Idris Elba says seeing director Guillermo del Toro's film 'Pan's Labyrinth' inspired him to get involved with the director for the movie 'Pacific Rim.' Idris Elba will also play Nelson Mandela in the movie 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.'
'The Bridge' stars Demián Bichir and Diane Kruger as police detectives investigating a crime which took place on a bridge between Mexico and the US. Because 'The Bridge' is on cable, 'there's a wider variety of things you can talk about,' Bichir says.
The 'Siberia' TV show, a scripted program centered on a fictitious reality show which is airing on NBC, got lackluster ratings for its series premiere, while 'Under the Dome' was the top-rated program. The 'Siberia' TV show premiered July 1.
Jennifer Garner is working with Warner Bros. Television and will serve as executive producer on projects which are developed through the deal. Jennifer Garner is also slated to star in the films 'Dallas Buyers Club' and 'Imagine.'
Kaley Cuoco, Sigourney Weaver, and others will serve as guest judges on 'Project Runway' while mentor Tim Gunn will have more screen time. Kaley Cuoco stars on 'The Big Bang Theory' while Sigourney Weaver was recently seen in the TV show 'Political Animals.'
'Under the Dome,' a CBS series based on Stephen King's novel, began airing this month. In previous years, 'Under the Dome' might have been saved for the fall, but TV programming for the summer months is getting increasingly competitive, say executives.
'Devious Maids,' the new Lifetime show which debuted June 23, has been slammed by some for embracing stereotypes, while others say it's simply a fun show. 'Devious Maids' follows five Latina women who work for the rich and powerful in Beverly Hills.
Russell Brand's show 'Brand X With Russell Brand,' a late-night program which aired on FX beginning in 2012, will probably not return for another season, according to FX executives. The network is developing a new series with Russell Brand based on the comedian's life.