Basket of News, July 24, 2015

 Posted by on July 24, 2015 at 8:27 am  Media-Web-News
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Jon Hamm will co-star with Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl, Die Another Day) in High Wire Act, an espionage thriller.

Kiernan Shipka is interviewed about her first post-Mad Men project, One & Two. The trailer is interesting, and Elisabeth Reaser plays her mom. (Thanks, Polly Draper!)

Quotes from happy Emmy nominees, including Mad Men‘s Matthew Weiner and Elisabeth Moss, and Homeland‘s Alex Gansa, plus many more (our shows and others).

Speaking of Emmys, Gordon Smith, justifiably nominated for the extraordinary Better Call Saul episode (Five-O) that also garnered Jonathan Banks (Mike) his nomination, is interviewed by Alan Sepinwall.

Masters of Sex showrunner Michelle Ashford talks about Season 3 and the presence of ALL. THOSE. KIDS.

Please take the title of this link seriously before you click through: Walkers on Season 6 Walking Dead are revolting.

Mad Men‘s Christina Hendricks will star in Hap and Leonard, a six-episode Sundance series.

Hell on Wheels rescued Alberta’s film industry. Also, Starpulse is running a Hell on Wheels contest.

The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman has an ending in mind for the series. Kirkman also talks about the rift in his friendship with TWD co-creator Tony Moore.

If you’ve been waiting around for a Walking Dead beer, your dreams will come true.

Danai Gurira, Michonne on The Walking Dead, is auctioning off a “fan experience” at the Season 6 premiere for charity.

New images have been released for both The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead, and marathons have been announced.

E!’s new pilot, The Arrangement, is scripted by Jonathan Abrahams, who co-wrote the Mad Men episode The Good News.

The financial impact on AMC of its hit shows (Mad Men, The Walking Dead, etc.) and what it all means.

This article criticizes Mad Men, in an aside, for saying that sex sells. Clearly the author never watched our show, as we all know that Don told Peggy the opposite. Anyway, the argument is about what does sell in advertising, and it’s interesting.

Why are people hate-watching this season of True Detective?

This opinion piece on televised rape mentions Mad Men and Downton Abbey as shows that have depicted it.


  4 Responses to “Basket of News, July 24, 2015”

  1. Happy 33rd Birthday today to Elizabeth Moss!

  2. I randomly saw this twitter account a few days ago. Some of it is striking, some out there, but definitely interesting.

    Mad Men & Mysticism

  3. […] have previously posted a link to Kiernan Shipka talking about her new movie, One and Two. It opens this weekend in New […]

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