Tuesday, September 19, 2017

COWBOY BEBOP Live-Action Series Coming To TV


It looks like someone feels like since the animated series of Cowboy Bebop was pretty popular, that they're going to take a swing at a live-action version of the animated series. It's been called one of the most successful anime series ever.

The premise behind Cowboy Bebop is that....

Humanity has left an uninhabitable planet Earth for colonized planets where space bounty hunters, called cowboys, make a living tracking down criminals. The show will follow the crew of the Bebop, piloted by a con artist, his partner, a former police officer, another con artist with amnesia, a hacker and a freaky intelligent corgi.


With that said, no cast has been announced yet... but for fans of the series, this could be pretty cool. Could be. Then again, when have we seen good adaptations of things like video games and what not?

But it will be executive produced by the same folks who did the original animated version.

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Universal's Dark Universe Attempts to Expand


So Universal's Monsterverse, sorry, Dark Universe, has not been doing so good. They figured they would mirror Marvel's attempt at making a film universe, but so far, they seem to be floundering.

AT first, we had heard how various different films were going to be a part of the Dark Universe, and maybe I misunderstood, but I though 2010's The Wolfman, then 2014's Dracula Untold were starting this shared universe, but each film got trashed by Rotten Tomatoes. The Wolfman got 34% and Dracula Untold got 22%. But my take on both those films were different. I thought they weren't bad, though my experience was lounging on the couch watching them. The Wolfman was fun and Dracula Untold was a wonderful new take on the origin of Dracula and got a 6.3/10 on IMDb, while The Wolfman got a 5.8... not fantastic, but not a 34%.


But alas, Universal is knee-jerk reacting to things and not putting forth their best foot. It seems.

Then we got The Mummy, with Tom Cruise, and it crashed hard at the theater and Rotten Tomatoes gave it a whoppong 16%. And now... they have plans for the following films:

Frankenstein,
Bride of Frankenstein,
Dracula (AGAIN),
Creature from the Black Lagoon,
Phantom of the Opera,
Hunchback of Notre Dame, &
The Invisible Man.

But I'm not sure how they'll be tying them all in together. Especially with the Phantom of the Opera and Hunchback of Notre Dame.


Sunday, September 17, 2017

2017 Emmy Awards Winners List


Below are the list of categories, nominees and winners from this year's Emmy Awards....


Best Drama Series

The Handmaid’s Tale (WINNER)
Better Call Saul
The Crown
House of Cards
Stranger Things
This Is Us
Westworld

Best Comedy Series

Veep (WINNER)
Atlanta
Black-ish
Master of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Best Limited Series

Big Little Lies (WINNER)
Fargo
Feud: Bette and Joan
Genius
The Night Of

Best Actress in a Drama Series

Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale (WINNER)
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Claire Foy, The Crown
Keri Russell, The Americans
Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Actor in a Drama Series

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us (WINNER)
Anthony Hopkins, Westworld
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (WINNER)
Pamela Adlon, Better Things
Jane Fonda, Grace and Frankie
Allison Janney, Mom
Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Donald Glover, Atlanta (WINNER)
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Aziz Ansari, Master of None
Zach Galifianakis, Baskets
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Best TV Movie

Black Mirror: San Junipero (WINNER)
Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Sherlock: The Lying Detective
The Wizard of Lies

Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies (WINNER)
Carrie Coon, Fargo
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Jessica Lange, Feud: Bette and Joan
Susan Sarandon, Feud: Bette and Joan
Reese Witherspoon, Big Little Lies

Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

HELLBOY, LAST WEEK TONIGHT, CESAR MILAN And more...


What happens when you ask for too much money to reprise your role in Hawaii Five-0? You start looking at b-genre films.

Word on the street is that Daniel Dae Kim is looking to join the cast of the doomed Hellboy reboot. If he joins the cast, he'll be replacing Ed Skrein.

I mean, come on, this is a film where Milla Jovovich will be in and it won't be a film her husband is helming. That's gotta mean something too, right?

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Let's see... rummaging through notes...  Um, I already talked about ABC picking up a pilot for their Greatest American Hero REBOOT!

I'm Dying Up Here was renewed for a 2nd season by Showtime.

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Last Week Tonight just got the renewal nod from HBO... for THREE MORE SEASONS!!! Yes!!!

To be honest, if you haven't watched the show, it's a hard hitting news format kind of series where John Oliver picks a few subjects or people, does some serious-ass research, then RIPS THEM APART with facts and background info that will just blow you away.

