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McLaren To Helm “Cowboy Ninja Viking”

  Michelle MacLaren (“Breaking Bad,” “Game of Thrones”) has been set to direct the comic adaptation “Cowboy Ninja Viking” at Universal Pictures. MacLaren reportedly beat out Jennifer Yuh Nelson (“Kung Fu Panda”) and Rick Famuyiwa (“Dope’) for the job. The story involves a counter-intelligence unit that uses multiple personality disorder …

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Katherine Heigl Joins The “Suits” Cast

  Katherine Heigl is joining the eighth season of USA Network’s “Suits” as a series regular. The former “Grey’s Anatomy” actress will play Samantha Wheeler, a talented new partner at Pearson Specter Litt who challenges the status quo and will either become the firm’s greatest ally or most powerful enemy. …

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“Solo” Gets A Super Bowl Ad After All?

  Trade paper The Hollywood Reporter says that according to their industry insiders, the first footage from “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is expected to air during Super Bowl LII – a contrast to reports the other day which suggested it was unlikely. Whether it could be the actual trailer, …

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Dumbledore Won’t Be Gay Really In “Beasts”

  Three of Disney’s major tentpoles last year – “Beauty and the Beast,” “Thor: Ragnarok” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” – all teased the possibility of inclusion of LGBT characters in various interviews pre-release. When people got around to seeing the films though, two of them had none whatsoever …

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“Super Mario Bros.” Becomes An Animated Film

  Nintendo and “Despicable Me” animators Illumination Entertainment are teaming up to produce an animated feature based on the “Super Mario Bros.” game franchise. Shigeru Miyamoto and Chris Meledandri will produce the film which will star Mario as the main character and be set in the world of the games. …

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Eastwood May Direct & Star In “The Mule”

  Clint Eastwood is looking to potentially return to acting, his first role since 2012’s “Trouble with the Curve,” with the drug smuggling drama “The Mule” at Warner Bros. Pictures. The 87 year-old filmmaker is considering starring in, producing and directing the project based on a New York Times Magazine …

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Showtime Cancels “Dice,” But Renews “Chi”

  Showtime has cancelled Andrew Dice Clay’s semi-autobiographical comedy series “Dice”. Season two of the series, which premiered last year, averaged 823,000 viewers per episode across multiple platforms. The cancellation comes just hours after the network ordered a second season of hit drama series “The Chi” created and executive produced …

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Hulu Cancels “Shut Eye,” USA Renews “Suits”

  Hulu has cancelled its Jeffrey Donovan-led drama series “Shut Eye” after two seasons, the move coming shortly after the Hugh Laurie-led drama “Chance” was also shut down after two rounds. Donovan and KaDee Strickland starred in “Shut Eye” which followed a fortune-telling parlour franchise operator who suddenly starts experiencing …

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New Details On Dolan’s “Matt and Max”

  Currently putting the finishing touches on his first English-language feature “The Death and Life of John F. Donovon,” prolific French-Canadian auteur Xavier Dolan has lined up his next project – a Quebec-set intimate family drama titled “Matt & Max”. Dolan will play Max and his regular muse Anne Dorval …

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Lane, Kinnear Join Final “House of Cards”

  The sixth and final season of Netflix’s “House of Cards” has resumed production after being shut down in October following allegations of sexual assault and harassment made against series star Kevin Spacey. Shortly after production was suspended, Netflix and studio Media Rights Capital announced they were immediately severing ties …

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Marvel’s Feige Talks The Disney-Fox Deal

  While fans have long been theorising ways for X-Men characters to show up in the new “Avengers” films in the wake of the Disney-Fox deal, Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige advises that the studio isn’t doing much of anything creatively with Fox’s Marvel properties until after the deal closes …