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E.L. “Evan” Katz has signed on to direct You’ll Be The Death Of Me for Lionsgate. Todd Lieberman, David Hoberman and Alex Young at Mandeville are producing from a script by Mark Hammer. The comedy thriller follows two single New Yorkers whose budding romance is complicated by the attention of a masked knife-wielding psychopath. Katz is repped by Gersh, manager Jeremy Platt and attorney Kim Stenton. The director’s film Cheap Thrills, about a scheming couple who put a struggling family man and his old friend through a series of twisted dares one evening, bowed at SXSW and stars Pat Healy, David Koechner, Ethan Embry and Sara Paxton. Pic sold to Drafthouse Films, won the Audience Award and was the critic’s pick for Best First Feature.
Photo Credit: Randy Perry
- Anthony D'Alessandro
E.L. “Evan” Katz will direct comedy-thriller “You’ll Be the Death of Me” for Mandeville Pictures with Lionsgate distributing.
Mandeville’s Todd Lieberman will produce. Katz will direct from a script by Mark Hammer that tells the story of two single New Yorkers who find their budding romance complicated by the attention of a masked knife-wielding psychopath.
Katz directed 2013′s “Cheap Thrills,” starring Pat Healy, Ethan Embry, David Koechner and Sara Paxton, as his first feature. It sold to Drafthouse Films and won the audience award at South by Southwest.
Katz also directed a segment in the recent “ABCs of Death 2″ horror anthology.
Katz is repped by Gersh, manager Jeremy Platt and attorney Kim Stenton.
- Dave McNary
The World Series gets underway tonight, and we know which celebrities will be watching.
The 2014 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants finally kicks off Tuesday night.
The players are excited.
The fans are ecstatic.
The team mascots Sluggerrr and Lou Seal are definitely ready!
When it comes to October baseball, it doesn’t get any better than this. Everyone is ready, including the celebrities who just happen to be long time fans of either the Giants and the Royals.
Rooting for the Royals will be longtime fans Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, and Rob Riggle, along with Anchorman star David Koechner and Modern Family’s Eric Stonestreet (who is also a big Los Angeles Dodgers fan). But it’s not just the team that means so much to these five guys, it’s Kansas City as well.
Rebecca Mader is going back to the island.
Related Leftovers Star Visits Hawaii
TVLine has confirmed that Lost’s erstwhile Charlotte will guest-star in an upcoming episode of the CBS procedural as Nicole, the dynamic, smart and edgy recovery specialist for a big insurance company. As she works closely with McGarrett on a case, Steve constantly second-guesses her motives, yet is genuinely impressed and amused by her various ploys.
(Rest assured, though, Mader will also share screen time with Lost »
DirecTV announced today that Terry O’Quinn, Stacy Keach, Chris Bauer, Rita Wilson, Brittany Snow, Patrick Fugit, David Koechner, Calista Flockhart, Eric McCormack and Kate Burton are all cast in the upcoming second season of Full Circle.The series will shoot in their Los Angeles Broadcasting Center with productions slated to begin before the end of the month. Full Circle will air in spring 2015.The tale revolves around Jimmy Parerra (Terry O’Quinn), a Chicago cop who, 18 years ago, inspired by Frank Serpico’s similar act in NYC, blew the whistle on police corruption in Chicago, which resulted in sending his own father-in-law, […] »
- April Neale
“Buffy’s” Nicholas Brendon apologizes for arrest, says he’s going to rehab Brendon says in a Facebook post his arrest was the result of mixing prescription painkiller with alcohol. "The result was embarrassing and unacceptable,” he explains. "I intend to seek appropriate treatment and therapy for my medical ailments as well as my emotional demons.” “The Walking Dead” holds up in Week 2 with Peyton Manning as a competition About 15.143 million watched last night’s episode. Henry Rollins goes from History channel to “He Never Died” horror-comedy miniseries The punk rocker, who currently host H2’s “10 Things You Didn’t Know About,” has singed on to star in a miniseries based on the 2014 film “He Never Died,” which he also stars in. Click Read Full Post For More DirecTV’s “Full Circle” Season 2 cast includes Calista Flockhart, Eric McCormack, Kate Burton, Terry O’Quinn Also joining Season 2 are Chris Bauer, »
- Norman Weiss
