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The Comey Rule: Brendan Gleeson is Donald Trump in New Showtime Teaser

The Comey Rule: Brendan Gleeson is Donald Trump in New Showtime Teaser

After rumors and accusations surfaced that Donald Trump's White House was using influence behind the scenes to have the limited series pushed until after the presidential election, the cable network quickly announced the early fall release and released preview images of Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom) as Comey and Brendan Gleeson (Mr Mercedes) as Trump.[caption id="attachment_1243673"[...]

The Comey Rule: Showtime Moves Up Comey/Trump Series to September

The Comey Rule: Showtime Moves Up Comey/Trump Series to September

Sources say that there was an initial push for the limited series to be ready in time for the presidential elections, with Jeff Daniels making "special scheduling accommodations" after leaving To Kill A Mockingbird in preparation for The Comey Rule to premiere prior to voting.Fueling that speculation was writer/director Billy Ray, who shared a letter[...]

The Comey Rule: Showtime Airing Comey/Trump Series Post-Election

The Comey Rule: Showtime Airing Comey/Trump Series Post-Election

Based on the book as well as a year's worth of additional interviews with key players from the time, the limited series stars Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom) as Comey and Brendan Gleeson (Mr Mercedes) as President Donald J Trump (both featured in the preview images below) Detailing the devolution of Comey and Trump's relationship and[...]

Donald Trump Book Receiving Miniseries Adapt: Jeff Daniels as James Comey Brendan Gleeson as POTUS

Donald Trump Book Receiving Miniseries Adapt: Jeff Daniels as James Comey, Brendan Gleeson as POTUS

Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom) has been tapped to play Comey, while Mr Mercedes star Brendan Gleeson is set as President Donald Trump.[caption id="attachment_1099334" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Hulu/AUDIENCE Network[/caption] “Jeff is so perfect for this part Great actor, instant integrity, loads of warmth, intelligence, complexity and gravitas We talked backstage after I saw him in To Kill a[...]

Surprise Dumb and Dumber Reunion Happens on Conan

Surprise 'Dumb and Dumber' Reunion Happens on Conan

Jeff Daniels continues to get better in his career -- The Newsroom and Looming Tower are definitely some incredible freaking performances That said, one of his most enduring roles (but one that I really wish wouldn't be as celebrated) seems to be Harry Dunne from the Dumb and Dumber films In a recent appearance on Conan O'Brien's Conan talk show[...]

Jeff Daniels to Lead Aaron Sorkins Stage Adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird

Jeff Daniels to Lead Aaron Sorkin's Stage Adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird

And Jeff Daniels, who has been nominated twice for Tony Awards, has been cast as the heroic lawyer Atticus Finch.[caption id="attachment_793438" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Titles: The Looming TowerPeople: Jeff Daniels© JoJo Whilden[/caption]This is far from the first time that Lee's seminal novel has been adapted There is an existing play script for a very long time[...]

The Looming Tower Trailer: Jeff Daniels Drama Shows CIA FBI Divide

The Looming Tower Trailer: Jeff Daniels Drama Shows CIA, FBI Divide

soil.Jeff Daniels as John O’Neill, the determined, at times bull-headed chief of the New York FBI’s Counter-Terrorism unit He is rightly convinced that the U.S has been targeted for attack by Al-Qaeda but faces deliberately insufficient cooperation from other organs of the federal government, particularly from his counterpart at the frequently antagonistic CIA[...]

Hulus 9/11 Series The Looming Tower Examines CIA FBI Rivalry

Hulu's 9/11 Series The Looming Tower Examines CIA, FBI Rivalry

soil. [caption id="attachment_764285" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: JoJo Whilden/Hulu[/caption]The Looming Tower stars Jeff Daniels (John O’Neill), Tahar Rahim (Ali Soufan), Wrenn Schmidt (Diane Marsh), Bill Camp (Robert Chesney), Louis Cancelmi (Vince Stuart), Virginia Kull (Kathy Shaughnessy), Ella Rae Peck (Heather), Sullivan Jones (Floyd Bennet), Michael Stuhlbarg (Richard Clarke) and Peter Sarsgaard (Martin Schmidt)[...]

Godless: Jeff Daniels Doesnt Scare Michelle Dockery In Netflix Trailer

Godless: Jeff Daniels Doesn't Scare Michelle Dockery In Netflix Trailer

As we can see below, Fletcher doesn't seem all that impressed by Frank Griggin's (Jeff Daniels) "stone cold" reputation (Deadline: Hollywood):https://youtu.be/Gge03cqWgzU "A ruthless outlaw terrorizes the West in search of a former member of his gang, who’s found a new life in a quiet town populated only by women." Soderbergh’s dark and gritty western-revenge series features Daniels[...]

