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EXCLUSIVE: Is it the American Zatoichi? Maybe, maybe not, but the comedy My Blind Brother, which world premieres later this week at South By Southwest 2016 looks like a hell of a lot of fun either way. From first time writer-director Sophie Goodhart, the pic sees Adam Scott as a handsome ladies man and near perfect athlete who also happens to be blind, and Nick Kroll as his less handsome brother whose role in life is to serve as his brother’s eyes. Things get strained…

EXCLUSIVE: Is it the American Zatoichi? Maybe, maybe not, but the comedy My Blind Brother, which world premieres later this week at South By Southwest 2016 looks like a hell of a lot of fun either way. From first time writer-director Sophie Goodhart, the pic sees Adam Scott as a handsome ladies man and near perfect athlete who also happens to be blind, and Nick Kroll as his less handsome brother whose role in life is to serve as his brother’s eyes. Things get strained…

EXCLUSIVE: Is it the American Zatoichi? Maybe, maybe not, but the comedy My Blind Brother, which world premieres later this week at South By Southwest 2016 looks like a hell of a lot of fun either way. From first time writer-director Sophie Goodhart, the pic sees Adam Scott as a handsome ladies man and near perfect athlete who also happens to be blind, and Nick Kroll as his less handsome brother whose role in life is to serve as his brother’s eyes. Things get strained…

Katie Walder has been cast as the female lead in ABC single camera comedy pilot Square Roots, written and exec produced by Vijal Patel. Michael Fresco (Suburgatory) is directing. Square Roots is about a man from a family of logic-driven engineers who is determined to use his “gift” to help the people he loves with their everyday issues. . .whether they like it or not. Walder will play Ruth, Dan’s (Adhir Kalyan) wife and mother to their two kids. Ruth is as far from an…

Netflix has ordered up more of David Gelb’s Chef’s Table. The streaming service says six new episodes will premiere on Friday, May 27 followed by four special episodes later in the year featuring four of the world’s most renowned French chefs. The third installment will feature another six chefs for release in early 2017. “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with David Gelb and his team. We couldn’t think of a better way to follow such a visually stunning and…

Two days ahead of its Season 1 March 10 premiere, A&E Network has announced a second season of docuseries 60 Days In, in which innocent civilians spend 60 days undercover as inmates in the Clark County Jail in Jeffersonville, IN. Season 2 will air later this year on A&E. The program was created by Clark County Sheriff Jamey Noel to shed light on life behind bars at the facility, which has a history of corruption. “60 Days In is the perfect example of A&E’s unique brand of…

Disney Channel’s upcoming movie-spinoff series Tangled: Before Ever After has added a number of voice actors. Joining Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi, who starred in the 2010 movie Tangled, are three others who are reprising their roles from the film: Jeffrey Tambor as Big Nose and Paul F. Tompkins as Shorty — both members of the Snuggly Duckling Pub Thugs — and M.C. Gainey as Captain of the Guards. The franchise newcomers are led by Divergent series co-star Ashley Judd

The Republican Party establishment found an unlikely ally in its last-ditch effort to keep Donald Trump from becoming GOP nominee for POTUS: Stephen Colbert. CBS’s Late Show host last night took a super-sized look at the GOP frontrunner’s Really Big Hands claim, made at last week’s GOP debate. “I’m sure it’s true. Why would a guy with a small penis put his name in giant letters on the top of a skyscraper? It’s got to mean something, right?” Colbert insisted, in his first…

If your awards fever hasn’t fully abated, nominees for the 2016 MTV Movie Awards have been unveiled. The broadcast will be hosted by Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart on Sunday April 10. People have actually seen these movies, in mass numbers. For those unfamiliar with these prizes, they better reflect the fervor of the unwashed masses than do the Oscars. The show is silly fun, but you can feel brain cells in your cranium depleting while you watch. Spotlight got completely…

The Doha Film Institute (DFI) and Northwestern Uni have teamed up once again on a major new study that shows the shifting media landscape in the Middle East. The new study, unveiled today at DFI’s Qumra forum, revealed a number of key findings, including in the region’s two biggest theaatrical markets, Egypt and Lebanon, Arabic-language films earned more at the box office per title than international films. Research also showed that indie Arabic films were twice as likely…