Sad news to report this morning as comedy legend Carl Reiner has died at the age of 98. Reiner passed away from natural causes in his home in Beverly Hills. Every comedian should aspire to have a career like Carl Reiner. At some point after a hit you inevitably hit a fallow period where everyone forgets you. But not Reiner. He created one of the all-time great sitcoms with The Dick Van Dyke Show, a series that’s still funny decades later. He directed one of the all-time great comedies The Jerk. His elongated skit “2000-Year-Old …
Sad news to report this morning as Oscar-nominated actor Ian Holm has died at the age of 88. His agent tells The Guardian, “He died peacefully in hospital, with his family and carer,” adding that his illness was Parkinson’s related. “Charming, kind and ferociously talented, we will miss him hugely.” For genre fans, Holm is probably best known for his work as the duplicitous android Ash in Alien or as Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies. But Holm's filmography spanned a multitude of exciting roles. In 1982 he was nominated for …
The galaxy far, far away just got a bit closer.
There's a reason we haven't seen much recently from the creator of The Matrix.
Very sad news to report today as actor Fred Willard has died at the age of 86. In a statement [via Rolling Stone], Willard’s daughter Hope Mulbarger said, “My father passed away very peacefully last night at the fantastic age of 86 years old. He kept moving, working and making us happy until the very end. We loved him so very much! We will miss him forever.” “A four-time Emmy nominee radiated a unique charm that established him as one of our generation’s most gifted comic actors,” Willard’s rep wrote in a tribute. “A master of …
The beloved Best in Show/Modern Family actor was 86.
Six years after Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) described her college law course as How to Get Away with Murder, and after countless lies, betrayals, and more than a fair share of murder, we finally learn who actually gets away with murder. The ABC drama managed to give each of the main characters the karmic justice they deserved, while also delivering plenty of surprising plot twists and emotional farewells to our favorite young murderers. As SNL's Stefon would say, this finale had everything: Frank (Charlie Weber) killing more people, Laurel (Karla Souza) leaving the group and disappearing, Annalise talking over …
Over the weekend, Extraction star Chris Hemsworth shared a sweet thank-you video for fans of his recent Netflix action movie. Directed by Sam Hargrave and co-produced/written by Joe Russo (both of whom Hemsworth also worked alongside on Avengers: Endgame), Extraction has quickly become one of the buzziest and possibly biggest releases for the streaming giant yet. [caption id="attachment_875345" align="alignright" width="352"] Image via Netflix[/caption] Given Extraction's success since its April 24 release, Hemsworth seemingly felt compelled to thank all of his fans and viewers who helped propel his new movie to its big …
Super producer Ryan Murphy recently sat down with Collider's Steve Weintraub to talk about his new Netflix limited series Hollywood and the many different projects in which he's involved, both already on the air and in development. The conversation turned to Murphy's Netflix series The Politician, and he gave an update on the status of Season 2 as well as where we can expect the series to go in the future. The Politician was Murphy's first original series under his Netflix deal, and stars Ben Platt as a precocious young high school student with a very …