Watching the show, you tend to also learn a ton about things you may have never really wanted to know.

How good is the show?

It is currently nominated for eight prime time Emmy awards and last year, won three Emmys.

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The Last Tycoon was CANCELLED hard by Amazon. Kelsey Grammer and Jennifer Beals will need to find work somewhere else now.

Z: The Beginning of Everything, apparently is ending, with Amazon NOT picking up a second season of that show.

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Alaska: The Last Frontier returns on October 1st.

THE CW announced it's upcoming Fall 2017 Saturday morning line up of information shows!

Starting October 7th, you are going to get A LOT of Cesar Milan...

8:00 a.m. “Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan: Family Edition”
8:30 a.m. “Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan: Family Edition”
9:00 a.m. “Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan: Family Edition”
9:30 a.m. “Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan: Family Edition”
10:00 a.m. “Brain Games: Family Edition”
10:30 a.m. “This Old House: Trade School”

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

New Celebrity BIG BROTHER, The New BACHELOR Named, CASSINI Plummet


I am sure you caught the announcement during one of the episodes, but CBS is going to have a Celebrity edition of Big Brother. It will be a special winter edition with the usual format of a few episodes a week, HOH and POV competitions. SO it will be pretty much the usual, but with celebrity house guests.

During the announcement, they did not mention any cast names but boy, the imagination got ticking!!!

Obviously, or hopefully, they'll staff the house with the usual good-looking, emotionally unstable house guests! And though they did not specify what kind of celebrity, I can only hope we get some great entertainment from this edition, whether it be out-of-date actors and athletes, much like Dancing With the Stars does. Or maybe celebrity past house guests... like Dr. Will and Boogey!

Either way, it should be fun for fans of the series.

Man... look at Paul wrangle this season's nest of house guests. Is he amazing or what? We'll see how far he gets or if the remaining house guests figure him out. I've love to see Paul and Christmas go to the end. Josh... well, he's likable, but a loose cannon!

The show is slated to premiere in the winter of 2018.

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ABC announced that Arie Luyendyk Jr. will be the next Bachelor looking for love on their hit dating game show, The Bachelor. And apparently ABC was going for someone else, but Arie was their last-minute choice!

Really, Arie? They have all those great guys out there and they pick this guy? He was on the show six years ago and he caused quite the stir then, with his questionable relationship status outside the game show just before going on, right?


Monday, September 11, 2017

Focus Features Acquires To LADY BIRD


via press release

TORONTO, CANADA, September 11, 2017 – Focus Features has acquired international rights to Greta Gerwig’s acclaimed directorial debut Lady Bird, company chairman Peter Kujawski announced today. A24 and IAC Films are partners on the movie.  Focus will be handling distribution in all territories outside of North America. Lady Bird has emerged as one of the biggest breakouts of the fall season, winning rave reviews from its screenings at both the Telluride and Toronto International Film Festivals. Scott Rudin, Eli Bush and Evelyn O’Neill are the producers.

"With Lady Bird, Greta has proven herself to be both a brilliant illusionist and a towering filmmaker. She tricks us into believing this is an intimate story about a specific character, time, and place until the culmination of the laughter and the tears makes you realize it's actually a grand epic that is as universal, relatable and emotionally powerful as any story of mothers and daughters that has ever been put on film," said Focus Chairman Peter Kujawski.  "We couldn't be more honored to team with Greta and our friends at A24 and IAC to share her incredible work with audiences around the world."


WONDER WOMAN Movie Sequel Nabs Original Director!

WONDER WOMAN Movie Sequel Nabs Original Director, Patty Jenkins

It's no secret that Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot hit it out of the park on so many different levels, it wasn't even funny. But it was amazing! Hence, why it is still in some theaters. It has a 7.7/10 on IMDb and nabbed a 92% score on Rotten Tomatoes.

And it's also some good news that Gal Gadot has signed on for the sequel. (Gotta say, this is one hell of a step up from her secondary role in Fast and Furious, right?)

Wonder Woman on Amazon. Pre-order today!

But the best news of all is that the director, whose vision brought Wonder Woman so successfully to the box office has signed on for the sequel!  Yep, Petty Jenkins has signed up to direct the sequel to Wonder Woman, which, right now, is due out in December of 2019!


VEEP's Final Season, HGTV Renewals, WILL is Dead!

