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It wasn’t that long ago that Once Upon a Time actor Jennifer Morrison starred in the family series that put a modern-twist on classic fairy tales. Now, she steps behind the camera for a new feminist spin on the genre starring Zosia Mamet and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
The lineup includes the returns of Whose Line is It Anyway?, Penn & Teller: Fool Us, and My Last Days, as well as the additions of The Outpost and Burden of Truth.
The Wire creator David Simon is teaming up with The Young Pope‘s Mediapro to develop a new drama series set during the Spanish Civil War. The Wire alums George Pelecanos and Dennis Lehane have been tapped to pen the project.
You’ll often hear, “you couldn’t make that movie today” when it comes to comedies, but the real issue is that society has evolved and humor along with it.
The project is based on the book by Ambrose Parry, a pseudonym for writer Chris Brookmyre and consultant anesthetist Marisa Haetzman. The book will be published in August this year.
The film starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe grossed $235 million worldwide and nabbed three Academy Awards nominations including Best Picture. The network also has another project in the works centering on the early days of the U.S. space program with Leonardo DiCaprio attached to executive produce.
This is the second series for Will Ferrell and Adam McKay at Netflix and the fourth for CBS Studios after American Vandal, the upcoming Insatiable, and the drama Unbelievable.
Following the news that Ryan Murphy would not tell Monica Lewinsky’s story in a season of American Crime Story, History is now announcing that they have also halted plans for a series based on the impeachment of President Bill Clinton.
The network is expanding their schedule to include Sunday nights and will continue to have shorter seasons allowing room for the many returning shows and potential new series. The future of fan favorites iZombie and The 100 is still unknown.
It’s just a few short weeks until the return of Hulu’s award-winning drama The Handmaid’s Tale and it looks to be an epic sophomore season from the trailers that have been released. This latest one asks the audience, “Is this what freedom looks like?”
The series is a remake of the Norman Lear sitcom and centers on a Cuban-American family. The cast includes Justina Machado, Rita Moreno, and Todd Grinnell.
If Cobra Kai is able to balance humor and an honest coming-of-age story in the show as well as they did in this trailer, then they may be able to achieve the win YouTube Red needs.
“I’m on my way… and I mean business!” declares star Roseanne Barr as she slowly glides up familiar stairs on a motorized chair in ABC’s teaser trailer for Roseanne revival premiering later this month.
Like its predecessors, the series is based on the bestselling books Philippa Gregory. Emma Frost, who adapted the previous installments, returns to serve as showrunner on the new series with Matthew Graham.