Two More Guilty Pleas In Prosecution Of Pay-For-Play Acting Workshops In L.A.

EXCLUSIVE: Two more casting directors have accepted guilty pleas in connection with the Los Angeles City Attorney’s prosecution of five pay-for-play casting workshops that allegedly charged actors for auditions in violation of the state’s Talent Scam Prevention Act.
Scott David, who was fired last year as the casting director of Criminal Minds after the allegations first surfaced, has pleaded guilty to one count of charging actors for an audition or employment opportunity…
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By | 2017-10-04T20:44:19+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Casting workshops, Crime, L, Los Angeles, Ricki Maslar, Scott David|Tags: |

Ben Affleck Says Criticisms Of ‘Batman V Superman’ Are “Fair”, Part Of A “Natural Progression”

Despite raking in the cash at the box office, it’s no secret that critics and fans weren’t totally over the moon for 2016’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of JusticeSitting on a pile of cash with a 27% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the Warner Bros. superhero pic can arguably be the most divisive comic book movie of our time. Even Batman himself, Ben Affleck seems to recognize the criticism.
Affleck’s casting as the new iteration of the iconic Dark Knight already had fanboys and…
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By | 2017-10-04T19:44:16+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice, Ben Affleck, Breaking News, Justice League|Tags: |

‘The Bold Type’ Renewed For Seasons 2 & 3 With New Showrunner

Freeform has ordered two more 10-episode seasons of its breakout series The Bold Type. In addition, Amanda Lasher (Togetherness, Gossip Girl) has joined the Universal Television series as executive producer/showrunner.
Based on the life of Joanna Coles, chief content officer, Hearst and former EIC of Cosmopolitan Magazine, the series from Universal Television, follows the lives of three close friends living in New York City as they navigate their career, sexuality…
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By | 2017-10-04T18:44:05+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Freeform, The Bold Type|Tags: |

Verizon’s Media Chief, Marni Walden, Sets Plan To Exit In February 2018

Marni Walden, Verizon executive VP and president of global media, said today she will shift into an advisory role as of Dec. 31 and leave the company altogether in February 2018.
While not necessarily someone most Hollywood veterans know well, Walden’s purview was broad and as Verizon has matured and added media assets, her profile has increased. At one point, she was viewed as a potential successor to Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam.
After Dec. 31, Tim Armstrong, CEO of Oath
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By | 2017-10-04T17:44:08+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Corporate Affairs, Lowell McAdam, Marni Walden, News, Oath, Tim Armstrong, Verizon|Tags: |

Interview: Jennifer Nangle (Scream Queen)

Interview with Jennifer Nangle Northern Frights Festival’s first “Scream Queen Hi Jennifer, first off please tell us about yourself and how you got started? Jennifer- I grew up in Danvers, a small town just north of Boston. It’s a historical area because Danvers was known as an Old Salem Village and was a part of …

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By | 2017-10-04T17:44:12+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Interviews, Jennifer Nangle|Tags: |

Film Review: Granny of the Dead (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Regular guy Ed (Marcus Carroll) awakes one morning to find that his Grandmother has become one of the living dead. While trapped in his home Ed tries to survive the day, keep his house zombie free, stay alive and save the day. REVIEW: Holy crap. Seriously, that’s what I have to …

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Donald Trump Says He’s ‘Proud To Be An American’ After Meeting Hospitalized Las Vegas Shooting Survivors

UPDATED with Trump’s speech: President Donald Trump wrapped Wednesday’s tour of Las Vegas police HQ and the hospital treating many victims of the country’s worst mass shooting in modern history, saying we will “endure the pain together and overcome together as Americans.”
He claimed it is our solace that the “souls of those who passed are now at peace in heaven.”
“Here on earth,” Trump continued, “we are blessed to be surrounded” by the “heroes” who saved lives when…
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By | 2017-10-04T15:44:11+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Crime, Donald Trump, Las Vegas Shooting, Politics, TV News|Tags: |

Film Review: 200 Degrees (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Ryan Hinds awakes inside a sealed industrial kiln. He is sent challenges by a voice with no face, pushed to the limits of human endurance as the temperature within the kiln begins to rise. REVIEW: I’m not a particular fan of the 2004 movie Saw (technically well made but relentlessly cold …

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Fox Writers Lab Now Open For Submissions From Diverse Voices

Fox Inclusion has announced that they are accepting applications for the 2018 Fox Writers Lab (FWL). The program is designed to nurture experienced and emerging writers with unique voices, backgrounds, and life experiences and create a strong pipeline of well-rounded talent for potential staffing as writers and/or story editors on Fox productions.
The program helps cultivate voices and connects participants with  Fox staff writers, showrunners, screenwriters, directors…
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By | 2017-10-04T14:44:02+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Fox Inclusion, Fox Writers Lab|Tags: |

Film Review: Goodnight Gracie (Short film) (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: After mom gets hacked to pieces by her latest lover, a devout child fights to escape the same fate. REVIEW: More short films,. kiddies! Today we have GOODNIGHT, GRACIE, written and directed by Stellan Kendrick. Poor little Gracie (Caige Coulter) is about to have a rude awakening. Lying in her bed, …

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By | 2017-10-04T14:44:06+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: 2017, Caige Coulter, Courtney Gains, Film Reviews, Goodnight Gracie, Stellan Kendrick, Zoë Simpson Dean|Tags: |