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Truth, justice and the American way prevail! It seems we're getting a true Lost Boys 2, only in the form of a comic. 30 years removed from the release of the original cult classic, this is perhaps the only way to go, especially since one of the main stars has long since drifted into the chilly night air of Santa Carla. The Lost Boys sequel comic will pick up where we last left Sam, Mike, his mother and their vampire fighting Grandpa.
There's no denying that The Lost Boys is an 80s cult classic that has a legion of fans. But the franchise hasn't exactly faired well over the past few decades. The movie was supposed to get a true sequel heading into the 90s, which never happened. It would have revolved around an all-girl vampire coven, and may have just been too far ahead of its time. It wasn't until 2008 that »
“The Lost Boys” never grow old and never die, which means it’s never too late for a sequel to the cult classic film. Variety can exclusively reveal that the beloved ’80s horror-comedy will receive a sequel comic book in the form of a new miniseries from Vertigo, which will hit shelves on October 12.
Featuring the surviving characters from the film, “The Lost Boys” comic is being crafted by horror veterans, writer Tim Seeley (an alum of DC’s “Grayson” and “Nightwing,” and creator of “Hack/Slash”) and artists Scott Godlewski (“The Dark & Bloody,” “Copperhead”) and Patricia Mulvihill (“The Dark & Bloody,” “Hellblazer”), with covers by Tony Harris. The team promises to deliver a gruesome and stylish return to the bloody boardwalks and big hair of 1987.
In the new miniseries, Santa Carla, California, is on edge. The eccentric coastal town and haven for the undead was finally returning to “normal” after »
- Laura Prudom
"When did comedies become half-hour dramas?"
These words, uttered by Billy Eichner via the acid pen of Julie Klausner in the newly launched second season of her Hulu sitcom Difficult People, come from a place of love. Klausner loves TV like a mother loves her child – which is to say she always wants it to do and be better. A lifelong acolyte of the medium, she's spent most of her life hovering around its fringes – consuming it by the binge-ful, recapping shows online, eventually landing staff writing gigs here and there. »
With a little over three weeks to go until its release, a trailer has arrived online for for writer-director Maris Curran’s upcoming drama Five Nights in Maine which stars David Oyelowo, Dianne Wiest and Rosie Perez; watch it below after the official synopsis…
Sherwin considers himself a good man, though flawed like any other. He is deeply in love with his wife, Fiona. When she starts acting distant after returning from a visit with her estranged and ill mother, he shows concern. Soon, their conversations lead to fights, the worst in their marriage. He learns that she can no longer imagine herself as a mother, leaving him confused and angry and their marriage in splinters. Before there can be resolution, Fiona dies in an auto accident after driving distractedly on the freeway. Sherwin is devastated. All that is dear to him, his wife, his sense of self and his future, »
- Amie Cranswick
After premiering at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival to a quiet response, “Five Nights in Maine” is coming to theaters this summer. The film tells the story of a grieving widower who travels to Maine to confront his estranged, ill mother-in-law. Judging by the trailer, the movie promises plenty of drama and tension, as the […]
- Charles Dean
“Five Nights In Maine” follows Sherwin (David Oyelowo), a recent widower after his loving wife Fiona (Hani Furstenberg) was killed in a traffic accident. Amidst his depression, he travels to a remote corner of Maine to see Fiona’s hostile, cancer-stricken mother Lucinda (Dianne Wiest) who’s being taken care of by caring nurse Ann (Rosie Perez). Tensions run high as both Sherwin and Lucinda deal with their shared tragedy and express their grief in various difficult ways. Both struggle to come to terms with their rage and fear as well as their love for Fiona. Watch the trailer below and check out some exclusive photos from the film as well.
The film is directed by Maris Curran. She previously directed the film “Edge of the Road,” about a family road trip out of the Midwest, »
- Vikram Murthi
Guardian the kids of the controversial Oscar nominated documentary Jesus Camp 10 years later - how are they doing and how do they remember their evangelical childhoods?
