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AMC’s “Badlands” Goes Straight To Series

AMC has ordered the martial arts drama "Badlands" straight to series. Six one-hour episodes will be produced for a late 2015/early 2016 airing.The series is just the latest adaptation of the classic Chinese tale "Journey To The West,"...

Thomas Jane To Lead Syfy’s “Expanse” Series

Thomas Jane has scored the starring role in Syfy's "The Expanse," a TV series adaptation of James S.A. Corey's space-set "Leviathan Wakes" novels.Set two centuries in the future when much of our solar system has been colonised, Jane plays...

Starz Chief Talks “Black Sails,” “Outlander” Future

Starz CEO Chris Albrecht has suggested that the network is likely to pick up its pirate adventure series "Black Sails" for a third season.Speaking at the TCA Summer press tour this afternoon, Albrecht says: "I looked at the final...

Farrell, Kitsch Up For Next “True Detective”?

Yesterday came the confirmed news that the upcoming second season of HBO's "True Detective" would feature four main leads. On top of that, casting announcements regarding those roles could arrive as early as next week.Today, one of the...

True Detective Creator Offers Season 2 Update

Following this morning's multiple Emmy nominations for the first season of HBO's "True Detective," the show's creator Nic Pizzolatto has revealed some new details about the second season of the anthology series.He confirms that he is halfway through writing...

TV News: Knick, Boardwalk, Matador, Marvel

The Television Critics Association's summer press tour is underway this week with various bits of TV news being announced at the assorted network panels over the course of the next two weeks. Amongst the news today:The KnickCinemax has...

NBC’s “Constantine” Replaces Its Female Lead

She starred as the female lead in the already produced (and leaked) pilot episode. Now, NBC is writing out not just actress Lucy Griffiths ("True Blood") but her character as well from its upcoming supernatural DC comic series...

FOX Announces “Gotham,” “Sleepy” Premieres

FOX has unveiled its Fall premiere schedule with both the launch of much anticipated Batman prequel series "Gotham", and the second season premiere of supernatural hit "Sleepy Hollow" scheduled for the night of Monday, September 22nd. Later...

Stars Come Out For HBO’s “Olive Kitteridge”

HBO has announced the star-studded supporting cast for its upcoming mini-series adaptation of Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "Olive Kitteridge". Lisa Cholodenko ("The Kids Are All Right") will helm the four-part mini-series which debuts on the network in...

TV News: Who, Extant, Magicians, Glee, Rebels

Doctor WhoThere's been numerous on-set photos, but today a new photo from EW appears to be the first official still from an upside of the upcoming new season of "Doctor Who," specifically the eighth season premiere "Deep Breath". ExtantCBS'...

The 2014 Emmy Award Nominations

Unsurprisingly, HBO leads this year's nominees for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. The network's early days of AIDS telemovie "The Normal Heart" dominated its categories with a full nine nominations amongst the major awards. Their fantasy series...

Orphan Black Renewed, “Broadchurch” S2 Set

At the TCA session today in Los Angeles, BBC America confirmed that its acclaimed clone drama series "Orphan Black" has been renewed for a third season.The series has scored another ten episodes which will air in the show's usual...

Robbie Amell Is Firestorm In “The Flash”

Robbie Amell ("The Tomorrow People"), brother of "Arrow" star Stephen Amell, is joining that world as he's booked a recurring role on the spin-off series "The Flash" on The CW .Amell will play Ronnie Raymond, a S.T.A.R. Labs maintenance...

Friedkin Considering “True Detective” Gig?

One of several ways that HBO's first season of its anthology series "True Detective" was unique was that all eight episodes were not only written by one man, Nic Pizzolatto, but also all directed by one - Cary Fukunaga.While...

TV News: Anarchy, Walking, Freak, Gotham

Sons of AnarchyCourtney Love is set to guest star on the upcoming seventh and final season of FX's biker drama "Sons of Anarchy". Love will play a pre-school teacher in the show.She's not the only musician onboard...

