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Deadly Dinner Chat With TV's 'Hannibal' Mads Mikkelsen

September 16th, 2014 10:08am EDT
Deadly Dinner Chat With TV's 'Hannibal' Mads Mikkelsen
Stepping into a role previously inhabited by others is in itself quite a daunting task, but when that role is the infamous part of Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter the chance to create something original seems impossible. Actor Brian Cox managed to portray and convey an inner intensity as the demented doctor in "Manhunter" and of course Anthony Hopkins brought a sense of big grandiose to the captive killer in "Silence of the Lambs" and the two following films. But could else anyone fill the shoes of such an iconic serial killer? Enter Mads Mikkelsen. As a more calculated and intellectually...
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'Intruders' Star James Frain On The 'Compulsive And Original' Series

September 13th, 2014 12:04pm EDT
'Intruders' Star James Frain On The 'Compulsive And Original' Se
Remember that time James Frain got killed by act of Jack Bauer on 24? Well, now it's his turn to be the guy with the gun. On BBC America's original series Intruders, James plays Richard Shepherd, who's hot on the trail of the titular characters who jump into other people's bodies, and whose failure to kill one of them is going to bite everyone in the behind. We connected with James this week to ask him about his intriguing role before tonight's new episode of Intruders.

"A good script always stands out, whatever genre," said James, whose other TV credits include The White Queen, True Blood...
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Catalina Sandino Moreno Is 'At The Devil's Door' In New Horror Film

September 12th, 2014 2:02pm EDT
Catalina Sandino Moreno Is 'At The Devil's Door' In New Horror F
Horror movie enthusiasts can get your scares this weekend from At The Devil's Door, the new IFC Films release starring Academy Award nominee Catalina Sandino Moreno as a New York real estate agent who gets more than she bargained for with her latest listing. We connected with Catalina earlier this week to talk about her venture into the horror genre.

"It's always fun and interesting to do different things," she told us, "and I think I get scared by every single scary movie out there. So it was a big challenge for me to try to make a scary movie scary, and try to believe that there was some...
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Interview: 'Honeymoon' Actress Rose Leslie Talks Twisted Love

September 11th, 2014 11:10am EDT
Interview: 'Honeymoon' Actress Rose Leslie Talks Twisted Love
Nothing is more magical then meeting someone you adore, eventually getting married and heading off for a romantic honeymoon. But what if odd events interfered and things started to take a turn for the worst – would you be able to love and trust the person whom you just committed the rest of your life? Such is the dilemma of the two newlyweds in the creepy new film "Honeymoon" (out Sept. 12 from Magnolia Pictures), a terror tale of love gone awry from first-time female filmmaker Leigh Janiak. The film is a riveting ride and features two fine performances by lead lovers Harry Treadaway as ...
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Sophie Curtis Previews 'Innocence': Will It Be The Next Great Teen Romance Film?

September 5th, 2014 12:10pm EDT
Sophie Curtis Previews 'Innocence': Will It Be The Next Great Te
Scion Films' Innocence is this weekend's latest entry into the young adult film genre, but it's not your prototypical teen movie. Based on the novel by Jane Mendelsohn, the film mixes the romance between two teens with a distinct horror element lurking in the halls of an elite New York prep school. We recently sat down with star Sophie Curtis, who plays the movie's heroine Beckett Warner, to discuss what makes Innocence different from other movies and what it was like for her to work with an all-star supporting cast.

"I love how Innocence is a brilliant coming of age film, in the sense tha...
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Interview: Legendary Richard Lewis Shares His 'Bundle Of Nerves' With Us

September 2nd, 2014 1:15pm EDT
Interview: Legendary Richard Lewis Shares His 'Bundle Of Nerves'
In the comedy world nothing says genius like an honest funnyman who stands the test of time. Meaning anyone can tell a joke, but really connecting with an audience, baring your soul and getting personal all in the name of making people laugh is something only the greats can keep going for an entire career. And no one is more iconic, more admired and more revered for comedy candor then the legendary Prince of Pain himself Richard Lewis. Having a career that has spanned some forty-five years, Lewis has successfully brought his distinctive angst ridden humor to everything from legendary sta...
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Comic-Con 2014: Jenna Busch Unites Female Fans With Legion Of Leia

August 27th, 2014 2:06pm EDT
Comic-Con 2014: Jenna Busch Unites Female Fans With Legion Of Le
Conventions like San Diego Comic-Con and this weekend's Dragon Con are all about bringing pop culture fans together. Not just to have a good time, but often we can change the landscape of fandom. That's what our colleague Jenna Busch is striving for with her new organization Legion of Leia, which aims "to raise awareness of the fact that women love sci-fi...and our contributions to it are out of this world." We sat down with Jenna at Comic-Con to learn more about Legion of Leia.

"It all came out of the Star Wars [Episode VII] casting, with the initial announcement that there was only one n...
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Kathy Sledge Celebrates The Legacy Of Billie Holiday in ‘Brighter Side of Day’

August 25th, 2014 11:15am EDT
Kathy Sledge Celebrates The Legacy Of Billie Holiday in ‘Brighte
Kathy Sledge, the youngest sister and former member of the 70s group, ‘Sister Sledge’ known for their hit song, 'We Are Family' will be performing a tribute to legendary jazz singer, Billie Holiday at the Metropolitan Cafe in Manhattan on September 6.

Kathy spoke to Starpulse by phone about her upcoming show and portraying Billie Holiday. The scripts for the on and off-Broadway plays ended up in her lap but she never got the role.

“The on and off-Broadway versions of 'Lady Day' scripts landed on my lap even the one at Emerson’s Bar and Grill but I didn’t get the role. I wanted to bring Bi...
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Tory Kittles Previews 'Intruders': 'It Was A Fascinating Piece Of Material'

August 23rd, 2014 2:09pm EDT
Tory Kittles Previews 'Intruders': 'It Was A Fascinating Piece O
Following the season premiere of Doctor Who, BBC America is hoping audiences stay tuned for its new supernatural thriller Intruders, the story of a secret society devoted to the pursuit of immortality - in the bodies of other people.

It's up to former cop Jack Whelan (John Simm, Life on Mars, Doctor Who) to stop them, with Jack's high school buddy Gary Fischer along for the ride. True Detective's Tory Kittles plays Gary, and sat down with us last week to give a few clues as to the mystery of Intruders.

What made this the right choice to follow up his role on the critically acclaimed HBO d...
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'Metal Gear Solid' Star David Hayter Goes Bad In 'Devil's Mile'

August 15th, 2014 2:10pm EDT
'Metal Gear Solid' Star David Hayter Goes Bad In 'Devil's Mile'
David Hayter is something of a cult hero in entertainment, between his writing credits on the superhero blockbusters X-Men, X2: X-Men United and Watchmen, and his years of voice work for Metal Gear Solid. What you might not know is that he started his career as a live-action actor (anyone else remember Guyver?). David's stepping back in front of the camera as the star of the new horror film Devil's Mile, and we had the chance to pick his brain about it this week.

"I still do a fair amount of acting, but it is primarily in voice-over," he explained. "I was very excited to do this role for a...
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