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Posey will join a cast that already includes Blake Lively, Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg and Bruce Willis. As is typical for an Allen joint, casting has been under way for months, even with Irrational Man only opening in theaters this month.
The prolific director has been putting out a movie a year for some time now, and this next one doesn’t seem to be shaping up any differently. Letty Aronson, Stephen Tenenbaum and Edward Walson are all again involved as producers.
Allen has a history of teaming with the same actors for multiple projects after taking a shine to them. Alan Alda, Alec Baldwin, Blythe Danner, Judy Davis, Mia Farrow, Scarlett Johansson, Julie Kavner, Diane Keaton, »
- Isaac Feldberg
Here’s the first photo of Blythe Danner and Richard Dreyfuss as Ruth and Bernie Madoff in ABC’s Madoff miniseries (see above). Madoff follows the rise and spectacular fall of the former investment advisor and convicted felon, and the subsequent fallout on his family, associates and investors. Raymond De Felitta directs the project, which was inspired by ABC News chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross' reports and his book The Madoff Chronicles. Production is… »
Mr. and Mrs. Madoff, ladies and gentlemen. ABC released the first photo from its upcoming miniseries, Madoff, starring Richard Dreyfuss as white-collar criminal Bernie Madoff and Blythe Danner as his wife Ruth. Photos: Celebrity CEOs and entrepreneurs — their advice The snap features Dreyfuss, 67, as the former stockbroker and financial adviser, who swindled thousands of investors in his notorious Ponzi scheme. While Madoff is currently serving a 150-year sentence in federal prison in Butner, N.C. — the maximum time allowed in the system — and still facing [...] »
Exclusive: The HBO start-up satire may have ended its second season on June 14 but one of its leads has a whole new gang of friends. Martin Starr signed with CAA late last week I've learned. Formerly with UTA, the Silicon Valley actor was also most recently seen in the indie I'll See You In My Dreams with Blythe Danner. The Brett Haley pic opened at the Sundance Film Festival and then had a limited release this spring. As well as playing the cutting Bertram Gilfoyle on… »
ABC’s upcoming miniseries “Madoff” has added Charles Grodin and Lewis Black to its cast. The pair join a cast led by Richard Dreyfuss in the title role of Bernie Madoff, an investment advisor who was convicted of running a Ponzi scheme that stands as one of the biggest cases of fraud in U.S. history. Grodin (pictured above) will play Carl Shapiro, a longtime friend and big financial backer of Madoff’s. Black will play Ezra Merkin, aka “The Rabbi,” a close business associate to Madoff. Also Read: Blythe Danner Joins Richard Dreyfuss in ABC's 'Madoff' Miniseries »
- Tim Kenneally
ABC’s “Madoff” upcoming primetime miniseries is filling out its cast: Charles Grodin has signed on to play Carl Shapiro, the Boston philanthropist who was one of Madoff’s earliest investors and eventually had to return $625 million.
“Madoff” will follow the rise and fall of the investment adviser and convicted felon, and the subsequent fallout on his family, associates and investors.
The project, which is currently in production, will be directed by Raymond De Felitta (“City Island”). “Madoff,” which is inspired by ABC News correspondent Brian Ross’ book “The Madoff Chronicles,” is produced by Lincoln Square productions, in association with ABC Studios. Linda Berman and Joe Pichirallo exec produce.
- Debra Birnbaum
Lewis Black‘s latest TV role is no laughing matter.
The longtime comedian has joined the cast of Madoff, ABC’s upcoming miniseries about former stockbrocker Bernie Madoff.
Inspired by Brian Ross’ book The Madoff Chronicles, the drama will explore the rise and fall of the disgraced financier, culminating in his 150-year prison sentencing in 2009 for operating a $65 billion Ponzi scheme.
Per The Hollywood Reporter, Black will play Ezra Merkin, who invested with Madoff and brought a number of wealthy Jewish clients into his fold. The comedian joins a cast that includes Close Encounters of the Third Kind »
The Walking Dead, The Way, Daredevil, and other TV productions have made recent TV show casting, TV movie casting, and TV directing news. These shows and movies air on AMC, Netflix, and Hulu.
