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  • The CW Developing 'Tales From The Darkside' Reboot

    Things may get even spookier over at the CW, as the network eyes a reboot of 1980s horror anthology series "Tales From The Darkside." Project from CBS TV Studio currently has a script deal at the net, with Joe Hill -- Stephen King's son -- attached as...
  • Anniversary of JFK assassination spawns flood of new titles

    Anniversary of JFK assassination spawns flood of new titles
    When is enough enough? When will the bookshelves finally buckle and break under the weight of books about John Fitzgerald Kennedy, this country's 35th president? There have been, by various estimates, more than 40,000 books written about him and...
  • ‘Coffin Hill’ 2: Caitlin Kittredge takes Eve back to her bloody roots

     
    There’s something haunting about the woods of “Coffin Hill,” a feeling writer and co-creator Caitlin Kittredge knows all too well […]...
  • J.J. Abrams: Smallscreen Influences Bigscreen Work

    As a producer, director and writer who's whipped old franchises into shape for the new century ("Star Trek," "Mission: Impossible"), then spun ripping original yarns ("Super 8") with an equally deft touch, it's no surprise that J.J. Abrams is the go-to...
  • Lovecraft slowly shedding cult status

    Lovecraft slowly shedding cult status
    Earlier this month the pre-Halloween episode of “The Simpsons” opened with an elaborate three-minute segment directed by Guillermo del Toro, in which Bart joyfully skateboards up the tentacle of a gruesome, towering creature, its eight eyes...
  • Box office: 'Gravity' remains strong, outpaces 'Carrie'

    Box office: 'Gravity' remains strong, outpaces 'Carrie'
    This month, there's just no denying the force of "Gravity." Earning the strongest October opening at the box office ever, the outer space thriller directed by Alfonso Cuaron took in another $9 million on Friday, according to estimates, bringing it close...
  • Ben Affleck Off Directing Stephen King's 'The Stand'

    Ben Affleck is no longer directing a feature version of Stephen King's post-apocalyptic novel "The Stand" for Warner Bros. and CBS Films with "Crazy Heart" director Scott Cooper on board to helm and rewrite the script. Affleck, who came on board Thursday...
  • How Dark Will the Next Dark Knight Be?

    Can Ben Affleck play the modern Batman - not the Hollywood version of the Dark Knight, but the one currently appearing in the source material for the films? The Batman of DC Comics was once just your run-of-the-mill superhero. He hit bad guys with his...
  • Ben Affleck as Batman: A Reversal of Fortune?

    One prevailing theory of the past awards season is that, having been overlooked for a directing Oscar nomination, Ben Affleck enjoyed a surge of industry goodwill and public indignation on his behalf that ultimately pushed "Argo" into the winner's circle....
  • Ben Affleck's plans before he dons Batman's cape

    Ben Affleck's plans before he dons Batman's cape
    With the news heard 'round the world that the Oscar-winning Ben Affleck will fill the boots of Christian Bale by playing Batman in a film due in 2015, it's possible that we've all forgotten that Affleck was very effectively nurturing a fruitful post-"...
  • Ron Howard's 'Rush' zooms in on racing daredevils' rivalry

     Ron Howard's 'Rush' zooms in on racing daredevils' rivalry
    It wasn't just that Ron Howard didn't follow Formula One racing. He was equally unfamiliar with the particulars of NASCAR, Indy car, drag racing, monster trucks — if it had four wheels and wasn't his car, what was there to worry about? "I'm...
  • TV ratings: 'Under the Dome' rises, wins Monday again

    TV ratings: 'Under the Dome' rises, wins Monday again
    With three more episodes to go in the season, "Under the Dome" is comfortably winning in ratings and viewership on Monday nights.  The CBS show, based on Stephen King's book about a small town trapped under a transparent dome, increased its audience...