the purge season 2

Like almost every Blumhouse production, The Purge began as a low-budget horror movie that made some serious cash as the box office. A full-on franchise was born, consisting of three sequels (one more movie is on the way) and a TV show, also called The Purge. The show debuted this year, and the season one finale airs tonight.

USA Network has good news for fans of the show: The Purge season 2 is officially happening. Read more about the second season pick-up below.
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explorers tv series

Here’s a story that sounds like a grab-bag of random words all thrust together: Cary Fukunaga, the filmmaker behind Netflix’s Maniac, and David Lowery, the director of A Ghost Story and Pete’s Dragon, are teaming-up to turn the 1985 Joe Dante film Explores into a TV series. The original film featured Ethan Hawke and River Phoenix in their youths, playing kids who blast off into outer space and encounter some rubbery looking aliens. Fukunaga and Lowery plan to write the script for the Explorers TV series together.

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the edge of seventeen tv series

The Edge of Seventeen continues to make its way from the big screen to the small screen, as YouTube gives a pilot order to a half-hour comedy series adapting the critically acclaimed 2016 dramedy starring Hailee Steinfeld.

But The Edge of Seventeen TV series won’t be a sequel or remake, or even a spin-off as had been previously reported. Much like FX’s successful TV series adapting the Coen Brothers’ classic crime drama FargoThe Edge of Seventeen TV series will only be loosely inspired by the Kelly Fremon Craig film.

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Four Weddings and a Funeral TV Series Cast

The 1994 comedy Four Weddings and a Funeral is being reimagined as a limited series on Hulu from Mindy Kaling, and the series has found its cast. Jessica Williams (2 Dope Queens), Nikesh Patel (Indian Summers), Rebecca Rittenhouse (Into the Dark: The Body) and John Reynolds (Search Party) will all star in the series, due to arrive in 2019.

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‘Mr. Mom’ TV Series Coming from MGM and Vudu

mr. mom tv series

Mr. Mom, the 1983 Michael Keaton comedy about a man who must face the terrible fate of raising his children, is poised for a reboot. Walmart’s streaming service Vudu recently partnered with MGM to create original programming, and it looks like a Mr. Mom TV series is first on their list. This reboot will update the story from the ’80s into the 21st century.

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halloween TV series

The new Halloween movie has everyone excited for the further murderous adventures of Michael Myers. If the 2018 film doesn’t satisfy your Halloween-cravings, more Myers might be in store: on the small screen. Halloween producer Malek Akkad says he’s keen to get a Halloween TV series off the ground, saying “it’s something we’re looking at very closely.” More on the potential Halloween TV series below.  Read More »

high fidelity tv series

Disney’s High Fidelity TV series has found its lead: Zoë Kravitz. The Rough Night co-star will executive produce and star in the series, a re-imagining of the 2000 John Cusack comedy now told from a female point of view. The series will be for Disney’s upcoming streaming service. There’s a full-circle element to this casting: Kravitz’s mother, Lisa Bonet, had a significant role in the original film.

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prince of darkness tv series

John Carpenter hasn’t helmed a film in seven years, but he remains as culturally relevant as ever. Countless filmmakers have aped his style, and the new Halloween is rekindling excitement for his work in general. And there’s more to come. In a new interview, Carpenter hinted that he’s teaming up with horror streaming service Shudder to create a Prince of Darkness TV series, based on his 1987 film.

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Lethal Weapon season 3 trailer

In May, we wrote about how the Fox TV adaptation of Richard Donner’s 1987 action comedy Lethal Weapon fired one of its stars. Actor Clayne Crawford was accused of “emotional abuse and creating a hostile environment” on the show’s set, and he was quickly replaced with American Pie star Seann William Scott, who will play a new character opposite Damon Wayans‘ returning Roger Murtaugh.

Now a new Lethal Weapon season 3 trailer shows Scott and Wayans together at last, quipping and jumping their way through the upcoming premiere episode. Read More »

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Galaxy Quest TV show

What’s going on with that Galaxy Quest TV show? According to writer Paul Scheer, the television spin-off of the 1999 sci-fi comedy is currently in a “hold pattern” due to some behind-the-scenes shake-ups. But when the series does arrive, it’s going to be “what The Force Awakens is to Star Wars.”

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