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Alicia Keys to Produce Biopic of Choreographer Alvin Ailey

Alicia Keys to Produce Biopic of Choreographer Alvin Ailey
Fox Searchlight is developing a biopic of iconic choreographer Alvin Ailey with the support of the Ailey Organization.

Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys is producing with Susan Lewis through her Ak Worldwide production company along with Judy Kinberg, Rachel Cohen, and Jana Edelbaum from iDeal Partners.

Ailey, who was raised in rural Texas by a single mother, founded the interracial Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City in 1958 and helped popularize modern dance. His “Revelations” became one of the most-performed modern dance pieces in history.

Ailey received the Kennedy Center Honors in 1988, a year before he died at the age of 58 from AIDS-related complications. In 2014, President Barack Obama selected Ailey to be a posthumous recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Fox Searchlight and the producers will be working with the dance theater’s artistic directors Robert Battle and Emerita Judith Jamison on the untitled project. The studio and producers
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Trailer and images for Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 8 – ‘Revelations’

The CW has released a trailer and batch of images for next week’s eighth episode of Black Lightning, entitled ‘Revelations’; check them out here…

Training Day – Black Lightning (Cress Williams) works with Anissa (Nafessa Willaims) to help find information to clear Black Lightning’s name. Jennifer (China Anne McClain) begins interning for Lynn (Christine Adams). Meanwhile, Gambi (James Remar) finds himself in a precarious situation.

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Black Lightning airs on Tuesdays on The CW.

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Hellraiser: Judgment Finally Has A Release Date

When any actor has embodied an iconic character for an extended period of time, it’s only understandable that fans sometimes have difficulty adjusting to their successors. Even in the case of a vastly talented performer like Jackie Earle Haley, there were many who just couldn’t accept someone playing Freddy Krueger other than Robert Englund. Likewise, we ask for no tears, please, regarding the third actor to play Pinhead – it’s a waste of good suffering.

As you may or may not know, Paul T. Taylor has been hired to portray the most recognizable of all Cenobites in the upcoming Hellraiser: Judgment, which happens to be the tenth installment in the franchise that originated in the mind of the one and only Clive Barker. This time, though, it’s a returning Gary J. Tunnicliffe, director of 2011’s Revelations, who’ll be taking us from the pinnacle to the pit.
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Doc NYC 2017 Women Directors: Meet Lili Fini Zanuck — “Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars”

Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars”

Lili Fini Zanuck is an Oscar-winning producer with a talent for finding and transforming unconventional material into box-office champions. Her producing credits include “Cocoon,” “Driving Miss Daisy,” and “Bessie.” “From the Earth to the Moon,” “ Revelations,” and “Rush” are among her directing credits.

Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars” will premiere at the 2017 Doc NYC film festival on November 16 and will air on Showtime February 10.

W&H: Describe the film for us in your own words.

Lfz: This documentary is about Eric Clapton and his life. It’s hard-hitting and poignant but also genuinely shocking and full of surprises. Clapton is a fascinating man who has led an extraordinary life.

W&H: What drew you to this story?

Lfz: Eric and I have been friends for 25 years. We worked together when he did the soundtrack for my movie “Rush.” We stayed friends and he
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‘Big Little Lies’ Review: A Prime Suspect Emerges As Episode 3 Crosses the Line Between Passion and Rage

‘Big Little Lies’ Review: A Prime Suspect Emerges As Episode 3 Crosses the Line Between Passion and Rage
[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Big Little Lies” Episode 3, “Living the Dream.”]

Sex and violence have been interlinked throughout “Big Little Lies,” but Episode 3 took on the connection directly. A powerful, slow-building scene at the heart of the episode between Celeste (Nicole Kidman) and Perry (Alexander Skarsgard) voiced the internal dilemma facing an abusive couple who doesn’t fully understand their dangerous desires. Does Celeste like her “dirty secret”? Is Perry always aware where the line is? Are they addicted to the danger? The pain? The violence? Or is Celeste merely trapped in an abusive relationship she doesn’t know how to free herself from?

Signs certainly point toward the latter, but the show’s darkly comic cuts emphasize the complicated connection between passion and rage. Immediately following Celeste and Perry’s quiet confession, we cut to Renata (Laura Dern) and Gordon (Jeffrey Nordling) having loud, angry sex in his office bathroom. Despite Renata’s concerns about having sex on his desk
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Newswire: R.I.P. actor Michael Massee

Michael Massee, an actor whose growling voice and intimidating mien made him one of Hollywood’s go-to portrayers of villains, murderers, and serial killers, has died. According to Variety, Massee was 61.

