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10 items from 2016


Chaz Bono Joins ‘Adi Shankar’s Gods and Secrets’ (Exclusive)

10 February 2016 5:06 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Chaz Bono has joined the cast of “Adi Shankar’s Gods and Secrets.”

Other recent additions are Edi Gathegi (“The Twilight Saga,” “X-Men: First Class”), Derek Mears (“Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters,” “Friday the 13th”) and Preeti Desai (former Miss Great Britain).

Most recently, Bono appeared as a guest star on “The Secret Life of an American Teenager” and completed his show “Being Chaz” in 2012. Gathegi was a guest star on nine episodes of “The Blacklist” and two episodes of “Into the Badlands,” and Mears previously appeared on “Sleepy Hollow” as a guest star.

“Gods and Secrets” marks producer Adi Shankar’s directorial debut alongside co-director and longtime creative collaborator Stewart Yost. The film explores the darker ramifications of a world with superheroes, aiming to put a new spin on the iconic superhero genre to surprise longtime comic fans.

Shawn Deloache, who also wrote “New Adventures of Peter and Wendy, »

- Margaret Lenker

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Young William Shakespeare TNT Pilot ‘Will’ Casts Colm Meaney & Mattias Inwood

8 February 2016 2:14 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Colm Meaney (Hell On Wheels) and Mattias Inwood have booked regular roles on Will, TNT's drama pilot chronicling the 20s of William Shakespeare. Elizabeth helmer Shekhar Kapur is directing the pilot, which comes from Craig Pearce, the longtime writing partner of auteur filmmaker Baz Luhrmann. It tells the wild story of young William Shakespeare's (Laurie Davidson) arrival onto the punk rock theater scene that was 16th century London – the seductive, violent world where… »

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Round-Up: Scream Factory’s Love Is in the Scare Livestream, Damien Teaser, The Girl In The Photographs, 6:66 Pm Photos, Nailed Down

2 February 2016 8:03 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Feast your eyes this Valentine's Day on a livestream horror movie marathon featuring some of Scream Factory's cult classic films for free. Also in this round-up:  a new teaser for A&E's Damien, The Girl in the Photographs release details, a gallery of images from 6:66 Pm, and release date / trailer for Nailed Down.

Love Is in the Scare Livestream: Press Release: "Have no fear, love is in the scare. This Valentine’s Day, ditch the roses and keep the box of chocolates for yourself while you watch Love Is in the Scare, a marathon of Scream Factory classics streaming free on Sunday, February 14th, from noon to midnight Pt at loveisinthescare.com.

Brace yourself for 12 hours of heart-stopping shocks from seven terrifying films including the Shout! Factory TV premiere screenings of Beyond Darkness, Ghosthouse, Metamorphosis, Nomads, Class of 1984, Witchery and The Editor. The marathon event serves as »

- Tamika Jones

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Himesh Reshammiya gives break to two singers in Teraa Surroor A Lethal Love Story

1 February 2016 6:10 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

After the runaway success of the 2007 hit Aap Kaa Surroor, the multi-faceted Himesh Reshammiya is now all set to hit the silver screen with the film's sequel Teraa Surroor: A Lethal Love Story. Besides acting in the film and composing the film's music, Himesh Reshammiya is also giving a singing break to two talented new singers Darshan Rawal and Rituraj Mohanty with this film. The two singers have been a part of the reality show 'India's Raw Star' where Himesh was one of the judges. Besides Himesh Reshammiya, Teraa Surroor: A Lethal Love Story also stars the debutante Farah Karimi alongwith Monica Dogra, Naseeruddin Shah, Shekhar Kapoor and Kabir Bedi. Directed by Shawn Arranha, Teraa Surroor: A Lethal Love Story is slated to be released on March 11 this year. »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Watch the high voltage trailer of Himesh Reshammiya’s next film Teraa Surroor!

28 January 2016 11:00 PM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The trailer of multi talented Himesh Reshammiya’s forthcoming film Teraa Surroor has now released!

A Hr Musik and TSeries film production, the trailer of Teraa Surroor has caused quite a stirr across social media. Fans of Himesh even made a special trend for the film ‘Teraa Surroor Trailer Day’. The film sees Himesh in a very different avatar of being super fit and an action hero rolled into one! One can tell that Himesh has certainly put in a lot of hardwork and dedication for the film.

Directed by Shawn Arranha, the film has a bumper supporting cast featuring Naseeruddin Shah, Kabir Bedi and Shekhar Kapur in important roles. Newbie Farah Karimi stars opposite Himesh in the charatcer of Tara.

Check out the trailer below and also the second poster of the film.

