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'The Tomorrow People' Episode 18 Photos: Has Ultra Really Changed?

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"Smoke and Mirrors" - Fed up with Jedikiah?s (Mark Pellegrino) constant lies about his father, Stephen (Robbie Amell) makes a choice about his alliances. Trusting in Ultra and Hillary (guest star Alexa Vega), Stephen wants to bring in a break-out to Ultra to see if things have really changed, much to Cara?s (Peyton List) dismay. Meanwhile, Stephen?s brother (guest star Jacob Kogan) goes missing after Jedikiah forces Stephen to protect him.
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Sarah Clarke Talks The Tomorrow People, Her Character Reveal, Making Her Family Identifiable, What Fans Can Expect, and Working with the Cast

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The CW drama series The Tomorrow People follows a generation of humans born with paranormal abilities, who are the next evolutionary leap of mankind. Up until a year ago, Stephen Jameson (Robbie Amell) was a “normal” teenager, but then he learned that he is part of a genetically advanced race with the abilities of telekinesis, teleportation and telepathic communication, and that this race is being hunted down by a paramilitary group of scientists known as Ultra. As Marla Jameson, single mother of sons Stephen and Luca (Jacob Kogan), actress Sarah Clarke is getting deeper into the action, especially after the big reveal about her character. During this recent exclusive phone interview with Collider, she talked about whether she knew about the reveal when she signed on, what her reaction was to her character’s duality, what makes this family identifiable, what fans can expect with what’s still to come,
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DVD Review: Delocated: The Complete Seasons One & Two – Secondary Characters Boost the Laughs

If you are not a fan of Delocated yet, then a marathon sitting at home is the only way to digest it. You just have to keep in mind that it gets better once you learn the characters. Jon Glaser has created an awkward comedy with an even more awkward and bizarre premise. A family in federal witness protection gets a deal for a reality TV series. The government lets them move to New York and do the series as long as they always wear their masks. Although this mockumentary is outrageously unbelievable, in today’s world of Kim Kardashian dominated pseudo-reality TV, anything goes. Just remember you have to want to stick it out through the first few episodes.

The pilot opens up with Jon (Glaser) and his family moving with their security detail to New York City. It’s not long before you realize that Jon is a self-absorbed jerk.
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Janeane Garofalo Joins Cast of ‘Delocated’ for Series’ Third Season on Adult Swim

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Adult Swim has just announced that Emmy nominated actress and comedian Janeane Garofalo will join the cast of Delocated in season 3. Delocated creator and star Jon Glaser teased, “I couldn¹t be less excited… Janeane is not very funny, and she¹s also a terrible actress.” Glaser adds, “Oh My God, Hilarious! I Actually Mean The Opposite Of Everything I Just Said About Her! Welcome, Janeane!” Garofalo joins the cast as Susan Shapiro, the head of the television network that produces the reality show about Jon (played by Glaser), a man in the witness protection program. After testifying against the Russian Mafia, Jon accepts an offer to participate in a reality show based on his life. In order to protect his identity with television audiences‹and more importantly, the Russian mob family the Mirminsky’s he wears a ski mask and has his voice surgically disguised. Garofalo will also join
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Interview: George Ratliff

[/link] is unpretentious, down-to-earth and a really nice guy, although you might not get that impression by the films he’s directed. He helmed the intense documentary Hell House in 2001 and his first feature film, a psychological thriller, Joshua opens in limited release today. Joshua is set in Ratliff’s beloved New York and deals with a well-to-do Manhattan couple, played by Sam Rockwell and Vera Farminga, who are expecting their second child. This does not bode well with their first child, Joshua, (Jacob Kogan) a sociopath child prodigy who wants his parents to love him exclusively. The film was produced through Ato Pictures and was picked up at Sundance by Fox Searchlight.The film is disturbing, intense and exquisitely shot by Gaspar Noé’s regular cinematographer Benoît Debie. I met with Ratliff in New York to talk about his transition from documentary to narrative.
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Interview: Jacob Kogan

