FX has locked in Diane Lane to star in its pilot, Y – based on DC Comics’ acclaimed series Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra.
Y traverses a post-apocalyptic world in which a cataclysmic event has decimated every male mammal save for one lone human. The new world order of women will explore gender, race, class and survival.
Diane Lane (Unfaithful, Under the Tuscan Sun) will play Senator Jennifer Brown. A Junior Senator in her first term, Senator Brown has already made a name for herself in political circles for her willingness to put personal ideals above politics. She is also the mother of Yorick and Hero Brown.
Green Room is a very simple horror story with not a trace of the supernatural – and by simple, I mean it’s a straightforward linear tale that has the simplest of plots: a hardcore band lacking funds gets a last-minute gig at a backwoods skinhead bar and just before they can collect their money, one of them sees something they should not have seen.
Cameron Crowe’s one-hour comedy pilot, Roadies, has cast its leads. Luke Wilson, Imogen Poots, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rafe Spall and Peter Cambor have joined the show’s ensemble.
Will plays Bill, world-weary tour manager; Poots is Kelly Anne, a good hearted electric tech; Castle-Hughes is the outspoken sound mixer, Donna; Reg is a British financial advisor sent to oversee tour expenses, and Cambor is Milo, the anglophile guitar tech.
Roadies looks at life on the road with a top name band – but from the point of view of the band’s roadies. For further details, follow the jump.
Every time I see a remake that makes me cringe, I remember that Hollywood needed three tries to get it right with The Maltese Falcon. Then, when I see a good remake, like Fright Night, I feel ever so slightly vindicated for not giving up hope.
In a world where… movie remakes are common but good remakes considerably less so, the upcoming remake of horror/comedy classic Fright Night is looking better and better with every bit of new information released. From a stellar cast [Colin Farrell, Anton Yelchin, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, David Tennant, Toni Collette, etc.] and intriguing directorial choice Craig Gillespie [Lars and the Real Girl, United States of Tara] – and a screenplay by Marti Noxon [Buffy the Vampire Slayer], to a half-dozen freshly released photos, it really looks like this remake will be a good one.