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Now Casting: ‘Woman in the Window’ Starring Amy Adams Needs Photo Doubles + 3 More Gigs

Wrap up your week with the great gigs available across the country today! “Woman in the Window,” starring Amy Adams, is now casting four photo doubles for filming throughout October. Plus, a true-crime recreation show is casting leads, a new music app needs performers for its launch, and hair models are wanted for a social media video. “Woman In The Window,” Photo DOUBLESTwentieth Century Fox is now casting photo doubles for its upcoming feature “Woman in the Window,” starring Amy Adams. Talent, aged 18–65, is wanted to work a four photo doubles for the film. Specific physical requirements, such as red hair or height ranges, are required for each role. Filming will take place sometime from Sept. 17–Oct. 16, dates Tbd, in the New York City area. Pay is $199 for eight hours of work. Apply here! “Shattered” Join the leading cast of “Shattered,” a true-crime recreation show that airs on the Investigation
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Shattered: legacy of a reality TV experiment in extreme sleep deprivation

The prize was £100,000. Purported risks included depression and hallucinations. Channel 4’s show probably couldn’t be made today – but almost 15 years later do the contestants regret taking part?

Almost 15 years ago, 10 young people were tortured in an abandoned shopping centre in east London on live TV. They were contestants on the reality show Shattered, competing to stay awake as long as possible in order to win a £100,000 cash prize. After 178 hours of sleep deprivation, Clare Southern (now Clare Farah), a 19-year-old police cadet nicknamed “the Terminator”, scooped a £97,000 prize pot.

Viewers complained to Ofcom about the show’s premise and the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy described the show as “misconceived and dangerous”, pointing out that American DJ Peter Tripp had a breakdown after he stayed awake for a world record 201 hours in 1959.
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A Birthday Salute to Mick Jagger: 75 Years of Sympathy for the Devil

A Birthday Salute to Mick Jagger: 75 Years of Sympathy for the Devil
Let’s raise a birthday toast to Mick Jagger, who turns 75 today — over 50 years after he sang “The lines around my eyes are protected by a copyright law” on Aftermath. After all these years in the public eye, he remains the ultimate rock & roll trickster. He’s the most visible of rock stars, yet also one of the most mysterious and unfathomable — not to mention the funniest. He’s the most elusive of the Rolling Stones — anybody can tell right away what’s cool about Keith or Charlie or Woody,
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Jeffrey Wolfe was murdered and his girlfriend Charlene Leaser raped by Gary Simmons and Timothy Milano

This episode of Shattered examines the gruesome murder of Jeffrey Wolfe and the rape of his girlfriend Charlene Leaser by Gary Simmons and Timothy Milano. Jeffrey Wolfe and his new girlfriend 21-year-old Leaser headed down to Mississippi from Houston to recover money owed to Wolfe by grocery store butcher Simmons, the cash was part of a drug deal and Wolfe had been sent a note inviting him down. However, things soon went south one they arrived at the house where they were meeting 33-year-old Simmons and his associate, 21-year-old Milano. They appeared to have neither the money or the cash, an argument ensued and Milano […]

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Jessica Jones: This Is Where You've Seen Dr. Karl Malus Before

Image Source: Netflix Our favorite female-driven Marvel series is back. Jessica Jones season two is now currently streaming on Netflix, and a new season means that new characters have been introduced, one of these being scientist Dr. Karl Malus. You're probably wondering where you've seen him before, and we're here to help. Hint: he's been in a lot of TV shows. The name behind the familiar actor's face is Callum Keith Rennie. Although he might be new to the Marvel universe, he has been in film and television for decades. The 57-year-old actor is considered to have found acting late in life, starting theater at the age of 25, but he definitely has made up for lost time. Although Rennie had his first credit in 1993, the first role he's really known for is the character of Dodd in 2000's Memento alongside Guy Ritchie. Related: Jessica Jones: Here's Exactly What That Shocking
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Gerard Butler Reveals How His Accident Means Time To Change

Gerard Butler Reveals How His Accident Means Time To Change
Gerard Butler has opened up on his surfing accident that he had during the filming of 'Chasing Mavericks', revealing it's made him realise it's time to share more movie-making fun with stuntmen.

"It was very painful, not being able to breathe for a long time," he remembered of his time beneath the water.

