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Preview of Hard Case Crime’s The Prague Coup

Titan Comics and Hard Case Crime are set to release the graphic novel The Prague Coup from writer Jean-Luc Fromental and artist Hyman Miles this December, and you can take a look at a preview here…

Winter 1948: the Czech capital is under occupation by the allied powers. Debriefed by London Films, Graham Greene works on the writing of his next feature film, assisted by the enigmatic Elizabeth Montagu. A seemingly peaceful mission enters into a revolution that history will remember as the Prague Coup…

Based on the real-life journey of Graham Greene to research what would become The Third Man, this is another classic tale from Hard Case Crime, full of atmosphere, intrigue and noirish twists.

The Prague Coup is out on December 11th, priced $24.99/£21.99.

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'General Hospital' Star Jon Lindstrom to Recur in 'Bosch' Season 5

Jon Lindstrom, who plays Kevin and Ryan on General Hospital, is set to recur on the upcoming fifth season of Amazon drama series Bosch.

Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, Bosch stars Titus Welliver as homicide Detective Harry Bosch. Lindstrom will play Lance Cronyn, a lawyer who goes toe-to-toe with Bosch (Titus Welliver).

Lindstrom's other television credits include As the World Turns, Port Charles, Santa Barbara, Rituals, S.W.A.T., NCIS and Blue Bloods. The busy actor also stars in the upcoming film The Great Illusion, with Selma Blair and Graham Greene.

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‘Blindspot’ Casts Chaske Spencer As Recurring; Jon Lindstrom & Tim Lounibos Join ‘Bosch’

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‘Blindspot’ Casts Chaske Spencer As Recurring; Jon Lindstrom & Tim Lounibos Join ‘Bosch’
Exclusive: Chaske Spencer (Woman Walks Ahead) is joining the Season 4 cast of NBC’s Blindspot in a recurring role. Details are mainly being kept under wraps. We only know he’ll be playing Dominic Masters, someone who works for Madeline Burke (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio). In Season 4, Jane Doe/Remi (Jaime Alexander) continues to fight the effects of the Zip poisoning she received in Season 3, which has destroyed her recent memory. This, as the FBI team hunts a dangerous enemy operative, and a deadly new foe emerges. Creator Martin Gero serves as executive producer along with Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter for Warner Bros. TV, Berlanti Productions, and Quinn’s House. Chaske, known for his portrayal of Sam Uley in the Twilight films, was recently seen in the Susanna White-directed feature Woman Walks Ahead, opposite Jessica Chastain and Sam Rockwell, which made its World Premiere at the 2018 Toronto Film Festival. He
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TV News Roundup: Netflix Reveals ‘Fuller House’ Season 4 Premiere Date

  • Variety
In Tuesday’s roundup, Netflix sets the “Fuller House” Season 4 premiere date, and Hulu announces the leads for its adapted series, “Looking for Alaska.”

Dates

Netflix’s “Fuller House” will return for Season 4 on Dec. 14. It was previously announced in January that the reboot was renewed for a fourth season. The show is a continuation of the 1990s ABC series “Full House,” and features veterinarian D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron-Bure), D.J.’s younger sister/aspiring musician Stephanie Tanner (Jodie Sweetin), and D.J.’s lifelong best friend/fellow single mother Kimmy Gibbler (Andrea Barber) moving in together to raise Kimmy’s daughter and D.J.’s three boys. “Fuller House” is executive produced by Bob Boyett and produced by Miller-Boyett Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television for Netflix.

Renewals

Netflix has renewed the animated comedy series “Paradise Pd” for Season 2. Created by Waco O’Guin and Roger Black (“Brickleberry”), the show premiered Aug.
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Why Rockstar Stopped Hiring Celebrity Voice Actors

Matthew Byrd Oct 15, 2018

It turns out there's a good reason why Rockstar stopped hiring so many celebrities to voice Grand Theft Auto games.

Have you ever wondered why modern Rockstar games feature significantly fewer big name celebrity voice actors? Well, it turns out that Rockstar co-founder Dan Houser and others within the company simply got tired of dealing with their egos.

In an interview with Vulture, Houser recalled a time that he and Burt Reynolds argued about the direction of a Grand Theft Auto: Vice City scene. The argument apparently became quite heated and resulted in Reynolds yelling “Get the limey out of here.”

