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YouTube Live With James Lee Burke & Stephen King

Authors James Lee Burke and Stephen King did a live talk on YouTube today and you can watch it below.

This discussion was hosted by Murder By The Books.

James Lee Burke is a New York Times bestselling author, two-time winner of the Edgar Award, and the recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts in Fiction. He’s authored thirty-eight novels and two short story collections. He lives in Missoula, Montana.

Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes If It Bleeds, The Institute, Elevation, The Outsider, Sleeping Beauties (cowritten with his son Owen King), and the Bill Hodges trilogy: End of Watch, Finders Keepers, and Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel and an AT&T Audience Network original television series). His novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller. His epic works The Dark Tower, It, Pet Sematary, and Doctor Sleep are the basis for major motion pictures, with It now the highest grossing horror film of all time. He is the recipient of the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award, the 2014 National Medal of Arts, and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.  

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Check Out The Trailer For Marvel’s Storyboards

Marvel’s Storyboards is a 12-episode non-fiction series that will be aired in two six-episode seasons, showcasing a variety of visionary, critically acclaimed storytellers including Bobby Lopez (EGOT winning songwriter, Frozen, Avenue Q), Johnny Weir (former Olympic figure skater), Christian Borle (Something Rotten, Smash), Margaret Stohl (Life of Captain Marvel), Hugh Jackman (Wolverine), Sasheer Zamata (SNL), Ed Viesturs (high-altitude mountaineer), Natalia Cordova-Buckley (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Nelson Figueroa (former MLB pitcher for the New York Mets), Gillian Jacobs (Community, Love), Samhita Mukhopadhyay (Executive Editor, Teen Vogue), and Taboo (Black Eyed Peas)!

For more than 20 years, Quesada has overseen stories at the House of Ideas in the worlds of publishing, film, animation, and television, serving as both Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer and Marvel’s Editor-in-Chief. During his 10-year tenure as Editor-in-Chief (the longest term since Stan Lee held the position), Marvel underwent a creative boom and became home to the comic industry’s greatest talents, which continues to hold true today. As CCO, he brought that same vision to the whole of Marvel Entertainment, and he began to explore more stories in unexpected places.

In addition to Marvel’s Storyboards, Quesada serves as Executive Producer on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” for ABC, “Marvel’s Hero Project” and “Marvel 616” for Disney+, and Marvel’s animation projects including Marvel Rising. Stay tuned to Marvel’s YouTube channel and social channels for the first season of Marvel’s Storyboards each week this summer – and for season 2 later this year!

Marvel’s Storyboards Season 1 and 2 are produced by Marvel New Media and BFD Productions. The series is presented by State Farm. Tune in to starting Thursday, July 23!

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Who Ya Gonna Zoom? Watch The Reunited Apart Ghostbusters Edition

When there’s something strange in the neighborhood, Josh Gad calls the only folks who can possibly help…The Ghostbusters. Watch the latest Reunited Apart episode featuring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts, Ivan Reitman, Jason Reitman, and more!

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One Zoom to Rule Them All – Watch The Reunited Apart Lord of The Rings Edition

It’s the Return of the Kings – Josh Gad gathers the Fellowship and then some, to go on a very important mission…. quest…. thing.

The Lord of The Rings episode features: Sean Astin, Elijah Wood, Dominic Monaghan, Billy Boyd, Orlando Bloom, Sir Ian McKellan, and many more!

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John Krasinski’s YouTube Series ‘Some Good News’ Is Moving To CBS All Access

John Krasinski is moving his web series “Some Good News” to ViacomCBS.

Following a massive bidding war, the feel-good news/talk program is will premiere new episodes on CBS All Access, with additional short-form content to air on other outlets across the ViacomCBS portfolio. Comedy Central Productions will produce the series.

Krasinski will remain onboard as an executive producer and will hold a recurring on-camera role, but he is not expected to host the new installments.

“Could not be more excited and proud to be partnering with CBS/Viacom to be able to bring Some Good News to so many more people!” Krasinski said in a statement. “From the first episode, our goal was to create a news show dedicated entirely to good news. Never did I expect to be joining the ranks of such a historic news organization as CBS.”

“Comedy Central Productions is excited to partner with John and bring his beloved Some Good News to audiences around the world through ViacomCBS’ family of brands,” said Chris McCarthy, Entertainment & Youth Group president.

The “Office” alum debuted the show back in March on YouTube, where it became a reliable hit. The show produced a total eight episodes before Krasinski signed off earlier this month. The channel currently has 2.56 million subscribers and a total of more than 70 million video views.

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Watch The Some Good News With John Krasinski Community Episode

Some Good News has always been… about you!  SGN wants to thank each and every one of you for being a part of this story. For sending in your clips, weather reports, and art. For watching, laughing, crying, dancing, and celebrating with them. There is always good in the world!  Now it’s time for everyone to continue to spread good news in their own ways. 

Some Good News will take a break for now, but there is more to come! Stay tuned.

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It’s Time To Go Back To The Future On Reunited Apart With Josh Gad

The cast of Back to the Future reunited for a video posted Monday, a second in a series of fundraising projects spearheaded by Josh Gad, dubbed Reunited Apart.

The actor launched his new YouTube series by reuniting the cast of the Goonies in an effort to raise funds for Project HOPE. 

In the newest chapter of the series, Gad first chatted (over video) with stars Christopher Lloyd and Michal J. Fox before bringing in other familiar faces, such as Lea Thompson, Mary Steenburgen and Elisabeth Shue. Gad was also able to wrangle screenwriter Bob Gale and writer-director Bob Zemeckis. Trilogy composer Alan Silvestri and rocker Huey Lewis also joined the chat. And self-described Back to the Future superfan (and Star Wars filmmaker) J.J. Abrams dropped in on the fun. 

The group talked about their time on the franchise and which scenes they enjoyed working on the most. There were even a few lines readings of some of the most iconic exchanges. 

Gale and Zemeckis recounted how they had to battle studio Universal on the title of the film and Lewis talked about how he had no clue what to write for a film about time travel, so he instead wrote the classic “Power of Love.” 

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The Office Cast Reunites For Zoom Wedding On Some Good News With John Krasinski 

John Krasinski highlights some good news around the world (including weather from Emma Stone) and has his friends from The Office join in to surprise a newly married couple. Emily Blunt provides the intro and Zac Brown performs live!

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Watch Some Good News With John Krasinski Episode 6: Graduation 2020

John Krasinski highlights some good news around the world (including weather from Ryan Reynolds) and sends the class of 2020 off with advice from Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Malala Yousafzai, and Jon Stewart. Samuel L. Jackson even does a dramatic re-enactment!

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Josh Gad Hosts Goonies Reunion With Original Cast Members

Josh Gad kicked off this week with a special Goonies reunion of the original cast of the iconic 1985 adventure directed by Richard Donner and executive produced by Steven Spielberg. The reunion took place this morning at 9 a.m. PT/ 12 p.m. ET. You can watch a replay below.

Gad was joined by cast members Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Kerri Green, Corey Feldman, Ke Huy Quan, Martha Plimpton and Jeff Cohen along with other people involved in the iconic film.

The Goonies was written by Chris Columbus from a story by Steven Spielberg. The film follows a group of children who call themselves The Goonies led by Astin’s Mikey Walsh, who finds a treasure that will lead them to One-Eyed Willy’s lost treasure. The titular group go on an unexpected adventure full of booby traps and bad guys.

Since the film’s debut, Goonies has stood the test of time and has become a pop culture staple. In 2017, the movie was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. This coming June, the film will celebrate its 35th anniversary.

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