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Giancarlo Esposito Join Cinemax’s “Jett”

  Giancarlo Esposito (“Breaking Bad,” “The Maze Runner: The Death Cure”) has scored a lead role opposite star Carla Gugino in the straight-to-series drama “Jett” at Cinemax. Gugino plays Daisy ‘Jett’ Kowalski, a world-class thief fresh out of prison who is forced back into doing what she does best by …

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New International Trailer: Statham v Shark In “MEG”

  Following two trailers back in April, a new Asian market trailer is out for the giant prehistoric shark film “The Meg” is out and offers a bunch of new footage. Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Cliff Curtis, Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Robert Taylor, Jessica McNamee, Masi Oka and Winston Chao …

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“Lucifer” Producers Talk Their Netflix Plans

  With Netflix having saved FOX’s “Lucifer” from cancellation and granting the supernatural drama a fourth season, co-showrunners Joe Henderson and Ildy Modrovich are already planning out where the series will go next and what to expect. It has been confirmed by TV Line that the new season will be …

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Lee & Docter To Head Up WDA & Pixar

  Following news of John Lasseter’s departure at the end of this coming year, Pixar and The Walt Disney Company have announced that “Frozen” co-director and “Zootopia” co-writer Jennifer Lee has been named Chief Creative Officer for Walt Disney Animation Studios and that “Up” and “Monsters Inc.” director Pete Docter …

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Apple Greenlights Nanjiani’s “Little America”

  Apple has greenlit the half-hour immigration-themed anthology series “Little America” from “The Big Sick” scribes Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. Based on the true stories featured in Epic Magazine, the show is described as a small, collective portrait of America’s immigrants – exploring their funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring, …

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Hoeks Top Choice For “Queen and Country”

  “Blade Runner 2049” and “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” actress Sylvia Hoeks is reportedly in talks to play the lead role of Tara Chace in Ridley Scott’s planned adaptation of Greg Rucka’s Eisner award-winning spy comic “Queen And Country” at 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment. Set in …

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Animated “Invincible” Series Goes To Amazon

  “The Walking Dead” creator Robert Kirkman adaptation of the iconic comic “Invincible” has been given a straight-to-series order by Amazon Studios. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg were to direct a planned film adaptation of the property, but now it will be an adult animated hourlong series. The story centers …

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Bird Offers “1906” Film & TV Series Update

  It has been a long running passion project of “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” and “Incredibles 2” director Brad Bird, and this week the filmmaker says he still very much hopes to eventually make his proposed live-action film adaptation of James Dalessandro’s novel “1906”. Bird, who has been planning …

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No More “Rick and Morty” Long Delays

  With acclaimed and popular animated series “Rick and Morty” securing a deal for seventy more episodes, the often long waiting period between seasons of the show are now expected to be a thing of the past. Adult Swim had an eighteen month hiatus between the show’s second and third …

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Zemeckis To Helm “The Witches” Remake

  Filmmaker Robert Zemeckis (“The Walk,” “Back to the Future”) is in final negotiations to direct a new film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic novel “The Witches” for Warner Bros. Pictures and ImageMovers. Based on the 1973 novel, the story follows a seven-year-old boy who has a run in with …

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Kurtzman To Develop More “Star Trek” Series

  CBS Television Productions has announced a new deal with executive producer Alex Kurtzman which will extend his agreement with the studio to five years and supervise the expansion of CBS’ “Star Trek” franchise for television. This includes developing new series, mini-series and animated projects based on the property with …

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Trailer: Monroe, Oldman In Netflix’s “Tau”

  Netflix has released a new trailer for its original sci-fi horror feature “Tau” starring Gary Oldman as the voice of an AI-driven smart house that terrorizes its inhabitants in a horrifying game of cat and mouse. “It Follows” star Maika Monroe plays a young woman living in a futuristic …

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New Trailer: John Cho Is “Searching”

  A new trailer has arrived for Aneesh Chaganty’s award-winning Sundance thriller “Searching” which is set entirely on desktops. “Star Trek” alum plays a widower who desperately tries to find his missing 16-year-old daughter (Michelle La) via social media channels, video phone calls and websites. Debra Messing, Joseph Lee and …

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Stephen Merchant Joins Waititi’s “Jojo Rabbit”

  Actor and comedian Stephen Merchant (“Logan,” “Extras”) has announced on social media that he is set to join the star studded cast of Taika Waititi’s WW2 satire “JoJo Rabbit”. The story follows an awkward young German boy (Roman Griffin) raised by a single mother (Scarlett Johansson), and whose only …

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“Gotti” Now Selling Itself On Critical Hate

  The team behind the John Travolta-led mobster drama “Gotti” are using the critical condemnation of the film as a marketing asset. A few days ago came word that the movie had earned the ignominious honor of a 0% score on Rotten Tomatoes with every critic who reviewed it panning …