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  1. Fruitvale Stations Michael B. Jordan on Tears, Impending Stardom...

    Amos Barshad

    Michael B. Jordan first made you cry as Wallace, the doomed corner boy with the heart of gold from the first season of The Wire. Years later he showed up on Friday Night Lights, bigger and badder as East Dillon Lions star QB Vince Howard, but no less...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  2. Tobias Fünke Politely Requests That You Insert Him Anywhere

    Amos Barshad

    Another day, another squeal-worthy Arrested Development teaser. Hot on the heels of the trailer for the new season (May 26! May 26! MAY 26!) comes a bit of found footage, tweeted out by famed voice-over actor Ron Howard: "Just got a video reel from D...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  3. America's Last Line of Defense Against Old-Timey German Espionage...

    Amos Barshad

    So much eyebrow-raising Hollywood casting news and project announcements, so little time. Let's get to it! Bradley Cooper has signed on for Dark Invasion, a "true spy thriller" based on an upcoming Howard Blum nonfiction book of the same name. The...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  4. Homeland Executive Producers Double Down With a New Show on CBS

    Amos Barshad

    Usually you have to wait until after a critically acclaimed TV show ends its turn to get the next project from its creators. Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa, the power duo behind Homeland — which as you, I, rational men and women everywhere, and t...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  5. Ron Howard Directing a Jay-Z Movie, Mentoring James Murphy, Just ...

    Amos Barshad

    First he was aw-shucks Opie, then he was fancy Oscar-winning director guy, and now Ron Howard is ... nabbing corner tables at The Spotted Pig?! A few recent developments suggest that, in a dramatic career-third-act twist, these days, Ron Howard is pr...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  6. Dispatches From the Magic Locker Room: Dwight Howard, Big Baby, a...

    Amos Barshad

    The Magic have just beaten the Knicks, and Dwight Howard's in a good mood. Most of the Orlando players in MSG's petite visitors' locker room are strategically maneuvering orange towels while silently changing; meanwhile, Dwight's riffing. The first t...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  7. Ron Howard and HBO Give Doc Holliday A Second Life

    Amos Barshad

    Ron Howard and producer Akiva Goldsman are teaming up on a Doc Holliday Western for HBO. Based on Mary Doria Russell's recent novel Doc, the series will be directed by Howard and co-produced by his father, actor Rance Howard. The project will move th...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  8. Elizabeth Banks Now Into Zombies, Too

    Amos Barshad

    Elizabeth Banks has teamed up with her husband, author/producer Max Handelman, to sell the single-camera comedy Dave's Dead to Fox. The two will be non-writing executive producers on the show; also, Banks isn't going to star, although considering her...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  9. The Coen Brothers Are Coming to Your Television

    Amos Barshad

    Joel and Ethan Coen are teaming up with Cedar Rapids' writer Phil Johnson on their first TV project. It's called Harve Karbo, it's an hour-long single-camera comedy about a private detective in L.A. who frequently encounters big Hollywood names while...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  10. Russell Crowe Is Misérables

    Amos Barshad

    Russell Crowe has officially joined the Les Miserables movie, playing Javert opposite Hugh Jackman, who's starring as Jean Valjean. The King's Speech's Tom Hooper is directing and William Nicholson wrote the screenplay. Safe to say this is the best t...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  11. Smurfs Sequel to Have a Script

    Amos Barshad

    The writers responsible for The Smurfs — David Stem, David Weiss, Jay Scherick, and David Ronn — will be back for Smurfs 2. In fact, because the live-action/CGI combo thing takes so long to produce, they've already turned in a draft of th...

    Blog | August 18, 2011