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The 10 best FX shows Have you ever noticed how many good shows have come from FX? Comingsoon.net has. Check out our favorites in the gallery below! A cable network that came into the spotlight at the turn of the , FX has managed to churn out some of the most critically-acclaimed television shows of the past twenty years or so. FX (and their separate network for comedies, FXX) has actually been responsible for as many great programs as premium cable networks like or Showtime, honestly—they just can’t seem to help themselves. They simply know how to make good TV. FX has been praised by showrunners for allowing them to have almost complete and total freedom in their couple of decades as a network—they let comedies be vulgar, they let dramas be violent, they let writers put out work they can be proud of. Here are ten examples, with plenty more that deserve honorable mentions. The post appeared first on .
September 03, 2019
All photos by ABC. Agents of SHIELD Season 6 Finale Recap The two-part Season 6 Finale brings this season’s storylines to a head. Believing that Sarge is the only one strong enough to stop Izel, Daisy and May head with him into the jungle, where Izel has taken control of Flint and used him to rebuild the monoliths. Daisy and May hope to be able to separate whatever demon from the other side of the gateway lives in Sarge’s body from him, leaving the Coulson side behind. Sarge isn’t so sure that will work; if the demon is gone, what’ll be left of him? The Shaw Drive With the team maintaining radio silence, the rest of the SHIELD team at the Lighthouse is helpless to assist. Deke has an idea. He takes Fitz-Simmons to a previously empty floor of the Lighthouse where he has moved his tech startup. The group has built the slap bracelets that keep Izel from possessing people. Now they are working on a jump drive that could, theoretically, allow agents to teleport into the temple to free Mack and YoYo. Fitz yells at Deke about stealing tech, patenting it, and selling it for profit. Deke tells him that he built this company because he doesn’t fit in anywhere else. He’s a man out of time and even his own family thinks he’s a joke. Deke straps the jump drive to his back and teleports into the temple, freeing Mack, YoYo, and Flint. Meanwhile, Izel has released her shrike onto a nearby resort. The infected begin to move toward the temple, forcing Sarge, May, and Daisy to fight, blowing the element of surprise. Daisy leads the infected away from the temple and back to the Quinjet, where she finds Mack and YoYo aboard. Mack and Daisy argue about the mission, with Mack still not trusting Sarge. The three barricade themselves in the disabled Quinjet, fighting off the horde of infected trying to get to them. During the fight, one of the shrike infects YoYo. Deke, meanwhile, tries to teleport back to the Lighthouse, but the jump drive needs time to recharge. Instead, he is flushed out of the temple and through the jungle to another jet. Mack overhears Deke trying to hail the Lighthouse on the radio and talks Deke through the repairing the jet and piloting it over to rescue them. Enoch’s Bluff The Lighthouse isn’t answering Deke because it has been infiltrated and locked down by Chronicom hunters. All of the Chronicoms have been reassigned as hunters — including Isaiah, who is sent to Kitson to take out Enoch. The hunters know everything that Fitz-Simmons know about SHIELD protocols, including the emergency escape protocols. The hunters make their way through the Lighthouse, flushing out and killing SHIELD agents as the Chronicoms search for the Framework. Fitz-Simmons tell the surviving agents to head to the tech startup to hide; because Fitz-Simmons didn’t know about it when they were Chronicom captives, then the hunters won’t know about it either. Fitz-Simmons head to where the Framework is stored and rig it with explosives. Hunters corner the couple. With no escape, the two prepare to sacrifice themselves to blow up the Framework, saving lives. Pinned down, the two are saved by Enoch, who defeated Isaiah and used his skin to infiltrate the hunters and save Fitz-Simmons. Enoch believes there is a way to escape, but it will mean forever altering the course of Fitz-Simmons’s lives. The Temple At the temple, May and Sarge confront Izel. Izel and May each try to get Sarge to join them. Sarge knows anger, fear, and pain. May tells him that’s love. Sarge now knows the only way to be rid of pain is to cut it out of himself. He stabs May with the sword and pushes her through the gateway to the other realm. In the other realm, life and death are meaningless. May removes the sword from her abdomen and uses it to take out the three guardians of the temple. Izel goes through the gateway and battles May on the other side, holding May off long enough to replace the stones that open the temple door, letting the rest of her people into the temple in order to access the gateway. Daisy, Mack, and YoYo confront Sarge, who has wholly given himself to the demon. The demon is stronger than Daisy’s quake ability. He is stronger than Mack. While Sarge fights them off, YoYo is possessed by the shrike. Neither Daisy nor Mack has the will to kill YoYo. Sarge turns Daisy so that her back is to the gateway, threatening to torture her for eternity once his people come through. Izel comes through the gateway and is about to stab Daisy from behind when May follows Izel through and kills her. That cause the shrike to die, releasing YoYo. May throws the sword to Mack, who kills Sarge, closing the gateway. “We Had Time” May dies in Daisy’s arms, asking if there was anything of Coulson left. Simmons enter the temple with a team in hazmat suits. She tells the rest that May will be fine. May is put into a pod and her tissue will be revived once her body reaches the correct core temperature. Once the hazmat team has collected samples from the monoliths, the SHIELD agents board Zephyr-1, equipped with the jump drive. From the air, they blow up the temple and are remote piloted by Fitz –who is not aboard– to New York City. The landscape has changes, with the Empire State Building the tallest building by far, possibly the tallest building left in the world according to Simmons. Simmons explains that the hunters are trying to turn the earth into Chronyca-3. They have Fury’s black box and access to centuries of SHIELD information. SHIELD is the only organization strong enough to stop the Chronicoms, but they need someone with vast and intimate knowledge of SHEILD and its history to stop them. To that end, Enoch has helped create SHIELD’s most advanced Life Model Decoy. It has Chronicom tech and all of its host’s memories. Simmons introduces the Coulson LMD to serve as Mack’s right hand man and help them defeat the Cronicoms. What did you think of Agents of SHIELD Season 6 Finale? Share your thoughts in the comments below! The post appeared first on .