VEEP Cancelled


HGTV renewed their lifestyle shows, Mexico Life, Caribbean Life, Beach Hunters and Beachfront Bargain Hunt. You may continue to live vicariously through HGTVs offerings!!!

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If you're an Ovation network fan and have a Roku device, it's time to rejoice!  Ovation launched a TV app called Ovation NOW and is available to subscribers on Roku.

There is a live feed and on-deman content.

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HBO's Veep will call it quits in 2018 when its seventh season concludes.


The show has pulled in 42 Emmy nominations, winning 12 of those noms but they said that they've pretty much gone through all the good material they can come up with and they don't want to start repeating themselves. It's been said that this last season will have a finality or end-of-series feel to it. So brace yourselves.


Saturday, September 9, 2017

STARSKY & HUTCH, Syfy Renewals, STAR WARS REBELS, Premiere Date Reminders


So remember my mentioning the Greatest American Hero reboot coming from ABC? Well, now Sony Pictures TV is pitching a Starsky and Hutch reboot to networks. They have The Guardians of the Galaxy director, James Gunn, helming the series.

It will be premiering or streaming on Amazon and it's been said that "The show will be a character-driven procedural that will deconstruct the buddy cop genre in the spirit of the “Guardians” franchise."

Hmm... I hate when a studio pitches a product to "be like" some other popular franchise, though, to be honest, considering it's James Gunn helming the rebooot, it makes sense. Or predictable.

Now you can add Starsky and Hutch to the "revivals" of The Munsters, Miami Vice, The Jetsons, SWAT, and Dynasty.  Yea, they're trying to get the term reboot buried under their new term, revival. Whatever.


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Renewals:

Fleabag was renewed for a second season by Amazon.

Killjoys got renewed by Syfy, but for its two final seasons, four and five. Which is a long-winded version of getting cancelled in two years. This just like how they just cancelled Dark Matter, right after their third season, now series finale, back on Aug 25th. I mean, what the hell, why even watch the show that I've stockpiled on my DVR now?

Last Chance U was renewed for a third season by Netflix. This new season will take place at Independence Community College located in Kansas.

Transparent was renewed for a fifth season by Amazon


Friday, September 8, 2017

GREATEST AMERICAN HERO Getting A Female-led Reboot


Yep, another reboot is coming our way, this time, ABC is taking a swing at Greatest American Hero, the 1980's hit that starred William Katt, and they're going to do it with a female lead.

In this new reboot version, our new hero will be named Meera, a 30-year-old Indian-American woman from Cleveland, “whose talents include tequila drinking and karaoke and not much else. Then some aliens entrust her with a super suit to protect the planet, and the world has never been in more unreliable hands.”

Whether you remember the series or not, it was basically about a young man who was given a suit by aliens. The suit empowered him with all kinds of powers, including flight. But he barely mustered the skill to use it, and floundered through episodes learning as he goes.

And here we go again, another reboot where the studio figures slapping a female in the lead role will totally help the reboot, because, you know, we all love reboots of old shows.  But it's interesting how different folks are taking swings at reboots with women.

Now I don't blame the cast, but the Ghost Busters reboot floundered hard. I hear WB now doing a Lord of the Flies reboot with an all female cast... yea, that could be weird. Or good. Who knows.

Personally I don't care about the gender of the cast, but all these reboots are seemingly desperate cash grabs when someone thinks something was a hit 20 years ago just might be a hit today. And hey, while we're at it, let's make gender a hot spot issue with the reboot to give it more legs on the web.

So, we'll see how things go, whenever this hits the air.

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Big SOUTH PARK Marathon Going On Right Now... And a Few Other TV News Bits...


There is a South Park TV marathon on Comedy Central is happening RIGHT NOW and it's a big one. I mean, really, really big marathon.

To celebrate the 21st season of South Park, that is premiering on Wednesday, September 21st, they started a 254 episode marathon of the show that started on September 6th, running for eight days.

There will be a few 30-minute breaks with other shows, but not many.

The show launched in 1997 and has been going strong ever since. It is heralded as one of the longest running prime-time comedies. And it makes sense, with their no-holds barred brand of humor that manages to get Kenny killed almost every episode!



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Born This Way was renewed for a fourth season by A and E.

Get Shorty got a second season out of EPIX.

Did you know that over five million viewers tuned in to watch the solar eclipse back when it took place. To be honest, I've heard a few interesting opinions about the event that ranged from 'who cares' to 'how exciting.'  To be honest, I get both perspectives.

