The Starz Network is teaming up with Project Greenlight producer Chris Moore on its first unscripted series, The Chair. The filmmaking docuseries will pit two up-and-coming directors against one another as they work to bring the same script to the big screen. The film in question is a coming-of-age comedy called How Soon is Now, about a group of college freshmen coming home for Thanksgiving.
Seth Rogen returned to host “Saturday Night Live" for the third time and, as you’d expect, there were a bunch of cameos. Rogen’s good buddy and frequent co-star James Franco came on to try and make light of his recent Instagram/teenage girl “scandal.” Zooey Deschanel brought her banjo. And, Taylor Swift? Well, we’re 99% sure she isn’t actually good friends with Rogen and his crew (but then again?). Still, she did have a reason which worked in context. Trust us.
It’s a tale of two hairpieces. The producers of “The Wolf of Wall Street” are biting back at one unhappy broker’s $25 million defamation suit against the Oscar-nominated film, claiming in court filings that their right to free speech supersedes his right to privacy.
The renewal comes on the heels of a record-breaking fourth season premiere April 6, with the series garnering 6.6 million viewers. That made the premiere episode HBO’s most-watched program since The Sopranos’ series finale in 2007. Two replays of the Thrones episode propelled the full-night tally up to 8.2 million viewers.
Less than a month after HBO Go crashed during the True Detective finale, the service was down again on Sunday night during the Game of Thrones premiere. Some viewers logging on to the streaming service — you have to be an HBO subscriber to access it — to watch the season four opener were met with long load times or the following message: “Fatal error - Failed to load the service error definitions.”
Lewis Tice, a longtime champion of LGBT cinema who worked as a publicist, producer, film critic and film festival programmer, died Tuesday at 44.
U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey ruled Monday in federal court in Missouri in Warner Bros.’ favor on its claim for damages on its copyright claims and on its motion for summary judgment on claims alleging that Dave Grossman Creations and Avela violated its trademarks.
Riddle me this: Why is a raven like a writing desk? While you’re thinking on that one, riddle me this: Who will play Edward Nygma in Fox’s “Gotham" pilot? While The Hatter’s riddle has no one answer, the answer to the second one is at your finger-tips if you just follow something that’s black and white and read all over, namely this blog.
Carmine Giovinazzo and Jon Sklaroff will appear in the second season of USA’s drama series “Graceland” with recurring roles, the network said Thursday. Giovinazzo (“CSI: NY”) joins the one-hour crime drama, about a group of undercover agents living in a beach-front mansion in Southern California, in the major recurring role as the head of Lapd’s Gang Task Force.
Disney’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” roared out of the gate, taking in $75.2 million in its overseas box-office debut this weekend. The action adventure dominated the international market, with current estimated openings at No. 1 in all but two of its 32 markets. It opens in the U.S. on Friday and is tracking for the year’s biggest domestic debut, at more than $80 million-plus.