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Matthew Rhys to Co-Star With Tom Hanks in Mr. Rogers Film ‘You Are My Friend’ (Exclusive)

Fresh off his Emmy nomination for “The Americans,” Matthew Rhys is moving to the big screen.Rhys is in talks to co-star with Tom Hanks in TriStar’s Mr. Rogers pic “You Are My Friend,” sources tell Variety.“Diary of a Teenage Girl” director Marielle Heller is helming the movie from a script by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah […]

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The Week In Deadline Videos & Podcasts: Mandy Patinkin, Ana Lily Amirpour, And Anna Akana

From Homeland to The Americans to Legion, this week’s roundup of videos and podcasts feature some potential Emmy candidates as TV Fyc season gains momentum. For The Actor’s Side, Pete Hammond sat down with stage and screen legend Mandy Patinkin to talk about Homeland and his successful career. Before the series finale of The Americans […]

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‘The Americans’ Creators, Keri Russell, and Matthew Rhys on the Series Finale, That Ending, and the Future — Spoilers

[Editor’s Note: The following article contains spoilers for “The Americans” series finale, including the ending.]The creators behind “The Americans” have known the ending of the series for four years, but that doesn’t mean they were kept from second-guessing themselves along the way.“At the very beginning, no, there was no idea of how the show was […]

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‘The Americans’ Review: ‘Jennings, Elizabeth’ Brilliantly Keeps Viewers Teetering on the Edge of Chaos

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “The Americans” Season 6, Episode 9, “Jennings, Elizabeth.”]It’s happening, people! This is not a drill: At the end of “Jennings, Elizabeth,” the title character gets a call from her husband, packs a go bag for the road, and she’s on the run!After a tense hour packed with […]

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‘The Americans’ Review: Smoking Kills and the Truth Comes Out in a Game-Changing Episode 8 — Spoilers

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “The Americans” Season 6, Episode 8, “The Summit.”]Much of what happens in “The Summit” can be summed up in a few simple sentences: Philip tells Elizabeth he’s been spying on her. Elizabeth finally says no to a mission, effectively switching sides in the internal Soviet conflict. Stan […]

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‘The Americans’ Review: The Most Brutal Scene of Season 6 Isn’t Even the Most Memorable in a Charged Episode 7

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “The Americans” Season 6, Episode 7, “Harvest.”]Does everyone remember “the suitcase”? No? Is that because “Americans” viewers are freshly scarred from its surprise sequel, “the axe”? Before “Harvest” even began, it felt like the seventh episode of Season 6 was building up to something big; with Philip […]

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‘The Americans’ Review: Season 6 Is Moving Faster Than Ever, and Episode 6 Makes It Hurt So Good

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “The Americans” Season 6, Episode 6, “Rafifi.”]Someone better yell “timber” because it’s going down on “The Americans.” Stan (Noah Emmerich) and the FBI are closing in on “illegals all over the country” thanks to a new source in Chicago. Elizabeth (Keri Russell) is in over her head […]

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‘The Americans’ Review: Two Sex Scenes Prove Awfully Similar in an All-Around Incredible New Episode

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “The Americans” Season 6, Episode 5, “The Great Patriotic War.”]Welp, there it is: Philip (Matthew Rhys) is actively working against Elizabeth (Keri Russell). Not only did the semi-retired agent end the episode by calling off his mission to Greece — purposefully reneging on his promise to Elizabeth […]

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‘The Americans’ Review: ‘Mr. and Mrs. Teacup’ Mixes Joy and Pain with Distinct Potency, as an Old Friend Returns

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “The Americans” Season 6, Episode 4, “Mr. and Mrs. Teacup.”]Who thought a montage involving Paige making out and Philip line dancing could be so heartbreaking?Thus is the power of “The Americans,” as showrunners Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg almost simultaneously doled out pleasure and pain in a […]

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New Jersey Makes Its Move To Steal Production Away From New York

It is impossible to underestimate the roll tax rebates play in Hollywood decision-making. It’s the reason Wakanda was created in Atlanta, “The Americans” faked ’80s Washington in Brooklyn, and why there are suddenly a lot of television shows with a “Breaking Bad”-like vibe: Georgia, New York and New Mexico are three states that have a […]

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