Ask FlickChick Whats up with Johnny Depps Dark Shadows and can you name these moviesQuestion Is the Dark Shadows movie dead and if not is Johnny Depp still going to be in it -- HCRDFlickChick Dark Shadows a joint project between Johnny Depps Infinitum-Nihil production company and producer Graham Kings GK Films is still in development but it doesnt look as though a lot has gone on since mid-2007 Thats when they secured rights from the estate of Dan Curtis to base a movie on the 1966-1971 supernatural soap opera Curtis developed the series made two feature films based on it in the 1970s and later went on to produce and direct a slew of supernatural films mostly for TV At this time theres no screenwriter attached to the project but it does have a distributor Warner Bros Dark Shadows was briefly and unsuccessfully revised as a 1990s TV series but there is a loyal fan base who could make a theatrical film successful if and only if it got the to
Question: Is it true that Arnold Schwarzenegger directed a Christmas movie? My friend bet me it's so, but I think it's an urban myth. Answer: Like you, I don't immediately connect Christmas movies and Arnold Schwarzenegger, and when I do give the matter some thought, I come up Jingle All the Way (1996), a dyspeptic tale of a beleaguered dad (Schwarzenegger) desperate to score a Turbo Man action figure, the year's hottest toy, for his son. But the fact is, your friend is right: The Governator did direct a 1992 made-for-TV remake of the classic Christmas in Connecticut (1945). The original film starred Barbara Stanwyck as a Marth
Question: A few years ago I saw an old black-and-white Christmas movie. A man (maybe a lawyer) has to take a female criminal home with him for the holidays. Of course, they end up falling in love and he fights for her release. Do you know the title and who stars in it? Thanks.
Answer: It's Remember the Night (1940), written by Preston Sturges, directed by Mitchell Leisen and starring Barbara Stanwyck as a New York chippie caught shoplifting a diamond bracelet shortly before Christmas. Fred MacMurray plays the assistant DA who's going to prosecute her, but when he realiz
Question: Sir, could you please tell me who the main stars were on Wagon Train? Thank you.
Answer: Thanks for the respect, Teri (I get so little), but as the old boot-camp admonishment goes, don't call me "sir" — I work for a living!
There are a few answers to that question, the first being the cast list (which I'll run down in a moment) and the second being a list of guest stars, since episodes revolved around one-shot characters who came and went. But any fan of the show would whittle it down to one actor: the opinionated, tough-as-leather Ward Bond.
In the series, which ran on NBC from 1957-62 before jumping to ABC and finishing out its run there in 1965, Bond played Major Seth Adams, who led the train each season from St. Louis to California with assistant wagon master Bill Hawks (Terry Wilson) and cook Charlie Wooster (Frank McGrath) by h