“I don’t want to speak ill of the dead, poor bugger,” says Houser, “but we don’t bring in name actors anymore because of their egos and, most important of all, because we believe we get a better sense of immersion using talented actors whose voices you don’t recognize.
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Bad Times at the El Royale’s Drew Goddard Ready to Finally Check into Noir

David Crow Oct 12, 2018

Drew Goddard tells us about the allure of film noir during the making of Bad Times at the El Royale, and why it could only be set in 1969.

It’s a classic setup: seven strangers, six guests and one glorified bellhop, spend the night in a faded luxury hotel, and each of them is carrying at least one dangerous secret. It’s the stuff noir dreams are made of, including those of writer-director Drew Goddard.

The eclectic filmmaker confessed as much when chatted about Bad Times at the El Royale, a project whose conceit has stayed in Goddard’s mind ever since he created and worked on the first season of Netflix’s Daredevil. Indeed, it was during pitches for those early episodes when one of the all-time film noir classics, John Huston’s Key Largo, came up as a point of reference. As Goddard tells us,
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Guillermo Del Toro Produced Antlers Begins Shooting with Keri Russell

Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents of Production, Film and Television Matthew Greenfield and David Greenbaum announced today that principal photography has commenced in Vancouver, British Columbia for the horror thriller Antlers. Directed by Scott Cooper, the film is written by Henry Chaisson (Open 24 Hours) & Nick Antosca with revisions by Scott Cooper, from the short story The Quiet Boy by Antosca. In Amtlers, a small-town Oregon teacher (Keri Russell) and her brother (Jesse Plemons), the local sheriff, become entwined with a young student (Jeremy T. Thomas) harboring a dangerous secret with frightening consequences.

Starring in Antlers are Keri Russell (Star Wars 9 FX's The Americans), Jesse Plemons, Jeremy T. Thomas (Lore), Graham Greene (Molly's Game), Scott Haze, Rory Cochrane and Amy Madigan.

The film's producers are Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water), J. Miles Dale, David S. Goyer, and Kevin Turen serving as executive producer. Antlers is the first project
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Graham Greene & Amy Madigan Join Scott Cooper’s Horror Thriller ‘Antlers’

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Graham Greene & Amy Madigan Join Scott Cooper’s Horror Thriller ‘Antlers’
Graham Greene, Amy Madigan, Scott Haze and Lore actor Jeremy T. Thomas have come aboard Antlers, Fox Searchlight’s horror thriller starring Keri Russell and Jesse Plemons that is being directed by Scott Cooper. Principal photography is now underway on the pic in Vancouver, BC.

In Antlers, a small-town Oregon teacher (Russell) and her brother (Plemons), the local sheriff, become entwined with a young student (Thomas) harboring a dangerous secret with frightening consequences.

The film, penned by Henry Chaisson & Nick Antosca with revisions by Cooper, is adapted by Antosca’s short story The Quiet Boy. It is also the first project in the label’s first-look deal with Guillermo del Toro, who is producing this with J. Miles Dale, David S. Goyer. Kevin Turan is exec producing. Searchlight production presidents Matthew Greenfield and David Greenbaum, Svp Production DanTram Nguyen and coordinator Cornelia Burleigh are overseeing.

Searchlight released this past year
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Bad Penny Options Cambodia-Set Thriller ‘Hunters In The Dark’ From In-Demand Novelist Lawrence Osborne

  • Deadline
Exclusive: UK outfit Bad Penny Productions has optioned Brit writer Lawrence Osborne’s well-reviewed Cambodia-set thriller Hunters In The Dark.

Osborne and Ben Cookson (Waiting For Anya) will adapt the novel for screen. Producers on the feature will be Bad Penny’s Phin Glynn (Mad To Be Normal) and Daz Spencer Lovesey (Waiting for Anya).

The novel takes place in modern day Cambodia and sees an English teacher, Robert Grieve, win a satchel’s worth of money and decide to take a journey deeper into the wilder side of the country. Coming up against a scheming American, a crooked police officer and a darker side of Cambodia, Grieve follows his journey to a dramatic climax.

The film will be executive-produced by Norman Merry (The Nice Guys) and in association with post-production house Lipsync. Local production in Cambodia will be facilitated by Nicholas Simon (A Prayer Before Dawn) and IndoChina Productions.
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Ministry of Fear

Fritz Lang’s third wartime anti-Nazi film is an Alfred Hitchcock-type spy chase taken from a psychological novel by Graham Greene, with the psychology angle transferred mostly to physical threats — ticking clocks, a mystery cake, and German bombs in the Blitz. Ray Milland is cool and collected for a man just released from a mental asylum, and proves up to the task of defeating a Nazi conspiracy.

