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“Tyrant” Alum Cast as Series Regular in Fox Drama “The Resident”

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The show follows a hopeful young doctor who serves under an experienced, brilliant resident who shows the good and evil in modern day medicine. Atias will play Renata Thorpe, a strong, elegant businesswoman who serves as the hospitals CEO.

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Alan Arkin Boards Disney’s Live-Action “Dumbo”

AlanArkinThe original film tells the story of a young elephant with oversized ears who grows up at the circus. The live-action remake will follow Colin Farrell as Holt Farrier, a former circus star who is assigned to look after Dumbo.

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Adam Goldberg Boards Season 2 of NBC Series “Taken”

Taken Adam Goldberg is an entertainment veteran with near 100 credits to his name. Starring in films such as Saving Private Ryan, A Beautiful Mind, and Fargo‘s first season. The television series serves as a prequel to the action franchise of the same name that starred Liam Neeson.

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“The Girlfriend Experience” Returns with a Bang in Season 2 Trailer (Video)

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A look at season 2 of The Girlfriend Experience is here with the first official trailer.

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“Ozark” Nabs Season 2 Order from Netflix

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Jason Bateman plays financial planner and family man, Marty Linney. Like the first, the second season will consist of 10 episodes.

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Octavia Spencer & Lebron James in the Works on Series About Beauty Entrepreneur Madam C.J Walker

OctaviaThe drama series will follow social activist and beauty product entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker. Oscar winner Octavia Spencer is attached to star in the limited series. James will executive produce with his company’s co-founder, Maverick Carter.

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Alex Karpovsky To Star in “Kill the Orange Face Bear” for Comedy Central

bear2The series revolves around a man (Karpovsky) who sets out to kill a bear that ate his girlfriend alive in front of him.Blue Mountain States’ Chris Romano is showrunning the project at the Viacom cable network.

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Patrick Stewart & John Malkovich are at Odds in “The Wilde Wedding” Trailer (Video)

WildeWeddingPatrick Stewart and John Malkovich fight for Glenn Close’s affection in the The Wild Wedding trailer.

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Hulu Drama Series “Crash and Burn” Announces Cast

crashandburnThe series is based on the bestselling book by Michael Hassan, centers on Steven “Crash” who saved hundreds of lives when he stopped his classmate commiting a school shooting.

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Kathy Bates Gets High in Netflix Series “Disjointed” Trailer (Video)

disjointed The sitcom follows Ruth, a lifelong supporter of the legalization of weed who becomes the owner of an LA cannabis dispensary. David Javerbaum and Chuck Lorre created, write, and executive produce.

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“SMILF” Comedy Series Based on Frankie Shaw’s Short Film Releases First Trailer (Video)

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Frankie Shaw stars, directs, writes, and produces in the autobiographical comedy. The 10-episode series from Shaw will launch Sunday, Nov. 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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“Californication” Creator’s Latest Series “White Famous” Releases Trailer (Video)

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This co-production between Showtime and Lionsgate Television follows a young African-American comedian, Floyd Mooney whose rising stardom forces him to cross over toward becoming “white famous”.

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“This is Us” Scribe to Write Biopic About Civil Rights Activist Angela Davis

angela-davisDope producer Nina Yang Bongiovi and Sidra Smith are producing, while Forest Whitaker is executive producing along with Davis for Lionsgate.

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“Goodbye Christopher Robin” Trailer Tells the Story of a Boy and His Bear (Video)

ChristopherRobinIn a time when so many families were plagued by the memories of war, a story about a boy and his bear brought happiness back into the homes of many.

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Dave Annable & Gil Birmingham Cast in Paramount Network Series “Yellowstone”

YellowstoneYellowstone follows the Dutton family, led by Kevin Costner as John Dutton, who owns the largest ranch in the United States.

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“American Vandal” Lampoons True Crime Genre in Official Trailer (Video)

AmericanVandalThe Netflix mockumentary follows the aftermath of faculty cars being vandalized with over-sized penis drawings. One man will try to prove his innocence through candid interviews and analyzing body hairs.

