10 items from 2015
Showtime has announced the summer premiere dates for the upcoming third seasons of two of the network’s top dramas, Ray Donovan and Masters of Sex. Both series will return on Sunday, July 12, with Ray Donovan kicking off Season 3 at 9 p.m. and Masters following it at 10 p.m. The third seasons of both shows will consist of 12 episodes. Per Showtime, Season 3 of Ray Donovan opens with the show’s titular character (played by Liev Schreiber) adrift from his family and those closest to him, while he focuses on his business and desires to be his own boss. Meanwhile, his father Mickey (Jon Voight, in his Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe-winning role), who had narrowly escaped last season’s heist debacle, finds himself charting a similar course to build his own empire. Joining the show this season are guest stars Ian McShane, Katie Holmes and Elliott Gould. Ray Donovan‘s cast also includes Paula Malcomson, »
- Chris King
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 manages to capture all the elements that has kept the franchise great, but fails to be more than a cash-grab by the studio who felt the need to break the final book in the Hunger Games trilogy into two films.Directed by Francis Lawrence (who helmed Catching Fire), Mockingjay, Part 1 features an incredible supporting cast including Woody Harrelson, Donald Sutherland, Julianne Moore, Elizabeth Banks, Mahershala Ali, Jeffrey Wright, Paula Malcomson, and Stanley Tucci.The film picks up right after the events of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) broken from […] »
- Patrick Luce
Katie Holmes is ready to meet Ray Donovan. The Dawson’s Creek actress will be joining the cast of the Showtime drama for its third season in what is being described as a “major” role. Holmes will play Paige, a businesswoman that is described as “shrewd” and “chic” and who also happens to be the daughter to another new Ray Donovan character, Andrew Finney, who will be played by Ian McShane. As we already reported last week, McShane’s Finney will be “a prominent movie producer and billionaire who hires Ray (Liev Schreiber) to get his family out of a potentially catastrophic situation.” While McShane’s casting creates the possibility of a Deadwood reunion between him and his former co-star Paula Malcomson, who plays Ray’s wife Abby on the Showtime series, Holmes’ casting also allows for a reunion of sorts, since she and her former Dawson’s Creek co-star »
- Chris King
She’ll be a “major guest star” on the Liev Schreiber series, cable channel touts
“Ray Donovan” is a hit for Showtime, and is its second highest-rated drama, »
- Tony Maglio
For the second year in a row, Katniss Everdeen stands alone atop the box office heap. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, which opened in November and is still playing in over 1,200 theaters, has earned $333.18 million as of yesterday, surpassing the Marvel blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy as the top-grossing movie of 2014. Despite already being released on Blu-ray and DVD, Guardians of the Galaxy is still playing, though it was only screening in 65 theaters nationwide last weekend, meaning its domestic take of $333.17 million won't increase too much over the next few weeks.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 still has some work to do if it wants to surpass its predecessor, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which was 2013's top movie at the box office with $424.7 million. While That movie's take was bolstered by 3D and IMAX screenings, Deadline's sources claim that The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 was screened in, »
Fans of Showtime’s Ray Donovan still have to wait until the summer for the series to return for its third season. However, this casting news should certainly get them excited for what’s coming next on the show. As first reported by TVLine, Deadwood alum Ian McShane will be joining the Ray Donovan cast in Season 3 in a recurring role. Per TVLine, McShane will play “Malcolm Finney, a prominent movie producer and billionaire who hires Ray (Liev Schreiber) to get his family out of a potentially catastrophic situation.” No other details, such as the amount of episodes that McShane will be in, are known at this time. Although, on its own, McShane’s casting is certainly exciting news, it’s probably even more of a treat for Ray Donovan fans that also watched the HBO western Deadwood, which not only starred McShane but also Ray Donovan series regular Paula Malcomson, »
- Chris King
Ray Donovan has to be one of my favourite shows on TV at the moment. The unrelenting, tense action and brilliant storylines in a show headed by the rather watchable Liev Schreiber, makes it unmissale every week. Production on season three is just about to get underway in Los Angeles, and news reaches us this morning that one of Britain’s great character actors has joined the cast.
Ian McShane, who has appeared in the likes of Hercules, Sexy Beast, Cuban Fury and the legendary TV series Deadwood, which pretty much catapulted him to Hollywood notoriety, will play a billionaire movie producer in the next season who hires Schreiber’s Donovan to help him get out of a bit of a pickle.
Shooting on »
- Paul Heath
Golden Globe winner guest stars on Season 3 as a billionaire movie producer who comes to Ray (Liev Schreiber) for help
The Golden Globe-winning actor will guest star as Malcolm Finney, a rich and famous movie producer who hires Ray (Liev Schreiber) to help his family out during a potentially catastrphoic situation, in a season-long arc on the pay-cable drama.
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He earned his Golden Globe and also an Emmy nomination for playing foul-mouthed power broker Al Swearengen on »
- Travis Reilly
The actor will play Malcolm Finney, a prominent billionaire movie producer who forms a very powerful relationship with Ray (Schreiber), after hiring him to get his family out of a potential crisis.
“Ray Donovan’s” 12-episode third season begins production on Jan. 26 in Los Angeles.
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Al and Trixie, together again!
McShane will play the recurring role of Malcolm Finney, a prominent movie producer and billionaire who hires Ray (Liev Schreiber) to get his family out of a potentially catastrophic situation.
It’s not known if McShane’s Malcolm will cross paths with Malcomson’s Abby, but a run-in or two seems inevitable given his connection to Ray.
McShane’s last major TV gig was an »
10 items from 2015
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