On Demand Today: ‘The Back-Up Plan,’ ‘Extraordinary Measures,’ ‘City Island’

Comcast On Demand today premieres three movies you’re going to want to check out. First up, there’s J.Lo’s artificial insemination rom-com The Back-Up Plan. There’s also Andy Garcia’s independent dysfunctional family comedy City Island, and the real-life drama about a man who pulled out all the stops to try to find a way to keep […]

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‘Hawaii Five-O’ Star Injured on Set

Living in paradise isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. ‘Hawaii Five-O‘ star Scott Caan was injured last week on the set of the upcoming CBS series, according to the New York Post. Caan suffered a serious knee injury while performing a stunt and was flown to a Los Angeles hospital, where he under went […]

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Hawaiian Blessing Held for ‘Hawaii Five-0’

HONOLULU – A traditional Hawaiian blessing marked the start of production of the reinvented CBS TV crime series ‘Hawaii Five-0.’ Actors Alex O’Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park attended Thursday’s blessing in Waikiki. Producers and the rest of the crew were also on hand. CBS calls it “a contemporary take on the […]

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First Look, Two Takes: New ‘Hawaii Five-O’ Makes a Splash

The fall TV season may be months away, but it’s never too soon to get a feel for the fresh fare coming our way. In Fancast’s First Look, Two Takes series, executive editor Matt Mitovich shares a snapshot overview of each new show, noting strengths and areas for improvement, then invites a fellow editor to […]

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Opening Wide: ‘The Losers,’ ‘The Back-Up Plan’

Here’s what’s opening in theaters nationwide this weekend – two movies that couldn’t be more different. We’ve got the first in a trio of films coming out this year focusing around a team of rough-and-tumble pseudo-military badasses out to right wrongs with The Losers, and then there’s Jennifer Lopez quietly hoping we’ll let her be […]

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Alex O’Loughlin Cops ‘Hawaii Five-O’ Role

Alex O’Loughlin has decided to sink his teeth into the lead role of Steve McGarrett in CBS’ remake of the ‘Hawaii Five-O‘ cop drama, a network source confirms for Fancast . In the original 1968-’80 TV series, Jack Lord portrayed the head of the Hawaii State Police. O’Loughlin had been eyed to star in the […]

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