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The Undoing Project (W.W. Norton & Company) by Michael Lewis
Film adaptations of his books (The Blind Side, Moneyball, The Big Short) have earned 13 Oscar nominations (and two wins), so producers should be keen to land his latest, about the friendship between two psychologists who invented behavioral economics.
The Man Booker-nominated author's critically praised new novel is a Trump Age thriller: A rich banker and his cousin, an unemployed chef, both covet the banker's wife, who is having an affair with a fourth person. Things »
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Last week at the 2016 Fantastic Fest, Daily Dead had the opportunity to sit down for a quick chat with legendary actor Lee Majors, who has been a fixture on American television since the 1960s, and has now joined Starz’s hit series Ash vs Evil Dead to play Brock Williams, Ash’s estranged father who still lives in Michigan and must contend with the infamous legacy his son has left behind.
Check out what Majors had to say about joining the AvED family, his career, what’s next for him, and more. And be sure to check out the first episode of Ash vs Evil Dead when it premieres later tonight on Starz at 8:00pm Et.
[Spoiler Warning - Events from the first few episodes are discussed.]
Great to speak with you today, Lee. One thing that’s always been apparent to me when chatting with anyone from this show, is that this whole team is a real family. Has »
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A review of tonight's The Americans coming up just as soon as I promise you it'll be better if you blink... "This is why we're here." -Elizabeth At 10, I was too young to watch The Day After when ABC aired it in the fall of 1983, but I knew all about it. The marketing for it was inescapable, making it into the kind of event that the Jennings and Beeman families would watch together (and that even the agents of the rezidentura would want to check out). I didn't even need to see the thing to have nightmares about it, and about the larger peril of global thermonuclear annihilation that hung over us every damn day back then. More than once as a kid, I had to ask one of my parents to reassure me at bedtime that the world wouldn't blow up while I was asleep, and we know from »
- Alan Sepinwall
Den Of Geek Dec 19, 2016
Ash Vs Evil Dead season 2 did not end the way its showrunner intended, and here's why (spoilers ahead)...
Ash Vs Evil Dead finally crossed the finish line on its second season earlier this month, but behind the scenes there was trouble brewing and fans noticed that some of it was definitely creeping onto the screen in those final episodes.
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We now know that showrunner Craig Digregorio has officially quit the show after a lot of arguments with the producer, Robert Tapert, over future storylines, and also that Digregorio isn't taking it sitting down. In fact, he's been very vocal about the situation and has even revealed that the original season two finale was completely different than the one we got, having been swapped out at the last minute against his wishes.
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Caitlyn Jenner is heading to Transparent. The 66-year-old star of the E! docu-series I Am Cait will appear on the upcoming third season of the Amazon comedy series. Showrunner Jill Soloway, 50, revealed the news at the 2016 GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles Sunday, according to multiple reports. Jenner has not commented. This will mark the Olympian and reality star's first scripted acting role in two years. In the '80s, she appeared on episodes of shows such as The Love Boat, Murder, She Wrote and The Fall Guy and played Officer Steve McLeish on CHiPs. There has been some Transparent-I Am Cait crossover: Transparent star and co-producer Zackary »
Starz has announced today that Lee Majors (Do You Believe?) will play the role of Brock Williams, Ash's father, and Ted Raimi (Xena: Warrior Princess, Spider-Man) will play the role of Ash's childhood best friend, Chet Kaminski, in the Starz Original series Ash Vs. Evil Dead. The series was previously renewed for a second season and will return in 2016. Starz hasn't announced when the show will premiere yet, or when production may begin.
Majors started his television career in The Big Valley, going on to The Men from Shiloh, to Owen Marshall Counselor at Law to The Six Million Dollar Man to The Fall Guy to Tour of Duty to Raven and countless television appearances on many series, specials, award shows and movies. He began his film career with Will Penny alongside Charlton Heston. Majors recently completed filming two movies Almosting It and Do You Believe?. Majors will start filming »
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Also joining the horror dramedy is Ted Raimi, who has appeared in all of the Evil Dead features (in assorted roles) and here will play Ash’s childhood Bff, Chet Kaminski. (Raimi’s older brother Sam, of course, is the Evil Dead auteur himself, »
Two groovy new additions have been made to the Season 2 cast of Ash vs Evil Dead, as Starz has announced that Lee Majors will play Brock Williams, the father of Ash, while Ted Raimi—who appeared in the first three Evil Dead movies—will play Chet Kaminski, Ash's best friend from childhood.
Press Release: Beverly Hills, Calif., February 10, 2016 - Starz has announced today that Lee Majors (Do You Believe) will play the role of Brock Williams, Ash’s father, and Ted Raimi (“Xena: Warrior Princess,” Spider-Man) will play the role of Ash’s childhood best friend, Chet Kaminski, in the Starz Original series “Ash vs Evil Dead.” The series was previously renewed for a second season and will return in 2016.
- Derek Anderson
Starz has announced today that Lee Majors (Do You Believe) will play the role of Brock Williams, Ash’s father, and Ted Raimi (“Xena: Warrior Princess,” Spider-Man) will play the role of Ash’s childhood best friend, Chet Kaminski, in the Starz Original series Ash vs Evil Dead. The series was previously renewed for a second season and will return in 2016.
Majors started his television career in “The Big Valley,” going on to “The Men from Shiloh,” to “Owen Marshall Counselor at Law,” to “The Six Million Dollar Man,” to “The Fall Guy,” to “Tour of Duty,” to “Raven” and countless television appearances on many series, specials, award shows and movies. He began his film career with Will Penny and Charlton Heston. Majors recently completed filming two movies Almosting It and Do You Believe. Majors will start filming on two feature films this summer, plus he has a lineup of »
- Kellvin Chavez
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