Le Carre’s Cold War Spy George Smiley on Blu-Ray
A Front Row Features Staff Report HOLLYWOOD—Recently called “The greatest spy show ever made,” the original “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” debuts on Blu-ray on April 24 with new extras, including deleted scenes and a lengthy, new interview with director John Irvin. John le Carré’s cla [...]
‘Lockout’ for Pearce before ‘Prometheus’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Guy Pearce is mostly known for playing cerebral or flamboyant characters in films like “Memento,” “L.A. Confidential” and “Factory Girl,” where he played avant garde artist Andy Warhol. The Aussie performer relishes the opportunity to surprise—“The Ad [...]
Captain America Sequel to Hit Theaters in 2014
By a Front Row Features Staff Report HOLLYWOOD—The Walt Disney Studios has announced a release date for Marvel Studios’ sequel to the blockbuster  “Captain America: The First Avenger” on April 4, 2014.  The second installment will pick-up where the highly anticipated “MarvelR [...]
Danner Goes Back in Time for ‘Lilys’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Blythe Danner, a.k.a. Gwyneth Paltrow’s mom, has wrapped production on the pilot for “Gilded Lilys,” a “Downton Abbey”-type period series about Manhattan’s elite circa 1895 for ABC Television. The veteran actress, who is promoting her latest film, “Th [...]
Van Damme and Lundgren in New ‘Dark’ Franchise
By a Front Row Features Staff Report HOLLYWOOD—Dark Castle Home Entertainment and After Dark Films will debut the new action movie franchise, After Dark Action which will include action stars Jean Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren, among others, Courtney Solomon, After Dark Films President and  [...]
A ‘Party’ of the Van Peebles
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Mario Van Peebles made his first feature film two decades ago with the urban crime drama “New Jack City.” A second-generation filmmaker—his father is legendary auteur Melvin Van Peebles—he is now ushering in another generation of artists with a coming [...]