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Meme: Neil Patrick Harris May Head To “Ahs: Freak Show,” Vikings Mike Priefer Suspended For Three Games Over Homophobic Comments, Ben Whishaw Is Paddington Bear

19 July 2014 10:30 PM, PDT | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

Dave Kopay recalls coming out, George Takei talks feud with William Shatner, President Obama to sign Lgbt anti-discrimination executive order Monday

Wentworth Miller has been tapped to play Leonard Snart, who becomes Captain Cold, on The Flash, which will lead us into the origins of the Rogues. In fact, Geoff Johns says that The Flash is the most faithful comic book adaptation that television has ever seen. “It’s probably the most faithful DC Comics adaptation ever. We’ve incorporated almost everything of the mythology into it and added a new backstory with S.T.A.R. Labs.”

Speaking of Miller, he talks to Details about his depression, coming out, and whether there’s a risk to an actor being out in alienating female fans. “No. The people onscreen aren’t the characters they’re playing. They’re our projection of who we want them to be. I think it »

- Ed Kennedy

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George Takei Explains Why He Cannot Stand William Shatner on ‘Real Time’ (Video)

19 July 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

While “Star Trek” fans like to imagine the crews of their favorite starships getting along as famously off-screen as they appear to when the cameras are rolling, it just isn't always true. In particular, George Takei and William Shatner have famously not gotten along for years. See video: Bill Maher's Advice to Hillary Clinton: ‘Go Away’ On Friday's “Real Time,” Takei spoke with Bill Maher about it, and he didn't shy away from saying what he thought about the original Captain Kirk. “He is Canadian. And Canadians have a certain image of being even-tempered and friendly and all that, »

- Jason Hughes

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TV on Tap: “Supernatural” Draws Twitter Fury, Lifetime Holds a “Lottery” and Logo Engineers the Return of the “B—- from Apartment 23″

18 July 2014 5:44 AM, PDT | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

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The Hollywood Reporter remembers Elaine Stritch by listing her best 30 Rock one-liners. It also works as a nice guide for finding your favorite 30 Rock to look back at one side of Stritch’s greatness.

Add Carrie Diaries alum Chris Wood to the list of new additions to The Vampire Diaries. TV Guide reports that Wood will join the upcoming season as a “charmingly unstable newcomer with the unsettling ability to seem normal as the situation demands.” So, he’s your basic new arrival to Mystic Falls.

Chris Wood

Deadline says that several pilots that were rejected this season are still alive. That includes Cabot College (which starred Margaret Cho and Fortune Feimster), the Rob Lowe/Rob Riggle tennis comedy The Pro (with out director Todd Holland working behind the scenes) as well as (again) How I Met Your Dad.

GLAAD has released a statement about Two and a Half Men »

- Lyle Masaki

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#SDCC14: On Day 3 (July 26) Vamp Out with True Blood, The Vampire Diaries, Salem, Ahs: Coven, Constantine, Grimm, Sin City, Lovecraft, Twin Peaks, and More!

12 July 2014 5:59 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Day 3 of Sdcc '14 marks the end of an era with "True Blood's" last panel. It's joined by fellow fangers "The Vampire Diaries," the witches of "Salem" and "Ahs: Coven," "Grimm," Sin City, "Constantine," Troma, and lots more.

Per usual, we have the horror highlights along with info on a few other panels that should be of general interest (plus a couple of things for the kids). Be sure to visit the official 2014 San Diego Comic-Con website for the full lineup.

Day 3: Saturday, July 26, 2014

10 Am - The Simpsons

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons-no gifts please-with creator Matt Groening, executive producer Al Jean, supervising director Mike Anderson, and director for life David Silverman. Topics include the new Treehouse of Horror, Simpsorama, a visit from Homer Simpson and much, much more.

Saturday July 26, 2014 10:00am - 10:45am - Ballroom 20

10 Am - Idw: Summer Blockbusters!

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- Debi Moore

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Comic-Con 2014 Schedule for Saturday, July 26th

12 July 2014 11:52 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

San Diego Comic-Con has released the full schedule of events for Saturday, July 26, following the Thursday and Friday schedules that were released the past two days. You can clickHere to view the lineup in its entirety, which includes numerous comic book panels and events, but we have pulled out all of the movie, DVD and TV-related panels for your convenience.

