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Joseph Reitman has landed the villainous role in Syfy’s upcoming series Happy! and IDW has optioned Harper Voyager’s novel Awakened. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Syfy debuted a new teaser trailer for Krypton at Comic-Con this weekend. While it’s not as much footage as fans would’ve liked to have seen, this show does look incredibly fun. Here’s hoping it’s as smart as Syfy’s critically acclaimed The Expanse and as cool as any DC series should be!
“If there’s one thing I hate, it’s the movies,” said Holden Caulfield in J.D. Salinger’s acclaimed novel Catcher in the Rye. So if you can’t adapt the story your teacher taught you to love, then adapt the story of the author and the teacher who taught him to love writing.
DC’s Shazam! is headed into production early 2018 and Jimmy Smits is headed to How to Get Away with Murder in a major recurring role. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Streaming network Amazon has nabbed the six-episode drama Picnic at Hanging Rock, starring Game of Thrones alum Natalie Dormer. The project is based on the Australian novel by Joan Lindsay and is directed by Larysa Kondracki.
It’s been a great summer of action films starring women, kicking off with Wonder Woman in June and Atomic Blonde looking to be another great addition, and now we’re getting the trailer for Proud Mary which will keep the streak alive next year.
It’s a twenty-second video with no footage of any characters, just shots of Liberty High School and an announcement that there will be a season two, but the internet has plenty of feelings regarding the news.
Comedy Central continues to play with its late night block with the network announcing that @midnight will end next month. The show is hosted by Chris Hardwick and has been running since 2013.
Julia Roberts-starrer Homecoming has landed a two season order from Amazon. The project is an adaptation of the podcast of the same name from Gimlet Media. The podcast launched last November.
Ben Stiller and Dev Patel are teaming up to star in Chippendales about the infamous strip club, and Christina Hendricks is headlining the maternal comedy Egg. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
The Expanse taps David Strathairn for a mysterious recurring role in the upcoming third season and Alice Through the Looking Glass James Bobbin has boarded Lionsgate’s The Punch Escrow. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Netflix is adapting a graphic novel as its latest live-action original series and the Transformers spinoff about Bumblebee has found its male lead. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
After becoming the hit of the summer in 2016, Stranger Thingsis finally returning for season 2 on October 27. Set in 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the Demogorgan and the secrets of Hawkins Lab. Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens those who survived.
Eva Longoria is producing a remake of Chilean comedy Sin Filtro. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
HBO’s Emmy-winning comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm is officially set to return later this year on Sunday, October 1, at 10pm, after a six-year hiatus. The network announced the news via teaser of star Larry David.
There’s still a lot up in the air on the movie-side of Comic-Con 2017’s schedule. Right now there are panels for Netflix’s Bright and Death Note, The LEGO Ninjago Movie, and Sony Pictures Classics’ Brigsby Bear, but DC and Marvel’s superhero films are still absent from the schedule.
Burleigh Hines and Van Gordon Sauter’s book Nightmare in Detroit is in the works at Rebel Maverick for a potential television miniseries or event series. The project documents the Detroit riots and its victims in 1967 and was published by Regnery in 1968.
Netflix has dropped an intense trailer for the upcoming feature documentary Icarus, which chronicles Bryan Fogel’s investigation into the world of sports doping. Fogel teams up with Russian scientist, Dr. Gregory Rodchenkov, who from the trailer appears to the be the key to the undoing of the international scandal.
Sean, Beverly, and Matt LeBlanc are all back and ready to close out the series in the season five trailer of Episodes. The British writing duo has never had an easy time of it as long as they’ve been in Los Angeles, and these last seven installments don’t appear to be any better for them.
San Diego Comic-Con is less than a month away and the schedule is slowly unveiling as HBO and Warner Bros. their schedule for the weekend. Check back here for regular updates as the full television lineup is announced.
“Revenge is in” declares the teaser trailer for the HBO comedy Vice Principals. If you thought season one was hilariously offensive and dark, clearly season two is going to top it.