“Force Majeure” getting American remake, with Julia Louis Dreyfus in talks

One of the best foreign films of last year is getting what’s likely an inevitable American remake- and it’s chosen the perfect star. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Fox Searchlight has bought the rights to “Force Majeure,” last year’s Oscar-nominated French/Swedish comedy/drama, and and is eying Julia Louis-Dreyfus to play the female lead. Ruben Ostlund’s more »

New Apple streaming music service could focus on exclusives

From AppleTell Jimmy Iovine, is reportedly leading the push for exclusive album deals. Read the full post on AppleTell »

“Flutter” reunites Friday Night Lights’ Landry and his dad

When it comes to horrible plots on great TV shows, it’s hard to beat the Landry murder subplot on season 2 of Friday Night Lights. In case you’re not familiar, the plot consisted of Landry Clarke (Jesse Plemons), up to that moment a comic-relief goofball, killing a man who was attempting to rape Tyra (Adrienne more »

“Go-Go Gadget Reboot!” Netflix is bringing ‘Inspector Gadget’ back

You’ve got to give streaming services like Netflix credit. Nothing convinces the cable-abled to “cut the chord,” so to speak, than original programming aimed directly at their tech tired demo. In this case, the aforementioned provider, noted for original programming like ‘House of Cards’ and ‘Orange is the New Black’ is also responsible for bringing more »

‘Coach’ rehired: NBC to revive 1990s sitcom

The Screaming Eagles will fly again, with the news that the popular 1990s sitcom Coach is being revived on NBC. The network has ordered the show, which originally aired on ABC, straight to series, for 13 episodes. According to Entertainment Weekly: “Coach Hayden Fox, in the present day, has retired from coaching. He is called back more »

Fast & Furious: Legacy now available for iOS and Android

From AppleTell Just a week before Furious 7 hits theaters and becomes instant Oscar-bait. Read the full post on AppleTell »

Fin: “Creed” down the road, Kanye in the Holy Land and The Force in Minneapolis

Got a note from our office this morning that parking in the area is restricted on Friday. Why? Because they’re filming the “Rocky” spinoff movie, “Creed.” I suppose that’s one of the drawbacks of working just a few blocks down the road from the Art Museum steps. Two distinct possibilities for Kanye West and Kim more »

‘Iyanla: Fix My Life’ spinoff will focus on Jay Williams and his 34 children

The story of Jay Williams, a man who fathered 34 children with 17 different women, dominated the last season of Iyanla: Fix My Life. Ratings and social media feedback were through the roof. My post on the situation was one of our hottest topics. As I mentioned, this wasn’t a problem Vanzant was going to more »

By the way, Vita firmware 3.50 is out today too

From GamerTell There's more than new PS4 firmware today. A Vita firmware update has been released too! Read the full post on GamerTell »


Vivica A. Fox will return for ‘Independence Day’ sequel

Vivica A. Fox and Roland Emmerich have both confirmed via Twitter that she’s in for the upcoming “Independence Day 2.” She played Jasmine Dubrow, the girlfriend of Will Smith’s Steven Hiller character in the first movie. With Smith not returning, Jesse Usher has been cast as the couple’s son. The sequel is coming June 24, more »

On Jeremy Clarkson, ‘Top Gear’ and the bumbling BBC

So here’s the deal. You have a hit television show, one that is often cited as being one of the most, if not the most popular series in the history of your network. Within its simplistic confines – supercar reviews and automotive challenges – are a trio of hosts who gel like no one since more »

Movie Review: “Home”

Man, movies for children are not what they used to be and this is not a bad thing  and we’re all just whatsoever. It seems that more and more movies that are aimed towards children are as well structured and layered as most films aimed towards adults. In fact, I’m willing to bet that adults more »