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Netflix's 'The OA'; comedian Chonda Pierce; Hollywood and guns

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A scene from the new Netflix original, "The OA."
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THE OA

Actress Brit Marling and director Zal Batmanglij talk about their mysterious new Netflix series, "The OA"; comedian Chonda Pierce has built a huge career outside the show biz mainstream; Hollywood and the gun industry have a mutually beneficial relationship.

Actress Brit Marling and director Zal Batmanglij pitched their complicated eight-hour story in a novel way and managed to keep it a secret until now.
The Kentucky native has a huge faith-based following, but she doesn't proselytize and she's even willing to get a little risqué,
A Hollywood Reporter story examines the dichotomy between actors who support gun control laws but also make big money from violence-filled films.
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