TV News: Evangelion, Arrow, Love, Scorsese

Neon Genesis Evangelion
Studio Khara has announced plans for a newly remastered DVD and Blu-ray box-set for the classic 1990s anime series “Neon Genesis Evangelion”. It is slated to hit Japan next summer.

The remaster set will contain all twenty-six episodes of the original television anime, the video format version of episodes 21-24, and the films “Evangelion: Death & Rebirth,” “The End of Evangelion” and “Revival of Evangelion”. [Source: io9]

Manu Bennett is reportedly confirmed to be reprising the role of Slade Wilson (aka. Deathstroke) in the upcoming fourteenth episode of The CW’s third season of “Arrow”. Bennett was the ‘big bad’ of the second season and was last seen in a supermax prison on the island of Lian Yu. [Source: MTV News]

Manhattan Love Story
Hulu has picked up the seven remaining unaired episodes of ABC’s canceled romantic comedy series “Manhattan Love Story”. The news comes a week after Hulu also picked up unaired episodes of the network’s “Selfie”, Manhattan’s lead-in series.

The leftover episodes will be available weekly starting Thursday via Hulu with a subscription to its premium Plus service. [Source: The Live Feed]

Untitled Scorsese & Jagger Project
HBO has given a series order to an untitled drama series project from Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger. Set in 1970s New York, the series will explore the drug and sex fueled music business as punk and disco were breaking out.

The action will unfold through the eyes of a record executive (Bobby Cannavale) trying to resurrect his label and find the next new sound. Olivia Wilde, Ray Romano, Juno Temple, Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay, Ato Essandoh, Max Casella, James Jagger and Jack Quaid all star. [Source: The Wrap]