San Diego Comic-Con has released the full schedule of events for Saturday, July 26, following the Thursday and Friday schedules that were released the past two days. You can clickHere to view the lineup in its entirety, which includes numerous comic book panels and events, but we have pulled out all of the movie, DVD and TV-related panels for your convenience.

Saturday, July 26

The Simpsons

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons-no gifts please-with creator Matt Groening, executive producer Al Jean, supervising director MikeAnderson, and director for life David Silverman. »

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Fantasia 2014: Final Wave Of Films Announced! Cannibals, Zombies, Assassins And Takei? Oh My.

10 July 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

You know, there is only - ever - one bad thing about reviewing the full lineup for the Fantasia International Film Festival. It is the sad, sad truth that you are not going to see everything you want because there is just so damn much of it. Holy hell, look at this final wave of films! Eli Roth's Green Inferno. Tommy Wirkola's Dead Snow: Red vs Dead. Mitsutake Kurando's Gun Woman starring Japanese cult starlet Asami. And a documentary about George Takei, To Be Takei? The list is simply massive! I have to stop writing and catch my breath.Read on, fearless readers! Fantasia Celebrates Its 18th Birthdaywith Over 160 Feature Films Montreal, Thursday July 10, 2014 - 2014 is the year that Fantasia turns 18. We can't believe it...

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Fantasia unveils full line-up

10 July 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Montreal-based genre festival to screen over 160 films at its 18th edition, which runs July 17-Aug 6.

Fantasia International Film Festival has unveiled the full line-up for its 18th edition, which takes place in Montreal from July 17-Aug 6.

Along with those previously announced in the first two waves, this year’s festival will also host the world premieres of Gun Ho Jang’s Heavenly Sword, Simon Boisvert’s Bold & Brash: Filmmaking Boisvert Style, Nick Szostakiwskyj’s Black Mountain Side, Maude Michaud’s Dys-, Chad Archibald & Matt Wiele’s Ejecta and LeRoy McCoy’s McCoy the Space Cowboy.

As previously announced, Jacky in the Kingdom of Women and Welcome to New York bookend this year’s festival.

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Jonas Alexander Amby’s Cannes title When Animals Dream will receive its North American premiere as part of the festival’s Camera Lucida strand, which will also screen the likes of Josephine Decker’s Thou Wast Mild and Lovely and the North »

- ian.sandwell@screendaily.com (Ian Sandwell)

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Fantasia Film Fest announces full line-up

10 July 2014 9:31 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

 

Following previous announcements of their film lineup, the Fantasia International Film Festival has released their full lineup of movies to be shown at the 18th Annual festival, starting July 17.

New additions to the lineup include 2014 Cannes Selection When Animals Dream, directed by Jonas Alexander Amby and the return of Fantasia’s showcase of animated films, Axis.

Tickets for the festival go on sale starting July 16, and the festival runs through August 5.

View the whole press release of additional announcements below:

 

 

Fantasia Celebrates Its 18th Birthday

With Over 160 Feature Films Montreal, Thursday July 10, 2014 – 2014 is the year that Fantasia turns 18. We can’t believe it either. Fantasia’s 18th birthday means over 160 features and something in the neighborhood of 300 shorts, many being shown for the first time on this continent, a good number screening here for the first time anywhere in the world.In addition to being stacked with a multitude of breathtaking debut filmmaker discoveries, »

- Brian Welk

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Meme: Joan Rivers Walks Out of Live CNN Interview, Russell T. Davies Bemoans Lack of Gay Characters, On What Planet Is Sam Smith Overweight?

