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New Us sci-fi, fantasy and horror shows for 2016

15 July 2015 3:19 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

From comic-book adaptations to sci-fi, fantasy and horror. Here are the new geek-skewed shows coming to Us TV in 2016...

The world of TV has never been so crowded and, at the same time, geeks have never had it so good. As saturated as the big screen is with superhero films and sprawling shared universes, that mentality has well and truly bled onto the small screen too.

So there’s a lot of comic-book adaptations coming up in 2016 from Marvel, DC and others, but genre TV is represented across the board with science-fiction, fantasy and horror represented at pretty much every network and cable channel in the Us.

Here's some of the geek TV that will be making its way to us from the Us next year.

Aka Jessica Jones (Netflix)

Part of Netflix’s own connected slice of the McU, there has been a lot of confusion over when we »

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TV Casting: Fear The Walking Dead, Grey’S Anatomy, Adria Arjona in Emerald City

16 June 2015 10:21 AM, PDT | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

Fear The Walking Dead, Grey’s Anatomy, Emerald City, and other TV productions have made recent TV show casting, TV movie casting, and TV directing news. These shows and movies air on AMC, ABC, and NBC.

Untitled supernatural series (Netflix)

Winona Ryder and David Harbour have been set as leads in Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer’s untitled supernatural series for Netflix

The eight-episode series is set in the 1980s and is about a mystery surrounding a boy who vanishes into thin air and the ever-expanding government conspiracy that unravels in its wake.

Ryder will play the boy’s single mother while Harbour will play the town’s chief of police, tasked with investigating the disappearance.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)

Martin Henderson (“The Red Road”) has been cast as a series regular on the ABC drama that recently killed off Patrick Dempsey‘s character, Dr. Derek Shepherd.

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Winona Ryder to Lead Netflix Drama Formerly Known as ‘Montauk’

16 June 2015 8:31 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Winona Ryder is Netflix’s newest star. Along with David Harbour, she’s just signed on to lead a supernatural drama series brewing at the company. Formerly titled Montauk, the show comes from Matt and Ross Duffer (Wayward Pines). Karl Gadjusek (Last Resort) serves as showrunner and Shawn Levy executive produces. Find all the details on the Winona […]

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Winona Ryder Will Face ‘Terrifying Forces’ in Netflix Series

15 June 2015 2:17 PM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Winona Ryder will star in an eight-episode Netflix supernatural thriller, written and directed by Matt Duffer & Ross Duffer (Wayward Pines, Hidden). TV Line reports the series, once called Montauk, sees “a young boy vanish into thin air. As friends, family, and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving…

The post Winona Ryder Will Face ‘Terrifying Forces’ in Netflix Series appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

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Winona Ryder Joins Netflix Mystery Series

15 June 2015 12:13 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Winona Ryder will play a working-class single mother reeling from the disappearance of her 12-year-old son in a currently untitled new drama series for Netflix.

Matt and Ross Duffer ("Wayward Pines") created the 1980s cinema inspired project which begins when a young boy vanishes into thin air.

As friends, family and local police search for answers; they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.

This marks Ryder's first series regular role. The Duffer brothers will write and direct all eight hourlong episodes of the series with Karl Gajdusek ("Last Resort") serving as show runner. A 2016 premiere is being targeted.

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Winona Ryder Leading Untitled Supernatural Netflix Series

15 June 2015 10:50 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Netflix’s untitled supernatural series, previously titled Montauk, has landed Winona Ryder and David Harbour for lead roles.

The thriller, of which the streaming service has ordered eight episodes, will take place in the 1980s in a Long Island beach town. The action picks up when a young, two-year-old boy vanishes into thin air, leading to a huge investigation. As family members, friends and local police attempt to get to the bottom of the boy’s disappearance, they stumble across a web of government conspiracy, supernatural forces and a very strange young girl.

Ryder has signed on for the lead role of Joyce, the boy’s concerned mother, a working-class woman who must struggle to stay strong as she battles against powerful and mysterious enemies to rescue her boy. This will be the veteran actress’ first small-screen series regular gig.

Harbour, meanwhile, will take on the role of the local chief of police. »

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Winona Ryder to Star in Untitled Supernatural Netflix Series

15 June 2015 10:29 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Winona Ryder will topline an untitled supernatural series for Netflix, Variety has confirmed.

The eight-episode thriller, previously titled “Montauk,” is set in the 1980s in the Long Island beach town and follows a 2-year-old boy who mysteriously vanishes into thin air. Family, friends and cops try to uncover the truth about his disappearance, which ends up involving top-secret government experiments, supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.

