‘Stranger Things’ David Harbour: “There’s Nothing He Can’t Do,” Say Duffer Brothers – Exclusive Video
EXCLUSIVE: There's a lot of love for David Harbour among the creators and cast of Stranger Things, as the video above unveils.
"It feels like there's nothing he can't do," proclaims executive producer and co-creator Ross Duffer in the video above of The Newsroom vet who plays rough around the edges Hawkins, Indiana top cop Jim Hopper on the Netflix series. "He's making this character really popular, far more interesting than we originally imagined," Matt Duffer adds of… Read
‘Atypical’ Gets Season 2 Premiere Date On Netflix
Netflix revealed today on social media that its critically acclaimed series Atypical will return for season 2 on September 7. The internet TV network also released first look images, along with a video date announcement.
Atypical is a coming of age story that follows Sam (Keir Gilchrist), an 18-year-old on the autistic spectrum as he searches for love and independence. While Sam is on his funny and emotional journey of self-discovery, the rest of his family must grapple… Read
Netflix Renews ‘Fastest Car’ For Season 2; Greenlights Charlize Theron-Produced ‘Hyperdrive’ & ‘Car Masters: Rust to Riches’
Netflix is revving up its unscripted motor programming, picking up a second season of its hit competition show Fastest Car, and ordering two new original series – Car Masters: Rust To Riches for premiere September 14 and Hyperdrive, executive produced by Charlize Theron, for premiere in 2019.
Eight-episode series Car Masters: Rust To Riches asks “What does it take to turn $1,000 into $100,000?” Mark Towle and his team at Gotham Garage have perfected the upgrade and trade… Read
Vimeo Latest To Remove InfoWars Content
UPDATED with details of a coming NBC Nightly News interview with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey
The video streaming site Vimeo is the latest platform to remove content from far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his media organization InfoWars, following similar moves by the likes of Facebook, Apple and Spotify.
The news comes after Jones uploaded more than 50 videos onto Vimeo’s platform on Thursday and Friday, seeking to find a home for its content. The InfoWars videos… Read
NBC Developing Thriller Drama Series From Chuck Rose & Julie Anne Robinson
NBC has put in development a political murder mystery drama from The Art of More creator Chuck Rose, prolific TV director-producer Julie Anne Robinson and Universal TV, where both Rose and Robinson are under overall deals.
Rose will write the as-yet untitled project. In it, when a series of murders are predicted on a radical conspiracy blog, it puts the blogger in the crosshairs of an astute NSA agent. But when they find that they may be the next target, an unlikely… Read
‘Dare Me’: Rob Heaps, Zach Roerig & Paul Fitzgerald Among Seven Cast In USA Pilot
Rob Heaps (Imposters), Zach Roerig (The Vampire Diaries) and Paul Fitzgerald (Veep, GLOW) are set as series regulars opposite Willa Fitzgerald, Herizen Guardiola and Marlo Kelly in the USA Network pilot Dare Me, from Universal Cable Productions and Film 44. In addition, Joyful Drake (Let’s Stay Together), Tammy Blanchard (Tallulah, Into The Woods), Antonio J. Bell (Nigerian Prince) and Alison Thornton (Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce) round out the cast in key recurring… Read
Jon M. Chu Says ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Is A Resurgence, Not The “End All Be All” Of Asian American Studio Films
In the months, weeks, and days leading up to the wide release of Crazy Rich Asians, there has been a surge of excitement surrounding the movie, with a flood of tweets praising the romantic comedy, as well conversation marking it as a watershed moment for Asians in cinema. The film is constantly being touted as “The first major studio film with an all-Asian cast focusing on an Asian-American narrative since Joy Luck Club,” and, ultimately, it all rests on the shoulders of… Read
Brett Morgen On The Incredible Feat Of Bringing Multi-Emmy Nominated Docu ‘Jane’ To Life Over A Half Century Later – Behind The Lens
National Geographic’s extraordianary Jane has proven to be one of the most popular documentaries released in the past year, though inexplicably after cleaning up on the movie awards season circuit did not make Oscar’s cut for Best Documentary , a real head scratcher. Now however the Television Academy has made up for that egregious oversight and showered the film, culled from over 100 hours of previously
unseen footage of the young Jane Goodall as she made her first… Read
Broadway Video Sets Cast For ‘Vampires Vs. The Bronx’ From ‘Saturday Night Live’s Oz Rodriguez
EXCLUSIVE: Broadway Video has announced the cast for their feature comedy Vampires Vs. The Bronx which includes Sarah Gadon (Netflix’s Alias Grace), Chris Redd (Saturday Night Live), The Kid Mero (Viceland’s Desus & Mero), Method Man (HBO’s The Deuce), Shea Whigham (HBO’s Boardwalk Empire), Vladimir Caamaño (Lie Detector), Jaden Michael (Wonderstruck), Gregory Diaz IV (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Gerald W. Jones III (Catch 22) and Coco Jones (Facebook’s Five Points).
Eric Bogosian To Join Adam Sandler In Safdie Brothers & A24’s ‘Uncut Gems’
EXCLUSIVE: Actor-writer Eric Bogosian is finalizing a deal to join Adam Sandler in the Safdie brothers’ Good Time follow-up Uncut Gems for A24. The Law & Order alum will have a key role opposite Sandler, I understand.
Pic’s script comes from the Safdies — Josh and Ben — and Ronald Bronstein. Producers are Scott Rudin and Eli Bush through Scott Rudin Produtions and Elara Pictures' Sebastian Bear-McClard and Oscar Boyson. Rudin and Bush team frequently with A24 — most… Read
Epic Pictures Co-Founder Shaked Berenson To Exit
EXCLUSIVE: Shaked Berenson, co-founder with Patrick Ewald of indie producer-financier-distributor Epic Pictures, is exiting the company. Berenson had produced and executive produced more than 30 films in the tie-up since it was founded in 2007.
Epic confirmed Berenson’s departure, which comes as the company recently launched Dread Central Presents, its new horror label, following the acquisition of horror news and lifestyle site Dread Central Media. Its first production… Read
‘Star Trek Discovery’ Finds Its Spock In ’10 Things I Hate About You’ Alum
CBS All Access' ever expanding Trekverse just got a little brighter by settling on who will portray one of its biggest and most iconic stars.
Picking up on the half Vulcan and half human role portrayed by the late Leonard Nimoy in the original series and Zachary Quinto in the most recent big screen reboot, Ethan Peck will play Spock in Season 2 of Star Trek Discovery. In the Discovery narrative, which takes place about a decade before the adventures of the original Trek… Read