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FIRST LOOK: Don Cheadle as Miles Davis in New Biopic

Don Cheadle is set to make his directorial debut with "Miles Ahead," a biopic about jazz legend Miles Davis, who the actor has apparently been obsessed with from a young age.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • July 8, 2014 11:30 AM
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Christian Bale As Action-Star Moses, and Other New Stills from Ridley Scott's 'Exodus'

Why yes, that is Christian Bale you see in that photo, riding his valiant steed into battle as...Moses, the biblical figure who led the Israelites out of slavery of Egypt and through the desert for 40 years.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • July 2, 2014 10:54 AM
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Media Watch: EW Grads Seed the Publishing Landscape

As Time Inc. separates from Time Warner, Entertainment Weekly may no longer be at the top of its game, under former Sports Illustrated digital editor Matt Bean, who replaced Jess Cagle after he was bumped upstairs to run Time Inc.'s relatively robust People Magazine. But EW alumnae are all over the media landscape. EW writer Josh Rottenberg is joining the LA Times to replace ex-LA Times senior film reporter John Horn, now learning how to be a daily radio host at KPCC FM.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 16, 2014 9:16 PM
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Shailene Woodley's' Fault in Our Stars,' Covering EW, Is the New Model for YA Bestseller To Movie

“The Fault in Our Stars” could very well be a new model of a YA bestseller turned movie.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • May 2, 2014 7:00 PM
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'Orange Is the New Black' Covers EW, Showrunner Kohan Speaks Her Mind on Awards, Rejection, Beauty Standards and More

The Litchfield ladies of Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black" cover this week's edition of Entertainment Weekly. Inside, showrunner Jenji Kohan ("Weeds") speaks her mind about the series being initially rejected by HBO and Showtime, about the show's dramedy aspects making it hard to categorize for awards, and how she wanted to get away from the "summer-campy" leanings of Season One.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 24, 2014 11:55 AM
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Matt Bean Makes Changes at Entertainment Weekly

New Entertainment Weekly editor Matt Bean, a Time Inc. Sport Illustrated editorial star who took over from Jess Cagle (who now runs People), is making changes. Gone is critic Owen Gleiberman, replaced by younger staffers like Chris Nashawaty.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • April 22, 2014 11:13 AM
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Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique Covers EW's Summer Preview, 'X-Men' Producers Considering Spinoffs

Jennifer Lawrence is front and center on the cover of this week's EW, which is rolling out its sprawling Summer Preview. It's cool that when Lawrence shares the cover with A-listers Hugh Jackman and Michael Fassbender, she's still the centerpiece. Thanks to her other franchise, "The Hunger Games," she's arguably the biggest star of X-Men.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 10, 2014 11:40 AM
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Matt Bean Named Editor of Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly editorial director Jess Cagle has named Matt Bean the new editor of EW. Effective today, he will be responsible for editorial oversight of the publication's print and digital properties under Cagle.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • February 10, 2014 2:46 PM
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David Fincher Talks 'Gone Girl' with EW, and the Appeal of Ben Affleck: "He Knows What It's Like to Be Hunted"

As revealed earlier, Entertainment Weekly's cover story is David Fincher's "Gone Girl," starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. EW sits down with Fincher to talk his big-screen adaptation of Gillian Flynn's bestseller thriller. Highlights below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 9, 2014 12:01 PM
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'Gone Girl' Covers This Week's EW, with Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike Photographed by David Fincher

This week's cover of Entertainment Weekly features Ben Affleck and a peaked Rosamund Pike, in character for David Fincher's "Gone Girl," adapted from Gillian Flynn's bestselling mystery thriller. The film hits theaters almost exactly ten months from now, on October 3. Check out the full cover, which was photographed by Fincher, plus the first released image from the film, below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 8, 2014 12:40 PM
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