PBS’s first original American drama in more than a decade, Mercy Street follows doctors, nurses, contraband laborers and Southern loyalists in Union-occupied Alexandria, VA in the early years of the Civil War, but could not be more current, co-creator David Zabel told journalists at TCA this afternoon.
“This show not a political show – we’re trying to capture a cross-section of characters, as the war is just getting going,” Zabel said in response to a question about…
Amy Schumer has responded to an open letter calling for her become a voice against gun violence in the wake of the shooting during a screening of TrainwreckÂ on July 23 in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Sarah Clements, whose mother survived the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown,
J. J. Abrams, the director of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, broke his back while attempting to help Harrison Ford during the filming of Disney's highly anticipated sci-fi movie.
Last year, we learned the Han Solo actor injured his ankle when the Millennium Falcon's hydraulic door closed on his leg. Abrams, in an attempt to help Ford by lifting the door, then managed to break his own back.
Abrams tried to hide the injury by wearing a back brace under his clothes, he revealed on The Daily Show, noting that Ford managed to recover much quicker than himself.