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Epix Launches Streaming Service, Epix Now

The app is scheduled for release Roku and Amazon Fire TV and other to-be-named platforms in the future, according to the Hollywood Reporter.Epix Now subscribers will have access to the network's programming of thousands of blockbuster films; Epix original series like Get Shorty, Berlin Station, and Deep State; and streaming-exclusive TV shows like Pennyworth, Godfather[...]

Epix Renews 'Get Shorty' Series for Third Season

MGM's Epix has renewed the dark comedy series Get Shorty for a third season with a shortened seven episode order; previous seasons of Get Shorty featured a ten-episode run The show returns as part of Epix's original programming lineup, joined by Berlin Station and Graves.Get Shorty is loosely based off of the 1990 Elmore Leonard novel[...]

'Power Rangers Dino Charge' Davi Santos Joins Thriller Series 'Tell Me a Story'

[caption id="attachment_881542" align="aligncenter" width="446"] Credit: Primary Wave Entertainment[/caption]The cast of characters continues to grow on Kevin Williamson‘s (Scream) psychological thriller Tell Me a Story, with Davi Santos (Law & Order: True Crime) joining previously announced cast members Kim Cattrall  (HBO’s  Sex and the City), Billy Magnussen (Game Night, Get Shorty), Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries), Danielle Campbell (The Originals), James Wolk (Zoo), Dania Ramirez (Once Upon a Time), and[...]

Tell Me a Story: 'Parenthood' Star Sam Jaeger Joins Kevin Williamson's Twisted Fairy Tale Series

[caption id="attachment_873953" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: NBC[/caption]Not sure if  Sam Jaeger's run on Parenthood has prepared him with the kind of "parenting skills" he'll need for Kevin Williamson‘s (Scream) psychological thriller Tell Me a Story. Jaeger joins fellow cast members Kim Cattrall (HBO’s Sex and the City), Billy Magnussen (Game Night, Get Shorty), Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries), Danielle Campbell (The Originals), James Wolk (Zoo), and Dania Ramirez (Once Upon a Time)[...]

Zoo's James Wolk Latest Addition to Kevin Williamson's 'Tell Me a Story' for CBS All Access

[caption id="attachment_865795" align="aligncenter" width="507"] Credit: CBS[/caption]Kevin Williamson (Scream) continues expanding the twisted universe of his psychological thriller Tell Me a Story, tapping Zoo's James Wolk (Goliath, Billions) to join previously cast Kim Cattrall (HBO’s Sex and the City), Billy Magnussen (Game Night, Get Shorty), Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries) and Danielle Campbell (The Originals) in the CBS All Access series[...]

1 Female Writer out of 12: Variety's A Night in the Writers' Room Event

It appears that Variety's A Night in the Writers' Room event happening on June 14th has one lone female tv series writer out of the gathered 12. I thought we were getting better about this, Hollywood folks. The annual event will mix writers from both drama and comedy genres in a discussion about their processes […]

MGM Developing Hunter S. Thompson Series With 'Get Shorty' Holmes

Written by Bob Nelson (Nebraska), the project is part of an overall deal MGM Television has with Davey Holmes (Get Shorty, In Treatment), who will serve as showrunner should the project move to series.The project is being described as an "authorized" look at Thompson's life and career as the creator of "Gonzo journalism: where reporters[...]

Chris O'Dowd And Ray Romano To Lead Get Shorty Series

Epix is putting together a new 10-episode adaptation of Elmore Leonard's novel Get Shorty Most people know the property from the 1995 film with John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo and Danny DeVito.The new take changes a couple of name Chilli Palmer (Travolta) is now Miles Daly and will be played by Chris O'Dowd Harry[...]

Comic Industry Reacts To The Passing Of Elmore Leonard

Majestyk, Out Of Sight, 52-Pick Up, Get Shorty and 3:10 To Yuma (twice) Many creators have gone to twitter to post their condolences Chuck Palahniuk linked to Leonard's Writer's On Writing article that ran in the New York Times back in 2001.These were his basic 10 rules:  Never open a book with weather.  Avoid prologues.  Never use a verb other[...]