| Jul 13, 2012
| 2:59 PM
"House of Cards" is coming to another major Baltimore institution, Mount Vernon's Peabody Institute, where the producers are expected to film one of the biggest scenes in the first 13 episodes of the series.
The $100 million Netflix production, which...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 10:46 AM
UPDATES WITH STREET CLOSINGS: "House of Cards" is at Mount Vernon's Peabody Institute this week where the producers are expected to film one of the biggest scenes in the first 13 episodes of the series.
The $100 million Netflix production, which stars...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:08 AM
ON THE SITE...
Signs of violent struggle in North Baltimore triple shooting: Police found one man, age unknown, who was shot in the head and later died, one 50-year-old woman who was shot in the foot, and one 28-year-old man who was shot in the face....
| Nov 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
There is no TV genre more problematic than docudrama. And Sunday's premiere of "SEAL Team Six," which claims to be the true, inside story of the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, is as problematic as they come.
The core issues all grow from the...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Talk about instant success. Baltimore native Jason Winer doesn't even have a name yet for his Hollywood production company. But he and his two co-creators, "The Book of Mormon" Broadway star Josh Gad and former White House speechwriter Jon Lovett, already...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:21 PM
With "VEEP and "Game Change" produced here, I have been writing a lot about Baltimore standing in for Washington.
But Wednesday afternoon, the TV sleight of hand hit a little too close to home when the Calvert Street entrance to the Sun said in big...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:48 PM
A film crew parked its trucks along the shoulder of Route 155 west of Havre de Grace Tuesday morning and began to unload equipment, as traffic slowed to crawl and police tried to direct everything.
The crew was setting up for a location shot for the...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 3:50 PM
A few weeks ago, a group of actors dressed as reporters clustered near a cafeteria in The Baltimore Sun building. I had to take a second look to make sure they were actors and not visiting reporters or editors. But as I walked by, one asked me if I was in...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 6:53 AM
It was Baltimore steaming hot even after the sun set, and I didn't get to see the big street protest scene that I came to see filmed for "House of Cards."
But after two hours Wednesday night of standing around on Centre Street with about 40 others,...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:13 AM
The Producers of "House of Cards," the $100 million series starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, are going to hold an open casting call Sunday in Bel Air.
The call, which will be held at the Bel Air Armory from 3 to 8 p.m, is aimed at finding union...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Once upon a time, people interested in taking a picture used a device known as a camera. Taking pictures was all that this device did. It could never make phone calls. Or play music and video.
The pictures were captured on something called film, which...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Havre de Grace, Maryland? Try Gaffney, South Carolina. Signs that Havre de Grace had been temporarily transformed into the Southern town filled Washington and St. John streets early Wednesday morning – literally.
A large sign at the crossroads of...