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TVLine has learned that the actor — who most recently was seen as The Brink‘s Potus and joins From Dusk Till Dawn tonight as a crime lord — will guest-star in a late fall episode of the CBS procedural as Delgado, a charismatic NYPD sergeant who has a plan to increase the accuracy of police statistics by seeking the opinions of city youth, and thus earns a promotion from commish Frank Reagan.
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Syfy has set winter premiere dates for its two highly anticipated new series, The Expanse and Childhood’s End. The network announced the news today at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour. The Expanse will makes its Syfy debut with a two-night premiere, beginning on Monday, Dec. 14, at 10 p.m. and continuing on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 10 p.m. The series will then move to its regular Tuesday at 10 p.m. timeslot the following week and continue to air the rest of its eight episodes at that time. The Expanse stars Thomas Jane (Hung), Steven Strait (Magic City), Shohreh Aghdashloo (House of Saddam), Dominique Tipper (Vampire Academy), Cas Anvar (Stars Wars: The Clone Wars), Florence Faivre (Alpha House), and Wes Chatham (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1). Meanwhile, Childhood’s End, which is a six-hour event series, will air over three consecutive nights and start the same night as The Expanse premiere, »
- Chris King
Syfy’s adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s acclaimed novel Childhood’s End will premiere Monday, Dec. 14, the cabler has announced.
The six-hour event series will continue that Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 15 and 16, airing each night from 8 to 10 pm.
Adapted by Matthew Graham (creator of BBC’s Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes) and following the peaceful invasion of Earth by the alien Overlords who promise to eliminate poverty, war and sickness (hmmm…), the series’ cast is led by Mike Vogel (Under the Dome), Charles Dance (Game of Thrones), Daisy Betts (The Last Resort), Yael Stone (Orange Is the New Black »
A new teaser trailer has debuted for Crackle’s upcoming drama series The Art of More which stars Dennis Quaid, Kate Bosworth, Christian Cooke and Cary Elwes. You can check it out below after the official synopsis…
The Art Of More is a groundbreaking drama starring Dennis Quaid (“Vegas,” Any Given Sunday) that goes into the underbelly and surprisingly cutthroat world of premium auction houses. We follow a blue collar young man, Graham Connor, played by Christian Cooke (“Magic City”) who leverages his way into this exclusive realm by exploiting connections to antiquities smuggling rings he was exposed to as a soldier in Iraq. Kate Bosworth (Still Alice) plays the role of Roxanna Whitney, daughter of the CEO of one of the two warring auction houses—and a leading account executive. Although she was born into this exclusive world and thrives in it, she is riddled with insecurities that drive »
- Gary Collinson
The actor and director, currently in post production on The Last Photograph, will present the Foundation’s annual bursary to “a new voice in cinema” on Aug 21 in Sarajevo.
Previous curators include Charlotte Rampling, Emily Watson, Jeremy Irons, Danny Glover and Stellan Skarsgard, directors Mike Leigh, Ken Loach, Simon McBurney and Danis Tanović, as well as John Lyons, Annie Nocenti and photographer Juergen Teller.
Huston will also present Danis Tanović’s Tigers, with the Director and Producers. The film will be screened within the Open Air Programme at the festival’s largest venue.
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael Rosser)
Relaxed travel restrictions from the U.S. to Cuba are apparently extending to the small screen.
Starz is developing Havana Quartet, a detective series set in the balmy island nation and starring Antonio Banderas (Evita, The Expendables 3), the network announced Friday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills.
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Based on a Cuban novelist Leonardo Padura’s four-book series — Havana Blue, Havana Gold, Havana Red and Havana Black — the series will focus on Banderas’ Mario Conde, a hard-drinking, romantic fella who longs »
The thawing relations between U.S. and Cuba have led to a boom in American TV productions with ties to the Communist country. The latest is Havana Quartet — a drama series in development at Starz, which has Antonio Banderas attached to star. Starz CEO Chris Albrecht made the announcement at TCA today. The idea is to film the potential series in Cuba, Albrecht said. Known Cuban playwright Eduardo Machado (Starz’s Magic City), who lives in the U.S., will write the project… »
Antonio Banderas is set to play the lead in premium cabler Starz's new drama series "Havana Quartet" which eOne will produce and distribute worldwide.
Based on the popular noir-tinged novel series by Leonardo Padura, Banderas will play a hard-drinking, romantic Cuban Police Detective named Mario Conde who longs to be a writer but settled for a job as a detective. It sis
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- Garth Franklin
Starz has acquired the North American rights to the action thriller “Momentum,” the company announced Thursday. The deal comes after the film made its world premiere on Wednesday at the 2015 Fantasia International Film Festival. “Momentum” stars Olga Kurylenko (“Quantum of Solace,” “Magic City”) and James Purefoy (“The Following”). Adam Marcus and Debra Sullivan co-wrote the script. The pair had previously collaborated on films like “Texas Chainsaw 3D” and “Conspiracy.” The film also marks the directorial debut of award-winning camera man Stephen S. Campanelli. Also Read: Starz Names Ex-Time Warner Cable Exec Jeffrey A. Hirsch President of Global Marketing and Product Planning When Alex (Kurylenko), an. »
- Joe Otterson
Alex Rocco, a character actor who has acted for fifty years and is most famous for starring in "The Godfather," has died after long battle with cancer. He was 79 years old. In "The Godfather," Rocco played casino owner Moe Green. In a 2012 interview, the actor said that the role was "without a doubt, my biggest ticket anywhere. I mean that literally." Rocco has appeared in "Magic City," "Episodes," "The Simpsons," "The Facts of Life," "Batman," "Get Shorty," "A Bug's Life," "The Wedding Planner," "Smokin' Aces" and countless other projects. He won an Emmy in 1990 for best supporting actor in a comedy series for "The Famous Teddy Z." »
Actor Alex Rocco, best known for playing mobster Moe Green in the 1972 classic The Godfather, passed away on Saturday in his Studio City, California home at the age of 79. The actor's stepson, Sean Doyle, confirmed to The Los Angeles Times that the actor passed away after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer. The actor's long career spanned 50 years, with over 150 TV and film credits.
