Darren Criss Breaks Down Royalties’ ‘Wild West’ Journey to Quibi, Teases ‘Endless Playground’ of Season 2 Ideas

RELATED STORIES Darren Criss is fully in his element on Quibi’s Royalties, and not just because the 10-episode comedy finds him playing a Hollywood songwriter surrounded by Glee alumni. The experience of co-writing and producing a musical project for a fledgling streaming service took Criss back to his days at the University of Michigan, where […]

Jamie Carragher sends disgraced Australians Steve Smith and Darren Lehman a message

Carragher tweeted a message to the Aussies saying ‘I knew you’d save me boys!’ with a picture of him alongside Smith and Lehmann. But he quickly deleted it after getting a world of social media abuse. Carragher was suspended by Sky Sports for spitting towards a fan and his daughter following Manchester United’s win over […]

Assassination of Gianni Versace: Darren Criss drama sparks meltdown with horrific twist

The series, currently airing on BBC Two, has had viewers gripped for five episodes but tonight it seemed some struggled to watch the harrowing scenes. Fans will remember that last week’s instalment saw psychopath Andrew (played by Darren Criss) kill both Jeffrey (Finn Wittrock) and David Madson (Cody Fern). But tonight’s episode drew everything together […]

Performer of the Week: Darren Criss

THE PERFORMER | Darren Criss THE SHOW | The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story THE EPISODE | “Manhunt” (Jan. 24, 2018) THE PERFORMANCE | Ryan Murphy’s TV shows offer actors a golden opportunity to spread their wings and show a side of themselves we haven’t yet seen. And in its second episode, Versace did just that for Criss, who shed […]

Darren Aronofsky-backed VR series ‘Spheres’ lands a 7-figure deal

If you want evidence that VR is maturing as an entertainment medium, you just got it. CityLights just bought the rights to Spheres, the three-part VR black hole series written by Eliza McNitt and produced by Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures, for a “seven-figure” amount at the Sundance Film Festival. That might not sound like much […]

Darren Aronofsky’s Favorite TV Shows Include a Popular Cartoon and Ample Nudity

After the intense production – and release – of mother!, director Darren Aronofsky is ready to decompress for a while by catching up on some TV. In a new interview, the filmmaker revealed a list of his favorite TV shows, which include a popular HBO series where everyone dies, an animated show that people everywhere […]

Darren Aronofsky Embraces ‘mother!’ F CinemaScore: ‘We Wanted to Make a Punk Movie And Come at You’

The “F” rating on CinemaScore is a dubious badge of honor that has been bestowed on few other films — which range from misunderstood, to mismarketed, to just plain terrible. Few filmmakers would rejoice in an audience hating their movie, but Darren Aronofsky isn’t like many other filmmakers. The mother! director knows all about his film’s F […]

What Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ is Really About, According to Darren Aronofsky

Leave it to Darren Aronofsky to lob a cinematic concussion grenade right in the middle of September. The writer/director’s latest film, mother!, is layer upon layer of allegory and metaphor, a movie that almost demands a long conversation afterwards to process what you’ve just seen. It’s earned a rare “F” Cinemascore, and Paramount even had to issue a statement […]