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Matthew Lillard Talks The Bridge Season 2, His Favorite Aspect of the Character, the Scream TV Show, and More

20 August 2014 8:18 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Season 2 of the FX crime thriller The Bridge has Detective Sonya Cross (Diane Kruger) and her Mexican counterpart, Detective Marco Ruiz (Demian Bichir) teamed up again to when the body of a cartel member is found on U.S. soil.  Brutal crimes and dangerous enemies will see them pulled into a complex web of drug running, money laundering and police corruption.  The Bridge season 2 also stars Ted Levine, Matthew Lillard, Emily Rios, Thomas M. Wright, Annabeth Gish, Franka Potente, Nathan Phillips, Abraham Benrubi and Lyle Lovett. During this interview about the series and his role on it, actor Matthew Lillard (who plays arrogant El Paso Times reporter Daniel Frye) talked about how he came to be a part of The Bridge, what’s in store for Daniel, how far he’s willing to go to find the truth, working with Emily Rios, his favorite aspect of his character, living in »

- Christina Radish

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DVD Review – Varsity Blood (2014)

19 August 2014 12:56 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Varsity Blood, 2014

Directed by Jake Helgren

Starring Lexi Giovagnoli, Wesley Scott, Debbie Rochon, Natalie Peyton, Blair Jackson, Elyse Bigler, Melody Herron

Synopsis:

A pack of small town jocks and cheerleaders with a dark secret head out to a remote farmhouse for a raucous Halloween pasture party, only to find themselves up for slaughter by someone dressed as their high school mascot, an Indian warrior wielding a lethal fighting ax and a bow and arrow.

Sigh.

Varsity Blood is a slasher movie born out of love for the genre. Sadly, it’s a movie that tries to emulate a genre and yet misses the point of what made those movies so entertaining by such a wide margin that it just becomes a chore to finish. It’s heart might have been in the right place, but the execution (no pun intended) is so poor that you have to wonder whether they »

- Luke Owen

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‘Scream’ TV Series Casts ‘Arrow’ Star In Lead Role

19 August 2014 12:15 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

It has been recently confirmed that the lead actor for TV spin-off of 90′s horror franchise, Scream, has been recast in the form of Arrow‘s Bex Taylor-Klaus.

MTV’s production of the iconic film was already in place and set to go, until later on after a table-reading of the script with the cast. Originally, Amy Forsyth from TV show Defiance was meant to take on the leading role, but she has now been swapped in favor of Taylor-Klaus. The actress, better known for her character Sin from Arrow will play Aubrey Jensen, a loner who aspires to be a filmmaker.

It will be interesting to see what direction MTV will be going with the story, due to the many antagonists that played Ghost Face in the film  were targeting Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) mainly because of her Mother’s dodgy past. It’s safe to say the subject »

- Louise Tooth

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MTV’s Scream Adds Hot Teacher, Sheriff And Two More

18 August 2014 5:52 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Just two weeks ago, MTV announced that it had set director Jamie Travis (Faking It) to helm the pilot episode of a series based on the popular meta-horror Scream franchise. At the same time, the network revealed a cast of young up-and-comers, including Willa Fitzgerald (Alpha House, Royal Pains), Amy Forsyth (Reign), John Karna (The Neighbors), Carlson Young (Key and Peele) and Amadeus Serafini. Now, some more casting news, including a major recasting, has been announced.

Bex Taylor-Klaus, who became a fan favorite on The CW’s Arrow with his portrayal of DC Comics character Sin, will be replacing Forsyth in the role of Audrey, the daughter of a Lutheran pastor, who is described as “an artsy loner who aspires to be a filmmaker.” Audrey used to be close friends with protagonist Emma Duvall (Fitzgerald), “a classic beauty whose looks and popularity hide a natural shyness and intellectual nature.” Emma, »

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Bex Taylor-Klaus Joining MTV’s Scream

17 August 2014 7:08 AM, PDT | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

It looks like MTV cannot keep it right for Scream. Just after a new bunch of young stars were named for the show, we are already learning of new casting of replacements. This time we see Bex Taylor-Klaus joining the show, replacing Amy Forsyth. Bex will play the main role of Amy Jenson, who will be the star character of the show. No word was given as to why they made the switch. The series will likely air in 2015.