August 03, 2019
Gal Gadot confirmed to star in Showtime’s Hedy Lamarr miniseries has confirmed that Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot has officially signed on for the leading role in the network’s upcoming biopic limited series which centers on the life of veteran actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr. The untitled series will be Gadot’s first starring role in a US television series. “The life of Hedy Lamarr was a truly fascinating one. She stood at the forefront of many issues that challenge women and our society today,” Showtime’s Co-President of Entertainment Jana Winograde said in a statement. (via ) “In Gal Gadot, we have found the transcendent actress to portray the deeply complex Lamarr. And with the award-winning talents of Sarah Treem and Warren Littlefield, this is going to be a special series.” In addition, Gadot will also serve as an executive producer along with Sarah Treem (The Affair), Warren Littlefield (The Handmaid’s Tale), Katie Robbins (The Last Tycoon) and Jaron Varsano (My Dearest Fidel). Austrian-born Hedy Lamarr was a popular actress in the 1940s, starring in such films as Algiers, Boom Town, I Take This Woman, Comrade X, Come Live with Me and Samson and Delilah. However, she is most famous for her work as an inventor. During World War II she helped create a radio guidance system for allied torpedoes that utilized spectrum and frequency. Today, this same technology is used to enable Bluetooth and WiFi. At the age of 85, Lamarr passed away due to a heart disease in 2000. Gal Gadot will next be in seen in a number of high-profile projects including: the highly-anticipated sequel which will premiere on June 2020; Death on the Nile opposite Armie Hammer and Annette Bening; and starring alongside Dwayne Johnson and Ryan Reynolds. The post appeared first on .
August 02, 2019
Sylvester Stallone & Dolph Lundgren collaborating on action drama series is reporting that Dolph Lundgren (Rocky IV, Universal Soldier, The Expendables franchise) and Oscar nominee Sylvester Stallone (Creed, Rocky, The Expendables franchise) are currently collaborating on an untitled hour-long action drama series. The series, from Tony Krantz’s Flame Ventures, will star Lundgren while Stallone serves as executive producer alongside his Balboa Productions partner Braden Aftergood. Lundgren will play a covert operative at the Department of Safety and Security at the UN. His character is described as the UN’s special secret agent, a one-man S.W.A.T. team and hostage negotiator. According to the outlet, the show was pitched to Fox, CBS, NBC, Netflix, and Apple this week. The series is written by Ken Sanzel (Reef Break, Numbers), who will serve as the showrunner on the pilot, which might be directed by Stallone. Executive producers also include Sanzel, Krantz, and Lundgren’s manager Craig Baumgarten from Zero Gravity. Stallone and Lundgren have worked on numerous movies together, including Rocky IV, Creed II, and The Expendables franchise. Stallone’s upcoming projects include Rambo: Last Blood, Tough as They Come, and The Expendables 4. Lundgren will next be starring in Acceleration, Hard Night Falling, Wanted Man, and Malevolence. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) The post appeared first on .
August 02, 2019
Swamp Thing Episode 10 Recap Things come to a head in the Series Finale. Abby and Swamp Thing are still holding Alec’s body in the swamp when the Swamp Thing tells her that men are approaching again, but this time it’s different. This time they’re angry and want revenge. Abby tells him she’s so sorry about what happened to Alec, but the Swamp Thing counters that he never was Alec. Abby says he’s wrong; the best part of Alec — his mind and his memories — live in the Swamp Thing. Abby says she doesn’t want to see these men hurt him again. The Swamp Thing says that he won’t let them this time. Conclave Ellery leads a team of Conclave paramilitary types into the swamp to find and kill the creature. Avery tells Ellery to take it easy on the creature, that this is still his project. Ellery no longer trusts Avery and cuts him out altogether. In the swamp, the Swamp Thing isolates and kills one of the mercenaries, using him as bait to lead the rest into a trap. Swamp Thing uses the plant life to cut off their escapes and kills the mercenaries. He leaves Ellery alive to go back and tell the Conclave what he witnessed here, what the creature is capable of doing, and to tell them never to return. Running Out of Friends in this Town Avery heads to Delroy’s to drink away his sorrows, but is hit with more bad news. Matt was in a car accident. Avery goes to the hospital and finds the sheriff sitting with Matt. Avery tells her that he’s been thinking. With Maria in the psychiatric ward, they’ll soon be getting a divorce. If the sheriff and Matt will stand with Avery, they can finally be together as a family. The sheriff tells Avery that she can’t forget how Avery turned Matt into a killer and then stabbed him. She hopes she’s the one to send Avery to hell. In the hospital parking lot, the sheriff is attacked by Avery, who waits in the back seat of her cruiser. He stabs her through the seat and when she blacks out, he traps her in the trunk of the cruiser and sends it into the swamp, watching the car submerge in the water. A Bigger Destiny Liz heads to the video store to confront Danny about being the Blue Devil. Danny reveals that he is the devil, and that the devil is still chattering away inside his head. Danny has only ever wanted to leave Marais, and now that he has the chance, he’s not thinking of heading back to L.A. and laying on the beach. He thinks that there is a greater destiny out there for him. Danny drives to the edge of town. Instead of slowing down as he nears the sign marking the barrier that has kept him trapped in Marais, Danny floors it. His mission complete, he passes through with no problem at all. Healing Properties Abby goes to Maria in the hospital to find out who the men are that have entered the swamp so she can find a way to get them to back off before they harm the Swamp Thing. At the hospital, Maria is plagued by the demons she stirred up when she tried to contact Shauna. Xanadu offers Maria