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Women Prevailing Despite Sexism in Slowly-Changing Below-the-Line Industry

12 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

When Rita Lundin was working as a driver on “Men in Black 3,” the message from her Teamsters coordinator was blunt: We don’t like to work with women.

“He told me he wouldn’t be able to sleep, thinking I wasn’t going to make it to the set and that I wouldn’t be able to do the job,” she says.

It didn’t matter that Lundin, 55, was a third-generation member of the movie industry, and grew up on the sets of films and TV shows, even appearing as an extra on “Gunsmoke” when she was a girl. Nor were her prior credits as a driver — an impressive list that includes “Iron Man” and “The Hangover” — enough proof that she could handle a job that required her to move massive trailers, set up generators and keep the stars’ cushy offscreen homes clean and in shape.

“Being a woman, »

- Brent Lang

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“Annie Hall”: The Top 25 (Best Picture)

28 July 2014 6:09 AM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

All good things must come to an end at some point. Yes folks, this is the final installment of this series of mine, and as such, it’s (hopefully) a bit of a doozy…the Best Picture field. Without a doubt, this is the big one, so it’s the one where the list will be the most important and I hope interesting to look at as well. Obviously, I could go on and on in preparation right now, waxing poetic and teasing, but at this point I know how the game works here for everyone. You all just want to see the lists that I do anyhow, so I have no problem obliging you good people there in that particular regard one more time. All you have to do is just be patient over the next paragraph or so and you’ll get the goods front and center for your reading pleasure… »

- Joey Magidson

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#SDCC14: Penny Dreadful Season 1 Heading to Blu-ray/DVD in October

26 July 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

One bit of news from Sdcc that almost slipped under our radar is that Showtime original series Penny Dreadful: Season One will be released on Blu-ray/DVD on October 7th. It you're looking to add a bit of Victorian intrigue to your Halloween season, read on for the details!

From the Press Release:

From Showtime Networks, CBS Home Entertainment, and Paramount Home Media Distribution, the Penny Dreadful: Season One Blu-ray collection will include every episode of the series' first season.

The Blu-ray collection also boasts extensive special features that delve into the gripping thriller.

From three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Skyfall, Hugo, Gladiator) and Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall), Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychosexual drama that weaves together classic horror origin stories into a gripping series that is "moody, mystical and wonderfully twisted" (Cleveland Plain Dealer). Penny Dreadful, starring Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Timothy Dalton »

- Debi Moore

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Penny Dreadful Season 1 Blu-ray / DVD Cover Art & Release Details

25 July 2014 10:27 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Following the Penny Dreadful panel at Comic-Con where John Logan and the cast answered questions on the making of Season 1 and teased what’s ahead, Showtime announced that the first season will be making its way to Blu-ray and DVD in October:

“San Diego, Calif. (July 24, 2014) – The acclaimed Showtime® original series Penny Dreadful – Season One will arrive on Blu-ray Disc and DVD October 7, it was announced today during the Penny Dreadful panel at San Diego Comic-Con International 2014.

From Showtime Networks, CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution, the Blu-ray and DVD collections will include every episode of the series’ first season, celebrated by critics as “scary, seductive, surprising, and smart” (NPR) and “solidly entertaining, well cast and oozing with atmosphere” (Variety). Both Blu-ray and DVD collections also boast extensive special features that delve into the gripping thriller.

From three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Skyfall, Hugo, Gladiator) and Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, »

- Jonathan James

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CBS Films Shake-Up: Terry Press remains President, as Wolfgang Hammer Departs for Digital Content Studio

22 July 2014 7:06 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Terry Press is solely in charge of CBS Films after her co-president Wolfgang Hammer quietly stepped down last May, a company spokesman confirmed.

Hammer will reportedly continue to play a consulting role at CBS Corporate, advising on digital content. The studio also laid off five people, including Bob Kaplowitz, a senior vice president of distribution, and several administrative employees.

More headcount changes may take place, according to an individual with knowledge, but no layoffs are imminent.

The studio is getting ready to release the Daniel Radcliffe romantic comedy “What If” on Aug. 1 and just wrapped production on “The Duff” with Bella Thorne and Ken Jeong. The company is expected to announced another homegrown production in the coming weeks and will likely be an active buyer at the Toronto Film Festival.

