They say that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, but I guess that depends on what you’re imitating, doesn’t it? Nobody thought that a television unknown named Noah Hawley would be able to adapt Fargo for the small screen with any kind of quality, but three years in, Fargo remains one of the best shows on television. And considering how much the first trailer for Netflix’s Shimmer Lake looks like an early bump for Fargo, it’s safe to say that the streaming giant has been taking notes. We need a new adage for the imitation of imitation being a somewhat less sincere form of flattery, I guess.
Dystopian future? Check. A fight for survival? Check. A young woman protagonist caught in a love triangle? Must be a dystopian YA adaptation. Though you may find this incredibly difficult to believe (sit down if needed), Chloe Moretz has yet to star in a YA movie of her very own. That’s about to change with The 5th Wave, the new film based on Rick Yancey’s popular and highly-acclaimed YA novel, which is — wait for it — the first in a trilogy.
Although San Diego Comic-Con is traditionally known for its massive panels celebrating the most-anticipated films and most-popular TV shows in the geek world, it also plays host to countless other projects, many of which often seem to get lost. Hopefully, that won't happen to 'The Sidekick,' a new superhero-themed short film that will premiere at Comic-Con 2013 and has some pretty big ambitions.
Well, what do you know? Just days after we heard one HBO vet had signed onto 'Boardwalk Empire' season 4, and hours after we heard rumblings the 1920's Prohibition drama had begun casting historical figure J. Edgar Hoover, we've learned that 'Office Space' star and fellow HBO alum Ron Livingston has booked a regular role in the fourth season as well. Find out what brings Peter Gibbons Ron Livingst