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Armie Hammer Dropped From Another Film, ‘Billion Dollar Spy,’ in Wake of Sexual Assault Allegations (Exclusive)

Armie Hammer has been dropped from another film, in the wake of sexual assault allegations and continuous online chatter that has been spiraling across social media since the beginning of the year.Hammer is no longer attached to the thriller “Billion Dollar Spy,” Variety has learned exclusively. Hammer was set to star opposite Mads Mikkelsen in […]

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‘Nomadland’ and ‘Queen’s Gambit’ Win USC Libraries Scripter Awards

Traditionally mounted by the USC Libraries as an elegant black-tie, sit-down dinner at the historic Edward L. Doheny Jr. Memorial Library at the University of Southern California, this year the Scripter Awards went global. On Saturday, March 13, the USC Libraries opened up their exclusive awards show to honor the year’s best film and television […]

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Neil Patrick Harris Says It’s ‘Sexy’ for Straight Actors to Play Gay Roles

The notion of straight actors playing gay roles has been a controversial topic in Hollywood in recent years, especially surrounding high-profile LGBTQ films like “Call Me By Your Name” or “Ammonite.” But Neil Patrick Harris, who is currently starring in Russell T. Davies’ AIDS drama miniseries “It’s a Sin” now on Channel 4, thinks that […]

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Armie Hammer’s ‘Shotgun Wedding’ Role to Be Recast Amid Social Media Scandal

Armie Hammer is stepping away from his role opposite Jennifer Lopez in “Shotgun Wedding,” Variety has confirmed.“Given the imminent start date of ‘Shotgun Wedding’, Armie has requested to step away from the film and we support him in his decision,” said a production spokesperson. Hammer’s role in the film will be recast.Hammer was most recently […]

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‘Call My By Your Name’ Producer Rodrigo Teixeira Files Motion to Dismiss Fraud Lawsuit

The legal battle between Brazilian producer Rodrigo Teixeira (“Call Me By Your Name”) and his former business partner Luiz Mussnich has heated up.An October lawsuit filed by Mussnich and another by his brother-in-law Carlos Randolpho Gros in Brazil, alleged that Teixeira wooed well-to-do Brazilian investors through the years but the bulk of the funds he […]

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‘The Inheritance’ Playwright Matthew López to Pen Tennessee Williams Drama for Searchlight, Produced by Luca Guadagnino and Peter Spears (Exclusive)

Matthew López, the acclaimed playwright behind “The Inheritance,” will bring the story of legendary dramatist Tennessee Williams to the big screen for Searchlight Pictures.López will pen a feature film adaptation of the novel “Leading Men,” which centers on the “A Streetcar Named Desire” and “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” scribe and his longtime partner […]

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Luca Guadagnino’s Plans for a ‘Suspiria’ Sequel Were Genuinely Insane

Luca Guadagnino’s 2018 remake of Dario Aregento’s ballet-and-witches classic Suspiria is a total masterpiece and one of the most unfairly overlooked movies in recent memory. Beautiful, haunting, with much on its mind (perhaps too much), it was also a wild left turn for the director, who had just won critical acclaim and industry recognition for […]

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CAA, Rt Features Sign Up ‘Memory House’ Director Joao Paulo Miranda Maria (Exclusive)

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has signed João Paulo Miranda Maria, writer-director of “Memory House,” the only Latin American feature chosen for this year’s Cannes Official Selection.In further news, Miranda Maria is preparing two new feature films, one his English-language debut, with Rodrigo Teixeira’s Sao Paulo-based Rt Features, producer of Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me By Your […]

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‘We Are Who We Are’ Trailer: Luca Guadagnino is Delivering Another Stirring Coming-of-Age Drama, This Time for TV

Back in 2017, director Luca Guadagnino delivered the gorgeous coming-of-age romance Call Me By Your Name starring Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer. Now the filmmaker is at it again, this time with Jack Dylan Grazer and Jordan Kristine Seamón starring in We Are Who We Are, a new HBO series following two American kids living […]

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‘Ammonite’: Kate Winslet & Saoirse Ronan Are The Latest Ladies On Fire In Francis Lee’s Gorgeous-Looking Gay Romantic Drama

One of the best films of 2017 you didn’t see and one of the best films of that year, period? Francis Lee’s “God’s Own Country.” It was an astonishing feature-length debut and landed Lee immediately on every list imaginable where filmmakers-to-watch were concerned (“God’s Own Country” also won Sundance’s World Cinema directing award that year). […]

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