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Magnolia Nabs Norway Oscar Entry ‘Out Stealing Horses’ Starring Stellan Skarsgård — Exclusive

Global Swedish star Stellan Skarsgård (“Chernobyl”) has long collaborated with Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland (“Aberdeen” and “A Somewhat Gentle Man”). Their most recent film, “Out Stealing Horses,” celebrated its world premiere in Competition at the 2019 Berlinale and is now Norway’s official Oscar entry for Best International Film Feature.Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights […]

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Best & Worst Of The 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards: ‘Fleabag,’ Billy Porter, ‘Masked Singer’

There were some headscratching surprises. Few saw Jason Bateman winning Directing for a Drama Series for “Ozark” or “Bandersnatch” winning TV Movie over “Deadwood: The Movie,” but for the most part the 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards only thrived on the euphoric surprises such as “Killing Eve’s” Jodi Comer and all those “Fleabag” wins and some […]

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‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Chernobyl’ & ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Dominate Creative Arts Emmys Night Two

After handing out 46 winners last night, the Television Academy bestowed another 49 winners on Sunday night for the second and final night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The remaining honors will be announced on Sunday, Sept. 22nd during a primetime telecast on Fox. Tonight’s winners, in particular, showed a potentially fierce battle brewing […]

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‘Chernobyl’: Jakob Ihre Wins Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie

Jakob Ihre’s work on “Chernobyl”‘s second episode earned him his first Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie Sunday evening at the Creative Arts Emmys.The HBO historical miniseries, which dramatized the Soviet Union’s 1986 nuclear disaster, did not shy away from painting bleak pictures. “Please Remain Calm,” the series’ second episode, followed […]

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Stellan Skarsgard Discusses Venice Festival Drama ‘Painted Bird’

No stranger to the world of prestigious film festivals, Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgard drew notice almost from the very beginning of his film career when he won the best actor award at the Berlin Film Festival in 1982 for his role in Hans Alfredson’s “Simple-Minded Murderer.” Next stop for the Emmy-nominated star of HBO’s “Chernobyl” […]

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‘Fleabag,’ ‘Chernobyl,’ ‘Russian Doll’ Win Big at 2019 TCA Awards

Tonight’s 35th annual Television Critics Association (TCA) Awards crowned the year’s top achievements in TV across 13 categories. Hosted this year by comedy duo Desus & Mero, the TCA Awards provide a nice boost for series contending for 2019 Primetime Emmys.Amazon’s tragicomic hit “Fleabag” swept up three prizes, including Program of the Year and Outstanding […]

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WGA Challenger Craig Mazin Drops Out of Race, Citing Family Medical Issue

“Chernobyl” writer-creator Craig Mazin, vocal in his opposition to the Writers Guild of America‘s current strategy in its battle with talent agencies, announced Wednesday that’s he’s dropping out of the running for the union’s second-in-command due to a family medical issue.Mazin was running for vice president as part of a slate of WGA executive candidates […]

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Irish genre film ‘Wolf’, set to star Barry Keoghan, receives backing from Screen Ireland in latest funding round

The film is written and directed by Nathalie Biancheri.Irish actor Barry Keoghan, whose credits includeThe Killing of a Sacred Deer, American Animals, and the Emmy-nominated series Chernobyl , is in talks to star in Nathalie Biancheri’s Wolf, a high-concept arthouse drama about a boy who believes he is a wolf. It is being produced by […]

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From ‘Chernobyl’ to ‘Wild Rose,’ Jessie Buckley is the Star You Can’t Stop Watching

Jessie Buckley is having what is popularly known as A Moment, that cultural curiosity when an actor seems to appear from nowhere to star in all of the most interesting projects, all at once. In HBO’s “Chernobyl”, her performance as Lyudmilla Ignatenko, the pregnant housewife who must bear witness to the horrific radiation poisoning of […]

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‘The Terror’ Star Adam Nagaitis Joins ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ (Exclusive)

Adam Nagaitis, who had breakout roles in “The Terror” and “Chernobyl,” has landed a significant part in “Gunpowder Milkshake,” joining Karen Gillan and Paul Giamatti.Lena Headey and Michelle Yeoh are also on board.Navot Papushado and Ehud Lavski wrote the pic, with Papushado directing the action-thriller about a group of female assassins that come together after […]

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