peace, but warns that she may not be able to return from it. When Abby arrives, Maria is trapped in an illusion that Shauna is with her. Xanadu tells Abby that Avery is her best hope for answers now. Woodrue takes his wife to the Sunderland house after she overdoses on her Alzheimer’s medication. She is mentally awake but physically inert, so he tapes her to a dining room chair while he slices and cooks the organs he harvested from the Swamp Thing. There’s not time to properly test the effects of ingesting the organ tissue, so he samples a bite before he feeds it to Caroline. Woodrue collapses, then revives feeling better than ever. His strength is enhanced and he feels attuned to nature. Abby arrives at the Sunderland home, looking for Avery. When she sees Caroline, Abby calls 9-1-1, but Woodrue knocks the phone from her hand. He tells Abby that the only thing that can save Caroline is the plant specimens he harvested from the creature. Woodrue tries to feed a bite to Caroline, but Abby stops him. Woodrue chokes Abby for interfering. Abby is saved when a police officer arrives in response to the call and tazes Woodrue. An ambulance arrives to take Caroline to the hospital while Woodrue is arrested. Abby returns to Alec’s lab. The Swamp Thing is there. He admits that he thought about wandering into the swamp and never returning, but doing so would mean losing his only connection to humanity in Abby. Abby says that she cares about him — not just the man whose mind and memories he carries, but who he is now. There is darkness and danger in the swamp, but there is a beauty that she’s only seen because of him, and she will stand with him to face whatever comes next together. In the post-credits stinger, Matt returns to the police station to find the power out, no one there, and the place ransacked. Further investigation reveals plant matter has sprung up, freeing Woodrue from his cell. Matt encounters Woodrue, changed into a plant creature himself now. What did you think of Swamp Thing Series Finale? Share your thoughts in the comments below! The post appeared first on .
August 02, 2019
The Man Who Fell to Earth reboot gets series order at CBS All Access has officially given a series order for creator Alex Kurtzman’s upcoming reboot series adaptation of The Man Who Fell to Earth, which will be based on legendary music icon David Bowie’s 1976 cult classic film of the same name. Kurtzman will also serve a the series’ showrunner and executive producer along with Jenny Lumet and John Hlavin. “We are thrilled to add another iconic genre favorite to our lineup as we expand original programming on CBS All Access,” CBS All Access’ Executive Vice President of Original Content Julie McNamara said. “We know this series will capture the soul and spirit of the source material and further push narrative boundaries in the capable hands of Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet and the entire producing team.” CBS Television Studious president David Stapf added, “I’ve been a fan of this extraordinary film starring David Bowie for years. While no one can ever hope to surpass Bowie, bringing the film to series will allow for an ongoing detailed and nuanced exploration of the concepts established in the novel.” The Man Who Fell to Earth will follow the story of an alien who arrives on Earth at a turning point in human evolution and must confront his own past to determine our future. The reboot will be co-written by and Lumet with Kurtzman also set to direct. The original film was based on author Walter Tevis’ science fiction novel of the same name. It was directed by Nicolas Roeg from a screenplay written by Paul Mayersberg. The film was David Bowie’s first starring role in a feature film. “Walter Tevis’ visionary novel gave us a tech god Willy Wonka from another planet, brought to life by David Bowie’s legendary performance, that foretold Steve Jobs’ and Elon Musk’s impacts on our world,” Kurtzman and Lumet said. “The series will imagine the next step in our evolution, seen through the eyes of an alien who must learn what it means to become human, even as he fights for the survival of his species.” In addition to Kurtzman, Lumet and Hlavin, The Man Who Fell to Earth series will also be executive produced by Rola Bauer, Tim Halkin, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Heather Kadin and Aaron Baiers. The series will be co-produced by CBS Television Studios and TANDEM Productions, a STUDIOCANAL Company, in association with Secret Hideout and Timberman/Beverly. STUDIOCANAL owns the rights for both Walter Tevis’ book as well as the iconic Nicolas Roeg film with David Bowie. The post appeared first on .
August 02, 2019
The Stand: Stephen King writing new ending to limited series adaptation Stephen King’s 1978 post-apocalyptic horror/fantasy novel is being adapted into a new limited series for CBS All Access. But will set this series apart from its 1994 counterpart, and the novel itself, is a new ending, which will be penned by King himself. As reported by , King is writing the script for the ninth episode of the series, which CBS All Access EVP Julie McNamara said will include “a new coda that won’t be found in the book.” “For fans of the book who have wondered what became of the survivors of the stand, this episode will contain a story that takes us beyond the book to answer those questions. A continuation to The Stand; we can’t wait to share that with the world.” The 10 episode series from writers (The Fault in Our Stars, The New Mutants) and (SEAL Team), reveals that this is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death. And here is the bleak new world of the day after, a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides — or are chosen. A world in which good rides on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abigail — and the worst nightmares of evil are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the dark man. Boone, who has been developing the project for years, will also direct the series for CBS Television Studios. Boone, Roy Lee, Jimmy Miller, Richard P. Rubinstein, and Cavell will executive produce. Will Weiske and Miri Yoon will co-executive produce with Owen King serving as producer. The post appeared first on .
