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TV News: Who, Intruders, Houdini, Why, Empire

21 July 2014 4:15 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Doctor Who

Photos from the upcoming eighth series finale showcase that the episode is set to recreate the iconic scenes from the second Doctor serial "The Invasion" a full 46 years after the original.

The famous photo of Cybermen marching down the steps of St. Paul's Cathedral is being redone with the latest version of the Cybermen. [Source: io9]

Intruders

BBC America has unveiled an extended trailer for its new sci-fi series "Intruders" starring John Simm, Mira Sorvino, Robert Forester and James Frain. Almost David Lynch-ian in its flat out cryptic nature and obtuseness, it kind of looks like an "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" update.

Houdini

History has announced that its miniseries "Houdini," starring Adrien Brody as the famed illusionist, will have a two-night premiere on September 1st and 2nd at 9pm Us-et/Pt.

The event miniseries follows the epic tales of Harry Houdini as he emerges as America’s first bonafide world-renowned superstar. »

- Garth Franklin

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Casting: Lowe, Connolly, Baccarin, Liboiron

15 July 2014 7:16 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Beautiful and Twisted

Rob Lowe, Candice Bergen and Paz Vega have joined the cast of the Miami-set Lifetime true story telemovie "Beautiful and Twisted". Lowe plays Ben Novack Jr., the millionaire heir to the Fountainebleau Miami Beach hotel fortune who is found brutally murdered.

Police ultimately untangled the sex, lies and payback behind Ben's marriage to his wife and former stripper Narcy (Vega), whom they identify as the prime suspect. Bergen will portray Ben's mother. [Source: The Live Feed]

The Whispers

Kristen Connolly ("House of Cards") will replace Brianna Brown ("True Blood") as the partner of "Revenge" actor Barry Sloane's character in the upcoming midseason series "The Whispers" on ABC.

The story chronicles a race against the clock to defeat an unseen enemy out to destroy the world by using the most unlikely and unsuspecting inhabitants on the planet: the children. Lily Rabe, Milo Ventimiglia, Derek Webster and Kylie Rogers also star. [Source: TV Line]

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- Garth Franklin

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Recast Scoop: House of Cards Actress Is Barry Sloane's New Whispers Wife

14 July 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Whispers is reshuffling the deck, tapping House of CardsKristen Connolly to take over the role of Barry Sloane’s onscreen spouse, TVLine has learned.

Related | Fall TV Grid: What’s on When? And Versus What?

Brianna Brown (True Blood) played Lena in the pilot, but was let got shortly after ABC ordered The Whispers to series.

Produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV, The Whispers — which is slated to premiere at midseason — chronicles a race against the clock to defeat an unseen enemy out to destroy the world by using the most unlikely and unsuspecting inhabitants on the planet: the children. »

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Indie Comedy ‘Worst Friends’ Lands At Level 33

2 July 2014 2:34 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Indie comedy Worst Friends has been acquired by Level 33 Entertainment, which is planning a multiplatform September 16 release. Richard Tanne, Noah Barrow, House of CardsKristen Connolly, Magic Mike‘s Cody Horn, Geoffrey Arend, and Larry Fessenden star in the pic from writer-director Ralph Arend, who conceived the story with Tanne and Barrow. Tanne stars as self-involved prankster Jake, who’s left in a wheelchair after a car accident with only his childhood friend Sam (Barrow) and his no-nonsense physical therapist (Horn) to care for him. When Sam’s high school crush Zoe (Connolly) moves back to town, old rivalries resurface. […] »

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First Teaser for History Channel's Houdini Miniseries Event Starring Adrien Brody

30 June 2014 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

History's new four-hour scripted miniseries, Houdini, will trace the arc of Houdini's life from desperate poverty to worldwide fame. Houdini is scheduled to premiere on Monday, September 1st, 2014. Before David Blaine and David Copperfield, there was one man whose name was synonymous with being the master of illusion and escape - Harry Houdini. Houdini follows the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin. The drama will chronicle the life of a man who can defy death through his stunts, his visions and his mastery of illusion. Houdini stars Academy Award winner Adrien Brody (The Pianist) as the ace magician and Kristen Connolly ( »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Screen Media Films Walks Down the Aisle for A Good Marriage

