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FX’s New Sci-Fi Series Brings Together ‘The Queen Gambit’ Writer and ‘Chernobyl’ Director

Scott Frank, the writer and co-creator of Netflix’s acclaimed “The Queen’s Gambit,” is setting his sights on an original sci-fi limited series for FX.Frank is set to adapt Mary Doria Russell’s 1996 debut novel “The Sparrow,” which followed a group of Jesuit priests and scientists who make contact with an alien species in the near […]

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Giancarlo Esposito Shares Idea for Gus Fring-Focused ‘Breaking Bad’ Prequel

“Better Call Saul” is coming back for a sixth and final season, but if series star Giancarlo Esposito has his way, the hit crime drama won’t mark the last time his Gustavo Fring character appears on the small screen.Esposito mused about a potential Gus-focused television show in a recent interview with Esquire. The actor, who […]

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Barack Obama Helped Unwind From Writing His Memoir With The Help Of ‘The Boys,’ ‘Watchmen’ & More

What more needs to be said about the legend that remains former United States President Barack Obama? In addition to still-hilarious interactions with Zack Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns, meetings with Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl over the history of American rock music or a sincere discussion with Leonardo DiCaprio regarding our planet’s decaying environment, […]

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‘The Boys’ Cast Reacts to Barack Obama Praising Show

Superhero shows such as “The Boys” and “Watchmen” have received acclaim for subverting the superhero genre, and former President Barack Obama is among their most famous fans.Obama discussed a handful of his favorite television shows during a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly. The former president, who published his “A Promised Land” memoir in November, noted […]

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A ‘RoboCop’ Prequel With No RoboCop? MGM is Developing a Show About Ronny Cox’s Dick Jones

What does a RoboCop prequel look like without RoboCop in it? A similar question was posed when AMC’s Better Call Saul was first announced, and similar to how that show tracks Jimmy McGill’s transformation into scummy lawyer Saul Goodman, MGM’s new RoboCop prequel show aims to track the evolution of a younger Richard Jones into […]

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From Gus Fring to Moff Gideon, Giancarlo Esposito Loves Playing Intimidating Characters

Power seems to complement Giancarlo Esposito, and he has flaunted it remarkably well in his best known and most recognized television roles. This year, he picked up his third Emmy nomination for his chilling performance as the unnervingly taciturn drug lord and fried chicken purveyor Gus Fring, this time on AMC’s “Breaking Bad” prequel series […]

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Bryan Cranston Says He’s Open To Returning As Walter White For Better Call Saul: “I’d Do It in a Second”

The moment it was announced that AMC would make a prequel show to “Breaking Bad,” people started speculating how long we’d have to wait before we saw familiar faces again. Among them, Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston are easily the two actors who get asked the most about whether they’d reprise their roles in “Better […]

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‘Better Call Saul’ Solicits Emmy Voters with Voicemail Offering Free Voting Service

It’s been over two months since audiences said goodbye to their favorite attorney, Saul Goodman, when AMC’s “Better Call Saul” closed out its fifth season. But with Emmy voting starting up, Saul (by way of actor Bob Odenkirk) isn’t wasting any time on using his patented brand of persuasion to nab some statuettes.In an ingenious […]

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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: Sizzling Season Finale Is a Deep Breath Before an Uncertain Future

[Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 5, Episode 10, “Something Unforgivable.”]At least for now, at the close of the Season 5 finale of “Better Call Saul,” everyone involved is still a little bit invincible.More from IndieWire’My Brilliant Friend’ Review: Brutality Comes to Naples in Episode 6, Joined by Pier Paolo […]

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Bob Odenkirk Launches Production Company, Inks First Look Deal with Sony

The world’s second best lawyer is making moves. “Better Call Saul” star Bob Odenkirk has launched Cal-Gold Pictures, a new production company, and has signed a first-look deal with Sony Pictures Television.Cal-Gold’s mission is to develop compelling stories with dynamic characters and social relevance. Per the company, Cal-Gold’s slate of projects aims to be as […]

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