It’s unlikely that events and characters from seasons 1 and 2 would be incorporated or even mentioned. Posted March 17, 2017 by Kelly WooMTV wants a whole new “Scream.”The network wants to overhaul the horror TV series with a new cast and storyline for its upcoming third season , Deadline reports.MTV ordered a six-episode third season last fall, despite flagging ratings. Cast members from seasons 1 and 2 have reportedly been given permission to seek other work, and star Willa Fitzgerald has booked the Fox pilot “Behind Enemy Lines.”Want more stuff like this? The second season averaged 377,000 viewers in Live+same day, half of what season 1 drew. Like us on Facebook. Still, the network remains committed to “Scream,” and the studio, Dimension TV, is looking for a new showrunner who can provide a new take on the show, which itself is a reimagination of the film franchise.
We know this because he’s been posting a series of Instagram videos revealing “a new segment called” [in sing-song voice] “What’s My Snack?”Here’s the first video, with Pratt struggling to pronounce what’s in his jar of “cacao baobab banana chia.” However you say it, you’re supposed to shake it before you dig in.#WHATSMYSNACK #JurassicWorld2A post shared by chris pratt (@prattprattpratt) on Mar 16, 2017 at 5:50am PDTThis next video has the caption, “#JurassicWorld2 #WHATSMYSNACK watch me eat cat food like a good little boy.”It’s not technically cat food, though, even if it is a fancy feast called “assorted sashimi”:#JurassicWorld2 #WHATSMYSNACK watch me eat cat food like a good little boyA post shared by chris pratt (@prattprattpratt) on Mar 16, 2017 at 6:11am PDTThe third and most recent video is captioned “Hot new full length episode of #WHATSMYSNACK.” This one is whispered at 10:53 p.m. Posted March 17, 2017 by Gina CarboneChris Pratt is currently filming “Jurassic World 2” and he is probably so hungry as you read this. as Pratt inhales some olive oil pistachio cake that he was supposed to save for the next day.Hot new full length episode of #WHATSMYSNACKA post shared by chris pratt (@prattprattpratt) on Mar 16, 2017 at 4:11pm PDTYou know you’re not getting enough food for your body when that small amount of olive oil pistachio cake looks like a feast and you can’t even wait until you’re “supposed” to eat it to dive in. He has to stay fit for his return to the role of Owen Grady, so he’s eating some healthy, low-carb, high-protein snacks on set. Like us on Facebook. He may start eating the fake dinos on set if he has to keep this up for too long.”Jurassic World 2″ is scheduled for release June 22, 2018.[via: CinemaBlend]Want more stuff like this?
Posted March 17, 2017 by Kelly WooSuperman is ready to take on impossible missions.Henry Cavill is joining Tom Cruise and the rest of the cast of “Mission: Impossible 6.” Director Christopher McQuarrie confirmed the news on Instagram with a scenic photo of himself with the cheeky caption: “Say, @henrycavill. Curious if you’re interested in a role in the 6th installment of Mission: Impossible. All good?”After some back and forth, Cavill said he was “in,” and the director wrote, “Outstanding. Alec Baldwin played Ethan’s boss in “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation,” but it’s unclear if he’ll return in that role. Your social media account will self destruct in 5 seconds.”Variety reports that Cavill will play the right-hand man of the head of Ethan Hunt’s unit. Curious if you’re interested in a role in the 6th installment of Mission: Impossible. Just a few caveats: must enjoy extreme heights, high speeds, motor vehicles of all varieties (especially aircraft), practical stunts, firearms, and sporadic exposition. Welcome aboard. Like us on Facebook. The final cast line-up is not determined, though Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, and Jeremy Renner are expected to return.”Mission: Impossible 6″ is set to open in theaters July 27, 2018.Want more stuff like this? Had a thought. No pressure.”Say, @henrycavill. No pressure.A post shared by Christopher McQuarrie (@christophermcquarrie) on Mar 16, 2017 at 7:16pm PDTIt seemed like wishful thinking, but then Cavill joined the conversation in the comments, replying “How can I say no to a man with such perfect hair…..”McQuarrie then joked, “Excellent. Had a thought.
