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KARL GAJDUSEK HBO developing sci fi drama ‘The Spark’ from ‘Last Resort’ creator

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HBO has conquered the fantasy genre with Game of Thrones, and now the cable network is looking to delve into science fiction with a project called The Spark, EW has confirmed. Deadline first reported the news.

Now in development (so it’s not guaranteed to be picked up to air), The Spark comes from the mind of Karl Gajdusek, creator… Continue reading HBO developing sci-fi drama ‘The Spark’ from ‘Last Resort’ creator

debby ryan jessie disney channel Disney Channel pulls Jessie episode after gluten intolerance jokes spark controversyA recent episode of Disney Channel’s comedy “Jessie” has been removed from the network’s lineup after it found itself embroiled in controversy over the show’s approach to a character’s gluten intolerance.

“[W]e received your feedback about tonight’s ‘Jessie’ episode which some of you accessed early on Video-on-Demand,” the network announced through a Facebook statement posted Friday (May 17). “We are removing this particular episode from… Continue reading Disney Channel pulls 'Jessie' episode after gluten-intolerance jokes spark controversy

Oscar’s New Documentary Rules Spark Outrage

When Steve James’ “The Interrupters” failed to make the Academy’s shortlist of eligible documentaries this year, fans of the acclaimed feature recalled the similar upset when James’ landmark “Hoop Dreams” failed to dent Oscar’s consciousness back in 1994. It’s clear to many documentary fans that something has been wrong for years with a selection procedure that often fails to recognize work by the likes of James, Werner Herzog, Frederick Wiseman… Continue reading Oscar's New Documentary Rules Spark Outrage

Celebrity red-zone tours spark backlash

Frustrated Christchurch residents want to know why celebrities are given personal red zone tours, yet they remain locked out. . . Former Kiwi … Continue reading Celebrity red-zone tours spark backlash

They’ve yet to invade the small screen, but the new ladies of ABC’s Charlie’s Angels reboot are already causing a stir off the sunny sands of Miami’s South Beach. Actresses Minka Kelly, Rachael Taylor, and Annie Ilonzeh were forced to switch hotels after finding themselves surrounded by snapping members of the paparazzi as they shot [...] Continue reading New “Charlie’s Angels” Spark Media Frenzy In Miami