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Elizabeth Olsen to Star in ‘Love and Death’ Limited Series at HBO Max

If grieving over the loss of her synthezoid husband in WandaVision wasn’t enough, Elizabeth Olsen is about to face even more neighborhood woes in a new HBO Max limited series called Love and Death. Inspired by the book Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs and a collection of articles called “Love & Death In Silicon Prairie, Part I & II” from Texas Monthly, the series follows two churchgoing couples in a small town in Texas whose lives take a dark turn when someone ...
Tags: Texas, Television, Movies, Drama, Casting, Thriller, Nicole Kidman, Scott Brown, Elizabeth Olsen, Elizabeth, Nicole, Lionsgate Television, Texas Monthly, Saari, Kevin Beggs, David E. Kelley

Power Book III: Raising Kanan Teaser Sets July Premiere

Starz has released the first Power Book III: Raising Kanan teaser for their newest and third spinoff series to Courtney A. Kemp’s growing Power TV franchise. The video highlights the origins of Kanan Stark, who was previously portrayed by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson in the original series, as he learns the ways of the streets from his Queenpin mother. The prequel is scheduled to debut on July 18. Check out the video in the player below! In addition, Grammy-nominated musician Redman has been tappe...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Drama, Power, TV News, Starz, Crime Drama, Thomas, Tony, Lionsgate Television, Tommy, Redman, Curtis 50 Cent Jackson, Raquel, Quincy Brown

Is the Saw Franchise Ready for the Small Screen? Lionsgate Thinks So

Lionsgate Television is jumping into the streaming competition, and they plan to come out swinging. The studio is exploring the possibility of a Saw television show. The Saw films were a huge financial success at the box office, and are looking to duplicate that for the small screen.Read more...
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‘Saw’ and ‘American Psycho’ TV Series in the Works From Lionsgate

Lionsgate TV is dipping into their film library with the hopes of creating some new series. Both Saw and American Psycho TV shows are in the works, and while details are so slim they might as well be non-existent, horror fans will want to take note. Both of these titles actually have plenty of potential for the TV format – Saw can be turned into an ongoing series full of different traps and mysteries, while the American Psycho source material – Bret Easton Ellis’s controversial novel – is episo...
Tags: Television, Movies, Lionsgate, Horror, Lionsgate Television, Bret Easton Ellis, Patrick Bateman, Lionsgate TV, SAW, Film to TV, Lionsgate Films, Kevin Beggs, Beggs, American-Psycho

Lionsgate Confirms American Psycho TV Show, ‘Exploring’ Saw Options

It has been 21 years since the theatrical release of Mary Harron’s cult classic American Psycho, and now Lionsgate Television chairman Kevin Beggs has confirmed that the studio is currently in the process of developing a TV series adaptation of the Christian Bale-led black comedy slasher movie. Speaking with Deadline, Beggs also went on to tease the potential TV spinoff of James Wan and Leigh Whannell’s Saw franchise, revealing that it’s one of the many titles they’re planning to explore for te...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Christian Bale, Leigh Whannell, Chris Rock, David Fincher, Tobin Bell, Patrick, Lionsgate Television, Bret Easton Ellis, Chloe Sevigny, Patrick Bateman, Lionsgate TV, Mary Harron, American Psycho, ComingSoon

STARZ Orders Courteney Cox-Led Horror Comedy Shining Vale to Series

STARZ orders Courteney Cox-led horror comedy Shining Vale to series STARZ has greenlit an eight-episode series order for Shining Vale, a new horror comedy starring Golden Globe nominee Courteney Cox (Friends), Academy Award nominee and Emmy winner Greg Kinnear (The Stand) and Oscar winner Mira Sorvino (Hollywood). RELATED: HBO’s The Last of Us Adds Gabriel Luna as Tommy Miller “Shining Vale is a smart, chilling and funny series that tells the story of a family in turmoil who is suddenly li...
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HBO Max Orders 1970s Feminist Porn Comedy ‘Minx’ Starring Ophelia Lovibond and Jake Johnson

HBO Max is going to be blessing us with Jake Johnson on our TV screens again. And in a erotic half-hour comedy, no less. Well, the “erotic” part doesn’t necessarily describe what Johnson will be doing (well, maybe…), but refers to instead the premise: a 1970s-set comedy about a feminist who helps create the first erotic magazine for women. HBO Max announced that it has ordered 10 episodes of the half-hour comedy Minx from Ellen Rapoport, Feigco Entertainment and Lionsgate Television. The ser...
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Minx Comedy Pilot Gets Series Order at HBO Max

