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‘Big Sick’ Star Kumail Nanjiani Developing ‘My Beautiful Laundrette’ For TV

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Kumail Nanjiani, star and creator of the critically hailed The Big Sick, is on board as co-writer and star of a television adaptation of My Beautiful Laundrette, the 1985 sleeper hit directed by Stephen Frears, screenplay by Hanif Kureishi. The original film stars Gordon Warnecke as a British Pakistani man who opens a posh laundromat…

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Joe Orton Is Having A Moment, 50 Years After His Death

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Gay British playwright Joe Orton is having his well-deserved encore, 50 years after being murdered by his partner Kenneth Halliwell. One of Orton’s most subversive plays,  Loot will finally be staged uncensored, 51 years after its first production in London’s West End, to honor the anniversary of the playwright’s passing in 1967. Also celebrating an…

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