Category Archives: Emily Jermusyk
The ABC Black-ish spinoff is nearing a series order but it won’t be on the alphabet’s schedule next fall. Instead, the single-camera comedy starring Yara Shahidi is set to land at sibling network Freeform where execs view the younger-skewing series as a better fit.
Marvel series The Gifted has become the first series order for Fox. The project hails from writer Matt Nix and X-Men director Bryan Singer, and stars Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker. The network also released a teaser ahead of their upfront presentation.
Orange is the New Black is gearing up to return for season five this summer and will attempt to do something the women of Litchfield have never done: unite.
The 26th annual MTV Movie Awards was not its usual event this weekend as it was the first time it combined movie and television categories and removed gendered categories. Beauty and the Beast was the big winner of the night, taking home multiple statues and being the inspiration for the event’s opening number.
After taking heat recently for a lack of Wonder Woman marketing in comparison to other DC juggernauts, Warner Bros. released one finale, epic trailer for the film during the MTV Movie Awards.
With the instant critical and viewer praise for The Handmaid’s Tale, the attitude was upbeat at the Hulu presentation at Upfronts. In addition to Handmaid’s Tale, the streaming network announced the big acquisition of the SVOD rights of This is Us and Atlanta, two of the biggest hits of the last year.
New media company Defy Media is continuing to expand with its in-house brands as it announced three new titles from flagship brand Smosh. Defy’s other most popular brands include Clevver and ScreenJunkies, who both presented new series for 2017.
Recent boycott calls for YouTube marketers hang over Disney and Maker Studios New Front presentation, which sought to bring a positive future through re-branding as the Disney Digital Network.
Classic ABC sitcom Roseanne is in the works for a limited revival with original stars Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert, and Laurie Metcalf in talks to return. The series joins a growing list of sitcom revivals and reboots including Will & Grace at NBC and Fuller House on Netflix.
Hidden Figures writer-director Ted Melfi has sold the dark, holiday comedy El Camino Christmas to Netflix. Melfi wrote the script with Chris Wehner and has lined up a solid cast for the ensemble.
Season 4, Episode 1 – Silicon Valley returns with the team ready to get to work on a “new Pied Piper” utilizing Dinesh’s video chat, but Richard can’t let go of his algorithm or control leading to a big shift in the company hierarchy.
Ang Lee finds his next project with high-concept thriller Gemini Man, while Supergirl and Luke Cage stars book new roles. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
We’ll be honest, this one was tough. There’s no Jay and Silent Bob, no Annie Hall, no one from Dazed and Confused, no Woody Harrelson, or even Seth Rogen! Hell, the guys from Friday didn’t even make this list, but they sure would’ve been the Honorable Mention… if we were doing one of those.
Just a day after the premiere of Freeform’s flagship show Pretty Little Liars‘ final season, the network presented to advertisers their plans for the future, with several comedy projects in the works to take their lineup beyond the young melodramas they’re known for.
Freeform has two exciting new shows with Mavel’s Cloak & Dagger and the comedy Alone Together from The Lonely Island, showing the young, fresh direction the millennial network is heading. Meanwhile, The Bold Type looks to fill the void left by Good Girls Revolt in a contemporary setting and Siren brings genre-fare with a twist.
Kimmy Schmidt is back, she’s got her GED, and she’s ready for the next step: College. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt starring Ellie Kemper and Titus Burgess released its season three trailer today and looks like it may be the comedy’s best yet!
Warner Bros. has picked up the film rights to YA novel The Season written by Jonah Lisa Dyer and Stephen Dyer. The project is a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in Texas debutante society.
The minute and a half of Syfy’s upcoming DC series Krypton shows great action drowning in CGI and a grittier world that feels more at home in Rogue One or Firefly than in the Krypton we saw in Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel or even CW’s Supergirl.
John Boyega stars in Kathryn Bigelow’s next Oscar contender, Detroit. The thrilling drama tells the story of the 1967 riots.
Director Taika Waititi isn’t just bring some heightened humor to Thor: Ragnarok, he’s also brought new friends, foes, and some seriously epic fantasy.