‘How To Get Away With Murder’ Season Finale: Killer Revealed, New Puzzle Posed
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details about the Season 3 finale of ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder.
One mystery ends, another begins: Tonight's two-hour season finale of ABC's How to Get Away With Murder revealed Wes' killer while leaving viewers wondering, well, who is Wes' killer?
“Isn’t that what you want, to find out who killed Wes and make them pay?” asked Viola Davis’ Professor Annalise Keating early in tonight’s double episode. She was talking to her… Read
Oscars: Pete Hammond’s Absolutely Final FINAL Predictions In Every Category
According to La La Land's opening song, "It's just another day of sun" in Los Angeles. And for the 14-time-nominated musical, the Oscars might be "just another award" to win on what we actually hear is going to be just another day of rain. But will Oscar also rain on La La Land’s impressive record this awards season or will it continue its reign? So far it has swept just about every major precursor honor there is, and in very convincing style. But the Oscar isn't just… Read
Acorn To Co-Produce BBC Drama ‘Love, Lies & Records’ Starring Ashley Jensen
Acorn Media Enterprises has boarded its latest UK drama series as the North American co-production partner on BBC One’s Love, Lies & Records. The Acorn TV Original is written by Kay Mellor (The Syndicate) and stars Catastrophe and Ugly Betty‘s Ashley Jensen who also led Acorn’s first original series, Agatha Raisin. A six-part series, Love, Lies & Records is produced by Rollem Productions for BBC One.
Shooting starts next month on the drama that follows Town Hall Registrar… Read
‘Suits’ Spinoff Starring Gina Torres Eyed By USA
Jessica Pearson could be getting her own show. USA Network is in early talks for a potential new series toplined by former Suits standout Gina Torres.
While a Jessica Pearson spinoff had been talked about on-and-off for more than a year as USA had been interested in pursuing an offshoot, I hear conversations recently heated up as Torres had been fielding a slew of broadcast pilot offers for a second straight year. Last year, she was cast as the lead in the ABC drama pilot… Read
‘Fargo’ Season 3 Premiere Date Set At FX
T-minus two months until Fargo. FX said today that Season 3 of its Emmy-laden limited series will premiere at 10 PM Wednesday, April 19. The new installment is set in 2010 and features Ewan McGregor (in dual roles), Carrie Coon, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and David Thewlis.
Here’s the logline: Emmit Stussy (McGregor), the Parking Lot King of Minnesota, sees himself as an American success story, whereas his slightly younger brother Ray (also McGregor) is more of a cautionary… Read
Matt Charman To Pen ‘M’; Mammoth Screen Project Based On Real MI5 Spymaster
UK-based Poldark and Victoria producer Mammoth Screen has acquired rights to Henry Hemming’s upcoming non-fiction book, M: Maxwell Knight, M15’s Greatest Spymaster. Returning to the world of espionage, Bridge Of Spies‘ Matt Charman is attached as lead writer to adapt the real-life story of one of the inspirations for the spy chief in Ian Fleming's James Bond novels. Mammoth is eyeing a multi-part drama series.
Knight began spying for the British government in the 1920s… Read
[PHOTOS] 2017 Oscar Nominees Part 2: Emma Stone, Matt Damon, Natalie Portman, Justin Timberlake & More
Looking at AwardsLine’s second gallery featuring an eclectic mix of this year’s Academy Award nominees, you’ll see more first-timers than veterans, reflecting the Academy’s enthusiasm for welcoming fresh faces and new voices to their crop of elite, proven talent. Among the talents featured in our first gallery were Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Elle‘s Isabelle Huppert and La La Land helmer Damien Chazelle. On display in Awardsline’s second gallery are Lion star Dev… Read
‘Gunpowder’: Kit Harington, Mark Gatiss, Liv Tyler & Peter Mullan Light Up BBC Drama
BBC One has ordered explosive three-part historical drama Gunpowder with Game Of Thrones‘ Kit Harington starring and exec producing. Harington was first mooted for the Guy Fawkes-inspired thriller back in October. He’s now confirmed with Liv Tyler, Top Of The Lake‘s Peter Mullan and Sherlock‘s Mark Gatiss rounding out cast. The series was developed by Ronan Bennett, Harington and Daniel West and written by Bennett (Top Boy, Hidden). Kudos is producing in association with… Read
CAS Awards: ‘La La Land’, ‘Game Of Thrones’ Among Winners – Full List
The 53rd annual Cinema Audio Society Awards honoring outstanding achievement in sound mixing have wrapped, with La La Land taking home the top live action motion picture trophy, beating out other nominees Doctor Strange, Hacksaw Ridge, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Sully. Pixar’s Finding Dory was the big winner in the animated film category. And for the first time this year, CAS honored outstanding sound mixing for a motion picture documentary. The Music of Strangers: Y… Read
From ‘Inception’ To M.C. Escher, ‘Doctor Strange’ VFX Supervisors Lay Out Their Visual Inspirations
Oscar nominated for their labors on Marvel’s Doctor Strange, visual effects supervisors Stephane Ceretti and Richard Bluff are emblematic of the magic their craft can bring to big screen endeavors. Injecting magic into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring film, the pair had an important part to play in the future of the studio, creating the looks for several mystical dimensions that may appear in future Marvel movies.
A previous Oscar… Read
[PHOTOS] 2017 Oscar Nominees Part 1: Casey Affleck, Denzel Washington, Pharrell Williams, Damien Chazelle & More
It’s been another busy Academy season, comprised of enough worthy performances and films to stage several soirées at the Dolby Theatre. AwardsLine has been covering the Oscars race throughout the season as it evolves. The categories represented in the gallery above range from Best Actor and Supporting Actor to Best Director, Best Documentary Feature and Best Picture. Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea), Denzel Washington (Fences), Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic)… Read
‘Hail, Caesar!’ Production Designer Jess Gonchor On His Appetite For An Old Hollywood Moviemaking Approach
Working with the Coen Brothers over the course of six films, production designer Jess Gonchor has received Oscar nominations for two of these collaborations— 2010’s True Grit and last year’s Old Hollywood caper comedy Hail, Caesar! A meticulously designed throwback to the Hollywood of yore, the noir-tinged film is an ambitious endeavor, emulating sets from various cinema classics, including Hitchcock’s North by Northwest, sword-and-sandal stapes and the canon of Esther… Read