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Frightfest 2017: ‘The Terror of Hallow’s Eve’ Preview

18 July 2017 11:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

One of my most-anticipated from of this years Frightfest offerings is Todd Tucker’s The Terror of Hallow’s Eve which stars Caleb Thomas, Jt Neal, Annie Read, Juliet Landau, Eric Roberts, Doug Jones, Christian Kane, and Sarah Lancaster. Why, you may ask, is a generically titled film, about a wish-granting demon is so high on my must-see list for this years festival? Because Todd Tucker is the man behind one of this decades Best kids movies… Monster Mutt – which is an old-school family film in the most traditional sense: there’s no swearing, no violence and no sex, it really is the epitome of a family movie. Oh and did I mention that it features practical effects thanks to Tucker’s “other” job in SFX?

Given the fact I adored Monster Mutt I have high hopes for The Terror of Hallow’s Eve. Check out the poster and trailer below! »

- Phil Wheat

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Watch the trailer for FrightFest horror The Terror of Hallow’s Eve

17 July 2017 11:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its world premiere at FrightFest next month, a trailer has arrived online for director Todd Tucker’s upcoming horror The Terror of Hallow’s Eve which stars Caleb Thomas, Jt Neal, Annie Read, Juliet Landau, Eric Roberts, Doug Jones, Christian Kane, and Sarah Lancaster; check it out below after the official synopsis…

Growing up is hard and for fifteen-year-old Timmy Stevens it’s no exception. Scrawny and nerdy, he’s relentlessly tormented by the town bullies. His only escape is his love of horror and the creatures he creates.

A chance run-in with his tormentors in a convenience store parking lot on Halloween leaves Timmy brutally beaten. Walking home he stumbles upon a mysterious pumpkin. Despondent from the vicious attack he escapes to his private world and begins carving the pumpkin, wishing for revenge. Unknowingly, Timmy summons the Trickster, an ancient evil, who offers to grant his wish — scare the bullies to death. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Swedish Dicks, Nightcap: Pop Adjusts Their Summer Schedule

3 July 2017 9:01 PM, PDT | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Pop is switchings things around this summer. Recently, the network announced new premiere dates for Swedish Dicks and Nightcap.A new comedy, Swedish Dicks follows an aging ex-stuntman (Peter Stormare) and an optimistic Swedish DJ (Johan Glans) as they team up to solve crimes in Los Angeles. The cast also includes Keanu Reeves, Traci Lords, Margaret Cho, Anthony Lapaglia, and Eric Roberts.Read More… »


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Doctor Who: what next for Missy and the Master?

2 July 2017 9:53 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Mark Harrison Jul 3, 2017

After the Doctor Who series 10 finale, what might be the future of the Master's character? Spoilers...

This feature contains spoilers for Series 10 of Doctor Who, including The Doctor Falls, from the very beginning.

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Peoples of the universe, please attend carefully. In life, nothing is certain but death, taxes and the Master coming back to Doctor Who every once in a while. First appearing in 1971's Terror Of The Autons, Roger Delgado's original incarnation even appeared in every single story of the eighth season, with various nefarious schemes designed to threaten or simply annoy the Doctor.

Over the rest of the classic series, he menaced later Doctors as the decrepit Peter Pratt, the full-on Kentucky fried Geoffrey Beevers, the wry, murderous Anthony Ainley and the 90s action movie baddy Eric Roberts. He was a master of disguise, »

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Take A (Master) Class In Doctor Who History With This New Promo

30 June 2017 5:04 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

With John Simm having made his return to Doctor Who for the first time since 2010 in last week’s episode “World Enough and Time,” it seems like an opportune moment to remind ourselves of the long history of the Doctor’s nemesis the Master, doesn’t it?

The short video you’ll see above runs through the Master’s many regenerations at a rather quick pace. If you need some reminding, the uber-villain has gone through seven different incarnations over the decades. First, there was Roger Delgado (1971-73), followed by a horribly disfigured version (Peter Pratt, 1976; Geoffrey Beevers, 1981) and then there was Anthony Ainley (1981-89). The one-off Doctor Who: The Movie featured Eric Roberts as the Master in 1997 before the revived series cast Derek Jacobi in 2007. John Simm then took over, followed by Michelle Gomez in 2014.

