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  • 'Show Me a Hero' on HBO Casts James Belushi, Terry Kinney, Michael Stahl-David

    By Linda Ge LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - David Simon's HBO miniseries "Show Me a Hero" has added James Belushi, Terry Kinney and Michael Stahl-David to its cast, a network representative confirmed to TheWrap Friday. Oscar Isaac and Catherine Keener...
  • 1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest

    1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest
    Hitting its 20th anniversary milestone this year, the Black Harvest Film Festival runs through the month of August at the Gene Siskel Film Center, spotlighting black cinema. The fest hasn't always been especially discerning about quality. I'm not sure...
  • The Showrunner Must Go On

    The late Aaron Spelling was modest and courtly to a fault. So when asked about his storied career at the TV Critics Assn. tour years ago, he gave most of the credit to the actors, writers and artisans with whom he'd worked. When a rather naive reporter...
  • 'Looking' Actor Ptolemy Slocum Joins HBO's 'Westworld' (Exclusive)

    By Jethro Nededog and Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Ptolemy Slocum has joined the growing cast of the Warner Bros. Television/HBO's science fiction pilot "Westworld," TheWrap has learned. WBTV wouldn't confirm Slocum's role or its...
  • 'The Wire' Actor Anwan Glover Stabbed at D.C. Nightclub

    Actor Anwan Glover, best known for his role in HBO series "The Wire," suffered a laceration on the right side of his torso after being punched, kicked and stabbed in Washington D.C., according to a police report obtained by the Washington Post. According...
  • Wendell Pierce on 'Ray Donovan,' Jon Voight and his 'personal trifecta'

    There was Wendell Pierce last Sunday night, sitting at a bar, pounding down drink after drink and getting kind of emotional as he talked about how messed up things had gotten in his life. Shades of Bunk Moreland, of “The Wire,” to be sure....
  • HBO picks up six-hour miniseries on race from David Simon

    HBO picks up six-hour miniseries on race from David Simon
    The long relationship between HBO and David Simon will continue with the Baltimore filmmaker co-writing and producing "Show Me a Hero," a six-hour miniseries, for the premium cable channel. Based on the non-fiction book of the same title by Lisa Belkin,...
  • Once a 'little dive,' Chaps now a pit beef legend

    Once a 'little dive,' Chaps now a pit beef legend
    Bob Creager opened his tiny pit beef stand in the parking lot of a Southeast Baltimore nightclub in 1987. The stand had no electricity. Creager had never run a business. And the former steelworker had no idea how to cook pit beef. "I was struggling,"...
  • Why Serials Knocked Procedurals Out of the Emmy Race

    It seems obvious to say, yet it's still a striking thought: A procedural drama, historically a staple of television, is unlikely to ever win another best series Emmy -- and, indeed, will probably struggle even to get nominated. That's reflected in this...
  • Emmy Predictions: Movies and Miniseries Contenders Chase 'Normal Heart,' 'Fargo'

    Two white-hot productions -- HBO's "The Normal Heart" and FX's "Fargo" -- explain why the Television Academy opted this year to break up movies and miniseries into separate Emmy categories once again. The TV Acad combined the top longform categories in...
  • Hail 'Welcome to Sweden,' despair for 'Working the Engels'

    With back to back debuts of two Thursday night comedies — "Welcome to Sweden" and "Working the Engels" — NBC offers up a near-perfect definition of the term "from the sublime to the ridiculous." Created by Greg Poehler and executive produced...