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alt text COTE DE PABLO TO STAR IN CBS’S UPCOMING MINISERIES “THE DOVEKEEPERS,” TO BE BROADCAST IN 2015

From Executive Producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, The Miniseries Is Based on Acclaimed Author Alice Hoffman’s Bestselling Historical Novel About the Siege of Masada LOS ANGELES – Cote de Pablo will star in THE DOVEKEEPERS, a four-hour CBS miniseries event from executive producers Roma Downey... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS IN THE USA

UPCOMING GUESTS ON “THE LATE LATE SHOW with CRAIG FERGUSON” ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK, 7/21-8/1, 2014

(Monday through Friday, 12:37-1:37 AM, ET/PT, Following Broadcasts of the “Late Show with David Letterman”) (*Denotes changes and/or additions to previous schedule,... 

UPCOMING GUESTS ON THE “LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN” ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK, 7/21-7/31, 2014

Monday through Friday, 11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT (*Denotes changes and/or additions to previous schedule (n) Denotes new broadcast) *Monday, July 21             Actor... 

Zyurangers meets the Power Rangers at Power Morphicon

Morphicon is Proud to Announce Sentai and Henshin Actors Yuuta Mochizuki, Hiroshi Maeda and Yasuhiro Takeuchi as Special Guests Pasadena, CA – Power Morphicon, the... 

“ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK” IS THE FASHION ON ABC’S “THE VIEW” WITH GUEST CO-HOST JASON BIGGS, EMMY® NOMINEE LAVERNE COX AND THE REAL-LIFE INSPIRATION FOR THE SERIES PIPER KERMAN AND LARRY SMITH, JULY 21-22

Tony Award® Winner from Disney’s “Aladdin,” James Monroe Iglehart   Guest Co-hosts, Friday, July 25     Nominated for 12 Emmy Awards and... 

CHOICE MOVIE LIPLOCK” AND “CHOICE SUMMER SONG” AMONG SECOND WAVE OF NOMINATIONS TO HIT “TEEN CHOICE 2014” AIRING SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, LIVE ON FOX

Olay Fresh Effects Joins as an Official Sponsor to Present “Olay Fresh Effects Breakout Star Award”   Bella Thorne (“Blended”) to Present the “Candie’s Choice... 

UPCOMING GUESTS ON “THE TALK” ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK, 7/21-7/25, 2014

Monday through Friday (2:00-3:00 PM, ET; 1:00-2:00 PM, PT) (*Denotes changes and/or additions to previous schedule, (n) Denotes new) Monday, July 21             Actor... 

J!-ENT INTERVIEWS/ARTICLES

alt text ABC Family’s Q&A Session with Italia Ricci of “Chasing Life” (2014) (J!-ENT Interviews and Articles)

ABC Family’s Q&A Session with Italia Ricci of “Chasing Life” (J!-ENT Interviews... 

alt text ABC Family’s Q&A Session with Vanessa Marano of “Switched At Birth” (2014) (J!-ENT Interviews and Articles)

ABC Family’s Q&A Session with Vanessa Marano of “Switched At Birth” (J!-ENT Interviews... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS AROUND THE WORLD

alt text Australian Series NEIGHBOURS Debuts on Hulu

Legendary Australian Soap Opera NEIGHBOURS to Make American Debut July 14, Exclusively on Hulu and Hulu... 

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Zyurangers meets the Power Rangers at Power Morphicon

Morphicon is Proud to Announce Sentai and Henshin Actors Yuuta Mochizuki, Hiroshi Maeda and Yasuhiro... 

ALTIMA to Play Friday Concert at Otakon 2014

Baltimore, MD (July 9, 2014) – The Friday concert guest at Otakon 2014 will be three-member Japanese... 

2014 J-POP SUMMIT FESTIVAL WELCOMES GUEST OF HONOR TOMOMI ITANO FOR HER U.S. CONCERT DEBUT DURING THE BAY AREA’S PREMIERE JAPANESE POP CULTURE WEEKEND CELEBRATION

Former Member Of Japanese Pop Idol Super Group AKB48 Makes Her First-Ever U.S. Concert Appearance To... 

ANIME RELATED NEWS

VIZ MEDIA UNVEILS NEW ENGLISH DUB CAST FOR THE LEGENDARY SAILOR MOON

Pre-Orders Available Soon For Season 1 Part 1 On Special Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack, Coming... 

alt text VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES A SPECIAL THEATRICAL SCREENING OF “BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC III – THE ADVENT” AT 2014 JAPAN FILM FESTIVAL OF SAN FRANCISCO

Lone Mercenary Guts Comes To NEW PEOPLE Cinema In S.F.’s Historic Japantown In The Exciting Climax... 

COMIC/MANGA NEWS & REVIEWS

alt text Monster – Perfect Edition Vol. 1 by Naoki Urasawa (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

Urasawa Naoki may be known for “20th Century Boys” but “Monster” is the series... 

