Disney’s ‘Artemis Fowl’ Cuts Harvey Weinstein As Producer

Harvey Weinstein is no longer attached as producer to Artemis Fowl, the Disney movie project based on Eoin Colfer’s children’s books that had reunited the producer and his old Miramax owner back in 2013. Disney confirmed the news that Weinstein was no longer attached to the movie today, following a series of bombshell exposés in the New York Times and the New Yorker over the past week alleging decades of sexual harassment and abuse by the Oscar-winning producer.
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Robert Rodriguez Says Harvey Weinstein “Now Discovering What True Power Is”

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez who had long been in business with Miramax and was in a relationship with actress Rose McGowan who says she was sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein in 1997 is now speaking up.
“I find the behavior of Harvey Weinstein truly disgusting, both what he did and how he covered his tracks, and it makes me wonder how many others can’t come forward and tell their full story because of legal and personal intimidation,” Rodriguez said in a statement to…

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Gal Gadot In Talks To Star In Post-WWII Revenge Thriller ‘Ruin’

EXCLUSIVE: Gal Gadot is in talks to star in Ruin, a Justin Kurzel-directed drama. Backed by Marc Butan’s MadRiver Pictures, the film has hopes of an early 2018 production start. That would enable Gadot to make the movie before starting work in the Patty Jenkins-directed Wonder Woman 2, a film likely to start next summer. The rising star Gadot also recently aligned to join Bradley Cooper in Deeper, the Max Landis-scripted drama that Kornel Mundruczo will direct.
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‘Mayans MC’: Michael Irby Set for Lead Role In FX’s ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Spinoff Pilot

The Unit alum Michael Irby is set for a lead role opposite Edward James Olmos in Kurt Sutter‘s retooled Sons of Anarchy spinoff pilot Mayans MC for FX.
Set in the aftermath of Jax Teller’s death at the end of SoA‘s seven-season run in 2014, Mayans MC will focus on the struggles of EZ Reyes (JD Pardo), a prospect in the Mayan MC charter on the California/Mexico border. The pilot has been undergoing reshoots and recasting of some key roles. FX says Irby’s role is a new…

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‘A Christmas Story Live’: Fox Musical Casts Ralphie

Fox has found its Ralphie Parker. After a nationwide digital casting call, 11-year-old Andy Walken, from Seattle, WA, has been cast as the lead character in A Christmas Story Live! The live musical event is set to air Sunday, December 17, 7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on Fox.
Walken was chosen out of 350 applicants for the role, described as a boy whose only dream is to get a Red Ryder Range Model Carbine Action BB Gun for Christmas. You can watch a video of…

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‘Longmire’ Final Season Trailer & Premiere Date: The Sheriff Has Some Unfinished Business In Absaroka County

Notice to outlaws in Longmire in Absaroka County: There is not a new sheriff in town. But he won’t be there for long. Here is the trailer for the sixth and final season of Longmire, which Netflix said today will go live on November 17. The streaming service rescued the neo-Western drama from A&E’s surprise cancellation after Season 3 in 2014. Fans were outraged by the axing of that network’s most-watched original series and responded with one of the biggest save-the-show…

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‘Walden: Life In the Woods’ Trailer: Demian Bichir Discovers His Inner Wild In Reinterpretation Of Thoreau Classic

EXCLUSIVE: Henry David Thoreau’s literary at-one-with-nature classic Walden gets the indie film treatment in Walden: Life In the Woods. In this exclusive trailer, the reimagining keeps in the spirit of Thoreau’s book — with 21st-century flair  — by painting a narrative of three intersecting storylines.
Alice (Lynn Cohen), haunted by visions of her late husband, yearns to uncover riddles from her past, and as she struggles with dementia — and her nursing home. Her…

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