It does. My stunt coordinator is just a guy I was friends with for years from riding motorcycles, and then I found out he was a stuntman, and I was like, “Oh, you should coordinate ‘Hit and Run,'” then he coordinated this.Doing the movie, what was a good day on the bike, and what was a not-so-good day on the bike for you?First of all, I got a guy who holds the world record for the longest front-endo, right? Someone will be mad it’s not a parody.For Scooby, do you want to do a supercharged Mystery Machine kind of thing?That van’s got to get a lot cooler for sure, yeah. So I didn’t know him at all. It can’t be that ’62 Ford or whatever the hell they were in.Would you jump at a chance to do “Dukes of Hazzard” if reboot time rolls around?I would. I went for a ride in it at maybe three years old, maybe a little younger, and it was the most exhilarating feeling I ever had, yet simultaneously to the pleasure was the front wheel of this three-wheel dune buggy was just kicking sand up in our face. You’re not allowed to say anything about their crown jewel IPs! For better or worse, I don’t tend to have a lot of reverie for things. felt like there was a big enough of a safety net with the title that they let me do that.Given that you’re kind of a gearhead then, where was the line when you wanted to do a stunt, and actor Dax was saying, “Let me do this,” and the director Dax was saying, “Is that the safest option?”There was never an internal battle. Then I left and I was like, I’ve got to go meet Michael Peña and woo him. The show exists perfectly preserved on TV. As I watched them when I was writing this, they make maybe even less sense to me. So there is some element of magic involved in all of it that the camera picks up that you can’t necessarily evaluate within the scene. And I said, “You’ve got to get me on the phone with [Toto songwriter/producer/lead vocalist] David Paich. So that was humiliating.On the beach I crashed, because I had this huge camera slung out in front of the front wheel, and it was burying it in the sand, so I crashed there. It’s like the DC world. I didn’t know him at all when I sold this, and I sold it with him attached to star. I think it’s an asset in some ways, and then it’s offensive in other ways. So in the beginning train scene, there’s this really crazy long front-endo. Posted March 17, 2017 by Scott HuverIf the favorite TV show of your youth had a major high-speed element to it, chances are Dax Shepard might be interested in modernizing it for the movies.A self-admitted enthusiast of all things motorized and fast, Shepard’s the first to admit that the despite enduring in many viewers’ memories for four decades, story- and premise-wise there wasn’t a lot of there there in the TV series “CHiPs,” which nevertheless ran for six well-rated seasons on NBC from 1977-1983, best recalled primarily for the motorcycles, the tan California Highway Patrol uniforms and Erik Estrada’s mega-watt smile.That was enough for writer/director/actor Shepard, who, after enthusiastic reviews for his 2012 feature film “Hit & Run,” was hot to helm another supercharged action-comedy and found that “CHiPs” provided all the basic ingredients he was craving but also left him plenty of room for reinvention. “Can’t do this, you can’t do this.”Then I said, “Oh, there’s something that is not on your list that I’m going to do in the movie, which is I’m going to be driving the black car in the opening chase scene.” And they were like, “Why? I did not practice on an 850-pound motorcycle — I’d only done it on a Hypermotard. What did you want to do with it?I’m always looking for anything that can combine motorsports and comedy, because all my free time is spent doing, if I’m not with my kids, I’m doing something that you put gas in. So it wasn’t really until I started seeing dailies of what we were shooting I was like, “OK, we seem to have something kind of special. So I basically just had to do it in front of the crew, and I crashed two or three times, and then we got it on the fourth time. We did rehearse for about four or five weeks, so I was getting to know him.But in all truth, I’ve done movies with people who I love, and have had no chemistry with them. What I wanted to make was “Bad Boys” and “Lethal Weapon.” Those are the action-comedies that I love.That was the singular goal. Were you a kid that like immediately went out and got on your bike right afterwards and tooled around the neighborhood like you were Jon or Ponch?Dax Shepard: I did do that, but in all honesty, my brother and I were more likely to be playing Bo and Luke Duke — we both wanted to be Bo Duke. I don’t have that voice in your head that says, “Don’t do it.” But what I had was two pretty lengthy meetings with the insurance provider during prep, and they just brought in an itemized list of every single stunt, and they said, “OK, which ones do you want to do?” And I said, “Basically, everything but jump 100 feet. I’d like to do “Dukes,” I’d like to do “Starsky [& Hutch],” I’d like to do “The Fall Guy.” I think it’s a really cool property waiting to be explored.Again, my goal is, take something you know, take something you have an expectation about, and then give you something completely different. They’re very tight. So, for instance, on the itemized list, we go through it: “OK, you can’t drive over a car, but we’ll let you go down the staircase.” “OK, you can do a wheelie, but we don’t want you do a front-endo” — even though I did a front-endo. I didn’t follow the plots of many of those episodes. Again, I felt very liberated to just do whatever movie I wanted to. It’s just like, “Oh, there’s some stickiness to this thing. It was palm trees and beaches, then this totally odd couple for us in Michigan: it’s a Latino guy and a white guy, and they’re on motorcycles.So those things I loved as a kid: motorcycles, California, and Jon and Ponch somehow, I liked those guys. It’s not that I regard it as “The Sopranos” or something. With Michael Pena playing Ponch and taking on the Jon role himself, Shepard recruited a cast with razor-sharp chops in both comedy and drama — including Vincent D’Onofrio, Adam Brody, Rosa Salazar, Jane Kaczmarek, and his wife Kristen Bell – and revved the engines.And as Shepard reveals to Moviefone, there’s a few more TV-to-big-screen prospects on the horizon — just as long as he gets to do his fair share of stunts.Moviefone: Let’s look back to your very first impressions of the TV show “CHiPs” when it was on the air. Now, other people probably would have approached it differently. This dog talks …” Again, they’re a weird duo, this scaredy-cat stoner and this dog. I can’t take that away. That’s kind of what I live for as a moviegoer. That’s what I can latch on to.I tend to just latch on to characters in shows. I’ve got to tell him I’m a super fan.”So I get on the phone with David Paich, and I say, “Listen, I want to send you this video so you really understand the depth to which I love Toto.” So I sent him that video. I was more interested in like getting the motorcycle chases right than I was worried about, say, Peña and I being