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14 items from 2017


Cannes: Alex Lawther’s Comedy-Drama ‘Freak Show’ Lands at IFC for U.S.

19 May 2017 2:54 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

IFC has bought U.S. rights to Alex Lawther’s high school comedy-drama “Freak Show.”

The film, based on James St. James’ bestseller of the same name, follows Billy Bloom as a cross-dressing teenager and new student at an ultra-conservative high school. He’s determined not to change his outlandish outfits or behavior, taking a stand for outcasts and underdogs everywhere by running for homecoming queen and forging a friendship with the football team quarterback.

The cast includes Abigail Breslin, Laverne Cox, Larry Pine, Willa FitzgeraldBette Midler, AnnaSophia Robb, Ian Nelson, and Lorraine Toussaint. Breslin played the role of Billy’s rival, and Cox stars as a reporter. Pine portrays Billy’s father while Midler plays Billy’s mother.

Trudie Styler helmed in her feature directorial debut. Producers are Styler, Charlotte Ubben, and Maven PicturesCeline Rattray with Flower Films’ Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell along with Jeffrey Coulter and Bryan Rabin. »

- Dave McNary

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Netflix Announces Season 2 of Santa Clarita Diet, Premiering in 2018

29 March 2017 7:34 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Hungry for more blood-soaked suburban comedy? If so, Netflix is cooking up something you might like, as they've officially announced a second season for the living dead horror comedy Santa Clarita Diet, premiering in 2018.

You can check out the season 2 announcement video for Santa Clarita Diet below, and stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates. Will you be tuning in for round two?

"Joel (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of Santa Clarita with their teenaged daughter Abby, until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending their lives down a road of death and destruction...but in a good way.

Santa Clarita Diet stars Drew Barrymore as Sheila Hammond, Timothy Olyphant as Joel Hammond, Liv Hewson as Abby Hammond and Skyler Gisondo as Eric Bemis.

Showrunner Victor Fresco, Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Aaron Kaplan, Tracy Katsky, »

- Derek Anderson

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Netflix Renews ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ for Season 2

29 March 2017 7:25 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Netflix has renewed dark comedy “Santa Clarita Diet” for a second season. The streaming juggernaut made the announcement, which you can watch above, via YouTube. Season 2 will premiere in 2018.

Santa Clarita Diet” stars Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore as suburbanite real estate agents Joel and Sheila, who stuck in a bit of a rut until Sheila starts undergoing some changes that leave her craving human flesh. But while Sheila is different from the woman Joel married, the two are committed to making their marriage work, even if that means committing various murders to sate Sheila’s new undead desires. Liv Hewson also stars as Joel and Sheila’s daughter Abby, and Skyler Gisondo is boy-next-door Eric.

As Variety‘s Sonia Saraiya wrote in her review, “What is genuinely great about ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ is just how surprising each plot development is. Because it is unafraid to dabble in gore, murder, or »

- Oriana Schwindt

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Get to Know the Hammonds in Santa Clarita Diet Featurette

26 January 2017 6:58 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The Hammonds are making life in the ’burbs way more interesting. If you can’t wait until the February 3rd premiere of Santa Clarita Diet on Netflix, you are in for a treat, because “Meet the Hammonds,” a new featurette for the series, has been released.

In addition to Drew Barrymore, Santa Clarita Diet co-stars Timothy Olyphant and will include appearances by Nathan Fillion and Patton Oswalt. To learn more, visit the series’ official website.

“Joel (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of Santa Clarita with their teenaged daughter Abby, until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending their lives down a road of death and destruction…but in a good way.

Santa Clarita Diet stars Drew Barrymore as Sheila Hammond, Timothy Olyphant as Joel Hammond, Liv Hewson as Abby Hammond and Skyler Gisondo as Eric Bemis. »

- Tamika Jones

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‘Santa Clarita Diet’ Featurette: Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant Go off the Rails in Cannibal Comedy

24 January 2017 2:35 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Meet the Hammonds, a nice family from the suburb of Santa Clarita who have a deep and dark secret that could ruin their seemingly perfect lives. The recently released featurette for Netflix’s “Santa Clarita Diet” goes inside the upcoming comedy, starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant, and follows Joel (Olyphant) and Sheila (Barrymore) as Sheila dies and is reborn as a zombie.

The featurette begins by describing the couple and how they’re stuck in a rut until their lives are forever changed.

