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    Watch: Jesse Plemons Reprises His 'Friday Night Lights' Role For a 'Parenthood' Crossover Webisode Featuring Crucifictorious

    While NBC is consumed with the Olympics, the network's been releasing short digital episodes for "Chicago Fire," "Parks and Recreation," "Grimm" and "Parenthood" to gives viewers of those shows a little something as they're off the air.

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    Visceral, Tough, Apolitical: Mark Wahlberg in 'Lone Survivor'

    With its solid but conventional filmmaking, Lone Survivor looks like one more popcorn–action movie, this time about Navy SEALS on a mission. But as it puts viewers in the center of a fatal fight in Afghanistan, Peter Berg's fact-based story becomes something timely and deeply important.

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    'Lone Survivor' Director Peter Berg Talks Beards, 'Battleship' And What's Going On With The 'Friday Night Lights' Movie

    Peter Berg is a manly director. After shepherding such testosterone-soaked films as "Very Bad Things," "The Rundown," "Friday Night Lights," and "Battleship," the director has set his sights on bringing his passion project to the big screen, in spectacularly violent fashion. "Lone Survivor" is based...

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    Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, No Movie: Peter Berg Says 'Friday Night Lights' Film Is Dead, But Wants 'The Rundown 2'

    Coming off two big and not especially well received blockbusters—2008’s Will Smith-vehicle “Hancock” and last year’s infamous “Battleship”—Peter Berg didn’t shy away from bringing up the much-lauded TV-spinoff of his 2004 adaptation “Friday Night Lights” and the possible continuation of the story of...

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    The 16 Best And Worst TV Series Finales

    The world is still debating the relative merits and detractions of the final episode of Vince Gilligan's meth-world saga "Breaking Bad," with some quarters feeling that the finale was a little too cleanly told while others were filled with the sense of contentment from knowing that the final hour wa...

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    Multi-Millionaires Ron Howard & Brian Grazer Planning To Crowdfund 'Friday Night Lights' Movie

    For a few months now, the words 'crowd-funding' and 'Kickstarter' have been on the lips of producers and studio executives all over Hollywood. The tremendous success of the "Veronica Mars' movie on the crowd-funding platform has seemingly opened the way to all kinds of other projects, most notably Z...

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    ‘Friday Night Lights’ & ‘Pushing Daisies’ Buzzing With Kickstarter Talk

    Ever since Rob Thomas, Kristen Bell and their “Veronica Mars” movie kickstarter made $2 million in 11 hours (with a total of $3.9 million and 16 days to go now), film fans and filmmakers alike have been in a frenzied state trying to figure out what this means for the current business model. But it s...

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    "We're Doing The Movie": Peter Berg & Connie Britton Say 'Friday Night Lights' Film Is A Go

    Last summer fans of Texas football, and more specifically, the series "Friday Night Lights," got some hope that there was more to come. Peter Berg revealed that he wanted to get a feature film off the ground centered on Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton picking up where the final episode of the show ...

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    Peter Berg Shares One Of The Terrible 'Hancock' Sequel Ideas He Had & Reveals 'Friday Night Lights' Movie Plot

    The mooted "Hancock" sequel is one of those things that crops up every now and then -- usually when Will Smith or Peter Berg are out promoting something -- and with "Battleship" looming on the horizon, the latter has been once again talking up the possibilities of the anti-superh...

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