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“American Gods” Star Ian McShane Joins “Hellboy” Reboot Starring David Harbour

IanNeil Marshall will direct the adaptation of Mike Mignola’s comic book Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen, and given his history of creating hauntingly beautiful imagery, I think he’s a great choice to update the property.

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Queer Black Debater Ryan Wash Subject of Untitled Biopic From Annapurna, Plan B and Macro

RyanDaniel Barnz (Cake) has been tapped to direct the currently untitled project, which Wash will co-write and executive produce.

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Shaun Toub & Jay Hernandez to Recur on “SCANDAL” Final Season

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Homeland’s Shaun Toub and Suicide Squad’s Jay Hernandez are set to recur on the seventh season of ABC’s Scandal .No character or storyline details were announced.. This will be the final season for the widely popular series.

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David Fincher Puts Audiences in the Head of Serial Killers in “Mindhunter” Trailer (Video)

MindhunterThe upcoming Netflix series Mindhunterputs director David Fincher back in his murder mystery wheelhouse. The upcoming ten-episode series puts the audience up close and personal with serial killers.

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Woody Harrelson is Leader of the Free World in “LBJ” Trailer ( Video)

LBJWoody Harrelson is almost unrecognizable as Lyndon Johnson in the upcoming feature LBJ. The film will follow Johnson through his political journey, and how his life changed when being rushed into presidency.

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Nick Offerman to Headline Indie Film “Hearts Beat Loud”

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The music-driven indie film Hearts Beat Loud, has found its lead in Nick Offerman. The Parks and Rec alum will be reuniting with Brett Haley, reuniting the pair after working together on The Hero. Kiersey Clemons co-stars as Offerman’s daughter in the film.

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Channing Tatum Explains How to Be a Good Communist in “Comrade Detective” Trailer (Video)

Tatum 1The first trailer for Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon Levitt’s Comrade Detective has been released. This Cold War-era spoof of eccentric style follows Gregor Anghel and Losef Baciu as they fight crime in Bucharest.

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Pennywise Terrorizes Town in Latest “It” Trailer (Video)

it teaser excerptThe newest trailer for It has arrived, providing us with new bone chilling imagery. For the first time, we hear Pennywise speak as the menacing clown.

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Matt Damon Faces a Home Invasion in George Clooney’s “Suburbicon” (Video)

matt damon 1The newest film directed by George Clooney comes to us in the form of a crime comedy, Suburbicon. The feature, starring Matt Damon as a father dealing with the loss of his wife after a home invasion, was recently announced as a Venice Film Festival competition entry.

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Silicon Valley Tale “Alpha Girls” Sells to Cathy Schulman’s Welle Entertainment

alpha girls excerpt Julian Guthrie’s nonfiction book Alpha Girls about the unrecognized female heroes of Silicon Valley will be adapted to screen. The book is scheduled for publication in 2019 after an intense publishing auction, where the book ended up at Currency Books.

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“The Daily Show” Spinoff Starring Jordan Klepper to Debut This September

Jordan Klepper 1The Daily Show‘s spinoff, The Opposition, starring Jordan Klepper has an official start date. The show will be broadcast at 11:30PM, following The Daily Show, on September 25. This is the same time slot held by The Late Show‘s Stephen Colbert when he hosted The Colbert Report.

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Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone Reunite With “The Boss” Scribe for New Line Comedy “Super-Intelligence”

Melissa Mccarthy excerptScreenwriter Steve Mallory appeared in Identity Thief and Tammy before co-writing The Boss and co-producing the upcoming New Line comedy Life of the Party.

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“Brad’s Status” Trailer Finds Ben Stiller Suffering a Midlife Crisis In Front of His Son (Video)

brads status excerptMike White’s offbeat R-rated comedy looks to be a change of pace for Stiller, who is coming off of Zoolander 2. Will Brad’s Status usher in a new age of mature roles for the actor?

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