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NBC Sets Midseason Dates for Night Shift, Allegiance, Undateable and More

12 December 2014 12:02 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

NBC’s midseason plan features a mix of shows familiar and new.

The Peacock network has announced that two of its summertime sleeper successes, the hospital drama The Night Shift and the relationship comedy Undateable, will return at midseason.

Specifically, Night Shift will open Season 2 on Monday, Feb. 23 at 10/9c (leading out of The Voice’s two-hour Season 8 opener), while Undateable’s sophomore run will air Tuesdays at 9 pm, starting March 17. (Both shows’ first seasons ran May to July.)

NBC’s other midseason moves include:

* Allegiance, a contemporary espionage-at-home drama in the vein of The Americans — about a young CIA »

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Michael Rowe's Rest Home rolls in Montreal

25 November 2014 2:22 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Cannes Film Festival best actress winner Suzanne Clément and Canadian Paul Doucet are starring in Rest Home, Australian filmmaker Michael Rowe.s first English-language film.

The psychological drama, which follows a security guard in a retirement home whose life spirals out of control when he catches his wife with a lover, pushing him to the brink of insanity, is shooting in Montreal.

It.s a Canadian-Australian co-production between Serge Noël.s Possibles Média and Trish Lake.s Freshwater Pictures, with investment from Screen Australia and Quebec.s Sodec fund.

Rowe has lived in Mexico City since he landed there 20 years ago when he was 23 with $76 in his wallet, motivated by what he drily terms as a mixture of .youth and stupidity..

Año Bisiesto (Leap Year), his zero-budget drama shot entirely in a shabby apartment in Mexico City in 17 days, won the Caméra d'Or prize for best first feature at the 2010 Cannes festival. »

- Don Groves

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‘Felony’ VOD Review

13 November 2014 2:15 PM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Jai Courtney, Joel Edgerton, Tom Wilkinson, Melissa George, Sarah Roberts, Rosie Lourde | Written by Joel Edgerton | Directed by Matthew Saville

Felony follows three male detectives as they become embroiled in a tense struggle after a tragic accident that leaves a child in a coma with brain damage. One is guilty of a crime, one will try to cover it up, and the other attempts to expose it. How far will these men go to both disguise and unravel the truth?

I think what really hooked me into Felony was the fact that there were not really any “good” guys. It is a very morally grey film, each character having their own flaws and questionable qualities and that definitely ramps up the realism. Along with that, this isn’t an action film with shooting ofinfinite bullets, car chases and explosions. No, this film definitely explores the boundaries of right and »

- Richard Axtell

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‘Felony’ VOD Review

13 November 2014 2:15 PM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Jai Courtney, Joel Edgerton, Tom Wilkinson, Melissa George, Sarah Roberts, Rosie Lourde | Written by Joel Edgerton | Directed by Matthew Saville

Felony follows three male detectives as they become embroiled in a tense struggle after a tragic accident that leaves a child in a coma with brain damage. One is guilty of a crime, one will try to cover it up, and the other attempts to expose it. How far will these men go to both disguise and unravel the truth?

I think what really hooked me into Felony was the fact that there were not really any “good” guys. It is a very morally grey film, each character having their own flaws and questionable qualities and that definitely ramps up the realism. Along with that, this isn’t an action film with shooting of infinite bullets, car chases and explosions. No, this film definitely explores the boundaries of right »

- Richard Axtell

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Melissa George Flashes Her Nipples in Sheer Dress at Vogue Fashion Dinner

4 November 2014 6:45 AM, PST | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Sheer madness!Melissa George made sure all eyes were on her on Monday night at the Cfda/Vogue Fashion Fund Dinner in New York City.Donning a plunging see-through lace top, the actress flashed her nipples as she posed for pictures on the red carpet. She completed her revealing look with a black skirt that featured a thigh-high slit.Regardless of the 38-year-old's over-exposed ensemble, she looks amazing for giving birth to a baby boy just nine months ago.  "The Good Wife" star welcomed her first child with French businessman boyfriend Jean-David Blanc in February."Welcome To The World! Our Beautiful Son Raphaël Blanc just born at the American Hospital of Paris," she wrote on Twitter. "There Are No Words To Describe The Love." Melissa certainly proved that she's proud of her post-baby bod!What do you think of her red carpet look? Sound off below. Read more »

- tooFab Staff

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Melissa George Flashes Her Nipples in Revealing Dress at Vogue Fashion Dinner—Take a Look!

