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Does Jacki Weaver have authority here? Unlike her namesake Jackie Weaver – the council official who became a viral star – no one would ever dare question the credentials of this formidable Aussie actor, twice Oscar nominated and almost 60 years in the business. Weaver was an established...
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Review: Winning 'Father Stu' carried by Wahlberg, but stolen by Mel Gibson and Jacki Weaver

If the ability to change midlife needed a poster child, Stuart Long would be near the top of the list. A boxer with parents who didn't exactly share religious beliefs and a professional career that brought more damage than reward, he overcame an extreme amount of hardships in his attempt to become a priest. Through that often tumultuous journey, he managed to help thousands of people reform their lives. If that doesn't get your attention and restore your faith in humanity, little will.
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FX Orders ‘Sterling Affairs’ Limited Series With Laurence Fishburne as Doc Rivers, Jacki Weaver as Shelly Sterling

Click here to read the full article. FX has ordered a limited series based on the ESPN 30 for 30 podcast “The Sterling Affairs” with Laurence Fishburne and Jacki Weaver attached to star, Variety has learned. The six-episode series tells the behind the scenes story of Doc Rivers (Fishburne) and the Los Angeles Clippers’ quest to bring a championship to one of the historically worst franchises in all of sports during the impending downfall of the team’s owner, Donald Sterling, whose notoriously racist behavior is brought to light amid the power struggle between his wife of 60+ years, Shelly Sterling (Weaver),...
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FX to tackle L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling's downfall with Laurence Fishburne and Jacki Weaver

The Sterling Affairs, based on the ESPN 30 for 30 podcast of the same name, stars Fishburne as then-Clippers coach Doc Rivers and Weaver as Shelley Sterling, Donald Sterling's estranged wife. "The six-episode series tells the behind the scenes story of Doc Rivers (Fishburne) and the Los Angeles Clippers’ quest to bring a championship to one of the historically worst franchises in all of sports during the impending downfall of the team’s owner, Donald Sterling, whose notoriously racist behavior is brought to light amid the power struggle between his wife of 60+ years, Shelly Sterling (Weaver), and his mistress, V. Stiviano," according to Variety. Ray Donovan vet Gina Welch will write the series. ESPN NBA reporter Ramona Shelburne, host of the podcast, will executive produce as well. They'll be joined by American Crime Story executive producers Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson. “Gina Welch has done a tremendous job of adapting this story for FX, showing the historic resolve and grace of Doc Rivers and the Clippers players during this shocking event,” said Nick Grad, president of original programming for FX.
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The Sterling Affairs - Ordered To Series By FX - Laurence Fishburne & Jacki Weaver To Star

FX has given a formal green light to The Sterling Affairs, a six-episode limited series about the downfall of Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling amid the team’s drive to win a championship under coach Doc Rivers. Oscar-nominated actors Jacki Weaver and Laurence Fishburne have been tapped as two of the leads in the project, Donald Sterling’s wife, Shelly Sterling, and former Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers, respectively. Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson’s Color Force (American Crime Story, Pose) is producing.
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