair’

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Frazer Harrison, Angela Weiss, Getty Images

While HBO will be losing a number of major series in the coming year, Showtime's own loss of 'Dexter' and the impending 'Californication' has necessitated some new blood of its own. Enter Philip Seymour Hoffman's new dark dramedy, 'Happyish,' and 'Fringe' star Joshua Jackon's steamy new drama, 'The Affair,' both picked up to series for the near future!

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‘A Most Wanted Man’ Trailer: More Tinkering With Spies

A Most Wanted Man International Trailer
Diamond Films

Director Anton Corbijn's 'A Most Wanted Man,' adapted from 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' author John le Carre's novel, will soon be released in the US by way of Lionsgate, but for now we have to settle for a Spanish-subtitled trailer of this psychological thriller.

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