“Friday Night Lights” almost didn’t survive its first season. After it debuted on NBC in fall 2006 on Tuesdays, then was relegated midway through to—yep, the graveyard of Friday night at 8 p.m.—the drama about a Texas high school football team was low-rated but critically beloved.
Film actress Liv Tyler is headed to TV for her first television role, and it looks like she picked a good one. Tyler will co-star in “The Leftovers,” Damon Lindelof’s“Lost” pilot for HBO. The project is based on Tom Perrotta’s novel about life after the Rapture, telling the story of those who were “leftover” and […]
HBO is about to get rocked. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is set to star in an HBO
When unknown actor Peter Berg wandered into the Outlaw Boxing Club in Hollywood about 17 years ago for a workout, a young trainer named Freddie Roach immediately earned his respect.
Veteran character actor Tim Griffin has played a lot of tough roles in his life, but in NBC’s new drama “Prime Suspect,” his character has to deal with the force of nature that is NYPD homicide detective Jane Timoney, played by Maria Bello. Griffin plays Detective Augie Blando, part of a group of detectives called […]
Peter Berg is a “Prime Suspect”…for love. Hot off a hot night winning at the Emmys, “Friday Night Lights” executive producer Peter Berg is hopping back in front of the camera for one episode to play a love interest for Maria Bello this season on “Prime Suspect.” According to Entertainment Weekly, Berg will play Dan […]
Michael P. Jordan has a knack for playing troubled young men with hearts of gold. This season he has shone as delinquent turned star quarterback Vince Howard on “Friday Night Lights” and alcoholic turned food bank manager Alex on “Parenthood.” His memorable debut as tween drug dealer Wallace on the first season of “The Wire” […]
Director Peter Berg has confirmed that both Will Smith and Charlize Theron will be back to make the sequel to the 2008 superhero hit Hancock,. In case your memory doesn’t stretch back to last summer, Smith played a drunken, bitter amnesiac with superhuman powers who eventually cleans up his act and learns how to be […]
OK, so, yes: Virtuality is also set in space. And all habitable planets are still in peril (or at least appear to be). Yet Ron Moore and Michael Taylor leave Battlestar Galactica‘s backdrop of armageddon behind tonight to introduce the audience to a different subplot: cultural armageddon, by way of reality television. What if a […]