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Tao Okamato Will Play Lady Murasaki in NBC’s ‘HANNIBAL’ Season 3!

 

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While work on NBC’s hit series Hannibal season 3 is well underway up in Canada, and the news that Bryan Fuller mentioned that new characters could be seen in the anticipated season, well, now comes the word that Tao Okamoto will play Lady Murasaki.

Murasaki was introduced in Thomas Harris’ novel “Hannibal Rising”, Murasaki is Hannibal’s aunt. But, as always, expect quite some alterations. Fuller told ShockTillYouDrop.com back in August:

“We’re taking the spirit of the character because of the events that happen in their lives. Her relationship to Hannibal will be more damaged and different. That will definitely be interesting to the fans of [Thomas Harris'] literature.”

 

Okamoto was last seen in Hugh Jackman’s The Wolverine.

Season 3 of HANNIBAL finds the title character going on the run after the bloodbath that occurred in the season finale of Season 2. A manhunt will begin in Europe as Will Graham and the FBI track the killer.

Extended TV Spot From NBC’s ‘CONSTANTINE’ Reveals New Footage!

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Check out this new extended TV spot that NBC’s upcoming television adaption of the long-running Vertigo comic series “Hellblazer” titled Constantine can be seen down below!

The TV spot reveals new footage from the series!

Seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult John Constantine (Matt Ryan) specializes in giving hell… hell. Armed with a ferocious knowledge of the dark arts and his wickedly naughty wit, he fights the good fight – or at least he did. With his soul already damned to hell, he’s decided to leave his do-gooder life behind, but when demons target Liv (Lucy Griffiths), the daughter of one of Constantine’s oldest friends, he’s reluctantly thrust back into the fray – and he’ll do whatever it takes to save her.

Before long, it’s revealed that Liv’s “second sight”-an ability to see the worlds behind our world and predict supernatural occurrences–is a threat to a mysterious new evil that’s rising in the shadows. Now it’s not just Liv who needs protection; the angels are starting to get worried too. So, together, Constantine and Liv must use her power and his skills to travel the country, find the demons that threaten our world and send them back where they belong. After that, who knows… maybe there’s hope for him and his soul after all.

CONSTANTINE premieres THIS Friday, October 24th at 10PM on NBC!

Promo & Photos For ‘CASTLE’ Season 7 Episode 5!

 

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Check out the promo, synopsis and photos for ABC’s hit show Castle season 7 episode 5 down below!

The episode titled “Meme is Murder” was directed by Bill Roe and written by Jim Adler.

When a new web celebrity is murdered, Castle and Beckett are going to explore the flashy world of internet fame. But when the killer posts pictures from the crime scene on a photo-sharing site, they will realize they are up against a social media sociopath who may strike again. 

CASTLE stars Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Jon Huertas, Seamus Dever, Susan Sullivan, Molly C. Quinn, Penny Johnson Jerald. Guest stars Maya Stojan as Tory Ellis, Emily Davenport as Abby Smith, Matt Pascua as Carlos Villegas and James Huang as Edward Han.

Episode 5 airs Monday, October 27th at 10PM on ABC!

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Exclusive Photos From ‘GOTHAM’ Episode 7 “Penguin’s Umbrella”

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Check out the photos from Gotham episode 7 down below!

The episode titled “Penguin’s Umbrella” stars Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz, Sean Pertwee, Robin Lord Taylor, Zabryna Guevara, Erin Richards, Cory Michael Smith, Camren Bicondova, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Victoria Cartagena, Andrew Stewart-Jones. Guest stars David Zayas.

Gotham episode 7 airs Monday, November 3 at 8PM ET/PT on FOX.

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Exclusive Photos From ‘DOCTOR WHO’ Season 8 Episode 10

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Check out photos from Doctor Who‘s Season 8 episode 10 that can be seen down below!

