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Jun 04, 17   Liz   1 Comment

Showtime has given a formal order to “Escape at Dannemora,” the prison break project starring Benicio del Toro and Patricia Arquette. “Escape at Dannemora,” which has been greenlit for an eight-hour run, is the latest limited series for Showtime, following “Twin Peaks.” Paul Dano will also star alongside Del Toro and Arquette. All eight episodes […]


May 23, 17   Liz   0 Comment

Benicio del Toro and Patricia Arquette are attached to star in a Showtime limited series, “Escape at Clinton Correctiona” Variety has learned. Ben Stiller will serve as executive producer and will direct all eight episodes. The eight-part series is in development, though sources say the pay cabler is close to giving the greenlight. Our insiders […]


Sep 12, 16   Liz   0 Comment

Benicio del Toro is currently in talks to star in the upcoming Predator reboot that Shane Black (Iron Man 3, The Nice Guys) will be directing for 20th Century Fox. The movie will be produced by John Davis, Joel Silver and Lawrence Gordon. There’s no plot details yet but it’ll apparently be an ensemble piece […]


Jun 05, 16   Liz   1 Comment

Lionsgate and Black Label Media are getting closer to a production start on Soldado, the second installment of the drug war thriller that began with 2015’s Sicario. I’m told that Stefano Sollima is the front-runner to direct the second installment and should have the job shortly, with talks expected to wrap up quickly. Denis Villenueve […]


Oct 28, 15   Liz   0 Comment

Thirty years is a long time in the music industry. But for Cuban icon Carlos Varela — a key influencer of Cuba’s people, politics and culture — 30 years represents his journey of musical, spiritual and life experiences. He’s now ready to share memories that belonged to his past with fans, family and friends through […]


Oct 08, 15   Liz   0 Comment

It looks like everyone from Guardians of the Galaxy is going to be returning for the sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. In addition to the eponymous Guardians, we knew that Yondu (Michael Rooker) and Nebula (Karen Gillan) were also coming back, which in addition to writer-director James Gunn confirming their return, made sense. […]



Sep 23, 15   Liz   0 Comment

Lionsgate is developing a sequel to “Sicario” that will center on Benicio Del Toro’s mysterious hitman. The project is being overseen by Taylor Sheridan, the writer of the acclaimed thriller. Director Denis Villeneuve is also involved, although it’s early in the process and it’s not clear if he would come on board to direct. Black […]