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Sure, the centerpiece of any Thanksgiving holiday is that big, glorious meal — a sacred tradition that shouldn’t, nay, mustn’t be sullied by glowing rectangles bearing texts or emails or live television programming. But what about after the tryptophan sets in, leaving you and your family tired, sluggish, and yearning for entertainment — long before the Steelers/Ravens game begins at 8:30 p.m. Et? For that matter, which of the Internet’s zillions of entertainment options should you turn to throughout the rest of the weekend?
Well, that’s where your friends at EW come in. Whether you’ll be juggling restless kids, »
- Hillary Busis
Horror network Chiller TV continues to make headway in the world of terrestrial horror themed broadcasting as they have just announced the addition of two features to their line-up of 2013-2014 original movies. Read on for details.
According to Deadline, Animal, from executive producer Drew Barrymore and her Flower Films banner, follows a group of friends stranded in an isolated cabin who find themselves hunted by a predator. Deep in the Darkness stars Sean Patrick Thomas and Dean Stockwell in the tale of a NYC doctor who moves his family to a small town only to discover a race of creatures living in the woods behind their home.
These films join the previously announced features Beneath, from director Larry Fessenden, and The Monkey’s Paw, adapted from W.W. Jacobs’ short story, to launch Chiller Films’ new multiplatform release strategy. The four titles will get limited theatrical runs via Synthetic Cinema »
- Uncle Creepy
Exclusive: Horror network Chiller today announced the addition of two features to its line-up of 2013-2014 original movies. Animal, from exec producer Drew Barrymore and her Flower Films banner, follows a group of friends stranded in an isolated cabin who find themselves hunted by a predator. Deep In The Darkness stars Sean Patrick Thomas and Dean Stockwell in the tale of a NYC doctor who moves his family to a small town only to discover a race of creatures living in the woods behind their home. Both films join previously announced features Beneath, from director Larry Fessenden, and The Monkey’s Paw, adapted from W.W. Jacobs’s short story, to launch Chiller Films’ new multiplatform release strategy. The four titles will get limited theatrical runs via Synthetic Cinema International before debuting on VOD in partnership with NBCU Digital Distribution. Beneath premiered at the inaugural Stanley Film Festival in May and »
- JEN YAMATO
On June 12, 1998, Can’t Hardly Wait premiered in theaters. Though it was hardly a runaway hit at the box office, it helped launch the careers of many stars and kicked off several years of highly popular teen films that would be responsible for shaping our high school (and college) years. The film was particularly known for its ensemble cast that was filled with tons of “before they were famous” stars including Jason Segel (Watermelon Guy), Sean Patrick Thomas (Jock Friend) and Ethan Embry (Preston Meyers), who was emerging from a world of child acting into adulthood. Fifteen years later, Embry took the time out of filming a werewolf thriller, Late Phases, to chat with VH1 Celebrity about the vibe on set, his “altered” state and what the movie was actually about.
VH1 Celebrity: What initially drew you to the project?
Ethan Embry: It had been awhile that I had »
- Stacy Lambe
On June 12, 1998, "Can't Hardly Wait" took teen movies down to Paradise City.
Directed by Harry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan, the high school comedy is certainly of its era -- not just because of its jokes (lolers here include one-liners about Brad Pitt's relationship with Gwyneth Paltrow and Pearl Jam), but its cast as well. To wit: Jennifer Love Hewitt, at the height of her "Party of Five" powers, is the unattainable attainable dream girl, while Jerry O'Connell and his erstwhile secret identity is the former high school star now in struggling in college (always remember to bring rubber flip-flops for the shower). O'Connell, of course, isn't the only famous face to make a quick appearance in "Can't Hardly Wait" alongside stars Love-Hewitt, Lauren Ambrose, Seth Green and Ethan Embry. To celebrate the film's 15th anniversary, check out 11 other actors who showed up in "Can't Hardly Wait."
