Guardians Of The Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy soared to No. 1 at the box office this weekend, raking in a whopping $94 million. That's a new record for movies opening in August, Box Office Mojo reports, and substantially more than the previous record-holder, The Bourne Ultimatum, which debuted in August 2007 with $69.3 million.
Jimmy Kimmel Live
After 10 years, Matt Damon has finally gotten revenge on Jimmy Kimmel for bumping him from Jimmy Kimmel Live 1,205 times.
"Welcome to tonight's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Sucks," Damon said on Thursday's episode, while Kimmel struggled tied to a chair behind him.
CSI showrunner Carol Mendelsohn has sold six new projects, Deadline reports. Mendelsohn, along with production company President Julie Weitz, is developing three cop dramas with CBS, a cop series with FX and two book adaptations with The CW.
The Social Network
The Social Network took home the top prize at the 61st annual American Cinema Editors' Eddie Awards.
Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter, editors of the film about Facebook, won in the dramatic feature category, while Alice in Wonderland's Chris Lebenzon nabbed the musical or comedy category. Ken Schretzmann and Lee Unkrich took the trophy in animated feature competition for Toy Story 3.
Gabriel Macht, Callie Thorne
USA has given series orders to A Legal Mind and Necessary Roughness, a network rep confirms to TVGuide.com.
A Legal Mind follows ...
David Strathairn will star in Syfy's new pilot Alphas, the network announced Tuesday.
Alphas focuses on a team of ordinary citizens with extraordinary mental abilities who tackle cases that the CIA, FBI and Pentagon have been unable to solve. Strathairn, 61, will play Dr. Leigh Rosen, the eccentric Alphas leader who is willing to bend the rules for his objectives and team.
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"We're honored to have ...
NBC has picked up J.J. Abrams' Undercovers as its first new drama series for the 2010-11 season.
Abrams — who's been behind Alias, Felicity, Lost and Fringe — co-wrote, produced and directed the pilot. British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Bonekickers) and Boris Kodjoe (Resident Evil: Afterlife) will star as ...
The Bourne Trilogy
Jason Bourne explodes onto Blu-ray with Universal's release of The Bourne Trilogy consisting of The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremazy and The Bourne Ultimatum. This 3-disc set collects the three Bourne movies together for the first time on Blu-ray, and is the only way you can buy the movies; they aren't sold separately.
Look out Jason Bourne, theres a new kid on the bad-ass block, and he goes by the name of Waldo
as in, Wheres Waldo? And now that his identity has been stolen, he is pissed off! This is one intense, action-packed thrill ride that will make the Bourne trilogy look like a Saturday morning kids show. Why? Because bad things are about to happen when top agents go up against Waldo! Can anyone find that stealthy bastard? Must be the inconspicuous outfit he wears.
Matt Damon in The Bourne Ultimatum courtesy Universal Pictures
This past Sunday, The Bourne Ultimatum took home three technical Oscars for editing, sound editing and sound mixing every category in which it was nominated. In response, Universal has enlisted director Paul Greengrass and star Matt Damon in its effort to stage a fourth Bourne film.But wait, you ask? Didn't Jason Bourne (spoiler alert) recover his memory in Ultimatum, thus eliminating the series' central concept? Um, well, yeah. In fact, Damon said as much while promoting No. 3: "The reality is... the story of this guys search for his identity is over. Hes got all the answers. What would the fourth [film] be about?"[Dream sequence music][I raise my hand]"Yes, Mr. O'Connor?""Here's an idea, Mr. Damon. What if Jason tried to find and/or rescue other assassins who'd had their memories altered?"[Damon shrugs and turns to his publicist with a bug-eyed, get-me-out-of-here look]"OK, last question, folks
."[End dream sequence music]Well, I tried. Your turn: What's yo...