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‘Training Day’: Drew Van Acker Joins Cast Of CBS Drama Pilot

3 March 2016 7:03 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Drew Van Acker (Pretty Little Liars) has been cast opposite Bill Paxton and Katrina Law in CBS' drama pilot Training Day, a present-day reimagining of Antoine Fuqua's acclaimed 2001 feature. Set 15 years after the film left off, the TV show, written by Will Beall and directed by Danny Cannon, centers on an idealistic young African-American police officer, Kyle Craig, is appointed to an elite squad of the Lapd where he is partnered with seasoned, morally ambiguous… »

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Arrow's Katrina Law Cops Role on Training Day Pilot at CBS

2 March 2016 7:31 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Recurring Arrow badass Katrina Law will be — wait for it — enforcing the law, with a role on CBS’ follow-up to the motion picture Training Day.

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Penned by Castle vet Will Beall and picking up 15 years after the Denzel Washington/Ethan Hawke movie, the drama pilot centers on an idealistic young African-American police officer who is appointed to the Lapd’s elite Special Investigation Section (S.I.S.), where he is partnered with a seasoned, morally ambiguous detective (to be played by Big Love‘s Bill Paxton).

Per our sister site Deadline, »

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‘Training Day’: Katrina Law Joins Cast Of CBS Drama Pilot

2 March 2016 4:36 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Katrina Law (Arrow) has been cast opposite Bill Paxton in CBS' drama pilot Training Day, a present-day reimagining of Antoine Fuqua's acclaimed 2001 feature. Set 15 years after the film left off, the TV show, written by Will Beall, centers on an idealistic young African-American police officer, Kyle Craig, is appointed to an elite squad of the Lapd where he is partnered with seasoned, morally ambiguous detective Frank Rourke (Paxton). Law will play Detective Rebecca Lee… »

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Bill Paxton joins Training Day TV series

29 February 2016 10:54 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

CBS has found one of its leads for the upcoming Training Day TV series, with Bill Paxton (Aliens, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) signing on to the small screen follow-up to Antoine Fuqua’s 2001 crime drama.

Paxton will star as “Frank Rourke, a veteran Lapd cop who heads up the Special Investigation Section (Sis), a unit that goes after the worst of the worst. He lives by the law of the jungle and believes that real courage is the will to chase the bad guys where the law won’t. Needless to say, Frank isn’t too keen to be babysitting a new trainee, Kyle Craig.”

Paxton’s co-lead remains uncast for the moment, while there have been reports that Ethan Hawke could potentially reprise the role of Jake Hoyt from the movie, reuniting him with Fuqua who is serving as exective producer alongside Jerry Bruckheimer and writer Will Beall.

Source: THR »

- Gary Collinson

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Bill Paxton will lead the ‘Training Day’ TV series

29 February 2016 2:52 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Bill Paxton has joined the cast of the planned TV pilot based on the superb, Oscar-winning 2001 movie Training Day. The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Paxton will play Frank Rourke, ‘a veteran Lapd cop who heads up the Special Investigation Section (Sis), a unit that goes after the worst of the worst. He lives by the law of the jungle and believes that real courage is the will to chase the bad guys where the law won’t. Needless to say, Frank isn’t too keen to be babysitting a new trainee, Kyle Craig (uncast).’

Rourke is the equivalent of Denzel Washington’s character in the original film, a role that bagged him an Oscar.

Craig, Ethan Hawke’s Jake Hoyt in the original movie, will be now be an idealistic young African-American police officer who is appointed to work under Paxton’s Rourke.

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- Paul Heath

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Training Day: Bill Paxton joins TV 'reimagining'

29 February 2016 12:55 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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Geek icon Bill Paxton will play a veteran Lapd cop in CBS’ TV reimagining of Antoine Fuqua’s Training Day

Antoine Fuqua’s excellent crime movie Training Day is among the manifold films currently being adapted into TV shows. Bill Paxton has now joined the cast of the Training Day television series, which has been described as “a reimagining that begins 15 years after the 2001 film left off”.

Aliens, Apollo 13, Titanic, Edge Of Tomorrow and Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. alum Paxton will play a veteran Lapd cop by the name of Frank Rourke. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Paxton’s Frank “heads up the Special Investigation Section (Sis), a unit that goes after the worst of the worst.”

“He lives by the law of the jungle and believes that real courage is the will to chase the bad guys where the law won’t. Needless to say, Frank »

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Amazing Race Insider: Erin and Joslyn Talk of Small Spaces and Big Stinks

26 February 2016 6:00 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Amazing Race team of Erin Robinson and Joslyn Davis — hosts of the Clevver entertainment news hub — share with TVLine weekly behind-the-scenes secrets.