funny or something.So yeah, I was just looking for a way to make “Bad Boys” and this was something Warner Bros. What’s funny about that is, that video of “Africa,” which we posted, we probably would have never posted, but I had written in the [“CHiPs”] script that I yell “Turn down the f*cking Toto!” and then I asked Toto for the rights to the song, and they said no initially, because they thought I was making fun of them. I’ve done movies with people I’m ambivalent about and had great chemistry. I wanted to do a front-endo so we could at least get me coming down and driving away. I can’t do that.” And they said, “OK, well, let’s talk then.”Then we just went through and we compromised, but what was a huge asset that I wouldn’t have even imagined was one was, because I did “Hit and Run,” and I had done 100% of that driving, and I hadn’t crashed a single car in that movie, they know of that kind of thing, which surprised me. Then I said to Kristen, “Maybe we should post this.” So in a weird roundabout way, without “CHiPs,” I probably would have never posted that video.Are you still going to do a “Scooby-Doo” project for Warner Bros?I’ve been working on it for nine months, writing. Probably my first memory.Everything in the film ultimately hangs on the rapport that you have with Michael.Tell me about how quickly in the process you realized you could have it with him, and then developing it and kind of making it your own thing. I said to the studio, “Michael Peña’s got to be Ponch.” They’re like, we love it. I think over the last 10 years, the action-comedies tend to be really comedies, and then they have a little bit of throwaway action. That’s not even your character.” And I’m like, “Because that’s fun to drive a car like that, and that’s why I’m making this movie so I can do that stupid stuff.” They’re like, “All right, you can drive the car.”All my friends are stuntmen. All I can do is offer something different up in the movie.Not a ton of boxes you needed to check.Yeah, for me. He emailed me back and said, “I’ve not liked the song this much since I wrote it.” And I was like, “Wow, that’s such a stamp of approval. Yeah. And he got there, and he was in the best mood, and he was so ready to play and have fun.What’s immediately obvious about him when you meet him is you go, “Oh, hell yeah — I see why this guy was a humongous star.” He’s so charismatic, you can’t help but notice it, so it was a blast working with him.I thought all the music choices were great — and I couldn’t help but notice the band Toto seems to again have a prominent place in your life.It does. That’s just always a very fun experience for me in a movie, when I get something I totally didn’t see coming. That’s what I would work off of. All the way back, when you knew this was like, “I’m going to keep going fast for as long as I live?”Yeah, one of my most vivid memories as a kid was Silver Lake, the sand dunes on Lake Michigan, and my father was very into off-roading in the sand dunes. So what I zeroed in on, the thing I thought made it a globally appealing show, was those things: California and motorcycles.That’s pretty much what I think everybody has of “CHiPs” memories to hang on to.Yeah, and a great theme song.Given you had that sort of mostly blank slate to start with, tell me about your process in building a movie out of that. So you turn on this show, and it was California for an hour. What I really remember about that show was, I was in cold and gloomy Detroit, which was grey for eight months of the year. It was 38 degrees, it was raining, and I thought, he’s got to be so mad he’s driven out here to be in this. There were a lot of humiliating moments for me in the movie, especially because all my friends are the stunt guys who are the best.What was the first motorized vehicle that hooked you on this kind of action? Super high-velocity sand hitting my face, which was so painful, but I was so conflicted because I was enjoying it so much, and I was in so much pain. Yeah, the Scooby-verse.Like “CHiPs,” what’s that big memory of “Scooby-Doo” that you knew you could build something out from?I have a similar relationship to “Scooby-Doo” as I have for “CHiPs,” which is, there’s just elements I love. The common approach for this, because they have developed many different versions of this before I got involved, they had always gone the parody route. I absolutely would. I certainly hang out with more stuntmen probably than actors. There’s something sparky about our relationship.”Then I think as he saw that, then it just started kind of growing, and the confidence started growing, and we got even more playful with that dynamic all the way until now we’re on the press tour — basically we followed the same kind of trajectory that the characters did.What was interesting about spending time with Erik Estrada?The day he came to film, we were shooting in Palmdale. His buddy had a three-wheel dune buggy.
I’d be out in the club and this African dude would roll up and say, ‘I AM THE REAL PRINCE! Reps for the actor haven’t responded, according to NY Daily News.Calloway, who now stars on “Saints and Sinners,” told TMZ she’d love to do a sequel, but suspects that Eddie’s Twitter account was hacked.Murphy explained to co-star Arsenio Hall in 2013 why there was never a sequel: “When ‘Coming to America’ came out, there was a big bunch of lawsuits. No word yet on which original cast members would return because he’s still tinkering with the plot.”As for the mystery of the tweet itself, TMZ says Eddie doesn’t do his own tweeting and has a staff for that. Posted March 17, 2017 by Sharon KnolleEddie Murphy tweeted about a “Coming to America” sequel — and then deleted his Twitter account!So what does that mean?The tweet, which was screencapped before it was taken down, had a picture of Vanessa Bell Calloway as Princess Imani Izzi from the 1988 comedy and the short phrase: “‘Coming to America’ sequel?”TMZ reports that the sequel is in the works: “Sources close to Eddie tell us he’s in the early writing stages of the project. You stole my life from me!’ And ‘I want my money! I’ll kill you!’ There was so many lawsuits.”
Posted March 16, 2017 by Stephanie Topacio LongThere’s no need to wait for “Beauty and the Beast” to hit theaters on Friday — James Corden got three of the film’s stars to join him in performing the tale as old as time in the middle of a busy Los Angeles intersection.Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, and Josh Gad all guest starred in the Crosswalk Theater Company musical, and their performance made its way onto Corden’s “Late Late Show” Wednesday night. The setting might have been unorthodox, but even the horns honking in the background added to its charm.”To be invited by James to perform at a crosswalk outside of CBS? You might not think a musical rehearsed in a parking lot and performed in between traffic light changes would be very impressive, but Corden and the rest of the company proved otherwise. That’s what we call a dream come true,” Gad said.Watch the entire hilarious performance below.”Beauty and the Beast” opens March 17.
