Evanston native William Petersen will make his first return to a TV series since leaving “CSI” by joining the second season of the drama series “Manhattan” on WGN America.
Considering the on-set battles between “Fifty Shades of Grey” director Sam Taylor-Johnson and E.L. James over the first film in the big screen interpretation of James’ mega-bestselling trilogy, it’s no surprise to learn Taylor-Johnson has now officially dropped out of directing any further “Grey” films.
Things are moving quickly for “Barbershop 3,” the third film in the popular franchise that hopefully will again be made in Chicago — as was the case with the first two movies.
While it appears Bobby Brown still holds out hope his daughter Bobbi Kristina will exit her coma and return to normal, her grandmother, Cissy Houston seems to be more realistic about the sad situation.
This will likely upset the legion of “Directioners” out there — those avid fans of the mega-hit boy band One Direction — but music industry insiders are saying the band’s days are numbered.
The Bears’ popular place kicker Robbie Gould was seen dining at Chicago Cut Steakhouse Wednesday night with a couple of pals – enjoying a small filet and yummy truffle scalloped potatoes.
Simon Curtis, has only helmed two feature films — 2011’s “My Week With Marilyn” and now “Woman in Gold” (opening Wednesday) — but thanks to his extensive theater work, the English director quipped, “I have worked with all the dames.”
Paramount Pictures will take “Substitute Teacher” — the very popular skit on Comedy Central’s “Key & Peele” — and turn it into a big screen feature film.
In case it seems Iggy Azalea’s bustline is bigger these days is because the rapper has boosted her boobs.
In what is expected to be one of the biggest movie-making challenges of the near future, Steven Spielberg has signed-on to direct “Ready Player One,” a film based on the popular science-fiction novel by Ernest Cline that takes place in a virtual world.