Late last year I had the opportunity to visit the set of CTV’s Toronto-based television drama, The Listener, and sat down for a few minutes to speak with director Kari Skogland.
A weekly round-up of news stories on the comings and goings of the entertainment world. This week: a look back at some of the highlights from last week’s four-day extravaganza of geekiness – the San Diego Comic-con. Plus, a quick look at some of the upcoming cameos in the 21st season of The Simpsons.
The 2009 San Diego Comic-con has been a hotbed of movie-pimping madness, highlighted by one big trend: 3-D movies. At the top of that list are films like James Cameron’s Avatar, which debuts later this year, and Disney’s long-awaited sequel, Tron Legacy.
Earlier today the Toronto International Film Festival confirmed that Daybreakers, Ethan Hawke‘s latest film, had been chosen to screen during this year’s Midnight Madness.
The film, which was directed by Peter and Michael Spierig, is set in 2019 after a plague has turned most of the Earth’s population into vampires.
A weekly round-up of news stories on the comings and goings of the entertainment world. This week: The Hobbit starts to take shape, Paula Abdul might not be invited back to American Idol, and Futurama will return next year, but with a whole new cast of voices.
Tom Felton was 12-years-old when he first won the role of Draco Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. At the time, Warner Bros. had picked up the rights to the first four books from author J.K. Rowling, but it is hard to imagine that anyone realized then just how big the franchise would become.
A weekly round-up of news stories on the comings and goings of the entertainment world. This week: Ryan Reynolds to fill Green Lantern’s tights, Loststar Matthew Fox is giving up TV roles, three American Idol contestants are preparing debut albums, and Emma Watson talks about her skivvies.
British actor Tom Felton was in Toronto earlier this week to promote his latest film, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and meet with fans who came out to support him.
Felton is best known for portraying the dark young wizard Draco Malfoy in the hugely popular Harry Potter films, which are of course based on J.K. Rowling’s famed novels.
A weekly round-up of news stories on the comings and goings of the entertainment world. This week: The live-action Star Wars series takes a step forward, Fisher Price sends a classic kids toy to the movies, and Rumer Willis is headed to America’s most famous zip code.
On November 13, 2009 director Roland Emmerich debuts his latest disaster epic, 2012, and once again he’s got the world in his sights.