The Day the Earth Stood Still
Twentieth Century Fox's remake of the 1951 sci-fi classic The Day the Earth Stood Still will be the widest release ever — including a journey into outer space.
Fox and a privately owned celestial communications network will use equipment at Cape Canaveral, Fla., to begin beaming Earth Stood Still to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to Earth, reports Variety.
This is the first attempt by a Hollywood studio to beam up a movie into space (so... many... Star Trek jokes).
Even if there is life in Alpha Centauri, it will take four years for it to receive the transmission of the sci-fi flick, which boasts a cast including...
Michael C. Hall, Hugh Laurie and Jamie-Lynn Sigler
Ever notice how people on TV have to do things differently? Like they can't just have a kid or adopt one – there's always a twist. And they can't have a party without some kind of fake serial killing thrown in. Or real serial killing. And also, they have sex with their pants on. Okay, not really sex, but… read on for this week's Top Moments.
Forget Flushing — Fran Drescher is ready for Capitol Hill. The Nanny star has thrown her hat into the ring for the race for Hillary Clinton's Senate seat and says she's qualified, according to New York magazine.
"I've just been given the appointment of U.S. diplomat," said Drescher while at a party for HBO's Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven on December 3. "My title is public diplomacy envoy for women's health issues, and I just got back from a four-country European tour of duty. I believe next I'll be sent to the Middle East."
As cancer awareness activist, Drescher had been thinking about running for office. "I've been very successful in getting a bill passed in Washington," she said. "I was thinking I'd take the next four years to lay some groundwork, but I'm throwing my hat in the ring." The actress had even voiced
When Tina Fey was 5, a stranger approached her in her front yard and slashed her face — hence the scar that runs down the left side of her face.
In the January issue of Vanity Fair, Fey says the experience didn't hold her back. "I proceeded ...
The extended trailer from Lost's forthcoming fifth season is upon us — and those crafty folks over at ABC have created yet another mystery to add to the laundry list by flashing a subliminal message twice (at the 1:34 and 2:25 mark) within the video set to The Fray's new video for "You Found Me."
Find out more about the hidden logo after the jump.
Lacey Schwimmer and Lance Bass
Beware So You Think You Can Dance wannabes — Nigel Lythgoe, who serves as judge and executive producer of the hit reality dance competition, has made himself clear: "I don't want a fat dancer."
When Nigel stopped in to TVGuide.com for a chat about the new season of Dance, we asked him about the recent controversial remarks made implying Dance alum Lacey Schwimmer and pro Cheryl Burke were a tad heavy for Dancing with the Stars.
Dubious congratulations are in order: Ralph Nader became the first public figure to make a stupid and offensive public remark about our first African-American president, telling a Fox News affiliate that Barack Obama has to choose between being "Uncle Sam for the people of this country, or Uncle Tom for the giant corporations."
This week's firing of two Heroes producers shows that NBC and fans agree: The show is struggling. Viewers have suffered through Parkman in Africa, the Shanti virus, and those pesky twins. We love Heroes, and want it to succeed, but it's become too complicated and lost some of the narrative sophistication that hooked us in the first place. Series creator Tim Kring has been charged with stepping in and simplifying the show. Here's our take on how he should do it. Share your own ideas in the comments below.
Mad Men, 30 Rock and One Tree Hill
It’s been a terrifying week: vampire sex, the Joker recast, and the World Series delayed by a dark and stormy night. Check out our Top Moments, Halloween edition.
Steven Soderbergh is developing a high-concept 3-D live-action rock ’n’ roll musical about one of the most famous women in history, Cleopatra.
An odd combo, you say? But the makeup and jewelry alone in Cleopatra's era scream for rockin' musical numbers! Some high profile talent may be buying into that theory as well – Soderbergh is wooing...