Difficult People To Vex For Another

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Hulu has picked up Difficult People for a second 10-episode season.

“From our first meeting with Julie, Billy and Amy, to the spec pilot we shot with them, to Hulu’s spectacular and ongoing commitment, this has been a dream of a show.  And I’m not just saying that because I’m afraid of them,” said Jeff Wachtel, President, Universal Cable Productions and Chief Content Officer, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment.

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SundanceTV Renews Behind the Story with The Paley Center!

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SundanceTV has just made it possible for fans of a new half-dozen TV series (including The Good Wife, Scandal, Girls Modern Family, Jane the Virgin, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) to go behind the scenes and learn the story behind the stories.

The network has renewed Behind the Story with The Paley Center for a second, six-episode season. Details – including the list talent from each show that will be appearing – follow the jump.

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Learn How Pixar Movies Are Made at Khan Academy!

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Khan Academy is launching a program that takes students into the processes behind the creation of Pixar’s films.

Called Pixar in a Box, the free program shows students how the academic concepts you learn in school play a huge role in the creation of a Pixar film – complete with specific examples (how trigonometry is used to the create the worlds of the Pixar films).

Pixar in a Box goes live on KhanAcademy.org today. follow the jump for further details.

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Anchor Bay Brings Old 37, Kane Hodder & Brandi Cyrus To 2015 Fan Expo Toronto!

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Anchor Bay Entertainment is taking award-winning horror film Old 37 and stars Kane Hodder and Brandi Cyrus to the 2015 Fan Expo Toronto, which runs from September 3rd-6th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Hodder will be signing autographs at the Anchor Bay booth over the weekend, while Cyrus will be present on Friday and Saturday.

Old 37 will be be introduced at a midnight screening in The Screaming Room (in the South Building), Friday, September 4th at midnight. For details, follow the jump.

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Summer Is Over Trailer: Love The Coopers – You Can’t Schedule Happiness!

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While, technically, summer doesn’t end until September 21st, for the movie season, it’s over on the Labor Day weekend. Even then, a trailer for a Christmas movie seems just a touch early – especially when the narrator suggests that Christmas is that magical time when families all gather together to give thanks… that it only comes once a year.

Love the Coopers has a star-studded cast – John Goodman, Diane Keaton, Olivia Wilde, Ed Helms, Marisa Tomei, Alan Arkin, Anthony Mackie, June Squibb, Amanda Seyfried – and comes from the producer of The Family Stone. Check out the trailer after the jump.

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Searching Trailer: Youth!

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Youth – the new film from director Paolo Sorrentino (The Great Beauty) – is a film about finding and realizing one’s life’s passion.

Starring Michael Caine, Rachel Weisz, Harvey Keitel, Paul Dano and Jane Fonda, Youth will have its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival before premiering in select theaters on December 4th. Check out the trailer following the jump.

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Films That Move Us Theme of 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival!

The 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival will be held from April 28th to May 1st. The festival’s theme will be Moving Pictures – films that bring us to tears; rouse us to action, inspire us.

Robert Osborne will once again serve as official host of the TCM Classic Film Festival, with TCM’s Ben Mankiewicz introducing various events.

The official hotel and central gathering point for the 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival will be The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, site of the first Academy Awards ceremony. Screenings will be held at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX, the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres and the Egyptian Theatre, as well as other Hollywood venues. Festival passes go on sale on November 19th. Follow the jump for further details.

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Shadowhunters, Stitchers & PLL Lead ABC Family To New York Comic-Con!

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STITCHERS – Emma Ishta stars as Kirsten on ABC Family’s “Stitchers.” (ABC FAMILY/ Adam Rose)

ABC Family is making its presence felt at New York Comic-Con on October 9-10. Upcoming series Shadowhunters and current hits Stitchers and Pretty Little Liars will be featured.

Each panel will include cast members and executive producers/writers plus exclusive new footage. For panel times and participants, follow the jump.

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She’s Back! Lara Croft, Tomb Raider Returns To Dark Horse Comics!

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Cultists; worldwide cataclysmic devastation, and ancient artifacts!

The one and only original Tomb Raider, Lara Croft, is back in a strange new adventure, courtesy of Dark Horse Comics.

Lara Croft and the Frozen Omen #1 will be in shops on October 7th. Check out the first issue’s cover and three preview pages – along with ordering information – following the jump.

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Stars Wars: The Force Awakens Awakens A Global Unboxing Event!

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Aside from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, what is the coolest thing about Star Wars? The toys! Those replicas of cool spaceships and fighters; action figures of the heroes and villains, and the unveiling of those cool collectibles.

On the morning of ‘Force Friday,’ Friday, September 3rd, Maker Studios will be taking part in a global unboxing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens stuff on YouTube. The event will begin in Sydney, Australia and cycle through 15 cities and 12 countries in 18 hours, with each new location featuring popular Maker Studios talent and revealing a new toy – setting up the moment when the collectibles go on sale at midnight.

As an added bonus, there will be the latest trailers, commentary from special guests, product videos, and demos. For all the details, details, follow the jump.

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