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Jesse T. Usher Is Son of Shaft, Samuel L. Jackson Will Return

16 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Eight months after director Tim Story signed on to take the helm of New Line Cinema's Shaft reboot, the project has its new lead, plus two returning stars. Jesse T. Usher (Independence Day: Resurgence) has been chosen to play the son of Samuel L. Jackson's John Shaft in Son of Shaft. Samuel L. Jackson will return as John Shaft from the 2000 New Line reboot, while the original John Shaft, Richard Roundtree, who was established as the uncle of Samuel L. Jackson's character in the reboot, will also return to reprise his role. New Line has yet to set a release date for Son of Shaft, but with this cast coming together, that announcement may be coming soon.

Deadline reports that Jesse T. Usher will be playing the "estranged son" of John Shaft (Samuel L. Jackson) in this Shaft reboot, but he finds himself having to team up with his old man. »

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Julian McMahon Joins Hulu's Runaways

15 August 2017 2:14 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Julian McMahon is returning to the Marvel playground — this time as a good guy. Maybe.

The actor, who played Victor Von Doom in the 2005/2007 Fantastic Four movies, has joined the cast of Marvel’s Runaways, “the story of six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other but who must unite against … their parents.” The series premieres Tuesday, Nov. 21 on Hulu.

RelatedMarvel’s Runaways, Mindy Project Final Run, Others Get Hulu Premiere Dates

McMahon will play Jonah, a “pivotal” player in the Runaways’ battle against their parents, though little else is known about him, including his “origins and ultimate intentions. »

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Future Man Ep Seth Rogen, Cast Discuss That Pilot Scene

12 August 2017 3:15 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Hulu’s Future Man (releasing all episodes on Tuesday, Nov. 14) makes quite a splash in its series premiere — and TVLine’s Michael Ausiello needs to get to the bottom of it. The sci-fi comedy, from executive producer Seth Rogen, stars Hunger Games alum Josh Hutcherson as a “dope” janitor who, as he describes, “travels through time trying to save all of humanity.” And in the pilot, his character can be seen, shall we say, releasing a bodily fluid, which makes contact with Preacher‘s Derek Wilson. We know »

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Why the Woody Allen ‘Difficult People’ Parody Exposes the Power of His Legacy

9 August 2017 1:15 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

The news cycle surrounding Woody Allen these days tends to go as follows: Reminder of previous allegations, followed by announcement of new film, followed by talent in new project being asked about allegations, followed by new film receiving either critical acclaim or relative indifference, followed by new reminder of previous allegations.

Right now, we’re in the “announcement of new film” phase, with Tuesday’s casting of Timothée Chalamet, Elle Fanning, and Selena Gomez in Allen’s upcoming untitled feature film. But that same morning, Hulu premiered the most savage takedown yet of not just Woody Allen’s modern day work as an auteur, but the cult of personality around him.

Difficult People” in general and creator Julie Klausner in particular have never been shy about poking fun at certain topics the rest of Hollywood might consider taboo. Just consider the metric ton of jokes about Kevin Spacey’s sexuality »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Why the Woody Allen ‘Difficult People’ Parody Exposes the Power of His Legacy

9 August 2017 1:15 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The news cycle surrounding Woody Allen these days tends to go as follows: Reminder of previous allegations, followed by announcement of new film, followed by talent in new project being asked about allegations, followed by new film receiving either critical acclaim or relative indifference, followed by new reminder of previous allegations.

Right now, we’re in the “announcement of new film” phase, with Tuesday’s casting of Timothée Chalamet, Elle Fanning, and Selena Gomez in Allen’s upcoming untitled feature film. But that same morning, Hulu premiered the most savage takedown yet of not just Woody Allen’s modern day work as an auteur, but the cult of personality around him.

Difficult People” in general and creator Julie Klausner in particular have never been shy about poking fun at certain topics the rest of Hollywood might consider taboo. Just consider the metric ton of jokes about Kevin Spacey’s sexuality »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Hulu Developing RuPaul Dramedy Queen From Ep J.J. Abrams

9 August 2017 1:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Hulu to RuPaul and J.J. Abrams: Shantay, you stay.

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The streaming service will develop Queen, the duo’s dramedy based on RuPaul’s journey from club kid to drag icon, according to The Hollywood Reporter. (The potential series is being described as a “fictionalized version” of the Drag Race host’s life.)

Power‘s Gary Lennon is on board to write and executive-produce the half-hour project, which is set in 1980s New York City. Additional EPs include RuPaul, Abrams, Bad Robot’s Ben Stephenson, and World of Wonder »

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Daytime Divas: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two on VH1?

