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James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
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A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
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Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
DURATION: 1:20-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST:AP - AP CLIENTS ONLYCairo - July 1, 20131. Medium shot of protesters chanting for Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to leave2. Close up protesters holding Egyptian flagAP - AP CLIENTS ONLYCairo - June 30, 20133. Medium/wide shot of soldiers/tanks with Egyptian flagsAP IMAGES4. Recent of photo of MorsiNILE NEWS - NO ACCESS EGYPT5. STILL of Egyptian Defence Minister Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, overlaid with AUDIO of Egyptian military statementDEPT OF STATE - AP CLIENTS ONLYWashington, DC - July 1, 20136. Wide shot of Patrick Ventrell walking to podium7. SOUNDBITE: Patrick Ventrell/Acting Deputy State Dept. Spokesman (transcript below)TANZANIAN TV - AP CLIENTS ONLYDar es Salaam, Tanzania - July 1, 20138. Wide shot of President Barack Obama and Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete walking out to news conferenceAP - AP CLIENTS ONLYCairo - July 1, 20139. Wide shot of protesters chanting TANZANIAN TV - AP CLIENTS ONLYDar es Salaam, Tanzania - July 1, 201310. SOUNDBITE: Barack Obama/US President (transcript below)AP - AP CLIENTS ONLYCairo - June 30, 201311. Wide shot of protesters in Cairo12. Medium shot of photo of Morsi13. Medium shot of protesters walkingAP - AP CLIENTS ONLYCairo - July 1, 201313. Medium shot of broken window at Muslim Brotherhood headquarters14.Wide of scorched and damaged exterior of Muslim Brotherhood headquarters15. Medium shot of protesters inside Muslim Brotherhood headquarters, breaking glass windowsAP - AP CLIENTS ONLYCairo - July 1, 201316. Medium shot of protesters17. Medium shot of demonstrators holding banner calling for Morsi to be prosecuted18. Wide shot of protestersVOICE-OVER SCRIPT: WHILE EGYPTIANS ARE GATHERING FOR A SECOND DAY OF MASS RALLIES... EGYPT'S POWERFUL MILITARY IS WARNING IT WILL INTERVENE IF PRESIDENT MOHAMMED MORSI DOESN'T STEP DOWN.NATS UP THE MILITARY'S STATEMENT -- READ ON STATE TELEVISION -- PUTS ENORMOUS PRESSURE ON THE ISLAMIST PRESIDENT, WHO'S VOWED TO REMAIN IN OFFICE. THE U-S STATE DEPARTMENT SAYS ITS FOLLOWING THE SITUATION... BUT ISN'T TAKING SIDES.SOUNDBITE: Patrick Ventrell/Acting Deputy State Dept. Spokesman"We don't have a particular party or group or interest that we're backing. Indeed, the only thing we're backing is the Egyptian people and the goal of their success of democratic transition." DURING A NEWS CONFERENCE IN TANZANIA, PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA SAID THE U-S IS COMMITTED TO DEMOCRACY IN EGYPT.SOUNDBITE: Barack Obama, US President"It's not our job to choose who Egypt's leaders are. We do want to make sure all the voices are heard and it's done in a peaceful way." MILLIONS OF EGYPTIANS FLOODED THE STREETS NATIONWIDE SUNDAY... AND THE DEMONSTRATIONS WERE LARGELY PEACEFUL.NATS UP BUT ARMED MORSI SUPPORTERS AND PROTETERS CLASHED AT THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD'S CAIRO HEADQUARTERS ON SUNDAY. PROTESTERS THEN STORMED AND RANSACKED THE BUILDING EARLY MONDAY. THE DEMONSTRATIONS WERE THE LARGEST SEEN IN EGYPT SINCE HOSNI MUBARAK'S OUSTER MORE THAN TWO YEARS AGO. SIGOUT - Name/Associated Press