TV News: Maisel, Old, Four, Psych, Twenties

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
“This Is Us,” “American Crime Story: People v. OJ Simpson” and “The Predator” star Sterling K. Brown has signed on for an unspecified role in the third season of Amazon’s critically-acclaimed comedy series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”. Brown made the announcement in a video posted on his official Twitter account. In it, he says: “The Palladinos were kind enough to write a little something for your boy, and I said yes. So, stay tuned. I’m getting together with Midge and it’s going to be awesome.” [Source: Twitter]

Too Old To Die Young
“Drive” director Nicolas Winding Refn’s new Amazon TV series “Too Old To Die Young” is reportedly targeting a debut at Cannes, though it’s not clear how many of the ten feature-length episodes will run. Miles Teller leads the cast of this neon-soaked look at the criminal underbelly of LA, including working-class hit men, Yakuza soldiers, cartel assassins from Mexico, Russian mafia captains and teenage killers. The show debuts on Amazon Prime on June 14th. [Source: Deadline]

Four Weddings and a Funeral
Hulu has officially set a July 31st premiere date for Mindy Kaling’s upcoming ten-episode anthology comedy-drama series “Four Weddings and a Funeral” based on the award-winning British romantic-comedy film of the same name. The story follows four American friends who reunite for a fabulous London wedding. But after a bombshell at the altar throws their lives into turmoil, they must weather a tumultuous year of romance and heartbreak. [Source: Hulu]

Psych: The Movie 2
Joel McHale and “Westworld” alum Jimmi Simpson are reportedly joining the upcoming “Psych: The Movie” sequel. “Psych: The Movie 2” finds Shawn (James Roday) and Gus (Dulé Hill) going back to where it all began: Santa Barbara. Timothy Omundson will also return for the follow-up, having sat out much of the first as he was recovering from a stroke. “Psych: The Movie 2” will debut on USA Network later this year. [Source: TV Line]

Following their success with “Boomerang,” BET is teaming up with prolific screenwriter-producer Lena Waithe for the eight-episode half-hour comedy series “Twenties”. The story follows the adventures of a queer black girl, Hattie, and her two straight best friends, Marie and Nia, who spend most of their days talking ‘ish’ and chasing their dreams. A pilot for the show was previously made at TBS in late 2018 with Jonica T. Gibbs, Christina Elmore and Gabrielle Graham starring. [Source: Variety]