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Mindy Kaling and ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Showrunner Dan Goor Teaming Up for ‘Legally Blonde 3’

A third Legally Blonde movie has been in the works for quite some time, but the sequel just landed some serious pedigree on the script side. Per THR, Mindy Kaling and Dan Goor have signed on to write the script for MGM’s Legally Blonde 3, which will see Reese Witherspoon reprising her role as Elle […]

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Lynn Shelton, Director of ‘Humpday’ and ‘Little Fires Everywhere,’ Dies at 54

Lynn Shelton, an indie filmmaker who helped popularize the mumblecore genre with works such as “Humpday” and “Your Sister’s Sister,” died Friday of a blood disorder. She was 54.Shelton was best known for her naturalistic, understated approach to comedy and drama in low-budget films that were hits with the Sundance crowd, but she reached a […]

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Friends and Collaborators Mourn the Loss of Director Lynn Shelton: ‘She Was Only Just Getting Started’

Lynn Shelton, the beloved indie film director who also helmed mainstream TV programs like “Little Fires Everywhere,” “Mad Men” and “Glow,” tragically died on Friday. Her publicist cited a previously unknown blood disorder as the cause of death. She was 54.Shelton made her directorial debut at the Sundance Film Festival in 2006 with “We Go […]

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Mindy Kaling and Constance Wu on ‘Hustlers,’ ‘Late Night’ and the Importance of Female Directors

Mindy Kaling (“Late Night”) and Constance Wu (“Hustlers”) sat down for a chat for “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors.” For more, click here.Mindy Kaling hit big screens this year with “Late Night,” a film that played off her winsome ambition. As an aspirant writer lending a new attitude to an aging show, Kaling reinforced the […]

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Mindy Kaling: ‘I was so embarrassed about being a diversity hire’

The star of The Office and The Mindy Project has defied typecasting by writing her own roles – and working very hard. She talks about Late Night, her new film with Emma Thompson, remaking Four Weddings, and her own real life rom-com“Oh my God, I can’t believe you’re doing it again, you’re insane! I love […]

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Film News Roundup: Evangeline Lilly, Ike Barinholtz Starring in ‘Happy Life’ Comedy

In today’s film news roundup, Evangeline Lilly, Ike Barinholtz and Mike Manning get acting jobs, “Easy Rider” returns and Gravitas buys “Chasing Molly.”CastingsEvangeline Lilly and Ike Barinholtz have joined the independent comedy “Happy Life” with David Stassen (“The Mindy Project”) set to write and direct his debut feature film.Stassen and Barinholtz are also serving as […]

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Mindy Kaling, Priyanka Chopra Teaming on Wedding Comedy for Universal

Universal Pictures is developing a wedding comedy after winning an auction for a pitch by Mindy Kaling, Priyanka Chopra and Dan Goor.Kaling, who will write the screenplay with Goor, is attached to star alongside Chopra and will potentially direct. Kaling will produce for her Kaling International, Chopra for Purple Pebble Pictures, Howard Klein for 3 […]

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Amy Ryan Joins Mindy Kaling And Emma Thompson In FilmNation-30West Talk Show Comedy ‘Late Night’

Exclusive: Gone Baby Gone and Birdman actress Amy Ryan has joined the cast of Mindy Kaling’s comedy Late Night, I can reveal. Kaling, Emma Thompson, John Lithgow and Hugh Dancy star in the feature from director Nisha Ganatra (Cake), which is shooting now in New York. Kaling, star of The Mindy Project who appears in […]

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Hulu orders Mindy Kaling’s ‘Four Weddings And A Funeral’ series

Streaming platform also greenlights Season 3 of The Handmaid’s Tale, passes 20m subscribers.Us streamer Hulu has ordered Four Weddings And A Funeral, a limited series from Mindy Kaling and Matt Warburton inspired by the 1994 rom-com, and renewed The Handmaid’s Tale for a third season.Hulu top brass announced the developments at the upfront presentation in […]

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