9 June 2014 7:43 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Screen Media Films is set to walk down the aisle with its recent acquisition of the North American rights to the upcoming film adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘A Good Marriage.’ Suzanne Blech, the president of the film distributor, announced the news of her company’s attainment of the thriller. ‘A Good Marriage’ is based on the writer’s short story of the same name from the collection ‘Full Dark, No Stars.’ King wrote the screenplay for the film, which was directed by Peter Askin. The movie stars Joan Allen, Anthony Lapaglia Kristen Connolly and Stephen Lang. Screen Media plans on distributing the film in early October with a nationwide theatrical release. The  [ Read More ]

The post Screen Media Films Walks Down the Aisle for A Good Marriage appeared first on Shockya.com. »

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Stephen King's 'A Good Marriage' Lands at Screen Media

9 June 2014 2:45 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Screen Media has acquired the rights to A Good Marriage, an adaptation of Stephen King's 2010 novella of the same name.

Joan Allen and Anthony Lapaglia star as Darcy and Bob Anderson, a couple whose 25-year marriage is jeopardized when Darcy discovers a shocking secret about her husband. Kristen Connolly and Stephen Lang co-star in this thriller, which will debut in theaters and on VOD formats this October, just in time for Halloween.

Here's what Stephen King had to say about the acquisition in a brief statement.

"I'm delighted that A Good Marriage is going to be available to the movie going public very soon, and hope we can scare the hell out of millions of people. To me, that's always an exciting prospect."

Stephen King wrote the adapted screenplay himself, with Peter Askin directing. Will Battersby and Per Melita are producing for Reno Productions.

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Stephen King’s A Good Marriage Gets Us Distribution

9 June 2014 2:37 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Being afraid of a stranger is one thing, but even more horrifying is learning that your spouse of over 20 years is not who you thought they were: that hits a lot closer to home. This terrifying scenario is explored in A Good Marriage, a film adaptation of a Stephen King novella of the same name that appeared in 2010′s Full Dark, No Stars. With Screen Media Films having just acquired the movie’s Us rights, a release date is now planned.

Variety reports that Screen Media Films is setting their sights on a nationwide October theatrical release for A Good Marriage, with plans to make the film available on VOD around the same time.

Peter Askin directed off a screenplay by Stephen King. While Askin is known for his documentary work (Trumbo), he recently directed the stage production of Stephen King’s Ghost Brothers of Darkland County. Production took place in Sleepy Hollow, »

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Stephen King's 'A Good Marriage' Adaptation Acquired by Screen Media Films

9 June 2014 1:45 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Based on the Stephen King short story of the same name, "A Good Marriage" is a thriller that asks what you would do if you discovered your husband's sinister secrets after 25 years of marriage. The film, which stars Kristen Connolly, Joan Allen and Stephen Lang and is directed by Peter Askin, is going to be distributed by Screen Media Films. This wing of Screen Media Ventures is having an active past few months, having also acquired Jake Patrow's "Young Ones" in May and announcing their involvement in the third installment of the "Trailer Park Boys" saga.  Included in his short story collection entitled "Full Dark, No Stars," "A Good Marriage" explores passion in a thrilling way that only the iconic author could achieve. "Stephen King is one of our modern-day legends," said Seth Needle, Director of Acquisitions & Marketing at Screen Media, "We can’t wait to bring Peter’s terrific »

- Brandon Latham

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Screen Media and Stephen King Foster A Good Marriage

9 June 2014 1:37 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

We've been talking about the film adaptation of Stephen King's novella A Good Marriage (from Full Dark No Stars) since 2012 and now years later we can finally start talking distribution!

According to Variety Screen Media Films have acquired the North American rights to the film, and plans to distribute it in early October — the start of the Halloween season — with a nationwide theatrical release accompanied by a day-and-date VOD platform release.

King wrote the screenplay for the movie, which was financed by independent equity. Paradigm is handling domestic rights, while Atlas International is selling foreign rights. Askin, who directed the 2007 documentary about the Hollywood Blacklist and McCarthyism titled Trumbo, produced with his Reno Productions partner Will Battersby. Directed by Peter Askin, A Good Marriage stars Joan Allen, Anthony Lapaglia, Stephen Lang, Kristen Connolly, and Theo Stockman.

