Category Archives: Emily Jermusyk

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“The Path” Adds Freida Pinto in Series Regular Role

freida pinto excerptHulu drama The Path has tapped Freida Pinto for a series regular role in the upcoming third season. Production began this week in New York with the 13-episode season set to debut in early 2018.

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Netflix Orders Comedy “Everything Sucks” from “Zoo” Team

jahi winstonAfter finding success with ’80s nostalgia in “Stranger Things”, Netflix now has their sights set on the 1990s as they have given a ten-episode order to “Everything Sucks”.

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11 True Stories Begging for an Adaptation

billie holliday excerptNon-fiction works are great to scour for new ideas and we’ve found some of the best! From eccentric inventors to forgotten history to hippos, here are 11 pieces ready and waiting for an adaptation for the big or small screen.

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“Wonder Woman” Scribe Reunites with Shondaland for Drama with “Queer as Folk” Creator

allan heinberg excerptShondaland is reuniting with The Catch showrunner and Wonder Woman writer Allan Heinberg for the drama Adult Behavior. The project comes under Heinberg’s overall deal with ABC Studios where he will develop new series for the studio.

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Will “Game of Thrones” Season 7 Be the End for Jon Snow? (VIDEO)

jon snow excerptWe’re a month away from the season seven premiere, HBO has released another Game of Thrones trailer and this one delivers everything fans cried was missing in round one.

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Michael Keaton Trains Dylan O’Brien for Revenge in “American Assassin” (Video)

american assassin excerptWhat starts as a story reminiscent of American Sniper quickly turns dark in the trailer for American Assassin starring Dylan O’Brien and Michael Keaton. O’Brien is best known for his roles in the series Teen Wolf and the feature franchise The Maze Runner.

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Netflix Taps Tony Danza to Headline Series “The Good Cop”

Tony Danza ExcerptStreaming giant Netflix is in the works on new series “The Good Cop” with television veteran Tony Danza set to star. “Monk” creator Andy Breckman will serve as showrunner and will executive produce with Randy Zisk and Howard Klein.

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“John Wick” Scribe Sells Pitch to Cristal Pictures

Derek Kolstad ExcerptOriginal pitch “The Steward” from Derek Kolstad has landed at Cristal Pictures. They will fully finance and produce with plans for the project to be the first installment of a potential franchise.

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Glenn Close to Headline Zombie Comedy for Amazon

Damages star Glenn Close is set to topline Sea Oak, a zombie-centric comedy series from Amazon that was picked up to series earlier this year. The project was penned by George Saunders and is executive produced Affiliated Pictures’ Jonathan Krauss.

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Feminist Graphic Novel “Brazen” in the Works as Animated Series

Graphic novel Brazen by Penelope Bagieu is headed for the small screen with Agat Films & Cie and Silex Films picking up the project for 30 episodes, each three minutes long, highlighting female figures around the world in history.

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Hit List Alum Brian Duffield & AwesomenessTV Land Pilot Order from USA for “Olive Forever”

awesomenesstvInsurgent and The Babysitter scribe Brian Duffield is reuniting with Awesomeness for the one-hour Olive Forever which has netted a pilot order from USA Network.

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“Daddy’s Home 2” Rivalry Passes to a New Generation with Mel Gibson and John Lithgow (Video)

daddy's home 2 excerptIn pitch-perfect casting, Mel Gibson arrives on the scene as Dusty’s father, Mr. Mayburn, and John Lithgow quickly follows as Brad’s father, Mr. Whitaker in the official trailer for Daddy’s Home 2.

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YouTube Star Anthony Padilla Announces Departure from Smosh

anthony padilla Creator and star of YouTube’s Smosh, Anthony Padilla, gave an emotional goodbye to fans today as he announced his exit from the digital juggernaut. Padilla founded Smosh with Ian Hecox in 2006 before expanding into a brand in 2012.

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“Game of Thrones” Star Michiel Huisman Boards “The Haunting of Hill House” at Netflix

michiel huisman excerptStreaming network Netflix has tapped Michiel Huisman to join upcoming drama The House of Haunting Hill. The series is a reboot of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel which was previously adapted into films in 1963 and 1999.

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Sundance Hit “Brigsby Bear” Keeps Things Mysterious in Teaser Trailer (Video)

brigsby bear excerptSony Pictures Classics picked up heartfelt indie comedy Brigsby Bear after it debuted to strong reviews earlier this year at Sundance. The teaser trailer keeps the plot hidden, instead focusing on tugging at viewer’s emotions and drawing them in with mystery.

