Ron Howard says Andy Griffith lived a ‘great rich life’

 Ron Howard spoke briefly to Deadline about the passing of Andy Griffith as the prominent director and producer knew that Griffith “has not been well for some time.” About Griffith, who played Howard’s father on The Andy Griffith Show from 1960-1968, Howard told Deadline: His love of creating, the joy he took in it whether it was drama More...

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By deskofbrian On Friday, June 8th, 2012

‘Arrow’ trailer easter egg teaser Deathstroke, Slade appearance

The CW will be airing a new Green Arrow TV series this fall, titled “Arrow,” starring Stephen Amell as the lead character. With the latest extended preview, Screen Crush posted Friday an interesting More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, June 7th, 2012

‘Star Trek 2’ villain Benedict Cumberbatch nominated by Critics Choice Award

“Sherlock Holmes” actor Benedict Cumberbatch and his co-star Lara Pulver have been nominated in the 2012 Critics Choice TV Awards for their roles in BBC One’s modern take on Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle’s classic More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Jerry O’Connell cast as Herman in ‘Munsters’ reboot

Deadline: Jerry O’Connell is set to star opposite Eddie Izzard and Charity Wakefield in NBC’s Munsters reboot Mockingbird Lane. The pilot, written by Bryan Fuller and to be directed by Bryan Singer, is described More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 4th, 2012

New ‘Thor’ villain Mads Mikkelsen set to play Hannibal Lector in TV series

Mads Mikkelsen is no stranger to playing the ‘Bad Buy’ after his role as Le Chiffre in “Casino Royale,” but now the Danish actor can add another iconic villain to his resume: Hannibal Lecter. Deadline More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, June 4th, 2012

Tuning Out by Rants and Raves

People don’t tune in weekly to shows anymore. It’s the simple reality. As the networks reveal which shows are getting the axe and continue to spin more tried and trite reworks of past successes and spinoffs, More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Stephen Amell says ‘Arrow’ is searching for humanity in Green Arrow, Oliver Queen

IGN spoke with “Arrow” star Stephen Amell about the upcoming CW drama based on “Green Arrow,” divulged that DC Comics CCO Geoff Johns had visited the set and expounded about “Arrow’s” More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
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Walking Dead: First look at Michonne, more season 3 details – VIDEO

At the end of the Season 2 finale ofThe Walking Dead, we briefly met Michonne, walking out of the woods brandishing a katana and leading two armless zombies on chains. Michonne. Danai Gurira will be bringing her More...

By Mike Gencarelli On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Interview: Sam Witwer talks ‘Being Human’ and Darth Maul’s voice on ‘Clone Wars’

Sam Witwer interview by Mike Gencarelli, Media Mikes Sam Witwer is the star of Syfy’s Being Human, which just concluded its second season.  Sam also recently voiced Darth Maul on “Star Wars: The Clone Wars”.  More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, May 19th, 2012

New photo and video: ‘Arrow’ like Jason Bourne, new show on CW

With upfront season upon us, the major networks have spent the last two days announcing which shows will be returning and which pilots have been ordered to series. According to a Deadline report, the CW just announced More...