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Star Trek: Discovery Showrunner Signs CBS Deal to Expand Franchise

Star Trek: Discovery Showrunner Signs CBS Deal to Expand Franchise

Newly-minted Star Trek: Discovery showrunner Alex Kurtzman has signed a five-year overall deal with CBS where he'll supervise the expansion of the Star Trek TV franchise.

Brian Gallagher

Andrew Lincoln to Exit Walking Dead After Season 9

Andrew Lincoln to Exit Walking Dead After Season 9

A new report claims that Andrew Lincoln will only show up in a half-dozen new episodes of The Walking Dead Season 9 before calling it quits.

Ryan Scott

Watchmen TV Series Cast Announced by HBO

Watchmen TV Series Cast Announced by HBO

Damon Lindelof's Watchmen series has filled out its cast with Regina King, Don Johnson and more.

Ryan Scott

Fox Grabs WWE SmackDown in Massive 5-Year $1 Billion Deal

Fox Grabs WWE SmackDown in Massive 5-Year $1 Billion Deal

The hit WWE wrestling program SmackDown will move from its current home on the USA Network to Fox, where it will air on Friday nights starting in October 2019.

Brian Gallagher

Wilson Bethel Is Bullseye in Daredevil Season 3?

Wilson Bethel Is Bullseye in Daredevil Season 3?

The primary villain for Daredevil Season 3 has been revealed as Bullseye, with Wilson Bethel reportedly portraying the character.

Brian Gallagher

Stranger Things Season 3 Casts Francesca Reale in Key Role

Stranger Things Season 3 Casts Francesca Reale in Key Role

Hawkins Community Pool is getting a new lifeguard in Stranger Things Season 3.

Trevor Norkey

Maggie Will Return in Walking Dead Season 9

Maggie Will Return in Walking Dead Season 9

Actress Lauren Cohan confirms that Maggie will be back in The Walking Dead season 9 as filming is set to begin.

Ryan Scott

Constantine Will Be a Series Regular in Legends of Tomorrow Season 4

Constantine Will Be a Series Regular in Legends of Tomorrow Season 4

Matt Ryan will be back as Constantine in Legends of Tomorrow for the entirety of Season 4, if it's renewed by The CW.

Ryan Scott

Sarah Drew and Michelle Hurd Are the New Cagney and Lacey

Sarah Drew and Michelle Hurd Are the New Cagney and Lacey

CBS' Cagney and Lacey reboot has found its two female leads as production begins to heat up on the pilot for fall season.

Brian Gallagher

Castle Rock Gets IT Reunion with Chosen Jacobs and Bill Skarsgard

Castle Rock Gets IT Reunion with Chosen Jacobs and Bill Skarsgard

IT star Chosen Jacobs has joined Pennywise actor Bill Skarsgard on the upcoming Stephen King series Castle Rock.

Ryan Scott

The Purge TV Show Finds Its Two Leads, New Details Emerge

The Purge TV Show Finds Its Two Leads, New Details Emerge

Gabriel Chavarria and Jessica Garza have been tapped as the leads of The Purge TV series for USA and SyFy.

Ryan Scott

Murphy Brown Revival Brings Back More Original Cast Members

Murphy Brown Revival Brings Back More Original Cast Members

Faith Ford, Joe Regalbuto & Grant Shaud are reprising their roles from the original Murphy Brown TV series, with Charles Kimbrough eyed for a brief return.

Brian Gallagher

Punisher Season 2 Brings in New Cast, Confirms Jigsaw's Return

Punisher Season 2 Brings in New Cast, Confirms Jigsaw's Return

The Punisher Season 2 has cast Josh Stewart, Floriana Lima, and Giorgia Whigham with the return of Ben Barnes.

Kevin Burwick

The CW's Charmed Reboot Gets Sarah Jeffrey in the Lead

The CW's Charmed Reboot Gets Sarah Jeffrey in the Lead

Sarah Jeffrey joins Melonie Diaz in the CW's new Charmed reboot based on the iconic witch series.

Kevin Burwick

Jay Hernandez Is the New Magnum P.I.

Jay Hernandez Is the New Magnum P.I.

Jay Hernandez has been cast as Thomas Magnum in CBS' upcoming reboot of the popular crime drama Magnum P.I.

Kevin Burwick

Teen Titans TV Show Brings in Sicario 2 Star as the Chief

Teen Titans TV Show Brings in Sicario 2 Star as the Chief

Bruno Bichir has landed the recurring role of Dr. Niles Caulder, a.k.a. The Chief, in the new Titans live-action series for the DC streaming service.

Brian Gallagher

True Detective Season 3 Adds Justice League Star Ray Fisher

True Detective Season 3 Adds Justice League Star Ray Fisher

Justice League star Ray Fisher has signed on for a series regular role on Season 3 of HBO's True Detective.

Brian Gallagher

Greatest American Hero Reboot Gets New Girl Star in the Lead

Greatest American Hero Reboot Gets New Girl Star in the Lead

New Girl star Hannah Simone has landed the lead role of Meera in ABC's The Greatest American Hero reboot series.

Brian Gallagher

Mary J. Blige Joins Netflix's Superhero Series Umbrella Academy

Mary J. Blige Joins Netflix's Superhero Series Umbrella Academy

Mary J. Blige has landed the series regular role of Cha-Cha, a time-travelling assassin, in Netflix's The Umbrella Academy.

Brian Gallagher

Martin Scorsese and Vikings Creator Team for Julius Caesar TV Series

Martin Scorsese and Vikings Creator Team for Julius Caesar TV Series

Filming begins next year in Italy on The Caesars from Martin Scorsese and Vikings creator Michael Hirst, exploring Julius Caesar's rise.

