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Gotham, NYFCC Award Winners; CBS Stars on Stage

Parsons• "Beginners" and "The Tree of Life" both won best feature at the 21st Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards. Check it out at Back Stage and Deadline. Also, "Margin Call" was named best first feature by the New York Film Critics Circle, which announced its award winners via Twitter feed. 

• Just like Netflix, Microsoft is looking to break into the scripted television industry, reported Deadline.

• Two emmy-winning CBS stars will be headlining shows in New York next year: Jim Parsons of "The Big Bang Theory" will portray Elwood in the Broadway revival of "Harvey" this spring and Alan Cumming of "The Good Wife" will play every role in a National Theater Scotland production of "Macbeth." According to The New York Times, the one-man show will come to Lincoln Center from July 5 through 14.

Entertainment Weekly discusses a new book about Hedy Lamarr, a beautiful actress from the 1930s and 1940s who was also a brilliant scientist.  I'm calling that there will be a movie based on this book within five years and may actually be good.

Pictured: Jim Parsons (Photos: Getty Images)

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