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'Agent Maria Hill' Covers "Maxim"

3 September 2014 7:17 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ revealing images of "Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D." operative 'Maria Hill', played by actress Cobie Smulders in a pictorial for "Maxim" (Australia) magazine:

Smulders' first major acting break was guesting on the Showtime science fiction series "Jeremiah", followed by a recurring role in the Vancouver-lensed  'lesbian' series "The L Word".

Her first permanent series part was in ABC's "Veritas: The Quest", followed by playing television reporter 'Robin Scherbatsky' on the CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother".

Smulders played 'Maria Hill' in director Joss Whedon's 2012 comic Marvel Comics film adaptation "The Avengers", reprising the role in the premiere of ABC's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." TV series.

The character appears in the Russo brothers' "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

Maria Hill is also confirmed for "The Avengers: Age of Ultron".

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- Michael Stevens

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Who’s Afraid of Vagina Wolf heading to DVD on September 29th

27 August 2014 8:12 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Peccadillo Pictures has announced Who’s Afraid of Vagina Wolf will head to DVD on September 29th with a making of, behind the scenes, extended and deleted scenes.

Anna is a charismatic but struggling filmmaker facing a midlife crisis, having turned 40, she lives in her friend’s garage in L.A., dances in a vagina costume for money, and has neither job nor girlfriend. Just when she’s about to give up on both, she meets sexy post-feminist, Katia.

To impress her new muse, Anna decides to write and direct an all-female remake of ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ casting Katia and her best friends Chloe and Penelope in the film. Along the way, with the help of those around her, she discovers some home truths with hilarious results.

From director Anna Margarita Albelo (A Lez in Wonderland, Hooters) comes this eccentric, semi-autobiographical romantic comedy with Albelo in her »

- Luke Owen

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'Agent Maria Hill' Covers "Maxim"

26 August 2014 9:05 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ revealing images of actress Cobie Smulders ("The Avengers", "Captain America: The Winter Soldier") in a pictorial for "Maxim" (Australia) magazine:

Smulders' first major acting role was as as a guest on the Showtime science fiction series "Jeremiah", followed by a recurring role in the Vancouver-lensed  'lesbian' series "The L Word".

Her first permanent series role was in ABC's "Veritas: The Quest", followed by playing television reporter 'Robin Scherbatsky' on the CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother".

Smulders played 'Maria Hill' in director Joss Whedon's 2012 comic book movie "The Avengers", then reprised the role in the premiere of the "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." television series.

The character appears in the Russo brothers' 2014 sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

Maria Hill is also confirmed for "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" in 2015.

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- Michael Stevens

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Judy Greer, Natasha Lyonne Head To Jamie Babbit’s ‘Fresno’

22 August 2014 2:08 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Judy Greer and 2014 Orange is the New Black Emmy nominee Natasha Lyonne are set for sisterly shenanigans in Fresno, the latest feature from director Jamie Babbit (But I’m A Cheerleader, Itty Bitty Titty Committee). The comedy follows lonely but stoic lesbian Martha (Lyonne), whose sister Shannon (Greer), a sex addict with no impulse control and a long history of poor decisions, winds up back in Fresno cleaning hotel rooms with her. When they accidentally kill a guest, the sisters are forced to confront their unpleasant co-dependent relationship.

Related: Emmys Q&A: ‘Orange Is The New Black’s Natasha Lyonne

Fresno is scripted by Community and Portlandia writer Karey Dornetto and is produced by Babbit’s longtime producer Andrea Sperling. Filming is set to begin next month. The film reunites Babbit with Lyonne, who starred in the helmer’s 1999 debut But I’m A Cheerleader. Babbit garnered SXSW and »

- Jen Yamato

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The Paley Center to Celebrate Lgbt Equality at Gala Benefit

20 August 2014 12:53 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Paley Center for Media will be celebrating the role television has played in Lgbt equality at its annual Los Angeles gala on Nov. 12. The fundraising evening will recognize the impact the medium has had on Lgbt equality and celebrate the work put in by studios, producers, series and talent to change awareness, understanding and perception of the issue.

From “All in the Family” and “All My Children,” to contemporary programs “The L Word,” “Glee” and “Modern Family,”  “television has reshaped and redefined American identity and culture and has led to important social change,” said Maureen Reidy, president & CEO of the Paley Center, in a statement.  “We believe this is the perfect time to celebrate television’s role in Lgbt progress, including almost six decades of programming from the Paley Center’s collection that trace the evolution of this issue in the media, and to announce the expansion of our Lgbt Collection. »

- Shelli Weinstein

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New Intruders Promo Butts in on Your Friday Night Festivities

8 August 2014 5:15 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

It's just past 5:00 Pm here in California, which means it's officially the weekend on both coasts; but before you head out for some Friday night frivolity, check out this latest promo for BBC America's upcoming paranormal thriller "Intruders."