  • Fans of MTV2’s cult TV show Wondershowzen should recognize young actor Jacob KoganJacob Kogan
[/link] as the kid who bounced around ground zero harassing unsuspecting tourists with water cameras, asking them to tell jokes, then sarcastically berating them for their mediocre efforts. But Jacob isn’t that sardonic in real life, in fact, he’s quite good-natured and obviously intelligent.After Wondershowzen ended Jacob landed the title role in George Ratliff’s new film Joshua. The film also stars Sam Rockwell and Vera Farminga who play an upper west-side couple expecting their second child. Problem is, their first child (Joshua) is a hyper-intelligent sociopath who’s got a biblical case of sibling rivalry.Although Jacob has done some disturbing things on screen, in real life he’s actually very down-to-earth. I met him in New York and we talked about film, music and being manipulated by Vera Farminga.Jacob KoganBenjamin
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Fantastic $4 million is yardstick at Sundance

PARK CITY -- Four million appeared to be the magic number at the Sundance Film Festival as acquisitions heated up Monday.

Three films sold at or near that price: Fox Searchlight took worldwide rights to the late actress-writer-director Adrienne Shelly's "Waitress" for slightly less than $4 million and George Ratliff's psychological thriller "Joshua" for $3.7 million, while Warner Independent Pictures put down $4 million for a collection of rights to Cherie Nowlan's Australian romance "Clubland".

"No distributor wants to overlook a potential success like 'Little Miss Sunshine' or 'Half Nelson, ' " said William Morris Independent co-head Rena Ronson, who sold "Grace Is Gone" to the Weinstein Co. on Sunday. "They're finding films that either fulfill an economic model that makes sense and/or can garner some kind of award."

Searchlight, which is on an acquisition binge, closed the deal on "Waitress" after the film screened for its second time Monday morning. It was the third and final feature from the filmmaker, who was killed in her New York apartment in early November.

"Waitress" stars Keri Russell in the title role of a poor Southern woman trapped in a bad marriage who finds true love when a new gynecologist comes to town. It was produced by Michael Roiff and executive produced by Todd King, Jeff Rose, Danielle Renfrew and Robert Bauer. Searchlight plans a 2007 release.

The deal was brokered on Fox Searchlight's side by senior vp acquisitions Tony Safford and executive vp business affairs Stephen Plum with the Film Sales Co. president Andrew Herwitz and Irwin Rappaport repping the filmmakers.

Searchlight went on to purchase virtually all worldwide rights minus Canada to Ratliff's "Joshua"; Ratliff helmed the 2001 documentary "Hell House". The film, which debuted Saturday night, tells the tale of a disturbed child who slowly turns the life of his family upside down. Starring Sam Rockwell, Vera Farmiga and young newcomer Jacob Kogan, "Joshua" triggered interest from multiple parties, but it was Searchlight that came through in the end. "George Ratliff and David Gilbert have created an unbelievably tense and frightful tale," said Searchlight president Rice, who plans a summer release.

Tony Safford, senior vp acquisitions and production at 20th Century Fox, and Stephen Plum, executive vp business affairs, negotiated on behalf of Searchlight, while UTA and attorney Andrew Hurwitz represented the filmmakers.

Fox Searchlight snares Ratliff's 'Joshua'

PARK CITY, Utah - Fox Searchlight confirmed late Sunday night that they have purchased virtually all worldwide rights minus Canada to Joshua, a psychological thriller from co-writer and director David Ratliff, the documentary filmmaker behind Hell House.

The film, which debuted Saturday night at the Racquet Club Theatre, tells the tale of a disturbed and disturbing child who slowly turns the life of his family upside down. Starring Sam Rockwell, Vera Farmiga and young newcomer Jacob Kogan, Joshua received interest from multiple parties but it was Searchlight who came through in the end.

"George Ratliff and David Gilbert have created an unbelievably tense and frightful tale," said Searchlight president Rice, who plans a summer release.

The studio purchased the film, reminiscent of The Omen and The Bad Seed combined with the urban dread of Rosemary's Baby, for $3.7 million. Tony Safford, senior vp of acquisitions & production at Twentieth Century Fox and executive vp, business affairs Stephen Plum negotiated on behalf of Searchlight while UTA and attorney Andrew Hurwitz represented the filmmakers.

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