1. Jason Segel
2. Jenna Elfman »
- Christopher Rosen
Julia Stiles is the aspiring ballerina who has to find new groove when she moves to Chicago's hip-hop-happy south side. Thankfully, she overcomes the social and racial tension by throwing herself into a mixed paso double with school coolster Sean Patrick Thomas. Smart teen flick that borrows a few moves from Flashdance, Dirty Dancing, Fame, and even Boys N The Hood. »
The CW has added a new lady to its second pilot effort to adapt Kiera Cass' The Selection. Per Deadline, Louise Lombard (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Sgu Stargate Universe) has been plucked to star as Queen Amberly, the well-liked matriarch of Illea's royal family who oversees the competition for her son's heart. The role was originally played by Leonor Varela last year when the network first attempted piloting a show based on Cass' novel. Louise Lombard joins co-stars Yael Grobglas (America Singer), Lucien Laviscount (Aspen Leger), Michael Malarkey (Prince Maxon), Anthony Head (King Clarkson), Sarah Winter (Ashley), Celia Massingham (Celeste), Sean Patrick Thomas (Sylvan Santos) and Peta Sergeant (Gaia) in the series starter, directed by Alex Graves. »
Another actress has been tapped to star in The CW's new pilot for The Selection, and this time it's British actress Sarah Winter who joins in for the sweet girl role of Ashley Brovillette. In Kiera Cass' book, the character was one chosen to compete for the hand of Prince Maxon, the heir to the throne of Illea, who protagonist America Singer buddies up with from the outset. Sarah Winter is a relative newcomer to the industry, but she has starred in several TV movies and short films. She joins Yael Grobglas, Celia Massingham, Michael Malarkey, Lucien Laviscount, Sean Patrick Thomas, Anthony Head and Peta Sergeant among the network's announced cast for the second pilot effort. The CW ordered up another go at making The Selection int »
Another day, another castmate added to The CW's The Selection pilot number two. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Anthony Head will portray King Clarkson in the show - taking over the part which Martin Donovan previously held during the first pilot effort. View slideshow: Anthony Head Head will star as the regal father of Michael Malarkey's Prince Maxon, who rules the kingdom of Ilea as it struggles with revolts from two ends. Head also joins Yael Grobglas, Lucien Laviscount, Celia Massingham, Peta Sergeant and Sean Patrick Thomas in the Alex Graves-directed second pilot effort for the network. 'The Selection' by Kiera Cass Photo credit: Harper Teen Set 300 years in the future, an epic romance centering on a working class young woman chosen by lottery to participate in a com . »
Anthony Stewart Head is eying a return to American TV with The CW's "The Selection."
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Head will play King Clarkson, the ruler of a future nation in the "Hunger Games"-esque pilot that's set 300 years in the future. The drama centers on a young woman selected at random to compete against other women for a prince's hand in marriage.
The pilot also stars Yael Grobglas, Michael Malarkey, Sean Patrick Thomas, Peta Sergeant, Celia Massingham and Lucien Laviscount. The CW produced a pilot for "The Selection" last development season, but the network decided to retool it for this season.
In other pilot news ...
- Chris Harnick
Pilot season is in full swing and The CW is continuing to green light possible options for the 2013-2014 television season. As of today there are eight pilots that are vying for a season order.
One of the unlikely few to make the cut is a Hunger Games-esque drama, The Selection. This show made it to pilot last season before the network turned it down. Although there were rumors that it remained in contention even after The CW announced its fall line-up, mid-season came and went with no update.
The studio has decided to redevelop the project along with original writers Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain, who adapted the novel by Kiera Cass. CW president Mark Pedowitz announced that the network was happy with the changes the writing team has made with the new script, which is reportedly now more of a jump-off from the source material instead of the »
- Lindsay Sperling
Another castmember has been announced for The CW's second go at piloting an adaptation of Kiera Cass' The Selection, and this time it's a biggie! Per Deadline, British actor Lucien Laviscount has joined The Selection as Aspen Leger, the hometown love interest of America Singer who encourages her to join the televised battle for Prince Maxon's heart in order to potentially better her station in life but who is later assigned to guard the very palace in which the contest takes place. View slideshow: Lucien Laviscount Laviscount has a number of recurring TV role credits to his name, including Waterloo Road and Mount Pleasant, and he reportedly first joined the Us piloting fold last year with a taped audition which landed him a part in NBC's Midnight Sun /// Yael Grobglas, Celia Massingham, Michael Malarkey, Sean Patrick Thomas and Peta Sergeant //// »
Back near the end of January we reported that The CW’s pilot for The Selection had been green lighted. This book-turned-television pilot was cast early last year and filmed in October, but failed to resonate with testing audiences. It was given a new rewrite on the script, a new director, and a new leading lady.
Previously cast actors Sean Patrick Thomas (Save the Last Dance) and Peta Sergeant (best known for her lead role in the Australian television series Satisfaction) will be reprising their roles as Sylvan Santos and Gaia Woods.
The former lead Aimee Teegarden (Friday Night Lights) will be replaced by Yael Grobglas to play America Singer, according to Deadline, and though she is a virtual unknown in the U.S. she has played the lead in the Israeli series Tanuhi (Give It A Rest).
