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Chris O’Dowd and Rosamund Pike To Star in Nick Hornsby’s State of the Union!

Chris O’Dowd – State of the Union _ Season 1 – Photo Credit: Isabella Vosmikova/AMC

Chris O’Dowd and Rosamund Pike has signed on to star in State of the Union – a genuine short form comedy series for SundanceTV and Sundance Now.

Created by Nick Hornsby – and to be directed by Stephen Frears – SotU is ten ten-minute episodes that follow Louise and Tom who meet in a pub immediately before their weekly marital therapy session.

Shooting will begin this summer.

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Calvary: Let He Who Is Without Sin Perish!

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An Irish priest in a country parish is hearing confessions when a voice tells him of how he was abused by a priest as a child and has decide that killing an evil priest wouldn’t get much notice but killing an innocent one would make a point. He gives the priest a week to get his affairs in order.

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Christopher Guest Takes on TV for HBO’s Family Tree!

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Down on his luck in love and life, having recently lost his job and girlfriend, 30-year-old Tom Chadwick has an unsure sense of his own identity. But when he inherits a mysterious box, Tom starts investigating his lineage and uncovers a world of unusual stories and characters, acquiring a growing sense of who he and his entire family are. FAMILY TREE kicks off its eight-episode season SUNDAY, MAY 12 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, followed by other episodes subsequent Sundays at the same time.

The new comedy series is a single-camera, documentary-style show in the manner of Guest’s acclaimed feature films (such as "Best in Show," "Waiting for Guffman" and "A Mighty Wind"). Chris O’Dowd ("Bridesmaids") stars as Tom Chadwick in the HBO presentation, along with Tom Bennett and Nina Conti. The series also features appearances by Carrie Aizley, Bob Balaban, Ed Begley, Jr., Maria Blasucci, Matt Griesser, Christopher Guest, Don Lake, Michael McKean, Lisa Palfrey, Jim Piddock, Kevin Pollak, Amy Seimetz, Meera Syal, Ashley Walters and Fred Willard. Check out the trailer following the jump.

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Friends with Kids Creator Jennifer Westfeldt Does It All and Talks to EM!

So you’re going along living your life and suddenly find yourself at a point where most of the people in your inner circle are having kids and you’re the last woman standing so to speak. The dynamics have changed within your relationships and you realize you’ve embarked on a new phase of your life so you end up asking yourself…”Self, what happens next?” Well if you’re Jennifer Westfeldt you partner up with your gorgeous boyfriend who happens to be wonderfully talented and round up your equally smart, funny, talented friends and you write, produce, direct and star in your own film and name it Friends with Kids. Recently I had a chance to sit down with the ever lovely and multi-talented Jennifer Westfeldt to discuss women in entertainment making it happen for themselves, our ten year reunion and of course her wonderful new movie “Friends with Kids”.

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