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Sean Malone, ‘The Fighter’ Actor, Dies at 54 in Drowning Accident

7 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sean Malone, best known for his roles in “The Fighter” and “Gone Baby Gone,” died on Wednesday in Boston after being in a coma for nine days following a drowning accident. He was 54.

The actor went out too far while swimming at a South Boston beach, according to the Boston Fire Dept.

Off-duty firefighters and passerby raced to rescue the actor on July 20, but Malone was already underwater by the time they reached him. The firefighters brought Malone to shore and rushed him to a nearby hospital, where he remained in critical condition.

Sean Malone succumbed to his injuries this evening surrounded by his son Sean, parents and siblings at Boston Medical Center,” the Boston Fire Dept. tweeted on Wednesday.

Sean Malone succumbed to his injuries this evening surrounded by his son Sean, parents and siblings at Boston Medical Center

— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) July 30, 2015

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- Maane Khatchatourian

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‘American Crime Story’ Casts Rio Hackford as Investigator Pat McKenna (Exclusive)

28 July 2015 3:09 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Rio Hackford has been cast as Pat McKenna in the upcoming FX anthology series “”American Crime Story: The People V Oj Simpson,” TheWrap has learned exclusively. McKenna was an investigator for Robert Shapiro, a member of Simpson’s defense team during the former NFL’s star murder trial. Hackford previously appeared in the hit 1996 film “Swingers,” the 2006 Denzel Washington film “Deja Vu,” and in an episode of the first season of HBO’s hit “True Detective” among his many credits. Hackford joins an already star-studded cast. John Travolta will portray Shapiro; “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” alum Courtney B. Vance is Johnnie Cochran; David. »

- Joe Otterson

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Last Call: 25 Films Leaving Netflix in August (And 3 You Must See)

27 July 2015 10:41 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: 'The Hurt Locker,' 'Two Days, One Night' and More Coming to Netflix This August (Plus Indiewire's Picks) As we start anticipating the new titles hitting Netflix next month, it's also that time of the month when we must lament, "Netflix giveth, and Netflix taketh away." August finds the streaming platform getting rid of some of their most adventurous titles, including a handful of science fiction blockbusters and acclaimed documentaries. Check out all of the titles leaving Netflix in August below, plus Indiewire's personal picks on what to stream before it's too late.   Synopsis provided by Netflix. Leaving 8/1 "Bad Girl Island" (2007) "Barbershop" (2002) "Beauty Shop" (2005) "Bulletproof" (1996) "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" (1968) Indiewire Pick: "Face/Off" (1997)In John Woo's science fiction action hit, FBI agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) goes under the knife to acquire the »

- Zack Sharf

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From Clueless to Pulp Fiction, 10 of the best and worst dates on film

21 July 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Seeing a movie is usually a pretty safe bet for a first date. But what about the people in the movie that are going on dates themselves? They’re either having the best date of their lives or the worst, so your own date will almost definitely lie somewhere in the middle.

We’ve compiled some of the best and worst movie dates in honour of the release of TrainwreckJudd Apatow’s latest stars Amy Schumer as a woman afraid of commitment until Bill Hader proves he might just be the one. Trainwreck also stars LeBron JamesTilda Swinton, and Brie Larson.

Catch Trainwreck in Cineplex theatres on July 17th, and see if your favourite movie date made it onto our list!

 

Good: Before Sunrise (1995)

Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy partake in a feature-length first date in Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise. The two twenty-somethings, Jesse (Hawke) and Céline »

- Sasha James and Amanda Wood

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12 Of The Most Iconic Movie Posters of All

17 July 2015 10:14 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Hundreds of movies are released every year, and for every movie that’s released, there’s a movie poster to go along with it.

While these movie posters typically do a great job of advertising the film for a few weeks prior to release, very few of them end up being remembered for more than a few seconds, let alone months or years.

But, there are some movie posters that stand the test of time, and over the years, have become iconic works of art in their own right. We’re talking about films like Jaws, Titanic, and the many others featured below which you can purchase at any time at great sites like fastprint.

