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Negative Pits a Rogue MI5 Agent Against Kidnappers [Trailer]

Monarch Home Entertainment is set to release Joshua Caldwell’s actioner Negative on DVD today. From Meyenbauer Entertainment, the film pits an MI5 agent against a cartel of kidnappers and a lone photographer is caught between both groups of armed killers.

Negative stars Katia Winter (Dexter), Simon Quarterman (Westworld), Sebastian Roché, Josh Randall and many more.

The trailer below shows off the film's action and intrigue and is worth checking out.

Synopsis:

A burned MI5 agent on the run from a deadly cartel kidnaps a photographer in orde
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Action Spy Thriller Negative Takes Down a Kidnapping Ring on DVD this May 22nd

Tagline: “Never Make an Agent the Enemy.” Negative is an action thriller from director Joshua Caldwell. To be distributed by Monarch Home Entertainment, this title stars Katia Winter ("Dexter"), Simon Quarterman ("Westworld"), Sebastian Roché and many more. The story follows an MI5 agent as she faces a gang of kidnappers. A lone photographer is caught in the middle of both groups, leading to a violent confrontation. The film shows this week. And, details on Negative's U.S. home entertainment release are hosted here. The trailer shows more of the film's action. The kidnappers appear as a rogue spy agent intervenes. Now, both the photographer and the agent take to the roads, to outrun these criminals. But, time is running out for everyone. Monarch Home Entertainment will show Negative, on home entertainment platforms, this week. The DVD release is scheduled for May 22nd. MarVista Entertainment has developed this feature. And, fans
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Antonio Banderas Draws Up 5 Things to Know About Genius' Picasso

NatGeo is putting a lot of stock in one of Spain’s greatest artistic exports. Oh yeah, and it’s about to launch a TV show about painter Pablo Picasso, too.

Antonio Banderas will star as the famed artist/fellow Spanish native in Season 2 of the cabler channel’s Genius, a Ron Howard-produced anthology series which chronicles a different brilliant mind each go-around. Season 1 depicted the life of Albert Einstein, played in his youth by Johnny Flynn and in his advanced years by Geoffrey Rush. Similarly, Season 2 finds the artist as a young man portrayed by Alex Rich (Glow
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The Originals: Leah Pipes Returning for Series Finale — Who's Joining Her?

The Originals: Leah Pipes Returning for Series Finale — Who's Joining Her?
This one’s not just a cameo — it’s a Cami-o.

Leah Pipes, who officially bid The Originals adieu back in Season 3, will return for the CW drama’s upcoming series finale, airing sometime in 2018. Pipes broke the news herself in an Instagram story from the Vampire Diaries spinoff’s Georgia set.

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Sebastian Roché (aka Papa Mikaelson) is also in the video, implying that we’re in for a full-on family reunion in 2018. (Sure, Klaus killed Mikael back in Season 3 — but since when has a little
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Genius: Season Two; Alex Rich and Others Join Nat Geo Series

Genius has some new company. Recently, National Geographic Channel announced Alex Rich, Clémence Poésy, Robert Sheehan, and several others have joined the TV show's second season.The upcoming season of the anthology drama will explore the life and works of Pablo Picasso (Antonio Banderas). The cast also includes Alex Rich as Young Picasso, Clémence Poésy as Françoise Gilot, Robert Sheehan as Carlos Casagemas, Poppy Delevingne as Marie-Thérèse Walter, Aisling Franciosi as Fernande Olivier, and Sebastian Roche as Emile Gilot.Read More…
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‘Genius’: Alex Rich To Star As Young Picasso; Five More Cast In Nat Geo Anthology Series

Alex Rich (Glow, True Detective) has been tapped as a lead, sharing the title role of Pablo Picasso with Antonio Banderas in the second season of National Geographic's anthology series Genius. In addition, Clémence Poésy (Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire, In Bruges), Robert Sheehan (Fortitude, Misfits), Poppy Delevingne (Kingsman: The Golden Circle, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword), Aisling Franciosi (Game of Thrones, The Fall) and Sebastian Roché (Young Pope, The Man in…
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Celebrities Urge Congress To Keep Horse Slaughterhouses Closed

Ten years ago, the last horse slaughter plant operating in the United States closed its doors.

This September, however, an amendment set to reach the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives will determine the fate of America’s horses and whether taxpayers will be funding the return of this cruel, unnecessary and predatory industry.

In a letter to Congress, the Humane Society Legislative Fund and The Humane Society of the United States, along with William Shatner, Kaley Cuoco, Willie Nelson, Jill Rappaport, Nikki Reed, Sebastian Roche, Ian Somerhalder, Arielle Kebbel and others, urged policy makers to pass an amendment in the Agriculture Appropriations bill that prohibits the use of federal funds to inspect horse slaughter facilities.

