12 items from 2013
Andy Garcia, Eva Longoria and Forest Whitaker, star in the action-packed environmental thriller A Dark Truth, available on DVD May 13th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and we’ve got three copies to giveaway via our Twitter!
Garcia is the thinking man’s action hero in this intense and thought-provoking tale. The film follows Jack (Garcia), a former CIA agent-turned-political talk show host who descends into the treacherous jungles of Ecuador to rescue a team of environmental activists (Whitaker and Longoria) caught up in the criminal corporate cover-up of a violent local massacre.
Written and directed by Damian Lee (Sacrifice), winner of the 2012 Best Director Award at the Boston Film Festival for his work on the film, A Dark Truth is a timely thriller about the ever-increasing depletion of earth’s natural resource of water and the heroic men and women fighting to protect it. Co-starring Kim Coates and Deborah Kara Unger, »
- Dan Bullock
Stars: Kim Coates, Penelope Ann Miller, Joaquim de Almeida, David Eigenberg, Jae Head, Bobby Coleman, Peter Jason, Holliston Coleman, Billy Slaughter | Written by Avi Arad, Max Botkin | Directed by Sean McNamara
Originally announced way back in 2008, Robosapien has had a long gestation period and has gone through numerous re-titles (including Cody the Robosapien and Robosapien: Rebooted) since being filmed in New Orleans some 5 years ago. Helmed by longtime kids TV director Sean McNamara (Even Stevens, That’s So Raven, Bratz), the film is a family-friendly adventure film with a heart, the type of movie which rarely gets made outside of the TV movie arena these days…
The film is based (loosely) on Wow Wee’s robotic toy of the same name, and tells the story of an inventor working for Kinetech Labs who designs a robot for search and rescue missions that has the ability to mimic human actions and emotions. »
- Phil Wheat
Andy Garcia and Ray Romano are joining Raymond De Felitta’s Rob The Mob crime drama which is based on a true story. Sources say that the story has Pitt and Arianda as a New York couple who steal from social clubs run by the mob until they happen to land a list of of every Mafioso in town and wind up being the target of the mob and feds alike. Production has started with Bill Teitler (What Maisie Knew) producing the film. Garcia was last seen in Damian Lee's A Dark Truth alongside Forest Whitaker and Kim Coates. He's completed work for Adam Rogers' Middleton romance with Taissa Farmiga, Vera Farmiga, Tom Skerritt and Nicholas Braun. Additionally, he's in post-production phase on What About Love with Iain Glen and Sharon Stone, and currently filming Fox's Rio 2 alongside Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, Jamie Foxx, Leslie Mann, Rodrigio Santoro, »
Guardians of the Galaxy
The charters is a skilled hunter with a limited empathic abilities. He's also blue skinned and sports a tall red mohawk. [Source: Deadline]
Said tweet has since been deleted. Snipes is currently serving out his failure to pay tax jail sentence under house arrest at his home until July 19th. [Source: The Film Stage]
A Fighting Man
James Caan and Louis Gossett Jr. are set to star in Damian Lee's boxing drama "A Fighting Man." Dominic Purcell, Famke Janssen, Adam Beach, Kim Coates, Michael Ironside, Sheila McCarthy and Izaak Smith also star.
The story follows two men who meet head to head in the ring for »
- Garth Franklin
Louis Gossett Jr. has signed up to co-star alongside James Caan in the boxing drama A Fighting Man, which is written and directed by Damian Lee. The film will tell the story of two men who meet head to head in the ring for a fight that will change their lives. One man fights for redemption and forgiveness while the other fights for hope and change. In the end, win or lose, they realize they need each other to make it through. In A Fighting Man, Gossett Jr and Caan will be joined by Dominic Purcell, Famke Janssen, Adam Beach, Kim Coates, Michael Ironside, Sheila McCarthy and Izaak Smith. No word yet on what character each actor has signed up to play. Rollercoaster »
- Tambay A. Obenson
With Tara (Maggie Siff) being led away in handcuffs in Sons of Anarchy’s season 5 finale, it’s no surprise that Wendy (Drea de Matteo), Jax’s ex-wife and mother of his first-born, Abel, will be back in the picture in season 6. As TV Line was the first to report, de Matteo will reprise her role in multiple episodes. EW has confirmed the return engagement starts with the season 6 premiere in September.
In the December finale, Tara had wanted Jax to sign legal documents naming Wendy as their sons’ legal guardian should anything happen to them. But after Tara’s »
- Mandi Bierly
This week in New York, the stars of Sons of Anarchy gathered in NYC for the FX Networks Upfront event. Here are photos of Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Ron Perlman, Kim Coates, Mark Boone Junior, Theo Rossi, Dayton Callie, Maggie Siff, Kurt Sutter and Sarah Jones at the evening party at Lucky Strike Lanes bowling, outside of Times Square.
