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Fellow Travelers: Thrilling Showtime Limited Series Adds To Cast
Showtime's upcoming limited series, Fellow Travelers, has announced five new individuals added to the cast The story, based on a novel of the same name by Thomas Mallon, has seen previous adaptations (such as an opera) and now it heads to the screen. Screenshot of Minnesota Opera's Fellow Travelers adaptation Source: YouTube/Minnesota Opera Included in the recent casting announcement[...]
Echoes: Netflix Casts Matt Bomer To Star In Limited Series Thriller
Matt Bomer will be on Netflix user screens in the seven-episode limited series Echoes, a mystery thriller about identical twins Leni and Gina (played by Michelle Monaghan) who share a dangerous secret Matt's previous and current work has expanded from multiple seasons of American Horror Story (including American Horror Stories) and HBO Max's Doom Patrol, as[...]
Lana Condor Lands A Role In Netflix's Upcoming Series 'Boo, Bitch'
A Netflix favorite star, Lana Condor, has landed a lead role and executive producer role in an upcoming limited series on the platform by the name of Boo, Bitch The series is set to be a teen comedy based on a ghostly and hilarious concept Condor's character, a high school senior, will experience some unforeseen delays as she's[...]
HBO's "The Son" Gains A New Cast Member: Jake Gyllenhaal
Source: Goodreads The story of the limited series, and that of the book, follows the main character Sonny Lofthus, who has been wrongly convicted for a set of crimes and endured prison time because of this Some hidden truths Lofthus learns about a family member is what sets him to seek escape and a possible road[...]
A look at the opening scene to The Stand miniseries, courtesy of ABC.
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). Stu and Frannie bond in The Stand miniseries, courtesy of ABC. CBS All Access' upcoming 10-episode adaptation of The Stand will include a King-penned coda for[...]
'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. Elizabeth BanksPhoto by Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock.com Set to premiere on FX in 2020, the nine-episode limited series tells the true story[...]
'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. BBC Set[...]
'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. FX The Undoing centers on Grace Sachs (Kidman), who[...]
'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. HBO 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! Talking Pictures! Evangelical Fervor![...]
'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[...]
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. Matthew RhysPhoto by DFree / Shutterstock.com 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 in his life when[...]
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[...]
TNT Orders 'The Alienist' Follow-Up Limited Series 'The Angel of Darkness'
TNT is getting back into the Caleb Carr business, following up their successful limited series adaptation of The Alienist with a limited series order for Carr's follow-up novel in the Dr Laszlo Kreizler series, The Angel of Darkness. TNT Reuniting Alienist cast mates Daniel Bruhl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning, the project will mine more source material from[...]
FX Adapting James Clavell's Feudal Japan Novel 'Shogun' as 10-Episode Limited Series
After nearly four decades since NBC's award-winning miniseries event helped firmly cement the "event series" in the television landscape, FX is ordering a 10-episode limited series adaptation of James Clavell's best-selling novel Shogun Announced by FX Networks and FX Productions CEO John Landgraf during today's Televison Critics Association's (TCA) summer press event, the project is set to[...]