“Full Circle” has a pretty full cast for its upcoming second season. The DirecTV anthology series has added a slew of actors for its sophomore run, including Stacy Keach, “Lost” alum Terry O'Quinn, Brittany Snow (“Pitch Perfect”), “Ally McBeal” veteran Calista Flockhart, Patrick Fugit (“Almost Famous”), David Koechner and “Perception” actor Eric McCormack. Also read: ‘Harry Potter’ Star Tom Felton: DirecTV's ‘Full Circle’ Was ‘a Challenge’ The first season of the series featured cast members including “Harry Potter” actor Tom Felton, “Friday Night Lights” star Minka Kelly and “Private Practice” alum Kate Walsh. O'Quinn will play Chicago cop Jimmy Parerra, »
- Tim Kenneally
DirecTV has lined up another all-star cast for the second-season drama Full Circle. Joining the 10-episode series about a group of people whose lives are intertwined are Lost's Terry O’Quinn, Stacy Keach (Nebraska), Chris Bauer (True Blood), Rita Wilson (Girls, The Good Wife), Brittany Snow (Pitch Perfect), Patrick Fugit (Gone Girl), David Koechner (Anchorman 2), Calista Flockhart (Brothers and Sisters), Eric McCormack (Perception) and Kate Burton (Scandal, Grey's Anatomy), The Hollywood Reporter has learned. See more Faces of Fall 2014 Season two centers on Jimmy Parerra (O’Quinn), a Chicago cop who, 18 years ago, inspired by Frank Serpico’s
- Lesley Goldberg
Scouts vs. Zombies is one living dead tale that won’t stay still. The film was recently pushed out of its March 13th slot by Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, with Paramount penciling in the coming-of-age zombie movie for February 20th. But now the film has shambled to another release date that’s fitting for the film, though it means fans will have to wait longer to see it.
According to Box Office Mojo, Scouts vs. Zombies will now come out on October 30th, 2015. Directed by Christopher Landon (Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones), Scouts vs. Zombies stars Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan, Sarah Dumont, David Koechner, Cloris Leachman, Halston Sage, and Patrick Schwarzenegger.
The story follows “three scouts who, on the eve of their last camp out, discover the true meaning of friendship when they attempt to save their town from a zombie outbreak.” We’ll keep Daily Dead readers updated on further announcements. »
- Derek Anderson
Tracy Morgan: “I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident that they caused” The former “30 Rock” star responded to Walmart’s claim that his accident could’ve been prevented had he worn a seatbelt. "My friends and I were doing nothing wrong,” he said in a statement. "I want to thank my fans for sticking with me during this difficult time. I love you all. I’m fighting hard every day to get back.” Yvonne Strahovski joins “Astronaut Wives Club,” reuniting with “Chuck” co-creator She’ll play the wife of Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter in the ABC drama from “Chuck’s” Josh Schwartz. “Married” and “You’re the Worst” renewed, but only one is staying on FX FX will send “You’re the Worst” to Fxx for its 2nd season, while both comedies will get a bigger run of 13 episodes, up from 10. Click Read Full Post »
- Norman Weiss
Out of all the comedy icons who launched their careers on Saturday Night Live, none have contributed more to the North American box office than Eddie Murphy, who helped rake in $5.79 billion with his 38 films. In a new infographic, Businessweek uses data from Rentrak to calculate the top 25 SNL veterans based on the gross revenue of their filmography. Dan Aykroyd came in at the Number Two spot ($4.26 billion), with Robert Downey Jr. rounding out the top three ($3.9 billion).
Most of the top 10 is fairly predictable: Ben Stiller comes in at »
After raising A.I., Frances O’Connor will now play mother to a fairy tale character.
Related Fall TV Spoilerpalooza: Exclusive Scoop and Photos From 42 Returning Favorites, Including Once Upon a Time
Colette will appear in Episode 6 via flashbacks to Belle’s past, pre-Rumple. It will be revealed that she had an immense impact on her daughter’s life.
Once Upon a Time returns Sunday, Sept. 28, at 8/7c on ABC.
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Can’t afford to travel the world? Live vicariously through your favorite celebrities. Esquire Network has confirmed exclusively to EW that its original series The Getaway will return for a second season on Oct. 15. From executive producer Anthony Bourdain, each episode of The Getaway explores a different city guided by a revolving cast of travel-loving celebs. Here’s a first look at the new season, along with the celebrity lineup for the first five episodes.
