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  1. Ron Howard, Michael Douglas, Bryan Cranston to Speak at Tribeca 2014

    9:00 am 3/17/2014

    The festival also announced four documentaries that will make their world premiere including "Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank."Read more

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  2. Bruce Dern, Alfonso Cuaron Honored at AARP's Movies for Grownups Awards

    4:20 am 2/11/2014

    The organization's 13th annual gala celebrated movies for audiences 50 and over, blending the aspiring young Hollywood and legendary classics at Monday's affair. Read more

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  3. Terrence Howard to Star in Fox's Lee Daniels Hip-Hop Drama

    4:28 pm 2/3/2014

    He'll play the head of a record label in the pilot from "The Butler's" Danny Strong and Brian Grazer.Read more

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  4. Hip-Hop Drama From Lee Daniels, Danny Strong Lands Pilot Order at Fox

    7:15 pm 1/23/2014

    The "Butler" duo will reunite for the drama series from exec producer Brian Grazer.Read more

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  5. Gus Van Sant, Lee Daniels Among Directors for WGN's 'Ten Commandments' Mini

    9:20 am 1/12/2014

    The 10-episode mini hails from producers Bruce Cohen and Bob Weinstein.Read more

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  6. Lee Daniels on 'Butler's' NAACP Nominations: It 'Touches My Very Soul'

    8:00 am 1/11/2014

    The director reflects on his film's personal meaning, telling THR, "My mother, aunts and uncles all lived through this tumultuous era, and even today some of their scares remain."Read more

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  7. Lee Daniels in Talks to Direct Richard Pryor Biopic (Exclusive)

    6:48 am 1/10/2014

    Michael B. Jordan, Marlon Wayans and Eddie Murphy are among the actors being eyed for The Weinstein Company film.Read more

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  8. Golden Globes: HFPA Chief on Lawsuits, Amy and Tina and Why 'The Butler' Is Missing (Q&A)

    9:00 am 1/9/2014

    New president Theo Kingma, elected in 2013, talks with THR about re-signing the hot hosts, criticism over where "Nebraska" wound up and why Lee Daniels' film got shut out: "Sadly, there are only five spots."Read more

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  9. Sharon Stone, Berry Gordy Toast 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

    1:03 pm 1/6/2014

    Director Lee Daniels and his cast were the focus of a luncheon at the home of Robert Newman.Read more

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  10. 'The Butler' Director Lee Daniels: 'Thank God I Didn’t Kill Myself' (Q&A)

    1:08 am 12/29/2013

    In a candid chat with THR, the Oscar-nominated filmmaker discusses his painful childhood, his circuitous path to filmmaking and his deeply personal reasons for making a film about race relations in America.Read more

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