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  1. Angela Lansbury Calls NBC's 'Murder, She Wrote' Reboot a 'Mistake'

    7:30 am 11/11/2013

    The actress, set to receive an honorary Oscar later this week, says the network should choose a different title for its project starring Octavia Spencer.Read more

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  2. 'Murder, She Wrote' Reboot in the Works at NBC With Octavia Spencer

    10:16 am 10/24/2013

    "Desperate Housewives" EP Alexandra Cunningham will pen the script with David Janollari on board to produce.Read more

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  3. Paradise: Film Review

    2:18 pm 10/19/2013

    Julianne Hough, Russell Brand and Octavia Spencer star in the Oscar-winning writer's directing debut about a good girl trying to go bad.Read more

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  4. 'Fruitvale Station' Screeners Mailed With Major Error (Exclusive)

    11:43 pm 10/12/2013

    The Weinstein Co. is working to correct the mistake: Oscar voters were asked to consider Melonie Diaz and Octavia Spencer in the lead actress category, even though both are actually being pushed in the supporting category.Read more

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  5. Octavia Spencer's Tweets at Center of Endorsement Lawsuit (Exclusive)

    7:01 am 8/28/2013

    The Oscar-winning actress alleges that a diet company walked away from paying her when, among other things, she insisted upon using a hashtag.Read more

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  6. Diablo Cody Celebrates 'Paradise,' Her Directorial Debut, With Hollywood Premiere

    12:52 am 8/7/2013

    The creative mind behind "Juno" and "Young Adult" toasted her latest alongside stars Julianne Hough and Nick Offerman at the Chinese 6 on Tuesday. Read more

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  7. 'Paradise' Trailer: Julianne Hough Gets Life Advice from Russell Brand (Video)

    10:55 am 8/5/2013

    Hough and Brand star alongside Octavia Spencer and Nick Offerman in "Juno" writer Diablo Cody's directorial debut.Read more

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  8. Indie Icons: Octavia Spencer and the Cast of 'Fruitvale Station' Discuss the Film Fest Favorite (Video)

    3:32 pm 7/10/2013

    Rising star Michael B. Jordan, writer/director Ryan Coogler and Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer talk about turning this gritty tale into a critically acclaimed indie-flick. Read more

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  9. Indie Icons 'Take 5': Octavia Spencer and the Cast of 'Fruitvale Station'

    10:36 am 7/9/2013

    Rising star Michael B. Jordan, first-time director Ryan Coogler and Oscar winner Octavia Spencer talk about who inspires them and what makes them geek out.Read more

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  10. Chris Evans Rides Post-Apocalyptic Train in 'Snowpiercer' Trailer (Video)

    9:01 pm 7/5/2013

    The sci-fi film from South Korean director Bong Joon-ho is set in a future in which humanity lives on a segregated locomotive circling the Earth.Read more

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