12 items from 2016
Curse of the Mayans, also titled Xibalba, is a film which blends horror and sci-fi. A co-production between Lanczyner Films and Three Great Lights Films, this title involves a team of archaeologists, in search of Mayan codecs. They find something more sinister, in the Mayan underworld. The film, from director Joaquin Rodriguez, stars Olga Fonda (Real Steel), Carla Ortiz, Steve Wilcox and Bernardo Peña. Filmed on actual former Mayan settlements, the first trailer for Curse of the Mayans is here. A long synopsis talks of a civil war, on an ancient planet. The survivors fled to Earth. Moving ahead to the present, a group of expert cave divers are in search of a key that can reveal more of the Mayan culture. One diver steals a priceless artifact, which summons a second alien invasion. No one can accuse the filmmakers of Curse of the Mayans of being unambitious. The film »
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Thunder Studios Capital Management has attached $4M in P&A funding to the Whoopi Goldberg-Charlie Sheen drama Nine Eleven. The pic, which is filming in Long Beach, CA, revolves around a group of people stuck in an elevator in the Twin Towers during the 9/11 attack. Martin Guigui is directing from a script he wrote with Steven Golebiowski. Gina Gershon, Luis Guzman, Wood Harris and Olga Fonda also star. Thunder Studios Capital Management arose out of a joint venture… »
She is portraying the estranged wife of a billionaire businessman (played by Sheen) who, along with a bike messenger, a young executive and a building maintenance worker, finds herself trapped in an elevator in the North Tower of the World Trade Center on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
Producers are Warren Ostergard, Dahlia Waingort and Martin Sprock, with Mark Burg, Ryan R. Johnson and Rodric David exec producing. It’s directed by Martin Guigui from a script he co-wrote with Steven Golebiowski.
Variety first reported the news of the project on March 7.
“Nine Eleven” is being shot entirely at Thunder Studios in Long Beach, Calif. Thunder Studios is co-producing with Sprockefeller Pictures, Vitamin A Films, Sunset Pictures, Filmhouse and Primary Wave. International sales are being handled by Good Universe. »
- Dave McNary
After a fairly long hiatus, audiences should be pleased to know that Hawaii Five-o is returning to television. And season 6 appears to be returning with a storm of bullets. The team finds themselves in danger when they try to track down a thief who stole a Usb drive that could wind up being a danger to thousands of innocent people. Caught up in the mix in all of this is Catherine Rollins. When the Usb drive full of classified intel falls into the hands of Anna Novick (Olga Fonda), Hawaii’s best and brightest need to reacquire the dangerous info
Hawaii Five-o Preview: Can McGarrett and Danno Save Catherine in “Waiwai?” »
- Nat Berman
The film will reolve around five individuals trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2011. Sheen and Goldberg will be joined in the cast by Luiz Guzman (Narcos), Wood Harris (Ant-Man) and Olga Fonda (Real Steel).
“We are immensely grateful to bring this inspirational story to life. ‘Nine Eleven’ is a highly emotional journey and it took a dynamic bunch to collectively come together to make this unique film happen,” said Guigui. “We are fortunate to have such a gifted cast on board. Both Charlie and Whoopi are native New Yorkers who strongly identify with this story.”
- Gary Collinson
Being trapped in an elevator with Whoopi Goldberg and Charlie Sheen. On 9/11. In the World Trade Center: Soon you’ll be able to experience that on the big screen. Goldberg and Sheen have signed onto the simply titled Nine Eleven, Variety reported on Monday. The film, touted as a “highly emotional journey” by its director, Martin Guigui, is about five people trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Also set to star are Luis Guzman, Wood Harris, and Olga Fonda. Yes, this production is just as real as the one about a post-9/11 road trip starring Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson. »
- Emily Rome
Whoopi Goldberg has booked a co-starring role opposite Charlie Sheen in an indie drama titled “Nine Eleven,” which follows 5 people trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Described as more of an action-drama, the film will be directed by Martin Guigui from script he co-wrote with Steven Golebiowski, and filming is set to begin today at Thunder Studios in Long Beach, California, with Wood Harris, Luis Guzman and Olga Fonda rounding out the key cast. “We are immensely grateful to bring this inspirational story to life. ‘Nine Eleven’ is a highly emotional journey and it took a dynamic bunch to collectively come together to make »
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“Nine Eleven,” directed by Martin Guigui from script he co-wrote with Steven Golebiowski, depicts five individuals trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, and their struggle to survive. Luis Guzman, Wood Harris and Olga Fonda have also been cast.
“Nine Eleven” will be shot entirely at Thunder Studios in Long Beach, Calif. Thunder Studios is co-producing with Sprockefeller Pictures, Vitamin A Films and Sunset Pictures. Producers are Martin Sprock, Dahlia Waingort and Warren Ostergard. Sheen’s manager and industry veteran Mark Burg will serve as executive producer, along with Thunder Studios CEO Rodric David and Ryan Johnson.
“We are immensely grateful to bring this inspirational story to life. ‘Nine Eleven’ is a highly emotional journey and it took a dynamic bunch to collectively come together »
- Dave McNary
Source: Deadline »
- Garth Franklin
A few minutes into Monday’s Supergirl, Kara tells Cat, “Sometimes it’s easier to face the past with a little help.”
And, as most words of wisdom on the CBS drama tend to do, Kara’s statement ends up applying to both the A and B plots of the installment. In one corner, there’s Cat Grant, forced to confront (and potentially reconcile with) her estranged son, Adam Foster (played by Blake Jenner, Melissa Benoist’s former Glee co-star and real-life hubby). And in the other, there’s J’onn J’onzz, who is faced with the awful memories »
Can The Good Wife exist without Alicia Florrick?
CBS execs may be pondering that question now that star Julianna Marguilies has publicly declared her days as the titular spousal unit are numbered.
RelatedGood Wife Creators Not Returning as Showrunners for Potential Season 8
The actress dropped the bombshell while giving a speech lauding Good Wife showrunners Robert and Michelle King at the Casting Society of America’s third annual Artios Awards. “[The Kings] think I’m here for them,” Margulies said, according to an article in Vulture. “But I’m unemployed come April, and I think you [casting directors] haven’t seen me in a while, »
Olga Fonda just can’t seem to stay out of trouble.
Fresh off her recurring role as an unpredictable Russian operative on TNT’s Agent X, the actress is heading to the Aloha state for an explosive guest spot on CBS’ Hawaii Five-0, TVLine has learned exclusively.
Fonda will appear later this season as Anna Novik, a spy who uses deadly tactics to obtain important stolen intel. Needless to say, she quickly finds herself a target of the Five-0 team.
Though she’s appeared on a handful of series »
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