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Andy Mangels Remembers Howard Cruse and Talks About His Legacy

Andy Mangels Remembers Howard Cruse and Talks About His Legacy

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[...]

Pose Season 3: FX Renews Ryan Murphy Series After Ratings-Crushing Season Premiere

"Pose" Season 3: FX Renews Ryan Murphy Series After Ratings-Crushing Season Premiere

The second season is set in 1990 - and the House of Evangelista finds itself at a crossroads: as ball culture begins to move from the underground to the mainstream, the growing AIDS crisis forces some to make changes - and others, to take a stand.[caption id="attachment_1048192" align="alignnone" width="1200"] FX[/caption]How impressive were Pose's second-season premiere?[...]

New York Undercover: Malik Yoba Returning as Det. J.C. Williams in ABC Pilot

'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.[caption id="attachment_992729" align="alignnone" width="884"] ABC[/caption]Written by Watkins based on a story by Wolf and him, New York Undercover picks up 20 years after the[...]

Empire Star Jussie Smollett Statement: Thanks Beautiful People Pushes Back on Inaccuracies

'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” [caption id="attachment_979284" align="alignnone" width="1224"] FOX[/caption]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[...]

Jussie Smolletts Family: Attacks Inhumane Acts of Domestic Terrorism CPD Release Persons of Interest Images

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

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 HBOs Lovecraft Country from J.J. Abrams Jordan Peele

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

Showtime Orders Kevin Bacon Crime Drama 'City On A Hill' to Series

[caption id="attachment_849774" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit:: Eric Ogden/Showtime[/caption]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[...]

The Dark Review: Sad Heartbreaking and Disturbingly Real [Tribeca 2018]

'The Dark' Review: Sad, Heartbreaking, and Disturbingly Real [Tribeca 2018]

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: Luthers Wunmi Mosaku Joins Jordan Peele J.J. Abrams HBO Series

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 HBOs Journey Through Lovecraft Country

'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

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 Crimes Courtney B. Vance To Lead FX Crime Drama

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 &#038 2 More To Series

'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[...]

Underground Canceled As WGN America Joins Networks Abandoning Scripted Series

'Underground' Canceled As WGN America Joins Networks Abandoning Scripted Series

It seems that after two seasons, WGN America has told producers of it's slave-era drama Underground that they'll have to find a new home WGN had previously announced the cancellation of their other drama series, Outsiders with a similar rationale Regardless of the ratings, the new network owners, Tribune Media, have set out to find[...]

Where Has Bauer Been IDW Knows &#8211 24: Underground Starts In April

Where Has Bauer Been? IDW Knows – 24: Underground Starts In April

IDW is launching 24: Underground, a new comic series that bridges the gap between the end of the final season of 24 and Live Another Day.Bringing this new series to life will be writer Ed Brisson (“Secret Avengers”) and artist Michael Gaydos (“Alias”), both of whom have experience in espionage thrillers. “Ed burst onto the comics scene with the sci-fi thriller[...]