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CBS Pilot ‘Frankenstein’ Adds Director Uta Briesewitz, Casts Saidah Arrika Ekulona

CBS announced two additions for their modern TV series take on the classic horror novel by Mary Shelly, “Frankenstein”. Westworld’s Uta Briesewitz will direct the pilot for the network, and actor Saidah Arrika Ekulona (Bull) has been cast as the lead. Briesewitz joins writer Jason Tracey and Rob Doherty (Elementary) in executive producing duties, according to Deadline. The story focuses […]

NatGeo’s Genius Season 3 to Focus on Mary Shelley

The NatGeo bioseries Genius hasn’t even begun it’s second season and now we’re hearing who the focus will be in season three. The series takes a historical genius and presents their life over a 10-episode season showing both their younger days and later in life. Season one focused on German physicist Albert Einstein with actors Geoffrey […]

The Frankenstein Chronicles: Netflix Nabs Rights to Sean Bean Series

Netflix is hoping that they’re cobbling together the makings of another genre success, with the streaming service giant set to bring ITV‘s cult hit The Frankenstein Chronicles both stateside and to a number of international markets. Executive produced by Frank Doelger (Game of Thrones), both six-episode seasons of the Sean Bean-starring series will be run as […]


This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture History For February 21

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on February 21: 1885- The Washington Monument is dedicated. 1902- Dr. Harvey Cushing performs […]