Zosia Mamet & Evan Jonigkeit Reimagine Myriad Tales Of Old With ‘Fabled’ — Tribeca Studio
Appearing regularly at the Tribeca Film Festival in recent years, Fabled EP/stars Zosia Mamet and Evan Jonigkeit (also at the fest this year with Starz’ Sweetbitter) appeared at Deadline’s Tribeca Studio this morning to discuss their new fantasy series.
Directed by Jennifer Morrison and featuring an all-star cast—including Mamet, Jonigkeit, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Norbert Leo Butz and more—the imaginative anthology series tinkers with a series of classic fairy tales, revisiting… Read
‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Stars Talk Trip To Paris For Season 2 — Tribeca Studio
In the midst of production on Season 2 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel—a series which garnered two Golden Globes, two Critics’ Choice Awards and a PGA Award in its first run—stars Alex Borstein, Michael Zegen and Marin Hinkle stopped in at Deadline’s Tribeca Studio yesterday to tease a bit of what we can expect from the series’ second season.
An Amazon original comedy series, Maisel follows a 1950s housewife (Rachel Brosnahan) who decides to channel her considerable energies… Read
‘She’s Gotta Have It’s DeWanda Wise Discusses Nola Darling, A Fierce Black Female Icon — Tribeca Studio
Making a name for herself over the last several years with films including How to Tell You’re a Douchebag and plays like LAByrinth Theater’s Sunset Baby, actress DeWanda Wise found she made a strong impression in particular with the executives at Netflix, who suggested her to Spike Lee for his television adaptation of his iconic ’80s feature, She’s Gotta Have It.
In the series—which has been picked up for a second season—Wise plays Nola Darling, an incredibly… Read
Teasing ‘GLOW’ Season 2, Betty Gilpin Unleashes Her Inner Gravitas Clown — Tribeca Studio
With a June 29 Season 2 release date announced for Netflix’s GLOW just days ago out of Rome—where star Alison Brie was on hand for the See What's Next event—actress Betty Gilpin was on hand in Tribeca yesterday to hype the coming season of her Netflix series, teasing a bit of what’s to come.
“Debbie dies in the first episode of Season 2—I'm just kidding,” the actress said. “We pick up a couple weeks after Season 1 ended, and they've been picked up to series, and now it's… Read
Tracey Martin & Sybrina Fulton, Parents Of Trayvon Martin, Hope To Effect Change With ‘Rest In Power’ — Tribeca Studio
Seeing their teenage son Trayvon Martin gunned down in 2012 by George Zimmerman — a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who claimed self-defense and later was acquitted of all charges related to Martin’s death — Tracey Martin and Sybrina Fulton did what anyone in such a tragic situation might do. They grieved, and they sought to process their experience.
Writing their own book, Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin, the pair were able to retain a sense of… Read
Judge Backs AMC Networks Motion In Latest Battle Of ‘Walking Dead’ War
In the latest chapter of the long-running dispute over The Walking Dead revenue, a New York judge granted AMC Networks’ motion seeking permission to file supplemental materials undercutting two lawsuits by CAA and Frank Darabont.
AMC attorneys had filed a motion in order to spell out what they say are inconsistencies between the initial complaint and a subsequent suit in January. At a 15-minute hearing this afternoon in New York Supreme Court, Judge Eileen Bernsten… Read
Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Sean Hannity After He Is Revealed As Michael Cohen’s Mystery Client
UPDATED with video: Jimmy Kimmel seemed to enjoy talking about Sean Hannity again on ABC Monday night.
He began his show telling viewers that Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen was in court today, desperately trying to keep his client list quiet. Cohen has three known clients. One of them is Donald Trump, for whom he paid off Stormy Daniels. Client No. 2 is Elliott Broidy, former deputy finance chair for the RNC, for whom Michael negotiated a 1.6 million dollar payment… Read
‘Walking Dead’s’ Rick And Negan Duel To The “Death” In Season Finale
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains spoilers to the Season 8 finale of The Walking Dead.
Rick and Negan went mano à mano in the finale of The Walking Dead‘s eighth season. While the fact that they fought wasn’t a surprise, the outcome was (at least to those who had not devoured the comics). In an interview with Deadline, showrunner Scott Gimple talked about the “closure” of the finale as he prepares to hand over the reins and move into a franchise oversight role. The… Read
‘SNL:’ John Mulaney Spoofs Netflix, Bravo And TV Sitcom Reboot Fever
Host John Mulaney’s return to Saturday Night Live, where he was a writer for five years, proved to be an especially showbiz-centric outing. Over 90 minutes, the show skewered Netflix documentary series Wild Wild Country, Bravo’s approach to reality TV and the current mania for rebooting sitcoms.
The sitcom reboot sketch focused on a made-up 1987 show Switcheroo (and beware in the video below: the corny, period-specific theme song is a serious earworm) with a body-swap… Read
Bravo Will Expand To Seven Nights A Week Of Primetime Originals – Upfront
NBCUniversal’s cable powerhouse Bravo Media will expand this fall to seven nights a week of original, primetime programming.
The move was announced today along with a slate of 11 new and 20 returning series. While most remain in the unscripted sweet spot, newer offerings include Dirty John, a scripted anthology series starring Connie Britton and Eric Bana. New unscripted titles include a home design-meets-fashion series featuring Queer Eye alum Carson Kressley and Thom… Read
Science Channel Series ‘Innovators’ Profiles Business World’s Change Agents
The Science Channel plans a documentary series from Ross Greenburg’s production company that will explore the minds and lives of the people who have changed the course of humanity.
Pairing historical and contemporary figures from similar business arenas, the three-part series with the working title Innovators will aim to show reveal surprising connections between modern business leaders and their predecessors. The Discovery-owned network plans to air the series in the… Read
‘SNL’: Chadwick Boseman Returns To ‘Panther’ Mode For ‘Black Jeopardy’ And Wakanda Riff; Cardi B Reveals Pregnancy
Saturday Night Live returned from a holiday break with a strong combination of host and musical guest in Chadwick Boseman and Cardi B.
Boseman revisited his biggest movie, Black Panther, in two winning sketches. In the first, appearing with Chris Redd and Leslie Jones, he debates the use of the “Wakanda forever” salute by two white fanboys played by Beck Bennett and Pete Davidson. When they use it awkwardly to express their love of the movie, Redd and Jones cringe (“It’s… Read