#1 – Trainspotting

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Trainspotting is a dark, twisted British movie released in 1996, directed by Danny Boyle and starring Ewan McGregor.

It’s become one of the most iconic films of all time over the years, and »

- Staff

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Christian Slater: The Hollywood Flasback Interview

15 July 2015 12:24 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Interview | See recent The Hollywood Interview news »

I interviewed actor Christian Slater in November, 2008 for Venice Magazine. Having long had a reputation as an "enfant terrible" in his youth, Slater surprised me somewhat with his calm, measured demeanor and thoughtful outlook. He was promoting his well-reviewed, but ultimately short-lived, TV series "My Own Worst Enemy," which we discussed a bit, but Slater was eager to reflect on his entire career and life, which he did with aplomb. My other memory of the chat is that during our dinner, the power went out in the restaurant or hotel where we met (the location of which has been lost to time) and the halogen streetlights outside casting our talk in a strange, other-worldly glow for a good 30 minutes. All these factors made our meeting a memorable one. Slater can currently be seen on the new USA Network series "Mr. Robot," which is also being lauded critically, and will hopefully »

- The Hollywood Interview.com

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Graceland’s Aaron Tveit Will Be Danny Zuko in Fox’s Grease: Live, And We’re Excited

14 July 2015 7:36 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Graceland’s Aaron Tveit will take a break from popping pills, chasing the bad guys, and being almost killed by ex girlfriends, as he has been cast to portray the iconic role of Danny Zuko in Fox’s upcoming TV production Grease: Live, which is slated to air in January 2016. Or in other words, dreams do come true and perfect casting does occur from time to time. The original Grease (score and book by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey) follows the blossoming love among a group of teenagers during the soda shop culture of the 1950s. It premiered on Broadway in 1972 and has had two revivals. Additionally, the 1978 film adaptation starred John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, and Stockard Channing, among others. Grease: Live, the adaptation of the original, is developed by Robert Cary and Jonathan Tolins and executive produced by the talented Marc Platt, while the stage direction will be the… »

- Virginia Podesta

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Nathan Lane To Play F. Lee Bailey In Ryan Murphy’s O.J. Simpson Trial Series ‘American Crime Story’

13 July 2015 12:05 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Only weeks after finishing Terence McNally's It’s Only A Play on Broadway, Nathan Lane has joined the cast of Ryan Murphy's American Crime Story, the FX limited series based on the murder trial of O.J. Simpson. Lane will play famed attorney F. Lee Bailey. He joins John Travolta, Cuba Gooding Jr., Sarah Paulson, Courtney Vance and David Schwimmer, and Lane begins filming later this week. Prior to the McNally play, Lane drew acclaim for playing Hickey opposite… »

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Lauren Hutton: The Hollywood Flashback Interview

11 July 2015 9:51 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Interview | See recent The Hollywood Interview news »

I interviewed model/actress Lauren Hutton in late 2007 at her home in Venice, CA. Hutton greeted me wearing a gingham workshirt, battered jeans and no make-up, hair pulled back. She was and is one of the most beautiful humans I've ever had the pleasure of laying eyes on. A sharp mind and tough core resided within, which I quickly found out as our conversation flowed and the hours passed. As she bid me good-night, she handed me a manila envelope. I opened it when I arrived home. Inside, the recent issue of Big Magazine that was done as a tribute to her remarkable career. That magazine, and her inscription, remains one of my most treasured mementos.

Lauren Hutton

No Nip/Tuck Required

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Alex Simon

Lauren Hutton was the face of American fashion in the 1960s and ‘70s. Having appeared on every major magazine cover multiple times (a record 27 times »

- The Hollywood Interview.com

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The Gallows | Review

10 July 2015 9:30 AM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

MacDeath: All the World’s a Grave in Stilted Found Footage Horror

It seems we’ve yet to hit the bottom of the found footage barrel, at least if the new studio backed PG-13 teen scream title The Gallows is any indication. Director Travis Cluff reunites with Chris Lofling, the editor of his 2012 family film Gold Fools, to co-write and direct this obnoxious entry managing to be more adolescent than its terrorized subjects. With vapid drudgery, a quartet of unpleasant juveniles struggle to survive the haunted halls of their high school, while audiences are required to check logic and comprehension at the plot synopsis in order to sustain the running time. Nonsensical and laborious, this is a horridly designed, cheaply assembled outfit only managing to offer up proof as to why found footage horror is not the sensible alternative to churning out low overhead cinema.

