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Amazon’s going to keep doing God‘s work — at least for another season.
The streaming video service has renewed Hand of God.
Related2016 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?
News of the Ron Perlman-led series’ Season 2 pickup comes the same day that Amazon renewed The Man in the High Castle and Red Oaks and ordered several new series, including the ’60s-era drama Good Girls Revolt and a comedy starring writer/comic Tig Notaro.
A full list of new series, with descriptions, is below:
Good Girls Revolt | Set in 1969 and »
Following the series order for “Good Girls Revolt” and the second season renewals for “Man in the High Castle,” “Red Oaks” and “Hand of God,” Amazon has picked up three comedy series, plus one more drama, Variety has learned.
Tig Notaro’s comedy “One Mississippi” was picked up, in addition to 30-minute series “Highston” from Sacha Baron Cohen and “Z: The Beginning of Everything,” which stars Christina Ricci. The drama “Patriot” has also been picked up. Additionally, Amazon ordered kids’ series “Danger & Eggs, “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” and “Niko and the Sword of Light.”
Dark comedy “One Mississippi,” starring comedian Notaro, is a story loosely based on her life. A co-production with FX Prods., the series follows her as she deals with the complex reentry into her childhood hometown of Bay Saint Lucille, Miss., to deal with the unexpected death of her mother. The cast includes Noah Harpster, »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Just in time for the holidays, this Green Goblin figure from Sideshow Collectibles is perfect for the ultimate nemesis in your life. Also: a look at the poster art for The Void, another free comic from Double Take, Narcopolis Blu-ray / DVD details, and new images from The Hollow.
Green Goblin Figurine: From Sideshow Collectibles: "Following the release of the immensely popular Amazing Spider-Man Premium Format™ Figure, Sideshow Collectibles is proud to present the Green Goblin Premium Format™ Figure!
Ever since his first appearance in Amazing Spider-Man #14, no other villain in the history of comics has caused Spider-Man more pain and suffering than the Green Goblin. Driven by his obsession, to the brink of insanity, the web slinger's eternal arch nemesis explodes into action on his Goblin Glider in another nefarious scheme to terrorize the city from above. Soaring ever higher on a towering column of billowing smoke, the conniving megalomaniac »
- Tamika Jones
The Rogers-Doc Luminary Award, supported by the Rogers Group of Funds, is presented to an individual who embodies the creative spirit of the Canadian documentary tradition and supports the next generation through mentorship.
The Doc Vanguard Award is presented to an emerging or mid-career professional, who demonstrates a keen artistic sensibility and forward thinking approach to the craft, with the potential to lead the next generation of doc-makers.
The 2015 honours will be presented at a ceremony on December 10 at the Doc Institute Honours Celebration at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto.
Kenneth Welsh has joined Aaron Poole, Daniel Fathers, Kathleen Munroe and Ellen Wong in upcoming horror thriller The Void for directors Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie and producers Casey Walker of Cave Painting Pictures and Jonathan Bronfman of JoBro Productions. Walker and Bronfman »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Kay)
Fans of the Astron-6 collective, rejoice! For production is now under way on Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie's The Void - which is by far the most serious minded project any of the Astron lads have been involved with to date - and they have announced their complete cast, which includes veterans of Twin Peaks and Scott Pilgrim Versus The World. Here's the official announcement!Twin Peaks veteran Kenneth Welsh joins Aaron Poole (The Conspiracy), Daniel Fathers (Pontypool), Kathleen Munroe (Survival Of The Dead) and Ellen Wong (Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World) in the upcoming horror thriller The Void, from cult filmmakers Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie (Father's Day, The ABCs of Death 2) and producers Casey Walker of Cave Painting Pictures and Jonathan Bronfman of...
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Amazon Studios has unveiled its line-up of the six pilots it intends to premiere on the streaming giant's service this Fall.
As per usual, users will get to vote on the pilots and thus help determine which ones will go to series. So far only a few shows have gone on to series including "Bosch," "Transparent," "Hand of God," "Mozart in the Jungle," "Alpha House," "Catastrophe" and the upcoming "The Man in the High Castle" and "Red Oaks".
"Lethal Weapon" scribe and "Iron Man 3" writer/director Shane Black teams with "Monster House" co-scribe Fred Dekker for this adaptation of Terry Harknett's ultraviolent Western novel series "Edge". Max Martini plays a Union officer turned cowboy who prowls »
- Garth Franklin
Amazon has released first looks at its line-up for its next pilot preview season, which includes shows starring Max Martini (The Unit), Yvonne Strahovski (Chuck), Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect), Mary Lynn Rajskub (24), Ryan Kwanten (True Blood), Tig Notaro and others.
RelatedHand of God: Is Amazon’s Newest Drama Heaven or Hell?
As Amazon does, the pilots will premiere sometime this fall, then get a green light (or not) based on viewer feedback. Synopses/photos follow:
Dorman plays an undercover spy named John Allerton who has a congressman brother and a State Department director of intelligence father.
Monroe plays John's elementary school teacher wife, Smith will play Mr. Claret who has an adversarial relationship with John.
Source: Deadline »
- Garth Franklin
Michael Dorman (The Water Diviner, Wonderland) and Resurrection‘s Kathleen Munroe have been cast as male and female leads in Amazon pilot The Patriot, from The Pursuit of Happyness' Steve Conrad. The comedic thriller/family dramedy centers on not-quite-master spy John Allerton (Dorman), the son of Tom Allerton, a Director of Intelligence with the State Department. John’s career as a spy working under Non Official Cover (Noc) is plagued by one little detail: he’s got a… »
Episodes: 48 (half-hour)
TV show dates: April 21, 2011 -- December 4, 2013
Series status: Cancelled
TV show description:
Richard "Fitz" Fitzpatrick (Jason Priestley) is a morally bankrupt yet charismatic, used-car salesman. A handsome, substance-abusing scoundrel, Fitz torments his naive co-workers, stoops to shameful lows to get the best of the competition, and will sleep with any woman (as long as she has a pulse).
Recently, ABC released the new,official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "Resurrection" episode 12 of season 2. The episode is entitled, "Steal Away," and it turns out that we're going to hear some devastating news from Preacher James about Rachel's unborn child destined to deliver major evil, and more! In the new, 12th episode press release: Bellamy is going to fear for Rachel and her unborn child after a series of inexplicable events. Press release number 2: After a series of inexplicable events, Bellamy will fear for the safety of Rachel and her unborn child. Preacher James is going to predict that the baby's birth will unleash an ancient evil. Margaret is going to rally the Returned at the government facility and forms an uneasy alliance with Preacher James. Bellamy's government contact, (Donna Murphy), will warn that something big is on the horizon. Guest stars feature: Michelle Fairley as Margaret Langston, Kathleen Munroe as Rachael Braidwood, »
Recently, ABC released the new,official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "Resurrection" episode 11 of season 2. The episode is entitled, "True Believer," and it turns out that we're going to see some interesting stuff when Preacher James delivers a new ominous energy into town , and more. In the new, 11th episode press release: The return of Preacher James will bring an ominous new energy to the town, especially for Bellamy who seems to have a strange and unnerving connection to him. Now a detainee at the government facility, Margaret is going to keep to herself but her reputation will precede her and the other returned are going to definitely take notice. Then the unthinkable is going to happen to Henry which shakes everybody's faith to their core. Guest stars feature: Michelle Fairley as Margaret Langston, Kathleen Munroe as Rachael Braidwood, Nadej Bailey as Jenny, Michael Tourek as Cauliflower Ear, Jim Parrack as Preacher James, »
12 items from 2015
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