5 July 2014 8:21 PM, PDT | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

Burger King upsets the haters, the rise of the intergenerational gay couple, why George Takei loves America even when it betrayed him

Fresh off calling Michele Obama a “tranny,” Joan Rivers sat down with CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield to talk about her new book. After some joking around, Whitfield asked legitimate questions, like if Rivers felt she was mean to celebrities, or how she could call herself an animal rights activist and wear fur on the cover of her book. It was at that point that Rivers told her she was the wrong person to interview someone who does humor, and left the set of the live interview. I get that Joan thinks being a comedienne gives her a blank check to say whatever she wants, but it doesn’t excuse her from answering to it, and reporters aren’t just there to be a part of your PR machine. »

- Ed Kennedy

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Meme: Ireland Sets Referendum On Marriage, Bryan Fuller Takes on “American Gods” and Parker Young Speaks Monkey

2 July 2014 7:33 AM, PDT | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

George Takei urges Hobby Lobby boycott, Burger King offers Proud Whopper, Rupert Everett still crying about his career

Through this Thursday, Burger King is selling the Proud Whopper at one store, on Market Street in San Francisco. Bk was a sponsor of Sf Pride this year, and handed out 50,000 rainbow crowns during the parade. The tag line is “We are all the same inside.” The brand will also be releasing a video this morning on the same theme. Evidently the wrappers are considered collectors’ items, with people folding them up and taking them home. This is kind of neat, but I’m getting to the point that major corporations doing something like this on the second gayest street in the gayest city in America, or running web-only ads isn’t really that impressive. If you’re coming out for gay rights, come out nationally, and on prime time.

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- Ed Kennedy

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First Look At George Takei’s To Be Takei Trailer

30 June 2014 12:11 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Watch the first trailer for director Jennifer M. Kroot’s To Be Takei.

Starring George Takei, Brad Takei, William Shatner, Leonard NimoyNichelle Nichols, Dan Savage, and Walter Koenig, the film will premiere July 3rd on Directv and opens in theaters, On Demand and iTunes on August 22nd.

To Be Takei is an entertaining and moving look at the many roles played by eclectic 76-year-old actor/activist George Takei whose wit, humor and grace has allowed him to become an internationally beloved figure.

It balances unprecedented access to the day-to-day life of George and his husband/business partner Brad Takei with George’s fascinating personal journey, from his childhood in a Japanese American internment camp, to his iconic and groundbreaking role as Sulu on “Star Trek,” through his rise as an internet phenomenon with over 6-million Facebook likes.

The film shows what it truly means To Be Takei.

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- Michelle McCue

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Orange Is the New Black, Macklemore, Demi Lovato and More Join Lgbt Pride Festivities Worldwide

30 June 2014 9:05 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Last weekend, members of the Lgbt community - lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people - and their supporters celebrated Pride Month with parades, parties, marches and festivals. The celebrations occur every June in commemoration of New York City's Stonewall riots which occurred on June 28, 1969, and are regarded as a pivotal moment in the Lgbt social rights movements. From San Francisco to London spirited revelers took to the streets to celebrate, including several famous allies. Partying on not one, but two coasts was the cast of Orange Is the New Black, who are being called the unofficial winners of Pride. Trans »

- Kelli Bender

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First ‘To Be Takei’ Trailer Dives Into George Takei's Past and Personal Triumphs (Video)

30 June 2014 8:50 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

George Takei has already taken over your Facebook feed. Now, it's time for him to take over your TV screens and movie theaters … again. See video: Sundance: George Takei Compares Anti-Gay Marriage Utah Governor To Segregationist George Wallace The longtime “Star Trek” veteran is the subject of the bio-doc “To Be Takei,” which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival and hits theaters and VOD in August. The well-reviewed film starts with Takei's early days in internment camps for Japanese-Americans, and then follows his rise to sci-fi hero and 1970s sex symbol. Also read: George Takei Uses Facebook to Publicize Anti-Gay Attack The story, »

- Jordan Zakarin

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George Takei stars in new documentary To Be Takei - watch trailer

28 June 2014 2:20 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

A new trailer has been unveiled for George Takei's documentary To Be Takei.

The documentary takes a look at Takei's illustrious life. He is beloved for playing Hikaru Sulu in the Star Trek television series and is also known for his activism in the Lgbt community.

Takei's former Star Trek co-stars William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and Nichelle Nichols make appearances in the documentary.

