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Exclusive: Steven Yeun to Star in Episode of Jordan Peele’s ‘The Twilight Zone’

Exclusive: Steven Yeun to Star in Episode of Jordan Peele’s ‘The Twilight Zone’
Hot off a win for Best Supporting Actor at the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, Burning star Steven Yeun has been tapped to star in an episode of Jordan Peele's revival of The Twilight Zone at CBS All Access, Collider has exclusively learned. Sources say that Yeun will play the title character in the series' fourth episode "The Traveler," which follows two cops and a mysterious traveler. Peele will serve as host and narrator of the series, which his Monkeypaw Productions is producing with Simon Kinberg's Genre Films and CBS Television Studios. Peele and Kinberg will serve …
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"One Dollar" Canceled by CBS All Access After One Season

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One Dollar” has the ignominious distinction of being the first CBS All Access original series to be canceled.

Variety has confirmed that the streaming service will not be bringing the drama series back for a second season. The series was set in a small rust belt town in post-recession America, where a one-dollar bill changing hands connects a group of characters involved in a shocking multiple murder. It starred John Carroll Lynch, Nathaniel Martello-White, Christopher Denham, Philip Ettinger, Kirrilee Berger, Gracie Lawrence, Joshua Bitton, Nike Uche Kadri, and Hamilton Clancy.

The series was created by Jason Mosberg, who executive produced along with Craig Zobel, Matt DeRoss, Alexandre Dauman, and Graham Gordy. CBS Television Studios produced in association with Anonymous Content

“While ‘One Dollar’ won’t be coming back for another season, we’re incredibly proud of its artistically presented 10-episode story, which will continue to be available for streaming on
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"The Mandalorian" Adds Giancarlo Esposito, Werner Herzog, Carl Weathers to Cast

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The Mandalorian” cast has taken shape.

The upcoming live-action “Star Wars” streaming series has revealed that the cast now includes Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers, Omid Abtahi, and Werner Herzog. They join previously announced cast members Pedro Pascal, Nick Nolte, and Gina Carano. As with all things “Star Wars,” the exact nature of each actor’s role is being kept under wraps, though it has been officially confirmed that Pascal will play the title role in the series.

The Mandalorian” is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. It follows the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic. It will air on Disney+.

“We’re having a great time working with this incredibly talented group and excited for everyone to see what we’re up to,” said series
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"DWTS" Shocker: ABC Forgoes Spring Cycle After Controversial Season 27

Bobby Bones will have to keep that Mirrorball trophy well-polished for a full year.

Dancing With the Stars, which has long aired two seasons per calendar year, is skipping a Spring 2019 cycle, TVLine has confirmed.

Though it’s not yet clear what prompted the competition series to sit out a midseason run, Dancing is coming off a controversial 27th season. After multiple well-scored frontrunners were eliminated prematurely (including R&B singer Tinashe and Fuller House actor Juan Pablo Di Pace), the Mirrorball was ultimately awarded to country radio DJ — and very dark horse — Bobby Bones, who had scored much lower than his three fellow finalists.
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"Swamp Thing": Ian Ziering To Play Daniel Cassidy In DC Universe Series

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Sharknado star Ian Ziering is set for a key recurring role opposite Crystal Reed in Swamp Thing, the upcoming streaming drama series based on the DC characters created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson. The project, which hails from James Wan’s Atomic Monster in association with Warner Bros. Television, is set to premiere in 2019 on the DC Universe digital subscription service.

Ziering will play stuntman turned movie star Daniel Cassidy, who became semi-famous after playing the demonic Blue Devil. But now, eight years later, Cassidy finds himself living out his days in frustration, pining for his former fame while on a collision course with destiny.

Written by Mark Verheiden and Gary Dauberman, Swamp Thing follows Abby Arcane (Reed) as she investigates what seems to be a deadly swamp-born virus in a small town in Louisiana but soon discovers that the swamp holds mystical and terrifying secrets. When unexplainable and
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'A Star Is Born,' "Mrs. Maisel," "Ozark" Lead SAG Nominations

'A Star Is Born,'
A Star Is Born” led the way with four SAG feature film nominations while “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and “Ozark” each scored a quartet of TV nominations.

BlacKkKlansman” and “The Favourite” each took a trio of film nominations. “Barry,” “Glow,” “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “The Kominsky Method” all scored three TV nods.

