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Issa Rae Developing ’90s L.A. Drama With HBO & ‘Turner House’ Author

EXCLUSIVE: The second season of Insecure ended last month on HBO but star and co-creator Issa Rae looks to just be getting started with the premium cabler. With a third season of the acclaimed comedy in the works, the Golden Globe nominee is now also developing a drama with HBO, I’ve learned. With Rae set […]

Drew Goddard To Write & Produce Fox’s ‘Nevermoor’ Movie

20th Century Fox favorite Drew Goddard has been attached to write and produce Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow, the film based on the upcoming Jessica Townsend YA book that the studio acquired last year. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers The plot centers on Crow, a girl born on the unlucky day of Eventide, […]

‘Dora The Explorer’ Live-Action Pic In The Works At Paramount Players With Nick Stoller, Platinum Dunes

Deadline has confirmed that a Dora the Explorer live action movie is in the works at Paramount Players. The label at the studio is devoted to producing films derived from the Viacom flagship brands, including Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central and BET. Micheal Bay’s Platinum Dunes label and his partners Andrew Form and Brad Fuller are producing with Neighbors and Storks director Nick […]

‘Zoo’ Canceled By CBS After Three Seasons

After three seasons, CBS summer drama series Zoo is coming to an end. Based on the bestseller by James Patterson, Zoo chronicled a wave of violent animal attacks against humans across the planet. Zoo is produced by CBS Television Studios, distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and worldwide by CBS Studios International. Jeff Pinkner, Josh […]

Larry Wilmore & Bassem Youssef Team For Superhero Middle Eastern American Family Comedy At ABC

The Bernie Mac Show creator Larry Wilmore is returning to the family comedy arena with a twist. Wilmore has partnered with comedian Bassem Youssef, known as Jon Stewart of Egypt, for a comedy about a Middle Eastern American family of superheroes, which has been set up at ABC. The untitled project (aka Super Challenged Heroes, SCH) […]

‘UnReal’: François Arnaud, Natalie Hall, Five More Join Season 4 Cast Of Lifetime Series

Lifetime’s UnReal is already rounding out its cast for Season 4. François Arnaud (The Borgias; Midnight, Texas), Natalie Hall (Drop Dead Diva, True Blood), Meagan Holder (Pitch, You Again), Alejandro Muñoz (Ein Sommer in Barcelona), Meghan Heffern (Designated Survivor, What If), Christopher Russell (Star Trek: Discovery, Land of the Dead) and Alli Chung (Dark Matter, The Expanse) have […]

Joint Chiefs Of Staff Chair Will Look Into Widow’s Complaint After ‘GMA’ Interview

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. said he will look into a complaint made by the widow of La David Johnson today on Good Morning America that she was not allowed to see her husband’s remains. “I can assure you, if Mrs. Johnson or any of families of the fallen […]

‘Walking Dead’ EPs Get Big Bucks Profits Suit Against AMC Set In California

EXCLUSIVE: One day after The Walking Dead debuted its eighth season and everyone was making nice at a live screening at L.A.’s Greek Theatre, several executive producers and AMC have today come to a partial agreement in the former’s potentially multi-million profits lawsuit. In the “interests of judicial economy will be served by adjudicating the […]

Brian Dennehy, J.K. Simmons & More Board Larry Clarke’s ‘Life Support’ – AFM

Brian Dennehy and J.K. Simmons have joined the cast of Larry Clarke’s feature directorial debut Life Support, which is currently shooting around Los Angeles.  Taylor & Dodge is handling foreign, and will be selling the film at AFM from Nov. 1-8. Conduit will be handling domestic. .Lesley Ann Warren and Brian Dennehy in Life Support Also joining Dennehy and Simmons is Lesley […]

‘Late Night’s Amber Ruffin To Co-Write & Star In NBC Comedy Based On Her Life From Lorne Michaels & Seth Meyers

EXCLUSIVE: Late Night With Seth Meyers standout Amber Ruffin is eying a move to primetime. NBC has put in development comedy Going Dutch from Ruffin, Late Night host/executive producer Seth Myers and executive producer Lorne Michaels. Rex/Shutterstock Shutterstock Co-written by Ruffin and Michael Starrbury (Legends Of Chamberlain Heights) , Going Dutch is based on Ruffin’s life. It explores what happens […]