Ministry of Fear

Region B Blu-ray

Powerhouse Indicator

1944 / B&W / 1:37 Academy / 86 min. / Street Date August 27, 2018 / available from Powerhouse Films UK / £14.99

Starring: Ray Milland, Marjorie Reynolds, Carl Esmond, Hillary Brooke, Percy Waram, Dan Duryea, Alan Napier, Erskine Sanford, Byron Foulger.

Cinematography: Henry Sharp

Film Editor: Victor Young

Original Music: Victor Young

Written by Seton I. Miller from the novel by Graham Greene

Produced by Seton I. Miller

Directed by Fritz Lang

Why do we go for certain Region B Blu-ray imports, even
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Gonzalo and Bellamy Join Blair in Vicious Serial Killer Flick The Great Illusion

Last week we let you guys know that Selma Blair had joined the horror thriller The Great Illusion co-starring Graham Greene and newcomer Oscar Cardenas. And today we have word that Bill Bellamy and Julie Gonzalo are set for supporting roles in the indie thriller. The plot Variety reports follows a tortured FBI agent suffering from an […]

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Film News Roundup: Bill Bellamy, Julie Gonzalo to Star in Horror Film ‘The Great Illusion’

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Film News Roundup: Bill Bellamy, Julie Gonzalo to Star in Horror Film ‘The Great Illusion’
In today’s film news roundup, Bill Bellamy and Julie Gonzalo join “The Great Illusion,” Tommy Ragen gets the lead in “Chasing,” and shooting wraps on human-trafficking drama “Natalie.”

Castings

Bill Bellamy, Julie Gonzalo, Ireland Basinger-Baldwin, and Ava Locklear are rounding out the cast of the horror-thriller “The Great Illusion,” Variety has learned exclusively.

Previously announced cast includes Graham Greene, Selma Blair, Glenn Morshower, Tokala Black Elk, Jon Lindstrom, Kenzie Dalton, and newcomer Oscar Cardenas. “The Great Illusion” is co-written by Cardenas and daughter Maria Gabriela Cardenas, who will direct as her feature film debut. Amy Williams is producing.

The Great Illusion” follows a tortured FBI agent suffering from an irrational fear of darkness, as he investigates a mysterious former prostitute in order to catch a vicious serial killer. Production starts on June 4 in Los Angeles.

Bellamy hosts “Bill Bellamy’s Who’s Got Jokes?” Gonzalo starred in TNT’s “Dallas.
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Johnathon Schaech Joins ‘The Night Clerk’; Julie Gonzalo Cast In ‘The Great Illusion’

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Johnathon Schaech Joins ‘The Night Clerk’; Julie Gonzalo Cast In ‘The Great Illusion’
Johnathon Schaech has signed on for Michael Cristofer’s thriller, The Night Clerk, joining Tye Sheridan, Helen Hunt, Ana de Armas, and John Leguizamo. Sheridan, who is also a producer on the film, stars as Hotel night clerk Bart Bromley, a highly intelligent young man on the Autism spectrum who becomes a prime suspect when a woman is murdered during his shift. David Wulf of WulfPak Productions and Highland Film Group are producing the project. Convergent Media LLC is financing the film and Santosh Govindaraju, Dan Reardon, and Robbie Brenner will serve as executive producers. Schaech, who next appears with Frank Grillo and Bruce Willis in the upcoming Lionsgate film Reprisal, is repped by Apa, Risa Shapiro, and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman.

Actress Julie Gonzalo is set for a supporting role in the indie thriller, The Great Illusion, which stars Selma Blair and Graham Greene.
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PopPolitics: Why Trump Is Left Out of HBO’s ‘John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls’ (Listen)

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Washington — The filmmakers behind the HBO documentary “John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls” interview family, friends, rivals and colleagues to capture the life of the Arizona senator, who is now battling brain cancer.

But the project, which debuts this weekend, does not include President Donald Trump. In hours of interviews, the filmmakers asked McCain about Trump, but chose not to dwell on the fissures between the two.

