George Clooney has stepped away from the role of Colonel Cathcart in Hulu’s six-part limited series Catch-22 to take on the smaller role of Scheisskopf while remaining Executive Producer along with Grant Heslov.
Assuming the role of Colonel Cathcart will be Kyle Chandler, winner of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Friday Night Lights.
Clooney, producing partner Grant Heslov and Ellen Kuras will direct the series.
The first half of Tomorrowland is a fun romp that will delight kids of all ages. Unfortunately, the second half is an abundance of ideas that, a few great action beats aside, will go over the heads of a large portion of the movie’s intended audience.
Casey’s just this bright kid who keeps getting into trouble – until she touches this weird pin and sees another, better place. Athena? Well, she says she’s the future.
Both are essential for/to Tomorrowland. Meet them just beyond the jump Note: the full playlist includes all teasers and trailers so far (the French trailers are just crazy fun), culminating in the Athena and Casey character videos – it’s quite a ride).
J.J. Abrams and Christopher Nolan aren’t the only ones in the film industry who can keep a secret – Disney’s mysterious Tomorrowland has begun production in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Tomorrowland’s cast includes a mix name talent and new(er) faces – like George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie and Raffey Cassidy – and sports the suitably vague tagline, ‘Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as Tomorrowland.
Tomorrowland is directed by Brad bird of Incredibles fame and is scheduled for December 12, 2014 release. For the official press release, follow the jump.
Fox’s long-running hit, House (8/7C), concludes its run this evening with a one-hour retrospective entitled Swan Song, followed by the shows series finale, Everybody Dies.
Recently I had the opportunity to take part in a conference call Q&A with series creator – and director/co-writer of the series finale, David Shore. Although spoilers were virtually non-existent, Shore spoke about the way that House took on a life of its own and became this huge hit when he’d been expected it be cancelled before it even concluded its first twelve episodes.