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  • Lena Dunham May Quit Acting

    From her HBO series "Girls" to her feature "Tiny Furniture," Lena Dunham's works feature no shortage of the woman herself as the star, but the multi-hyphenate may put acting in the backseat soon. Dunham told Glamour for her upcoming cover issue of the...
  • Judd Apatow: Everything He's Done Is Revenge for Canceling 'Freaks and Geeks'

    All those who have spent the past few years complaining about Judd Apatow movies -- about the length or the plotlines or that they're all about shlubby guys getting attractive girls or that they're nothing but pot jokes -- all those people can take it...
  • SXSW 2014: Five movie stories, including 'Chef' and 'Veronica Mars'

    SXSW 2014: Five movie stories, including 'Chef' and 'Veronica Mars'
    With its multidisciplinary mix of movies, music and technology, the South by Southwest festival has a reputation as a hip, forward-looking affair. But one of the unofficial themes to emerge at this year's SXSW Film Festival, which kicked off Friday, is...
  • Jimmy Fallon: Showbiz Tunes In For 'Tonight Show' Debut

    Hard to believe the TV landscape has changed so much in just four and a half years since "The Tonight Show" went through its last (brief) host transition. But the environment that Jimmy Fallon is diving into starting tonight is even more intense and more...
  • Brie Larson Eyes Role in Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Brie Larson is in talks to join the cast of the Universal Pictures comedy "Trainwreck." Amy Schumer and Bill Hader are set to star, with Judd Apatow directing. U acquired the script from Schumer, who is also helping to develop the project. Plot...
  • Memo to Universal's Donna Langley: Avoid Sympathetic Characters

    MEMO: TO DONNA LANGLEY In keeping with this column's tradition of dispensing advice to people who haven't asked for it, I am offering herewith some ideas for you to ponder as you embark on your expanded responsibilities at Universal. Think of them as a...
  • For director Mark Romanek, a new chapter, of a sort

    For director Mark Romanek, a new chapter, of a sort
    The director Mark Romanek helped reinvent the music video in the 1990s, his pieces for the likes of Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer” and Beck’s “Devil’s Haircut” becoming edgy exercises in style and story. Now he could...
  • Chicago playwright Tanya Saracho lands 'Girls' writing gig

    Chicago playwright Tanya Saracho lands 'Girls' writing gig
    Years ago, when I first interviewed Chicago playwright Tanya Saracho, she told me about visiting her senora here in town whenever she was in need of counsel. It took me a few minutes before I realized she was talking about a specific type of Latina...
  • Aaron Sorkin to Receive Nantucket Festival's Screenwriters Tribute

    The Nantucket Film Festival has tapped Aaron Sorkin for its annual screenwriters tribute, to be handed out during the fest's 19th annual edition this summer. Emily Mortimer, who stars in Sorkin's HBO series "The Newsroom," will present the kudo, which...
  • Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg to Receive CinemaCon Filmmakers Award

    "This Is the End" helmers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg will be honored with the CinemaCon Comedy Filmmakers of the Year award at this year's convention. CinemaCon managing director Mitch Neuhauser made the announcement Wednesday, praising the filmmakers'...
  • Jonah Hill re-creates 'Her,' 'Superbad' and 'Titanic' on 'SNL'

    Jonah Hill re-creates 'Her,' 'Superbad' and 'Titanic' on 'SNL'
    Even though he’s been nominated twice now for Academy Awards, it’s still a little hard to stop thinking of Jonah Hill as that roly-poly comedic acolyte of Judd Apatow (specifically, as this guy.) Perhaps it’s time to admit he’s a...
  • TV Picks: '@midnight,' 'Cosmos' times two

    TV Picks: '@midnight,' 'Cosmos' times two
    "@midnight" (Comedy Central, weeknights Monday through Thursday). Busy Chris Hardwick, the alt-Allen Ludden (I might have said "indie Gene Rayburn" or "left-field Dick Clark" just as well), hosts this late-night comedy game show with a social media theme....