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‘Britannia’: How Jez Butterworth Created the Crazy Ancient Epic Starring David Morrissey

Thank the gods for brilliant screenwriters. That’s why they’re the most sought-after gold currency in today’s streaming wars, from Scott Frank (“The Queen’s Gambit”) and Peter Morgan (“The Crown”) to Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Killing Eve”) and Lena Waithe (“The Chi”).These scribes hole up in their lonely rooms and think and dream and write, conjuring characters, dialogue, […]

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‘The Devil Has a Name’ Review: Kate Bosworth Gives a Diabolical Turn in This Scrambled Skewering of Corporate Self-Interest

In “Battlestar Galactica” star and sometime director Edward James Olmos’ “The Devil Has a Name,” corporate America is poisoning the little guy, again. Call me cynical, but that will hardly come as a surprise to most audiences, who’ve been watching entities with deep pockets shirk public safety for quick profits for the better part of […]

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‘For All Mankind’ Season 2 Teaser Trailer Promises Gunfights on the Moon

Apple TV+ just revealed the first teaser trailer for Season 2 of its alternate history drama For All Mankind during the show’s ComicCon@Home virtual presentation. The intense alternate history sci-fi series, developed by Battlestar Galactica and Outlander showrunner Ronald D. Moore, imagines a world in which the Soviet Union beat the United States to the […]

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Bursting for a return: could Sigourney Weaver resurrect the Alien franchise? | Ben Child

A studio takeover has led to an offer being sent to the original sci-fi scream queen – and it might be the series’ only hopeBattlestar Galactica posited the idea that human civilisation operates on an endless wheel of evolution, technological boom and eventual destruction by the very machines it has hubristically brought into existence. There […]

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TV Bits: More ‘Ash vs. Evil Dead’ Possibilities, ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Finale Trivia, ‘Devils,’ Unexpected TV Ratings

In this edition of TV Bits: Ash vs. Evil Dead stars believe they can convince Bruce Campbell to come back. Ronald D. Moore reveals the original, 4-hour concept for the Battlestar Galactica finale. Patrick Dempsey’s new dram Devils gets picked up by The CW. The highest-rated show on broadcast television Wednesday wasn’t even a TV […]

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‘Battlestar Galactica’ Reboot Might Be Set In Same Universe as Last ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Reboot

There’s a new Battlestar Galactica reboot in the works, and it might end up being more familiar than expected. Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail is developing the new Battlestar for the upcoming NBC streaming service Peacock, and according to Ronald D. Moore, who created the previous Battlestar reboot, Esmail’s series might be set in the […]

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TV Business Roundup: Peacock Unfurls and WarnerMedia Spends, Yep, Big for ‘Big Bang’

Today in streaming news: NBCUniversal announced the name and initial content slate for its upcoming streaming service, and WarnerMedia reportedly shelled out at least several hundred million dollars to secure the exclusive streaming rights to “The Big Bang Theory” on HBO Max. Bazinga!But first, the NBCUniversal streaming service. Its name is Peacock, and the ad-supported […]

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Bill Duke Remembers the Theater Training That Helped Him

Since Bill Duke the Sundance Special Jury-prize winning film “The Killing Floor” (1984), the multi-hyphenate talent has rarely been out of sight on screens big and small.In the ’90s, Duke directed acclaimed crime films focused on black themes and characters, including the Cannes Fest competitor “A Rage in Harlem”; “Hoodlum,” with an enviable cast that […]

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Edward James Olmos Has Been Cut Out of ‘The Predator’, But He’s Okay With That

Edward James Olmos was cast in The Predator in March of 2017, however, as the September release date nears, the Battlestar Galactica star told /Film during the publicity rounds for his new FX show Mayans M.C. that he’s been cut out of the movie entirely. The good news is that Olmos doesn’t have any hard […]

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