La La Land’s Damien Chazelle Lands New Series at Apple

Looks like La La Land’s Damien Chazelle will be stepping out on the town with someone other than Netflix, with the award-winning director/screenwriter/producer receiving a direct-to-series order by Apple for a new dramatic series. While details on the series are still under wraps, Chazelle will write and direct every episode; and serve as executive producer […]

Counterpart: J.K. Simmons Sees Double In Starz’s Sci-Fi Spy Series

In what looks like a mash-up of The Americans, 1984, “The Mirror Universe” stories from Star Trek and Fringe, Starz is giving us out first extended look at sci-fi spy thriller Counterpart. The 10-episode series is set to debut on Sunday, January 21st on the cable network, and you can check out the first trailer […]

J.K. Simmons To Host Saturday Night Live

Actor J.K. Simmons has recently won a Golden Globe, a Critic’s Choice Award and got nominated for an Oscar for best supporting actor in Whiplash. He’s also known for playing the Iconic J. Jonah Jameson in the Sony Spider-Man films as well as a television regular on Law & Order as Dr. Emil Skoda, Vern […]

Iron Man And Sin City Actor Mickey Rourke Wins Boxing Match At Age 62

Before he took up acting, Mickey Rourke was an amateur boxer. But the man who played Whiplash for Marvel Studios and Marv in Frank Miller’s Sin City hadn’t been in a ring for a match in over 20 years. But on Friday in Moscow, the 62 year-old beat a 33 year-old former California Golden Gloves […]

Casting Roundup: Mark Wahlberg Is The Gambler, Djimon Hounsou Is Fast & Furious

Downton Abbey continues to churn out stars, Fast & Furious 7 is still adding to its cast, and Mark Wahlberg is the latest to take on The Gambler in today’s roundup. • Downton Abbey actress Jessica Brown-Findlay has been cast as a trapeze artist/love interest to Daniel Radcliffe’s Igor in Fox’s new version of Frankenstein, […]