“After giving it a lot of thought, I realized that remaining behind the camera wasn’t enough because ‘ANTM’ is woven into my DNA.”Banks is going to be busy. On top of her “ANTM” duties, she’s also involved with two NBC reality competition shows. Fortunately, VH1 swooped in to rescue it, and now Banks is ready to resume her role.The supermodel and “ANTM” co-creator stuck around as an executive producer last season, but it turns out she missed hosting as much as fans missed her.”I’m overwhelmed and humbled by the intensity of the ‘ANTM’ fan base whose deep affection for the show led me to have a change of heart,” Banks said in a statement, according to Variety. Posted March 16, 2017 by Stephanie Topacio LongThe “Queen of the Smize” didn’t forsake “America’s Next Top Model” fans for long.Longtime judge and host Tyra Banks is coming back after just one season away, Variety reports. She had handed the reins over to Rita Ora when the series moved to the CW, but it was canceled after just one cycle. She’s taking over as host of “America’s Got Talent” now that Nick Cannon has left, plus mentoring contestants on the upcoming series “Funded.” Thank goodness she’s finding time to teach the next crop of top models how to smize properly.[via: Variety]
It means a whole lot. It’s all by coincidence, though. Which, at the end of the day, is the bigger goal of what we do and why we do it.Tell me about the historical lessons for you guys — because you’re not just actors, you’re learning history on the job — and what have been some of the takeaways that you didn’t see coming when you signed on.Smollett-Bell: To know how much it’s challenged me in every aspect of my life, mind, body, spirit — physically, to just do an ounce of the physicality that our ancestors actually did in real life humbles me. It’s a battle we will consistently fight.Hodge: Let’s be honest, this is not taught in schools. We hold our history, and we hold our ancestors up on this pedestal as if they’re untouchable, and as if what they did, and what they achieved, and the path that they’ve pushed this nation in is in the past.In reality, that’s what we come from, and that is what we therefore are capable of bringing this nation to as well. And when that happened, it was just like, “OK, thank you God.”It’s true. It’s like a blurb, and normally they sum it up to the legendary Harriet Tubman. We were concerned with whether or not people would get us, and whether they would receive us, but the fact that they’ve received us, they take ownership of us, and they carry that to their daily lives.You have people tracking back their ancestry just because of watching our show. The struggle for justice is long. So what do you do?For me, I have my freedom, but at the cost of what? So in a time like this, I feel like we are fortunate enough to be in a position where our job, and our art, and our creativity is a part of the positive contribution to what we’re looking forward to going into.Somebody’s going to look at us and say, “I choose to go against that.” This is literally a mirror image of, speaking again to Jurnee’s point, we get a chance to be a part of positive cultural change that will happen, because people will get to a point where they realize we need to do something about it. And my ultimate mission is to go and run 600 miles to get my family back, but I want to take a detour first and get Noah, break him out of jail, and Harriet doesn’t agree with that plan.Bringing in those historical figures, how did that change things up for the storyline? You can look forward to good stories, and then we have the introduction of so many new characters, that it’ll be interesting to see how that plays out. And it is so frustrating to me that children don’t learn this in the middle school, high school history textbooks. Not realizing that African American history is American history.Smollett-Bell: And it’s not just limited to February.Hodge: Yeah, exactly. We are mighty people. You keep pushing these stories forward that sometimes America wants to brush over or forget.Smollett-Bell: I know, I know. Did you feel that it impacted to have those big, significant presences there?Hodge: I feel like it added to what we already started building in the first season, because even though we’re not playing historical figures that people know are real people, but they were built up from real people, and we’re working from real foundation.So to bring in Harriet to the fold, that had to happen because she’s the patriarch of what it is we’re doing. We always say, “They didn’t have a cell phone, or a map to put in GPS to find their way, but they used their God-given instincts.”Jurnee, now that you’re a new parent and you’re part of this narrative, what does that mean to you? What we experienced last year, it was really kind of surreal, and we didn’t know how people were going to grasp on to it, but they’ve really attached themselves to it. There were real men and women who ran 600, 800, 1,000, 1,500 miles. Speaking back again to the responsibility that we have. It’s such an unpredictable way.As an actor, it’s kind of like just candy, man. We’ve even lost each other by the end of Season 1. Hope is taking a hit, justice is taking a hit, Lady Liberty. For the audience, it adds a sense of appreciation, a sense of understanding, and also insight into what that world may have been like.Smollett-Bell: It’s such a happy coincidence, everything that’s happening right now. But, unfortunately, a lot of kids don’t know the story. I should have known this.”Hodge: It means a lot. I want my son to know his story. I think also, bringing these historical figures in, it just raises the stakes, and makes it just a little more truthful.Speaking of coincidence, maybe more serendipity, you guys could not have known, when you started on this journey, how important this show would be for the times that people are watching it in.Smollett-Bell: Yeah. She was always written in into the end of Season 1, and that going into Season 2, we would explore the Harriet/Rosalee relationship. A lot of people will get their understanding of culture and history from, speaking to Jurnee’s point, art, what we do, what we put on TV.So we, as artists, have a responsibility to be, I would say, we deviate from the truth in storytelling to a degree, but we have a responsibility to be honest to the nature of the foundation of that truth. I feel like whatever you do leaves a blueprint, and you hope that that blueprint is a positive one and effective.When people come up and tell us how involved they are, or how passionate they are, that they learned something new that they never knew this time frame was like this, it shows that it’s not just art for art’s sake, we’re actually creating something that’s educating people and influencing our community. When you look at these stories, and you look at these people, and you start realizing these human beings who lived here, and that really deserved their space, they fought for their space, they fought for the ideals that we live by today.You’re saying, wait a minute, “This really is American history.” So it doesn’t leave anybody out. I think more so than ever, we need art to lead the way, and we need art