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Michael Shannon

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  • Emmy nominations reinforce Chicago's rep as comedy training ground

    Emmy nominations reinforce Chicago's rep as comedy training ground
    Nominees for the 64th Primetime Emmys include several former Chicagoans, continuing a trend from years past. The 2011 winner for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series, Plainfield native and “Mike & Molly” star Melissa McCarthy, was again...
  • Chicago Live liveblog: Bikes, Mayor Emanuel, and singer Chris Walz

    Chicago Live liveblog: Bikes, Mayor Emanuel, and singer Chris Walz
    Should we liveblog Chicago Live! tonight? Yes we should. Mayor Emanuel's on, we're talking transportation, music, comedy and Chicago life. At our weekly news variety show with The Second City, our guests include the Old Town School of Folk Music's...
  • A few words with ... Sarah Hyland, Paz de la Huerta and Melissa Gilbert

    Sarah Hyland of "Modern Family" on ABC Q: Your characters have to deal with high school. Did you go to school, or were you tutored on sets? A: I went to (Professional) Performing Arts School in (New York). It was a small school. We didn't have...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season'

    'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season'
    HBO scored another immediate series success with this Prohibition-era drama, and its high pedigree - with Martin Scorsese as an executive producer and the director of the premiere, which earned him an Emmy - surely didn't hurt. Steve Buscemi is excellent...
  • Warner Bros releases photo of Henry Cavill as Superman in 'Man of Steel'

    Warner Bros releases photo of Henry Cavill as Superman in 'Man of Steel'
    Warner Bros. released the first image of Henry Cavill as Superman and he looks -- well, he looks just like almost every other Superman. But that's not necessarily a bad thing. If you mess with the red and blue costume too much, you might end up with...
  • Superman flying in stealth mode in West suburbs

    Superman flying in stealth mode in West suburbs
    How secretive was the filming of the new Superman reboot, “Man of Steel,” on Route 56 in Sugar Grove earlier this week? Sean Michels, village president of Sugar Grove, was left in the dark on what exactly took place during the shoot, and...
  • Plano prepares for Superman

    Plano prepares for Superman
    Not much is known about Plano, a Western suburb nearly 60 miles outside of Chicago, but that will change starting on Monday. That’s when the star-studded Superman reboot, “Man of Steel,” begins what is scheduled to be a 12-day shoot on...
  • Fall Sneaks list

    Fall Sneaks list
    SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
  • Superman movie sets up shop in the Loop

    Superman movie sets up shop in the Loop
    Goodbye Smallville. Hello Metropolis. The filming of the new Superman reboot, "Man of Steel," left Plano after 14 days of shooting in the Western suburb and is expected to film in Chicago Wednesday through September 17. According to signs hanging on...
  • The Chicago actor's dilemma: Love Chicago but leave it

    The Chicago actor's dilemma: Love Chicago but leave it
    "No actor should be in Chicago 'cause they wanta make money," a character says in "The Last Duck," a new play that includes a brief but pointed look at our Second City complex. "It's more about art," the guy says. "You know, whatever that means. Or you...
  • 'Take Shelter'

    'Take Shelter'
    Thanks to such movies as "The Help," "The Tree of Life" and "The Debt," actress Jessica Chastain seems to have been everywhere lately. She's also showcased by this Cannes Film Festival-honored drama about a family unsettled by the behavior of the husband...