Appearing in everything from Criminal Minds to Rizzoli & Isles, to memorable cameos in the Amazing Spider-Man movies and a lead role on the first season of 24, Massee was an expert at projecting unwholesome and predatory intent. Whether he was playing 24’s darkly comic Ira Gaines, trading quips and bullets with Jack Bauer, or the satanic villain on NBC’s mid-2000s miniseries, Revelations, Massee captured the reptilian glee of pure evil with a commitment and relish matched by few character actors of his generation.

Unfortunately, Massee will most likely go down in history not for his skill as a performer, but for his involvement in a famous on-set tragedy. While co-starring as Funboy in the 1993 ...
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CBS Gives Full Season Orders to Four Freshman Dramas

CBS Gives Full Season Orders to Four Freshman Dramas
CBS has gone four for four with its fall freshman slate, giving full-season orders to dramas “Scorpion,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” “Madam Secretary” and “Stalker.”

All four series have performed well for the Eye, particularly “Scorpion” (pictured) and “NCIS: New Orleans.” The Eye noted that those two shows and “Madam Secretary” rank among the top 15 shows in all of primetime in total viewers.

“These four shows have had an immediate impact on our schedule by improving nights, winning time periods and adding more hours of success across our primetime line up,” said CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler.

“The McCarthys,” CBS’ first new comedy of the season, opens Thursday in the 9:30 p.m. slot behind “Two and a Half Men.”

Scorpion” is averaging a 2.8/7 in adults 18-49 and 12.32 million viewers overall in Live+Same-Day, and on average adds 1.6 in the demo and 4.79 million total viewers to its total in L+7. Series
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Film4 FrightFest's Amazing 2014 Line-up Announced! New Images Revealed!

The line-up for this year's Film4 FrightFest in London has just been announced – and boy, is it a doozy! Sporting a record-breaking 38 UK/European premieres and 11 world premieres, this August is going to be an exciting time in the genre calendar.

Check it all out right here, including lots of new images!

This year Film4 FrightFest will be moving from its previous home at Leicester Square's Empire Cinema to the nearby Vue Cinema (also on Leicester Square), prompting an ingenious reshuffle of the screening arrangements.

All main screen films will be presented at different times across three different screens, with two extra screens reserved for single-slot screenings of the various films hitting this year's Discovery Screens.

Here's the full list of goodies:

Main Screens (5, 6, 7)

Thursday Aug 21

Opening Night Film - The Guest (UK Premiere)

Director: Adam Wingard. Cast: Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe, Brendan Meyer, Sheila Kelley, Leland Orser. USA 2014. 99 mins.
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Frightfest 2014 – Full Line-up Announced

Film4 FrightFest 2014, returning for its 15th year, unveils its biggest line-up ever. From Thurs 21 August to Monday 25 August, the UK’s leading event for genre fans will be at the Vue West End, Leicester Square, to present sixty-four films plus twenty shorts across five screens. There are sixteen countries representing five continents with a record-breaking thirty-eight UK or European premieres and eleven world premieres.

Are you ready for a monstrous and memorable mayhem of killer claws, cannibalism, cult classics, murderous musicals, chiller thrillers, graphic novel action and sick celluloid masterpieces? Then prepare yourself for the biggest, strongest and most eclectic must-see programme in Film4 FrightFest’s history.

From the opening night turbo-driven thrill-ride The Guest to the UK premiere of the closing night mesmeric sci-fi fantasy The Signal, FrightFest has netted the latest works from genre big-hitters such as Eli Roth (The Green Inferno), Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins (Show
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The Walking Dead Showrunner To Develop Damien

Good news Walking Dead fans, producer Glen Mazzara is sticking to his horror guns and lining up a continuation of the ever-sinister Omen franchise. Titled Damien, the show will center on the Antichrist, Damien Thorn, and his legacy as Satan’s son. Following the events of the preceding films, Damien will struggle with his horrific past while wrangling with the expectations his birth-right dictates.

