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Michelle Pfeiffer to Play Betty Ford in The First Lady

Showtime has announced that Oscar and Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner Michelle Pfeiffer (French Exit) will star as Betty Ford and Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Susanne Bier (The Undoing) will direct and executive produce the anthology series The First Lady. Michelle Pfeiffer is joining Oscar, Emmy and Tony winner Viola Davis (Ma …

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Check Out Some Brand New Suicide Squad Photos!

Empire Magazine has posted some new The Suicide Squad photos from its December 2020 issue, which goes on sale Thursday, October 29. You can check out the new The Suicide Squad photos and director James Gunn’s statements on the film below. Written and directed by Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy films), The Suicide Squad began filming on September 23, 2019. Warner Bros. …

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Suicide Squad Covers Feature a New Look at the Cast!

Empire Magazine has revealed The Suicide Squad covers for its December 2020 issue, which goes on sale Thursday, October 29. You can check out both the newsstand and subscriber Suicide Squad covers below. Written and directed by James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy films), The Suicide Squad began filming on September 23, 2019. Warner Bros. …

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Trailer with Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman

Netflix has shared the official Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom trailer, which you can watch using the player below. We’ve also included the key art and numerous character posters. The film will open in select theaters in November and be available on the streaming service on December 18, 2020. Tensions and temperatures rise over the course …

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Netflix Reveals Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Social Distance & His House

Netflix has revealed a first look at the feature film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, which is the late Chadwick Boseman’s last film, the series Social Distance, and the dramatic horror thriller His House. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (December 18) Tensions and temperatures rise over the course of an afternoon recording session in 1920s Chicago as …

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Viola Davis to Play Michelle Obama in Showtime’s First Ladies

Showtime has ordered the first season of the hour-long drama First Ladies, starring and executive produced by Oscar, Emmy and Tony winner Viola Davis, who will play former first lady Michelle Obama. Produced by Showtime and Lionsgate Television, the series will also be executive produced by Julius Tennon, Oscar winner Cathy Schulman (Crash, Five Feet Apart), …

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Viola Davis and More Join Sandra Bullock in Netflix

Academy, Tony, and Emmy Award winner Viola Davis (Fences, The Help, How to Get Away with Murder, Suicide Squad, Widows), Rob Morgan (Just Mercy, Mudbound) and Aisling Franciosi (The Nightingale) have joined Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock in the upcoming untitled Netflix project to be directed by Nora Fingscheidt (Systemsprenger / System Crasher). The movie …

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Amazon Prime Video Reveals the Troop Zero Trailer and Poster

Amazon Prime Video has released the Troop Zero trailer and poster, which preview the family film debuting worldwide on the streaming service January 17. In a tiny Georgia town in 1977, a motherless girl dreams of life beyond the confines of her trailer-park home in Troop Zero. When her quest for connection leads her to reach for …

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Troop Zero Coming to Amazon Prime Video in January 2020

Amazon Prime Video announced today that Troop Zero, starring Academy Award winners Viola Davis and Allison Janney, Mckenna Grace and Jim Gaffigan, will debut worldwide on January 17, 2020. In celebration of the launch on Prime Video, Amazon Studios will create a Troop Zero float for the Tournament of Roses Parade to be featured as …

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How to Get Away with Murder to End After Season 6

ABC announced today that the upcoming sixth season of How to Get Away with Murder will be its last. The series, which has been a constant in ABC’s TGIT programming block since its debut on Sept. 25, 2014, will return Thursday, September 26 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT). This season follows Professor Annalise Keating’s (Viola Davis) class …

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Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom for Netflix

Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman are taking on Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom for Netflix, it was announced on Twitter today. The adaptation of the August Wilson play follows the woman dubbed “Mother of the Blues.” The film will be produced by Denzel Washington. You can check out the tweet below. We’re thrilled to announce Ma Rainey’s …

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Idris Elba Playing a New Role in The Suicide Squad

A month ago, it was announced that Idris Elba was replacing Will Smith in the role of Deadshot in James Gunn’s upcoming The Suicide Squad. Now, Variety is reporting that, while Elba will star in the film, it will no longer be in the role of Deadshot. Instead, the trade says that Gunn has decided to …

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The Official Trailer for Steve McQueen’s Widows

20th Century Fox has released the official trailer for director Steve McQueen‘s Widows. McQueen (12 Years a Slave) co-wrote the script with bestselling author Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl). The blistering, modern-day thriller is set against the backdrop of crime, passion and corruption. Widows is the story of four women with nothing in common except a debt …

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