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  • REVIEW: 'Amazing Grace' at Bank of America Theatre ★★

    REVIEW: 'Amazing Grace' at Bank of America Theatre ★★
    One way to understand the main problem facing "Amazing Grace," the very sincere new musical with Broadway aspirations, is to imagine a version of the Academy Award-winning movie "12 Years a Slave" wherein the protagonist is not Solomon Northup, the free-born American sold into slavery, but the Brad Pitt character, the white abolitionist Samuel Bass. Should such a movie have been made?
  • Sarah Paulson Looks Back at Her Early Career in a Hallmark TV Movie

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - With the fourth incarnation of "American Horror Story" now underway -- this time out she'll be playing Siamese twins -- Sarah Paulson (who co-starred in last year's Oscar winner, "12 Years a Slave") channeled her 19-year-old...

    Wonder Woman Gal Gadot Eyes Female Lead in 'Ben-Hur'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Gal Gadot is in early talks for the female lead in MGM and Paramount's remake of "Ben-Hur." Jack Huston is on board to play Judah Ben-Hur with Toby Kebbell set for the role of Messala. Morgan Freeman is also attached. Timur...

    HBO Orders Drama Pilot From Steve McQueen with Newcomer to Star

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HBO has given a pilot order to a drama from "12 Years a Slave" helmer Steve McQueen and scribe Matthew Michael Carnahan. "Codes of Conduct" revolves around a young African-American man who enters New York high society but...

    Brad Pitt gets gritty again in 'Fury': 5 lessons from his recent work

    For Brad Pitt aficionados, the initial reaction to the trailer for his upcoming World War II drama "Fury" might have been a flush of familiarity: The actor, after all, memorably played a tough-talking, Nazi-hunting lieutenant in Quentin Tarantino's...