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"Doctor Who: The Collection" Season 26: Ace Returns! [TRAILER]

The BBC's official Doctor Who channel released a trailer for Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 26 Blu-Ray and DVD box set, featuring Sophie Aldred as the 7th Doctor's (Sylvester McCoy) companion Ace. All companions who leave or are left behind tend to carry an air of melancholy about them. They always wait in hope that […]

Singer Sara Bareilles Converts to NBC's Live 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

NBC's  Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! continues to gather "disciples" ahead of its Easter 2018 broadcast, adding platinum-selling singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene to a line-up that currently includes singer John Legend as Jesus and rock star Alice Cooper as King Herod. "We're overjoyed to have Sara Bareilles play Mary Magdalene and I can guarantee […]

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John Legend to Play Jesus in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live

Whether or not it was the Power of Christ that compelled them to do it, NBC is elevating Grammy Award-winning musician John Legend (La La Land, Underground) to "Son of God" status as Jesus Christ in the network's upcoming live musical remake of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar Live […]

'A Christmas Story Live!': Matthew Broderick To Narrate Fox's Live Musical

Some holiday cheer was dropped on Thursday with Fox announcing that actor Matthew Broderick (Election) has joined the cast of A Christmas Story Live!. Set as a live musical staging of the beloved 1983 film A Christmas Story, Broderick will be taking on the role of an older Ralphie, who serves as the narrator of the story. […]

Sega's Shinobi To Become a Feature Film

With each passing day, the stigma of video game adaptations appears to be evaporating — and that's before the upcoming major films based on games have been released. Variety reports Bridge of Spies producer Marc Platt has joined with with Stories International to option Sega's Shinobi for a feature film. According to Stories International president Tomoya […]