In 1968, playwright Mart Crowley made history when he premiered the Off-Broadway play The Boys in the Band, a drama that revolves around a group of gay men who gather for a birthday party in New York City. Hailed as a groundbreaking portrayal of gay life, the play was adapted into a feature film directed by William Friedkin in 1970, which was also considered a milestone in queer cinema as one of the first major American films to revolve around gay characters. Now, following a Tony-winning Broadway revival in 2018, The Boys in the Band is being brought to Netflix by Ryan Murphy. Watch The Boys in the Band trailer below.
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At long last, Amazon has revealed the full voice cast of its adult animated series Invincible, based on the Image Comics title from writer Robert Kirkman. The Kirkman co-created animated series has been in the works for more than a year, with Steven Yeun announced as the lead of a star-studded voice cast last January. Now, as Invincible gets closer to debuting on Amazon, the full voice cast of the subversive superhero series has been revealed.
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In the AMC series NOS4A2, Zachary Quinto plays a rather ancient-looking supernatural serial killer named Charlie Manx. Since Quinto looks even younger than his actual age of 41, the makers of NOS4A2 had to slap some serious make-up on him to pull off the appropriate look. In the NOS4A2 featurette below, watch as Quinto calmly checks his cellphone as make-up artists bury him in prosthetics.
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Ryan Murphy, the prolific writer/producer/director of Glee and American Horror Story who signed one of the biggest production deals in television history with Netflix last year, has lined up another project for the streaming service.
He’ll produce a film adaptation of The Boys in the Band, a 1968 play that was revived on Broadway in 2018 with a cast that included Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory), Zachary Quinto (Star Trek), Matt Bomer (The Normal Heart), and more. Those actors, and the rest of their co-stars from the Broadway revival, will reprise their roles in the film, which is heading to Netflix next year. Read More »
AMC has plenty of zombies to spare with The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, and the apparently endless array of spin-offs and movies they want to make in the coming years. But thankfully, they’re starting to diversify their horror slate with a little vampire terror.
NOS4A2 is a new series coming to AMC this June, based on Joe Hill‘s 2013 novel of the same name. The story follows a young woman named Vic McQueen (Ashleigh Cummings) who finds herself drawn to lost things, especially people. But the way she finds them takes a toll on her, and it brings her face-to-face with an evil vampire (Zachary Quinto) who has been abducting children, feeding off their souls, and leaving them in a twisted alternate universe called Christmasland. Yeah, it’s a lot to take in, but the first NOS4A2 trailer makes it look rather compelling. Read More »
Want to go to Christmasland? Sounds fun, doesn’t it!? Well…it’s not. Christmasland is actually an alternate dimension full of vampire children – a place frequented by immortal child murderer Charlie Manx. And yeah, sure, it’s always Christmas there, but don’t forget the stuff about the vampire kids and the murderer I just mentioned. All of this takes place in NOS4A2, the new AMC series adapted from Joe Hill‘s horror novel. A new NOS4A2 teaser offers a quick but creepy look at the upcoming show.
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Joe Hill‘s horror novel NOS4A2 (pronounced Nosferatu) is coming to TV in the form of a new AMC series. The story focuses on a young woman dealing with an immortal vampire-like child killer who takes his victims to Christmasland, a creepy imaginary world where it’s Christmas every day. A new NOS4A2 teaser is here, and while it’s short on footage, it’s big on atmosphere. In addition to that, a slew of images from the show have arrived as well.
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Posted on Sunday, February 10th, 2019 by Fred Topel
At the beginning of 2019, news came that a fourth Star Trek film featuring the younger crew of the USS Enterprise had been shelved. The culprit was reportedly contract disputes involving Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth. However, not everyone is giving up hope on the sequel coming together.
Star Trek franchise star Zachary Quinto was on a Television Critics Association panel for his upcoming AMC series NOS4A2. After the panel, /Film asked if he was surprised to learn Star Trek 4 was on the back burner, and Quinto remained optimistic that a fourth film would be made… eventually. Read More »
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Zachary Quinto is unrecognizable in the first NOS4A2 photo. Quinto plays the evil Charlie Manx, an immortal vampire-like creature that rejuvenates by feeding on the souls of children. Based on the book by Joe Hill (son of Stephen King), NOS4A2 is headed to AMC next year. Ashleigh Cummings also stars, playing the only person who ever managed to escape from Manx. See the NOS4A2 photo below.
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