‘Mad Men’ Don Draper poster reveals clues to season five – picture

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Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner has claimed that the promo poster campaign reveals clues about the AMC show’s fifth season. The new poster features Jon Hamm‘s lead character Don Draper staring at a reflection of himself in a store window featuring mannequins. Speaking about the image, Weiner said that fans would understand its meaning once the fifth season concluded. “This is a dreamlike image,” Weiner told the New York Times. “It’s a nonverbal representation of where my head is at and where the show will be. “By the end of the season, I guarantee you’ll know what (more) »

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Verve Signs TV Directors And Writers

Veteran TV director Ernest R. Dickerson has signed with Verve. He is among a number of former Gersh TV lit agent Amy Retzinger’s clients to follow her to Verve, where she joined as a new partner in January. Dickerson, a frequent collaborator of David Simon, just won a NAACP Image Award for directing an episode of Simon’s latest HBO series, Treme. Dickerson also has directed multiple episodes of Dexter and The Walking Dead. Other clients who have joined Retzinger at Verve include writers Karen Hall and Yolonda Lawrence (The Good Wife), directors Jennifer Getzinger (Mad Men), Daisy Mayer (Shameless) and Wendy Stanzler (The Client List), and director/producer Mike Smith (Law & Order: Svu).

Lucy Liu to Play Watson in CBS’ Sherlock Holmes Drama Pilot

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CBS’ Sherlock Holmes pilot, Elementary, will indeed be a modern take on the famed story. For the first time, Holmes’ famed sidekick, Watson, will be played by a woman with Lucy Liu nabbing the part, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Described as a modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City, Dexter killer Jonny Lee Miller has been tapped to star in the project. Liu’s casting continues the Charlie’s Angels co-star’s return to the small screen with the actress currently appearing on TNT’s Southland. “I’ve loved being on Southland because

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‘The Woman In Black’ Is the Most Successful British Horror Film in 20 Years

London – Daniel Radcliffe’s first post-Harry Potter role in British horror flick The Woman In Black has helped scare up record breaking figures for a British fright flick. The Hammer-produced film, directed by James Watkins and adapted by Jane Goldman from the classic novel by Susan Hill, has spent three weeks at number one in the U.K. boxoffice ringing up a total of £14.6 million ($23.2 million) from 457 screens. The makers claim those figures make it the U.K.’shighest grossing British horror film since records began 20 years ago. The movie has now scared

Lea Seydoux To Star In Lesbian Romantic Drama ‘Blue Is A Hot Color’

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Quentin Tarantino and Diane Kruger look anything but inglorious on the red carpet at the 82nd Academy Awards, March 7, in Hollywood, Calif. Tarantino was nominated for his directorial efforts. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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In recent years, rising French thespian Lea Seydoux has intermittently been crossing the Atlantic for Hollywood film roles, making appearances in “Inglourious Basterds,”Robin Hood,” “Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol” and “Midnight In Paris.” And while those films have only seen her play smaller supporting or cameo roles, it’s certainly brought attention to many of her films back in Europe including recent Berlin-opener “Farewell, My Queen” opposite Diane Kruger.

On the back of all that success, Seydoux has now joined Abdellatif Kechiche‘s “Blue Is A Hot Color,” an adaptation of Julie Maroh’s relationship-drama graphic novel “Blue” which will see her star opposite fellow up-and-comer Adèle Exarchopoulos for the story of a teenage girl who unexpectedly falls in love with another woman and faces her parents’ and friends’ judgment.

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Cameron Diaz, Beyoncé & Andy Samberg To Star In The Musical ‘One Hit Wonders’

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Reese Witherspoon at the premiere for Water for Elephants in May 2011 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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It’s hard to believe that up until now, “Glee” creator Ryan Murphy hasn’t tried to bring his musical success to the big screen. Instead, he went traveling around the world with Julia Roberts (who wouldn’t?!) in “Eat Pray Love,” and is developing the AIDS drama “The Normal Heart.” But it seems he hasn’t left big, gaudy numbers behind as he’s gearing up a star-studded musical to destroy your ears.

Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Cameron Diaz, Beyoncé and Andy Samberg will star in “One Hit Wonders,” with the project already finding a home at Sony. Conceived over a dinner between Murphy, Paltrow, Witherspoon and Diaz, the story will find the three ladies playing singers who each had a big hit in the 1990s, before they fizzled out. They then decide to form a super group. No word on Beyoncé‘s role or Samberg’s, but the latter will work with his Lonely

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