King’s story centers on a woman named Darcy (Allen) who discovers the »

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Screen Media acquires A Good Marriage

9 June 2014 11:37 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The distributor has picked up North American rights from Paradigm and plans an early October day-and-date theatrical and VOD release.

Joan Allen and Anthony Lapaglia star in the story that Stephen King adapted from his short story collection Full Dark, No Stars.

Peter Askin directed the tale of a woman who uncovers a horrifying secret about her husband while he is away on a business trip. Kristen Connolly and Stephen Lang round out the key cast.

New York-based Reno Productions’ Askin, Will Battersby and Per Melita produced.

“I’m delighted that A Good Marriage is going to be available to the movie going public very soon and hope we can scare the hell out of millions of people,” said King. “To me, that’s always an exciting prospect.” »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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King Adaptation "Good Marriage" Acquired

9 June 2014 11:04 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Screen Media has scored the North American rights to "A Good Marriage", the Peter Askin-directed film adaptation of author Stephen King's 2010 novella.

Anthony Lapaglia and Joan Allen star in the domestic thriller about a couple celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary when the wife discovers a shocking secret about her husband.

Kristen Connolly and Stephen Lang also star in the film which will open theatrically and day-and-date on VOD in October.

Source: Deadline »

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Screen Media Acquires Stephen King Thriller ‘A Good Marriage’

9 June 2014 10:57 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Screen Media has taken North American rights to A Good Marriage, adapted by horror maven Stephen King from his own 2010 novella. Anthony Lapaglia and Joan Allen star in the domestic thriller as Bob and Darcy Anderson, a couple whose 25-year marriage unravels when Darcy discovers a shocking secret about her husband. Kristen Connolly and Stephen Lang also star in the pic directed by Peter Askin, which Screen Media will open theatrically and day-and-date on VOD in October in time for Halloween. “I’m delighted that A Good Marriage is going to be available to the movie going public very soon, […] »

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Stephen King’s ‘A Good Marriage’ Scares Up U.S. Distribution

9 June 2014 10:53 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Screen Media Films has acquired North American rights to thriller “A Good Marriage,” adapted from Stephen King’s short story from the collection “Full Dark, No Stars.”

King wrote the screenplay, and Peter Askin directed the film, starring Joan Allen, Anthony Lapaglia, Kristen Connolly and Stephen Lang. Screen Media plans to distribute the film in early October — the start of the Halloween season — with a nationwide theatrical release accompanied by a day-and-date VOD platform release.

Lapaglia and Allen portray a married couple, with the wife discovering the horrifying stranger inside her husband while he’s away on a business trip — ending a good marriage.

“I’m delighted that ‘A Good Marriage’ is going to be available to the moviegoing public very soon, and hope we can scare the hell out of millions of people,” King said. “To me, that’s always an exciting prospect.”

The Reno Productions film is produced »

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Cannes: Nicolas Cage Stars in Supernatural Thriller ‘Pay the Ghost’ (Exclusive)

15 May 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Nicolas Cage is materializing in Voltage Films’ supernatural thriller “Pay the Ghost” with Uli Edel (“The Baader Meinhof Complex”) directing.

Producers are Voltage’s Nicolas Chartier and Craig Flores along with Ian Levy of Midnight Kitchen Prods. Mike Nilon is exec producing and Voltage’s Babacar Diene and Dominic Rustam are co-producing.

Voltage is launching sales at Cannes and currently casting the principal female role with the aim to begin shooting in the late summer.

Cage will play a hard-working Nyu English professor bucking for tenure when his 8-year-old son mysteriously vanishes from a Halloween day parade. The screenplay was written by Dan Kay, based on a short story of the same name written by fantasy novelist Tim Lebbon.

Kay developed the script with Levy on spec and it was acquired by Voltage. Edel recently directed the Lionsgate/History Channel miniseries “Houdini,” starring Adrian Brody and Kristen Connolly.