This won’t be the first time that studio executives have gotten the defibrillators out for Richard Donnner’s terror classic, which featured Gregory Peck and Lee Remick as the unwitting adopted parents of the spawn of the devil. The film was a hit when it was released back in 1978, earning over $60 million in the U.S. alone. From there we got two sequels, the second of which starred Jurassic Park’s Sam Neill as the Antichrist. Two TV movies followed as well, including The Omen
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The Omen heading for the small screen with Damien

A few years ago, it seemed that no horror movie would escape a 21st Century remake. Now it seems that no horror franchise is safe from a small screen adaptation. The likes of Hannibal, Bates Motel and From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series have gone down well with fans and now it looks like Damien himself will be heading to television sets near you according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Damien will follow the titular character, now an adult, facing up to his past and coming to terms with being the anti-Christ.

The Omen was directed by Richard Donner in 1976 and sparked controversy with the Catholic church and was famed for having a “cursed” production. The movie spawned 2 sequels, two made-for-tv movies in 1991 and 1995 and a remake in 2006.

This is not the first time that The Omen has been developed for TV with a production in 2005 starring Bill Pullman called Revelations
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'The Omen' TV Series Coming from Former 'Walking Dead' Showrunner

'The Omen' TV Series Coming from Former 'Walking Dead' Showrunner
Glen Mazzara, the former executive producer and showrunner of AMC's The Walking Dead, is developing a TV adaptation of the 1976 horror classic The Omen for Lifetime.

The project is entitled Damien, centering on Damien Thorn, the young boy from the original movie who is now an adult haunted by his past. He is faced with "a series of macabre events" before coming to grips with his true destiny, that he is the Antichrist.

The pilot script will be written by Glen Mazzara, who will executive produce through his 44 Strong Productions company. The deal marks the first through his overall deal with Fox Television Studios. Ross Fineman (Lights Out) will also serve as executive producer.

The Omen, based on the novel by David Seltzer, starred Gregory Peck and Lee Remick as a couple who adopts young Damien (Harvey Stephens) after their lost their own child during birth, only to realize that
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Walking Dead's Glen Mazzara Is Planning Omen TV Spin-Off

Walking Dead's Glen Mazzara Is Planning Omen TV Spin-Off
Because several sequels, TV movies and the 2006 remake clearly weren’t enough, someone now wants to turn 1976 horror classic The Omen into a TV series. The Walking Dead veteran Glen Mazzara is that someone, preparing a small screen follow-up called, predictably, Damien.The new drama – which will air on Us network Lifetime (a channel not usually known for its horror adaptations, though it has recently had success with a witch drama) – will focus on Damien Thorn, now a grown adult who is confronting the haunting events of his past. As he struggles with a new series of weird happenings, he has to face his true destiny as the Antichrist.It’s not the first time an attempt has been made to convert the Omen’s scares into a TV format: an eponymous 1995 TV movie aimed at a telly franchise but never went ahead. And in 2005, NBC crafted a miniseries called
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8 Horror Movie-to-tv Series Adaptations That Didn't Quite Work Out

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8 Horror Movie-to-tv Series Adaptations That Didn't Quite Work Out
With shows like The Walking Dead and American Horror Story scooping up high ratings and accolades like they’re going out of style, there’s no doubt that horror is dominating TV right now. It’s even becoming a big time trend to turn popular horror movies into their own series’, with spin-offs of Psycho and Silence of the Lambs already moving into their second seasons and others based on The Shining, Scream, The Exorcist and From Dusk Till Dawn currently in the works.

That said, the road to success hasn’t always been an easy one, when it comes to TV adaptations of beloved horror flicks. Over the years we’ve seen many of them come and go, either failing to catch on with audiences the way shows like Bates Motel and Hannibal have or even failing to ever find their way in front of the cameras.

Today, we
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Sundance 2013: ‘May in the Summer’ illuminates the beauty and fear of decisiveness

May in the Summer

Directed by Cherien Dabis

Screenplay by Cherien Dabis

2013, USA

May in the Summer is a strong second feature from writer/director Cherien Dabis, whose Amreeka debuted at Sundance in 2009. After an uneasy and clunky start, the second half effectively blends the desperation of decision with a spectacular visual sense of discovery.

