Michael Massee Dies: Actor Involved Tragic ‘The Crow’ Accident Was 61

Michael Massee, known for roles in The Amazing Spider-Man film series and whose name was, unfortunately, inextricably linked to the tragic accident that killed Brandon Lee during the filming of the 1994 film The Crow died October 26 from undisclosed causes. He was 61. The news was first announced by French actor Anthony Delon, Massee’s fellow cast member on the 2014 French series Interventions.
From Kansas City, Missouri, Massee’s film career was still new when he landed…

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Will HBO Now Become AT&T’s Netflix Killer?

Six years ago, Jeff Bewkes derided Netflix’s threat as a competitor — facetiously comparing the streaming company’s ambitions to the likelihood that the Albanian army would take over the world. Now that his company is set to get sucked into AT&T’s maw, the Time Warner CEO is talking a different game: one that sounds a… Read more »

Michael Massee, ‘The Crow’ Actor Who Accidentally Shot Brandon Lee, Dies at 61

Michael Massee, who accidentally fatally shot Brandon Lee on the set of their 1994 film “The Crow,” in which he played Funboy, has died, his agent confirmed to Variety. He was 61. Actor Anthony Delon annouced the news in an Instagram post on Monday, writing “R.I.P. my friend Michael. You were ‘five seconds away from… Read more »

Well Go USA Acquires Rami Malek Thriller ‘Buster’s Mal Heart’

Well Go USA has acquired rights in North America and some other territories to Buster’s Mal Heart, a psychological thriller starring Mr. Robot Emmy winner Rami Malek. Writer-director Sarah Adina Smith’s pic, which bowed at Toronto last month, follows a mountain man (Malek) who squats in empty vacation homes while on the run from the authorities. But in another life, he was a loving, stable family guy known as Jonah.
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Kevin Hart Eyes Santa Claus Role in Disney’s ‘Dashing Through the Snow’

Kevin Hart is in talks to play Santa Claus in Disney’s “Dashing Through the Snow”, Variety has confirmed. The film is based on an original idea by Scott Rosenberg with Rob Burnett penning the script. Will Packer and John Jacobs are producing with no director currently attached. The story follows a New York City detective who has… Read more »

The Avalanches – “Because I’m Me” Video

The Avalanches - "Because I'm Me" VideoThe Avalanches have a history of memorable videos, though they come as few and far between as their music — “Frontier Psychiatrist,” “Since I Left You” from their 2001 album, “Frankie Sinatra” and “Subways” from Wildflower — and today the Australian group has shared a great new one for joyous album … More »

Has DirecTV Now Become a Loss Leader to Help Sell the AT&T-Time Warner Merger?

They called it a game-changer. DirecTV Now, AT&T’s virtual pay TV package, was billed by executives as a cure for cord-cutting and an enticement for the cord-never crowd. But there were doubts as to just how game-changing a 100-plus package of channels could be: Analysts initially estimated DirecTV Now would cost anywhere from $50 to… Read more »