Jul 31

The CW Moves Up Premiere Dates of ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ and ‘Jane The Virgin’

The wait for Jane is a week shorter!

The CW has set a new date for the series premiere of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and the season premiere of Jane The Virgin. Both premieres have been moved up a week to October 12.

New comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, which was originally a Showtime pilot, stars Rachel Bloom as Rebecca Bunch, a lawyer who quits her job at a major law firm to move across the country to follow an old love. The series will feature several musical numbers.Crazy Ex-Girlfriend will air at 8:00 pm.

Following at 9:00 pm will be critically acclaimed series Jane The Virgin. The series stars Gina Rodriguez as a girl named Jane Villanueva who is accidentally artificially inseminated. Despite an odd premise the series is beloved by fans and critics. Jane The Virgin even nabbed a couple of Golden Globes with Rodriguez winning Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy series.

 

Jul 31

Charlie Barnett and Jordana Brewster Join ‘Secrets &Lies’

Secrets & Lies has added two more Warners.

The ABC procedural has cast Charlie Barnett and Jordana Brewster according to Deadline.

Juliette Lewis returns as Detective Andrea Cornell and this time she will be on a mission to lock up Eric Warner (Michael Ealy). Just when everything’s going right in Eric’s life, newly married and about to take the reins of his family’s private equity firm, he becomes the prime suspect in his wife’s murder.

Barnett will play Patrick, the youngest Warner. He is an analyst at the family’s firm. Brewster has been cast as successful lawyer Kate Warner who runs the firm’s compliance department.

The pair join Ealy, Mekia Cox and Terry O’Quinn as actors joining Season 2 of the crime anthology.

Barnett is coming off a stint on Chicago Fire while Brewster was a series regular on recently canceled drama Dallas.

Jul 31

‘Black Sails’ Renewed For Season 4 Ahead of Third Season Premiere

Black Sails 2014Starz is staying in the pirate business.

The network has renewed Black Sails for a 10-episode fourth season according to Deadline.

Black Sails is envisioned as a prequel to Teasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Set decades before the events of the novel, the series follows Captain Flint (Toby Stephens), his crew and the pirates during the Golden Age of Piracy. Luke Arnold, Hannah New, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Tom Hopper, Toby Schmitz, Clara Paget and Zach McGowan. The third season will see Ray Stevenson join the cast as the famous pirate Blackbeard.

Created by Robert Levine and Jonathan E. Steinberg, the series is executive produced by Michael Bay. Andrew Form, Brad Fuller, Dan Shotz and Chris Symes also serve as executive producers.

Black Sails’ early renewal does not come as a surprise. Due to the necessary production the series has had all previous renewals announced very early on. The fourth season makes Black Sails one of Starz’s longest running series.

The series’ third season is set to premiere in 2016.

Jul 31

Antonio Banderas Tapped to Star in Starz Drama ‘Havana Quartet’

Antonio-Banderas-Goya-de-Honor-2015_landscapeStarz is bringing Antonio Banderas to the small screen!

The network is developing detective drama Havana Quartet starring Banderas. TVLine previously reported the news.

Set in Cuba, the drama follows Banderas’ Mario Conde, is based on Leonardo Padura’s book series. Conde is a heavy-drinker who intended to be a writer, but became a detective instead.

Eduardo Machado, who will write the pilot, will executive produce alongside several others including Banderas.

Havana Blue, Havana Gold, Havana Red and Havana Black are the four books that make up Padura’s series.

Jul 31

Ryan Robbins to Recur on ‘Arrow’ Season 4

MV5BMTY5OTM2MjU1OV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwMjA5NDM4OA@@._V1_SX214_CR0,0,214,317_AL_Oliver Queen’s Shadowspire problem just got a little bigger.

Ryan Robbins is the latest actor added to play an adversary for the titular hero on Arrow. According to Variety he will recurring as a villain on Season 4’s flashbacks.

