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Exclusive Interview – Ingrid Rogers from Amazon’s Bosch

Tai Freligh interviews Ingrid Rogers from Amazon’s Bosch

Ingrid Rogers is no stranger to hard work, with an extensive history of accomplishments as a seasoned actress. All her hard work and dedication has led up to her current role in Amazon’s Bosch. With Bosch’s release of Season 4 on April 11th, and Season 5 already green-lit there is no sign of Ingrid slowing down in the future.

After finding her passion for acting in high school Ingrid began her pursuit in the entertainment world. Her hard work paid off with her break out role in the daytime drama, All My Children. From there she went on to work with pronounced directors including, Woody Allen and Joel Schumacher. Additionally, Ingrid has worked with Brian DePalma, who directed her in her starring role opposite Al Pacino and Sean Penn in Carlito’s Way. Ingrid’s many TV credits include Murder In The First,
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Film Republic Picks Up Karlovy Vary Competition Title ‘The Line’ (Exclusive)

Film Republic Picks Up Karlovy Vary Competition Title ‘The Line’ (Exclusive)
London-based sales agency Film Republic has picked up the international rights, excluding Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Ukraine, to the Slovak-Ukrainian coproduction “The Line,” which has its world premiere in the competition selection at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival.

The first official co-production between Slovakia and Ukraine, “The Line” tells the story of a head of a family whose business — smuggling cigarettes across the Slovak-Ukrainian border — is jeopardized by the imminent extension to the Schengen Area border. It is the fourth feature by Slovakia’s Peter Bebjak, a regular on the festival circuit, whose past titles are “Apricot Island” (2011), “Evil” (2012), and “The Cleaner” (2015).

The Line” is produced by Wanda Adamik Hrycova from Wandal Production in Slovakia, whose credits include “Colette” (2013, Czech Republic/Slovakia, directed by Milan Cieslar), coproducer Andrey Yermak from Ukrainian production outfit Garnet Intl. Media Group, with the participation of executive producer Ilann Girard from Paris’ Arsam Intl., whose credits include “Renaissance,
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Carrie Fisher Faces Trial in Heroin-Related Wrongful Death Lawsuit: Report

Carrie Fisher Faces Trial in Heroin-Related Wrongful Death Lawsuit: Report
Carrie Fisher’s request to be removed from a wrongful-death lawsuit involving a 21-year-old woman who fatally overdosed on heroin after living in the actress’s guesthouse was denied this week.

Fisher filed a motion to remove herself from the complicated case, which concerns the 2010 death of Amy Breliant, who was living in Fisher’s guest house two months before her death. Her motion was denied on Oct. 24 by by Los Angeles Superior Court judge Laura A. Matz, according to court docs obtained by The Hollywood Reporter.

“Fisher has failed to meet her burden to establish that she cannot be found responsible,
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TV News Roundup: Geoffrey Rush to Play Einstein; Donald Sutherland, Jeremy Sisto Join Antoine Fuqua’s ‘Ice’

TV News Roundup: Geoffrey Rush to Play Einstein; Donald Sutherland, Jeremy Sisto Join Antoine Fuqua’s ‘Ice’
Antoine Fuqua’s new crime drama “Ice” has announced its cast, including Cam Gigandet, Jeremy Sisto and Donald Sutherland; while National Geographic’s “Genius” has cast Geoffrey Rush as its Albert Einstein. All that and more in Monday’s TV news roundup.

Casting

At&T Audience Network has announced the cast for upcoming series “Ice,” from Entertainment One and Antoine Fuqua’s Fuqua Films. The cast will include Cam Gigandet (“The Magnificent Seven,” “The Twilight Saga” franchise), Jeremy Sisto (“Law and Order,” “Suburgatory”), Ray Winstone (“The Departed”), Judith Shekoni (“Heroes Reborn,” “The Twilight Saga” franchise) Raymond Barry (“Training Day”), and Donald Sutherland (“The Hunger Games” franchise).