So many people drove to specific locations, then suffered 10-mile long traffic jams to go home to wherever they came from. And that seemed crazy to some, when you could log on to a website and watch the event "live" on a website. But then you have a lot of parents that were supporting their kids desire to see this event and use it as a learning tool, engaging the potential in kids to learn about something based off of science. We have too many fantasy and reality-TV mind-numbing sources out there, so this could have excited the next Albert (or Ann) Einstein, who could herald our society into the future with things he or she would invent or come up with.

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BLACK SAMURAI, FEAR FACTOR, Marcia Clark?


Starz is developing a martial arts series titled (working title) Black Samurai.

Based on the “Black Samurai” novels by Marc Olden, the show will follow an Army Ranger whose life is transformed when he meets a legendary Japanese master who invites him to train as a samurai. After his beloved sensei and samurai brothers are killed by mercenaries, Sand is thrust on a worldwide journey of both revenge and self-discovery.

They're going to make it a mash-up of spy and martial arts genre

It's going to star Common and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer Television.

I tend to like Common in the roles he lands. I'm tentatively looking forward to this.

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It looks like Fear Factor was a hit on MTV and they are renewing the dare show for a second season on their network.

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Marcia Clark is back in the news. She's developing a "legal thriller" for ABC. They're describing it as "part legal thriller, part confessional, part revenge fantasy."

OK... that description makes sense... check out the outline of this new show:

The show will focus on a female prosecutor (hmm) who loses the trial of the century, gets trashed by the media for it, and then we follow the murderer when he strikes again, eight years later.

If it's done well, I can see this being not bad TV. We'll see. And with Shonda Rhimes leaving the camp for other Netflix, I bet ABC is looking for some good programming to fill the upcoming void.

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

SUITS, THE JETSONS, XENA



USA is looking at the series finale of Suits, that will air in 2018, could be looked at as a potential spin-off episode that will focus on Jessica Pearson (Gina Torres).

Their marketing pitch reads:

"The season-ender will reunite Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht), Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams), Louis Litt (Rick Hoffman), Donna Paulsen (Sarah Rafferty) and Rachel Zane (Meghan Markle) with their old friend Pearson as she adjusts to her new life in the Windy City. When she is forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics, Pearson must rely on her legal wits and valiant relationships from Pearson Specter Litt to navigate this unknown territory."

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Just spotting the headline, I am just not that sure about the idea, but ABC is eyeing a live-action The Jetsons sitcom. And there it is... sitcom.

The same guy that has written shows like Family Guy and Will & Grace, so that might be a clue how the show will feel like.

I swear, if they add one of those dumbass laugh tracks to this show, I am out of there!

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Flip or Flop Atlanta was renewed for a second season by HGTV.

Friends from College was renewed for a second season by Netflix.

Xena: In case you had not heard, NBC has ditched their plans to reboot Xena Warrior Princess. It came in the form of a reply about the show that amounted to “Nothing is happening on that right now. We looked at some material; we decided at that point that it didn’t warrant the reboot.” That, despite teaser news that they put out months before that they were looking at the idea. Buggers.


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Disney IS Pulling Their Movies From Netflix in 2019


Remember when I mentioned that Disney is pulling all their content from Netflix, but everyone was still in deliberation about the Marvel movies content there? Well, that pipe dream is out the window.

Disney CEO Bob Iger has recenlty confirmed that all Star Wars and Marvel Cinematic Universe movies will be pulled from Netflix once Disney launches their own streaming service, because, you know, we aren't paying for enough outlets to see the same stuff yet!

If you have the extra bucks to drop on yet another (streaming) content provider, their new service will have Pixar, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, and any other Disney made film under their ever-growing blanket of profit.

So by 2019 all the Marvel and Lucasfilm movies will go away.

Sure, it's a smart move for Disney to pull more content of theirs out from under licensed outlets and channel the profits under their own umbrella. It will just add more cush to their coffers with time.

But this could potentially put one or the other in a bind, that being, who will choose what service to stick with, if they can't afford yet one more pay service in their lives.

Amazon Prime Instant Video
CBS
Crackle
Crunchyroll
Curiosity Stream
DirectTV Now
FuboTV
HBO Now
Hulu With Live TV
iTunes
Showtime Anytime
Sling Orange
Sony Playstation Vue
Vevo
WWE Network
YouTube TV

At the moment, we have not heard that Disney is pulling their shows back yet... that being Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Defenders. Or other Marvel content on other venues. But Disney can change their mind pretty fast when they decide to.

