Does a double feature of Dawn of the Dead with Zack Snyder and Shaun of the Dead with Edgar Wright sound like a good night at out the movies? You bet it does, and we can exclusively announce that’s just the first night of the upcoming, third annual Hero Complex Film Festival presented by the Los Angeles Times. The festival will take place May 18-21 at Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE and the full announcement of the line up and ticket sales takes place at 10 a.m. April 25. Read more after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Thursday, April 12th, 2012 by Angie Han
In today’s TV Bits, Uma Thurman puts on her dancing shoes and Charlie Sheen comes back from the dead. After the jump:
- AMC picks up another Robert Kirkman comic, Thief of Thieves
- Charlie Sheen’s Anger Management gets a new teaser
- Uma Thurman does her best Marilyn impression for Smash
- Fox revisits the first episode of its first show, Married… With Children
- NBC unveils some concept art for its Munsters reboot
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Posted on Thursday, September 29th, 2011 by Angie Han
As we get closer and closer to the Season 2 premiere date, the promos for AMC’s zombie drama The Walking Dead get more and more revealing. With about two and a half weeks to go, a new 90-second trailer has been unveiled which offers the best look yet at the upcoming season.
The zombies are still after Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and company, obviously, but just as worrisome is what the survivors are up to when they’re not busy fighting zombies — they’re picking fights with each other and threatening to split off from the group. Watch the trailer after the jump.
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Last night a bombshell hit The Walking Dead: Frank Darabont, who launched the show along with The Walking Dead comic writer Robert Kirkman and producer Gale Anne Hurd, stepped down as showrunner as the series is in the middle of shooting its second season. We were told that there would be no significant interruption in production. To achieve that, a new showrunner has already been named: Glen Mazzara, who wrote for the first season and was hired as Frank Darabont’s right-hand man for season 2. Read More »
Posted on Friday, July 8th, 2011 by Angie Han
The new television season isn’t quite upon us yet, but the networks have definitely started gearing up. HBO’s just released an extended trailer for the eighth (and last) season of its escapist Hollywood fantasy Entourage, set to premiere in two weeks.
[UPDATE: Sadly, it turns out that the Walking Dead video posted below is fan-made and not an official teaser. Original story follows.] Over at AMC, the producers behind The Walking Dead have only recently begun casting for its new characters, but a recently released photo and now a brand-new teaser promise that the next season will be just as zombie-tastic as the last. Watch both trailers after the jump.
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The first season of The Walking Dead ended last night (let’s keep the comments spoiler-free for now, if possible) but the big news about the series came last week when there was a report that series creator Frank Darabont had fired the writing staff and planned to use freelancers to craft the second season. Now producer Gale Anne Hurd insists that reports of the demise of the writing staff are very much exaggerated. Comic series creator, producer and co-writer Robert Kirkman also chimes in. Read More »
If you were already excited for the brand new AMC show The Walking Dead, then this 17 minutes behind the scenes featurette might make your head explode. The show, executive produced by Frank Darabont, is based on a comic book series by Robert Kirkman about how a group of humans survive after a zombie apocalypse. The idea of an hour long, serious zombie show on cable is exciting on its own. Add Darabont to the mix and things get a bit cooler. But after you watch this video which discusses everything from the effects, production design, casting, screenwriting, location shooting and so much more? You’ll be salivating in anticipation of the 10 p.m. premiere on Halloween night. Hit the jump to check out the video about the show one person calls “the Twilight Zone of our generation.” Read More »
It’s no secret: we’re seriously anticipating AMC’s new show The Walking Dead, based on Robert Kirkman‘s comic series of the same name. Frank Darabont directed the pilot and is exec producer of the series, and the first trailer for the series looks fantastic.
Now there’s a sizzle reel for the show which has interview clips, behind the scenes footage and some new clips from the show. Read More »
Today we finally got our first glimpse at Frank Darabont’s small screen adaptation of The Walking Dead at San Diego’s Comic-Con, and it’s pretty much exactly what you’d expect when you think Darabont-meets-zombies. Creator of the graphic novel Robert Kirkman hit the stage with Darabont, some key cast members — including leads Andrew Lincoln and Emma Bell — and producer Gale Anne Hurd (Terminator, Aliens) to chat about the six-episode series, and present the footage.
After the break, some thoughts on the footage, highlights on the panel, and news on how Battlestar Galactica composer Bear McCreary will be involved with the series.
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