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How Matthew Fox Was Lured Out of 'Retirement' to Lead Apocalyptic Thriller 'Last Light'

How Matthew Fox Was Lured Out of ‘Retirement’ to Lead Apocalyptic Thriller ‘Last Light’

More than a decade after the end of “Lost,” actor Matthew Fox has returned to TV with the apocalyptic thriller “Last Light,” which world premiered Friday at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival. The show, which will stream on Peacock and is produced by MGM Intl. TV Productions, envisions a society plunged into chaos when oil supplies …

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Al Pacino Wants to See Timothée Chalamet Take Over His Role in a 'Heat' Sequel

Al Pacino Wants to See Timothée Chalamet Take Over His Role in a ‘Heat’ Sequel

After 27 years, the follow-up to “Heat” is almost here. Writer-director Michael Mann is releasing a continuation of his beloved crime epic on August 9 in the form of a novel, titled “Heat 2.” The book will trace the lives of criminal master Neil McCauley (Robert De Niro) and obsessive detective Lt. Vincent Hanna (Al …

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Nicola Coughlan, Simone Ashley and Charithra Chandran Tease 'Bridgerton' Season 3

Nicola Coughlan, Simone Ashley and Charithra Chandran Tease ‘Bridgerton’ Season 3

“Bridgerton” fans were whipped into a frenzy at the news that the hit Netflix series would skip ahead of the book’s timeline to feature the love story between Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan) and Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) in Season 3. Coughlan announced the news during an FYSEE panel celebrating the show on May 15, telling …

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'Late Show With Stephen Colbert' Production Team Detained at Capitol After Filming Interviews

‘Late Show With Stephen Colbert’ Production Team Detained at Capitol After Filming Interviews

UPDATED with statement from Capitol Police A field production team for “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” was detained in the Capitol on June 16 after filming comedy segments for the CBS late-night show. More from Variety CBS confirmed that an incident occured with the Capitol Police while a production team to support the foul-mouthed …

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Mark Shields, Genteel Political Analyst for 'PBS NewsHour,' CNN's 'Capital Gang,' Dies at 85

Mark Shields, Genteel Political Analyst for ‘PBS NewsHour,’ CNN’s ‘Capital Gang,’ Dies at 85

Mark Shields, the longtime Washington Post political columnist who was a fixture of “PBS NewsHour” and a co-host of CNN’s “Capital Gang,” died on June 18. He was 85. Shields’ death was confirmed in tweet from “PBS NewsHour” anchor Judy Woodruff. Woofruff praised her colleague “who for decades wowed us with his encyclopedic knowledge of …

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Why 'Hacks' Earned Its Season 3 Renewal, despite Season 2's Perfect Ending (Column)

Why ‘Hacks’ Earned Its Season 3 Renewal, despite Season 2’s Perfect Ending (Column)

As the final minutes of “Hacks” Season 2 ticked by, it was hard to shake the feeling that they just might mark the final minutes of “Hacks,” period. With Deborah (the incomparable Jean Smart) finally tapping in to a more personal and rewarding vein of her comedy to huge success, before pushing Ava (the underrated …

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'I Was Surprised' She Had Sex With a Man

‘I Was Surprised’ She Had Sex With a Man

Maisie Williams told Teen Vogue that playing Arya Stark on HBO’s long-running fantasy series “Game of Thrones” never shocked her until the final season, when the writers decided to have Arya consummate her relationship with Gendry Baratheon. Williams had long been under the assumption that Arya identified as queer. The character has sex with Gendry …

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Ana de Armas Stuns as Marilyn Monroe in Netflix's NC-17 Drama

Ana de Armas Stuns as Marilyn Monroe in Netflix’s NC-17 Drama

Netflix has debuted the first evocative footage from Andrew Dominik’s “Blonde,” starring Ana de Armas as Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe. The movie, based on the bestselling novel by Joyce Carol Oates, is notable for its NC-17 rating. The supporting cast includes Bobby Cannavale, Adrien Brody, Julianne Nicholson, Xavier Samuel and Evan Williams. The official “Blonde” …

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The Last Wish' Sneak Peek in Annecy Reveals Darker Tone, New Look for Spaghetti Western Fairytale

The Last Wish’ Sneak Peek in Annecy Reveals Darker Tone, New Look for Spaghetti Western Fairytale

Nearly two decades after the character broke out in “Shrek 2” and 11 years since his last solo outing, Puss in Boots – that Antonio Banderas-voiced rapscallion who wields his saucer eyes as dangerously as he does his sword – made his swashbuckling return to the big screen at an Annecy Intl. Animation Film Festival …

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Rob Lowe, John Owen Lowe Netflix Comedy Series 'Unstable' Adds Six to Cast

Rob Lowe, John Owen Lowe Netflix Comedy Series ‘Unstable’ Adds Six to Cast

Rob Lowe and John Owen Lowe’s Netflix comedy series “Unstable” has added six new cast members, Variety has learned. Sian Clifford, Rachel Marsh, Emma Ferreira and Aaron Branch have all joined the show as series regulars, while Fred Armisen, Tom Allen and JT Parr will appear in recurring guest star roles. More from Variety “Unstable” …

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