Sons of Anarchy in Round 2 of Spring Madness TV Tourney
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- Bags Hooper
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has provided us with an exclusive clip from A Dark Truth, debuting on DVD March 5. Andy Garcia stars as Jack Begosian, an ex-cia agent tasked with bringing in a rebel who can expose a corrupt corporation's evil empire. Take a look at this scene where Jack tries to convince the rebel Francisco (Forest Whitaker) to trust him, much to the chagrin of Francisco's wife Mia (Eva Longoria).
The Dark Truth - Exclusive "Come with Me"
In the jungles of Ecuador, blood taints the waters. A multinational conglomerate's unholy alliance with a bloodthirsty military regime has resulted in a massacre. Only the rebel Francisco Franco (Forest Whitaker, Repo Men) and his determined wife Mia (Eva Longoria, TV's Desperate Housewives) can prove the truth. To settle a personal debt, former CIA agent Jack Begosian (Forest Whitaker, Ocean's Thirteen) takes on the freelance assignment to rescue Francisco and risks »
Toronto -- Alan Thicke, Grey’s Anatomy Sandra Oh, Sara Canning and Kristin Kreuk (Beauty and the Beast) have been added as presenters for Sunday's inaugural Canadian Screen Awards. Thicke co-starred in the canceled L.A. Complex drama, while Canning toplines the sci-fi drama Primeval: New World. They join previously announced Screenies presenters Jay Baruchel, Kim Coates, Adam Beach, James Cromwell (Still Mine), Erica Durance and Laura Vandervoort (Smallville). The slew of Los Angeles-based Canadian talent brought to Toronto aims to help lift a major rebrand of Canada’s film and TV awards after the Academy of Canadian Cinema &
- Etan Vlessing
Prolific film & television producer Barry Josephson (Enchanted, Bones) has signed on with Magic Storm Entertainment to produce the legendary Stan Lee's creation Annihilator. The film script has been penned by Dan Gilroy (The Bourne Legacy/Real Steel).
Annihilator tells the story of a young Chinese expatriate, Ming, who must choose between remaining in prison or enlist in a secret Us super soldier program. The program uses targeted genetic enhancements from various animal species. Ming chooses to undergo this nearly fatal procedure and through his extreme resolve, gained as a result of his family's tradition of practicing Qijong and martial arts, he survives. Now, armed with remarkable abilities, he must confront a former rival with his own set of enhanced faculties. Our reluctant hero is forced not only to face his personal demons, but also to defeat the villain who will destroy everything that he knows and loves.
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DVD Release Date: March 5, 2013
Price: DVD $30.99
Andy Garcia (City Island) , Eva Longoria (TV’s Desperate Housewives) and Forest Whitaker (Repo Men) continue their spiral into of world of low profile project with their star turns in the 2013 environmental action-thriller film A Dark Truth.
In the jungles of Ecuador, a multinational conglomerate’s unholy alliance with a bloodthirsty military regime has resulted in a massacre. Only the rebel Francisco Franco (Whitaker) and his determined wife Mia (Longoria) can prove the truth. To settle a personal debt, former CIA agent Jack Begosian (Garcia) takes on the freelance assignment to rescue Francisco and risks everything in a brutal battle to expose the cover-up.
Lee won the 2012 Best Director Award »
Geneviève Bujold is back: Canadian Screen Awards 2013 [See previous post: "Canadian Screen Awards: Oscar-Nominated War Witch Tops."] In addition to War Witch‘s Rachel Mwanza, the Canadian Screen Awards 2013 Best Actress nominees are Evelyne Brochu for Inch’allah, Marilyn Castonguay for L’Affaire Dumont, Suzanne Clément for Laurence Anyways, and Geneviève Bujold for Still Mine. In the Michael McGowan-directed drama based on real-life events, the veteran Bujold plays farmer James Cromwell tough-but-ailing wife whose physical frailty sets in motion the film’s plot: Cromwell’s desire to build a better, more comfortable house for Bujold pits him against government inspector Jonathan Potts. (Photo: Geneviève Bujold, James Cromwell Still Mine.) The Montreal-born Geneviève Bujold is best known for her Hollywood movies: Charles Jarrott’s Best Picture Academy Award nominee Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), which earned Bujold a Best Actress Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Anne Boleyn; Mark Robson’s Earthquake, playing Charlton Heston »
- Andre Soares
12 items from 2013
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