May 20, 2013 |
Jennifer Lawrence returns as Mystique in "X-Men: Days of Future Past," and she's got a costumed photo to prove it. Director Bryan Singer is bringing new meaning to the phrase "behind the scenes," using social media to pique fan interest for his next film in the comic book franchise, due in theaters July 18, 2014. He's already showcased Halle Berry as weather-manipulating mutant Storm and shared teaser photos and videos of Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellan on the set. But now he seems to be targeting the new generation of fanboys and fangirls by bringing Lawrence into the mix. "First look: #JenniferLawrence as a vengeful #Mystique.
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April 4, 2013 |
Jim Mees, an Emmy-winning set decorator who helped bring alien worlds to life in the long-running "Star Trek" TV series, died Friday at his home in Selinsgrove, Pa., said his partner, Michael Smyth. He was 57 and had pancreatic cancer. Mees, who worked on more than a dozen TV shows in his 30-year career, spent a total of 14 years on "Star Trek" sets, spanning from "The Next Generation" to "Star Trek: Enterprise. " He was known for the futuristic sets he conjured, often from scratch, with elaborate schemes and basic challenges such as a director's edict against showing wheels on props.
March 19, 2013 |
Ian McKellen is gearing up to officiate the wedding of "X-Men" costar and friend Patrick Stewart. In other words, Magneto's marrying Professor X. On the British talk show "The Jonathan Ross Show," the 73-year-old film, stage and TV actor announced that he'd be performing the marriage ceremony for Stewart, 72, and his fiancee, jazz singer Sunny Ozell, 35. "I'm going to marry Patrick," "The Hobbit" actor said after the host listed out his...
January 25, 2013
"Girls" has started its second season on HBO on Jan. 13, but get ready for more: The controversial but critically lauded, Golden Globe-winning show will return for a third season. While HBO has not officially confirmed the renewal, the cast and crew of "Girls" have made it abundantly clear the show will be back. This weekend, Lena Dunham spoke with Alec Baldwin for his podcast, "Here's the Thing," and inadvertently confirmed the show's pick-up. "We're starting Season 3 at the end of March.
January 7, 2013 |
A dedicated "Star Trek" fan with terminal cancer was granted his last wish with a private screening of "Star Trek Into Darkness" before dying just days later on Jan. 4. Daniel Craft, one of the directors of the New York Asian Film Festival, was able to view a DVD screener of J.J. Abrams' upcoming "Star Trek" movie thanks to Abrams. Craft died of liver cancer, according to fellow NYAFF founder Grady Hendrix. In a post on the "Star Trek" section of Reddit.com, Hendrix thanked the online community for helping getting the story picked up by the media and eventually onto the radar of Abrams, who dispatched a producer to Craft's New York home with a rough cut of the film.
September 27, 2012 |
In solidarity with their brothers working for the NFL, on Wednesday the “Daily Show” correspondents decided to go on strike. The action caught Jon Stewart by surprise. After a segment about the replacement referees' disastrous call that finally got Americans up in arms about a labor dispute, the host threw to correspondent John Oliver -- or so he thought. PHOTOS: Was it a touchdown or interception? In his place was a man who wore glasses and spoke with a British accent, like Oliver, but who was noticably more grandiloquent.