Vanity Fair on Margot Robbie. Which is... Honestly I can't see anything wrong with it. Almost every good celebrity profile talks about what the star looks like, and what their big screen appeal is. It's not especially salacious as these things go. I'm stunned that it offended so many people. But me...
Nathaniel... I don't want to live in a world where we cant celebrate movie star beauty
Playbill Kristin Chenoweth doing a reading of proposed Best Little Whorehouse in Texas for the stage? Oh god oh god let this Broadway musical happen. »
- NATHANIEL R
"Why did you come here? Trying to see what she was hiding from?" FilmRise has released the first trailer for an indie drama called Five Nights in Maine, starring David Oyelowo and Dianne Wiest. Oyelowo plays a man struggling to cope with the tragic loss of his wife, who travels to rural Maine to meet his wife's estranged mother, who is also struggling with grief and guilt. The full cast includes Rosie Perez, Teyonah Parris and Bill Raymond. This looks like a very emotional film that deals with some tough topics in a very raw, very powerful but earnest way. It has played at festivals all over and definitely seems worth seeing. Here's the first official trailer (+ poster) for Maris Curran's Five Nights in Maine, direct from YouTube: A young African American man, reeling from the tragic loss of his wife, travels to rural Maine to seek answers from his estranged mother-in-law, »
- Alex Billington
Mother-in-law visits are always unpleasant, especially after your wife’s death.
In this film, Oyelowo plays Sherwin, a man who lost his wife in a tragic car accident. He is called to Maine by his estranged and sick mother-in-law Lucinda (played by Dianne Wiest). Grappling with a lifetime of disagreements, the pair must come to terms to cope with their failures and grief in this quiet journey of empathy, compassion and healing.
Five Nights In Maine opens in select theaters and on VOD on August 5.
Check out the trailer below.
- Gig Patta
What happens when a first time feature filmmaker throws two powerhouse performers at each other? You might get something like Maris Curran‘s Five Nights in Maine, starring David Oyelowo as a grieving widower who visits his estranged mother-in-law (Dianne Wiest). Their relationship is chilly to begin with, and they aren’t exactly quick to warm to each other once […]
- Angie Han
One of the top up-and-coming actors teams with an Oscar winner for a new drama this summer. Five Nights in Maine marks the feature debut of writer-director Maris Curran and its just been treated with its first trailer. With a haunting, eerie piano swelling over a rich color palette and praise for the film, Curran looks to be making a strong debut.
The story follows a showdown between a grieving husband (David Oyelowo) and his mother-in-law (Dianne Wiest), both of whom are coping in drastically different ways that could only be volatile. Premiering at Toronto International Film Festival last fall and arriving in theaters this summer, the cast is rounded off by Rosie Perez, Teyonah Parris, and Bill Raymond.
See the trailer below, along with a poster.
Sherwin considers himself a good man, though flawed like any other. He is deeply in love with his wife, Fiona. When she starts »
- Mike Mazzanti
After previously acquiring exclusive worldwide distribution rights in all media for the indie drama “Five Nights in Maine,” distribution company FilmRise has announced that the film will open theatrically in NYC and La on August 5th. David Oyelowo, Diane Wiest… Continue Reading → »
- Tambay Obenson
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The pact secures Adler’s exec producing and writing responsibilities on “Life in Pieces” for two years, plus allows him to bring development projects into the studio.
“‘Life in Pieces’ is as unique and groundbreaking in its format as it is heartwarming and funny — it’s no wonder it became the highest rated new comedy of last season. Full credit goes entirely to its creator Justin Adler, who wrote the pilot on spec and delivered an inspired take on the family sitcom based on experiences and relationships from his own life. This deal keeps this gifted, inventive writer we love running the show, and allows us to develop other projects with him going forward,” said Jonnie Davis, 20th Century Fox Television president of creative affairs.
In its first season, “Life in Pieces” ranked as the 2015-16 season’s »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
"Wayward Pines" actor Jason Patric starred in the cult classic The Lost Boys in 1987, but the 80s star tells us this summer marks 30 years since shooting the Joel Schumacher vampire film starring Patric, Keifer Sutherland, Corey Haim, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman and Dianne Wiest. Patric reminisces about shooting The Lost Boys, and which two-costars he still remains good friends with.
