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Safdie Brothers' 'The Curse' Comedy Pilot is Headed to Showtime!

Showtime has ordered a comedy pilot, titled The Curse, from the Safdie brothers!

The network has given a pilot green light to the project from Uncut Gems directors/co-writers Benny and Josh Safdie and Nathan for You creator and star Nathan Fielder, Deadline reports.

The half-hour comedy stars, is written by, and is executive produced by Benny and Nathan. Josh is an executive producer.

The show “explores how an alleged curse disturbs the relationship of a newly married couple who star in Flipanthropy, their troubled HGTV show.”

Nathan will play the husband, and Benny will portray the producer of the HGTV show.

While the project had been pitched with the Safdie brothers directing, they will reportedly not direct the pilot.

The Safdie brothers won Best Director for Uncut Gems at the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Watch them hilariously recite their speeches at the same time!

Uncut Gems' Safdie Brothers Win Best Director, Recite Their Speeches at Same Time at Spirit Awards 2020

Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie appear on stage together to accept their award at the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday afternoon (February 8) at the pier in Santa Monica, Calif.

The Safdie Brothers won the award for Best Director for their work on the movie Uncut Gems.

Instead of having each brother speak separately, Benny and Josh spoke on top of each other and created a hilarious moment.

The other directors in the category were The Lighthouse‘s Robert Eggers, Honey Boy‘s Alma Har’el, Luce‘s Julius Onah, and HustlersLorene Scafaria.

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Adam Sandler & Idina Menzel Celebrate 'Uncut Gems' at Spirit Awards 2020

Adam Sandler is joined by his wife Jackie while walking the carpet at the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday afternoon (February 8) at the pier in Santa Monica, Calif.

The 53-year-old actor is nominated for Best Male Lead for his work in the movie Uncut Gems, which is up for five awards overall.

Adam was joined at the event by his on-screen wife Idina Menzel, as well as the film’s directors and co-writers Benny Safdie and Joshua Safdie, co-writer Ronald Bronstein, and producer Sebastian Bear-McClard.

The movie is also up for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Editing.

FYI: Idina is wearing a Michael Kors dress and Casadei shoes.

15+ pictures inside of Adam Sandler and Idina Menzel at the Spirit Awards… More Here! »

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Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern & Lupita Nyong'o Attend New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Reese Witherspoon, Lupita Nyong’o and Laura Dern are all looking fabulous.

The three superstar actresses were among the many stars in attendance at the 2019 New York Film Critics Circle Awards on Tuesday night (January 7) in New York City.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Reese Witherspoon

Lupita won Best Actress at the event, while Laura won for Best Supporting Actress.

Stars at the event included Adam Sandler and wife Jackie, Alec Baldwin and wife Hilaria, Best Actor winner Antonio Banderas and girlfriend Nicole Kimpel, Mati Diop, Benny Safdie, who won Best Director for Uncut Gems with brother Josh, and Parasite director Bong Joon-ho.

Quentin Tarantino, who won Best Screenplay, was also in attendance, as well as Spike Lee, Parasite star Song Kang-ho, Mike Birbiglia, Samantha Bee and husband Jason Jones and Scott Stuber.

Lupita‘s Us co-star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II also hit the red carpet, as well as Netflix exec Ted Sarandos, Best Supporting Actor winner Joe Pesci, Tribeca CEO Jane Rosenthal, Joshua Safdie and Martin Scorsese, who won for Best Film with The Irishman.

READ MORE: Laura Dern Wins Golden Globe 2020 for ‘Marriage Story’

FYI: Reese is wearing an Andrew Gn dress and Chopard jewelry. Lupita is wearing a Valentino dress. Laura is wearing a Tom Ford look and a Colette ring.

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Isla Fisher & Sacha Baron Cohen Hold Hands While Arriving at BAFTA Tea Party

Isla Fisher and Sacha Baron Cohen keep close as they arrive at the BAFTA Los Angeles Tea Party on Saturday afternoon (January 4) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles.

The 43-year-old actress kept things chic in an all black outfit while the 48-year-old actor looked cool in a striped shirt and plaid pants for the event.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Isla Fisher

Other stars at the event included Grey’s Anatomy actress Camilla Luddington, Russian Doll actor Charlie Barnett, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce star Lisa Edelstein, and Suits actress Abigail Spencer.

Also in attendance were Knives Out director Rian Johnson, Joker director Todd Phillips, Uncut Gems directors Benny and Josh Safdie, Bombshell director Jay Roach, and Judy director Rupert Goold.

FYI: Isla is wearing a Haney outfit. Lisa is wearing Nicole Rose earrings, a Laura Caspi bracelet and necklace.

20+ pictures inside of the stars at the event…More Here! »

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Adam Sandler Addresses Oscar Buzz at 'Uncut Gems' New York Film Festival Premiere

Adam Sandler suits up for the premiere of his new movie Uncut Gems at the 2019 New York Film Festival!

The 53-year-old Murder Mystery actor attended the event held at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on Thursday (October 3) in New York City.

He was joined by his co-stars Julia Fox, Kevin Garnett, Jonathan Aranbayev, Noa Fisher, Eric Bogosian, Keith Williams Richards, Tommy Kominik, Mike Francesa, Ronald Greenberg, Judd Hirsch, Sahar Bibiyan, and directors/writers Josh Safdie and Benny Safdie.

“It’s a definite love letter to that neighborhood, to 47th street and the Diamond District,” Adam told Variety about the film at the event. “It’s exciting when you see it; it’s such a big part of New York. It’s a historic place, and not too many things have been shot there. When I prepared for the movie, I learned a lot about jewelry, and I met a lot of jewelers. I learned a lot about gambling, and I met a lot of gamblers. That’s been around a long time, both things. There’s an obsession with it there that I really tried to learn.”

On the topic of a possible Oscar nomination for his role, Adam said, “I don’t even know what to say; it’s nice, but I just want to do as good of a job as I can. I love the movie, and whatever happens, what can I do? It’s neat that they say that, but what can I do? I really loved every day at work. I worked hard. When I do my comedies, I work hard at those. They mean a lot to me. It was no different than when I did this movie.”

Uncut Gems hits theaters on December 25. Watch the trailer and see set photos!

35+ pictures inside of Adam Sandler and more at the premiere… More Here! »

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