Alex Rocco was born Alessandro Federico Petricone Jr. in Boston, who caught the acting bug at the age of 30, when he took an acting class to meet women. After moving to Los Angeles, he took a class taught by Leonard Nimoy, who promptly kicked him out because he couldn't understand his thick Boston accent. He then enrolled in a speech class which transformed his Boston accent with a New York accent, which Leonard Nimoy said he could work with. He made his acting debut with the 1965 Russ Meyer film Motorpsycho! »
Rocco's daughter, Jennifer Rocco, revealed the actor's passing in a series of Facebook posts, writing that her father passed away on July 18 after a long, private battle with cancer. Jennifer Rocco thanked his fans for their support, writing, "I know he is watching over us."
Alex Rocco's prolific career spanned decades, but the actor became synonymous with "The Godfather," the 1972 Oscar-winning film in which he played casino owner Moe Greene. In a 2012 interview with The A.V. Club, Rocco said that that role was "without a doubt, my biggest ticket anywhere. I mean that literally."
Rocco parlayed that fame into a lengthy, eclectic resume in both film and television. He starred most recently on Starz series "Magic City," "Episodes," and "Maron," and also appeared on shows including "The Simpsons," "The Facts of Life, »
- Katie Roberts
The veteran actor’s daughter Jennifer shared the news via her Facebook page, saying, “Rip Dad, be with Mom and [their son] Marc….I will see you but not for a while….” A cause of death was not given.
Perhaps best known as casino owner Moe Greene in the original Godfather film, Rocco’s myriad TV credits included the 1975 CBS drama Three for the Road, episodes of Police Story, The Rockford Files and Starsky & Hutch, »
Often appearing as a heavy, hood or cop, in “The Godfather,” he had the famous line, “Do you know who I am?” Recently he had a recurring role in Starz’s “Magic City” and appeared on “Episodes” and “Maron.” His daughter Jennifer Rocco reported his death on her Facebook page.
He appeared in several episodes of 1980s TV show “The Facts of Life” as Charlie Polniaczek, and had recurring roles on other shows including “Starsky and Hutch” and “The Famous Teddy Z,” for which he won a supporting actor Emmy in 1990. He did voices for animated shows including “The Simpsons,” for which he voiced the executive who made Itchy and Scratchy cartoons, and “Family Guy.”
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- Pat Saperstein
Here’s hoping The Good Wife‘s Eli Gold is enjoying his summer vacation.
Martindale (Justified, The Americans) will play Willa Eastman, “a top campaign operative responsible for past successes by underdog presidential candidates in Iowa.” She’s known for “hiding her intelligence and cunning under a fake, folksy charm.”
At the end of Season 6, Eli’s main man, »
Jeffrey Dean Morgan is joining the cast of CBS’s legal drama “The Good Wife” as a new series regular for the show’s seventh season. The “Extant” star will play Alex, a calm, experienced hourly investigator, filling the void left by Archie Panjabi’s Kalinda, who left the show last season. Morgan previously starred in the History miniseries “Texas Rising” and the Starz series “Magic City.” “We’ve loved and admired Jeffrey Dean Morgan for years, and we were thrilled to hear that Julianna did too, so it was a no-brainer to ask him to join our troupe,” said »
- Reid Nakamura
Jeffrey Dean Morgan has got his eye on Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies). Morgan will be a series regular on The Good Wife, joining the CBS series in the upcoming season seven. Morgan will play Alex, a "calm" and "experienced" hourly investigator hired by Alicia Florrick, E! News has confirmed. "We've loved and admired Jeffrey Dean Morgan for years," executive producers Robert and Michelle King said in a statement. "And we were thrilled to hear that Julianna did too, so it was a no-brainer to ask him to join our troupe." Wonder what Kalinda would say about his credentials... Morgan's other TV credits include Magic City, Grey's Anatomy, Extant and Supernatural. A new »
The verdict is in: Alicia will soon be guilty of having her sexual needs met.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan is joining The Good Wife in the series-regular role of Alex, a calm and experienced hourly investigator whom Julianna Margulies’ Alicia hires (presumably) to work at her new firm, CBS confirms.
Although there’s no official confirmation that Alex and Alicia will mix pleasure with business, it’s a logical leap to take — especially in light of Matthew Goode’s departure as »
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