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If the first images of Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins in “Dark Shadows” had you worried that it was going to be another one of Depp’s “weird,” post-Jack Sparrow paycheck roles, then watch the new trailer for the film immediately. Showing a spark that he hasn’t had since, arguably, the first “Pirates of the Caribbean” film, Depp brings just the right bit of eccentricity to Tim Burton’s adaptation of the… Continue reading 'Dark Shadows' Trailer: Johnny Depp, Tim Burton Team For Best '70s-Set Vampire Comedy Of The Year?

Tina Fey, Owen Wilson May Team Up For ‘Admission’

Listen up, nerds! Tina Fey may trade in her stained, off-brand Snuggie and Liz Lemon-glasses for a bit of serious drama.

Vulture reports that the actress is a “cat’s breath” (whatever that means; also, ew) from joining Paul Weitz’s (“About a Boy”) “Admission,” the big-screen adaptation of Jean Hanff Korelitz’s novel. And! She might be joined by goofball-cum-relative straight man, Owen Wilson.

Written by drama vet Karen Croner (“One True Thing”), “Admission”… Continue reading Tina Fey, Owen Wilson May Team Up For 'Admission'

Most stories about NBC’s Smash can’t help but mention Fox’s groundbreaking Glee, but the producer of the upcoming musical drama says there’s little reason to compare the two.

Smash executive producer Craig Zadan, who has a long track record of producing musical projects, pointed out at NBC’s press tour presentation that Glee and Smash actually both owe each other some credit — even while noting they’re nothing alike.

“When we… Continue reading ‘Smash’ team: We don’t think our show is like ‘Glee’

Seth Rogen Plans The B Team

December 22, 2011

seth rogen b team Seth Rogen Plans The B TeamSeth Rogen has plans to produce and potentially star in a spy comedy called The B Team, being developed at Walt Disney Pictures, Variety reports.

The plot is said to involve a top-level spy who, after getting kidnapped, has to be rescued by his second-tier support team.

The film is based on a 2008 pitch by Derek Guiley and David Schneiderman. At the

132669222 Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh Team for Italian ShoesWhat better way to start a slow Monday before Thanksgiving than with some casting news about some knighted British icons. Variety reports that Sir Anthony Hopkins and Dame Judi Dench will co-star in ‘Italian Shoes’ for director Sir Kenneth Branagh. Where’s Sir Ben Kinglsey when you need him?

Based on the novel by Swedish author Henning Mankell, ‘Shoes’ focuses on a retired doctor (Hopkins) “forced to confront his past… Continue reading Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh Team for 'Italian Shoes'