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On the set of East of La Brea at the Islamic Center of Southern California. The Web series, which focuses on two Muslim-American women, is one of a new crop of shows featuring Muslim characters. Leila Fadel/NPR hide caption

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Muslims Are Having A Hollywood Moment

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus speaks with reporters on the red carpet for the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor ceremony, held at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Of 'Veep,' 'Seinfeld' Fame, Receives Mark Twain Prize

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Barbershop: Hollywood's Treatment Of The Opioid Crisis

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Watch out, Michael Myers, Laurie Strode [Jamie Lee Curtis] is ready for you. Andre Eccles/Universal Pictures hide caption

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This 'Halloween,' Jamie Lee Curtis Reckons With 40 Years Of Trauma

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"I ... am! Your singing tel-a-gram!": Michael Myers (Nick Castle) pays a visit to Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) in David Gordon Green's Halloween. Ryan Green/Universal Pictures hide caption

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