Ice” follows the Green Family as they enter the world of Los Angeles’ diamond trade. Fuqua will direct the first episode and serve as executive producer. The original series is written and executive produced by Robert Munic of “Fighting” and “The Cleaner.” The 10-episode hourlong series is currently in production and
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Attention, Filmmakers Shooting on Film: Here's Why You Need to Preserve Your Work

Attention, Filmmakers Shooting on Film: Here's Why You Need to Preserve Your Work
Read More: Attention, Filmmakers: Here's the 12-Step Guide to Co-Directing In our increasingly digital world, where analog film preservation has become all but endangered, let the struggles of acclaimed Cuban filmmaker Leon Ichaso be a call to arms to preserve your negative prints. An honoree at the Queens World Film Festival this week, Ichaso's esteemed career has run the gamut from Cuban indies specializing in urban realism ("El Super") to cable television miniseries on ShowTime ("Sleeper Cell") and A&E ("The Cleaner"). Unfortunately for the 67-year-old director, not even success could guarantee the preservation of his films' analog prints. As discussed in a recent New York Times article entitled "Filmmaker Won’t Weep for the Cuba He Left Behind," a handful of Ichaso's indies from the past three decades are no longer available due to a lack of preservation and archiving. This fate has met both his 1979 breakthrough debut...
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‘Ray Donovan’ Showrunner Ann Biderman Steps Down

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‘Ray Donovan’ Showrunner Ann Biderman Steps Down
Ray Donovan” creator Ann Biderman has stepped down as showrunner, an individual with the knowledge of the situation told TheWrap. Executive producer/writer David Hollander (“The Cleaner”) is currently in talks with Showtime to step into the role. Hollander has penned four episodes of the premium cable hit. Mark Gordon and Bryan Zuriff will stay on as executive producers. Also read: Inside Showtime's Emmy Eve Party: Claire Danes, Lizzy Caplan, Matt LeBlanc, William H. Macy Light It Up The move comes following two seasons with Biderman (pictured above) at the helm of the Liev Schreiber drama. She will continue on
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Taylor Spreitler, Peter Coyote Starring in ‘Secret Place’ (Exclusive)

Taylor Spreitler, Peter Coyote Starring in ‘Secret Place’ (Exclusive)
Filming has wrapped on indie drama “The Secret Place,” starring Taylor Spreitler (“Melissa & Joey”), Peter Coyote, Gil Bellows, Mackenzie Phillips, Rex Lee, Elizabeth Pena, Amy Davidson and Amy Price Francis.

Jay Silverman directed in his feature debut from a script he co-wrote with “Blue Valentine” scribe Joey Curtis along with Joe Gamache.

Keefe Kaupanger-Swacker and Will Newman produced and Bethany Cerrona co-produced for Jay Silverman Prods. Production on “The Secret Place” took place at locations in and around Los Angeles and Moab, Utah.

“In all honesty, choosing to shoot in Los Angeles helped keep production costs down,” Silverman told Variety. “We capitalized on a great horse ranch location within the zone and didn’t have one bad weather day in January or February. Additionally, most all of the cast lives in L.A. so we avoided traveling them to another state plus all the associated costs.”

Based on a true story,
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'The Blacklist's' Megan Boone: 'James Spader believes in me more than I believe in myself'

Life on "The Blacklist" is good, if you ask Megan Boone.

And how could it not be? NBC's Monday crime drama is one of the season's new hits, with strong ratings (including those from post-broadcast DVR viewings, where the show has set a couple of records) and positive reviews ... and a breakout star in Boone as novice FBI profiler Elizabeth Keen, who's drawing interest and information from enigmatic ex-fugitive Raymond "Red" Reddington (James Spader).

"I was so elated," Boone tells Zap2it of learning she'd be teamed with Spader, since she was cast for "The Blacklist" first. "He often believes in me more than I believe in myself. I'm expected to carry the show with him, and at first, that was really a daunting task.

"James helped me to know that I could put that energy into the work that we do together. And in doing so, he established a
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King: Canadian TV Series Coming to Reelz

Reelz has decided to air the first season of the King TV series. Produced in Canada, there are eight episodes in the season.

King ran for two seasons and 21 total episodes, between 2011 and 2012. The final episode aired on Showcase last May.

Here's the Reelz announcement:

Crime Drama Series "King" Makes Its U.S. Premiere Friday, July 5, 2013 At 10Pm Et/ 7Pm Pt

(Albuquerque, Nm) Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - ReelzChannel today announced that the police procedural original series King will make its U.S. premiere Friday, July 5, 2013 at 10pm Et/ 7pm Pt. Homicide Detective Jessica King (Amy Price-Francis, The Cleaner) is a charismatic but unconventional cop whose unique eye for detail turns cases around. King sees what everyone else misses: in crime scenes, in evidence, in the motivations and drives of the suspects. She's a
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Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season 'Chicks 'N' Guns' Blu-ray Featurette

Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season 'Chicks 'N' Guns' Blu-ray Featurette
A featurette from Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season provides additional insight into a special scene created specifically for this Blu-ray and DVD release, centering on the relationship between Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul). Producer Michelle McLaren, writers Gordon Smith and Jennifer Carroll talk about this uncensored eight-minute scene that was inserted into the Breaking Bad mid-season finale "Gliding All Over", which shows us how Jesse becomes truly afraid of Walter. Take a look at this video before picking up Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season on Blu-ray and DVD June 4.