Press originally got involved in CBS Films on a consulting basis through her company 7570 Marketing Inc. She took the reins »

- Brent Lang

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TV Review: USA’s ‘Rush,’ ‘Satisfaction’

16 July 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

USA premieres a pair of new shows this week — one squarely situated in its lighthearted wheelhouse, the other more intriguingly pushing toward new frontiers. The former is “Rush,” about a bad-boy doctor who administers to those living in L.A.’s fast lane, while the latter, “Satisfaction,” is a drama about midlife crises as seen through the prism of a strained, fracturing marriage. As such pairings go, this one is unusually metaphorical — highlighting a network that appears slightly torn between the temptation to expand and test its boundaries, and simply settling for prescribing the same familiar feel-good formula.

Granted, the doctor in “Rush,” William P. Rush (Tom Ellis), is a little more damaged than most. While “House” might have favored pain pills, Rush is introduced snorting cocaine and smoking pot, only revealing his profession when the woman he’s picked up has an overdose, and he has to speed her to the ER. »

- Brian Lowry

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About Time

14 July 2014 2:34 AM, PDT | Sky Movies | See recent Sky Movies news »

Richard 'Four Weddings in Notting Hill, Actually' Curtis writes and directs this typically cosy, tea-and-cardigans spin on Groundhog Day. At the age of 21, Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) learns from his father (Bill Nighy) that the men in his family have the ability to time travel. Tim seizes upon his newfound power to win the heart of American beauty Mary (Rachel McAdams). »

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Mansion Hunters Goes Hollywood: The Top 10 Real Estate Movies

11 July 2014 12:30 PM, PDT | Reelzchannel.com | See recent ReelzChannel news »

Have you recovered from Mansion Hunters debut yet? After the amazing properties we saw on Wednesday's episodes, we can't wait to see the over-the-top mansions that this series is sure to have in store for us.

With the Image Locations team working so often for production companies and movie shoots, it got us thinking: what are the best movies about real estate? Check out our Top Ten list and see what we came up with.

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Mansion Hunters | Superman | Up | American Beauty | House | Poltergeist | The Money Pit | The War of the Roses | Glengarry Glen Ross | The Descendants | Field of Dreams | Bugsy »

- Ryan Gowland

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Which former Oscar winners were nominated for 2014 Emmys?

10 July 2014 8:05 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

This morning was like Christmas for TV and Emmy fanatics, and among the nominees this year, as usual, were a slew of former Oscar winners. In the acting categories this year, it was no surprise to see Matthew McConaughey chalked up for his work in HBO's "True Detective" just four months after completing a near run of the movie awards season table that culminated in a Best Actor Oscar win for "Dallas Buyers Club." Will HBO's decision to put the show in the drama series category rather than miniseries hold him back from an Emmy, given the potential bounty of goodwill for Bryan Cranston and the final season of "Breaking Bad?" We'll soon find out. Joining McConaughey in the category was "Usual Suspects" and "American Beauty" star Kevin Spacey, nominated a second-straight year for Netflix's "House of Cards. In the supporting actor ranks, Jon Voight, Oscar winner for 1978's "Coming Home, »

- Kristopher Tapley

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Mendes: bringing Bond out of the bubble

10 July 2014 1:29 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Sam Mendes, speaking at a Films Without Borders event at Windsor Castle on Tuesday night, spoke about how the spirit of the London Olympics influenced the pro-British enthusiasm in the last James Bond film, Skyfall.

Mendes says he remembers thinking “I think this might be okay,” during the 2012 Olympics as he was editing Skyfall.

He recalls watching Mo Farah’s race with his son and father and being inspired by “80,000 people cheering for the same guy.” “There was a feeling around London and England that changed the way I cut the movie,” he says, “It fed into it in an interesting way.”

He says following up on Skyfall’s huge success “is a big challenge for me… I am just hammering it [the script] out now. It’s gruelling but it’s fun.”

After doing Skyfall, which was hailed as a more modern approach to Bond, he knew he wanted to do a follow-up film. “We had taken »

- wendy.mitchell@screendaily.com (Wendy Mitchell)

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TV News: Anarchy, Walking, Freak, Gotham

9 July 2014 7:47 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Sons of Anarchy

Courtney Love is set to guest star on the upcoming seventh and final season of FX's biker drama "Sons of Anarchy". Love will play a pre-school teacher in the show.