In 1993, tragedy strikes a high »

- Nicholas Bell

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Fox is moving forward with a TV version of John Travolta's classic Urban Cowboy

9 July 2015 12:05 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The grit and the glory of John Travolta's classic romantic drama Urban Cowboy could be coming to TV screens soon.

Fox has ordered a pilot based on the story of young lovers trying to reach the top of Texas's line-dancing circuit, with two new stars taking on the roles previously occupied Travolta and Debra Winger.

Producer Robert Evans is working with Fox on this fresh adaptation of the 1980 blockbuster.

"In the 35 years since I made the original Urban Cowboy, country music and the influence of Texas has gone stratospheric," Evans announced today (July 9).

"The timing could not be better to continue this story in the television world… And what an ace team of collaborators we have on board to make it happen."

The network previously ordered a television remake of the hit Steven Spielberg science fiction movie Minority Report for the fall.

Other major film adaptations heading to television »

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Aaron Tveit To Play Danny Zuko In Fox’s ‘Grease: Live’

9 July 2015 11:45 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Aaron Tveit, who made hearts throb as the prodigal son who kept returning from the dead in Next To Normal, has been cast as the lead in Grease: Live, which Fox plans to broadcast in January. Taking on the role most closely identified with John Travolta in the 1978 film version of the 1972 Broadway ’50s rock hit, Tveit joins a cast that already includes Julianne Hough as love interest Sandy, Vanessa Hudgens as toughie Rizzo and Keke Palmer as her sidekick Marty. Fox also… »

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‘Urban Cowboy’ Remake Ordered to Pilot at Fox

9 July 2015 11:29 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Fox has given a pilot order to a modern adaptation of “Urban Cowboy,” the 1980 movie that starred John Travolta and Debra Winger as star-crossed lovers in Texas’ gritty world of rodeos, honkytonks and oil refineries.

The one-hour drama is penned and directed by Craig Brewer, who also directed and co-wrote the 2011 film remake of ‘Footloose.” He is exec producing, along with Robert Evans, HBO alum Sue Naegle and “Tyrant’s” Chris Levinson. It’s a co-production between Paramount TV and 20th Century Fox Television.

Evans, who produced the movie for Paramount, said “in the 35 years since I made the original ‘Urban Cowboy,’ country music and the influence of Texas has gone stratospheric. The timing could not be better to continue this story in the television world … And what an ace team of collaborators we have on board to make it happen.”

In May, Variety was the first to break the »

- Whitney Friedlander

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Urban Cowboy Pilot Ordered at Fox

9 July 2015 11:28 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Urban Cowboy rides again.

Fox has ordered a one-hour drama pilot based on the 1980 John Travolta movie, the network announced Thursday.

Per the official logline: “Fueled with energetic music, [Urban Cowboy] follows Kyle and Gaby, two star-crossed young lovers, as they pursue their dreams and passions through the sweat of line-dancing in honky-tonks, the grime of the oil refineries and the glamor of modern Texas. It’s about family legacies, starting over, finding true love and the American dream.”