Close Encounters | Here we go again with the caves! Except this time, the claustrophobia meltdown is on a whole new level. I’ve watched countless seasons of The Amazing Race, but I didn’t fully appreciate the producers’ love for caves until I found myself racing through them during our season. The meltdown began after Joslyn and I sprinted up the side of a giant castle on a hill and right into the dark catacomb cave. Our hearts were racing. »

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CBS' Nancy Drew Pilot: Vanessa Ferlito Joins Cast as 'George'

26 February 2016 5:57 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Graceland and CSI: NY alum Vanessa Ferlito will again carry a badge, as an NYPD detective on CBS’ Nancy Drew pilot.

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Penned by Grey’s Anatomy vets Joan Rater and Tony Phelan, Drew promises a contemporary take on the character from the iconic Nancy Drew book series. Now in her 30s, Nancy is a detective for the NYPD where she investigates and solves crimes using her uncanny observational skills, all while navigating the complexities of life in a modern world.

Per our sister site Deadline, Ferlito will play “George, »

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CBS sets Bill Paxton to star in their Training Day TV series

26 February 2016 3:50 PM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

At one point there was hope that Ethan Hawke would be up for reprising his role of Jake Hoyt in CBS' upcoming television reboot/sequel of Antoine Fuqua’s Training Day, but it seems as though that ship has sailed with the announcement that Bill Paxton will be starring in CBS' Training Day series. The new series, which is said to be a "reimagining" of... Read More »

- Kevin Fraser

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‘Pretty in Pink’ at 30: The Best and Worst Films of John Hughes

26 February 2016 2:32 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Before movies like “Say Anything” and “Perks of Being a Wallflower,” and TV shows like “Dawson’s Creek” and “My So Called Life,” John Hughes’ classic high school romance “Pretty in Pink” dared to depict teenage love with a poignancy and truthfulness that felt both natural and wildly sentimental. Released on February 28, 1986, it remains one of Hughes’ most beloved movies. On the 30th anniversary of “Pretty in Pink,” here’s a look back at John Hughes’ 10 finest films, plus five that didn’t quite make the grade.

The Best…

10) Uncle Buck (1989)

John Candy played the title role of a lovable oaf whose babysitting skills are put to the test in this lightweight yet undeniably funny family comedy. The fifth of eight Hughes films in which he appeared, Candy showed winning chemistry with 9-year old Macaulay Culkin in what remains a career highlight. Though a 1990 “Uncle Buck” sitcom starring Kevin Meaney »

- Matthew Chernov

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Bill Paxton to Lead ‘Training Day’ TV Series at CBS

26 February 2016 1:30 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Earlier this month, news surfaced that Ethan Hawke had been offered the opportunity to reprise his role as detective Jake Hoyt from the 2001 crime thriller Training Day for the TV series adaptation in the works at CBS. At one time, there was a hope that Hawke would take the lead role in the series […]

The post Bill Paxton to Lead ‘Training Day’ TV Series at CBS appeared first on /Film. »

- Ethan Anderton

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CBS Recruits Bill Paxton For Training Day TV Pilot

26 February 2016 11:45 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Last month, it was revealed that CBS had overcome numerous false starts to secure a pilot order for its planned Training Day series.

Set a full 15 years after Antoine Fuqua’s seminal original, sources close to production claimed that the network would hew closely to Training Day‘s good cop, bad cop dynamic, and CBS has today filled one of those roles. Boarding the pilot to portray a seasoned officer in the vein of Denzel Washington’s unhinged maniac Alonzo is Bill Paxton, who joins the series as Frank Rourke, a “veteran Lapd cop who heads up the Special Investigation Section (Sis).”

Hunting down the worst of the worst, Paxton’s no-nonsense expert lives by the law of the jungle – “King Kong ain’t got shit on me!” – reluctantly agreeing to take Kyle Craig under his wing to show him the tricks of the trade while working in the narcotics division. »

- Michael Briers

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Training Day: Bill Paxton to Lead CBS Pilot in Bad Cop Role

26 February 2016 11:27 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Bill Paxton just got assigned a new beat.

The Big Love star will play a “morally ambiguous” Los Angeles Police Department detective in CBS’ Training Day, a reimagining of the 2001 Denzel Washington-Ethan Hawke film. Per our sister site Deadline, which reported the casting, Paxton’s Frank Rourke is a veteran officer in charge of the department’s Special Investigation Section. As such, he tracks down the worst criminals… but also thinks that sometimes it’s Ok to go a little rogue in order to get the bad guys.

RelatedPilot Season ’16: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, »

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'Training Day' TV Show Gets Bill Paxton as the Bad Cop

26 February 2016 11:24 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

After several months of development, the cast of CBS' new TV series Training Day is finally starting to come together. Deadline reports that Bill Paxton has signed on to play corrupt Lapd veteran detective Frank Rourke, who teams up with an idealistic young African-American detective. A report from earlier this month revealed that original Training Day star Ethan Hawke was being eyed to come back for the series as his character from the original movie, Jake Hoyt, but he is no longer involved with the project.

