13 items from 2016
Anton Yelchin, known for playing Chekov in the recent Star Trek films, has died. He was 27. Friends went to Yelchin’s Studio City, CA home early Sunday morning after he didn’t show up for a rehearsal. There they discovered him pinned between his own car and a brick pillar. “It appears he momentarily exited his car, and it rolled backward, causing trauma that led to his death,” an Lapd spokeswoman told The Hollywood Reporter. His death comes just about a month ahead of the opening of the third of the rebooted Star Trek movies: Star Trek Beyond comes out July 22. Among Yelchin’s other film roles were horror remake Fright Night, crime thriller Alpha Dog, teenage comedy Charlie Bartlett, Felicity Jones romantic drama Like Crazy, and last year’s Shakespeare adaptation Cymbeline. Yelchin also previously played guitar in punk band The Hammerheads. He was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia »
- Emily Rome
Julia Ormond is confirmed to be co-starring opposite Peter Dinklage in Mark Palansky's "Rememory". The story revolves around a professor who mysteriously dies just before the release his game changing big invention.
Ormond replaces Catherine O'Hara in the role of the professor's spouse Carolyn, who discovers the memory recoding and playing device. With the help of Dinklage's character, she uses the invention to get to the bottom of her husband's death. Palansky and Mike Vukadinovich co-wrote the film and shooting begins this month in Vancouver. [Source: Deadline]
Anne Heche, Philip Baker Hall, Scott Speedman and Tom Everett Scott have joined Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried in the Mark Pellington-directed "The Last Word" for Bleecker Street. Stuart Ross Fink's script has MacLaine as a retired businesswoman who writes her own obituary to ensure her life story is told her way.
Seyfried portrays a local newspaper writer »
- Garth Franklin
Exclusive: Julia Ormond is confirmed to co-star opposite Peter Dinklage in Rememory. The Mark Palansky helmed pic revolves around a professor who mysteriously dies just before the release his game changing big invention. Replacing Catherine O’Hara in the film, Emmy winner Ormond will plays spouse Carolyn, who discovers the memory recoding and playing device. With help from an unlikely friend portrayed by Game Of Thrones Emmy winner Dinklage, Ormond’s character uses the… »
Syfy announced today it has greenlit to series Incorporated, a futuristic thriller from Matt Damon, Ben Affleck & Jennifer Todd's Pearl Street Films, CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions. The 13-episode first season of the new drama series is expected to premiere on Syfy in Fall 2016. Here's what Syfy president Dave Howe had to say in a statement.
"The most powerful science fiction holds up a mirror to our world. Incorporated is exactly that type of smart, provocative series, delivering a fresh, edge of your seat thriller that challenges notions of the world we live in today. We look forward to working with the stellar teams at Pearl Street Films, CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions to bring it to life for Syfy viewers this year."
Here's press release:
Syfy Greenlights Futuristic Thriller "Incorporated" To Series
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The action is set in a near future where corporations have unlimited power. Sean Teale ("Reign") will star in the story of a young executive who conceals his true identity to infiltrate a very dangerous corporate world to save the woman he loves.
He soon learns he's not the only one whose secrets may have deadly consequences. Eddie Ramos, Dennis Haysbert and Julia Ormond co-star in the project which Universal Cable Productions and CBS Television Studios will produce.
David and Alex Pastor ("Selfless") penned and directs the pilot, while Ted Humphrey ("The Good Wife") will serve as executive producer and showrunner. Damon, Affleck and Jennifer Todd will also executive produce.
Source: The Live Feed »
- Garth Franklin
Most notably, the corporate-dominated dystopia will be produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, who first hatched the show more than a year ago. Remaining true to the style of the sub-genre – and indeed the world around us – Incorporated is situated in a world governed by power-mongering conglomerates, and has been billed as “that type of smart, provocative series, delivering a fresh, edge of your seat thriller that challenges notions of the world we live in today.”
