FX has set its Fall premiere dates with “American Horror Story: 1984,” the ninth season of the anthology series, will premiere on Wednesday, September 18th. “Mayans M.C.” will debut its second season on Tuesday September 3rd. Australian drama “Mr Inbetween” begins its second season on Thursday, September 12th. Finally, the fourteenth season of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” begins on Wednesday, September 25th. [Source: Twitter]
John Magaro, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lola Kirke, Ben Schnetzer, Jonathan Pryce and Judd Hirsch are set to star in the pilot of “Gone Hollywood” at FX. The show will mix its fictional protagonists with real-life entertainment figures and events.
Set in 1980, the story centers on a group of talent agents who defect from an old-guard percentery to found their own, which skyrockets to industry dominance, disrupting the business and changing movies forever. Nelson Franklin, Eric Lange, Sarah Ramos, Peta Sergeant and Jeremy Shamos have recurring roles while Ted Griffin is showrunner. [Source: Deadlline]
The Healing Powers of Dude
Netflix has ordered eight episodes of the live-action single camera comedy series “The Healing Powers of Dude”. Erica Spates and Sam Littenberg-Weisberg co-created the series based on personal experience with social anxiety disorder.
The story follows Noah, an eleven-year-old boy with social anxiety disorder. When Noah has to start middle school, he turns to a mutt named Dude, a sarcastic emotional support dog who might need Noah as much as Noah needs him. Tom Everett Scott, Larisa Oleynik, Jace Chapman; Bottom row L-R: Laurel Emory, Sophia Jaewon Kim and Mauricio Lara star. [Source: Deadline]
Julie Andrews has become the first person officially cast in Shonda Rhimes’ eight episode Netflix series based on Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton novels. The story is set in the world of Regency London high society, a seductive, sumptuous world replete with intricate rules and dramatic power struggles, where no one is truly ever on steady ground. Andrews will voice the character Lady Whistledown, the sharp-tongued gossip writer using a curious mix of social commentary and scathing insult to send the season of 1813 into an all-out frenzy. [Source Variety]
D23 Expo has announced that “The Simpsons” will be coming to the biennial convention with a panel to kick off Saturday, August 24th in the D23 Expo Arena. Creator Matt Groening, Executive Producer Al Jean, Executive Producer Matt Selman, Supervising Director Mike B. Anderson, and stars Nancy Cartwright and Yeardley Smith will all be in attendance. It was announced earlier this year that all thirty seasons of The Simpsons will stream on Disney+ when it officially launches this November. [Source: Coming Soon]