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TNT Orders Pilots ‘Constance’ Starring Elisabeth Shue From Team Downey & ‘Beast Mode’

TNT has ordered its first 2018 drama pilots, Constance, starring Elisabeth Shue, and Beast Mode (working title). KC Perry (The Originals) wrote Constance, with Emmy nominee Jesse Peretz (GlowGirls) attached to direct. Constance is produced by Team Downey, in association with Sonar Entertainment and Studio T, with Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey (Sherlock Holmes), Amanda Burrell, Bill Dubuque (Ozark), Tom Lesinski (Mr. Mercedes), Jenna Santoianni (Mr… Read

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‘Colony’ Canceled By USA Network After 3 Seasons

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EXCLUSIVE: Colony premiered at Comic-Con in 2015 and has had a continuous presence at the fan confab including last year when the cast and producers teased big Season 3 changes. But there has been no trace of Colony at this year’s Comic-Con despite the sci-fi drama currently airing its third season. That is likely because the show has been canceled, Deadline has learned. Wednesday’s Season 3 finale will serve as the series finale. Colony, starring Josh Holloway and Sarah… Read

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‘Good Trouble’: ‘The Fosters’ Stars Teri Polo and Sherri Saum To Reprise Roles On Spinoff Series

EXCLUSIVE: Callie and Mariana will reunite with their moms on Good Trouble. The Fosters stars Teri Polo and Sherri Saum are set to appear on the upcoming spinoff series Good Trouble, toplined by Maia Mitchell and Cierra Ramirez. I hear Polo and Saum are booked for two episodes in the first half of Good Trouble‘s first season. Good Trouble follows Callie (Mitchell) and Mariana (Ramirez) as they embark on the next phase of their young adult lives in Los Angeles. Polo and… Read

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‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Series Reboot With Black Lead In Works From Monica Owusu-Breen & Joss Whedon

One of the most beloved TV series of the past two decades, Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer, is making a comeback. A reboot of the supernatural drama is in development at Fox 21 TV Studios, the cable/streaming division of 20th Century Fox TV, the studios behind the original series, which ran for seven seasons, first on the WB and then on UPN. Midnight, Texas creator Monica Owusu-Breen has been tapped as writer, executive producer and showrunner of the new Buffy the V… Read

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‘Are You Sleeping’: Moon Bloodgood To Co-Star, Trio To Recur On Apple Series

Code Black alumna Moon Bloodgood is set as a series regular, and Daytime Emmy winner Billy Miller (General Hospital, Suits), Brett Cullen (Narcos, Devious Maids) and young actor Hunter Doohan (Westworld, Sound Wave) will recur opposite Octavia Spencer and Lizzy Caplan in Apple's thriller drama series Are You Sleeping, from the scripted drama venture of Chernin Entertainment and Endeavor Content and Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine. Are You Sleeping, created and written… Read

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Netflix Orders Thriller Drama Series ‘Hit And Run’ From ‘Fauda’ & ‘Z’ Creators And Mandeville Films

Netflix has given a 10-episode straight-to-series order to Hit and Run, an espionage thriller drama from Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff, creators of the praised Netflix series Fauda, and Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin, creators of the Amazon comedy Z: The Beginning of Everything. Created and written by Issacharoff, Raz, Prestwich and Yorkin, Hit and Run centers on a happily married man whose life is turned upside down when his wife is killed in a mysterious hit and run… Read

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Dylan Walsh Books Recurring Role On ‘Law & Order: SVU’

Unforgettable alum Dylan Walsh is set for a recurring guest role on the upcoming 20th season of NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Walsh will play John Conway, a self-made man and major beverage distributor who is respected by his community and looked up to by his children. His story will unfold in the near future. Walsh has a history on Law & Order: SVU, which will tie Gunsmoke and Law & Order‘s record as the longest-running drama series with its upcoming 20th… Read

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‘The Politician’: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Laura Dreyfuss & Rahne Jones Cast In Ryan Murphy’s Netflix Series

Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Laura Dreyfuss and Rahne Jones have been cast as series regulars opposite Ben Platt in Ryan Murphy's Netflix hourlong comedy series The Politician. Gwyneth Paltrow also is expected to be in the series, from Glee creators Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, while Barbra Streisand has been in talks. The series, on which Murphy serves as writer, showrunner and executive producer and frequent collaborators Falchuk and Brennan serve as writers and… Read

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‘Erase’: Christine Evangelista To Co-Star In Denis Leary’s USA Network Drama Pilot

The Arrangement alum Christine Evangelista is set to co-star opposite Denis Leary and Callie Thorne in Erase, USA Network's crime thriller-with-a-twist drama pilot. Created by Leary and Alex Cary, Erase is the story of Donal O'Neal (Leary), a dirty ex-cop who decides to do the right thing and bring down his complicit superior officers. In this gritty crime thriller, laced with elements of black comedy, Donal races against time to repair the damage he's done to his… Read

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‘Scandal’s George Newbern Joins ‘Law & Order: SVU’ As Recurring

EXCLUSIVE: George Newbern has booked his first post-Scandal TV series gig — a recurring role on the upcoming 20th season of NBC’s crime drama Law & Order: SVU. Newbern will play Dr. Al Pollack, a charming, handsome and very wealthy doctor who is a past and future love interest to Detective Rollins (Kelli Giddish). They’ve had a tumultuous relationship in past and he has a bit of a wandering eye, but when they reconnect, things might be different this time — or… Read

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Elaine Hendrix & Denis Leary Reunite For USA Network Cop Thriller Pilot

EXCLUSIVE: It's not officially the start of the Heathens getting back together but Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll alum Elaine Hendrix is reuniting with Mr. Johnny Rock himself Denis Leary in USA Network's Erase pilot. Having played Rock's long-time love and Heathens' back-up singer Ava Delany for two seasons with Leary on the FX music comedy, Hendrix has just sealed her deal to portray Bella Tanne on the Universal Cable Prods effort, I’ve learned. Set as a series regular, The Parent… Read

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HBO Nabs Joss Whedon Sci-Fi Drama ‘The Nevers’ With Series Order

HBO has given a series pickup to The Nevers, a new series from The Avengers and Buffy the Vampire Slayer‘s Joss Whedon. The pay cable network landed the project in a competitive situation, with Netflix said to be among those pursuing it. Whedon is the writer, director, executive producer and showrunner of The Nevers, an epic science fiction drama about a gang of Victorian women who find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and a mission that might change… Read