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13 items from 2017


Goliath: Season Two Renewal for Amazon TV Series

15 February 2017 5:58 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Amazon wants more Goliath. Deadline reports the streaming service has renewed the David E. Kelley series for a second season.In January, star Billy Bob Thornton picked up a Golden Globe for his role as Billy McBride, a washed up lawyer who takes on the major corporate firm he helped create. The show’s cast also includes Maria Bello, William Hurt, Olivia Thirlby, Sarah Wynter, and Molly Parker.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Peak TV Treasure: Humans

15 February 2017 5:47 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Are you overwhelmed by how much television is available right now? Is life getting in the way of keeping up with the shows you wanna try out? We feel your tube-related pain. Here’s a handy feature that’ll help you locate the hidden gems in this era of Peak TV.

Humans

Network | AMC

Created By | Mi:5’s Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley (who adapted from the Swedish series Real Humans)

Number Of Episodes | Season 1 consists of eight episodes; Season 2 got underway Monday

Episode Length | 60 mins.

RelatedPeak TV Treasure: People of Earth

Premise | In an alternative version of present-day England, »

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‘Goliath’ Renewed for Second Season at Amazon, Clyde Phillips Joins as Showrunner

15 February 2017 12:00 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Amazon has renewed Billy Bob Thornton’s drama “Goliath” for a second season, Variety has learned.

Dexter” and “Nurse Jackie” scribe Clyde Phillips will be taking the reins as showrunner and executive producer, joining the executive producer team that includes David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro, and Ross Fineman. Kelley currently has a bit of a full plate: He is currently exec producing HBO’s “Big Little Lies” and is also launching At&T Audience Network’s “Mr. Mercedes,” based on the Stephen King novel.

Goliath” centers on a washed-up lawyer (Thornton) who has one shot at redemption after a client he successfully defended from a murder charge went on to slaughter a family. Thornton won a Golden Globe for his performance in January. Speaking to reporters backstage after his win, he indicated that Amazon wanted to do more with the series, and that he was game for another round. “This one was written in a way that »

- Oriana Schwindt

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Steven Spielberg's A.I.: its groundbreaking marketing campaign

13 February 2017 3:09 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Ryan Lambie Feb 16, 2017

Who killed Evan Chan? Over 15 years on, the marketing campaign for Steven Spielberg's A.I. remains unique, Ryan writes...

When it came to Steven Spielberg's 2001 sci-fi film, A.I.: Artificial Intelligence, Jeanine Salla played a low-profile yet important role. Educated at Bangalore University, Salla was an expert in engineering and machine intelligence, and considered so important to the makers of A.I. that she was given a credit in the movie's posters and trailers.

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The only thing was, Jeanine Salla never existed.

Before the spring of 2001, almost nothing had been seen of Spielberg's latest sci-fi movie. That the director had taken over the project from his late friend Stanley Kubrick was well known, as were its origins in a story by British sci-fi writer Brian Aldiss called Supertoys Last All Summer Long. But Spielberg had remained secretive through A.I.'s shoot, »

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Humans Season 2 Review

11 February 2017 2:03 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Three episodes were provided prior to broadcast.

Can a human and a machine love one another? This is the question Humans dedicates itself to not only asking, but to asking in as many ways possible.

The show exists in a setting familiar to most science-fiction fans: a world in which lifelike humanoid machines populate society’s homes and businesses. Like the hosts of Westworld or the replicants of Blade Runner, they’re anatomically identical to humans and nearly blend in with humans. However, unlike hosts and replicants, the “Synths” of Humans do not think, trick, manipulate, feel or lie. That is, except for a select few – Niska, Mia, and a handful of others – who are disrupting expectations due to their “consciousness code.”

The second season of Humans picks up a few months after its first season and opens with Niska (Emily Berrington), perhaps the most intriguing of the conscious Snyths, »

- D.F. Lovett

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Comic Books 101: Marvel Characters That Need To Be On Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. !

1 February 2017 1:55 PM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Comic Books 101: Marvel Characters That Need To Be On Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. !

I’ve said time and time again that despite its merits the biggest flaws in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D TV show has been its lack of fully developing characters from the Marvel Comic Book Universe. The show (which spiraled out from The Avengers movie) is ripe to explore and showcase some of the best characters that might just not be ready or capable of making an impact on the big screen. While some characters have found a way to appear (Deathlock,  Daisy Rumble Johnson, Absorbing Man, and recently Ghost Rider) a great majority of villains have either been created specifically for the show (and suddenly now appearing in the comics) or have just been throw away characters that have very little to zero ties in the Marvel Cinematic Universe or Comic Book Universe. »

- Jeremy Scully

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Scientology Didn't Want John Travolta to Do Pulp Fiction

23 January 2017 3:19 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

When Pulp Fiction hit theaters in the fall of 1994, it wasn't only an instant hit, but it kickstarted Samuel L. Jackson's career, while reviving John Travolta's fading career. Both actors earned Oscar nominations for their portrayals of assassins Vic Vega and Jules Winnfield. Today we have new details that reveal John Travolta may have not even taken on the role, had he listened to some advice from a high-ranking member of the Church of Scientology, which he has belonged to for over 40 years.

