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Sopranos to the Silver Screen? Experts Share Their Takes

After The Sopranos ended — in a flurry of suspicion and onion rings — rumors started flying: Had creator David Chase kept Tony breathing for a Sopranos movie? ("I never say never," Chase told the Newark Star-Ledger. "An idea could pop into my head where I would go, ‘Wow, that would make a great movie,' but I doubt it.") "It could make a good feature," says director Barry Sonnenfeld, who adapted two beloved TV series, The Addams Family ("No one complained," he says), and Wild Wild West ("Which, let's just say, was problematic"). "But the question is, will the studio that makes the moread more

What's the Secret to Blockbuster Success?

What is the formula for blockbuster-movie success? And how does it differ from the recipe for disaster? Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters, an HBO documentary premiering tonight at 9 pm/ET — and based on the new book Boffo! How I Learned to Love the Blockbuster and Fear the Bomb, by Variety editor-in-chief and former studio exec Peter Bart — explores those much-asked questions by way of A-list talking heads and fantastic clips from films both great and... so-so. Bart says that  — especially as cohost of AMC's Sunday Mornread more

What's the Secret to Blockbuster Success?

What is the formula for blockbuster-movie success? And how does it differ from the recipe for disaster? The new book Boffo! How I Learned to Love the Blockbuster and Fear the Bomb, by Variety editor-in-chief and former studio exec Peter Bart, explores those much-asked questions, as does an accompanying HBO documentary, Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters, premiering June 29 and featuring almost as many A-list talking heads as fantastic clips from films both great and... so-so. Bart says that  — especially as cohost of AMC's Sunday read more

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Year Title Description
2012 Movie Talk With Peter Bart TV Show Series, Host
2009 In the House With Peter Bart & Peter Guber TV Show Series, Host
2009 Show Business With Bart & Guber TV Show Series, Host
2009 AMC Storymakers TV Show Series, Host
2005 The Last Mogul Movie, Actor

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FALL-TV UPDATE!

Per Variety, Roger Bart (aka Desperate Housewives' George) has been tapped to join Tom Cavanagh in My Ex-Life, CBS' comedy pilot about a pair of divorced couples.... Related's Jennifer Esposito has a "second position" gig lined up, replacing Alicia Witt as the titular shrink in the Fox comedy More, Patience.... Frau Blücher! Cloris Leachman is set to play mom to Eddie McClintock and Craig Bierko in an untitled NBC comedy from Chris Sheridan (Family Guy). read more

The Hard Truth About the Movie Biz

If Ebert and Roeper simply aren't satisfying your appetite for movie talk, it's time to check out AMC's Sunday Morning Shootout (airing each week at 11 am/ET). The debate program is hosted by two men with some 70 years' worth of entertainment-biz experience between them. Peter Bart, before becoming vice president and editor in chief of Variety, helped shepherd such films as The Godfather, Rosemary's Baby, Being There and The Postman Always Rings Twice. Peter Guber read more

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