Bonham Carter, Neeson Join New Gervais Comedy

(Reuters) – English actress Helena Bonham Carter and Irish actor Liam Neeson have joined the cast of comedian Ricky Gervais’s new series “Life’s Too Short,” the BBC said on Friday. The comedy is about a dwarf actor, played by Warwick Davis, who runs a talent agency for fellow dwarves but tends to take the best […]

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‘Breaking Away’ Director Peter Yates Dies

Peter Yates, the English director and producer, died Sunday, January 9, in London, at the age of 82. After working on the original TV series “The Saint,” Yates established himself as sleek lion of ’60s and ’70s directors with the 1968 Steve McQueen thriller “Bullitt“. In 1972, he worked with Robert Redford on “The Hot […]

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On Demand: ‘Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too,’ ‘Marmaduke,’ ‘Chloe,’ ‘Barry Munday’

Comcast On Demand is now featuring the latest film from the entertainment juggernaut that is Tyler Perry. This one is his sequel to Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?, appropriately entitled Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? There’s also that Marmaduke movie you might have missed, as well as Amanda Seyfried’s seductress-for-hire […]

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January Jones Joins ‘X-Men: First Class’

Here’s a strange twist in the news surrounding the quickly-burgeoning cast of Matthew Vaughn’s upcoming X-Men: First Class – January Jones of Mad Men has reportedly signed on to play the role of the beautiful and haughty Emma Frost, a telepath who can also make her skin as hard as diamonds. The possibility has to […]

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