17 items from 2016
The death of “Varsity Blues” and “Popular” star Ron Lester, who died Friday at age 45, has prompted a flood of tributes from his costars, with Leslie Bibb, Christopher Gorham and other colleagues sharing their grief and memories on social media. Bibb, who played Brooke McQueen opposite Lester’s Michael “Sugar Daddy” Bernardino on the TV series “Popular” from 1999 to 2001, recalled, “Ron Lester was the sweetest, huggiest, kindest boy in the world…we will miss you ‘Sugar Daddy’!” Added fellow “Popular” costar Carly Pope, “Heartache. For all who knew his bold and bright light, we are ever lucky. Shine on in. »
- Tim Kenneally
In just three short days, Captain America: Civil War will hit theaters nationwide, which is expected to open huge at the box office this weekend. This superhero adventure kicks off Marvel's expansive Phase 3 slate, by splitting this universe in half, with heroes going into battle against each other. Today we have two new clips, each of which showcases members of both sides, Team Cap and Team Iron Man, with brand new footage.
The first clip, courtesy of Marvel.com, features an extended look at an intriguing scene we've seen in the trailers, where Captain America (Chris Evans) uses his incredible strength to stop a helicopter from taking off. However, we never saw who was piloting this aircraft. Now, we can see clearly that it's The Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) at the controls. Unfortunately, we don't get any context about why Cap is trying to stop Bucky from taking off, or »
Do The Avengers need to maintain their independence in order to act in the best interest of innocent civilians? President Ellis is grateful for their selfless actions but the doesn't believe they should have complete autonomy. Check out the video below and decide whether you agree with Ellis? Would he get your vote for re-election? #Breaking: President Ellis discusses his nomination of Thaddeus Ross for Secretary of State! Watch Live.https://t.co/JywftkEk0K — Whih Newsfront (@WHIHOfficial) May 3, 2016 Updated: A breaking news report chronicling the aftermath of The Avengers' battle with Crossbones in Lagos. #Breaking: #Newsfront is Live on the scene in Lagos after a devastating incident. Watch NOWhttps://t.co/Cs9KtdQCnD— Whih Newsfront (@WHIHOfficial) May 3, 2016 Whih World News is a fictitious new station based in Atlanta which functions to provide news coverage on the happenings in the McU as both an in-film component and as a viral marketing tool. »
Last month, Marvel kicked off a new viral marketing campaign for Captain America: Civil War. They brought back McU character Christine Everhart, played by Leslie Bibb, in a series of new videos designed as news reports for Whih World News. The videos feature Everhart, along with political correspondent Will Adams (Al Madrigal) as they debate a number of issues regarding The Avengers, that will be addressed in Captain America: Civil War when it hits theaters on May 6. The fictional news organization has also been posting numerous news tidbits on their Twitter page, one of which reveals some interesting details about The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo).
As you likely know by now, Captain America: Civil War will feature almost every established hero in the McU, with the notable exceptions of Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Hulk. The Green Goliath was last seen in Avengers: Age of Ultron, taking off for parts unknown after commandeering a Quinjet. »
With exactly one week left until Marvel's Captain America: Civil War hits theaters, anticipation is higher than ever for this superhero adventure, which kicks off the studio's Phase 3 slate. Over the past few days, the studio has brought back Leslie Bibb as journalist Christine Everhart for a series of viral videos, that have examined the cost of The Avengers' heroic deeds, and who should pay for all of the damage they cause. Today we have yet another viral video, which teases that the Commander-in-Chief himself, in the McU, gave these heroes a shout-out.
In 2013's Iron Man 3, President Ellis (William Sadler) was saved by both Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) and War Machine (Don Cheadle), so it should be no surprise that he is pro-Avengers. This Civil War viral video from Whih World News reveals that the President recently commended the efforts of these heroes, while the damages »
After being saved by Tony (Robert Downey Jr.) and Rhodey (Don Cheadle) in Iron Man 3, President Ellis (Wiliam Sadler) is definitely pro-Avengers. But is his endorsement of Captain America and Falcon just politics as it appears he initiated a meeting with General Ross (William Hurt) to discuss how to address the utilization and deployment of superheroes abroad. In the scrolling ticker tape across the bottom, there's some cool shout-outs to Ant-Man, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and...shwarma. Leslie Bibb reprises her role from the Iron Man film series as Christine Everhart. She's joined by The Daily Show's Al Madrigal who plays her co-anchor, Will Adams. Captain America: Civil War” picks up where “Avengers: Age of Ultron” left off, as Steve Rogers leads the new team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. After another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to »
Last week, Marvel brought back a character who was introduced in the first McU movie, 2008's Iron Man, with a viral video featuring journalist Christine Everhart, played by Leslie Bibb. The video was the first in a series of "news reports" where the reporter, along with political corespondent Will Adams (Al Madrigal), discuss whether or not The Avengers should be held accountable for their actions, and the damage they've caused around the world. Today we have the second viral video in this series which continues the discussion around these heroes, leading up to the events of Captain America: Civil War.
