R.I.P. Anita Ekberg and Taylor Negron

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R.I.P. Anita Ekberg and Taylor Negron

The world lost two famous supporting screen talents this weekend. Firstly, comedian and famed character actor Taylor Negron died at the age of 57 after a long battle with cancer. You may not recognise the name, but his deadpan delivery and complete lack of fear about tackling all sorts of topics will long be remembered.

Negron is best known for numerous bit roles in various films and TV shows including "Fast Times at Ridgemont High," "The Last Boy Scout," "Easy Money," "River's Edge," ...


Check Out The New Bond Film "Spectre" Shoots In Austria

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Check Out The New Bond Film "Spectre" Shoots In Austria

EON Productions, MGM and Sony Pictures have released some official cast images of Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux and Dave Bautista in the Austrian alps during filming of scenes there for "Spectre," the twenty-fourth entry in the James Bond franchise.

Filming took place over the weekend on the cold waters of Lake Altausseer See where Craig was seen filming a scene standing alone on a long wooden boat on a lake, surrounded by a snowy forest. Photos of that shoot are up at The Daily Mail.

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No Renew For "Covert Affairs" After Five Season

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No Renew For "Covert Affairs" After Five Season

USA Network has opted not to renew its spy drama series "Covert Affairs" after five seasons, effectively cancelling it immediately.

Piper Perabo and Christopher Gorham starred in the show which, in its prime, regularly averaged five million total viewers in live-plus-same-day returns. That number slipped to a rather disastrous 1.5 million for the most recent season- not enough to justify the renewal.

The series ended in mid-December on a cliffhanger as Perabo's Annie was ponde ...


Matthew Johnson For "Encylopedia Brown", Legandary Pictures Gets "Reminiscence"

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Matthew Johnson For "Encylopedia Brown", Legandary Pictures Gets "Reminiscence"

Matthew Johnson ("The Dirties") is in talks to pen a family film adaptation of Daniel J. Sobol's kiddie book series "Encylopedia Brown" for Warner Bros. Pictures.

Legendary Pictures has bought Lisa Joy's sci-fi spec script "Reminiscence", but no plot details are given or producers are attached. Joy is co-writing the upcoming "Westworld" remake with Jonathan Nolan for HBO.

Media Rights Capital has picked up Chris Cantwell & Chris Rogers' untitled grounded action thriller sp ...


David Yates To Direct "Jake Ellis"

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David Yates To Direct "Jake Ellis"

David Yates ("Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows") is attached to direct a film adaptation of the espionage comic "Who is Jake Ellis?" at Fox and Chernin Entertainment.

The story follows a former CIA analyst and mercenary spy on the run, protected only by the mysterious title character "Jake Ellis" who is seemingly invisible to everyone except the analyst.

The project is now out to writers, while Peter Chernin is producing. Yates will shoot the "Tarzan" reboot at Warners fir ...