Hatfields & McCoys, Charlize Theron
There might be more feuding coming to TV!
On the heels of History Channel's record-breaking debut of its Hatfields & McCoys miniseries this week, news comes that Charlize Theron is shopping a modern-day adaptation of the Western tale, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Hatfields & McCoys
History Channel's miniseries Hatfields & McCoys premiered to a record 13.9 million viewers on Monday.
The program, which continues Tuesday and Wednesday at 9/8c, was the No. 1 non-sports telecast in basic cable television history.
Inside History's epic miniseries Hatfields & McCoys
Hemingway & Gellhorn
You can almost hear echoes of Bogie and Bacall as the rugged author taunts his ravishing muse: "There's nothing to writing, Gellhorn. All you do is sit down at your typewriter and bleed."
Ernest "Papa" Hemingway, embodied with...
Hatfields & McCoys
For Kevin Costner, the beard was probably the toughest part. "It went on one hair at a time, singly laid in," he says of the old-man whiskers he wears for Hatfields & McCoys, an epic three-night miniseries beginning tonight on History. Costner plays Devil Anse Hatfield, patriarch and neighbor-from-hell to Randall McCoy (an equally fuzzy-faced Bill Paxton). "My chin would...
Bill Paxton, Kevin Costner
Big Love's Bill Paxton will soon trade love for hate.
The actor has been cast as Randall McCoy in History's new miniseries, The Hatfields and McCoys: An American Vendetta, the network announced Tuesday. He joins Kevin Costner, who will play "Devil" Anse Hatfield.
John Velazquez and Animal Kingdom
Animal Kingdom, who was 20-1 on the morning line, won the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.
Shackleford kept a commanding lead throughout the race, but Animal Kingdom, ridden by John Velazquez and trained by H. Motion, overtook his competitors on the homestretch to win the 137th Kentucky Derby. Velazquez, who was initially set to ride Uncle Mo before the horse was scratched, replaced jockey Robby Albarado after an injury. Shackleford only placed fourth.
SPOILER ALERT! This story reveals key plot details of Big Love's series finale. Don't read any further if you haven't watched yet.
At the end of Big Love, Bill Henrickson got his wish: His trio of wives remained a cohesive and loving family unit despite attacks on several fronts.
Ginnifer Goodwin is officially changing her name to... Ginnifer.
Turns out the Big Love star was born actually born "Jennifer Michelle Goodwin." She now wants to make her professional name, "Ginnifer," the real deal, TMZ reports.
Over its five seasons, HBO's Big Love masterfully divided story lines between its polygamous foursome — Bill (Bill Paxton), Barb (Jeanne Tripplehorn), Nicki (Chloë Sevigny) and Margene (Ginnifer Goodwin). But cocreator Will Scheffer points out, "This is Jeanne's year. Barb has been utterly transcendent." Her journey, and all the reunited Henricksons' (Amanda Seyfried is back as daughter Sarah), comes to a close in Sunday's emotional series finale as Barb is finally able to embrace her life as an independent woman/wife/mother... and priesthood holder.
As HBO's Big Love nears its March series finale, what happens in the last three episodes "is astonishing," teases creator Mark Olsen. "We really went there!" Pressed for a few hints, Olsen and cocreator Will Scheffer warn us to expect an "ultimate and final showdown" pitting Bill against Alby....