Fans of the original franchise are worried on what MTV will do with it. The network seemed like a good one since they to shock people. However, they will likely play it on the safe side compared to Wes Craven who had to edit his horror movie down to a barely rated R. So far it appears that rest of the original cast that they announced has remained the same.

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‘Scream’ TV Series Adds Additional Cast Members

16 August 2014 9:08 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

After seeing diminished success on the big screen, Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson’s Scream franchise is heading to the small screen via MTV. The show, which won’t have any connection to the film series, revolves around a group of teens who are terrorized by a killer after a YouTube video goes viral. Although the original films are strictly slasher flicks, Harvey Weinstein suggested the television series could delve more into the supernatural aspects of horror.

The Scream television series has been in development for two years, but recently the pilot has locked in writers Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie (Criminal Minds, Revenge), director Jamie Travis (Faking It), and an executive producer/showrunner: Jill Blotevogel (Harper’s Island, Ravenswood). MTV ...

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Arrow's Bex Taylor-Klaus cast in Scream TV series

15 August 2014 8:17 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Arrow's Bex Taylor-Klaus will have a major role in MTV's upcoming Scream television series.

Taylor-Klaus is replacing the previously-cast Amy Forsyth in Scream as teen filmmaker Audrey Jensen, reports Deadline.

Scream's Wes Craven on TV show: 'If script is good it could be fun'

Audrey Jensen is the ex-best friend of Willa Fitzgerald's character Emma Duval, who has recently been accepted among her school's popular clique.

Taylor-Klaus has played The Canary's sidekick Sin in Arrow, and has also appeared in The Killing as Bullet.

Scream's small screen adaptation begins with the release of a viral video that exposes a town's dark secrets and sets up a brutal murder.

Also joining the cast are Bobby Campo (Being Human USA) as English teacher Seth Branson, Joel Gretsch (The 4400) as Sheriff Clark Hudson and Connor Weil (Sharknado) as Emma's basketball-playing boyfriend Will Belmont.

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More Scream Casting News

15 August 2014 2:50 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Some quick casting news is here for the upcoming MTV series based on the Scream franchise as THR is reporting that four more actors have signed on for active duty, one of whom will be replacing the previously announced Amy Forsyth.

Willa Fitzgerald will star as Emma Duvall, a classic beauty whose looks and popularity hide a natural shyness and intellectual nature. Her new life with the “in crowd” leaves her estranged from her childhood best friend, Audrey.

Emma is the lead in MTV’s "Scream" take and bears a resemblance to Neve Campbell’s tortured high school student Sidney Prescott in the 1996 feature film.

Bex Taylor-Klaus, who has been recurring on The CW’s "Arrow" as DC Comics character Sin and whose credits also include "The Killing" and "House of Lies," will replace Forsyth in role of Audrey, the daughter of a Lutheran pastor. She’s described as an »

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MTV's 'Scream' Casts 'Arrow' Star Bex Taylor-Klaus

15 August 2014 12:46 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Following a slew of casting announcements earlier this month, MTV is rounding out the cast of its Scream pilot, adding Bex Taylor-Klaus (Arrow, The Killing), Bobby Campo (The Final Destination), Connor Weil (Sharknado) and Joel Gretsch (The 4400).

Bex Taylor-Klaus, who recently played Sin on CW's Arrow, actually replaces the previously announced Amy Forsyth as Audrey Jensen, the daughter of a Lutheran pastor described as a loner and an aspiring filmmaker. Bobby Campo will have a recurring role as Seth Branson, a charming and easy-going English teacher at Lakewood High. Connor Weil will be a new series regular as Will Bellmont, an All-American basketball player and boyfriend of the main character Emma Duval (Willa Fitzgerald). Joel Gretsch rounds out the cast as Sheriff Clark Hudson, a respectable lawman and father to Kiernan (Amadeus Serafini).

Other confirmed cast members include John Karna as Noah Foster, a computer genius and best friend of Audrey Jensen, »

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Four New Additions to the Scream TV Series

15 August 2014 12:02 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We recently reported the official core cast and director for MTV’s Scream pilot, based on director Wes Craven and writer Kevin Williamson’s self aware and scary film series. Now the show is really taking shape with the announcement of four additions to the cast, one of whom is a favorite among fans of AMC’s The Killing and is replacing a previously attached actress.

