Grainger Hines Joins "The Knick"

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Grainger Hines ("Hell On Wheels") has joined the cast of Steven Soderbergh's ten-part series "The Knick" on Cinemax Clive Owen leads the cast in the story of New York's Knickerbocker Hospital in the year 1900.

Hines will play Captain August Robertson, a self-made shipping magnate and the hospital's benefactor who keeps it open to help the poor immigrants who have arrived in New York on his ships. 

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Cinemax Announced "The Knick" Series

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Though already discussed, Cinemax has finally officially announced the TV series "The Knick" which will hit screens in 2014. Clive Owen will star and Steven Soderbergh will direct all ten episodes with filming taking place in New York this September.

Set in downtown New York in 1900, the story centers on Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff, who push the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics.

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Shadow Dancer

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Shadow Dancer

A conspiracy thriller set around an act of betrayal within a tight knit family, the story centers around single mother Collette McVeigh (Riseborough) -- a Republican living in Belfast with her mother and hardliner IRA brothers.

When she is arrested for her part in an aborted IRA bomb plot in London, an MI5 officer (Owen) offers her a choice: lose everything and go to prison or return to Belfast to spy on her own family. With her son’s life in her hands, Collette chooses to place ...


Navid Negahban Joins Indie Drama "Words and Pictures"

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Navid Negahban Joins Indie Drama "Words and Pictures"

Navid Negahban, best known for playing the terrorist Abu Nazir on Showtime's "Homeland", will star opposite Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche in the Fred Schepisi-helmed indie drama "Words and Pictures".

Negahban will play the headmaster at a New England prep school where a charismatic English teacher (Owen) and a guarded art teacher (Binoche) form an unlikely bond, one later complicated by romance.

Gerald Di Pago wrote the screenplay and shooting begins in mid-March in Van ...


Michael Pena, Rachelle Lefevre, Jason Lee, Kirsten Wiig

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Michael Pena, Rachelle Lefevre, Jason Lee, Kirsten Wiig

 

The List
"End of Watch" star Michael Pena is slated to play the leading role in Fox's drama thriller pilot "The List". Paul Zbyszewski ("Lost," "Hawaii Five-0") will pen the script and executive produce.

Pena would play a U.S. Marshal who leads the hunt for the person who stole "the list" -- a file with the identities of every member of the Federal Witness Security Program -- after people in the program start getting killed.

Under t ...