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Freeform Cancels Its “Beyond” Series

  Freeform has cancelled the series “Beyond” after two seasons, one week after the second season finale aired. The series lost 50% of its viewers in its second season with just 244,000 viewers tuning in per episode. The one-hour drama followed a young man who wakes up from a coma …

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“Maximum Speed”: A Stock Car Racing Franchise

  Chuck Norris’ brother and current United Fighting Arts Federation president Aaron Norris has been set to produce and direct “Maximum Speed,” the first in a planned high-speed car action film franchise. However this isn’t about muscle cars ala “Fast and Furious,” rather this is set in the world of …

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Trailer: Spike Lee’s “Pass Over”

  Amazon Studios has released the official trailer for Spike Lee’s new feature “Pass Over,” a filmed stage production based on newcomer Antoinette Nwandu’s play. John Michael Hill, Julian Parker, Ryan Hallahan, and Black DeLong star in the story about two young black men talking s–t, passing the time, and …

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Martindale, James, Camp Enter “The Kitchen”

  Margo Martindale, Bill Camp and Brian D’Arcy James have joined the cast of the Vertigo Comics title “The Kitchen” for New Line. Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss lead the 1970s Hell’s Kitchen-set crime drama. The story follows the wives of Irish mobsters who end up taking over …

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Aniston, Sandler Reunite On “Murder Mystery”

  “Just Go With It” stars Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston are set to reunite on the Netflix original comedy feature “Murder Mystery”. Sandler plays a New York cop and Aniston his wife. They become prime suspects in the murder of an elderly billionaire while vacationing in Europe. “Workaholics co-creator …

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“Kim Possible,” “Gambit” Set Start Dates

  A new listing indicates that the live-action adaptation of Disney Channel’s hit animated series “Kim Possible” will begin filming June 4th in Vancouver. Adam B. Stein and Zach Lipovsky are co-directing. The listing comes from Production Weekly with the project going by the codename “Possibility”. Mark McCorkle and Robert …

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“Infinity War” Spoiler Fears Over Early Screening

  Marvel Studios is going out of its way to keep the secrets of “Avengers: Infinity War” secret as long as possible. From moving the U.S. date up to be in line with the rest of the world, to an embargo on both social media reactions and full reviews until …

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Producers Talk “Lost in Space” Smith Change

  When Netflix’s upcoming reboot of “Lost in Space” was announced, there was some curiosity and interest. However, it wasn’t until Parker Posey joined the cast as Dr. Smith that there was suddenly a whole lot more attention paid. Jonathan Harris’ iconic campy turn in the original often stole the …

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“Ready Player One” Nabs $3.8M In Previews

  Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One” opened with $3.8 million in Wednesday night previews, putting the sci-fi fantasy on track to open at or past its projections of $45-55 million over the four-day Easter holiday period. Reviews have been fairly strong, though far from stellar, for the title which nabbed …

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Stan, Verbinski To “Beat The Reaper”

  Sebastian Stan has signed on to star and Gore Verbinski (“The Ring,” “Pirates of the Caribbean”) is set to direct the film adaptation of Josh Bazell’s debut novel “Beat the Reaper” for New Regency and Appian Way. Stan will play a young ER doctor whose life is upended when …

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Trailer: Ethan Hawke Is “First Reformed”

  A24 has released the first trailer for Paul Schrader’s acclaimed thriller “First Reformed” starring Ethan Hawke and Amanda Seyfried. Hawke plays a mysterious Reverend based in a small town in upstate New York. When he’s approached by a pregnant woman struggling with an unstable radical activist husband, he gets …

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Hugh Jackman Receives A “Bad Education”

  Hugh Jackman is in talks to star in “Thoroughbreds” director Cory Finley’s new film “Bad Education” for Automatik and Sight Unseen. Mike Makowsky (“I Think We’re Alone Now”) penned the story which is said to have a darkly comic “Election” tone and is based on true events that Makowsky …

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Tobias Menzies Is Philip In “The Crown”

  The last key role has been filled with Tobias Menzies signed on to play Prince Philip in the third and fourth seasons of Netflix’s “The Crown”. Menzies would take over from Matt Smith in the role, landing a gig which Paul Bettany and Michael Sheen were previously rumored for. …

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HBO Reveals Full “Westworld” S2 Trailer

  Following the first trailer during the Super Bowl in early February, HBO has now unveiled the official full-length trailer for the second season of “Westworld”. Set to a cover of Nirvana’s “Heart-Shaped Box,” Bernard and Dolores seem to be the focus of the trailer which follows on from the …

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Reed Morano To Helm “Diary” Tale

  Emmy-winning “The Handmaid’s Tale” director Reed Morano is in talks to helm “Keeper of the Diary” for Fox Searchlight. The story deals with Otto Frank’s quest to find a publisher for the diary his daughter, Anne, kept while in hiding from the Nazis in the World War II-era Netherlands. …