Scott Prendergast

  • Andy Serkis’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens character revealed, and he looks angry

    Andy Serkis will play a character called Supreme Leader Snoke in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, according to a post on the official Star Wars website today. You can see Serkis, as photographed by Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair, in motion capture gear above. Lupita Nyong’o will also play a…

    Polygon
  • Star Wars: Episode 7 -- This Is Who Andy Serkis Plays

    Find out the role the Lord of the Rings actor will play in JJ Abrams' upcoming movie.

    GameSpot
  • Batman May Appear in ‘Suicide Squad’ After All

    When iconic Batman villains the Joker (Jared Leto) and Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) were announced as part of Warner Bros.’ “Suicide Squad” lineup, fans began to wonder whether Ben Affleck’s Dark Knight might also appear in David Ayer’s supervillain team-up film. Now it appears we may have our…

    Variety
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    Simon Pegg Talks About How To 'Man Up'

    Executive Producer and star of the comedy romance film 'Man Up' Simon Pegg chats with us in London about the film and the unique world of online dating. Listen in.

    Celebrity Wire
  • Just Look What She Did!

    Walmart Security Cameras Captured The Whole Thing! [30 Photos]

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  • Tatum O'Neal Reveals A Surprise Fact About Her Sexuality

    In a candid interview with People magazine, Tatum O'Neal opens up about her relationship with son Kevin McEnroe. But it's her revelation about her sexuality that will surprise many fans of the Oscar-winning actress."I like women," O'Neal, whose new film, "She's Funny That Way," is slated for…

    Huffington Post
  • Keke Palmer Joins ‘Grease: Live’ On Fox

    Keke Palmer has landed a role in Grease: Live, Fox's upcoming live production of the popular musical, set to air on January 31, 2016. She’ll play the sassy Pink Lady “Marty Maraschino”, alongside Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens. Broadway writers Robert Cary ( Anything but Love, Ira & Abby) and…

    Deadline
  • Graham Moore-Marc Forster Outbreak Drama Gets 10-Episode NBC Series Order

    Writer Graham Moore, whose first feature, The Imitation Game, earned him an Oscar, is making another debut, as TV series creator. NBC has given a 10-episode, straight-to-series order to a drama from Moore, World War Z director Marc Forster and Endemol Shine Studios. The untitled thriller (fka…

    Deadline
  • Review: Dwayne comes to the rescue, but he forgot the script

    It's sure been a rough year for Hollywood. First there was the stinging Sony hacking scandal. And now we have the humbling image of the Hollywood letters themselves toppling to the ground, as most of California is pulverized by an earthquake — make that earthquakes, plural — in "San Andreas."

    Associated Press
  • ‘The Bronze’ Pushed to October to Avoid Summer Comedy Crush (EXCLUSIVE)

    “The Bronze,” a raunchy comedy about a troubled Olympic gymnast, will try to stick the landing next fall. Relativity Studios is moving the film from July 10, 2015, when it was slate to debut in limited release, to October 16, 2015. It will once again debut in a limited cluster of theaters before…

    Variety
  • Digital Audience Ratings: ‘Pixels’ Parades 35 Years Of Pac-Man

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR) – Film, a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR – Film measures what entertainment content is resonating most…

    Variety
  • Google wants to put 360-degree action movies on your phone

    "Fast & Furious 6" director Justin Lin has a new film out, but, in this one, you get to...

    Business Insider
  • Baby Boomers Challenge Media’s Worship of Youthful Demos

    The May rating sweeps are ostensibly a time for networks to put their best foot forward, trying to boost ratings to help affiliates. So what does it say that the survey that ended last week was bookended by events featuring sexagenarians: Bruce Jenner, 65, coming out as a transgender woman in an…

    Variety
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    Cassidy Gifford, Pfeifer Brown In 'The Gallows' Second Trailer

    20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy but soon discover that some things are better left alone. This is the second trailer in HD. Film courtesy Warner Bros.

    Celebrity Wire
  • ‘MasterChef’ Ratings Rise, ‘Briefcase’ Debut Tops Viewership, ‘500 Questions’ Dips

    The Golden State Warriors secured a long, long desired NBA Playoffs Finals slot last night with a 104-90 win over the Houston Rockets on ESPN, but on the Big 4 it was unscripted that was heating up the opening days of summer. Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference Finals scored an almost 3-year NBA…

    Deadline
  • Fox Developing ‘Urban Cowboy’ TV Remake with Craig Brewer, Paramount TV (Exclusive)

    Fox is saddling up with writer-director Craig Brewer and Paramount TV for a series adaptation of the 1980 John Travolta-Debra Winger movie “Urban Cowboy.” Brewer is on board to writer and direct the pilot and exec produce the series for Paramount TV and 20th Century Fox TV. It’s eyed as a possible…

    Variety
  • Mattel's New Scrabble Ad Wonderfully Demonstrates There's Magic In Words

    Video Mattel has launched a new film in support of its Scrabble board-game franchise and it's a winner. It has heart, it tells a great story, and best of all it's a product demo. Give it a look and I'll break it down. Great use of storytelling. Let's just start there at the highest

    Forbes
  • ‘Serial’ Seasons 2 and 3 Get Premiere Dates

    Sarah Koenig’s acclaimed “Serial” podcast won’t return for a second season until fall, but a third season is already in the works, premiering next spring. Koenig, the Peabody Award-winning show’s host and executive producer, announced the premiere dates in an email newsletter to subscribers on…

    Variety