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Real News About ‘Fake News’: John Savage & Blanca Blanco Join Indie Thriller

30 June 2017 9:35 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

John Savage and Blanca Blanco have joined the cast of Fake News, an indie noir thriller being toplined by Eric Roberts. The pic, co-directed by first-timer Craig Edwards and screenwriter Samuel Morris, is shooting in Ontario, CA. Sofia Milos, Torri Higginson and Martin Kove co-star. Roberts stars as a tabloid political reporter who writes about real stories –. and sometimes not-so-real stories. He also is protecting an immigrant family of a mother (Blanco) and her two… »

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Chloe Bridges Joins Science-Fiction Movie ‘Skate God’ as Villain

28 June 2017 4:50 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Daytime Divas” star Chloe Bridges has signed on to portray Azura, the villain in the dystopian science-fiction action film “Skate God,” Variety has learned exclusively.

Alexander Garcia will be directing “Skate God” from his own screenplay and producing under his Multi-Valence Productions along with Autumn Bailey Entertainment and Anne Stimac.

The story is set in a futuristic world and centers on a skater played by Luke Benward. He discovers he is a descendant of the Greek god Zephyrus and is thrust into a battle with a society led by Ryan Cooper (“Rough Night”) that wants to take over the outside earth. Celeste Desjardins will play the goddess love interest in the film.

Principal photography is scheduled for the fall in Oklahoma, where the film has been approved for a tax rebate. The film also stars Peter Fonda, Evan Ross, Osric Chau, Lauren Mayhew, Nathan Gamble, Gabriela Lopez, Daniel Pinder, Lolita Davidovich, and »

- Dave McNary

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A Look at Al Capone in the Movies

19 June 2017 7:42 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Al Capone is America’s best known gangster and the single greatest symbol of the collapse of law and order in the United States during the 1920s Prohibition era. Capone had a leading role in the illegal activities that lent Chicago its reputation as a lawless city and an interesting variety of Hollywood stars have had the leading role as Al Capone in the many films that have been made that featured him as a character.

The first film about Capone was produced when he was still making headlines. The main character may be named Antonio Camonte, but there’s little doubt as to who producer Howard Hughes had in mind when he and director Howard Hawks filmed Scarface during the Great Depression. Camonte shares more than the same initials with one Al Capone, who was about to begin his eleven-year sentence for tax evasion when the movie was released »

- Tom Stockman

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Emma Roberts In "Grazia" (Italy)

9 June 2017 2:26 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new images of actress Emma Roberts ("Scream Queens"), wearing Chanel, in the latest issue of "Grazia" (Italy) magazine, photographed by Jason Kim:

Roberts, the daughter of actor Eric Roberts ("Star 80") made her film debut as 'Kristina Jung' in the feature "Blow (2001)...

...followed by her role as 'Addie Singer' in the Nickelodeon TV series "Unfabulous" (2004–07). 

As a singer, Roberts released her debut studio album, "Unfabulous and More" (2005), which also served as the series' soundtrack.

Roberts then appeared in a series of film roles, including "Nancy Drew" (2007), "Wild Child" (2008), "Hotel for Dogs" (2009), "Valentine's Day" (2010), "It's Kind of a Funny Story" (2010) and "The Art of Getting By" (2011).

Her next films included "Lymelife" (2009), "" (2010), "Scream 4" (2011), "Adult World" (2013), "We're the Millers" (2013), and "Palo Alto" (2013).

Roberts currently plays the character 'Chanel Oberlin' in the Fox TV series "Scream Queens", as well as playing main roles in two seasons of "American Horror Story »

- Michael Stevens

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Swedish Dicks: Procedural Comedy Series Coming to Pop in August

6 June 2017 7:49 PM, PDT | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

"One of the downsides of being a private dick is you make a lot of enemies." Pop has released a new preview for their upcoming TV series Swedish Dicks.The comedy follows an aging ex-stuntman (Peter Stormare) and an optimistic Swedish DJ (Johan Glans) as they team up to solve crimes in Los Angeles. The cast also includes Keanu Reeves, Traci Lords, Margaret Cho, Anthony Lapaglia, and Eric Roberts.Read More… »


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Emmy Contenders 2017: Guest Actor in a Drama

1 June 2017 10:45 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Look for returning characters to dominate the category, with last year’s winner Hank Azaria likely to repeat his nom for his role as disgraced FBI Agent Ed Cochran in “Ray Donovan.” Beau Bridges should land his third consecutive nod for “Masters of Sex.” Mark Margolis was last nominated for playing Hector Salamanca on “Breaking Bad” in 2012, and that was with a minimum of dialogue, so he has a good shot for bringing a younger but no less terrifying Hector to “Better Call Saul.” Ben Mendelsohn previously won in the supporting category for “Bloodline” but this year he’s eligible as a guest star. year. And both Dylan Baker and Matthew Perry could earn nods for bringing their characters from “The Good Wife” to its spinoff “The Good Fight.”

