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ABC Sets Premiere Date for Zero Hour

4 December 2012 3:00 PM, PST | ScifiMafia | See recent ScifiMafia news »

Conspiracies! Nazis! Creepy eyes! Cool old clocks! Even more than 666 Park Avenue – and we hope this isn’t a sign – we loved the pilot for ABC’s Zero Hour when we previewed it over the summer. We are So Hoping that they haven’t changed it, and that it will be really, really popular. We can’t make you like and watch it, but we might like you even better if you do.

So mark your calendars for the premiere day of our newest love, as Zero Hour makes its first appearance on Thursday, February 14 at 8/7c. Cynics will say that 8pm on Valentine’s Day is perfect for geeks and conspiracy theory nuts because they have no love lives, but we know better. What could be more romantic for geek and conspiracy theory nut couples than a new show to watch and dissect? Sounds like a little slice o’ heaven to us. »

- Erin Willard

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ABC announces start dates for 'Red Widow,' 'Family Tools' and 'Celebrity Diving'

4 December 2012 11:33 AM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

ABC has announced its midseason lineup, which includes two new dramas, the premiere of new reality shows like The Taste and Celebrity Diving (don’t laugh) and the return of Body of Proof:

Tuesday, January 22

8:00-10:00 p.m. The Taste (Two-hour series premiere)

Tuesday, January 29

8:00-9:00 p.m. The Taste (regular time period premiere)

Tuesday, February 5

10:00-11:00 p.m. Body of Proof

Thursday, February 14

8:00-9:00 p.m. Zero Hour

Sunday, March 3

9:00-11:00 p.m. Red Widow (two-hour series premiere)

Sunday, March 10

10:00-11:00 p.m. Red Widow (regular time period premiere)

Monday, »

- Lynette Rice

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New On DVD/Blu-ray: 'Sparkle' Revisited + Will Smith's 'MIB3'

28 November 2012 10:04 AM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

If you missed it while it was in theaters - and based on its box office tally, many of you apparently did - you should know that Sparkle has been released on Blu-ray and DVD (yesterday) - a film we've covered quite extensively since it was first announced. A remake of the 1976 film of the same name, Sparkle stars Jordin SparksWhitney HoustonCarmen EjogoTika SumpterDerek Luke, and Mike Epps, and was shepherded by Salim and Mara Brock Akil. TriStar opened the $14 million film on 2,200 screens, and it went onto gross just under $25 million. The DVD will include extra features like a commentary »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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Alex Cross Blu-ray and DVD Debut February 5, 2013

28 November 2012 8:03 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Don't miss Tyler Perry in a "role like we have never seen him" (Box Office) when Alex Cross arrives on Blu-ray Disc (plus Digital Copy and Uv), DVD (plus Digital Copy and Uv), Digital Download, Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View on February 5 from Summit Entertainment, a Lionsgate company. The latest installment in the Alex Cross series features Tyler Perry (Good Deeds), Matthew Fox (TV's Lost), Edward Burns (Man on a Ledge), Rachel Nichols (Conan the Barbarian) and Jean Reno (The Da Vinci Code).

Based on the novel "Cross" by James Patterson and popularized by Morgan Freeman in Kiss the Girls and Along Came A Spider, Tyler Perry takes over as Dr. Alex Cross, a homicide detective/psychologist with the Detroit Police Department. Cross meets his match in a dangerous serial killer (Fox). The two face off in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse, but when the mission gets personal, »

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Men in Black 3' and More

26 November 2012 12:00 PM, PST | NextMovie | See recent NextMovie news »

This week: Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones return as Agents J and K, respectively, in "Men in Black 3." In this long-awaited time-traveling sequel we meet a young Agent K, played to perfection by Josh Brolin.

Also new this week is the Prohibition drama "Lawless," Whitney Houston's last performance in "Sparkle," the spooky stop-motion animated feature "ParaNorman," and the modern-dance showcase "Step Up Revolution."

'Men in Black 3'

Box Office: $179 million

Rotten Tomatoes: 69% Fresh

Storyline: Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back as the titular sharp-dressed men regulating alien activity on Earth, but this time J must travel back in time to the '60s and help a young K (Josh Brolin) prevent a future cataclysm for his partner and the planet.

Extras! The Blu-ray has fun exclusives like the "Spot the Alien Game" and "The Evolution of Cool: 'Mib' 1960s vs. Today. »

- Robert DeSalvo

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"Sparkle" Never Dazzles and Rarely Ever Shines

19 November 2012 4:22 PM, PST | JustPressPlay.net | See recent JustPressPlay news »

"Honey, you sing."

Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) pushes her sister, aptly named Sister (Carmen Ejogo), into singing her songs in 1968.  Emma (Whitney Houston) is her mother who had a rough time in the singing biz and doesn’t want her children following in her footsteps. But Sparkle meets and falls for Stix (Derek Luke) who wants to be a great manager.  Levi (Omari Hardwick) is interested in sister Sister, but she goes for Satin (Mike Epps), a semi-famous comedian, instead.  Sparkle, Sister, and a third sister, Dolores (Tika Sumpter) start a trio, but events conspire to push Sparkle into the limelight.

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- Jason Ratigan

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Exclusive: Alex Cross Cast and Crew Interviews

27 October 2012 11:59 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

From the worldwide best-selling novels by James Patterson comes Alex Cross, which finds the popular homicide detective/psychologist (Tyler Perry) meeting his match in a ruthless serial killer (Matthew Fox). The two face off in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse, but when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits in this taut and exciting action thriller.

Ryan J. Downey recently caught up with the cast, including Tyler Perry, Rachel Nichols, Matthew Fox, and Edward Burns, along with author and producer James Patterson, for an exclusive chat about this thrilling drama. Watch and learn what it takes to catch a serial killer as we head into the second week of release for Alex Cross!

Alex Cross: Exclusive: Tyler Perry

Alex Cross: Exclusive: Matthew Fox

Alex Cross: Exclusive: Edward Burns and Rachel Nichols

Alex Cross: Exclusive: James Patterson »

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Rob Cohen Talks Alex Cross, His Movie About Isaac Newton: Detective, and Why 1950 Is Probably Dead

21 October 2012 8:45 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Alex Cross follows the homicide detective/psychologist from the best-selling novels by James Patterson, as he comes up against psychopathic serial killer Picasso (Matthew Fox). This time, the story takes a younger version of Alex Cross (Tyler Perry) back to the origins of the character while the two men face off in a high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse that will push Cross to this edge of his moral limits. The film also stars Edward Burns, Cicely Tyson, Carmen Ejogo, Giancarlo Esposito, John C. McGinley and Jean Reno. At the film’s press day, director Rob Cohen (The Fast and The Furious, xXx) spoke to Collider for this exclusive interview about what made him want to reboot the franchise, the changes he wanted to make to the script, his process of collaborating with Matthew Fox on the Picasso character, what author James Patterson was like to work with, and keeping the PG- »

- Christina Radish

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Rachel Nichols Talks Alex Cross, How She Got Involved, Playing Strong Women, Fight Training with Her Co-Stars and Matthew Fox’s Transformation

19 October 2012 12:19 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Alex Cross follows the homicide detective/psychologist from the best-selling novels by James Patterson, as he comes up against psychopathic serial killer Picasso (Matthew Fox). This time, the story takes a younger version of Alex Cross (Tyler Perry) back to the origins of the character while the two men face off in a high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse that will push Cross to this edge of his moral limits. From director Rob Cohen (The Fast and The Furious, xXx), the film also stars Edward Burns, Cicely Tyson, Carmen Ejogo, Giancarlo Esposito, John C. McGinley and Jean Reno. At the film’s press day, actress Rachel Nichols – who plays Monica Ashe, one of Cross’ co-workers at the Detroit P.D. – spoke to Collider for this exclusive interview about how she came to be a part of the film, why she loves playing strong women, going through training with Tyler Perry and Ed Burns, »

- Christina Radish

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Film Review: ‘Alex Cross’

19 October 2012 10:45 AM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Tyler Perry’s best comedy in years. Only the joke’s on him, because this isn’t a comedy.

Tyler Perry has two large shadows looming over him in his first major role in a film made outside his production company. The first shadow unquestionably belongs to actor Morgan Freeman who first brought James Patterson’s fictional detective Alex Cross to the silver screen in Kiss The Girls over fifteen years ago. Freeman was able to bring warmth and great intelligence to what was also his first lead role in a large scale Hollywood production, one he would reprise in Along Came a Spider. His performance not only brought in new readers for Patterson’s Alex Cross series, but fans began to associate the character with him.