Ryder will play Joyce, the working-class mother of the missing boy. She summons a strength she never she had before, while rescuing her son from terrifying forces.

Ryder will co-star with “State of Affairs” and “The Newsroom” alum David Harbour, who has been cast as the town’s chief of police.

The series, written and directed by twin brothers Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer (“Wayward Pines”), is set to debut in 2016. Karl GajdusekShawn Levy and Dan Cohen are also exec producers. »

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Winona Ryder to Star on Supernatural Series for Netflix

15 June 2015 10:23 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Winona Ryder and David Harbour have been cast as leads in Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer’s untitled supernatural series for Netflix, the premium streaming service announced on Monday. The eight-episode series is set in the 1980s and is about a mystery surrounding a boy who vanishes and the ever-expanding government conspiracy that unravels in its wake. Ryder will play the boy’s single mother while Harbour will play the town’s chief of police, tasked with investigating the disappearance. Also Read: 94 Summer TV Shows: TheWrap's Ultimate Viewing Guide (Photos) Karl Gajdusek has also come on board as executive producer and showrunner. »

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Scoop: Winona Ryder to Headline Untitled Netflix Supernatural Thriller

15 June 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

In her first series-regular TV gig, Winona Ryder is set to star in Netflix’s untitled eight-episode supernatural thriller that is being billed as “a love letter to the 80s classics that captivated a generation,” TVLine has learned. (The project was previously known under the working title Montauk.)

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In the ’80s-set series, a young boy vanishes into thin air. As friends, family, and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl. »

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Winona Ryder & David Harbour To Star In Duffer Bros. Netflix Series

15 June 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Winona Ryder and David Harbour are set as the adult leads in the Netflix untitled eight-episode supernatural period drama series written and directed by young genre filmmakers Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer (Wayward Pines) and executive produced by Shawn LevyLast Resort co-creator Karl Gajdusek has come on board as executive producer and showrunner of the series, previously known as Montauk. Described as a love letter to the '80s classics that captivated a generation, the… »

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This week in tv news: Marvel’s Luke Cage finds its showrunner

4 April 2015 10:21 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Kyle Chandler and Linda Cardellini in Bloodline, which was renewed for a second season this week.

On the eve of the premiere of the first Netflix/Marvel tv series, another one has found its showrunner. Cheo Hodari Coker has been formally tapped as the showrunner of Marvel’s Luke Cage, the third in the series of four tv shows by Marvel that will air on Netflix.

Coker joins the show having worked on a number of series, from Southland to Almost Human to Ray Donovan. He also co-wrote the 2009 Biggie biopic Notorious. The Good Wife‘s Mike Colter has been tapped to play the titular character, who will also be appearing in Marvel’s Aka Jessica Jones. A premiere date for the series has yet to be set, although it has been confirmed for 2016.

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The Daytime Emmy nominations were announced this week. The ABC soap opera General Hospital led the charge with 28 nominations, »

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Montauk: Netflix Orders New Mystery Series

2 April 2015 6:40 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Netflix has ordered another new drama series -- Montauk. The eight episodes will revolve around the 1980 supernatural disappearance of a Long Island boy.

Here's the announcement:

Netflix Announces New Original Series Montauk Written And Directed By The Duffer Brothers

Beverly Hills, Calif., April 2, 2015 – Netflix, the world’s leading internet TV network, has ordered Montauk, a new drama series written and directed by Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer (Wayward Pines, Hidden). Eight one-hour long episodes of the series will premiere exclusively across all Netflix territories in 2016.

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Netflix Orders Mystery Series 'Montauk'

2 April 2015 8:52 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Netflix's latest newly ordered drama will be a mystery-themed series set in Long Island and billed as a "love letter to the '80s classics." Brothers Matt and Ross Duffer are set as the writer-directors for Montauk, which will have eight episodes debut on the streaming service next year, Netflix announced on Thursday. The Duffer brothers previously shared writing duties for several horror shorts, including 2005's We All Fall Down. The duo will also exec produce the series along with Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen. The series centers around the disappearance of a boy in Montauk, Long Island,

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Netflix Orders Supernatural Drama Series From Matt & Ross Duffer, Shawn Levy

2 April 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Netflix has given a green light to Montauk, a 1980s drama series written and directed by young genre filmmakers Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer (Wayward Pines, Hidden) and executive produced by Shawn Levy. The streaming service has ordered eight hourlong episodes to premiere in 2016. Described as a love letter to the ’80s classics that captivated a generation, the series is set in 1980 Montauk, Long Island, where a young boy vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and… »

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