“Horse slaughter is a dark and predatory industry. It has never provided a solution for unwanted horses or abuse and encourages overbreeding by providing an artificial disposal option for irresponsible breeders and owners,
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Christopher Gorham’s ‘We Love You, Sally Carmichael!’ Lands August Release

Christopher Gorham’s ‘We Love You, Sally Carmichael!’ Lands August Release
Independent comedy “We Love You, Sally Carmichael!” has been set for an Aug. 4 domestic release from Purdie Distribution, Variety has learned exclusively.

“Sally” is the feature directing debut for actor Christopher Gorham. It’s produced by Adam Abel through his production company Go Films and executive produced by Daryn Tufts and David Nibley of Flinch Films.

Gorham plays Simon Hayes, an author who is ashamed to have secretly written “Siren,” an incredibly popular series of young adult romance novels that chronicle the epic love story between a human girl and a merman under the pen name, Sally Carmichael.

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Perez Hilton Joins ‘We Love You Sally Carmichael’ (Exclusive)

The film’s cast also includes Perez Hilton as himself along with Elizabeth Tulloch (“Grimm”), Sebastian Roché (“The Man in the High Castle”), Jack McBrayer, and Paula Marshall (“Gary Unmarried”).

“I’m very proud of how our little movie has come together
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Trailer for Negative starring Katia Winter and Simon Quarterman

A trailer has arrived online for the upcoming thriller Negative, which is directed by Joshua Caldwell (Layover) and stars Katia Winter (Sleepy Hollow) and Simon Quarterman (Westworld); check it out below after the official synopsis…

After he takes a picture of a random young woman on the street, amateur photographer Hollis is shocked when she knocks on his apartment door and threatens his life. Urgently demanding that he and the photograph must leave town with her or she will have to kill him, Hollis reluctantly obliges. While on the run, she reveals that her name is Natalie and she’s an ex-MI5 agent on the run from the Colombian Cartel members that she double-crossed. Just as she was about to escape for good, Hollis’ photograph of Natalie surfaced and now the Cartel knows her whereabouts. Now, she must confront the demons of her past before any more innocent people are murdered.
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Ratings: 24, Taken and Supergirl Rise

Ratings: 24, Taken and Supergirl Rise
Fox’s 24: Legacy this Monday drew 3.2 million total viewers and a 0.9 rating (per finals), dropping a handful of eyeballs while rising a tenth in the demo from last week’s low. Leading out of that, Apb (2.8 mil/0.6) dipped to new lows.

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Over on NBC, The Voice (10.6 mil/2.4) was steady week-to-week and dominated the night in the demo. Taken (5 mil/1.0) ticked up.

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Elsewhere….

ABC | Dancing With the Stars (11.1 mil/1.7) slipped 9 and 19 percent from its premiere. Bubble drama Quantico (3.2 mil/0.7) was flat.
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24: Legacy Recap: What Brought Tony Into the Fold? And for Good, or Bad?

24: Legacy Recap: What Brought Tony Into the Fold? And for Good, or Bad?
Nod to poor Edgar excepted, Fox’s 24: Legacy delivered its first blast from the past this Monday night, in the form of the infamous Tony Almeida (played by Carlos Bernard). How did the disgraced CTU vet fit into the mix, and can he be trusted?

Related2017 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?

It turns out that Tony has a past — post-Michelle romance included — with Rebecca, who has enlisted him to conduct “enhanced interrogation” on Henry Donovan (who even in the wake of my Gwb getting blasted is still playing the
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Once Upon a Time Recap: Dad Reckoning

Once Upon a Time Recap: Dad Reckoning
This week on ABC’s Once Upon a Time, not a whole lot of current storyline got moved forward, though we did get fresh insight into David’s father and the difficult decisions he made back in the day. Regina, meanwhile, invited the Wish Realm’s Robin to steal her heart, with meh results.

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After a small celebration of Emma’s win over Gideon and in which he toasted to “family,” David finds himself in the dumps, desperately missing quality time with the missus — at which point,
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The Young Pope's Sebastian Roché Remembers 24, Once, Tvd and More

The Young Pope's Sebastian Roché Remembers 24, Once, Tvd and More
When you see Sebastian Roché on your TV screen, your first instinct may be suspicion.

Roché has appeared on a plethora of fan-favorite shows, often as the antagonist. One of the prolific actor’s current roles — on Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle — finds him once more causing trouble from a seat of power… at least, for now. Roché himself will be the first to tell you: His characters have a nasty habit of dying.

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“I have died on every show,
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Quotes of the Week: This Is Us, SNL, Legion, Once Upon a Time and More

Quotes of the Week: This Is Us, SNL, Legion, Once Upon a Time and More
Even though Daylight Saving Time took away an hour of TV this weekend, we can assure you our Quotes of the Week gallery is as robust as ever.

