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Spend President’s Day with Titus Welliver on Amazon’s BOSCH

Titus Welliver is a busy man. As an actor, it seems as though he’s done it all, having appeared on film, television and stage, and the Argo actor is streaming… more

Netflix Announces ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Season 2 Premiere Date, Releases Teaser

Fans of the Netflix original series Orange Is The New Black have been treated to the first Season 2 teaser as well as the announcement of a premiere date. The… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more
 

Production Designer Dan Hennah Talks THE HOBBIT Trilogy, ALICE IN WONDERLAND 2

Academy Award winning production designer Dan Hennah was a nominee at last weekend’s 18th annual Art Directors Guild Awards in Los Angeles for his work on The Hobbit: The Desolation… more

MOVIES ‘R’ FUN: The Pre-(Film)School Book That’s Not for Preschoolers

Having a baby can be the most incredible, amazing, life changing experience. But if you’re a new parent that is a true aficionado of the cinema, there’s one cold, harsh… more

John Scalzi’s REDSHIRTS Being Adapted As a Limited Series By FX

John Scalzi’s Hugo-winning novel Redshirts has been optioned for television by FX. The book, set in the 25th century, focuses on the crew of a spaceship who start to notice… more
 

Bill Paxton to Direct Film Adaptation of Edgar Award Winning Novel THE BOTTOMS

Good news, genre fans! Deadline reports that noted actor and Frailty director Bill Paxton has signed on to direct the feature adaptation of the Edgar Award winning novel “The Bottoms.”… more

Ice-T Recorded a DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS Audiobook – Yes, You Read That Right

Rapper and television star Ice-T keeps busy. Besides his acting gigs, he has a bimonthly podcast called Final Level and apparently records audiobooks. He recently stepped into the recording booth… more

Isabelle Fuhrman, Stacy Keach Added to Feature Adaptation of Stephen King’s CELL

This morning, Variety reported that The Hunger Games and Orphan actress Isabelle Fuhrman and veteran character actor Stacy Keach, most recently seen in Nebraska, have joined the cast of Cell,… more
 

HORRIBLE BOSSES Director Seth Gordon To Direct Black List Script QUEEN OF HEARTS

OddLot Entertainment, the production company that brought us Ender’s Game, The Way Way Back, and Drive, has picked up Stephanie Shannon’s script Queen of Hearts and has signed… more

It’s Story Time! Neil Gaiman Reads GREEN EGGS AND HAM

Author Neil Gaiman may be on sabbatical from social media, but he’s still keeping fans updated almost daily with news and delightful ramblings at his blog. You’ll find everything from… more

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Star Chris Pratt On Playing a Hero Both Animated and Live Action

When Chris Pratt first appeared on NBC’s Parks and Recreation, we got to know him as Andy, the lovable doofus next door. He’s since appeared in small roles… more
 

J.K. Rowling Regrets Ron and Hermione Love Match

J.K. Rowling says that “distance has given [her] perspective” on the decision to have Hermione marry Ron in the seventh and final novel in her hugely popular Harry Potter… more

New STAR WARS Book Focuses on Darth Maul; Sam Witwer Reads Audio Excerpt

You knock Darth Maul down, he gets up again and again. You slice off his legs and toss him down a chasm, he acquires cybernetic legs. He’s one tough Sith…. more

Catch Up On THE WALKING DEAD This Sunday with AMC’s ZOMBIE BOWL

The Walking Dead continues season 4 on Sunday, February 9th, and to get you ready, AMC is bringing you its “Zombie Bowl” tradition this Sunday, February 2 at 10e/p (… more
 

Clive Barker’s Short JACQUELINE ESS To Be Adapted Into Feature Film

British author and artist Clive Barker burst into the mainstream horror conscious with his debut feature film Hellraiser. Since then, Barker has been a staple of the horror genre as… more

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM Writers May Take On the CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE Series

Another day, another film adaptation of your favorite piece of nostalgia: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Reno 911 duo Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon, prolific writers, The State and… more

Is TRUE DETECTIVE the Next Great Horror Show?

Are you watching HBO’s newest hit True Detective? My guess is probably, since Episode 1, “The Long Bright Dark,” racked up the most viewers for an HBO premiere since… more
 

GAME OF THRONES ICE AND FIRE: A FORESHADOWING to Debut February 9th

Who is ready for Game of Thrones?!? HECK yeah, I’m ready! Season 4 premieres on HBO on Sunday, April 6th, but for those of you (like me!) who just… more

Magical News: New Additions to Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World

Great Dumbledore’s Ghost! Either we’re all under the Imperious Curse and Universal is punking us hard, or we really are getting our very own Diagon Alley at the Wizarding World… more

On Reading: LITTLE FAILURE by Gary Shteyngart

When you find a book you love, you may have also found a writer you hate in that Mean Girls-style jealously masked as loathing kind of way. This is the… more
 

Will Aaron Paul Appear in Ron Howard’s THE DARK TOWER Adaptation?

Who doesn’t love Breaking Bad? If you’re not into that show, I don’t know if I trust you. Just sayin’… Apparently mega director Ron Howard is a… more

On Reading: Dave Eggers’ THE CIRCLE

I read Dave Eggers’ latest novel, “The Circle,” on my Kindle. It learned my reading speed within the first few “pages” and then reported to me with a timestamp in… more

Love and Time Travel Abound in the OUTLANDER Trailer

Finally, time travel-based romances and adventures are happening to women other than Emily Blunt and Rachel McAdams! In the first trailer for Starz’s Outlander from Battlestar Galactica impresario Ronald D…. more