Ellen Barkin and Scott Speedman have been cast in TNT’s upcoming drama pilot “Animal Kingdom,” Variety has learned. The story follows 17-year-old Joshua “J” Cody, who moves in with his wild…
Ellen Barkin embodies the forces of gentrification in “The Cobbler,” Tom McCarthy’s new comedy about the changing face of New York City. It’s a role that Barkin, whose whiskey voice still betrays a…
Ellen Barkin has nabbed a guest spot in Showtime’s comedy pilot “Happyish.” Barkin will play Dani Kirschenbloom, a headhunter who works closely with Thom Payne (Steve Coogan). Dani harbors no…
Ellen Barkin is set to co-star with Robert De Niro and Edgar Ramirez in the Roberto Duran biopic “Hands of Stone.” Usher Raymond is also on board to star. Jonathan Jakubowicz wrote and is directing…
Ellen Barkin, Connie Britton, Robin Wright, Sonia Manzano and Frances Berwick will receive the annual Muse Awards from New York Women in Film and Television. NYWIFT, a Gotham-based association for…
If Hollywood pundits think the producers of the Academy Awards have a tough job putting on a good TV show, consider the plight of those in charge of the Tony telecast.
During the summer before they leave for college, two best friends fall for the same guy in the really bad drama "Very Good Girls," which marks the feature directing debut of onetime exceptional…
Norton Herrick has come onboard "2 Guns" as a producer along with his Herrick Entertainment banner.
Upcoming shows include CW's "The Carrie Diaries," ABC's "Nashville," NBC's "Chicago Fire," Fox's "The Mindy Project," more . . .
"Ellen's character, Lynn, is incredibly wounded, tremendously vulnerable and needy. She's infuriating, but she also really grabs at your heart. You really feel for her."
It's true that "The Normal Heart," Larry Kramer's fiery 1985 docu-like drama about the AIDS pandemic, suffers from agit-prop agita, even in this first-rate production starring Joe Mantello and Ellen…