Bourne Prequel TV show

Have you ever watched the Bourne films and wondered about the early days of the shady black ops agency known as Treadstone? USA Network has you covered, because they’ve ordered a pilot for a new Bourne prequel TV show called Treadstone that hails from Heroes creator Tim Kring. Read more about the new show below.
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obama netflix

The Obamas can soon add TV producers to their long, distinguished resumes.

Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama are reportedly in talks to produce a series of TV shows for Netflix. The number of shows and episodes are not get confirmed, but will focus on sharing inspirational stories with the streaming service’s 118 million subscribers around the world.

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Chappaquiddick Trailer

It’s no secret that the Kennedy family has been stricken with grief on numerous occasions, so much that Ted Kennedy, the youngest brother of John F. Kennedy, once wondered if there was some kind of curse that hung over his name. Now, audiences will see a dramatization of the tragedy that led to this heartbreaking conclusion.

Chappaquiddick takes us back to 1969 when Ted Kennedy (Jason Clarke) was the last hope at continuing the Kennedy family bloodline. During a celebration for a group of women known as the Boiler Room Girls (who worked on his brother Bobby’s ill-fated presidential campaign the year before), he went off for a night drive with one of the female campaign workers, 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne (Kate Mara). Little did he know that there was another tragedy in his future. You can find out what we’re talking about in the Chappaquiddick trailer below. Read More »

the last thing he wanted

While all of the attention has gone to socially conscious Oscar front-runners like Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Get Out, Anne Hathaway and Dee Rees both quietly delivered two of the most powerful movies of 2017. Hathaway starred in the clever Colossal, whose themes of domestic violence elevated its quirky sci-fi underpinnings, while Rees directed the racially-charged period drama Mudbound. Now, the two of them will be teaming up for their next project.

Hathaway will be starring in The Last Thing He Wanted, an adaptation of a Joan Didion political thriller directed by Rees.

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House of Cards Final Season

Netflix’s political drama series House of Cards is being shaken up after the firing of Kevin Spacey following sexual misconduct allegations. The show is entering its final season, and without Spacey returning as Frank Underwood, the show will instead focus on Robin Wright as his wife Claire Underwood. However, some new faces will be joining the production as well.

Oscar nominees Diane Lane (Man of Steel) and Greg Kinnear (Little Miss Sunshine) have been added to the cast of House of Cards. But who will they be playing? Read More »

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Watch Our Cartoon President

Since every single day is a waking nightmare thanks to the actions of Donald Trump and his bumbling administration, some good old fashioned satire is exactly what we need to help us get through the next three years.

Showtime has teamed with Stephen Colbert to deliver an animated series called Our Cartoon President, providing us with a comedic take on the Donald Trump presidency. Since the administration itself is already laughable, mocking them satirically has proven to be a bit of a challenge (as evidenced by Saturday Night Live‘s hit or miss sketches on the matter), but this show looks to be wacky enough to bring some levity to the situation in Washington D.C.

And you can watch the pilot episode for free right now, even if you don’t subscribe to Showtime.  Read More »

fire and fury tv series

Hell hath no fury like a sitting president who is about to have his first bungled year in the White House be dramatized as a TV series.

A TV series based on Michael Wolff‘s controversial tell-all book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, is in development. The series will follow the first year of Donald Trump‘s administration.

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Cleopatra movie

A couple of months ago, we learned that Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve was in talks to direct Sony Pictures’ long-brewing Cleopatra movie about the famed Egyptian queen. Hollywood has been attempting to make a movie about her for the better part of the last decade, with directors like David Fincher and Ang Lee attached, and while Sony was once looking to turn this into the type of big-screen epic that might have rivaled the classic film version of the story from 1963, a new interview with this film’s writer has us rethinking our expectations about this movie.
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Most Accurate Films About Professions

Perhaps hoping to supplement the IMDb “Goofs” section, the folks at The Washington Post assembled 24 experts and asked them to pick the most accurate portrayals of professionals on film. The results may surprise you, because more often than night, astronauts, farmers, firefighters and more seem to zero in not on the most popular films, but those which are sticklers for details. The list of most accurate movies about professions is below.

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great newsroom movies

In honor of Steven Spielberg‘s new newspaper drama The Post, we’ve combed through the archives, pounded the pavement, dusted off the typewriter and put together a list of some of the best newsroom movies fit to print. It’s a list comprised of both crusading, truth-seeking journalists and career opportunists willing to bend the truth as long as it makes for a great story. The connective tissue holding these films together is the ever-present newsroom, where typewriters sing and the truth lives or dies when a story goes to the presses.

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