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1a981dTcRc

In association with www.himesh-reshammiya.com

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- Jem Raj

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Young William Shakespeare TNT Pilot ‘Will’ Casts Lead, Shekhar Kapur To Direct

7 January 2016 2:11 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Young British actor Laurie Davidson has landed the title role in Will, TNT’s drama pilot chronicling the 20s of William Shakespeare. Elizabeth helmer Shekhar Kapur is directing the pilot, which comes from Craig Pearce, the longtime writing partner of auteur filmmaker Baz Luhrmann. It tells the wild story of young William Shakespeare’s (Davidson) arrival onto the punk rock theater scene that was 16th century London – the seductive, violent world where his raw talent faced… »

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Bates Motel Season 4 and Damien to Premiere March 7th on A&E

6 January 2016 1:04 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The psychotic Norman Bates and the troubled Antichrist will take over the small screen on Monday, March 7th, when Bates Motel Season 4 airs at 9:00pm Est, followed by the series premiere of Damien, the sequel series to 1976's The Omen:

Press Release: Pasadena, CA – January 6, 2016 – A&E Network presents the season four return of the critically acclaimed drama, “Bates Motel,” starring Vera Farmiga in her Emmy nominated role as “Norma Bates” alongside the brilliant Freddie Highmore as “Norman.”  From writers and executive producers Kerry Ehrin (“Friday Night Lights,” “Parenthood”) and Carlton Cuse (“Lost, “The Strain”), this season will showcase Norman’s deranged descent into madness. Directly following “Bates Motel” will be the series premiere of the original scripted drama, “Damien,” a continuation of the classic horror film, The Omen from executive producer Glen Mazzara (“The Walking Dead,” “The Shield”).  Both series will premiere on Monday, March 7th at 9Pm »

- Derek Anderson

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‘Bates Motel’ Season 4 and ‘Damien’ to Premiere March 7

6 January 2016 12:00 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Mother will have more trouble on her hands come March 7, when “Bates Motel” returns for its fourth season.

A&E Network announced the premiere date of the critically acclaimed drama, from writers and executive producers Kerry Ehrin (“Friday Night Lights,” “Parenthood”) and Carlton Cuse (“Lost, “The Strain”) starring Vera Farmiga (Norma Bates) and Freddie Highmore (Norman Bates), at the Television Critics Assn. press tour Wednesday.

This ten-episode season of “Bates Motel” promises to showcase Norman’s continued descent into madness, as Norma becomes increasingly fearful, going to great lengths to find her son the professional help he needs. This further complicates their once unbreakable trust, while Norman struggles to maintain his grip on reality. Sheriff Romero (Nestor Carbonell) once again finds himself drawn back into Norma and Norman’s lives.

Bates Motel” has fallen off since its hot start in 2013, down about 20% during season three. Still, it finished as the calendar year’s No. »

- Debra Birnbaum

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Watch: New Teaser Video for A&E’s Damien Series

4 January 2016 1:41 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Another sacrifice is made to the antichrist in a new teaser video for Damien, A&E's upcoming sequel series to 1976's The Omen.

"The series stars Bradley James as Damien Thorn (“Merlin,” “Homeland”), along with Oscar® nominee Barbara Hershey (“Once Upon A Time”), Omid Abtahi (“Better Call Saul”) and Meganlyn Echikunwoke (“House of Lies”).

Damien” follows the adult life of Damien Thorn, the mysterious child from the 1976 motion picture who has grown up seemingly unaware of the satanic forces around him. Haunted by his past, Damien must now come to terms with his true destiny -- that he is the Antichrist. Barbara Hershey stars as Ann Rutledge, the world's most powerful woman who has been tasked with making sure Damien fulfills his destiny. Omid Abtahi portrays Amani Golkar, a close colleague of Damien’s whose fierce loyalty will be tested when he realizes who his brother-in-arms actually is. Meganlyn Echikunwoke plays Simone Baptiste, »

- Derek Anderson

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Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight’ Wins Best Movie at Capri Hollywood Film Fest

3 January 2016 6:00 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” won best movie honors at the Capri Hollywood Film Festival.

The Weinstein Co. release also won best actor for Samuel L. Jackson, best supporting actress for Jennifer Jason Leigh and best musical score for Ennio Morricone.

The awards were announced by Lina Wertmuller, honorary president of the festival, and Pascal Vicedomini, secretary general of the Institute Capri in the World.

The festival’s board includes Bille August; Bobby Moresco; Gianni Quaranta; Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur; film producers Aurelio De Laurentiis, Fulvio Lucisano and Marina Cicogna; Franco Nero; Andrea Purgatori; Mimmo Calopresti; Tony Renis; and Israeli singer Noa.

TWC’s “Carol” won best adapted screenplay for writer Phyllis Nagy and best production design for Judy Becker.  Costume designer Sandy Powell, who worked on “Carol,” received the Legend Award. Powell also won the best costumes award for “Cinderella.”

TWC co-chairman Harvey Weinstein said in a statement: »

- Dave McNary

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