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CBS has ordered a drama pilot about “the personal and professional life of a maverick female Secretary of State as she drives international diplomacy, wrangles office politics and balances a complex family life.”

So naturally one immediately thinks of … Madeline Albright, right?

The order comes after NBC planned a Hillary Clinton miniseries and CNN ordered a Hillary Clinton documentary series and both projects died in development after facing strong protest… Continue reading CBS orders pilot about a female Secretary of State — surely based on nobody in particular

The first person to correctly name all ten posters will receive a shout-out in next week’s quiz. They will also become a permanent fixture on the nice list. Note: There was no winner last week. 

Last week’s answers: Hairspray, Blade Runner, The Love Guru, The Return of the Jedi, Spider-Man 2, X-Men, Little Miss Sunshine, MacGruber, Air Force One, How To Train Your Dragon

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American Hustle arrives in limited release this weekend, and it’s definitely a movie you need to watch (read my review). It’s pretty much required viewing for all you dreamers and schemers out there, or for anyone who needs advice on how to rock a crazy comb-over. While the film labels itself a fictionalized version of real-life events, American Hustle is very much based on the Abscam… Continue reading Christian Bale's 'American Hustle' Character Is Based on This Man, Comb-over and All

NBC is looking for a slight Chang of pace from Ken Jeong: The Community actor has signed on to star in and produce a multi-camera comedy project titled Dr. Ken, EW has confirmed. (Deadline first reported the news.)

Jeong’s credits don’t just include The Hangover and Party Down; he’s a licensed physician in California who earned his M.D. at the University of North Carolina and completed an internal… Continue reading Ken Jeong of ‘Community’ to star in NBC medical comedy based on his life

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 18: Cary Fukunaga attends the Getty

As we await the next James Bond film from Sam Mendes, we’ll get a glimpse into the life of one of the men who inspired the fictional 007.

DreamWorks has just acquired the book proposal by Paul Kix for “Noble Assassin,” a WWII story about Robert… Continue reading Cary Fukunaga to Direct 'Noble Assassin' Based on Real-Life James Bond