Initial reviews of Better Call Saul, possibly the most eagerly anticipated new TV show this year, have started to roll in, and they range from extremely positive to flat-out raves. Here’s the one from Deadline Hollywood:
Better Call Saul, a sorta prequel to The-Greatest-TV-Series-Ever-Made, debuts on Sunday, 8 February 2015, at 10 PM on AMC.
Disney Studios hosted a bi-coastal sneak preview of Into the Woods last night, with simultaneously screenings in New York and at Disney Studios in Burbank. Reviews of the film are embargoed until mid-December, but Pete Hammond has posted a long, detail-rich article titled “Into The Woods” Sings Its Way Straight Into The Oscar Race at Deadline Hollywood. There was a post-screening Q&A featuring director Rob Marshall, screenwriter James Lapine, and cast members Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Christine Baranski, Tracy Ullman, Chris Pine, and James Corden.
It’s v much worth reading!
Hammond mentions the aborted Penny Marshall plan to film Into the Woods back in the 90s. Looking at the cast list, I stand by the comment I posted last year: