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jonfavreau2Iron Man director boards About A Boy pilot

Iron Man director Jon Favreau will direct the pilot for a new US series based on About A Boy. The comedy will pull material from the Nicholas Hornby novel of the same name as well as the 2002 Hugh Grant movie.

50 Cent working  on cartoon

50 Cent is developing a new cartoon that will be based on his childhood. The project – which would follow a mischievous young boy who gets into trouble with his family – is said to be close to being picked up to pilot by Fox.

Waltz hosting SNL

Django Unchained actor Christopher Waltz will host an episode of Saturday Night Live this season. The musical guest for the show will be Alabama Shakes.

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