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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.[caption id="attachment_823042" align="aligncenter" width="600"] TNT[/caption]Reuniting Alienist cast mates Daniel Bruhl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning, the project will mine[...]

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[...]

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'I Am the Night' Trailer: Racism, Black Dahlia Murder Collide in Patty Jenkins/Chris Pine Limited Series

With filming on Wonder Woman 1984 currently underway, TNT is giving us our first look at their "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.[caption id="attachment_877788" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: TNT[/caption]Inspired by a true story and focusing on Fauna Hodel's (India Eisley)[...]

Russell Crowe to Play Fox News Founder Roger Ailes in Showtime Limited Series

television debut by tackling the life of one of the most controversial figures in news media, late Fox News founder Roger Ailes, in an eight-episode limited series from Showtime and Blumhouse Television.The still-untitled project (previously titled Secure and Hold: The Last Days of Roger Ailes) is based on Gabriel Sherman’s bestselling book The Loudest Voice in the Room; as[...]

SundanceTV, AMC Networks Join for Series Adaptation of Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose

A smart, thrilling story, coupled with and extremely high production values, makes this project a perfect fit for our linear network and streaming service – it’s exactly what our discerning audience craves.” - Jan Diedrichsen, General Manager, SundanceTV/Sundance Now Currently in production in Italy, here's a look at the trailer for Hollywood's cinematic attempt at Eco’s acclaimed[...]

HBO's 'Sharp Objects' Limited Series Set for July Premiere

HBO is set to premiere its eight-episode limited series adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects on Sunday, July 8th at 9 p.m Adapted by Marti Noxon (Dietland) and directed by Big Little Lies' Jean-Marc Vallée, the project also stars Patricia Clarkson, Elizabeth Perkins, Madison Davenport, Chris Messina, and Eliza Scanlen.https://youtu.be/DgljcMqPG98 Camille Preaker, a crime reporter fresh out of a[...]

Driver Ed Review: Jacob A. Ware Shines in Offbeat Surreal Webseries [Tribeca 2018]

Ware, the limited webseries is described as an offbeat surreal comedy that's directed by Amanda Cowper and executive produced by Trish Harnetiaux, with music by Missy Mazzoli, Rob Cantor, and Rob Erickson.To see if Driver Ed is a road we want to continue travelling down or something painfully on par with our first experience with[...]

HBO's Sharp Objects Trailer: Amy Adams Finds Going Home Can Be Dangerous

That's the situation Amy Adams finds herself confronting in the first trailer for HBO's limited series adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects, with Big Little Lies' Jean-Marc Vallée directing all eight episodes Marti Noxon (Dietland) adapted the novel for series, with Patricia Clarkson, Elizabeth Perkins, Madison Davenport, Chris Messina and Eliza Scanlen rounding out the cast.Here's[...]

Sacha Baron Cohen to Portray Israeli Spy Eli Cohen in Netflix Limited Series 'The Spy'

[caption id="attachment_827740" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: GIO_LE / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Netflix has tapped actor/comedian Sacha Baron Cohen (Les Misérables) to bring the story of legendary Israeli spy Eli Cohen to life in their six-episode limited series The Spy Written and directed by Gideon Raff (Prisoners of War), the series will debut globally on the streaming service outside of France; and on[...]

Steven Spielberg, Javier Bardem Bring 'Cortes' to Life as Amazon Limited Series

The epic saga of legendary conqueror Hernan Cortes has found a home at Amazon Studios, with Oscar winner Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men) set to lead the four-hour miniseries Cortes. Developed by three-time Oscar winner Steven Spielberg (Ready Player One) through Amblin Television, the project is created for series television by Oscar-winning Schindler's List writer Steven […]

Anna Paquin to Star in 'Flack', a New Dramedy Series from Pop TV

Created by Oliver Lansley (Whites, Alice’s Adventures Underground) and directed by Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty), the limited series of six hour-long episodes is expected to begin production in London later this month.Paquin said in a statement: “Oliver Lansley has written six of the best scripts I’ve ever read He walks that fine line between intense character-driven[...]

Stuxnet: HBO Lands Alex Gibney Cyber Warfare Limited Series

[caption id="attachment_793187" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit (left): HBO / (right) Sam Aronov - Shutterstock.com[/caption]HBO and Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, Taxi to the Dark Side) are ready to pull back the curtain on one of the most important moments in the history of modern cyber warfare with the new limited series Stuxnet (working[...]

Arnold Schwarzenegger Saddles Up for Amazon Western Series 'Outrider'

With the creative dividing lines between television and film continuing to fade comes word that action film icon  Arnold Schwarzenegger (True Lies, Predator) is attached to star in and executive produce western event series Outrider for Amazon. The series would mark the Austrian-born actor's first major scripted television series role. Co-written by Trey Calloway (APB, The […]

The Looming Tower Trailer: Jeff Daniels Drama Shows CIA, FBI Divide

With the limited series set to bow next month, Hulu has released the official trailer for a series that examines how it was a lack of communication and not a lack of solid intelligence that stifled law enforcement’s ability to predict and stop the attack.You can check out the trailer for Hulu's The Looming Tower here:https://youtu.be/zPnSe3KYrwA Based[...]

Kate Beckinsale Returns to Amazon in Thriller Series The Widow

Actress Kate Beckinsale is going from Underworld to underground in the new drama-thriller The Widow, an eight-episode original series from Harry and Jack Williams (Fleabag) for Amazon and ITV. Directed by Sam Donovan and Olly Blackburn, the series is set to be executive produced by Williams's Two Brothers Pictures, with Eliza Mellor producing. The Widow isn't […]

'Kubo' Shannon Tindle Releases Unmade Haunted Mansion Series Teaser

Tindle wrote pilots for two different versions of a possible The Haunted Mansion animated series: one would be an ongoing series, while the other a limited series.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4-6qJzeb3A Kubo and the Two Strings is an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan from acclaimed animation studio LAIKA[...]

James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction Looks to Sci-Fi's Past and Future

With Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead) covering the history of comic books, AMC is going to another heavy-hitter to tell the story of science fiction: James Cameron, director of legendary sci-fi films The Terminator, Aliens, The Abyss, Terminator 2: Judgement Day and Avatar. Originally announced in early 2017, James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction will examine how […]

Hard Sun: Luther's Neil Cross Sets Apocalyptic Drama at Hulu, BBC One

Is there a point to enforcing the law in the face of certain destruction? With the end of the world looming, how far would you go to make things right? Those are just some of the themes to be tackled by Neil Cross' (Luther) Hard Sun, a six-part "pre-apocalyptic" crime drama from BBC One and Hulu. Written[...]

Before They Were Gods: Yetide Badaki Found Herself 'Sequestered'

To say any more would result in me spoiling a taut little thriller that deserved a ton more eyeballs during its initial 2014 run; but here's what I'm certain is a spoiler-filled look at Badaki's Keira as well as an overview of the Crackle limited series:[caption id="attachment_753819" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Crackle[/caption]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGFaHwEdtsE Twelve jurors struggle to determine[...]

The Long Song: David Heyman Adapting Andrea Levy Novel for BBC One

[caption id="attachment_753023" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0], Wikimedia Commons[/caption]Andrea Levy's bestselling and critically acclaimed 2010 novel The Long Song has found a home at BBC One, with producer David Heyman (Gravity, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) set to adapt the story into a three-part historical limited series Produced by Heyman’s Heyday Television[...]