Don't even think CGI — the former stuntman uses up to 40 cameras for a single scene to put the audience in the driver's seat. In a climactic car-chase scene in the new movie "Need for Speed," a race car barrels into the back of a police SUV, sending the truck flying through the air.
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Authentic. Risky. Diverse. Conversation starter. Those are the kinds of words that often pop up in describing Orange Is the New Black, and they were among the many topics creator Jenji Kohan and a dozen castmembers discussed during the prison dramedy’s PaleyFest panel Friday. Show More Summary
Danny Trejo, Mischa Barton, Michael Madsen Star In AMBI’s ‘Hope Lost’ Danny Trejo, Mischa Barton, Michael Madsen and Daniel Baldwin are set to star in Hope Lost, a crime thriller from Italy’s AMBI Pictures. David Petrucci is directing the film from a screenplay by Francesco Trento, Damiano Giacomelli, Francesco Teresi and Loretta Tersigni. Show More Summary
Angry comments have erupted on the Veronica Mars Kickstarter site from donors upset that they are unable to download the movie via the service provided: Flixster/Ultraviolet. The film, which was funded on Kickstarter, promised that donors...Show More Summary
American Pie alum Eddie Kaye Thomas will co-star opposite Elyes Gabel in CBS‘ drama pilot Scorpion. Also cast in the project, from writer Nick Santora, director Justin Lin, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, is young Canadian actress Jadyn Wong (Being Erica). Show More Summary
Creative Artists Agency has signed Eugenio Derbez, one of the top Latino filmmakers/actors in the business and certainly one of the most recognizable Latino actors in the world. Derbez is the creator and star of one of Mexico’s most popular sitcoms La Familia P. Show More Summary
Nick D’Agosto and Mixology‘s Andrew Santino have been cast as leads alongside Greta Gerwig, Drew Tarver and Krysta Rodriguez in CBS’s comedy pilot How I Met Your Dad, rounding out the How I Met Your Mother spinoff’s primary cast. InShow More Summary
Wendell Pierce (The Wire) has signed on to CBS‘ multi-camera comedy pilot The Odd Couple, a take on the Neil Simon classic. Co-written and executive produced by Matthew Perry, Odd Couple centers on two mismatched roommates — the messy Oscar Madison (Perry) and neat freak Felix Unger (Thomas Lennon). Show More Summary
Josh Helman (X Men, Fury Road) and Damon Herriman (Justified) have landed roles in Starz‘s ballet drama Flesh And Bone from executive producers Lawrence Bender, Kevin Brown and John Melfi and creator/exec producer Moira Walley-Beckett (Breaking Bad). Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Rake co-star Necar Zadegan has been added to Bravo’s newly picked up 13-episode hourlong series Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce, starring Lisa Edelstein. Bravo’s maiden scripted series, from writer-producer Marti Noxon andShow More Summary
Young Lee was found guilty in a June 2011 attack that left a homeless man with a broken arm and head injuries. read more
Melissa George has been tapped as the female lead opposite Rufus Sewell in ABC’s Richard LaGravenese drama pilot. In the vein of Dangerous Liaisons, the untitled project is set in New York and revolves around the love and rivalry between...Show More Summary
Media networks executive Anne Sweeney's departure could set up important moves on a corporate chess board as Disney prepares for bigger changes. It's one of Hollywood's longest-running guessing games: Who will succeed Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger? And it just got a little more interesting.
House alumna Odette Annable is set as one of the main leads in ABC‘s 10-episode summer drama series Astronaut Wives Club, from Fake Empire, Groundswell Prods and ABC Studios. Written by Stephanie Savage based on Lily Koppel’s novel,Show More Summary
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EXCLUSIVE: James Ward Byrkit has signed on to write the screenplay for Paramount’s long gestating thriller Wake along with and Alex Manugian. Wake chronicles the high school life and loves of Janie Hannagan, a teen who has the ability to enter other people’s dreams. Show More Summary