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13 items from 2015


TVLine Items: You're the Worst's New Couple, HBO's Hero Trailer and More

14 July 2015 12:48 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer and avoid You’re the Worst‘s Gretchen at all costs.

That’s a lesson that Justin Kirk (Tyrant) and Tara Summers (Ringer) will learn when they guest-star on Season 2 of the Fxx comedy this fall.

RelatedYou’re the Worst‘s Aya Cash Previews Gretchen and Jimmy’s Balancing Act in ‘Deeper’ Season 2

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kirk and Summers will play Rob and Lexi, a couple whose lives are thrown into disarray after meeting Gretchen at the local coffee shop.

They join a bevy of Season 2 guest stars, including Andy Buckley »

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'You're the Worst' Enlists Justin Kirk, Tara Summers (Exclusive)

14 July 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Fxx's You're the Worst is ready to bring down another happy couple. The Stephen Falk comedy has tapped Justin Kirk and Tara Summers to guest star in a season two episode, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The Weeds and Ringer alums will play Rob and Lexi, a couple whom Gretchen (Aya Cash) meets at the local coffee shop. They'll appear in an episode called "LCD Soundsystem" on the comedy that returns in September. (Check out their Ytw debut, above.) Read More 'You're the Worst' Creator on "Weirder, Darker" Season 2: Jimmy's Trashy History, More Sunday Funday Rob is further

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- Lesley Goldberg

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Artists, Music Industry Celebrate ‘Amy’ Winehouse at Hollywood Premiere

26 June 2015 1:36 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

There was always going to be a strange tonal disconnect between sitting through the U.S. premiere of Asif Kapadia’s “Amy,” an intimate, at times painfully unflinching documentary about the turbulent life and alcohol-related death of Amy Winehouse, and then immediately attending an open-bar industry party nearby. But Thursday’s gala at the ArcLight Hollywood largely managed to strike the proper respectful tone.

Amidst a crowd that included Haim, Rick Rubin, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, Diane Warren, David Foster, the Weeknd, Justin Kirk and Republic Records chief Monte Lipman, Universal Music Group chairman Lucian Grainge noted that “Amy meant so much to so many people, and she was really, truly one of the greatest artists of all time. This is a film that shows her humor, her vulnerability, and also her humanity. I think about Amy a lot, and I miss her so much.”

Producer James Gay-Rees described the »

- Andrew Barker

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Wayward Pines, Ep. 1.04, “One Of Our Senior Realtors Has Chosen To Retire” resets the town’s pecking order

4 June 2015 7:00 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Wayward Pines, Season 1, Episode 4, “One Of Our Senior Realtors Has Chosen To Retire”

Written by Steven Levenson

Directed by Zal Batmanglij

Airs Thursdays at 9pm (Et) on Fox

After two weeks of twist after twist, “One Of Our Senior Realtors Has Chosen To Retire” steps back from some of the crazy of Wayward Pines. In its place, there’s a lot of bureaucracy, as the Burkes’ decision to wait it out for the time being in Wayward Pines means they have to contend with the town’s rules in a less dynamic fashion than trying to stage some grand escape. Things are still creepy and unsettling, but it’s a different degree of creepiness than we’ve grown accustomed to, this one getting deeper into what daily life is like in the town. It makes for a less compelling installment of the series, though it does set the table in »

- Les Chappell

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'Wayward Pines' First Look: Ethan's wife and former mistress have a chilly chat

3 June 2015 9:45 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

If you're going to be in Austin this week for the Atx Television Festival, you should stop by the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz on Friday (June 5) afternoon at 2:30 for the panel for Fox's "Wayward Pines."  I'll be moderating the panel, featuring showrunner Chad Hodge and other luminaries, and we'll be preceding the panel with a screening of "Wayward Pines" Episode 5, which is titled "The Truth" and delivers on that promise with 42-ish minutes of answers regarding the mysteries of the town of Wayward Pines. It'll be a fun opportunity to have your jaw dropped and then to pepper the people associated with the show for more details on what The Truth means for the show going forward. It's a pretty neat episode to get to show at an event like this and I'm pleased with the timing. Of course, if you're gonna be there for the "Wayward Pines" panel on Friday, »

- Daniel Fienberg

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Wayward Pines Sneak Peek: Is Ethan Prepared to Lay Down the Law?

29 May 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The events of Fox’s latest Wayward Pines episode will have significant ramifications for Wayward Pines itself, as revealed in this exclusive video previewing Episode 4 (airing Thursday at 9/8c).

RelatedWayward Pines Recap: Invasion of the Body Snatcher

As we saw at the close of Thursday’s episode, ding-dong, Sheriff Pope is dead, felled by the one-two punch of the his own cruiser’s fender and then a gunshot fired by Ethan. (And let’s not forget, his corpse was then taken away by… something.) That creates a power vacuum in the Idaho town, to be near-instantly filled by… the lawman’s killer himself. »

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Wayward Pines, Ep. 1.03, “Our Town, Our Law” piles on the plot twists

28 May 2015 8:00 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Wayward Pines, Season 1, Episode 3, “Our Town, Our Law”

Written by Chad Hodge

Directed by Zal Batmanglij

Airs Thursdays at 9pm (Et) on Fox

You can say this for Wayward Pines: for a show that’s built on big mysteries and has a lot of actors that most shows would kill to have around for a few episodes, it’s not a show that has any reticence about making big moves. Perhaps because they’re conscious of only having ten episodes to play around with, or perhaps because they’re cognizant of having a limited amount of source material (not that that stops Game Of Thrones) but “Our Town, Our Law” pushes things forward in a very meaningful way. It upends circumstances for over half of the characters, takes out its second big-name star in as many weeks, and adds ever more sides to the polygon that is the true nature of Wayward Pines. »

- Les Chappell

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TNT Orders The Alienist Adaptation, Young Shakespeare Pilot and More

13 May 2015 8:16 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

TNT is venturing into both the Gilded Age and the Elizabethan Era, via two new projects announced Wednesday at its Upfront presentation.