3 November 2014 6:57 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Somebody didn't exactly think things through with her red carpet outfit. Actress Melissa George stepped out at the Cfda/Vogue Fashion Fund Dinner Monday night in New York City. And while we were expecting to have our jaws drop due to stunning gowns and head-to-toe looks, we didn't exactly expect such a revealing outfit so soon. Donning a plunging neckline with her see-through top, George quickly proved she wasn't wearing a bra as cameras captured her tatas out and about. She would complete her look with black heels and a matching skirt that revealed plenty of leg. But let's be honest, most of you were focusing on everything above the waist. Regardless of what you think »

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Rimowa New York City Store Grand Opening Photos

2 November 2014 7:25 AM, PST | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

We have added a set pictures from the event Rimowa New York City Store Grand Opening. Guests included Alessandra Ambrosio, Jared Leto, Melissa George, Johannes Huebl, Alex Lundqvist, Charlotte Ronson and Emily Senko. Photos are copyright by Janet Mayer / PRPhotos.com. Alessandra Ambrosio attending the Rimowa New York City Store Grand Opening at 535 Madison Avenue in New York City, NY, USA. Photo is copyright by Janet Mayer / PRPhotos.com. »

- James Wray

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Uma Thurman steps in for Mary-Louise Parker on NBC's 'The Slap'

1 November 2014 11:23 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

TV's about to get another Oscar nominee. Uma Thurman is stepping in for Mary-Louise Parker on NBC’s upcoming miniseries "The Slap." Parker was forced to drop out after health concerns after the "Weeds" vet contracted pneumonia, as first reported by to TV Line. "Slap" is an eight-hour remake of the 2011 Australian series of the same name which details the fallout after a man slaps another couple's son for punishment . Thurman will take over the role of Anouk, a TV writer dating the series' leading man (Penn Badgley). "Slap" also stars Peter Sarsgaard, Zachary Quinto, Thandie Newton and Melissa George. »

- Dave Lewis

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TV News: Gotham, Slap, AMC, Zoobiquity

1 November 2014 1:30 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Gotham

A month after its premiere, Fox's "Gotham" pilot has hit a total multi-platform audience of 22.2 million according to the network - a 168% bump over the Live + Same Day audience of 8.3 million that tuned in on September 22nd.

Demonstrating how audiences are really watching shows these days, 5 million of that 22.2 million audience (around 23% of its viewership) came from non-linear viewing - Hulu, FoxNow and other VOD services. [Source: Deadline]

The Slap

Uma Thurman will replace Mary-Louise Parker in NBC and Lisa Cholodenko's remake of the Australian miniseries "The Slap". Parker is recovering from pneumonia so Thurman has been recruited at the last minute.

The eight episode family drama about the fallout when a man slaps another couple’s misbehaving child. Melissa George, Thandie Newton, Peter Sarsgaard and Zachary Quinto also star. [Source: Variety]

AMC

AMC has opted to pass on both its drama pilots "Knifeman" and "Galyntine". Rolin Jones executive produced "Knifeman" about »

- Garth Franklin

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Uma Thurman Replaces Mary-Louise Park

31 October 2014 6:17 PM, PDT | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

Uma Thurman is coming to TV on NBC, she has officially joined The Slap. She will be replacing Mary-Louise Parker who was originally given the role in the miniseries about a man in legal trouble for slapping a kid. Mary-Louise has to back away after recovering from a case of pneumonia. Uma will be joining the all-star cast of eter Sarsgaard, Zachary Quinto, Thandie Newton and Melissa George. Production will likely start shortly.

I am sad for Mary-Louise, but I am also happy for Uma. It has been a while since she had a big role and one that may be covered a lot in media. So we have a lot of hope that perhaps she will see a nice boost for her career. I am sure she would enjoy a nice peak in success, especially for a role that she got by the skin of her teeth. It would »

- Sarah Peel

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Uma Thurman to Replace Mary-Louise Parker in NBC’s ‘The Slap’

31 October 2014 6:11 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Uma Thurman will replace Mary-Louise Parker in the NBC miniseries “The Slap,” a remake of an Australian hit.

Thurman was recruited at the last minute because Parker is recovering from pneumonia, according to a report on TV Line. 