She's not the only musician onboard though as Marilyn Manson is slated to make a short appearance in an episode of the show when it returns this Fall. The first "Ghost Rider"-esque teaser trailer for the new season can be seen below. [Source: Smh]

The Walking Dead

AMC's "The Walking Dead" has never really shied away from gore or violence. With the filming on the fifth season premiere underway, actress Lauren Cohan (Maggie) reveals that the episode might push even the show's nasty standards.

Cohen tells Moviepilot that: "This episode is so disturbing. Some of the the stuff they shot yesterday, I don’t know if it'll make it to TV."

American Horror Story: Freak Show

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- Garth Franklin

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Wes Bentley Joins The Freak Show On American Horror Story

8 July 2014 7:11 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

FX’s hit anthology series American Horror Story is gearing up for another season and has just added Wes Bentley (Hunger Games, American Beauty) to the cast in a guest starring role.

Bentley will appear in a two-part Halloween episode tentatively scheduled to air in late October (21 and 28). He will be playing a character named Eddie, who, according to TV Line, is “a dark tormentor from Kathy Bates’ past who is hell-bent on revenge.”

The fourth instalment of American Horror Story is titled Freak Show and will center around the last freak show in America (Jupiter, Florida to be exact) circa 1952. Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Angela Bassett, Frances Conroy, and Emma Roberts will be returning along with Bates and newcomer Michael Chiklis.

Chiklis will be appearing as the hot headed husband of Bassett’s character, who also happens to be the ex-husband of Bates’ character. It looks like »

- Lindsay Sperling

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‘Hunger Games’ Actor Wes Bentley Joins ‘American Horror Story: Freakshow’

8 July 2014 4:34 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

American Beauty” and “The Hunger Games” actor Wes Bentley will be showing off his dark side.

Bentley is joining “American Horror Story’s” next season “Freakshow,” Variety has confirmed. He will play Eddie, a tormentor from Kathy Bates’ character’s past who is seeking revenge, and appear in the Halloween two-part episode.

The newcomer to the FX drama played Seneca Crane in “The Hunger Games.” He’s already worked with “American Horror Story” co-creator Ryan Murphy on the HBO pilot “Open.”

American Horror Story” veterans Bates, Jessica Lange, Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Frances Conroy and Angela Bassett are returning to the ’50s-set new season, which centers on the last freak show in America. It’s also been announced that Michael Chiklis is joining the cast for “Freakshow,” playing Bates’ character’s ex-husband, currently married to Bassett’s character.

The Halloween episodes are tentatively scheduled to air Oct. 21 and 28.

TVLine first reported the news. »

- Alex Stedman

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Wes Bentley to Guest Star on 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

8 July 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

"American Horror Story: Freak Show" is adding yet another actor to its already-sprawling cast, with Wes Bentley set to join the ensemble for a two-episode arc.

TVLine reports that the "American Beauty" and "Hunger Games" star will appear on the series's two-part Halloween episode, and play a character named Eddie, described as "a dark tormentor from Kathy Bates' [character's] past who is hell-bent on revenge."

Bentley is just the latest big name to flock to the FX horror anthology series, and joins stars Bates, Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Angela Bassett, Frances Conroy, and Michael Chiklis in the latest chapter. "Freak Show" is set in 1952 at the last show of its kind in America, and will feature Paulson as conjoined twins and Chiklis as a strongman.

Bentley's episodes are tentatively scheduled to air on October 21 and 28. He'll next be seen on the big screen in Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar. »

- Katie Roberts

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Wes Bentley joins 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

8 July 2014 1:53 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Wes Bentley has gone from an American Beauty to an American Horror Story.

The Hunger Games actor will once again show off his dark side in the two-part Halloween episode of the upcoming season of FX’s American Horror Story: Freak Show. EW has confirmed that Bentley will play Eddie, a shady figure from Kathy Bates’ character’s past seeking revenge. The project reunites Bentley with show cocreator Ryan Murphy after working together on the HBO pilot Open.

