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Two high-concept genre films are being introduced at this week’s American Film Market.
South Korea’s Finecut is launching sales on two high-concept genre titles, A Day (working title) and House Of The Disappeared at the American Film Market (Afm).
Mystery drama A Day stars Kim Myung-min (Proof Of Innocence) as a man who keeps living the day he lost his daughter in an endless loop, trying to find a way to save her. Jo Eun-hyung, who played the young Hideko in Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden, features as the daughter. Byun Yo-han (Socialphobia) also features.
First-time feature director Cho Sun-ho makes his feature directorial debut with the film. Currently in post-production, A Day is set for local release in 2017.
Directed by Lim Dae-woong (Horror Stories) and written by Jang »
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Lost has been off the air for nearly six years, but it's still on the mind of Carlton Cuse. Recently, the executive producer discussed the ABC series, via The Hollywood Reporter.The action-adventure drama centered on a group of seemingly unrelated people who are stranded on a mysterious island after a plane crash. The cast included Matthew Fox, Josh Holloway, Terry O'Quinn, Evangeline Lilly, Naveen Andrews, Daniel Dae Kim, Jorge Garcia, Yunjin Kim, Michael Emerson, and Dominic Monaghan. The series ran for six seasons before ending in 2010.Read More… »
The drama is over for the characters of ABC's Mistresses TV show. The summer drama has been cancelled so it won't be returning for a fourth season in 2017.Based on a British series of the same name, Mistresses revolves around the lives and loves of a group of sexy female friends. Over the course of the show's four seasons, the cast has included Alyssa Milano, Yunjin Kim, Rochelle Aytes, Jes Macallan, Jason George, Brett Tucker, Erik Stocklin, Rob Mayes, Jennifer Esposito, and Tabrett Bethell.Read More… »
ABC confirms that “Mistresses” is “not being picked up for a 5th season.” Its finale episode aired Tuesday, drawing in 2.6 million viewers and a 0.6 rating. Based on the hit U.K. television series of the same name, “Mistresses” was a provocative drama about the scandalous lives of a sexy and sassy group of girlfriends, each on their own path to self-discovery. Also Read: 'Devious Maids' Canceled at Lifetime After 4 Seasons It stared Yunjin Kim as Karen Kim, Rochelle Aytes as April Malloy, Jes Macallan as Josslyn “Joss” Carver, Brett Tucker as Harry Davis, Rob Mayes as Marc Nickleby and Tabrett Bethell. »
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ABC is ending its relationship with Mistresses. The Disney-owned network has canceled the summer soap after four seasons, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Tuesday's season-four finale now has the dubious task of doubling as a series finale. The season ended with the apparent death of original series star Yunjin Kim's Karen. The ABC Studios-produced drama was picked up straight to series as part of ABC's plan to produce higher-quality scripted fare in the typically lower-watched summer months. The drama, which has weathered multiple cast departures including original star Alyssa Milano, Jason George and Jennifer Esposito,
- Lesley Goldberg
“Mistresses” has been cancelled, Variety has learned, and the soapy summer drama will not be returning for a fifth season.
The fourth season wrapped up this week with the September 6th finale ultimately serving as the series finale.
Created by K.J. Steinberg, “Mistresses” is based on the U.K. series of the same name. Over the four seasons, the female-driven ensemble included Alyssa Milano, Rochelle Aytes, Yunjin Kim, Jes Macallan, Jennifer Esposito and Tabrett Bethell, though Milano only appeared in the first two seasons and Esposito joined for just the third.
The sexy series followed a group of female friends whose lives are complicated by their relationships.
Premiering in June 2013, each of the four seasons spanned 13 episodes. The debut season opened to 4.4 million viewers and held steady with numbers going up for the sophomore run, but the audience began to fall in the third season and even more so in the fourth with the show’s lowest-rated »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Mistresses has been put to bed.
ABC has cancelled the frothy summertime soap after four seasons, TVLine has learned. Last Tuesday’s Season 4 finale — which revolved around the death of Yunjin Kim’s Karen — will now serve as the series finale. The episode drew 2.6 million viewers and an 0.6 rating, on par with the show’s Season 3 finale.
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Will Mistresses get another season? Recently, TVLine spoke with executive producer Rina Mimoun about the future of the ABC series.Just yesterday, we reported that actress Yunjin Kim has the left the primetime soap and won't be returning if it's renewed for a fifth season. The drama, which also stars Rochelle Aytes, Jes Macallan, Tabrett Bethell, Rob Mayes, and Brett Tucker, finished its fourth season this week.Read More… »
Mistresses fans holding out hope for a Season 5 renewal, take heart: When the show’s producers sat down with ABC brass to discuss the conclusion of summer 2016 run, “they didn’t tell us to make a series finale,” says still-hopeful Ep Rina Mimoun, who co-wrote the teleplay for Tuesday’s polarizing cliffhanger with K.J. Steinberg.
