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Jóhann Jóhannsson Dies: ‘The Theory Of Everything’ Composer Was 48

Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning Icelandic composer, musician and producer, died in Berlin yesterday. He was 48, and a cause of death was not immediately known. Jóhannsson’s death was confirmed by his manager, Tim Husom. Known for compositions that often blended electronics with classical orchestrations, Jóhannsson credits include the Golden Globe-winning score […]

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The Owners of the ‘Murder House’ From ‘American Horror Story’ Aren’t Happy They Have to Live With Ghosts Now

It wasn’t until after the first season of “American Horror Story” aired that those first 12 episodes became known as “Murder House,” but the title fits. The (in)famous Los Angeles home where Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, and Taissa Farmiga lived is currently occupied by a couple who moved in in 2015 — but weren’t told […]

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Jóhann Jóhannsson, ‘Theory of Everything’ Composer, Dies at 48

Jóhann Jóhannsson, the Oscar-nominated composer of such films as “Arrival,” “Sicario” and “The Theory of Everything,” was found dead on Friday in his Berlin apartment, his manager said. He was 48.Tim Husom, his Los Angeles manager, said that Berlin authorities are investigating and that an autopsy would be performed. Cause of death, thus far, is […]

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Jóhann Jóhannsson, ‘Arrival’ and ‘The Theory of Everything’ Composer, Dies at 48

Jóhann Jóhannsson, the Academy Award–nominated and Golden Globe–winning composer, has died at age 48. The cause of death is not known at this time, but the Icelandic musician passed away in Berlin yesterday after reportedly being missing for a few days.He only recently started scoring films, but made an impact immediately: Jóhannsson began collaborating with […]

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‘Annihilation’ Director Alex Garland Is Developing an Eight-Part TV Series for FX

Early word on Alex Garland’s Annihilation, the second movie from the Ex Machina director, is that it’s a new classic of the science-fiction genre, which was essentially what people said about Ex Machina. The movie doesn’t hit theaters for another two weekends but Garland has already seemingly teased that he has a new project in […]

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Diane Kruger, Eric Bana in Talks for Spy Thriller ‘The Operative’

Diane Kruger and Eric Bana are in negotiations to star in the spy thriller “The Operative” with “Bethlehem” director Yuval Adler attached to helm.“The Operative” is the story of a woman recruited by the Mossad to go undercover in Tehran who becomes entangled in a complex triangle with her handler and her subject. The screenplay […]

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Ansel Elgort, Zendaya to Star in Crime Drama ‘Finest Kind’

An A-list trio has been assembled for a hot new package, Finest Kind.Jake Gyllenhaal, Ansel Elgort and Zendaya will star in the crime drama from Brian Helgeland, the Oscar-winning writer-director behind Mystic River, L.A. Confidential and A Knight’s Tale.Producing are Krasnoff/Foster Entertainment, and Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas of Imperative Entertainment. Gyllenhaal and his Nine […]

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‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Tops Friday as Franchise Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide

Saturday AM Update: Universal’s Fifty Shades Freed led the way on Friday with an estimated $18.5 million with an expectation for a $40 million opening weekend. The film scored a “B+” CinemaScore. Additionally, the Fifty Shades franchise topped a combined $1 billion worldwide yesterday with Fifty Shades Freed topping $50 million by end of day. […]

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