A routine, even mundane crime story relayed in tones of world-weary fatigue, 'Killing Them Softly' deglams the mob movie to coolly distinctive if rarely pulse-quickening effect.
When Denis O'Hare was asked to play the latest antagonist, Russell Edgington, the vampire King of Mississippi on HBO's hit skein "True Blood," accepting the role was a no brainer.
The CW has renewed five series for the 2011-12 season: "America's Next Top Model," "The Vampire Diaries," "Gossip Girl," "90210" and "Supernatural," with fall premieres for all.
CW has given early pickups for the 2010-11 season to its frosh hot shot "The Vampire Diaries" and four other signature skeins.
Ian Somerhalder, who played Boone on ABC's hit "Lost," has joined the cast of the CW's drama pilot "Vampire Diaries."
The CW is looking to take a bite out of the vampire craze, picking up a pilot based on the "Vampire Diaries" series of books.
Alan Ball is back in HBO's court, as the pay cabler has officially picked up the vampire series "True Blood."