Godless: Netflix Releases New Trailer For Steven Soderbergh Western Series

Godless: Netflix Releases New Trailer For Steven Soderbergh Western Series

With a little less than a month to go before Netflix premieres Steven Soderbergh‘s (Sex, Lies and Videotape, The Knick) new seven-part original limited western series Godless, the streaming service has released a new trailer and images for the series.Executive-produced by Casey Silver and Soderbergh, with fellow executive producer Scott Frank also writing and directing[...]

Netflix Released Teaser Trailer For Steven Soderberghs Godless

Netflix Released Teaser Trailer For Steven Soderbergh's Godless

Netflix has released a teaser trailer for their new limited series Godless that debuts on November 22nd. Godless is a seven-part series from Steven Soderbergh and Scott Frank, written and directed by Scott Frank, starring Jack O’Connell, Michelle Dockery, Kim Coates, and Jeff Daniels.It tells the story of Frank Griffin, an outlaw terrorizing the 1880s American[...]

Netflix Rounds-Up Premiere Date New Images For Soderberghs Godless

Netflix Rounds-Up Premiere Date, New Images For Soderbergh's 'Godless'

Steven Soderbergh's (Sex, Lies and Videotape, The Knick) new seven-part original limited western series Godless will premiere on Netflix on Wednesday, November 22; and with the announcement comes a series of first-look images from series. Godless is executive-produced by Casey Silver and Soderbergh; with fellow executive producer Scott Frank also writing and directing the series.Soderbergh's dark[...]

On This Day In Pop Culture History For February 19

On This Day In Pop Culture History For February 19

I laughed every time I have ever seen gameplay from MGR: Revengeance[gallery columns="4" size="medium" ids="612837,612835,612834,612836"] Today in Bleeding Cool history, in 2014 Rich Johnston reported on a civil war between con organizers in Denver.Birthdays today include Lee Marvin actor (1924), William "Smokey" Robinson musician (1940), Toni Iommi musician (1948), Big John Studd professional wrestler (1948), William Messner-Loebs writer (1949), Amy Tan writer (1952), Jeff Daniels actor (1955), Laurell K[...]

The Martian &#8211 Checking Out The Extended Edition

The Martian – Checking Out The Extended Edition

Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Sebastian Stan, Micheal Pena, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Donald Glover and Benedict Wong all make incredible use of the small amount of screen time they have They were able to show a growing romantic relationship between Stan and Mara in about thirty second of the film There are some[...]

Tear Down The Wall &#8211 Trailer For The Divergent Series: Allegiant

Tear Down The Wall – Trailer For The Divergent Series: Allegiant

This is the third film starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jeff Daniels, Octavia Spencer, Ray Stevenson, Zoe Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Mekhi Phifer, Daniel Dae Kim and Naomi Watts But unlike the novels which ends with the third book, the final chapter is split in two allowing for a fourth film. After the earth-shattering revelations of[...]

Ridley Scott Turns Matt Damon Into The Martian

Ridley Scott Turns Matt Damon Into The Martian

Based on a best-selling novel, and helmed by master director Ridley Scott, THE MARTIAN features a star studded cast that includes Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Peña, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Donald Glover. The Martian is in theaters November 25th.[youtube]https://youtu.be/Ue4PCI0NamI[/youtube] 20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for The Martian, an adaptation[...]

Trailer For Final Season Of Newsroom Just Released

Trailer For Final Season Of Newsroom Just Released

Newsroom stars Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Allison Pill, Sam Waterston, Olivia Munn, Thomas Sadoski and John Gallagher Jr."We don't do good TV, we do the news."Newsroom returns November 9th.[youtube]http://youtu.be/79JJOPHW_NQ[/youtube] The final season of Newsroom is a little over a month away and HBO has just released a trailer[...]

The Newsroom Gets Premiere Date For Final Season

The Newsroom Gets Premiere Date For Final Season

Returning for the final season are stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston, John Gallagher, Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Dev Patel and Olivia Munn.Debuting after The Newsroom on the same night will be the comedy series The Comeback and Getting On Lisa Kudrow (Friends) stars in The Comeback, the story of a fading TV star[...]


A Pair Of Clips From The Newsroom Season Two &#8211 Were In Familiar Territory

A Pair Of Clips From The Newsroom Season Two – We're In Familiar Territory

And it really is another of his worlds, filled with similar characters to his previous creations and showing off many of his easily identifiable tics.Here's the first clip, which features Will, played by Jeff Daniels, forgetting someone's name It's a direct call back to when he did the same thing in the very first episode of season[...]