May (Dabis) is a successful writer with one book under her belt who journeys from New York to her family home in Amman, Jordan for her imminent wedding. Her long divorced parents (Hiam Abbass, Bill Pullman) and her two sisters (Nadine Malouf and Arrested Development’s Alia Shawkat) must come together to support her. May’s mother is still wounded 8 years after being abandoned by her husband and has retreated into Christianity for respite. So it comes as no surprise to May that she is vehemently opposed to her marrying a man of Muslim descent.
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Banned Comic Books for Banned Books Week

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(In honor of Banned Books Week (September 30-October 6, 2012) we are reprinting this list from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and will be reprinting lots of stuff from them over the coming week to highlight their efforts. Donate now! —Cm)

Banned Books Week is upon us, and it’s telling that the event is more relevant than ever in its 30th year. Given their visual nature and the rampantly held misconception that comic books are for children, comics are among the most challenged and banned books in libraries and schools. Let’s take a look at some frequently challenged and banned comics…

Amazing Spider-Man: Revelations by J. Michael Straczynski, John Romita, Jr., and Scott Hanna

• Location of key challenge: A middle-school library in Millard, Nebraska

• Reason challenged: Sexual overtones

The parent of a 6-year-old who checked out the book filed a complaint and took the story to the media
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Comic-Con 2012: Schedule of Headliners

The Comic-Con 2012 schedule has now been released in full, and barring any major updates, is set. The blessing and curse of being an attendee is deciding which panels/autograph sessions/special events to attend, when they conflict. And they always do.

For you to see for yourself, below are what we are calling the “headliner” panels; those panels that are taking place in Hall H, Ballroom 20, Room 6Bdf, and the just-next-door Hilton Indigo Ballroom, the four major venues for panels. There are descriptions of each panel as well as the show(s) and/or movie(s) they are there to discuss.

See how many conflicts you might have, or how you might arrange time and space to somehow attend these plus spend every day in the vendors’ Exhibit Hall and chasing zombies in the nearby The Walking Dead Escape. By the way, if you figure that out, Please let us know.
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Comic-Con 2012 Programming: Saturday July 14

Comic-Con 2012 Programming: Saturday July 14
And now we have the Saturday programming for the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con. For the full rundown on the Con’s website, go here. But I’ve accumulated the highlights, featuring a myriad of our favorite upcoming and ongoing film and TV projects like: After Earth, Planet Of The Apes, Once Upon A Time, True Blood, Hannibal, Mockingbird Lane, Pacific Rim, The Hobbit, Grimm, Being Human, Vampire Diaries, True Blood, The Following, Iron Man 3 and Revolution. Check it out below.

10:00-11:00 After Earth— Enter the world of After Earth with an in-depth panel that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the universe of the upcoming film and comic book. With the film now in post-production and set to hit theaters next June, screenwriter Gary Whitta (Book of Eli) and director of photography Peter Suschitzky(The Empire Strikes Back) will discuss the making of the film. They will be
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The Sdcc 2012 Fright Schedule And Beyond – Saturday

Well, Saturday’s schedule for this year’s San Diego Comic Con is now live. So far, we’ve been reporting horror specific events and panels scheduled for the convention. Saturday’s schedule is interesting, though. While they have enough fright themed panels slated for the day, we noticed that Saturday would be better presented as a mixed bag. With everything from Django Unchained and True Blood, to the much anticipated Silent Hill movie sequel and a nerdsplosive panel featuring Roger Corman And William Shatner, Saturday looks like it’ll hold up it’s end of the bargain as being an all out blast!

Seriously, there’s so much to highlight! I’m just going to shut up and command you to check out the list we compiled below.

10:00-11:00 Comic-Con How-To: Anatomy of a Fight Scene, Part One— Stories are about conflict, and there is no purer
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Saturday’s Comic-Con Schedule Includes True Blood, Pacific Rim, Silent Hill 2

The official San Diego Comic-Con schedule for Saturday has just been announced. We’ve included a number of the horror highlights, including True Blood, Pacific Rim, Silent Hill: Revelations and much more. There’s also a rumor that we’ll get our first glimpse of the upcoming Godzilla remake during the Legendary Pictures panel.

12:00-1:00 Cbldf Master Session: Charlie Adlard— With his work on The Walking Dead, Charlie Adlard has proved to be a master of abstract anatomy, suspenseful storytelling, and the imaginative depiction of a familiar but terrifying world. Get a glimpse of his approach to creating the definitive zombie narrative of the 21st century at this Cbldf Master Session. The pieces created will be auctioned off at Cbldf’s Art Auction tonight. Room 11Ab

12:00-1:00 Nerdist Channel— Chris Hardwick (the host of BBC America’s The Nerdist and AMC’s Talking Dead) and
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