I don't know if you remember, but right before Iron Man 3 came out, Disney wanted a bigger profit percentage of box office earnings. Literally, weeks before the film released in theaters. And for those houses that balked at the increase, Disney threatened to pull all their content from their entire chains. And so Iron Man 3 came out and Disney got their way.

And do you remember when Quentin Tarantino got screwed over by Disney?

So even though there's no mention of the shows, right now, it would not surprise me if that changed too. To be honest, it is all about maximum profit, and this is how you do it. They are king at that!!!


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WALKING DEAD Lawsuits, Brooke Shields To LAW and ORDER: SVU, OZARK - That Was Fast!


Do you recall a few years ago how the original showrunner for AMC's The Walking Dead was dumped in a huff by AMC, then he went off on a lawsuit binge? Something about not getting paid properly or what not, and now, it seems the theme is coming up again.

Well, the group of people suing AMC has gotten a bit bigger now.

It seems that, according to the lawsuits, AMC is not sharing all the profits it is reaping in from all the Walking Dead spinoff series, like Fear the Walking Dead or The Talking Dead. And they may have a point.

The parties who are lobbing this lawsuit include Robert Kirkman (The comic/source creator) and producers Gale Anne Hurd, Glen Mazzara and David Alpert.

As per the lawsuit,

"The defendant AMC Entities exploited their vertically integrated corporate structure to combine both the production and the exhibition of TWD, which allowed AMC to keep the lion's share of the series’ enormous profits for itself and not share it with the Plaintiffs, as required by their contracts."

Well, we'll see what comes of this new tift!

Oh, BTW, the lawsuit was lobbed out there the day after Kirkman signed a deal with Amazon for first-looks with his production company Skybound Entertainment.

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If you're a Brooke Shields fan, you'll love to know that she's joining Law & Order: SVU in a recurring role! Now the network is keeping a tight lid on what her role will be, but they hinted that her character will shake up Benson's (Mariska Hargitay) world.

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Netflix renewed Ozark for a 10-episode second season. I haven't even begun watching the first season yet!!!

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

INHUMANS Crashes At IMAX Theater Outing


I seriously don't get what ABC/Marvel was thinking when they thought they'd pop a TV series like Inhumans on the big IMAX screen? It's a TV show, and historically, no TV show or TV movie has ever done well at the box office. But I supposed every buck is a buck, no matter where it comes from, right?

They somehow got IMAX to pitch in production bucks. It only made just under $3M at the box office. GLOBALLY. But here's the problem I saw going into this "movie theater" premiere of the Inhumans TV series:

It's a TV show. Not a movie. OK, I took the obvious shot. But when Sharknado went to the box office, well, you know what happened there, right?

What TV show ever did well in movie land over the years? Baywatch just crashed and burned, The Honeymooners took a swing at it, Land of the Lost crapped out in the movie theater, Miami Vice went belly up there, but these are all bad examples where the creative misdirection turned the films into comedies. Back in the day, they even tried shoving the older Battlestar Galactica into theaters, and that did not do well.

And these were shows that did well in their day, where as Inhumans is an unproven series with bad early reviews. To be honest, Inhumans might have had a chance, but ABC pulled the budget strings pretty tight it seems.

Then...


Saturday, September 2, 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio to Play The Joker?


Reportedly WB is asking Leonardo DiCaprio to play the Joker in their stand-alone solo movie. And Jared Leto IS NOT HAPPY about it.

Of course this solo Joker movie will be... wait for it... yes, an origin film, because, you know, we've never ever seen how The Joker fell into a vat of chemicals that changed him on many levels, forever.


But still, this  film will be set outside the DC universe film world, and to top this all off, supposedly, WB wants Martin Scorsese to be one of the producers.

Now if WB can manage to lure these two mega-names into their superhero film universe, that would be a boon for them. But then again, this seems like yet one more mind-change move on their part, where they're not trusting what they've set up so far.

DC Comic products on Amazon.

Apparently WB wants to compete with Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight products.

Meanwhile, Jared Leto, the man who was the last actor to play The Joker, is not fond of this idea and has been in contact with his CAA reps.

Whether WB actually nabs these two A-listers remains to be seen. I think I would be surprised if they took them up on the offer, considering how scattered their films have seen to be so far.

