TV and Movie News (page 2)

Stephen Colbert to Replace David Letterman on 'The Late Show'
April 10, 2014 @ 9:26 am PST     Evan Gillespie    
Speculation was wild after David Letterman announced that he will retire next year: Who would take over as host of the second-most venerable show on late-night TV? When CBS announced Letterman's replacement this week, the name the network chose came as an extremely pleasant surprise.
Zach Braff's Kickstarter Movie 'Wish I Was Here' Has a Trailer - Watch Here!
April 09, 2014 @ 12:57 pm PST     Andy Neuenschwander    
Zach Braff fans, get ready to cheer. Zach Braff haters, get ready to hate. The first trailer for "Wish I Was Here" has hit, and if Braff wanted us to see his new film as a true follow-up to "Garden State," then this is the perfect trailer for it. It has all the elements: Wide, static shots composed with the occasional immobile human body, cryptic lines about being a unique individual.
Universal Studios Creating 'Fast & Furious' Thrill Ride
April 08, 2014 @ 10:13 pm PST     Andy Neuenschwander    
Fire up your engines: Universal Studios is making a "Fast & Furious" ride! The Hollywood location of the Universal Studios theme park has just announced a new addition, based on the popular movie franchise. And, of course, it's timed out with the release of the new movie. The thrill ride, which is named "Fast & Furious: Supercharged," won't be putting fans in the driver's seat of any fancy sports cars, though.
'The Mindy Project' Recap: Season 2, Episode 17, 18: 'Be Cool; Girl Crush'
April 08, 2014 @ 7:13 pm PST     Shannon Keirnan    
Mindy and Danny deal with dating in secret at the office.
'Game of Thrones' Renewed for Two More Seasons
April 08, 2014 @ 4:05 pm PST     Andy Neuenschwander    
This just in from the We Saw It Coming newsdesk: "Game of Thrones" has been renewed! In fact, HBO was so happy with the season four premiere of the show that it renewed the fantasy epic for two more season, setting it up to run through season six and into the year 2016, for now. Given the popularity of the show, there was no doubt that HBO would be giving "Thrones" a renewal; but with the ratings from Sunday in, the network had to be especially happy.
Would You Have Sex with Paul Rudd for $1?
April 08, 2014 @ 3:49 pm PST     Andy Neuenschwander    
Whenever CNN fails you, you can always count on Billy Eichner to deliver hard-hitting interviews with important questions. Questions like this one: Would you have sex with Paul Rudd for a dollar? In the latest installment of "Funny or Die's Billy on the Street," comedian Billy Eichner ran through the streets with Paul Rudd himself to ask random passers-by that very question.
Mickey Rooney, Hollywood Legend, Dies at Age 93
April 07, 2014 @ 12:47 pm PST     Andy Neuenschwander    
Hollywood has lost a true legend, as character actor Mickey Rooney passed away Sunday. Rooney is one of the most prolific actors in Hollywood history, with a grand total of 340 acting credits listed on his IMDB page. Even then, that doesn't begin to chronicle his entire career, which started with his family's vaudeville act and consequently also included a number of stage and radio roles.
'How I Met Your Mother' Creator Promises Alternate Ending on DVD Set
April 07, 2014 @ 12:26 pm PST     Andy Neuenschwander    
Here's some good news for "How I Met Your Mother" fans: That controversial ending might not be the only one there is. Carter Bays, one of the long-running CBS sitcom's creators, took to Twitter about a week after the ending that put fans in an uproar to answer questions. Naturally, he got a lot of questions about the rather sad and, to most fans, disappointing series finale episode.
'Game of Thrones' Premiere Recap: Let's All Give Jamie Lannister a Big Hand
April 07, 2014 @ 12:13 pm PST     Andy Neuenschwander    
It's time to go back to Westeros! The season premiere of "Game of Thrones" hit HBO (and totally crashed HBO Go) last night, but in case you didn't get to catch it and still want to sound informed around the water cooler, here's everything that happened, by location: KING'S LANDING Jamie Lannister's got a brand new hand, and a brand new sword.
'Star Wars: Episode VII' Begins Filming
April 07, 2014 @ 7:51 am PST     Evan Gillespie    
We don't know much yet about J.J. Abrams' upcoming "Star Wars" sequel, but the film's production team is already hard at work. According to Disney's chief, the project is underway, even though the screenplay has been a bit of a problem and there are still some holes to fill in the cast.