Exciting <I>Lost</I> Casting, Particularly for Those of You Who Agree With Me That <I>Three Kings</I> Is The Greatest Movie of All Time Two of Lost Season 5's four new bad asses have been cast, and while I don't know anything about one of them, the other made movie magic in one of the greatest comedic torture scenes in cinematic history, so I'm pretty thrilled. The actor I know nothing about, Zuleikha Robinson, will play Llana, the dangerous European woman of mystery we heard about in August. Although Robinson seems to be one helluva showkiller, with a resumé that includes New Amsterdam, Rome and The Lone Gunmen, I'm pretty sure Lost will be safe from her showkilling ways.

L.A. Fetes Kingsley-Olsen Kiss-fest The Wackness

by DeAnn Welker June 30, 2008 4:14 pm
L.A. Fetes Kingsley-Olsen Kiss-fest <i>The Wackness</i> Either L.A. audiences either really enjoyed watching 63-year-old Ben Kingsley make out with 21-year-old Mary-Kate Olsen, or The Wackness is a legitimately good movie: its director Josh Levine won the audience award at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

TV on DVD: Tuesday, October 15, 2013

by Ethan Alter October 15, 2013 6:00 am
TV on DVD: Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Travel back (forward?) to a time when Syfy was Sci-Fi.

Today's TWoP News: Friday, May 18, 2012

by Ethan Alter May 18, 2012 4:25 pm
Today's TWoP News: Friday, May 18, 2012

The upfronts are over. Time to start speculating about Glee's future again!

Today's TwoP News: Friday, March 16, 2012

by Hillary Goldsmith March 16, 2012 5:18 pm
Today's TwoP News: Friday, March 16, 2012

Nothin' grim about this.

TV on DVD: Tuesday, March 13, 2012

by Ethan Alter March 13, 2012 6:00 am
TV on DVD: Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Have you seen this show? (Don't bother.)

Today's TWoP News: Friday, October 14, 2011

by Ashley Chervinski October 14, 2011 2:28 pm
Today's TWoP News: Friday, October 14, 2011

Looks like we'll get to see how revenge is served for a little longer.

TWoP 10: Shows That Should Return Next Fall (But Might Not)

We've already put out our plea for bubble show Chuck to return next fall, but plenty more of our favorites are in danger of falling through the network programming cracks. Here's nine more series that deserve another season, but may not get one. We know, we know, wishin' and hopin' didn't do Pushing Daisies any good, but we're sending out a prayer to the TV powers-that-be anyway: when upfront time rolls around in a month or so, please let at least some of these shows reappear on your schedules.

<i>Deadwood</I>‘s Ian McShane Takes on a Smooth-Talking New King

It has been far too long since Ian McShane was fronting a series. Instead he's been doing voiceover work (Coraline, Kung Fu Panda) and acting in such stellar movies as Death Race. Clearly, a fine use of his talents. Not to say that he doesn't have the perfect voice to bring an eerie lilt to animated fare, because he does. And not that he wasn't the best part of Death Race, because he was. But those of us who watched him on Deadwood, as the tough Al Swearengen, know that he can throw someone in a pig pen while rattling off a speech that Shakespeare would have loved. So we're glad that he's back on TV in Kings, a modern-day retelling of the David and Goliath story, with McShane in the juicy, slippery role of the commanding King Silas. While not a perfect series, it is a far better use of his time than any sort of Death Race sequel that might have existed. We got a chance to talk to Mr. McShane on a recent conference call about his new show (which starts on Sunday at 8 on NBC), and we're passing on the highlights to you.



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