"Veronica Mars" director Rob Thomas has confirmed that Krysten Ritter will reprise her role as Gia Goodman in the feature adaptation of the popular TV series.
Ritter sent a note to fans who donated to the project's Kickstarter effort:Related Articles: 'Veronica Mars' Movie Project Sets Kickstarter Records (Updated) 'Veronica Mars' Movie Gets Greenlight: How Warner Bros. Plans to Make It (Exclusive)
George Wendt is going to a place where everybody knows his name -- because most of them have worked with him before.
Wendt, who played gruff but amusing barfly on "Cheers," is reuniting with his former costars Kirstie Alley and Rhea Perlman via a guest-starring spot on the upcoming TV Land series "Kirstie."Related Articles: 'Cheers' Star George Wendt Hospitalized, Drops Out of Play After Suffering Chest Pains 'Seinfeld' Reunion in Play on TV Land's 'Kirstie' With Jason Alexander Guest Spot Image Caption: Getty Images
If all goes as planned, HBO's James Costos will add another job to his plate soon.
President Obama plans to nominate Costos, HBO's vice president of global licensing and retail, as ambassador to Spain.'2016 Obama's America' Takes Aim at Michael Moore, Justin Bieber '2016' Co-Director Dinesh D'Souza: 'How I Earned Obama's Rage' Image Caption: Getty Images
News Corp. chairman-CEO Rupert Murdoch filed for divorce from his wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, on Thursday, putting his many media outlets in a tough spot: How to report on a sensitive subject about the man who controls 40 percent of the parent company.
Most kept their reports simple and straight-forward.All of Rupert's Men: Shake-up at News Corp Bloomberg Poaches News Corp. Exec to Become President of BusinessWeek A News Corp. Timeline: Two Weeks of Unrelenting Scandal
Hurley and Jin are back together again... and on an island, of course.
Jorge Garcia will be appearing in an episode of "Hawaii 5-0" early next season, a rep for the actor told TheWrap.
Garcia will play a conspiracy theorist, and reportedly share scenes with Daniel Dae Kim, also an alum of ABC's "Lost."Related Articles: 'Hawaii Five-0' to Run Choose-Your-Own-Ending Episode James MacArthur, Danno on Original 'Hawaii Five-0,' Dies ABC Gets Fourth Straight Monday Win, 'Hawaii Five-O' Sets a DVR Record
"Hell-ooo!" Your voice might crack, too, if you were trying to report entertainment news next to a naked Giuliana Rancic.Related Articles: Giuliana Rancic Re-Ups With E! News E! News Hacked - Justin Bieber Not Gay or Arrested (Duh) Melanie Bromley Moves From Us Weekly to E! News (Exclusive)
ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" has promoted Camilla Luddington, Gaius Charles, Jerrika Hinton and Tessa Ferrer to series regulars for Season 10, a studio representative confirmed to TheWrap.
The four actors joined the medical drama's last season in recurring roles: Luddington as Jo Wilson, Charles as Shane Ross, Hinton as Stephanie Edwards and Ferrer as Leah Murphy.Related Articles: Edward R. Murrow Awards for ABC's Newtown Coverage and CNN's Syria Reporting Alan Tudyk, Rex Lee Exiting 'Suburgatory,' May Return as Guest Stars ABC's 'Revenge' Ups Gretchen Berg, Aaron Harberts to Executive Producers Image Caption: ABC
Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives" did not receive a warm welcome at the Cannes Film Festival this year, but the new trailer still promises enticing suspense, tension, violence and borderline incestual relations.
"I have a very special relationship with my son," Kristin Scott Thomas says, over the image of her character stroking Ryan Gosling's bicep.Related Articles: Cannes Review: Soulless, Despicable 'Only God Forgives' Shuts Up and Slices Limbs Ryan Gosling's Ready to Rumble in 'Only God Forgives' Red Band Trailer (Video) 'Only God Forgives' New Trailer: Ryan Gosling's Brother Meets the Devil (Video)
"The Purge" opened at the number one spot at the box office, moving it up on TheWrap's PowerGrid this week. The film wasn't alone: its director, James Demonaco is on the way up thanks to the film's success.Related Articles: 'The Purge' Review: A Horror Thriller Purged of Horrors, Thrills Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Joseph Fiennes, John Hurt Join Dwayne Johnson in 'Hercules'
Oscar-nominated actor Matt Damon is being sought to star in Tom McCarthy's untitled movie about the Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize-winning reportage on the Catholic Church's sex abuse scandal, numerous individuals close to the project have told TheWrap.Related Articles: Tom McCarthy to Direct Catholic Church Sex Abuse Drama for DreamWorks 'Mea Maxima Culpa' Trailer: Alex Gibney Challenges the Catholic Church (Video) 'Elysium' Trailer: Matt Damon Fights for the Future's 99 Percent (Video)
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The Montreal-based visual effects company Newbreed, which is working on the Daniel Radcliffe horror film "Horns," hasn't paid its workers in weeks and is financially struggling, a half-dozen current and former employees have told TheWrap.
