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Asia Kate Dillon Urges SAG Awards to Remove Gender-Specific Categories

“Billions” star Asia Kate Dillon wrote an impassioned essay on Wednesday that called for the SAG Awards to abolish its gender-specific categories.Dillon’s open letter, which was published by Variety, was addressed to SAG-afrta’s SAG Awards committee members JoBeth Williams, Daryl Anderson, Jason George, Elizabeth McLaughlin, and Woody Schultz in response to the organization informing them […]

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‘Billions’ Review: The Season’s Best Episode Yet Preaches the Reality of Sex Work

Maybe it’s more apparent since Julianna Margulies joined the cast, but “Billions” has always been most successful when copying the kind of ripped-from-the-headlines drama that “The Good Wife” did so perfectly. While early seasons relied on co-creator Andrew Ross Sorkin’s nonfiction bestseller “Too Big to Fail,” the show has expanded its purview, filling out its […]

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‘Billions’ Review: Sex-Positive Episode ‘Contract’ Brings Some Much-Needed Heat

It’s a tried-and-true method, in life and TV: When things get dull, just add sex. After four underwhelming episodes, mostly spent exhaustingly establishing new rivalries and schemes that hardly raise an eyebrow, the writers of “Billions” have finally delivered at least some of the goods that have recently been in short supply. The fifth episode […]

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‘Billions’ Review: In ‘The Chris Rock Test,’ a New Rival for Bobby Brings a Familiar Refrain

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Billions” Season 5, Episode 2, “The Chris Rock Test,” including the ending.]For a show that’s ostensibly about two morally depraved, power-hungry men locked in a perpetual dick-swinging contest of Shakespearean proportions, this world’s stage hosts a bevy of unconventional secondary characters — and they’re far more than […]

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New ‘Rhythm Section’ Trailer: Blake Lively Is Out For Revenge In Reed Morano’s Action Thriller

“The Rhythm Section” should have felt like a true event. It is, after all, the first non-James Bond movie produced by Eon Productions, the team of Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, who are behind the James Bond franchise, and was directed by Reed Morano, the cinematographer-turned-director behind memorable episodes of “Halt and Catch Fire,” […]

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Paul Giamatti Joins Karen Gillan in Assassin Thriller ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ (Exclusive)

Paul Giamatti, who stars in Showtime’s acclaimed series Billions, has joined the high-powered cast of Gunpowder Milkshake, an action thriller from Studiocanal and The Picture Company.Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado, the duo behind the dark Israeli breakout Big Bad Wolves, are directing the project, which already has Avengers: Endgame’s Karen Gillan, Game of Thrones’ Lena […]

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John Singleton, Oscar-Nominated Director, May Have Suffered A Stroke

John Singleton, whose Boyz n the Hood remains one of the definitive movies of the 1990s, may have suffered a stroke and is hospitalized.Social media has erupted with shout-outs and prayers for the director, who is allegedly at Cedars Sinai. His current condition is unknown.Singleton was nominated for two Oscars – Best Director and Best […]

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Universal and Lorne Michaels Developing Movie About Navy Seal Who Killed Osama bin Laden

Universal Pictures and Lorne Michaels’ production company, Broadway Video, have purchased the feature film rights to “The Operator,” a book by former Navy Seal Robert O’Neill about how he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.The full title of the New York Times bestselling book […]

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