“I think Joel and Sheila care about each other but its that daily life thing,” explains Barrymore, with Olyphant adding that the couple is “going through the motions.”

Read More: ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ Trailer: Drew Barrymore Becomes a Zombie Realtor In New Netflix Comedy Series

The featurette also includes interviews with creator and showrunner Victor Fresco and Liv Hewson, who portrays their daughter Abby, and has »

- Liz Calvario

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‘Santa Clarita Diet’ Featurette: Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant Go off the Rails in Cannibal Comedy

24 January 2017 2:35 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Meet the Hammonds, a nice family from the suburb of Santa Clarita who have a deep and dark secret that could ruin their seemingly perfect lives. The recently released featurette for Netflix’s “Santa Clarita Diet” goes inside the upcoming comedy, starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant, and follows Joel (Olyphant) and Sheila (Barrymore) as Sheila dies and is reborn as a zombie.

The featurette begins by describing the couple and how they’re stuck in a rut until their lives are forever changed.

“I think Joel and Sheila care about each other but its that daily life thing,” explains Barrymore, with Olyphant adding that the couple is “going through the motions.”

Read More: ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ Trailer: Drew Barrymore Becomes a Zombie Realtor In New Netflix Comedy Series

The featurette also includes interviews with creator and showrunner Victor Fresco and Liv Hewson, who portrays their daughter Abby, and has »

- Liz Calvario

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New featurette for Netflix’s ‘Santa Clarita Diet’

24 January 2017 8:36 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Netflix have just dropped a brand new feature for their upcoming original series Santa Clarita Diet, which will debut on the streamer next month.

Santa Clarita Diet

In Santa Clarita Diet, Joel (Timothy Olyphant, Justified) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore, Blended) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of Santa Clarita with their teenaged daughter Abby (Liv Hewson), until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending their lives down a road of death and destruction…but in a good way.

Santa Clarita Diet

Showrunner Victor Fresco, Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Aaron Kaplan, Tracy Katsky, Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell are executive producers on the series. Nancy Juvonen is a producer. Santa Clarita Diet is a Netflix production and is available globally only on Netflix on February 3, 2017.

Watch the new featurette below.

The post New featurette for Netflix’s ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ appeared first on The Hollywood News. »

- Paul Heath

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Watch the trailer for Netflix’s new original series ‘Santa Clarita Diet’

17 January 2017 11:12 PM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The first trailer for Netflix Original Series Santa Clarita Diet has just dropped online. Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant lead the cast of the show, which launches globally on February 3rd, 2017.

In Santa Clarita Diet, Joel (Timothy Olyphant, Justified) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore, Blended) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of Santa Clarita with their teenaged daughter Abby (Liv Hewson), until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending their lives down a road of death and destruction…but in a good way.

Santa Clarita Diet stars Drew Barrymore as Sheila Hammond, Timothy Olyphant as Joel Hammond, Liv Hewson as Abby Hammond and Skylar Gisondo as Eric Bemis.

Showrunner Victor Fresco, Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Aaron Kaplan, Tracy Katsky, Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell are executive producers on the series. Nancy Juvonen is a producer. Santa Clarita Diet is a Netflix production and »

- Paul Heath

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An Undead Drew Barrymore Runs Riot In Full Trailer For Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet

17 January 2017 1:23 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Remember when Netflix first announced Santa Clarita Diet and everyone – and we do mean everyone – was under the impression that the company’s latest original series was a hammy melodrama? How times change.

Three weeks out from the show’s premiere, Netflix has dropped the first full trailer for Santa Clarita Diet, which peels back all of the many layers of Victor Fresco’s series to reveal a screwball horror-comedy with a side of cannibalism. Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant anchor the morbid sitcom as Joel and Sheila, a pair of lovestruck realtors. Together with their teenage daughter Abby (Liv Hewson), they form a picture-perfect family living out their dream in Santa Clarita, California. But things are about to go nuclear for Netflix’s newfound nuclear family.

Joel and Sheila may have it all, but after the latter returns from the grave with a taste for human flesh – just don »

- Michael Briers

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“Family that Slays Together, Stays Together” in Official Trailer for Living Dead Series Santa Clarita Diet

17 January 2017 7:38 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

"She is dead, and also undead." Drew Barrymore plays a realtor with no pulse and a voracious appetite for humans in the upcoming horror comedy series Santa Clarita Diet, which premieres February 3rd on Netflix and is teased in an official trailer that shows a laugh-inducing look at a blood-drenched suburbia.

