10 Breaking Bits


1. The trailer for Frank Darabont’s crime noir series “Mob City” – previously known as “Lost Angels” – is online. The TNT series screens in December.

2. Sullivan Stapleton (“300 : Rise of an Empire”) will star in “Kill Me Three Times”, the Krive Stenders-directed crime thriller that “binds three tales of murder, blackmail and revenge in the sleepy surfing town of Eagle’s Nest”. Simon Pegg was said to be attached earlier this year, but not word if that’s still the case.

3. Richard Shepard (“The Matador”) will direct WGN America’s first scripted series “Salem”, which is “set in the volatile world of 17th century Massachusetts and explores what really fueled the town’s infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth hiding behind the veil of this infamous period in American history.” 13 episodes of the show have been ordered.

4. Brendan Gleeson will star in the new David Milch series “The Money”, a HBO pilot about an “American mogul and patriarch James Castman (Gleeson), who wields power and influence to expand his media empire and control his family.”

5. Writer-director-star John Turturro’s “Fading Gigolo”, featuring Woody Allen as a pimp (!), has released a new trailer.

6. “Before Midnight” co-writer and actress Julie Delpy will script HBO Films’ “Cancer Vixen” for Cate Blanchett.

7. Lifetime has picked up a new two-hour backdoor pilot from Nicholas Sparks Productions called “Deliverance Creek”. Set at the end of the Civil War, it “centers on Belle Barlowe who attempts to defend her family’s land by any means necessary. When the corrupt bank that runs their town pushes Belle into becoming an outlaw, the stakes become personal, setting off a chain of events that force her to question whether it’s better to be good or to survive.”

8.. SKNR.net have some great photos up from Disney’s D23 Expo from last weekend. Check them out here.

9. The first teaser trailer for “Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight” starring Benjamin Walker and Christopher Plummer is online :

10. “Twilight Forever – The Complete Twilight Saga” Blu-ray set has been announced for November 5.