10 items from 2011
Independent film makers finally have a true partner in distribution with Destiny Image Films.
The Lamp is the second feature film released in less than 10 months from Trost Moving Pictures, The Narrative Television Network and Destiny Image Films.
From the executive producers of 2010′s holiday best-seller, A Christmas Snow, Jim Stovall (best-selling author of The Ultimate Gift) and Tracy Trost have hit another ‘home run’ with The Lamp. The movie is based on the novel by Jim Stovall. The Lamp has been awarded 5 out of 5 Doves from The Dove Foundation and approved for all ages.
The Lamp is a heartwarming story of faith, hope and charity with something special for audiences of all ages. Starring Louis Gossett Jr. (An Officer and a Gentleman), Jason London (The Man in the Moon and Dazed and Confused), Meredith Salenger (The Journey of Natty Gann), L. Scott Caldwell (Lost, The Net), Sarah Brown (Cold Case, »
- Allan Ford
Tulisa Contostavlos was reduced to tears after the 'X Factor' audience called for the reinstatement of Cheryl Cole yesterday (14.06.11). The N-Dubz star - who recently stepped into the shoes of the singer on the ITV1 show's judging panel - was upset when the crowd at Manchester's EventCity arena heckled her as she criticised contestant Laverne Scott-Roberts for not "connecting with the audience". To make matters worse, fellow panellist Gary Barlow added: "I don't know what you're going on about Tulisa." Kelly Rowland has also joined the show, leaving Louis Walsh as the only remaining original judge on the panel, but »
L. Scott Caldwell has landed a guest role in the eleventh season finale of CSI. The Lost star will play the former mother-in-law of Langston (Laurence Fishburne), according to ShaneSaunders.com. When her daughter Gloria (Trace Ellis Ross) stumbles into trouble, Caldwell's character Mrs. Parkes will become involved in Langston's ongoing feud with serial killer Nate Haskell (Bill Irwin). The actress previously played the recurring (more) »
- By Morgan Jeffery
Vieira is considering vacating her Today cohost post when her contract expires later this year, TV Guide Magazine reports. A source says that while “NBC is doing everything they can to convince her to stay,” the early morning hours have become too demanding on Vieira and her family, and she’s simply ready to move on. Insiders tell the mag that Dateline‘s Ann Curry is currently »
- Megan Masters
Funnily enough, one of the big stars of tonight’s Grey’s Anatomy was Twitter. Yup, that's right? Twitter.
In tonight’s episode, Dr. Bailey used the social networking site as a teaching tool so that residents at Seattle Grace and around the world could follow her exploits in the operating room. In a great move from the Grey's team, you too can also follow her on twitter @mirandabaileymd to see the tweets from tonight’s episode and others.
Initially, I couldn’t help but think “Seriously? Tweeting from the Or? This just may be the stupidest thing I’ve ever seen!” However, as the episode went on and the site was used to save the life of a patient as they received @replies from other hospitals, I thought “Hey, if this could happen that might be pretty cool.”
Using Twitter as a teaching tool actually makes a lot of »
A new episode of Grey's Anatomy will be airing this week on February 3 on ABC. Cast member Kevin McKidd will be directing his first episode. The episode will focus on Derek beginning his clinical trial and Callie accepting the reality of her recent pregnancy.
Rachel Taylor (who previously appeared in "Transformers) will be making a guest appearance as Callie's new obstetrician, who is driven crazy by Callie as she attempts to deal with Mark, Arizona and her pregnancy.
Meredith, meanwhile, will be feeling left out as Derek starts the Alzheimer's clinical trials. Bailey will be trying to bring Seattle Grace into the new social media age by tweeting. But live tweets from inside the Operating Room bring the wrath of the Chief down on him.
We have an exclusive DVD clip from the new release Like Dandelion Dust, which just hit the shelves on DVD today, January 25. Click on the video player below to watch our exclusive clip, which features author Karen Kingsbury discussing the process of bringing her book to life on the big screen:
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Like Dandelion Dust is a compelling drama about the intertwined lives of two families and the struggles of parenthood. Joey has had a picture-perfect life with the privileged Campbell family until the day they receive a startling phone call telling them that Joey's birth parents want him back. Now a judge's decision could tear him away from the only home he has ever known. Each character will be tested as one family fights to keep the son they love and the other to begin a new life.
Exploring the different meanings of »
TV news for you to nosh on:
Another "Seinfeld" alum is giving TV another go. Jason Alexander will make a guest turn on TNT's "Franklin & Bash," which will air in the summer. In the legal dramedy, he'll play wealthy CEO Carter, whose "Bernie Madoff"-type unethical behavior gets the title characters (Breckin Meyer, Mark-Paul Gosselaar) into a bit of trouble. [TV Guide]
So you say you want a sexual revolution? Well, you know NBC might be able to help you with that. The network has ordered a pilot for the drama "Playboy," which centers on a group of Playboy bunnies working in a Chicago club during the '60s. So, you know, it's all about the stories. [Variety]
J.J. Abrams keeps on chugging along. This time, his Bad Robot has picked up the spec "Pulp," from "Fringe" co-executive producers Monica Breen and Alison Schapker. It's a "heightened reality" crime drama, whatever that means. »
Or, more accurately, her husband will. Caldwell will play the wife of a patient taking part in the Alzheimer’s clinical trial Derek's running on Grey's Anatomy.
Grey's is all new tonight. Click here for promos and sneak peeks.
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Booked for the February 23 episode, Caldwell will play the wife of a patient taking part in the Alzheimer’s clinical trial that Derek is shepherding (see what I did there?), with Alex assisting.
- Matt Webb Mitovich
10 items from 2011
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