Zosia Mamet

Todd Solondz's Wiener-Dog cycles through owners in dark comedy's trailer

One conclusion can be made after viewing the trailer for Todd Solondz’s (Welcome to the Dollhouse) new dark comedy: this Wiener-Dog impacted many people’s lives.

Those various owners are played by a strong and varied ensemble with their own idiosyncrasies. The dog is used as a teaching moment for a boy to learn “nature doesn’t care about [dogs] … we’re nature’s only friend,” according to his mother. Its next owner is lab tech Dawn Wiener (Greta Gerwig), who flees with an acquaintance (Kieran Culkin) to Ohio with promises of crystal meth.

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Matt Smith and Zosia Mamet to star in Robert Mapplethorpe biopic

Matt Smith of Doctor Who and Zosia Mamet of Girls are set to play groundbreaking photographer Robert Mapplethorpe and punk icon Patti Smith, his onetime lover and lifelong friend, in a biopic from writer-director Ondi Timoner.

The film, which has the blessing of the Mapplethorpe Foundation, will chronicle how Mapplethorpe stunned the art world with his elegantly composed, sexually explicit, and often overtly homoerotic images before dying of AIDS at age 42.

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Allison Williams was 'a very different bride' than her Girls character, Marnie: 'Thank God'

When Allison Williams married CollegeHumor founder Ricky Van Veen last September, her friends and Girls costars — Lena Dunham, Zosia Mamet, and Jemima Kirke — were all in attendance. “It was really fun to have these girls there and to be actual supportive adults,” Williams tells EW. Her character, Marnie, gets married in the season opener of Girls on Feb.

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Girls stars preview Marnie's wedding day

When Girls returns to HBO on February 21 for its fifth season, we’ll see all the principals gathered for Marnie’s (Allison Williams) wedding.

When EW sat down with the four women of Girls, they remember the filming of the episode as a particularly special one. “It’s always a treat for us [to film together] because it’s so nice to hang,” says Williams. In fact she, Jemima Kirke (Jessa) and Zosia Mamet (Shoshana) all bunked up at Kirke’s mother’s house upstate.

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Casting Net: James Franco to direct, star in Steinbeck adapation 'In Dubious Battle'

  • James Franco will be starring in his adaptation of John Steinbeck’s In Dubious Battle. The film, which tells the story of a man who tried to organize a fruit picker strike in Southern California, will star Selena Gomez, Vincent D’Onofrio, Robert Duvall, Ed Harris, Bryan Cranston, and Danny McBride. Principal photography begins in March.
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Jeremy Jordan sings 'Let It Go' from 'Frozen' at Miscast gala honoring Allison Janney -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

Allison Janney

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On March 31, New York’s MCC Theater held its raucous Miscast gala, an annual fundraiser honoring one veteran theater artist – this year, the fearless Allison Janney – with a concert program line-up that features Broadway stars performing songs typically sung by the opposite gender.

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