There’d be an interesting juxtaposition here because, despite thematic similarities - both place a lot of important on family, as you’d be able to guess - the experience of family life depicted within is very different. Where The Middle shows a more traditional nuclear family, Modern Family has a much more diverse and irregular… modern family.
JJ Abrams directed the previous two, and Justin Lin is set to direct the next movie, Star Trek Beyond), and part of the hook for these movies is that they’re set in a different timeline to the original television series. “I want Angela Bassett to be the captain, that’s who I would love to have, you know Captain Angela Bassett and First Officer Rosario Dawson.
CBS has hired ‘Hannibal’ head writer Bryan Fuller to sit in the captain’s chair and run its new 'Star Trek’ TV series as co-creator and executive producer. Fuller joins after his critically-adored take on the Hannibal Lecter story was cancelled by NBC after three seasons following poor ratings. “My very first experience of 'Star Trek’ is my oldest brother turning off all the lights in the house and flying his model of a D7 Class Klingon Battle Cruiser through the darkened halls,“ said Fuller in a statement.
Made the mistake of doing it twice — three times. ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ is okay. Director Jonathan Demme’s film, based on Thomas Harris’s novel, went on to sweep the board at the Oscars, with best lead performance awards for both Jodie Foster and Hopkins - despite Hopkins having under 25 minutes of screen time.
‘Hannibal’ star Mads Mikkelsen might just be joining the world of superheroes… as he enters talks for a villainous role in ‘Doctor Strange’. According to Variety, the 49-year-old Danish actor is currently being pursued for a villainous role in Marvel’s upcoming movie… but will he take the role? “Mads Mikkelsen is in early talks to play one of the villains in Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ opposite Benedict Cumberbatch,” they revealed.
Forget Crazy Aunt Sue and Creepy Uncle Bob! In a fictional, television world, you wouldn’t have to invite them to Thanksgiving dinner. You know, like Hannibal Lecter. Because we’re Yahoo TV and really do like to live in such a fictional world, we put our collective heads together to come up with the perfect cast of characters we’d like to have at our table… and why.