Wolf Entertainment introduces Unscripted on YouTube

1+ Wolf Entertainment who brings us Chicago PD, Chicago Med, and Chicago Fire introduces Unscripted a new digital series that will showcase candid conversations between two Wolf actors. Every Monday, Wolf Entertainment will release a new episode on their YouTube page. The first episode of Unscripted  premiered on 10/20, featuring Torrey DeVitto Chicago Med and … Continue reading “Wolf Entertainment introduces Unscripted on YouTube”

Dick Wolf’s One Chicago franchise is building out its cast

1+ Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, and Chicago PD are about a month away from a wrap, but we know when they return next season there will be a few changes to the cast. The Dick Wolf One Chicago franchise is building out its cast. Chicago MedMargaret Colin is joining Chicago Med in a recurring role opposite Torrey DeVitto as … Continue reading “Dick Wolf’s One Chicago franchise is building out its cast”

Steppenwolf’s ‘Wally World’ begins streaming Dec 16

1+ Set on Christmas Eve, Wally World is a festive, poignant examination of finding magic in the mundane. This holiday season Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents Wally World, the second of six productions debuting on its Steppenwolf NOW virtual stage.  Written by acclaimed playwright Isaac Gómez (adaptor of Erika Sanchez’s I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter) and co-directed by Gómez and Lili-Anne Brown (Animal Farm), the … Continue reading “Steppenwolf’s ‘Wally World’ begins streaming Dec 16”

Jon McDaniel, Wolfgang Puck pair for masterclass

2+ This is tasty. On November 19, 2020, Provence Rosé Group (PRG) will present “A Perfect Pairing,” a special virtual Thanksgiving and rosé wine event featuring Food & Wine Magazine’s 2018 Sommelier of the Year and Chicago’s Jon McDaniel and renowned chef Wolfgang Puck. The announcement was made today by PRG CEO Bob Gaudreau. Live from the kitchen … Continue reading “Jon McDaniel, Wolfgang Puck pair for masterclass”

Steppenwolf names Brooke Flanagan, Executive Director

3+ Brooke Flanagan to be First Woman Executive Director in Steppenwolf’s 45-Year History Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today that Brooke Flanagan, who previously worked at Steppenwolf for seven years, will return to the organization in the role of Executive Director and will become the first woman to hold the title in Steppenwolf’s 45-year history. Current Executive … Continue reading “Steppenwolf names Brooke Flanagan, Executive Director”

Pants Optional: A Steppenwolf Soirée raises $640k

2+ Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Pants Optional: A Steppenwolf Soirée is a one-of-a-Kind Online Fundraiser Entertains with Live Music, Celebrity Guests and Surprise Appearances. (Video of event below) Steppenwolf Theatre Company replaced its 2020 Gala with a live online event, Pants Optional: A Steppenwolf Soirée, celebrating the power of theatre and raising vital funds to keep it … Continue reading “Pants Optional: A Steppenwolf Soirée raises $640k”

‘Chicago PD’ Hailey Upton, assigned to Dick Wolf’s ‘FBI’

2+ The popular Chicago PD character, Hailey Upton, played by Tracy Spiridakos, was dispatched tonight by her commanding officer, Hank Voight, played by Jason Beghe, to serve a temporary assignment at the New York Bureau of the FBI. In an exciting twist for television fans, Spiridakos will guest star as Upton on the Dick Wolf … Continue reading “‘Chicago PD’ Hailey Upton, assigned to Dick Wolf’s ‘FBI’”

A message from the cast of Dick Wolf’s #OneChicago

9+ Even with the new normal of “social distancing,” the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to take its toll on Chicago and Illinois. Officials announced four more deaths related to the new coronavirus and 250 new cases, bringing the state’s death toll to 16 and the total number of cases since the start of the … Continue reading “A message from the cast of Dick Wolf’s #OneChicago”

NBC renews Dick Wolf’s ‘Chicago’ franchise

2+ Nearly 35 million regular viewers watch the Windy City trifecta every Wednesday night Chicago production community rejoice, you will have even more crime, fire and sickness to deal with next year. NBC has announced that the network plans to move forward with new seasons of all three of Dick Wolf’s dramatic “Chicago” series – … Continue reading “NBC renews Dick Wolf’s ‘Chicago’ franchise”

