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robboDate: Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015, 03:18 | Message # 1096
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Colm Feore Is The Dollmaker On "Gotham" 

Colm Feore ("Chicago," "Thor") has scored the role of Batman villain The Dollmaker in Fox's prequel series "Gotham".

In this take, Feore's villain is named Dr. Francis Dulmacher, a man with a "zealotry bordering on madness, and aided by his genius-level intellect and vast medical expertise," Hints about The Dollmaker have already been placed in the series.

In the comics, he first appeared in 2011 where he cut off The Joker's face and saw his father killed at the hand of James Gordon as a young child. He also wears his dad's skin as a mask. 

This would also seemingly put to bed talk of a shared "Arrow"/"Gotham" universe as Michael Eklund has already portrayed The Dollmaker on "Arrow".

Source: Deadline
 
robboDate: Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015, 04:17 | Message # 1097
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David Tennant Is Marvel's The Purple Man

Former "Doctor Who" star David Tennant has joined the cast of Marvel's upcoming Netflix series "A.K.A. Jessica Jones" according to a press release from the streaming giant.

The release indicates Tennant will play a character named Kilgrave, better known as the super villain Zebediah Killgrave (aka. Purple Man). In the comics, he was a former Yugoslavian spy exposed to a chemical that turned him purple. It also gave him the ability to force his will onto other people.

The release describes him as "An enigmatic figure from Jessica's past. Kilgraves's reappearance will send shockwaves through the former super hero's world ."

Show runner Melissa Rosenberg says: "I'm so honored and excited by the prospect of David inhabiting this multifaceted character. He can deliver the most heart-wrenching moment to the driest of lines, and all points in between. He'll make Kilgrave a truly original villain."

Tennant joins Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones and Mike Colter as Luke Cage in the show, which will premiere its thirteen episode first season towards the end of this year.

Source: Netflix


Rosamund Pike and David Tennant attend the World Premiere of 'What We Did On Our Holiday' at Odeon West End on September 22, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

Rosamund Pike and David Tennant attend the World Premiere of 'What We Did On Our Holiday'Rosamund Pike and David Tennant attend the World Premiere of 'What We Did On Our Holiday'Rosamund Pike and David Tennant attend the World Premiere of 'What We Did On Our Holiday'
 
robboDate: Saturday, 31 Jan 2015, 03:18 | Message # 1098
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Rachael Taylor Is Hellcat In "Jessica Jones"

Australian actress Rachael Taylor ("Transformers") is joining the cast of "Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones" series on Netflix. Taylor will take on the role of Patricia 'Trish' Walker.

In the show, she's a syndicated radio talk show host, former model and child TV star known to her adoring fans as 'Patsy' Walker. As Jessica Jones' closest friend, Trish helps her embark on the most dangerous case of her career. 

In the comics, the character became the superhero and Avenger known as Hellcat. Will we see the same here?

Taylor joins a cast that includes Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, David Tennant as Kilgrave and Mike Colter as Luke Cage. "A.K.A. Jessica Jones" is slated to premiere on Netflix later this year.

I thought she was one of the most grounded characters in Transformers. I would pretty much say it makes sense to have Hellcat around. I wonder if others will follow?

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robboDate: Saturday, 31 Jan 2015, 04:34 | Message # 1099
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Busy Philipps Joins HBO Comedy Series 'Vice Principals'

With Cougar Town wrapping its six-season run, the comedy's co-star Busy Philipps (Former TSCC Star) has joined Vice Principals, HBO's 18-episode comedy series from Eastbound & Down creators Danny McBride and Jody Hill. Vice Principals tells the story of a high school and the people who almost run it: the vice principals, Neal Gamby (McBride) and Lee Russell. Philipps will play Gale Liptrapp, ex-wife of Neal Gamby and loving mother to his child who has remarried and has no tolerance for Gamby's antics.

Philipps, repped by ICM and Mosaic, joins fellow Vice Principals cast members McBride, Georgia King, Da'vine Joy Randolph and Sheaun McKinney.

Via: Deadline


COUGAR TOWN, (from left): Ian Gomez, Christa Miller, Josh Hopkins, Courteney Cox, Busy Philipps, Dan Byrd, (Season 6, 2015). photo: James White / c TBS

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robboDate: Sunday, 01 Feb 2015, 03:41 | Message # 1100
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Mehcad Brooks To Co-Star In 'Supergirl'

Mehcad Brooks (Necessary Roughness, True Blood) is set to co-star opposite Melissa Benoist in CBS' pilot Supergirl.