Nominees for the feature film ensemble cast trophy were “A Star Is Born,” “Black Panther,” “Crazy Rich Asians,” “BlacKkKlansman” and “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

Lady Gaga scored an actress nomination for “A Star is Born” along with Glenn Close for “The Wife,” Olivia Colman for “The Favourite,” Melissa McCarthy for “Can You ever Forgive Me?” and Emily Blunt for “Mary Poppins Returns.”

Bradley Cooper, who also directed “A Star Is Born” nabbed a best actor nod along with Christian Bale for “Vice,” Rami Malek for “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Viggo Mortensen for “Green Book” and John David Washington for “BlacKkKlansman.”

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Netflix Orders "I Am Not Okay With This" From Producers of "Stranger Things"

Netflix Orders
The producers of “Stranger Things” and creator and director of “The End of the F***ing World” series are making “I Am Not Okay With This” for Netflix, a coming-of-age tale about a girl with mysterious powers.

21 Laps will make the series, which was co-created by Jonathan Entwistle, who was behind Channel 4 and Netflix show “The End of the F***ing World.” As with that project, the series is an adaptation of a Charles Forsman graphic novel.

In the novel, the main character, a regular suburban 15-year-old freshman called Sydney, has telekinetic powers that kick in at inopportune moments.
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Freeform Orders Comedy "Everything’s Gonna Be Okay" From Josh Thomas

Freeform Orders Comedy
Freeform has given out a series order to the comedy “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay” from creator, writer, and comedian Josh Thomas.

The network has ordered 10 episodes of the half hour series. Thomas also stars as Nicholas, a neurotic 25-year-old still living at home with his single dad and two teenage half-sisters, one of which has autism. He is not particularly helpful in raising his siblings, but when their dad becomes terminally ill, the girls have to cope with not only a devastating loss but also the realization that Nicholas is the one who will have to hold it all together.
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Samantha Bee Made Her Staff Watch Fox News' New Streaming Service — Here's What They Found

Samantha Bee Made Her Staff Watch Fox News' New Streaming Service — Here's What They Found
In one of her most brutally satirical and searing segments in months, Samantha Bee on Wednesday dissected Fox Nation, the fledgling Fox News streaming service whose audience she described as “people who like Netflix, but wish their World War II documentaries weren’t so mean to the nazis.”

After explaining the concept of streaming TV to Fox Nation’s target demo (“It’s like television, Grandpa, but you get it on the smaller screen you use for writing racism on Facebook”), Bee went on to preview the “literally tens of programs” that Full Frontal‘s research staff was forced to watch — including,
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Diego Luna, Scoot McNairy to Return for ‘Narcos: Mexico’ Season 2

Diego Luna, Scoot McNairy to Return for ‘Narcos: Mexico’ Season 2
Both Diego Luna and Scott McNairy are set to star in “Narcos: Mexico” Season 2, reprising their roles from Season 1.

Production recently began on the second season of the series, which is the fifth season total of the “Narcos” franchise. Luna was recently honored with a Critics’ Choice Award nomination for best actor in a drama series for his performance in in the show. The series itself also garnered a WGA nomination in the episodic drama category.

Originally intended as a fourth season of “Narcos,” which focused on the rise of the cocaine business in Colombia under Pablo Escobar and his Medellín Cartel,
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Taylor Swift's Reputation Tour Is Coming to Netflix on New Year's Eve

Lonely Starbucks lovers just found out what they're doing New Year's Eve: A Taylor Swift concert film is coming to Netflix on Dec. 31, the streaming service announced Thursday along with a trailer that will make you feel mad love.

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Taylor Swift ‘Reputation’ Concert Film to Hit Netflix on New Year’s Eve

Taylor Swift ‘Reputation’ Concert Film to Hit Netflix on New Year’s Eve
Taylor Swift today announced that she is “gifting the world front row seats to the last show of the U.S. leg” of her “Reputation” tour with a concert film that will premiere on Netflix New Year’s Eve.

“This epic concert film features pyro, fireworks, multiple stages and of course, a 63 foot cobra named Karyn,” the announcement reads.

