May 16, 2014 |
**1/2 (out of 4) At its core, "Gang Related" is a story about conflict. Like the Martin Scorsese blockbuster "The Departed," the new Fox series (premiering Thursday) is a story of a cop with family ties to crime. Ryan Lopez (Ramon Rodriguez), an officer assigned to an elite unit, is linked to the Acosta crime family - the same one he's supposed to be taking down. The first four episodes have a cinematic quality I couldn't help but compare to 2012's "End of Watch. " The casting is solid - especially "Lost" alum Terry O'Quinn as unit captain Sam Chapel and the RZA (Robert Diggs)
May 13, 2014 |
It was bound to happen. Family Guy and The Simpsons, two of Fox's long-lived cartoon comedies, will join up for an hour long episode in September, the network announced Monday. The episode titled "The Simpsons Guy" will last a full hour, according to Zap2It . The plot of the episode has yet to be revealed, but based on a few screenshots released, it looks as though Family Guy's signature "chicken fight" sequences - in which Peter brawls with an oversized fowl - will be rehashed with Homer...
April 29, 2014 |
Adam Driver is going from "Girls" to a galaxy far, far away as a cast member for "Star Wars: Episode VII. " After tons of speculation, Lucasfilm and Disney announced Tuesday the cast for the upcoming "Star Wars" film, but not what characters the actors will play. Expect zero plot details to be revealed as well. Driver, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga--Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker--in the...
December 10, 2013 |
In the first season of "Chosen" ( 2:01 a.m. Thursday, crackle.com; 3 stars out of 4 ), a Los Angeles lawyer and his family couldn't avoid a deadly game of kill-or-be-killed, finally succumbing to the twisted desires of the mysterious puppet master who was pulling their strings. The second season continues the story of Ian Mitchell (Milo Ventimiglia), his ex-wife Laura (Nicky Whelan), and their daughter, who are all on the run after Laura received an order she did not wish to carry out in the Season 1 cliffhanger.
November 26, 2013 |
Don't go into mourning just yet - there's still hope for Brian Griffin. Sunday's episode of “Family Guy,” which shocked many with the death of the beloved family dog, may have not been Brian's final curtain call. Deadline reports that a countdown clock has appeared on a website called “Brian Griffin's Special Announcement,” leading many to believe that everybody's favorite canine isn't done just yet. The clock counts down to 11:59 a.m. Friday, December 6, 2013. The unexpected passing of the pooch has...
November 21, 2013 |
Maggie Q charmed everyone at The CW's 2010 Upfront presentation with her sweet, funny introduction of her first TV series, "Nikita. " At the time, Q had appeared in mostly action films, and rarely in a lead role. She was new to TV, and new to being the center of attention in a room full of executives, advertisers and oh-so-many young, gorgeous stars. "They threw me on stage and I didn't know what the hell to do or what to say in this room full of very serious people, you know," she said during a recent phone interview.