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If Covid Happened in ‘Veep,’ Showrunner Says Selina Meyer Would Actually Be Competent

While we’re all inside marathon-watching television until our eyeballs bleed and the bedsores take hold, it’s fun to imagine what certain shows might look like in the time of the coronavirus. This week, Vulture did just that, polling 37 TV writers on what their characters in series new and old might do in a pandemic.The […]

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‘Midnight Mass’ Cast: Mike Flanagan’s Netflix Series Adds ‘Haunting of Hill House’ and ‘Friday Night Lights’ Actors

Mike Flanagan is sticking with some familiar faces for Midnight Mass, his new Netflix horror series. Kate Siegel, who appeared on Flanagan’s The Haunting of Hill House (and is also married to the filmmaker) has joined the Midnight Mass cast, along with Zach Gilford (Friday Night Lights) and Hamish Linklater (Legion). Hill House alumnus Annabeth […]

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‘Parasite’ as an HBO Miniseries? This Is Not Your Father’s Foreign-Film Crossover (Column)

There’s a time-honored tradition of turning celebrated movies into television series. A lot of them have ended up as sitcoms: “The Odd Couple,” “M*A*S*H,” “Alice” (spun out of Martin Scorsese’s 1974 landmark “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”). But not all of them. Did you know that “Casablanca” was turned into two different TV series, one […]

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Michael Shannon to Star in Coming-Of-Age Drama ‘Swing’ From Howard Deutch

Michael Shannon is set to star in a romantic coming-of-age drama from director Howard Deutch (“Pretty in Pink”) that Fortitude will present to buyers at the Cannes Film Festival, the company announced Wednesday.Shannon will star in “Swing,” which has been compared to “Friday Night Lights” and “Dead Poets Society.” The story is set in 1999 […]

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Netflix’s “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” Cast Adds Brie Larson and Jesse Plemons for Director Charlie Kaufman

Variety reports that the ever-busy Jesse Plemons, whose credits include “Friday Night Lights,” “Breaking Bad,” and the upcoming Vice, has joined the cast of “I’m Thinking of Ending Things.” He will play the role of Jake, the boyfriend to Brie Larson’s character. Read full article

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Daily Podcast: Arrested Development, Jordan Peele, Harley Quinn, Hollywood Salaries, Don Quixote, Friday Night Lights and Edge of Seventeen

On the May 9, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta and writers Hoai Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Arrested Development problems, Jordan Peele’s next movie Us, new details on the Harley Quinn movie, Hollywood salary info revealed, more bad news for Terry […]

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There’s a New Friday Night Lights Movie Coming From Director David Gordon Green

Universal Pictures is developing a new Friday Night Lights film based on the Buzz Bissinger book. This time they are looking to hire director David Gordon Green to helm the film. The director is best known for his films such as Pineapple Express, Joe, Stronger, and the upcoming Halloween sequel.It’s interesting that the studio is […]

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‘Friday Night Lights’ New Film Taps Director David Gordon Green

“Stronger” and “Pineapple Express” helmer David Gordon Green is in final negotiations to direct Universal’s reimagining of “Friday Night Lights.”Sources tell Variety that the movie is not a sequel to Universal’s 2004 film starring Billy Bob Thornton, nor is it based on NBC’s TV series with Kyle Chandler. Instead, it’s a new property, though still […]

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