| Jan 5, 2012
| 5:40 PM
For almost two decades, Baltimore was mainly seen by the TV industry as a place to make shows about cops and crime. But now, the city is looking more like the nation's capital to some of Hollywood's top producers.
On Thursday, Gov. Martin O'Malley...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 3:01 PM
With a reported $100 million price tag and a big-name star like Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards" looks like a drama series that should be headed for HBO or AMC.
But the 13 one-hour episodes that start filming in Baltimore in March under the direction of...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:27 AM
"House of Cards,"the $100 million Netflix series starring Kevin Spacey, is looking for Washington types, where else but in the Baltimore area where the production is based.
I love all the money Baltimore is making off of being the smart and inexpensive...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 1:23 PM
"Bad Teacher" (R). Cameron Diaz stars in this comedy centered around a foul-mouthed junior high teacher. With Justin Timberlake, Jason Segel, Lucy Punch and John Michael Higgins. TownMall Cinemas (11:30 a.m., 1:50, 5:00, 7:50, 10:10)
| Jul 12, 2011
| 8:58 AM
In "Horrible Bosses," murder is justified where the title characters are concerned. These bosses are so bad that no jury in the land would convict the frazzled employees who hatch a scheme to bump them off.
Just as there is nothing subtle about this...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:20 AM
It's pilot pickup time in Hollywood, and Baltimore's Jason Winer got some good news yesterday with an order from NBC for 13 episodes of "1600 Penn," a political comedy that he co-created, directs and executive produces. The series will introduced as a...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 12:29 PM
The original Netflix series "House of Cards" began the week with transforming Havre de Grace into a small town in South Carolina and will end it with an open casting call at the Bel Air Armory Sunday 3 to 8 p.m.
While it isn't the first time Harford...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:24 PM
They came from near and far, dressed in their best outfits and holding their photos, all eager for a chance to be in a major show featuring Kevin Spacey.
The line of"House of Cards"hopefuls snaked out the door of the Bel Air Armory as the casting call...
| Jun 13, 2012
Happy summer, dear readers!
Summer officially begins with the summer solstice on June 21 at 2:46 a.m. in Havre de Grace (and all along the East Coast, USA, of course). I double dare you to stay awake and welcome summer's arrival. Visit Susquehanna...