| 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 6, 2012
| 11:31 AM
What a way to start out Graduation Week 2012 in Harford County.
First, a Joppatowne man is arrested and charged with killing, dismembering and eating the heart and part of the brain of another man. Next a tornado touches down in Fallston and does a...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 11:07 AM
After weeks of partisan sniping, the public finally gets to judge HBO's Sarah Palin docudrama "Game Change" for itself this weekend. But the campaign for more politics as TV drama has only begun.
Aaron Sorkin's"The West Wing"notwithstanding, prime-time...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 11:07 AM
Even if the rumors about the next-generation consoles not supporting used games are false, we appear to be entering a problematic stage in physical videogame media. The growing ease of digital distribution as well as mandatory online passes and DRM have...
| 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...