Roger Ebert says that his cancer has returned, so it's time to slow down and take a "leave of presence."
"The immediate reason for my 'leave of presence' is my health," he writes on his Chicago Sun-Times blog. "The painful fracture that made it difficult for me to walk has recently been revealed to be a cancer. It is being treated with radiation, which has made it impossible for me to attend as many movies as I used to... What in the world is a leave of presence? It means I am not going away. My intent is to continue to write selected reviews, but to leave the rest to a talented team of writers handpicked and greatly admired by me."
Miramax is teaming up with Martin Scorsese to adapt the film Gangs of New York, which was inspired by a non-fiction book of the same name, for television, according to The Wrap.
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Oprah Winfrey has been named Forbes' most influential person of 2013, topping their list for the second year in a row.
Boardwalk Empire has been renewed for a fourth season, HBO announced Tuesday.
"Terry Winter, Martin Scorsese and the rest of their outstanding team continue to produce a stunning show that never fails to surprise and entertain," Michael Lombardo, HBO's programming president, said in a statement. "We are excited to bring this unique series back for a fourth season."
Henry Hill passed away Tuesday at the age of 69, ABC News reports.