| Jun 8, 2008
Following the lead of David McCullough's biography, this seven-part HBO miniseries covers the birth of the great American experiment from the perspective of our persnickety second president. Paul Giamatti plays John Adams as a...
| Jun 6, 2008
Is the time finally right for that "Snakes on a Plane" TV series?
Samuel Jackson's production shingle has signed a first-look deal with CBS Paramount Network TV.
According to the industry trade papers, Jackson's Uppity Films banner is currently...
| Nov 29, 2007
Samuel L. Jackson is returning to the studio that first paired the Oscar nominated actor with the combination of snakes and planes.
According to Variety, Jackson and his Uppity Films shingle are setting up "Man That Rocks the Cradle" at New Line....
| Feb 17, 2008
A man and his talking automobile.
Only a couple of television shows rate that blurb, and mercifully, it isn't "My Mother the Car" that's getting an update.
No, it's the much cooler one. Since its original 1980s run, "Knight Rider" has maintained a solid...
| Feb 14, 2008
Physicists and drama coaches might find it instructive to compare notes and solve a lingering sci-fi mystery. To wit, what is it about the ability to defy quantum theories of space, time and matter that turns some guys into Tobey Maguire (i.e. sweet,...
| Feb 18, 2008
Two potential film franchises, 20th Century Fox's science-fiction thriller "Jumper" and Paramount Pictures' family fantasy "The Spiderwick Chronicles," opened to solid business over the extended holiday weekend, while Walt Disney Co.'s "Step Up 2 the...