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Audrey Hepburn TV Series to Be Penned by ‘The Good Wife’ Writer Jacqueline Hoyt

Screen goddess Audrey Hepburn has proven an elusive subject for biopics. The last attempt to adapt her rather incredible life into a biographical drama resulted in a corny TV movie which had Jennifer Love Hewitt doing an impression of the Hollywood icon. But maybe the company behind The Young Pope and My Brilliant Friend could […]

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‘My Brilliant Friend’ Review: Episode 4 Sets the Stage for a Love Triangle, Italian Style

Trigger alert: To those for whom the exquisite pain of first unrequited love still scalds, Episode 4 of this season of “My Brilliant Friend,” titled “The Kiss,” could freshen those wounds. It’s an effective juxtaposition to experience Lenu’s (Margherita Mazzucco) internal torment — over learning that the broodingly handsome and cocksure Nino Sarratore (Francesco Serpico) […]

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‘My Brilliant Friend’ Trailer: Elena Ferrante’s Acclaimed Novel Series Comes To HBO

HBO’s novel adaptations have a proven track record of being pretty great. The network’s flagship show “Game of Thrones” is one of the most popular on tv and will start its final season next year. “Big Little Lies” was so successful that HBO decided to bring it back for a second season (with freaking Meryl […]

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‘My Brilliant Friend’ Trailer: HBO Adaptation Follows a Tumultuous Friendship Across Multiple Generations

“My Brilliant Friend” might be the highest profile TV entry in this year’s Venice Film Festival. Now, eager viewers have a taste of the series for themselves, courtesy of HBO.The eight-part adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s novel of the same name — itself the first in a four-volume series — is set to debut later this […]

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