September 6, 2012 |
Lucy Lawless pays tribute to her "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" co-star Andy Whitfield in a touching message made by Starz to air during Friday's airing of the "Stand Up To Cancer" telecast. Starz and its sister network, Encore, are among the many networks broadcasting the special beginning at 7 p.m. CT Friday. Whitfield, who played Spartacus in the first season of the Starz series, lost his battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma Sept. 11, 2011. The clip features footage from the documentary "Be Here Now," a documentary in which Whitfield and his family share his struggle with the...
February 5, 2013 |
"Merlin" stars Katie McGrath and Angel Coulby haven't had a lot of screen time together since Season 2 of the international hit, but that changes in the next episode. "The Dark Tower," premiering at 9 p.m. CT Feb. 8 on Syfy, gave the actresses a chance to act opposite each other again. In the episode, Morgana (McGrath) kidnaps her one-time servant, now Queen Guinivere (Coulby), in order to draw King Arthur (Bradley James) into a reckless rescue attempt. Morgana covets the throne of Camelot, and will do whatever it takes to get it. "We've always...
February 4, 2013 |
History continues its onslaught of promotional material for its first scripted drama, "Vikings," which is set to premiere at 9 p.m. CT March 3. On Monday the network released the series' key art, which shows the hero of the story, Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a "curious, compelling man who is always looking to break through barriers and discover new worlds to conquer. " Here's a breakdown of the symbolism in the key art from History: Covering Ragnar's face is the bold "Vikings" logo that captures the spirit of the Viking culture.
June 7, 2013 |
Goi Artetxe and Elise Renwick moved to Pilsen two months ago and already they've made their mark on Chicago. The husband-and-wife team placed second in a contest by the Chicago Architectural Club and Chicago Architecture Foundation to design shelters for upcoming express bus service in Chicago. The couple said their entry, "Enthalpy," was inspired by Lake Michigan and its ability to create energy. The fully enclosed glass stations rely on solar panels. Inside, there are benches and vending machines to purchase bus tickets.
August 9, 2013 |
FX is upping the ick factor in the latest teaser for "American Horror Story : Coven," focusing on the voodoo aspect of the anthology series' witchy new season. Calling the teaser creepy would be an understatement. In it, a woman is shown with pins sticking through her body like a voodoo doll. At the very end, she lunges toward viewers. It's the second teaser FX has released this week, following one that showed a group of women levitating in a mansion. Watch that one here.
October 23, 2013 |
Currently, there's a semi-truck parked in the middle of the space where BreakRoom Brewery will be. Despite the dust, broken floor tiles and clanging of construction equipment, head brewer Mike Pallen and founder Aaron Heineman can describe exactly how their brewpub will look. Rolling out blueprints, they point to the large windows that will face Montrose Avenue, allowing passers-by a view into the 90-plus seat pub. Heineman motions to the future location of the 16-seat bar, which will be built by his company, Heineman Bar Co....