Evan Peters Scores "Elvis and Nixon"

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Evan Peters Scores "Elvis and Nixon"

Evan Peters ("X-Men: Days of Future Past," "American Horror Story") has scored a role in the indie historical drama "Elvis And Nixon". Hanala Sagal, Joey Sagal and Cary Elwes penned the film.

The story follows an odd 1970 meeting between Elvis Presley (Michael Shannon) and President Richard Nixon (Kevin Spacey). Peters will play Dwight Chapin, the White House aide who helped organize the meeting after Elvis showed up on the White House lawn one morning. 

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Netflix Renews Epic "Marco Polo" Series

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Netflix Renews Epic "Marco Polo" Series

Along with announcing a Friday April 10th release date for the first season of "Daredevil" this morning, Netflix used its TCA Winter Tour presentation to announce three more series release dates - all of them on Fridays.

They also dropped one key piece of news - their big-budget sweeping drama epic "Marco Polo" has been renewed for a ten-episode second season following last month's release of the first. Despite mixed reviews that praised the production values but slammed the storytell ...


Alex Litvak Set To Pen "The Art of War"

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Alex Litvak Set To Pen "The Art of War"

Alex Litvak ("Predators," "The Three Musketeers") is set to pen a historical action adventure film based around Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" for Legendary East.

Tzu was a famed general around 500 B.C., with 'Art' his take on military strategy - in the process becoming one of the most famous books of all time.

Ryan Condal penned the previous script, but Litvak has come onboard for a page one re-write. Vincent Newman will produce.

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Tim League Banned Madonna?

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Tim League Banned Madonna?

Tim League, the CEO of the beloved by cinephiles Alamo Drafthouse chain, has tweeted that singer Madonna has effectively been banned from its theaters.

What did the Material Girl do to led to such a ban? Texting during a screening. Madonna reportedly attended a New York Film Festival screening last week where she was reportedly annoying fellow audience members by texting on her Blackberry during the film.

According to film critic Charles Taylor, a fellow audience member asked ...


"Pride And Prejudice" Goes Downstairs In "Longbourn"

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"Pride And Prejudice" Goes Downstairs In "Longbourn"

Focus Features has hired Angela Workman ("Snow Flower And The Secret Fan," "The Zookeeper’s Wife") to pen the script for a period film adaptation of Jo Baker's upcoming novel "Longbourn" for Focus Features.

The book reimagines Jane Austen's "Pride And Prejudice" from the point of view of the servants at the Bennet family estate.

Under the surface of the Bennet house, there is constant chaos swirling downstairs as the servants prepare for assorted lavish balls.

Th ...