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‘AHS’ Dylan McDermott Sees Sexual Assault Claim Tossed By L.A. D.A.

Dylan McDermott has escaped what could have been an American legal horror for him as the Los Angeles County District Attorney today rejected a sexual assault claim against the American Horror Story: Apocalypse actor due to passage of time. “he reporting party alleged that she was the victim of a sexual assault by the suspect […]

’13 Reasons Why’: Timothy Granaderos & Brenda Strong Upped To Series Regulars For Season 3 Of Netflix Series

EXCLUSIVE: We’ll be seeing more of Montgomery de la Cruz and Nora Walker on 13 Reasons Why. Timothy Granaderos, who recurred in the first two seasons, and Brenda Strong, who recurred in Season 2, have been promoted to series regulars for the upcoming third season of Netflix’s popular teen drama series. Granaderos’ Montgomery is a bully […]

Obama Blasts Donald Trump, Calling Him “Symptom” Of “Dangerous Times”

These are extraordinary and “dangerous times,” former President Barack Obama warned today launching a full frontal attack on President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress who protect him, on point after point. “There is always been a darker aspect of the American story, he told a crowd at the University of Illinois. “Progress does not […]

Chris Selak Steps Down As Lionsgate Head Of Scripted TV, Gets Producing Deal

Chris Selak, who has overseen Lionsgate’s scripted television development since 2011, is stepping down from her post as  EVP Worldwide Television. She is transitioning to a production deal with Lionsgate to develop her own projects and continue to work on selected projects from the Lionsgate Television Group slate. The move comes a year and a half after […]

Kim Kardashian West Prank Series ‘You Kiddin’ Me?!’ Sets Premiere Date

You Kiddin’ Me?!, Kim Kardashian West’s weekly prank show for Facebook Watch, will premiere on its just-launched show page Saturday, September 22, with a celebrity guest line-up including the Kardashian-Jenners, Zoe Saldana and Lisa Rinna, among others. Exec produced by Kardashian West and produced by Lionsgate, the previously announced series features celebrities and their families as they […]

‘Nekrotronic’s Monica Bellucci On Playing Soul-Sucking Queen Of The Internet-Age Underworld – Toronto Studio

Appearing most recently in Amazon’s comedic drama Mozart in the Jungle and David Lynch’s Twin Peaks—in which she played herself—Monica Bellucci delighted in the opportunity to play a “real baddie” for the first time in her career, in TIFF-premiering genre-bender Nekrotronic. The second feature from Australia’s Kiah Roache-Turner—co-written by the director’s brother, Tristan—the sci-fi/horror pic stars Bellucci, Tess Haubrich, […]

‘Icebox’ Toronto First-Look Clip: Timely Tale Of Child Migrants Trapped In The System

EXCLUSIVE: Talk about having the pulse of an issue. Daniel Sawka first wrote and directed Icebox as a short film for his American Film Institute thesis project in 2016. The pic ended up being shortlisted for a 2018 Oscar, won a jury prize at AFI Fest and screened at Telluride. At some point James L. […]

Jimmy Bennett’s Attorney Responds To Asia Argento’s Allegations, Calling Them “Slanderous” And “Offensive”

An attorney for Jimmy Bennett said he is “disgusted” by the “misrepresentations and mischaracterizations” made by Asia Argento’s lawyer, who claimed the actress was the victim of sexual assault — not the young actor. In a lengthy post Wednesday, Argento’s attorney disputed allegations that Argento had sexually assaulted the then-17-year-old actor in a 2013 hotel […]

Ex-‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ EP Duncan Gray Scores Series Order For Challenge Format Fronted By Love Island Talent

Former ABC exec and Jimmy Kimmel Live! executive producer Duncan Gray scored a full season order from ITV2 for You Vs. Chris and Kem, a social media-led challenge format hosted by the Love Island stars. Gray’s Cineflix-backed production company Twenty Six 03 Entertainment is making a four-part run of the show after the launch episode was one of ITV2’s most successful new […]

Geoffrey Owens To Recur On Tyler Perry’s ‘The Haves And The Have Nots’

It’s official. Geoffrey Owens has said yes to Tyler Perry’s offer to appear on his OWN drama series The Haves And the Have Nots. Owens will appear in 10 episodes in Season 6, Deadline has learned. His role is not yet known. Perry came to Owens’ defense after he was shamed on social media after […]