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    New Poster & Images From 'The Fifth Estate' Starring Benedict Cumberbatch As Julian Assange

    Prophet or pariah? That's the question that still surrounds Julian Assange, who even holed up in an Ecuadorian embassy in London, continues to make waves. It was actually two years ago when he warned iPhone, Blackberry and Gmail users about widespread surveillance—well in advance of Edward Snowden's...

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    'The Thick of It' Star Peter Capaldi Cast as the Twelfth Doctor in 'Doctor Who'

    The Scottish actor, best known for playing profane, constantly enraged spin doctor Malcolm Tucker in Armando Iannucci's acclaimed UK series "The Thick of It" and its spin-off film "In the Loop," was unveiled as the latest inheritor of the lead role in "Doctor Who" today by BBC and BBC America in a l...

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    Peter Capaldi Is The New 'Doctor Who'

    Sort of the nerd version of the Royal Baby watch, "Doctor Who" fans waited breathlessly today for the announcement that would temporarily alter the universe of the long-running TV show. With Matt Smith stepping out of the TARDIS earlier this year, his replacement has now been officially named. And n...

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    "In the Loop" Star Peter Capaldi Is the 12th star of "Doctor Who"

    The producers of "Doctor Who" announced their choice of Peter Capaldi Sunday on a live TV special on BBC One and BBC America -- the 12th actor to portray the Time Lord with two hearts in the world's longest-running scripted television series. But London's bookies already knew.

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    10 Great Performances That Deserve Emmy Nominations (But Probably Won't Get Them)

    As we said yesterday when we were running down the best TV shows of the last year, the season is officially over, and Emmy voting for the 2013 installment of the awards closes tomorrow. Having run down our favorite series, we wanted to turn our attention to some of the performers who've been appeari...

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    Benedict Cumberbatch's WikiLeaks Movie Now Titled 'The Fifth Estate,' Will Hit Theaters On November 15th

    We're still over a month away from the 2013 Oscars, but consider the 2014 season open, courtesy of DreamWorks. The company (who are leading the field with "Lincoln" this year) have been prepping their WikiLeaks movie, directed by "Gods and Monsters" and "Twilight: Breaking Dawn" helmer Bill Condon, ...

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    An Irresistible Mix: Smart Meets Soapy in 'The Hour'

    When smart meets soapy, the results can be delicious and addictive television – as long as the show proudly owns its soap opera qualities (that’s one of the secrets of Downton Abbey) and integrates them into the drama (the gap between soap and preaching is what dooms The Newsroom.) ...

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    'The Hour' Star Romola Garai Strikes Out at Hollywood's Weight Obsession

    Remember when Kate Winslet was lambasted by the media for her hourglass figure in "Titanic"? Well, Romola Garai, the gorgeous young star of must-see BBC America series "The Hour," is calling out the American media on airbrushing her lithe size ten figure.

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    McGregor and Hudson Topline Capaldi Backstage Comedy 'Born To Be King'

    Scottish writer-director-actor Peter Capaldi ("In the Loop") has landed Ewan McGregor and is in talks with Kate Hudson to star in his mistaken identity backstage comedy "Born to be King." The film will shoot at Pinewood Studios in January. Indomina's Stephanie Denton is handling foreign sales at the...

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    Watch: Clip From the New Season of 'The Thick of It,' Premiering on Hulu September 9th

    The new season of the brilliant, biting UK political comedy "The Thick of It" kicks off on BBC tonight and here in the US on Hulu tomorrow, Sunday, September 9th. This fourth season is Hulu's first international co-production (hence what's essentially a day-and-date premiere) and m...

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