PopPolitics: ‘Parks & Rec’ Makes Final Trek to D.C.; ‘Foxcatcher’ and the Truth of John du Pont (Listen) Variety – Music

As it nears the end of its run, NBC’s “Parks & Recreation” makes a final trek to Washington on its February 10 episode, marking one of its more ambitious uses of real-life political figures for cameos. Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Sen. Cory ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges’ ‘Seventh Son’ Screening is a ‘Big Lebowski’ Reunion Variety – Music

Dark magic, witches and “The Dude” (Jeff Bridges’ famed role in “The Big Lebowski”) prevailed at a special screening of Universal Pictures’ epic fantasy adventure “Seventh Son” in New York City on Friday night. The film’s stars, Bridges and Julianne Moore — last seen together onscreen in the Coen brothers’ ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Indie Sales Acquires Scandi Chiller ‘Shelley’ (EXCLUSIVE) Variety – Music

GOTEBORG, Sweden– Paris-based sales outfit Indie Sales has acquired Ali Abbasi’s feature debut “Shelley,” one of the projects pitched at Goteborg’s Nordic Film Market. Hailing from the co-producers of Jonas Alexander Arnby’s “When Animals Dream,” the well-polished genre film boasts an international cast, headlined by Cosmina Stratan, who won the ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Jay Z-Aspiro/Wimp/Tidal Lefsetz Letter

It’s all about the endgame. That’s what amateurs don’t understand about business. Jay Z doesn’t want to own and operate a streaming service, he just wants to leverage his fame to raise awareness and then lay the whole thing off on someone else. I’m sick and tired of entertainment people ….Read More Via:: LEFSETZ LETTER