HBO turning “Shutter Island” into a TV series with Martin Scorsese directing
The 2010 Scorsese-directed film starring Leonardo DiCaprio has been titled “Ashecliffe.” Dennis Lehane, who wrote the original novel, will write the script will write the screenplay for the pilot, which will also be directed by Scorsese.
“True Blood” showrunner explains the series finale
Exec producer Brian Buckner also reveals an alternate ending that was rejected. PLUS: “True Blood” series finale had about the same ratings as last year's season finale.
Steve Zahn will recur on “Modern Family”
He”ll play the patriarch of an annoying family that moves in next door to the Dunphys.
Topless Howard Stern takes the Ice Cup Challenge
The “America's Got Talent” judge challenged Barbara Walters and Casey Kasem. Stern was challenged by Jennifer Aniston, whose Ice Bucket Challenge was posted on “Jimmy Kimmel Live's” YouTube page. PLUS: January Jones attempts the Ice Bucket Challenge.
Fred Willard is headed to “The Bold and the Beautiful”
He”ll guest on four episodes as the younger brother of fashion king Eric Forrester.
Animal Planet will celebrate Labor Day with live animal births
The “Labor Live Cam” will broadcast from the Nebraska State Fair throughout the weekend on Animal Planet”s digital site.