to inspire people to rise up, and to not let our country go backwards, because we see what it looks like when we make it what it used to be again.We couldn’t have planned that, but I think there’s something that happens when art tries to dive into this other world of truth. So being able to come back and see where they were going to take the story, because they write in such an interesting way. African American studies in college — you have to choose it, whereas a lot of people probably won’t. You are directly connected to your audience, in a way. She ran barefoot? It will happen, and if we can stand on the right side of that change right now, we couldn’t ask for anything better.You’ve already, from Season 1, gotten some big returns on social media. Those who did fight-back.Hodge: The thing we do well with the show is bring it to a terms of commonality. Especially with Harriet Tubman being put on the 20-dollar bill. You just feel like there’s just good energy towards everything, and you just feel like, you know what, the world needs to see her story, finally, and need to see this superwoman that she was. We didn’t really expect it. If it is taught, it becomes a choice. What?Then the ingenuity of this complex network, which really we dive into more in Season 2 than we did in Season 1, just how complex it was to transfer cargo, the underground tunnels, the fake names, maybe working in the day time at a hospital because you’re trying to save up money so that you can afford to transfer cargo. I’m more excited about replicating that and giving them that experience, that rollercoaster ride all over again.Jurnee Smollett-Bell: For me, it was the idea of when [showrunners] Misha [Green] and Joe [Pokaski] told us this season, the theme is citizen versus soldier. In school, your curriculum says African American studies. When you really try to just tell the truth, it resonates, regardless of time period, regardless of nation that you’re in. It’s an open door for everybody to come in, and learn, and watch, and enjoy what we’re doing, because we’re celebrating the idea of what it truly means to be an American. The idea of Noah and Rosalee — we’ve lost everyone. Not just talking about the occupational slavery, we’re talking about the revolutionaries. That was all a coincidence. She ran through the swamps, and the alligators, and the snakes. There’s history, then there’s African American history. Who did I have to sacrifice to get here? Posted March 16, 2017 by Scott Huver”Underground’s” Roselee and Noah represent the human heart beating at the center of the series’ historic tale, and no one knows it better than Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Aldis Hodge.After a long stretch in between a season finale that left viewers desperately concerned about whether the couple’s love would survive the not-always clandestine battle for freedom from slavery that left them separated, and the season premiere which finally answered some of the burning questions about their current fates: Noah’s managed to dodge a death sentence, while Rosalee’s joined the company of the eventually-renowned Harriet Tubman, the leading historical figure in the saga of the Underground Railroad.And as Smollett-Bell and Hodge revealed to Moviefone, they’re not just reveling in the opportunity to tell a revealing, important story from the past that remains sorely and vitally relevant to modern times, their educating themselves along the way.Moviefone: After such an amazing first season, what got you excited about coming back for more, once you knew where they were going to start moving the story?Aldis Hodge: For me, it was just the effect that we were able to achieve with the first season was unreal for us. Who decides to become who? Can you imagine what that’s like? You have people who are incorporating the ideas of our show into their curriculum at schools, different things like this. So for me, it’s just been so inspiring, because some of these stories you read, it’s like, there is no way. You can sit back as an artist and truly understand the effect of what your work can do. And I realized that freedom ain’t so free, and there’s no way to live in peace and happiness knowing everyone I love is in bondage, between Noah, my mother, and my brother.So the idea of meeting up with Harriet Tubman — that’s where we meet Rosalee in the beginning of Season 2: she has been on the road with Harriet for the past few months learning how to transfer cargo. This whole network really is explored more in Season 2.They were brilliant. So along with shooting it, we’re kind of fans of the process as well.But I’m excited for the fans. So the actual separation of it in terms of curriculum has become the reaffirmation of segregation. Most of us, it’s hard to run one mile, let alone 600 miles.So working in the conditions, it really humbles me, but inspires me to understand the depth of our strength. That’s why we feel so fortunate to be a part of bringing this story to life. We are a mighty nation, and this nation was built on the backs of mighty people, and that same spirit is inside all of us, and I think we take it for granted. I want him to know where we were as a nation, where we are as a nation, how far we have come, and how far we have to go. Unfortunately, yeah.Hodge: Yeah.So, tell me what it means to you now to keep telling this story at a time when for many people hope is taking a hit, in a sense.Smollett-Bell: It’s true. What station is where, who to contact, what’s the language, the lingo to use. She ran with a newborn strapped on her back? Tell me about the responses and what they’ve meant to you as you’ve seen viewers reach out to you to say, “Oh my gosh, this touched me in this way…,” or “I didn’t know this. They really don’t dive deeper into how we as a nation became this side of our nation.Fortunately, I had a mom who would throw me Harriet Tubman’s biography when I was eight years old, and having watch it in the “Malcolm X” film, and wanted me to know my Jewish heritage, as well as my African American heritage.
I’m excited to say….Your Baby Boy will be back to play with my Criminal Minds family for the season 12 Finale!! Scratch serial killer case.”Criminal Minds” Season 12 is currently up to Episode 17, “In the Dark,” which airs Wednesday, March 22. Like us on Facebook. and he returned to Instagram and Facebook to confirm that this is it:”BOOM 💥 💥 My secret is out !!!! Posted March 16, 2017 by Gina CarboneBaby Girl Nation, your Baby Boy is coming home! Shemar Moore left “Criminal Minds” in March 2016 after 11 years on the show, but TVLine just revealed that Moore’s Derek Morgan will return for the Season 12 finale, which airs Wednesday, May 10.Moore had teased a “secret” announcement coming today…… There are 22 episodes to the season, so there’s a bit of a wait for Moore’s return, but it should be worth it.Moore is currently hard at work training for CBS’s “S.W.A.T.” pilot, which starts shooting March 22:So the good news is that fans should be seeing a lot of Shemar Moore in the coming year.Want more stuff like this? 🔥🔥💪🏽💪🏽👊🏽👊🏽 Make sure to tune in!!!!!”TVLine shared more details on the season finale, saying Morgan brings the BAU a lead in the Mr.
