Carrie Brownstein TV series

Carrie Brownstein, of Portlandia and Sleater-Kinney fame, will adapt her memoir Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl into a half-hour comedy series for Hulu. Titled Search and Destroy, Brownstein will write and direct the series. This basically means we’re going to be blessed with a Sleater-Kinney TV series, and that’s pretty darn exciting. More info on the Carrie Brownstein TV series below.

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The Handmaid's Tale season 2 trailer

The Handmaid’s Tale continued its successful awards run at the Golden Globes last weekend, with the Hulu original series taking home trophies in two drama categories: Best Television Series, and Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series for star Elisabeth Moss. Today, the streaming service has unveiled our first look at The Handmaid’s Tale season 2 with a brand new trailer, and they also confirmed the release date for the new season.
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The Walking Dead Season 9

Before their Television Critics Association winter tour panel takes place this afternoon, AMC couldn’t help but announce that they had renewed The Walking Dead for a ninth season.

The Walking Dead season 9 will debut sometime late in 2018, and the show’s showrunner, Scott M. Gimple has been promoted to Chief Content Officer, which will allow him to over see all facets of The Walking Dead universe, including Fear the Walking Dead and any other “potential brand extensions on a variety of platforms.” Replacing Gimple as showrunner will be Angela King, who has been writing on the show since 2011 and co-executive producing since 2013.

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the jungle book vfx

During /Film’s interview with screenwriter Justin Marks, creator of Starz’s new series Counterpart, we asked about his screenplay for the developing live-action Jungle Book sequel.

The Jungle Book 2 was announced back in April of 2016, but we haven’t heard much on development since then. Jon Favreau is busy directing a new version of The Lion King in a way similar to how he made The Jungle Book, so it’s tough to say when we might see the sequel. Thankfully, Marks offered some details as to what we might see from the sequel. Read More »

American Gods season 2

Starz CEO Chris Albrecht spoke to the Television Critics Association on Friday. When asked about the departures of American Gods showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green, and cast member Gillian Anderson, who played the god Media, Albrecht said author Neil Gaiman, who wrote the novel that the show is based upon, would be promoted to showrunner.

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Stephen King movies to watch after It

It is now on Blu-ray, and if you’re craving more Stephen King thrills and chills that are most reminiscent of Andy Muschietti’s adaptation, have I got a list for you! As /Film’s resident Stephen King expert, I combed the King archives and put together a list of 10 Stephen King movies to watch after It.

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robert knepper izombie

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein allegations and #metoo movement, five women accused actor Robert Knepper of sexual misconduct. Fans of The CW’s iZombie had hoped he would be removed from the show, but The CW conducted an investigation and decided to allow him to finish the upcoming fourth season. CW President Mark Pedowitz told /Film at the Television Critics Association press tour that Knepper would not return to the show after his current arc concludes.

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Fahrenheit 451 Teaser Trailer

Ray Bradbury‘s 1953 novel Fahrenheit 451 is a classic piece of literature that has stood the test of time. The story takes place in an unspecified time in the future of America where books have been outlawed and “firemen” have the responsibility to burn any that are found. It’s the definitive story about suppression, censorship and knowledge. Now that story is coming to HBO.

HBO Films is turning Fahrenheit 451 into a cable movie starring Creed lead Michael B. Jordan and The Shape of Water villain Michael Shannon, and the first fiery teaser trailer has arrived online for you to watch. Read More »

the looming tower trailer

Get ready for your next must-see series: Hulu just released a new trailer for their tense, star-studded new show The Looming Tower. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning non-fiction book by Lawrence Wright, the series deals with how the FBI and CIA dealt with (and in some cases, failed to deal with) the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda in the 1990s.

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Vampire Chronicles TV series

Bryan Fuller just went and got himself attached to another TV series, and this time, the pairing is perfect. Fuller is now on board the upcoming Vampire Chronicles TV series, adapted from the books of Anne Rice. Fuller’s Hannibal was as much an adaptation of The Vampire Chronicles as it was the Hannibal Lecter series, so this is a decision that makes perfect sense.

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