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Scarlett Johansson Plays ‘Scary Mom’ Katie Britt on ‘Saturday Night Live’ After Republican Senator Is Panned

Scarlett Johansson Plays ‘Scary Mom’ Katie Britt on ‘Saturday Night Live’ After Republican Senator Is Panned

“Saturday Night Live” kicked off the March 9 episode mocking President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address — but more so, the Republican response. After Mikey Day’s Biden spoke to Congress and mocked House Speaker Mike Johnson shaking his head — “every time I say predecessor, Mike Johnson shakes his head like he just accidentally ...

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‘Glee’ Star Amber Riley Rejected a Sex Scene With Chord Overstreet’s Sam: ‘It Would’ve Been So Awkward’

‘Glee’ Star Amber Riley Rejected a Sex Scene With Chord Overstreet’s Sam: ‘It Would’ve Been So Awkward’

Amber Riley, who starred as Mercedes in “Glee,” revealed on the “And That’s What You Really Missed” podcast that she refused to film a sex scene with Chord Overstreet’s character Sam. “I told [‘Glee’ co-creator] Brad [Falchuk], ‘Absolutely not,’” Riley shared with her former co-stars and podcast hosts Jenna Ushkowitz and Kevin McHale. “He gave me the blue pages or whatever. It was written. I said, ‘No.’” Riley said ...

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‘Kamasutra’ Sells Wide for Indywood, Indian Sales Outfit’s FilMart Slate Includes Asian Film Awards Nominee ‘Paradise’ (EXCLUSIVE)

‘Kamasutra’ Sells Wide for Indywood, Indian Sales Outfit’s FilMart Slate Includes Asian Film Awards Nominee ‘Paradise’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Indian sales outfit Indywood Distribution Network has sold Rupesh Paul’s “Kamasutra — The Revenge” wide ahead of Hong Kong’s film rights market FilMart. Starring Sherlyn Chopra, Milind Gunaji and Gajendra Chauhan, and produced by San2Creations, the film follows two princesses — one who is robbed of her dreams when forced to accept a middle-aged king ...

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FilMart: European Film Sales Agents See Strength in Numbers, as EFP and Unifrance Umbrella Stands Reopen at Hong Kong Market

FilMart: European Film Sales Agents See Strength in Numbers, as EFP and Unifrance Umbrella Stands Reopen at Hong Kong Market

Oscar contenders and Berlin prize-winners will be among the European films being represented by visiting companies to FilMart that are making use of the European Film Promotion umbrella stand within the annual Hong Kong market. In total 29 European film sales companies are making the trip, including more than a dozen from France under the ...

‘Harry Potter’ Actor Miriam Margolyes Says Adult Fans ‘Should Be Over’ the Franchise by Now: ‘It’s for Children’

‘Harry Potter’ Actor Miriam Margolyes Says Adult Fans ‘Should Be Over’ the Franchise by Now: ‘It’s for Children’

“Harry Potter” actor Miriam Margolyes is concerned about adult fans of the beloved franchise. “They should be over that by now,” Margolyes said in a recent interview with New Zealand’s 1News. “You know, I mean, it was 25 years ago, and it’s for children. I think it’s for children.” Margolyes played Professor Pomona Sprout, who taught herbology at ...

‘Conan O’Brien Must Go,’ the Host’s Return to TV, Gets a Max Premiere Date

‘Conan O’Brien Must Go,’ the Host’s Return to TV, Gets a Max Premiere Date

“Conan O’Brien Must Go” is finally going. The long-in-the-works project, announced last year during Warner Bros. Discovery’s upfronts presentation, has been given a premiere date: Thursday, April 18 on Max. O’Brien announced the premiere date of the show’s four episodes on Saturday at SXSW, during an on-stage conversation with comedian Nick Kroll. “Conan O’Brien Must ...

Alexander Payne’s ‘The Holdovers’ Accused of Plagiarism by ‘Luca’ Writer (EXCLUSIVE)

Alexander Payne’s ‘The Holdovers’ Accused of Plagiarism by ‘Luca’ Writer (EXCLUSIVE)

On Jan. 12, screenwriter Simon Stephenson sent an email to the Writers Guild of America’s senior director of credits Lesley Mackey asking to set up a call to discuss an important matter. The CAA-repped writer, whose credits include Pixar’s “Luca” and StudioCanal’s “Paddington 2,” wrote, “I’ve encountered a credits-related issue on quite a high profile ...

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