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House of Cards Replaces Kevin Spacey With 2 Oscar Nominees

Production has resumed on the final season of Netflix show

(Newser) - Netflix resumed production on its first—and last—Kevin Spacey-less season of House of Cards Tuesday, making up for the loss of the show's one-time star by bringing aboard not one but two Academy Award nominees, the New York Times reports. According to the Hollywood Reporter , Diane Lane and... More »

The Snarkiest Show on TV Ending After 22 Years

It helped launch the careers of Greg Kinnear, Joel McHale, and more

(Newser) - Dec. 18 will be your last chance to talk about chicks, man. That's because E! announced Wednesday it's ending venerable network stalwart The Soup after 22 years, Deadline reports. The show—which started life as Talk Soup—launched the career of first host, Greg Kinnear. After hosting stints... More »

The Kennedys Finds a Home

Controversial miniseries will air in April

(Newser) - Good news for those of you who really, really wanted to watch JFK (or at least, Greg Kinnear’s version of him) discussing his need for “strange ass” : The Kennedys has found a home. After getting booted from the History Channel (reportedly by two of the Kennedys themselves ),... More »

History Channel Pulls Plug on 'The Kennedys'

Epic 8-part miniseries yanked after complaints of inaccuracies

(Newser) - The Kennedys cost big bucks and stars big names like Tom Wilkinson and Greg Kinnear, but it's not going to see the light of day on the History Channel. The network yanked the epic, controversial eight-part miniseries—its most expensive program ever—yesterday after deeming the completed work "not... More »

Katie Holmes Will Play Jackie O

Casting complete for History Channel miniseries

(Newser) - Casting for an upcoming History Channel miniseries on the Kennedys is all but complete, with Greg Kinnear as JFK and Katie Holmes as Jackie, reports Variety . Kennedy fans have been nervous about the series because executive producer Joel Surnow is a conservative, writes Michael Schneider. Among other things, it will... More »

Miley 'Ghastly' in Last Song

Critics not fond of Nicholas Sparks exercise in teen love, death

(Newser) - The Last Song has two strikes against it in most critics' opinions: It's Nicholas Sparks' adaptation of his book...and it stars Miley Cyrus. On the plus side, baby turtles? Some takes:
  • It's not that bad, Roger Moore writes in the Orlando Sentinel . "Not a great film," of
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