Some workers report that when they have been paid, their checks have bounced.Related Articles: After Rhythm & Hues, Visual-Effects Community Asks: What Now? Digital Domain CEO: We Can Still Save the Visual-Effects Industry Pixomondo, VFX Company for 'Oblivion,' Closes Berlin Office
"EDtv" costars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson partner up to share the screen once again in the upcoming HBO anthology series "True Detective," due to premiere next year,
In the series, McConaughey and Harrelson play a pair of detectives who encounter each other as they try to solve a 17-year-old serial murder case in Louisiana.Related Articles: 'Mud' Trailer Boasts Shirtless Matthew McConaughey, Southern Accent Pileup Alonso Duralde's Review Preview: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud,' Kate Hudson's 'Reluctant Fundamentalist'
Three men in the Bay Area of California have been arrested for allegedly pirating more than 1,000 movie and television titles, including "How I Met Your Mother," "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1" and "Black Swan," California attorney general Kamala Harris' office said Friday.Related Articles: 'Game of Thrones' Season Finale Breaks Show's Own Piracy Record 82 Web Domains Seized in Piracy Crackdown
Scott Foley is making D.C. his home next season on ABC's "Scandal."
A network representative confirmed to TheWrap that Foley will not only be back for Season 3, but he has been promoted to a series regular.
"I'm thrilled to join such a talented, enthusiastic and professional group of people," Foley said in a statement.
"[Show creator] Shonda [Rhimes] and company have created a troupe of layered complex characters and to be able to be part of that is both exciting and humbling."Related Articles: 'Scandal's' Guillermo Diaz Talks Huck's Darkness, Being 'Floored' by Season Finale Alan Tudyk, Rex Lee Exiting 'Suburgatory,' May Return as Guest Stars ABC Fall Lineup: 'Dancing' Condensed to One Night; 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Gets Tuesday Slot Image Caption: Fox
It's now official that John C. Reilly will play Rhomann Dey in Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy," a rep for the actor told TheWrap Friday.Related Articles: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Director Sorry for Blog Post Seen as Sexist, Homophobic 12 of the Biggest Movies Shot in the U.K.: 'Star Wars,' 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'Muppets' James Gunn Tapped to Direct 'Guardians of the Galaxy'
Billy Campbell and Clea DuVall have joined Lifetime's upcoming biopic on Lizzie Borden, the Fall River, Mass. woman who was accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an ax in the 1890s.Related Articles: Lifetime Working on Lizzie Borden Movie Starring Christina Ricci 'Liz & Dick' Scores Decent 3.5 Million Viewers for Lifetime
Having wrapped the "Dark Knight" and "Harry Potter" franchises, Gary Oldman is planning to direct a biopic of photographer Eadweard Muybridge titled "Flying Horse," two individuals familiar with the project have told TheWrap.Related Articles: Tom Hardy in Cannes: I Love Marlon Brando, But I Worship Gary Oldman Review: Ralph Fiennes Gets the Bard Right in Modernized 'Coriolanus'
Warner Bros. has been releasing some of the top blockbuster franchises for the last decade, including "Harry Potter," "The Dark Knight" and "The Hangover," but recently the studio has stumbled a bit. Now it's up to "Man of Steel" to swoop into the box office this weekend and save the day.'Man of Steel' Grosses Super $21M at Thursday Screenings 'Man of Steel' Reviews: Is This the Best Superman Movie Ever? 'Man of Steel' Has Shot at $100M Weekend but Higher Expectations Could Be Kryptonite
Jimmy Kimmel welcomed musical guests Robin Thicke and Pharrell to his show Thursday night. The company came with perks -- specifically being in the music video for the unofficial song of the summer, "Blurred Lines." Kind of.Related Articles: Alan Thicke Joins David Spade in ABC's 'Bad Management' Pilot Exclusive: Jimmy Kimmel Set to Spoof Leno Ben Affleck, Jimmy Kimmel, Vince Vaughn to Be Honored at Guys Choice Awards