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Jeffrey Wright

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  • Inked-in bets and a few penciled-in ones in Emmy's drama acting races

    Inked-in bets and a few penciled-in ones in Emmy's drama acting races
    "True Detective" and "Breaking Bad" produced only eight episodes apiece but, for their ensembles, it's the quality not the quantity that counts. The shows should dominate the Emmys' drama series acting nominations. Here's an early look at the front-...
  • GKids Takes Annecy Competition Player 'Boy and the World' (EXCLUSIVE)

    ANNECY - In one of the most significant distribution deals to date for Brazilian animation, New York-based GKids has acquired North American rights to Ale Abreu's upcoming "Boy and the World," the tale of a small child's epic discovery of the modern...
  • Ensemble TV Actors Shine in Smaller Roles

    Let's be honest: While it's great to win an Emmy -- any Emmy -- almost every actor would prefer a leading role to a supporting one. That said, some of today's top movie stars got their start in a supporting TV role. Woody Harrelson first came to fame...
  • 'I cheat,' Jeffrey Wright jokes of joining 'Hunger Games,' 'Boardwalk'

    'I cheat,' Jeffrey Wright jokes of joining 'Hunger Games,' 'Boardwalk'
    Jeffrey Wright joined The Envelope recently for a live chat from Berlin, where he's completing filming on "Mockingjay - Part 2," the final installment of the "Hunger Games" franchise. And it sounds like he's having a good time. When we received a tweet...
  • Talk 'Boardwalk,' 'Hunger Games' with Jeffrey Wright on Tuesday

    Talk 'Boardwalk,' 'Hunger Games' with Jeffrey Wright on Tuesday
    Jeffrey Wright's first long-term TV stint -- playing underworld figure Dr. Valentin Narcisse on "Boardwalk Empire" -- went well enough that the celebrated actor will be returning to the show for its fifth season, though we'll be finding his character in a...
  • 'Fargo,' 'Masters of Sex,' 'Broad City,' 'Silicon Valley' Score as Critics' Choice TV Noms Embrace Newcomers

    FX's "Fargo," Showtime's "Masters of Sex," Comedy Central's "Broad City" and HBO's "Silicon Valley" are among the newbies gaining kudos traction after landing multiple nominations for the fourth annual Critics' Choice Television Awards. The broadcast...
  • Critics' Choice TV nominees include 'The Good Wife,' 'Fargo'

    Critics' Choice TV nominees include 'The Good Wife,' 'Fargo'
    The Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. announced nominations for the 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards on Wednesday. "Fargo," "Masters of Sex," "The Good Wife," "The Big Bang Theory" and "The Normal Heart" were the most-nominated programs...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ exclusive clip: Katniss on the run

     
    “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is out on Blu-ray and DVD this Friday, and Hero Complex readers get a first […]...
  • Jim Jarmusch on new ground with 'Only Lovers Left Alive'

    Jim Jarmusch on new ground with 'Only Lovers Left Alive'
    It's not so much that Jim Jarmusch has edged toward the mainstream but rather that the mainstream has moved closer to him. Over the years the gravitational pull of his slant, laconic sensibility in films such as "Mystery Train," "Dead Man" and "Broken...
  • Review: 'Only Lovers Left Alive' is an elegant vampire love story

    Review: 'Only Lovers Left Alive' is an elegant vampire love story
    With the YA swoon of "Twilight" safely in the rearview mirror, movie vampires get their mojo back in the sensuous dreamscape of "Only Lovers Left Alive," one of the strongest films yet from Jim Jarmusch. A filmmaker with a deep affection for outsiders,...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky tipped to drug plot; Capone survives

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky tipped to drug plot; Capone survives
    The lure of big money from heroin pits Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) against an odd mix of gangsters on “White Horse Pike,” Episode 46 of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.” “Something’s wrong,” warns speakeasy...
  • Director gives 'Hunger Games' franchise and heroine a solid score ★★★

    Director gives 'Hunger Games' franchise and heroine a solid score ★★&#9733
    "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is a lot like its own celebrity heroine, Katniss Everdeen, who begins this second "Hunger Games" movie fulfilling a public relations tour as penance for her killer — literally, killer — popularity. She is...