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  1. 'Good Time': Film Review | Cannes 2017

    1:10 am 5/25/2017

    Robert Pattinson stars as a small-time criminal on a nocturnal odyssey to break his brother out of custody in 'Good Time,' New York guerilla-filmmaking siblings Josh and Benny Safdie's upgrade to the Cannes competition.Read more

  2. How Evan Peters, Barkhad Abdi Accurately Capture Somali Culture in 'Dabka'

    9:15 am 4/27/2017

    "The news only gives these snapshots of famine, piracy, terrorists, but oh my god, the Somali people are so funny," says director Bryan Buckley of the adventure tale, based on Jay Bahadur's early career.Read more

  3. 'Dabka' - Film Clip

    11:20 am 4/17/2017

    When rookie writer and proud Canadian Jay Bahadur (Evan Peters) has a chance encounter with his journalist idol (Al Pacino), he uproots his life in the name of research for his first book. The film also stars Melanie Griffith and Barkhad Abdi.Read more

  4. 'Blade Runner 2049': Barkhad Abdi Shares New Character Details

    1:30 pm 4/11/2017

    The 'Captain Phillips' star plays a scientist he describes as "totally deformed."Read more

  5. AFM: Grindstone, Lionsgate Snatch Domestic Rights to 'Extortion' (Exclusive)

    6:45 am 11/3/2016

    Barkhad Abdi and Danny Glover star in the action-thriller, which also has sealed several major international deals. Read more

  6. 'Blade Runner' Sequel Adds Barkhad Abdi to Cast

    1:34 pm 6/28/2016

    The follow-up to the 1983 original, which is set to star Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford, is about to begin filming.Read more

  7. 'Fifty Shades' Producer on Salary Demands, Feuding With Harvey Weinstein and Why He Won't Support Hillary Clinton for President

    9:00 am 3/19/2015

    Dana Brunetti, the outspoken president and CEO of Trigger Street Productions, opens up about Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan wanting raises for the sequel ("I'm not going to cry for anybody"), Amy Pascal and whom he'd rather see in the Oval Office come January 2017.Read more

  8. Oscars Behind-the-Scenes: Ellen DeGeneres Plans Selfie, Rehearses 'Wine Captain' Joke (Video)

    9:00 am 3/6/2014

    The host is also shown interacting with presenters Channing Tatum, Benedict Cumberbatch, Will Smith and Jennifer Lawrence backstage, where the "American Hustle" star joked about taking a topless photo.Read more

  9. 'Captain Phillips' Breakout Barkhad Abdi Living Off Per Diems (Report)

    10:46 am 3/4/2014

    The best supporting actor Oscar nominee was only paid $65,000 for his role in the Sony film, which he shot more than two years ago, and many of his clothes for the awards circuit were rented. Read more

  10. Oscars: 7 Inside Jokes Explained

    12:01 pm 3/3/2014

    Sunday night's ceremony featured jokes about L.A.'s weather, key moments in nominated movies like "Captain Phillips," "Dallas Buyers Club" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" and Sandra Bullock's wealth.Read more

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