R.I.P. Rod Taylor

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R.I.P. Rod Taylor

Sydney-born Australian actor Rod Taylor, best known as the star of George Pal's original film adaptation of "The Time Machine" and Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds," died Wednesday of a heart attack in Los Angeles. He was 84.

Taylor made his feature debut in 'Time,' the 1960 screen version of H.G. Wells' classic. He followed that up voicing the lead dog in Disney's "101 Dalmatians" and delivered a strong performance in "The Birds".

Yet his career never really soared as high after ...


Nigel Cole, Tim Firth Set To "Daylight Robbery"

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Nigel Cole, Tim Firth Set To "Daylight Robbery"

"Calendar Girls" director Nigel Cole and writer Tim Firth are set to reunite on the sub-$10 million new action comedy "Daylight Robbery" for Exclusive Media.

The story deals with a group of feisty British retirees who are hit by the financial crisis and plan to rob a bank to save one friend on the verge of losing her home.

James Gay-Rees will produce. Filming will take place on England's south coast in early 2014.

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BBC Promo: Sherlock, Ripper Street, By Any Means, The Escape Artist

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BBC Promo: Sherlock, Ripper Street, By Any Means, The Escape Artist

The BBC has unveiled its new 'Original Drama Series' montage promo for its various launches over autumn.

The list includes returning champs "Sherlock" for its third series of three telemovies, and "Ripper Street" for its second season of eight episodes.

There's first looks at "Primeval" & "Survivors" creator Adrian Hodges new ten episode "The Musketeers" starring Peter Capaldi and Luke Pasqualino, and the Luke Evans and Martin Compston-led period mini-series "The Great Tra ...


Pandji Pragiwaksono Talks About "Comic 8"

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Pandji Pragiwaksono Talks About "Comic 8"

Again, Falcon Pictures greet you with news about the new comedy action movie project. Comic 8, Anggy Umbara entrusted to refine this film, is a film that involves 8 people stand up comedian, and Panji Pragiwaksono be one of them.

 Men are more familiarly known as the host of this show is often performed with his trademark quirky jokes. And for the Panji, Comic 8 itself is an interesting film projects. "The film is interesting, because there is no action comedy movie like this. Th ...


Jim Broadbent To Play "The Great Train Robbery"

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Jim Broadbent To Play "The Great Train Robbery"

Jim Broadbent will play Tommy Butler in the BBC‘s two-part drama "The Great Train Robbery" about the infamous Royal Mail train robbery in 1963.

Broadbent plays the Scotland Yard team leader aiming to bring the thieves to justice. Luke Evans, Robert Glenister and James Fox also star.

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