August 02, 2019
Designated Survivor Season 3 Recap Season 3 brought a new national security threat, this time amidst President Kirkman’s reelection campaign. After the show’s , we’re recapping the season’s main storylines to close out and say goodbye (again) to the political drama. Reelection at All Costs President Kirkman ran for reelection as an independent, against the odds. He hired the savvy Lorraine Zimmer to be his campaign manager and named Aaron Shore as his running mate. Lorraine used illegal surveillance technology to spy on conservative opponent Cornelius Moss. When Emily discovered it and went to Kirkman right before the election, he uncharacteristically sat on the information to win. The FBI arrested Lorraine shortly after. As a handsome Latino VP candidate, Aaron helped Kirkman take Texas, Moss’ home state. His relationship with Isabel Pardo was popular, but after he cheated on her with Emily, they still needed to play their parts. Isabel’s promotion to Deputy Chief of Staff helped her realize she deserved better. RIP Hannah Wells Season 3 saw the death of FBI-agent-turned-CIA-analyst Hannah Wells. Uncomfortable with a desk job, Hannah stumbled onto a plan to engineer a virus that would leave people of color sterile, effectively changing voting demographics in the long term. The virus engineer, Wouter Momberg, murdered Hannah, but authorities thwarted the plan. Moss’ biggest donor, Detwiler, financed the plan and his operative hired Momberg. Emily’s Mother Emily had stepped away from the White House to help her mother, Carrie, who was sick with cancer. At Carrie’s insistence, Emily went back to work and chose to join the campaign to keep an eye on Lorraine. However, Carrie visited Emily because assisted suicide was legal. Eventually, Emily mercifully helped Carrie end her life. Prescription Addiction Mars Harper, Kirkman’s Chief of Staff, was living with a wife, Lynn, addicted to painkillers. After a scare that sent her to the hospital and then to rehab, Mars focused on FlagKind, Detwiler’s pharmaceutical company that made the drug she was addicted to. After Detwiler went down, Mars convinced Lynn that she should run for her father’s congressional seat. If you’ve missed a recap or want to revisit the entire Season 3 of Designated Survivor, check out our full list of recaps below. The post appeared first on .
August 01, 2019
Supergirl Season 5 Adds Jennifer Cheon Garcia In New Villain Role According to , Jennifer Cheon Garcia (Van Helsing, The Drive) has been tapped for a guest-starring role in the upcoming fifth season of The CW’s . Garcia is set to portray the role of villain Midnight, who is being described as a physical manifestation of darkness. Her character’s official description reads: “Midnight is a murderous villain released from an otherwordly prison to enact revenge against the person who put her there.” Supergirl stars (Glee) as Kara Danvers/Supergirl, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen, Chyler Leigh (Grey’s Anatomy) as Alex Danvers, Jeremy Jordan as Winslow ‘Winn’ Schott, Katie McGrath (Merlin) as Lena Luthor, Jess Rath as Brainiac 5, and David Harewood as Hank Henshaw/J’onn J’onnz. Last season, Sam Witwer, Rhona Mitra, and Bruce Boxleitner have joined the cast to portray the roles of Agent Liberty, Mercy Graves, and Vice President Baker, respectively. . In season 5, Benoist will be making her directorial debut with the fifth season’s episode 17. She will be the second cast member to direct an episode of the series following David Harewood, who helm an episode last season Based on the characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the series is executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Robert Rovner, and Jessica Queller. Supergirl is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. The series is set to return on October 6 on The CW. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. (Photo Credits: Getty Images) The post appeared first on .
August 01, 2019
Trinkets Renewed for Second And Final Season At Netflix After more than a month since its series debut in June, has officially their teen drama series Trinkets for a second and final season with Sarah Goldfinger set as the showrunner. Starring Brianna Hildebrand (), Kiana Madeira () and Quintessa Swindell (Utopia), the series will be returning on 2020. Based on the YA novel from Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith, Trinkets follows the story of three teenage girls from different corners of the high school cafeteria: Elodie, the grieving misfit; Moe, the mysterious outsider; and Tabitha the imperfect picture of perfection. They will find themselves in the same mandated Shoplifters Anonymous meeting and will form an unlikely bond with each other. They will find strength in one another as they go through family issues, high school drama and the complicated dilemma of trying to fit in while longing to break out. . The cast includes Hildebrand as Elodie, Madeira as Moe and Swindell as Tabitha along with Larry Sullivan (Big Little Lies) as Doug, Brandon Butler () as Brady, Odiseas Georgiadis as Noah, Henry Zaga as Luca, October Moore as Vicky and Larisa Oleynik (Mad Men) as Shawn. Each episode will be a half-hour long with Amy Andelson, Emily Meyer and Smith co-adapting Trinkets‘ screenplay. Linda Gase acts as the series’ showrunner and also serves as executive producer along with Andelson, Meyer, and Smith. Shelley Zimmerman, Brin Luken, and Rebecca Glashow are also executive producers. Sara St. Onge directed the first two episodes. Season one is already available for streaming on Netflix. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. The post appeared first on .
