14 items from 2015
London — Matt Creasey will lead operations across the Americas, Asia, Australia and New Zealand for Endemol Shine Intl., the distribution arm of Endemol Shine Group, while Mark Lawrence will head up its teams across Europe.
Los Angeles-based Creasey takes the title executive VP, sales and acquisitions, and Lawrence, who is based in London, takes the title executive director, Europe.
Endemol Shine Intl., which will focus on finished programming distribution, brings together the teams from Shine Intl. and Endemol Worldwide, following the recent merger of Endemol, Shine and Core Media. Endemol Shine Intl. is led by Cathy Payne, who was appointed as CEO at the end of last year.
James Braham becomes Endemol Shine Intl.’s senior sales director for U.K. and Ireland, and Lisette »
- Leo Barraclough
The actor, who previously played Summer Bay's Casey Braxton, bowed out of the show last year in order to pursue new projects.
Younes recently hinted at an "important and very cool" new project but the details have only just been confirmed.
Taking to Twitter to announce the news, Younes said: "First feature film in the can!! Check link in my bio for info."
First feature film in the can!!
Check link in my bio for info. https://t.co/V9pzkiKISn
— Lincoln Younes (@lincolnyounes1) February 27, 2015
Meldrum wanted Samuel Johnson to portray him, which happily coincided with the views of Molloy, director Kevin Carlin and the network. .Molly knew Sam and really trusts him,. Molloy tells If on Thursday, day 14 of the 37-day shoot.
The supporting cast includes Tom O.Sullivan (Wonderland, Packed to the Rafters) as executive producer Michael Shrimpton and T. J Power (The Little Death, Underbelly) as producer-director Rob Weekes, who co-created Countdown with Meldrum in 1974.
The show ran until 1987, launching and supporting the careers of dozens of acts including Inxs, »
- Don Groves
Paramount Pictures announced that principal photography has commenced on the Untitled Tina Fey - Margot Robbie - Martin Freeman Project, starring Tina Fey (30 Rock, This Is Where I Leave You), Margot Robbie (Focus, The Wolf of Wall Street) and Martin Freeman (The Hobbit franchise, Sherlock).
Based on the autobiography The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Kim Barker, which the NY Times called "hilarious and harrowing, witty and illuminating, all at the same time," the film is directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (Focus, Crazy Stupid Love) from a screenplay by Robert Carlock (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock). The producers are Lorne Michaels (Saturday Night Live, Three Amigos!, Mean Girls), Tina Fey and Ian Bryce (Transformers franchise, World War Z).
Paramount Pictures announced that principal photography has commenced on the “Untitled Tina Fey – Margot Robbie – Martin Freeman Project,” starring Tina Fey (“30 Rock,” “This Is Where I Leave You”), Margot Robbie (“Focus,” “The Wolf Of Wall Street”) and Martin Freeman (“The Hobbit” franchise, “Sherlock”).
Based on the autobiography The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Kim Barker, which the NY Times called “hilarious and harrowing, witty and illuminating, all at the same time,” the film is directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (“Focus,” “Crazy, Stupid, Love”) from a screenplay by Robert Carlock (“Saturday Night Live,” “30 Rock”).
- Michelle McCue
Home and Away star Steve Peacocke has spoken about his new Us film role for the first time, admitting that he was surprised to land the part so soon after leaving Summer Bay.
As announced earlier in the week, the actor has been cast in an untitled Paramount Pictures project starring Tina Fey and Margot Robbie. It will be based on Kim Barker's wartime memoir Taliban Shuffle, which is an account of her experiences as a terrorism and international affairs journalist.
Peacocke only filmed his final scenes as Home and Away's Darryl 'Brax' Braxton before Christmas and he will remain on screen in the long-running soap for months to come.
Speaking to the Aaa about his film success, Peacocke commented: "To land a role this soon was a bit unexpected but I'm looking forward to it. The cast and directors are all people whose work I've admired for a long time. »
Voice from the Stone
13 Films has unveiled a first look photo of "Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke in the upcoming supernatural thriller "Voice from the Stone". Based on Silvio Raffo's novel "La Voce Della Pietra," filming began in Italy in November and the project is currently in post-production.
Clarke plays a nurse drawn to aid a young boy who has fallen silent since the untimely death of his mother a year ago and seems to be under the spell of a malevolent force trapped within the stone walls of his family's Tuscan house. As her relationship with him and his father grows, she becomes ensnared and consumed by the force within the stone. [Source: Just Jared]
- Garth Franklin
Fey will play the self-confessed adrenaline junkie during her time in the field through Afghanistan, Pakistan and India, while Peacocke will play her bodyguard Nic, who also fancies her.
