Showtime’s series Ray Donovan came to an end at the beginning of 2020. But the story of the professional fixer played by Liev Schreiber isn’t over. Ray Donovan will return in a feature film that will debut on Showtime and finish what the series started. Read More »
Gillian Anderson is moving from playing one historical figure to another.
The X-Files star, who recently earned her sixth career Golden Globe nomination for her work as Margaret Thatcher on Netflix’s acclaimed costume drama The Crown, will soon suit up to play Eleanor Roosevelt in The First Lady (working title), a new series coming to Showtime that already has Viola Davis and Michelle Pfeiffer on board to star. The show is described as “a revelatory reframing of American leadership, told through the lens of the women at the heart of the White House.” Read More »
Michelle Pfeiffer will play Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977, in Showtime’s The First Lady. The anthology series is described as “a revelatory reframing of American leadership, told through the lens of the women at the heart of the White House,” with season one focusing on Michelle Obama, Betty Ford, and Eleanor Roosevelt. Viola Davis is executive producing the show and will also appear as Michelle Obama, while The Undoing director Susanne Bier will helm the series.
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The Dexter revival has found its villain. Clancy Brown has been cast in Showtime’s revival of the serial killer crime drama as the primary villain of the show. It will be the latest in the long line of villainous roles for the Shawshank Redemption, Billions, and Carnivale actor.
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Emma Stone teaming up with Nathan Fielder and the Safdie Brothers? No, you’re not dreaming – it’s really happening. Showtime announced today that it has ordered the comedy series The Curse, which will star Stone. The series was created by Fielder and Benny Safdie, who will both appear in the show as well. The Safdie Brothers will executive produce along with Stone and Fielder. The show follows how an alleged curse interferes with a married couple on a “problematic new HGTV show.”
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Posted on Wednesday, November 11th, 2020 by Ben Pearson
Assuming Showtime’s television adaptation of Halo ever actually makes it to the small screen (and considering this property’s rocky path through Hollywood, that is not a guarantee), the show will be porting over one of the game’s most famous voices into the world of the series. Halo has hired a new – um, old – well, not old, but a prior – Cortana actress during a recent recasting session. Get the details below. Read More »
I can’t imagine anyone was craving more Dexter right now, but I guess I’m dead wrong because Showtime is bringing the series back! A Dexter reboot will take the form of a new 10-episode limited series that will bring back Michael C. Hall as the serial killer who learned to harness his murderous impulses by targeting criminals. The show started off rather strong and then went downhill incredibly fast, ending with a finale that slapped a terrible fake beard on Hall and made pretty much everyone unhappy. Perhaps this is Showtime’s chance to right a wrong.
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“Ask any working comedian anywhere which club means the most in terms of bragging rights to say you’re a regular at. Hands down, it’s The Comedy Store.”
So says actor, writer, director and former stand-up comedian Mike Binder, who cut his teeth doing stand-up comedy at the world famous Los Angeles comedy club alongside veterans such as David Letterman, Jay Leno, Jimmie Walker, Richard Pryor, Sam Kinison, Jim Carrey and many more. Now Binder is behind The Comedy Store, a five-part documentary series beginning on Showtime in early October, and it’s a riveting, hilarious, heartbreaking, intimate, and definitive chronicle of how this venue defined stand-up comedy for decades and still does to this very day. It’s all thanks to the eccentric and dedicated owner Mitzi Shore, the mother of 1990s pop culture sensation Pauly Shore. Read More »
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The 2020 election is heating up, and Showtime has the perfect piece of programming to accompany all the madness.
The Comey Rule is a two-part limited series adaptation and dramatization of events discussed in former FBI Director James Comey’s best-selling book A Higher Loyalty, specifically dealing with President Donald Trump (portrayed by Brendan Gleeson) and the 2016 election tampering investigation. One part focuses on an investigation into Hillary Clinton’s controversial private e-mail server and how it impacted the election four years ago, while the other shines a light on the first few months of the Trump presidency. All throughout, Jeff Daniels pushes back against Trump as James Comey.
Watch The Comey Rule trailer that was just released for a look at the political drama and intrigue. Read More »
A24 and Showtime are teaming up for a new comedy series called Moonbase 8, which stars three hilarious actors: John C. Reilly (Step Brothers), Fred Armisen (Saturday Night Live), and Tim Heidecker (Tom Goes to the Mayor). Now the first teaser trailer has arrived, and it hints at what happens when a space training mission goes horribly, horribly wrong.
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