Jeffrey Wright Will Be Taking On The Role Of Commissioner Gordon In New ‘Batman’

The rumors have been swirling about who would be taking on the role of Commissioner Gordon in the upcoming “Batman” film, however it appears that “Westworld” actor Jeffrey Wright is now locked into the role. Actor Mahershala Ali was also being looked at for the role, but it seems that Wright won out in the end. The news was broken via Twitter by director Matt Reeves who posted a simple tweet that read “Tweet! #Gordon and the bat emoji. Tweet! #Gordon 🦇 pic.twitter.com/O4PBX7MmuH — Matt Reeves (@mattreevesLA) October 30, 2019 Wright is best known for his role in the HBO series “Westworld” and has also recently appeared in “James Bond” films and Netflix’s “The Laundromat”. As, for Ali, he will be taking on the role of vampire hunter Blade, who will soon be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Definitely not a bad gig for him as well! Matt Reeves will begin filming “Batman” this January with actor Robert Pattinson putting on the bat suit and taking on the title role. Zoë Kravitz will play Catwoman, while Paul Dano will take …

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FX And FXX Reveal New Clips For ‘American Horror Story’, ‘Cake’ And ‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’

FX and FXX have revealed new clips for their hit series “American Horror Story: 1984”, “Cake” and “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia”. You can check them out below: There’s hell to pay. Here’s a recap of last week’s episode. Watch AHS: 1984 Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX. AMERICAN HORROR STORY Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/americanhorrorstory/ Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/ahsfx Twitter – https://twitter.com/AHSFX As a record-breaking heatwave overtakes Philly, the Gang plans to profit from global warming by pumping up the A/C so people will congregate at Paddy’s and save energy at home. Watch It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FXX. IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/alwayssunny/ Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/alwayssunnyfxx Twitter – https://twitter.com/alwayssunny The new LOL. Watch Cake Wednesdays at 10:30PM ET/PT on FXX. CAKE Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/CakeFX/ Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/CakeFX/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/CakeFX

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Amazon Prime Video Surprise Drops Season Two Of Action-Thriller ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’

Today Amazon Prime Video surprised fans by globally releasing the second season of action-thriller Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, starring John Krasinski (A Quiet Place), one day early.   The announcement was made via Krasinski’s social channels in which immediately following his posting the series went live on Prime Video. In the second season of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, after tracking a potentially suspicious shipment of illegal arms in the Venezuelan jungle, CIA Officer Jack Ryan, portrayed by Krasinski, heads down to South America to investigate. As Jack’s investigation threatens to uncover a far-reaching conspiracy, the President of Venezuela launches a counter-attack that hits home for Jack, leading him and his fellow operatives on a global mission spanning the United States, UK, Russia, and Venezuela to unravel the President’s nefarious plot and bring stability to a country on the brink of chaos. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Season Two, is a co-production of Amazon Studios and Paramount Television and produced by Skydance Television, will premiere exclusively on Prime Video. In addition to Krasinski, the second season of the dramatic series also stars  Wendell Pierce (The Wire) as James Greer, Noomi Rapace (Prometheus) as Harriet ‘Harry’ Baumann and Michael Kelly (House …

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Republic Records And Sony Pictures Entertainment Release ‘Charlie’s Angels (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Republic Records and Sony Pictures Entertainment release the year’s biggest and most-anticipated album, Charlie’s Angels (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). Check out Charlie’s Angels (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) HERE. The blockbuster record features the runaway smash “Don’t Call Me Angel (Charlie’s Angel)” by Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, and Lana Del Rey, “Pantera” by Anitta, and “How It’s Done” by Kash Doll, Kim Petras, ALMA, and Stefflon Don. Additionally, it boasts a total of five new songs from co-executive producer and Grammy®-winner Ariana Grande. These include another triple threat anthem “Bad To You” featuring Normani and Nicki Minaj, “Nobody” with the legendary Chaka Khan, and “Got Her Own” with Victoria Monét as well as Grande’s own solo song “How I Look On You.” The soundtrack also spans tracks from Danielle Bradbery, M-22, Arlissa, and Kiana Ledé as well as the unparalleled Donna Summer. See the full tracklisting below! Said Spring Aspers, President of Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, Music, “It’s refreshing to have a female director at the helm of Charlie’s Angels and Elizabeth’s narrative of powerful female characters has inspired incredible music from today’s top artists. Working with Ariana to craft a soundtrack filled with diverse female talent has been a truly remarkable experience.” Co-executive produced by Grande, Savan Kotecha, and Scooter Braun the soundtrack leads up to the film’s November 15, 2019 release two weeks from today. “Don’t Call Me Angel …

