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  • Capt. Kirk beams into Baltimore

    Capt. Kirk beams into Baltimore
    For years, William Shatner wanted no part of the convention scene, had no desire to appear in front of the Trekkies, fanboys and obsessive sci-fi geeks who all craved a piece of Capt. James Tiberius Kirk. "That's very true," says Shatner, whose stance...
  • Americans will feel at home with this Irish Evening in Columbia

    Americans will feel at home with this Irish Evening in Columbia
    When Irish novelist Colum McCann reads from his work as part of the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society's 35th Irish Evening on Friday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre, the audience has a right to be in a green...
  • Getting more in the 'Zone' with new boxed sets

    Two of the most memorable episodes from 1960s television become available this week in new box sets certain to turn collectors' heads all over Howard County. And — cue the eerie Theremin music — both are connected to "The Twilight Zone."...
  • ‘Star Wars Rebels’: First look at ‘Rebel hunter’ villain Agent Kallus

     
    As the fall premiere of “Star Wars Rebels” grows ever closer, we're getting more familiar with the characters created to […]...
  • For 'Planet of the Apes' ' Matt Reeves, several boyhood connections

    For 'Planet of the Apes' ' Matt Reeves, several boyhood connections
    When he was 13, Matt Reeves began directing homemade movies with a friend. The Los Angeles teenagers would collaborate on homages to the 1970s genre cinema all around them, making shorts that for Reeves included such childhood grandiosities as...
  • Newcomer Rebecca Ferguson Nearing Offer for Female Lead in 'Mission: Impossible 5′ (EXCLUSIVE)

    "White Queen" Rebecca Ferguson is the choice for the female lead in Paramount and Skydance's "Mission: Impossible 5." No formal offer has been presented to Ferguson yet, but sources say she is the choice of Cruise, director Chris McQuarrie and the...
  • Alec Baldwin in Talks to Join Tom Cruise in 'Mission: Impossible 5′

    Alec Baldwin is in negotiations to join Tom Cruise in Paramount and Skydance's next installment in the "Mission: Impossible" franchise. "Jack Reacher" helmer Chris McQuarrie is directing this installment. Cruise, Skydance's David Ellison and J.J....
  • Keri Russell goes ape over her role in 'Dawn'

    SAN FRANCISCO Keri Russell has been working most of her life, but she can't remember a time when acting was more fun thanks to her work on the FX series "The Americans" and in the big summer blockbuster "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes." "I am enjoying...
  • ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ announces two cast members, two-week hiatus

     
    “Star Wars: Episode VII” has added two newcomers to its cast, and will take a two-week hiatus in August because […]...
  • John Goodman in Talks to Star in Bad Robot's 'Valencia' (EXCLUSIVE)

    John Goodman is in talks to star in the Paramount Insurge and Bad Robot thriller "Valencia." Dan Trachtenberg will direct, with J.J. Abrams producing for Bad Robot. Paramount had no comment. The majority of the movie takes place in an underground...
  • 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Adds 2 Cast Members

    In a new update on Sunday, Disney announced that two new actors, Crystal Clarke and Pip Andersen, have been added to the cast, and that Harrison Ford's injury will cause a brief halt in production next month. American actress Clarke is currently studying...
  • Harrison Ford injury to halt 'Star Wars' production for two weeks

    NEW YORK, July 7 (Reuters) - Actor Harrison Ford is recuperating from surgery after breaking his leg, but the injury on the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII" will force a two-week hiatus in filming, the Walt Disney Studios said. News of the stoppage...