American Horror Story fans got a surprise Monday as tidbits of information about Season 6 appeared on social media channels for the show. Many were certain the Season 6 theme would soon be announced after these channels went black on June 14; however, as of Monday, the AHS Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts don profile pictures… Continue reading
Justin Timberlake has publicly apologized after receiving a wave of backlash for a tweet praising Jesse Williams’ impassioned speech Sunday night at the BET Awards. Mr. Williams received a standing ovation after he addressed systemic racism in the U.S. and the appropriation of black culture in the entertainment industry. Mr. Timberlake, who is white, wrote simply… Continue reading
One of the hottest couples in Hollywood is about to be no more.
On Monday, actress Amber Heard filed for divorce from Johnny Depp citing “irreconcilable differences” after only 15 months of marriage.
Depp, who left his girlfriend of 14 years and mother of his children for Heard, had made a string of poorly received movies recently and went out of his way to come to Heard’s aid when she got into a bit of trouble trying to smuggle her dog into Australia, for which she was convicted of the crime and released a cringe-worthy video apology with Depp.
Heard has reportedly asked for alimony from Depp, to which he has resounded a big fat “No”. While Depp is a multimillionaire, the young actress has only been in a few movies and clearly hopes to leave the marriage with some of Depp’s fortune to start a new life. There’s no word, yet, about whether they have an active prenuptial agreement.
Hurrah, ladies! The 18 year long relationship Hamm had with actress and screenwriter Jennifer Westfeldt has finally come to a close.
Jonathan Ames, the novelist who created the short-lived but critically acclaimed HBO comedy Bored to Death, is trying his might on a new network with the help of Family Guy‘s Seth MacFarlane in the producer chair. Blunt Talk stars Patrick Stewart of Star Trek: The Next Generation and X-Men fame as Walter Blunt, a British newscaster whose recent migration to Los Angeles in the hops of climbing the American nightly cable news ladder leads to misguided decisions on and off the air, resulting in calamities and chaos that he must navigate through in order to save his career.
If it sounds cliche, think again.
The same story has been running for a little while under the moniker Episodes, but has failed to live up to the edgy potential that both the millennial and gen-X audience are looking for. Episodes stars a husband and wife team of writers from England who get a shot at writing an adaptation of a show for a U.S. television network only to find themselves drowning in the woes of TV executive back-office antics and the allure of the Hollywood lifestyle. By contrast, Blunt Talk is more about the self-destruction of a talking head hell-bent on becoming America’s biggest news anchor. By teaming MacFarlane and Stewart you have some wackiness that might just spell “entertainment” with a capital E. And let’s not forget the creativity of a writer like Ames. While Episodes proves its on-air right with its dry wit and quirky, saucy story-line, Blunt Talk goes beyond the pale, which can be seen in just the trailer alone.
To watch the trailer, click the video below.
News arrived today that the classic 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air would be getting a reboot with Will Smith producing. Smith’s production company, Overbrook Entertainment is leading the project with Smith’s long-time collaborator James Lassiter, along with Caleeb Pinkett and Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett-Smith all on board for the debut (or re-debut? what do you call that?).
Obviously it’ll be a more modern-day version of the show but retain much of the original spirit from the 90s prime-time comedy. While NBC was the original broadcaster of the series, Overbrook is rumored to be in the finalization process of its series pitch at the moment which means it’ll be making rounds in hollywood over the next few weeks.
NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt, currently on a TCA press tour, said he’d love to talk to Smith about rebooting the show. This is perhaps the best news for the actor/rapper/producer as, after all, it was NBC that helped kickstart his Hollywood career in the first place. Perhaps Smith hopes to use this reboot to give a boost to his wife’s career as well?
Actor Emilia Clarke has hyped up the anticipation for the Game of Thrones season six, saying it will be “epic” and will have many “shocking” moments. “It’s really exciting. Next season, I’ve said this before, but there are a lot of seasons where you need to [rightly so] kind of need to set the scene. And… Continue reading
While the spoilers are all out, many fans refused to believe the painful ending of season 5. Viewers by now might expect their favorite characters to die at any minute, but there’s just something about Jon Snow that they’ve refused to let go. Some strongly believe he is ‘the chosen one’ therefore he will be brought… Continue reading
Paul Rudd knew some people would scratch their heads when they heard he would be Ant-Man, Marvel’s newest superhero. After all, his stock-in-trade had been to play a lovable goofball in comedies such as Our Idiot Brother (2011), Knocked Up (2007), the Anchorman movies (2004 and 2013) and the television show Friends. But he got a… Continue reading