There's a strong case to be made that the Game of Thrones season 8 finale will be the biggest moment in scripted television history. Messily so, because the days of a nation gathering around their television sets to find out at the very same moment who shot JR in Dallas are over, and both the viewing of and discussion around TV has atomised with the advent of streaming and social media. Production on the eighth and final season wrapped last month, and tidbits – albeit very guarded and probably HBO-approved ones – about the show's climax have been slowly extracted from the cast (and a couple of crew members) when they haven't been busy filming.
The Spock we will meet is at a point in his life we’ve never seen before, says 'Star Trek: Discovery' showrunner Alex Kurtzman.
With the eighth and final season looming, Game of Thrones fever has officially become a pandemic. Our list of all the relevant news and rumors will help make the wait more bearable, if you don't mind spoilers.
President Donald Trump's proposed space force may debut on Netflix before it actually makes it to space. Variety has learned that the streaming giant has ordered a comedy series from "The Office" alums Steve Carell and Greg Daniels titled "Space Force." It is described as a workplace comedy centered around the people tasked with creating a sixth […]
The 'Black Mirror' stars discuss the 'choose your own adventure' format and the pitfalls of technology.
Ryan Murphy has assembled quite the cast for his Nurse Ratched series at Netflix. Murphy announced that Sharon Stone, Finn Wittrock, Jon Jon Briones, Charlie Carver, Judy Davis, Harriet Harris, Cynthia Nixon, Hunter Parrish, Amanda Plummer, and Corey Stoll will all star in the series alongside the previously announced star Sarah Paulson. "[A] true murderers’ row […]
"The Americans" alum Matthew Rhys has signed on to star in the "Perry Mason" limited series currently in the works at HBO, Variety has learned. The series hails from executive producers Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey under their Team Downey banner, with Team Downey's Amanda Burrell also executive producing. The project was originally put into development […]
Jon Bernthal and Vera Farmiga are in final negotiations to join the cast of the prequel to “The Sopranos,” with the working title “The Many Saints of Newark,” an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap. Bernthal and Farmiga join the cast opposite Alessandro Nivola, who is playing Dickie Moltisanti in the feature film. Both Bernthal and Farmiga’s character details are under wraps. “The Many Saints of Newark” is set in the era of the Newark riots in the 1960s, when the African-Americans and the Italians of Newark were at each other’s throats, and when among the gangsters of each group, it became especially lethal. While other plot details are vague, the film is expected to include appearances from several key characters from “The Sopranos.” Also Read: Jon Bernthal Rips Alt-Right 'Punisher' Fans: 'F-- Them' “The Sopranos” series creator David Chase co-wrote the script with Lawrence Konner. Alan Taylor (“Thor: The Dark World,” “Game of Thrones”) is directing the film. Chase and Konner will also produce. Nicole Lambert on behalf of Chase Films and Marcus Viscidi are executive producing. Farmiga recently wrapped production on Ava DuVernay’s Netflix limited series, “Central Park Five,” and she’ll next be seen in “Godzilla: King of Monsters” and “Captive State.” She’s repped by CAA, Authentic Talent, ID and Peikoff Mahan Bernthal’s upcoming projects include James Mangold’s untitled Ford vs Ferrari film and he is about to premiere in the second season of “The Punisher.” He is represented by WME, Attorney David Weber and Narrative PR. Variety was first to report. Read original story Jon Bernthal and Vera Farmiga to Join ‘Sopranos’ Prequel ‘The Many Saints of Newark’ At TheWrap
CBS All Access is officially moving forward on the development of a standalone "Star Trek" series starring Michelle Yeoh, Variety has learned. The series would see Yeoh reprise the role of Philippa Georgiou, expanding on the character's current position as a member of Section 31, a shadowy intelligence agency operating within the Federation. Yeoh is also set […]
Just hours after Crazy Rich Asians won the Best Comedy award at the Critics' Choice Awards last night, Michelle Yeoh has scored another win with a Star Trek series of her own. As Deadline exclusively reported back in November, CBS All Access has put a Star Trek Discovery spinoff into development with the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon actor. Set to return for the January 17-launching second season of the Sonequa Martin-Green led Discovery as Captain Philippa Georgiou…
EXCLUSIVE: It's official. Tony Soprano lives on! In the week that The Sopranos celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the groundbreaking HBO series, David Chase has given Deadline a bit of clarity on the prequel feature film The Many Saints of Newark that he wrote with Sopranos alum Lawrence Konner. Chase confirms that a young Tony Soprano will be part of the tapestry of the period film. As Deadline was first to reveal last March, the film will be made by New…
HBO has released a teaser trailer for its 2019 shows, which, of course, is being scoured for clues by Game of Thrones fans ahead of the show's final series.
British star Richard Madden struck gold at the Golden Globes last night, scooping a gong for his role in the BBC hit Bodyguard.