Hugh Dancy, Laurence Fishburne, Mads Mikkelsen
In a year that's already given us Fox's The Following and A&E's Bates Motel, some might argue that we don't need another serial killer TV show. And they'd probably be right.
But NBC's Hannibal isn't just another serial killer show.
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Taking characters from the Thomas Harris novels that inspired a film series that includes Manhunter, The Silence of the Lambs and Red Dragon, executive producer Bryan Fuller (Wonderfalls, Pushing Daisies) has created a sophisticated drama that doesn't glorify the violence of mass murder but rather examines the toll that hunting serial killers takes on the minds and souls of those who hunt. In fact, even though the show is named after Dr. Hannibal Lecter, who was immortalized as one of the greatest pop culture villains of all time thanks to Anthony Hopkins' Oscar-winning portrayal, the series — at least initially — isn't entirely focused on the cannibal in the three-piece suit...
Jeffrey Wright has landed the role of Beetee in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Beetee is a District 3 tribute and former victor of an unspecified Hunger Games, but is selected again for the 75th anniversary Games. During the Quarter Quell, Beetee is paired with Wiress, played by Amanda Plummer. The couple soon earns the nickname "Nuts and Volts," due to her mental instability and his knowledge of electricity.<
Former Bond villain Mads Mikkelsen has been cast as the title character in NBC's upcoming series, Hannibal, Deadline reports.
Mikkelsen, 46, will star opposite Hugh Dancy in the project, which is described as a contemporary thriller featuring characters from Thomas Harris' bestselling Red Dragon novel. In the show...
Take heart, 007 fans! The 23rd James Bond film will go into production later this year with Daniel Craig returning as the iconic secret agent.
MGM and EON Productions announced Tuesday that the movie, slated to premiere...
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo finally has a name: Rooney Mara.
Mara has been cast opposite Daniel Craig (Casino Royale) in the U.S. film adaptation of the first book in Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy, Sony Pictures announced Monday. David Fincher will direct.
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Eva Green, Joseph Fiennes
Joseph Fiennes and Eva Green have been cast in Starz's 10-part Camelot, the network announced on Thursday.
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James Bond Blu-ray Volumes 1 & 2
Tuesday, October 21, was an amazing day if you're a fan of the James Bond movies; MGM, through their distributor Fox, released 6 of the 20 "true" Bond movies in their catalog on Blu-ray for the first time. The discs feature stunning high definition transfers of the movies alongside great bonus material. All the bonus material from the Special Edition DVDs, released 5 or 6 years ago, appear on these "Ultimate Editions," along with new bonus material.
The Chronicles of Narnia courtesy Buena Vista Pictures Distribution
Per the Hollywood Reporter, Michael Apted is set to claim the reins from Andrew Adamson and direct The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, the third film in the seven-pic series. Among the returning cast members are (spoiler alert?) Ben Barnes, Georgie Henley and Skandar Keynes.... Marc Forster (Monster's Ball) will helm and cowrite with Paul Haggis the 22nd James Bond film.... Ben Stiller will produce/perhaps star in the comedy In Deep, in which a man fighting a parking ticket gets caught up in a nightmarish chain of events.... Per Variety, a September release is set for National Lampoon's Homo Erectus, a caveman comedy (is there any other kind these days, really?) starring the likes of Ali Larter, David Carradine and Gary Busey.... Frank Miller will adapt Raymond Chandler's Trouble Is My Business as a starring vehicle for Clive Owen.
Send your movie questions to FlickChickSee Maitland McDonagh and Ken Fox review this weeks new flicks in Movie TalkThis DVD Tuesday is Casino Royale which features the sixth official James Bond suave Pierce Brosnans refreshingly rough-edged replacement Though Im often perceived as contrarian Im 100 percent on board with the opinion that Daniel Craig is the best James Bond since Sean Connery retired his license to kill all those years ago I dont think Casino Royale is the best Bond film ever I find Eva Green a thoroughly forgettable presence albeit a relief from the prefabricated anonymous likes of Denise Richards Teri Hatcher and Tanya Roberts and I could have done without having to sit through two large-scale action sequences before the start of the story proper Though to be fair the parkour sequence is pretty spectacular I just wish it hadnt been stuck at the beginning as some kind of sop to people who cant imagine a James Bond movie without a mess of
Send your movie questions to FlickChickQuestion This is an obvious question but Ive neard a lot of contradictory answers Who was the voice of Mrs Bates in Psycho DanFlickChick It appears that three people provided the voice of Normans mother in Psycho 1960 Actresses Virginia Gregg Jeanette Nolan whose husband actor John McIntire played Sheriff Chambers and an aspiring actor named Paul Jasmin who did the voice-over dialogue at the end after Norman is arrested the I woudnt hurt a fly speechJasmin went on to become a photographer and did a lot of on-set work Ive heard that Gregg who had an uncredited bit part in Alfred Hitchcocks Notorious 1946 and died in 1986 voiced Mrs Bates less strident dialogue and that Nolan who died in 1998 did the harsher linesSend your movie questions to FlickChickQuestion When I was a kid in the mid-1960s I saw a horror story where an old woman was readying a corpse closing the eyes arranging the face