‘Rock The Kasbah’ Trailer: Music Manager Bill Murray Represents The U.S. In Afghanistan – And Wants 20%
Here’s the first full trailer for Barry Levinson’s pic starring Bill Murray as a washed-up — except in his mind — music manager who finds a potential career savior in an unexpected place. After he is dumped in Afghanistan by his only remaining client (Zooey Deschanel), Richie Lanz makes a discovery. Local teenager Salima Khan (Leem Lubany) has a stellar voice — “She’s the best I ever heard,” Lanz raves — and wants to be the first woman to compete on the Afghan version of A… Read
‘Homeland’ Season 5 Trailer: There’s Trouble Brewing In Berlin
“You think that’s a good idea — marching a billionaire into a war zone?” When we last left our bipolar heroine, Carrie Mathison was coming off a disastrous stint as CIA station chief in the Pakistani capital. Picking up where Season 4 of Homeland left off, now she’s done with the agency and trying reconcile things in self-imposed exile in Berlin. She’s toiling as the head of security for a German philanthropist (Sebastian Koch) who wants to visit a refugee camp in… Read
New ‘Star Wars: Force Awakens’ Teaser: See John Boyega’s Familiar Lightsaber
We’ll cut to the chase: The official Star Wars Instagram feed nonchalantly dropped this extremely short teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens about half an hour ago. Normally something this short would barely elicit anything more than an “oh, cool”. But skip to the end. Teased two weeks ago at D23 in the limited edition Drew Struzan poster given away to attendees, we get our first onscreen look at John Boyega’s Finn wielding a very, very familiar looking lightsaber… Read
‘Mythbusters’ Tackles ‘Breaking Bad’ Finale – And Vince Gilligan Approves
Look, if you haven’t watched the final episode of Breaking Bad and still plan to do so, click away now. Seriously. This is the ultimate spoiler.
Still here? OK, then check out the Mythbusters guys as they built and use the trunk machine gun Bryan Cranston’s Walter White deployed on those unsuspecting neo-Nazi turds in the final minutes of the Emmy-winning AMC drama. After Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman re-create that grim rotating M60 — complete with box end wrenches… Read
‘Hemlock Grove’ Final-Season Teaser & Premiere Date: Bloodlust Redefined
“Savor every last drop.” The 20-second tease for the final season of Netflix’s Eli Roth-produced chiller is not going to make the Red Cross happy. You see, rather than those live-preserving blood reserves going to the needy, they’re being devoured. Bill Skarsgard, Famke Jannsen and Landon Liboiron star in Hemlock Grove, whose third and final season starts streaming on October 23. Kaniehtiio Horn and Madeline Brewer co-star and Richard Gunn and Camille de Pazzis join the… Read
‘Jekyll & Hyde’ Clip: The Doc’s Grandson Turns Sexed-Up Superhero – Edinburgh
ITV has dropped the first look at Jekyll & Hyde, the upcoming 10-part action-adventure drama from ITV Studios. Tom Bateman (Da Vinci's Demons), Richard E Grant and Coronation Street‘s Natalie Gumede star in the series that’s infused with mystery, fantasy, horror and sci-fi. It’s based on an idea conceived by British actor and author Charlie Higson and inspired by the Robert Louis Stevenson classic.
Bateman, who’s hot off a West End run in Shakespeare In Love, plays… Read
‘Youth’ Trailer: Sorrentino’s Coming Of (Old) Age Tale Sings
Paolo Sorrentino's follow-up to Oscar-winning The Great Beauty got a killer standing ovation in competition in Cannes and was quickly snapped up by Fox Searchlight, which has set a December 4 U.S. bow. The trailer for Youth that dropped today shows what all that French fuss was about: The pic follows Fred (Michael Caine) and Mick (Harvey Keitel) as they vacation in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge. Fred is a retired composer who has no plans to resume his career despite the… Read
‘This Changes Everything’ Trailer: Climate Change Docu Based On Naomi Klein’s Bestseller Set For Toronto Premiere
When Charles Dudley Warner said “Everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it,” he was joking, but he might as well have been talking to people living in the era of global climate change. The problem is huge and often looks insurmountable, but This Changes Everything, a new documentary premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival, aims to change that.
Inspired by the nonfiction bestseller by Naomi Klein, the film attempts to humanize… Read
‘Baskin’ Trailer – Turkish Horror Film Premieres, Terrifies At TIFF 2015
Want to enjoy some insomnia? Turkish horror film Baskin, the feature debut of director Can Evrenol, looks like it’s going to keep people awake for hours after it ends. At least judging from the official Toronto International Film Festival trailer, some of the most disturbing one minute and thirty seconds you’re likely to have this year. The film follows five cops working the graveyard shift who get called out to the middle of nowhere to investigate a disturbance. Sans… Read
‘Ash Vs Evil Dead’ New Trailer: That’s The Spirit!
It hardely seems fair to primitive screwheads of previous generations who didn’t live in the era of streaming and cable taking over for networks and studios, but we live in a world where successfully resurrecting beloved cult hits in TV form after everyone figured they were gone forever is real. Following on the highly successful Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp on Netflix, we’re getting Ash Vs Evil Dead, a continuation of the cult trilogy about a department… Read
‘Fear The Walking Dead’: First Three Minutes Of Episode 1 Lets The Feasting Commence
Remember that teaser for Fear The Walking Dead from a couple of months ago? The one where Nick (Frank Dillane) is sprinting to get the hell away from something. Now we know what. Hint: That only looks like rhubarb pie filling on the random dude’s neck …
Welcome to the first 3 1/2 minutes of AMC’s companion series to The Walking Dead that premieres Sunday. Dillane stars along with Cliff Curtis, Kim Dickens, and Alycia Debnam Carey in the AMC Studios series, which got a two… Read
Keshet Studios Cooking Up ‘Chefs’ With U.S. Adaptation Of French Drama Series
EXCLUSIVE: Keshet Studios, the recently launched LA-based subsidiary of Keshet International, has made its first acquisition. In a highly-competitive situation, the company, which oversees KI’s Stateside scripted programming activities, has taken rights to produce a domestic adaptation of six-part ensemble drama Chefs. The French series from CALT Production began airing on France 2 in February, garnering the best ratings for a scripted series for the network since January… Read