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Black Mirror: Bryce Dallas Howard on season 3 and how it 'resonates now'

Black Mirror is officially back for it’s third season, and the Netflix series won’t be holding back any of its social commentary.

Bryce Dallas Howard tells EW in a video interview, above, that her episode (titled “Nosedive”) touches upon things people experience on a daily basis. “It’s a world in which we all rate each other, so like Uber or Postmates or AirBnB,” explains the Jurassic World actress, drawing real world parallels. “It creates this society where people are just trying to seek others’ approval. And obviously that resonates now.”

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Black Mirror recap: San Junipero

San Junipero is a beachside town with theaters, arcades, and bars. San Junipero is not what it seems. San Junipero is a no-frills, timeless paradise. San Junipero is a twisty, endless puzzle. San Junipero is heaven on Earth.

And “San Junipero,” the Black Mirror episode, is the salve to every “White Bear” — or “Playtest”-inflicted wound. It’s the antidote to the poison the technology of Black Mirror appears to promise for our future. It teaches us that sometimes, the virtual can be vital, can even be helpful.

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Actresses clash over bad blood in creepy Always Shine trailer

Edgy, creepy, thrilling, manic; all of these words come to mind when viewing the new trailer for Sophia Takal’s second feature film, Always Shine, which debuted Wednesday morning. The scariest part? Takal tells EW a healthy portion of the film’s disturbing material reflects her own experiences as an up-and-coming actress in the film industry.

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Halt and Catch Fire season 3: Stars tease time jump

Talk about a system reboot! When AMC’s ‘80s tech-savvy series Halt and Catch Fire returns Tuesday, expect to see some major changes. For starters, the show picks up six months after Donna Clarke (Kerry Bishé) and Cameron Howe’s (Mackenzie Davis) big move to Silicon Valley, where they’ve relocated in hopes of expanding their computer gaming company.

“We’re doing pretty well at the top of the season,” says Davis of the female-led tech business. “It’s exciting.”

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Halt and Catch Fire: Kerry Bishé and Mackenzie Davis test their techie know-how

Bent on expanding their online gaming company in the third season of AMC’s riveting ’80s-set drama, Kerry Bishé and Mackenzie Davis’ founder characters are set to pull off the unexpected with their extraordinary savvy. So does their know-how stack up once the cameras stop rolling? “I can’t type,” admits Davis, who, along with Bishé, fesses up to online vices, drunk dialing, and attempting to ford the river successfully.

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Mackenzie Davis joins the Blade Runner sequel

The sequel to sci-fi classic Blade Runner is continuing to add to its already star-studded cast. 

Mackenzie Davis — whom you may recognize from last year’s Oscar nominated The Martian — has joined Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Dave Bautista, Sylvia Hoeks, Ana de Armas, and Carla Juri, with Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners, Sicario) as director. 

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Always Shine star Mackenzie Davis: 'I feel too messy to be a woman'

Jealousy is at the root of Always Shine, a psychological thriller which had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this month. Mackenzie Davis (Halt and Catch Fire) and Caitlin FitzGerald (Masters of Sex) star as friends, both actresses with varying degrees of Hollywood success, who escape Los Angeles for a weekend getaway as an attempt to reconnect after being driven apart by years of competition and envy.

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Casting Net: Creed breakout Tessa Thompson joining sci-fi film with Natalie Portman, Gina Rodriguez

  • Tessa Thompson is riding high off Creed. The rising actress is being eyed to star alongside Natalie Portman and Gina Rodriguez in Alex Garland’s Annihilation. The Ex Machina director’s adaptation of Jeff VaderMeer’s book details a quartet of women embarking on a risky mission. Filming is expected to begin this spring.
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