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Better Off Dead: Just Give the Kid Two Dollars Already (Neon Cinema)

Better Off Dead: Just Give the Kid Two Dollars Already (Neon Cinema)

A suicidally depressed teen tries to win back his girlfriend by throwing himself off of a perfectly good mountain, ignoring the impossible cute French mechanic living across the street. Claymation hamburgers lip-sync to Van Halen, a pre-teen builds a ray gun, and Booger from Revenge of the Nerds wears lots of hats. Welcome to 1985, […]

‘Utopia’: Felisha Terrell, Dustin Ingram Join Amazon’s Gillian Flynn Conspiracy-Thriller Series

Felisha Terrell (Shooter) and Watchmen‘s Dustin Ingram are set to recur in Gone Girl author-screenwriter Gillian Flynn‘s upcoming Amazon Studios adaptation of British series Utopia, joining a cast that includes John Cusack (High Fidelity, Grosse Pointe Blank), Rainn Wilson (The Office), Sasha Lane (American Honey), Javon “Wanna” Walton (Euphoria), and Jessica Rothe (Happy Death Day 2U). With Flynn serving as the project’s creator, […]

‘High Fidelity’: The OA’s Kingsley Ben-Adir Joins Zoe Kravitz Hulu Series

Now that actress Zoe Kravitz‘s (Big Little Lies, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald) spin on a whole new generation of Top 5 lists has finished swapping streaming homes within the Disney family, Veronica West and Sarah Kucserka‘s (Bull, Ugly Betty) updated Hulu romantic comedy series High Fidelity has added Kingsley Ben-Adir (The OA: Part II) to the cast in a recurring role. Ben-Adir […]

‘High Fidelity’: Da’Vine Joy Randolph, David Holmes Join Zoe Kravitz Hulu Series

Now that actress Zoe Kravitz‘s (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald) spin on a whole new generation of Top 5 lists has finished swapping streaming homes within the Disney family, Veronica West and Sarah Kucserka‘s (Bull, Ugly Betty) updated Hulu romantic comedy series High Fidelity has added Da’Vine Joy Randolph (On Becoming a God in Central Florida) and […]

‘Utopia’: Happy Death Day 2U’s Jessica Rothe Joins Amazon’s Gillian Flynn Conspiracy-Thriller Series

Jessica Rothe (Happy Death Day 2U) is set to join Gone Girl author/screenwriter Gillian Flynn‘s upcoming Amazon Studios adaptation of British series Utopia, joining a cast that includes John Cusack (High Fidelity, Grosse Pointe Blank), Rainn Wilson (The Office), Sasha Lane (American Honey), and Javon “Wanna” Walton (Euphoria). With Flynn serving as the project’s creator, executive producer, writer, and showrunner, the nine-episode conspiracy-thriller received a straight-to-series […]

‘High Fidelity’: Jake Lacy Joins Zoe Kravitz for Upcoming Hulu Series

Series lead Zoe Kravitz‘s (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald) spin on a whole new generation of Top 5 lists will be getting a little help from (and possibly a little annoyed at times by) I’m Dying Up Here‘s Jake Lacy, with the actor set to join Hulu’s updated romantic comedy series High Fidelity. Based on the […]

‘Utopia’: High Fidelity’s John Cusack Joins Amazon’s Gillian Flynn Conspiracy-Thriller Series

Gone Girl author/screenwriter Gillian Flynn‘s upcoming Amazon Studios adaptation of British series Utopia has a new name to add to The Deep State’s “list,” with our personal pop culture “spirit animal”* John Cusack (High Fidelity, Grosse Pointe Blank) joining co-stars Rainn Wilson (The Office), Sasha Lane (American Honey), and Javon “Wanna” Walton (Euphoria) on the nine-episode series. With Flynn serving […]


Fantastic Beasts’ Zoe Kravitz to Star in Disney’s High Fidelity Streaming Series

So it looks like Zoe Kravitz (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald) will be putting her spin on a whole new generation of Top 5 lists, keeping it in the family (check out below) by joining Disney‘s updated romantic comedy series High Fidelity inspired by Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel and the 2000 feature adaptation for its upcoming streaming […]


Apparently John Cusack’s Not a Huge Fan of Disney’s High Fidelity Series

In another example of how an idea can be great for some (for example, the CW and Charmed) and a raging dumpster fire to others (for example, Holly Marie Combs and Charmed), actor John Cusack (Grosse Pointe Blank) is weighing in on Disney‘s planned romantic comedy series remake of Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel and Cusack’s 2000 […]

Disney Eyes ‘High Fidelity’-Inspired Series with Female Lead for New Streaming Service

Expect a lot more Top 5 lists and a lot less cynical music pretentiousness (I’m looking at you, Barry) — Disney is planning a gender-swapped romantic comedy series inspired by Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel High Fidelity and the 2000 feature adaptation for its upcoming streaming service. Writers Veronica West and Sarah Kucserka‘s (Bull, Ugly Betty) series looks […]

The Weekly Static s01e20.3 – 2018 “Cusack” Series: Hulu’s Castle Rock

Welcome to the third and final act in The Weekly Static‘s three-part mid-season finale! As we wrap up this little shindig, make sure to check out Friday’s “post-mortem” on our biggest overall disappointment of 2017: Spike’s The Mist; and on Saturday, we unveiled 2017’s “little engine that could” MVP: TruTV. This time, we hit the […]

‘The Mist’ Episode 4: ‘Pequod’ Reaffirms My Faith, For Now

Welcome back, and thanks again for joining me as I take a look at The Mist Episode 4: Pequod. For a little refresher on my thoughts on last week’s episode, you can get to it here; and Spike was kind enough to offer this recap: “Kevin and the group find their way to a local […]

The Mist Season 1 Episode 2 Review: An Episode In Search Of A Purpose

So by the end of the premiere episode of Spike‘s The Mist, Kevin Copeland (Morgan Spector), Adrian Garff (Russell Posner), Mia Lambert (Danica Curcic) and Bryan Hunt (Okezie Morro) have decided to work together to make their way to the mall. Eve Copeland (Alyssa Sutherland) and her daughter Alex Copeland (Gus Birney) are locked in […]

John Cusack And Samuel L. Jackson Face WiFi Apocalypse In Trailer For Cell

John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson take on a mysterious disease transmitted via cellphones in the trailer for Cell. Based on the Stephen King novel, Cusack faces a world threatened when people using modern phone technology become a bloodthirsty collective consciousness. And while he encounters a group ready to fight the mob, Cusack just wants […]

Jackie Chan and John Cusack Team For Dragon Blade

There is a new film coming out starring Jackie Chan, John Cusack and Adrien Brody and it’s not a comedy. Dragon Blade, written and directed by Daniel Lee, is a historical epic that tells the tale of Huo An, the commander of the Protection Squad of the Western Regions during the Han Dynasty. An (Chan) is framed […]