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A desperate housewife may return to ABC.

Felicity Huffman — who played Lynette Scavo on the long-running ABC drama Desperate Housewives — is set to headline the American Crime pilot opposite Timothy Hutton (Leverage). Executive produced by Oscar-winning John Ridley (12 Years a Slave), the drama pilot focuses on the murder of a war veteran and the trial that follows.

Huffman will play Barb Skokie, the ex-wife of Russ (Hutton) and mother of… Continue reading Felicity Huffman books ABC pilot

guardians venom header Marvel Studios Countdown: How Much Do the Marvel Movies Influence New Comic Books?

A common misconception about Marvel Studios is that the people there are incredibly invested in what Marvel is doing in its comic books. This extends past Marvel Studios proper and into their agreements with Sony and Fox as well. When Superior Spider-Man launched — the current comic that stars Spidey villain Doctor Octopus in control of Peter Parker’s body — fans assumed that the book would… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: How Much Do the Marvel Movies Influence New Comic Books?

Yesterday we shared part one of the Movies.com Holiday Gift Guide, which focused entirely on Blu-rays and DVDs. But we all know there are plenty of other things you can buy the movie fan in your life beyond actual movies, so we’ve put together a big list of reasonably priced and relatively new items that you can gift this holiday season. Unlike with part one of this guide, we won’t… Continue reading The Movies.com Holiday Gift Guide Part 2: Books, Toys and More

Welcome to The Last Horror Blog, a biweekly column on all things horror.

Hollywood may be mostly interested in rebooting and remaking popular horror films these days, but some of the genre’s best titles were actually adaptations based on books and short stories. The Haunting (the 1963 original) was a film version of Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House. The Exorcist and Rosemary’s Baby were both inspired by the works of… Continue reading The Last Horror Blog: 8 Creepy Books That Would Make Great Movies

108048162 Matt Damon Books Directorial Debut, Joins Christopher Nolans InterstellarJason Merritt/Getty Images

Matt Damon is following in buddy Ben Affleck’s shoes.

No, he’s not signing up for Zack Snyder’s Superman/Batman movie; instead, he’s planning to move behind the camera for his directorial debut.

Indiewire reports that Damon is circling “A Foreigner,” an adaptation penned by Oscar-winning “Argo” screenwriter Chris Terrio… Continue reading Matt Damon Books Directorial Debut, Joins Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'