(CBS Local)– Annabelle Wallis has worked on a lot of movies and TV shows, but nothing has ever challenged her like Showtime's new limited series “The Loudest Voice.” The Russell Crowe led show dives into the complicated legacy of Roger Ailes, the rise of Fox News, and the women that were victims of sexual harassment at Fox. Wallis plays one of those women in former Fox booker and executive Laurie Luhn and says it was really difficult to portray something so upsetting. “She is a tour de force in many different ways,” said Wallis in an interview with CBS Local's DJ Sixsmith. “She definitely remains in the kind of fascinating, pressure cooker environment I like to find my female characters in. She
On Sunday night (June 23), DJ Khaled entered the stage alongside Meek Mill to perform their collaboration "Weather the Storm" at the 2019 BET Awards. Standing on top of a custom-made We the Best staircase, Meek spit his verse with gusto, crushing the opposition with his steely delivery. "I went to war with the system/ To give my son toys on Christmas/ Probably won't give me no Grammy/ Putting awards on wrists," he rapped with a buoyant Khaled next to him. Later, Khaled showed love to all "the beautiful ladies" with his star-studded cut "You Stay." Sans J Balvin, Khaled enlisted Jeremih and Lil Baby to help Meek close out the lively performance. "You Stay" and "Weather the Storm" both reside
Deadly Class co-creator Rick Remender says the show will not be making the move to a new home. In the month since SYFY cancelled Deadly Class, fans and producer Sony Pictures Television have been campaigning to find a new network for the series, taking to social media to voice their support for the show. The series had been an adaptation of the Image Comics graphic novel by Remender and artist Wes Craig. Deadly Class follows Marcus Lopez Arguello (played by Benjamin Wadsworth) as a disillusioned teen recruited into a storied high school for assassins led by headmaster Master Lin (played by Benedict Wong). Remender, Arguello, Wong, as well as other cast and crew had joined in a hashtag campaign
A TV adaptation of “The Lincoln Lawyer” from David E. Kelley has been given a series production commitment at CBS, TheWrap has learned.Based on Michael Connelly’s bestselling series of novels, “The Lincoln Lawyer” centers on Mickey Haller, who is described as “an iconoclastic idealist, who runs his law practice out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car as he takes on cases big and small across the expansive city of Los Angeles.”The “Ally McBeal” and “The Practice” creator will write and executive produce.Also Read: Nicole Kidman, David E Kelley Re-Team for 'Nine Perfect Strangers' at HuluConnelly and Ross Fineman, who also produced Kelley’s Amazon series “Goliath,” will serve as executive producers on the drama from A+E Studios, in association with CBS Television Studios.Matthew McConaughey previously starred in a 2011 film adaptation of the “Lincoln Lawyer” book series from director Brad Furman. A subsequent TV adaptation was set up at ABC shortly thereafter but never made it to series.The project is one of many in the pipeline for Kelley, whose other projects include “Goliath,” the currently airing second season of HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” “Mr. Mercedes” on Audience Network, the upcoming HBO limited series “The Undoing” and “Nine Perfect Strangers” at Hulu.Read original story ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ Series From David E Kelley in the Works at CBS At TheWrap
"Maniac" creator Patrick Somerville has signed on to helm two new series, "Made for Love" and "Station Eleven," for WarnerMedia's upcoming streaming service. "Made for Love," which will be executive produced and directed by S.J. Clarkson, is a 10-episode, straight-to-series adaptation based on the novel of the same name by Alissa Nutting. The half-hour comedy […]
Days of our Lives welcomes back Noel Maxam to the NBC soap opera. Soaps.com has learned that Noel Maxam, who served as a producer and director at Days of our Lives from 2007 until 2012, and later returned to direct from 2015 to 2017, has once again returned to the NBC soap opera as a director. His first episode aired Monday June 24. Noel Maxam is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, and holds a B.F.A. in Directing from Carnegie Mellon University and an M.F.A in Film and Video Production from the University of Southern California. He has an extensive resume in television as a director, writer, and producer. Maxam worked on the CBS daytime drama As the World Turns as a writer, and later
Viggo Larsen is the unluckiest hitman in Los Angeles. He's dying, for one thing, and undergoing exhausting kidney dialysis treatment on the way. His mother, who judging from her decor was the person who got Viggo into his hobby of riding horses, has advanced Alzheimer's, and she'll lose her sole caretaker if he ever gets arrested. He's somehow lost one of his eyes. He's driving away from the successful murder of a child molester when his stolen car runs out of gas, with the dead pedophile's body wrapped in plastic in the trunk. He parks, lights a cigarette, and distractedly gets out to survey his options in the area when he realizes he's locked himself out of the car, with the keys still in the
Young and Restless actors dish on their latest and upcoming scenes. Young and the Restless stars Michelle Stafford (Phyllis Summers), Mark Grossman (Adam Newman) and Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman) appeared on CBS' The Talk today, June 24. Soaps.com's video clips have Stafford discussing her recent return as Phyllis. The actress gave a shout-out to Gina Tognoni, who had played the character for the past five years, and revealed she read every synopsis of every episode Phyllis had been in since she last played the role, so as to be well prepared. She also commented on what it was like to be back on the set and joked, “It's been great. It's really nice. I'm so emotional right now, it's so
A billboard advertises the Democratic Presidential Debates across from the Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Monday, June 24, 2019, in Miami. Don't envy NBC News executive Rashida Jones, who is behind this week's inaugural Democratic presidential debate and will have to juggle 20 candidates, five news personalities and, it's likely, one tweeting president.
Sure, Hannah Brown’s season of The Bachelorette is still underway, but that doesn’t mean Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph can’t weigh in...
Love Island is set to continue with an episode filled to the brim with arguments.The fallout of last night's episode looks to make for an entertaining hour of television as Amber and Anna deal with the departure of their friend, Yewande.It was Danny who sent the islander packing having chosen to recouple with Arabella despite knowing her for just a couple of days. How will it all go down?Catch up with all the action from tonight’s episode as it unfolds LIVE below.Love Island airs at 9pm on ITV2
Quibi keeps shelling out cash for content: Jeffrey Katzenberg's richly funded startup has ordered a short-form murder-mystery comedy written by and starring former "Saturday Night Live" writers Paula Pell and John Lutz, and executive produced by Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video alongside Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker. In "Mapleworth Murders," Pell (pictured above) is Abigail Mapleworth, […]
A&E’s flagship series Live PD continues to be a strong ratings performer for the network. Friday's (June 21) episode hit new series highs, drawing 2.4 million Total Viewers and and 1.2 million Adults 25-54 in Live+Same day ratings, both new records for the live series -- as well as 966,000 Adults 18-49. The numbers helped […]