Mimoun said she and showrunner Josh Reims are in the process of trying to sell the network on the idea of “a final fling” of 13 episodes to air in 2017. “We really feel like there’s »
The doctor is out at Mistresses.
RelatedMistresses Ep: Why We Killed Karen — Plus: Season 5 Theory Debunked
The news isn’t a huge shock, as the Season 4 finale kicked off with a funeral for Kim’s character, who ended the penultimate installment careening toward a balcony — and propelled by a broken heel — toward her suicidal nanny Lydia (Alanna Masterson).
News of Karen’s untimely demise seemed premature, »
Like a mid-’80s Sade jam, Mistresses has reliably given us the “sweetest taboo” for four straight* consecutive seasons. (*Come now, let’s not use adjectives that suggest raging heterosexuality, given Joss’ sexy, sapphic affair with Japanese bondage-rope afficionado Alex, or that time Karen and Vivian smoked a doobie and binge-watched Extreme Makeover: Sexual Orientation Edition, mmmkay?)
Still, despite a brief Clorox Bleachable Moment (Tm) between Kate and a guy she doesn’t realize is her nephew, Mistresses‘ Season 4 finale seems more interested in adorable babies, tear-jerking goodbyes and »
After two seasons, Alyssa Milano left the Mistresses TV show and was replaced by Jennifer Esposito. Now, Esposito has left the series. The ratings have dropped each season but ABC has continued to renew it. What will happen in season four? Will it be cancelled or renewed for season five?
Based on a British series of the same name, Mistresses revolves around the lives and loves of a group of sexy female friends. The current cast includes Yunjin Kim, Rochelle Aytes, Jes Macallan, Tabrett Bethell, Rob Mayes, and Brett Tucker.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available -- usually the next day, around 11:30am Est/8:30am Pst. Refresh to see the latest. »
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Yunjin Kim’s deliciously disastrous character is taking her search for love online in Season 4 — but it sounds like things might get a little strange once David Sutcliffe (Gilmore Girls, Proof) points and clicks in her general direction.
Sutcliffe has been cast in a major recurring role as Adam, an extremely handsome, charming and confident suitor with sparking eyes — the kind of fella who gets his fair share of stares when he walks in a room, TVLine has learned exclusively. »
She’s had an affair with a terminally ill (and very much married) man — and later, his son. She’s worn questionable wigs during questionable encounters with strangers. She tried on a “thruple” for size.
In the following first-look photos from the ABC sudser’s fourth season premiere (Monday, May 30, 10/9c), Yunjin Kim’s alter ego is giving a reading of her own book — Unleashed: One Woman’s Journey… — and »
[caption id="attachment_47727" align="aligncenter" width="590"] ABC's Mistresses TV show stars Jennifer Esposito as Calista Raines, Jes Macallan as Josslyn Carver, Yunjin Kim as Karen Kim, and Rochelle Aytes as April Malloy. (ABC/Bob D'Amico.)[/caption]
The affair continues. The fourth season of ABC's Mistresses TV series premieres Monday, May 30, 2016 at 10:00pm Et/Pt. Mistresses stars Jennifer Esposito as Calista Raines, Jes Macallan as Joss Carver, Yunjin Kim as Karen Kim, and Rochelle Aytes as April Malloy.
In season four, Tabrett Bethell joins the series as Kate. The cast of Mistresses also includes Brett Tucker as Harry Davis and Rob Mayes as Marc. Rina Mimoun, Kj Steinberg, Robert Sertner, Douglas Rae, and Josh Reims executive produce.
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Tia Mowry (The Game) has landed a recurring role on the fourth season of ABC's soapy summer drama series Mistresses. She’ll play Barbara Rutledege, an important, quick, cutting-wit literary agent who signs Karen (Yunjin Kim). Rochelle Aytes, Jes Macallan, Brett Tucker and Rob Mayes also star. Based on the UK series, Mistresses is executive-produced by Rina Mimoun, Kj Steinberg, Robert Sertner and Douglas Rae. Mowry recently wrapped the title role in Nick at Nite’s Instant… »
A very important woman from Harry’s past will disrupt his love affair with Joss on Mistresses‘ upcoming Season 4 — but, no, it won’t be his ex-wife Savi.
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TVLine has learned exclusively that despite the ABC summer sudser moving production back from Vancouver to Los Angeles, Alyssa Milano will not return as a series regular to the role she played in Seasons 1 and 2. (Milano famously exited ahead of Season 3, citing her reluctance to uproot her two young children and separate her family.)
The door remains open, »
While O’Connell’s character Robert — who moonlights as an actor — will initially be in charge of changing diapers and locating lost binkies, we hear there’s a possibility that inappropriate love (aka the only kind we really want to see on Mistresses) could eventually follow. »
18 items from 2016
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