Arrow will feature flashbacks that detail Oliver Queen’s (Stephen Amell) fight against an organization called Shadowspire. The organization will be lead by Jimmy Akingbola’s Baron Reiter and Robbins’ Conklin will be one of his minions. Conklin is described as sadistic and ruthless. The character will debut in the third episode of the upcoming season.

Arrow has added several new characters for the upcoming season. In addition to Robbins and Akingbola, JR Bourne, Echo Kellum, Neal McDonough and Jeri Ryan are among the new faces coming to the superhero drama.

Robbin’s credits include Hell on Wheels, Stargate AtlantisBattlestar GalacticaSanctuaryFalling Skies and Continuum.

Arrow will premiere on Wednesday, October 7 at 8  on the CW.

Jul 31

‘How to Get Away with Murder’ Adds Famke Janssen For Season 2 Arc

25887-1920x1200-famke-janssen-resimoyla.net_Jean Grey vs. Annalise Keating? I’d pay to see that!

X Men alum Famke Janssen has booked a multi-episode arc on the upcoming second season of How to Get Away with Murder according to TVLine.

While the casting has been confirmed, the details of the role have not been released. There is talk of Janssen playing a capable defense attorney. She will make her debut in the September 24 season premiere, which will reveal the identity of Rebecca’s killer.

This marks the sophomore drama’s second cast addition. The Vampire Diaries alum Kendrick Sampson was previously cast in another mysterious recurring role.

Janssen’s television credits include Nip/Tuck and Hemlock Grove.

Jul 31

AMC Renews ‘Humans’

AMC is staying in the android business.

Humans, a series made by AMC and Channel 4, has been renewed for a second season. Variety previously reported the news.

Based on Swedish series Real Humans, the drama is set in a world where families have synth. The new gadget is an android made to seem like a human in every way. The cast includes Colin Morgan, Emily Berrington, Ruth Bradley, Gemma Chan, Rebecca Front, Tom Goodman-Hill and William Hurt.

Jonathan Brackley ad Sam Vincent served as writers on the series.

Production on the 8-episode second season is set for next year.

Jul 31

Graceland – Recap & Review – Sidewinder

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Gracelend
Sidewinder

Original Air Date: Jul 30, 2015

Jules – Managing Editor
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This week we revisit the swamp people friends of Charlie’s, Mike’s addiction may be hitting a high and Paige goes in undercover with the Sarkissians.

Let’s get to what went down in “Sidewinder.”

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Jul 31

Rookie Blue – Top 6 Moments – Home Run

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Rookie Blue
Home Run

Original Air Date: Jul 30, 2015

Brianna – Associate Editor
brianna@thetwocentscorp.com

There were quite a few emotional ups and down throughout this week’s Rookie Blue that gave us some answers including what Juliet has been up to (and with who), a very big question asked, and a community outreach game that quickly took a turn for the potentially deadly. Not to mention a return and a final scene that will just leave you completely surprised.

Check out the top moments from tonight’s episode.

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Jul 30

Max Martini and Ryan Kwanten Tapped to Star in Amazon Pilot ‘Edge’

1Amazon’s Western Edge has found its leads.

A pilot based on George Gilman’s book series is being developed by Amazon and two television vets are headlining. According to Variety Max Martini and Ryan Kwanten have been cast in starring roles.

The project, which is set in Kansas, will find Martini and Kwanten playing rivals Josiah “Edge” Hedges and Merritt Harknett. Martini’s Edge is on a mission to avenge his brother’s death after he’s killed by Harknett and his group of former Union Army soldiers. Harknett is the seemingly charming son of a senator who is really a vicious sadist who is after Edge for some reason.

Shane Black will executive producer, write and direct the project. Fred Dekker, David Greenblatt and Barry Josephson will also serve as executive producers.

Kwanten is returning to television after a stint on True Blood. His other credits include Summerland and New Girl. Martini has appeared on several television series including RevengeCrisis, and The Unit.

 

 

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