Mr. Bennet, better known as Hrg, is the first role cast for the network’s production of Heroes Reborn. Deadline reports that Jack Coleman has signed on the 13-episodes miniseries that will reconnect with the basic elements of the show’s first season about ordinary people with extraordinary abilities.
The noms will be revealed July 10 at 8:40 a.m. Et.
The Television Academy has also unveiled the key art for this year’s event (pictured above) and updated its website graphics to embody the new look for the 68 days leading up to the Emmys telecast.
Netflix announced Thursday morning that Chelsea Handler has signed a “groundbreaking,” multi-tiered deal with the streaming service, which includes a standup special, four “docu-comedy specials”—and, most importantly, “the first-ever talk show for the global on-demand generation,” which is set to premiere in 2016.
Fresh off winning the Tony last night, Deadline reports that Steven Spielberg is in talks to acquire the President Lyndon Johnson–focused play All The Way. And, as in the play, Spielberg wants Bryan Cranston to play LBJ. There’s no word yet on which network it would live on. The play focuses on the first year of Johnson’s administration, from JFK’s assassination to passing civil-rights legislation to his reelection.
“The Fault in Our Stars” has become the biggest pre-selling romantic drama in Fandango’s history, as the adaptation of John Green’s best-selling novel prepares to break millions of moviegoers’ hearts this weekend.
The online ticketer did not say how many moviegoers have reserved a spot in theaters, but the film is out-pacing “The Vow,” “Safe Haven” and “Dear John” at the same point in their lead-ups to release. “The Vow,” a 2012 romance with Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams was the previous record-holder and opened to $41.2 million.
Showtime has renewed the horror drama “Penny Dreadful” for a second season.
The greenlight comes halfway through the show’s initial eight-episode run, which has drawn solid ratings across Showtime’s linear and on-demand platforms. The show created by screenwriter-playwright John Logan has impressed the pay cabler by skewing younger than its other original series and by proving to be a big draw on the Showtime Anytime broadband platform, as well as on cable VOD.
Two years from today, the biggest showdown in box office history is set to take place. At least, that’s what the tentative release schedule would have you believe.In what amounts to a very high stakes game of chicken, Disney and Warner Bros. have scheduled superhero movies Captain America 3 and an Untitled Superman/Batman Film on May 6, 2016.