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Starz Greenlights Neil Gaiman’s ‘American Gods’ TV Show

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Nicole Brinkley reports that Starz has greenlighted a TV series based on Neil Gaiman's "American Gods." Who should they cast?

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Noelle Stevenson’s Graphic Novel ‘Nimona’ To Be Fox Animation Movie

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Nicole Brinkley reports that Noelle Stevenson's graphic novel "Nimona" is getting a Fox Animation movie. Who would you cast?

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Reel Relationships: Far From the Madding Crowd – Three Faces of Love

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In this week's "Reel Relationships" column, Frank and Judith analyze the three romances in Thomas Hardy's "Far From the Madding Crowd."

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Eddie Redmayne Cast as Newt Scamander in ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Film

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Eddie Redmayne will play Newt Scamander in "Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them," but where are the Wizards of Color, asks Nicole Brinkley.

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NY PREMIERE PHOTOS: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl: A Sweet, Funny Take on Teenage Angst

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Paula Schwartz tooks pictures and chatted with the cast and crew at the New York premiere of "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl."

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INTERVIEW: Jack Wagner Talks #Hearties, General Hospital & Working With Kristina

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Connie Wang sat down with Jack Wagner, who dished about #Hearties, working with ex-wife Kristina and playing a forensic constable on "When Calls the Heart."

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Ellen DeGeneres Adapting Naomi Novik’s Fantasy Novel ‘Uprooted’

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Nicole Brinkley has some awesome news in the book to movie world. Ellen DeGeneres is adapting Naomi Novik's fantasy novel "Uprooted" for the big screen.

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VIDEO: Paleontologist Jack Horner Created a Brand New Dinosaur for ‘Jurassic World’

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Real-life paleontologist Jack Horner talks about creating a brand new - scary! - dinosaur for "Jurassic World" in this video.

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Nat Wolff & Cara Delevingne Embrace Weirdness in ‘Paper Towns’ Trailer

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Nat Wolff and Cara Delevingne embrace their most excellent weirdness in the new trailer for "Paper Towns," the movie adaptation of John Green's YA book.

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Lin Pictures Buys Rights to V.E. Schwab’s ‘A Darker Shade of Magic’

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Nicole Brinkley reports that V.E. Schwab's 'A Darker Shade of Magic' is getting a movie adaptation. And she's super geeked about it!

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SyFy, Amblin Adapting ‘Brave New World’ to Series

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Nicole Brinkley reports that SyFy and Steven Spielberg's Amblin are adapting Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World" into a series.

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Teaser Trailer: ‘Steve Jobs’ Stars Michael Fassbender as Apple Founder

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Check out the first trailer for "Steve Jobs," with Michael Fassbender as the iconic Apple founder.

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