"It's like you're in an avalanche, and you don't know if you're ever coming up, and you can't breathe and there's nothing you can do about it. You think, 'Why did I do this, what was I thinking?' And it's too late.

"I know there are a lot of people who had those thoughts and never made it back up.

And I did make it back up, but then it all started all over again because nobody could get to me, so I went down again twice, and that really put the fear of god into me.
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Casting Net: Jude Law joins Werner Herzog's 'Queen of the Desert.' Plus: Kim Basinger, Nick Nolte, Soairse Ronan, Jason Bateman

Casting Net: Jude Law joins Werner Herzog's 'Queen of the Desert.' Plus: Kim Basinger, Nick Nolte, Soairse Ronan, Jason Bateman
Jude Law (Anna Karenina) has joined the cast of Werner Herzog’s Queen of the Desert, co-starring Naomi Watts and Rob Pattinson, announced Sierra/Affinity, which will handle international sales of the film, on Friday. The period biopic written and directed by Herzog revolves around writer, archaeologist and British Empire attaché Gertrude Bell (Watts), and T.E. Lawrence, aka Lawrence of Arabia (Pattinson). Principal photography is set to start in Morocco in March 2013.

Jason Bateman (Horrible Bosses, Arrested Development) will star in his own directorial debut Bad Words alongside Allison Janney, Kathryn Hahn (Our Idiot Brother), Rohan Chandz (Jack and Jill
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Gerald Butler spills beans on rehab treatment - Realbollywood.com News

Gerald Butler spills beans on rehab treatment - Realbollywood.com News
Los Angeles, Oct 20: Actor Gerard Butler has opened up about his decision to enter a rehabilitation centre to seek treatment for his addiction to pain killers.

Butler, who is dating Romanian lingerie model Madalina Ghenea, began taking prescription painkillers after sustaining an injury while shooting the movie "Shattered" in 2007.

The actor experienced mild discomfort for the next three years, but his back problems intensified when he filmed "Coriolanus" in 2010.

"It was like somebody sticking.
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Alessandra Torresani and Sasha Roiz in Warehouse 13, Husbands premiere, Sanctuary trailer, and a new project for Genevieve Buechner

Just a heads-up before I start: now you can get updates from Caprica TV on Facebook, too, at Facebook.com/CapricaTV.

First off, big congrats to at Esai Morales on winning an award for Best Actor in a Feature Film at FilmOut San Diego's Lgbt Film Festival, where Gun Hill Road also picked up the award for Best First Narrative Feature, and Judas Kiss won for Best Screenwriting.

Also congrats to Callum Keith Rennie on nabbing a Gemini for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for Shattered, and to the Blackstone team on winning two awards this year. Carmen Moore posted a few photos from the event on Facebook.

And congratulations to David Weddle, Bradley Thompson and everyone else working on Alphas on getting picked up for a second season! No word yet if John Pyper-Ferguson will be recurring in season two, but he will
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Thrush Remembers Tootoosis At Gemini Awards

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Canadian actress Michelle Thrush paid tribute to her late Blackstone co-star Gordon Tootoosis as she picked up a trophy at the Gemini Awards on Wednesday.

Thrush won the Best Actress in a Drama prize for her role as an alcoholic mother living on the fictional Blackstone Indian reserve, and the star used her acceptance speech to remember Tootoosis, who died in July.

She told the audience at the ceremony in Toronto, Canada, "About 23 years ago when I began acting, there weren't a lot of brown faces on television and Gordon was one of a handful. He urged me as a teenager to get into acting."

Other winners at the annual TV awards included Tracy Dawson, who was named Best Actress in a Comedy, for Call Me Fitz, Callum Keith Rennie (Best Actor in a Drama, for Shattered) and Peter Keleghan (Best Actor in a Comedy, for 18 to Life).

Call Me Fitz was a big winner at the awards ceremony - it landed six other honours including Best Director and Best Writing. The Borgias landed the Best Drama Series prize, while the Rick Mercer Report was named Best Comedy Series.

Cast news, videos & more interviews with Esai Morales, Sasha Roiz and Scott Porter

Some updates to end the week.

