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An 8-Year-Old's Pitch Resulted In Him Producing The No. 1 Film In Theaters, With Robert De Niro As Star

One of the few films in theaters right now, The War with Grandpa, has a super interesting story behind it. Based on the book by Robert Kimmel Smith, the film has a cast that includes Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, Uma Thurman, Laura Marano, Oakes Fegley, Rob Riggle, Cheech Marin and Jane Seymour. Here's the description: Sixth-grader Peter (Fegley) is pretty much your average...

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'The Last O.G.' Renewed For Season 4 At TBS, Tiffany Haddish Will Not Return

The Last O.G. has been renewed for season 4 with a new showrunner and without one of its original stars. Tracy Morgan will return as the lead but it looks like Tiffany Haddish won't be back. Co-created and executive-produced by Jordan Peele, the series follows Tray (Morgan), "an ex-con who is shocked to see just how much the world has changed when he is released from a 15-year prison...

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'Academy Dialogues': DeVon Franklin, Debra Martin Chase And More On Upending Hollywood's Power Structure

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently.launched a virtual panel series called Academy Dialogues: It Starts With Us. The purpose is to have conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, history, opportunity and the art of filmmaking. These discussions focus on the industry-wide systemic changes that are needed to afford greater opportunities to women and people from...

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Matthew A. Cherry To Make Animated Feature Directorial Debut With Afro-Futuristic Coming-Of-Age Film 'Tut'

Oscar-winning Hair Love director Matthew A. Cherry has set his first animated feature film project. Titled Tut, it is set at Sony Pictures Animation. It is an "an afro-futuristic, coming-of-age story of the boy king Tutankhamun." As noted in the exclusive report from Variety, the projects based on an original idea from Cherry and Monica A. Young, "taking audiences on a journey...

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'Family Matters' Siblings Reunite For 'Christmas In Carolina'

Editor's note: An earlier version of this article stated that Williams and McCrary would be playing siblings, as the initial press release from Legacy Distribution stated. We've now learned that the stated information was incorrect and Williams and McCrary will be playing siblings instead. The below story has been updated to reflect that.  It's a Family Matters reunion! Kellie...