The FX anthology hit’s fourth season will center around on the last American freak show in 1950s Florida with returning stars to the series Jessica Lange, »

- Jake Perlman

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Wes Bentley Joins AHS: Freak Show as [Spoiler's] Tormentor

8 July 2014 9:26 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Wes Bentley is getting his Freak on.

The American Beauty actor has landed an arc on American Horror Story: Freak Show, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Bentley will appear in the show’s two-part Halloween episode (tentatively set to air Oct. 21 and 28) as Eddie, a dark tormentor from Kathy Bates’ past who is hell-bent on revenge.

The latest incarnation of FX’s anthology hit centers on the last freak show in America in 1952 and stars AHS vets Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Angela Bassett, Frances Conroy and the aforementioned Bates. »

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Comic-Con 2014: Showtime's Hit Series Penny Dreadful to Headline Opening Day

8 July 2014 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Hugo, Gladiator) and executive produced by Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road). [Press Release] Los Angeles, CA – July 7, 2014 – After the thrilling conclusion of its critically-acclaimed first season, the hit Showtime drama series Penny Dreadful will make its Comic-Con debut on Thursday, July 24th from 6:00 – 7:00 pm with a panel session in Ballroom 20 on the first day of the world-famous annual gathering in San Diego. Featured panelists will include series stars Josh Hartnett, Reeve Carney and Harry Treadaway and series creator, writer and executive producer John Logan, and will be moderated by Emmy® »

- Pietro Filipponi

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You’re in the Minority: Top 10 Oscar-Winning Actresses of Color

4 July 2014 3:53 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

An Oscar-winning actress is an exceptional artist no matter what shade, race or ethnicity she represents. For the sake of this written piece we will concentrate on those actresses of color whose achievement in cinema (and ultimate success of capturing the golden statuette) has made them revered commodities in the motion picture industry.

For some of these minority Oscar-winning actresses being spotlighted they have either excelled at their craft early in their careers or may have enjoyed limited success in the aftermath of their glory. Whatever the case it remains certain that these feminine recipients of Academy Award distinction left a legacy on the big screen in a capacity that cannot be taken away or dismissed.

The You’re in the Minority: Top 10 Oscar-Winning Actresses of Color are (in alphabetical order according to film titles):

1.) Mercedes Ruehl  as Anne Napolitano from The Fisher King (1991)

Won the Academy Award for »

- Frank Ochieng

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Amazon announces another pilot: 'Hysteria,' starring Mena Suvari

1 July 2014 6:40 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

An American Beauty is coming to the small screen.

Weeks after revealing its plans to debut the Sarah Chalke comedy Really during its upcoming third pilot season, Amazon has announced another pilot: Hysteria, an hourlong dramatic thriller from singer-turned-tv-multihyphenate Shaun Cassidy starring Mena Suvari.

According to Amazon’s official description, “Hysteria takes viewers to Austin where members of a girls’ competitive dance team are stricken with a strange, psycho-physiological illness that manifests in violent fits and spasms. Neurologist Logan Harlen (Suvari) is called back to her hometown to investigate the cause. Fighting her own demons (and the growing manipulation of »

- Hillary Busis

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Amazon Studios Adds Drama "Hysteria" to Its Third Pilot Season

1 July 2014 6:22 AM, PDT | Hollywonk | See recent Hollywonk news »

Amazon today announced it has added the hour-long dramatic thriller Hysteria, from Amazon Studios, Universal Television and Alcon Television Group, to its third pilot season, which will debut later this year on Amazon Instant Video. Starring Mena Suvari (American Beauty) as “Dr. Logan Harlen,” James McDaniel (Orange Is The New Black) as “Carl Sapsi,” Josh Stewart (The Dark Knight Rises) as “Ray Ratajeck,” Adan Canto (X-Men: Days of Future Past) as “Matt Sanchez,” Laura San Giacomo (Saving Grace) as “Grace Pelayo” and T.R. Knight (Grey’s Anatomy) as “Carter Harlen,” Hysteria follows a doctor (Suvari) who returns to her hometown of Austin, Texas to investigate a growing epidemic that appears to be spreading through social media. The show is written by Shaun Cassidy who also serves as Executive Producer alongside Adam Schroeder, Sharon Hall, Andrew Kosove, Broderick Johnson, Bryan Zuriff, and Director Otto Bathurst. Customers will once again be invited »

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