Gene Fowler

  • 'Downton Abbey' Star Dan Stevens Joins 'Beauty and the Beast' -- But Who's Playing Gaston?

    Dan Stevens will play Beast to Emma Watson's Belle, but he's not the only UK heartthrob cast in the upcoming Disney film. In the live-action retelling of Beauty and the Beast, the Downton Abbey star takes on the role of Watson's love interest, while Fast & Furious 6 star Luke Evans will play the…

    ETonline
  • Seth Rogen Comes Out Smoking Over THR Charges Of Pot-Reeking Office

    Today, THR detailed how Amy Pascal’s move on the Sony lot was delayed by the stench of pot smoke left behind by previous inhabitants Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. The article made it sound like the office was the equivalent of Spicoli’s van from Fast Times At Ridgemont High, and that Pascal could…

    Deadline
  • A Half-Naked Ethan Hawke Secretly Takes Photos of a Sleeping Dakota Johnson in 'Cymbeline'

    Ethan Hawke is tapping into his dark and creepy side for his role in the upcoming crime drama Cymbeline. The film, a modern reimagining of the classic Shakespeare play, tells the story of a war that breaks out between a deadly biker gang and a group of corrupt cops. VIDEO: Ethan Hawke Explains…

    ETonline
  • A frame-by-frame breakdown of all the new clues in the new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer

    On Wednesday, Marvel released the third trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron. Marvel somehow managed to turn the excitement for the movie up another level. In the last couple of weeks, Marvel has been teasing a mystery character named Vision in its promotional materials for Age of Ultron. He's an…

    Vox.com
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar on Why There Won't Ever Be a Buffy Reunion Movie

    Everything is getting a revival or reboot nowadays, from Heroes and 24 to The Comeback to potentially The X-Files. But what about Buffy? The beloved series from Joss Whedon starred Sarah Michelle Gellar and ran from 1997-2003 on The WB and UPN. Buffy the Vampire Slayer still has a cult following…

    Wochit
  • Jon Foo cast as 'Rush Hour' lead

    The rising British actor of Irish Chinese decent, could prove to be the perfect choice to inhabit the role made famous by Jackie Chan in the upcoming TV adaptation. A TV series based on the hit film franchise has been in development at CBS since 2014 and the announcement of Foo's appointment, first…

    AFP Relax News
  • Film Review: ‘Nearby Sky’

    A sensitively lensed, femme-empowering docu about a fearless widow breaking down the male bastion of camel beauty pageants in Abu Dhabi.

    Variety
  • LAPD Officers Take Down Homeless Man for Attacking News Crew on Skid Row

    The suspect faces multiple charges for an altercation that left three officers with minor injuries.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • ‘Conan In Cuba’ – Watch The First Four Minutes

    Conan O'Brien's much ballyhooed trip to Cuba over Presidents Day weekend, debuts tonight at 11 PM ET/PT as a special edition of his TBS late night show, coincidentally called Conan In Cuba. TBS just made the first four minutes available.  It was shot over four days in Havana. "This is a very…

    Deadline
  • Mary-Louise Parker Heads Off-Broadway in 'Heisenberg'

    The Tony and Emmy winner stars opposite Kenneth Welsh in the world-premiere play by Simon Stephens, currently represented on Broadway with 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.'

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • ‘Strange Inheritance’ Is Beneficiary Of Season 2 From Fox Business Network

    Five weeks after Strange Inheritance scored the highest-rated launch in the channel’s history, Fox Business Network has bequeathed it with a 26-episode Season 2. The weekly program hosted by  Jamie Colby explores unusual circumstances of inheritance from across the U.S. "Whether a family business…

    Deadline
  • ‘Sleepy Hollow’ Star Orlando Jones Joins ‘The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea’

    “Sleepy Hollow” star Orlando Jones has joined the cast of “The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea,” Variety has learned exclusively. Jones joins Jessica Biel, Jason Sudeikis, Maisie Williams and Mary Steenburgen in the drama, which began production in New Orleans this week. Bill Purple will direct the pic…

    Variety
  • Kevin James Named L.A. Chief Film Liaison

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is naming Kevin James to the post of chief film liaison. James, who ran for mayor in 2013, is president of the board of public works and will remain in that role as well. James will be working with Ken Ziffren, the L.A. film czar. James will continue in his... Read…

    Variety
  • Independence Day 2 Cast Revealed! Jeff Goldblum and Liam Hemsworth Set to Star in Highly Anticipated Sequel

    Attention all Independence Day fans, your day is just about to be made. It's been announced that Liam Hemsworth and Jeff Goldblum will be joining the highly anticipated sequel, along with Survivor's Remorse's Jessie Usher. Goldblum will reprise his original role from the hit flick, with the hunky…

    Wochit
  • HBO Plans April Launch for Stand-alone Streaming Service (Report)

    The service is said to be launching in time for the fifth-season premiere of 'Game of Thrones,' at a price of $15 per month.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Ray Winstone To Star In ABC Pilot ‘Of Kings And Prophets’

    Veteran British actor Ray Winstone ( The Departed) is set for a lead in  Of Kings And Prophets,  ABC’s drama pilot written by Adam Cooper & Bill Collage and directed by Jeffrey Nachmanoff, which will be filmed in South Africa. The project, from ABC Studios, is described as an epic biblical saga…

    Deadline
  • Lionsgate Developing ‘Dust’ Movie with ‘Lego’ Producer

    Lionsgate is developing “Dust,” a movie based on Paolo Parente’s graphic novel of the same name, and has set up the fantasy project with “The Lego Movie” producer Dan Lin. Rawson Marshall Thurber, whose credits include “We’re the Millers” and “Dodgeball,” is attached to direct. “Dust” is set in an…

    Variety