In addition to Barrymore, Santa Clarita Diet co-stars Timothy Olyphant and will include appearances by Nathan Fillion and Patton Oswalt. Below, you can get a taste of the series with its official trailer, and to learn more, visit the series' official website.

"Joel (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of Santa Clarita with their teenaged daughter Abby, until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending their lives down a road of death and destruction...but in a good way.

Santa Clarita Diet stars Drew Barrymore as Sheila Hammond, »

- Derek Anderson

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Feast Your Eyes on Promo Videos for Cannibal Horror Comedy Series Santa Clarita Diet

10 January 2017 4:59 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

A cannibalistic comedy is coming to Netflix on February 3rd. Comprised of ten episodes, Santa Clarita Diet stars Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore, the latter of whom's character awakes from the dead with a taste for human flesh...

In addition to Barrymore and Olyphant, Santa Clarita Diet will feature Nathan Fillion in a guest starring role. Below, you can get a taste of the show in photos and promo videos, and to learn more, visit the series' official website.

"Joel (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of Santa Clarita with their teenaged daughter Abby, until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending their lives down a road of death and destruction...but in a good way.

Santa Clarita Diet stars Drew Barrymore as Sheila Hammond, Timothy Olyphant as Joel Hammond, Liv Hewson as Abby Hammond and Skyler Gisondo as Eric Bemis. »

- Derek Anderson

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Netflix Whips Up A Screwball Comedy With A Side Of Cannibalism In First Promos For Santa Clarita Diet

9 January 2017 2:09 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Allow Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant to clue you in on the miraculous (read: horrifying) Santa Clarita Diet in these two new promos for Netflix’s upcoming original series.

Proving the couple that slays together, stays together, the videos begin like any other regular infomercial, with Barrymore and Olyphant addressing the camera – the audience – against a sheer white background. The former gushes about how she’s able to satisfy all her cravings while on the Santa Clarita diet, while a nervy Olyphant recreates one particular incident where his significant other unleashed her wrath, killed another person in the park and then had he/she for dinner.

Yes, as you’ve no doubt already gathered, the Santa Clarita Diet involves cannibalism – and lots of it. Olyphant and Barrymore play a married couple of realtors named Joel and Sheila, who lead “vaguely disconnected lives in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita. »

- Michael Briers

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‘Santa Clarita Diet’ First Look: Drew Barrymore Eats People in Twisted New Netflix Comedy

5 January 2017 10:40 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Drew Barrymore has a special new diet that will make you look younger, have more energy and feel sexy. The meal plan also includes an added bonus that we weren’t quite expecting.

The actress stars in the forthcoming Netflix comedy series “Santa Clarita Diet.” The streaming service has revealed major twisted details about her character, as well as shared new photos that raise questions.

[Editor’s Note: Spoilers for “Santa Clarita Diet” follow. Proceed at your own risk.]

Read More: Drew Barrymore’s Netflix Comedy ‘Santa Clarita Diet’: First Look Photos Featuring Timothy Olyphant

Barrymore plays California realtor Sheila Hammond, but the major twist is that… she eats people. The plot had previously set the show up to be a comedy about a couple and how Sheila goes through a “dramatic change [that sends] their lives down a road of death and destruction…but in a good way.” New details from USA Today reveal that after Sheila’s death in the pilot, she and »

- Liz Calvario

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‘Santa Clarita Diet’ First Look: Drew Barrymore Eats People in Twisted New Netflix Comedy

5 January 2017 10:40 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Drew Barrymore has a special new diet that will make you look younger, have more energy and feel sexy. The meal plan also includes an added bonus that we weren’t quite expecting.

The actress stars in the forthcoming Netflix comedy series “Santa Clarita Diet.” The streaming service has revealed major twisted details about her character, as well as shared new photos that raise questions.

[Editor’s Note: Spoilers for “Santa Clarita Diet” follow. Proceed at your own risk.]

Read More: Drew Barrymore’s Netflix Comedy ‘Santa Clarita Diet’: First Look Photos Featuring Timothy Olyphant

Barrymore plays California realtor Sheila Hammond, but the major twist is that… she eats people. The plot had previously set the show up to be a comedy about a couple and how Sheila goes through a “dramatic change [that sends] their lives down a road of death and destruction…but in a good way.” New details from USA Today reveal that after Sheila’s death in the pilot, she and »

- Liz Calvario

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