Frank Darabont

TNT's 'Lost Angels' Adds Ed Burns as Bugsy Siegel, Promotes Robert Knepper to Series Regular

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 11, 2013 10:47 PM
TNT / Mike Coppola, Getty Images
Prior to the Upfronts we were worried that progress had slowed on TNT's forthcoming noir series 'Lost Angels,' but with filming set to commence this summer, more and more announcements have arrived. Ed Burns will join the series in a recurring role, while former 'Prison Break' and 'Cult' star Robert Knepper has been upped to series regular, but whom will each play?

Frank Darabont's 'L.A. Noir' Changes Name to 'Lost Angels'

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 24, 2013 10:11 AM
TNT
Ever since Frank Darabont made his controversial exit from 'The Walking Dead,' we've been intrigued to see what TV projects the director would tackle next. We've long heard about Darabont's TNT follow-up, the ambitious period gangster drama 'L.A. Noir' featuring a host of stars alongside 'Walking Dead' alum Jon Bernthal and Jeffrey DeMunn, but we were surprised to learn after the pick-up the series might change its title. Well, it seems they've settled on 'Lost Angels' as the new moniker, but find out more about the controversy inside!

'Godzilla' Will Be a "Terrifying Force of Nature," Says Frank Darabont

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by Nick Romano January 23, 2013 10:45 AM
Toho Pictures
The last we heard on the 'Godzilla' reboot front was that Legendary Pictures ran into some legal drama after booting out their old producers. While that's being worked out, Frank Darabont is busy at work revamping the script one final time for the film's 2014 release, and he's so graciously revealed a few tidbits about what we can look forward to.

TNT Picks Up Frank Darabont's 'L.A. Noir' With 'Walking Dead' Stars, May Re-Title

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 17, 2012 04:11 PM
TNT
Finally!  After months of radio silence and plenty of speculation, it seems former 'Walking Dead' show-runner Frank Darabont's new TNT drama is a go.  Though the network apparently refers to the series as untitled, 'L.A. Noir' has officially been picked up by TNT for a limited order.  And who better to appear in the new period drama, than similarly discarded 'Walking Dead' stars Jon Bernthal and Jeffrey DeMunn?  Get all the details of the new series inside!

'L.A. Noir' Adds Another 'Angel' to its Ranks

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 16, 2012 12:19 PM
Universal Pictures
Ordinarily, we'd be wary of the notion that a high-profile pilot continues adding notable and recognizable genre actors to its ranks, but since great art often comes out of the ashes of failure, Frank Darabont's 'L.A. Noir' is on track to be one of the more anticipated debuts of the year. And now the series has added another talent actor to its ranks.

Who Will Simon Pegg Play in Frank Darabont's 'L.A. Noir'?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 15, 2012 08:00 AM
Universal / 20th Century Fox
Boy, that Simon Pegg has his hands in a lot of different cookie jars these days.  One day he's throwing  his voice to one of the most dangerous bounty hunters in the galaxy for 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars,' the next it's back to beaming up for 'Star Trek 2,' so where might the UK funnyman pop up next? Back in time?  Well, that's one frontier Pegg has never boldly gone before.

'The Walking Dead's Jon Bernthal Officially Joins 'L.A. Noir,' Because, Well...

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 12, 2012 02:36 PM
AMC
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Well, there's no point in hiding it now.  Fans of 'The Walking Dead' on AMC all know that Shane got himself all corpsified and deadzo after trying to murder his best friend, so it's safe to say that Jon Bernthal is free to pursue other projects.
And pursue them he has!

Frank Darabont's 'L.A. Noir' Won't Stop Spoiling Character Deaths

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 09, 2012 07:56 AM
FX
Boy, that Frank Darabont just has to have every great actor on TV right now for his upcoming TNT crime-drama pilot 'L.A. Noir', doesn't he?  Well, as long as he's going to, could he at least wait until after their existing TV characters have been conclusively killed off?  Sheesh.