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Clive Owen tries to know his son better in first Confirmation trailer

Clive Owen’s character Walt knows he’s not perfect, but he’s trying to be better for his son in The Confirmation.

In the first trailer for Nebraska scribe Bob Nelson’s directorial debut, The Knick star portrays a father trying to reconnect with his 8-year-old, Anthony (Jaeden Lieberher), while the boy’s mother and stepfather are away at a Catholic retreat.

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Casting Net: Josh Hutcherson leads James Franco-directed The Long Home

  • Josh Hutcherson will be under the tutelage of James Franco again. The Hunger Games star will be the lead in the upcoming Franco-directed The Long Home, based on William Gay’s 1999 debut novel. Set in 1940s Tennessee, Hutcherson will play a young man who works for a bootlegger, who happened to kill his father.
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Your guide to the guest stars in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Oodles of special guest stars were par for course over the seven seasons of 30 Rock—and familiar faces also abound on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s follow-up. Some stars are universally known to TV fans (hi, Jon Hamm!), while others are slightly more obscure to mainstream audiences—Broadway aficionados will delight at the presence of Jefferson Mays, for example, while Twihards may be thrilled to find Gil Birmingham.

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James Franco's 'As I Lay Dying' trailer: Depression-era Mississippi and Tim Blake Nelson

When James Franco, the sometimes over committed but admirably ambitious multihyphenate, claimed that he was going to direct an adaptation of As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner’s classic novel about a family’s journey to honor the request of their dying mother, we were cautiously optimistic.

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