Posts Tagged ‘news’

HK FilMart: Andy Lau, Liu Ye Head True Crime Drama ‘Saving Mr. Wu’

March 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Asian superstar Andy Lau and Liu Ye star in “Saving Mr Wu,” a true crime story about the kidnapping of a film star.

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Keith David on Why He Joined ‘Community’

March 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

As “Community” made its big jump from NBC to Yahoo Screen, it also made a few other changes — notably, casting. As Yvette Nicole Brown, Donald Glover and Chevy Chase had left, Paget Brewster and Keith David entered the cast for season six. Though observant fans would notice that David isn’t completely new. He previously... Read more

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Doug Jones Teases Villainous ‘The Flash’ Appearance

March 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Well, this should make Barry Allen’s life harder. Doug Jones, who will play the villainous Deathbolt on “Arrow,” revealed on Twitter on Saturday that the character will also make an appearance in “The Flash,” marking yet another crossover for The CW superhero dramas. What could my "Deathbolt" villain from @CW_Arrow (# 319 "Broken Arrow") be... Read more

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Watch: Matt Dillon Is Instructed to Kill in Bloody ‘Wayward Pines’ Trailer

March 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Matt Dillon gets an ominous anonymous phone call commanding him to kill the man in front of him in the new trailer for the Fox miniseries “Wayward Pines.” “Do not try to leave,” “Do not discuss the past” and “Always answer the phone if it rings” are a few of the other bizarre instructions he’s... Read more

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PopPolitics: Reza Aslan on Why Iranians Love Hollywood, But the Regime Fears It (Listen)

March 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Author and scholar Reza Aslan, who just signed on to host a new series for CNN, says that average Iranians see the prospect of an agreement between the U.S. and Iran over that country’s nuclear program as an important step toward lifting sanctions and opening up their society. “For most Iranians it is not just... Read more

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‘Psych’ Star Maggie Lawson & Jane Lynch to Co-Star in CBS Comedy Pilot

March 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Maggie Lawson has been cast to co-star opposite “Glee’s” Jane Lynch in the CBS comedy pilot “Angel From Hell,” Variety has learned. The “Psych” alum will play Allison, a multi-tasker and perfectionist who’s leery when a woman claiming to be her guardian angel shows up, offering to be her new best friend. She’s inclined to believe that Amy (Jane Lynch) is... Read more

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Box Office: ‘Insurgent’ Trailing ‘Divergent’ With $50 Million

March 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Insurgent” is diverging from the most recent estimates that had pegged it in the $45 million range. “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” is still trailing the first installment, last year’s “Divergent,” but is closing the gap as it aims for an opening weekend of $50 million-plus. However, the film is short of initial estimates of nearly... Read more

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SXSW 2015: Hollywood Heads to Austin for Annual Festivities

March 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Hollywood headed down south for the 2015 SXSW film, interactive and music festival in Austin, Texas, for the annual 10-day event, which wraps up on March 22. SXSW kicked off on Friday the 13th, very fittingly with a haunted house party, hosted by WGN America’s supernatural thriller “Salem.” “No one wants to go up those... Read more

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‘American Sniper’ Actor Cory Hardrict Joins ‘November Criminals’

March 20, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Cory Hardrict has joined the cast of the Sony Pictures Worldwide crime drama “November Criminals” starring Chloe Moretz and Ansel Elgort. Catherine Keener also stars with Sacha Gervasi directing. ​Steven Knight adapted the script from Sam Munson’s 2011 novel about two teenagers who venture into the underbelly of Washington, D.C., to investigate a friend’s murder... Read more

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Reality TV Stars Talk Sex and the Future of Dating Shows on WE tv Panel

March 20, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“People can’t get enough of ‘love television.’ We love these crazy trainwrecks,” said Bravo’s “Millionaire Matchmaker” star Patti Stanger at WE tv’s “The Evolution of Relationship Reality Shows” panel at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills on Thursday night. A show of these beloved “crazy trainwrecks” were on hand to discuss the continually burgeoning genre in honor of... Read more

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