First it got shut down, then we heard there was going to be werewolves in it, but despite everything that’s happened, ‘The Lone Ranger’ might still be a possibility. In a recent interview with Deadline’s Pete Hammond at Disney’s D23 Expo, Disney chief Rich Ross gave his two cents on the status of what could have been Disney’s next big Western.
According to Ross, “I’m hoping to… Continue reading Disney Exec Still Pulling for 'The Lone Ranger,' With or Without Gore Verbinski
It’s still the Apes’ planet; we just live on it.
In its second weekend, ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ remained on top at the box office, relegating four new movies to second-banana status. But the film did receive a stronger-than-expected challenge from ‘The Help,’ while the other three new releases opened well below expectations.
The second-weekend take for… Continue reading 'Apes' Still Top Banana: Box Office Report August 12-14
With so many multi-camera sitcoms taped in front of live studio audiences heading to TV this fall — “Whitney,” “2 Broke Girls” and “I Hate My Teenage Daughter” among them — the shrinking genre faces one of its biggest tests in years.
And while the new series’ stars promise a spontaneity and and comedic dynamic you don’t get from successful single-camera laughers like “Modern Family,”… Continue reading Lucille Ball at 100: 'I Love Lucy' still a shining example of why a live audience can work
After a six-month tryout as host of “MSNBC Live” in the 6 p.m. ET time slot, left empty when the cable newser fired Keith Olbermann in January, Cenk Uygur of the online politics and news commentary show “The Young Turks” announced on Wednesday, July 20, that he had left MSNBC.
In a video posted… Continue reading 'The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur: Out at MSNBC but still online
Review in a Hurry: One of Marvel Comics’ oldest heroes receives the big-screen treatment in a WWII period… Continue reading Movie Review: Captain America May Be Ripped, but His Movie's Still a 98-Pound Weakling