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Chris Rock Lands $12.5 Million Deal with Paramount for His New Film "Top Five"

Paramount is about to finalize what will likely be the biggest deal of this year’s Toronto Film Festival: a whopping $12.5 million for the Chris Rock… 161 more words


Toronto Film Review: 'Top Five'

“Sometimes a movie is just a movie,” remarks one character early on in Chris Rock’s “Top Five”; but in the case of Rock’s own third turn in the director’s chair, it’s also a candid, fresh, ferociously funny snapshot of life in the celebrity bubble. 1,033 more words


Chris Rock's 'Top Five' Sparking Bidding Wars in Toronto

Lionsgate, CBS Films and Relativity are among the studios vying for Chris Rock’s “Top Five” after the comedy received an enthusiastic reception at the Toronto Film Festival this weekend, according to four individuals with knowledge of the bidding. 106 more words


Bill Nighy, Carey Mulligan Will Reprise Hit 'Skylight' Revival On Broadway

In the wake of rave reviews and a sold-out West End run, the revival of David Hare’s drama Skylight will open on Broadway in the spring, with stars Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan repeating their acclaimed performances. 72 more words

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Carey Mulligan, Bill Nighy to Open 'Skylight' on Broadway

London hit “Skylight” will get a Broadway transfer this spring, with stars Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy reprising their roles in Stephen Daldry’s staging of the 1995 play by David Hare. 205 more words


Rosie Perez Will Co-Star in Larry David's Broadway Play

“Fish in the Dark,” the new play written by and starring Larry David, has lined up its Broadway dates, theater and initial casting, tapping actors including Rosie Perez, Jayne Houdyshell (“Well,” “Follies”) and Jonny Orsini (“The Nance”). 193 more words


Film Review: 'Rosewater'

The punishing ordeal of Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari — imprisoned for 118 days on charges of espionage — is brought to the screen with impressive tact and intelligence by writer-director Jon Stewart in “Rosewater,” an alternately somber and darkly funny drama that may occupy the same geographic terrain as “Argo” (to which it will inevitably be compared), but in most other respects could hardly be more different. 1,162 more words