The second shadow belongs to Perry himself, in the form of his alter ego, that money making juggernaut Mabel Simmons, aka “Madea”. After »

- Ron Henriques

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Alex Cross – The Review

19 October 2012 6:12 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Some actors just weren’t born to play an action hero. Some look silly in a fight. Some sound ridiculous acting tough. He may have taken cross-dressing to successful heights, but Tyler Perry looks less foolish in a dress than he does in the action scenes of the new thriller Alex Cross. It’s a prequel to a pair of Washington, D.C.-set thrillers that starred Morgan Freeman as Cross; Along Came A Spider (2001) and Kiss The Girls (1997). The new film is something of an origin story, recounting the events that ultimately drove the clever forensic psychologist, to move to D.C. from Detroit. The new film finds Detective Cross a likeable family man, living with his wife Maria (Carmen Ejogo – an actress I liked in Sparkle also good here) and feisty mother played by Jamie Farr (Kidding ! – Cicely Tyson). Cross’ boyhood friend and partner is Thomas Kane (Edward Burns »

- Tom Stockman

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Matthew Fox Talks Alex Cross, Preparing for His Dark Role and Leaving the Character Behind, Getting Injured in a Fight Sequence and His Roles After Lost

18 October 2012 2:49 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Alex Cross follows the homicide detective/psychologist from the best-selling novels by James Patterson, as he comes up against psychopathic serial killer Picasso (Matthew Fox).  This time, the story takes a younger version of Alex Cross (Tyler Perry) back to the origins of the character while the two men face off in a high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse that will push Cross to this edge of his moral limits.  From director Rob Cohen (The Fast and The Furious, xXx), the film also stars Edward Burns, Rachel Nichols, Cicely Tyson, Carmen Ejogo, Giancarlo Esposito, John C. McGinley and Jean Reno. At the film’s press day, actor Matthew Fox talked about how he prepared for such a dark role, coming out of character once filming was done, getting injured while shooting the big fight sequence, the first thing he ate once he was done with the character, the roles he was offered after Lost, »

- Christina Radish

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In Theaters This Weekend: Paranormal Activity 4 ready to top charts over Alex Cross

18 October 2012 10:10 AM, PDT | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

This weekend, Paramount Pictures' horror Paranormal Activity 4 debuts in over 3,414 theaters, looking to scare up top spot from Summit's wide opener Alex Cross. That said, both of these are pretty much stinkers in the eyes of critics - Paranormal Activity 4 has 34% positive reviews while Alex Cross is a palm-faced 13% positive at RottenTomatoes.com. Still, critics don't bring in the moola, auds do. The fourth installment in the horror franchise is helmed by the previous film's directors Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, from the script by Christopher Landon and Chad Feehan. Pic once again brings back its star Katie Featherston, with some young assistance this time around from almost-unheard-of Kathryn Newton. One can't blame the helmers of a very solid Catfish film, for a franchise miked to death for all it's worth. Alex Cross debuts in 2,539 theaters, starring Madea's Tyler Perry as the title character, and taking over the reigns from Morgan Freeman, »

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In Theaters This Weekend: Paranormal Activity 4 ready to top charts over Alex Cross

18 October 2012 10:10 AM, PDT | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

This weekend, Paramount Pictures' horror Paranormal Activity 4 debuts in over 3,414 theaters, looking to scare up top spot from Summit's wide opener Alex Cross. That said, both of these are pretty much stinkers in the eyes of critics - Paranormal Activity 4 has 34% positive reviews while Alex Cross is a palm-faced 13% positive at RottenTomatoes.com. Still, critics don't bring in the moola, auds do. The fourth installment in the horror franchise is helmed by the previous film's directors Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, from the script by Christopher Landon and Chad Feehan. Pic once again brings back its star Katie Featherston, with some young assistance this time around from almost-unheard-of Kathryn Newton. One can't blame the helmers of a very solid Catfish film, for a franchise miked to death for all it's worth. Alex Cross debuts in 2,539 theaters, starring Madea's Tyler Perry as the title character, and taking over the reigns from Morgan Freeman, »

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Alex Cross Sequel Double Cross in Development

18 October 2012 1:28 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Qed International is in final negotiations with Tyler Perry and James Patterson to develop a sequel to Rob Cohen's action film Alex Cross titled Double Cross.

Alex Cross stars Tyler Perry, Matthew Fox and Rachel Nichols. The story centers on a homicide detetive that is pulled into a world of torture and pain by a serial killer.

Double Cross will be based on James Patterson's 13th book, which was published in 2008. The sequel will have the detective facing another serial killer that has the whole city on edge as he taunts officers with a live feed of his madness.

Alex Cross was released October 19th, 2012 and stars Rachel Nichols, Tyler Perry, Giancarlo Esposito, Matthew Fox, Jean Reno, Edward Burns, John C. McGinley, Carmen Ejogo. The film is directed by Rob Cohen. »

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Alex Cross Review

17 October 2012 7:30 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

It has taken a long time for Hollywood to do right by detective and psychologist Alex Cross. Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider were entertaining movies, but there was something lost in the translation from page to screen when this iconic character made his film debut back in the 90s. Yes, he was portrayed by the great Morgan Freeman, an actor we all love and have an impossible time trying to criticize, but if he couldn’t bring us the Dr. Cross that James Patterson brought to life on the written page then something just isn’t right.