"Intruders," from writer/exec producer Glen Morgan ("The X-Files"), will premiere on Saturday, August 23rd, at 10/9c on BBC America. The series is based on Michael Marshall Smith's novel The Intruders.

"Intruders" stars celebrated British actor John Simm ("Life on Mars," "State of Play," and "Doctor Who") and Oscar winner Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite, Norma Jean & Marilyn, Human Trafficking) with James Frain ("The White Queen," "Grimm," "True Blood") and Tory Kittles ("True Detective") and introducing Millie Brown ("Once Upon a Time in Wonderland"), making her debut in a series lead role.

Eduardo Sanchez (The Blair Witch Project, Exists) and Daniel Stamm (13 Sins, The Last Exorcism) are directing various episodes. »

- Debi Moore

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TVLine Items: Ana Ortiz Takes Stab at Murder, Helix Adds Matt Long & More

8 August 2014 12:18 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

After solving a murder on Devious Maids, will Ana Ortiz soon find herself committing one?

Ortiz will guest-star on ABC’s upcoming drama How to Get Away With Murder, premiering Thursday, Sept. 25, at 10/9c, TVLine has confirmed.

Photo How to Get Away With Murder Poster Is Black-and-White and Red Alllllll Over

No details about Ortiz’s character are available, but the actress’ #Willigetawaywithit hashtag suggests she may be one of lawyer Annalise Keating’s (played by Viola Davis) clients.

So excited to be working on this show!!! #Htgawm #ViolaDavis #ShondaRhimes #Willigetawaywithit instagram.com/p/rbEAUzpsh-/—

Ana Ortiz (@TheRealAnaOrtiz) August 08, 2014

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Melissa McCarthy, Jenny McCarthy and Other Celeb Cousins You Never Knew Were Related

24 July 2014 12:15 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The worst part of being a celebrity, undoubtedly, must be family reunions. All those cousins coming out of the woodwork, asking you to pass along their script or snag an autograph or even help Aunt Agatha buy that new hot tub that she desperately needs. Then there are those happy few stars who don't have to face this problem. Because their cousins are famous, too. In honor of Cousins Day - July 24, to be exact - here are several celebrity cousins who don't have to worry about being the only famous person at their family reunion. Jenny McCarthy and Melissa »

- Nate Jones, @kn8

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New Extended Intruders Trailer Interrupts Your Work Day

21 July 2014 10:11 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

With the original paranormal thriller "Intruders" heading to BBC America in just about a month, a new trailer has arrived that gives us an extended look at the upcoming series. Check it out, and look for lots more soon.

"Intruders," from writer/exec producer Glen Morgan ("The X-Files"), will premiere on Saturday, August 23rd, at 10/9c on BBC America. The series is based on Michael Marshall Smith's novel The Intruders.

"Intruders" stars celebrated British actor John Simm ("Life on Mars," "State of Play," and "Doctor Who") and Oscar winner Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite, Norma Jean & Marilyn, Human Trafficking) with James Frain ("The White Queen," "Grimm," "True Blood") and Tory Kittles ("True Detective") and introducing Millie Brown ("Once Upon a Time in Wonderland"), making her debut in a series lead role.

Eduardo Sanchez (The Blair Witch Project, Exists) and Daniel Stamm (13 Sins, The Last Exorcism) are directing various episodes. The »

- Debi Moore

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New Intruders Video Explores The Mystery Inside Us All

18 July 2014 10:54 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

BBC America has released another "inside" look at its new series "Intruders," and in this one we discover the mystery, a second soul, inside all of us, waiting to break free. Check it out, and then set your second soul free!

If you'll be among the masses descending on San Diego next week for Comic-Con, the "Intruders" panel is on Friday, July 25th, from 8:00 to 9:00 pm in Room 7Ab. You can get more details by clicking here.

"Intruders," from writer/exec producer Morgan ("The X-Files"), will premiere on Saturday, August 23rd, at 10/9c on BBC America. The series is based on Michael Marshall Smith's novel The Intruders.

Eduardo Sanchez (The Blair Witch Project, Exists) and Daniel Stamm (13 Sins, The Last Exorcism) are directing various episodes. The creative team includes acclaimed production designer Mark Freeborn ("Breaking Bad"). The series is executive produced by Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner for BBC Worldwide Productions, »

- Debi Moore

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The Mystery Deepens in this Inside Look at BBC America's Intruders

13 July 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

BBC America is taking its new series "Intruders" to this year's San Diego Comic-Con, where an exclusive sneak peek will be shown, but right now we have an inside look at the show narrated by stars John Simm and Mira Sorvino, executive producer Glen Morgan, and director Daniel Stamm.

