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‘Raised By Wolves’: Principal Cast Set For Ridley Scott’s Sci-Fi Drama For TNT

Raised by Wolves has its regulars. Seven actors have been cast alongside Travis Fimmel in Scott Free Productions' straight-to-series sci-fi drama for TNT, which will mark Ridley Scott's TV helming debut. Rounding out the principal group are Amanda Collin, Abubakar Salim, Winta McGrath, Niamh Algar, Felix Jamieson, Ethan Hazzard, Jordan Loughran, Aasiya Shah and Ivy Wong. The series from writer-showrunner Aaron Guzikowski, Scott Free and Turner's Studio T revolves around… Read

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‘Gone’ Trailer & Premiere Date For WGN America Crime Drama Starring Chris Noth

Here’s a sobering statistic: At any given moment, some 84,000 people are missing in the United States. Grim stat No. 2, as related in the new trailer for WGN America’s upcoming drama series Gone: 36 hours after a victim is taken, their chances of being found alive is less than 10 percent. Enter Chris Noth and company. Take a look above at the new footage of WGNA's 12-episode limited series. The Tribune-owned cable net today set its premiere for 9 p.m. Wednesday, February… Read

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‘Yiddish Policemen’s Union’ Alt-History Drama Set From Michael Chabon & Ayelet Waldman, PatMa, Keshet & CBS Studios

Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman

What if Alaska is home of a big Jewish settlement and the fledgling state of Israel was destroyed? That is the setup of a TV series project based on Michael Chabon’s acclaimed 2007 alternative history book Yiddish Policemen’s Union. CBS TV Studios, Nina Tassler and Denise DiNovi’s PatMa Productions and Keshet Studios have acquired a spec drama script by husband-and-wife writing duo Chabon and Ayelet Waldman. The project will be taken out shortly to premium cable and… Read

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‘The Americans’ Takes Its First Golden Globe For Best Drama Series In Farewell Season

The Americans

A fond farewell for The Americans. Series creator, writer and executive producer Joe Weisberg ripped off a lightning-fast thank you list of cast members, writers, directors, editors, “the best crew in the universe”, et al in accepting The Americans’ win for best drama series at tonight’s 76th Golden Globe Awards. Watch the speech above. The critically acclaimed FX series, which wrapped its sixth and final season in May, has received five Golden Globe nominations during… Read

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‘Bodyguard’s Richard Madden Scores Upset Golden Globe Win For Best Actor In A Drama Series

Richard Madden

Not too many people had penciled in Richard Madden to win the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a TV Drama Series — including the man himself. And he said so from the stage. Game of Thrones‘ alum Madden topped a field of which only one person — Ozark‘s Jason Bateman — also was nominated in the category last year. The also-rans this go-round were Stephan James (Homecoming), Billy Porter (Pose) and Matthew Rhys (The Americans). It was  Madden’s first career Globe win and… Read

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Sinatra, Spielberg, & Archie Bunker: ‘Green Book’s Viggo, Mahershala, Farrelly & Vallelonga Tell Great Road Trip Tales

Even before the people chose Green Book at the Toronto Film Festival and anointed Peter Farrelly's film a surprise Oscar contender, the film survived a road trip as overflowing with twists and turns as the story onscreen. Green Book recreates the concert tour of piano virtuoso Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a black man touring the Deep South in 1962 with only a Bronx-bred burly Italian driver and temporarily unemployed Copacabana bouncer, Tony 'Lip' Vallelonga (Viggo Mo… Read

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‘The Terror’: George Takei Will Co-Star In & Consult On AMC’s Ridley Scott Drama For Season 2; Four Others Cast

Star Trek original George Takei is set for a series-regular role in Season 2 of The Terror, Ridley Scott’s anthology drama for AMC, and also will serve as a consultant. Set during World War II, the second season of follows a series of bizarre deaths that haunt a Japanese-American community and a young man’s journey to understand and combat the malevolent entity responsible. Kiki Sukezane (Lost in Space), Miki Ishikawa (9-1-1), Shingo Usami (Unbroken) and Naoko Mori (Everes… Read

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NBC Sets Premiere Dates For New Dramas ‘Enemy Within’ & ‘The Village’, Return For ‘Good Girls’, ‘The Voice’, ‘World Of Dance’

NBC has firmed up its schedule for the rest of the broadcast season, setting late winter and spring premiere dates. The slate includes two new series, drama The Enemy Within and The Village, and two returning sophomores that debuted last midseason, comedy A.P. Bio and comedic drama Good Girls. Additionally, NBC has set premiere dates for reality series The Voice and World Of Dance. Yet to get slotted and likely heading to late spring/summer are new comedy Abby’s and drama… Read

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‘The Mule’ Review: Clint Eastwood Back At Top Of His Game As Star & Director

The Mule

At 88, and with a career that is now in its seventh decade, Clint Eastwood would be justified in slowing down or hanging it up. But just when you think he has done his last performance or final film, he comes right back with another. Now with more than 35 films on his résumé fthat he has directed and produced (including many in which he also starred), Eastwood is back in a major starring role, while again directing and producing. In The Mule he’s playing a 90-year-old who… Read

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Patrick Stewart’s ‘Star Trek’ Series, ‘Mayans M.C.’ & ‘Why Women Kill’ Score Tax Credits From California

Jean-Luc Picard Mayans MC

On Star Trek: The Next Generation, Patrick Stewart's Capt. Jean-Luc Picard was well known for telling his first officer to "make it so.” Well, it seems that the California Film Commission has followed the Enterprise commander's order to the lucrative letter in its latest round of small screen tax credits allocations. First announced on August 4 that The X-Men franchise alum would be back as Picard on a new CBS All Access expansion of the Trekverse, the "New Star Trek… Read

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Golden Globes: ‘Vice’ Producer On Dick Cheney Biopic & HBO Drama ‘Succession’

Vice Christian Bale

A day after the state funeral of President George H.W. Bush, the Dick Cheney biopic Vice leads all films with six nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards. It was a jarring backdrop but Vice has seemingly lived on the edge of history throughout its journey to the screen, according to producer Kevin Messick. “I think in a strange way there’s been different historical flashpoints from the past that have occurred during the writing of the film, then the production… Read

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‘Breakthrough’ Trailer: Chrissy Metz’s Love & Faith Are Tested After Son’s Accident

“He’s been underwater for more than 15 minutes,” one first responder says. “This is gonna be a recovery, not a rescue,” another frets. But then they find him. Joyce (Chrissy Metz) gets the kind of call every parent dreads in the first trailer for Breakthrough, a faith-based drama formerly titled The Impossible. Her basketball-star adopted son John (Marcel Ruiz) has fallen through thin ice, and a doctor tells her, “We’ve done everything medically possible — there’s nothing… Read