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Luc Besson Creates New Worlds in Final Trailer for ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’

Luc Besson is looking to recapture that goofball Fifth Element charm with his latest sci-fi spectacle Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Adapted from the long-running French comic book series Valérian and Laureline, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets follows two 28th century special operatives, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara […]

‘Queen Sugar’: Sharon Lawrence, Alimi Ballard, Margot Bingham Set To Recur In Season 2

Emmy nominee Sharon Lawrence (NYPD Blue, Grey’s Anatomy, Shameless), Alimi Ballard (The Catch, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) and Margot Bingham (Boardwalk Empire) are set for recurring roles on the second season of OWN’s praised drama series Queen Sugar. In addition, Julie Dash joins Season 2 as part of an all-female directorial team handpicked by creator/executive […]

Isabella Rossellini Talks Movies, Makeup & How Brando’s ‘Godfather’ Inspired Her ‘Shut Eye’ Role – The Actor’s Side

While on my way to the Cannes Film Festival (where I still am as I write this), I stopped off in New York City to get the temperature on a number of Tony-nominated Broadway shows and also to shoot a couple of episodes of The Actor’s Side — including this one with the ever-talented and versatile Isabella […]

Lisa Spoonauer Dies: ‘Clerks’ Actress Was 44

Lisa Spoonauer, who starred in Kevin Smith’s 1994 cult classic Clerks, died Saturday at her home in Rathway, New Jersey. She was 44. Her family announced her death in an obituary posted on the George S. Hassler Funeral Home website. A cause was not revealed. Clerks turned out to be the first of two films […]

‘Baywatch’ Review Round-Up: The Action Comedy Can’t Save Itself From Drowning

It’s time for the second big studio comedy of the summer to hit theaters in the form of Baywatch, the big screen adaptation of the popular TV series from the 1990s that starred David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson. Hitting the beach are Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron as a couple of musclehead lifeguards who get […]

Director-Producer Julie Anne Robinson Inks Overall Deal With Universal TV

Julie Anne Robinson and her Canny Lads Productions has signed a two-year overall deal for directing and producing with Universal TV, moving from her previous home at ABC Studios. “I love working with writers,” said Robinson. “I began in theatre – developing plays with writers in London, and that led naturally to producing and directing […]

TV Bits: ‘Preacher,’ ‘Master of None,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania,’ and ‘Orphan Black’

In today’s edition of TV Bits: A Preacher season two featurette. The trailer for the final season of Orphan Black. A new look at Fear the Walking Dead. And a quick promo for the Hotel Transylvania series. In a month’s time, Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper), Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun), and Tulp O’Hare (Ruth Negga) will happily reenter our lives with season two of Preacher. […]

‘Wonder Woman’ Sequel Not In The Works Yet, Producer Explains Why There’s No End Credit Sequence

Generally speaking, Hollywood likes to put their carts well in advance of their horse, announcing sequels and franchise plans long before they’re really gotten out of the gate. It makes for good copy, and gives the impression that everyone behind the vehicle is feeling confident, but Warner Bros. — who are juggling what seems like […]

Zack Snyder Leaves ‘Justice League’ Due to Family Tragedy; Joss Whedon to Replace Him

A horrible tragedy has occurred in the lives of director Zack Snyder and his producing partner/wife Deborah: in March of this year, their 20-year-old daughter Autumn committed suicide. After diving headfirst into work in an attempt to keep his mind off of his unthinkable loss, Snyder has now decided to step down from Warner Bros.’ Justice League and […]

Aquaman Set Photos Show Amnesty Bay And Massive Water Tanks

New photos from the set of Aquaman reveal the hero’s home at Amnesty Bay. The film, Jason Momoa’s first leading role as Arthur Curry/Aquaman in the DC Extended Universe, just kicked off production at Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia with co-star Temuera Morrison (Thomas Curry) in tow, now joined by Amber Heard as Mera. While Aquaman doesn’t have […]