The Walking Dead (AMC)
The Alexandria community will gain a key addition in the sixth season as actor Corey Hawkins has just been announced as a new recurring cast member. Hawkins will bring the important supplies forager, Heath to life when new episodes of The Walking Dead resume this Fall.
The Way (Hulu)
Michelle Monaghan (True Detective, Source Code) has been tapped as the female lead in the Hulu original drama series The Way (working title). Mike Cahill (Another Earth) will direct the first episode of the 10-episode series
The Way examines a family at the center of a controversial movement struggling with relationships, »
- Rollo Tomasi
Gwyneth Paltrow looked white-hot in La on Monday, posing for pictures at an event celebrating designer Windsor Smith and her new book, Homefront, which features a foreword by the actress. Gwyneth wore a figure-hugging white dress for the occasion, flashing a big grin when she linked up with Windsor for a photo. Earlier this week, Gwyneth and her kids made headlines when the actress shared an adorable picture of Apple and Moses. Although her 11-year-old daughter is wearing a large helmet in the photo, it's clear that she looks just like her mom, and the Instagram snap comes just a couple weeks after Gwyneth shared a throwback picture of her mom, Blythe Danner, whom Gwyneth definitely resembles. Keep reading for more pictures of Gwyneth at this week's event, then steal some party hostessing tips from the star. »
Untitled Robert Zemeckis Project
Marion Cotillard is set to join Brad Pitt in an untitled project at Paramount Pictures which Robert Zemeckis is slated to direct. Steven Knight penned the period spy thriller which will be shot before Pitt gets to work on the "World War Z" sequel which Juan Antonio Bayona directs. [Source: Deadline]
Iain Glen ("Game of Thrones") has joined the cast of James Marquand's psychological thriller "Beautiful Devils" which began filming in London last week. The project is described as a contemporary music business version of "Othello". Filming began last week around areas of East London ahead of a Spring 2016 release. [Source: Variety]
Goon: Last of the Enforcers
Elisha Cuthbert has joined the cast of the upcoming sports comedy sequel "Goon: Last of the Enforcers" starring Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Liev Schreiber and Alison Pill. Filming begins June 21st in Toronto.
Scott plays hockey enforcer Doug 'the »
- Garth Franklin
The Emmy- and Tony-winning actress has joined a cast led by Richard Dreyfuss as the investment adviser-turned-felon. Frank Whaley will play Harry Markopolos, the securities industry executive who alerted the SEC of Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. Erin Cummings will play Madoff’s secretary, Eleanor Squillari, and Tom Lipinski will play Madoff’s eldest son, Mark.
“Madoff,” which is directed by Raymond De Felitta, is inspired by ABC News chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross’ reporting from his book “The Madoff Chronicles.” It follows the former investment adviser’s prodigious rise and very public and abrupt fall, as well as the impact it had on his family, associates and investors. Linda Berman and Joe Pichirallo are exec producing the project, which is already in production. “Madoff” is produced by Lincoln Square productions, »
- Whitney Friedlander
It’s all about the Benjamins for Blythe Danner — or so her next role would have us believe.
Starring Richard Dreyfuss as the titular former stockbroker, the drama project — which is inspired by Brian Ross’ book The Madoff Chronicles — will examine Madoff’s rise and fall, leading to his 150-year prison sentence in 2009 for operating a $65 billion Ponzi scheme.
