‘Ice’: Audrey Marie Anderson Joins Antoine Fuqua’s Audience Drama Series
The Unit alumna Audrey Marie Anderson has landed a series regular role opposite Cam Gigandet in Ice, Antoine Fuqua's drama series for A&T's Audience network.
The 10-episode Ice, from Fuqua's Fuqua Films and Entertainment One, was named after the slang word for diamonds. Written/exec produced by Robert Munic, it follows the Green family as they plunge into the underbelly of the L.A. diamond trade. Anderson will play Ava Pierce, who’s strong-willed, independent, fiercely… Read
Kathryn Bigelow Adds Cast To Mark Boal-Scripted Detroit Movie
Kaitlyn Dever and Hannah Murray have been cast in Kathryn Bigelow's untitled Detroit movie, a crime drama from an original screenplay by her Zero Dark Thirty and The Hurt Locker collaborator Mark Boal. The Detroit story which is set against the riots that took place over five days in 1967, is Bigelow’s next project and is being financed by Annapurna Pictures. It’s set to go before the cameras this summer with John Boyega in a leading role.
The film explores systemic… Read
Issa Rae Inks First-Look Deal With HBO
Issa Rae, co-creator, executive producer and star of HBO’s upcoming comedy series Insecure, has closed a first-look producing deal at the premium cable network. Under the two-year pact, Rae will develop programming focused on diverse voices that would be targeted for all HBO platforms including HBO GO and HBO NOW.
Rae’s Insecure, which she co-created with Larry Wilmore, sailed through the pilot process at HBO. The series, which premieres Oct. 9, follows the friendship of… Read
‘Shameless’: Showtime Releases Official Season 7 Trailer And Poster Art
We’re getting a look at the official trailer for Season 7 of Showtime’s hit series Shameless and new poster art.
The seventh season picks up a month after last season's finale, with the Gallaghers ready for another sizzling summer on the South Side of Chicago. When Frank (William H. Macy) awakens from a coma to learn that his loved ones tossed him in the river, he declares war – Gallagher vs. Gallagher. But Fiona (Emmy Rossum) is too busy improving her own life to worry… Read
Chris Parnell Enrolls In New Line’s ‘Life Of The Party’; Nicky Whelan Joins ‘Tragedy Girls’
EXCLUSIVE: Chris Parnell is continuing his education and has signed on to Melissa McCarthy’s college-set comedy Life of the Party, which began filming last week in Atlanta. Described as in the vein of the 1986 Rodney Dangerfield comedy Back to School, Life of the Party stars McCarthy as an adult attending university much later in life, with Parnell playing one of her professors. Maya Rudolph, Gillian Jacobs, Jacki Weaver, Molly Gordon, Jessie Ennis, Jimmy O. Yang and… Read
‘Finding Steve McQueen’ Helmed By Mark Steven Johnson With Forest Whitaker, Travis Fimmel, Kate Bosworth, Others
BREAKING: Finding Steve McQueen, a heist film based on the true story of the biggest bank heist in U.S. history is coming quickly together with Mark Steven Johnson on board to direct and Travis Fimmel (Warcraft), Kate Bosworth, Forest Whitaker and William Fichtner (The Dark Knight) lining up as the cast.
Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi's AMBI Group is Financing and Producing the Film with Silvio Muraglia's Paradox Studios and Anthony Mastromauro's Identity Films… Read
Woody Allen’s ‘Crisis In Six Scenes’: First Photos Of Amazon Series
There’s no shortage of secrecy shrouding Crisis in Six Scenes, Woody Allen’s first foray into television that premieres September 30 to wrap Amazon Prime Video’s “Month of Comedy.” We know that it’s set in the turbulent 1960s, when “American society is brought to the verge of revolution” and that the Oscar-winning filmmaker plays an aging novelist named Sidney. A few weeks ago, we got the first-look clip for the one-season series, and now come some photos.
Allen stars in C… Read
‘Today’ Wins Week After Rio Games Wrap, But ‘CBS This Morning’ Shows Growth
Despite a Ryan Lochte Potty-gate do-over interview, Billy Bush unveiling, and adorable puppy and Al Roker burgers, NBC’s Today show slid in its first week after the Rio Olympics compared to same week following the London Summer Games four years earlier.
Sure, Today won the morning infotainment show ratings week, clocking clocking 4.34M viewers and 1.8M news demo viewers. Today edged ABC's Good Morning America's 4.25M and 1.4M news demo viewers.
But Today was down 1% in… Read
‘Criminal Minds’: Paget Brewster Becomes Series Regular Again On CBS Drama
After returning to Criminal Minds for multiple episodes for this upcoming season, popular former cast member Paget Brewster has been upped to a regular. She is reprising her role as SSA Emily Prentiss, joining the BAU when they need her most, with the escape of 13 serial killers. Her first episode is tentatively scheduled to air Wednesday, October 12.
Brewster’s promotion follows the recent dismissal of original Criminal Minds cast member Thomas Gibson. The series is in… Read
‘American Ninja Warrior’ Ratings Top Monday On Steady Night
There was a little bit of history made on last night’s American Ninja Warrior (1.9/7) as Jessie Graff became the first women to finish the show's Las Vegas Stage 1 course. The stuntwomen's feat also saw the NBC competition show finish even with last week's fast-affiliate results among adults 18-49, which went up tenth in final results.
Nielsen's numbers were delayed this morning but in many ways last night looks a lot like last Monday. Like on August 22, American Ninja War… Read
Damien Chazelle’s ‘La La Land’, An Ode To Musicals, Romance & L.A., Ready To Launch Venice And Oscar Season
EXCLUSIVE: In quick succession Hollywood’s six-month movie awards season gets into official gear with the Venice, Telluride and Toronto film festivals kicking things off. It all begins tomorrow with the Venice Film festival opening-night World Premiere film La La Land, writer-director Damien Chazelle’s stunning musical romance starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Chazelle actually will be at the center of all three festivals as La La Land will be a key player at each of… Read
CBS Buys Corinne Kingsbury Family Comedy From Kapital Entertainment
CBS has put in development a multi-camera comedy written by Corinne Kingsbury (The Newsroom). It hails from CBS TV Studios and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment.
The untitled comedy centers on a young married couple that deals with the husband's overbearing parents. Kingsbury and Kaplan executive produce with two former top comedy executives-turned-producers, CBS’ Wendi Trilling and 20th TV’s Dana Honor.
This is Kapital Entertainment’s second multi-camera comedy sale… Read