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    Amy Seimetz and Nina Conti Join Christopher Guest's HBO Series 'Family Tree'

    Christopher Guest's "Family Tree" is growing. The improv comedy mastermind has been adding cast members to his upcoming mockumentary-style HBO series starring Chris O'Dowd as 30-year-old Tom Chadwick, who begins exploring his roots after receiving a box of belongings from a great a...

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Princess Bride' On Its 25th Anniversary

    The bargain bins of the world are littered with attempts to make films for the whole family. Making something that will please young kids, grandparents, and everyone in between (a four-quadrant hit, as studio types call it) is a tough nut to crack. But one of the most enduring family favorites of th...

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    HBO Sends Christopher Guest's 'Family Tree' Starring Chris O'Dowd To Series

    Generally, getting a show on television first requires shooting a pilot that hopefully the network likes, after which they'll order up a bunch of episodes and hopefully you'll make it past the first season. But sometimes, a project just makes sense right out of the gate, and that's how H...

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    HBO Gives a Series Order to 'Family Tree,' A New Show From Christopher Guest

    Don't we all need more Christopher Guest in our lives? (Right?) So it's great, welcome news that HBO is going ahead with a full series order for Guest's new TV show "Family Tree," currently slated to run eight half-hour episodes.

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    Chris O'Dowd To Star In TV Series 'Family Tree' From Christopher Guest, Planning To Write A Film For Judd Apatow

    Chris O'Dowd is, quite frankly, a man to watch at the moment. The Irish actor first came to notice alongside Richard Ayoade on British TV show "The I.T. Crowd," which brought him to the attention of Hollywood. And while his early film roles went off a little half-cocked -- "Dinner For Schmucks," "Gu...

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    Christopher Guest is Working on a TV Comedy Called 'Family Tree'

    Christopher Guest hasn't directed a film since 2006's awards-season satire "For Your Consideration," but according to Vulture, he's got a new project in the works -- and it's for TV. The site's reporting that Guest is collaborating with Jim Piddock, who played Simon Whi...

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    Eugene Levy Says No More Christopher Guest Movies Are Planned As Mock-Doc Style Is Played Out

    When Christopher Guest and his mostly regular crew of funny people including Eugene Levy, Fred Willard and Bob Balaban appeared during the Oscar broadcast in February, it was a welcome a treat and one of the best moments on the show. It has been a far too long seven years since the gang's last o...

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    Watch: Controversial Christopher Guest Directed Super Bowl Spots For Groupon

    This writer certainly didn't watch the game or the unbearable hours long pre-show, and really, all we cared about were the movie spots during the Super Bowl, but of course, there were plenty of non-film related ads that aired as well and among those still creating chatter after the game was a series...

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