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Russell Simmons Inks Overall Deal with HBO

Elizabeth Wagmeister, VARIETY   (Variety) — Russell Simmons has inked an overall first-look production and development deal with HBO, the premium cabler announced Thursday. Under the pact with Simmons’ new-media company All Def Digital, he and his team will create and develop television projects for the network. Simmons Read More

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Wendell Pierce Set as Clarence Thomas in HBO’s ‘Confirmation’ (Exclusive)

  (The Hollywood Reporter) – HBO has found its Clarence Thomas. Treme and The Odd Couple‘s Wendell Pierce has been tapped to play the Supreme Court justice in Confirmation, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Confirmation, from HBO Films, details the explosive 1991 Supreme Court nomination hearings (at which Anita Hill testified), that brought the country to Read More