John Cho, who plays Sulu in Jj Abrams' Star Trek movies, also speaks about Takei's impact on his life as an Asian-American actor.

"There weren't many Asians on the television so when George would come on it would be a special thing," Cho says in the trailer.

In May, Takei was awarded the Vito Russo Award at the GLAAD Media Awards for his impact on the Lgbt community.

To Be Takei will arrive in cinemas on August 22 in the Us. »

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George Takei stars in new documenaty To Be Takei - watch trailer

28 June 2014 2:20 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

A new trailer has been unveiled for George Takei's documentary To Be Takei.

The documentary takes a look at Takei's illustrious life. He is beloved for playing Hikaru Sulu in the Star Trek television series and is also known for his activism in the Lgbt community.

Takei's former Star Trek co-stars William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and Nichelle Nichols make appearances in the documentary.

John Cho, who plays Sulu in Jj Abrams' Star Trek movies, also speaks about Takei's impact on his life as an Asian-American actor.

"There weren't many Asians in the television so when George would come on it would be a special thing," Cho says in the trailer.

In May, Takei was awarded the Vito Russo Award at the GLAAD Media Awards for his impact on the Lgbt community.

To Be Takei will arrive in cinemas on August 22 in the Us. »

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Everything mentioned from 2008 to 2009 in VH1's 'I Love the 2000s'

22 June 2014 1:04 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

The years 2008 and 2009 really weren’t that long ago. So it seems a bit odd to reflect on Breaking Bad—it just wrapped its final season in September and is an Emmys hopeful this year—or Lady Gaga when they are still relevant today. “Remember when” just doesn’t carry as much meaning here as it does with the earlier episodes in VH1′s I Love the 2000s series.

That being said, the show’s brilliant talking heads brought the last two installments in the series to life. (I certainly wasn’t sorry I spent my Saturday night watching them, »

- C. Molly Smith

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Everything mentioned from 2006 and 2007 in VH1's 'I Love the 2000s'

21 June 2014 10:59 AM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Well, we’re getting into the weird part. Considering that 2006 and 2007 were mere blinks ago, the idea of revisiting these years via VH1′s rose-colored nostalgia goggles is certainly an unsettling one.

But oh, has I Love the 2000s officially gone off the rails since its promising beginning. None of the topics discussed in Friday’s two-parter seemed even remotely worth visiting—is anybody clamoring to discuss Flavor And Rock of Love? In fact, the mere presence of “bacon” and “putting Mentos in Diet Coke” as nostalgic references should signify that they’re really digging deep here to try and »

- Marc Snetiker

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Page 2: Bttf, Breaking Bad, Cosmos, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, George Takei, Star Wars

20 June 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. Header Photo: Back To The Future Birthday Cake […]

The post Page 2: Bttf, Breaking Bad, Cosmos, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, George Takei, Star Wars appeared first on /Film. »

- Peter Sciretta

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Everything mentioned from 2004 and 2005 in VH1's 'I Love the 2000s'

20 June 2014 7:11 AM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

VH1′s latest wallow in very recent nostalgia is, by nature, a silly exercise: On Saturday, the five-night anthology will end by celebrating the long-ago year of 2009—you know, that dark age when The Simpsons was only in its 21st season, and commuters who wanted to play Angry Birds had no choice but to do it on the iPhone 3Gs. Those suckers didn’t even have iOS 7!

If it’s going to be done, though, it might as well be done right—which is why there was something vaguely disappointing about the pop-culture milestones celebrated in the miniseries’ fifth and sixth episodes, »

- Hillary Busis

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George Takei documentary 'To Be Takei' coming to DirecTV before theaters

19 June 2014 3:37 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Starz Digital Media announced Thursday the George Takei documentary To Be Takei will debut July 3 on DirecTV and will run exclusively on the platform until Aug. 5. On Aug. 22, To Be Takei will be released theatrically in the United States and Canada and will also be available on all major video on demand outlets on that date.

To Be Takei, which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, offers “an entertaining and moving look at the many roles played by eclectic 77-year old actor/activist George Takei,” states a press release. Written and directed by Jennifer M. Kroot (It Came From Kuchar »

- Chancellor Agard

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