August 01, 2019
Marvel’s Runaways Season 3 To Feature Crossover Episode With Cloak & Dagger brings word that Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger will be crossing over with Marvel’s Runaways! Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph) from Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger will appear in a Marvel’s Runaways Season 3 episode. You can check out the crossover episode announcement in the player below! In Season 3, premiering on December 13 on Hulu, the Runaways frantically search for their captured friends Chase Stein, Gert Yorkes, and Karolina Dean. The kids go head to head with an unstoppable enemy who has targeted Leslie — or more accurately, the child she’s carrying. Nico Minoru draws them all into a dark realm where its ruler Morgan le Fay, played by Elizabeth Hurley, is much more nefarious than anyone the kids have yet to face. . The cast for the series includes Ariela Barer (New Girl, ) as Gert Yorkes, Lyrica Okano (The Affair, Unforgettable) as Nico Minoru, Rhenzy Feliz (Teen Wolf, Casual) as Alex Wilder, Gregg Sulkin (Faking It, Don’t Hang Up, Anti Social) as Chase Stein, Virginia Gardner (Goat, Little Bitches) as Karolina Dean, and Allegra Acosta (100 Things to do Before High School, Just Add Magic) as Molly Hernandez. is a coming-of-age series based on the beloved comic characters. Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph,) come from starkly different backgrounds, each growing up with a secret they never dared share with another soul. The series is co-produced by Marvel Television and ABC Signature Studios. Joe Pokaski (Underground, Heroes) will serve as showrunner and executive producer, Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Luke Cage, Marvel’s Iron Fist), Marvel’s Head of Television and Jim Chory (Marvel’s Luke Cage, Marvel’s Iron Fist) will also serve as executive producers. The series stars Olivia Holt, Aubrey Joseph, Gloria Reuben (ER, Mr. Robot), Andrea Roth (Rescue Me, Blue Bloods), J.D. Evermore (True Detective, The Walking Dead), Miles Mussenden (Bloodline, Queen Sugar), Carl Lundstedt (Grey’s Anatomy, Conviction), Emma Lahana, and Jaime Zevallos. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. The post appeared first on .
August 01, 2019
On My Block Season 3 Begins Production has revealed that production has officially begun on the upcoming third season of their fan-favorite coming-of-age drama On My Block. The announcement also came with the of a short video featuring the main cast showing their excitement for season three. Check out the video below! is a coming-of-age comedy about four bright and street-savvy friends navigating their way through the triumph, pain, and the newness of high school they experience along the way. Lifelong friendships are tested as Monse, Ruby, Jamal, and Cesar confront the challenges of adolescence and life in their predominantly Hispanic and black neighborhood set in LA’s South Central neighborhood. The series was co-created and executive produced by Lauren Iungerich (Awkward), Eddie Gonzalez, and Jeremy Haft. All are returning to the show’s third season, along with the principal cast. The first season of On My Block debuted on March 16 and has been met with mostly positive reviews. The series stars Diego Tinoco (Teen Wolf) as Cesar Diaz, newcomer Sierra Capri as Monse Finnie, Jason Genao (The Get Down, Logan) as Ruby Martinez, Brett Gray (Lost in the Woods) as Jamal Turner, Jessica Marie Garcia (Hacking High School) as Jasmine, and Ronni Hawk (Stuck in the Middle) as Olivia. On My Block Seasons 1 and 2 are available to stream on Netflix. Season 3 is ~officially~ in production! Let’s do this — See What’s Next (@seewhatsnext) The post appeared first on .
August 01, 2019
13 Reasons Why Season 3 Trailer, Series Renewed for Fourth & Final Season Netflix has released the official trailer for season 3, confirming that the series will return for 13 more episodes on August 23. In addition, the series has been renewed for a fourth and final season to debut next year. Check out the 13 Reasons Why season 3 trailer in the player below! Eight months after preventing Tyler from committing an unthinkable act at Spring Fling, Clay, Tony, Jessica, Alex, Justin, and Zach find ways to shoulder the burden of the cover-up together while helping Tyler move toward recovery. But when the aftermath of a tumultuous Homecoming game culminates in the disappearance of a football player, and Clay finds himself under police scrutiny, it’s up to a shrewd outsider to steer the group through an investigation that threatens to lay bare everyone’s deepest secrets. The stakes are raised in this riveting third season of 13 Reasons Why, as the consequences of even the most well-intended actions can alter a life forever. Season 3 stars Dylan Minnette (Goosebumps) as Clay Jensen, Brandon Flynn () as Justin, Alisha Boe as Jessica, Christian Navarro as Tony, Miles Heizer (Love, Simon) as Alex, Ross Bulter () as Zach, Devin Druid as Tyler and Justin Prentice as Bryce. Brian Yorkey returns as the series’ creator and showrunner, and will also return as an executive producer alongside Joy Gorman, Mandy Teefey, Kristel Laiblin, Tom McCarthy, Steve Golin, and Selenza Gomez. The new season will be produced by Paramount Television and Anonymous Content for Netflix. The first two seasons of the series are currently available now on Netflix. The post appeared first on .
August 01, 2019
Eric Kripke reveals the one scene Amazon cut from The Boys Amazon’s The Boys quickly showed a propensity for extreme blood, sex and carnage, which, to be fair, is mostly due to the Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson comic-series its based on. However, the extreme could have been … more extreme. At least according to show creator Eric Kripke, who revealed the one scene that the streaming service thought was a little uh…. too much for a casual audience. “I couldn’t quite understand why considering everything else we have in the show, but: Homelander, after being dressed down by Stilwell in episode 2, was standing on one of the Chrysler building Eagles. He pulled his pants down and started j***ing off, mumbling ‘I can do whatever I want’ over and over again until he climaxed all over New York City. We shot it! Oh my God, Anthony was the BEST in that scene. Amazon seemed to think it wasn’t necessary. I thought it told me something about his psyche. To be clear, they’ve been great, that may have been the ONLY fight I lost in Season 1.” is an irreverent take on what happens when superheroes, who are as popular as celebrities, as influential as politicians and as revered as gods, abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good. It’s the powerless against the super powerful as The Boys embark on a heroic quest to expose the truth about the supergroup known as “The Seven.” The show is expected to retain most of the comic’s () boundary-pushing violence and sexuality while exploring the dark side of superhero celebrity and fame. The series stars (Star Trek, Judge Dredd) as Billy Butcher, the ringleader of the vigilantes who risk it all to go against a group of all-powerful characters, with Jack Quaid as Hughie, Laz Alonso as Mother’s Milk, Tomer Kapon as Frenchie, as CIA agent Susan L. Rayner, and Karen Fukuhara as the Female. Elisabeth Shue co-stars in the series alongside Erin Moriarty, Antony Starr, Dominique McElligott, Jessie T. Usher, Chace Crawford, and Nathan Mitchell. The post appeared first on .
