The Cannes market has landed its first sale before anyone has even arrived in the south of France as Ryan Gosling's "How to Catch a Monster," which is currently filming, has been acquired by Warner Bros. for domestic release.
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USA has announced that the upcoming seventh season of "Burn Notice" will be the show's last.
"Burn Notice" to end with the upcoming Season 7
Next season will be the USA drama's last as it crosses the 100-episode mark. But creator Matt Nix isn't done with USA. He's developing a drama about an ER doctor called "Complications."
NBC picks up "Chicago P.D.," a spinoff of "Chicago Fire"
The spinoff will follow the uniformed cops and "Intelligence Unit" of Chicago's police department.
Baz Luhrmann's long-awaited spin on F. Scott Fitzgerald makes its way to theaters today in advance of Cannes opening night festivities next week. I was charmed and quite liked it. Drew McWeeny had a lot of beef with it. And the critics in general reflect that split so far. (Here is our new 3-on-3 feature offering up some industry analysis of the film.) Now, though, it's time for you to get a look, and I'll of course be curious to see how you find it. So when and if you get around to seeing it this weekend, head on back here with your take. And as always, feel free to vote in our poll below.
Fox picks up "Junior Masterchef," Gordon Ramsay's 5th show for the network
Kid chefs between the ages of eight and 13 will compete before judges, including Ramsay.
Syfy renews "Defiance"
A 13-episode 2nd season will air next year.
TBS orders "The Cee Lo Life"
Cameras will follow Cee Lo Green as he lives a busy life.
AMC releases the first "The Walking Dead" Season 4 photo
Production on the 4th season began this week.
"Community" might be saved by a slight bump in its season finale ratings
There is talk of a shorter final season. PLUS: What a letdown!, and why NBC will probably renew "Community."
NBC picks up Blair Underwood in "Ironside" and "Scrubs" creator's "Undateable"
"Ironside," a remake of the 1970s series, puts Underwood in a wheelchair. Bill Lawrence's "Undateable" stars Chris D'Elia, who became available yesterday with "Whitney's" cancelation.
"90210's" Shenae Grimes weds
Grimes, 23, tied the knot with musician Josh Beech today in England.
I saw "August: Osage County" on Broadway back in 2008, I think it was, and like most who saw Tracy Letts' dissection of an Oklahoma family, I was moved and caught under the spell of a playwright at the top of his craft. A film adaptation was inevitable, and a stellar cast was, too. That's what we're getting later this year in the form of John Wells' take on the material, a film that will no doubt be a fixture in the awards season with the Oscar-savvy Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood golden boy George Clooney leading the charge.
"Scandal" has its best-ever ratings
This week's ratings were up 23%, beating everything on network TV last night except for "The Big Bang Theory."
Arya is the fastest-rising baby name for girls
The U.S. Social Security Administration says the "Game of Thrones" name jumped from 711 in 2011 to 413 in 2012.
Adult Swim announces 6 new shows, including "Mike Tyson Mysteries"
Also added: "Community" creator Dan Harmon's "Rick and Morty."
"The Young and the Restless" to pay tribute to Jeanne Cooper
Cast members and Cooper's friends and family will share memories of the iconic soap star on a special edition of the soap on May 28.
Will Heather Morris be back on "Glee" next season?
Due to her pregnancy, she may be a series regular in Season 5.
Zooey Deschanel without the bangs
Does she look unrecognizable?
Ricky Gervais bringing "The Office's" David Brent to YouTube
David Brent will offer monthly guitar lessons.
Jimmy Kimmel presents more celebrities reading mean tweets
The 4th edition includes Kelly Ripa, Andy Samberg and Elisabeth Moss.
(Welcome to Cannes Check, your annual guide through the 20 films in Competition at next month's Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off on May 15. Taking on a different selection every day, we'll be examining what they're about, who's involved and what their chances are of snagging an award from Steven Spielberg's jury. We're going through the list by director and in alphabetical order -- next up, Abdellatif Kechiche's "Blue is the Warmest Color.")
I'm really sorry I couldn't get away to be the one in London interviewing the cast and crew of "Star Trek Into Darkness" for HitFix, but if we had to send someone else, I'm glad we sent Guy Lodge.
I got to spend some time with Guy earlier this year at Sundance, and one of the many reasons I'm proud to be a part of Team HitFix is because we've got Guy writing film reviews for us. Guy is a very smart, very English critic, and having his voice in the mix with mine and with Greg's and with Kris Tapley's is part of what makes our site what it is. Guy will be handling a lot of our Cannes reviews this year (I won't be making the trip, unfortunately) and Greg Ellwood will also be there.
Guy sat down with, among others, the one-two punch of the day, Zachary Quinto and Chris Pine. I look at these guys and it seems to me like someone grew them in a lab, specifically to be the stars of "Star Trek."
A review of tonight's "Community" season finale coming up just as soon as I give you proof of inseam...
This was starting to feel like one of those episodes where everyone runs around in search of someone else, then stops to spit out exposition, the runs around some more. Really, that would have been preferable, just because no one tends to DIE in those episodes (if you haven't seen the episode, for God sakes don't keep reading, seriously. Spoiler, spoiler, SPOILER alert!). No, Bonnie brings down the veil and all hell breaks loose, but not the hell we were expecting, and I think I may need to go lie down. This was just a lot to absorb, people.