Matthew McConaughey Goes Full Circle with Role Reprisal

Matthew McConaughey Goes Full Circle with Role Reprisal

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Matthew McConaughey will reprise his character, Jake Brigance, in a series adaptation of John Grisham’s latest book about the character titled A Time for Mercy set to premiere on HBO. The book, published last year, follows two other John Grisham books centering around Jake Brigance titled Sycamore Row and A Time to Kill, the latter becoming a breakout role movie for McConaughey. In A Time to Kill, Jake Brigance defends a black man who killed the two white men who raped his daughter. Grisham’s latest novel tells of Brigance defending a man who killed his mother’s boyfriend claiming that he …

Disney Announces Huge Projects Expanding the Star Wars Galaxy

Disney Announces Huge Projects Expanding the Star Wars Galaxy

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If you heard the sound of millions of Star Wars fans crying out this past Thursday, that’s because Disney and Lucasfilm announced an exciting lineup of projects and gave fans new looks at Lucasfilm’s upcoming shows and movies. So, hold on to Baby Yoda (or Grogu) as we jump into lightspeed to see just where in the galaxy we’re exploring next!

‘Conversations with Friends’ Takes to TV

‘Conversations with Friends’ Takes to TV

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With the BBC premiere of Sally Rooney’s second novel Normal People set for April of this year, the network announced today that the author’s debut novel Conversations with Friends will also be adapted into a twelve part series. The series will again be produced by Element Pictures with Oscar nominated director for Room, Lenny Abrahamson, attached as lead director. Alice Birch, who was also involved in Normal People, is on board as a writer for Conversations with Friends.     Conversations with Friends follows two Dublin college students, Frances and Bobbi, and their strange and complicated relationship with married couple, …