Jul 30

Constance Zimmer Boards ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ As Mysterious New Adversary

55ba56d7010feApparently Team Coulson is not the only group looking for Inhumans!

The race for the Inhumans will be on when Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns this fall and someone new is getting in on the action. According to Marvel Constance Zimmer has been cast in a recurring role for the upcoming season.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D ended its second season with Coulson giving Skye a team of powered people and the potential for exposure to Inhuman-turning-crystals at its highest. Zimmer will play the head a new organization out to find new Inhumans. The group will crosses paths will Coulson and his team, which means Hydra is not the only other game in town these days. The mysterious character will debut in the season premiere.

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Jul 30

Ellen Barkin and Scott Speedman Set to Star in ‘Animal Kingdom’

Ellen BarkinTNT’s pilot, Animal Kingdom has added to its cast.

Ellen Barkin and Scott Speedman have joined the cast of the drama.

According to Deadline, Barkin will play working-class mom and organized crime family matriarch, Janine “Smurf” Cody while Speedman is set to play Janine’s adopted son, Barry “Baz” Brown, who was taken in by the Cody family at 12 and grew up to become a leader but has a desire to leave the family lifestyle.

The pilot follows the life of  Joshua Cody after his mother dies of an overdose. He then moves in with his grandmother Janine and his uncles and realizes the kind of lifestyle they lead.

Production on Animal Kingdom is set to start next month.

Jul 29

ABC Family Launches ‘Kevin from Work’ Premiere on Facebook

Kevin From Work

ABC Family is debuting Kevin from Work early.

The network announced that starting today, the pilot episode of their latest original comedy will be available to watch exclusively on the show’s Facebook page ahead of its premiere on ABC Family.

Kevin from Work, which is set to premiere Wednesday, August 12 at 8 p.m., follows Kevin (Noah Reid) after secretly pining after her for years, Kevin declares his love for his coworker Audrey in a letter, believing he’ll never see her again after he accepts a job overseas.

But Kevin is horrified when that job falls through, and tries to get the letter back before Audrey (Paige Spara) can see it.  Meanwhile, Kevin’s irresponsible sister Roxie (Jordan Hinson) arrives in town and ends up as Kevin’s roommate.

Kevin from Work is written, created and executive-produced by Barbara Adler.

Will you be checking out Kevin from Work?

Jul 29

FX Launches Emoji App

FXFX are getting in on the emoji game.

FX Networks announced today that they have released an app that lets you use emojis based on some of their original series from FX and FXX including Archer and It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, as well as new series Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll. 

The app is available for both iOS and Android products and are free.

In addition to the dozens of emojis in the current library, the FX Emoji App will be constantly adding new, fun emoji keyboards inspired by the latest seasons of FX and FXX’s original series.

Now, go forth and respond to everyone’s messages with Archer‘s Lana and Pam emojis.

Jul 29

MTV Renews ‘Scream’

Scream LogoMTV will be giving us more horror in 2016!

According to Variety, the network has renewed Scream for a second season. The horror series is loosely based on the slasher movie series by the same name and follows a group of high school students as they get killed off after a cyberbullying incident.

The series stars Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, John Karna, Amadeus Serafini, Connor Weil, Carson Young, Jason Wiles, and Tracy Middendorf. Scream was developed by Jill Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, and Jay Beattle and come from executive producers Harvey and Bob Weinstein and Wes Craven.

Scream airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. on MTV.

Are you excited for more of the adaptation? How do you think season two will look like?

Jul 29

‘Banshee’ To End After Season 4

photo: cinemax

photo: cinemax

Brace yourselves, Banshee fans.

The Cinemax series is set to end after four seasons. According to TVLine, the ending date was agreed upon by the executive producers on the series.

The series, which follows the life of a parolee who assumes the identity of sheriff Lucas Hood in a town called Banshee. Anthony Starr plays the role of Lucas Hood and is joined by Ivana Milicivec, Ulrich Thomsen, Frankie Faison, and Hoon Lee.

Banshee‘s eight episode fourth and final season is set to debut in January.

Are you sad to see Banshee go? How do you want the show to end?

Jul 29

NBC Cancels ‘Welcome to Sweden’

Welcome to SwedenAfter just two seasons, NBC is letting Sweden go.

Variety is reporting that the network has cancelled Welcome to Sweden and will be pulling the sitcom from its time slot effective immediately and will be replaced by episodes of Hollywood Game Night starting this Sunday. The ratings since its July 19 return to NBC have been less than desired, scoring a 0.2 in its last outing.

The comedy, which was executive produced and created by Greg Poehler, centered on the life of an American accountant who moves to Sweden with his girlfriend after he quits his job. The series was based on Poehler’s similar experiences after he himself moved to Sweden with his girlfriend.

Welcome to Sweden starred Poehler, Josephine Bornebusch, Lena Olin, and Claes Månsson and was executive produced by Poehler, Amy Poehler, Carrie Stein, and Fredrik Arefalk.

Are you sad to see Welcome to Sweden go?

Jul 28

Matthew Del Negro, Daren Kagasoff And Georgina Reilly Board USA Pilot ‘Paradise Pictures’

Matthew Del NegroUSA’s trip to Old Hollywood has added some new faces.

Paradise Pictures has picked up 3 new cast members. According to Deadline Matthew Del Negro, Daren Kagasoff and Georgina Reilly.

The USA pilot, from Suits duo Aaron Korsh and Rick Muirragui, is an examination of Old Hollywood. Set in 1940s Hollywood, the projects revolves around fighting get to the top of the film industry unaware of the various challenges ahead. With difficulties including new technology and the end of studio monopolies, the ambitious Hollywood lovers will find just how hard their journey will be. Morgan Spector stars as Paradise Pictures’ Head of Production Tom Kirby.

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Jul 28

Terry O’Quinn Joins ‘Secrets & Lies’ Season 2

Terry O'QuinnSecrets & Lies is adding to the cast.

Lost‘s Terry O’Quinn is set to join the ABC anthology drama when it returns. He joins Juliette Lewis who will be reprising her role as Detective Andrea Cornell, and Michael Ealy who will be playing Eric Warner.

According to Deadline, O’Quinn will be playing John Warner, Eric’s father, a successful finance tycoon and loving man. Though he is close to retiring and passing down his private equity firm down to his son, Eric (Ealy), those plans are immediately put on hold as Eric’s wife is murdered.

What do you think of the new cast addition?

Secrets & Lies’ second season is set to debut in the midseason.

Jul 28

Diane Keaton Joins ‘The Young Pope’

Diane Keaton

HBO’s The Young Pope is continuing to add to its cast.

HBO announced today that Academy Award winner Diane Keaton will be joining Jude Law in The Young Pope.

Keaton will play Sister Mary, a nun from the U.S. now living in Vatican City. Law is set for the lead role as PIUS XIII, formerly known as Lenny Belardo.

The Young Pope tells the controversial story of the beginning of PIUS XIII’s Pontificate. Born Lenny Belardo, he is a complex and conflicted character, so conservative in his choices as to border on obscurantism, yet full of compassion towards the weak and poor. He is a man of great power who is stubbornly resistant to the Vatican courtiers, unconcerned with the implications to his authority.

The eight-episode drama series from Paolo Sorrentino is set to begin production this week. Additional casting announcements will be coming.

What do you think of the most recent cast addition?

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