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  • 2021 Imagen Awards Film and TV Nominations Announced (Full List) August 2, 2021
    The Imagen Foundation has announced nominations for the 36th annual Imagen Awards, honoring film and TV shows that celebrate Latino talent. In the best feature film field, Netflix landed two: “Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado” (photo, above) and “Ya No Estoy Aqui” / “I’m No Longer Here.” The streamer also received TV […]
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  • BBC One Set to Hold ‘Team GB Homecoming Concert’ Featuring Laura Mvula, Nile Rodgers August 2, 2021
    The BBC has announced it is broadcasting a star-studded concert live from Wembley Stadium to celebrate Team GB’s return from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The 90-minute concert, which will include artists such as Nile Rogers, Laura Mvula and Yungblud, will take place at The SSE Arena on Sunday, Aug. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in […]
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  • Matt Damon Insists He Never Used ‘F-Slur’: ‘I Stand With the LGBTQ+ Community’ August 2, 2021
    Matt Damon is insisting that he has never used the “f-slur” following backlash from a recent interview. In an article posted by the U.K.’s Sunday Times, the “Stillwater” star was quoted saying he had stopped using the offensive term “months ago” when his daughter wrote him a “treatise” on “how that word is dangerous.” But […]
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  • Dylan O’Brien Joins Zoey Deutch in Searchlight Satire ‘Not Okay’ (EXCLUSIVE) August 2, 2021
    Dylan O’Brien has joined the cast of the upcoming feature satire “Not Okay.” Star of “The Maze Runner” and “Love and Monsters,” O’Brien joins previously-announced leading lady Zoey Deutch in the project from writer-director Quinn Shephard. Brad Weston and Negin Salmasi’s Makeready are producing the film, which will premiere exclusively on Disney’s DTC platforms (Hulu […]
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  • Natalie Portman’s ‘Days of Abandonment’ Not Moving Forward at HBO August 2, 2021
    The HBO film “Days of Abandonment,” starring Oscar winner Natalie Portman, is dead. On Monday, the network announced that Portman has stepped down from the film, and production will not be moving forward. “Due to unforeseen personal reasons, Natalie Portman has stepped down from HBO Films’ ‘Days of Abandonment’ prior to the start of filming. […]
    Ellise Shafer

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