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A look at Superman & Lois (Image: The CW)
While The CW's newest addition to its Arrowverse may be continuing with production, it will be doing so without writer Nadria Tucker (Krypton, Underground)- and she wants everyone to know why she was let go from the writing room for the Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch-starring series Superman & Lois Over the course of a[...]
Andy Mangels Remember Howard Cruse
Despite the battles he faced as the first openly gay male in underground comix in the 1970s, Cruse never lost his temper without first resorting to wit, and his wisdom and cool demeanor led those who met him to see him as a wise mentor Cruse charmed everyone; even on the internet, it would be[...]
'New York Undercover': Malik Yoba Returning as Det. J.C. Williams in ABC Pilot
The pilot is being spearheaded by original show creator Dick Wolf, Ben Watkins (Hand of God), and director Anthony Hemingway (Underground, American Crime Story) Wolf Films, Universal TV, and ABC Studios are producing. ABC Written by Watkins based on a story by Wolf and him, New York Undercover picks up 20 years after the end of the original[...]
'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett Statement: Thanks "Beautiful People," Pushes Back on "Inaccuracies"
And that can't be kicked out of me. With Love, respect & honor…Jussie" FOX Smollett's family and Underground's Jurnee Smollett-Bell released a statement on Wednesday condemning the attack, the perpetrators, and similar hate crimes (see below). The Chicago Police Department confirmed that in the early hours of January 29, Smollett was beaten by two males who approached him while yelling "racial and[...]
Jussie Smollett's Family: Attacks "Inhumane Acts of Domestic Terrorism"; CPD Release "Persons of Interest" Images
Less than 48 hours after Empire star Jussie Smollett was hopitalized following an assault in Chicago that law enforcement is describing as a "possible hate crime," the Smollett family and Underground's Jurnee Smollett-Bell have released a statement condemning the attack, the perpetrators, and similar hate crimes (see below). The Chicago Police Department confirmed that in the early hours of January[...]
Showtime Adapting Thriller Novel 'Kill Creek' – Scott Derrickson to EP/Direct, Misha Green to EP
Underground co-creator/showrunner Misha Green will be doing double duty on the dark side, with the Lovecraft Country writer/showrunner joining Scott Derrickson (Doctor Strange) as executive producer on Showtime's series adaptation of Scott Thomas's award-winning novel Kill Creek. Optioned by Platform One Media, and co-produced with Showtime, the series has tapped Derrickson to direct; Thomas will adapt his novel[...]
Courtney B. Vance, Aunjanue Ellis, and Elizabeth Debicki Join HBO's 'Lovecraft Country' from J.J. Abrams, Jordan Peele
Yann Demange (Top Boy) will direct and executive produce the first episode; with Underground's Misha Green writing the pilot and serving as showrunner, and executive producing alongside Peele, Abrams and Ben Stephenson. Lovecraft Country introduces us to 25-year-old Koren war vet Atticus Black (Majors), who joins up with his friend Letitia "Leti" Dandridge (Smollett-Bell) and his Uncle[...]
Showtime Orders Kevin Bacon Crime Drama 'City On A Hill' to Series
Credit:: Eric Ogden/Showtime Kevin Bacon (The Following, I Love Dick) and Showtime are heading back to the brutal streets of early '90s Boston in City On A Hill, a 12-episode crime drama series co-starring Underground's Aldis Hodge Written by Chuck MacLean (Boston Strangler) from an original idea by Ben Affleck (Good Will Hunting); and directed by[...]
the dark
He's had major recurring roles on the critically acclaimed Underground (WGN) as well as Marvel's Iron Fist (Netflix). Other projects include a leading role in the feature film, Desolation, which was released in 2018; as well as a supporting role in Trumbo, directed by Jay Roach Prior to that, Toby had guest roles in Salem (WGN)[...]
Lovecraft Country: Luther's Wunmi Mosaku Joins Jordan Peele, J.J. Abrams HBO Series
Television. Yann Demange (Top Boy) will direct and executive produce the first episode; with Underground executive producer/showrunner/writer Misha Green writing the pilot and serving as showrunner, and executive producing alongside Peele, Abrams and Ben Stephenson. Mosaku will play Rudy Dandridge, a hustler just like her half-sister Leticia, only her hustles haven't paid off[...]
'Hostiles' Jonathan Majors Taking HBO's Journey Through Lovecraft Country
Abrams' Bad Robot and Warner Bros Television. Yann Demange (Top Boy) will direct and executive produce the first episode; with Underground executive producer/showrunner/writer Misha Green writing the pilot and serving as showrunner, and executive producing alongside Peele, Abrams and Ben Stephenson. "When I first read Lovecraft Country I knew it had the potential to be unlike anything[...]
Lovecraft Country: Yann Demange to Direct Jordan Peele Project for HBO
Abrams' Bad Robot and Warner Bros Television. Underground executive producer/showrunner/writer Misha Green will write the pilot and serve as showrunner; and will executive produce alongside Peele, Abrams and Ben Stephenson. "When I first read Lovecraft Country I knew it had the potential to be unlike anything else on television Jordan, JJ, Bad Robot, Warner Bros and HBO are[...]
Heist 88: American Crime's Courtney B. Vance To Lead FX Crime Drama
Johnson-Cochran and Vance will write and star in the project, respectively, under Anthony Hemingway's (Underground, Shameless) direction; and all three will serve as executive producers. Set in 1988, Heist 88 tells the true story of arch-criminal and master manipulator Armand Moore (Vance), who persuaded four young African-American employees of First National Bank of Chicago to steal[...]
'9-1-1': Ryan Murphy Adds Kenneth Choi, Aisha Hinds & 2 More To Series
The cast of Ryan Murphy's upcoming Fox drama series 9-1-1 continues to grow, adding Oliver Stark (Luther), Aisha Hinds (Underground), Kenneth Choi (Spider-Man: Homecoming), and Rockmond Dunbar (Prison Break) as series regulars. The series pilot is created, written and executive-produced by Murphy and Brad Falchuk Co-creator Tim Minear is also set to executive produce and serve as[...]