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The Civil TV show pilot at TNT has cast Courtney B. Vance, Bradley Whitford, and Toby Jones, as well as guest-star Brian d'Arcy James. A political and social drama featuring a second Us Civil War, Civil will also feature Bloodline's Enrique Murciano in a lead role.
Set after a contested Presidential election, Civil will be directed by Damages' Allen Coulter and written and executive-produced by Scott Smith. Vance is set as NYPD Commissioner "Iron" John Thorne. Jones will play shock-jock Otis O'Dell, host of The Otis O'Dell Show. Whitford is Grant Taylor, a career politician, Vice President, and Democratic candidate for President.
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Bill Maher will host special live shows around the Republican and Democratic conventions; Nick Zano joins “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” and “MADtv” returns with a new slate of comics in Wednesday’s TV round-up.
Nick Zano has been cast as a series regular in Season 2 of The CW’s “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow,” Variety has confirmed. He’ll play Dr. Nate Heywood, a historian whose grandfather was the hero known as Commander Steel, a member of the Justice Society of America. In the comics, Nate becomes a hero in his own right and takes the name Citizen Steel, paying homage to his grandfather’s legacy by becoming a member of the Jsa. The news was first reported by Variety’s sister site Deadline.
Courtney B. Vance, Toby Jones, and Bradley Whitford have joined the cast of TNT drama pilot “Civil.” Directed by Allen Coulter and written and executive-produced by Scott Smith, “Civil“ takes place in the wake of a hotly contested Presidential election, as America finds itself plunging uncontrollably into a modern day Civil War. In addition, Brian D’Arcy James will guest-star in the pilot, which also stars Enrique Murciano in a lead role.
Anna Gunn is joining season 2 of “Shades of Blue” as a dirty cop-turned-Machiavellian politician. The official description for her yet-to-be-named character is as follows: “A city Councilwoman on the rise and primed for a run at the Mayor’s office, she’s the former protégée of Wozniak (Ray Liotta) who used to be part of Harlee’s (Jennifer Lopez) dirty crew of cops. She’s a chameleon who rose up the ranks of the NYPD to Captain and then launched a political career fueled by her charisma and the fact that she is as comfortable at a blue-collar bar as she is at the Governor’s mansion.”
Amazon has cast multi-platinum recording artist Dwight Yoakam in its original series “Goliath” (formerly known as “Trial”). Yoakam will play Wendell Corey, who heads the giant aerospace company defended by powerful law firm Cooperman McBride, Borns Tech. “Goliath” will premiere on Amazon Prime Video this fall, and stars Billy Bob Thornton, William Hurt, Olivia Thirlby, Maria Bello and Molly Parker. The series is written by David E. Kelley and Jonathan Shapiro.
“Real Time with Bill Maher” will cover the Republican and Democratic conventions with four live half-hour editions, HBO announced Wednesday. Maher’s special shows will report on the Republican convention on Wednesday, July 20 and Thursday, July 21, and the Democratic convention on Wednesday, July 27 and Thursday, July 28 at 11 p.m. each night. Maher will be giving a rapid response to that evening’s events, and each show will also feature three in-studio panel guests. The show will also air its regularly scheduled programming on Friday of both weeks at 10 p.m. on HBO.
“MADtv” returns to television with an all-new cast of comedians Tuesday, July 29 from 9-10 p.m. on The CW. New comics will include Carlie Craig, Chelsea Davison, Jeremy D. Howard, Amir K, Lyric Lewis, Piotr Michael, Michelle Ortiz and Adam Ray.
Bravo peers into the looking glass in the new special “Before They Were Housewives” to explore the inside story of Luann de Lesseps on Wednesday, June 22 at 10 p.m. Tracing Lesseps’ long rise from humble beginnings to the “Real Housewives,” the show takes viewers deeper than ever before into the Countess’s past. The special airs after an all-new episode of “The Real Housewives of New York City.”
