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Chris Kelly, Sarah Schneider’s “The Other Two” Given Series Order by Comedy Central, Joined by “South Side”

schneider kelly excerptThe new show from the former head co-writers of “Saturday Night Live” stars Drew Tarver, Heléne Yorke, Molly Shannon & Ken Marino.

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Sandra Bullock’s Sci-Fi Thriller “Bird Box” Fills Up With An Illustrious Supporting Cast

birdboxcastingTN“Moonlight’s” Trevante Rhodes, Jacki Weaver, Sarah Paulson, John Malkovich, Rosa Salazar and Lil Rel Howery join the ensemble.

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Jay Roach, Tina Fey to Team for Kent State Drama “67 Shots”

roachfeyTNRoach will direct, Fey will produce an adaptation of Howard Means’ book about the fatal 1970 National Guard shooting of protesting students,

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Oscar Winner Patricia Arquette Making Her Directorial Debut with “Love Canal” for Tristar

patriciaarquetteTNBased on Will Battersby’s soon-to-be-released doc “The Canal,” it tells the story of the working class women who fought against the government and chemical industry when they learned of toxic chemical dumping under their homes.

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KILL CREEK (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) It was supposed to be a simple publicity stunt: four best-selling horror authors spending Halloween night in one of the country’s most legendary haunted houses. Each of these writers have devoted their lives to the macabre, yet nothing they have written can prepare them for what awaits them at Kill Creek.

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THE PERFECTION (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Two cello prodigies share an obsession that drives them in a sinister pursuit of perfect.

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THE BILLION DOLLAR HEIST (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A family of elite thieves is tasked with pulling off the most daring heist in history- stealing one billion dollars from the vault of London’s largest bank.

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Maya Rudolph Reunites with Melissa McCarthy for STXfilm’s “The Happytime Murders”

mayarudolphTNThe two friends first appeared together in Paul Feig’s blockbuster comedy Bridesmaids and they’ll also appear in Warner Bros.’ Life of the Party due out next summer. Their new comedy centers on a detective who teams up with a puppet to solve a murder.

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Director Dan Mazer Set to Direct Graphic Novel-Based Supernatural Comedy “Anya’s Ghost”

mazeranyaTNThe long-time Sacha Baron Cohen collaborator will direct the supernatural comedy based on Vera Brosgol’s Eisner-winning graphic novel, which has been adapted by Patrick Ness of A Monster Calls and Chaos Walking.

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Jennifer Aniston to Star in Raunchy Suburban Comedy From “My Blind Brother” Filmmaker

Jennifer Aniston DumplinThe “Friends” alum will play one half of an over-scheduled, over-burdened suburban couple who go to great lengths to try to recapture the fun of their youth.

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Randall Park, Ali Wong Team with Netflix For Untitled Romantic Comedy

parkwongexcerpt The two talented Asian comics have been making waves in all forms of media, Park on the hit ABC sitcom Fresh Off the Boat and Wong on her own ABC show, American Housewife. They co-wrote the script with Michael Golamco (Grimm).

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Disney’s “Aladdin” Remake Finds Its Jafar as “SNL” Alum Nasim Pedrad Also Joins Cast as New Character

Jafar AladdinNewcomer Mena Massoud is set to play Aladdin, while Naomi Scott (Power Rangers) will play Jasmine. They’ll be joined by Will Smith, who will play the wish-granting genie.

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Anne Hathaway in Negotiations to Star in “Barbie” Movie at Sony

Anne Hathaway STXA recent New York Times profile of producer Amy Pascal timed to the release of Spider-Man: Homecoming pulled back the curtain on a deal that has been brewing for several months.

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Fox Acquires Suspense Novel “The Marriage Pact” for Chernin to Produce

The Marriage PactThe story follows newlyweds Alice and Jake, who after receiving an enticing wedding gift, decide to join an exclusive and mysterious group known only as The Pact. However, the young lovers are about to discover that for adherents to The Pact, membership, like marriage, is for life.

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THE MARRIAGE PACT (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM After joining an exclusive group for married couples known only as The Pact, a pair of young lovers are about to discover that membership, like marriage, is for life. For Alice and Jake, the marriage of their dreams is about to become their worst nightmare.

