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.
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Eckhart joins previously cast Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Jack Huston, Amanda Peet, and Mathe Keller. The series is made up of eight, stand alone episodes directed by Weiner.
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.
Emmy nominated actor David Morse has joined Benicio Del Toro in Showtime’s upcoming limited series Escape at Dannemora. The project also stars Patricia Arquette and Paul Dano.
Get Out star Allison Williams has booked a guest starring role in Showtime’s Patrick Melrose starring Benedict Cumberbatch. The project is based on the semi-autobiographical novels by Edward St. Aubyn.
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.
Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins and the film’s male lead Chris Pine are reuniting for the six-episode limited drama One Day She’ll Darken. TNT announced at their TCA panel they had given the project a straight-to-series order, with Jenkins attached to direct the pilot and Pine set to star in all six installments.
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.
American Crime Story actor Sarah Paulson has landed a role in M. Night Shyamalan’s next thriller, Glass. She joins previously cast James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Bruce Willis, and Samuel L. Jackson.
Syfy debuted a new teaser trailer for Krypton at Comic-Con this weekend. While it’s not as much footage as fans would’ve liked to have seen, this show does look incredibly fun. Here’s hoping it’s as smart as Syfy’s critically acclaimed The Expanse and as cool as any DC series should be!
“If there’s one thing I hate, it’s the movies,” said Holden Caulfield in J.D. Salinger’s acclaimed novel Catcher in the Rye. So if you can’t adapt the story your teacher taught you to love, then adapt the story of the author and the teacher who taught him to love writing.
An original biopic is in the works at Netflix on the life of Gore Vidal and Kevin Spacey is taking the reins in the title role of Gore. The project will be directed by Michael Hoffman and is currently in pre-production in Rome.
Streaming network Amazon has nabbed the six-episode drama Picnic at Hanging Rock, starring Game of Thrones alum Natalie Dormer. The project is based on the Australian novel by Joan Lindsay and is directed by Larysa Kondracki.
It’s been a great summer of action films starring women, kicking off with Wonder Woman in June and Atomic Blonde looking to be another great addition, and now we’re getting the trailer for Proud Mary which will keep the streak alive next year.
It’s a twenty-second video with no footage of any characters, just shots of Liberty High School and an announcement that there will be a season two, but the internet has plenty of feelings regarding the news.
Oscar winner Forest Whitaker is headed to the small screen as he joins Empire in a recurring role for season four. He joins Demi Moore who has also signed on for a recurring role after making an appearance in the season three finale.
Comedy Central continues to play with its late night block with the network announcing that @midnight will end next month. The show is hosted by Chris Hardwick and has been running since 2013.
Julia Roberts-starrer Homecoming has landed a two season order from Amazon. The project is an adaptation of the podcast of the same name from Gimlet Media. The podcast launched last November.