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‘King of Staten Island’ Costume Designer Sarah Mae Burton on Creating Pete Davidson’s Look

Though “The King of Staten Island” is based in part on the real life of Pete Davidson, costume designer Sarah Mae Burton (“The Big Sick”) knew she didn’t want Davidson’s character to look like the “SNL” cast member.“Pete has a distinctive style [“scrumbo” — logos, sweats, Hawaiian shirts and neon] in the media, and we […]

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Kumail Nanjiani to Star in Political Thriller ‘The Independent’ (Exclusive)

Kumail Nanjiani is adding political thriller to his growing list of onscreen credits, having signed up to star in The Independent.The star — who landed an Oscar nomination for his 2017 breakout The Big Sick and has Paramount romantic comedy The Lovebirds and his first superhero outing in Marvel’s The Eternals coming up — is […]

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Coming to ‘Little America’, As Told By the Apple TV+ Anthology’s Executive Producers

Debuting today, Apple TV+’s latest original offering is the eight-episode anthology series “Little America.” Based on the first-person photo essay feature of the same name from Epic Magazine, “Little America” is a slice of life series that dramatizes real-life immigrant stories. As Apple TV+ describes it, the series goes beyond current events headlines “to look […]

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11 TV Shows To Watch In January: ‘The New Pope,’ ‘The Outsider,’ ‘Shrill’ & More

Thank goodness for new TV premieres in January because on the film side, things are looking bleak. There are plenty of new series to stream and binge with the creative minds behind “Veep” and “The Big Sick” debuting their latest outputs. We’re also coming to the end of beloved series such as “Bojack Horseman” and […]

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‘The Lovebirds’: Issa Rae-Kumail Nanjiani Paramount Comedy Moved Back By A Month

Paramount’s romantic comedy The Lovebirds is fleeing the nest. The film has been moved from its announced March 6 wide-release date to April 3.Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani star as a couple on the brink of breaking up who get unintentionally embroiled in a bizarre murder mystery. As they get closer to clearing their names […]

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Marisa Tomei Joins Pete Davidson in Judd Apatow Comedy (Exclusive)

Marisa Tomei, the Oscar winner who plays Aunt May in the current Spider-Man movies, will star opposite Pete Davidson in Universal’s untitled comedy being made by Judd Apatow.Apatow will direct the feature, which is set to shoot this summer in New York City, and he also is producing with Barry Mendel, his collaborator on such […]

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Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani Are Starring in a Rom-Com, So Hand Over Your Money Now

Sometimes you don’t even need to hear the full scoop on an upcoming project before you’re ready to throw all your money at it. That’s exactly how I’m feeling about The Lovebirds, the recently announced romantic comedy starring Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani.According to The Hollywood Reporter, the two comedy stars will play a couple […]

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Hollywood Turns Upside Down as Pending Landmark Theatres Sale Could Be the Tip of Upcoming Exhibition Changes

A number of speculative deals are floating in the Hollywood ether, as the industry moves away from studio dominance and toward Silicon Valley. Caught in that maw is Twentieth Century Fox’s sale to Disney and At&T’s merger with Warner Bros. But eyes are also on the fate of the indie Landmark Theatres chain, which owner […]

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