Minx comedy pilot gets series order at HBO Max Ten episodes of the half hour comedy Minx from Ellen Rapoport, Feigco Entertainment and Lionsgate has officially been ordered to series at HBO Max. Minx follows an earnest young feminist who joins forces with a low-rent publisher to create the first erotic magazine for women in 1970’s LA. “We fell in love with Ellen’s trunkful of male nudie magazines and her amazing vision for this funny and liberating series the second we heard it and knew we n...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Lionsgate, La, TV News, Ellen, Paul Feig, Julia, Lionsgate Television, Jake Johnson, Minx, Ophelia Lovibond, Ellen Rapoport, Feigco, Dan Magnante

Party Down: Starz Developing Six-Part Limited Series Revival

Party Down: Starz Developing Six-Part Limited Series Revival Starz has announced it is reviving the party and developing a six-part Party Down limited series. The new original comedy is being developed and executive produced by Party Down alumni Rob Thomas (Veronica Mars, iZombie) along with John Enbom (iZombie, Benched), Paul Rudd (Ant-Man, Ghostbusters: Afterlife), and Dan Etheridge (Veronica Mars, iZombie). Enbom also serves as showrunner. if (typeof readAdm...
Tags: TV, Hollywood, Movies, Los Angeles, TV News, Starz, John, Lionsgate Television, Megan Mullally, Paul Rudd, Rob Thomas, Adam Scott Parks, Christina Davis, Karen Bailey, Party Down, Rob Thomas Veronica

Lara Dutta and Prateik Babbar to Star in ‘Casual’ Remake for Lionsgate Play in India

A remake of comedy drama series “Casual” has been set as the first local original production for Starz and Lionsgate Play in India and South Asia. The original show was produced by Lionsgate Television and ran for four seasons on Hulu between 2015 and 2018. The setup centers on a newly divorced woman living with […]
Tags: Asia, News, Lionsgate, India, Global, Production, Starz, Hulu, South Asia, Lionsgate Television, Prateik Babbar, Casual, Lara Dutta, Lionsgate Play

‘P-Valley’ Creator Katori Hall Signs Lionsgate TV Overall Deal

Katori Hall has signed an overall deal with Lionsgate Television. Hall currently serves as creator, executive producer, and showrunner on the Lionsgate-produced series “P-Valley,” which recently aired its first season on Starz. The show is based on Hall’s stage play “Pussy Valley.” Under the deal, Hall will continue to executive produce the “P-Valley” and develop […]
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‘Love Life’ Season 2: ‘The Good Place’ Actor William Jackson Harper to Play New Lead in Anthology Series

Love Life, HBO Max’s romantic anthology series, has found its new lead actor. William Jackson Harper, who broke out playing neurotic, ethics-obsessed professor Chidi Anagonye in NBC’s excellent The Good Place, will take over as the new central focus in Love Life season 2. Anna Kendrick starred in the first season, and if you didn’t get enough of her in those ten episodes, don’t worry: her character is expected to pop back in on occasion during season 2. In addition to its focus on philosophy ...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Television, Movies, Romance, Nbc, Drama, Casting, Anna-Kendrick, Paul Feig, Kristen Bell, Harper, Eleanor, Kendrick, Lionsgate Television, Darby

William Jackson Harper to Lead HBO Max’s Love Life Season 2

William Jackson Harper to Lead HBO Max’s Love Life Season 2 Emmy nominee William Jackson Harper (The Good Place, Midsommar) will lead Love Life Season 2 for HBO Max’s romantic comedy anthology series. Harper will play a man who is coming out of a long relationship, according to The Hollywood Reporter. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; adm...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Anna Kendrick, TV News, Streaming, Emmy, Harper, Lionsgate Television, Boyd, Kevin Mazur Getty, Ramy, Sam Boyd, Bridget Bedard, Lesley Manville, William Jackson Harper

‘Hightown’ Creator Rebecca Cutter Inks Overall Deal With Lionsgate Television

Rebecca Cutter is deepening her ties with Lionsgate. Having created drama “Hightown” for the company’s Starz network, Cutter has now signed an overall deal with Lionsgate Television. As part of the new multi-year deal, Cutter will continue to develop and produced scripted content across broadcast, cable and streaming for Lionsgate TV’s slate. “I’m thrilled to […]
Tags: News, Starz, Cutter, Lionsgate Television, Lionsgate TV, Hightown, Rebecca Cutter, Lionsgate Having

