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Kenya Barris (“black-ish”) and Kid Cudi (aka Scott Mescudi) are teaming for the adult animated music series “Entergalactic” at Netflix which will showcase music from Cudi’s new album of the same name being released by Republic Records and follows a young man on his journey to discover love. Cudi and Ian Edelman are writing and executive producing with Barris. [Source: Variety]

The Hills
MTV has confirmed that it has renewed “The Hills: New Beginnings” for a second season. The series follows the group of friends from the series’ original incarnation – including Brody Jenner, Audrina Patridge, Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt – who write their newest chapters in relationships, romance and success. The news comes as the revival’s fifth episode airs tonight. [Source: Deadline]

Stranger on a Beach
Anonymous Content has won the screen rights to the forthcoming Michele Campbell sensual thriller novel “A Stranger on the Beach” which Alex Goldstone and Rosalie Swedlin will produce.

The story follows wealthy Hamptons dweller Caroline Stark whose one-night stand with a local bartender leads to some unrequited love. As tensions escalate between Caroline and her fling, she suddenly finds herself accused of murdering her own husband. [Source: Variety]

Wilde & Silberman Untitled Project
Universal Pictures has beaten out five other studios for an untitled holiday comedy pitch that hails from “Booksmart” director Olivia Wilde and writer Katie Silberman. Wilde is attached to direct and Silberman will write the screenplay while both will produce. [Source: THR]

Project Blue Book
HISTORY has released the teaser trailer for the upcoming ten-episode second season of the Aidan Gillen-led drama series “Project Blue Book”. The series is based on the real-life, top-secret investigations of the United States Air Force regarding Unidentified Flying Objects and other phenomena during the 1950s and 1960s. It averaged 3.4 million viewers per episode when it debuted back in January.