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‘In Bruges’ Director Martin McDonagh Taps Peter Dinklage, John Hawkes for New Film

by Charles Bramesco April 13, 2016 @ 7:32 AM
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In recent years, Martin McDonagh has emerged as the premier director of European-set, blackly comic crime pictures. McDonagh began as a noted playwright in his native Britain and Ireland, earning not only Laurence Olivier Awards, not only Drama Desk...

HBO Boss Pledges ‘Deadwood’ Movie is Finally ‘Going to Happen’

by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 7, 2016 @ 10:12 PM
Hope of hopes, the long-awaited Deadwood revival got our hopes ups a few months back with talk that the movie reunion had finally gotten off the ground, but in the world of TV, months can be a lifetime. Now, HBO’s president swears up and down that the movie will happen, just as soon as David Milch finds the opportunity (and cast).

HBO ‘Deadwood’ Movie Revival Finally in Negotiations, Star Confirms

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 12, 2015 @ 9:19 PM
Reviving old TV series practically seems like old hat at this point, though HBO’s Deadwood ranks up among Firefly as a fabled reunion we’d come to relinquish hope for. Well, you may want to start practicing your swears, as HBO has unofficially resumed negotiations for a Deadwood movie, as confirmed by one its stars.

‘Everest’ Trailer: All of Your Favorite Actors Get Their Asses Kicked by a Mountain

by Jacob Hall June 4, 2015 @ 11:00 AM
Hollywood has seen its fair share of movies where man attempts to conquer nature, only to find himself thoroughly humbled. Everest looks to continue that trend, putting one of the best ensembles in recent memory smack-dab in the middle of Mother Nature’s wrath. As the title implies, the film deals with an expedition up the world’s tallest mountain going oh-so-horribly wrong. As the trailer shows us, an Everest expedition going wrong looks like an incredible movie.

FX Taps Zach Galifianakis for New Louis C.K. Sitcom, Michael Cera Joins Charlie Kaufman Comedy

by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 14, 2014 @ 11:58 AM
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FX remains among the critical favorites for its high-profile talent and strong approach to original storytelling, but the latest pilot news to come out of the TCA press tour has even the most stalwart viewers excited. 'The Hangover' vet Zach Galifianakis will star in a new FX sitcom executive produced by Louis C.K., while John Hawkes and 'Arrested Development''s Michael Cera will star in the new Charlie Kaufman pilot 'How & Why.'

2013 Independent Spirit Awards Winners: 'Silver Linings Playbook' Wins Everything

by Jacob Hall February 23, 2013 @ 6:16 PM
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David O. Russell's 'Silver Linings Playbook' was the big winner at this year's Independent Spirit Awards, taking home four awards including Best Feature. Of course, the debate asking why a mainstream, star-studded box office smash beat out the actual indie fare at the Independent Spirit Awards, but that's a conversation for another time. Check out the rest of winners below!

'Lincoln' Clips Show Off a Great Ensemble

by Jacob Hall November 10, 2012 @ 12:00 PM
Although it doesn't open in wide release until next week, Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' has already started gaining traction as a major Oscar contender, with Daniel Day-Lewis' performance as the sixteenth President of the United States being one of the most talked about roles of the year. However, Day-Lewis is supported by one of the deepest character actor benches in recent memory and two new clips from the film give us a taste of the film's supporting cast.

Reel Women: 'The Sessions' Has Some Naked Problems

by Britt Hayes November 9, 2012 @ 9:30 AM
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'The Sessions' -- out now in limited release -- is based on the true story of poet, journalist and cripple Marc O'Brien, a man confined to an iron lung for most of his life who seeks out the help of a sex surrogate to experience the act for the first time. But for all its talk of body comfort and its cavalier attitude toward nudity, 'The Sessions' spends a lot of time obscuring Marc's body while giving us full access to that of his surrogate.

'The Walking Dead': Why John Hawkes Turned Down a Major Role in Season 3

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 19, 2012 @ 2:37 PM
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When 'The Walking Dead' returns this fall with a brand-spankin' new season of 16 episodes, undoubtedly the talk of the town (behind Michonne) will be David Morrissey's villainous Governor, a formidable opponent as anyone who's read the comics will know.  So what actor would be crazy enough to turn down a role like that?