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    HBO's 'The Brink': What the Jack Black, Tim Robbins Comedy Isn't ('The Daily Show') and What It Is

    The producers and stars of HBO's upcoming dark comedy reveal the origins of this upcoming series, which gives "Dr. Strangelove" a real-world edge.

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    Watch: Tim Robbins and Jack Black Try to Prevent WWIII in HBO's 'The Brink' Teaser

    Jay Roach, the director of "Game Change" and "Recount," returns to HBO with a new politically-minded comedy.

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    Bleecker Street Signs Multi-Year Deal with Universal

    Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will be handling home video and VOD release of Bleecker's films.

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    Jay Roach To Direct Ben Affleck & Matt Damon's Yankees Wife Swap Drama 'The Trade'

    "The Trade" has been one of the more intriguing projects on the pile for Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. Brewing for years, and at one point threatened with a lawsuit, the project would've reteamed Affleck and Damon on the big screen, with Casey Affleck also involved as a co-writer on the script, workin...

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    HBO Gives a Series Order to Jack Black and Tim Robbins Comedy 'The Brink'

    HBO must really like "The Brink." The premium network only ordered a pilot for the comedy, written by former "Weeds" executive producer Roberto Benabib and his brother Kim Benabib, back in September, and today Deadline reports that it's been given a series order.

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    Doug Liman To Direct Tom Cruise In Comedy 'El Presidente', Jack Nicholson Courted To Co-Star

    When we last reported on "El Presidente," the high concept buddy movie about a clean cut Secret Service agent and the disheveled, alcoholic schlub of an ex-president he's assigned to protect, Tom Cruise was loosely attached, as was directed "Recount" director Jay Roach, with Robert Downey, Jr. being...

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    'The Killing' Lives One Last Time For Final Season On Netflix

    Oh, "The Killing." The U.S. import of the hit Scandinavian show has not gone well. First arriving in 2011, the show served up two frustrating seasons that stretched out a murder mystery, losing the interest and patience of critics and audiences, which lead to its cancellation. But it was soon revive...

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    Casting Watch: Bryan Cranston Will Play Blacklisted Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo in Upcoming Biopic

    Well, this is exciting. Bryan Cranston, star of AMC's "Breaking Bad," will play blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo in an upcoming biopic, "Trumbo."

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    Bradley Cooper Might Play Lance Armstrong After All, Just Not In The J.J. Abrams-Produced Movie

    Okay, let's do the background stuff on this first. You might remember that at the beginning of the year, rumors swirled that Bradley Cooper would be taking the role of Lance Armstrong in a movie slated to be produced by J.J. Abrams. Cooper said he had "no idea" that such a project existed, though he...

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