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Hosts Tina Fey & Amy PoehlerGolden Globes: The Deadline Film Team’s Live Blog
By Anita Busch, Mike Fleming Jr., and Dominic Patten – The Golden Globes have largely been relevant primarily because of its proximity to Oscar season. You know the jokes, that this is the day you can’t find a waiter because they are all here to see if their votes lead to winners.

Oscars: Martin Scorsese Interviews ‘Grandmaster’s’ Wong Kar Wai
By Pete HammondEXCLUSIVE: It is hard to believe, at least from my point of view, that the great Wong Kar Wai, perhaps China’s greatest living filmmaker has never once been nominated for an Academy Award.

Box Office: ‘Lone Survivor’ Takes In $37.8M, Not $38.5M, ‘Hercules’ Edges ‘Wolf’ For Third Place, ‘American Hustle’ In Fifth Celebrating Its $100M
By Anita BuschLone Survivor still was stellar over the three-day frame. The Legend Of Hercules rose to third place, edging out Wolf, which took the No. 4 spot after Sunday numbers came in. Read More »

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Cote De Pablo Joins Chilean Miner Movie ‘The 33′ In First Post-’NCIS’ Gig

By | Friday January 10, 2014 @ 11:04am PST

Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences Presents The 22nd Annual Hall Of Fame Induction GalaEXCLUSIVE: In what will be her first acting role since leaving network TV’s most-watched series NCIS, Cote De Pablo has been cast in The 33, the feature film based on the 2010 rescue of 33 Chilean miners after being trapped 69 days in the Copiapo gold and copper mine more than half an mile below the earth’s surface. Antonio Banderas, Juliette Binoche and Rodrigo Santoro are among those already aboard the ensemble cast of the pic, which is now in production in Chile and Colombia with Patricia Riggen directing. The script is from Craig Borten (Dallas Buyers Club) and Michael Thomas.

Chilean_Miners_RescueDe Pablo, who was born in Chile and whose mother still lives there, will play a wife of one of the trapped miners, who became international stars following their dramatic rescue that played out live worldwide. Her scenes will be shot in Chile’s Atacama Desert near where the actual event, and the subsequent rescue efforts took place. She is repped by Paradigm and Management 360. Read More »

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TCA: CBS CEO Leslie Moonves: “We Offered Cote de Pablo A Lot of Money — And Then We Offered Even More”

By | Monday July 29, 2013 @ 10:05am PDT

CBS tried hard to keep Cote de Pablo on its most-watched series NCIS, Leslie Moonves said during the network’s TCA executive session today. “We offered Cote de Pablo a lot of money — and then we offered even more money,” he explained. “We didn’t want to lose her.” In a surprise announcement earlier this month, the network and the actress said she would appear only in enough episodes of the upcoming 11th season to fill out her Ziva David character’s storyline and then leave the show. The announcement she was leaving, after eight years on the hit drama, came as a surprise earlier this month. This morning, Moonves said the decision came as the network was in discussions with the rest of the cast, “and the producers were aware of what was going on. NCIS is the highest-rated show on TV. We did everything possible to keep her — she ultimately decided she didn’t want to do the show”.

Related: TCA: Moonves Appalled by ‘Big Brother’ Racial Slurs But Defends Show Casting Read More »

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Cote De Pablo To Depart CBS’ ‘NCIS’

By | Wednesday July 10, 2013 @ 3:30pm PDT

Cote De Pablo NCIS LeavingCBS has just confirmed that Cote de Pablo is not coming back for the 11th season of the network’s hit drama NCIS this fall, though she will appear long enough for her character … Read More »

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