August 01, 2019
Stranger Things Season 3 Episode 8 Recap In the of Netflix’s Stranger Things, Dustin, Erica, Steve, and Robin joined the rest of the gang, but the Mind Flayer monster was hurting Eleven. In the Stranger Things Season 3 finale, it took a coordinated effort to infiltrate the Russian underground fortress on a mission to close the gate. Griswold Family A piece of the Mind Flayer’s creation was embedded inside El’s leg. After Jonathan tried to get it out with a knife, Eleven used her powers to extract it. Right then, the adults finally arrived. After everyone explained what had been going on, the adults formulated a plan using Alexei’s instructions. They would go down into the elevator to shut down the Key. Dustin and Erica rightfully pointed out they needed them to show the way. Code name Griswold Family included Nancy, Jonathan, Will, Eleven, Mike, Lucas, and Max. They were supposed to wait in safety at Bauman’s. Unfortunately, Billy was waiting outside in his car after he had sabotaged the station wagon. They ran back inside the mall, but the monster came in through the glass ceiling. Will, Lucas, Jonathan and Nancy tried to leave, and Billy almost rammed into them, if it wasn’t for Steve. They escaped, but Billy got a hold of Eleven. Lucas led the firework assault against the monster. However, it was Eleven, who reminded Billy of the memory of his mother, that finally broke through. Billy sacrificed himself to save them. Scoop Troop and Bald Eagle Scoop Troop, a.k.a. Dustin, Erica, Robin, and Steve, headed for Weathtertop, the hill where Dustin kept Cerebro. After directing the Bald Eagle, Bauman, through the vents, the adults were at a dead end with the passcode. It was supposed to be Planck’s constant, but the number was wrong. Dustin finally got Susie, who was real, on Cerebro. At Susie’s request, they sang “A Neverending Story” together, and she gave the right number. Unfortunately, Grigori attacked as the gate was closing. Hopper defeated him but didn’t make it out when Joyce closed the gate. The Mind Flayer’s body was dead. Because of Hopper and Joyce’s message, Dr. Owens and government agents swarmed the mall and the facility. Three Months Later The Meyers family was moving, and with Hopper gone, that included Eleven. Eleven told Mike that she had heard him say he loved her. She loved him too. Will donated his Dungeons & Dragons books; he could use Mike’s when he was in town and would never join another party. Joyce showed Eleven the heartfelt speech that Hopper was supposed to give her. During the end credits, we saw a prison in Kamchatka, Russia. The guards referenced an American in one of the cells and took a Russian scientist with them. They put him in a cage and released a Demogorgon. What did you think of this episode of Stranger Things? Let us know in the comment section below! The post appeared first on .
July 31, 2019
Rust: Jeff Daniels to star in Showtime drama series adaptation Golden Globe nominee and Emmy winner Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom, The Squid and the Whale, Godless) will be starring in and executive producing Rust, the straight-to-series adaptation for Showtime. The series is based on the novel American Rust by Philipp Meyer. Rust is a compelling family drama that will explore the tattered American dream through the eyes of the complicated and compromised chief of police Del Harris (Daniels) in a Rust Belt town in southwest Pennsylvania. When the woman he truly loves sees her son accused of murder, Harris is forced to decide what he’s willing to do to protect him. “Jeff Daniels is a bona fide giant on stage and screen, and Dan Futterman is a special writer and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have them together at Showtime,” said Gary Levine, co-president of entertainment at Showtime. “With vibrant characters caught in an unpredictable murder mystery, Rust will tell the relevant and touching human story of the corrosion of the American dream.” A series adaptation of the book was scrapped by USA Network after the channel had picked it up for a straight-to-series order in 2017. The new iteration for Showtime will have multiple episodes written by Oscar nominee Dan Futterman (The Looming Tower, Capote) who is also serving as executive producer alongside Michael De Luca and Elisa Ellis of Platform One. Daniels is arguably best known for his roles in the TV series The Newsroom, Godless, and The Looming Tower, and for his role as Harry in the Dumb and Dumber movies. His other recent projects include Guest Artist, The Catcher Was a Spy, Allegiant, The Martian, and Steve Jobs. The post appeared first on .
