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Bryan Cranston and Jennifer Garner to play married couple in new drama Wakefield

Jennifer Garner has been cast to play Bryan Cranston's wife in upcoming drama Wakefield, which centers on a Manhattan lawyer who has a mental breakdown and lives as a recluse in an attic for nine months.
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Tupac biopic lands new director as clock runs down on music rights

The third time may be the charm for Morgan Creek. The studio has landed Benny Boom to direct its Tupac Shakur biopic after both John Singleton and Carl Franklin exited. The film will look at the life of the late rapper.
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Creator of Broadway smash Hamilton co-wrote song for scene in new Star Wars

JJ Abrams recounted how Lin-Manuel Miranda, star and creator of the hit Broadway show Hamilton, ended up collaborating with him on a song in the film. The song that Miranda and Abrams co-wrote will be in a cantina scene. 
Computing

4K rips from Netflix and Amazon are flooding onto torrent sites

The age of 4K piracy has begun, as pirates have apparently broken the encryption protecting UltraHD content on Amazon and Netflix. A flood of newly minted rips have appeared, including new shows like Jessica Jones.
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China gets Point Break reboot 3 weeks early, signals box office global shift

The Point Break remake will thrill Chinese moviegoers three weeks before it reaches the viewers stateside. The early release date in China serves as another indicator of the country's box-office prowess.
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Billy Bob Thornton heads to Amazon Prime in new legal drama, Trial

Amazon has officially given the green light to new series Trial, which will feature Billy Bob Thornton as a down-and-out lawyer who is looking to redeem himself by taking on the rich and powerful.
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50 Cent to appear in new Fox meta-comedy, My Friend 50

50 Cent will have a recurring role in a new comedy series, My Friend 50, which has received a script pickup from Fox, and will center around a young woman who joins the rapper's entourage.
Music

Marvel to release free comic book compiling its variant hip-hop covers

Marvel is releasing a free comic book next year that will compile a selection of its recent variant hip-hop covers. The special-edition covers feature some of the company's biggest new titles and pay homage to iconic hip-hop albums.
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Fox draws new blood for Rambo TV series, Stallone to produce

Fox has added another to its already long list of TV adaptations, planning to create a new series based on iconic action franchise Rambo, which will be executive produced by Sylvester Stallone.
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Rogue Nation director Christopher McQuarrie will return for Mission: Impossible 6

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation director Christopher McQuarrie confirmed that he'll direct the sixth installment of the blockbuster franchise, marking the first time a filmmaker has directed two films in the series.
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Peter Jackson might direct an episode of Doctor Who

In a funny Facebook video, Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson indicates that he might get behind the camera to direct an episode of the BBC's hit sci-fi series Doctor Who next season.