‘Press’ Teaser: Ben Chaplin, Charlotte Riley Are News Rivals In BBC/Masterpiece Drama
BBC One/Masterpiece's newspaper drama Press has dropped its first teaser. The six-part drama kicks off in September in the UK and follows on Masterpiece next year. Set in the world of competing London papers and created by Doctor Foster‘s Mike Bartlett, the series stars Ben Chaplin and Charlotte Riley and features David Suchet. Check out the first look above.
Peaky Blinders‘ Riley is the Deputy News Editor of fictional broadsheet, The Herald; Chaplin is Editor of… Read
Asia Argento’s ‘X Factor Italy’ Gig Questioned After Report Of Deal With Assault Accuser; Show Responds
UPDATED, with X Factor statement: Following calls for Asia Argento’s ouster from the upcoming 12th cycle of X Factor Italy, the show’s producers have responded. This follows the New York Times report that the Italian actress-director sexually assaulted a 17-year-old man in 2013 and arranged a deal to pay him $380,000 over the incident.
Sky Italia and FremantleMedia Italy released a statement on Twitter Monday night saying they had read “with great attention and… Read
‘This Is England’s Joe Gilgun & ‘Our Girl’s Michelle Keegan To Front Sky One Working Class Comedy ‘Brassic’
This Is England star Joe Gilgun, Ripper Street's Damien Molony and Our Girl's Michelle Keegan are to front a new working class comedy for Sky produced by Calamity Films, the company behind Renée Zellweger's forthcoming Judy Garland biopic.
Brassic has been co-created by Gilgun and Danny Brocklehurst, the writer behind Netflix's Michael C Hall-fronted thriller Safe.
It stars Gilgun as Vinnie, a man from the north of England with bipolar disorder and his best mate Dylan… Read
E! Moves Into Originals In The UK With Courtney Act-Fronted Bisexual Dating Show ‘The Bi Life’
E! Entertainment in the UK is moving into original commissions with a bisexual dating series fronted by Celebrity Big Brother winner Shane Jenek, also known as Courtney Act.
The NBC Universal-backed broadcaster has ordered ten-part series The Bi Life from Monkey, the David Granger and Will Macdonald-run production company that is part of NBC Universal International Studios. Monkey is best known for producing series including E4 reality hit Made in Chelsea and The Real Hou… Read
MTV VMAs: Madonna’s Aretha Franklin “Tribute” Leaves Fans Puzzled & Enraged
Considering it was the MTV Video Music Awards, one would think that they would have some sort of tribute to the late, great Aretha Franklin — and they did. Madonna stepped out on the stage at the VMAs adorned in a graduation robe and what looks like everything from her jewelry box paid homage to the Queen of Soul…but it wasn’t the tribute many people had in mind.
The Material Girl, who made her VMA debut in 1984 in a memorable and body-writhing performance of “Like of a… Read
MTV VMAs: Camila Cabello Takes Video Of The Year – Full List Of Winners
Moon Men (or is it Moon Persons?) were handed out at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards with Camila Cabello winning not one, but two trophies for Artist of the Year and Video of the Year.
Other winners of the evening included Post Malone’s “Rockstar” taking the trophy for Song of the Year and Cardi B nabbing Best New Artist. Atlanta star and creator Donald Glover’s music video for “The Is America” snagged Best Video With a Message, Best Choreography, and Best Direction. Hiro… Read
‘The Hills’ Is Heading Back To MTV With ‘New Beginnings’
The Hills, the hit MTV reality series that ran on the network for six seasons in the late 2000s, is making a comeback. Members of the original series and Laguna Beach — Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Audrina Patridge, Jason Wahler, Stephanie Pratt, Justin Bobby and Frankie Delgado — were in attendance at the VMAs. But where were Whitney Port, Lauren Conrad, and Kristin Cavallari?
Nonetheless, MTV announced The Hills: New Beginnings which will reunite original cast members… Read
Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company Can’t Work Out SAG-AFTRA Deal For Union Ad; “No Work Order” Issued
UPDATED with no deal: Unable to reach an agreement, SAG-AFTRA has ordered its members not to work on a commercial being shot in town this week for The Honest Company, actress Jessica Alba's line of home products.
"Please be advised," the union told its members 90 minutes after Deadline first inquired, "that The Honest Company is shooting non-union commercials in the Los Angeles area this week, produced by non-signatory ad agency Mother. The union reached out to The Honest… Read
‘Future Man’: Tim Johnson Jr. & Jade Catta-Preta To Recur In Hulu Comedy Series
Hit the Road alum Tim Johnson Jr. and Jade Catta-Preta (Manhattan Love Story) have booked recurring roles on the second season of Hulu comedy series Future Man.
Written by Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir and executive produced by Matt Tolmach, the high-concept comedy centers on Josh Futterman (Josh Hutcherson) a janitor by day/world-ranked gamer by night who is tasked with preventing the extinction of humans after mysterious visitors from the future proclaim him the key to… Read
Donald Trump Praises Latino Border Agent Who Saved 78 Lives And “Speaks Perfect English”
Despite a very busy day trashing Special Counsel Robert Mueller, former CIA Director John Brennan, DOJ’s Bruce Ohr and Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Twitter, President Donald Trump took time this afternoon to pay tribute to the men and women of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP — or, as Trump kept calling it, CBC).
In the East Room of the White House, Trump singled out a Latino border agent, identified by Bloomberg as Adri… Read
‘Tell Me A Story’: Michael Raymond-James, Kurt Yaeger & Rarmian Newton Join CBS All Access Drama Series
Michael Raymond-James (Game of Silence), Kurt Yaeger (Quarry) and Rarmian Newton (Rise) are set for recurring roles opposite Paul Wesley, Dania Ramirez and Danielle Campbell in CBS All Access' straight-to-series psychological thriller Tell Me a Story, from Kevin Williamson and Aaron Kaplan's Kapital Entertainment.
Written by Williamson, Tell Me a Story, which co-stars Billy Magnussen and Kim Catrall, is based on a Spanish format. It takes the world's most beloved fairy… Read
‘Z Nation’: ‘Walking Dead’ Alum Katy O’Brian Joins Season 5 As Series Regular
The Walking Dead alum Katy O'Brian is staying in the zombie apocalypse world. O’Brian is joining the Season 5 cast of the Syfy drama Z Nation as a new series regular.
O’Brian will play Georgia (aka George) St. Clair, a young hero of the Newpocalypse. Just a college Freshman eight years ago as the Zombie Apocalypse began, she helped lead a group of her fellow students and teachers to NewMerica where she is now a political leader as survivors try to form a new country and… Read