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SPOILER: Game Of Thrones

For ten months much of the world has wondered if Jon Snow was really dead. Even President Obama grilled Games Of Thrones director David Nutter about the fate of the Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch. Stay out of the comments of if you don’t yet know if Melisandre’s spell worked. Otherwise dive in and dish the gore.

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TRAILER: Snowden

From the Daily Beast: The trailer for the forthcoming Oliver Stone movie Snowden has been viewed over two million times less than 24 hours after it was posted on Youtube, suggesting huge interest in the story of one of America’s most polarizing heroes/traitors, ahead of the film’s release in September this year. After the clip was posted, the real Edward ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Cast Of Hamilton Does Sweeney Todd Mashup For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Theater Mania recaps: The company of Broadway’s Hamilton took top presentation honors at this week’s 30th annual Easter Bonnet Competition, an event that serves as the culmination of six weeks of spring fundraising efforts for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Watch the cast perform a transformed version of their opening number “Alexander Hamilton,” featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda as the Demon Barber Sweeney ...

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TRAILER: Absolutely Fabulous

The Guardian recaps: The first full trailer for Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie has Edina and Patsy on the run in France after possibly killing Kate Moss. Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley reprise their roles as the champagne-drinking fashionistas for the first time in four years, while the film brings back the sitcom’s other co-stars Julia Sawalha and Jane Horrocks. The ...

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Good Morning Baltimore: Jennifer Hudson And Harvey Fierstein To Headline NBC’s Hairspray Live!

Via press release from NBC/Universal: Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and multiple Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein will headline the cast of NBC’s “Hairspray Live!,” the network’s next live Broadway musical holiday event following the phenomenal success of “The Wiz Live!” Also joining the creative team will be acclaimed television director Alex Rudzinski, who received extraordinary reviews ...

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SPOILER: Game Of Thrones Season Debut

Last night HBO launched the hotly-anticipated sixth season of Game Of Thrones. Stay out of the comments below if you’ve not yet seen the debut episode. Otherwise dive in and dish the body count.

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TRAILER: Independence Day: Resurgence

Rolling Stone recaps: Aliens return to Earth to finish some unfinished civilization-erasing business in Independence Day: Resurgence, the sequel to the 1996 blockbuster film. After previous previews have teased the film’s 20-years-later plot and immense destruction, the latest trailer for the upcoming film provides some more background into what’s happened in the two decades since the aliens first attacked. In ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Hospital Fined $2.2M For Allowing Reality Show To Film Dying Patient Without Consent

This story inflamed Gotham’s tabloids when the families first complained. From the New York Department of Health & Human Services: Today the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that it has reached a $2.2 million settlement with New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) for the egregious disclosure of two patients’ protected health information (PHI) to film crews and staff during the ...

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TRAILER: The Magnificent Seven

A remake of the 1960 classic, which was a remake of 1954’s Seven Samurai from director Akira Kurosawa. Coming Soon has the plot: Sony Pictures and MGM have released the first trailer for the upcoming remake of The Magnificent Seven, which marks the third pairing of star Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua after Training Day and The Equalizer. With ...

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Tracy Morgan Goes Springsteen On Mississippi

The Daily Beast reports: Stand-up comedian Tracy Morgan has canceled an upcoming Mississippi gig in protest of the state’s new law allowing business and public employees to discriminate against LGBT individuals. Morgan was set to perform at the Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino in Robinsonville on April 29, as part of his Picking Up the Pieces comeback tour following a ...

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Actress Doris Roberts Dies At Age 90

NBC News reports: Doris Roberts, a character actress who labored honorably both on stage and screen for years before finding the perfect vehicle for her talents, the hit sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond,” died on Sunday. She was 90. Her “Everybody Loves Raymond” co-star Patricia Heaton confirmed the news on Monday. A cause of death has not yet been released. According ...

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Hamilton Wins Pulitzer Prize For Drama

Playbill reports: Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the story of “ten-dollar Founding Father without a father” Alexander Hamilton, was today named winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Drama. It joins an exclusive club of just eight other musicals that have won the prestigious award since it was founded nearly a century ago. The Pulitzer, which is ...

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TRAILER: The Birth Of A Nation

Empire recaps: After years working as a jobbing actor, Nate Parker has turned writer, director, producer and star for what is being praised as a storming debut behind the camera. The first teaser trailer for The Birth Of A Nation is now online. Following an incredibly successful premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, the drama was quickly snapped by ...

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TRAILER: Guardians

3.6M views already this weekend. The Verge recaps: The combined gross of Marvel’s superhero movies is in the billions of dollars. The Russian film industry wants to replicate that success, but money isn’t the only goal of such a film. A Russian superhero film has the power to speak to its nation’s values and history, the way Marvel superheroes have ...

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Hamilton Cast Reaches Profit Sharing Agreement

The New York Times reports: The producers of “Hamilton,” a show that could well make hundreds of millions of dollars, on Friday bowed to pressure and said they would share some of the musical’s profits with original cast members. The deal, which was announced by a lawyer representing more than two dozen actors and dancers who were part of the ...

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Slate Writer Files Freedom Of Information Demand To See Obama’s Advance Copy Of Game Of Thrones

From Slate columnist Vanessa Golembewski: At a premiere event earlier this week in Hollywood, Game of Thrones showrunner Dan Weiss revealed that President Obama is the only person outside of HBO who will see advance screenings of new episodes. That means those who traditionally view them — mainly journalists, industry folk, and the occasional fan group — have no choice ...

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TRAILER: Broadway Bares 2016: On Demand

Cubicle warning: Much nearly nekkid beefcake ahead. Via press release: “Must see TV” never looked like this. Watch what happens when the immensely popular Broadway Bares tackles the boob tube in an unrivaled evening of sexy striptease production numbers, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Come on down Sunday, June 19, for Broadway Bares: On Demand (#BroadwayBares) where ...

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TRAILER: Doctor Strange

Aaand another comic book movie. The Verge recaps: The very first teaser trailer for Marvel’s Doctor Strange has arrived. Here we get a closer look at Benedict Cumberbatch in his role as Dr. Stephen Strange, the next Sorcerer Supreme. And already it’s a much darker and much, much weirder world than what we’ve already seen in the Marvel films. Doctor ...

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BRITAIN: Producer David Gest, Former Husband Of Liza Minnelli, Found Dead In London Hotel

The BBC reports: Music producer and reality television star David Gest has died in a London hotel aged 62, a statement from his friend says. Gest, who was 62 years old, passed away at the Four Seasons hotel in Canary Wharf. His friend and former bodyguard Imad Handi confirmed the news in a statement. “It is with great sadness that ...

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TRAILER: Game Of Thrones Season 6

Via Gothamist: We’re less than two weeks away from the premiere of season six of somewhat popular entertainment series Game Of Thrones, and HBO has released an action-packed brand new trailer to feed the flames of fandom. Watch below and check out blind Arya, the return of Walder Frey, the Night’s King, dragon shadows, badass Sansa, greyscale-infected Jorah (Ser Friendzone!), ...

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