Jack Cutmore-Scott To Star In & Write ‘What If?’ Comedy In Works At ABC
Jack Cutmore-Scott, the lead of ABC’s crime drama series Deception, is returning to the network as the star and writer of What If?, a comedy series in development. It is executive produced by Jay Lacopo and Ruben Flerischer for ABC Studios where Flerschers The District is under a deal.
What If?, based on an original idea by Cutmore-Scott, is a single-camera ensemble comedy that explores how seemingly insignificant choices – with the help of a little bit of luck – can have… Read
New Hollywood Podcast: ‘BlacKkKlansman’s John David Washington Reflects On His Year Of Socially Aware Films
This year alone, John David Washington had a full slate of films including Reinaldo Marcus Green’s Monsters and Men, where he played a conflicted police officer as well as the Anthony Mandler-directed drama Monster based on the novel by Walter Dean Myers. He also appears in Robert Redford’s (supposed) last acting hurrah The Old Man & the Gun and also has a role in HBO’s Ballers. And last — but certainly not least — he steps into the lead as the real-life Ron Stallworth in… Read
Steve Carell Preps For Return To Comedy In ‘Saturday Night Live’ Promo
Rest assured, “serious actor” Steve Carell is ready to be funny again. Former The Office star Carell tells Saturday Night Live castmembers Aidy Bryant and Chris Redd he is totally prepared to step back into comedy as he readies for his upcoming hosting gig on SNL.
“You’re kind of like a serious actor now. Are you ready to do comedy again? Cause this is a comedy show,” questions Bryant in a new promo.
“Well, Aidy, I wouldn’t worry because an actor prepares and I am an… Read
‘Dumplin’ Trailer: Jennifer Aniston & Danielle Macdonald Rewrite The Pageant Playbook In Netflix Movie
Rosie Dickson is the queen of her small Texas town’s pageant scene. Her daughter Willowdean is … not. But she’s about to flip the script on Mom’s world: “Enough is enough,” the girl tells her best friend. “I think I’m gonna sign up for the pageant.”
She adds, “It’s gonna be like a protest in heels.”
Here’s the trailer for Netflix’s Dumplin’, starring Patti Cake$ breakout Danielle Macdonald as Willowdean, an outspoken plus-sized teenager who's known as Will to her friends… Read
‘Bosch’ Actor Lance Reddick Cast In ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’
EXCLUSIVE: Lance Reddick, who is perhaps best known for Amazon’s Bosch series, HBO’s The Wire, and the John Wick films, is the latest to join the extended cast list of Warner Bros/ Legendary’s Godzilla vs. Kong, which will hit theaters May 22, 2020.
Adam Wingard is at the helm of the fourth installment in the monsterverse. Reddick is joining Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Oguri, Eiza González, Jessica Henwick, Julian… Read
Lachlan Murdoch Salutes Father Rupert Murdoch At Fox’s Last Annual Shareholder Meeting Before Disney Deal
Waxing nostalgic about 21st Century Fox’s decades-long run in the media business, Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch offered a tribute to his father, Rupert Murdoch, during the company’s annual shareholder meeting.
Barring a major twist in the long march toward a $71.3 billion deal to sell two-thirds of itself to Disney (a deal that should get final approval in mere weeks), the meeting at the Zanuck Theatre on the Fox lot was the last for Fox in its current form… Read
Colleen Camp Joins Netflix’s Peter Berg-Directed Film ‘Wonderland’
EXCLUSIVE: Colleen Camp, recently seen in Universal’s The House with a Clock in Its Walls, has been added to the supporting cast of Wonderland, the first feature to be adapted from Robert B. Parker’s Spenser series from Netflix, Mark Wahlberg, and Peter Berg.
Wonderland was written by Ace Atkins, who took over the series after Parker died in 2010. Sean O’Keefe wrote the screenplay which follows Spenser as he uncovers the truth about a sensational murder and the twisted… Read
Discovery To Air Live Special From Bottom Of Massive Submerged Sink Hole
Discovery has set a two-hour special, Discovery Live: Into The Blue Hole, that will be broadcast live from the bottom of one of the largest submerged sink holes in the world. Into the Blue Hole will premiere Sunday, December 2 at 4 PM ET/1 PM PT on Discovery. The special also will air globally.
Located 46 miles off the coast of Belize, the Blue Hole is known around the world for its crystal-clear water and its abundance of sharks and sea life. The remote spot has only… Read
‘American Vandal’ Star Jimmy Tatro’s ‘The Real Bros Of Simi Valley’ Lands At Facebook Watch
Jimmy Tatro’s The Real Bros of Simi Valley has a new home. Facebook Watch has landed Season 2 of the comedy that follows four best friends on a journey to figure out their lives now that they've graduated high school — 10 years ago.
The show started as a project on his personal YouTube channel, and the 10-episode second run of Real Bros launches November 30 on the social network’s video platform.
Tatro, who broke out in Season 1 of Netflix’s true-crime spoof American Vanda… Read
Playboy Germany Editor Calls Ennio Morricone Article Errors “Deliberate Falsifications” And “Intolerable”
The editor of Playboy Germany has issued a lengthy statement condemning “deliberate falsifications” by a journalist in an article it published on Ennio Morricone. The article included supposed inflammatory comments by the Oscar-winning composer, including calling Quentin Tarantino a “cretin.” Morricone subsequently denied having made the comments.
Florian Boitin, Editor In Chief of Playboy Germany, today told Playboy readers in a newsletter, “We have now established… Read
Fox Buys ‘Hood River’ Brewery Comedy From ‘Family Guy’ Co-EP & Kapital
Fox has put in development Hood River, a multi-camera comedy from Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment and 20th Century Fox Television.
Written by Travis Bowe (Family Guy), Hood River is a small town multi-cam/multi-generational comedy about a diverse group of people who work and congregate in the town's brewery. The core relationship is based on two characters, Pete and his mother, Sandy, who are based on Bowe and his mom's real relationship that he reluctantly admits is… Read
‘The Bachelor’ Season 23 Gets Premiere Date With Colton Underwood As Rosemaster
The Bachelor mansion got a scare amid the Southern California wildfires, but it survived, and now Season 23 of the dating game has a premiere date.
ABC has set 8-10 p.m. January 7 for the latest edition of the competition series, which will have Bachelorette alum Colton Underwood controlling the roses. The ex-NFL player charmed Becca Kufrin last season but was sent home single after averring that he had fallen in love. Now it’s his turn in the hot seat.
Here’s the logline… Read