With a whole slew of comedies both spectacular and downright terrible in his past, Eddie Murphy is looking to take on the most serious role of his career. The Washington Post reports Murphy is slated to star in a biopic of former Washington D.C. mayor Marion Barry for HBO Films. Even more interesting is that Spike Lee is also attached to direct the film which looks to use various sources (like the 1994 book Dream City) to tell the life story of Barry, the first prominent civil-rights activist to become chief executive of a major American city and a man who has endured various political and legal controversies and has somehow maintained his popularity and influence on the nation’s capitol. This just might be a film that paints Murphy in a new light and could open the door for more dramatic roles in his future. The actor received an Oscar nomination for Dreamgirls previously, but his role was still pretty comedic, so this will certainly be a big change of pace. Stay tuned.
The HBO series succeeds thanks to dramatic tension gained from fascinating character pairings, but Season 5 has whiffed just about every pair it's put together.
Shots of Kim Dickens and Cliff Curtis on set included, as well as the fantastically bearded Robert Kirkman.
Chances of him going all Malcolm Tucker on a vacationing customer service representative dressed as the Heath-Ledger Joker are frankly a mortal lock.
The gang attends Garrett’s wedding, then things get dark.
Season 6 of Jerry Seinfeld's webseries talk show includes Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jim Carrey, and Trevor Noah.
Those who are not interested in book spoilers beware.
'Texas Rising' is a 10-hour, 5-part mini-series, airing on the History Channel on May 25th and 26th, and June 1st, 8th and 15th.
Dean Norris, Marg Helgenberger, showrunner Neal Baer, and executive producer Tim Schlattmann talk about the upcoming season of the CBS series.
Plus, the new season will restore the original diner and feature music from Angelo Badalamenti.
Did you enjoy watching the cast of The CW's 'The Flash' in all their wormhole-traveling, alternate-universe-creating hijinks, but wish there was more to see? Well then you should check out the first three seasons of 'Sliders' now streaming on Hulu.