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Disney+ Reveals New Trailer For ‘The Mandalorian’

Get ready Star Wars fans! Disney+ has just revealed an all-new trailer for the highly anticipated series “The Mandalorian”. The first live-action series set in the universe created by George Lucas will be released on the streaming platform in just a few weeks’ time, on November 12. From what we can see in the trailer this new series is definitely going to be action-packed and we are on the edge of our seats anticipating what will be in store for fans from the series as a whole. The episodes in the series will explore the origins of the bounty hunter, played by Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones, Narcos), as well as the events which shook up the outer edge of the galaxy after the fall of the Empire, between the films Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. The Mandalorian will be directed by Jon Favreau, who’s made numerous Disney productions (Iron Man, The Lion King, The Jungle Book). The first episode was produced by Dave Filoni (The Clone Wars, Rebels, Resistance). In the end, Pedro Pascal will be …

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PBS Concert ‘Yoshiki Live At Carnegie Hall To Air Nationwide In Major U.S. Cities

YOSHIKI LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL will begin airing nationwide in major markets across the U.S. on PBS TV stations starting November 2019. The classical music special was filmed during YOSHIKI’s sold-out solo concerts at Carnegie Hall as the superstar Japanese musician and classical composer performed to standing ovations from American audiences. YOSHIKI LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL made its broadcast premiere this year in the New York City area on WNET THIRTEEN, the most-watched public television channel in America. Because of the enormous reaction from American viewers, YOSHIKI’s touching, must-see concert has created overwhelming demand, with major PBS-affiliated TV stations receiving numerous requests to add the special to their programming schedule. Expect more U.S. airdates for YOSHIKI LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL to be announced soon and for a current schedule, visit: https://www.yoshiki.net/classical.html. YOSHIKI – rock drummer, classical pianist, leader of the group X JAPAN, and one of the most influential composers in Japanese history – has headlined concerts across the globe, including Madison Square Garden, Wembley Arena and Tokyo Dome. We were fortunate enough to attend YOSHIKI’s performance at Carnegie Hall and it was nothing short of breath-taking! YOSHIKI is a truly amazing musician and to witness his mastery within the historic walls of Carnegie Hall in …

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Friends 25th Anniversary Pop-Up Moves To Boston

We’re moving to Boston, FRIENDS fans (don’t worry Joey, you get your own room)! Following its wildly successful New York debut, the FRIENDS 25th Anniversary Pop-Up is coming to Beantown. Fans can turn their calendar back to 1994 to revisit some of the series’ most iconic moments with an immersive pop-up experience created by Superfly, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Warner Bros. Television Group. “The One with the Pop-Up” will be located in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood at 401 Park (corner of Brookline Ave. and Fullerton St.). Tickets go on sale Friday, November 1, at 12:00 p.m. ET, exclusively at www.friends25popup.com. The nostalgia-packed space offers precise set re-creations and more than 50 original props from the show, providing ample opportunity to explore the show’s history and capture photos. For fans yearning to stick a turkey on their head, peek through Rachel and Monica’s purple door, relax on Chandler and Joey’s recliner after playing some foosball, or help Ross with the infamous sofa pivot, the pop-up will deliver. Visitors will also be treated to a special Friendsgiving event on Thursday, November 28, from 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. for $55, with the last time slot at …

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Shudder Renews ‘Creepshow’ For Season Two