LATEST NEWS ON J!-ENT

Zyurangers meets the Power Rangers at Power Morphicon

Morphicon is Proud to Announce Sentai and Henshin Actors Yuuta Mochizuki, Hiroshi Maeda and Yasuhiro Takeuchi as Special Guests Pasadena, CA – Power Morphicon, the official Power Rangers convention,... 

CHOICE MOVIE LIPLOCK” AND “CHOICE SUMMER SONG” AMONG SECOND WAVE OF NOMINATIONS TO HIT “TEEN CHOICE 2014” AIRING SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, LIVE ON FOX

Olay Fresh Effects Joins as an Official Sponsor to Present “Olay Fresh Effects Breakout Star Award”   Bella Thorne (“Blended”) to Present the “Candie’s Choice Style Icon Award” and Debut... 

alt text COTE DE PABLO TO STAR IN CBS’S UPCOMING MINISERIES “THE DOVEKEEPERS,” TO BE BROADCAST IN 2015

From Executive Producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, The Miniseries Is Based on Acclaimed Author Alice Hoffman’s Bestselling Historical Novel About the Siege of Masada LOS ANGELES – Cote de Pablo... 

BLU-RAY REVIEWS

alt text Heaven is for Real (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

There is no doubt that “Heaven is for Real” is a film not for everyone. There will be some who will be touched, there will be some who may have problems with the film but for those with an... 

alt text Ranma 1/2 Blu-ray Set 2: Special Edition (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

Featuring a hilarious and delightful storyline written with non-stop humor and action, “Ranma 1/2″ is at true anime classic that will forever entertain many generations of anime fans and will forever... 

alt text Kid Cannabis (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Kid Cannabis” is pretty much a young stoner film, but one that is fascinating because it’s based on a true story.  But while the film is straightforward as Mark Binelli’s original... 

alt text The Vanquished (I vinti) (a J!-ENT Blu-ray disc Review)

“I vinti” is wonderful Blu-ray release containing Michelangelo Antonioni’s earlier film but its inclusion of the original Italian episode and the inclusion of “Attempted Suicide”... 

alt text The Legend of Korra – Book Two: Spirits (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“The Legend of Korra” is one of the best animated series on television and the writing and animation has gotten better for “The Legend of Korra – Book Two: Spirits”. The... 

alt text The Raid 2 (A J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

When it comes to a martial arts film with non-stop action, Gareth Evans managed to create a sequel that is worthy of attaching the “The Raid” name to it. This action film is fantastic! If... 

alt text Jodorowsky’s Dune (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

Frank Pavich’s “Jodorowsky’s Dune” is a magnificent documentary on possibly the greatest sci-fi film never made.  Highly recommended! Images courtesy of © 2014 The City Film,... 

alt text Eastern Bandits (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Eastern Bandits” was an enjoyable popcorn action film with a tremendous amount of action, guns and explosion.  But due to its busy plot and frantic pacing, “Eastern Bandits”... 

alt text The Lunchbox (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“The Lunchbox” is an entertaining, warm and captivating epistolary romance film!  A film about how two strangers ease their sadness and loneliness by sending letters to one other through... 

DVD REVIEWS

alt text Naruto Shippuden DVD Set 19 – Original & Uncut (a J!-ENT Anime DVD Review)

The origin of Eight Tails and preparation for the Great Ninja War!  If you are a fan of the anime series and are staying in for the long haul, “Naruto Shippuden DVD Set 19 – Original &... 

alt text Prisoners of War: Season One (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“Prisoner of War: Season One” has turned out to be a magnificent and riveting series that makes viewers wanting more and more! And I have to admit, I enjoyed “Prisoners of War”... 

alt text Helix: Season 1 (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“Helix” is a fascinating, violent and entertaining sci-fi series. It’s also a series that one should not try to pigeonhole as a banal virus outbreak series because as the series develops,... 

alt text Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – The Good, the Bad and Casey Jones (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

A lot of humor, fun and action-packed battles as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Slash, Casey Jones and the revelation of April O’Neil’s past! “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles –... 

alt text The Boondocks: The Complete Fourth Season – Uncut & Uncensored (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“The Boondocks: The Complete Fourth Season – Uncut & Uncensored” features the final season of the animated series.  Obviously missing series creator Aaron McGruder and focusing... 

VIDEO GAME NEWS

ACTION-PACKED STRATEGY ROLE-PLAYING GAME HEROES & LEGENDS: CONQUERORS OF KOLHARTM COMING AUGUST 21

Fantasy RPG Coming for PC, Mac, and Linux – Lets You Craft Weapons, Tactics and More SAN JOSE,... 

alt text Divinity: Original Sin (a J!-ENT Video Game Review)

You have to be willing to spend a lot of time on this game because of how addictive it can get and... 

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