“Saturday Night Live” will make history with its final four episodes of Season 42. ET, 10:30 p.m. Now you can hear the f-bombs yourselves, should they happen again![Via: Entertainment Weekly]Want more stuff like this? MT, and 8:30 PT.SNL just announced the hosts for those dates: Jimmy Fallon, Chris Pine, Melissa McCarthy, and — to close out the season — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson:Finishing Season 42 with four great shows! on April 15, May 6, May 13, and May 20. That means those final four episodes will air at 11:30 p.m. NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt told Uproxx that, since this is SNL’s “most popular season in two decades,” they decided “it would be a great idea to broadcast to the West and Mountain Time zones live at the same time it’s being seen in the East and Central time zones.”So “Saturday Night Live” will actually be live for everyone in the U.S. #SNLpic.twitter.com/D87eCaADmS
— Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) March 16, 2017Congrats to the West Coast and Mountain-eers for finally getting in on the live action. CT, 9:30 p.m. Like us on Facebook. Posted March 16, 2017 by Gina CarbonePrepare yourself, Sean Spicer!
And it’s unlikely the franchise will ever again see a high like”The Bachelor” Season 2 with Aaron Buerge, which reportedly started with 11 million viewers and ended with 25.9 million and a 11.9 rating.Still, 8.4 million viewers and a 2.7 rating — even with the “winner” spoiled so far in advance, as usual — after 21 seasons is pretty darn impressive.Rachel starts her journey as “The Bachelorette” on May 22.Want more stuff like this? So we’re not talking about a massive drop in ratings, or overall viewers, but this is the lowest yet for “The Bachelor” finale.The producers teased Nick’s “After the Final Rose” special as “historic” — and it turns out that was because Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay met a few of her bachelors. The 2015 finale with Chris Soules had 9.68 million with a 2.8 rating. After the Final Rose retained 7.8 mil/2.4.”So the finale was up in terms of Season 21 episodes, but down from past finales. Like us on Facebook. For comparison, the 2016 finale with Ben Higgins reported 9.58 million viewers and a 2.9 rating in the 18-49 demographic. Posted March 16, 2017 by Gina CarboneEven “The Bachelor” Season 21 finale ratings are Team Raven. But ABC is far from the days when 17.47 million people watched Jason Mesnick’s much TOO dramatic “After the Final Rose” special in 2009. Bachelor Nick Viall got engaged to Vanessa Grimaldi in the Monday, May 13 finale, but fewer fans than ever watched the proposal play out.TVLine just posted the Monday night ratings for ABC:”The Bachelor drew 8.4 million total viewers and a 2.7 demo rating, rising 18 and 23 percent week-to-week (to season highs), but down 12 and 7 percent year-over-year to mark lows for a finale.
Posted March 16, 2017 by Gina CarboneCBS just announced its summer 2017 schedule, so “Big Brother” fans know precisely when their brains will start to melt. Resistance is futile.Here are the 2017 summer premiere dates (via Deadline):Wednesday, June 28
8:00-10:00 PM “Big Brother” (Two-Hour Season Premiere)Thursday, June 29
9:00-10:00 PM “Big Brother” (Thursday Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM “Zoo” (Third Season Premiere)Sunday, July 2
8:00-9:00 PM “Big Brother” (Sunday Premiere)Wednesday, July 5
8:00-9:00 PM “Big Brother” (Regular Wednesday Time Period Premiere)Sunday, July 9
8:00-9:00 PM “Big Brother”
9:00-10:00 PM “Candy Crush” (Series Premiere)Wednesday, July 12
8:00-9:00 PM “Big Brother”
9:00-10:00 PM “Salvation” (Series Premiere)Want more stuff like this? It will follow “Big Brother” Season 19 on Sundays. Another new show, the drama “Salvation,” will air after “Big Brother” on Wednesdays. “Zoo” Season 3 will be following “Big Brother” on Thursdays.Yes, “Big Brother” is always on, and always watching. Like us on Facebook. Speaking of melting brains, there’s a new obstacle course game show coming to the network based on the “Candy Crush” game.
Like us on Facebook. Season 7 has seven episodes and it begins Sunday, July 16 on HBO. Drogon is the biggest of the bunch — his flame is 30-feet in diameter!”For comparison, here’s a 747 with its own version of flames (although, in this case, they are extinguishing fire):And here are Dany’s kids over the years:”Game of Thrones” Season 6 ended with Dany and her dragons — and her army — crossing the Narrow Sea to conquer Westeros. Season 8, the final season, will only have six episodes.Want more stuff like this? Winter is no longer coming, it is here, and the Season 7 poster (and that ice melting stunt) have already prepared us for a battle of ice and fire. The Seven Kingdoms will probably need her kids’s dragon fire to fight the white walkers north of The Wall. Remember when Drogon, Viserion, and Rhaegal were just wee little things covering their Mhysa’s naked body at the end of “Game of Thrones” Season 1? Posted March 16, 2017 by Gina CarboneDragons — they grow up so fast! HBO will soon give us the penultimate Season 7, and Daenerys Targaryen’s (Emilia Clarke) babies are much, much bigger now.As director Matt Shankman told Entertainment Weekly, “The dragons this year are the size of 747s.