Following a record-setting first season, Shudder — AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural — today announced the season two renewal of its horror anthology series, Creepshow. Executive produced by showrunner Greg Nicotero (​The Walking Dead), Creepshow is based on the iconic 1982 movie written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero.  Creepshow, Shudder’s first hour-long scripted series, has been a hit with its members and critics alike. The series is rated 92% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and was called one of the “10 best shows on TV right now“ by Paste Magazine. More than 50% of Shudder members watched at least one episode of the series, and the show has also helped drive record growth for the streaming service.  “Creepshow has met every expectation we had for Shudder’s first original scripted series and then some, with record numbers across the board,” said Shudder GM Craig Engler. “Greg Nicotero and his team delivered an amazing show that’s unlike anything else on TV and we’re thrilled and delighted to bring it back for another season.” “For me, Creepshow has been a true …

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‘Friday’ Star John Witherspoon Dies At Age 77

It is with great sadness that we have learned that actor/comedian John Witherspoon has passed away at the age of 77. Witherspoon was best-known for his work in the films “Friday” and “Black Jesus”, however, he has appeared in countless additional film and television projects throughout the course of his career. While Witherspoon’s official cause of death has not yet been revealed, it has been reported that the actor died suddenly (and unexpectedly) in his home. In a statement to Deadline.com, Witherspoon’s family says, “It is with deepest sorrow that we can confirm our beloved husband and father, John Witherspoon, one of the hardest working men in show business, died today at his home in Sherman Oaks at the age of 77. He is survived by his wife Angela, and his sons JD, Alexander, and a large family. We are all in shock, please give us a minute for a moment in privacy and we will celebrate his life and his work together. John used to say ‘I’m no big deal’, but he was huge deal to us.”  

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New Trailer Revealed For Upcoming Remake Of ‘The Grudge’

In perfect time for the Halloween season, a brand new trailer has been revealed for the upcoming reboot of “The Grudge”.  Watch below: Back in 2002, Takashi Shimizu made Ju-on: The Grudge, the first movie in a lengthy Japanese horror series. The film led to a three-part American remake: The Grudge in 2004 (starring Sarah Michelle Gellar), The Grudge 2 in 2006, and The Grudge 3 three years later. The first two films in the trilogy of remakes were directed by Takashi Shimizu himself, while the third installment was directed by Toby Wilkins. Now Nicolas Pesce to try a new take on the Japanese horror classic. This new version of “The Grudge”, which will be R-Rated in the United States, will be hitting theaters in January. The movie is produced by Sam Raimi, of “Evil Dead” fame.

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Creators Drop From Rumored ‘Star Wars’ Project

One announcement, other than the lackluster season finale of HBO’s “Game Of Thrones” that had everyone buzzing was that GOT creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss were gearing up to work with Lucasfilm on a new “Star Wars” trilogy. This news broke right around the same time that Benioff and Weiss had announced a partnership with Netflix for which they are supposed to helm nine productions. It has not yet been revealed whether or not these will be film or television projects. News has now been revealed that the pair are now no longer linked to any “Star Wars” film project, as they said, “We love Star Wars”, the pair said in a statement to Deadline. “When George Lucas built it, he built us too. Getting to talk about Star Wars with him and the current Star Wars team was the thrill of a lifetime, and we will always be indebted to the saga that changed everything.” It is obvious that despite the “Game Of Thrones” backlash the pair definitely have a lot on their plate coming up and we are definitely intrigued to see what …

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Shudder Acquires Exclusive Streaming Rights To Rob Zombie’s ‘3 From Hell’

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, has acquired exclusive streaming rights in the U.S. and Canada to 3 from Hell, the blood-soaked new chapter in director Rob Zombie’s vicious “Rejects” trilogy, the service announced today. The film is slated to premiere on Shudder in February 2020. 3 from Hell will join other Rob Zombie classics on Shudder including 31 (a Shudder Exclusive), The Devil’s Rejects and House of 1000 Corpses. In September and October, Saban Films, Lionsgate and Fathom Events presented 3 From Hell in select theatres, grossing $2.249M over 4 days.  The deal was negotiated by Shudder and Saban Film’s Jonathan Saba. “After more than 10 years, Rob Zombie has delivered. 3 From Hell has the grit, blood and bite we’d expect from a highly anticipated sequel to the crucial Devil’s Rejects. As we were with Zombie’s 31, Shudder is thrilled to shock and shake our members with the return of the Fireflies,” said Craig Engler, General Manager, Shudder. After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with …

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