Let's start with the Gemini nominations. Carmen Moore has been nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for Blackstone, and BSG's Callum Keith Rennie and Sam Witwer also got best actor nods for Shattered and Being Human. Big congrats to all!

With Gun Hill Road opening in New York this weekend, Esai Morales is everywhere. Fox News Latino has a short interview with him and Rashaad Ernesto Green. Snippet:

"I read a script that made me cry, that made me feel, that made me happy to be a human being," Morales told Fox News Latino.

Morales said that the movie deals not with sexual orientation but with gender identity.

"When a little boy stares into a mirror at 3 years old and says ‘Mami, I see a girl,’ you know that’s not a joke," he said. "Often
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Nominees at the 26th Gemini Awards

Yesterday, the Canadian Academy released its list of nominees for the 26th Gemini Awards, the Canadian equivalent of the Emmy Awards.

Best Animated Program or Series

* Glenn Martin Dds

* Hot Wheels - Battle Force Five

* Jimmy Two Shoes

* Kids vs. Kat

* March of the Dinosaurs

Best Children's or Youth Fiction Program or Series

* Anash and the Legacy of the Sun-Rock

* Degrassi: The Next Generation

* How to be Indie

* That's So Weird

* Vacation with Derek

Best Children's or Youth Non-Fiction Program Series

* Artzooka!

* In Real Life

* Spelling Night in Canada: Canspell 2011

* Survive This

* TVOKids - Mark's Moments

Best Comedy Program or Series

* This Hour Has 22 Minutes

* Call Me Fitz

* Good Dog

* Halifax Comedy Fest 2010

* Living in Your Car

* Rick Mercer Report

Best Dramatic Mini-Series or TV Movie

* Fakers

* The Kennedys

* My Babysitter's a Vampire.

* The Pillars of the Earth

* Sleepyhead

Best Dramatic Series

* The Borgias

* Endgame

* Flashpoint

* Skins

* The Tudors
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NBC's The Firm Casts Deadwood Alum as Abby

NBC's The Firm Casts Deadwood Alum as Abby
NBC’s The Firm has firmed up its last bit of casting, with the addition of Deadwood alumna Molly Parker as Mitch McDeere’s wife, Abby.

Based on John Grisham’s best-selling novel but picking up 10 years later, the midseason series finds Mitch (played by Josh Lucas, The Lincoln Lawyer) and Abby trying to start a new life in Washington, D.C. Tom Cruise and Jeanne Tripplehorn played the marrieds in the 1993 movie.

Fall TV: NBC Sets Premiere Dates, Including Late Start For Chuck‘s Final Mission

The Firm‘s cast also includes Juliette Lewis (Natural Born Killers) as Tammy,
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Leo Awards report & new interview with Esai Morales

Great news from the Leo Awards in Vancouver yesterday, where several Caprica & BSG actors snagged prizes. Congrats again to all who were nominated!

Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series

Carmen Moore - Blackstone - White Bread, Red Class

Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series

Ryan Robbins - Sanctuary - Animus

Best Performance in a Youth or Children’s Program or Series

Richard Harmon - R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour - Nightmare Inn

Best Guest Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series

Michael Eklund - Fringe - The Plateau

Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series

Callum Keith Rennie - Shattered - Out of Sorrow

Several cast projects also won awards. Transparency, with Kendall Cross, Aleks Paunovic and Anna Galvin, won two, for Best Direction and Best Picture Editing in a Feature Length Drama. Tucker & Dale vs Evil,
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The Leo nominations & new Caprica story

The nominations for the Canadian Leo Awards have been announced today and several Caprica and BSG actors scored nods in different categories, for different projects. The Leos are presented by the Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation of British Columbia.

Genevieve Buechner has been nominated for Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series, for her work in Caprica 1x05, "There Is Another Sky." Huge congratulations to Genevieve and everyone else who has been nominated.

Here is the list:

Carmen Moore - Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series - Blackstone ("White Bread, Red Class")Ryan Robbins - Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series - Sanctuary ("Animus")Brian Markinson - Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series - Shattered ("Out of Sorrow")Richard Harmon - Best Performance in a Youth or Children’s Program or Series - The Haunting
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Full Schedule for WonderCon 2011

Hey gang! WonderCon 2011 invading San Francisco on Friday, April 1st through Sunday, April 3rd and the three-day schedule has been unleashed! Unfortunately we won't be able to make it up there this year, but if you are going, it looks like there's a ton of stuff for you to check out! I wish to hell I was going!

