‘Vanity Fair’: Suranne Jones, Michael Palin Join Olivia Cooke In ITV/Amazon Drama
Shooting has begun on ITV and Amazon Studios' new adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic 1848 novel Vanity Fair. The seven-part drama stars Olivia Cooke as Becky Sharp and Tom Bateman (Murder On The Orient Express) as Captain Rawdon Crawley. Doctor Foster‘s Suranne Jones has now boarded as Miss Pinkerton with Michael Palin set to play Thackeray himself. ITV Studios’ Mammoth Screen (Poldark, Victoria) is producing. Check out a first-look image of Cooke and… Read
Voltage Bests Director In Battle Over Mel Gibson’s ‘The Professor & The Madman’
The multi-front legal battle between Voltage Pictures and seemingly everyone else over the Mel Gibson and Sean Penn starrer The Professor and The Madman saw a federal judge stop the efforts of the film's director to stop the pic from going forward.
"Plaintiff fails to satisfy the necessary four-prong test for a temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction," wrote U.S. District Judge Consuelo Marshall on Friday in an order rejecting Farhad Safinia desire (read it… Read
John Oliver Feasts On Donald Trump’s Declaration Of War Against NFL
John Oliver kicked off Last Week Tonight describing a frantic week in which a “new and terrible” health care bill was pushed in the Senate, President Donald Trump called Kim Jong-un “Rock Men” at the United Nations, and Robert Mueller’s Russia probe lurched ahead. But, “all hell broke loose” when Trump ended the week declaring war on professional athletes.
At his latest campaign rally, Trump told fans he’d love to see NFL owners say “get that son of a bitch off the field… Read
‘Star Trek Discovery’ Fuels Record Sign-Ups For CBS All Access
Tonight's premiere of Star Trek: Discovery on CBS All Access drove a record number of single day sign-ups for CBS’ digital streaming subscription service.
While no specific numbers were reported, the network claims that today’s record outstrips the previous one spurred by the 2017 GRAMMY Awards back in February.
Episodes one and two of Star Trek: Discovery became available to stream on CBS All Access tonight with the shows also broadcasting on CBS. All new episodes will… Read
‘Star Trek Discovery’ EPs Alex Kurtzman & Akiva Goldsman On “Burnham’s Dilemma” & Michelle Yeoh Shocker
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details about tonight's two-hour season premiere of Star Trek: Discovery on CBS and CBS All Access.
What was old was new tonight on CBS’ Star Trek: Discovery.
For the first time in the history of Starfleet, two women from diverse backgrounds were in command of a Starship. And while that’s a remarkable glass ceiling to smash into smithereens in Star Trek canon, such career revolutions in Starfleet are quite common and traditional. Star… Read
Pharrell Williams Takes A Knee During Concert For Charlottesville
During A Concert For Charlottesville: An Evening Of Music And Unity in Virginia, Pharrell Williams joined the ranks of the NFL and dropped to his knees while performing, not to directly protest the National Anthem, but to make a point. “If I want to get on my knees right now for the people in my city…for the people in my state — that's what that flag is for,” he said. His gesture comes after a weekend of football, baseball and tennis players have been taking a knee to… Read
‘Star Trek Discovery’ Review: Sonequa Martin-Green Show Solid But Thrusters Not Activated Yet For All Access’ Big Jump
SPOILER ALERT: This review contains details of tonight’s Star Trek Discovery debut
Having started a bit later tonight on CBS than planned due to NFL overruns, Star Trek Discovery aims to boldly take CBS All Access on a new subscriber rich adventure.
After all the behind the camera drama, delays, secrecy, and hype for the 2256 A.D.set Sonequa Martin-Green-led 15-episode first season of Discovery has finally taken off. A launch that Leslie Moonves hopes will result in a… Read
‘Teen Wolf’ Series Finale: The Claws Come Out For One Last Showdown And Open-Ended Conclusion
SPOILER ALERT: The following contains spoilers for tonight’s series finale of Teen Wolf.
After six seasons, MTV’s Teen Wolf came to an end tonight with a highly-anticipated finale. Even though the final adventures of the pack ended with a bang, the show left a tiny opening that suggested a continuation of a new story might be on the horizon.
The series may share the same title as the ’80s starring Michael J. Fox, but it is anything but a genre teen comedy. The series is… Read
‘Maze Runner: The Death Cure’ Trailer: The Gladers Have One Last Life-Threatening Labyrinth Adventure
The new trailer for 20th Century Fox’s Mazer Runner: The Death Cure has arrived and it promises to be the most dangerous mission yet for Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and his Glader pals.
Wes Ball is back for a third time to direct the final installment of the trilogy based on the novels by James Dashner. In their final hurrah, Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers into the Last City, the most dangerous and deadly WCKD-controlled labyrinth, to save their friends. Anyone who… Read
Jennifer Lopez Donates $1M To Aid Hurricane Victims In Puerto Rico; Urges Support For Relief Efforts
Jennifer Lopez joined New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Mets pitcher Seth Lugo, and actress Rosie Perez today to support relief efforts for Puerto Rico and the Caribbean after Hurricane Irma and Maria.
During the press conference, Lopez spoke once in Spanish and again in English to help bring awareness to the devastation brought upon by the hurricanes. “Lives have been lost. Power is down across the entire island,” she said. “More than 15,000 people have been forced into… Read
Oprah Winfrey Asks Michiganders If Donald Trump Has Divided Country In ’60 Minutes Debut’
Oprah Winfrey’s 60 Minutes debut tonight may seem just a wee bit behind the news cycle, what with Donald Trump having gone to war with virtually the entire NFL over the weekend. Trump presidentially urged team owners to “get that son of a bitch off the field right now” if any more players kneel in protest during pre-game National Anthem singing. Many in The NFL responded Sunday: “Nuts to you, Mr. President.”
Following Sunday’s massive National Anthem-kneeling during… Read
Donald Trump Did Not Watch Football Today…Except For When He Did
Update 3:25 pm Trump just tweeted about sports again. “Sports fans should never condone players that do not stand proud for their National Anthem or their Country. NFL should change policy!”
Previous President Donald Trump has reiterated to reporters his fire-or-suspend stance on NFL kneelers, but made a point of noting he “was not watching the games today, believe me, I was doing other things.”
“But I watched a little bit,” Trump continued, according to press pool… Read