Today's video, which was posted on the Whih World News YouTube page, features Christine and Will debating whether or not there should be a special tax initiated where everyday citizens will help pay for superhero damage, or if the Avengers themselves should have to pay for the destruction they leave behind. »
Next month, Captain America: Civil War will show the Marvel Cinematic Universe.s heroes clashing over being officially regulated. We already have an idea of why the governments have passed this legislation, but how does the rest of the world view these characters. For that, we turn to Whih World News. The fictional news program gave us some insight into Ant-Man.s Scott Lang last year, and now they.re back to explore the impact these superheroes have left on Earth This Whih Newsfront special report, subtitled the "The World the Hero Leaves Behind," features Leslie Bibb reprising Christine Everhart, the reporter previously seen Iron Man and Iron Man 2, and The Daily Show contributor Al Madrigal as political correspondent Will Adams. The two of them explore "the cost" of the Avengers actions and whether they should be answerable to officials. Throughout the Marvel video, we see photos and footage »
During the promotional campaign for Ant-Man, Marvel released a series of Whih News viral videos featuring Iron Man and Iron Man 2’s Christine Everhart (Leslie Bibb), and now with the release of Captain America: Civil War fast approaching we have a new instalment, which looks at the impact of the Avengers; check it out here…
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Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps—one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, »
- Gary Collinson
Last summer, in the weeks and months leading into the last Marvel Phase Two movie Ant-Man, a new series of viral videos debuted, featuring the McU character Christine Everhart, played by Leslie Bibb. The videos, which were formatted as Whih TV news reports, shed new light on Scott Lang's (Paul Rudd) backstory before the movie hit theaters. Today, Christine Everhart returns with a new Whih report that ties into Captain America: Civil War, arriving in theaters May 6.
The Whih News report, dubbed "The World, the Hero Leaves Behind," examines the "cost" of The Avengers' heroic exploits, in the aftermath of the Sokovia destruction as seen in last year's Avengers: Age of Ultron. Christine Everhart is joined by another political correspondent, Will Adams, as they both argue whether or not The Avengers should be able to operate independently, or if there should be some oversight from the government and other world leaders. »
Christine Everhart may be recognized for doing a special spread (and a story) on Tony Stark, but the character, played by actress Leslie Bibb, has clearly got ahead in the ever-growing Marvel Cinematic Universe. That’s at least judging by the several viral videos which were linked to Ant-Man last year, and featured Everhart as a reporter for a Whih World News. Now it appears Marvel Studios and Disney will be continuing this great viral marketing tool in anticipation of next month’s Captain America: Civil War, and hopefully the rest of the “Phase Three” movies that follow. The latest Whih Newsfront special report investigates “The World the Hero Leaves Behind,” which has a quick debate between Christine Everhart, who seems to be “Team Stark,” and a “political correspondent” Will Adams. Watch below! Directed by Anthony & Joe Russo and from a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely, Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War »
The story follow a down-on-their-luck blue-collar couple young who discover a serial killer's film reels and take a chance to capture him for the major reward - they soon end up in his crosshairs. Filming begins in Ottowa in late May. [Source: Deadline]
The White Princess
Jodie Comer ("Doctor Foster") has scored the title role in Starz's "The White Princess," the sequel to the acclaimed historical TV drama "The White Queen". Based on Philippa Gregory's Cousins' War novels, this continues the story of the beautiful eldest daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville – the White Queen – the young princess Elizabeth.
Forced into marriage with Henry VII, she must reconcile her slowly growing love for him with her loyalty to the House of York, and choose between her »
- Garth Franklin
More psychological, serial killer-fueled horror is on its way from Sony with their new project, Z. Deadline is reporting that “Salem’s” Shane West is set to star opposite Leslie Bibb in writer-director Jonathan Wright’s thriller about a couple that gets… Continue Reading →
- Steve Barton
Exclusive: Shane West is set to star opposite Leslie Bibb in Z, writer-director Jonathan Wright’s thriller about a couple that gets in over their heads with a serial killer. The project is set up at Sony Pictures Worldwide and is being produced by Michael Baker and Jeff Sackman. The story follow a down-on-their-luck couple young who discover a serial killer’s film reels. They decide to take the law into their own hands, risking everything for the chance at a… »
Whenever a movie sits on the shelf for more than a couple years before being released, it’s hard not to wonder if the reason is because it turned out poorly. But when you look through the history books, or run a quick Google search, you’ll realize that many exceptional horror movies have languished in pre-release hell over the years. Films like You’re Next, The Cabin in the Woods, and Trick ‘r Treat took their sweet time entering our lives, and the same can certainly be said about Flight 7500 (formerly 7500).
But was this one worth the wait?
Written by Craig Rosenberg and directed by Takashi Shimizu (The Grudge), and originally set for release way back in 2012, Flight 7500 centers on the passengers of a doomed flight from Los Angeles to Tokyo. »
- John Squires
Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods The Forest (horror; Natalie Dormer, Taylor Kinney; rated PG-13) Flight 7500 (horror; Leslie Bibb, Jamie Chung, Ryan Kwanten; rated PG-13) Bill (comedy; Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby; premieres 4/15 on cable Mod and in theaters; rated PG) I Am Wrath (action; John Travolta, Christopher Meloni; premieres 4/15 on cable Mod weeks before theatrical release; rated R) The Adderall Diaries (drama; James Franco, Amber Heard...
- Robert B. DeSalvo
Stars Sam Rockwell, Amy Ryan and Jemaine Clement take fans behind-the-scenes of their new comedy Don Verdean, which debuts on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD formats on March 1. This bizarre comedy comes from writer-director Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite), and hit theaters back in December, after debuting at last year's Sundance Film Festival. As you can see from the preview below, this certainly isn't your typical comedy, but Jared Hess has definitely assembled an all-star cast.
Sam Rockwell, Amy Ryan and Jemaine Clement put a comedic spin on evangelical fraud in the wildly funny adventure, Don Verdean, arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and Digital HD March 1 from Lionsgate. The "absurdly funny" (Wnyn-tv) Sundance Film Festival favorite is currently available On Demand and features laugh-out-loud performances by Leslie Bibb, Primetime Emmy® nominee Will Forte and Danny McBride.
17 items from 2016
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