Fellow Aussie soap graduate Margot Robbie will also star in the movie, reports Deadline.
Although Peacocke has now finished filming his final scenes as Darryl 'Brax' Braxton, the actor recently said that he will still be seen "for just about all of 2015".
Australian soap "Home and Away" is famous for having a regular 'blond/dyed blond hunk' character. Ryan Kwanten ("True Blood") was that man from 2000-2003, "Thor" star Chris Hemsworth was it from 2004-2006, "Spartacus" actor Todd Lasance took on the part in 2007-2009, and from 2009-2013 it was Luke Mitchell. Today comes word that Mitchell is joining the Marvel universe.
"Agents Of Shield" S2 Spoilers Ahead
"The Tomorrow People" star is joining the cast of ABC's "Marvel's Agents of Shield". Mitchell is set to play Lincoln, a charismatic Inhuman who will help Skye (Chloe Bennet) understand the true extent of her Inhuman heritage.
The Inhumans are a group of genetically enhanced beings created by the Kree alien race - with their powers including increased strength, speed and endurance. The show is expected to lay down the Inhuman mythology ahead of the film in 2018.
"Agents of Shield" returns for the back »
- Garth Franklin
The cast of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. just got a little more Inhuman with the addition of Luke Mitchell! Luke Mitchell will make his debut this season as a charismatic Inhuman named Lincoln, who has an important role to play in Skye understanding the true extent of her transformation. Here's what executive producer and Marvel's Head of Television Jeph Loeb had to say about the character in a statement.
"With the revelations surrounding Skye's true identity in the Winter Finale, we knew we'd be introducing more Inhumans as our story progressed. The charming energy Luke brings to the role that will make him a character to watch as we continue our season."
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is Executive »
“Marvel’s Agents of Shield” is bringing in a new Inhuman character with a big influence on Skye’s (Chloe Bennet) impending transformation. Luke Mitchell will play Lincoln, according to Marvel. He’s described as a charismatic Inhuman who will have an important role to play in Skye’s understanding of the true extent of her transformation. Also Read: Edward James Olmos Joins ABC’s ‘Marvel’s Agents of Shield’ Mitchell last starred on The CW’s short-lived futuristic drama “The Tomorrow People.” Previously, he starred on several well-known Australian series, including “Home and Away,” “H2O: Just Add Water” and “Neighbours. »
- Jethro Nededog
Chris Hemsworth went from unknown to Hollywood leading man seemingly overnight.
Like many other Australian stars, the actor got his start on a soap opera "Home and Away." But 171 episodes later -- and after a stint on "Dancing With the Stars Australia" -- Hemsworth ended up stateside, waiting for his big break. It didn't take long. Two years after his U.S. debut, Hemsworth won the titular role in "Thor" (2011) and hasn't looked back since. This month, he takes aim in Michael Mann's thriller "Blackhat."
From his days in the Outback to his iconic U.S. debut, here are 23 things you probably don't know about Chris Hemsworth.
2. His mother is an English teacher, while his father is a social-services counselor.
3. Growing up, Hemsworth split his time in Melbourne and the Australian Outback in the Northern Territory, »
- Jonny Black
Chris Hemsworth has always come across as a very likeable person, but the Avengers: Age of Ultron star showed himself to be a really good sport during last night's episode of The Tonight Show. When host Jimmy Fallon challenged himto a water war, the Aussie actor - who had just had a number of cups of water thrown in his face - ended up getting by a water gun. The results? Well, let's just say it's easy to see why Marvel cast the former Home and Away star as their God of Thunder! The full video can be found below along with a gif courtesy of Buzzfeed. You can hear more from Hemsworth on being cast as Thor and the "insane" Avengers: Age of Ultron by clicking here. I wonder if any of his Marvel co-stars will get in on the action soon? Enjoy »
On Sunday’s Season 5 premiere of Shameless (Showtime, 9/8c), Fiona finds herself in a situation that would be the envy of many: More men are interested in her than she knows what to do with.
While the eldest Gallagher is courted by multiple suitors, including returning ex Jimmy/Steve (played by Justin Chatwin), Ian and Mickey reach a new level of domesticity in their relationship — but Ian’s bipolar disorder threatens to throw their romance off the rails.
Photos Winter TV Spoiler-palooza! Your Scoop-Filled Guide to 27 Returning Favorites
Not to be outdone, Lip also is juggling loves old and new, »
14 items from 2015
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