USA Network will premiere “Mr. Robot Decoded,” a one-hour special that explores the authenticity and societal impact of “Mr. Robot,” on Monday, June 20 at 11:05 p.m. The special features commentary and interviews with “Mr. Robot” creator Sam Esmail, along with cast members Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, and Carly Chaikin, along with journalists, filmmakers and tech experts.
Rlj Entertainment’s Athena brand has acquired the electronic-sell-through (Est), subscription video on demand (Svod), and home video rights in North America to the new music documentary Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music from Higher Ground LLC.
Produced in association with the late music producer Sir George Martin, and the filmmakers Show of Force, LLC, the eight-part series features more than 150 exclusive and original interviews with artists such as Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Elton John, Roger Waters, Joni Mitchell, Roger Daltrey, Linda Perry, Quincy Jones, B.B. King, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Rosanne Cash, Steven Van Zandt, Billy Idol, Beck and RZA.
Executives Ryan Pinette has been elevated to Svp, production and operations, Bravo & Oxygen Media. Pinette will continue to oversee all aspects related to the production of original series and specials for Bravo and expands his role to Oxygen’s growing slate of original programming including the recently announced series “Strut,” “Last Squad Standing,” “The Battle of the Ex Besties,” and “Unprotected.” Sports Al Michaels, Dan Patrick, Rebecca Lowe, Liam McHugh and Carolyn Manno will serve as hosts for NBC’s coverage of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. They join Bob Costas, NBC’s primetime Olympics host for the 11th time, and Ryan Seacrest, who will host NBC’s late night show from Rio. Michaels will serve as a host during NBC’s daytime coverage on weekdays and weekends. Patrick and Lowe will work across both NBC and Nbcsn. McHugh and Manno will handle Nbcsn hosting duties. The Opening Ceremony is Friday, August 5 on NBC. »
- Lamarco McClendon
Emmy winner Bradley Whitford is set as a lead opposite Enrique Murciano in TNT's modern-day Civil War pilot Civil. The network, meanwhile, also announced that Courtney B. Vance and Toby Jones have joined the cast. Written and executive produced by A Simple Plan scribe Scott Smith and directed by Allen Coulter (Ray Donovan), Civil threads ominously close to current events. It takes place in the wake of a hotly contested Presidential election, as America finds itself… »
The project is set in the wake of a hotly contested presidential election, as America finds itself plunging into a modern-day Civil War. Murciano will play Speaker of the House Juan Reyes, the Republican candidate for Potus.
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You don't have to be scared. You've just gotta be smart. Below, watch a new preview for the second season of the Bloodline TV series, premiering on Netflix Friday, May 27, 2016. In the newest Bloodline season two promo, John Rayburn (Kyle Chandler) tells Kevin Rayburn (Norbert Leo Butz) that he doesn't have to be scared, he just has to be smart. In other words, Kev needs to keep his mouth shut.
In addition to Chandler and Butz, Bloodline stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Sissy Spacek, Linda Cardellini, John Leguizamo, Andrea Riseborough, Jamie McShane, Jacinda Barrett, Enrique Murciano, and Owen Teague. Chloe Sevigny, Steven Pasquale, and Katie Finneran are also the cast.
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Bodies get buried. Secrets don't. In advance of the May 27th premiere, Netflix has released a new trailer for the second season of its Bloodline TV series. A psychological thriller, Bloodline stars Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelson, Linda Cardellini, Norbert Leo Butz, Jacinda Barrett, Enrique Murciano, Sam Shepard, Sissy Spacek, John Leguizamo, and Andrea Riseborough.
The new trailer is a featurette called, "Two Sides of the Keys." In it the stars, including Chandler, Cardellini, Spacek, and Mendelson discuss how the Florida Keys contributes to the storyline of this gritty drama and set up season two. Chandler's John Rayburn says, "I always thought the greatest thing that ever happened to me was being born a Rayburn. Now I'm not so sure. We're not bad people, but we did a bad thing."
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With little over a month to go until the show’s hotly-anticipated return, Netflix has rolled out a new trailer for Bloodline season 2, finding the flailing Rayburn family in crisis.