NBC renews all three Dick Wolf Chicago series

2+ GREAT NEWS FOR THE CHICAGO PRODUCTION COMMUNITY Chicago Fire Chicago P.D. Chicago Med renewed for 2018-2019! Deadline and Variety today reported that all three of the shows in the Dick Wolf Chicago trifecta are officially set for another run. Chicago P.D., Chicago Fire, and Chicago Med — which film at Cinespace Studios — have … Continue reading “NBC renews all three Dick Wolf Chicago series”

Wolfgang L.A., Jimmy Kimmel & other West Coast news

8+ TRUECar & Panda Express name Wolfgang of Los Angeles AOR Consider Venice Beach-based Wolfgang of L.A. on a roll. Since winning Halo Top in January, the agency/consultancy, formed by former David&Goliath execs, Mike Geiger, Seema Miller and Colin Jeffrey has added two more wins in the form of TRUECar and Panda Express to its … Continue reading “Wolfgang L.A., Jimmy Kimmel & other West Coast news”

Chicago actors spotlighted in entertainment shows

Chicago talent is absolutely ready for its close-up, Mr. DeMille. 

Seven TV series and two features (to date) rolling into production now through the next three months will give local performers their best shot ever at TV and movie roles without having to leave town.

The first season of Dick Wolf’s NBC “Chicago Fire” generated more than 300 days of work for local actors during its first 22 episode-season.

Recap: Chicago Fire ‘A Couple Hundred Degrees’

0 In this recap of Wednesday’s Chicago Fire episode “A Couple Hundred Degrees” Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney) is teaching a course at the fire academy, and begins a drill where the recruits have to climb up several flights of stairs, pick up a human sized mannequin, and carry it back down the stairs.  A recruit named … Continue reading “Recap: Chicago Fire ‘A Couple Hundred Degrees’”

RECAP: Chicago P.D. ‘Signs of Violence’

1+ Chicago P.D. Signs of Violence aired on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 and centered on Upton (Tracy Spiridakos) as she was triggered by a missing persons case which forced her to address her childhood traumas as she tries to navigate her relationship with her partner/boyfriend Jay Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer). Chicago P.D. opens with Hailey … Continue reading “RECAP: Chicago P.D. ‘Signs of Violence’”

RECAP: Chicago Med ‘Letting Go Only to Come Together’

1+ Chicago Med‘s Wednesday episode Letting Go Only to Come Together begins with Crockett Marcel (Dominic Rains) telling Natalie’s mother a suspenseful story. He’s at the Manning house, where Natalie’s mom (Margaret Colin) is doing her best to interrogate him regarding his family. She seems to be well aware of Crockett’s backstory, and he further … Continue reading “RECAP: Chicago Med ‘Letting Go Only to Come Together’”

Chicago PD this week’s pics & promo ‘Signs Of Violence’

2+ This week’s new episode of Chicago P.D. titled Signs Of Violence is airing Wednesday at 9 PM CST on NBC 5. Hailey Upton  (Tracy Spiridakos) tries to locate a missing family that has as a troubled relationship. That prompts Upton to think about her own family issues. Jay Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer) is there to support … Continue reading “Chicago PD this week’s pics & promo ‘Signs Of Violence’”

Chicago Fire set pics for ‘A Couple Hundred Degrees’

1+ This week’s new episode of Chicago Fire titled ‘A Couple Hundred Degrees’ is airing Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney) goes head to head with a new recruit with connections. The team’s latest paramedic, Violet Lim (Hanako Greensmith) is getting some unwanted mail, and she and her new partner Sylvie Brett … Continue reading “Chicago Fire set pics for ‘A Couple Hundred Degrees’”

Chicago Med’s ‘Letting Go Only to Come Together’

2+ There is a new episode on this week’s Chicago Med  titled ‘Letting Go Only to Come Together’ airing this Wednesday at 7 PM CST on NBC 5. The plot line is centered around Ethan Choi (Brian Tee) treating a tennis player with an “unexpected” colleague and according to the promo, Goodwin’s new protocols cause … Continue reading “Chicago Med’s ‘Letting Go Only to Come Together’”