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  • No summer vacation for network TV; it has big plans instead

    No summer vacation for network TV; it has big plans instead
    This post has been updated. See below for details. The summer blockbusters are coming. And to see them, you don't even need to get off your sofa. The TV networks are pouring unprecedented amounts of money — and some very creative deal-making...
  • Hugh Jackman Goes Bald for New Movie Role

    Hugh Jackman has taken to Instagram to announce "Blackbeard is born." The Oscar-nominated actor revealed his freshly shaved head and groomed facial hair as he prepares for his role as the bearded pirate in Warner Bros. "Pan." Production on the Peter Pan...
  • Hugh Jackman shaves his head for role of Blackbeard in 'Pan'

    Hugh Jackman shaves his head for role of Blackbeard in 'Pan'
    Bald man, ahoy! Hugh Jackman has shaved his head for his upcoming turn as the mischievous pirate Blackbeard in "Pan." "Blackbeard is born. #PAN," the Tony Awards host captioned a picture he posted on Instagram. The snapshot shows the Aussie star in a...
  • NBC unveils loaded summer programming lineup

    NBC unveils loaded summer programming lineup
    NBC announced its summer programming lineup on Wednesday, which includes six new scripted series, a new unscripted series, as well as new seasons of "Last Comic Standing," "America's Got Talent" and "American Ninja Warrior." In its announcement, the...
  • Amanda Seyfried Joins Hugh Jackman in Warner's Peter Pan Movie

    Amanda Seyfreid rounds out the cast of Warner Bros.' Peter Pan movie, in which she will play Mary. She joins Levi Miller, who will play Peter Pan; Hugh Jackman, who will essay the pirate Blackbeard; Garrett Hedlund, who will play Hook; and Rooney Mara,...
  • Happy birthday dead Elvis and Nixon, you would have been 79 and 101

    Happy birthday dead Elvis and Nixon, you would have been 79 and 101
    Elvis Presley was born Jan. 8, 1935 and Richard Nixon on Jan. 9, 1913. That would have made Elvis 79 today, and Nixon would have been 101 tomorrow. Well they're both dead of course, or are they? Well if you believe the liberal media, Elvis died Aug. 16,...
  • 'Once Upon a Time': Creators talk of wicked witches and choices made

    'Once Upon a Time': Creators talk of wicked witches and choices made
    Two and a half weeks remain until the March 9 mid-season premiere of ABC's "Once Upon a Time" (entitled "New York Serenade"), and a lot of new info has come out in the interim that hints towards a magical smackdown in the Enchanted Forest. To recap the...
  • Rooney Mara to Play Tiger Lily in Warner Bros.' 'Pan'

    Warner Bros. has tapped Rooney Mara to play Tiger Lily in its Peter Pan origin tale "Pan." Hugh Jackman and Garrett Hedlund are also on board with Joe Wright set to direct. Sources say an open casting is being held to fill the role of Pan, as the...
  • Garrett Hedlund Tapped for Captain Hook Role in Warner Bros. 'Pan'

    After reading actors over the weekend, Joe Wright and Warner Bros. have tapped Garrett Hedlund to play Captain Hook in the Peter Pan origin tale "Pan." Hugh Jackman is already in negotiations to play the main villain, Blackbeard. Sources say an open...
  • Hugh Jackman Joins the Cast of Warner Bros.' 'Pan'

    Hugh Jackman has officially closed a deal to play the pirate Blackbeard in Warner Bros. "Pan." Variety first reported Jackman was in talks to star in the pic that Joe Wright is directing and Garrett Hedlund is also in talks to star in as Hook. Greg...
  • Hampton hangs two members of Blackbeard's crew 295 years ago

    Hampton hangs two members of Blackbeard's crew 295 years ago
    When a Royal Navy expedition led by Lt. Robert Maynard returned to Hampton from North Carolina on Jan. 3, 1719, the grisly sight of Blackbeard's severed head swinging from a bowsprit marked the end of one of history's most notorious pirates. Cannons...
  • Hugh Jackman In Talks for Blackbeard Role in 'Pan' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Hugh Jackman is in negotiations to play the villainous pirate Blackbeard in Warner Bros.' forthcoming Peter Pan origin film "Pan." Joe Wright is directing the adventure tale from a script by Jason Fuchs. WB had gone to Javier Bardem for the role but the...