The TV series is reportedly set 15 years after the events of the movie, centering on a young African-American officer named Kyle, who is tasked by the Deputy Chief to go undercover within one of the Lapd's elite squads, in order to take down a crooked white detective, Frank Rourke. In order to gain the detective's trust, he is assigned to be his new partner. »

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Bill Paxton to Star in ‘Training Day’ Pilot for CBS

26 February 2016 11:14 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Bill Paxton will star in CBS’ “Training Day” pilot, Variety has learned.

Paxton will play Frank Rourke, a veteran Lapd cop who leads the Special Investigation Section, in the TV sequel to the 2001 film starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke. Washington earned an Oscar for his leading role.

Paxton’s character “lives by the law of the jungle” and isn’t too happy about being appointed mentor to a new trainee, Kyle Craig, who’s still uncast. Meanwhile, the young African-American police officer struggles to get along with his commanding officer.

The TV reimagining picks up 15 years after the events of the Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures film.

Danny Cannon will direct the pilot, which is being penned by Will Beall (“Castle”), an exec producer on the series and a former Lapd detective.

The original “Training Day” movie’s director, Antoine Fuqua, will exec produce the show alongside »

- Maane Khatchatourian

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Bill Paxton Cast as Lead in CBS’ ‘Training Day’ Pilot

26 February 2016 11:05 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Bill Paxton has been cast in the lead role of the “Training Day” pilot currently in the works at CBS, TheWrap has learned. Paxton will play Frank Rourke, a veteran Lapd cop who heads up the Special Investigation Section (S.I.S.), a unit that goes after the worst of the worst. He lives by the law of the jungle and believes that real courage is the will to chase the bad guys where the law won’t. In this reimagining that begins 15 years after the film left off, an idealistic young African-American police officer is appointed to Rourke’s squad but struggles with the. »

- Joe Otterson

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Bill Paxton To Star In ‘Training Day’ Pilot

26 February 2016 11:00 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Bill Paxton is set as one of the bad-cop leads in CBS' drama pilot Training Day, a present-day reimagining of Antoine Fuqua's acclaimed 2001 feature that starred Denzel Washington as a rogue narcotics detective and Ethan Hawke as his rookie cop partner. Set 15 years after the film left off, the TV show, written by Will Beall, gives the dynamic of the characters a twist. In it, an idealistic young African-American police officer, Kyle Craig, is appointed to an elite squad… »

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Bill Paxton Takes Co-Lead In "Training Day"

26 February 2016 10:05 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Bill Paxton will take on the Denzel Washington role in CBS' upcoming contemporary reimagining of Antoine Fuqua's 2001 corrupt L.A. cop drama "Training Day".

The original film starred Washington as a rogue narcotics detective and Ethan Hawke as his rookie cop partner. The new take is set fifteen years later and follows two new characters in the same style relationship, but effectively swaps the races.

In this version an idealistic young African-American police officer, Kyle Craig, is appointed to an elite squad of the Lapd where he is partnered with seasoned, morally ambiguous detective Frank Rourke (Paxton).

Rourke is a veteran Lapd cop who heads up the special unit and lives by the law of the jungle, chasing the bad guys where the law won't. Frank understandably isn't keen to be babysitting new by-the-book trainee Kyle.

Will Beall penned the new show and will executive produce alongside Fuqua, Jerry Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman. »

- Garth Franklin

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Supergirl Video: Laura Vandervoort's Indigo Creates Chaos in Kara's Loft

26 February 2016 7:00 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The next time you’re cleaning out your spam folder, or your pop-up blocker fails you, or you get looped in on a Fw: Fw: Fw: e-mail chain with your relatives, take heart: At least Laura Vandervoort didn’t jump from the computer screen straight into your living room.

Vandervoort — who played Kara Zor-El on The WB/CW’s Smallville — will face off against CBS’ Supergirl this Monday (8/7c) when she kicks off her recurring run as baddie Indigo, and TVLine has your exclusive sneak peek at her arrival.

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Review: 'The Finest Hours' Starring Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Eric Bana, Ben Foster, Holliday Grainger, And More

26 January 2016 9:00 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

An old-fashioned tale of heroism in the face of insurmountable odds, “The Finest Hours” is never less than aggressively hokey and manipulatively sentimental — and, in the end, better off for it. Like director Craig Gillespie’s prior “Million Dollar Arm,” this Disney production concerns a based-on-real-events affair, in this case the daring 1952 Coast Guard rescue of the crewmen of the SS Pendleton, an enormous tanker that was literally severed in two during a brutal February nor’easter. That seemingly impossible mission is undertaken by four brave Coast Guardsmen led by Bernie Webber (Chris Pine), a reserved young man whose respectfulness toward women is matched by his adherence to rules and regulations. As embodied by Pine, he’s a soft-spoken do-gooder, and one whose prior failure to save a group of sailors provides him with added motivation to brave the treacherous storm. Read More: Review: 'Million Dollar Arm' With Jon Hamm, »

- Nick Schager

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