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  • Where do Michael Sheen's bow ties come from on 'Masters of Sex?'

    Where do Michael Sheen's bow ties come from on 'Masters of Sex?'
    The ubiquitous bow ties Michael Sheen wears on "Masters of Sex" are all handmade by costume designer Ane Crabtree, she tells Julie Ma in an interview on the Cut blog. Why? Because Dr. William Masters' mother handmade all his bow ties, and Sheen insisted,...
  • Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons Join Jesse Owens Film 'Race'

    Focus Features has officially acquired domestic rights to the Jesse Owens biopic "Race," with Jason Sudeikis and Jeremy Irons joining the cast. Stephan James will play Owens with Stephen Hopkins directing the pic. The pic is based on the true story of...
  • IFC Orders 'Spoils of Babylon' Sequel 'The Spoils Before Dying'

    IFC has ordered a sequel to the Funny or Die-produced "Spoils of Babylon," the cabler announced Monday. The comedy miniseries, "The Spoils Before Dying," will again be executive produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Matt Piedmont, Andrew Steele and Nate...
  • HBO tops Emmy nominations with 'Games of Thrones,' 'True Detective'

    HBO tops Emmy nominations with 'Games of Thrones,' 'True Detective'
    The TV landscape is turning into a "Game of Thrones" judging by the 66th Primetime Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning. HBO is still king, with 99 nominations. But its fortunes slipped a bit. (The premium channel had 108 nods last year.) And...
  • Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees

    Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees
    Here is the complete list of Primetime Emmy Awards nominees: Drama series "Breaking Bad" (AMC) "Downton Abbey" (PBS) "Game of Thrones" (HBO) "House of Cards" (Netflix) "Mad Men" (AMC) "True Detective" (HBO) Comedy series "The Big Bang Theory"...
  • Cannes Film Festival: Early Pics Include Tommy Lee Jones' 'The Homesman,' 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′

    On the eve of the Cannes Film Festival's official selection announcement, a major competition prospect has emerged in Tommy Lee Jones' frontier drama "The Homesman," starring Jones and Hilary Swank as a claim jumper and a pioneer woman undertaking a...
  • Review: 'Hateship Loveship' ★★★

    Review: 'Hateship Loveship' ★★&#9733
    A lot of performers who come out of comedy, sketch and improvisation would rather die than do next-to-nothing on camera. Kristen Wiig, on the other hand — no problem. She can watch, and listen and be interesting. She's comfortable working on a small...
  • Review: 'Hateship Loveship' founders on weak emotional center

    For Helen Hunt it was "As Good as It Gets." For Jennifer Aniston it was "The Good Girl." For Bill Murray, "Lost in Translation." The films that settled whether actors adept at comedy could be as affecting in drama. You can sense that question hanging...
  • 'SNL' at 40: Remember the originals

    'SNL' at 40: Remember the originals
    NBC has announced that it will celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live" with a three-hour special Feb. 15. " 'Saturday Night Live' is an institution unlike anything else in television history,"  Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC...
  • NBC To Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of SNL With 3-Hour Special

    NBC will air a three-hour live special on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 , in celebration of the 40th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live." The air date comes about eight months before the show originally debuted on the Peacock in the fall of 1975. Past and...
  • Emma Stone in Vogue: Beau Andrew Garfield is 'incredibly important'

    Emma Stone is Vogue's May 2014 cover girl, and we're pretty relieved that the hype around April's notorious cover stars has died down. For the second time, the 25-year-old graces the cover of the fashion codex, and this time it's just ahead of her...