Bex Taylor-Klaus, who played Bullet in season 3 of AMC’s The Killing and portrays Sin on The CW’s Arrow, has now joined the cast of the Scream TV series. Taylor-Klaus will play Audrey Jensen (the former best friend of the show’s main character, Emma), a role previously held by Amy Forsyth. Here are the four new additions and their character biographies (courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter):

Bex Taylor-Klaus plays Audrey Jensen… the daughter of a Lutheran pastor. She’s described as »

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MTV's 'Scream' Casts Its Sheriff, Hot Teacher, 'Arrow' Favorite

15 August 2014 10:15 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

MTV's Scream pilot is filling out its cast. Two weeks after announcing the bulk of its core cast, the adaptation of Kevin Williamson's hit film franchise has added four new faces, with Arrow favorite Bex Taylor-Klaus replacing the previously set Amy Forsyth. Jamie Travis (Faking It) will direct the pilot, which hails from Dimension Films and The Weinstein Co. Jay Beattie and Dan Dworkin (Criminal Minds, Revenge) penned the original script, with Jill Blotevogel (Harper's Island, Ravenswood) on board to executive produce and serve as showrunner. Harvey and Bob Weinstein will exec produce MTV's reboot alongside Wes Craven, Marianne

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David Arquette Talks Divorcing Courteney Cox, Dating Drew Barrymore

11 August 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

David Arquette still has love for Courteney Cox.During an interview on "Watch What Happens Live" on Sunday, the actor opened up about his post-split relationship with his ex-wife and how they've remained amicable since getting divorced. "We just really dealt with it in a very sweet and honorable way. I don't know. We just love each other," he said. "Even though the relationship didn't work out, we wanted to still remain friends and treat each other with respect and have a great relationship for our daughter.""In the negotiating process of a divorce, we did it with a mindful head: 'What are you cool with?' 'Ok, I'm cool with that, too.' There it is," the 42-year-old star added. "There was no hair pulling." We love that the estranged couple has stayed close for 10-year-old Coco!The "Scream" star also talked about another famous ex -- Drew Barrymore. »

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Summer Movies Flashback 1999: 'South Park' surprise and scathing 'Star Wars' reactions

7 August 2014 4:25 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Our continuing look back at some of the biggest summers we've lived through takes us back 15 years to one of the best recent movie seasons overall. In honor of the 2014 summer movie season, Team HitFix will be delivering a mini-series of articles flashing back to key summers from years past. There will be one each month, diving into the marquee events of the era, their impact on the writer and their implications on today's multiplex culture. We continue today with a look back at the summer of 1999. It was the summer I became Moriarty. To be fair, I had been contributing to Ain't It Cool for a little while already by that point, and I had been slowly but surely embracing the potential of the website and the audience that I was reaching. I had already taken a few trips to Austin, including a memorable stay at the third Quentin Tarantino Film Festival, »

- Drew McWeeny

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'Scream' Again: MTV's horror reboot lines up 5 potential victims

6 August 2014 8:13 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

(Cbr) There’s a new show coming to MTV, and it’s a real "Scream." No, really — it’s "Scream." The slasher horror movies are making the leap to the small screen with a new MTV pilot, first announced more than two years ago, and now moving forward with a cast and crew. MTV has revealed the cast of "Scream" consists of the following actors and characters: Willa Fitzgerald as Emma Duval – a classic beauty whose looks and popularity hide a natural shyness and intellectual nature. Her new life with the “in crowd” leaves her estranged her from childhood best friend Audrey. Amy Forsyth as Audrey Jensen – the daughter of a Lutheran pastor, Audrey is an artsy loner who aspires to be a filmmaker. John Karna as Noah Foster – creative computer genius with a vast knowledge of pop culture and the tech world. Best friends with Audrey. Carlson Young as »

- Josh Wigler, Comic Book Resources

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Will Liev Schreiber Survive The 5th Wave?

6 August 2014 2:25 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

More casting news has come in for the feature film adaptation of The 5th Wave, a young adult sci-fi novel penned by Rick Yancy. The Wrap is reporting that Liev Schreiber (Scream) is in final negotiations to play the villain opposite Chloe Moretz in Sony’s sci-fi extravaganza.

Susannah Grant is writing the screenplay, and J. Blakeson (The Disappearance of Alice Creed) is attached to direct. Nick Robinson is set to star as Ben Parish, aka Zombie, along with Alex Roe as Evan Walker. Schreiber is nearing a deal to play the villain, Vosch, a high-ranking military official.