Cage was most recently seen in “Joe, »

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Blair Underwood of 'L.A. Law' fame to star in 'Othello'

10 April 2014 10:12 PM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Washington, April 11: Blair Underwood, best known for starring as a headstrong attorney on the NBC legal drama 'L.A. Law', has been cast for the title role in Shakespeare's classic tragedy 'Othello'.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the 49-year-old actor will play the Moor of Venice at the Old Globe in San Diego alongside Richard Thomas and Kristen Connolly, who will star as Iago and Desdemona respectively.

The Barry Edelstein-helmed show will commence on June 22 in the Old Globe's Lowell Davies Festival Theatre in Balboa Park. (Ani) »

- Anita Agarwal

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Blair Underwood to Play Title Role in 'Othello'

10 April 2014 1:46 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Blair Underwood has signed on to play the Moor of Venice in the William Shakespeare tragedy Othello, as part of the summer season at the Old Globe in San Diego. Staged by the company's artistic director, Barry Edelstein, the outdoor production will run June 22 through July 27 in the Old Globe's Lowell Davies Festival Theatre in Balboa Park. Underwood joins Richard Thomas (FX's The Americans) as the villainous Iago and Kristen Connolly (Netflix's House of Cards) as Desdemona. This is not the first alfresco Shakespeare outing for Underwood, who appeared with Lisa Gay Hamilton and Kevin Kline in 1993 in the New York Shakespeare

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'House of Cards' Season 1 episode 1: 'Welcome to Washington'

2 February 2014 5:00 PM, PST | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

"House of Cards" returns for Season 2 on Netflix on Friday, Feb. 14 -- happy Valentine's Day, right? -- and in preparation, Zap2it is taking a quick look back at the first season. Sunday (Feb. 2) kicks things off with "Chapter 1."

Where we are:

Episode one introduces the major players -- Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) and wife Claire (Robin Wright), who are angered and irritated to learn that Frank is not president-elect Walker's (Michael Gill) nominee for Secretary of State; Underwood's chief of staff and right-hand man Doug Stamper (Michael Kelly); reporter Zoe Barnes (Kate Mara), who is tired of covering city council business and is looking for a whale of a source to catapult her into the big leagues; Rep. Peter Russo (Corey Stoll), a congressman from Pennsylvania who gets arrested for drunk driving and solicitation; and Russo's secretary and lover Christina Gallagher (Kristen Connolly).

In the wake of being snubbed as Secretary of State, »

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Frank Underwood Returns in New Images from Season 2 of House of Cards

27 January 2014 2:49 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Wondering what to get up to on Valentine’s Day this year? Why not binge watch the entire second season of House of Cards when it’s released on Netflix next month? The first batch of episodes was a big gamble for the online streaming service, but it would prove to be a huge success for them and the second season picks up with Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey) in his role as the new Vice President.

While they don’t reveal an awful lot about what we should expect when House of Cards returns, they do offer up a look at both some of the new and returning characters. Along with Spacey and Robin Wright, included are Kate Mara, Michael Gill, Gerald McRaney, Mahershala Ali, Sbeastian Arcelus, Kristen Connolly, Nathan Darrow, Sakina Jaffrey, Michael Kelly, and Molly Parker.

In the second season, Francis (Spacey) and Claire (Wright) Underwood continue their »

- Josh Wilding

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Kathleen York, Kristen Connolly Join NBC Pilot ‘Tin Man’

24 January 2014 5:58 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Kathleen York and Kristen Connolly have been cast as series regulars in the NBC pilot Tin Man, a futuristic thriller drama from feature writer Ehren Kruger. Set in the near future, it centers on robot Adam Sentry (Patrick Heusinger), accused of the first-degree murder of his creator, Charles Vale. York has been cast as Wendy, described as the idealized version of the perfect spouse to come home to, and Connolly plays Katie Piper, a public defender forced to fight for Adam’s cause. York was most recently a series regular on Lifetime’s The Client List. Her other TV credits include The West Wing and ABC’s Vengence Unlimited. Also a songwriter, York received a Best Song Oscar nom for “In The Deep” from the movie Crash. Connolly recently wrapped The History Channel mini-series Houdini as well as the second season of House Of Cards for Netflix. On the film side, »

- THE DEADLINE TEAM

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