Freeman said: “Tony Schumacher’s script for The Responder resonated with me immediately. It felt like nothing that I’d read or seen.” Bowen, the CEO of Dancing Ledge, added: “Tony is one of the most talented new writers we’ve ever worked with. His ability to distill trauma, empathy, poetry and humor into every character he creates is extraordinary.” … [Read more...] about Martin Freeman To Play Night Shift Police Officer In BBC Drama ‘The Responder’ From First-Time TV Writer
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Gilda Radner’s more expansive. Of the lady players, she’s had the best public response; privately, she’s the most articulate, and bewildered. “Sure there are tensions around here,” she starts. We’re in a room close to Lorne’s but she doesn’t lower her voice. “There are ego problems every day, just like a family has problems, y’know? The Emmys are swell, but they aren’t going to ease tensions. You know what does? Like when I’m upset here, I cry, we all cry in front of each other. When I’m mad at Laraine I yell at her, when Chevy’s on my nerves or I feel jealous of him, I tell him. We all do this around here, it gets rid of the evil. Also, we all make each other laugh all the time, which is what makes the audience laugh, which is why the show’s a success. The format’s not new, and Sid Caesar was live – it’s the quality of the minds here, but with the creative flow comes an ocean of … [Read more...] about ‘Saturday Night’ – Live!
These considerations John has sketched gently in the air with his heavy hands; his physicality is such that his whole body gets involved in his explanations. His whole mind and doubtless his heart are involved in his career. It’s well known around the Polo Lounge, Beverly Hills, and Elaine’s restaurant (the Polo Lounge East) that Travolta is beholden to no one – no, not even Stigwood – when it comes to his career decisions; that he is Svengali to his own Trilby; that he chooses his roles; that while he’s close to his longtime manager Bob LeMond, it’s John who says yea or nay to everything, right down to which of his publicity stills are used and where and when he makes personal appearances. The interviews he does are dispensed like pieces of the True Cross. He is not being aloof, only selective; he cares. At ABC West, they still discuss John’s realization that, as Barbarino, he was receiving 10,000 fan letters a week. He felt they all ought to … [Read more...] about Struttin’ His Stuff
"I think their model is really great for what’s happening in cinema right now and what’s happening in the studio system,” she said. “Television is so good, and there is so much content. I think in order to compete with that, you have to have a model where you have good scripts, good talent, a good story, and you don’t need to spend necessarily $100 million on it.” … [Read more...] about ‘The Invisible Man’ Cast Talks Modernizing a 120-Year-Old Story
Shoot got underway last week on the project, which is set in the north of Spain at the end of the 19th Century. During the final throes of the last Carlist war, a little girl is rescued from an orphanage by a mysterious woman who lives deep inside a forest. Badly wounded and close to death, the girl believes the woman to be an angel who has come to take her to heaven. She soon realizes that in fact this strange being has actually given her the gift of eternal life…by turning her into a vampire. … [Read more...] about Filmax Launches Basque-Language Vampire Movie ‘All The Moons’, Shoot Underway – EFM