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Author Nathaniel Grey

  • Nathaniel Grey

    Film/TV Correspondent

 

Coming to Theatres: Witch Hunts and God Fights

The TV series based on Neil Gaiman’s fantasy novel American Gods is on again, having previously been on the development list at HBO. Hannibal and Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller is behind this pilot for the Starz network. Gaiman will protect his creation as executive producer with Fuller as co-producer and writer. The story involves a war between the ancient gods of legend and the more recent "gods" of the present. Entities of past mythologies struggle against a growing loss of followers to modern deities who celebrate today’s obsession with money, love, celebrity and drugs. Read more...


Coming to Theatres: No Batman in 'Gotham,' Other News from Comic-Con 2014

There was a ton of exciting news to come out of this weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con. Among the standout pieces were these. Read more...


Coming to TV: 'Fargo' Goes Back in Time, 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Gets a Spin-Off

FX’s amazing series Fargo has officially been renewed for a second season. The next edition will go back to 1979 and spread beyond Fargo, branching into the communities of Luverne, Minnesota and Sioux Falls. The reason for the retro setting comes from clues introduced in the debut season. While none of the original cast are returning, some younger versions of their characters will be. Keith Carradine’s character of retired cop and diner owner Lou Solverson will be featured as a 33-year-old Vietnam vet returnee. As the dad of scene stealer Allison Tolman’s character Molly, fans will also get to meet her mother. Since the time setting puts Molly at the age of four, Tolman will not be returning. Read more...


Tonight on TV: Fun with Asphyxiation, So Many Sharks!

As a taste sampling for next week’s Sharknado 2, SyFy airs Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark. What could be described as the underwater version of Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla, the premise pits the Mega Shark from prior SyFy films against an exact robot copy created by the government. Using the tag line “Monster vs. Metal" the over-the-top adventure involves Stargate SG1’Christopher Judge, Angel vet Elisabeth Rohm and singer Debbie Gibson. This telefilm could be described as a step-sibling to Sharknado 2 as it’s visual effects supervisor Emile Edwin Smith directed Mega vs Mecha.

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Today in Theatres: The Rock Rocks a Loincloth, Philip Seymour Hoffman's Final Film

The new Hercules film starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has been getting lots of attention, but for some reason there's a few cast members who haven’t been hitting the talk shows or getting the attention they deserve. Among them are American Horror Story: Asylum’s Joseph Fiennes,The Lovely Bones’ Reece RitchieThe River'Joe Anderson and Haven’s Robert Maillet.  

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Tonight on TV: Catwalks, Cast-Offs and Late-Night Chats

The 13th season of Project Runway debuts tonight and while it’s not an All Star edition, there will be one returning contestant. Through the Runway Redemption Instagram campaign, fans have been entering their choices for the return of a prior season favorite. Those choices have been filtered down to Season 12's Ken Laurence and Alexander Pope plus season 11's Amanda Valentine who will learn their fate and chance at redemption on the opening episode. Only two Southern California residents are found among this years crop, which includes L.A. residents Angela Sum and Carrie Sleytskaya. Judges Heidi KlumNina Garcia and Zac Posen, and feedback master Tim Gunn are back to share their expertise and dwindle the numbers down to the title-worthy. Read more...


Tonight on TV: Chris Colfer Gets 'Hot in Cleveland,' Miss D and Her Dancing Dolls 'Bring It!'


Glee star Chris Colfer appears on tonight’s episode of Hot In Cleveland as a character that may or may not be gay. His casting couldn’t have happened at a better time, as he filmed this segment right after the fifth season finale of Glee was recorded. The part has him playing Tony, the son of Wendie Malick’s character Victoria and as such, leaves the door wide open for future episodes.

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Coming to TV: 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Gets Lawless, Joshua Jackson's New 'Affair'

After Marvel’s Captain America, Marvel’s Thor and Marvel’s Avengers, get ready for Marvel’s Xena Warrior PrincessLucy Lawless has signed to join the cast of ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. when it returns this fall. Too early to know if she’s playing good or evil, super-hero or mortal or how many episodes in which she’ll appear. But who cares, we are no longer dependent on Spartacus reruns on SyFy to get our fix of Lawlessness.

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Coming to TV: 'Saved by the Bell' TV Movie Gets a Cast, 'Doctor Who' Set to Return

"But who will play Mario Lopez?" That’s all most people say when they hear Lifetime is making a tele-film currently titled The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story. Read more...


Tonight on TV July 19, 2014: TLC Goes to Amish Country, Oprah Chats Up the Previously Famous

Glee vet Mark Salling is an unemployed investment banker in tonight’s tele-film, Rocky Road, airing on the relatively unknown UP Network. Despite his claims of receiving tons of crappy role offers since leaving Glee, Salling chose this project to play a guy who returns home to take over his dad's ice cream truck business. Wow, I smell an Emmy. Read more...