Crime Movies Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Epix Planning A "Get Shorty" TV SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dark Horizons News

    EPIX has handed out a ten-episode order for "Get Shorty," a TV series reimagining of Elmore Leonard's 1990 bestselling thriller comedy novel which was previously adapted into the 1995 John Travolta film. Written by Davey Holmes, the story centers on Miles Daly who works as muscle for a murderous crime ring in Nevada.

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  2. A look back at "Pink Panther"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    "Pink Panther" fans mourned the loss of Burt Kwouk, who died on Tuesday. The character actor played martial arts expert Cato in the "Pink Panther" movies.

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  3. Burt Kwouk dies at 85; played Clouseau's 'Pink Panther' manservant CatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    Burt Kwouk, an actor who played martial arts expert Cato in the comic "Pink Panther" films, has died. He was 85. Kwouk's agent, Jean Diamond, said in a statement that he "passed peacefully" on Tuesday.

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  4. Sorry to spoil your "Game of Thrones" revenge-spoiler fantasy, but it doesn't workRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salon

    The woman who sends "GoT" spoilers to her ex created a great new chapter for their story, but it's not payback I have some bad news for the woman who's taken it upon herself to torture her ex boyfriend by consistently spoiling "Game of Thrones" each week: it's not working. Despite her gusto and creativity - if you're unfamiliar with the story , she unblocks him from various social media platforms each week for just long enough to reveal spoilers, or texts him directly using someone else's phone - science says her impulse for revenge isn't actually being achieved.

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  5. 'Get Shorty' TV Series Ordered at EpixRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    Epix has ordered a series based on the 1990 Elmore Leonard novel and the 1995 John Travolta film of the same name, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The dark comedy centers on Miles Daly, who works as muscle for a murderous crime ring in Nevada.

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  6. Scorsese's iconic scripts, costumes, props come to MelbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Handwritten scripts and classic photographs belonging to legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese will be part of an exhibition exploring his career at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne. With more than 60 directorial credits, curator Fiona Trigg said fans of his work would be in for a treat.

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  7. Tom Ford's $53M Estate Is LA County's Biggest Sale of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Curbed

    Fashion designer and occasional director Tom Ford has an off-market deal in the works to lock down a Beverly Hills estate that would be the year's biggest home sale so far in Los Angeles County. The sellers, hotel developer Brad Korzen and designer Kelly Wearstler, are selling their home to Ford for a reported $53 million, sources tell the LA Times .

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  8. 'Get Shorty' TV Series Ordered By EPIXRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deadline

    EPIX has set its third original scripted series, handing out a 10-episode order to Get Shorty , a reimagining of Elmore Leonard's 1990 bestselling thriller comedy novel previously adapted by MGM with Barry Sonnefeld's 1995 feature starring John Travolta, Danny DeVito, Gene Hackman and Rene Russo. At EPIX - a joint venture between Paramount, Lionsgate and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - the hourlong dark comedy series from MGM TV and Shameless executive producer Davey Holmes joins previously ordered Berlin Station , from Paramount TV, and Graves, from Lionsgate TV.

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  9. Pink Panther actor Burt Kwouk dies aged 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hampshire Chronicle

    A statement said the actor had sadly passed away on May 24, adding: "The family will be having a private funeral but there will be a memorial at a later date." The Manchester-born star is most recognisable for his big-screen role as Inspector Clouseau's manservant in the popular Pink Panther films.

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  10. John Carpenter onboard for 'Halloween' sequel, plus more movie newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    "Halloween" is coming back for a 10th installment with John Carpenter executive producer, a report says. Photo Credit: Compass International Pictures THE DEAL The writer-director of the 1978 slasher film will serve as executive producer on a sequel, according to Deadline.com.

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  11. Vampire movie filmed in Verde ValleyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Verde Independent

    Aaron's Blood, a new indie film starring James Martinez , Michael Chieffo , Farah White and Trevor Stovall , will make its world premiere at the inaugural International Vampire Film and Arts Festival in Sighisoara, Transylvania within the walls of the dramatic medieval citadel that was the birthplace to the real Vlad Dracula. Aaron's Blood was shot entirely in the Verde Valley communities of Clarkdale, Cottonwood and Sedona, using a mostly local cast and crew.

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  12. Burt Kwouk, the karate-chopping manservant Cato in the 'Pink Panther' comedies, dies at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Burt Kwouk, a British character actor indelibly remembered for his work in the "Pink Panther" films as Cato, the manservant who sprang comic traps on the bumbling detective Jacques Clouseau with karate chops and nunchaku skill, died May 24. He was 85. As Cato Fong, Mr. Kwouk was a highlight of the slapstick "Pink Panther" franchise. His boss Clouseau, originally played by Peter Sellers, tasked him with keeping the police inspector's wits sharp through frequent, unexpected surprise attacks whenever Clouseau came home.

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  13. TNT Releases Extended Preview of Animal KingdomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ComingSoon.net

    TNT has debuted an extended preview of Animal Kingdom , a viscerally engaging show that peels back the layers of a wild criminal family led by a fierce and emotionally manipulative matriarch. Animal Kingdom will have its two-hour series premiere on June 14 at 9/8c.

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  14. Burt Kwouk, Star Of The 'Pink Panther' Movies, Dies Aged 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ContactMusic.com

    The British-born Chinese actor enjoyed a lengthy film and TV career, but his most famous role was as Peter Sellers' assistant Cato in the 'Pink Panther' movies. British-born actor Burt Kwouk , famous for his role as manservant Cato opposite Peter Sellers' portrayal as Inspector Clouseau in The Pink Panther movies, has died at the age of 85. A statement from his agent given to the BBC on Tuesday revealed the news.

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  15. 'The Nice Guys' review: Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe buddy up for action comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Maryland Gazette

    At one point in "The Nice Guys," the disheveled, half-drunk private eye played by Ryan Gosling falls off a Hollywood Hills balcony, rolls down the hill and comes to rest inches away from one of the film's many corpses. Gosling's reaction? Bust out the best Lou Costello available under the circumstances, complete with non-verbal gasping, tears and a comic inability to form actual words.

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  16. Bubba Smith Is Latest Former N.F.L. Player Diagnosed To Have Had C.T.E.Read the original story

    Yesterday | Outside the Beltway

    Bubba Smith, the former N.F.L. star who went on to have a successful career as an actor, is the latest former pro football player to be diagnosed as having a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated concussions: Bubba Smith, the All-Pro defensive end in the N.F.L. who went on to a second career as a movie actor, had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease linked to repeated head trauma, when he died in 2011. The findings were confirmed by researchers affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Boston University and the Concussion Legacy Foundation, and released on Tuesday morning with the permission of the executor of Smith's estate.

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  17. Franco Nero reprising role in John Sayles' 'Django Lives' sequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Two-time Oscar-nominee John Sayles is reaching back - way back - for his next directorial project, as the filmmaker is currently set to write and direct the spaghetti western sequel Django Lives nearly 30 years after its predecessor hit movie screens, EW has confirmed. Italian actor Franco Nero, who originated the character of Django in the 1966 film of the same name, is also set to return for the third installment in the series, as Showbiz411 first reported.

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  18. Helen Mirren to narrate audiobook for Beatrix Potter storyRead the original story

    Yesterday | KDWN

    The award-winning British actress is narrating the recently rediscovered Beatrix Potter story "The Tale of Kitty-In-Boots," Penguin Random House told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The hardcover and audio editions are scheduled for a Sept.

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  19. Simon Pegg, Mike Myers Join Feature Thriller 'Terminal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deadline

    Simon Pegg , Mike Myers , Max Irons , Dexter Fletcher have joined Margot Robbie in the cast of Vaughn Stein's noir thriller, Terminal . Terminal tells the story of two hit-men as they embark on a borderline suicide mission for a mysterious employer and a high paycheck.

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  20. Adam Sandler & Happy Madison Set Family Animated Feature At STXRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deadline

    The former Saturday Night Live alum has a longstanding working relationship with STX chairman and CEO Robert Simonds; together they've made eight films with Sandler in the lead role: Airheads , Billy Madison, Bulletproof, Happy Gilmore, The Wedding Singer, The Waterboy, Big Daddy and Little Nicky. Sandler's Hotel Transylvania toon STX Entertainment Motion Picture Group chairman Adam Fogelson announced the deal today which calls for Sandler to write, produce and star.

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