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Netflix Nabs CW Pilot “Insatiable” Starring Debby Ryan

debby ryan excerptAfter receiving a pass from The CW, drama pilot Insatiable has been given new life at Netflix with a series order. The project stars Disney Channel alum Debby Ryan and Dallas Roberts.

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Facebook Saves “Loosely Exactly Nicole” from the Chopping Block

nicole byer excerptAfter being canceled at MTV, freshman comedy series Loosely Exactly Nicole has been snagged by Facebook for their growing original video programming lineup. The social media site previously announced their focus on originals and brought in CollegeHumor’s Ricky Van Veen to be the head of global creative strategy.

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Marvel Debuts “Black Panther” Trailer During NBA Finals

black panther poster excerptIt’s finally here. Marvel has released the first trailer for Black Panther, the universe’s first black superhero to headline a film and judging by the initial footage, this film has the potential to be one of the best in the MCU.

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BRIGSBY BEAR Film Review: Kyle Mooney Shows the Healing Power of Fandom with this Indie Comedy

brigsby bear excerptYour typical indie comedy will give you honey-colored hues, beautiful shots of nature, and humorously deadpan conversations over heartfelt tension. Brigsby Bear starring and co-written by Saturday Night Live performer Kyle Mooney will give audiences all that and more with an unexpected twist that drives the emotional current for the full film.

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“Mary Poppins Returns” Delivers Practically Perfect First Look (Things We Love)

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Disney first revealed a look at Emily Blunt’s Mary Poppins in the upcoming Mary Poppins Returns a few months ago and are now getting fans excited again with a handful of behind-the-scenes images. The Rob Marshall-directed feature is due out Christmas 2018.

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Tala Ashe Boards the Waverider Crew as “Legends of Tomorrow” Adds Muslim American Hero

tala ashe excerptThe CW continues to add diversity to its primetime lineup as it has cast Tala Ashe in the role of Zari Adrianna Tomaz for season three of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. The character is a Muslim American woman from the year 2030 who lives in a world of contradictions.

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“Game of Thrones” Sets the Stage for the Great War in Season 7 Trailer (Video)

game of thrones EXCERPTIt’s here! The Game of Thrones official trailer has finally arrived and it looks as though year seven will have a lot more, much needed, action than the previous seasons!

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Spider-Man Suit Steals the Show in Latest Trailer (Video)

spiderman trailerThere have been plenty of teasers and trailers for Spider-Man: Homecoming, due out this July, so in some ways every new iteration doesn’t provide a whole lot of new information. So what more could this latest trailer give us? Jarvis.

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UPFRONTS: The CW Highlights Diversity and Power of Television

<> on May 18, 2017 in New York City.While ABC, NBC, and CBS delivered trailers depicting heartfelt stories with executives talking brand safety online, CW instead focused their upfront presentation on the heartfelt message that has been winning viewers for years.

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The Complete CW Fall 2017 Schedule

jane the virgin excerptThe CW is following a similar strategy as last year, shifting a critically acclaimed series to Friday night to make way for new series. Last year, they moved Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and this year it’s Jane the Virgin‘s turn.

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UPFRONTS: CBS Takes Jabs While Highlighting Successes at Carnegie Hall

stephen colbert excerptLike their network rivals NBC, CBS brought the star power to their upfront presentation as chairman and CEO Les Moonves and company presented their wares for fall to their advertiser audience. CBS performers Stephen Colbert, Young Sheldon‘s Iain Armitage, James Corden, David Boreanaz, Shemar Moore, and more took the stage.

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CBS Debuts “Star Trek: Discovery” First Look and 2017 Fall Trailers (Video)

star trek excerptCBS unveils their 2017 fall show trailers at their upfront presentation, along with Star Trek: Discovery which, after a few setbacks, is finally ready to bow in just a few months.

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UPFRONTS: TNT Moves into Documentaries & TBS Expands with Conan O’Brien

conan o'brienCabler TNT is hoping to make big waves in the next year as it made clear at the Turner upfronts presentation, where they unveiled a slate that refocuses the network’s brand on high-end drama series and unscripted projects that are documentary-centric. Meanwhile, TBS is continuing to evolve its brand of comedy with talk show host Conan O’Brien showing the network’s ability to grow.

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UPFRONTS: ABC Taps Jimmy Kimmel for Oscars, Sets “The Little Mermaid Live!”

marvel-inhumans-abc excerptWhile ABC was presenting its fall schedule at its upfront presentation, some of the biggest news at their event was regarding the lineup for 2018. Furthest out are the Academy Awards, which will again be hosted by late-night host Jimmy Kimmel.

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