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Broadway’s ‘Oklahoma!’ Will Feature Acclaimed Off Broadway Cast

Director Daniel Fish’s acclaimed headed-to-Broadway production of Oklahoma! will arrive at the Circle in the Square Theatre with its much-praised Off Broadway cast largely intact, producer Eva Price announced today. "I am delighted to welcome this incredible cast to Broadway," Price said in a statement. "This is a group of performers rich with talent and humility. Individually, they bring incredible depth and authenticity to these iconic characters. Together, they form an… Read

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Kelli Berglund Joins ‘Animal Kingdom’; C. Thomas Howell Books ‘The Terror’

Kelli Berglund (Now Apocalypse) is set for a recurring role on the upcoming fourth season of TNT's flagship drama series Animal Kingdom. Berglund will play Olivia, a pretty, young, wealthy college freshman who shares a statistics class with 'J' (Finn Cole) and knows how to charm. Animal Kingdom stars Barkin as the matriarch of the Cody crime family, along with Shawn Hatosy, Ben Robson, Jake Weary, Finn Cole, Molly Gordon and Carolina Guerra. Berglund will next be seen in… Read

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‘Green Eggs and Ham’: Michael Douglas, Adam Devine, Diane Keaton Among Voice Cast For Ellen DeGeneres’ Netflix Series

Netflix likes Green Eggs and Ham, judging by the top-flight voice cast assembled for the new animated series set for a debut next fall. The Ellen DeGeneres-produced adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic will feature Michael Douglas, Adam DeVine, Diane Keaton, Ilana Glazer, Eddie Izzard, Tracy Morgan, Keegan-Michael Key, Daveed Diggs, John Turturro, Jeffrey Wright, and Jillian Bell. Based on the beloved book by Dr. Seuss, the animated series follows opposites Guy and Sam as… Read

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Colin Farrell To Star In See-Saw Films’ Arctic Whaling Drama ‘The North Water’ For BBC

EXCLUSIVE: Colin Farrell is to star in the BBC's adaptation of The North WaterDeadline understands that the Minority Report star will front the series, written and directed by Lean on Pete and 45 Years' Andrew Haigh, and produced by Top of the Lake producer See-Saw Films. Farrell plays Henry Drax in the drama, a harpooner and brutish killer whose amorality has been shaped to fit the harshness of his world, who will set sail on a whaling expedition to the Arctic… Read

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Juno Temple-Fronted Period Drama ‘Little Birds’ & Sci-Fi Drama ‘Intergalactic’ Lead Sky Drama Slate

EXCLUSIVE: A period drama starring Dirty John star Juno Temple and a sci-fi drama set in the 23rd Century are the first two original commissions from recently promoted Sky drama chief Cameron Roach. Temple, who also starred in films such as Antonement and Killer Joe, is fronting Little Birds, an adaptation of Anais Nin's infamous collection of erotic short stories. Written by The Girl Who Fell to Earth author Sophia Al-Maria and directed by Billions and House of Cards… Read

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‘Black Lightning’ Star Cress Williams Joins ‘The Violent Heart’ & ‘Reckoning’

EXCLUSIVE: Cress Williams, who currently stars in the titular role on Black Lightning, has booked two film roles before heading back into production on Season 3 of the CW/DC Comics series. Williams is set to co-star in The Violent Heart from writer-director Kerem Sanga with 21 Laps' Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen, Ed McDonnell, Tobey Maguire's Material Pictures, and 3311 producing. Williams joins Grace Van Patten and Jovan Adepo in the coming-of-age romance pic which is slated… Read

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‘SNL’: Celebrity Family Feud Goes “Gaga” For Oscar Nominees

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It’s pre-Oscars Weekend, so what better time to trot out the cast of SNL for a good, old-fashioned game of Celebrity Family Feud: Oscars Edition. Host Steve Harvey (Kenan Thompson) welcomed veteran and newbie Oscar nominees like Spike Lee (Don Cheadle), Glenn Close (Kate McKinnon), Sam Elliot (Beck Bennett), Olivia Coleman (Cecily Strong), Lady Gaga (Melissa Villaseñor), Bradley Cooper (Kyle Mooney), Rami Malek (Pete Davidson) and Mahershala Ali (Chris Redd) Thompson… Read

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‘Descendants 3’ Teaser And First Synopsis Out From Disney Channel

Disney Channel is out with the first teaser and synopsis for Descendants 3, providing a 30-second glimpse at the upcoming original movie that continues the popular good versus evil saga. In Descendants 3, the teenage daughters and sons of Disney’s most infamous villains (also known as the villain kids or VKs) — Mal (Dove Cameron), Evie (Sofia Carson), Carlos (Cameron Boyce) and Jay (Booboo Stewart) — return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous… Read

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‘Chicago P.D.’: Alexis Louder To Recur On NBC Drama Series

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Alexis Louder (Harriet) has booked a key recurring role on NBC's Chicago P.D. Louder will play Jasmine Price, the composed, bright, hopeful, impressive daughter of Ray Price (Wendell Pierce). A rising political star on the wings of her successful father. Chicago P.D. stars Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Jesse Lee Soffer, Patrick John Flueger, Marina Squerciati, LaRoyce Hawkins, Amy Morton and Tracy Spiridakos. The series is executive produced by Dick Wolf, Rick Eid, Peter… Read

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Katja Herbers Lands Lead In CBS Drama Pilot ‘Evil’

Katja Herbers (Westworld) is set as the female lead in CBS drama pilot Evil, from The Good Wife's Robert and Michelle King and CBS TV Studios. Written and executive produced by Robert and Michelle King, Evil is a series about the battle between science and religion. It focuses on Kristen Benoist (Herbers), a skeptical female clinical psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possessions, and… Read

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Wendie Malick To Co-Star In ‘Richard Lovely’ Fox Comedy Pilot; Alex Hardcastle To Direct

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Hot in Cleveland and Just Shoot Me alumna Wendie Malick has been cast in a main role in Richard Lovely, Fox’s single-camera comedy pilot, from Grace and Frankie executive producer Billy Finnegan and 20th Century Fox TV. In addition, Alex Hardcastle (Grace and Frankie) has signed on to direct and executive produce the pilot. Written and executive produced by Finnegan, Richard Lovely, which has an About a Boy vibe to it, is about Richard Lovely, the disgruntled author of… Read

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Ken Jeong To Star In ‘The Emperor Of Malibu’ CBS Comedy Pilot From ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Author

Crazy Rich Asians co-star Ken Jeong has been tapped as the lead of CBS’ multi-camera comedy pilot The Emperor of Malibu, from Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan, former 2 Broke Girls executive producer Michelle Nader and Warner Bros. TV. In The Emperor of Malibu, written by Kwan and David Sangalli, when the son of a Chinese billionaire (Jeong) announces his engagement to an American woman, his outrageous family descends upon the couple to win their son back and test… Read