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  1. George a. Romero: I'll Probably Write Most Of Empire of the Dead If It Goes To SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Ain't It Cool News

    George A. Romero, who turned 75 in February, says he expects his involvement in his proposed new zombie TV series will extend far beyond writing the pilot. If the small-screen "Empire of the Dead" project goes to series, "Night of the Living Dead" writer-director George A. Romero says he'll write "probably at least most of the first season" and hopes to "direct a couple."


  2. Steve Coogan On 'Happyish': "The People Who Like It, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Deadline

    Steve Coogan On 'Happyish': "The People Who Like It, Love It. The People Who Don't, Don't Understand It" the critically-acclaimed Philomena, but Steve Coogan has been blazing a comedic trail on British TV for many years.


  3. BWW TV: Exclusive Sneak Peek! Terrence Mann, David Harris and More in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Connecticut Repertory Theatre and Liz Larsen will also be part of the cast. Hoffman has been a member of the original Broadway casts of The Moony Shapiro Songbook, Is There Life After High School?, Baby, Into the Woods , Falsettos, The Scarlet Pimpernel, and most recently in the recent revival of Cabaret as Herr Schultz.


  4. Overrated/Underrated: Modern jazz, it's not just for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... prove he's not homophobic, feel like tired shtick. Though stepping into a role intended for the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, this underappreciated (on these shores, anyway) British actor owns and upgrades what's otherwise a too-familiar story of a ...


  5. Cameron Crowe Takes Us on a Musical Tour Through His FilmographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2014 | Vanity Fair

    ... out Elton John to feel a newfound love for the power of lyric, bridge, and chorus. In Almost Famous , Philip Seymour Hoffman as Crowe's real-life mentor, Lester Bangs, tells his young protA gA , "The only true currency in this bankrupt ...


  6. Underrated/OverratedRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | Los Angeles Times

    Steve Coogan in 'Happyish': Though stepping into a role intended for the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, this underappreciated British actor owns and upgrades what's otherwise a too-familiar story of a dissatisfied upper-middle-class white dude squaring off against a cruel modern world in a fabulous home. Still, Coogan's barbed comedy steals the show, which shouldn't surprise anyone familiar with "Alan Partridge" or "24 Hour Party People."


  7. Does Jamie Tworkowski 'Feel Too Much'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Last summer Jamie Tworkowski, his dad and his sister Emily were on their way to see A Most Wanted Man . The spy novel adaptation stars Phillip Seymour Hoffman , who died of a drug overdose after 23 years of sobriety.


  8. Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of CRT's Les Miserables - Terrence Mann, Ariana DeBose & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 |

    Connecticut Repertory Theatre 's upcoming production of LES MISERABLES, directed by Terrence Mann and starring Mann as Inspector Javert, a role he originated on Broadway and for which he received his first Tony Award-nomination, begins later this month. Performances of LES MISERABLES begin on May 28, 2015 and continue through June 7, 2015 at Connecticut Repertory Theatre's Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre.


  9. 10 Times Cameron Crowe Movies Made Us CryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 |

    ... orld they'll never be a part of touches all the right subtle tear buttons. Bonus points for the great Philip Seymour Hoffman performance.


  10. No Good Reason to be HappyishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 |

    ... hanging over them the way Happyish does. In 2014, one of the greatest actors of any time period, Philip Seymour Hoffman signed with Showtime to his first major work for TV. They had already shot the Pilot with him, when he overdosed on heroin in ...


  11. Here's What's New to Netflix in June: Marvel, Scorsese, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Collider

    School's out for summer, and the monthly changeover at Netflix is about to ensure that you'll have plenty of different content to watch next month. A number of films will become available to stream in June, including the magnificent Nightcrawler , Martin Scorsese 's somewhat underrated The Aviator , Jon Stewart 's directorial debut Rosewater , and one of Philip Seymour Hoffman 's final films, A Most Wanted Man .


  12. George Romero Scripting Zombie TV Pilot Empire of the DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Ain't It Cool News

    Given how thoroughly George Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" movies have been aped by America's most popular TV show, the AMC megablockbuster "The Walking Dead," this would seem to fall into the category of "What took so long?" No channel is yet involved, but Romero is writing a pilot script based on "Empire of the Dead," his New York City-based Marvel comic book series set years after a zombie apocalypse. The 15-issue comic depicts survivors dealing with an emerging vampire threat as well as zombies.


  13. Is Addiction Really a Medical Problem? It's ComplicatedRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Psychology Today

    After the actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman was treated for drug addiction in his early twenties, he apparently remained drug-free for over 20 years until he developed a problem with prescription painkillers, began using heroin, and entered a detox facility in 2013. He died of a heroin overdose in 2014.


  14. Ghettoside is a bold, humane study of Los Angeles' black homicide epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | New Statesman

    ... seeks to blur the line between then and now. He likens two corpses from 1953 to contemporary figures, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Barack Obama, seemingly without purpose or reason. Such A literary stunts smack of NHI, one of the "old unwritten" codes ...


  15. Christina Hendricks on her life in pictures - and going blonde after Mad MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 |

    ... talking. It's emotional looking at this, it brings back good and sad memories. It's hard to believe Philip Seymour Hoffman is gone , I feel like I see him in movies every day and he still seems so much a part of our world. It's a confusing feeling, ...


  16. Great Part 4's in movie franchisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Coastal Courier

    ... Impossible III " was a lot of fun and had probably the best villain of the entire films series with Philip Seymour Hoffman playing Davian. As good as "M:I III" was, it's not the best entry in the catalogue. That title belongs to the fourth film, ...


  17. Hoffman's partner 1 year laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Fox News

    Just over a year after Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a drug overdose, Mimi O'Donnell, his life partner and mother of his three children, recalls the grief that brought her back to work in theater where they first met. O'Donnell first met Hoffman in 1999 and tells The New York Times that during her mourning of the "Capote" actor she took family trips to the beach, read books about grief from authors such as Joan Didion and Joyce Carol Oates and eventually returned to work.


  18. Phillip Seymour Hoffman's Partner Discusses Coping with the Actor's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    O'Donnell, a former costume designer for Saturday Night Live, tells The New York Times she was only minimally involved in the theater world over the past year, focusing instead on family trips to the beach with the couple's three young children and reading books about grief by Joan Dideon and Joyce Carol Oates. "I was pretty stubborn in my falling apart," she recalls.


  19. Morning Briefing - May 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Bennington Banner

    ... and discussion with CA Conrad, author of "ECODEVIANCE: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness," "Philip Seymour Hoffman (were you high when you said this?)," "A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon: New (Soma)tics" and "The Book of Frank," recipient of the ...


  20. Philip Seymour Hoffman's partner reveals how she's been coping...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Daily Mail

    'I was pretty stubborn in my falling apart': Philip Seymour Hoffman's grieving partner reveals how she's been coping since actor's death one year ago His life partner, Mimi O'Donnell, 47, has revealed how she is coping to The New York Times in her first interview since losing her beloved. After taking months off of work, the grieving theatre director is once again at the helm of a new play and moving on slowly but surely.