But now, Rob Cohen, director of The Fast and the Furious, has given us the cinematic reboot that is Alex Cross, and it gives us a more definitive take on the heroic character than the previous movies were ever able to. It also serves as a reminder of what a »

- Ben Kenber

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Tyler Perry Talks Alex Cross, Learning Krav Maga, Taking On Similar Roles in the Future, Fight Sequences with Matthew Fox and Reactions from Madea Fans

16 October 2012 4:00 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Alex Cross follows the homicide detective/psychologist from the best-selling novels by James Patterson, as he comes up against psychopathic serial killer Picasso (Matthew Fox).  This time, the story takes a younger version of Alex Cross (Tyler Perry) back to the origins of the character while the two men face off in a high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse that will push Cross to this edge of his moral limits.  From director Rob Cohen (The Fast and The Furious, xXx), the film also stars Edward Burns, Rachel Nichols, Cicely Tyson, Carmen Ejogo, Giancarlo Esposito, John C. McGinley and Jean Reno. At the film’s press day, actor Tyler Perry talked about what drew him to this role, what it was like to be an actor for hire, how it was to be so stripped down for a character, how he enjoyed learning Krav Maga, whether he’d consider doing more role like this in the future, »

- Christina Radish

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Blu-ray, DVD Release: Sparkle

15 October 2012 11:59 AM, PDT | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Nov. 30, 2012

Price: DVD $30.99, Blu-ray $35.99

Studio: Sony

When Jordin Met Whitney: Ms. Sparks (l.) and Ms. Houston star in Sparkle.

American Idol winner Jordin Sparks and the late Whitney Houston (The Bodyguard) star in the musical drama film Sparkle, a remake of the 1976 cult favorite starring Irene Cara (Fame) and Lonette McKee (The Cotton Club).

Sparks stars as Sparkle (appropriately enough!), a young woman whose big dreams of stardom seem almost impossible. She’s been warned against the pitfalls of the music industry by her protective mother (Houston), yet encouraged by the handsome and ambitious Stix (Derek Luke), Sparkle forms a trio with her sisters (Tika Sumpter and Carmen Ejogo). Together, they perform the soul-stirring songs that Sparkle pens. But as their fame grows, so do the risks of jealousy, self-doubt and temptation.

Directed by Salim Akil from a story by Joel Schumacher (Tigerland), the movie also »

- Laurence

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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 40 Pairs of Passes to ‘Alex Cross’ With Tyler Perry, Matthew Fox

12 October 2012 9:25 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film with our unique social giveaway technology, we have 40 pairs of movie passes up for grabs to the advance screening of “Alex Cross” from the author of “Kiss the Girls” and “Along Came a Spider”!

Alex Cross,” which opens on Oct. 19, 2012 and is rated “PG-13,” stars Tyler Perry, Matthew Fox, Rachel Nichols, Giancarlo Esposito, Jean Reno, Edward Burns, John C. McGinley, Yara Shahidi, Carmen Ejogo, Cicely Tyson, Chad Lindberg, Stephanie Jacobsen, Christopher Stadulis, Sayeed Shahidi and Jessalyn Wanlim from director Rob Cohen and writers Marc Moss and Kerry Williamson based on the worldwide best-selling novels by James Patterson.

To win your free “Alex Cross” passes courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our unique Hookup technology below. That’s it! This screening is on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you »

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Seven Alex Cross Clips

12 October 2012 4:06 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Summit Entertainment has provided us with seven clips from Alex Cross, director Rob Cohen's thriller based on James Patterson's series of novels. Tyler Perry takes a break from making his own movies to star as the title character, a detective whose skills are tested when going up against a ruthless serial killer. Take a look at these scenes before this adaptation hits theaters October 19.

Alex Cross - Dig Two Graves

Alex Cross - Let Me See Your Hands

Alex Cross - Background Check

Alex Cross - A Threat to Him

Alex Cross - I'm a Professional

Alex Cross - You're Gonna See It

Alex Cross - Self Appointed

Alex Cross comes to theaters October 19th, 2012 and stars Rachel Nichols, Tyler Perry, Giancarlo Esposito, Matthew Fox, Jean Reno, Edward Burns, John C. McGinley, Carmen Ejogo. The film is directed by Rob Cohen. »

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