The freshman series “This Is Us” could be a powerhouse, with turns from Denis O’Hare, Brian Tyree Henry, Jermel Nakia and Gerald McRaney. But »

- Variety Staff

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How the Brutal Murder of a Playboy Centerfold Sent Shock Waves Through Hollywood

13 May 2017 9:58 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Dorothy Stratten had the world at her fingertips in 1980.

She had rocketed to fame as the Playboy Playmate of the Year. Now, Hollywood was calling. She landed guest roles on TV shows such as Buck Rodgers and Fantasy Island

Things got even better for her when she earned a substantial role in the movie They All Laughed, a comedy film starring Audrey Hepburn, Ben Gazzara  and John Ritter.

She maintained warm relationships with several Hollywood heavy hitters, including Playboy founder Hugh Hefner.

But Stratton’s personal life was messy. Her marriage to her controlling small-time manager, Paul Snider, was on the rocks. »

- Steve Helling

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Boone The Bounty Hunter – Review

8 May 2017 5:51 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Review by Mark Longden

Coming soon to a VOD platform or Walmart near you is Boone The Bounty Hunter , and it’s one you definitely should be checking out. You don’t even need to be like me, a person who loves movies starring wrestlers and good old 90s-style action, to have a good time watching it.

John Hennigan is our star / producer / co-writer. After graduating from college with a film degree, he wrestled for WWE under the names Johnny Nitro and John Morrison, and he was pretty good at it; he now works for Aaa (a Mexico-based promotion) and Lucha Underground (the MTV wrestling show). But he’s always had a passion for the same sorts of movies I love – 80s / 90s comic action, kung fu, chase movies – and given the chance, he’s made this.

He plays Boone, a TV bounty hunter – his resemblance to any famous TV »

- Movie Geeks

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Eric Roberts Speaks Out About Animal Cruelty, Adi, His Squirrel Sanctuary [Video Exclusive]

8 May 2017 3:01 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Eric Roberts on Animal Cruelty by Uinterview Eric Roberts has been busy. The hard-working actor can be found in movies and shows like The Dark Knight and Grey’s Anatomy, but off the screen, Roberts works just as hard for a noble cause – stopping animal cruelty. In an exclusive discussion with uInterview, Roberts said about animals, “They always have had […]

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The post Eric Roberts Speaks Out About Animal Cruelty, Adi, His Squirrel Sanctuary [Video Exclusive] appeared first on uInterview. »

- Jacob Kaye

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Pop TV Scoops Up Swedish Dicks, Private Investigators With Keanu Reeves

13 April 2017 2:25 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Ardent John Wick fans will remember the moment in which Keanu Reeves and Peter Stormare shared the screen in Chapter 2, when the latter plays Viggo’s snarling brother Abram Tarasov. But the pair’s history stretches back further still to Swedish Dicks, Private Investigators, the single-camera comedy series in which Reeves features in his first major TV role.

Having premiered via Viaplay first, we now have confirmation that Pop TV has swooped in to acquire the property as part of its robust slate of new original programming. Also starring comedian Johan Glans as an aging ex-stuntman, Swedish Dicks, as the name suggests, chronicles the story behind an L.A.-based private detective firm. Stormare dreamed up the idea back in 2014, and two years later the show had developed enough of a cult following to warrant a second season, with Keanu Reeves on board in a recurring capacity.

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Cable’s Pop Will Dip Into Drama, Pick Up ‘The Goldbergs’

13 April 2017 6:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The executives behind Pop, the young cable outlet backed by Lionsgate and CBS, think rival networks might be set to burst.

As more new-tech distributors seek to offer narrower “bundles” of content to subscribers eager to get video content on demand, Brad Schwartz believes there will be less room for TV outlets that cannot lure a robust, passionate audience. “I think we are going to see a culling of the herd when it comes to cable networks,” said Schwartz,  Pop’s president. “People are going to have to pick and choose the content they want to invest in. We are going to be one of those networks left standing. Over the next one to three years, there will be more channels that go away.”