Chrissy Teigen (model) in Bangkok
Jack McBrayer (30 Rock) in Hawaii
- Breia Brissey
Several years after the events of the original newsroom nonsense, the legendary Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) has been fired from his anchor job and is now estranged from his wife Veronica (Christina Applegate) and son. But when a rich Australian businessman starts a 24-hour cable news channel, Ron reunites the disbanded Channel 4 news team - Steve Carell's weatherman Brick, David Koechner's sports ace Champ and Paul Rudd's roving reporter Brian - with a vow to redefine broadcast journalism. Which they do. »
Director: E.L. Katz
Running Time: 88 minutes
What would you do for money? How far would you go? That’s the simple idea that Cheap Thrills takes and runs with. It’s an easily relatable hook and one that everybody will consider throughout the running time of this gross but wonderful film that takes a disparaging look at the human race. There are many films that have taken the basic idea of posing questions and acting them out, but few have done it with as much glee and twisted enjoyment as Cheap Thrills.
Pat Healy plays Craig Daniels, a man who finds himself out of a job and risking eviction. One night he stumbles across an old friend, Vince (Embry), as well as a wealthy couple (Koechner and Paxton). The couple start daring the old friends to act irresponsibly »
- Luke Ryan Baldock
Brooks Wheelan, Noel Wells, and John Milhiser are in good company! After just one season, the Saturday Night Live newbies were fired from the NBC sketch comedy this week, but they weren’t the first to be let go before their time. Over the years, tons of comedy stars couldn’t hack it on SNL. Stars like Mindy Kaling, David Koechner, Anthony Michael Hall, and Letterman band leader Paul Shaffer had short-lived careers on the hit show. Here are the most shocking stars who didn’t last on SNL: 1. Robert [...] »
Paramount's hit comedy sequel Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is currently available on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD, which comes with three versions of the movie including the Super-Sized R-Rated Version, with 763 new jokes that you couldn't see in theaters. Earlier this week, the Super-Sized R-Rated Version made its digital debut on iTunes, so fans who purchase Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues will also get this Super-Sized R-Rated Version as a part of the iTunes Extras. To celebrate, we have a giveaway of epic proportions. Not only can you win iTunes codes to check out all of these extra jokes, but one lucky grand prize winner will also take home a talking Ron Burgundy figure, signed by Will Ferrell, along with a t-shirt, Sex Panther cologne and a pair of mustache sunglasses. These prizes will be gone in a New York Minute, so act fast for your chance to win. »
Kyra (Amy Smart) and Leo (Brent Butt) try to have a nice, relaxing dinner in our exclusive scene from Entertainment One's No Clue, which debuted on DVD today, June 17. Carl Bessai directs this comedy centering on Kyra, a troubled woman who thinks she is asking a private detective for help in finding her missing brother, but in reality, she finds Leo (Brent Butt), a pen salesman who tries to fake his way through his first "case." Watch as Kyra and Leo's dinner gets off to an awkard start in our exclusive scene you can't see anywhere else.
When a beautiful, mysterious woman (Amy Smart) bursts into Leo's (Brent Butt) office begging for help in finding her missing brother, it's just another day in the life of a seasoned detective. The problem: Leo is not a detective. He's a pen salesman from across the hall. But how hard could it be? »
We return with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes casting news for the post-apocalyptic horror film, State of Desolation, a new clip from Crawlspace, release details for Worm, Devil’s Mile, Glorious Plague, and much more:
State of Desolation Casting Details: “Writer/Director Jim Towns (House of Bad), is at work again filming his next feature film, a post-apocalyptic horror called “State of Desolation”. The film takes us on the journey of an unusual relationship forged between an aging mercenary, played by Craig Stark (Django Unchained) and a young pampered suburbanite, played by Jamie Bernadette (Axeman), as they both try to survive the Apocalypse. Rounding out the cast are Daniel Buran (True Blood), Jessica Morris (Haunting of the Innocent), Maria Olsen (Paranormal Activity 3), and Victoria De Mare (Stripped). In the coming weeks, more roles will be filled and director Jim Towns states, »
- Tamika Jones
Comedic actor David Koechner shows a different side to himself while featured in a clip from the new horror thriller, ‘Crawlspace.’ The movie’s first clip, titled ‘Kill Scene,’ is the initial glimpse into the latest horror film from director Josh Stolberg, who co-wrote the script with Nick Taravella. In the clip, the ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues‘ star is featured as an exterminator who is treating a family’s crawlspace for a possible rodent infection. But instead of being scared of finding menacing rats, he instead is surprised to discover an ominous man who’s ready to attack him. While the exterminator fights back to protect himself, his attacker finds pleasure in [ Read More ]
- Karen Benardello
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