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Bryan Cranston to follow up Breaking Bad with Trumbo

Bryan Cranston’s first major post-Breaking Bad gig could see him go from Emmy-winner to Oscar-victor. According to Deadline, Cranston will play legendary screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, who was famously blacklisted in the 1950s by the House Un-American Activities Committee. Following an 11-month stint in prison, Trumbo proceeded to win Academy Awards for Roman Holiday and The […]

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Blacklisted Roman Holiday screenwriter has credit restored

The Writers Guild of America has officially credited blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo’s for the Audrey Hepburn–Gregory Peck classic Roman Holiday, 58 years after its release. According to the WGA’s press release, the lobby for Trumbo’s recognition was sparked by his dying son Chris and the son of credited screenwriter Ian McLellan Hunter. Trumbo Senior was […]

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Play It Again: Roman Holiday

Play It Again: Roman Holiday. By Jess Lomas. Play It Again is a weekly feature in which classic-film connoisseur Jess Lomas revisits a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up … or if it has aged terribly. And yes, it takes its name from a famously misquoted […]

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