Warner Bros. had a lot to say at their Time Warner investors meeting today, and most of it was “YOU WANT MOVIES? I’LL SHOW YOU MOVIES!” CEO Kevin Tsujihara gave us a timeline of what Warner Bros. will be working on over the next 6 years. Buckle up (and maybe submit a resume), because it’s one hell of a breakneck pace they’re working with. One that’s not going to leave much room for error, and I would assume means we won’t be seeing Ben Affleck direct movies for a little while. And that isn’t the only thing we won’t be seeing. Continue reading…
We are living in an era of great ensemble television. As viewers we are being spoiled not only with their work on screen but with cast interaction on social media platforms like twitter. It has the effect of making you feel included in their TV family, and as a result you the viewer feels a sense of loyalty to them. Shows like Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Grimm & Revenge have been excellent at this. Though nothing could rival the social media power of CW stars, a class on which should be taught at the LaineyGossip Faculty of Celebrity Studies. The best part for me is getting to hear from the cast members who aren’t necessarily the face of the show. The actors who go to work every day and do a great job even though they don’t always have their own storyline. The ones who aren’t going to be promoting it on talk shows. The ones whose names you may not have heard.
I thought it was time to fix that. Here are 12 people doing consistently good work that you need to know the names of. Continue reading…
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This week from around the web, a little peek at what’s going on with some of your favourite shows and movies. Make sure to check out the extra adorable piglets making a guest appearance on Cougar Town.
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Waiting all summer long for your favourite shows to come back in the fall can feel like forever. But with the magic of twitter lots of actors are now posting set selfies to give us all a little sneak peek on what they’re working on. The best of this week includes Chicago PD, Grey’s Anatomy, Criminal Minds, Kingdom and Kevin Bacon suggesting his wife bring home her Brooklyn Nine-Nine costume.
One of the most fun parts of twitter is getting to see the pictures the actors take of what goes on behind the scenes. In addition to Nick Holmes’ photo of the great makeup job on Guardians of the Galaxy here’s some of what you may have missed this week…
The CEO of Warner Brothers spoke to the New York Times and let slip that they are going to do the thing that we all knew they were going to do.
Marvel owns the box office but DC is much better at bringing their properties to realization on the small screen. Smallville went for 10 years, Arrow has a dedicated fanbase already, and this fall will premiere a new Flash TV show spun off from Arrow.
Similarly a new series called Gotham is being developed which will chronicle the early career of James Gordon as he rises through the ranks at Gotham PD. Let’s take a look.