Veteran Stuntwoman Julie Johnson Urges SAG-AFTRA To Ban Stunt Abuses

Veteran stuntwoman Julie Johnson met for more than an hour Wednesday with SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris and several other guild officials to press for rules that would stop stuntmen from doubling as women and white stunt workers from putting on dark makeup to double for minorities — known in the trade as “paint-downs.”
Johnson, who was the stunt coordinator on the 1970s TV series Charlie’s Angels, has been crusading for decades to ban the practice. “There is not…

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Donald Trump’s Chief Strategist Makes it Official: Media Is The “Opposition Party”

In case there was any question about it, President Trump’s chief White House strategist made it official today: The media is the “opposition party.”
The media “don’t understand this country. They still do not understand why Donald Trump is the president of the United States,” Steve Bannon told the New York Times in an interview making the announcement.
Bannon, who rarely gives interviews, except to Breitbart News, which he ran until August, noted mainstream media called…

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BEAUTY & THE BEAST unleashes a mess of posters and motion posters today, be our guest to click!

This is such a great looking film!

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Hey folks, Harry here…  Motion Posters are fascinating to me, once we get Epaper going better, the idea of opening up a poster that comes to life in your hands will come true…  Sure, we’ve had lenticular posters going back at least as far as 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY.   But here’s an embed that will take you through all the motion posters:
 

Pretty nifty eh? 
Well that’s not all Disney dished out this day on this title.   They’ve also released a mess of personality posters for the film – Let’s dive in…

 

See, I told you there were a ton of those…   March 17th ain’t so far anymore…
Keep it cool,
 
Harry

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Bryan Cranston Set To Play Howard Beale In London Stage Adaptation Of ‘Network’

UK theatergoers apparently are mad as hell and not going to take it anymore. But they’re going to get it anyway. Bryan Cranston is set to play Howard Beale in Lee Hall’s adaptation of the classic 1976 film Network for the National Theatre stage in November.

Paddy Chayefsky won an Original Screenplay Oscar for the film that starred Peter Finch as Beale, an unhinged TV newscaster whose network exploits his rants for profit. The film also won three others Oscars — for lead…

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‘UnReal’: Kassandra Clementi & Jaime Callica Join Season 3 Of Lifetime Series

Home and Away alumna Kassandra Clementi and Jaime Callica (Wayward Pines, Power Rangers) have joined the Season 3 cast of Lifetime‘s critically praised series UnReal.
Clementi will play Crystal, Chet’s (Craig Bierko) new girlfriend and a swimsuit model. Callica is Xavier, a hottie dancer and Jay’s (Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman) new love interest.
Co-created by Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, UnReal gives a fictitious behind-the-scenes glimpse into the chaos surrounding…

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Secretary Of State Designate Rex Tillerson Tweets Support For Federal Culture Funds

A week after reports were floated suggesting that the Trump administration would seek to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, the two agencies have received enthusiastic support from unexpected quarters: Secretary of State designate Rex Tillerson.
In a pair of tweets posted yesterday, Tillerson wrote:

As the now former CEO of ExxonMobil, Tillerson oversaw the company’s aggressive support of cultural groups…

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Actors Strike Against Video Game Companies Enters “Crucial Phase”

The 14-week-old actors strike against selected video game companies “is entering a crucial phase,” SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris said in an email today to members of the union’s Los Angeles board of directors, urging them to attend a rally next week outside the union’s headquarters in Hollywood.
“I am reaching out with an urgent request,” she told the board members. “SAG-AFTRA needs your help in moving employers to agree to a 21st century contract. We are holding…

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This LEGO BATMAN MOVIE Behind the Scenes is pretty f’n awesome!

Pompous Batman Rules!

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Hey folks, Harry here…  I am dying to see this movie in IMAX.  THE LEGO MOVIE was spectacular in all forms, but that this featurette is it’s own madcap morsel of behind the scenes animated goodness…  well, just look how GORGEOUS this thing looks.  This is a stunning looking flick.   Will Arnett’s pompous Batman is pure gold.  I’m not sure if Zach Galifianakis’ JOKER quite works for me, and I think I’m gonna have to get used to Michael Cera’s ROBIN…  BUT…  Ralph Fiennes’ Alfred feels like gold.   ANd that Commissioner Gordon Lego figure rules!   Here, take a look see…
 

Keep it cool, in fact bring in MR FREEZE!!!
 
Harry

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