Shawn Dunn Boards Original Force As CTO; Pamela Wolfe Named HR Executive VP At Starz

Shawn Dunn, formerly an executive at Weta Digital, has joined Original Force, LTD as the company’s new Chief Technology Officer. At Original Force, Dunn will be responsible for overseeing the company’s technology foundation, implementing IT and workflow innovations in support of Original Force creative and artistic project, and the company’s games and animation divisions. Original Force has exploys nearly 1,200 people in offices in Los Angeles, Beijing, Nanjing, Shanghai…


YouTube Prankster Climbs Hollywood Sign, Takes Selfies for Movie Stunt

YouTube prankster Vitaly Zdorovetskiy climbed the Hollywood sign Wednesday in what’s believed to be an elaborate stunt for an upcoming film. Holding a sign that read “I’m Back,” the Russian-born daredevil stood atop the “D” on the famed Hollywood sign for over an hour, dressed in camouflage and taking video selfies. The stunt quickly caught… Read more »

Watch Real Estate Play Their First Show With New Lineup

Real EstateEarlier today, Real Estate announced that founding guitarist Matt Mondanile was leaving the band to focus on his Ducktails project, with fellow Ridgewood, NJ native Julian Lynch taking his place. And tonight, Real Estate brought their new lineup to Tel Aviv’s Barby Club to perform their first live show in nearly a full year, … More »

D’Onofrio Wants To Bring DAREDEVIL’s Kingpin To SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING!!

D’Onofrio Wants To Bring DAREDEVIL’s Kingpin To SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING!!

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I am – Hercules!!
Wilson “Kingpin” Fisk began his criminal career in 1967’s Amazing Spider-Man #50, and now Vincent D’Onofrio – responding to a rumor going around last week – wants to bring his “Daredevil” version of Kingpin to next year’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”
Tweeted the actor:
I love all this action about me doing #SpiderMan Tell Marvel!!!
Of course many characters introduced in the movies – Nick Fury, Lady Sif, Howard Stark, Phil Coulson, Peggy Carter and Maria Hill among them – have found their way onto Marvel’s ABC series.
But though “Daredevil,” “Agents of SHIELD,” “Jessica Jones” and “Agent Carter” all share an onscreen universe with “Incredible Hulk,” “Ant-Man,” “Thor,” “Iron Man Three,” “The Avengers,” “Captain America: Civil War” and so on, we’ve never seen a character introduced on ABC or Netflix ascend to the big screen.
The Punisher, played by Jon Bernthal on Netflix, was a component of Mark Millar’s print version of Civil War but unutilized in the new movie adaptation.
Maybe a phone call to D’Onofrio’s agent would change things?
The ABC and Netflix shows have characters talking about movie events, but the movies have yet to bother mentioning what transpires on TV. Earlier this month Chloe Bennet, who plays inhuman agent Daisy Johnson on “Agents of SHIELD,” bemoaned Marvel’s seeming inability to let its multiplex heroes reference what’s been transpiring on the small screens.
“People who make movies for Marvel, why don’t you acknowledge what happens on our show? Why don’t you guys go ask them that? Cause they don’t seem to care,” she

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Broadway Review: Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Paramour’

Somebody should have warned Cirque du Soleil Theatrical that it would be an iffy business trying to bring Broadway to Broadway. “Paramour” is an ambitious departure from the company’s tried-and-true spectacle formula, in that it observes the structural conventions of a legit Broadway musical. The show has a book (corny), a score of show tunes… Read more »

Donald Trump Tapes ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ While Protesters Attract Media & Cops

A small but yeasty crowd waved “Dump Trump” signs and shouted “[Have Sex With] Trump!” in Hollywood this afternoon as GOP nominee Donald Trump taped tonight’s  Jimmy Kimmel Live.
LAPD had advised media covering Trump’s appearance on Kimmel’s show to park on the north side of Hollywood Blvd. owing to a planned 4 PM protest outside the historic El Capitan Theatre next to Kimmel’s studio.
At 4 PM, however, media covering the event, including CNN, the LAT, CBS, reported few…