Breaking Bad - Chicks 'N' Guns Featurette

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown. Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul return in their Emmy winning roles of meth cooks Walter White and Jesse Pinkman in the fifth explosive season of Breaking Bad. With Gus Fring dead, Walt's transformation from a well-meaning family man to a
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Blu-ray, DVD Release: Breaking Bad Season 5

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: June 4, 2013

Price: DVD $55.99, Blu-ray $65.99

Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

The downfall of meth making chemistry teacher Walter White continues in Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season.

In the AMC TV show, Bryan Cranston (Contagion) plays Walt, who, after being diagnosed with cancer, joins one of his former students (Aaron Paul, TV’s Big Love) to turn his chemistry skills into a more lucrative venture.

In season five, Walt’s transformation from well-meaning family man to drug kingpin is almost complete. He starts a new partnership with Paul’s Jesse Pinkman and Mike (Jonathan Banks, Reign Over Me). But Walt’s muderous schemes are threatened by a new development in the investigation led by Walt’s brother-in-law, DEA agent Hank (Dean Norris, Get the Gringo).

Both the Blu-ray and DVD contain these special features:

“Chicks N Guns” scene created for the Blu-ray and DVD release, with Jesse
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Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season Blu-ray and DVD Debut June 4th

Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season Blu-ray and DVD Debut June 4th
Walter White's transformation from high school chemistry teacher to full-blown, ruthless drug lord continues on Sony Pictures Television's critically acclaimed drama series on AMC, Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season, available on Blu-ray and DVD June 4th or available now for Digital Download from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Sphe). The highly anticipated fifth season reunites Bryan Cranston, three-time Best Actor Emmy winner and winner of this year's Best Male Screen Actors Guild Award, with two-time Emmy Winner Aaron Paul (Best Supporting Role). The Fifth Season Blu-ray and DVD feature an eight-minute, uncensored bonus scene, "Chicks 'N' Guns," written and produced exclusively for the home entertainment release. Starring Aaron Paul, Bob Odenkirk (TV's How I Met Your Mother), and Charles Baker (Splinter), the scene tells the pivotal back story to episode 508 in the fifth season, "Gliding Over All".

Here's what series creator Vince Gilligan had to say about the exclusive scene.
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Grimm: Kate del Castillo to Guest Star in Season 2

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Halloween episode of NBC's Grimm has just added a dash of beauty in midst of all the chaos.

Kate del Castillo has signed on to appear on the supernatural procedural as Detective Valentina Marquez, who comes to Portland when the child abductor she's been tracking for years comes onto Nick and Hank's radar. The episode will reportedly be based on La Llorona ("The Weeping Woman"), a Mexican legend about a woman named Maria killing her children to be with a man. However, he rejects her and she commits suicide, ultimately spending the rest of eternity wandering the Earth in search of her children as punishment for her actions.

The actress joins an already strong slate of guest stars for Grimm, which has already attracted a plethora of quality appearances in its first 26 episodes. John Pyper-Ferguson (Alphas), Mark Pellegrino (Lost), and Maddie Hasson (The Finder
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Brendan Fraser Saves the Children in Action-Thriller Split-decision

Brendan Fraser has been struggling on the big screen in the last few years after The Mummy dried up and Dwayne Johnson muscled him out of the Journey franchise.  That being said, Fraser has a slew of projects lined up for the next few years; count the action-thriller Split-Decision among them.  Starring as a father who must protect his children from killer brothers after witnessing a murder, Split-Decision doesn't sound like the typical light-hearted fantasy fare we're used to seeing in Fraser's family films.  Hit the jump to see who'll be filling in the roles of Split-Decision. THR reports that Fraser will be joined by Holly Deveaux (Victoria Day), Christian Martin, Daniel Kash (Aliens), Dominic Purcell (Prison Break) and Ethan Suplee (American History) in writer/director Damian Lee's Split-Decision.  Deveaux and Martin play Fraser's children who go on a camping trip with a family friend, played by Kash.  They
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Happy Madison Options Heroes For My Son

Adam Sandler's production company Happy Madison is best-known for producing goofy comedies about manchildren run amok.like the upcoming That's My Boy. So their latest acquisition, Heroes For My Son is raising eyebrows. The non-fiction book by multi-media writer Brad Meltzer is a collection of brief histories about people he hoped would inspire his first-born son. It doesn't actually contain a narrative thread, so Meltzer was as surprised as we are at Happy Madison's interest, telling EW .Here was a non-fiction [book] I collected, with Jim Henson, and Rosa Parks and Mr. Rogers in it. I did it out of pure love for my son, but how do you make a story out of that?. Scribe David Hollander (The Guardian, The Cleaner) has been tasked with translating the warm-hearted aspirations of the book into a narrative feature. Meltzer, who is currently working on a corresponding, inspirational clothing line for kids,
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Whoopi's Heading To 'Glee'; Is Lindsay Following?