During the latest episode of A&E's new documentary series Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, the actress hosted a Q&A session with former Scientologist Mike Rinder, who revealed that John Travolta asked him to review Quentin Tarantino's screenplay for Pulp Fiction, before he agreed to take on the role of Vic Vega. If the actor would have listened to his advice, the »

- MovieWeb

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Goliath: Season Two Looking Likely, Says David E. Kelley

17 January 2017 7:49 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Is Goliath getting a second season? Recently, creator David E. Kelley discussed the future of the Amazon TV series, Deadline reports.Earlier this month, star Billy Bob Thornton picked up a Golden Globe for his role as Billy McBride, a washed up lawyer who takes on the major corporate firm he helped create. The show’s cast also includes Maria Bello, William Hurt, Olivia Thirlby, Sarah Wynter, and Molly Parker.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw to Star in Thriller ‘Fast Color’ for ‘La La Land,’ ‘Jackie’ Producers (Exclusive)

12 January 2017 2:07 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Gugu Mbatha-Raw will star in thriller “Fast Color” for “La La Land” producer Jordan Horowitz via Original Headquarters and “Jackie” producers Mickey Liddell and Pete Shilaimon via Ld Entertainment.

Miss Stevens” director Julia Hart is on board to helm from a screenplay she wrote with Horowitz. Principal photography will commence in New Mexico on March 13. Ld is fully financing the project.

Mbatha-Raw will portray a woman forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.

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“This is exactly the kind of movie I want to see in the theater – three generations of strong women finding their power,” Liddell said. “Gugu and Julia are extraordinary talents and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work with them both on this special project. »

- Dave McNary

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Goliath: Season Two? Billy Bob Thornton Says...

9 January 2017 7:51 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

What's the future look like for Goliath now that it's won a Golden Globe? Star Billy Bob Thornton recently addressed the possibility of a second season of the Amazon series, Deadline reports.This past weekend, Thornton picked up the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Drama for his role as Billy McBride, a washed up lawyer who takes on the major corporate firm he helped create. The show's cast also includes Maria Bello, William Hurt, Olivia Thirlby, Sarah Wynter, and Molly Parker.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Liv Tyler to Return as Betty Ross In Avengers: Infinity War?

9 January 2017 11:02 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is moving through Phase 3 at a brisk pace so far, and most would probably say the results have been pretty great. Still, even though there are a ton of movies to look forward to before Phase 3 comes to a close, anticipation for Avengers: Infinity War is already building in a big way. The movie is scheduled to start filming soon and it looks like we may be seeing some unexpected faces returning to the McU. Namely, Liv Tyler as Betty Ross.

A recent report from The Daily Record claims that Avengers: Infinity War will be shooting next month in the Scottish cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. The site noted that there will be "big screen superstars" on hand for the shoot, which includes the usual suspects such as Robert Downey Jr. and Samuel L. Jackson. But the report did have an interesting bit in that Liv Tyler, »

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Zoe Saldana Confirms Gamora’s Involvement In Avengers: Infinity War; Rumor Suggests An Old Face Could Return

9 January 2017 9:20 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Although many already considered Zoe Saldana a shoo-in for Avengers: Infinity War, the actress has now confirmed Gamora’s involvement in the 2018 event movie.

Chatting to MTV News, the Guardians star admitted that it’s still fairly early on in development – Infinity War has been in active production for around two months now – and she’s yet to lay eyes on the actual screenplay. What’s more, Saldana doesn’t specify the extent of Gamora’s involvement, but it’s safe to assume her inclusion means that Joe and Anthony Russo’s event movie will indeed make room for Star-Lord, Drax, Groot and Rocket as expected.

Stay tuned for more on that front, but for now, here’s the actress touching base on Gamora’s future and the long hours in the make-up chair that await.

“I don’t know when they’re gonna let me read it. I mean, »

- Michael Briers

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Liv Tyler Rumoured To Return As Betty Ross in Avengers: Infinity War

9 January 2017 2:47 AM, PST | Fortress of Solitude - Movie News | See recent Fortress of Solitude - Movie News news »

Audiences recently got to see William Hurt return as General Ross in Captain America: Civil War. Now it's believed that Liv Tyler will also return as Betty Ross in the upcoming Avengers:

The post Liv Tyler Rumoured To Return As Betty Ross in Avengers: Infinity War appeared first on Fortress of Solitude. »

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