NBC has acquired some extra booty to add to its 2012-2013 TV schedule. The network has ordered pirate drama Crossbones, from Luther creator Neil Cross.
In 1715 on the Bahamian island of New Providence, home to the first functioning democracy in the Americas, the notorious pirate Blackbeard...
After spending the weekend in a holding cell, Rip Torn was released Monday and is heading to a rehabilitation center, The Associated Press reports.
Torn, 78, was arrested Friday after police found him inside a bank in Salisbury, Conn., drunk with a loaded revolver. Charges against him include...
Lee Pace in Pushing Daisies by Bob D'Amico/ABC
Could the third time be the charm? Being an eternal optimist when it comes to TV shows I love, I certainly hope so. For the third season in a row, the show Ive picked as my favorite pilot of the fall season is on ABC, and once again, after two consecutive seasons of my pick failing to make the grade, this shows projected success is far from a slam dunk. But let me tell you why I believe, despite all logical skepticism to the contrary, that the dazzling forensic fairy tale called Pushing Daisies has a shot at making it.First, heres why my earlier picks didnt pan out. For one thing, both shows — Invasion in 2005, The Nine in 2006 — had the mixed fortune of being scheduled directly after Lost. (As weve learned, the Lost viewing experience is so intense and its fan base so obsessed that its pure folly to put any show, especially a demanding one, after Lost.) Both shows were also exceedingly dark in tone, whereas Pushing Daisies...
Question: Is someone making a new remake of The Blob, or am I going insane? If so, do you have any plot details? I hope they cast Shawnee Smith in the lead again — she was awesome in the '88 version.Answer: Superproducer Scott Rudin is indeed developing another remake of the 1950s sci-fi/teen picture The Blob for Paramount Pictures. The screenwriters include House of Wax remake scripters Chad Hayes and Carey Hayes, and Joe Ballarini, who's sold several high-profile but unproduced scripts. The Blob deal was struck immediately after Revolution Studios secured the rights to remake