Based on the characters from DC Comics, the project - from Warner Bros. TV and studio-based Berlanti Prods. - centers on Kara Zor-El (Benoist), who is embracing her superhuman abilities.

Brooks will play James Olsen, a photographer at CatCo, the media company where Kara (Benoist) works. He recently has been living and working in National City, though the reason is still a secret.

The character has appeared in various Superman/Supergirl series and movies, played by Jack Larson, Tommy Bond, Marc McClure, Michael Landes, Justin Whalin as well as Sam Huntington in the 2006 feature Superman Returns and Aaron Ashmore in the CW drama Smallville.

Via: Deadline


Mehcad Brooks at the 2013 Environmental Media Awards held at Warner Bros. Studios, Burbank, California, USA. October 19th, 2013

Mehcad Brooks at the 2013 Environmental Media AwardsMehcad Brooks at the 2013 Environmental Media Awards
 
chrisdvanneDate: Monday, 02 Feb 2015, 09:32 | Message # 1101
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It looks like Skydance has heard the complaints of the Terminator fans and has decided to release a Arnold-centric teaser for Terminator:Genisys.



The film has not been rated yet but I have the feeling it will be a family movie, with no blood, no horror scene...and no fear for the fate of the main characters(?). The music they used for this teaser does not help.


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robboDate: Tuesday, 03 Feb 2015, 03:05 | Message # 1102
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# 1101  No-offence to Arnold but that little voice in my head is saying I don't think 'He'll be Back' 
I may be wrong but I have a gut feeling the film might be a complete washout.
Don't get me wrong the teaser was quite impressive in it's own way.
But as a Terminator fan I do hope it isn't a family movie, that's all we need! 
Yeah the music was crap!
 
robboDate: Tuesday, 03 Feb 2015, 03:28 | Message # 1103
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Marvel's 'Jessica Jones' Series Casts Carrie-Anne Moss In Recurring Role

"Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones" is rounding out its cast, with Carrie-Anne Moss aboard the Netflix series, Marvel announced Monday.

Moss ("The Matrix") will appear in a recurring role as a no-nonsense woman who could be a powerful ally to Jessica (Krysten Ritter), if she's not completely alienated by her first. In addition to Ritter as the title character, the actress joins Rachael Taylor, who will play Jessica's best friend, Trish Walker, David Tennant, who's been cast as villain Kilgrave, and Mike Colter, as Luke Cage.

The 13-episode Netflix original series, produced with Disney's Marvel Studios, will follow Jessica as she rebuilds her personal life and detective career after a short-lived stint as a superhero.

"Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones" will debut on Netflix later this year, following "Marvel's Daredevil," which premieres April 10.

Via: Variety


34th Annual People's Choice Awards - Arrivals

Carrie Anne Moss arrives for the 34th Annual People's Choice Awards - Arrivals held at Nokia Theater at L.A. Live on January 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)

Carrie Anne Moss arrives for the 34th Annual People's Choice AwardsCarrie Anne Moss arrives for the 34th Annual People's Choice Awards
 
robboDate: Friday, 06 Feb 2015, 01:55 | Message # 1104
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Milo Ventimiglia Joins Fox's "Gotham"

Former "Heroes" star Milo Ventimiglia has scored a recurring guest starring role in a multiple-episode story arc that encompasses the last few episodes of the first season of Fox's "Gotham".

First appearing in the season's nineteenth episode, Ventimiglia will play Jason Lennon (aka the Ogre), but NOT the Ogre from the DC Comics canon. In this, his character is a handsome, wealthy and seductive serial killer who has been preying on the young women of Gotham for nearly a decade.

Lennon confronts these women with a series of 'tests' to find his perfect mate, and when they fail to live up to his impossible standard he disposes of them quickly and viciously. His obsessions and Gordon's determination to bring him down send them both on a course toward tragedy.

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13th Street & Sky Present Series 'Chosen'

Milo Ventimiglia attends the 13th Street & Sky Presentation of the serie 'Chosen' at HEART club on January 21, 2015 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images)

Milo Ventimiglia attends the 13th Street & Sky Presentation of the serie 'Chosen'Milo Ventimiglia attends the 13th Street & Sky Presentation of the serie 'Chosen'
 
robboDate: Saturday, 07 Feb 2015, 02:00 | Message # 1105
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A&E To Revive 'Unforgettable' For Season 4 Following CBS Cancellation

The producers of "Unforgettable" may want to change the series name to "Unkillable," with A&E expected to revive the canceled CBS drama for a fourth season of 13 episodes.

CBS axed the show after its freshman year before reversing course and picking it up for seasons two and three, which were aired in the summer. The show was canceled again last October, but A&E has stepped in to revive the series, which hails from Sony Pictures Television and stars Poppy Montgomery.

