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For those wondering how the upcoming film adaptation of erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” could possibly stay faithful to the book and still receive an R rating, producer Dana Brunetti has a solution: Make two different versions, one rated R and one rated NC-17.

Brunetti floated that idea during a recent interview with… Continue reading 'Fifty Shades of Grey' to Get NC-17 Version? Producer Floats Two-Film Idea

Last month, the BBC announced that Doctor Who star Matt Smith had decided to leave the 50-year-old British science fiction show after this year’s special Christmas episode. So how goes the search for the next Doctor? “Well, it’s always just terrifying,” says Doctor Who executive producer Steven Moffat, who recruited Smith to replace his predecessor, David Tennant, back in late 2008. “If you’re a Doctor Who fan, as I… Continue reading Comic-Con 2013: ‘Doctor Who’ executive producer Steven Moffat talks about the ‘terrifying’ search for a new Time Lord

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Rumors of Nigel Lythgoe’s imminent departure from American Idol were realized yesterday when the high-profile producer tweeted the news that he’d been fired from Fox’s flagship music-reality competition. “It’s not a personal thing,” added Lythgoe, who will remain with So You Think You Can Dance. “They just feel Idol needs new leadership after 12… Continue reading ‘Amerian Idol’ ousts Nigel Lythgoe and exec producer Ken Warwick

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[SPOILER ALERT IF YOU HAVEN’T WATCHED THE SERIES FINALE OF SMASH!!!!]

After two seasons, the curtain has closed on NBC’s ambitious musical Smash. The series climaxed with Marilyn Monroe musical Bombshell winning big at the Tonys, including awards for Ivy (Megan Hilty) and composers Tom (Christian Borle) and Julia (Debra Messing). It also marked the end of an attempt… Continue reading ‘Smash’: Exec Producer Josh Safran on the series finale and what season 3 would have been

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The most recent episode of The CW’s The Carrie Diaries had many special moments, not the least of which were Carrie Bradshaw’s first encounter with both Manolo Blahniks and a Cosmopolitan. There were also break-ups, shake-ups and a lot of sequins! EW talked to Diaries’ executive producer Amy B. Harris about all the very… Continue reading ‘The Carrie Diaries’ scoop: Will Carrie return to NYC? Are Mouse and Sebastian headed for romance? Exec producer Amy B. Harris on what’s ahead