David Morrissey Elected as ‘Walking Dead’s’ Governor

British actor David Morrissey has been cast as The Governor in the hit zombie series “The Walking Dead,” AMC said Friday. The Governor, from Robert Kirkman’s “Walking Dead” comic book, is the leader of Woodbury, a survivor settlement. Eventually, The Governor becomes te chief antagonist of former sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes (portrayed by Andrew Lincoln) […]

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On Demand Today: State of Play, Sin Nombre

Here’s what’s available on Comcast On Demand today, which you can order through your cable system and watch immediately. There’s the political journalism thriller State of Play, starring Russell Crowe as a dogged Washington Post reporter, Rachel McAdams as the cub blogger learning by doing, Helen Mirren as their editor-in-chief struggling with the bottom line […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: “Wolverine” Scores Berzerker Box Office Rage

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/X-Men-Origins%3A-Wolverine/147440/1110087296/Wolverine%3A-Where-You-Want/embed 420 355] So much for those fears of piracy. Even though a full version of the film was leaked on the internet a month ago, fans still came out in droves to see Hugh Jackman’s prequel to the X-Men franchise, which scored an $87 million opening weekend. 1. X-Men Origins: Wolverine – $87m […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: Audiences Get “Obsessed”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Obsessed/147628/1096522361/Obsessed%3A-Ill-Call-You-Back/embed 420 355] BeyoncĂ©’s smackdown of Ali Larter drew the biggest crowds this weekend, beating out the rest of the pack handily, while Zac Efron’s 17 Again hung on to outpace the other new entrants for second place. 1. Obsessed – $28.5m 2. 17 Again – $11.6m 3. Fighting – $11.4m 4. The Soloist […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: Zac Efron’s “17 Again” Wins $24 Million

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/17-Again/146253/1080029498/17-Again%3A-Stop-Staring/embed 420 355] . Audiences turned out to see whether or not Zac Efron could pass as Matthew Perry’s younger self, as 17 Again won the box office weekend, beating out State of Play and Crank 2. 1. 17 Again – $24m 2. State of Play – $14m 3. Monsters vs. Aliens – $12.9m […]

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Opening Wide: State of Play, Crank: High Voltage, 17 Again

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/State-of-Play/142214/1080803866/State-Of-Play%3A-Cameron-Chastises/embed 420 355] . State of Play Buy tickets on Fandango! A tight political thriller that highlights the importance of true journalism in our talking-head sound-bite media world. Russell Crowe is Cal McAffery, a reporter for the Washington Globe whose investigation of a routine drug killing eventually embroils him in the scandal unfolding around […]

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Exclusive: Russell Crowe, Rachel McAdams, Helen Mirren Talk “State of Play”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/State-of-Play/142214/1088026303/State-Of-Play%3A-Newspaper-Exclusive/embed 420 355] . Opening this weekend is State of Play, a drama that follows an unfolding high-level news story surrounding a congressman (Ben Affleck) as it is uncovered by reporters at the Washington Globe. It accentuates the importance of investigative journalism in the process of exposing corruption as well as highlighting the contrast […]

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Movie News Roundup: Jason Bateman, Sam Jackson, Brad Pitt & Keira Knightley

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Teen-Wolf-Too/31807/614392281/Teen-Wolf-Too/embed 420 355] . Jason Bateman has got a full plate ahead of him, which he must be enjoying after so many drought years after Teen Wolf Too. He’s going to re-team with Juno director Jason Reitman for Up In The Air, playing boss-man to George Clooney’s frequent-flyer-mile-obsessed corporate consultant. He’s also got a […]

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