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Jonathan Rhys Meyers To Star As Dracula In New Nbc Drama

Jonathan Rhys Meyers will be eyeing up necks and running from garlic after it was revealed that his latest role will be that of the fabled count Dracula. Meyers has become somewhat known for playing...

Netflix Shares Plunge

Shares of Netflix were down more than 24 percent at midday trading today (Wednesday) following the company's after-hours report on Tuesday that its net income for the second quarter was down 91 percent from the...

Jeremy Renner Considering Wikileaks Film Role

Jeremy Renner is in talks to play Julian Assange in a WikiLeaks film.The 'Bourne Legacy' actor has been approached by DreamWorks to play the controversial founder of the international online organisation responsible for leaking government...

Aaron Sorkin Replaces 'The Newsroom' Writing Staff

Aaron Sorkin has received mixed reviews for his latest series The Newsroom. So it may not come as much of a surprise to learn that the writing team has been given a mass overhaul for...

Emmy Nominations Announced

This year's Emmy awards nominations were something of a rerun in their own right. Like last year, AMC's Mad Men garnered the most nominations for a dramatic series -- 17 -- and ABC's Modern Family...

Stephen Moyer On Having Twins With Anna Paquin

Stephen Moyer thinks having twins with Anna Paquin is going to be ''crazy.''The 'True Blood' actor - who is married to his co-star - already has two children, Billy and Lilac, from previous relationships and...

True Blood Stars On Parade At Comic-con Panel

Stars of the Hbo vampire drama TRUE BLOOD, which was recently renewed for a sixth season, where out in force as they participated in a Q&A with the eager crowd and talked about life in...

Comic Con Is Out Of This World As The Big Bang Theory Send Fan Into Space

The Big Bang Theory is set to go where no sitcom has gone before, when a real-life astronaut rewarded a fan with the chance to take a sub-orbital space flight at yesterdays COMIC CON. The...

Kit Harington Breaks Ankle

Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington has been forced to miss a planned appearance at California's Comic-Con event this week (beg09Jul12) after breaking his ankle.The British actor was due to attend the popular fan convention...

Tributes Pour In For Late 'Treme' Star Lionel Batiste

Tributes have been flooding in following the death of Lionel Batiste, vocalist, bass drummer and assistant of leader of the Treme Brass Band. He was 81 at the time of his passing. As one of...

Sorkin’S ‘The Newsroom’ Renewed Despite Mixed Reviews

Aaron Sorkin’s latest drama ‘The Newsroom’ has been renewed for a second season by Hbo, despite earning average reviews for its first couple of episodes. It seems the network was happy enough with the solid...

Will Ferrell's 'Eastbound & Down' Renewed For Fourth Season

There's good news for baseball fans and fans of good solid comedy, with US network Hbo revealing that they are to keep on the critically loved 'Eastbound and Down' for another season following its continuing...

True Blood Renewed For Sixth Season!

Hit vampire drama True Blood is set to return for a sixth series after U.S. cable network Hbo confirmed it was renewing the show.The network would not reveal when the new series of the award-winning...

After 'Magic Mike', Steven Soderbergh Sees Future On Small Screen

Following on from the success of Magic Mike, Steven Soderbergh has announced his intentions to possibly leave the big screen behind for good, instead focusing on television productions.The Oscar-winning filmmaker hinted that he sees his...

The Newsroom: Yes, It's Self Indulgent, But It Feels So Good

Aaron Sorkin's latest series 'The Newsroom' is probably unlikely to emulate his multi-award winning 'West Wing', though the show scored impressive viewing figures following its debut in the United States this week. Reviews of the...

George W. Bush's Severed Head Blurred In Game Of Thrones Episode

A gory scene featuring the severed head of George W. Bush has been blurred by Game Of Thrones editors so it can no longer be identified as that of the former U.S. leader.Pranksters caused controversy...

Hbo Quickly Removes Bush's Head From Thrones Episode

It didn't take long. Only a week or so ago HBO yanked DVD shipments of the first season of Game of Thrones and pulled the final episode from HBO GO and iTunes, because one of...

Sorkin's The Newsroom A Hit In Debut

Aaron Sorkin's first TV series for pay TV, The Newsroom, starring Jeff Daniels, debuted to solid numbers on HBO Sunday night. In its first airing of the night, it averaged 2.1 million viewers, then added...

'The Newsroom' Topples 'Game Of Thrones' In Ratings

Aaron Sorkin's latest project - 'The Newsroom' starring Jeff Daniels - has performed surprisingly well in the ratings, despite receiving mixed reviews from critics. The show follows an authoritative anchor named Will Mcavoy who strives...

Does Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom' Live Up To Expectations?

Aaron Sorkin's much anticipated Hbo drama 'The Newsroom' debuted in the U.S last week, though it received a rough ride from critics - something 'The West Wing' creator has experienced little of in recent years....

The Newsroom: Is Aaron Sorkin's Drama Making Headlines?

Aaron Sorkin's new Hbo drama The Newsroom has debuted on US TV and it's proving to be quite a talking point, even if some of the critics haven't quite taken to the new series wholeheartedly....

Adam Driver Refuses To Watch His Show Girls

Actor Adam Driver refuses to watch his hit TV show Girls because he can only focus on his "mistakes" when he tunes in.Driver has become one of the Hbo comedy's break-out characters, playing a sex-obsessed...

Lena Dunham Addicted To Reading Fans' Tweets

Actress/filmmaker Lena Dunham is addicted to reading viewers' real-time tweets as they watch her show Girls.Dunham, creator and star of the hit Hbo show, ignores critics' reviews but enjoys seeing how fans receive the characters...

Homeland And Sherlock Among The Winners At Critics' Choice Television Awards

Homeland, Sherlock and Community were among the big winners at the Critics' Choice Television Awards on Monday night (18Jun12).Political thriller Homeland won best drama, while its star Claire Danes was crowned best actress at the...

True Blood Recap: Christopher Meloni Plays Elderly Vampire?

Christopher Meloni hung up his Law and Order detective badge to make his debut on 'True Blood' on Sunday evening (June 17, 2012), playing a 500-year-old vampire who sits at the head of the table...

George Bush's Head In 'Game Of Thrones': Did You Spot It?

Hbo has apologized for featuring the decapitated head of George W Bush during a recent episode of their hit drama 'Game of Thrones'. The premium cable network says it has halted future shipments of its...

'Games Of Thrones' Creators Sorry For Severed George Bush Head

The creators of the TV series 'Game Of Thrones' have come out and apologised to George W Bush after a decapitated head shown in the first season was mentioned as being similar to the former...

Jeanne Tripplehorn Signs Up For 'Criminal Minds'

Jeanne Tripplehorn has joined the cast of the Cbs drama Criminal Minds, according to Deadline.com. The Basic Instinct actress has been signed on as a regular cast member on the show, which has been running...

Game Of Thrones Bosses Apologise For George Bush Scene

TV bosses have apologised for broadcasting a scene showing former U.S. President George W. Bush's severed head impaled on a spike during an episode of Game Of Thrones.The fantasy show's creators David Benioff and D.B....

Hugh Laurie In Talks To Play Robocop Villain

He almost felt like an anti-hero in 'House,' and now Hugh Laurie looks like he's going to be a straight-up villain after confirmation that the British actor and blues fanatic is in talks to appear...

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