Pauly Shore feels it’s time for a Richard Simmons biopic.
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EXCLUSIVE: Daniel Wu (American Born Chinese, Badlands) is co-writing and developing a comic book series with veteran Marvel, DC and Valiant artist Sean Chen, with plans to adapt the property for film and TV starring Wu.
The project, Evermind, will debut via Kickstarter on Tuesday.
Evermind, from 247 Comics, tells the story of overlooked innovator Lucas Zhang (whose likeness is inspired by Wu), who has worked his entire life to push humanity beyond the bounds of physical limitations with his incredible developments in neurolink technology. But his quest for success has come at a cost. Now, in a desperate attempt to save his own humanity — and the life of his only child — Zhang unleashes a powerful new technology that is too dangerous to be trusted. Now he is selling out and cashing in, and his patented masterworks are serving only two purposes: destruction and desire.
“As a minority lead actor, no matter your level of previous success or notable roles, in Hollywood there are only so many parts you are going to be offered. So, I got to thinking, why should I wait around for that next opportunity, when I could just create and define it for myself?” Wu said in a statement to Deadline.
He continued, “I found the perfect collaborator in Sean, because he had two characters he had been drawing for years, but it was this partnership that helped build out the backstory, the world, and the motivations of the characters themselves. The best part of starting this journey in comics is that we aren’t confined by the same sort of budget that prohibits film and television. Kickstarter gives us the opportunity to prove the viability of this property for multiple mediums, and bring fans along for the entire ride.”
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Pauly Shore feels it’s time for a Richard Simmons biopic.
The reality TV alum is moving forward amid accusations, which he has denied, that he is the father of unborn twins.
Italian rock band Måneskin just launched their Rush! World Tour and we have the set list from the first U.S. show.
EXCLUSIVE: Paramount Animation and Temple Hill have a new original animated movie in the works, Superworld, based on the book series of the same name, created and illustrated by Yarrow and Carrie Cheney.
The actor who's been tipped to take on the role of Phillip Schofield in a TV series about the scandal surrounding his ITV exit has been revealed by bookmakers.The frontrunner who could play the 61-year-old presenter in the rumoured series is none other than Happy Valley star James Norton.The This Morning scandal is now reportedly at the centre of a potential TV series that will explore the incidents which led to Schofield's recent departure, titled The Runner. Former This Morning host Phillip quit his role on TV after he admitted to an "unwise but not illegal" affair with a younger male colleague earlier this year.
Memory as Sylvia, a recovering alcoholic who is dealing with childhood trauma. For the independent film, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival this month, Chastain wore no makeup, had no trailer and bought her own costumes for the role.Speaking to IndieWire about the film, Chastain said: “I’m not doing a movie to be pampered. If I want to be pampered, I’ll go to a spa.
You’ll remember Apple TV+ was so gung-ho on its spy series, “Slow Horses” starring Academy Award winner Gary Oldman, they greenlit it for two seasons and shot them back-to-back and then released them both within the same year (April and December of 2022). Well, they also did the same with the renewal, announcing that seasons three and four of the critically acclaimed espionage drama would be greenlight and shot concurrently.
EXCLUSIVE: The Daily Wire has cast its lead in fantasy series The Pendragon Cycle, which is underway in Europe.
Angelica Ross says that Ryan Murphy accepted her pitch of doing a season of American Horror Story starring four black women, but then ghosted her and never responded to follow-ups about the project.
Steve Martin objects!
EXCLUSIVE: Creatives behind Alice & Jack, which stars Domhnall Gleeson and Andrea Riseborough in the latter’s first role since the To Leslie controversy, have spotlighted how they wanted the Channel 4/Masterpiece TV series to feel like an indie film.
EXCLUSIVE: Ryan Donowho (The O.C.) is set to topline Art of a Hit (fka Excelsis), an indie psychological horror film directed by Gaelan Draper that will begin shooting in France this month under a SAG Interim Agreement. Rounding out the cast are Rob Raco (Riverdale), Charlie Saxton (Hung), Tim Jo (This Is Us), Allie MacDonald (Under the Silver Lake), James Earl (White Men Can’t Jump), and David Valdes (Speechless). Draper and Saxton co-wrote and are co-producing under their Dewey & Bug banner.
Savannah Chrisley is back in the dating game!
This Morning star Matty Lock was shown helping his local community in the final photograph of him before his tragic death at the age of 19. Matty, who was a member of the Labour party in Merseyside and was recently elected as a councillor in the town of Maghull, was pictured wearing a red high-vis vest while sweeping up rubbish and leaves from the ground in the newly unearthed snap. Matty’s death was announced at the weekend in a statement by This Morning, who described him as a 'delightful young man'.
French-Moroccan actor and comedian Jamel Debbouze is urging tourists to keep visiting Morocco in the wake of an earthquake in the country’s Atlas Mountains region that has killed close to 3,000 people.
While filming on “Deadpool 3” has suspended due to the ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike, the film’s director promises that when the long-awaited sequel finally does arrive, hardcore comic book fans will have nothing to complain about when it comes to accuracy.
It's officially Autumn which means I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! is just around the corner, with the Australian jungle ready to host a new batch of celebrities. It's been reported that one of those celebs is former EastEnders star Danielle Harold, who played Lola Pearce in the soap.
Maisie Smith revealed she flew home from Morocco just two days before a tragic earthquake.The 6.8 magnitude earthquake is believed to be the biggest to hit the country in more than 120 years. Early reports suggest that at least 800 people have been killed by the devastating tremor, and that more than 650 are injured.The EastEnders actress, and former Strictly Come Dancing celebrity, told her followers that she "can't believe it." Taking to Instagram, she shared her condolences to those affected by the tragedy, posting a picture walking through the streets of the foreign country.The 22-year-old said: "I can't believe it.
Top-billed Vicky Krieps dies in the opening frame of Viggo Mortensen’s “The Dead Don’t Hurt,” with a tear running down her cheek and her co-star/director keeping vigil at her bedside, which might prompt some confusion from the casual viewer; is this a Western zombie movie? It is not, but it’s a picture that takes some time to reveal its methodology and motives; the viewer’s patience is required but rewarded. Continue reading ‘The Dead Don’t Hurt’ Review: Writer/Director/Star Viggo Mortensen’s Contemplative Western Is A Dazzling Showcase For Vicky Krieps [TIFF] at The Playlist.
Jeremy Renner is coming back for another term.