And if they do nab these two, or even one of them, how much control will WB give over to them so they can pull off this master-piece move?  And if they pull it off, how much more money will these two want for any subsequen film?


Friday, September 1, 2017

DARK MATTER Cancelled By Syfy


News today is that Syfy has cancelled Dark Matter. The third (and now final) season of the show wrapped up production last week, so I'm presuming that after they filmed things, they may not have known that they were filming the series finale. While, more than likely, Syfy knew they were going to cancel the show while it was under production.


After the announcement of the cancellation, Joseph Mallozzi, who created the original content (a comic book) the show was based on, posted to social media a wee bit of a scathing post, saying,

"To say that I’m incredibly disappointed would be an understatement… I just want to extend a heartfelt thanks to my amazing crew, my wonderful cast, and to all of you, our incredible fans. You all deserved better."

It seems like Syfy may have just lobbed a blind ball out there with the cancellation and didn't chat with the show runners beforehand.

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

David Letterman, JUDGE JUDY, Shonda Rhimes, SNOWFALL, THE MUNSTERS And More


Check out this TV news about

Chrisley Knows Best
David Letterman
Glow
Gypsy
Judge Judy
Love Connection
Queen of the South
Seeso
Shonda Rhimes & Netflix
Snowfall
The Four
The Munsters

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Chrisley Knows Best

USA renewed Chrisley Knows Best for a sixth season. And they did this before the fifth season premiere. So I would still hold my breath, because if for some reason the ratings dump in season five, they can still change their minds on this.

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David Letterman returns to ... TV.

David Letterman signed a deal with Netflix for a six-episode series on Netflix.  In this new show, he has a conversation with a singular guest ranging on a broad range of subjects.

Wow, to be honest, I bet he'll draw in a lot of his old fans to Netflix. Netflix is really cranking up 

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Glow

Netflix has ordered up a second season of Glow. It is a ten-season episode.

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Gypsy

Gypsy, after only one season of production, is not returning for a second season.

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Judge Judy

CBS has renewed Judge Judy through the 2020-21 TV season.

I gotta say, when she delivers justice from behind the bench, it's with all the snarky fun that we would all love dissing out to idiots. And it's fun to watch.


Friday, August 25, 2017

Miami Vice, The Middle, This Is Us, Will & Grace, Mama June


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ABC Renewed The $100,000 Pyramid and Celebrity Family Feud.

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If you care, Tanika Ray will be returning to Extra for it's 24th season which kicks it in gear on September 5th.

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WE tv Renews Mama June: From Hot to Not for 10 more episodes.


The marketing spin for this upcoming season is

Season two will follow “Mama June” as she tries to navigate life after a whirlwind year and losing a great deal of weight. She shocks everyone by turning the tables on her daughter Alana (former child pageant queen "Honey Boo Boo") and gets caught up with adult pageant-mania, eager to compete against the beautiful women who snubbed her before her weight loss. Yet it doesn't take long for June to realize that her weight was the least of her problems --as she now faces decisions that could tear her family apart.

You know... so they had a hit while June pursued her weight loss battle and won. But this seems to be grabbing at straws now.

Well, we'll see how it goes.

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NBC is working on a Miami Vice reboot, from, of all people, Vin Diesel! Apparently he has a contract with Universal for some content and this, is the first thing he'll be spiting out.

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Real Estate Wars will premiere on October 5th on Bravo, where it highlights the cut-throat world of the industry in Orange County, CA.

Rant: I'm going to guess they won't need to stretch the truth too much for this one. I was a real estate agent for several years and making that bottom line, the commission, really changes people.

I watched agents lie through their teeth while representing clients, lie through their teeth while doing market evaluations to get clients houses to sell, and, well, just lie through their teeth to snag properties at lower prices than market value from their clients and turn them around and resell them.

It was an ugly world and I did not do well in it because I was too honest. Literally.

And I won't even go into how freaking fickle clients can be about the stupidest things, while they pretend to be real estate experts and ignore the advice of the guys who know what they're talking about.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

THE TICK, Amazon Prime, Aug 25th, Season 1 Trailer


Well gang, The Tick will finally be here on Amazon Prime and I'm looking forward to seeing how they have translated the franchise to live-action TV.  (For those who don't know, keep in mind that our main character is a little... OK, maybe a lot off in the head!!!)


The last time someone tried this, it didn't go so well, then again, The Tick is an acquired taste.

The preview seems to be hitting on all cylinders from the comic, but we'll have to see how it pans out.

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