8 August 2017 6:48 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Vulture Watch How long will The Lunch Hour last? Has the Daytime Divas TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on VH1? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Daytime Divas season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About? A satirical VH1 dramedy, Daytime Divas stars Vanessa Williams, Tichina Arnold, Fiona Gubelmann, Chloe Bridges, Camille Guaty, Kristen Johnston, and McKinley Freeman. Based on the Star Jones novel, Satan’s Sisters, the story centers on the backstage drama between the cast of The Lunch Hour, a daytime talk show. Each weekday at noon, Maxine (Williams), Mo (Arnold), Heather (Gubelmann), Kibby (Bridges), and Nina (Guaty) talk about politics, entertainment, lifestyle topics, and gossip like true friends. The »

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‘Difficult People’ Review: Season 3 Is The Deepest Yet, Taking On Woody Allen, Politics, and Happiness

8 August 2017 9:33 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Difficult People” isn’t for everyone, but that’s a big factor in its charm. The always whipsmart, fast-paced comedy created by Julie Klausner is extremely insular in its focus on Julie (Klausner) and Billy (Billy Eichner), pop culture-obsessed New York comedians whose bad attitudes are often the cause of their problems. But that focus means that as the show has progressed, the characters have had the chance to… well, maybe not “grow,” in the traditional sitcom sense. However, they do seem capable of change.

Which is good news, as Season 3 of a series like this could easily fall into a more-of-the-same trap. The core principles of “Difficult People” haven’t been altered — Julie and Billy are still best friends, and still relatively disdainful of anyone outside their friendship. But, based on the five episodes screened, “Difficult People” isn’t interested in treading water this season, contributing to a richer, »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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‘Difficult People’ Review: Season 3 Is The Deepest Yet, Taking On Woody Allen, Politics, and Happiness

8 August 2017 9:33 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Difficult People” isn’t for everyone, but that’s a big factor in its charm. The always whipsmart, fast-paced comedy created by Julie Klausner is extremely insular in its focus on Julie (Klausner) and Billy (Billy Eichner), pop culture-obsessed New York comedians whose bad attitudes are often the cause of their problems. But that focus means that as the show has progressed, the characters have had the chance to… well, maybe not “grow,” in the traditional sitcom sense. However, they do seem capable of change.

Which is good news, as Season 3 of a series like this could easily fall into a more-of-the-same trap. The core principles of “Difficult People” haven’t been altered — Julie and Billy are still best friends, and still relatively disdainful of anyone outside their friendship. But, based on the five episodes screened, “Difficult People” isn’t interested in treading water this season, contributing to a richer, »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Difficult People Season 3 Opens With Big Bang Theory Protest, Mike Pence Conversion Therapy, Vanessa Williams

8 August 2017 8:40 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Difficult People gets political, going wholly anti-“Bazinga!” in its Season 3 premiere.

The Hulu comedy returned Tuesday with three episodes, beginning with Billy and Julie interrupting CBS’ live broadcast of Sunday in the Park With George, which has been retitled Bazinga in the Park With George and stars the cast of The Big Bang Theory. Billy’s sign reads “Keep your Bazinga! out of my park,” and it’s perfect.

ListenTVLine Podcast: Dream Emmy Nominee Julie Klausner on Difficult’s People‘s ‘Curious’ Obsession With Kevin Spacey

Not to worry, though. While Enemy No. 1 is now the Chuck Lorre sitcom, »

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Ratings: Big Brother Stays High, Dateline Rerun Bests Megyn Kelly

7 August 2017 8:42 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

CBS’ Big Brother this Sunday drew 6.57 million viewers and a 1.9 demo rating, ticking up 4 percent and holding steady week-to-week to equal its Season 19 highs.

RelatedFall TV 2017: Your Handy Calendar of 100+ Season and Series Premiere Dates

Leading out of that, Candy Crush (2.2 mil/0.5) was flat.

Over on ABC, Celeb Family Feud (5.9 mil/1.0) dipped a tenth, while Funderdome (4.3 mil/0.7) and newly renewed $100,000 Pyramid (4.4 mil/0.7) were steady.

RelatedMatch Game, Celebrity Family Feud and $100,000 Pyramid Renewed at ABC

Fox’s American Grit (1.1 mil/0.4) was flat with its finale.

NBC’s Dateline rerun (4 mil/0.6) outperformed the most recent Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly »

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Exclusive: Tony Hale, Billy’s Love Life and More Revelations About ‘Difficult People’ Season 3

7 August 2017 8:35 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Normally a packed Italian restaurant and bar in the East Village of New York City, San Marzano has been transformed into Lola’s D’s Café (more on that name change in a bit), a less busy café run by Denise (Gabourey Sidibe) and Nate (Derrick Baskin), where Billy Epstein (Billy Eichner) works on Difficult People. During Et’s visit to the set of the Hulu comedy, which just so happens to be a day they’re filming scenes from the season three finale, things are noticeably different.

For one thing, there’s that name. Normally called D’s Café, the place has been taken over by Lola, an outspoken transgender waitress played by the bitingly funny Shakina Nayfack. “Lola saved us from Sephora,” Denise explains to the staff -- Billy, Lola, Denise, Nate and Matthew (Cole Escola), who has triumphantly returned from a Supermarket Sweep-turned-Scientology fiasco -- gathered around a table. But there’s »

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Ugly Betty: TV Show Cast Members Reunite for Charity Event

27 July 2017 12:04 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Ugly Betty fans are getting another fix! Four members of the cast recently reunited to support one of their own. America Ferrera, Ana Ortiz, and Eric Mabius all made it a point to support Vanessa Williams at a recent charity event.Read More… »

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Ugly Betty Cast Reunites at Benefit Concert: “Familia Forever”

25 July 2017 9:07 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Another Ugly Betty reunion took place in Los Angeles—and for the sweetest reason!

