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First Look – Steven Soderbergh’s Netflix Western, Godless!

Godless – Roy Goode (Jack O’Connell) and Frank Griffin (Jeff Daniels) – Photo by Andrew Hreha/Courtesy of Netflix.

Frank Griffin, a menacing outlaw, is terrorizing the west as he hunts down his son-like partner – turned mortal enemy – Roy Goode, who is hiding at Alice Fletcher’s ranch near the quiet town of La Belle, NM, which is made up entirely of women.

Godless is a seven-part epic western series from Steven Soderbergh, Casey Silver and Scott Frank. It stars Jeff Daniels, Michelle Dockery and Jack O’Connell – and will premiere on Netflix on November 22nd.

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Logan Lucky – Steven Soderbergh’s Southern-Fried Heist Flick Soars!

Logan Lucky – Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) – Photo courtesy of eOne.

Steven Soderbergh is back from his retirement from filmmaking four years ago – with a fierce heist flick that gives Channing Tatum and Daniel Craig a chance to have some real fun.

Logan Lucky is about a heist by a group of redneck/hillbilly/good ole by types who look and sound dumb – but probably ain’t!

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Steven Soderberg’s The Girlfriend Experience Returns In November!

The Girlfriend Experience Season Two Key Art – Courtesy of Starz Entertainment, LLC

Starz has announced the premiere date and the basic premise for season two of Steven Soderberg’s The Girlfriend Experience.

TGE will have two separate arcs in season two – set in Washington DC as 2018 mid-term elections approach, and in New Mexico where a woman who has entered the Witness Protection Program finds herself unable to maintain the low profile required by the WPP and… consequences.

The girlfriend Experience: Season Two will premiere on Sunday, November 5th (9/8C).

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The Girlfriend Experience (Season One) – Smooth Sailing Only on the Surface!

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Watching the first season of The Girlfriend Experience is a bit unnerving. It’s an intimate experience – verging on voyeurism – because the ten episodes flow by so smoothly that it feels far too real when something jagged breaks the surface. Then, and only then, do we realize that there’s been all kinds of roiling, bubbling undercurrents that have to one explosive moment or another.

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Say That Again Trailer: The Girlfriend Experience!

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When a friend pitches second year law student Christine Reade on a unique way to finance college – and have a little fun – she finds herself deeply drawn into the world of The Girlfriend Experience.

Starz’s new series The Girlfriend Experience is based on Steven Soderbergh’s film of the same name and stars Riley Keough as Christine Reade. It premieres on Sunday, April 10th.

Check out the first trailer after the jump.

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Two Lives Trailer: The Girlfriend Experience!

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Steven Soderbergh’s film The Girlfriend Experience has been adapted for television – with Soderbergh as an executive producer – for Starz.

The series follows Christine Reade, a second year law student, as she discovers the world of ‘transactional relationships’ through a classmate.

Starz has released the first trailer for the series, starring Riley Keough as Christine. Check it out after the jump. The Girlfriend Experience will premiere in 2016.

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Magic Mike XXL: Magic Mike Med. More Like!

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2012’s Magic Mike was a left field smash loosely based on Channing Tatum’s experiences as a ‘male entertainer.’ It was smart, witty and filled with intriguing characters – not to mention some amazing dancing.

Magic Mike XXL has all of the above except for the smart and the witty. The guys are still kinda fun, but the script really seems rushed and thin. Of course, most of the target demo will only be there for the dancing and stripping, but if they want anything more, they will be disappointed.

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Starz Casts Lead For The Girlfriend Experience!

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Starz has cast Riley Keough as the lead for its original anthology series The Girlfriend Experience, inspired by the Steven Soderbergh film of the same name.

Keough will star as Christine Reade, a law student who becomes intrigued when she’s introduced to the concept of ‘transactional relationships.’

The 13-episode series includes Soderbergh and Philip Fleischman as executive producers and will be written by Lodge Kerrigan and Amy Seimetz. For further details, follow the jump.

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Starz Buys Into Soderbergh’s The Girlfriend Experience!

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Steven Soderbergh’s The Girlfriend Experience introduced the concept of ultra-exclusive courtesans who provided a great deal more than sex – a ‘girlfriend experience.’

Starz has greenlit an anthology series based on the concept. It will run as 13 half-hour episodes. Soderbergh and Philip Fleishman will be executive producers along with indie filmmakers Lodge Kerrigan and Amy Seimetz – who will also write and direct on the series. Details follow the jump.

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