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This time around, we’ve got a very meta Walking Dead reference on Supernatural, pop culture confusion on Time After Time and the ABCs of dating on Vanderpump Rules.

Also featured in our round-up: double doses of Feud, Making History, The Last Man on Earth and Love.

Check out the attached gallery – or click here for direct access — then hit the comments
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Farewell, Vampire Diaries: Fangs for the Memories (and for Changing My Life)

Farewell, Vampire Diaries: Fangs for the Memories (and for Changing My Life)
The first time I spoke out loud to anyone about The Vampire Diaries, I thought they were talking about Twilight.

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The year was 2009. The show was just six episodes into its first season, and I was only a few days into my first real entertainment reporting job since graduating college.

“Should we do something about this vampire show?” my boss asked, to which I honestly replied, “Do you mean Twilight? That’s a movie.” (For the record, I wish I could return to this exact moment in time
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Ratings: Vampire Diaries Ends Its Run With Best Numbers in Over a Year

Ratings: Vampire Diaries Ends Its Run With Best Numbers in Over a Year
The Vampire Diaries ended its run on Friday night with 1.19 million total viewers and a 0.5 demo rating, ticking up to 58- and 54-week highs. With Women 18-34, The CW notes the drama scored its best rating in 15 months (since Dec. 10, 2015).

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Opening the network’s night, Tvd‘s retrospective special did 1.14 mil/0.4.

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Over on CBS, MacGyver‘s crossover with Hawaii Five-0 (8 mil/1.0) rose 15 percent in audience but actually dipped in the demo.
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The Vampire Diaries Series Finale: More Burning Questions Answered (Including Who Bonnie Almost Ended Up With)

The Vampire Diaries Series Finale: More Burning Questions Answered (Including Who Bonnie Almost Ended Up With)
If you’re a die-hard fan of The Vampire Diaries, there’s a good chance your brain is exhausted right now.

RelatedVampire Diaries Series Finale Recap: Heaven Is for Real — Grade It!

Friday’s last hurrah went full throttle for an entire hour, throwing endless twists — some wonderful, others devastating — at confused fans, leaving a lot up to interpretation. And while we’ve already shared insight into Stefan’s death and Klaus’ letter, there’s always more to be mined.

RelatedVampire Diaries Boss Breaks Down the Series Finale’s Originals Moment: ‘There Are More Stories to Be Told’

Because everyone
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The Vampire Diaries Series Finale: Ep Defends [Spoiler]'s 'Necessary' Death, Explains the Rules of Tvd's Afterlife

The Vampire Diaries Series Finale: Ep Defends [Spoiler]'s 'Necessary' Death, Explains the Rules of Tvd's Afterlife
The exact definition of “death” has shifted during the course of The Vampire Diaries‘ eight seasons, and in Friday’s series finale, it took on yet another meaning.

RelatedVampire Diaries Boss Breaks Down the Series Finale’s Originals Moment: ‘There Are More Stories to Be Told’

As you know from watching the episode — and if you didn’t, you should probably stop reading right about now — the big foreshadowed death was none other than Stefan Salvatore, who sacrificed himself to send Katherine back to hell and save Mystic Falls.

RelatedVampire Diaries Boss Talks Katherine’s Sudden Rise to Power, Admits
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Vampire Diaries Boss Breaks Down the Series Finale's Originals Moment: 'There Are More Stories to Be Told'

Vampire Diaries Boss Breaks Down the Series Finale's Originals Moment: 'There Are More Stories to Be Told'
We were promised that the Mikaelson family would have a “presence” in The Vampire Diaries series finale… but no one said anything about presents!

RelatedThe Vampire Diaries Series Finale: Ep Defends [Spoiler]’s ‘Necessary’ Death, Explains the Rules of Tvd’s Afterlife

Of all the gasp-worthy moments from Friday’s send-off, Klaus’ letter to Caroline — which you can read in full in my recap of the episode — easily elicited the biggest gasp from me. (If you’re a regular TVLine reader, you know I’m a recent convert to the concept of Klaus and Caroline’s romance.)

Below, executive producer
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Vampire Diaries Series Finale Recap: Heaven Is for Real — Grade That Ending

Vampire Diaries Series Finale Recap: Heaven Is for Real — Grade That Ending
When it was teased that the final scene of The Vampire Diaries‘ series finale would take place in the Salvatore mansion, a crucial piece of the puzzle was missing.

RelatedVampire Diaries Boss Talks Katherine’s Sudden Rise to Power, Admits She Briefly Considered Killing Off Elena

The CW staple indeed dropped its curtains Friday on a shot of Stefan and Damon embracing in the doorway of their childhood home, but not all was as it appeared. Following a whole mess of CGI shenanigans — which we’ll break down in depth, I promise — the brothers were reunited in some sort of heavenly afterlife,
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