Counterpart Canceled

Before the likes of Netflix and Hulu came around, most shows that got canceled were gone forever. But thanks to the popularity of streaming services, we’re now living in an age where the axing of a show doesn’t necessarily mean it’s dead. Another show has been added to the purgatory of cancellation for the time being, but there’s a chance it might be picked up elsewhere.

Counterpart is a sci-fi espionage thriller at Starz starring J.K. Simmons that has been running for two seasons. Sadly, the series has just been canceled, but Media Rights Capital is already shopping it around to other streaming platforms. Read More »

invincible cast

Robert Kirkman‘s comic books continue to be hot properties for TV. The animated Invincible series (which is just one of two upcoming adaptations of the subversive superhero series) has scored an all-star cast to voice its characters, with Steven Yeun, J.K. Simmons, Sandra Oh, and Mark Hamill among the high-profile actors set to lead the Invincible cast.

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i'm not here trailer

I’m Not Here, not to be confused with I’m Not ThereI’m Still Here or You Were Never Really Here, tells the tale of a man facing his past to make sense of his present. J.K. Simmons plays that man in the present day, while Sebastian Stan plays the same character as a younger man, and the I’m Not Here trailer below offers a somewhat vague look at the eras of those two actors colliding.

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veronica mars revival cast

The Veronica Mars revival is starting to find its tempo. Hulu’s eight-episode revival of the cult mystery drama series has added a formidable new antagonist to its cast, just as the team wraps up their very first table read. J.K. Simmons is the newest actor to join the Veronica Mars revival cast, taking on the role of an ex-con working for a corrupt real estate businessman who Veronica (Kristen Bell) helps expose in season 2.

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counterpart season 2 trailer

In the era of Peak TV, it’s hard to differentiate one mildly successful prestige show from the rest. So it’s a good thing that Counterpart, the Starz sci-fi spy thriller, has two versions of J.K. Simmons.

The Starz series, which has been proclaimed by critics as one of the best new series of 2018 is returning…in 2018. Hey, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, and if you got a whole new slew of episodes ready to be released, have at ’em. The Counterpart season 2 trailer advertises the remarkably fast sophomore season of the show, which sees Simmons’ titular counterparts deal with the choices they’ve made.

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the front runner trailer

Gary Hart was the front-runner for the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination. And then everything went wrong. Jason Reitman‘s The Front Runner tracks the rise and fall of Hart, as played by Hugh Jackman. Watch The Front Runner trailer below.

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Batgirl Audition Tapes

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, The Hollywood Reporter hosted a roundtable discussion with the buzzed about dramatic actors of television. Plus, director Brad Bird talks about directing, The Iron Giant and The Simpsons, and Conan revealed a reel of auditions from Jodie Foster, Tig Notaro and more for the upcoming DC Comics movie Batgirl. Read More »

Counterpart trailer

What’s better than J.K. Simmons? How about another J.K. Simmons? In the wild new Starz series Counterpart, Simmons pulls double duty, playing two different characters from literally two different worlds. The new Counterpart trailer teases a show that’s a blend of sci-fi and espionage, and it looks like it has the makings of something great.

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Father Figures Trailer

Daddy’s Home 2 will already be bringing some fatherly love to the holidays in November, but just before Christmas, another comedy about fathers and sons will be arriving in theaters.

Father Figures (formerly known as Bastards) is the long-delayed comedy starring Owen Wilson and Ed Helms as two brothers who learn that everything they’ve been told about their father was a lie. So they go in search of their real father by visiting a few likely candidates from their mother’s promiscuous past. Watch the Father Figures trailer below to see if this will be worth seeing this holiday season. Read More »

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the snowman international trailer

While the first official trailer for The Snowman offered a tantalizing look at Michael Fassbender‘s hunt for a serial killer with a chilling trademark, the international trailer delivers even more gore and intrigue.

The adaptation of Norwegian crime novelist Jo Nesbø‘s novel by Swedish director Tomas Alfredson (of Let the Right One In and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy fame) promises to be more than just a typical murder mystery set in a desolate snowscape, which is beginning to become a startlingly popular genre lately.

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