BBC Plans “The Last Kingdom” TV Series

BBC America and "Downton Abbey" producer Carnival Films are teaming to co-produce the eight-part historical series "The Last Kingdom" for BBC Two.Based on "Sharpe" author Bernard Cornwell's book series "The Saxon Stories," the series will combine real historical figures...

Mad Max, Hobbit, Penny, Ant-Man Hit Comic Con

Announcements regarding what movies and TV shows are slated to appear at Comic Con later this month have begun popping up.First up, Warner Bros. Pictures has confirmed that their panel this year at the San Diego Comic Con will...

Hannibal Director Tackles “Powers” Pilot

"30 Days of Night" and "Hard Candy" director David Slade has earned small screen cred having directed five episodes (including the pilot) and served as executive producer on the first two seasons of NBC's acclaimed and gruesome "Hannibal."His dark...

Game of Thrones Author Advocates A Film

Appearing at the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival this week, author George R. R. Martin acknowledged that he would like "Game Of Thrones," HBO's epic TV series adaptation of his 'A Song of Ice and Fire' novels, to wrap...

AMC Plans Lots Of Reclining Cinema Chairs

What has been the domain of pricey premium ticket experiences, like Event Cinemas and Regent Cinemas' 'Gold Class' screenings in recent years, may now be coming to the masses at a more affordable price.AMC Entertainment Holdings has announced a...

TV News: Leftovers, Knick, Wife, Danger

The LeftoversWant answers to the central mystery of the 'Sudden Departure' in HBO's "The Leftovers"? You probably aren't going to get them - or at least not in the way you may want. Vulture just ran a...

Brandon Routh Joins “Arrow” As The Atom

Former Superman himself Brandon Routh looks likely to play another superhero from DC Comics mythology - The Atom. The actor is set to play the main recurring guest star in the upcoming third season of The CW's "Arrow".Routh...

TV News: FX, Spoils, Neighbours, Sharknado 2

FXFX has announced this year's Comic Con panels with "Archer" on Friday July 25th at 5pm in the Indigo Ballroom, "American Horror Story" on Saturday July 26th at 7pm in Room 6DE, and "Sons of Anarchy" on Sunday July...

BBC Apologises For “Doctor Who” Scripts Leak

BBC Worldwide has asked fans not to share spoilers about the upcoming new season of "Doctor Who" after five scripts for episodes from the upcoming season leaked online over the weekend.The scripts reportedly leaked after being sent to the...

Third “Doctor Who” S8 Teaser Hints At Villain

"I see into your soul, Doctor. I see beauty, divinity and hatred".Another all too brief fifteen-second teaser for the upcoming eighth season of The BBC's "Doctor Who" has arrived, this one sporting a voiceover that sounds like a Dalek...

Arrow Gets New Vertigo, No ‘Dawn’ Cameo

Whilst Marvel is pursuing an interconnected screen universe across film and television, DC isn't doing the same - opting for a shared cinematic universe but allowing separate adaptations of its comic titles for the small screen (aside from the...

Gotham Casts The Penguin’s Mother

Carol Kane ("Scrooged," "The Princess Bride") has joined the cast of FOX's upcoming Batman-prequel series "Gotham".The actress will play the recurring role of Gertrud Kapelput, the mother of future Penguin himself Oswald Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor).The character is essentially...

A “Nightbreed” TV Series In The Works

Twenty five years after they essentially threw it away, Clive Barker's cult fantasy horror tale "Nightbreed" is getting a new lease on life.Not only is the much anticipated and restored director's cut of the film hitting Blu-ray this Halloween,...

ABC’s “Once” Casts Its “Frozen” Queen Elsa

Australian actress Georgina Haig has scored the key role of Queen Elsa of Arendelle, the icy powered character from Disney's "Frozen," in the upcoming fourth season of ABC's "Once Upon a Time". The character was previously teased in...

TV News: Arrow, Man, Flash, Gotham, Batman

ArrowKarl Yune ("Speed Racer," "Real Steel") has scored the major recurring role of Maseo Yamashiro, Oliver Queen's Hong Kong handler, in the upcoming third season of The CW's "Arrow".The character will evolve into a teacher and a friend who...

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