In today’s TV news roundup, Ray Romano and Chris O’Dowd have been cast as the lead roles in the “Get Shorty” remake, Netflix has announced the premiere dates of their upcoming stand-up comedy…
Epix has given a series order to “Get Shorty,” an adaptation of the novel by the late Elmore Leonard. The book was previously the basis for the 1995 film starring John Travolta. MGM Television will…
Daniel Schechter's sly, cleverly plotted caper reps a fitting memorial to the late Elmore Leonard.
Elmore Leonard, the bestselling novelist whose works were adapted into numerous films, including "Get Shorty," "Jackie Brown," "Out of Sight" and "3:10 to Yuma," and who also penned original…
Mike Hodge has narrowly retained the New York presidency of SAG-AFTRA, topping SAG-AFTRA co-president Roberta Reardon by 118 votes out of more than 6,000 following a spirited campaign. Results…
Dennis Farina, a former Chicago cop who as a popular actor played a cop on “Law & Order” and elsewhere, has died. Lori De Waal, his representative, says Farina died Monday morning in a Scottsdale…
Judging by the numbers, the 'Despicable Me' creatures' appeal is undeniable, and yet, Illumination honcho Chris Meledandri is also eager to introduce the studio's next batch of unique characters.
James Gandolfini, who brought a balance of intensity and vulnerability to his portrayal of conflicted mob boss Tony Soprano that made him among the most respected actors of his generation, died…
Myriad Pictures and Matthau Media are producing a bigscreen adaptation of Elmore Leonard's comedy crime thriller "Freaky Deaky," which Myriad is introducing to foreign buyers at the Toronto fest.
Author Elmore Leonard will be honored with the PEN USA lifetime achievement award for his long writing career.
Fronted -- hot on the heels of "Pulp Fiction" -- by a dazzlingly confident John Travolta, "Get Shorty," about an underworld shylock out to conquer Hollywood, oozed cool from every scene. Ten years…
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