“It sucks the air out of the room and we wanted the attention to be on John,” Teddy Kunhardt, who made the film along with his brother George and father Peter, tells Variety‘s “PopPolitics” on SiriusXM. “When we walked around Arizona, he said something along the lines of ‘This is my last fight.’ We assumed he meant cancer. He said it is not about cancer. It is about bringing the Senate back to regular order, about working together in the Senate.
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Blair Joins Vicious Serial Killer Flick The Great Illusion

Selma Blair has just joined the horror thriller, The Great Illusion. The film also stars Graham Greene and newcomer Oscar Cardenas, who co-wrote the film with daughter Maria Gabriela Cardenas. Maria will be making her directing debut with the film. The plot Deadline reports follows a tortured FBI agent suffering from an irrational fear of […]

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Live On The 150th Anniversary Of Memorial Day: PBS' National Memorial Day Concert

On the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day, PBS’ multi award-winning National Memorial Day Concert returns live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol hosted by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna and Emmy Award-winner Gary Sinise.

The 29th annual broadcast of the National Memorial Day Concert airs live on PBS Sunday, May 27, 2018, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m., before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, as well as to our troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network.

An annual tradition unlike anything else on television, America’s national night of remembrance takes us back to the real meaning of the holiday through personal stories interwoven with musical performances. This year’s program features the following stories:

The show will recognize the story of two buddies – Joe Annello and Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura – friends for over 68 years, who helped each other survive deadly combat during the Korean War,
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Selma Blair, Graham Greene To Star In Horror Thriller ‘The Great Illusion’

Selma Blair, Graham Greene To Star In Horror Thriller ‘The Great Illusion’
Exclusive: Selma Blair and Graham Greene are attached to star in the horror thriller, The Great Illusion, along with Glenn Morshower, Tokala Black Elk (Wind River), Jon Lindstrom (True Detective), Kenzie Dalton (FX’s Feud), and newcomer Oscar Cardenas. Cardenas co-wrote the film with daughter Maria Gabriela Cardenas, who will direct the pic as her feature debut.

The plot follows a tortured FBI agent suffering from an irrational fear of darkness, as he investigates a mysterious former prostitute in order to catch a vicious serial killer.

Amy Williams (Mothers and Daughters) is producing the project, which also co-stars Trisha Rae Stahl (Fox’s Glee), Rebekah Kennedy (Netflix’s To the Bone), Jaime Gallagher (Know Your Enemy), Bella Shaw, Rob Evors (Project X), as well as Monte Markham (We Are Still Here) and Beverly Todd (The Bucket List). Filming is slated to begin next month in Los Angeles.

Blair
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Live From The U.S. Capitol On The 150th Anniversary Of Memorial Day: PBS' National Memorial Day Concert

On the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day, PBS’ multi award-winning National Memorial Day Concert returns live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol hosted by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna and Emmy Award-winner Gary Sinise.

The 29th annual broadcast of the National Memorial Day Concert airs live on PBS Sunday, May 27, 2018, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m., before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, as well as to our troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network.

A 29-year tradition unlike anything else on television, America’s national night of remembrance takes us back to the real meaning of the holiday through personal stories interwoven with musical performances. This year’s program features the following stories:

The show will recognize the story of two buddies – Joe Annello and Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura – dear friends now for 68 years, who helped each other survive deadly combat during the Korean War,
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Truffaut's "Day For Night" 45Th Anniversary Screening, L.A. May 10

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By Todd Garbarini

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Laemmle’s Royal Theatre in Los Angeles will be presenting a 45th anniversary screening of Francois Truffaut’s 1973 film Day for Night. The 115-minute film, which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and known in its native France as La Nuit américaine (The American Night), stars Jacqueline Bisset, Valentina Cortese, Dani, Alexandra Stewart, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Jean Champion, Jean-Pierre Léaud and François Truffaut and has been referred to as the most beloved film ever made about filmmaking. It will be screened on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm.

Please Note: At press time, Actress Jacqueline Bisset is scheduled to appear in person for a discussion about the film following the screening.

From the press release:

Part of our Anniversary Classics series. For details, visit: laemmle.com/ac.

Day For Night

Part of our Anniversary Classics series. For details, visit: laemmle.
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10 Highest Grossing Christian-Themed Movies, From ‘Passion of the Christ’ to ‘War Room’ (Photos)

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With “God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness” opening this week, TheWrap takes a look at 10 of the highest-grossing Christian-based films, adjusted for inflation. 10. “The Shack” (2017) Starring Octavia Spencer and Graham Greene, the film grossed $57.4 million last year, which would equate to $58.6 million today. “Son of God” (2014) The 20th Century Fox film retells the life of Jesus and grossed a domestic total of $59.7 million in 2014, which would be $60.7 million today. “Miracles From Heaven” (2016) The Jennifer Garner film made $61.7 million this year on a budget of $13 million, good for eighth all time, adjusted for inflation. “God’s Not Dead” (2014) Starring...
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