Bruce Willis Looks Like He Belongs in Philly

Photo: Mariano Mattei.

So you already know Hollywood A-lister Bruce Willis is in town filming local boy M. Night Shyamalan’s latest flick, Glass, right? Well our friend Mariano Mattei of Mattei’s Family Pizza (1260 Point Breeze Ave.) moonlights as an extra – he appeared in the Episcopal Academy grad’s The Last Airbender – so he was able to get on the set and snap a few pictures of Willis hanging on the streets of South Philly. And doesn’t he sure look like he belongs? Read more »

M. Night Shyamalan Announces a Combo Sequel for His Next Project

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Director and Episcopal Academy alum M. Night Shyamalan took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce that his next movie, which will naturally be set in the Philly area, is a sequel to last year’s well-received psychological thriller Split and his criminally underrated 2000 pseudo-superhero flick, Unbreakable.

Shyamalan clearly has been spending too much time speaking to fans from Philly: Read more »

Inside M. Night Shyamalan’s Exclusive Halloween Party

Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan and wife Dr. Bhavna Shyamalan at the Shyamaween Halloween Party (All photos by Miles Boyer)

Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan and wife Dr. Bhavna Shyamalan at the Shyamaween Halloween Party (All photos by Miles Boyer)

It should be no surprise that the guy who made The Sixth Sense throws a good Halloween party. M. Night Shyamalan and his wife Bhavna held their third Shyamaween on Saturday night at The Fillmore. Read more »

M. Night Shyamalan’s Wayward Pines Renewed for Second Season

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After rather surprisingly stellar ratings last summer, M. Night Shyamalan‘s television debut, Wayward Pines, has been picked up by Fox for a 10-episode second season.

The first season of the psychological drama starred Matt Dillon, who, without giving any spoiler alerts, awoke one afternoon in a bizarre town and spent his days figuring out where he was, who the strange people around him were and — most importantly — how to get the hell out of there. There were monsters, creepy school kids and lots and lots of cliffhangers. Deadline reports that the second season will pick up where season 1 left off, “when a new arrival in Wayward Pines finds himself in the middle of a serious rebellion, as the residents battle over how to preserve the endangered human race.”

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M. Night Shyamalan Philly-Shot Film Split Gets Release Date

The chattering classes have been whispering about M. Night Shyamalan‘s next project for a while, but with little to go on except that he’s working with a local casting agency and shooting it in Philly, and that it will star X-Men: Days of Future Past star James McAvoy. Today, we’re learning a lot more with Deadline breaking news that the film will be called Split and it has a release date: January 20, 2017.

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