The Beatles would undoubtedly have become famous without him -- and perhaps he without them -- but they wouldn't have sounded as good. Who else at that time would have made a Beatles record on
The series will be titled Pendergast after its protagonist, the FBI special agent Aloysius Xingu Leng Pendergast, and “is set in a contemporary New York City, with season one focused on Pendergast investigating a present-day crime mimicking a century-old mystery — that links to his own family’s dark past.”
Hurd is set to executive produce the series alongside John McLaughlin (Black Swan), who will also write the adaptation.
Based on the novels Relic and Cabinet of Curiosities by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, Pendergast features Aloysius Pendergast, an eccentric FBI special agent. In the first season he will investigate a current crime that mirrors a century old mystery and is tied to his own family history.
Bravo has renewed its competitive cooking show “Top Chef” for a 14th season.
The show, currently airing Season 13 on Thursday nights, is the #1 food program on cable in the 25-54 demo. The show is looking for up-and-coming chefs to compete in the next season, currently hosting casting calls in Los Angeles, Portland, Las Vegas, Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Philadelphia and New York.
Elsewhere, popular Lucha Libre wrestling series “Lucha Underground” has been renewed by El Rey, with Season 3 set to bow in 2017.
The renewal from Robert Rodriguez’s network comes less than a week after the premiere of “Lucha Underground’s” second season, which bowed on Jan. 27.
“‘Lucha Underground’ has caught fire by developing a loyal and passionate fan base,
In the novels the character is a highly intelligent, well-mannered, aloof and eccentric slender man who comes from a rich Louisiana family, most of whom are committed or deceased. His wife was killed by a lion years before in Africa, and his brother driven criminally insane during a traumatic childhood incident. Agent Pendergast usually investigates various serial killings, many of which have a highly unusual style to them.
Fifteen novels in the series have been published so far and dealt with everything from diamond heists and zombie cults to a genetically altered beast in the museum of natural history. The first novel in the series, "Relic," was adapted into the 1997 feature "The Relic" but omitted Pendergast's character,
Besson made the announcement Saturday via his Instagram account.
Herbie Hancock is a legend. His music was my only friend at 14… I learn so much listening this genius… I'm proud to have him for a role in #Valerian .
A photo posted by @lucbesson on Dec 12, 2015 at 9:32am Pst
Besson announced in May that DeHaan and Delevingne would play the time-traveling Valerian and his sidekick Laureline. Owen came on board in August and Hawke joined a week ago.
Besson will write and direct, while Virginie Besson Silla will produce on behalf of EuropaCorp, which will finance, produce and distribute.
The graphic novel — set in the 28th century, when humanity discovered how to time-travel — was created by Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mezieres in 1967 and has since sold more than 10 million copies in 21 languages.
Created by Marti Noxon and John McLaughlin
Produced by 20th Century Fox Television
Aired on Fox for one season (13 episodes, two unaired) from January 19, 2005 – July 3, 2005
Elisabeth Harnois as Christina Nickson
Grant Show as Lucas Boyd
Samuel Page as Jesse Parker
Aubrey Dollar as Judy Kramer
Dinah Meyer as Amber Hargrove
Cameron Richardson as Paula Hargrove
A mysterious female stranger washes ashore of the New Jersey seaside town named Point Pleasant, where she is rescued ashore. The mysterious stranger is Christina Nickson (Elisabeth Harnois), who it is implied is the daughter of Satan, but who tries to fight her evil inclinations, such as her strong attraction to the romantically unavailable lifeguard, Jesse Parker (Samuel Page). Christina is tempted towards evil by Lucas Boyd (Grant Show), a servant of the Devil that was sent there to ensure she fulfills her destiny. Upon her arrival to
“This concert is a wonderful opportunity for the people of New York, world music and jazz lovers to participate in supporting underprivileged children to stay in school. Join us and change a child’s life” says Victor Martinez-Angles, President, Salaam Bombay Childrens Fund.
Salaam Bombay Childrens Fund works with children in Mumbai’s slums. The foundation helps children that live in conditions of extreme poverty and deprivation.
Premiering in 1972 with a full length TV movie, Kung Fu starred David Carradine (Kill Bill) as Kwai Chang Caine, a Shaolin monk travelling through the American Old West in search of his half brother. The series ran until 1975, with a total of 63 episodes, and was followed by the TV features Kung Fu: The Movie (1986) and Kung Fu: The Next Generation (1987), along with a spin-off series entitled Kung Fu: The Legend Continues between 1993 and 1997.
The post Baz Luhrmann in talks for Kung Fu remake appeared first on Flickering Myth.
One of the big questions about Guardians of the Galaxy has been how or if the movie will connect with the Marvel Cinematic Universe proper. Speculation that it would tie in to
If a deal is made, his first order of business will be to rewrite the script, which was most recently worked on by Rich Wilkes (xXx, Marvel's Iron Fist), although it isn't clear how far along the negotiations are at this stage. Bill Paxton was once attached to direct back in October 2011. Other writers who have worked on the script include John J. McLaughlin (Black Swan) and Cory Goodman (Priest, Apollo 18).
The original Kung Fu TV series starred David Carradine as Kwai Chang Caine, a Shaolin monk who roams the countryside of America, searching for his long lost half-brother. The show, which aired from 1972 to 1975 on ABC, featured flashbacks to his days in training, where he was called "young grasshopper by his master,
John J. McLaughlin (Black Swan) wrote the original draft for this Kung Fu movie, although other writers have worked on the script since then, including Cory Goodman (Priest, Apollo 18) and Rich Wilkes (xXx, Marvel's Iron Fist).
The studios are trying to find a director before another round of rewrites are ordered, so they can restructure the project with a modern-day setting, instead of the 1800s period seen in the TV series, which starred David Carradine. The story reportedly revolves around a displaced monk who is roaming America in search of his father, facing dangerous enemies along the way.
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