The convention will feature presentations and screenings for Falling Skies, Green Lantern, Super, Cowboys & Aliens, The Three Musketeers, Hanna, The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Iron Man Anime, Priest, Immortals, Doctor Who, Terra Nova, Thundercats, and more.

Check out the full schedule below and start planning you WonderCon adventure!

Friday, April 1

12:30-1:30 Nerds! The Secret Origins of Game Designers— Comics. Movies. Games. Did you know that a life of fandom might be perfect training for a career as a video game designer? Learn the secret origins of industry veterans Haden Blackman
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Shattered – a stonking showcase for its mesmerising hero

It's all about a homicide detective with multiple personality disorder – and Callum Keith Rennie is just the man for the role

I love Callum Keith Rennie. I loved him in Don McKellar's film Last Night, I loved him as Lew Ashby in Californication, I loved him above all as Detective Stanley Raymond Kowalski in the later series of Due South. I even sat through David Cronenberg's eXistenZ just to see him, and that's a Jennifer Jason Leigh-filled two hours of my life I'm never getting back.

He's a brilliant, mercurial actor, alternately twinkling and smirking, calm and volatile, intense and insouciant, intelligent and suddenly adrift. He turns on a sixpence and it is quite mesmerising to watch.

As such, he is the perfect choice to play the lead in the new police drama Shattered (Mondays, Hallmark). Ben Sullivan is a homicide detective with multiple personality disorder. It's been in apparent abeyance,
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Geek shows and movies on UK TV in the coming week

The Pillars Of The Earth. Dave's One Night Stand. Mark Gatiss. Buzzcocks. Sanctuary. The Inbetweeners. Movies. It's a busy week of British telly ahead...

For the second week running, there's a lot to get through over the next seven days of UK telly, so we'll be short and, hopefully, sweet in helping you set your reminders early.

8 Out Of 10 Cats bids farewell to Tellyville tonight, Friday, October 15th at 10:00pm on Channel 4. The show, hosted by Jimmy Carr with team captains Sean Lock and Jason Manford, will, no doubt, get the groans going amid the giggles, with this week's guest comedians Rufus Hound and Russell Kane seeing the current series out.

The Pillars Of The Earth debuts on Saturday, October 16th at 9:00pm on Channel 4. The mini-series, set in 12th century England, stars Donald Sutherland, Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell and Hayley Atwell and looks like a
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Callum Keith Rennie Talks About 'Shattered'

Yesterday, the Canadian procedural drama Shattered premiered on Global, a Canadian TV network. Today, Global released a video which is an interview with Callum Keith Rennie, the show's leading actor.

In this video, Rennie talks to cultural reporter Lori Harito about his character and the show.

In the pilot titled "The Sins of Fathers", homicide detective Ben Sullivan (Callum Keith Rennie) gets a new partner in the person of Amy Sullivan (Camille Sullivan), a detective who just got transferred from the Sex Offences Division of the Vancouver Police Department. As soon as they're bonded, Sullivan and and Lynch are put on a homicide case involving a dead child.

As he sees the body of the dead child, Ben's mind is taken over by his most violent alter. While he and his partner were chasing a killer, Ben (or rather someone else) grabs the killer, but gets thrown to the ground.
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The UK’s Hallmark Channel to be rebranded

Universal Networks International has announced plans to rebrand the popular Hallmark Channel as the Universal Channel in the UK.

On October 18th, the Hallmark channels will become the Universal Channel, Universal Channel +1 and Universal Channel HD on Sky and Virgin Media. The Universal Channel will celebrate the rebrand with UK premieres of three new shows – cop show Rookie Blue, legal drama Facing Kate, as well as Shattered, the Canadian cop drama starring Callum Keith Rennie as a homicide detective suffering from multiple personality disorder.

Says Laurence Dawkin-Jones, Universal Networks International UK managing director:

The Hallmark Channel has a loyal audience in the pay-tv market and already offers a strong lineup of great content including the Law & Order franchise of shows. This rebrand will allow us to enhance the channel by adding fresh, new content to the best of the existing lineup of series under a channel name that is instantly recognisable,
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