David Spade Joins Bruce Dern-Starring Indie Drama ‘Warning Shot’

EXCLUSIVE: David Spade has joined the cast of Warning Shot, with the comedic actor taking on a rare dramatic role in the indie being directed by first-time helmer Dustin Fairbanks. Breanne Mattson penned the script, which was a Nicholl quarterfinalist in 2011. Bruce Dern, James Earl Jones, Tammy Blanchard, Guillermo Diaz, Onata Aprile, Frank Whaley and Dwight Henry also star. Production began this week.
The plot centers on a single mother and her young daughter struggling…

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‘Embrace of the Serpent,’ ‘Ixcanul’ Lead Platino Award Nominations

Academy Award-nominated “Embrace of the Serpent,” from Colombia’s Ciro Guerra, and “Ixcanul,” directed by Nicaragua’s Jayro Bustamante, lead nominations for the 3rd Platino Ibero-American Film Awards, whose 13 category candidates were unveiled at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and Buenos Aires Thursday. Highlighting 2015’s best movies from Latin America, Spain and Portugal, the 3rd Platinos… Read more »

Fox Broadcasting Names Craig Kurland EVP, Business Affairs

Fox Broadcasting has named Craig Kurland executive vice president, business affairs, the network announced Thursday. Kurland joins the broadcaster from sister studio 20th Century Fox Television. Kurland, who is based in Los Angeles, will report directly to Fox Television Group chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman. He will oversee legal and business affairs… Read more »

Fox Taps Craig Kurland As EVP Business Affairs

Veteran exec Craig Kurland has been named EVP Business Affairs, Fox Broadcasting Company, moving from Twentieth Century Fox Television where he served as SVP Business Affairs. In his new position, effective immediately, Kurland is responsible for overseeing legal and business affairs for the network. Kurland is based in Los Angeles and reports directly to Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs of Fox Television Group, who announced his appointment today. He takes…

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The Character Posters Keep On Trekkin’! Behold Spock and Chekov!

The crew of the Starship Enterprise are showing up on Star Trek Beyond character posters one at a time!

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Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Another day, another set of Star Trek Beyond character posters. This time we have everybody’s favorite Vulcan and everybody’s favorite non-Scottish Engineer!
Anton Yelchin’s Chekov is one of my favorite things about the Abrams reboot series and Quinto seems to have been bred specifically to step into Nimoy’s ears. I’m cautiously optimistic this film pulls Trek back on track.
Here are the new character posters:
 

 

 
I’m sure we’ll be back tomorrow with more! Still missing Uhura, Kirk and Scotty, right?
-Eric Vespe”Quint” quint@aintitcool.com Follow Me On Twitter

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‘Homeland’ Season 6 to Take Place Between U.S. Presidential Election Day and Inauguration Day

“Homeland” will be back to home base for season 6. The upcoming season of the hit Showtime series, which will be set in New York after spending the last season in Berlin, will tackle the U.S. presidential election. “The entire season will take place between election day and inauguration day. It’s an interesting time; a… Read more »

Bob Odenkirk & Jonathan Banks Reflect On ‘Better Call Saul’: “I Had No Status I Could Lose”

It could so easily have gone drastically wrong, and for a minute it felt like it might. When Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould announced they were looking to spin Breaking Bad‘s zany lawyer Saul Goodman off into his own half-hour sitcom, none of the precedent set by Bad could settle fan fears that it was a big mistake. How could one of the most highly acclaimed crime dramas in television history spawn a law procedural sitcom without fracturing memories of the serious…

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