TNT premiered its new drama (excuse us — event series) “Mob City” Wednesday (dec. 4), a hard-boiled noir from former “Walking Dead” showrunner Frank Darabont. It was an anticipated return to TV for the auteur following his unceremonious ousting from AMC’s zombie drama and, well — at least it looked pretty?
The two-hour premiere of the series, telling the tale of the
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Don’t let the title fool you — this film is not about Ali taking down Frazier. As it turns out, Muhammad Ali’s greatest fight was not in the ring.
Written by Shawn Slovo and directed by Stephen Frears, Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight tells the story of Ali’s famous courtroom battle. After being drafted to the Vietnam War, Ali… Continue reading First Look: Christopher Plummer and Frank Langella star in Stephen Frears’ ‘Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight’
Academy Award-winning screenwriter Frank Pierson has passed away at the age of 87.
Pierson is best known for his Oscar-nominated screenplays “Cool Hand Luke,” “Cat Ballou” and “Dog Day Afternoon,” the latter of which won him the gold in 1976. The Hollywood staple also served as President of the Writers Guild of America, from 1981-1983 and again from 1993-1995. More recently, he was President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts… Continue reading Frank Pierson Dead: 'Dog Day Afternoon' Screenwriter Dies At 87
Do Elizabeth Banks and Paul Reubens equal Kate Winslet? In the case of “Frank or Francis,” perhaps! While Winslet’s rumored involvement in the Charlie Kaufman-directed musical comedy (!) may be on shaky ground (speculated Variety reporter Jeff Sneider on Twitter: “Don’t think she’s in”), it appears that both Banks and Reubens will join the already impressive cast roster of Steve Carell, Nicolas Cage, Jack Black, Kevin Kline and Catherine Keener… Continue reading 'Frank Or Francis': Elizabeth Banks, Paul Reubens Join Charlie Kaufman's Latest