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Linda studied Film & Digital Media at the University of California. She likes David Fincher, New York City, and cats. She founded Up&Comers in 2010. You can find more of her film reporting at Bleeding Cool, book reviews at light-of-day.net and random ramblings, 140 characters at a time, on Twitter.

godzilla-tvspot
“Godzilla” roars and stomps into town and Aaron Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen are forced apart in the newest :30 second TV spot for Gareth Edwards’ reboot of the classic Japanese monster movie. “Nature has an order” is the theme of the new spot, which seems to purport that when that order is thrown out of whack, you get giant dinosaur-like creatures roaming the cities and husbands and wives (not just Johnson and Olsen, but his parents – played by Bryan Cranston and Juliette Binoche – as well) are separated andRead More
Rosemary's Baby - Season 2014
Zoe Saldana and Patrick J. Adams are pictured in good times and bad (in sickness and in health?) in new images released from NBC’s miniseries adaptation of “Rosemary’s Baby.” There’s also some new character portraits wherein they don’t do much but look pretty. Hey, pretty sells. And a few behind the scenes stills. Saldana is taking over Mia Farrow’s iconic role (and haircut) here as Rosemary, the wife of Adams’ Guy, who moves with her husband to Paris when he’s offered an amazing new job. Too bad the offer cameRead More
petals-on-the-wind
The Dollanganger children are all grown up but still as messed up as ever in the first trailer released today for “Flowers in the Attic” sequel “Petals on the Wind,” which will air next month on Lifetime. Rose McIver, the in-demand TV actress of the moment, has taken over the role of Cathy from “Mad Men” star Kiernan Shipka, who played the headstrong leader of the Dollanganger kids in the first hit film. Cathy’s achieved her dream of becoming a ballerina but what she really wants is revenge on herRead More
manhattan
As WGN prepares to launch their first scripted show, the supernatural witch drama “Salem,” this Sunday night, they’ve also premiered the first stylized promo for their sophomore effort, the historical drama “Manhattan.” The show has been ordered for a 13 episode season, and is set in the 1940s, following the scientists tasked with making the world’s first atomic bomb. “House of Cards” star Brosnahan will play the wife of one of the scientists (Ashley Zukerman), while John Benjamin Hickey, Daniel Stern and Olivia Williams round out the cast. “Manhattan” isRead More
'Reign' Episode 1.21, 'Long Live the King'
When we left off “Reign” this week, Francis (Toby Regbo) had locked his wife Mary, Queen of Scots (Adelaide Kane) in a tower in their castle after she threatened to return to her country while he suspected danger from someone close to her. But it looks like by the May 8th 21st episode of the show, titled “Long Live the King,” the OTP of the French court are back on track, if we judge by the stills for the episode released today. More info on the episode is in theRead More
foxcatcher
After being pulled from releasing last year, Bennett Miller’s highly anticipated “Moneyball” follow-up “Foxcatcher” will finally find its way to theaters this year, with a stopover for a world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival next month. On the heels of that announcement, today a new trailer for the true-life thriller has dropped, and wows us once again with how much the entire cast – Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo – have transformed themselves to play these characters. Carell, of course, is the most unrecognizable, playing an eccentricRead More
unbroken
Up until now the focus of Angelina Jolie’s adaptation of true WWII survival tale “Unbroken” have focused almost exclusively on Jack O’Connell as our protagonist Louis Zamperini, but today a new set photo has appeared online giving us our first look at a couple of supporting players in the film – Garrett Hedlund and Luke Treadaway, who play two Allied soldiers/POWs interned in Japan alongside Zamperini. The two are pictured, dirtied and bruised and malnourished, talking with their director Jolie. Is that O’Connell sitting just behind Jolie? Probably. O’Connell’s ZamperiniRead More
the-normal-heart
A new trailer has been released for HBO Films’ and Ryan Murphy’s telefilm adaptation of Larry Kramer’s award-winning play “The Normal Heart.” Kramer also adapted the screenplay himself, with the film chronicling the AIDS epidemic spreading through New York City in the 1980s Mark Ruffalo plays Ned Weeks, the gay founder of an HIV advocacy group. Ned “prefers loud public confrontations to the calmer, more private strategies favored by his associates, friends, and closeted lover Felix Turner (Matt Bomer), none of whom is prepared to throw himself into the mediaRead More
Macbeth
Michael Fassbender takes on Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” in his newest film, but it’s his co-star who will have the juiciest role to play. Marion Cotillard plays the ruthless Lady Macbeth, wife to Fassbender’s monarch, in Australian director Justin Kurzel’s new adaptation of the classic tragedy of ambition and courtly intrigue. The Daily Mail have the first photos of the now-filming production, definitely one of our most anticipated. “He’s suffering from post traumatic stress disorder,” Fassbender says of the new twist he’s putting on his iconic character. “It makes total sense, whenRead More
'The 100' Episode 1.06, 'His Sister's Keeper'
After Octavia (Marie Avgeropoulos) found herself face to face with a Grounder at the end of the last episode, it’s not a surprise that stills from the next episode of “The 100″ – fittingly titled “His Sister’s Keeper” – is all about everyone’s favorite little sister. There’s Bellamy (Bob Morley) and Jasper (Devon Bostick) leading the pack to go searching for her, there’s Octavia herself bloodied and bruised as she’s held captive by the Grounders – not unlike what Jasper himself went through at the start of the series –Read More