CBS has picked up the drama Reckless from Ghost Whisperer producers Ian Sander and Kim Moses, and Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke, TVGuide.com has learned. The three will act as executive-producers along with writer Dana Stevens.
SEAL Team Six
Controversy arose when the National Geographic Channel announced that it will premiere a film about the successful military raid that killed Osama bin Laden two days before the presidential election, but anyone who walks away thinking that SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden is a political piece has blinders on.
From the first 15 minutes — which include an intense, violent firefight — it's clear that the film's purpose is to provide entertainment, not to advance a political agenda. President Barack Obama is merely a background player (albeit an obviously necessary one), while the real focus is ...
Shane West by Barry King/ WireImage.com
Former ER star Shane West is ready to ignite the big screen in Kerosene CowboysThe actor is in talks to star in the action thriller along with one-time OC-er Cam Gigandet and Rachael Leigh Cook The Hollywood Reporter reportsBased on a Randy Arrington novel the film will follow the hard-knock lives of no not cowboys but Navy pilots Gigandet will play a hot-shot pilot while West will play his BFF-turned-enemy and Cook will be a journalist and Gigandets love interestSoap star Mario van Peebles will direct and Adam Prince will write the screenplay Joyce EngRelive Wests run on ER in our Online Video Guide
At last, the craptacular side effects of the writers' strike are being felt in the movie biz as well as the TV industry. No sooner had Roswell E.T. Jason Behr and O.C. bad boy Cam Gigandet been chosen to costar with Bruce Willis and Woody Harrelson in Oliver Stone's Vietnam War drama Pinkville than the film's production start date was canceled because the director, a WGA member, likes to nip and tuck his scripts as he shoots. Ron Howard's Da Vinci Code sequel, Angels & Demons, Johnny Depp's Shantaram and the musical Nine have also been put on hold. Suddenly, I'm awfully glad I have DVDs of every Tremors movie ever made. Ben Katner
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