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Cinemax’s C.B. Strike Trailer Gives Us a Glimpse at J.K. Rowling’s “Criminal Side”

Cinemax is set to show viewers a more dangerous side to Harry Potter creator/author J.K. Rowling, setting Friday, June 1st at 10 p.m. ET for the premiere of its action-packed series based on pseudonym Robert Galbraith‘s crime novels, C.B. Strike. The series launches with three one-hour episodes that will cover The Cuckoo’s Calling, followed by four one-hour episodes […]


American Gods Season 2: Bruce Langley Confirms Production Start on Starz Series

To say it’s been a rough couple of months for Starz‘s American Gods would be a serious understatement, especially considering their series adaptation of author and executive producer Neil Gaiman‘s novel is coming off of a strong first season. We’ve watched as things got a little nasty between out-going showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green and Fremantle; and between Gaiman […]


A.P. Bio Episode 9 ‘Rosemary’s Boyfriend’ Review: I Am Jack’s Mom’s Boyfriend

Welcome back to Bleeding Cool’s recap/review of NBC’s Thursday night comedy series A.P. Bio, starring It’s Always in Sunny in Philadelphia‘s Glenn Howerton and Happy!‘s Patton Oswalt. After last week’s “fall from grace” (it happens), here’s hoping tonight’s ninth episode ‘Rosemary’s Boyfriend’ gets the series back on track…and how can you go wrong with Mr. […]



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New Details Emerge on Amazon’s $250 Million Lord of the Rings Series Deal

By now, we all know the headline: in November 2017, Amazon Studios spent $250 million to outbid Netflix for television series rights to J.R.R. Tolkien’s world-renowned Lord of the Rings fantasy series. Produced in conjunction with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, publisher HarperCollins, and New Line Cinema, the project will explore new storylines preceding The Fellowship of […]

Disney Eyes ‘High Fidelity’-Inspired Series with Female Lead for New Streaming Service

Expect a lot more Top 5 lists and a lot less cynical music pretentiousness (I’m looking at you, Barry) — Disney is planning a gender-swapped romantic comedy series inspired by Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel High Fidelity and the 2000 feature adaptation for its upcoming streaming service. Writers Veronica West and Sarah Kucserka‘s (Bull, Ugly Betty) series looks […]

Siren Season 1, Episode 2 Review: No Sophomore Slump for Freeform’s Mermaid Mystery

Welcome back to Bleeding Cool‘s weekly recap/review of Freeform‘s Siren,  Eric Wald and Dean White‘s mermaid fantasy-action drama. After a very strong and promising start to the series, let’s see if the the show builds upon it or suffers a second-episode sophomore slump with ‘The Lure’. But before we get to that, a quick sneak preview and […]


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The Duffer Brothers Respond to Stranger Things Lawsuit: “Completely Meritless”

Following up on yesterday’s reporting that Stranger Things creators The Duffer Brothers (Matt and Ross Duffer) were being sued by filmmaker Charlie Kessler for allegedly stealing the concept for the series from his 2012 short film, the Duffer Brothers have responded to the complaint through their attorney, Alex Kohner: “Mr. Kessler’s claim is completely meritless. He […]


The Walking Dead Family Mourns the Passing of Superfan Lisa Williams

Being a fan of AMC‘s The Walking Dead, you learn pretty early on that losing people is part of the price you pay for being a part of the shows eight-plus seasons — and still, it’s never easy. But when we lose a member of our TWD “fan family,” that loss cuts wider and deeper […]


‘Orient Express’ Duo Kenneth Branagh, Mark Gordon Adapting ‘A Gentleman in Moscow’ for TV

Murder on the Orient Express‘s Kenneth Branagh appears to be going the “stay-cation” route with his newest project, re-teaming with Mark Gordon to star/produce Entertainment One’s television adaptation of Amor Towles’s novel A Gentleman in Moscow. Entertainment One optioned the book’s series rights in 2017 from publisher Viking, a division of Penguin Random House in North America, […]

Neil Gaiman, FremantleMedia Adapting Mervyn Peake’s Fantasy Novel Series ‘Gormenghast’ for TV

FremantleMedia North America is wasting no time taking advantage of their multi-year production deal with author Neil Gaiman (The Sandman), winning the television series rights to British author Mervyn Peake‘s sprawling fantasy novel series Gormenghast with Gaiman and Academy Award-winning writer Akiva Goldsman (Star Trek: Discovery) attached. Gaiman and Goldsman will serve as series executive producers on […]

The Walking Dead: Read Carl’s Letter to Rick from This Week’s Episode [SPOILERS]

For those of you who watched/listened to Bleeding Cool‘s review of the 14th episode of The Walking Dead season 8 (‘Still Gotta Mean Something’), you know how we felt about the last moments when Rick (Andrew Lincoln) finally found himself in the right place in his head to take Michonne’s (Danai Gurira) advice and read the […]

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!: A Night of Heavenly Highlights

Giving amazing credit where amazing credit is due, NBC‘s live broadcast production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Jesus Christ Superstar was an evening filled with some truly amazing musical moments – too many to narrow down to just one or two. So instead, we’re giving you a “one-stop-shopping” post for all of our […]