Click here to read the full article. A dramatized reading of Hunter S. Thompson’s The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent & Depraved will be pressed on vinyl for the first time, out July 15 via Shimmy-Disc/Paris Records. The reading of the essay — originally published in Scanlon’s Monthly in June 1970 — features Tim Robbins as Thompson and Dr. John as Jimbo. Illustrator Ralph Steadman voices himself; naturally, his iconic artwork is featured on the release, which will be pressed on “horse-shit brown” vinyl. You can hear “On Our Way Back to the Motel” above. Originally released as a CD in 2012 and...
I’m willing to bet with Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer in the mix, as well as a few other memorable names that didn’t get remembered much past the first movie, Tim Robbins might have become kind of an afterthought to a lot of people when it came to Top Gun. Amazingly enough, some folks have barely even thought about Tim since his time in The Hudsucker Proxy, Bull Durham, and The Shawshank Production. A lot of people might recall a lot of work that he’s done in the past such as Jacob’s Ladder and many other movies, but the fact is that for a guy that’s as big as he is and has made such a big name for himself, Robbins is still not the first person that anyone thinks about when it comes to Top Gun. It’s kind of amusing but also kind of depressing in a way since he did have a couple of close-ups and he was important in the early minutes of the movie. But eventually, Lt. Sam ‘Merlin’ Wells kind of faded into the background, never to be heard from again.
Leslie Mann and Tim Robbins are unplugging from The Power. The two actors have departed Amazon Studios' ambitious drama series based on Naomi Alderman's 2016 sci-fi novel, EW has confirmed. Both roles will be recast and reshot. The 10-part series, which is finally in production after a long delay due...
It has been more than two years since the TV adaptation of Naomi Alderman’s sci-fi novel The Power was first announced, and it has just recently restarted its production after being temporarily shut down due to the ongoing pandemic. Now, the project has suffered another setback, as it loses two of its leading cast members.
Based on Naomi Alderman's novel of the same name, "The Power" talks about a manuscript of an imagined history in which society is predominantly matriarchal due to women developing the ability to emit electricity from their hands. The book follows the points of view of several women and the sociopolitical changes that came about during the time.
Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Leslie Mann and Tim Robbins have left Amazon Studios’ global thriller drama series The Power. Both roles will be recast. Adapted by Naomi Alderman based on her feminist sci-fi book, the 10-episode series from Sister and director Reed Morano was one of many that were impacted by the pandemic. Mann was cast as lead Margot Cleary-Lopez in October 2019. In February 2020, when the series was starting production, Rainn Wilson was cast as male lead Daniel Dandon. All Hollywood production was shut down by mid-March because of the pandemic. Filming was delayed for months...
Tim Robbins and Leslie Mann have exited Amazon Studios’ series The Power, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Robbins and Mann’s roles in the thriller project, based on author Naomi Alderman’s 2016 novel of the same name, will be recast and reshot, according to a source familiar with the situation.
Leslie Mann and Tim Robbins have left Amazon Studios’ global thriller drama series The Power. Both roles will be recast. Adapted by Naomi Alderman based on her feminist sci-fi book, the 10-episode series, from Sister and director Reed Morano, was one of many that were impacted by the pandemic. Mann was cast as lead Margot Cleary – Lopez in October 2019. In February 2020, when the series was gearing up for production, Rainn Wilson was cast as male lead Daniel Dandon.
The stars are beginning to dim for Amazon’s The Power, as today, Deadline revealed that Leslie Mann and Tim Robbins have both bowed out of the streamer’s upcoming thriller. The news comes as the latest setback for the series which cast Mann back in October 2019 to star opposite Rainn Wilson. Now, two and a half years later, production on the piece still hasn’t begun. Shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic were to blame for the initial slowdown, with Wilson ultimately stepping down due to scheduling issues. When Wilson left, Robbins nabbed the role in January 2021. However, Mann and Robbins have now both jumped ship, leaving the two starring roles open.