If you'll be among the masses descending on San Diego soon, the "Intruders" panel is on Friday, July 25th, from 8:00 to 9:00 pm in Room 7Ab. You can get more details by clicking here.

"Intruders," from writer/exec producer Morgan ("The X-Files"), will premiere on Saturday, August 23rd, at 10/9c on BBC America. The series is based on Michael Marshall Smith's novel The Intruders.

Eduardo Sanchez (The Blair Witch Project, Exists) and Daniel Stamm (13 Sins, The Last Exorcism) are directing various episodes. The creative team includes acclaimed production designer Mark Freeborn ("Breaking Bad"). The series is executive produced by »

- Debi Moore

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Pride in London 2014: 13 landmark Lgbt moments in UK and Us TV

28 June 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

London Lgbt+ Community Pride's annual Pride Festival kicked off on Sunday (June 22) and runs through til June 29.

To mark the festival and today's Pride in London Parade - travelling from Baker Street to Whitehall, between 1pm and 4pm - Digital Spy presents 13 landmark Lgbt moments in UK and Us television.

1. February 1971 - Us sitcom All in the Family breaks new ground, featuring Us television's first ever openly homosexual character in ex-pro football player Steve (Philip Carey).

2. January 1989 - BBC One's EastEnders becomes the first UK soap to screen a kiss between two gay men - middle-class yuppie Colin Russell (Michael Cashman) and Guido Smith (Nicholas Donovan).

3. February 1991 - A little over two years later, NBC becomes the first Us network to air a lesbian kiss in primetime on its Emmy-winning legal drama L.A. Law - Abby Perkins (Michele Greene) and Cj Lamb (Amanda Donohoe) shared an intimate moment in season »

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Sandra Bernhard to Guest Star on FX Comedy ‘You’re the Worst’

27 June 2014 11:07 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Sandra Bernhard has signed on to appear in FX’s new comedy “You’re the Worst.”

Bernhard will play herself in an episode titled ‘Equally Dead Inside.”  Some of her previous television credits include “Rosanne,” “The L Word,” and “Switched at Birth.”

“You’re the Worst” is an original comedy from “Weeds” writer Stephen Falk.  A dark romantic comedy, the show follows two people who haven’t been very successful with love or happiness.

Narcissistic and self-destructive, Jimmy (Chris Geere) thinks that all relationships are doomed, while the cynical but people-pleasing Gretchen (Aya Cash) knows that relationships aren’t for her.  So when the two meet at a wedding, it’s only natural that they go home together and, despite their better judgement, begin to find themselves falling for each other.

“You’re the Worst” premieres at 10:30 p.m. July 17 on FX.

Bernhard is repped by Genesis Entertainment.

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- Shelli Weinstein

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'Agent Maria Hill' Covers "Maxim"

24 June 2014 5:23 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ revealing images of "Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D." operative 'Maria Hill', played by actress Cobie Smulders in a pictorial for "Maxim" (Australia) magazine:

Smulders' first major acting break was guesting on the Showtime science fiction series "Jeremiah", followed by a recurring role in the Vancouver-lensed  'lesbian' series "The L Word".

Her first permanent series part was in ABC's "Veritas: The Quest", followed by playing television reporter 'Robin Scherbatsky' on the CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother".

Smulders played 'Maria Hill' in director Joss Whedon's 2012 comic Marvel Comics film adaptation "The Avengers", reprising the role in the premiere of ABC's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." TV series.

The character appears in the Russo brothers' "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

Maria Hill is also confirmed for "The Avengers: Age of Ultron".

Click the images to enlarge »

- Michael Stevens

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John Simm Looks for ‘Intruders’ on BBC America

21 June 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | The Flickcast | See recent The Flickcast news »

Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner, part of the team responsible for bringing Doctor Who back to TV in 2005, have teamed up with The X-FilesGlen Morgan and The L Word‘s Rose Lam to bring a new original series to BBC America. Intruders stars John Simm, Mira Sorvino, Robert Forster, James Frain, Tory Kittles and […]

The post John Simm Looks for ‘Intruders’ on BBC America appeared first on The Flickcast. »

- Joseph Dilworth

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Premiere Date Announced and Launch Trailer Released for BBC America's Intruders

21 June 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

We've been enjoying the dark tone of the teasers released thus far for BBC America's upcoming "Intruders," and now that the official launch trailer has arrived, we're even more intrigued. When can we finally see the show? Read on for the details and to watch the new preview!