Brian Gallagher

Magnum P.I. Reboot Brings in Fast & Furious Director Justin Lin

Magnum P.I. Reboot Brings in Fast & Furious Director Justin Lin

CBS has brought aboard Justin Lin to direct and executive produce the pilot episode of their highly-anticipated Magnum P.I. reboot.

Brian Gallagher

HBO's Watchmen Pilot Gets The Leftovers Director

HBO's Watchmen Pilot Gets The Leftovers Director

Director Nicole Kassell is reuniting with The Leftovers creator Damon Lindelof for HBO's Watchmen pilot.

Ryan Scott

Joanne Whalley Is Matt Murdock's Mom in Daredevil Season 3

Joanne Whalley Is Matt Murdock's Mom in Daredevil Season 3

Joanne Whalley has been cast in the pivotal role of Sister Maggie, in Season 3 of Marvel and Netflix's Daredevil.

Brian Gallagher

Meryl Streep Heads to Big Little Lies Season 2

Meryl Streep Heads to Big Little Lies Season 2

Three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep heads to the small screen to play Mary Louise Wright, Perry Wright's mother in Big Little Lies Season 2.

Brian Gallagher

Simon Pegg & Nick Frost Reunite for Paranormal Series Truth Seekers

Simon Pegg & Nick Frost Reunite for Paranormal Series Truth Seekers

Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have teamed for a new paranormal TV series titled Truth Seekers.

Ryan Scott

Gabrielle Union's Bad Boys TV Spin-Off Gets Pilot Order at NBC

Gabrielle Union's Bad Boys TV Spin-Off Gets Pilot Order at NBC

NBC has issued a pilot order for a Bad Boys TV spin-off focusing on Gabrielle Union's Syd Burnett, the sister of Marcus Lawrence's Marcus Burnett.

Brian Gallagher

John Cena Joins Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

John Cena Joins Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

John Cena has come aboard to voice brand new villain Baron Draxum in Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on Nickelodeon.

Brian Gallagher

Transformers: Prime Wars Trilogy Brings in Mark Hamill & Ron Perlman

Transformers: Prime Wars Trilogy Brings in Mark Hamill & Ron Perlman

Mark Hamill will make his debut as Megatronus in the Transformers: Titans Return final while Ron Perlman takes on Transformers: Power Of The Primes.

B. Alan Orange

True Detective Season 3 Gets Stephen Dorff as Co-Lead

True Detective Season 3 Gets Stephen Dorff as Co-Lead

Leatherface star Stephen Dorff has been cast as the co-lead in HBO's True Detective season 3 alongside Mahershala Ali.

Ryan Scott

Is John Cena Doctor Manhattan in HBO's Watchmen Series?

Is John Cena Doctor Manhattan in HBO's Watchmen Series?

WWE star John Cena has dropped some major hints that he could be playing Doctor Manhattan in the new HBO Watchmen series.

Kevin Burwick

Netflix's The Umbrella Academy Adds 5 Cast Members

Netflix's The Umbrella Academy Adds 5 Cast Members

Netflix has added five new cast members for The Umbrella Academy, including Tom Hopper and Emmy Raver-Lampman.

Brian Gallagher

Johnny Galecki Is Back as David in Roseanne Revival

Johnny Galecki Is Back as David in Roseanne Revival

Executive producer Whitney Cummings revealed in a now-deleted photo that Johnny Galecki is returning as David Healy on ABC's Roseanne revival.

Brian Gallagher

Why HBO Passed on The Lord of the Rings TV Show

Why HBO Passed on The Lord of the Rings TV Show

HBO CEO Richard Plepler revealed during a conference that the network passed on a Lord of the Rings TV series, before it was picked up by Amazon.

Brian Gallagher

Christmas Story Live Brings in Ken Jeong & David Alan Grier

Christmas Story Live Brings in Ken Jeong & David Alan Grier

Ken Jeong and David Alan Grier have joined Fox's A Christmas Story Live, while PrettyMuch will play a group of carolers.

Brian Gallagher

Maggie Grace Joins Fear the Walking Dead Season 4

Maggie Grace Joins Fear the Walking Dead Season 4

Former Lost and Taken star Maggie Grace had joined Fear The Walking Dead season 4 as a series regular.

Ryan Scott

George Clooney Returns to TV in Catch-22 Miniseries

George Clooney Returns to TV in Catch-22 Miniseries

George Clooney has signed on to play Col. Cathcart in Paramount Television's six-part limited series based on Joseph Heller's novel Catch-22.

Brian Gallagher

Jenna Elfman Joins Fear the Walking Dead Season 4

Jenna Elfman Joins Fear the Walking Dead Season 4

Jenna Elfman has signed on for an unspecified series regular role in Season 4 of Fear the Walking Dead, alongside new addition Garret Dillahunt.

Brian Gallagher

Fear the Walking Dead Season 4 Gets Deadwood Star Garret Dillahunt

Fear the Walking Dead Season 4 Gets Deadwood Star Garret Dillahunt

AMC's hit zombie series Fear the Walking Dead has brought in Garret Dillahunt as a mysterious new series regular character for Season 4.

Brian Gallagher

Kevin Bacon Joins Showtime's City on a Hill

Kevin Bacon Joins Showtime's City on a Hill

Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge have signed on as the two lead characters in Showtime's City on a Hill, produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.

Brian Gallagher

Krypton Finds Its Brainiac in Blake Ritson

Krypton Finds Its Brainiac in Blake Ritson

Syfy's Superman prequel series Krypton adds Blake Ritson as series regular Brainiac while Paula Malcomson will guest star as Charys.

Brian Gallagher