The minute cinema fans heard that the classic film, OLD BOY, was about to be remade, the controversy began. Now, two stars, two directors and one writer later, the film is headed to theaters. Writer Mark Protosevich talks about the burden of getting it right, and star Michael Imperioli explains why Spike Lee is really the only man for the the directing job. Plus comedy’s angry man, Lewis Black, reveals how he first got excited and ABC’s SHIELD tries a new direction.
OLDBOY is a thriller that follows the story of Joe Doucette, a man who is abruptly kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement, for no apparent reason. When he is suddenly released without explanation, he begins an obsessive mission to find out who imprisoned him, only to discover that the real mystery is why he was set free. Acclaimed director, Spike Lee, has reimagined the original film, but will fans accept it? Our exclusive talk with the cast and creators of OLD BOY hits here tomorrow - but in the meantime, here’s a feature to set the mood. OLD BOY opens in theaters next Wednesday (November 27th):
Don’t the name fool you. FREAKS OF NATURE is a reality show that introduces viewers to extraordinary people who possess the power to control, manipulate or conquer nature, performing feats that could harm or kill the average human. Sounds like super-heroes to us! We talk to show host Tyler Harcott (JUNKYARD WARS) about the amazing people he’ll showcase on the new Weather Channel series. Plus THE KILLING is back – again – and some big bucks for BRAVE & BOLD #28.
The universe of ABC’s ONCE UPON A TIME is a busy place. With season three in full gear plus the new WONDERLAND spin-off, there is a lot to consider. We talked with creators Ed Kitsis and Adam Horowitz about the perils of spreading too thin, what is in store for each show and if we can look for any crossovers., Plus ONCE’s Jennifer Morrison (Emma) talks about how her character has changed this year. Meanwhile, The Netflix/Marvel projects are moving ahead and The Fantastic Four gets (another) reboot in comics.
NBC’s REVOLUTION is evolving, and that’s something that the cast and creators want to be sure viewers are aware of. Series star, Tracy Spiridakos, and new writer Rockne S. O’Bannon (FARSCAPE, ALIEN NATION) talk about what has been happening on the show since the lights went back on and where it is headed this season. Plus motte Big Box Office for Marvel and DC racks up another good month in comic stores.