Whoopi's Heading To 'Glee'; Is Lindsay Following?
Whoopi Goldberg is coming to "Glee." "The View" co-host will appear in multiple episodes of the Fox series, according to TVLine. And Lindsay Lohan may not be far behind.

Goldberg will play Carmen Tibideaux, a professor at New York Academy of the Dramatic Arts -- Rachel and Kurt's coveted Nyada -- who comes to Ohio to oversee auditions. TVLine reports Goldberg will appear in three episodes of the series, the first of which is set to air Tues., May 1. Look for Goldberg's character to deliver the final verdict to Kurt and Rachel. But whether they get in to Nyada or not, Rachel (Lea Michele) and Kurt (Chris Colfer) will appear in Season 4 of "Glee."

The Hollywood Reporter confirmed TVLine's casting report.

"Glee" star Michele took to Twitter to share her feelings on Goldberg's casting.

Goldberg, an Egot recipient, recently filmed a guest role for ABC's "The Middle." Aside from her hosting duties on "The View,
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Whoopi's Heading To 'Glee'; Is Lindsay Following?

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Whoopi's Heading To 'Glee'; Is Lindsay Following?
Whoopi Goldberg is coming to "Glee." "The View" co-host will appear in multiple episodes of the Fox series, according to TVLine. And Lindsay Lohan may not be far behind.

Goldberg will play Carmen Tibideaux, a professor at New York Academy of the Dramatic Arts -- Rachel and Kurt's coveted Nyada -- who comes to Ohio to oversee auditions. TVLine reports Goldberg will appear in three episodes of the series, the first of which is set to air Tues., May 1. Look for Goldberg's character to deliver the final verdict to Kurt and Rachel. But whether they get in to Nyada or not, Rachel (Lea Michele) and Kurt (Chris Colfer) will appear in Season 4 of "Glee."

The Hollywood Reporter confirmed TVLine's casting report.

Goldberg, an Egot recipient, recently filmed a guest role for ABC's "The Middle." Aside from her hosting duties on "The View," Goldberg has made guest appearances on numerous shows including "The Cleaner,
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Glee Exclusive: Whoopi Goldberg Set to Play Rachel and Kurt's [Spoiler] in May Sweeps Arc

Glee Exclusive: Whoopi Goldberg Set to Play Rachel and Kurt's [Spoiler] in May Sweeps Arc
Rachel and Kurt’s post-McKinley fate rests in Whoopi Goldberg‘s hands.

Glee sources confirm to TVLine exclusively that the Oscar winning actress-turned-View master has signed on for an extremely pivotal multi-episode arc.

Goldberg will play Carmen Tibideaux, a theatrical grande dame and a professor at New York Academy of the Dramatic Arts (Nyada) who travels to Ohio to preside over Kurt and Rachel’s auditions — and apparently she sticks around long enough to deliver a verdict: I’m told she’ll appear in roughly three episodes, the first of which is set to air on May 1. (Glee‘s season
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Who Is Warren Boyd, The 'Extreme Interventionist' Rumored To Be Helping Bobbi Kristina Brown?

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Benjamin Bratt's A&E series, "The Cleaner" was based on drug interventionist Warren Boyd, who would undergo extreme measures to keep his clients sober. Many of these clients are Hollywood stars and now, Boyd's name is being linked to Whitney Houston's daughter, 18-year-old Bobbi Kristina Brown.

"When Whitney passed away, literally the first call they made was to Warren Boyd... to come here right away from Malibu, to be here with Bobbi Kristina," Forbes.com columnist Roger Friedman told Access Hollywood. "And he's been with her pretty much ever since. ...

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Bobbi Kristina is Ok – Whitney Houston

By Roger Friedman

You can forget all those stories about Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina, disappearing or doing drugs since her mother’s death. I am told that “from the moment” Whitney passed away, the family called in Houston’s drug counselor for help. Warren Boyd, aka “The Cleaner,” has been with Bobbi Kristina “around the clock.”

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