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NBC Drives Stake into Midnight, Texas – Universal Vows to Raise It from the Dead

Late Friday night, NBC announced that it was cancelling Midnight, Texas  – almost certainly down to low ratings. Not long after the news broke, Midnight, Texas owner Universal Studios announced it would try to shop the show to another network or streaming service. Midnight, Texas was based on a trilogy of novels by Charlaine Harris, the creator […]

Hellboy’s Sophie Okonedo, 6 More Join New Anna Paquin Series ‘Flack’

Hellboy‘s Sophie Okonedo, Game of Thrones‘ Rebecca Benson, Arinze Kene (The Pass), Marc Warren (Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell), Rufus Jones (Camping), Genevieve Angelson (Good Girls Revolt) and Lydia Wilson (Requiem) have been tapped to join series lead Anna Paquin (True Blood) on Pop TV‘s upcoming celebrity PR drama-comedy series Flack. Created by Oliver Lansley (Whites, […]

Anna Paquin to Star in ‘Flack’, a New Dramedy Series from Pop TV

Anna Paquin is keeping herself busy, with the True Blood star following up recent well-received runs on WGN America’s Bellevue, Amazon’s Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams and Netflix’s Alias Grace with Pop TV‘s upcoming drama-comedy series Flack. Created by Oliver Lansley (Whites, Alice’s Adventures Underground) and directed by Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty), the limited series […]

Here and Now: HBO Sets February Premiere Date for Alan Ball Series

HBO has finally set a premiere date for Alan Ball‘s (True Blood, Six Feet Under) upcoming new series Here and Now. Set to premiere February 11, 2018, and airing on Sundays at 9:00 pm ET, the family-drama-with-a-twist stars Holly Hunter (The Piano) and Tim Robbins (The Shawshank Redemption) as parents of a multi-racial family made up of three adopted children and one biological […]

Here and Now: HBO Releases Teaser for Alan Ball Family Drama Series

HBO is prepping their subscribers for a new slate of programming in 2018, releasing the first teaser for Alan Ball‘s (True Blood, Six Feet Under) upcoming series Here and Now. Set to premiere February 2018, the family-drama-with-a-twist stars Holly Hunter (The Piano) and Tim Robbins (The Shawshank Redemption) as parents of a multi-racial family made […]

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The Little Drummer Girl: Alexander Skarsgård Joins AMC/BBC Adaptation

Television’s love affair with author John le Carré rolls along with word that Big Little Lies‘ Alexander Skarsgård has been cast in the upcoming BBC One–AMC series adaptation of The Little Drummer Girl. Set to begin production in 2018, Old Boy writer-director Park Chan-wook has been tapped to direct the series as his first foray into […]

Bellevue: WGN America Releases Trailer For Anna Paquin Crime Drama

Anna Paquin‘s (True Blood, Roots) new crime drama Bellevue has found a home at WGN America, as the network announced that its recently acquired new series will premiere on Tuesday January 23, 2018 at 10:00 pm ET / 9:00 pm CT. The eight-episode, one-hour series stars Paquin as Detective Annie Ryder; Shawn Doyle (House of Cards, Fargo) […]

‘True Blood,’ ‘Elementary’ Star Nelsan Ellis Dies at 39

Nelsan Ellis, known affectionately by many for his role as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO’s True Blood, has died after complications from heart failure at age 39. News of Ellis’ passing was first made public by his The Help costar Octavia Spencer, who took to Instagram on Saturday morning, saying, “Just got word that we lost […]

True Blood’s Stephen Moyer Joins Singer / Nix Untitled X-Men Pilot

Stephen Moyer is following in the footsteps of his True Blood co-star Anna Paquin and entering the X-Men universe. Moyer has signed on to lead the new Fox straight-to-pilot project that has yet to get a title. But what it does have is Matt Nix (Burn Notice) writing, Bryan Singer (X-Men) directing and Jamie Chung […]

Deborah Ann Woll Talks Taking On Daredevil Role After 7 Years Of True Blood

With True Blood wrapping up last night, Deborah Ann Woll can turn her attention to her next project, the upcoming Netflix / Marvel series Daredevil.  She talked with Zap2it about playing Matt Murdock’s love interest Karen Page. But after playing Jessica Hamby for seven years, how do you approach taking on a new character: I’m […]

The Scars Remain The Same…

[Mark’s Edit — the True Blood poster is basically a fan photoshop, not an official image] I am probably not the first person to point this out… This was a promo piece from the first season of the CW’s Arrow showing Stephen Amell with the scars he got from his five years missing. This is […]

Deborah Ann Woll Joins The Cast Of Daredevil

The new Marvel series Daredevil has begun filming and now we get word from Entertainment Weekly that the role of Karen Page has gone to True Blood actress Deborah Ann Woll. Page was introduced in the first issue of Daredevil and has been the on-again / off-again love interest of Matt Murdock over the years. Woll […]

IDW Solicitations In September 2012

And here’s what IDW will be publishing in Septmember 2012… STAR TREK #13 Mike Johnson (w) • Stephen Molnar (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c) The Redshirt’s Tale. Everyone knows the joke about the dire fate of crewmembers who wear red on the Enterprise. Even the redshirts themselves! The countdown to next year’s blockbuster STAR TREK […]

Straw Dogs – The Bleeding Cool Review

Straw Dogs isn't just a remake, it's a loving tribute to a classic movie that was notorious in its day. But do we need another siege at Trencher's Farm? Even if it's a pretty as this one?