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The Emmy Awards happily danced through the three hours but never left a moment without touching on the larger conversations of diversity and the current White House administration.
“Tonight, we binge ourselves,” declared this year’s Emmy host Stephen Colbert. Delivering a solid start to the awards show, Colbert began the night with a pre-taped portion of song, dance, before heading into a live monologue that doubled down on the political humor that has made him the biggest name in late-night this year.
Is it November yet? Marvel dropped a new trailer for Thor: Ragnarok in the middle of NFL’s opening night game between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs.
Gary Dauberman has closed a deal to write the second installment. The sequel had been the goal from the get go and would be called Chapter Two.
The company will announce a director for a project soon with production scheduled for early next year. The feature is described as in the vein of Frost/Nixon.
They just don’t make movies like they used to. Seriously. 1992 isn’t generally regarded as a landmark year for cinema but you’d be wrong to dismiss it. The films are still very much part of the culture, starting with Quentin Tarantino’s directorial debut and A Few Good Men.
The service launched in January 2016 at a monthly rate of $3.99 and streams NBC late night, well known NBC sitcoms, and classic series such as Monty Python’s Flying Circus, in addition to creating original programming.
Set in New York City in the Reagan era in the 1980s, the series is a fictionalized version of RuPaul’s rise from club kid to drag queen, gay icon, and global star.
Insecure is currently airing its second season while Ballers airs its third. Both shows have seen record viewership this year.
The series hails from Vin Diesel’s One Race Television and Chris Morgan Productions. Morgan and Diesel previously worked together on the film franchise Fast and Furious.
The project hails from Kapital Entertainment’s Aaron Kaplan and Dana Honor, and is penned by Shawn Wines. This marks Honor’s eighth pilot order for Kapital since joining the company a year ago.
HBO isn’t the only network with a post-Civil War alt-history in the works. After Amazon announced earlier this year that they were developing a project with Will Packer and Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder, details of the drama titled Black America have been revealed.
Darren Aronofsky’s Mother! has released its first teaser, featuring Jennifer Lawrence wandering through a large house as tension builds in voice over. “You’re insane!” and “Murderer!” Lawrence cries out off screen as we watch her search the home while Michelle Pfeiffer adds, “God help you.”
ABC is teaming up with Quantico star Priyanka Chopra on a new comedy series about a former Bollywood star. Chopra will executive produce the project which is being written by Sri Rao.
Transparent takes the Pfefferman family on a spiritual and political journey on the upcoming fourth season as the troupe delves into their family’s history and take a trip to Israel. Season 4 premieres September 22.
Jason Blum’s Blumhouse TV has napped the rights to Joshua Green’s Devil’s Bargain. The book centers around the partnership between President Trump and Steve Bannon. It was published last week and quickly hit the top spot on the New York Times Bestseller List.
West Wing alum Allison Abner and Orville star Penny Johnson Jerald have teamed up with NBC to develop a political drama following an African American female mayor. Jerald and Abner will executive produce and Abner will also write the series.
In the trailer for Marjorie Prime, Jon Hamm plays a holographic recreation of the title character’s deceased husband. It looks to be a pensive look at life and memory, how the two effect one another, and how much of a role technology should play.
The action spec was penned by Shay Hatten, a 23-year-old writer’s assistant at Team Downey who previously wrote the Black List script Maximum King!.
Fox 21 Television Studios has nabbed the TV rights to Apollo 8 in a competitive situation. The book was penned by Jeffrey Kluger, co-author of Apollo 13 which was adapted into the hit 1995 film directed by Ron Howard.
Though you could argue that ABC’s fall slate will officially debut in IMAX theaters on September 1 with Marvel’s Inhumans, the launch on the small screen will be September 18 with Dancing with the Stars.