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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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Launch Pad Alum Jai Brandon Signs with 3 Arts Entertainment (Exclusive)

Launch Pad Alumni ExcerptLaunch Pad alum Jai Brandon has signed with manager Will Rowbotham of 3 Arts Entertainment. Brandon’s Launch Pad Feature Competition script Whispers from the Watchtower won him a spot in the 2016 LPFC Top 10.

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Adam Pally Developing Comedy Series at Hulu Based on Parody Daycare Twitter Feed

Adam Pally ExcerptStreaming service Hulu is teaming with comedy actor Adam Pally on a new series based on an interesting premise: a parody Twitter account. Specifically, the Los Feliz Daycare account run by Jason Shapiro.

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T.J. Miller Exiting HBO’s “Silicon Valley” as the “Deadpool” Star’s Movie Career Takes Off

TJ Miller Exits Silicon ValleyHBO recently renewed Silicon Valley for a fifth season, but Miller won’t be coming back with the rest of the gang. We’ll certainly be said to see him go, but the rest of that ensemble cast is so funny, they should have no problem picking up the slack.

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It’s Happening: Lupita Nyong’o and Rihanna to Star in Netflix Movie Directed by Ava DuVernay

Lupita Nyong'o Rihanna ExcerptAfter intense bidding and negotiation, Netflix has landed a movie that originally started as a viral internet meme and sensation. The film will co-star Lupita Nyong’o and Rihanna, with Ava DuVernay directing and Insecure‘s Issa Rae in talks to pen the script.

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ONLY FOREVER (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA free-spirited man from 1600s Salem is cursed by a witch to never age, and leaves a trail of broken hearts through history until meeting the girl of his dreams in modern day Los Angeles.

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Benicio Del Toro, Patricia Arquette Eyed to Star in Ben Stiller’s Limited Showtime Series “Escape at Clinton Correctional” (Exclusive)

Clinton Correctional ShowtimeThe Tracking Board hears that Benicio del Toro is in negotiations to star opposite fellow Oscar winner Patricia Arquette in Escape at Clinton Correctional, an eight-episode limited series about the 2015 prison escape in upstate New York that Ben Stiller will direct for Showtime.

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Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen Poised to Play Timon and Pumbaa in “The Lion King” for Disney, Director Jon Favreau

Billy Eichner Seth Rogen The Lion King DisneyTimon and Pumbaa are the lovable meerkat and warthog who introduced the Swahili phrase “Hakuna Matata” into popular culture via a particularly catchy little number from the original 1994 animated movie.

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NIGHT SCHOOL (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMKevin Hart’s action-comedy follows a group of misfits who are forced to attend adult classes in the long-shot chance they’ll pass the GED exam.

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Kevin Hart to Star in Action Comedy “Night School,” Which Tim Story Will Direct for Universal

Kevin Hart Tim Story Night School UniversalThe story follows a group of misfits who are forced to attend adult classes as they study for the GED exam. It certainly sounds closer to Rodney Dangerfield’s Back to School than Billy Bob Thornton’s School for Scoundrels .

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TIME FREAK (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMIn order to save his relationship to Debbie, Stillman builds a time machine to wipe out his past mistakes.

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Fox Taps “Grey’s Anatomy” Alum Karin Gist as “Star” Season 2 Showrunner

Star ExcerptFox has replaced Chuck Pratt as the showrunner for Star. Karin Gist, an executive producer from Grey’s Anatomy, will take the role as the third showrunner the series has seen since it premiered.

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“Avengers” Star Jeremy Renner Makes Time to Play “Tag” With Ed Helms, But Not for “Mission: Impossible 6”

Jeremy Renner TagRenner hasn’t really done a big, broad comedy (unless you wish to count Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters) since his movie debut in 1995’s Senior Trip, so this strikes me as a great opportunity to showcase a different side of himself as an actor and flex his comedy muscles.

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Comedy Central to Air “The President Show” as Television Doubles Down on 2016 Election and Trump

The President Show ExcerptComedy Central is premiering a new weekly series, The President Show, starring and created by comedian Anthony Atamanuik as President Trump.

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TV Casting Round-Up (03.23.17) – Adrien Brody Joins “Peaky Blinders,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” Adds Several Guest Stars, and More…

Adrien Brody ExcerptOscar-winning actor Adrien Brody has joined the cast of the BBC series Peaky Blinders and a Whedon alum has booked a three-episode arc on the CBS series Bull.

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