| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:51 AM
If comic book characters are a driving force in Hollywood, it's worth noting that Wonder Woman, one of the most iconic characters of the last 70 years, has yet to star in her own live-action movie.
She hasn't been completely ignored. Two years ago,...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:20 AM
What do Steve Zahn, the actor who played Elliott in 1982's "E.T.," the telepathic police officer from NBC's "Heroes" and Lieutenant Eli Roosevelt from FX's "Sons of Anarchy" all have in common?
They're all scheduled to film TV pilots for ABC in the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Greg Kinnear just might be the poor man's antihero.
At a time when the television scene is seemingly at capacity with its band of flawed leading men plagued by moral ambiguity, the actor is tasked with dining alongside the brooding men of prestige...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The marketing of AMC's new drama, "Low Winter Sun," revolves around a moody black-and-white photo of lead actor Mark Strong and the show's tagline: "Good Man. Cop. Killer."
Just another player in the crowded genre of "Gee, it's tough to be a straight...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:52 AM
During the eight-year run of the show “House M.D.” the series mantra was, “Everybody lies.” The corollary to that could well be, “Everybody cheats.” Maybe not everybody, but fairly close.
That’s why I can’...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:37 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out what shows to drop from my DVR.
The Skinny: Last season, I got hooked on ABC's "Nashville." Unfortunately, the rest of the country didn't follow my lead, and ABC started to turn the show about country music artists...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 1:32 PM
With his soon-to-conclude AMC series, "Breaking Bad," Vince Gilligan helped usher in cable television's Golden Age. Now he's bringing his talents to broadcast television -- and not just any network, either, but CBS.
As first reported by the New York...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Two New Jersey families are brought closer together in a way they never anticipated in this comedy about a May-December romance, with Leighton Meester ("Gossip Girl") and Hugh Laurie ("House") playing the couple. The news does not go over well when others...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Time takes a toll on us all, no more so than characters of long-running TV shows. All narrative demands transformation of one sort of another and multiple seasons of revelations, realizations and shifting relationships work like the pounding surf...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A ruthlessly self-aware political wife reconsidering her choices. A sensual socialite facing down an oppressive age with informed good humor. A group of young women so busy defying social expectations they've forgotten to have any of their own. A...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:09 AM
As a Disney movie shooting in Central Florida, "Tomorrowland" would be expected to use Disney World as a backdrop.
Here's the happy news for Disney fans: The George Clooney sci-fi movie will feature the Carousel of Progress attraction in the Magic...