The episode titled “In The Forest Of The Night” was written by Frank Cottrell Boyce and directed by Sheree Folkson, airs Saturday, October 25th at 9PM.

One morning in every city and town in the world, the human race wakes up to face the most surprising invasion yet. Everywhere, in every land, a forest has grown overnight and taken back the Earth. It doesn’t take the Doctor long to discover that the final days of humanity have arrived…

Starring Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and guest stars Abigail Eames, Jaydon Harris-Wallace, Ashley Foster and Harley Bird.

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New Trailer & Photos From ‘THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1′

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Check out this new trailer and photos that Lionsgate has released for their highly-anticipated adaption The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 which can be seen down below!

The trailer features Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss Everdeen returning to the ruins of District 12 to the tune of the new song “Yellow Flicker Beat” by Lorde!

The film hits theaters on November 21, directed by Francis Lawrence, also stars Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland.

Mockingjay Part 1 finds Katniss Everdeen (Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta (Hutcherson) and a nation moved by her courage.

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Neil Patrick Harris To Host the 2015 Academy Awards!!!!

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Neil Patrick Harris is set to host the 87th Academy Awards!

The star himself revealed the news in an Instagram video, in addition, down below you can read the official announcement in a press release.

The 87th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 15 at 5:30AM PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The Oscars will then be held on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Award-winning star of stage and screen Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced. This will be Harris’ first time hosting the ceremony. The show will air live on ABC on Oscar Sunday, February 22, 2015. 

Zadan and Meron said: 

“We are thrilled to have Neil host the Oscars. We have known him his entire adult live, and we have watched him explode as a great performer in feature films, television and stage. To work with him on the Oscars is the perfect storm, all of his resources and talent coming together on a global stage.”

 

Harris said: 

“It is truly an honor and a thrill to be asked to host this year’s Academy Awards. I grew up watching the Oscars and was always in such awe of some of the greats who hosted the show. To be asked to follow in the footsteps of Johnny Carson, Billy Crystal, Ellen DeGeneres, and everyone else who had the great fortune of hosting is a bucket list dream come true.”

 

Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Academy President said: 

“We share Craig and Neil’s excitement in welcoming the incredibly talented Neil Patrick Harris. He is the consummate entertainer. Neil’s distinctive charm and showmanship make him the ideal host to honor the Oscar legacy and ensure we all enjoy another unforgettable celebration.”

 

Dawn Hudson, Academy’s CEO said: 

“Neil is a terrific actor, singer, risk-taker and collaborator. We can’t wait to see the show that he and Craig and Neil create together.”

 

Paul Lee added: 

“Neil Patrick Harris is highly energetic and a definitive entertainer. We are thrilled to have him as our 2015 Oscar host.”

 

A triple-threat performer, Harris has enjoyed a successful career in entertainment. He can currently be seen starring opposite Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike in David Fincher’s critically-acclaimed feature adaption, Gone Girl. Harris garnered multiple Emmy and Golden Globe award nominations for his role as Barney Stinson on the hit television series, How I Met Your Mother, and he won an Emmy for his guest-starring role on Glee in 2010. he also recently starred in the title role of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, earning the 2014 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. Harris served as host of the 61st and 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, as well as the 63rd, 65th, 66th and 67th Tony Awards, for which he won four Emmys. Most recently, Harris added the title of author to his list of accomplishments with the release of his autobiography from Crown Publishing, Neil Patrick Harris: Choose You Own Autobiography.

The last two Oscars telecasts, which were produced by Zadan and Meron, received a major spike in the ratings. The 86th Oscars was TV’s most-watched entertainment event in 10 years and attracted the biggest viewership since 2000, with more than 45 million viewers. The show resulted in dramatic gains in younger demos and social media conversation, with more than one billion impressions generated on Twitter and 25 million interactions happening on Facebook on Oscar Sunday. Additionally, the star-studded “selfie” became the most retweeted photo of all time with 32.8 million views.

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