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The Angel of Darkness: TNT Names Frank Pugliese Series Showrunner

Writer and producer Frank Pugliese (House of Cards) has been tapped as showrunner for TNT's The Angel of Darkness, a limited series based on author Caleb Carr's second novel in the Dr. Laszlo Kreizler series and follow-up to both the bestseller and lmited series The Alienist. The project is a co-production between Paramount Television and Studio T; Eric Roth, Anonymous […]

TNT Orders 'The Alienist' Follow-Up Limited Series 'The Angel of Darkness'

TNT is getting back into the Caleb Carr business, following up their successful limited series adaptation of The Alienist with a limited series order for Carr's follow-up novel in the Dr. Laszlo Kreizler series, The Angel of Darkness. Reuniting Alienist cast mates Daniel Bruhl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning, the project will mine more source material […]

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The Alienist Season 1, Episode 10 Recap: Castle in the Sky

This article contains spoilers for the season one finale of the Alienist – Castle in the Sky. . . . . . I binge watched the first nine episode of the Alienist and was really looking forward to the finale last night. The episode starts with the discovery of the latest dead boy and finding […]


The Alienist Season 1: A Step Away from the Solution

I remember seeing the ads for The Alienist on TNT. It had that Sherlock Holmes feel to it with Daniel Brühl playing Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, an alienist. This basically means someone who studies the mentally ill; those considered alienated from society. He teams up with an artist named John Moore (Luke Evans) and a woman […]

The Alienist Season 1, Episode 1: Thoughts on the Series Premiere

Welcome to The Weekly Static's takeaways from TNT's series adaptation of authors Caleb Carr's 1994 historical thriller The Alienist. With "The Boy on the Bridge" set to premiere Monday night, we're here with out thoughts on the first episode and to let you know just how good of a job the show's creative did (or […]

New The Alienist Trailer Shows the Method Against the Madness

At the turn of the century, a new kind of evil stalks the streets that requires a different approach to law enforcement and criminal investigation — a new way to look at the criminal mind. As we see from the newest trailer for TNT's adaptation of Caleb Carr's The Alienist, police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt (Brian […]


The Weekly Static S01E10: Kaepernick, Camp Rock, And 'Keiser' Söze!

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, cats and kittens! Welcome back to The Weekly Static! But before we get started, it's time for another… In case you're new to the neighborhood, let me get you squared away with a little reminder of what we do here: The Weekly Static is my righteously desperate-yet-endearing attempt at finding the […]


New Trailer For The Alienist Starring Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning

TNT  has released a second trailer and set a premiere date for their upcoming turn of the century serial killer thriller, The Alienist. The series starring Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning will premiere at 9 PM Monday, January 22. Based on the novel of same name by Caleb Carr. The psychological thriller drama […]

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Explaining Wonder Woman In A Clip From 'Professor Marston And The Wonder Women'

We've got a clip from the upcoming film Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, the story of William Moulton Marston, creator of Wonder Woman. Marston, who was known for having uncommon beliefs about women and marriage, looked to bring his views to the world through his new comic book. And in the scene Marston (Luke […]

The Alienist Hunts For A Serial Killer In First Trailer From TNT

The first trailer for the upcoming serial killer search show The Alienist from TNT just hit, and it looks pretty great: The series is based on a novel of same name by author Caleb Carr, and the majority of the action takes place in 1896 after a series of gruesome murders take the lives of several […]

Daniel Brühl And Luke Evans Sign On For The Alienist

Daniel Brühl (Captain America: Civil War) and Luke Evans (Dracula Untold) have signed on to the new TNT series The Alienist based on the novel by Caleb Carr. Brühl will play Dr. Laszlo Kreizler who specializes in mental pathologies (also called an alienist) who is called in by police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt to to help […]

The Awful Gaston Courts Belle In New Beauty And The Beast Picture

While Gaston isn't about taking over the world or magically gaining power, I still think he is one of the most terrifying villains in Disney's repitoir. He's an entitled man baby, who turns dangerous at the first sign that he isn't getting his way. That can be a pretty real concept right now. We haven't […]

Emily Blunt And Rebecca Ferguson Lead The Girl On The Train

Universal has released the trailer for their new thriller, The Girl on the Train. The film is directed by Tate Taylor based on the novel by Paula Hawkins and stars Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Allison Janney, Edgar Ramirez, Lisa Kudrow and Laura Prepon. In the thriller, Rachel (Blunt), who is […]

Tom Hiddleston Faces Power Failures And Class Distinctions In High-Rise Trailer

In the trailer for High-Rise, Tom Hiddleston takes up residence in an apartment block west of London. Initially wanting solitude, he comes to learn the building is going a little mad as power failures and class distinctions create tensions among the residents. Filmmaker Ben Wheatley adapts the novel by J.G. Ballard into a fascination nightmare […]

Luke Evans Exits The Crow Reboot

Relativity's remake of The Crow has lost its lead. Luke Evans (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) has left the film to pursue other projects. Evans was originally attached to the film when it was going to be directed by F. Javier Gutierrez, but production got delayed an Gutierrez was out and Corin […]

Is Dracula Untold Part Of Universal's New Monsterverse?

Universal has a plan to turn their classic monsters – The Mummy, Frankenstein, Dracula, Wolfman – into a Marvel-style shared universe. They hired Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan to develop the universe starting with the Jon Spaihts written The Mummy: The First Monster being first out of the gate. If you believe Badass Digest, that […]

Behind The Scenes Of Dracula Untold – The Showdown

With Dracula Untold opening up shortly, the studio is pushing out more promotional videos. This one is a behind the scenes look at the showdown between Vlad (Luke Evans) and Mehmed (Dominic Cooper). Both actors talk about their experience preparing for the fight and working with stunt coordinator Buster Reeves. Dracula Untold opens on October […]

Meet The Real Vlad – A Look Inside Dracula Untold

We have two new featurettes for the upcoming film Dracula Untold, the story of how Vlad III, Prince of Wllachia becomes Dracula. The film stars Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Diarmaid Murtagh, Dominic Cooper and Samantha Barks. Dracula Untold opens on October 3rd in the UK and October 10th in the US. [youtube][/youtube] [youtube][/youtube]