A&E recently cancelled one of its own popular procedurals, "Longmire," only to see the Robert Taylor series resurrected at Netflix.

I started watching this show at the beginning but gradually lost interest. I liked Poppy Montgomery but that was about only thing that lured me to this show. I didn't know the show had lasted as long as above mentioned the show seems to be having a charmed life.

Via: Variety


Poppy Montgomery Photocall in Madrid

Poppy Montgomery attends the 'Unforgettable' (Imborrable) photocall at the AC Retitro Hotel on December 17, 2013 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

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robboDate: Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015, 02:25 | Message # 1106
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David Morrissey Joins CBS' 'Extant'

David Morrissey is the latest new cast addition for the upcoming second season of CBS' summer drama series Extant. The Walking Dead alum will recur as celebrated and charming General Tobias Shepherd, Head of the Global Security Commission. Shepherd has a personal history with Molly Woods (Halle Berry), a fact that complicates his work (and his life) in the face of a deadly new threat to humanity. Morrissey joins new regular Jeffrey Dean Morgan.

In season 2, astronaut Woods discovers she has unwittingly put the human race on a path to destruction and that she and a mysterious stranger might be the only hope for survival. As part of the series' evolving storyline, which now will focus on Molly's efforts to track down her alien son who is threatening the human race, the series is revamping its supporting cast. Besides Berry, coming back as regulars are co-stars Pierce Gagnon, who plays Molly's android son, and Grace Gummer, who plays an assistant on the Humanichs Project. Season 1 series regulars Goran Visnjic, who played Berry's robotics engineer husband, and Camryn Manheim, who played her friend and co-worker, might return for a couple of episodes. Hiroyuki Sanada and Michael O'Neill are not coming back.

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David Morrissey attends the EE British Academy Film Awards
 
robboDate: Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015, 03:05 | Message # 1107
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'Walking Dead' Star Emily Kinney To Menace 'The Flash'

Emily Kinney is trading zombies for meta-humans, securing a villainous guest role on The CW's "The Flash."

"The Walking Dead" actress will appear in episode 118 of the superhero show, titled "All-Star Team-Up," which will also feature a crossover with "Arrow" as Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards) and Ray Palmer (Brandon Routh) travel from Starling City to Central City so Ray can get some help on his ATOM suit from STAR Labs.

Kinney will play Brie Larvan, a reimagining of the classic DC villain Bertram Larvan, also known as Bug-Eyed Bandit. Brie is a narcissistic tech wizard wreaking havoc in Central City. When Felicity and Ray arrive, Felicity recognizes Brie as her nemesis, and the two women engage in a hacker battle for the Flash's life.

"In episode four of 'Flash' when Felicity came by, it wasn't just a gag to have Felicity come by. It really was integrated into the story," previewed "Flash" exec producer Andrew Kreisberg. "When you reach what's going on in 'The Flash' at that point in the season, Barry is really at a crossroads. Having Felicity come by exactly when he needs her really plays into the whole storyline --- [And]Ray Palmer is all about technology and STAR Labs is all about technology. We get to see Ray so happy to be in STAR Labs --- With Cisco [Carlos Valdes] and Ray, they're new best friends. The STAR Labs team is going to help Ray further his ATOM project."

"The Flash" airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on the CW.

Via: Variety


2014 American Country Countdown Awards

Emily Kinney attends the 2014 American Country Countdown Awards at Music City Center on December 15, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee

Emily Kinney attends the 2014 American Country Countdown AwardsEmily Kinney attends the 2014 American Country Countdown AwardsEmily Kinney attends the 2014 American Country Countdown Awards
 
chrisdvanneDate: Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015, 15:01 | Message # 1108
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Thomas Dekker gives you an inside look at the inside of Backstrom’s boat, and one very special sea otter.



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robboDate: Thursday, 12 Feb 2015, 02:43 | Message # 1109
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# 1108  Thomas looks so cool! Iv'e not seen Backstrom well at the moment, so any feedback would be much appreciated if the show is worth watching and maybe a thumbs up.  smile
 
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Watch Sets UK Premiere Date For 'Resurrection' Season 2. Also Sky Living Sets UK Return Date For 'The Blacklist' Season 2. 
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The second season of ABC's drama series Resurrection will receive its UK premiere on Watch on Thursday March 19th at 9pm, it has been announced.

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NBC's hit series The Blacklist will return to Sky Living to finish airing its second season from Friday February 27th at 9pm, it has been announced.

Via: TVWise
 
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