Hollywood Headlines Wed. Nov. 29 2017

posted Nov 29, 2017, 3:52 AM by Ryan Quinn
The National Board of Review today announced their 2017 honorees, with upcoming biopic, The Post, nabbing three awards, including Best Film and actor and actress honors for stars, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep. Lady Bird grabbed two trophies, including Best Director honors for Greta Gerwig and a Best Supporting Actress nod for Laurie Metcalf. Other winners include The Florida Project's Willem Dafoe for supporting actor; Disney's Coco for animated feature; Call Me by Your Name's Timotheé Chalamet for Breakthrough Performance and Get Out showrunner Jordan Peele for Best Directoral Debut. Get Out also won for Best Ensemble. The organization's gala will be held January 9 in New York City. ABC is owned by Disney...

Desperate Housewives alum Nicolette Sheridan has been added to the cast of CW’s Dynasty reboot, the network announced Tuesday, according to Variety. Sheridan will play the role of Alexis Carrington -- the first wife of Blake Carrington, played by Joan Collins in the original series. She turns up again to challenge Blake's marriage to Cristal; reunite with her children, Fallon and Steven; and claim what's hers. Dynasty airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on the CW...

The Monday premiere of Floribama Shore, the latest addition in MTV's Shore franchise, was the biggest launch for the network in three years. The series, focusing on eight young adults who converge on the Gulf Coast's hottest beach town, Panama City Beach, pulled in 846,000 total viewers for a 0.94 rating in the adults 18-34 demo. MTV is now in its fifth consecutive month of ratings growth, its best streak in six years ...

Lifetime has greenlit the psychological thriller tentatively titled Nellie Bly, inspired by the groundbreaking 19th century journalist, according to Deadline. Christina Ricci, Judith Light and Josh Bowman are all attached to star. The film -- which stars Ricci as the titular character -- an investigative journalist who feigns mental illness in order to expose the deplorable conditions and mistreatment of patients at a women’s lunatic asylum -- currently is in production and slated for a 2018 premiere...
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