Much like the footage that’s been showcased before, today’s snippet does stray into spoiler territory, and unless you’re fully caught up with all of the unspeakable actions going on in Florida Keys, we’d advise you to avert your eyes in fear of ruining the surprise.
Upholding the brooding style of the inaugural season, the Bloodline season 2 teaser draws attention to John (Kyle Chandler), Meg (Linda Cardellini), and Kevin (Norbert Leo Butz), who spend their summer nights in deep reflection about their “unthinkable crime.” Yes, the Rayburns are in deep with the sharks at this point, and the show’s official logline portends all kinds of danger for John and Co.:
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- Michael Briers
Netflix has released 2 new date announcement trailers for their original series The Crown and Marco Polo Season 2 and a full trailer for Bloodline Season 2. In addition Netflix has also released a cast shot from their upcoming new series Marseille, starring Gérard Depardieu.
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The Crown, the highly anticipated, new original series will premiere on Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, to a global audience on Friday, November 4, 2016. The 10-episode series will be available in 4K.
The Crown reunites acclaimed writer Peter Morgan (The Queen, Frost/Nixon) with director Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours) and producer Andy Harries (The Queen). Based on the award-winning play, The Audience, The Crown tells the inside story »
- Kellvin Chavez
Bloodline season 2 trailer: Netflix debut the first promo for the second season of the drama, which debuts on May 26th, 2016.
The Bloodline season 2 trailer has just been released by the folks at Netflix ahead of its debut on the streaming service next month.
Bloodline, the unmissable thriller from the creators of Damages returns to the scene of the crime for a second season this May. The critically acclaimed cast are reunited in the Florida Keys for the next thrilling installment of this must-see series. All 10 episodes of Season 2 will launch only on the world’s leading Internet TV network on Friday, May 27th and they will be available in 4K. Welcome to the family…..you still have time to re-watch or catch up season 1 currently streaming on Netflix.
- Paul Heath
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Netflix has released photos of the new characters coming in the second season of its Bloodline TV series. Check them out, above and below. All 10 episodes of Bloodline, season two, drop to Netflix Friday, May 27, 2016.
Bloodline stars: Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Sissy Spacek, Linda Cardellini, Norbert Leo Butz, John Leguizamo, Andrea Riseborough, Jamie McShane, Jacinda Barrett, Enrique Murciano, and Owen Teague. Chloe Sevigny, Steven Pasquale, and Katie Finneran are also the cast.
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Bloodline star Enrique Murciano has been cast opposite Anna Paquin in ABC's drama pilot Broken (fka untitled Meaghan Oppenheimer project and Please Don't Go). Written by Oppenheimer, Broken follows the personal and professional life of Gemma (Paquin), a ruthless divorce attorney in Dallas whose life begins to unravel when her emotionally damaged, love-addicted sister (Charity Wakefield) resurfaces, triggering self-destructive tendencies and exposing long-hidden family… »
Netflix’s “Bloodline” sets a Season 2 premiere date; “The Walking Dead” will get an extra-long Season 6 finale; “The Talk” will once again announce the Daytime Emmy nominations, and more from across the dial in today’s news round-up.
“The Walking Dead” will extend its Season 6 finale timeslot to 90 minutes, according to EW. Much like last year’s finale and the Season 6 premiere, the extended episode will run for an hour and a half on AMC, presumably to maximize the zombie mayhem in an episode that star Andrew Lincoln says made him “physically sick” after reading the script.
For the second year running, CBS’ “The Talk” will exclusively reveal the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards nominations live on Thursday, March 24 from 2-3 p.m. Et; 1-2 p.m. Pt/Ct. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will then release the full list online following the live announcement.
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- Laura Prudom
"We're not bad people, but we did a bad thing..." If you haven't caught up with Bloodline Season 1, you may want to stop reading. As there is a mild spoiler contained within the official press release from Netflix. The streaming service has debuted a first look at all-new episodes. And they have announced a release date for Bloodline Season 2. The four new cast portraits are missing one key person, though!
