‘Pan Am’ Lands ‘Twilight’ Star Ashley Greene

Here’s a move Alice Cullen could have predicted. Ashley Greene has signed on for a three-episode guest arc on ABC’s “Pan Am.” According to EW, the “Twilight” vamp will play a very human debutante who has past ties to ladies man Ted (Michael Mosley). Greene will first appear in the Dec. 4 episode of the […]

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Fairy Tales Cast Spell on U.S. Television

By Piya Sinha-Roy (Reuters) – Fairy tales are back with a darkened vengeance on U.S. television, scaring up a fright and putting a new twist on a genre long dominated by pretty princesses and charming princes. Inspired by the 19th century tales from the German storytellers the Brothers Grimm, “Grimm,” debuts on NBC on Friday […]

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Golden Globe Group Doles Out $1.5M To Boost Arts

By SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is giving away more than a million dollars. The group behind the Golden Globe Awards presented $1.5 million in grants to dozens of arts organizations at a private luncheon Thursday at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio, […]

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Comic-Con Kicks Off with Fans, Flicks, Costumes

By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Calling all superheroes, zombies, space aliens, comic-book lovers and kids of all ages: Comic-Con is here. The pop-culture convention, which annually draws thousands of costumed fans to San Diego, begins Thursday, but the die-hards (and those with weekend-long passes) will get a peek at the colorful convention […]

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Raunchy Movies In Running For Teen Choice Awards

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Raunchy comedy movies “Hangover 2” and “Bridesmaids” will compete alongside old favorites like “Twilight” and “Harry Potter” at the 2011 Teen Choice Awards, where 13-19 year-olds celebrate their hottest icons in film, music and television. Vampire movie franchise “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” led the Teen Choice nominations, announced on […]

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ABC Family Series Brings ‘Chloe King’ Books To TV

By LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES – For Skyler Samuels, “The Nine Lives of Chloe King” meant love at first reading. The pilot script for ABC Family’s new series had it all, said the 17-year-old actress, starting with “a sci-fi element that wasn’t cheesy or totally in your face, and seemed entirely natural.” […]

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Is The CW Becoming A Sci-Fi Channel?

Friday, the CW ordered a pilot of a script entitled “Awakening,” which Deadline describes as “‘The Walking Dead‘ for young females,” about two sisters battling both each other and a zombie uprising. A funny thing has happened to the teen girl network.  It has gone from the go-to destination for shows about pretty, wealthy teens […]

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New On Demand: ‘Knight and Day,’ ‘Going the Distance,’ ‘Vampires Suck’

Xfinity On Demand today premieres three new movies that should satisfy your comedy viewing cravings. If you’re looking for action comedy, you’ve got Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz in Knight and Day. If romantic comedy is your thing, check out Drew Barrymore and Justin Long in Going the Distance. And if stupid comedy is more […]

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