"Intruders," from writer/executive producer Glen Morgan ("The X-Files") will premiere on Saturday, August 23rd, at 10/9c. The series is based on Michael Marshall Smith's novel The Intruders.

Eduardo Sanchez (The Blair Witch Project, Exists) and Daniel Stamm (13 Sins, The Last Exorcism) are directing various episodes. The creative team includes acclaimed production designer Mark Freeborn ("Breaking Bad"). The series is executive produced by Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner for BBC Worldwide Productions, Morgan, and Rose Lam ("The L Word").

Related Story: See Our "Intruders" Archive

"Intruders" stars celebrated British actor John Simm ("Life on Mars," "State of Play," and "Doctor Who »

- Debi Moore

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Make it Work with this New Teaser for BBC America's Intruders

8 June 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

We still don't know the premiere date of BBC America's "Intruders," but with the likes of Eduardo Sanchez and Daniel Stamm involved, we're keeping an open spot on our DVR for whenever the announcement is made. If you're curious too, here's a new teaser with a bit of a philosophical bent.

"Intruders" hails from writer/executive producer Glen Morgan ("The X-Files") based on Michael Marshall Smith's novel The Intruders. Sanchez (The Blair Witch Project, Exists) and Stamm (13 Sins, The Last Exorcism) are directing various episodes.

The creative team includes acclaimed production designer Mark Freeborn ("Breaking Bad"). The series is executive produced by Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner for BBC Worldwide Productions, Morgan, and Rose Lam ("The L Word").

The tagline is "Don't Let Them In," but if you decide to anyway, look for "them" sometime this summer.

Related Story: See a Pair of Teasers for BBC America's »

- Debi Moore

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Paradigm Signs Helmer John Stockwell

6 June 2014 7:35 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Following the release of his latest feature, the true story marijuana trafficking pic Kid Cannabis, multi-hyphenate John Stockwell has signed with Paradigm. The actor, writer, director and producer started his career acting in films like Losin’ It and Top Gun, both opposite Tom Cruise, starred in miniseries North and South, and battled a killer car in Stephen King’s Christine. Stockwell’s screenwriting credits include Blue Crush, Rock Star, Under Cover, Dangerously Close, and Kid Cannabis. He also wrote the Emmy-nominated telefilm Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden, episodes of Showtime’s The L Word, and Cheaters. The latter earned Stockwell an Emmy nod for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or a Movie. He broke through as a director with 2001′s Crazy/Beautiful and 2002′s surfing pic Blue Crush, following with a run of features behind the camera including Into the Blue, Turistas, Cat Run, and Dark Tide. »

- JEN YAMATO

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TV On Tap: Hulu Could Save “Community,” Showtime Orders an “L Word” Documentary in Mississippi and Jane Lynch Joins Adult Swim’s Team Unicorn Pilot

29 May 2014 4:36 AM, PDT | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

News

Hulu has entered discussions to revive Community for that sixth season. Discussions are preliminary, but the move would make sense. The cult comedy is one of Hulu’s top shows plus the streaming service could use a signature show to draw attention to its original series.

Max Martini has joined the guest cast of the upcoming season of Covert Affairs, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Pacific Rim alum will play a former CIA agent who mysteriously went off the grid. That reminds me of another Covert Affairs character…

Max Martini

I was planning on telling you that LeVar Burton launched a Kickstarter to raise funds for a revived Reading Rainbow as a web show. However, it only took a few hours for Burton to hit his Kickstarter goal. That puts Reading Rainbow on a list with Veronica Mars for the quickest Kickstarter projects to meet its goal.

Wgn »

- Lyle Masaki

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Feature Doc 'L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin' Spotlights Challenges Lesbians Face In Religious, Conservative Deep South. Coming To Showtime Aug 8

28 May 2014 4:13 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Showtime will give viewers a look inside the daily struggles of a group of Southern lesbians in the feature documentary, L Word Mississippi: Hate The Sin, which will premiere on the network on Friday, August 8th at 9 Pm Et/Pt.  The 90-minute film, executive produced by filmmaker Ilene Chaiken (The L Word, The Real L Word) and the award-winning Magical Elves directing and production team of Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz, spotlights the unique challenges of being lesbians in between the "coasts" in the religious, conservative deep South.  Directed by Oscar and Emmy nominee Lauren Lazin (Tupac: Resurrection), the documentary will make its world premiere on Wednesday, August 6th in Los Angeles as part of the Outfest West Hollywood Series, a program that features films and discussions of interest to Lgbt audiences. What is life like for lesbians living outside more progressive metropolitan areas in America today where gay women endure hardships, »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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