In support of their former costar Vanessa Williams, actresses America Ferrera and Ana Ortiz formed part of the audience at Sondheim on Sondheim, a benefit concert that took place last Sunday at The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. At the show, Broadway stars came together to perform the hits of composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim including Williams, Jonathan Groff (Glee), and Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family).

After the performance, Ferrera and Ortiz made sure to snap a picture of their Ugly Betty reunion. Ferrera then shared »

- Thatiana Diaz

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Vanessa Williams Says Jean Claude Van Damme Once Said Her Eyes 'Look Like Lasers' (But She Took It as a Compliment!)

10 July 2017 6:00 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

It goes without saying that at 54 years old, Vanessa Williams is a true American beauty. But when looking at the former Miss America, it’s hard to miss one feature: her striking bold blue eyes. And we’re not alone on that one. Apparently, Williams says she’s gotten some pretty interesting compliments about her big blues over the years.

“When I was performing at the casino in Monte Carlo and Jean Claude Van Damme came up to me after the show and said ‘Your eyes look like lasers!’ the Clear Eyes spokeswoman tells PeopleStyle. “That was a big compliment »

- Kaitlyn Frey

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Daytime Divas' Tichina Arnold Talks Dating After Divorce: 'I Don't Know How to Be Single Again!'

3 July 2017 2:15 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

All the single ladies: Tichina Arnold could use some advice!

Following her divorce from Rico Hines last year, all is well with the actress these days. “Tichina is doing great!” she told People at the McDonald’s 365 Black Awards, where the former Martin star was honored for her achievements in entertainment during this year’s Essence Fest in New Orleans.

Taking on her latest role opposite Vanessa Williams in the upcoming VH1 show Daytime Divas (based off of Star Jones’ book Satan’s Sisters) she couldn’t be happier. “I hadn’t read a script this good in a long time, »

- Janine Rubenstein

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Daytime Divas: Season One Ratings

6 June 2017 7:54 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Although VH1 concentrates on reality TV shows, it does continue to try out new scripted series. Its hip hop drama, The Breaks did well enough to score a second season renewal, but is moving to Bet (which is also owned by VH1's parent-company, Viacom). Now, they've introduced the new satirical dramedy, Daytime Divas. Will it be cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned. Based on the Star Jones novel, Satan’s Sisters, the Daytime Divas TV show stars Vanessa Williams, Tichina Arnold, Fiona Gubelmann, Chloe Bridges, Camille Guaty, Kristen Johnston, and McKinley Freeman. The VH1 series centers on the backstage drama between the cast of The Lunch Hour, a daytime talk show. Each weekday at noon, Maxine (Williams), Mo (Arnold), Heather (Gubelmann), Kibby (Bridges), and Nina (Guaty) talk about politics, entertainment, lifestyle topics, and gossip like true friends. The real action, though, happens off »

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Daytime Divas

6 June 2017 3:26 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Network: VH1. Episodes: Ongoing (hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: June 5, 2017 — present. Series status: Has not been cancelled. Performers include: Vanessa Williams, Tichina Arnold, Fiona Gubelmann, Chloe Bridges, Camille Guaty, Kristen Johnston, McKinley Freeman, Norm Lewis, Patti Labelle, Debby Ryan, Eve, La La Anthony, Tasha Smith, Niko Pepaj, Ness Bautista, and Sarah Mack. TV show description: A satirical dramedy based on the Star Jones novel, Satan's Sisters, the Daytime Divas TV show follows the backstage drama between the cast of the fictional daytime talkshow, The Lunch Hour. Read More… »

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Daytime Divas Series Premiere Recap: Will You Return for a Second View-ing?

5 June 2017 7:58 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

“What a s–t show!” Vanessa Williams’ character declares as the series premiere of VH1’s Daytime Divas reaches its dramatic conclusion. “And the most fun of I’ve had in years.”

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Williams’ character may be referring to The Lunch Hour — a fictional daytime talk show not unlike, say, The View — but her words are just as relevant to Daytime Divas, itself. Monday’s series premiere, an hourlong parade of brawls, backstabs and bitchy one-liners, is a solid sampling of what the grade-a guilty pleasure has to offer. »

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‘Daytime Divas’ Review: VH1’s Star Jones Talk-Show Satire Just Not Very Sharp

5 June 2017 10:33 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

If you need more fuel for the argument that VH1 should go back to playing more classic music videos, tonight's debut of Daytime Divas certainly helps get that motor running. Based on former The View co-host Star Jones’ 2011 novel Satan’s Sisters, this talk-show satire developed by Amy Engelberg and Wendy Engelberg and starring Vanessa Williams simply isn't very sharp — which is what satire needs to be. Feeling dated and badly stitched together, Daytime Divas lacks even… »

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