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Like mother, like daughter! Gwyneth Paltrow took to Instagram on Saturday to share a rare photo of her two children, Apple, 11, and Moses, 9. In the pic, the actress' kiddos are both holding their furry friends and her daughter is sporting a Viper full-face motorcycle helmet. "Brother proof. Sort of," the proud mama jokingly captioned the post. While Apple is covering most of her face, it's clear she's the spitting image of her famous mom -- just look at her eyes, fair complexion and long locks. The Apple doesn't fall far from the tree! Just last month, the Goop founder proved how much she looks like her own mother, Blythe Danner, in another throwback pic. "Okay. This is weird. #isthatmeormymom," she captioned the classic snapshot. We can't wait to see what Apple looks like as a teen -- think she'll be the spitting image of her mother and grandmother? Sound off with your predictions below! »
- tooFab Staff
Blythe Danner has signed on for the ABC miniseries “Madoff,” joining Richard Dreyfuss, who will portray the title character of Bernie Madoff. ABC also said that Raymond De Felitta (“City Island”) has come aboard as director of the series. The miniseries, which is inspired by ABC News chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross’ reporting in his book “The Madoff Chronicles,” will follow the rise and demise of Bernie Madoff, an investment advisor who was convicted of running a Ponzi scheme that stands as one of the biggest cases of fraud in U.S. history, along with the subsequent fallout from the scandal on. »
- Tim Kenneally
Blythe Danner (I’ll See You In My Dreams, Meet The Parents) and Lyne Renee (Strike Back) have joined the cast of ABC’s Madoff miniseries. City Island helmer Raymond De Felitta directs the project, which is currently in production. Inspired by ABC News chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross' reports and his book The Madoff Chronicles, the mini follows the rise and spectacular fall of the now-imprisoned swindler and the $65 billion Ponzi scheme he concocted. Danner… »
ABC's Bernie Madoff scandal drama is filling out its cast. Blythe Danner has been tapped to co-star opposite Richard Dreyfuss in the multiple-episode drama inspired by chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross' book The Madoff Chronicles: Inside the Secret World of Bernie and Ruth, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Also joining the cast are Frank Whaley, Erin Cummings and Tom Lipinski, with Raymond De Felitta (City Island) now set to direct the drama, which is being written by Ben Robbins (The First 48). Linda Berman (Heat Wave, The Assets) and Joe Pichirallo (Hollywoodland) are on board to executive produce Madoff for ABC. The drama is
- Lesley Goldberg
Gwyneth Paltrow took to Instagram with a candid moment of her and ex-husband Chris Martin's kids on Saturday. The image shows daughter Apple, 11, looking at the camera as son Moses, 9, lights up with a smile in his big sister's direction. Both kids are holding on tight to the family's furry pets. "Brother proof. Sort of," Gwyneth wrote in the caption. Although Apple is wearing a large helmet, it's clear she's the spitting image of her famous mom - just look at her eyes, fair complexion, and long locks! A photo posted by Gwyneth Paltrow (@gwynethpaltrow) on Jun 6, 2015 at 7:35pm Pdt Gwyneth has become increasingly more open about sharing her personal life on Instagram. In late May, she showed us how much she takes after her mom, Blythe Danner, by posting an eye-catching throwback picture. Earlier in the month, Gwyneth expressed her love for Apple with a flashback post on her birthday. »
The street performer who wowed judges during with his audition for the reality singing competition passed away Tuesday but wasn’t found until Friday, Yahoo! Music reports.
The talented singer cited personal reasons when he left The Voice just before the Knockout Rounds taped in January. Per Philly.com, Riley told Voice producers about his substance-abuse problems at that time, and the series flew him back to his native Philadelphia. He entered Clarity Way, a nearby drug-and-alcohol rehab program, soon after.
His experience on the competition, »
Growing older is never easy, but in the new comedy-drama I’ll See You in My Dreams, Blythe Danner teaches us that life is hardly over once you reach retirement age.
As Carol, a former songstress who finds her retirement years in upheaval as two new men come into her life, Danner shines as a woman who is still making sense of her life. With a newfound friendship forming between her sweet pool guy Lloyd (Martin Starr) and a gentleman named Bill (Sam Elliott) who has his romantic sights set on her, Carol relies on her close-knit group of gal pals played by Rhea Perlman, Mary Kay Place, and June Squibb for support.
Don’t let the retirement home setting fool you. Cocoon it’s not. These are lively, funny people who are loving every moment of life in their golden years.
Cineplex chatted with delightful funny-lady Rhea Perlman about her role as Sally, »
- Rachel West
You know that horrifying moment when you suddenly realize you are actually becoming your mother? Well, Gwyneth Paltrow just did and we are kind of freaking out right alongside her. The actress took to Instagram to share the utterly freaky Friday shot of mom Blythe Danner in a 1970s episode of Columbo captioning it, "#repost. Okay. This is weird. #isthatmeormymom." The photo shows a 29-year-old Danner looking effortlessly retro in oversize shades, a tousled low ponytail and preppy cream sweater draped around her shoulders. Between Paltrow and Danner's perfect pout, pointed chin and arched brows, you'd almost assume they were twins. The mother-daughter duo share more than just »
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