Bloodline, the unmissable thriller from the creators of Damages returns to the scene of the crime for Season 2 this May. The critically-acclaimed cast are reunited in the Florida Keys for the next thrilling installment of this must-see series. All 10 episodes of Season 2 will launch only on the world's leading Internet TV network on Friday, May 27th and be available in 4K.
How do you continue a series when the show's most compelling character has been killed off? That's not a spoiler, as the death of Danny Rayburn is revealed in the first episode of the first season of the terrific Netflix drama "Bloodline," but it did leave the question of how the series could move on without the charismatic presence of Ben Mendelsohn. Well, it appears it's going to be in flashbacks, as the first images and synopsis of season two reveal where the story is headed next. Read More: Interview: Ben Mendelsohn Talks 'Slow West,' 'Bloodline' & Doing His Best Nick Cave Impression In 'Lost River' The actor is back along with Kyle Chandler, Sissy Spacek, Linda Cardellini and Norbert Leo Butz, with John Leguizamo, Andrea Riseborough, Jamie McShane, Jacinda Barrett, Enrique Murciano and Owen Teague joining the ensemble in the new season that will »
- Kevin Jagernauth
The Rayburn family will return to Netflix on Friday, May 27, when all 10 episodes of Bloodline Season 2 are released by the streaming service.
The dark drama’s sophomore run opens with the Rayburns struggling to conceal their unthinkable crime as mysterious strangers from Danny’s past arrive with a dangerous agenda and law enforcement starts closing in on the truth behind Danny’s murder. As lies mount, alliances are betrayed and relationships are destroyed, “good people may have to do some very bad things, »
New Line Cinema and Village Roadshow Pictures have announced that filming has officially begun on David Frankel's new thought-provoking drama "Collateral Beauty" which is due for release on December 16th.
Will Smith, Kate Winslet, Edward Norton, Helen Mirren, Keira Knightley, Michael Pena, Naomie Harris, Enrique Murciano and Jacob Latimore star in the project in which Smith plays a successful New York advertising executive who undergoes a deep personal tragedy.
Retreating from life entirely, his colleagues devise a drastic plan to force him to confront his grief in a surprising and profoundly human way.
Frankel is directing from an original screenplay by Allan Loeb who also produces with Anthony Bregman, Kevin Frakes, Bard Dorros and Michael Sugar. Photos from the first day of filming are already out at The Daily Mail with shots of Winselt and Murciano making out on an ice rink.
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- Garth Franklin
Kate Winslet and Enrique Murciano filmed a scene for the star-studded drama Collateral Beauty in New York City Friday morning. Kate Winslet, Enrique Murciano On Set Winslet and Murciano were spotted on an ice rink in Manhattan on the Collateral Beauty set. Winslet was dressed for the ice skating shoot in a cream-colored coat, black […]
- Chelsea Regan
Although Kate Winslet was all bundled up while filming an ice-skating scene for an upcoming movie on Thursday, she also found another way to keep warm: making out with her hunky costar Enrique Murciano. The Triple 9 actress looked like she was having an absolute ball as she skated around the NYC rink in a chic white coat and laughed it up with Enrique, who you might recognize from his roles in Without a Trace and Bloodline. In a few days, Kate will make her way to the Oscars, where the best supporting actress nominee will support Bff Leonardo DiCaprio in his quest to win an Academy Award. Keep reading to see more photos of Kate, and check out her gorgeous appearance at the BAFTAs earlier this month! »
- Quinn Keaney
Episodes: Ongoing (hour)
TV show dates: March 20, 2015 -- present
Series status: Has not been cancelled
TV show description:
This drama-thriller TV series is set in the Florida Keys and revolves around the Rayburn family..
Robert (Sam Shepard) and Sally (Sissy Spacek) own and run a beachside hotel, Rayburn House, in this beautiful location. Sally is delighted to see her eldest son, black sheep Danny (Ben Mendelsohn), when he returns home for a celebration to honor his parents.
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19 items from 2016
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