RelatedTNT Sets Summer Dates for Last Ship, Major Crimes, Jennifer Beals Drama, Falling Skies’ Final Run and More

The cabler has made a series commitment to an eight-part adaptation of The Alienist, Caleb Carr’s bestseller that is set in 1896 and follows then-New York City police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt as he attempts to solve gruesome murders.

True Detective‘s Cary Fukunaga will direct the series, with Hossein Amini (Drive) penning the episodes.

RelatedTNT’s Legends Adds Sons of Anarchy, »

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This week in TV news: The Atx Television Festival announces show panels

28 March 2015 5:30 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The Atx Television Festival has announced the currently running shows that will be attending the event in Austin, Texas from June 4th to the 7th. The main highlight of the new entries is the presence of the FX series Justified. The appearance of the creators and castmembers at the Atx Festival will mark their first public interaction since the series finale airs in a few weeks, and will also give the show’s crew one more chance to go around the victory lap. Attendees have not been announced yet, but it has been confirmed that creator Graham Yost will be present.

Yost will also be on hand to discuss the show Boomtown, which he also created, and which will be part of a panel titled “Cancelled Too Soon”. Yost will be joined by numerous individuals involved in the show, including producer Jon Avnet and castmembers Neal McDonough, Mykelti Williamson, and Jason Gedrick. »

- Deepayan Sengupta

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TVLine Items: School of Rock Casts Its Class, NBC's First Date and More

27 March 2015 12:35 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Nickelodeon is ready for some headbanging.

The kids’ network has locked down the cast of its upcoming School of Rock series, based on the 2003 film starring Jack Black as a down-and-out musician who poses as a substitute teacher.

RelatedJack Black on School of Rock TV Series: ‘I Have Nothing to Do With It’

Joining Hart of Dixie‘s Tony Cavalero, who will play fraudulent instructor Dewey Finn, are:

* Lance Lim (Growing Up Fisher) as electric guitarist Zack

* Jade Pettyjohn (Revolution) as band manager Summer

* Aidan Miner (The Secret Life of the American Teenager) as keyboardist Lawrence

* Breanna Yde (The »

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Exclusive: Talk It Out With Clip From 'Walter'

11 March 2015 12:17 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Whether there is a heaven above, a hell below, or aliens in different galaxies, no one can seriously dispute that human beings are complicated. The self-proclaimed son of God comes to understand that the hard way in the upcoming comedy/drama "Walter," and today we have an exclusive clip form the film. Directed by Anna Mastro and starring Andrew J. West, Justin Kirk, Neve Campbell, Leven Rambin, Milo Ventimiglia, Brian White, Peter Facinelli, Virginia Madsen, Jim Gaffigan and William H. Macy, the story follows a mild-mannered ticket taker burdened with the responsibility of determining the eternal fate of every living human. But a ghost stuck in limbo forces him reconsider his earthly mission and perhaps even seek professional help, and this scene with the young man's mother makes clear the strain is beginning to take its toll.  "Walter" opens in limited release on March 13th as well as on all major VOD providers, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Watch: Go To Heaven Or Hell In Trailer For 'Walter' With William H, Macy, Milo Ventimiglia, Neve Campbell & More

11 February 2015 11:53 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Where does your soul go after you die? Walter knows. He's the self-proclaimed son of God who can tell just by looking at someone whether or not they'll go to heaven or hell. But regular life isn't so easy to figure out, as you'll see in the first trailer for the appropriately titled "Walter."  Starring Andrew J. West, Justin Kirk, Neve Campbell, Leven Rambin, Milo Ventimiglia, Brian White, Peter Facinelli, Virginia Madsen, Jim Gaffigan and William H. Macy (phew), the story finds our hero, a movie ticket-taker, facing a couple of human problems: he's got feelings for the candy counter girl but can't figure out how to approach her, while he's also dealing with a ghost stuck in limbo who doesn't know which way his final fate will lead. Luckily, Walter has a psychiatrist of sorts to help him out. The film arrives in limited release on March 13th as »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Film Review: ‘Walter’

8 January 2015 1:39 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Walter works at the movie theater in a small town, where he believes he’s the son of God, tasked by the Man upstairs with deciding whether those around him are going to heaven or hell. Whether audiences are also willing to believe this original if somewhat half-baked premise is another question entirely. While “Walter” harks back to so many stylized ’90s-era indies — and conceivably might have played a festival like Sundance had it been made two decades earlier — these days, such an overly cutesy, credibility-straining dramedy is fated to disappear into VOD purgatory, following its modest theatrical release in March.

Crafted with equal doses of poignancy and pap, Paul Shoulberg’s screenplay (expanded from his 2010 short, directed by someone else entirely) caught the eye of first-time helmer Anna Mastro, who embraces the sincerity at the script’s core, but doesn’t quite know how to handle its more offbeat sense of magical realism. »

- Peter Debruge

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