Swift “uses her two hours on stage to paint a rewardingly holistic picture, even if there’s a lot of distance to travel between naive Taylor (“Love Story”), sexy Taylor (“Dress”) and karma-is-mine-sayeth-the-Taylor Taylor (“Look What You Made Me Do”),” Variety
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The Best Uses of Ted Nugent Songs in Movies or TV

In terms of his music contributions Ted Nugent has been an absolute superstar and has been thrilling fans and any that will listen for decades. But in terms of being a human being it’s all a matter of perspective and what you choose to believe. For instance the whole issue of him not going to Vietnam when he was of age and apparently fit enough to go is kind of a long and twisting story since it would appear that he said one thing only to turn around and deny it. At the same time he was apparently given student

The Best Uses of Ted Nugent Songs in Movies or TV
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Marvel's Runaways: Alex Will Confront His Own Privilege in Season 2

Now that the teens of Marvel's Runaways have actually, well, run away, they'll be experiencing a very different kind of lifestyle than they're accustomed to in Season 2. Gone are the luxury cars, swimming pools and fancy phones (they don't even get to use Lyft that much this season!) as they adjust

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Taylor Swift Concert Movie Coming to Netflix New Year’s Eve

Taylor Swift Concert Movie Coming to Netflix New Year’s Eve
Someone tell Paul Schrader: Taylor Swift is helping everyone close out 2018.

A concert movie, filmed during the pop megastar’s most recent tour, will be available on Netflix December 31 as the streaming service rounds out its most ambitious music year yet.

Swift’s tour, which spanned six months earlier this year, came on the heels of “Reputation,” one of the artist’s most divisive albums yet. Thursday’s announcement explained that the special, titled “Taylor Swift reputation Stadium Tour” was filmed at the sold-out final concert of the singer’s American leg of the tour at At&T Stadium in Arlington.

Read More: Paul Schrader Bows Down to Taylor Swift, Says She ‘Gives Meaning to Our Lives’ and ‘Makes Existence Possible’

To celebrate the news, Netflix also released a trailer for the upcoming event, showing that the concert features Swift in a number of different modes: solo acoustic, flanked
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2018 in Review: Best Episodes, Saddest Cancellation, Guiltiest Pleasures, Worst Sendoff, Underrated Actors and More

It’s time for TVLine’s Year in Review to get down to the nitty-gritty.

Thus far this month, we’ve recognized a whole slew of television’s highlights and lowlights from 2018, including the most devastating character deaths, the sexiest scenes and even the moments we wish we’d never seen.

But there are still dozens of series, stars and scenes that merit mention in our year-end retrospective… for better or worse. In Part 1 of our “round-up awards,” you’ll find more than 50 (very specific) honors that we’ve bestowed upon the year’s small-screen efforts, from the most underrated
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The Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Brooke and Hope Argue

The Bold and the Beautiful fans had some mixed reactions to what happened when Reese leaned in and kissed Brooke. It turns out, she’s into him too. And that’s not what some fans want. We think that some fans want to see her happy, but they want to see her happy with someone else. They want to see her happy with the man she was happy with once before. They want to see her with Ridge, even though we all see that as a terrible match not made in Heaven at all. There is nothing that we like more than

The Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Brooke and Hope Argue
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New TV Adaptation of Kids’ Classic ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’ in the Works (Exclusive)

The writer of upcoming BBC and Netflix series “Watership Down” and the producers behind hit animated specials including “The Gruffalo” are adapting the classic children’s tale “The Velveteen Rabbit” for TV. Magic Light Pictures and Tom Bidwell are in development on the project and already talking to broadcasters.

For U.K.-based Magic Light, it will mark a move into a hybrid style of live-action and animation. Its previous animated specials include popular adaptations of Roald Dahl’s “Revolting Rhymes” and several of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s books, including “The Gruffalo,” “Stick Man,” and “Zog,” which will
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Smithsonian Networks Launches New Subscription VOD Service, Folding in Smithsonian Earth

Smithsonian Networks has expanded its push to reach cord-cutters with the launch of Smithsonian Channel Plus, promising subscribers 1,000-plus hours of streaming nonfiction programming for $5 per month.

The new subscription VOD service incorporates and supersedes Smithsonian Earth, the company’s $3.99-monthly Svod service that launched three years ago, which had been geared around nature and wildlife.

Smithsonian Channel Plus is a bigger play: It includes the same programming that has previously aired on the linear cable TV channel, as well as hundreds of hours of programming previously available on Smithsonian Earth. According to the company, existing Smithsonian Earth subscribers can
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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Your Life in April

Your Lie In April is a Japanese manga series that has been released in a number of different mediums. The original series was written and illustrated by Naoshi Arakawa. Here are ten things about the series that you may not know. 1. It Was Originally Published In Monthly Shōnen Magazine The series originally ran as a segment in Monthly Shonen Magazine for a period of around four years. This may seem like a long time but it helped to ensure that all aspects of the story were fully told. 2. The Story Has Been An Animated Series And A Live

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