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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Wins the Best Limited Series Emmy — the First Streaming Series to Top the Category

At the time of last year’s Emmys ceremony, a seven-episode literary adaptation about the tumultuous life of a fictional chess prodigy might not have been an obvious awards mainstay. Yet, after a year when “The Queen’s Gambit” never really waned in its quest for TV’s highest prize, the Netflix show finished its calendar-spanning run by […]

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Emmy Predictions: Best Limited Series — Was It ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ All Along?

Last Year’s Winner: “Watchmen”Still Eligible: No.Hot Streak: Repeat winners aren’t the norm in Limited Series, and while they do happen, it’s more common to see networks go on hot streaks — albeit brief ones. Currently, HBO has won the Best Limited Series category in back-to-back years, first for “Chernobyl” and then for “Watchmen.” The premium […]

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Whoopi Goldberg and Danielle Deadwyler to Star in Emmett Till Drama From ‘Clemency’ Director

“Watchmen” star Danielle Deadwyler and Whoopi Goldberg are set to star in “Till,” a drama about the aftermath of the murder of Emmett Till from the director of “Clemency,” Chinonye Chukwu.”Till” is set up at MGM’s Orion Pictures, and the studio will kick off production on the film this September in Atlanta.”Till” is about Mamie […]

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Bassam Tariq in Talks to Direct Marvel’s ‘Blade,’ Starring Mahershala Ali

“Mogul Mowgli” director Bassam Tariq is in talks to direct Marvel Studios’ “Blade” movie, starring Mahershala Ali.The two-time Oscar winner was announced to portray the vampire hunter at San Diego Comic-Con in 2019. The highly anticipated film is currently undated, but expected to be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase Four.In February, “Watchmen” writer […]

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‘Candyman’ New Trailer: Nia DaCosta and Jordan Peele Revamp the Horror Classic

“Candyman,” the urban legend turned classic horror film, is getting a refreshing new take. With a screenplay co-written by Jordan Peele and directed by rising star Nia DaCosta, the bloodcurdling thriller digs into the salient contemporary themes in the myth’s origin story. The film features “Watchmen” star Yahya Abdul Mateen II as an artist living […]

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Tom Spezialy to Serve as Showrunner on Marvel’s ‘Silk’ Series — Report

Tom Spezialy executive produced HBO’s “Watchmen,” one of the most acclaimed superhero television shows in recent memory. Now, he’s setting his sights on a Marvel character via “Silk,” Sony Television Pictures’ upcoming live-action series based on the Spider-Man character.Deadline recently reported that Spezialy, whose credits also include “The Leftovers” and “Castle Rock,” has signed an […]

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‘Silk’ Series: Amazon Taps ‘Watchmen’ Producer To Showrun; Lauren Moon To Write The Korean-American ‘Spider-Man’ Spin-Off

Despite making new post-theatrical streaming deals with both Netflix and Disney+, Sony Pictures is working alongside Amazon Prime Video to bring a live-action Marvel Comics series to the streaming giant featuring the Sony-owned Spider-Verse character “Silk,” who has the alter-ego of Cindy Moon. Like Peter Parker and Miles Morales, Cindy is a spider-based hero.Read More: […]

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