July 31, 2019
Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD wraps production on series finale brings word that Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD has officially wrapped production on its series finale. It was announced at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con that the ABC series would come to an end after Season 7. The two-hour Season 6 finale will air this Friday, and the final season will premiere in 2020. With Tuesday marking the final day on set, cast members Clark Gregg and Ming-Na Wen, as well as co-showrunners Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon, shared throwback photos and emotional goodbyes, which you can check out below. stars Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Chloe Bennet as Daisy Johnson, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons, Henry Simmons as Agent Alphonso “Mack” MacKenzie, Natalia Cordova-Buckley as Elena “Yo-Yo” Rodriguez, John Hannah as Holden Radcliffe, Adrianne Palicki as Bobbi Morse, Brett Dalton as Grant Ward, Luke Mitchell as Lincoln Campbell, and Nick Blood as Lance Hunter The series was co-created by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen, who also serve as executive producers along with Jeffrey Bell and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory. View this post on Instagram A post shared by (@clarkgregg) on Jul 30, 2019 at 10:37am PDT Tuesday, July 30, 2019:We shoot our last day of . Spy’s goodbye. I’m not okay. How is it that I’m numb & yet so emotional? — Ming-Na Wen (@MingNa) View this post on Instagram A post shared by (@motancharoen) on Jul 30, 2019 at 7:31am PDT View this post on Instagram A post shared by (@misterkarate) on Jul 30, 2019 at 11:40am PDT View this post on Instagram A post shared by (@motancharoen) on Jul 30, 2019 at 7:36am PDT The post appeared first on .
July 31, 2019
Euphoria Season 1 Episode 7 Recap In the of HBO’s , Nate blackmailed Jules into helping exonerate him, and Rue took care of Jules while drunk at Daniel’s Halloween party. In Euphoria Season 1 Episode 7, Rue struggled with her bipolar moods, while Jules visited friends in LA. Manic-Depressive We saw Rue in two states immediately following the party. In her manic state, she played the Morgan-Freeman-esque detective as she and Lexi tried to work out Jules’s motivation for helping Nate. Rue figured out that Nate had catfished Jules but didn’t realize he was blackmailing her. She believed Jules had fallen for Nate. She went to Fezco, hoping he would use his gun to scare Nate. Fezco told Nate to stop messing with Rue and her friends or he would kill him. At the end of the episode, Fezco and Ashtray frantically flushed drugs while the cops were outside. In her depressive state, Rue stayed in bed and watched Love Island. She didn’t leave her room after she rudely confronted her mother’s date. Rue’s depression prevented her from urinating. Her mother found her writhing on the floor and took care of her. Rue suggested going back on her medication. Like a Dream Jules claimed to be sick and was out of school for a week. She texted Rue to let her know everything was fine, but she would be visiting a friend in LA. When her friends asked how she was doing after the move, Jules wanted to avoid the subject. However, she told them about Rue, obviously smitten. Jules hooked up with Anna, who reminded her of Rue. Advice Rue gave us insight on Cassie’s background. Her parents had an unhappy marriage. After a car accident where he was drunk, her father became addicted to pain medication. She and Lexi lost touch with him. When Cassie last saw him, he’d clearly become a junkie. Cassie gathered her friends and sister around. She needed advice on if she should tell McKay about making out with Daniel. They all advised her against it. Cassie insisted that she felt too guilty. After they left, Cassie told Lexi that she was pregnant. When Cassie went to McKay, he told her she would make a good mother, but not now. Naked At the Halloween party, Kat had sex with Daniel. He had been her childhood boyfriend. Unfortunately, he hadn’t remembered it that way. At Cassie’s, Maddy and Kat got into a vicious argument that led to Kat storming out and the advice council dissolving. At home, she cammed for her anonymous big spender. He disguised his voice and blacked out his camera. She took off all her clothes but soon shut her laptop. What did you think of this episode of Euphoria? Let us know in the comment section below!  The post appeared first on .
July 31, 2019
LEGO Stranger Things set revealed The Group has revealed a special building set based on Netflix’s and it’s infamous Upside Down! The Byers’ house features Will’s bedroom, including details like Will’s boombox, bed, desk, desk lamp, drawings and movie posters; the living room features authentic details from the series, like the alphabet wall with a light-up function, couch, coffee table, telephone, axe, ‘have you seen me?’ flyer stickered element and abear trap to catch the Demogorgon; and the dining room which includes an armchair, boxes that store Christmas lights, fantasy game rule book stickered element and a potted plant. The set can flip between the real world and The Upside Down. The Upside Down version of the house, from an alternate dimension, features all the rooms from the real-world model but with a dark, vine-covered, dilapidated look that fans will instantly recognize from the series. With 8 Stranger Things figures, each with its own accessories, this playset makes a great gift for Stranger Things fans who will love to build and display this model to show their passion for the series. Included in the set are Eleven, Mike Wheeler, Lucas Sinclair, Dustin Henderson, Will Byers, Joyce Byers, Chief Jim Hopper and the Demogorgon. Also included is Chief Jim Hopper’s police truck which includes a removable roof for easy access to the interior and a pumpkin element as a reminder of Season 2. This Stranger Things collectible includes over 2,200 pieces and comes in 11 bags, so the real world and The Upside Down can be built at the same time for a shared building experience and measures over 12” (32cm) tall, 17” (44cm) wide and 8” (21cm) deep. Available directly from LEGO Stores & shop.LEGO.com from June 1, 2019 (May 15, 2019 for LEGO VIP) The post appeared first on .
May 14, 2019
Fear the Walking Dead season 5 featurette takes you to the set has released a new behind-the-scenes featurette for Fear the Walking Dead season 5, taking you on a tour of the set of the all-new season of the series. Check out the featuertte in the player below and catch the premiere on Sunday, June 2! The group’s mission is clear: locate survivors and help make what’s left of the world a slightly better place. With dogged determination, Morgan Jones (James) leads the group with a philosophy rooted in benevolence, community, and hope. Each character believes that helping others will allow them to make up for the wrongs of their pasts. But trust won’t be easily earned. Their mission of helping others will be put to the ultimate test when our group finds themselves in unchartered territory, one which will force them to face not just their pasts but also their fears. It is only through facing those fears that the group will discover an entirely new way to live, one that will leave them forever changed. The series stars Lennie James, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Colman Domingo, Danay García, Maggie Grace, Garret Dillahunt, Austin Amelio, Ruben Blades, and Jenna Elfman, Alexa Nisenson, and Austin Amelio as Dwight. is executive produced by , showrunners Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg, as well as , David Alpert, Gale Ann Hurd and Greg Nicotero, and produced by AMC Studios. The post appeared first on .
