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“Beetlejuice” comes to the Fox Theatre; “Weird Al” brings his singing talents to the Chastain Park Amphitheatre; and the Old Fourth Ward celebrates its artistic community. It’s this week’s Atlanta Events Roundup. “Beetlejuice”Relive the beloved dark comedy from the ‘80s, when Winona Ryder and Geena Davis were A-list actors and Alec Baldwin had fewer anger issues. Michael Keaton shined in one of his best roles, and this was also one of Tim Burton’s best efforts. Playing at the Fox Theatre Thursday, June 18, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. “Weird Al” Yankovic’s Mandatory World Tour“Eat It,” “Another One Rides the Bus,” and “Amish Paradise” and just a few of the many masterpieces from the demented mind of “Weird Al” Yankovic, a man whose comedy tunes are actually funny—as proven by his four decades of success. The master of musical schtick will be performing at the Chastain »
From Zoolander 2 to 23 Jump Street, with 100s in-between. Here's our rundown of the assorted movie sequels in the works...
Think Hollywood is bereft of original ideas? You just might after this. Here's our look at the assorted movie sequels currently in the works. Since we last did a list like this, we've dropped films that seem to have died a death - Wanted 2, Spring Breakers 2 - but we'll keep this rundown up to date over the coming month.
Without further ado...
23 Jump Street
Sony is pressing ahead with a third Jump Street movie, as well as a possible Jump Street vs Men In Black film, and a female-headlined spin-off. For 23 Jump Street specifically, Rodney Rothman is back and working on the script (he wrote the second one). It's unclear yet if Chris Miller and Phil Lord can find breathing space in their schedule to direct. Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are both expected back, »
Netflix is giving That ’70s Show fans the Kelso-Hyde reunion of their dreams.
Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson are set to co-star in The Ranch, a multi-cam comedy about a semi-professional football star (Kutcher) who returns home to help his brother (Masterson) run their family’s Colorado ranch, our sister site Deadline reports.
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Untitled supernatural series (Netflix)
The eight-episode series is set in the 1980s and is about a mystery surrounding a boy who vanishes into thin air and the ever-expanding government conspiracy that unravels in its wake.
Ryder will play the boy’s single mother while Harbour will play the town’s chief of police, tasked with investigating the disappearance.
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- Rollo Tomasi
Nineties icon Winona Ryder, long overdue for a career resuscitation, is heading to TV. Specifically, to Netflix. Ryder, who seemed poised for a comeback after 2010's "Black Swan" but hasn't found suitable starring roles in film, is giving the small screen a try. In her first TV role as a series regular, she'll star in the untitled eight-episode thriller as the blue-collar mother of a missing toddler. Previously titled "Montauk," the show is set in '80s Long Island, where the missing toddler's family, their friends, and the police search for the little boy. Variety reports that the toddler's disappearance will involve "top-secret government experiments, supernatural forces and one very strange little girl." The series will debut next year. [via Variety]
- Inkoo Kang
Winona Ryder is Netflix’s newest star. Along with David Harbour, she’s just signed on to lead a supernatural drama series brewing at the company. Formerly titled Montauk, the show comes from Matt and Ross Duffer (Wayward Pines). Karl Gadjusek (Last Resort) serves as showrunner and Shawn Levy executive produces. Find all the details on the Winona […]
- Angie Han
"Tracy Letts, Linda Emond and Danny Burstein have joined the cast of James Schamus’s directorial debut Indignation, based on the best-selling novel by Philip Roth." Tatiana Siegel in the Hollywood Reporter: "Logan Lerman and Sarah Gadon already boarded the drama." More projects in the works: Roy Andersson's About the Eternal, based on the 1001 Nights; Alain Guiraudie's (Stranger by the Lake) Rester Vertical, "set deep in the heart of France"; Mark Romanek's thriller Norco; two films starring Mad Men's Elizabeth Moss; a supernatural thriller from Netflix starring Winona Ryder—and more. » - David Hudson »
Winona Ryder will star in an eight-episode Netflix supernatural thriller, written and directed by Matt Duffer & Ross Duffer (Wayward Pines, Hidden). TV Line reports the series, once called Montauk, sees “a young boy vanish into thin air. As friends, family, and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving…
The post Winona Ryder Will Face ‘Terrifying Forces’ in Netflix Series appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »
- Samuel Zimmerman
Winona Ryder will play a working-class single mother reeling from the disappearance of her 12-year-old son in a currently untitled new drama series for Netflix.
As friends, family and local police search for answers; they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.
This marks Ryder's first series regular role. The Duffer brothers will write and direct all eight hourlong episodes of the series with Karl Gajdusek ("Last Resort") serving as show runner. A 2016 premiere is being targeted.
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- Garth Franklin
The thriller, of which the streaming service has ordered eight episodes, will take place in the 1980s in a Long Island beach town. The action picks up when a young, two-year-old boy vanishes into thin air, leading to a huge investigation. As family members, friends and local police attempt to get to the bottom of the boy’s disappearance, they stumble across a web of government conspiracy, supernatural forces and a very strange young girl.
Ryder has signed on for the lead role of Joyce, the boy’s concerned mother, a working-class woman who must struggle to stay strong as she battles against powerful and mysterious enemies to rescue her boy. This will be the veteran actress’ first small-screen series regular gig.
Harbour, meanwhile, will take on the role of the local chief of police. »
- Isaac Feldberg
Netflix has quickly become a playground for actors looking to take a risk, and its latest big TV grab is, surprisingly, someone who doesn't have much television experience. Winona Ryder is set to star in the streaming platform's new supernatural thriller (previously titled Montauk) from the Duffer brothers (Wayward Pines). The series, ordered for eight episodes, surrounds the disappearance of a young boy in the '80s. Ryder will play the boy's mother, who finds herself dragged into an "extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl." Ryder-ssance does have a ring to it. »
- Dee Lockett
Winona Ryder will topline an untitled supernatural series for Netflix, Variety has confirmed.
