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WATCH: David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' Gets a Terrific New Trailer

Whoever cut the new trailer for David Fincher's "Gone Girl" really knows what their doing.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • July 8, 2014 9:39 AM
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The Tony Awards Love Hollywood (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)

The Tony Awards voters love Hollywood, and 2014 was no exception. "Breaking Bad" star and Broadway rookie Bryan Cranston and popular Tony host Neil Patrick Harris took home their first Tonys, for playing a flamboyant president (Lyndon Baines Johnson in Robert Schenkkan’s “All the Way,” which won Best Play) and crossdresser (in Best Music Revival "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"), respectively.
  • By Anne Thompson and Jacob Combs
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  • June 9, 2014 11:09 AM
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First-Ever Hollywood Reporter Tony-Nominee Roundtables (VIDEO)

The Hollywood Reporter has been sitting down with actors and actresses for Oscar and Emmy roundtable discussions for several years, but this year they're expanding eastward with their first ever Tonys roundtables.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • June 2, 2014 11:29 AM
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Review Roundup: Neil Patrick Harris Is "Beyond Fabulous" on Broadway in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' (VIDEOS)

Reviews are in for the latest Broadway revival of John Cameron Mitchell's glitz-and-glam rock musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," starring gay icon Neil Patrick Harris in the title role, an East German singer scorned by a botched sex-change operation.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 23, 2014 2:15 PM
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David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' Set for October 2014 Release UPDATED

UPDATE: David Fincher's big-screen adaptation of Gillian Flynn's mystery thriller "Gone Girl," starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, has settled on a release date. It's slated for October 3, 2014. This is the same weekend Fincher's Oscar-winning "The Social Network" (for Adapted Screenplay, Editing and Original Score) hit theaters in 2010.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 16, 2013 2:13 PM
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2013 Tony Award Highlights: Cyndi Lauper's 'Kinky Boots,' Cicely Tyson's Acceptance Speech, Neil Patrick Harris Bumps Ratings (VIDEO)

Neil Patrick Harris saw through his fourth hosting of the Tony Awards last night. Singing and dancing was par for the course throughout the show, with acceptance speech highlights including Cyndi Lauper's win for "Kinky Boots" (which led the night with six trophies including Best Musical), and 79-year-old Cicely Tyson delivering a show-stealing speech for her Best Actress win in "The Trip to Bountiful." Video highlights below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • June 10, 2013 12:29 PM
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Neil Patrick Harris Adds Emmys To Hosting Tonys, Why Not Oscars? UPDATE

Why fix something that isn't broken? Musically gifted TV star Neil Patrick Harris is not only returning for a fourth turn as host of the Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall, to air June 9 on CBS, but will also host the Emmys for the network on September 22. Harris hosted the Tonys in 2009, 2011 and 2012, and the 2009 Emmys, which is the last time they were broadcast on CBS. it doesn't hurt that the final-season premiere of Harris's show “How I Met Your Mother" is the night after the awards show.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • May 29, 2013 2:59 PM
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