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Emmy voters love Allison Janney, who already has a total of six statuettes for her work on three different shows — “The West Wing,” “Mom” and “Masters of Sex.” Janney looks to be a sure thing to land a third consecutive nomination for her work on “Mom” this year, having won the last two years in a row.
Can anyone overtake Janney? Perhaps previous winner Julie Bowen, who continues to score nominations even when other “Modern Family” co-stars have dropped off the list. If there’s a surge of love for the former champ, her co-star Sofia Vergara could also score another nomination.
There are plenty of previous nominees who have yet to win, including Mayim Bialik (“The Big Bang Theory”), Anna Chlumsky (“Veep”), Gaby Hoffmann (“Transparent”), Jane Krakowski (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) and Niecy Nash (“Getting On”). Hoffmann’s co-stars Judith Light and Amy Landecker also had standout years, while HBO »
- Jenelle Riley
CBS has decided to keep Life in Pieces in the family.
The Eye network has renewed the freshman comedy for a second season, TVLine has learned. CBS notes that the well-reviewed sitcom, which stars Colin Hanks, Betsy Brandt, Thomas Sadoski, James Brolin and Dianne Wiest, ended its inaugural season as TV’s No. 1 new comedy in viewers (10.53 million) and adults 18-49 (2.7), thanks in large part to its enormous Big Bang Theory lead-in.
Related2016 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?
CBS CEO Les Moonves foreshadowed a Life in Pieces pickup last March, »
CBS has renewed “Life in Pieces” for Season 2, Variety has learned.
The family sitcom ranked as this season’s top new comedy across the broadcast networks, averaging 10.53 million viewers in total.
“Life in Pieces” packs an impressive ensemble, starring Dianne Wiest, James Brolin, Zoe Lister-Jones, Colin Hanks, Angelique Cabral, Thomas Sadoski, Betsy Brandt, Dan Bakkedahl, Niall Cunningham, Holly J. Barrett and Giselle Eisenberg. 20th Century Fox TV and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment are behind the comedy with Kaplan exec producing with Justin Adler, Jason Winer, Jeff Morton and Brad Copeland.
Last pilot season, “Life in Pieces” — a favorite of the network and the studio — was put on the fast track to be greenlit for the 2015-16 season.
The renewal comes as the networks are tasked with the decision of what to save and what to ax this week, ahead of next week’s Upfronts when the 2016-17 broadcast slates will be unveiled. »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
“Life in Pieces” has been renewed for a second season at CBS, the network announced Wednesday. The freshman single-camera comedy series is this season’s No. 1 new comedy both in viewers, with an average of 10.5 million on Thursday nights, and in the advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demographic, with a 2.7 rating. The series stars Dianne Wiest, James Brolin, Zoe Lister-Jones, Colin Hanks, Angelique Cabral, Thomas Sadoski, Betsy Brandt, Dan Bakkedahl, Niall Cunningham, Holly J. Barrett and Giselle Eisenberg. Also Read: 'Good Wife' Fans in Meltdown Over Slap-Happy Series Finale: 'Wtf?' The executive producers are Justin Adler, Aaron Kaplan, Jason Winer, Jeff Morton and Brad Copeland. »
- Joe Otterson
Sisters DVD Review by Dan Bullock
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are two of a very unique kind on the comedy circuit: original, funny and effortless in their work. Sisters seems like a perfect platform for their talents and, happily, it’s rather excellent. Written by Paula Pell (a long-time writer on SNL) and directed by Jason Moore (Pitch Perfect), there’s a fine ensemble cast and crew who are moulded together to create something unpredictably refreshing.
Fey and Poehler play two sisters who, in character, are poles apart with Fey particularly taking on a very different role to the one we know in 30 Rock. She plays Kate Ellis, a single Mum who’s the outlandish sibling taking on life with little thought about consequence and lives place-to-place i.e. wherever someone will offer her a sofa. Poehler is Maura, more organised, tidy and you get the drift. There’s »
- Dan Bullock
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