| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:26 PM
"Teddy Roosevelt: Mountain King." Don't believe our 26th president could command a legion of dwarfs? Google his photos from his Harvard days.
Luke Broadwater, reporter, The Baltimore Sun
I would so Netflix "Gettin' Freaky with Bill Clinton and His...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Throughout the 1980s and '90s, there was a gold standard brand-name in consumer electronics: Sony. If you had disposable income and were interested in entertaining yourself, you were looking at Sony products first, and then working your way down.
| Feb 24, 2012
| 12:59 PM
"Jamesy Boy," an independent film directed and co-written by Maryland native Trevor White and starring Mary-Louise Parker, Ving Rhames and James Woods, will begin filming in Baltimore March 5, the Maryland Film Office announced today.
The film, which...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 1:14 PM
The final open casting call for Season One of the Netflix Series "House of Cards" will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Bel Air Reckord Armory at 41 N. Main St.
Central Casting says it's looking for union and non-union extras for...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:32 PM
You might call Tracie Thoms a triple-triple threat: The Baltimore native sings, dances and acts, and her career encompasses film, television and theater.
Introduced to acting and television at an early age — her father, Donald Thoms, is a...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Look out for Paul Shields in the background of a Central Park scene in the forthcoming Netflix series "House of Cards."
Dagmar Wittmer, owner of the Washington-based talent company Central Casting, said Saturday she can picture the 25-year-old Laurel man...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:15 AM
"House of Cards," a Netflix political drama starring Kevin Spacey, returns to Mount Vernon to finish filming scenes postponed by severe wind and rain last month.
According to a notice the producers sent residents and businesses in the Mount Vernon area,...
| 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...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:53 AM
"Ping Pong Summer," an indie film starring Susan Sarandon, Amy Sedaris and John Hannah, is set to start filming for six weeks in Ocean City next month, the state announced today.
The Maryland Film Office estimates that producers will hire 90 local crew,...
| 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...
| 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...