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A look at the opening scene to The Stand miniseries, courtesy of ABC.

The Stand Author Stephen King Posts COVID-19 Nickname Trump Won't Like

So if people are going to make the connection anyway, King's recommending a new "nickname" for the pandemic: "Sure, call it Captain Trumps, why not? It fits." (original tweet posted below).[caption id="attachment_1146740" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Stu and Frannie bond in The Stand miniseries, courtesy of ABC.[/caption]CBS All Access' upcoming 10-episode adaptation of The Stand will include[...]

'Mrs. America': Elizabeth Banks Joins Cate Blanchett in FX Limited Series

Banks' Ruckelshaus is a pro-choice, socially progressive Republican appointed by President Gerald Ford to advance women’s rights - and to keep the Republican Party from being taken over by Phyllis Schlafly (Blanchett) and the religious right.[caption id="attachment_1027338" align="alignnone" width="2000"] Elizabeth BanksPhoto by Denis Makarenko /[/caption]Set to premiere on FX in 2020, the nine-episode limited series[...]

'Catch-22': Hulu Releases Official Trailer for George Clooney's Joseph Heller Adaptation

Hulu and executive producer/director George Clooney are bringing one aspect of our 11th Grade Honors English class to life with its limited series adaptation of Joseph Heller’s classic satirical novel Catch-22, and now we're getting our first official trailer for the six-episode project Written by Luke Davies (Lion) and David Michôd (The Rover), the adaptation[...]

'Perry Mason': Orphan Black Star Tatiana Maslany Joins HBO Limited Series

Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany has been tapped for a lead role in HBO‘s Perry Mason limited series, written and executive produced by showrunners Rolin Jones and Ron Fitzgerald With television director, writer, and producer Tim Van Patten (Boardwalk Empire, The Sopranos, Game of Thrones) set to direct and executive produce, the upcoming project stars Matthew Rhys (The Americans) in the title role.[caption[...]

'The Undoing': Edgar Ramirez, Lily Rabe Join HBO Limited Series from David E. Kelley

The cable network's six-episode limited series already boasts an impressive cast, including Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, and Donald Sutherland David E Kelley writes and serves as showrunner, with Susanne Bier set to direct all episodes, based on an adaptation of Jean Hanff Korelitz’s book You Should Have Known.[caption id="attachment_1008956" align="alignnone" width="1000"] FX[/caption]The Undoing centers on[...]

'Perry Mason' HBO Greenlights Limited Series; Tim Van Patten to Direct, EP

Written and executive produced by showrunners Rolin Jones and Ron Fitzgerald, the upcoming limited series stars Matthew Rhys (The Americans) in the title role.[caption id="attachment_1006602" align="alignnone" width="880"] HBO[/caption]Set in 1932 Los Angeles, where while the rest of the country recovers from the Great Depression - the city is booming like never before! Oil! Olympic Games![...]

'I Am the Night': Jefferson Mays on Getting Inside George Hodel's Mind [SPOILER INTERVIEW]

The last two episodes of TNT's bone-chilling mini-series I Am the Night have been particularly illuminating, increasingly disturbing and eerily captivating. Jay (Chris Pine) and Fauna (India Eisley) begin working together to uncover George Hodel's (Jefferson Mays) deepest and darkest secrets. They find themselves in grave danger, the closer they get to the truth. While […]

'When They See Us': Ava DuVernay's "Central Park 5" Limited Series Releases Teaser

Netflix and Ava DuVernay have announced the official title and release date for their "Central Park 5" limited series, with When They See Us (previously titled The Central Park 5) set to hit the streaming service on May 31, 2019 The four-part project examines the lives of Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana,[...]

TNT's 'I Am The Night': A Disturbing Slow Burn Neo-Noir That Stays With You [REVIEW]

George Hodel (Jefferson Mays), a man involved in some of Hollywood’s darkest debauchery, and possibly, its most infamous unsolved crime. TNT's limited series I Am The Night is inspired by inconclusive historical events and keeps viewers guessing throughout the entire series--and it was the way it weaved the theme I described above that had me spellbound by[...]

CBS Sets Spring 2019 Premiere Dates for The Code, The Red Line, Ransom Season 3

CBS is ready to roll out a new drama series (The Code), a new event series (The Red Line), and a returning series for its third season (Ransom), with "The Eye Network" unveiling the Spring 2019 premiere dates and times for all three projects–which you can find out more about below: Written by Limitless creator […]

HBO's 'Perry Mason' Limited Series Casts Matthew Rhys in Lead

Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey are prepping a limited series for HBO under their Team Downey Banner about legendary TV character sleuth/criminal defense lawyer, Perry Mason.[caption id="attachment_971560" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Matthew RhysPhoto by DFree /[/caption]It was just announced that Emmy winning The Americans actor Matthew Rhys will play the lead.According to Variety, this version of Perry Mason is at a time[...]

I Am The Night: TNT Releases New Trailer for Patty Jenkins, Chris Pine Mystery Limited Series

TNT is giving us a new look at director Patty Jenkins and actor Chris Pine's “side project” I Am The Night (originally One Day She’ll Darken): a mystery-thriller limited series from executive producer/director Jenkins, and starring executive producer Pine Inspired by a true story and focusing on Fauna Hodel’s (India Eisley) search for her real parents, the limited series blends the mystery surrounding[...]