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Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette & More Set For Noah Pritzker Comedy From Play Book Productions And Pimienta Films

EXCLUSIVE: Griffin Dunne (This Is Us), Rosanna Arquette (Pulp Fiction), Richard Benjamin (Michael Crichton’s Westworld), Miles Heizer (13 Reasons Why) and James Norton (Little Women) will lead the cast of an as-yet-untitled comedy from writer-director Noah Pritzker (Quitters). Others joining the ensemble include Eisa Davis (Mare of Easttown), Marcia...
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Griffin Dunne Joins Sophia Bush in Bryan Greenberg’s ‘Junction’ Opioid Drama (Exclusive)

Griffin Dunne, Dascha Polanco and Ashley Madekwe have joined the cast for How to Make It in America star Bryan Greenberg’s directorial debut, the opioid drama Junction. The indie from Verdi Productions has also added Ryan Eggold, Dash Mihok, Geoff Stults, Eddie Kaye Thomas and Hannah Dunne. Junction, which also stars Greenberg, earlier cast One Tree Hill star Sophia Bush, Jamie Chung, Michaela Conlin and Hill Harper.More from The Hollywood ReporterSophia Bush, Jamie Chung Join Bryan Greenberg's 'Junction' Opioid Drama (Exclusive)Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly Announce EngagementCBS' 'Good Sam': TV Review The film, penned by Greenberg, addresses the modern-day opioid crisis...
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Remembering Joan Didion with Griffin Dunne

Just before Christmas this past year, the writer Joan Didion died. She was 87. Didion rose to fame for her journalism – she immersed herself in stories. In the late 60s, she broke through with Slouching Towards Bethlehem. In her career she covered a bunch of different topics –...
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'This Is Us' Star Griffin Dunne Breaks Down Nicky's 'Deserved' Love With Surprise Reveal (Exclusive)

NBC's groundbreaking family drama This Is Us is bidding farewell with its sixth and final season this year and to say we're emotional over the end is a true understatement. While there are no amount of tissues in the world to hold in our feelings about the intergenerational family saga's last goodbye, we've still got plenty of loose ends to tie up — like who is actor Griffin Dunne's Uncle Nicky Pearson married to in the future? First hinting at a relationship in a flash-forward during the Season 4 finale where fans spotted him with a wedding ring, social media initially went crazy trying to decipher clues across the seasons. But as tonight's second episode of the final season proved to audiences, nothing is what it seems and one chance encounter can change your entire life. [Spoilers are ahead for Season 6, Episode 2: "One Giant Leap."]
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Literary Icon Joan Didion Mourned By Director Griffin Dunne, California Gov. Gavin Newsom

Griffin Dunne, who directed a 2017 film documentary about his aunt, literary giant Joan Didion, has issued a statement on her passing. Didion, the author of five novels, including the National Book Award-winning The Year of Magical Thinking, and whose screenwriting credits include the 1976 version of A Star Is Born, died Thursday of complications of Parkinson’s disease in Manhattan. She was 87. Actor/director/producer Dunne responded today. His documentary The Center Will Not Hold saw Didion speak candidly about her career and personal struggles. “Yesterday morning, I said goodbye to my Aunt Joan for the last time,” Dunne’s statement said. “Yesterday morning, her...
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Griffin Dunne Remembers Aunt Joan Didion: In Examining Grief, She Gave ‘Hope and Meaning to Those Who Needed It Most’

Actor and filmmaker Griffin Dunne paid tribute to his aunt, acclaimed author Joan Didion, who died on Thursday at 87. Dunne said Didion, who was the subject of his haunting 2017 Netflix documentary “Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold,” “wrote about grief to find out what she felt, but ended up giving hope and meaning to those who needed it most.” “Yesterday morning I said goodbye to my Aunt Joan for the last time,” Dunne, the son of Didion’s brother-in-law, author Dominick Dunne, said in a statement on Friday. “Yesterday morning her enormous readership also began their goodbyes to Joan Didion,...
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Griffin Dunne Mourns the Death of His Aunt Joan Didion, Remembers 'Her Self-Respect, Certain Toughness'

Griffin Dunne is paying tribute to his beloved aunt, Joan Didion, after she died on Thursday at her Manhattan home. She was 87. "Yesterday morning I said goodbye to my Aunt Joan for the last time. Yesterday morning her enormous readership also began their goodbyes to Joan Didion, one of the greatest writers of our time," Dunne said in a statement on Friday. (The actor, 66, is the son of Didion's brother-in-law Dominick Dunne.)
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