Here’s the book synopsis for The Selection.
For thirty-five girls, the »
- Jess Orso
The cast for The CW's second go at adapting Kiera Cass' The Selection is quickly filling in with all the most crucial roles. Australian actress Celia Massingham has now joined the pilot's line-up for the part of Celeste, the resident mean girl of the big competition who's got her eye on the prize - that's the crown, not just Prince Maxon - according to Deadline. Massingham is the latest in a string of recent cast additions for the upcoming series, joining Yael Grobglas, Michael Malarkey, Sean Patrick Thomas and Peta Sergeant for the show. 'The Selection' book trailer The network gave the green light to a second pilot effort for The Selection adaptation after a new script attempt was said to be "very well done." Alex Graves wi ,,, »
Another big cast addition has been made to The CW's second pilot adaptation effort for Kiera Cass' The Selection! According to The Hollywood Reporter, British actor and musician Michael Malarkey has been tapped to star as Prince Maxon, the debonair royal whose affection is being sought by thirty-five girls in a televised national competition in Cass' The Hunger Games meets The Bachelor breakthrough novel. Photos of Malarkey, a relative newcomer to the screen world, are attached via his Official Facebook Page. Malarkey joins Israeli actress Yael Grobglas - starring as America Singer - in leading the new pilot's cast. 'The Selection' by Kiera Cass Photo credit: Harper Teen The CW ordered a second script for The Selection adaptation af ... , "The script just came in ... It’s very well done." Alex Graves will direct the new pilot. Peta Sergeant and Sean Patrick Thomas have a . »
Another huge new casting decision has been made for the book-to-small screen adaptation of Kiera Cass' The Selection. Chosen for the coveted leading role, America Singer, is relative newcomer and Israeli actress Yael Grobglas according to Deadline. Grobglas reportedly only had two weeks to audition for the role due to theatrical commitments in her native country, and still she was able to nab the biggest role in the show. Grobglas takes over the role which was previously played by Aimee Teegarden in The CW's first pilot effort for The Selection. She joins Peta Sergeant and Sean Patrick Thomas for the cast. Thoughts on the show's newest addition? Set 300 years in the future, an epic romance centering on a working class young woman chosen by lottery to participate in a competition with 2 »
The has made its selection - and Yael Grobglas has landed one of the most sought-after roles of the pilot season.
Deadline confirms that the Israeli actress will portray the lead in The Selection, a pilot being compared to The Hunger Games because it's set 300 years in the future and focuses on Grobglas' working class woman, who is chosen to compete against 25 other women to become her nation's next queen.
- email@example.com (Matt Richenthal)
Exclusive: In her first pilot season in the U.S., Israeli actress Yael Grobglas has landed one of the most sought-after roles for young actresses, the lead in the CW drama The Selection. Because of a theater commitment in her native country, I hear Grobglas, who is of French-Austrian decent, only had two weeks to audition in Los Angeles before returning home. They resulted in her booking America Singer. Set 300 years in the future, The Selection is an epic romance centering on America Singer (Grobglas), a working class young woman chosen by lottery to participate in a competition with 25 other women for the Royal Prince’s hand to become the nation’s next queen. Warner Bros. TV is producing the pilot, written by Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain based on Kiera Cass’ book. Aimee Teegarden, who played America in The Selection last year, is the lead of another CW pilot this year, »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
A new cast addition has been made to The CW's second pilot attempt at adapting Kiera Cass' The Selection to the small screen, and it's a big one. Per Deadline, Australian actress Peta Sergeant has joined the cast as Gaia, a "rebel leader who is working to overthrow the monarchy." View slideshow: Peta Sergeant Fans of Cass' book will know that the story involves thirty-five girls competing for the hand of Ilea's Prince Maxon - one of which is the at-first-uninte ... two, according to CW president Mark Pedowitz is "very well done," and the director chosen to helm the pilot is Alex Graves of Fringe and Terra Nova successes. Actor Sean Patrick Thomas is the only original castmate expected to return for »
The single-camera comedy pilot is based on the 2011 movie, which starred Diaz as a gold-digging middle school teacher who slept through classes and cursed at her students in between hunting for a wealthy fiance.
In other pilot news ...
Ernie Hudson in negotiations for "Reckless." If a deal is struck, Hudson would play "an experienced CIA analyst who is being put out to pasture" in the ABC political thriller from Chris Black and Martin Campbell. [Deadline]
- Laura Prudom
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