NBC has ordered eight episodes of the family drama about the fallout when a man slaps another couple’s misbehaving child. Melissa George, Thandie Newton, Peter Sarsgaard and Zachary Quinto also star. Lisa Cholodenko is directing from a script by playwright Jon Robin Baitz. Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are also exec producing.

Filming on “The Slap” is under way in New York. Universal Television is producing along with Matchbox Pictures, an Oz production company owned by NBC Universal Intl. Television.

Thurman logged a five-episode guest arc on the NBC drama “Smash” in 2012.

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- Variety Staff

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Uma Thurman Replaces Mary-Louise Parker in NBC Miniseries ‘The Slap’

31 October 2014 5:17 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Mary-Louise Parker has been knocked out of “The Slap.” “Weeds” star Parker has dropped out of the upcoming NBC miniseries, and has been replaced by Uma Thurman, an individual familiar with the recast told TheWrap on Friday. Also read: Thandie Newton, Melissa George Join NBC Miniseries ‘The Slap’ Parker had to bow out of the miniseries, which was written by “Brothers & Sisters” alum Jon Robin  Baitz due to health issues. The actress is recovering from a bout of pneumonia. Thurman will now play the role of Anouk, a close friend of Hector's (Peter Sarsgaard) who's the head writer on a TV. »

- Tim Kenneally

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NBC Recast Scoop: Uma Thurman In, Mary-Louise Parker Out in The Slap

31 October 2014 4:31 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

In a last-minute switch, Uma Thurman has replaced Mary-Louise Parker in NBC’s upcoming all-star miniseries The Slap, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Parker was forced to step aside due to health reasons (the actress is recovering from a bout of pneumonia).

An eight-hour take on the 2011 Australian series, The Slap is about how one man’s punishment of another couple’s child explodes into a complex family drama.

The Oscar-nominated Thurman takes over the role of Anouk, a TV writer who is dating her show’s young leading man (Gossip Girl‘s Penn Badgley).

The cast also includes Peter Sarsgaard, »

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Felony takes the Us cinema/VoD route

19 October 2014 3:19 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Matt Saville.s Felony is the latest Australian film to test the rapidly evolving Us distribution model of theatrical and VoD release.

The crime thriller starring Joel Edgerton, Tom Wilkinson, Jai Courtney and Melissa George opened at 10 cinemas in the Us last Friday, grossing an estimated $US4,200 via new distributor Gravitas Theatrical.

A month earlier the title was released on VoD platforms in what is known as the premium VoD window, priced at $9.99 to rent and $14.99- $16.99 for download-to-own. Last Friday the prices dropped to $6.99 and $9.99 respectively.

Gravitas Theatrical orchestrated prime placement of the title on sites such as iTunes and last week staged a well-publicised premiere in Los Angeles attended by Edgerton and Courtney.

The Goalpost Pictures production got mostly effusive reviews after its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

The latest batch of Us reviews is mixed. The Los Angeles Times. Kenneth Turan is an admirer, »

- Don Groves

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Too Drab: What the Heck Are They Wearing?!?

18 October 2014 5:30 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Blue bonanza, crazy cutouts and accessory overload -- the stars are rocking all the wrong trends this week!Nicole Richie raised some eyebrows in New York City on Wednesday, when she stepped out in an all-blue ensemble that perfectly matched her blue 'do.The "Candidly Nicole" star's blue silk pants, blue blazer and blue turtleneck are giving us ... well, the blues! While we applaud her for switching up the color palette with red suede shoes, it's time for this reality star to find a new favorite hue.Hilary Swank landed on our Wtf list this week for wearing this Delpozo dress on the red carpet at the premiere of "The Homesman" in New York on Sunday. The actress' fancy frock featured a sweetheart neckline with a curved cut-out under the bust and a full skirt with white and green pattern detail. She ditched the white shirt from the runway look, »

- tooFab Staff

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Felony | Review

17 October 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Patch of Blue: Saville’s Sophomore Film Lost in Endless Ellipses

For his first film since his 2007 feature debut Noise, Australian director Matthew Saville returns with Felony, which seems to be a labor of love for Joel Edgerton, who besides starring in the film also wrote and produced. Presenting us with a complicated moral conundrum, an intriguing introduction and sly triangle of dueling intentions garners some tension, but the film overstays its reach by the third act, which feels like a repetitive extension of the perspectives at hand. Hardly the banal cop drama its oblique title would imply, Saville’s film still lacks a certain finesse that would make this scenario have some sort of lasting impression.