Moretz stars as Cassie Sullivan, who survives four waves of deadly attacks against the Earth’s population. On the run to save her younger brother, she meets a mysterious young man (Roe) who may become her final hope.

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The Scream TV series gets a director and cast

6 August 2014 2:50 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We reported last week some rumours of the cast for MTV’s small-screen adaptation of popular slasher franchise Scream and now we have the official casting news as well as its director for the pilot.

Willa Fitzgerald (Royal Pains, Alpha House) will play the role of Emma, who is described as a classic beauty whose life with the in-crowd leaves her estranged from childhood best friend Audrey”. The Audrey in question will be portrayed by Amy Forsyth (Torment, A Christmas Horror Story).

John Karna (Premature) will be taking the Jamie Kennedy’s pop-culture referencing role and computer whizz Noah, Amadeus Serafini (Oh La La, Hollywood Speaks French!) will play the “mysterious new kid” Kieran and Carlson Young (Premature) will play Brooke Maddox, the leader of the group.

Jamie Travis (Faking It) will be directing the pilot.

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- Luke Owen

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Director and cast announced for Scream TV show pilot

5 August 2014 11:19 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

The televisual remake of Scream brings in Jamie Travis, Willa FitzGerald and more…

Remaking Scream for TV is an intriguing choice – with terrifying telly sometimes feeling like a thing of the past, it could be really enjoyable if done right.

Today we learnt that the director and cast have now been confirmed for the pilot episode. Behind the camera is Jamie Travis, director of five Faking It episodes and 2012 feature For A Good Time, Call. It’ll be interesting to see what he brings to the show.

Willa Fitzgerald, of Royal Pains and Alpha House, will play Emma – described as “a classic beauty whose life with the in crowd leaves her estranged from childhood best friend Audrey”. This jilted Bff and wannabe filmmaker will be played by Amy Forsyth (who has decent horror chops from Torment and the upcoming A Christmas Horror Story.)

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‘Scream’ TV Show Reveals Cast, Director & Characters

5 August 2014 7:09 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

“Do you like scary movies?”

In the roughly 18 years since it first released, Scream has earned its place as a modern horror classic. Sure, the sequels were never able to recapture what made the first so frighteningly fun, and Ghostface has been lampooned in countless parodies, but Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson’s Scream still holds up as a slasher flick that both celebrates and mocks the genre.

As it turns out, Scream is also the next property getting a new spin on life as an MTV teen drama. Following in the steps of the very successful Teen Wolf, this series based on the Scream franchise will again follow a group of teens as their town is terrorized ...

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‘Scream’ TV series moving forward with cast and director announcement

5 August 2014 3:20 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Wes Craven’s 1996 Scream was easily one of the best and most influential horror films of the 1990s. Its sequel in 1997 was just as successful with critics, audiences, and at the box office. The franchise faltered with 2000’s Scream 3, but started to take a step back in the right direction with 2011’s Scream 4. While rumors have persisted for sometime that a Scream 5 is in the works, Entertainment Weekly reports that a TV series based on the popular franchise is officially moving forward and now has a cast and director.

In development since 2012, the Scream TV series will air on MTV, where other movie-turned-show, Teen Wolf, has a rabid cult following. The showrunner will be Jill Blotevogel (Ravenswood), while the pilot will be scripted by Jay Beattie and Dan Dworkin (Criminal Minds), and will now be directed by Jamie Travis (For a Good Time, Call…). It is curious to »

- Max Molinaro

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MTV's Scream pilot reveals lead cast members, director

5 August 2014 1:06 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

MTV's TV pilot based on the Scream films has revealed some of its lead cast members.

Willa Fitzgerald (Royal Pains, Alpha House) will star in the adaptation as Emma Duval, described as "a classic beauty whose looks and popularity hide a natural shyness and intellectual nature".

Also cast are Amy Forsyth (as Audrey Jensen, "an artsy loner who aspires to be a filmmaker"), John Karna (as Noah Foster, "a creative computer genius with a vast knowledge of pop culture and the tech world"), Carlson Young (as Brooke Maddox, "charismatic leader of the popular crew whose personality vacillates between bubbly sweetness and ferocious sex appeal") and Amadeus Serafini (as Kieran Wilcox, "the mysterious new kid in town... [whose] dark side and... tough exterior... hints at experience beyond his years").

Emma's "new life with the in crowd" is described as having left her estranged from childhood best friend Audrey in the pilot.

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