Laura Kightlinger

  • Rosie Perez Leaving ‘The View’

    EXCLUSIVE: Seven months after Rosie O’Donnell’s exit was announced, another Rosie is leaving The View. This time, it’s Rosie Perez. Her last day on the ABC News program will be August 6, the final original show of the season. Expect Perez, who joined the show in September, to talk about her exit…

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  • Ant-Man trailer confirms 's cameo

    This post contains spoilers for Ant-Man. The latest Spanish-language trailer for Ant-Man doesn't have much in the way of new footage, but an ultra-quick shot during the promo gives us a good look at which Avenger will show up during the film. "Essentially, this is a heist film, and if you look at…

    Polygon
  • Ghostbusters director Paul Feig shows off the new Ecto-1 car

    Ghostbusters director Paul Feig continues to drip feed pieces of information from the set of the reboot to fans. Feig tweeted a picture of the vehicle today, shortly after news came out that the new movie, which features an all-female squad of 'busters, had added The Wire's Michael K. Williams and…

    The Verge
  • Film Review: ‘Happy 40th’

    In an industry where there wasn’t such pronounced gender imbalance, this resourceful and satisfying indie drama would certainly boost writer-helmer-thep Raine to the rungs of at least TV-episode directorial employability.

    Variety
  • The comedy duo directing the Han Solo 'Star Wars' movie are killing it in Hollywood right now

    Tuesday afternoon news broke that the second "Star Wars" spinoff movie will focus around a young...

    Business Insider
  • 2nd defense expert says theater shooter was legally insane

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A second defense expert testified Tuesday that the Colorado theater shooter was so mentally ill that he couldn't tell right from wrong at the time he opened fire on a packed auditorium, killing 12 people and injuring 70.

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    America Declassified: A Radioactive Movie Set

    Was the cast and crew of a John Wayne film exposed to nuclear fallout?

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  • Beasts of No Nation: First original Netflix movie release in Oct

    (Reuters) - Netflix Inc said its first original movie, "Beasts of No Nation," will be released on Oct. 16 on its video streaming service and in select U.S. theaters. The movie, directed by Emmy Award winner Cary Fukunaga and starring Golden Globe winner Idris Elba, will be followed by Adam…

    Reuters
  • Hillary Clinton On Amy Poehler Vs Kate McKinnon As Best ‘SNL’ Doppelganger

    In her first national TV interview since announcing her latest White House bid three months ago, Hillary Clinton got asked who’d done a better job playing her on Saturday Night Live,  Kate McKinnon or Amy Poehler. CNN’s senior political correspondent Brianna Keilar noted, for the record, that…

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  • Fox’s ‘Knock Knock Live’ Sets Co-Hosts; Animal Planet Renews ‘Last Alaskans’

    Fox has opened the door for five co-hosts on its summer reality newcomer Knock Knock Live. American Idol alum Kellie Pickler, TV hosts Adrienne Bailon and Ross Mathews and radio personalities Jordan “Shorty” Johnson and Chuey Martinez will travel the country rapping on people’s front doors and…

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  • Discovery Channel Chums Investor Waters With Tasty 2Q Stats In Advance of Shark Week

    As Discovery Channel awaits opening night ratings results for Shark Week, the financial community isn’t sure which way its parent company is swimming lately. Even before the Shark Week ratings begin to trickle in, the company’s flagship network has encouraging stats. Discovery Channel boasted its…

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  • Gina Girolamo Returns To Alloy Entertainment As Senior VP Of TV

    Gina Girolamo, who had been head of television for three years at indie producer Alloy Entertainment, is returning to the fold to head up television operations again with the title of SVP Television Production and Development. The move comes after Girolamo had been EVP of TV at Working Title Films,…

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  • Remembering Jerry Weintraub: Clooney, More React To Icon's Death

    Following the death of iconic Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub on Monday, many of the famous faces who worked with Weintraub over the years expressed their sorrow over the loss. George Clooney – who worked with Weintraub in the "Ocean's" film franchise – offered a heartfelt statement to Access…

    Access Hollywood
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    Dad Get 1950s Diner-Style Man Cave

    A dad of four gets a home movie theater (complete with concession stand).

    Scripps Ulive
  • ‘Ray Donovan’ Season 3 Review: Katie Holmes Gives Showtime Drama New Muscle

    The L.A. fixer series is back on July 12, and you don't want to miss what might be its strongest season yet. As my video review above says, a lot of the new strength of  Ray Donovan's third season comes from the additions that bulk up the core cast – especially Katie Holmes. An unlikely pairing,…

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  • L.A. Pilot Production Steady, FilmLA Says; 1-Hour Dramas Hit 5-Year High

    There is good news and bad news for pilot production on the streets and stages of the City of Angeles according to a report released today by the non-profit permitting group. The latter is that L.A. is beneath 50% of total pilot production for the second year in a row. However, says FilmLA, the…

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  • Los Angeles Dominates in TV Pilot Production With 45% Share

    Los Angeles has maintained its dominance in pilot production a time of fierce competition from other states, according to a report released by the FilmL.A. permitting agency. FilmL.A.’s official count shows that 202 broadcast, cable and digital pilots — 111 dramas and 91 comedies — were produced…

    Variety