Slater, Gurira, Mann react to Golden Globe nominees
Hacktivist drama ‘Mr. Robot’ to end with 4th season in 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hacktivist thriller "Mr. Robot" is coming to an end.
USA Network said Wednesday the drama series starring Emmy Award-winner Rami Malek will air its fourth and final season in 2019.
In a statement, "Mr. Robot" creator Sam Esmail says he decided that it was time to bring the story to a close next season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After delaying its airing in the aftermath of February's Florida high school shooting, Paramount Network is permanently scrapping "Heathers."
Representatives from parent company Viacom confirmed Saturday that the TV reboot of the 1988 movie black comedy about high-school murder and suicide will not air on Paramount or any other Viacom properties.
Paramount delays airing ‘Heathers’ after Parkland shooting
NEW YORK (AP) — Paramount Network says it will delay airing a television reboot of "Heathers" following the Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead.
Paramount says in a Wednesday statement that it will not air the show until later this year "out of respect for the victims, their families and loved ones."
The show was to premiere on the Paramount Network on March 7. It's based on the 1988 film that starred Winona Ryder, Christian Slater and Shannen Doherty.
NESA grad James Scully plays murderous J.D. in TV’s “Heathers.”
San Antonio native James Scully, who has a starring role in the upcoming TV series “Heathers,” is no Christian Slater.
The young actor was eager to point this out.
Scully, a graduate of North East School of the Arts, said he aimed for a new, more contemporary interpretation of the rebellious — and murderous — high school student known as J.D., the character Slater played in the darkly comedic film “Heathers.”
Paramount Network launches with big stars Kevin Costner and Alicia Silverstone
Paramount Network, which replaces Spike TV in the cable lineup, is thinking big and were not talking supersized episodes of Lip Sync Battle, which joins Ink Master and Bar Rescue as shows surviving the name change.
The network is adding big-budget shows designed to compete with HBO and Netflix. We like to say were a premium network without the premium price, said network president Kevin Kay. Besides Waco, which premieres Wednesday, here are three series to look forward to.
Rethinking high school: an all-star TV special to air Friday
NEW YORK (AP) — Another school year is starting across the nation.
But in what kind of schools?
Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hanks, Anna Deavere Smith and Common are just a few of the celebrities joining forces for "EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live," a special one-hour telecast that will invite the public to consider the state of high schools today and what they might be in the future.
Hacker drama ‘Mr. Robot’ filming in New Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The USA Network hacker drama "Mr. Robot" is filming in New Mexico.
The state film office says work on the award-winning series will continue through early September in Albuquerque.
The production employs about 75 New Mexico crew members, 18 principal actors and stunt players from the state and several dozen extras. Film Office Director Nick Maniatis described it as another great TV show that will have an economic impact on the state.
NEW YORK (AP) — Four days of New York Fashion Week's menswear shows previewing spring 2018 collections included Raf Simons' trip to Chinatown and Barbara Sanchez-Kane's models sporting the phrase "alternative facts" drawn on their faces like mustaches. Here are some highlights.
RAINBOOTS AND 'REPLICANTS' AT RAF SIMONS
It wasn't raining at the Raf Simons show, but there were umbrellas, chunky rain boots and thunder, too — from subway trains roaring across the Manhattan Bridge overhead.
Dior relaunches male suit at star-stuffed show
PARIS (AP) — Celebrating a decade at the creative helm of Dior Homme on Saturday, designer Kris Van Assche held court with Christian Slater, Jamie Bell and Kata Mara at his catwalk collection that paid homage to the iconic Dior suit.
Here are some highlights of the spring-summer 2018 menswear collections at Paris Fashion Week.
Smart Rating: 80.73Genre: adventure, action, dramaStarring: Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth MastrantonioNobleman crusader Robin of Locksley (Kevin Costner) breaks out of a Jerusalem prison with the help of Moorish fellow prisoner Azeem (Morgan Freeman) and travels back home to England. But upon arrival he discovers his dead father in the ruins of his family estate, killed by the vicious sheriff of Nottingham (Alan Rickman). Robin and Azeem join forces with outlaws Little John (Nick Brimble) and Will Scarlett (Christian Slater) to save the kingdom from the sheriff's villainy.
Needham’s own Aly Raisman, looking Olympic-level chic, and her boyfriend, Oakland Raiders tight end Colton Underwood, beam as they attend the Life is Good at Gold Meets Golden event Friday. The gold-medal winning gymnast was one of the athletes mingling with Hollywood stars at the shindig that helps raise awareness and support for sports related causes. Among the other celebs on hand: Caitlyn Jenner, Nicole Kidman, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Christian Slater.
Comic Con draw thousands of fans to Providence this weekend
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Thousands of comic book fans are pouring into downtown Providence this weekend for the annual Rhode Island Comic Con.
Organizers are expecting more than 50,000 attendees for this year's three-day event at the Dunkin Donuts Center and Rhode Island Convention Center.
Friday's opening kicked off with a trio of zombies chomping into a ceremonial ribbon and drew about 13,000 visitors. Saturday is already sold out.
NBC ‘Today’ show needs a host and Billy Bush needs job
NEW YORK (AP) — The fallout over Billy Bush's lewd conversation with Donald Trump has left NBC's "Today" show unexpectedly looking for help in its third hour and Bush pondering how to resurrect his career.
How the TV show ‘Mr. Robot’ won the prize for hacker realism
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Finally, the computer hackers of the world have a TV show they can call their own.
"Mr. Robot," a mind-bending drama in which a morphine-using computer-security drone gets enmeshed in a revolutionary plot against corporate domination, is notable for many things — unreliable narration, an ominous Christian Slater, hallucinatory plot twists, a foreboding and dystopic atmosphere shot through with black humor.
Congressman John Lewis crowd surfs after Colbert interview
NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights leader and U.S. Rep. John Lewis may be 76, but he's not too old to crowd surf.
The Georgia Democrat wrapped up an interview on Wednesday's "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" by wading into a sea of audience members who lifted him up and passed him around.
Scott D. Pierce: Christian Slater stars as man who isn’t there in ‘Mr. Robot’
Onetime movie star Christian Slater’s film career cooled off long ago. In the past few years, he’s attempted TV series stardom without success.
“My Own Worst Enemy” failed in 2008. “The Forgotten” failed in 2010. “Breaking In” failed in 2012. “Mind Games” failed in 2014.
Spoiler alert: The following story contains plot details from Season 1 of "Mr. Robot." The premise of USA's trippy tech thriller "Mr. Robot" certainly didn't sound like the stuff of television gold:
A socially withdrawn, morphine-addicted computer whiz named Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek) is recruited by an underground team of cyber vigilantes known as fsociety. Their mission? Hack into the massive conglomerate E Corp (aka Evil Corp) in an effort to destroy capitalistic...