Posted March 16, 2017 by Gina CarboneDon’t turn the music down after “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2,” ’cause Vol. I’m trying to figure out what I want to do really, that’s all it is. “Infinity War,” directed by the Russo brothers, is scheduled for release May 4, 2018.Want more stuff like this? And I’ve been lucky in that the most creatively fulfilling freeing experience I’ve ever had making a film has been on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2.’ Without a doubt.””Guardians 2″ opens May 5, 2017. But when?Here’s what James Gunn told Complex:What are any plans regarding a Guardians 3? We’re trying to figure it out. 3 is coming … You know, I’m going to make another big movie; is it the ‘Guardians’ or something else? “There will be a ‘Guardians 3,’ that’s for sure. at some point.Director James Gunn has been promoting his new movie “The Belko Experiment” but also answering questions on “Guardians 2,” which opens May 5. Like us on Facebook. So it’s not really a shock to hear the team wants to come back for more. I’m just going to figure it out over the next couple of weeks.”Gunn added that the Guardians have “not the biggest, but an integral part” in “Avengers: Infinity War.” However, he emphasized that “Guardians 2” is “a very self-enclosed story” and “has no connection to the rest of the Marvel universe and none were ever mandated.” “I think people in general probably overestimate the amount of overall planning there is with the Marvel universe. At the end of the day, we’re telling a longform story that has many different moving parts and within those stories there’s a lot of freedom to do what you want. I got to figure out where I want to be, what I want to spend the next three years of my life doing. Obviously there’s a ton of buzz around the Marvel movie, even beyond those amazing test screening scores.
Drew said she loves the way the scene plays out, because April tells Jackson he needs to talk to his father because he can’t do his job right now and she needs him to do his job. “So when she discovers that [the reason] is his father, it kind of opens up a world for her of, ‘Now everything makes sense’ — his attitude, his shortness, his shutting her out.”It gives April more patience with Jackson, and prompts her to do what it takes to get him to confront his father. on ABC.Want more stuff like this? Season 13, Episode 16, “Who Is He (And What Is He to You)?” airs Thursday, March 16 on ABC, as another standalone episode for co-parent exes Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams) and April Kepner (Sarah Drew).Sarah Drew already told Moviefone it’s a “pivotal” episode. Posted March 16, 2017 by Gina CarboneTonight, “Grey’s Anatomy” Season 13 gives fans #JapriltheSequel. “That’s really tough, and I don’t think it’s completely honest,” Drew said. “I think [she does it] totally out of love, but she’s not going to let on that it is, because… Like us on Facebook. The promos revealed that Jackson has found his “long-lost deadbeat dad,” and although that casting is still a secret until the episode airs, the daddy drama will play out over the episode.”[April] realizes from the beginning that something’s going on with [Jackson]. that’s exactly what he needs to hear in that moment. She’s so firm and so strong. He’s unusually cross with her — even in terms of their working relationship,” Sarah Drew told TVLine. She’s really being a rock for him.”Drew said “a great healing” comes out of the experience and it should give Japril fans “a lot of hope.” So what more can you ask for than that?We’ve already seen photos and synopses for the next two episodes after this one, so here are the details on “Till I Hear It From You” and here’s more on Ellen Pompeo’s directorial debut in “Be Still, My Soul.””Grey’s Anatomy” airs Thursdays at 8 p.m.
Sasha and Rosita reportedly go to the Sanctuary and try to rescue Eugene, but he just starts crying and says he didn’t ask to be rescued. Like us on Facebook. And it’s about time!Not getting us misty, but definitely getting us pissed, is the source’s note about Eugene (Josh McDermitt). It sounds like the scene is more about Glenn than either of them, but the whole episode seems like a showcase for Maggie’s strength. It’s very Season 7 Maggie to both mother Daryl and to take the lead on how to process and move forward from Glenn’s death. And Glenn would know because he was one of the good things too. Here’s AMC’s synopsis:”The Saviors visit the Hilltop unexpectedly, surprising everyone, with plans of taking more than supplies.”Daryl (Norman Reedus) is now at Hilltop, after leaving the Kingdom. just typing it gets us misty. Abraham (Michael Cudlitz) would be pissed.”The Walking Dead” airs Sundays at 9 p.m. on AMC.Want more stuff like this? Sonofad*ck!Rosita runs away from the Sanctuary at the end of the episode, but things sound really bad for poor Sasha: “We don’t see Sasha captured, but she does run inside one of the buildings and we hear a crapload of gunfire.”So when we’re done crying over another beautiful Glenn moment, we may cry with frustration over Eugene. Based on spoilers from The Spoiling Dead Fans, it sounds like a pretty emotional episode, as well as a tense one, as Daryl hides from the visiting Saviors, and Sasha (Sonequa Martin-Green) and Rosita’s (Christian Serratos) plan falls apart in a big way.SPOILER WARNING: Stop reading if you don’t want details on what reportedly happens this week.According to TSDF’s source, Maggie (Lauren Cohan) is basically taking over Hilltop, pulling a Carol (Melissa McBride) to teach people to fight with knives, and Gregory (Xander Berkeley) does his best to sell her out to the Saviors to try and reclaim power. Maggie has a nice bonding chat with Jesus (Tom Payne) at one point, where he talks about past “boyfriends,” in the first acknowledgement that he’s gay.Here’s the Maggie/Daryl part that might get you crying:Do Maggie and Daryl have any kind of talk about Glenn?Yes, they have a pretty emotional talk while they’re hiding in the cellar from the Saviors. Maggie then hugs Daryl.Anytime Glenn’s (Steven Yeun) name comes up we get misty, and to have Daryl openly talk to Maggie about his role in what happened, and to hear Maggie say that about Glenn, and about Daryl … COME BACK TO US GLENN WE NEED YOU. So he goes back inside. Maggie says it wasn’t and that Glenn thought Daryl was one of the good things in this world. Daryl starts to cry and says it was his fault. Posted March 16, 2017 by Gina CarboneNever mind “This Is Us,” it’s “The Walking Dead” Season 7 that may get you sobbing this week, for multiple reasons.Season 7, Episode 14, “The Other Side” airs Sunday, March 19. The hell, man?
