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HSXtra.com scoreboard: Wednesday’s results

Alex Walters-John Taylor (Western Guilford) 6-0, 6-0; Brian Fendrich-Apollo Sarrimanolis (SW Guilford) d. Jesus Gallardo-Danny Tran 6-0, 6-0; Marcus Kok-David Ray (Mount Tabor) d. Ryan Garcia-Tony Rodriguez (North Forsyth) 6-0, 6-3; Calvin Tam-Alexander Payne (SW Guilford) d. Hakim Hunt-Juan ...
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Cooking by Ear: Nouveau Cal Cuisine

More famous names — director Alexander Payne and New Orleans bounce rapper Big Freedia — round out the first season's guests. (Season 2 is currently in pre-production.) But the chef, cookbook author, and now podcast host says his ideal guest is “the kind of person who likes to cook and eat, but is ...
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Two Emmy-nominated actors are joining Maeve Higgins’ spooky new comedy

d054874c-d6f5-4f3d-96ce-b02c835080e6. Forte has been twice Emmy-nominated as the lead of Fox's comedy The Last Man on Earth which is nearing the end of Season 4. His film credits include David Wain's National Lampoon biopic A Stupid and Futile Gesture and Alexander Payne's Nebraska.
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Nebraska film room: QB coach Mario Verduzco breaks down spring game performances

LINCOLN, Neb. — If you think freshman quarterback Adrian Martinez is Nebraska's “guy,” you would be right. If you think he's Nebraska's only “guy,” you would be wrong. That's because as far as Huskers quarterbacks coach Mario Verduzco is concerned, every quarterback in his room is “our guy.”.
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Will Forte & Claudia O’Doherty Join Cast Of Irish Comedy ‘Extra Ordinary’

His film credits include David Wain's National Lampoon biopic A Stupid and Futile Gesture and Alexander Payne's Nebraska. He is repped by UTA and Rise Management. O'Doherty, who co-starred on Netflix's just-concluded Love, was nominated for an Emmy as part of the writing team on Comedy ...
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Comedy “Boundaries” to open 2018 Nantucket Film Festival

... and established filmmakers, and brought together the film industry's most recognized screenwriters and storytellers, including Oliver Stone, Steve Martin, Judd Apatow, Tom McCarthy, Beau Willimon, Kathryn Bigelow, Sarah Silverman, Alexander Payne, David O. Russell, Diane Keaton, Robert Towne, ...
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Just call Northwestern U. ‘Hollywood Midwest’ after ‘A Starry Night’ bragfest

TV faves including “Transparent” actress Kathryn Hahn ('95), Stephanie March ('96) of “Law & Order: SVU” and Marg Helgenberger ('82) of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” entered and exited stage left at a dizzying pace, alongside such veterans as Tony Roberts ('61) of Woody Allen's “Annie Hall” and ...
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Stephen King’s novel The Tommyknockers to be adapted into a movie as Universal, James Wan …

The duo has got Larry Sanitsky on board, who executive produced the 1993 ABC miniseries adaptation of The Tommyknockers, starring Jimmy Smits and Marg Helgenberger. Talking about the film, Sanitsky said the story is an "allegorical tale of addiction" as the novelist was struggling with his own ...
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Downsizing: 6 Big (And Not So Big) Ideas In A Small World

Set in a world where you can shrink yourself down to about five inches tall, Downsizing is Alexander Payne's latest cautionary tale of ordinary madness and suburban mediocrity. Having made a name for himself with such themes in his films Election, Sideways, The Descendants, Nebraska and others, ...
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CommFest’s “A Starry Night”: A spirited celebration across generations

From there, countless famous faces took the stage – there were introductions made by Tony Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Dermot Mulroney, Nancy Dussault, Henry Lennix Frank Galati, Stephanie March, Sharif Atkins, Kathryn Hahn, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Laura Innes. Especially well-received ...
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