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  • Before 'Mob City': A look back at the mobsters of L.A. on screen

    Before 'Mob City': A look back at the mobsters of L.A. on screen
    The six-part "Mob City" takes viewers back to an era of Los Angeles history when the most sinister threat to the city wasn't gridlock but mobsters. Postwar L.A. was a boom time that attracted a fair number of notorious criminal figures who left a distinct...
  • 'Mob City' recap: Bugsy behind bars; danger mounts for Joe and Jasmine

    'Mob City' recap: Bugsy behind bars; danger mounts for Joe and Jasmine
    With gangster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel (Ed Burns) in jail for murdering a mob informant, LAPD Det. Joe Teague (Jon Bernthal) and ex-wife Jasmine Fontaine (Alexa Davalos) find themselves in mortal danger on “Red Light” and “His...
  • Petty Theft: Crime-Oriented Reality TV Recycles More Scripted Series, Movies

    It's hardly a surprise to see a reality-TV show pretty slavishly seek to replicate scripted drama, and particularly its most durable genre, the crime procedural. What's notable, at least this month, is how brazen and sometimes lazy producers and...
  • Neal McDonough Signs with Medavoy Management

    "Justified" actor Neal McDonough has inked with Medavoy Management. McDonough can be seen in the highly anticipated crime drama "Mob City," which also stars Edward Burns and Jon Bernthal. On the feature side, McDonough was most recently seen in Summit's...
  • TNT Orders Missing Persons Series With A Social Media Edge

    Hot off the success of the net's first true crime effort "Cold Justice," TNT has greenlit "APB with Troy Dunn," an investigation series focused on locating and reuniting lost persons with their friends and family. Each episode will feature missing...
  • Amazon Orders First Drama Pilots, Licenses TNT's 'Falling Skies' Season 3

    Amazon Studios is stepping up competition with Netflix's originals by greenlighting production of its first two hour-long drama pilots -- apocalyptic thriller "The After" from Chris Carter ("The X-Files") and cop procedural "Bosch" -- and also announced...
  • TNT Orders Ed Burns Pilot 'Public Morals'

    TNT has given a pilot order to a period police drama written and directed by Ed Burns, who co-stars in the cabler's upcoming "Mob City" drama series. "Public Morals" is set in 1967 New York, revolving around a honest vice cop struggling to raise his...
  • A 'Dennis Farina type'? There was only one

    A 'Dennis Farina type'? There was only one
    Dennis Farina, who died Monday at the age of 69, was in his late 30s before he acted a lick. He had been a Chicago police detective consulting on Michael Mann's 1981 film "Thief" when the director gave him a small role. He didn't go Hollywood in an...
  • New film festival launches for high school students

    New film festival launches for high school students
    A new film festival is targeting teenagers to create more opportunities for aspiring filmmakers. The publishing company Scholastic along with other companies have partnered to launch the All American High School Film Festival, which is taking film...
  • Frank Darabont's new series gets a new title, air date

    Frank Darabont's new series gets a new title, air date
    Frank Darabont's TV comeback after his highly publicized departure from "The Walking Dead" will debut on TNT on Dec. 4, but be sure to set your DVR carefully -- the show has a brand new title. The series that started out being called "L.A. Noir," then...
  • Tyler Perry no foe for 'Paranormal Activity 4' at box office

    Tyler Perry no foe for 'Paranormal Activity 4' at box office
    With "Paranormal Activity 4" expected to dominate the box office this weekend, Tyler Perry may be haunted by his decision to star in "Alex Cross." The fourth installment in the popular horror franchise will easily claim No. 1, debuting with around $50...
  • Is David Simon a genius? Creator of 'The Wire' talks about winning a MacArthur Fellowship

     
    Proof that television makes you smarter: David Simon, the rabble-rousing creator of "The Wire" and "Treme," just won the "genius grant." This morning, the MacArthur Foundation announced that it had awarded a fellowship to Simon, who shares the honor with....