He cites Viacom’s recent decision to focus on six core networks and NBCUniversal’s recent move to scrap cable networks Esquire and Cloo as evidence of the trend. Distributors »

- Brian Steinberg

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'Never Saw It Coming' wraps shoot in Canada

11 April 2017 2:30 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive First Look: Thriller stars Emily Hampshire and Eric Roberts. Marina Cordoni among producers.

Principal photography has wrapped in Sudbury, Ontario, on Never Saw It Coming.

Gail Harvey directed the thriller based on Linwood Barclay’s book about a young woman who passes herself off as a psychic.

When the charlatan targets the family of a missing woman, she becomes entangled in the dark secrets of the husband and daughter.

Emily Hampshire and Eric Roberts star alongside Katie Boland, Shaun Benson, Tamara Podemski, Nick Serino, Diane D’Aquila, Maria Del Mar, Jeff Clarke, and newcomer Keegan Hedley.

Producers Marina Cordoni of McE Inc, Harvey, and Boland of Straight Shooters Productions Inc aim to complete Never Saw It Coming by late summer in time for an autumn festival run.

Executive producers are Barclay, Jay Firestone and Steven Pasternak of Prodigy Pictures, and Michael Forsey of Rolling Pictures.

The thriller was made with the financial support of Telefilm Canada »

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Horror Highlights: Talking With Chris Hardwick Guests, Larry Cohen Retrospective Screenings, Teenage Ghost Punk

31 March 2017 7:02 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Chris Hardwick is truly the man with many talk shows! Soon, AMC will introduce viewers to Talking with Chris Hardwick, which premieres on Sunday, April 9th! The lineup of guests is pretty interesting and includes Bryan Cranston and Elijah Wood. Also: details on screenings of Larry Cohen's films at The Quad and release details for Teenage Ghost Punk.

Talking With Chris Hardwick's First Lineup of Guests Revealed: Press Release: "New York, NY – March 30, 2017 – AMC announced today an initial lineup of guests set to appear on “Talking with Chris Hardwick,” an extension of the #1 talk show on television, “Talking Dead.”  Guests include (not in air order): Michelle MonaghanCharlie HunnamConnie BrittonJustin TherouxBryan CranstonElijah WoodDamon Lindelof, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and the cast of “Silicon Valley.” Additional guests will be announced soon. “Talking with Chris Hardwick” premieres on Sunday, April 9 at 11:00 p.m. »

- Tamika Jones

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Darlene Cates, What's Eating Gilbert Grape Mom, Passes Away at 69

28 March 2017 2:50 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Actress Darlene Cates, who is best known for playing Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio's mother Bonnie Grape in the 1993 drama What's Eating Gilbert Grape?, passed away on Sunday at the age of 69. The actress' daughter Sherri Cates Morgan announced her mother's passing on Facebook yesterday, revealing that she died peacefully in her sleep. Here's what Sherri Cates Morgan had to say in a statement about her mother's death.

"It is with a bitter-sweet heart that we share that our precious wife, mother, and Gaga, Darlene Guthrie Cates, was called Home, somewhat unexpectedly, peacefully in her sleep Sunday morning, March 26th. We take comfort in knowing that she is no longer in pain and is in the arms of our Heavenly Father, breaking away only to dance with our Savior, Jesus. (Dancing was something she talked about loving to do "back in the day"! For those who have already sent your love, »

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Eric Roberts Joins Indie Thriller 'Never Saw It Coming' (Exclusive)

28 March 2017 10:38 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Eric Roberts has boarded the indie Never Saw It Coming, directed by Gail Harvey and shooting in northern Ontario.

The Dark Knight actor plays Wendell Garfield, the husband of a missing woman (Diane D'Aquila) whose disappearance is investigated by a psychic, played by Emily Hampshire (12 Monkeys).

Roberts joins an ensemble cast that also includes Katie Boland, Shaun Benson, Tamara Podemski, Nick Serino, Maria Del Mar, Jeff Clarke and newcomer Keegan Hedley.

Never Saw It Coming is based on the 2013 novel by Linwood Barclay, who also wrote the screenplay.

Marina Cordoni of McE Inc. is producing alongside Harvey's Straight »

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