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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/DgljcMqPG98Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Sharp[...]
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'
Credit: GIO_LE / Shutterstock.com 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 OCS in France. Legende Films[...]
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
Credit (left): HBO / (right) Sam Aronov – Shutterstock.com 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 title)[...]
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[...]
'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[...]
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: Credit: Crackle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGFaHwEdtsEVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Sequestered[...]
The Long Song: David Heyman Adapting Andrea Levy Novel for BBC One
Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0], Wikimedia CommonsAndrea 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 and written by Sarah[...]
Catch-22: George Clooney To Direct, Star In Series Adaptation Of Joseph Heller Novel
Joseph Heller's classic novel Catch-22 is making its way to the small screen, with George Clooney set to direct and star in a six-part limited series for Paramount Television and Anonymous Content. Co-written by Luke Davies and David Michôd and directed by Clooney and Grant Heslov, the project is looking at early 2018 to begin shooting. Set in[...]
shoot the messenger
If you're Elyse Levesque's (Orphan Black) Daisy Channing, you really need the people who are coming after you to understand that the title of WGN America's newest limited series, Shoot the Messenger, isn't supposed to be taken literally Co-created by Jennifer Holness and Sudz Sutherland, the eight-part thriller also stars Alex Kingston (Doctor Who), Lucas Bryant (Haven)[...]
Waco: Paramount Network Releases New, Weinstein-less Trailer
Less than two months after the release of the limited series' first trailer, the Paramount Network has released a second trailer for Waco Now while we definitely get some new scenes from the miniseries to chew on, there's also a major difference that you might not realize at first viewing Unlike the first trailer, the[...]
godless netflix
In January 2018, Soderbergh will premiere his interactive limited series Mosaic on HBO. With only a week to go before Netflix premieres Steven Soderbergh's (Sex, Lies and Videotape, The Knick) new seven-part original limited western series Godless, the streaming service has released a new trailer spotlighting widower and town outcast Alice Fletcher (Michelle Dockery) As[...]
'Waco' Trailer Offers First Look At Taylor Kitsch As Cult Leader Koresh
As the nation approaches the 25th anniversary of the federal siege on cult leader David Koresh's Branch Davidian compound that ended in flames and lives lost, the Paramount Network is offering viewers their first extended look at their six-part limited series Waco. The series is set to be executive produced by Weinstein Television, written by John[...]
spirits of vengeance
Just one day after Marvel revealed the details and creative team of Spirits Of Vengeance, the book has been undercut with the announcement that it will run for just five issues, which is, according to top Marvel brass, "the death knell" for anything in the Marvel Universe that isn't Star Wars. Back in April, during Marvel's terrible, horrible, no[...]