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  • Billy Porter in Talks to Join Al Pacino in ‘The Humbling’

    Oct 11, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Billy Porter, who is continuing his Tony-winning role in Broadway’s Kinky Boots, is in negotiations to join Barry Levinson’s “The Humbling,” reports Deadline.com Al Pacino, Greta Gerwig, Diane Wiest and Mandy Patinkin already are aboard the adaptation of the Philip Roth novel, which is eyeing a fall start. The story revolves around a famous stage […]

  • A Black Physician in 1864 NY? Dr. Freeman Debuts in New Drama ‘Copper’

    Aug 17, 12 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    Looking for a nice change of pace on TV? Perhaps a break from the reality shows? Consider BBC America’s first original scripted series “Copper,” a drama from executive producers Tom Fontana (“Oz,” “Homicide: Life on the Street”) and Barry Levinson (“Diner,” “Donnie Brasco”), set in New York’s Five Points, Fifth Avenue and emerging African American […]

  • Director Barry Levinson Signs On for Hank Aaron Biopic

    Apr 4, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Barry Levinson has inked a deal to direct a film about Hall of Famer Hank Aaron breaking Babe Ruth’s home run record, notes The Hollywood Reporter. Producers Mike Tollin and Glenn Rigberg acquired the rights to the book “The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron” by Howard Bryant, and recruited Levinson and writer Adam […]