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Andy Mangels Remember Howard Cruse

Andy Mangels Remembers Howard Cruse and Talks About His Legacy

Prominent gay comic book creator, activist and commentator, Andy Mangels, has shared a few words with Bleeding Cool over the passing of fellow comics creator Howard Cruse yesterday, at 75, after being diagnosed with cancer. Mangels writes in Memorium about Andy’s life, his world and planned future projects that still may see fruition HOWARD CRUSE: […]

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“Pose” Season 3: FX Renews Ryan Murphy Series After Ratings-Crushing Season Premiere

House of Evangelista lives to Pose for another day! Or season, in this case. Coming off of a critically-acclaimed, award-winning first season and a ratings-crushing second-season premiere, Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Steven Canals‘ ground-breaking series has received a season 3 pick-up from FX. The second season is set in 1990 – and the House […]

‘New York Undercover’: Malik Yoba Returning as Det. J.C. Williams in ABC Pilot

When fans of FOX’s popular mid-’90s police drama New York Undercover were hit with the news that ABC had given a formal pilot order for a contemporary reboot/restart/reimagining/re??? in late January 2019, questions arose about whether the series would be a fresh start or exist within the original show’s “universe.” Some of those questions were […]


Jussie Smollett’s Family: Attacks “Inhumane Acts of Domestic Terrorism”; CPD Release “Persons of Interest” Images

Less than 48 hours after Empire star Jussie Smollett was hopitalized following an assault in Chicago that law enforcement is describing as a “possible hate crime,” the Smollett family and Underground‘s Jurnee Smollett-Bell have released a statement condemning the attack, the perpetrators, and similar hate crimes (see below). The Chicago Police Department confirmed that in the early hours of […]

Showtime Adapting Thriller Novel ‘Kill Creek’ – Scott Derrickson to EP/Direct, Misha Green to EP

Underground co-creator/showrunner Misha Green will be doing double duty on the dark side, with the Lovecraft Country writer/showrunner joining Scott Derrickson (Doctor Strange) as executive producer on Showtime‘s series adaptation of Scott Thomas’s award-winning novel Kill Creek. Optioned by Platform One Media, and co-produced with Showtime, the series has tapped Derrickson to direct; Thomas will adapt his […]

Courtney B. Vance, Aunjanue Ellis, and Elizabeth Debicki Join HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country’ from J.J. Abrams, Jordan Peele

Courtney B. Vance (American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson), Aunjanue Ellis (Quantico) and Elizabeth Debicki (The Tale) have been cast opposite Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Jonathan Majors, and Wunmi Mosaku in HBO‘s upcoming drama series Lovecraft Country. Adapted from Matt Ruff‘s novel of the same name, the project stems from Academy Award winner Jordan Peele‘s (Get Out) […]

Showtime Orders Kevin Bacon Crime Drama ‘City On A Hill’ to Series

Kevin Bacon (The Following, I Love Dick) and Showtime are heading back to the brutal streets of early ’90s Boston in City On A Hill, a 12-episode crime drama series co-starring Underground‘s Aldis Hodge. Written by Chuck MacLean (Boston Strangler) from an original idea by Ben Affleck (Good Will Hunting); and directed by Michael Cuesta […]

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‘The Dark’ Review: Sad, Heartbreaking, and Disturbingly Real [Tribeca 2018]

As part of our access to this year’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, Bleeding Cool had the opportunity to screen writer/co-director Justin P. Lange‘s feature film debut The Dark. The unflinching horror-drama introduces us to Mina (Nadia Alexander), a young flesh-eater who haunts the woods near her childhood home. When Mina befriends Alex (Toby […]

Lovecraft Country: Luther’s Wunmi Mosaku Joins Jordan Peele, J.J. Abrams HBO Series

Wunmi Mosaku (Kiri, The End of the F**king World) will be joining lead opposite previously announced Jonathan Majors and Jurnee Smollett-Bell in HBO‘s upcoming drama series Lovecraft Country, Deadline Hollywood reports. Adapted from Matt Ruff‘s novel of the same name, the project stems from Academy Award winner Jordan Peele‘s (Get Out) Monkeypaw Productions, J.J. Abrams’s Bad Robot and Warner Bros. Television. Yann Demange (Top […]

‘Hostiles’ Jonathan Majors Taking HBO’s Journey Through Lovecraft Country

Jonathan Majors (Hostiles) will be joining previously announced Jurnee Smollett-Bellhas on HBO‘s upcoming series roadtrip through Lovecraft Country. Adapted from Matt Ruff‘s novel of the same name, the project stems from Academy Award winner Jordan Peele‘s (Get Out) Monkeypaw Productions, J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot and Warner Bros Television. Yann Demange (Top Boy) will direct and executive produce […]

Lovecraft Country: Yann Demange to Direct Jordan Peele Project for HBO

Top Boy director Yann Demange is about to make his U.S. television debut in a big way: the British helmer will direct and executive produce the first episode of HBO‘s high-profile dramatic series adaption of Matt Ruff‘s Lovecraft Country, from Academy Award winner Jordan Peele‘s (Get Out) Monkeypaw Productions, J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot and Warner Bros Television. Underground […]

Heist 88: American Crime’s Courtney B. Vance To Lead FX Crime Drama

Most people remember the 1980s as the decade of parachute pants, thin leather ties, and Martha Quinn — but did you know that the “Me Decade” was also home to one of the most sophisticated bank robbery attempts in modern history? FX is set to develop the bank heist drama Heist 88, from executive producers Courtney B. […]

‘9-1-1’: Ryan Murphy Adds Kenneth Choi, Aisha Hinds & 2 More To Series

The cast of Ryan Murphy’s upcoming Fox drama series 9-1-1 continues to grow, adding Oliver Stark (Luther), Aisha Hinds (Underground), Kenneth Choi (Spider-Man: Homecoming), and Rockmond Dunbar (Prison Break) as series regulars. The series pilot is created, written and executive-produced by Murphy and Brad Falchuk. Co-creator Tim Minear is also set to executive produce and serve as […]

‘Underground’ Canceled As WGN America Joins Networks Abandoning Scripted Series

It seems that after two seasons, WGN America has told producers of it’s slave-era drama Underground that they’ll have to find a new home. WGN had previously announced the cancellation of their other drama series, Outsiders with a similar rationale. Regardless of the ratings, the new network owners, Tribune Media, have set out to find […]

WGN’s Underground Teaser Promises An Escape

WGN released a teaser for its upcoming drama series, Underground: [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPsEaX_OQUA[/youtube] The program tells the tale of a group of slaves plotting their escape and journeying across 600 miles to freedom. The series stars Aldis Hodge, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Christopher Meloni, Alano Miller, Jessic De Gouw and Amirah Vann. It debuts on WGN in the new […]

Where Has Bauer Been? IDW Knows – 24: Underground Starts In April

As the May 5th premiere of 24: Live Another Day fast approaches, fans of Jack Bauer can get their fix a little early. IDW is launching 24: Underground, a new comic series that bridges the gap between the end of the final season of 24 and Live Another Day. Bringing this new series to life […]