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Stephen King’s The Tommyknockers Lands at Universal

... producer Larry Sanitsky (the 1993 TV miniseries based on The Tommyknockers) to work on the film. The Tommyknockers is the second best-selling Stephen King book in its hardcover release. The book outsold IT. The previous Tommyknockers miniseries starred Jimmy Smits and Marg Helgenberger.
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Universal Is Bringing You the Movie Adaptation of Stephen King’s The Tommyknockers

In the sci-fi horror novel, residents of Haven, Maine fall under the sway of a newly discovered spacecraft, which slowly turns them into an alien hive mind. Jimmy Smits and Marg Helgenberger starred in the 1993 ABC miniseries version of The Tommyknockers. In a 2014 interview with Rolling Stone, King ...
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HSXtra.com scoreboard: Thursday’s results

Alexander Payne 3-6, 6-2, 10-6; Jacob Rosen (SWG) d. Ben Smith 6-0, 6-0; Peyton Brannon (SWG) d. Ethan Sharer 6-2, 6-1; Ben Miller (R) d. Apollo Sarrimanolis 6-1, 6-2. Doubles: Hammer-Davis (SWG) d. A. Smith-Sharer 8-0; Orfanedes-Hamilton (R) d. Payne-Brannon 8-5; Rosen-Brian Fendrich ...
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HSXtra.com scoreboard: Wednesday’s results

Tony Rodriguez 6-1, 6-1; Alexander Payne (SWG) d. Guillermo Serrano-Lazo 6-2, 6-0; Houston Odum (SWG) d. Jose Hernandez 6-0, 6-4. Doubles: Davis-Rosen (SWG) d. Lee-Jackson 8-0; Hammer-Alex Tester (SWG) d. Garcia-Rodriguez 8-3; Brannon-Payne (SWG) d. Serrano-Lazo-Hernandez 8-0.
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Virginia Madsen on ‘Dune,’ ‘Sideways’ and ‘1985’ before visiting Sarasota Film Fest

She appeared in “A Prairie Home Companion” after what remains her definitive role in Alexander Payne's Oscar-winning 2004 film “Sideways” as Maya, a waitress who connects with protagonist Miles (Paul Giamatti) over their shared love of wine as they each recover from failed marriages. Madsen ...
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Tribeca to mark ‘Schindler’s List’ 25th

Groundbreaking filmmakers participating in the Tribeca Talks: Directors Series include Alexander Payne, Lesli Linka Glatter, Jason Reitman, Laura Poitras, and Nancy Meyers. Tribeca Talks: Storytellers, which spotlights pioneering creators who work across mediums to tell their stories, will feature an ...
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2018 Tribeca Film Festival bows in NYC

Now in its 17th year, the annual Tribeca Film Festival is about to shower New York City with a flood of new fiction and non-fiction films, while also showcasing the works of virtual reality artists. Running April 18-29, the TFF features nearly 100 feature-length fiction and non-fiction features from 46 countries ...
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From Zoe to Rest In Power, here’s what to see at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival

... down for a live chat with her Homeland director Lesli Linka Glatter, and Sarah Jessica Parker will also open up about her road to success in a new festival presentation titled The Journey. Further talks scheduled include Alexander Payne, Nancy Meyers, John Legend, Jason Reitman, and Jamie Foxx.
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Scott Frost’s Plan to Lead Nebraska out of the Darkness

In 2017, the Knights routinely had four or five receivers playing on kickoff coverage units; when Walters studied 2017 Nebraska film, he didn't see any Husker wideouts on there. “What made us great was because we had receivers who were tough, physical and selfless,” Frost says. “I told our guys here, ...
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Tribeca Festival Highlights: 10 Can’t-Miss Events

The festival always attracts notable film and TV talent, who participate in talks about their recent, and not so recent, work. This year's series of Tribeca Talks includes Alexander Payne (April 28), Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro (April 21), Alec Baldwin and Spike Lee (April 24), and John Legend.
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