Marcia Gay Harden Returns to TV for ‘The Newsroom’

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “The Newsroom” has found new representation. Aaron Sorkin’s HBO drama has cast Marcia Gay Harden in the role of attorney Rebecca Halliday, an attorney who represents Atlantis Cable News against a wrongful-termination lawsuit, a spokeswoman for the network told TheWrap on Tuesday. Harden, who has appeared on “Law & Order: Special […]

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The Final Verdict on Lifetime’s Amanda Knox Story Is…

Lifetime’s movie about Amanda Knox, the American exchange student who was convicted of murder in Italy after being vilified by the media, has been controversial since it was greenlit. Knox’s parents feared that it would jeopardize Knox’s appeal, which is currently under consideration by the Italian courts. Hayden Panettiere, who plays Amanda, defended both the […]

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Murder Trial of Amanda Knox Featured in TV Movie

BY: BETH HARRIS PASADENA, Calif. – The murder trial of American college student Amanda Knox is recreated in a television movie that had the actors debating her innocence or guilt. “It’s one of those really riveting stories where you just don’t know,” Hayden Panettiere, who plays Knox, told television writers on Friday. “I can’t say […]

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Opening: Zombieland, Whip It, Invention of Lying

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend are a trio of fun movies, although they find their funsies in very different ways. There’s Ellen Page finding her calling in life as a badass roller derby girl in Drew Barrymore’s Whip It, there’s Ricky Gervais working his comedy magic in The Invention of Lying, and of course […]

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