Mary McCormack Joins Stephen Amell Wrestling Drama ‘Heels’ at Starz

“Heels” has added another key player to its cast. The Starz wrestling drama, led by former “Arrow” actor Stephen Amell, has cast Mary McCormack in a leading role, Variety has confirmed. The eight-episode drama, which hails from Lionsgate Television in association with Paramount Television Studios, stars Amell and Alexander Ludwig as brothers Jack and Ace Spade. Set […]
Tags: News, Starz, Jack, Heels, Stephen Amell, Lionsgate Television, Alexander Ludwig, Mary McCormack, Amell, Paramount Television Studios

‘Love Life’ Season 2 is Coming to HBO Max, But With a Different Lead Character

Anna Kendrick‘s Love Life is going strong. HBO Max has renewed the romantic comedy anthology series for a second season after it shot to the top of the new streaming platform’s most watched titles. Love Life is the first Max Original to get a renewal. HBO Max announced that it has picked up its first scripted original series Love Life for a second season. But Love Life season 2, which will “cleverly key off characters in season one,” will stick to the show’s anthology format and not feature ...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Lionsgate, New York City, Anna-Kendrick, Paul Feig, Kendrick, Lionsgate Television, Darby, Boyd, Bedard, Feigco Entertainment, Sam Boyd, Sarah Aubrey, Love Life

Love Life First HBO Max Series to Earn Season 2 Renewal

Love Life first HBO Max series to earn season 2 renewal A couple of weeks after announcing the romantic comedy series to be a ratings hit for the new streaming service, HBO Max has chosen to greenlight a second season of the Sam Boyd-created and Anna Kendrick-starring and executive-produced anthology Love Life. RELATED: HBO Max Speeding Up Love Life Episode Release Schedule PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh =...
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TV and Film Executives Talk Amplifying Black Voices in ‘Rebooting the Entertainment Industry’

Following George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, many entertainment companies have made statements and pledged donations as well as internal initiatives to insure that the future of entertainment reflects all American voices. President and COO of Skydance Media Jesse Sisgold pointed out during the latest episode of the Variety Streaming Room’s […]
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Lionsgate Television, Variety Streaming Room, Rebooting the Entertainment Industry, George Floyd, Jesse Sisgold

HBO Max Speeding Up Love Life Episode Release Schedule

HBO Max speeding up Love Life episode release schedule After a strong audience reception of its first three episodes, HBO Max has announced it will be speeding up its release schedule of the Anna Kendrick-led Love Life from weekly episodes to releasing the episodes in chunks over the next two weeks. RELATED: New Love Life Teaser: Every Love Has Its Own Story Originally planned as a traditional weekly series, WarnerMedia’s new streaming service is looking to capitalize on the large viewersh...
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‘Step Up’ YouTube Series Revived by Starz

After two seasons on YouTube, the series version of “Step Up” has been picked up by Starz, Variety has learned. The new season will continue to hail from series creator and executive producer Holly Sorenson and Lionsgate Television. “Holly and her team have created a new and dynamic iteration of the series that captures the hallmarks that […]
Tags: News, Starz, Step Up, Holly, Lionsgate Television, Starz Variety, Holly Sorenson

HBO Max Reveals New Premiere Dates For ‘Adventure Time’, ‘Doom Patrol’, ‘Search Party’, and More

HBO Max is launching soon – we’re talking this month, people. And as we inch closer to the debut, much of the new streaming service remains shrouded in mystery. Thankfully, HBO seems to have realized they better put the pedal to the metal, and have released a whole slew of premiere dates for their upcoming original programming. HBO Max launches May 27, and the service is already looking beyond that to the months ahead. HBO just sent out a blast full of premiere dates for their summer program...
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New Love Life Teaser: Every Love Has Its Own Story

New Love Life teaser: Every love has its own story HBO Max has released a new Love Life teaser for Paul Feig’s romantic comedy anthology series, featuring Anna Kendrick’s Darby as we get a preview of the different heartbreaks she will get to experience throughout the first season. The series will be making its debut on Wednesday, May 27. Check out the video in the player below! This is the story of Darby Carter. Love Life, starring @annakendrick47 is coming to @HBOMax May 27. #LoveLifeonMax...
Tags: Video, Hbo, TV, Movies, United States, Anna Kendrick, TV News, Streaming, Seth Rogen, Paul Feig, Warner Bros, Tcm, Blake, Kendrick, Lionsgate Television, Darby

