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“Weeds”: STARZ Scores Mary Louise Parker-Starring Sequel Series

Weeds, the hit satire that helped define Showtime and served to influence a number of shows considered modern classics today is now in development for a sequel series at cable network STARZ. The show ran for eight seasons (from 2005 to 2012) and starred Mary Louise-Parker as a suburban widow who decides to become a […]

’68 Whiskey’: Ron Howard Directing Dark Military Comedy Pilot for Paramount Network

With a premise that feels like a mash-up between Stanley Kubrick‘s Full Metal Jacket and sitcom M*A*S*H, Paramount Network has given a pilot order to dark military dark comedy series 68 Whiskey (working title). Adapted from the Israeli television series Charlie Golf One, the project stems from Academy Award winner Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s […]


orange is the new black season 6

Orange Is the New Black Season 6 Teaser Goes “To the Max” with July Premiere Date

Looks like Orange Is the New Black fans won’t have to wait much longer to learn the fates of Piper (Taylor Schilling), Crazy Eyes (Uzo Aduba), Red (Kate Mulgrew), and the other inmates and staff of Litchfield Penitentiary. Netflix tweeted a teaser for the series’ upcoming sixth season (running under the tagline of “Bye bye, Litchfield — it’s a […]

Weeds’ Justin Kirk Returns to Showtime in Jim Carrey Series ‘Kidding’

What do weed, a children’s television show, and Showtime have in common? Actor Justin Kirk (Weeds), who is set to star opposite Jim Carrey (The Truman Show), Judy Greer (I’m Sorry), Catherine Keener (Get Out, Death to Smoochy) and Frank Langella (The Americans, Frost/Nixon) in the premium cabler’s upcoming half-hour comedy series Kidding. Eternal Sunshine of […]

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Ryan Murphy Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Deal with Netflix

In what many are calling one of the largest creative contracts in television ever, Emmy, Golden Globe and Peabody Award-winning producer/director/writer Ryan Murphy (Glee, American Horror Story, Pose) has signed an overall agreement with Netflix that could end up being valued as high as $300 million. With a five-year deal set to begin July 1st, Ryan […]

The Weekly Static Interviews: Patrick Fischler of Happy! and Twin Peaks

While I was getting myself acquainted with Patrick Fischler‘s filmography, one thing came to mind pretty quickly: he’s clearly an actor who refuses to be typecast, with a versatility to his craft that’s made that possible. Fischler is definitely not a stranger to genre films and television, with 2017 being a particularly strong year for […]