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Chris Hardwick Facing Abuse Allegations

  Nerdist founder, and NBC’s “The Wall” and AMC’s “Talking Dead” host Chris Hardwick is facing allegations that he abused and blacklisted his ex-girlfriend Chloe Dykstra. Dykstra posted a lengthy essay on Medium.com going into details of long-term sexual assault, emotional abuse and severe controlling behavior which she sustained over …

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“The Flash” S5 Gets Two More Regulars

  Danielle Nicolet and Hartley Sawyer have both been upgraded to series regulars for the upcoming fifth season of The CW’s “The Flash”. The very young Jim Carrey-like Sawyer was introduced in the fourth episode of season four as Ralph Dibny, a.k.a. The Elongated Man, and appeared in thirteen episodes …

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Netflix Picks Up FOX’s Cancelled “Lucifer”

  After a huge level of fan demand for it, Netflix has picked up FOX’s cancelled “Lucifer” TV series for a fourth season. Based on the Vertigo comics character, Lucifer is the story of the original fallen angel who has abandoned his throne and retired to Los Angeles, where he …

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“Stranger Things” Star Exits Twitter Over Abuse

  A week after “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” actress Kelly Marie Tran was harassed and bullied enough on social media that she left Instagram, 14-year-old “Stranger Things” breakout star Millie Bobby Brown has deleted her Twitter account. Brown reportedly shut down her Twitter following users posting memes depicting her …

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Apple Closes Screen Deal With Oprah

  Apple has closed a multiple-year non-exclusive content partnership with Oprah Winfrey. Under the pact, Winfrey and Apple will create original content that will be released as part of the latter’s lineup of content. The pact will reportedly include everything from film, TV, applications, books and other content that can …

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Cortes vs. Montezuma TV Series Planned

  Overbrook Entertainment and MOTOR have optioned the screen rights for Buddy Levy’s best-seller “Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs” with plans to turn it into a limited series. The story follows the violent confluence of two empires previously unknown to each other – …

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Showtime Orders “Black Monday” To Series

  Showtime has ordered the 1980s-set comedy “Black Monday” to series with Don Cheadle set to star and executive produce. David Caspe and Jordan Cahan serve as showrunners while Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg directed the pilot. The story begins on October 19th 1987, the worst stock market crash in …

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“American Horror Story” Crossover This Year

  All has been quiet on the “American Horror Story” front following the soft reception to last year’s ‘Cult’ and now creator Ryan Murphy has finally dropped some hints as to what is going to take place this year. On Twitter, Murphy revealed that the long-hyped crossover between the storylines …

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Posey Joins Araki & Soderbergh’s “Apocalypse”

  “Teen Wolf” alum Tyler Posey has signed on for a recurring role in Starz’s surreal, coming-of-age comedy series “Now Apocalypse”. The story follows Ulysses and his friends Carly, Ford and Severine, who are on various quests pursing love, sex and fame in Los Angeles. Amidst dating app adventures, Ulysses …

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“Star Trek: Discovery” Loses Its Showrunners

  CBS All Access & Netflix’s “Star Trek: Discovery” series has, once again, lost its showrunners. Gretchen Berg and Aaron Harberts, who served in the roles for the first season, are now out with Alex Kurtzman taking over as sole showrunner for the second season. Kurtzman will now also oversee …

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“Thrones” & “Westworld” Skipping Comic Con

  HBO has announced that they are sitting out of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, scrapping potential panels for both “Game of Thrones” and “Westworld”. A rep for HBO says: “Due to production schedules and air dates for Game of Thrones and Westworld, these series will not be presented at …

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Martin Offers Updates On “Thrones” Series

  Author George R.R. Martin has returned to the online blogging world where he takes time out from his schedule to offer a status update on HBO’s various “Game of Thrones” prequel series in development. The other week came word that the network was moving forward with one of the …

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Amazon Chief On How “Expanse” Was Saved

  Shortly after Syfy canceled its acclaimed sci-fi series “The Expanse,” fans of the series began campaigning for someone else to pick it up and bring the show back. Amazon ultimately did so. Now, in a new interview with Deadline, Amazon Studios CEO Jennifer Salke revealed the company had already …

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MTV Plans Live-Action “Aeon Flux” Series

  MTV has announced plans for a reboot of iconic 1990s animated series “Aeon Flux” with plans to turn the property into a live-action series. The new take will follow the mold of the original series and will be set in a future dystopian state. The action revolves around a …

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Ethan Hawke To Pen “Good Lord Bird”

  Blumhouse Television has set Ethan Hawke to co-write and star in the limited series “The Good Lord Bird” based on James McBride’s 2013 National Book Award-winning novel, The story follows Henry Shackleford, a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, when the region is a battleground between …