“He will have fulfilled his contract.” And he’ll have more time to make smaller films like “Gifted.”In the meantime, though, he’s a major face of the MCU, and he knows not everyone will appreciate that he’s speaking up on politics. He had a (pretty amazing) Twitter feud with KKK leader David Duke, and he has remained very vocally anti-Trump.The story added this note suggesting Evans’s team has talked to him about this:”Making political statements and engaging in such public exchanges is a rather risky thing for the star of Captain America to do. If I state my case and people don’t want to go see my movies as a result, I’m okay with that. I think it’s about how you speak up. There are a lot of people in that middle; those are the people you can’t lose your credibility with. He’s promoting his new movie “Gifted,” which he filmed in between “Captain America: Civil War” and the next “Avengers” movies. The story says after his next two Marvel movies, which will be shot back to back beginning in April, Evans will stop playing Cap. Posted March 16, 2017 by Gina CarboneThere’s a big backlash out there over celebrities speaking their minds on politics, but if anyone can get away with it, it’s probably Captain America. Yes, advisors have said as much to him.”Here’s the actor’s take on that:”Look, I’m in a business where you’ve got to sell tickets. Because not everyone who voted for Trump is going to be some horrible bigot. If anyone answers “Me” to that, Chris Evans is OK with it.Chris Evans has a great new profile in Esquire, covering all manner of topics. But, my God, I would not be able to look at myself in the mirror if I felt strongly about something and didn’t speak up. We’re allowed to disagree. It’s time to yell.’ Yeah, I see it, and it’s time for calm. Who really wants to miss out on the “Avengers” films because they disagree with one of the guys in a suit? If you’re trying to change minds, by spewing too much rhetoric you can easily become white noise.”Read the full Esquire profile for a lot more.”Gifted” opens April 7.Want more stuff like this? Like us on Facebook. […] Some people say, ‘Don’t you see what’s happening?
junket even be an homage to Minnie?)Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald (Garderobe, the singing wardrobe) shares, “I had a Mickey Mouse record player. Posted March 16, 2017 by Sharon KnolleWe had the best day ever chatting with the talented cast of “Beauty and the Beast” about their first Disney obsessions.For Emma Watson, it was all about “Pocahontas.” “I think I wanted a pet raccoon,” she told Moviefone. His ears were the top of the little box that opens and his gloved hand was the needle.” Gugu’s reaction? “And she had really good hair. and when they start drinking a bucket of who-knows-what they just start trippin’ balls.” Now we know why he said yes to “Legion”!Although Emma says she can barely remember the film, Dan sings the praises of the scene where giant pink elephants parade past our drunken heroes: “The pink elephant sequence in ‘Dumbo’ is one of the great sequences in cinema history,” he insists.Gugu Mbatha-Raw (who plays Plumette, the maid who becomes an enchanted feather duster) reveals, “I was obsessed with Minnie Mouse. The swinging ’60s “Jungle Book.” Costar Luke Evans (the evil but so handsome Gaston) chimed in that he loves another ’60s favorite: “The Sword in the Stone,” which also involves a big, dumb lug who’s not the hero. Yeah, I’m kind of still a bit obsessed with Minnie Mouse.” (Could her hairdo on the day of the L.A. “That is so cool!”Josh Gad, who plays LeFou, says he’s very fond of the ’70s animated “Robin Hood,” and started serenading us with a little “Ooh-de-lally-ay.” Another Gad favorite? Hmmmm.Composer Alan Menken said his favorite growing up was “Davy Crockett” the Disney TV series that aired in 1955. When I was 3 or 4, I had a Minnie Mouse party. And then he begins to sing some of the “King of the Wild Frontier” theme song. The man who gave us “Be Our Guest” said he was also very fond of a certain musical insect called Jiminy Cricket. “I suppose the story of an elephant and a mouse and the friendship between them … Pocahontas was just cool.She was so cool.”Dan Stevens (Beast), who now stars in the hallucinatory FX series “Legion,” revealed why “Dumbo” first captured his heart. I had the outfit and the ears.
They do well together, though, and he actually saves her life. Based on a true story, the film follows Marine Megan Leavey (Kate Mara) and her combat dog, Rex. The two go through hell together in Iraq, and after she is sent home, she takes on a difficult fight to keep him from being euthanized.The trailer showcases their special relationship — Megan is a woman who doesn’t connect well with others, and Rex is known for being particularly aggressive. Posted March 15, 2017 by Stephanie Topacio LongPrepare to feel your heartstrings not just tugged but yanked.Bleecker Street has unveiled the official trailer for the upcoming drama “Megan Leavey,” and if it doesn’t make you feel anything, you might just be dead inside. Beyond that, though, the marine credits her dog with teaching her what love is.Get the full emotional impact below, and don’t say we didn’t warn you if you get teary.”Megan Leavey” opens June 9.
Posted March 15, 2017 by Stephanie Topacio LongNick Viall finally got a “yes” to one of his “Bachelor” proposals, but it hasn’t been all champagne and roses in the weeks since.Not long after fans started questioning the happiness of Viall and his new fiancée, Vanessa Grimaldi, on Twitter, the two hit up “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” It was there that some true awkwardness ensued, all thanks to “The Newly Engaged Game.” While the couple did pretty well with the challenge, there was one especially cringe-worthy moment that mostly flew under the radar.For each question that the couple answered correctly about one another, they earned a prize. until the final one was unveiled. Each was better than the last … Evidently, it didn’t occur to him that Viall, a repeat contender, had dated two of the women featured on the plates.That detail wasn’t lost on Grimaldi, though.”There’s two of his exes here,” she said.Unfortunately, Kimmel didn’t seem to hear her, and he kept the game going, asking them where they’d first made love. Somehow we doubt they’ll be using them anytime soon.Watch it all go down below.[via: Jimmy Kimmel Live/YouTube] Their answers matched, so they won the plates. Kimmel showed off a set of “Bachelor” and “Bachelorette” china.