History’s Ulysses S. Grant Miniseries Trailer & Premiere Date Released

History’s Ulysses S. Grant Miniseries Trailer & Premiere Date Released History has released the official Grant trailer for their upcoming three-night miniseries event chronicling the life of Ulysses S. Grant and executive produced by Leonardo DiCaprio. Premiering on Monday, May 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, you can check out the trailer now below! RELATED: DiCaprio & De Niro Offer Fans Special Flowers of the Killer Moon Role Grant tells the remarkable and quintessentially American story of a humble man...
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HBO Max Launch Date and First Slate of Max Originals Revealed!

HBO Max reveals launch date and first slate of Max Originals WarnerMedia has finally revealed the official launch date of their long-awaited streaming service HBO Max which will feature the company’s wide collection of content ranging from HBO’s popular shows to Warner Bros.’ movies and TV series. The newest streaming service will officially be launching on Wednesday, May 27. In addition, the first slate of Max Originals, which will be available on launch day, have also been released along w...
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Starz Greenlights Black Mafia Family From EP Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson

Starz Greenlights Black Mafia Family From EP Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson Starz has greenlit Black Mafia Family, a new original series from executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson (Power, Power Book II: Ghost, For Life) and writer and executive producer Randy Huggins (Star, Rebel, Power). “This is a project Curtis has always been incredibly passionate about and we are excited to have him as our partner in bringing it to life,” said Jeffrey Hirsch, President and CEO, Starz. “Black Mafia Family...
Tags: TV, Movies, Lionsgate, TV News, Starz, Jackson, Detroit, Terry, 50 Cent, Curtis, Lionsgate Television, Curtis Jackson, Curtis 50 Cent Jackson, Anthony Wilson, ComingSoon, Jeffrey Hirsch

Paul Feig’s 1970s Comedy Series Minx Gets Pilot Order at HBO Max

Paul Feig’s 1970s comedy series Minx gets pilot order at HBO Max According to Deadline, HBO Max has officially given a pilot order to executive producer Paul Feig’s newest half-hour comedy series titled Minx, which hails from writer Ellen Rapoport. This marks Feig’s second collaboration with the upcoming streaming service as he is also currently an executive producer on the romantic anthology series Love Life starring Anna Kendrick. RELATED: Paul Feig Reveals the Status of Universal’s Dark Ar...
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‘Florida Girls’ Creator Laura Chinn Inks Lionsgate Television Overall Deal

Laura Chinn has signed an overall deal with Lionsgate Television. The deal extends Chinn’s relationship with the studio, which produces her comedy series “Florida Girls.” Chinn created the series, which airs on Pop, in addition to starring and executive producing. The first season debuted in July with Pop picking it up for a second season […]
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Viola Davis to Play Michelle Obama in New Showtime Series FIRST LADIES

SHOWTIME has given a series order to the first season of the hour-long drama FIRST LADIES, starring and executive produced by Oscar, Emmy and Tony winner Viola Davis, who will play former first lady Michelle Obama. Produced by SHOWTIME and Lionsgate Television, the series will also be executive produced by Julius Tennon, Oscar winner Cathy Schulman Crash, Five Feet Apart, Jeff Gaspin Rhythm Flow, L.A.'s Finest, Brad Kaplan Mr. Church and author Aaron Cooley Four Seats A Thriller of the Supreme C...
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Starz Gives Series Order to Yvette Lee Bowser Comedy ‘Run the World’

Starz has given an eight-episode series order to “Run the World,” a half-hour comedy created and written by Leigh Davenport, who will exec produce alongside showrunner Yvette Lee Bowser, the exec producer and showrunner of “Dear White People,” and Lionsgate Television. The series is a “story of a group of Black, vibrant, fiercely loyal best […]
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Ben Stiller to Direct and Executive Produce NBC’s New Sitcom Home

Ben Stiller to direct and executive produce NBC’s new sitcom Home According to Deadline, NBC has given a pilot commitment to Emmy winner Ben Stiller‘s forthcoming American remake of Channel 4’s British comedy series Home, which will center on a couple who takes in a Syrian refugee. The series adaptation will be directed and executive produced by Stiller, who had also recently signed on to direct another series titled Severance for Apple TV+. The two shows will be his latest TV projects since...
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