| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Netflix today released a stylish trailer for "House of Cards," the Baltimore-made political thriller starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.
The opening suggests that screenwriter Beau Willimon has successfully re-imagined the tricky form of address...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 11:18 AM
On Thursday, Netflix announced a Feb. 1 release date for "House of Cards," the Baltimore-made political drama starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.
All 13 episodes of the first season will be available to subscribers on that date. The whole project...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Coffee drinkers in Mount Vernon were graced Tuesday night with the presence of an ex-president: Bill Clinton apparently had to stop by Starbucks while in town for a talk at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.Marcel Jagne-Shaw (@JagneShaw), who lived in Clinton's...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Baltimore bar-goers could hardly believe their eyes this week -- there was Bono, one of the planet's most famous rock stars, having a pint.
The crowd went wild at James Joyce Irish Pub in Harbor East, snapping pictures with the star who was game for hugs...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Lawmakers approved $25 million in tax credits for the film industry Tuesday, expanding and extending a program that was set to expire in 2014.
Tuesday's vote sends to Gov. Martin O'Malley a bill that increases subsidies to film companies by $17.5...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:02 AM
In the Netflix miniseries "House of Cards," Kate Mara plays a young reporter deeply involved in the world of Washington politics.
But the 30-year-old performer says she has no particular interest in journalism or political life. She's just acting the...
| 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 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...
| May 19, 2012
| 7:13 PM
The largest crowd in Preakness Stakes history watched the thrilling victory of a horse that's now on a Triple Crown hunt, jammed to pop band Maroon 5 and basked under a Saturday sky whose only clouds were the wispy letters of an advertisement sprayed from...
| 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 13, 2012
| 8:22 PM
After four tough years, these are heady days in the world of Maryland TV and film production.
Last month, "Game Change," the Baltimore-made HBO docudrama on the 2008 presidential election, premiered to strong reviews and even stronger debate.
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:45 AM
Of all the night spots in the country, Kevin Spacey's all time favorite can be found not in New York, not in Los Angeles, not in some international jet-setter hub, but right here in Annapolis.
The Oscar-winner tells Men's Journal that his top spot for...