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TRUE DETECTIVE Season 3 Confirmed With Mahershala Ali

Splashons, despite what some have called the worst second season known to man (shout out to weird lounge singer), HBO’s limited series True Detective will officially return for a third season. This upcoming season will star Oscar winner Mahershala Ali. Nic Pizzolatto is set to direct, along with Jeremy Saulnier. That’s quite a big boulder to put on Ali’s shoulders. I guess he can’t really fail because no one’s going in with huge expectations… not after last time. But, then again, when it comes out it could be great and he’ll be the one we hoist on shoulders. The next installment...

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Mahershala Ali In Talks For HBO’s TRUE DETECTIVE Season 3

Moonlight star Mahershala Ali is reportedly in early talks to star in True Detective season 3. The 43-year-old won Best Supporting Actor at this year’s Oscars for Moonlight, but now he’s reportedly in negotiations to front the third season of HBO’s True Detective. A third season of True Detective hasn’t been officially commissioned, with the second season starring Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn not being quite as beloved as the first. Should Ali officially sign on — a story broken over at the Tracking Board — his starring role will follow A-listers  including Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson for the first season,...

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Michelle Rodriguez Joined ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL On The Down Low

According to Entertainment Weekly, Michelle Rodriguez (Fast and the Furious franchise, Avatar) secretly signed onto the adaptation of Yukito Kishiro’s famed manga Alita: Battle Angel. The film is directed by Robert Rodriguez and written and produced by James Cameron. Sources tell the site Rodriguez will play Gelda in the film. In the comics, the character was a slim cyborg warrior. Rodriguez joins Rosa Salazar (The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trails) who is set to star as titular character Alita, as well as Jennifer Connelly, Jackie Earle Haley, Christoph Waltz, Ed Skrein, Mahershala Ali, and Keean Johnson. Alita: Battle Angel...

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TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL Begins, Bringing Magic Back to Colorado Mountains

The 44th incarnation of the world-renowned Telluride Film Festival began with its usual under-stated fanfare on Friday, bringing to the idyllic Colorado Mountains the usual lineup of stars, awards hopefuls, and diehard movie fans. Only the rest of Labor Day weekend will tell how far the event organizers have hit it out, but the slate of options and early returns portend well for the gathering. Telluride Film Festival has always prided itself in its smaller and egalitarian but somewhat exclusive nature. The fest is small as it boasts of a more selective menu of movies and of having no...

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MOONLIGHT Stuns LA LA LAND At The Oscars

For a show that was going so seamlessly, even perfect one may say, the 89th Academy Awards will always be remembered for one of the most embarrassing moments in Oscars history, when Faye Dunaway mistakenly announced La La Land as the winner of Best Picture. Halfway through the acceptance speeches, they realized that there had been a mistake and Moonlight had won Best Picture. We will have to wait and see what happened and who made the mistake (I suspect it was PWC), but in the end the story of the night will be overwhelmingly this colossal error. So...

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