Sean Teale headlines the new drama series as a young executive named Ben Larson, one who goes incognito to infiltrate a powerful corporate enterprise to save the woman he loves. But secrets have consequences, and it isn’t long before Larson stumbles on a web of lies and deceit. »
- Michael Briers
Syfy has greenlit Matt Damon‘s and Ben Affleck‘s “Incorporated” to series, which hails from the duo’s Pearl Street Productions, in association with CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions. Sean Teale leads the cast, which also includes Eddie Ramos, Julia Ormond and Dennis Haysbert. Set in a future where companies have seemingly unlimited power, “Incorporated” centers on Ben Larson (Teale), a young executive who risks everything to infiltrate an all-controlling corporate world and save the woman he loves. Also Read: Syfy's First 'Hunters' Trailer: Big Guns, Alien Terrorists (Video) “The most powerful science fiction holds up a mirror to our world, »
- Linda Ge
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Set in a near future where corporations have unlimited power, the drama centers around Teale’s Ben Larson, a young executive who conceals his true identity to infiltrate a very dangerous corporate world to save the woman he loves. But he’ll soon learn that he’s not the only one whose secrets may have deadly consequences.
The cast also includes Dennis Haysbert »
Syfy has greenlit the futuristic thriller “Incorporated,” which hails from exec producers Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, Variety has learned. The series landed a 13-episode order, which is slated to premiere this fall.
Produced by Damon and Affleck’s Pearl Street Films along with CBS Television Studios and Syfy’s sister studio Universal Cable Productions, “Incorporated” was created by David and Alex Pastor, who wrote and directed the pilot, which was picked up last April.
Set in a near future where corporates have unlimited power, “Incorporated” revolves around Ben Larson (played by Sean Teale, “Reign”), a young executive who conceals his true identity to infiltrate a very dangerous corporate world to save the woman he loves — but he’ll soon learn that he’s not the only one whose secrets may have deadly consequences.
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
In this round-up, we have details as well as several photos for Sideshow's T-45 collectible figure from the popular RPG video game Fallout 4. Also: acquisition details for Sleight, You're Killing Me release info and a Villainous teaser trailer.
Fallout 4 Figure: "Sideshow and Threezero are excited to announce the T-45 Fallout 4 Collectible Figure. The T-45 stands approximately 14.5 inches tall with incredible details and over 35 articulated parts. Featuring an interchangeable male head and helmet that includes Led light-up functions. All outer-armor pieces are detachable and weathered with incredible paint application based on the appearance in the video game."
The T-45 Fallout 4 figurine has a retail price of $380.00 and is expected to ship July 2016 - September 2016. To learn more, visit:
- Tamika Jones
David Lynch’s Surveillance (Bill Pullman, Julia Ormond directed by Jennifer Lynch who also co-wrote the film with Kent Harper) producer Kent Harper, is making his directorial debut with the dark, gritty American vampire story, Villainous. Here is a look at the teaser trailer from Harper Synopsis: A Vampire restrains himself from prior habitual addictions, leading ...
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Sara Hemrajani on Hollywood’s love affair with its Golden Age…
Since there’s no business like show business, it’s unsurprising that one of Hollywood’s favourite topics is itself. The recent wave of award nominations for Trumbo, including a best actor Oscar nod for Bryan Cranston, is fresh evidence of the industry’s fascination with the so-called Golden Age.
In Trumbo, Cranston plays real-life writer Dalton Trumbo who was jailed and blacklisted for his ties to the American Communist Party. Despite the ban, Trumbo and his peers managed to flout the system using pseudonyms and support from eager filmmakers. He went on to write screenplays for classics such as Roman Holiday and Spartacus.
Following swiftly in its steps is Hail, Caesar!, the Coen brothers’ throwback to the glossy studio pictures of the 1940s. The trailer reveals characters reminiscent of Gene Kelly and Esther Williams, as well as producer »
- Sara Hemrajani
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