May 14, 2019
Bob Iger teases a potential third live-action Star Wars series Despite the end nearing for the primary saga of the long-running sci-fi film franchise Star Wars, Disney CEO Bob Iger not only announced today that the next three Star Wars films are the in-development projects from Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, but that there may also be a third live-action TV series extension of the franchise in the works. Speaking at the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit, Iger discussed the future of the franchise and how the studio is planning on filling the gaps between the final primary installment The Rise of Skywalker and the first installment of the next trilogy, which is slated for a December 2022 release. “..In the interim, we are producing two Star Wars live-action series for Disney+, one of them is called The Mandalorian, which is being supervised by Jon Favreau, and the other one is a bit of a prequel to Rogue One. And my guess is there will probably be at least one more live-action series that we produce for Disney+ (meaning a Star Wars series), before we release the next film.” The franchise thus far has only seen three TV series extensions of the lore, all of which however have been animated, and the studio is currently working on two live-action small screen spin-offs. The first is The Mandalorian focusing on the lone titular gunfighter, which is set to premiere on the upcoming streaming service Disney+ on November 12. The second series currently in the works for Disney+ is an untitled project focusing on Rogue One character Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), described as an espionage thriller, from The Americans writer Stephen Schiff, which is set to begin production sometime later this year. Iger’s comments don’t necessarily confirm the development of a third series, but given the franchise’s popularity and potential for multiple story expansions, the mammoth studio’s inclinations to potentially produce a third iteration definitely creates hope for more adventures in a galaxy far, far away. The post appeared first on .
May 14, 2019
Go behind the scenes of Netflix’s Tales of the City in new featurette Netflix has a behind-the-scenes featurette for their upcoming miniseries adaptation Tales of The City, highlighting the latest installment’s rich and diverse story which centers around the newest generation of modern San Francisco. Featuring interviews from showrunner Lauren Morelli, and executive producer Alan Poul, you can check out the video below. Inspired by the books by Armistead Maupin, this next chapter — — follows Mary Ann (Laura Linney), who returns home to San Francisco and is reunited with her daughter (Ellen Page) and ex-husband Brian, twenty years after leaving them behind to pursue her career. Fleeing the midlife crisis that her picture-perfect Connecticut life created, Mary Ann returns home to her chosen family and will quickly be drawn back into the orbit of Anna Madrigal (Olympia Dukakis) and the residents of 28 Barbary Lane. The cast includes Academy Award nominee and Emmy, SAG and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Laura Linney and Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Olympia Dukakis reprising their roles as Mary Ann Singleton and Anna Madrigal. Academy Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and SAG Award nominee Ellen Page joins the cast as Shawna. Barbara Garrick returns as DeDe Halycon Day. Series regulars also include Paul Gross (Due South, Alias Grace) reprising his role as Brian Hawkins, ex-husband of Mary Ann Singleton (played by Laura Linney) and father of Shawna Hawkins (played by Ellen Page); Murray Bartlett (Looking) playing the lovable Michael “Mouse” Tolliver, a longtime resident at Barbary Lane and Mary Ann’s best friend; Charlie Barnett (Chicago Fire) playing Mouse’s boyfriend Ben Marshall; newcomers Josiah Victoria Garcia playing the role of Jake Rodriguez, a newer resident on Barbary Lane who is a transgender man and a caregiver for Anna Madrigal (played by Olympia Dukakis) and May Hong (High Maintenance) as Jake’s long-term girlfriend Margot Park. The series spotlights LGBTQ people both in front of and behind the camera. Showrunner / Executive Producer and writer Lauren Morelli (Co-Executive Producer and writer Orange Is the New Black) and Producing Director and Executive Producer Alan Poul (Tales of the City, Six Feet Under, The Newsroom), who are both part of the LGBTQ community, assembled an entirely queer writing team comprised of Andy Parker, Patricia Resnick, Marcus Gardley, Jen Silverman, Hansol Jung and Thomas Page McBee to create the authentic and multigenerational LGBTQ characters and stories. Talented directors who are also part of the LGBTQ community including Silas Howard, Sydney Freeland, Stacie Passon and Kyle Alvarez bring the vibrant, warm and colorful world of Barbary Lane to life. Transgender people involved in the production include: Josiah Victoria Garcia (Jake) a non-binary trans actor who uses they/them pronouns; Jen Richards (young Anna Madrigal) a trans woman who starred in and was a writer and producer on the Emmy-nominated web series Her Story, about dating as a trans woman; Daniela Vega (Ysela) a trans woman and the lead of the Academy Award-winning film A Fantastic Woman; writer Thomas Page McBee; and directors Silas Howard and Sydney Freeland. Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City is a Working Title Television and NBCUniversal International studios production for Netflix. Armistead Maupin and Laura Linney executive produce along with Morelli and Poul. Additionally, Working Title’s Andrew Stearn, Liza Chasin, Tim Bevan, and Eric Fellner also executive produce. Michael Cunningham, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Hours, serves as a consulting producer. Poul served as Producer on the original Tales of the City, and Executive Producer on More Tales of the City and Further Tales of the City, which earned a Peabody Award and multiple Emmy Award nominations. The 10-part original limited series will debut June 7. The post appeared first on .
May 14, 2019