Related Fox’s Grease Live! Taps Graceland Star Aaron Tveit as Danny Zuko

The pilot, a “modern reimagining” of the romantic drama that co-starred Debra Winger, »

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Fox Orders ‘Urban Cowboy’ Adaptation to Pilot

9 July 2015 11:25 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Fox has ordered an adaptation of 1980 John Travolta film “Urban Cowboy” to pilot, the company announced Thursday. Craig Brewer will serve as executive producer, and will also direct the pilot, which follows a pair of young lovers – played in the film by Travolta and Debra Winger – as they pursue their dreams and passions through the sweat of line-dancing in honky-tonks, the grime of the oil refineries and the glamour of modern Texas. “In the 35 years since I made the original Urban Cowboy, country music and the influence of Texas has gone stratospheric,” said Robert Eveans, producer of »

- Linda Ge

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‘Urban Cowboy’ Drama Pilot From Craig Brewer Lands Fox Order

9 July 2015 11:07 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Fox has ordered a pilot for Urban Cowboy, a reimagining of the 1980 Paramount movie starring John Travolta and Debra Winger. Craig Brewer, who co-wrote and helmed the Footloose remake a couple of years ago, is writing, directing and executive producing the project, which is from Paramount TV and 20th Century Fox TV. Like Brewer’s Footloose and his Hustle & Flow before that, the one-hour drama will be music-fueled. Urban Cowboy follow star-crossed young lovers Kyle and… »

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Fox Greenlights "Urban Cowboy" Series

9 July 2015 9:31 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Fox is officially moving forward with a modern TV series remake of Paramount's 1980 romantic drama "Urban Cowboy," giving the project a script commitment.

Debra Winger and John Travolta starred in the Texas-set original which followed two star-crossed young lovers as they pursue their dreams and passions through the sweat of line-dancing in honky-tonks and the grime of the oil refineries.

Craig Brewer ("Hustle and Flow") is attached to write, direct and executive produce. Robert Evans, Sue Naegle and Chris Levinson are also attached to executive produce the series which is expected to serve as a companion piece for their recent success "Empire".

Source: The Live Feed »

- Garth Franklin

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Aaron Tveit Cast as Danny Zuko in Fox’s ‘Grease’ Musical

9 July 2015 9:19 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Aaron Tveit has been cast as head T Bird Danny Zuko in Fox’s musical version of “Grease,” it is the word.

The Paramount Television production is based on the original musical “Grease” by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, and Paramount Pictures’ 1978 feature adaptation. The film famously cast John Travolta as bad boy rebel Danny, who was hopelessly devoted to the sweet and innocent Sandy (played by Olivia Newton-John).

“I’m thrilled and honored to be joining this incredibly talented team of actors in reimagining this classic and beloved musical,” said Tveit in a statement. “Playing Danny Zuko is a dream role, and I can’t wait to be a part of all the fun that comes along with performing live on television.”

The “Graceland” actor also has multiple stage credits to his name, including the musicals “Catch Me if You Can” and “Next to Normal.” He also appeared on CW’s “Gossip Girl. »

- Whitney Friedlander

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Fox’s ‘Grease: Live’ Casts Aaron Tveit as Danny Zuko, Finds Its Kenickie

9 July 2015 9:14 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Fox has found its Danny Zuko and Kenickie for the upcoming event “Grease: Live.” “Graceland’s” Aaron Tveit (pictured above) will play the male lead immortalized by John Travolta in the “Grease” films. “Big Time Rush” actor (and former member of the band by the same name) Carlos PenaVega is set for Zuko’s rough-and-tumble Bff, Kenickie. “I’m thrilled and honored to be joining this incredibly talented team of actors in re-imagining this classic and beloved musical,” said Tveit, who starred in the 2012 film adaptation of “Les Miserables.” “Playing ‘Danny Zuko’ is a dream role and I can’t wait to be a. »

- Tony Maglio

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Aaron Tveit Nabs Danny Zuko Role in Fox's Grease Live

9 July 2015 9:05 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Wop bam boom! Fox's upcoming Grease Live special has found its Danny Zuko in none other than Aaron Tveit.  The celebrated stage and screen star, 31, will take on the role once famously played by John Travolta. Tveit brings acclaimed musical prowess to the production, with previous Broadway roles in Next to Normal, Hairspray, Catch Me If You Can, and Wicked.  The New York native also sang on the big screen in 2012's Les Miserables, starring as Enjolras in the Oscar-winning cast of Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Russell [...] »

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