Movies/TV

 Rich Howells

New song by Scranton’s Motionless In White featured in WWE event NXT TakeOver: Orlando

New song by Scranton’s Motionless In White featured in WWE event NXT TakeOver: Orlando

Scranton metal band Motionless In White is once again providing an official theme song for an NXT TakeOver event, this time in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, April 1. Growing since its inception in 2012, NXT is a developmental division of the WWE. Motionless In White was the first-ever NXT Loud artist, providing theme songs for […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Indie horror comedy ‘Attack of the Killer Shrews’ screens with cast and crew in Honesdale on March 18

Indie horror comedy ‘Attack of the Killer Shrews’ screens with cast and crew in Honesdale on March 18

From a press release: Canaltown will present the local premiere of the indie horror comedy “Attack of the Killer Shrews!” at Cinema 6 in Honesdale on Saturday, March 18 at 8 p.m. The screening will be accompanied by cast and crew members of the big screen production. Created by White Lion Studios in Western New […]

 Rich Howells

TRAILER PREMIERE: ‘Tray’ documentary focuses on the people behind NEPA pizza

TRAILER PREMIERE: ‘Tray’ documentary focuses on the people behind NEPA pizza

NEPA Scene was the first media source in Northeastern Pennsylvania to report on “Tray,” the upcoming documentary on the unique pizza that comes from NEPA and how it ties into the area’s residents and their heritage, a little over a year ago. Since then, we’ve stayed in touch with the local filmmakers to provide updates […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: 19-year-old Mount Pocono singer Mark Isaiah nails ‘The Voice’ audition to join Team Adam

VIDEO: 19-year-old Mount Pocono singer Mark Isaiah nails ‘The Voice’ audition to join Team Adam

Season 12 of “The Voice” premiered on NBC on Monday, Feb. 27, and with it came the national debut of a young singer from Northeastern Pennsylvania. 19-year-old Mark Isaiah of Mount Pocono sang the Shawn Mendes hit “Mercy” in front of 13 million viewers, sounding a lot like him while standing out enough in the […]

 Rich Howells

Scorsese and De Niro’s new mob movie ‘The Irishman’ about NEPA hitman bought by Netflix

Scorsese and De Niro’s new mob movie ‘The Irishman’ about NEPA hitman bought by Netflix

For years, there have been sporadic updates about “The Irishman,” the highly anticipated film that will reunite director Martin Scorsese and actor Robert De Niro, but now the mafia movie with real-life local connections is closer than ever to production thanks to Netflix. The leading streaming entertainment subscription service has acquired the worldwide rights to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Trailer Park Boys’ Randy and Mr. Lahey leave ‘No Pants Unpissed’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 10

‘Trailer Park Boys’ Randy and Mr. Lahey leave ‘No Pants Unpissed’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 10

From a press release: Randy and Mr. Lahey, stars of the smash-hit TV series “Trailer Park Boys,” are bringing their cheeseburger-loving, liquor-swilling sweet talk to the stage of the F.M. Kirby Center on Monday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. That’s right, Sunnyvale residents! Everyone’s favorite out-of-control ex-cop turned trailer park supervisor and his shirtless sidekick […]

 Rich Howells

Jenna Fischer’s Pam from ‘The Office’ is finally unbanned from fictional Scranton Chili’s

Jenna Fischer’s Pam from ‘The Office’ is finally unbanned from fictional Scranton Chili’s

It appears that Pam Beesly can once again “feel God in this Chili’s tonight.” Actress Jenna Fischer, who played the Dunder Mifflin receptionist and later administrator in almost every episode of the hit NBC sitcom “The Office,” jokingly tweeted a photo of herself on Monday standing in front of a Chili’s Grill & Bar, asking, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Cultural Center hosts free screening of ‘Matilda’ with craft workshop on Feb. 18

Scranton Cultural Center hosts free screening of ‘Matilda’ with craft workshop on Feb. 18

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will be screening the 1996 children’s film “Matilda,” directed by Danny DeVito and based on the classic Roald Dahl book, on Saturday, Feb. 18 as the second event in its new series of free films and crafts. A craft workshop will be held […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Hazleton ‘Polka King’ Jan Lewan joins Jack Black on stage for ‘Rappin’ Polka’ at Sundance premiere Q&A

VIDEO: Hazleton ‘Polka King’ Jan Lewan joins Jack Black on stage for ‘Rappin’ Polka’ at Sundance premiere Q&A

While we still don’t have a trailer for the anticipated comedic drama “The Polka King,” which stars comedian, actor, and musician Jack Black as real-life Hazleton polka legend (and convicted con man) Jan “Lewan” Lewandowski, coverage of its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. 22 has given us many more details […]

 Rich Howells

10 silly minutes with Monty Python’s John Cleese on death, Trump, and pronouncing Wilkes-Barre

10 silly minutes with Monty Python’s John Cleese on death, Trump, and pronouncing Wilkes-Barre

Legendary comedian comes to F.M. Kirby Center on Saturday, Jan. 28

It will come as no surprise to those who are familiar with John Cleese and his distinct brand of wit and lunacy when I tell you that an interview with him isn’t exactly an interview – it’s more like an increasingly funny Monty Python sketch that you’ve suddenly become a part of. I don’t typically […]

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