Policeman Mal Toohey (Edgerton) parties a bit too hard one night after a significant raid on a drug lab, a bust that endangered his life. Driving home, he’s about five blocks away »

- Nicholas Bell

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Joel Edgerton Talks Felony, the Moral Ambiguity of the Film, Screening Reactions, Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods And Kings, and More

15 October 2014 5:36 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Now available On Demand and opening in select cities this weekend is director Matthew Saville’s (Noise) crime drama Felony.  Starring Joel Edgerton (who also wrote the screenplay), Tom Wilkinson, Jai Courtney, and Melissa George, the film is about three detectives that become entangled after a tragic accident leaves a young child in critical condition.  One of the men is guilty of the crime, one wants to uncover the truth, and one is trying to cover it up. Last week in New York City I landed an extended video interview with Joel Edgerton.  He talked about what it's like winning the "actor's lottery," the realness of the people and situations in Felony, the moral ambiguity of the film, reactions from screenings, how he hopes audiences will react after seeing the movie, what it was like working with Ridley Scott on Exodus: Gods and Kings, the challenge of adapting The Bible, »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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Exclusive Felony Clip Finds Joel Edgerton Confessing His Troubles

6 October 2014 7:49 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Today, we have an exclusive clip from the upcoming drama FelonyJoel Edgerton stars as Malcolm Toohey, a celebrated detective who becomes embroiled in an investigation when a tragic accident occurs.  I'm a big fan of Edgerton, and always want to see him take on more lead roles.  The movie premiered at last year's Toronto International Film Festival, and you can click here to see Edgerton's interview with Steve. Hit the jump to check out the Felony clip.  The film also stars Jai Courtney, Melissa George, and Tom WilkinsonFelony is now available on VOD and will be in theaters on October 17th. [complextv contentid="VzZnl2cDrO4JUGhe494GIBL1n3kF5m8e" sitename="collider" playerid="26aa5f02d93f4c05a4546f6d5ecb59b7" adsetid="67a3ff9d3a842ae818bb9de1badc5b0" width="600" height="360" keywords=""]   Here's the official synopsis for Felony: Malcolm Toohey (Joel Edgerton of Zero Dark Thirty) is a committed husband, father and a dedicated detective who’s not afraid to put his body on the line. After surviving a shot through his bullet proof vest during a major drug bust, »

- Matt Goldberg

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Thandie Newton, Melissa George Join NBC Miniseries ‘The Slap’

3 October 2014 3:51 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Thandie Newton and Melissa George have been cast in NBC's domestic drama miniseries “The Slap,” which centers around the fallout from a child who is slapped at a party. Also read: ‘Heroes’ Star Zachary Quinto, ‘Deadwood's’ Brian Cox Join NBC Miniseries ‘The Slap’ Adapted from a novel by Australian author Christos Tsiolkas and an Australian television miniseries, “The Slap” is slated to run for eight episodes. Newton, who won a BAFTA award for her turn in “Crash,” will play Aisha, Hector's wife and a mother of two. She's said to be an oft-stressed, deeply philosophical character. Newton also appeared on “ER” for several. »

- Travis Reilly

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Thandie Newton, Melissa George Join NBC’s ‘The Slap’

3 October 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Thandie Newton and Melissa George have been cast in “The Slap,” NBC’s upcoming eight-part miniseries, joining the previously announced Peter Sarsgaard, Mary-Louise Parker, Zachary Quinto and Brian Cox.

Based on an Australian series of the same name — which itself is based on a novel from Australian author Christos Tsiolkas — “The Slap” depicts the spiraling aftermath of a man slapping another couple’s child. Newton will play Aisha, a “stressed but philosophical” doctor as well as Hector’s (Sarsgaard) wife and mother to their two children. George will play Rosie, the overbearing mother of Hugo, the slapped child. George won a Logie Award, Australia’s Emmy equivalent, for her performance in the same role in the Australian original in 2012.

All eight episodes are written by “Brothers & Sisters” creator/Ep Jon Robin Baitz and produced by Universal Television. Joining Baitz as executive producers are Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald, Ted Gold and Tony Ayres. »

- Kevin Noonan

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