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Lifetime has announced that their supernatural drama, Witches of East End, will return for season two on Sunday, July 6th, at 9pm. There will be 13 episodes once again.
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Darkness Is Rising...
Season Two Of Lifetime's Mesmerizing Series "Witches Of East End" Summoned To Return July 6
Los Angeles, CA (May 7, 2014) - The second season of Lifetime's thrilling series Witches of East End (#WitchesofEastEnd) returns this summer, beginning Sunday, July 6, at 9 pm Et/Pt with an ensemble cast headlined by Emmy Award-winner Julia Ormond (Temple Grandin, Mad Men), Jenna Dewan Tatum (American Horror Story), Rachel Boston (In Plain Sight), Mädchen Amick (Mad Men, »
An enlightening portrait of 12 adults from across the autistic spectrum that sheds some much needed light on a subculture that could do with some demystifying. I’m “biast” (pro): nothing
I’m “biast” (con): nothing
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April is Autism Awareness Month in the United States, but while autism is something that families and schools and pediatricians are dealing with at ever increasing rates, there isn’t much awareness of neuro-atypicalness in pop culture. Rain Man — now more than a quarter of a century old — is probably still the film that first comes to mind for “autism in pop culture,” though there have been a few recent films with protagonists whom we might suspect are on the autism spectrum, though it’s never mentioned: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, for two.
So documentarian William Davenport »
- MaryAnn Johanson
Take a look at any list of movies dealing with autism — we tend to get them around this time, as yesterday was World Autism Awareness Day and April is National Autism Awareness Month — and you’ll never see Christopher Smith‘s Triangle alongside such serious titles as Rain Man, Temple Grandin and the documentary Refrigerator Mothers. Maybe it’s just not well-known enough, although the terribly under-seen Snow Cake (featuring Sigourney Weaver’s greatest performance) is on those lists, and it’s even more obscure. The problem for Triangle is likely to do with its autistic character getting so little screen time. The movie is not about autism or autistic persons on the surface, like those mentioned above. However, there is an argument for the whole thing being representative of an autistic mind. Occasionally filmmakers attempt to depict disorders narratively in the form of metaphorical plots. We’ve seen one that ended up taking place completely inside »
- Christopher Campbell
David Strathairn is set for a lead role in ABC‘s high-concept drama pilot Clementine, from feature scribe Dean Georgaris, ABC Studios and the Mark Gordon Co. The project centers on Clementine, a habitual criminal who digs into the mystery of her origins after she becomes the target of a group of zealots who fear she possesses latent supernatural abilities that she will one day harness for either profound good or monstrous evil. Strathairn will play Henry, her father. The actor, who won an Emmy for HBO’s Temple Grandin, recently toplined the Syfy series Alphas and was seen in Lincoln. He is repped by ICM Partners and Ryan Entertainment. Related: ABC Pilots 2014 »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
Claire Danes smoldered at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in La on Saturday night. The Homeland star looked gorgeous with her darker hair and handsome husband, Hugh Dancy, on her arm. This is her first appearance this award season, as she was nominated for outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series. Claire had some stiff competition with Breaking Bad's Anna Gunn, American Horror Story: Coven's Jessica Lange, Scandal's Kerry Washington, and Downton Abbey's Maggie Smith up against her. It would have been her second SAG statue in a row and third overall - she won last year for Homeland and in 2010 for her work in Temple Grandin - but Dame Maggie proved victorious. Is this Claire's best SAG Awards look to date? Be sure to vote in our fashion and beauty polls! View Slideshow › »
- Alyse Whitney
Anthony Edwards has signed with Gersh, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. He was previously with CAA. The Top Gun star, who won a Golden Globe and multiple SAG Awards for his role as Dr. Mark Greene on ER, recently directed the comedy My Dead Boyfriend, starring Heather Graham, Katherine Moennig, Gina Gershon and John Corbett. Last season he starred in the ABC drama Zero Hour. Edwards won an Emmy Award in 2010 as one of the executive producers of the HBO telepic Temple Grandin. Edwards is not the only star from NBC’s "Must See TV" era to move from CAA
- Rebecca Sun
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