The eight-episode thriller, previously titled “Montauk,” is set in the 1980s in the Long Island beach town and follows a 2-year-old boy who mysteriously vanishes into thin air. Family, friends and cops try to uncover the truth about his disappearance, which ends up involving top-secret government experiments, supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.
Ryder will play Joyce, the working-class mother of the missing boy. She summons a strength she never she had before, while rescuing her son from terrifying forces.
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Winona Ryder and David Harbour have been cast as leads in Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer’s untitled supernatural series for Netflix, the premium streaming service announced on Monday. The eight-episode series is set in the 1980s and is about a mystery surrounding a boy who vanishes and the ever-expanding government conspiracy that unravels in its wake. Ryder will play the boy’s single mother while Harbour will play the town’s chief of police, tasked with investigating the disappearance. Also Read: 94 Summer TV Shows: TheWrap's Ultimate Viewing Guide (Photos) Karl Gajdusek has also come on board as executive producer and showrunner. »
- Linda Ge
In her first series-regular TV gig, Winona Ryder is set to star in Netflix’s untitled eight-episode supernatural thriller that is being billed as “a love letter to the 80s classics that captivated a generation,” TVLine has learned. (The project was previously known under the working title Montauk.)
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In the ’80s-set series, a young boy vanishes into thin air. As friends, family, and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl. »
Winona Ryder and David Harbour are set as the adult leads in the Netflix untitled eight-episode supernatural period drama series written and directed by young genre filmmakers Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer (Wayward Pines) and executive produced by Shawn Levy. Last Resort co-creator Karl Gajdusek has come on board as executive producer and showrunner of the series, previously known as Montauk. Described as a love letter to the '80s classics that captivated a generation, the… »
Believe it or not, Johnny Depp turns 52 today! It seems like just yesterday Johnny was charming small-screen audiences on 21 Jump Street, but since his big break in the '80s, the actor has evolved from teen heartthrob to established leading man. Over the years, he's brought us memorable characters like Gilbert Grape, Edward Scissorhands, and Jack Sparrow and has taken on tons of different looks both on and off screen. In honor of his birthday, we're charting Johnny's evolution from fresh-faced hottie (the Kate Moss, Winona Ryder, Viper Room days) to the hat-wearing, guitar-playing king of Hollywood. See the full transformation when you keep reading, and then relive his romantic wedding to Amber Heard in February. »
Read More: Kit Harington on His 'Naughty' 'Game of Thrones' Cast and Going Full-Blown Romantic for 'Testament of Youth' "The Age of Innocence" (1993) Based on the 1920 novel of the same name by Edith Wharton, Martin Scorsese's "The Age of Innocence" tells the story of a respectable New York lawyer named Newline Archer (Daniel Day-Lewis) who finds himself emotionally trapped when he falls for Ellen Olenska (Michelle Pfeiffer) and not her cousin, May Welland (Winona Ryder), to whom he is engaged. In the midst of his marriage to May, Archer's love for the Countess Olenska grows as he becomes more and more attracted to her independent values and unconventional views. Currently in the in the process of divorcing an abusive and unfit husband, Olenska has become a pariah in high society circles. Despite being somewhat of a step away from the norm for Scorsese, "The Age of Innocence" still has »
Willow Smith is officially a fashion model! The 14-year-old daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith is one of the new faces of Marc Jacobs -- and she got a dark makeover for her debut ad with the famed fashion house. The designer took to Instagram to share her first shot, which shows the young beauty propped on a tall stool, posing in a full skirt with an embellished waist coat. They added even more edge by giving her lace-up stacked heels, black gloves and dark eye makeup. In his comment, Jacobs gives some love to some of the other women who have worked with him both currently and in the past, including this other Fall-Winter 2015 muse, Cher. "Ever since our first Juergen Teller ad in 1998 which featured Kim Gordon on stage wearing my dress, I have always preferred collaborating with the people who inspire me to give new life to »
- tooFab Staff
Willow Smith has landed her first major fashion campaign! (Parents Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith must be way proud.) The teen will be following in some pretty iconic footsteps: Willow is the second face of Jacobs' fall-winter 2015 collection to be unveiled, following Cher, who was revealed as a star of the campaign on May 27. As with the pop icon, Jacob made the announcement via his Instagram, writing a lengthy note alongside Willow's ad that included a shout-out to other women he's chosen to front collection campaigns in the past. That list, which includes Victoria Beckham, Sofia Coppola, Miley Cyrus, Dakota Fanning, Jessica Lange, Kate Moss, Winona Ryder and Stephanie Seymour, among others, makes up »
Angelina Jolie celebrates her 40th birthday today (June 4), and to mark the occasion here at Digital Spy we've rifled through our DVD collections to pick out our favourite Jolie films.
Remember her breakthrough with Hackers way back in the '90s? How about the ass-kicking turn in Tomb Raider or her soulful performance in A Mighty Heart? Read on to find out our Jolie favourites then have your say on her best big screen roles in the comments below...
With Hackers already spoken for, and Morgan Freeman's ridiculous 'loom of fate' ruining the otherwise rather decent Wanted, Jolie's turn as gaming icon Lara Croft looms largest over her career for me – largest in that it's still somehow seen as a rather huge mistake that she inexplicably recovered from. That reputation is one really worth reassessing, though. Sure, Jolie only narrowly missed out »
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