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The surreal L.A.-based coming-of-age comedy is written by author and Vice.com sex columnist Karley Sciortino, and it follows Araki directing a number of episodes of the Soderbergh-produced Red Oaks series for Amazon.
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.
Lennie James’ Morgan heads West for the new season of the spin-off show which premieres on AMC on April 15.
Joey Ansah, Jacqueline Quella and Mark Wooding, who made the popular live-action webseries Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist for Machisma have been retained as exec. producers on the new series.
The long-running superhero series was created by Busiek with artists Alex Ross and Brent Anderson back in 1995 with Busiek co-writing the proposed series pilot with Rick Alexander.
Alyssa Feller, Jonathan Giles, Michael Hartney, John Mahone, Cameron Smith, Natasha Vaynblat and Bryan Yang have been named to take part in the six-day program held at 30 Rock meant to help promote comedy writing talent from diverse backgrounds.
Based on Steven Gould’s third book in the Jumper series, the YouTube Originals show stars Maddie Hasson as a teen girl from a small town in upstate New York who discovers she has teleportation powers.
“Barry feels like something Shane Black might’ve written, but rather than being big, broad and commercial like Black’s early hits, it’s more in line with the crime comedies he’s been making of late, such as Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and The Nice Guys,” writes Jeff Sneider.
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.
The drama, based on Martin’s 1980 novella and the 1987 film of the same name, follows eight scientists and a powerful telepath who embark on an expedition to the edge of the solar system .
The series follows Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph), two teenagers from very different upbringings who find themselves awakened to newly-discovered superpowers which are mysteriously linked to one another.
Showrunner Daniel Cerone, who boarded the adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s novella when it was officially picked up to series in January, has exited the project over creative differences.
The Cumberbatch drama will be the first of Showtime’s original scripted series to air on Saturday night, following other cable networks taking advantage of the lack of network viewing options.
Original series creator Mitchell Kriegman and Melissa Joan Hart are both in active negotiations to revive the show that ran for five seasons in the early ’90s. Hart went on to star and even direct the original Sabrina, The Teen Witch.
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.