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Game of Thrones Casts Ian McShane in Season 6 Mystery Role

16 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Ian McShane is heading back to HBO with a small (but reportedly pivotal) role in Game of Thrones.

According to EW.com, which first broke the news, the Deadwood Emmy winner’s character will appear briefly in Season 6 as a character of “key importance.”

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Andre Benjamin Cast in ‘American Crime’ Season 2

31 July 2015 7:00 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Andre Benjamin has been cast in the second season of ABC’s anthology series “American Crime.” The move reunites Benjamin with the show’s creator and executive producer John Ridley. The two worked together on the 2014 film “All Is by My Side,” which Ridley wrote and directed and in which Benjamin starred as a young Jimi Hendrix. Benjamin will star opposite Regina King as Michael Lacroix, an architect who is married to King’s character, Terri. The two form a wealthy power couple who have the means to defend their son when he becomes embroiled in a scandal at an elite private school. »


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What to expect from Fear the Walking Dead seasons 1 and 2

31 July 2015 9:42 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"Fear the Walking Dead" will move slowly--like a walker, maybe, though there probably won't be as many of those as there are in the original series. In fact, the first season will cover just three weeks in the characters' lives. "We purposefully built the show a little more slowly," showrunner and executive producer Dave Erickson said this afternoon at TCA. "We tried to slow-burn the story to make it as much about the anxiety tension and paranoia that goes with this outbreak" instead of "confrontations with zombies," he said. AMC has already ordered a second, 15-episode season of "Fear The Walking Dead" (which the producers said they are referring to as just "Fear"), and the series will not catch up to the start of "The Walking Dead"'s first season. As a result, don't expect crossovers. "There's no intention of having character references or Easter eggs," he said, though there »


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Descendants Stars on Twist Ending, Sequel Ideas: 'Mal's Story Isn't Over'

31 July 2015 7:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Sometimes, a single glance is all it takes to spark a full-on fan frenzy, which is exactly what Disney Channel is hoping for with its latest original movie Descendants.

The musical movie, which premiered Friday, explains how four children of Disney villains come to choose good over evil; in the final moments, Mal, the purple-haired daughter of Maleficent, flashes a pair of devilish green eyes at the camera, hinting that there might still be some darkness in her yet.

“It was a bookend,” director »


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How Martial Arts Series ‘Into the Badlands’ Kicked Its Way Onto AMC; Debuts Nov. 15 – TCA

31 July 2015 5:01 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Updated, 5:01 PM: AMC finally has nailed down a date for its martial arts drama series Into The Badlands, which will make its debut on November 15 at 10PM, right after The Walking Dead. The news was announced at TCA today after it was revealed at Comic-Con that the show would be premiering in November. The six-episode series was created by EPs/writers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based loosely on the Chinese tale Journey To The West. Daniel Wu, who also serves as Ep… »


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Starz’s Chris Albrecht On Why ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’ Was Cancelled & How It Will End

31 July 2015 9:54 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Starz recently announced that the upcoming third season of Da Vinci’s Demons will be the period drama’s last. The series, which has been off the air for almost year and a half, has been a respectable performer, so the decision to end it before seeing how Season 3 does was somewhat of a surprise. It came down to having stronger shows that appeal to the same demographics, CEO Chris Albrecht said. “We really believe in serving underserved audiences in the premium cable… »


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Hannibal Recap: Stop Dragon Her Heart Around

7 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Dr. Hannibal Lecter knows all about perfect pairings — a census taker’s liver and a nice chianti; Prof. Sogliato’s cranium and a freshly sharpened ice pick — and yet on this week’s installment of the NBC drama that bears his name, every pas de deux had me thinking “pas de don’t!”

RelatedGame of Thrones Casts Ian McShane in Season 6 Mystery Role

Will Graham going from a flirty phone conversation with his open-hearted wife to a bloody homicidal fantasy (or maybe “nightmare” is a better word choice)? Alana poking the world’s most dangerous bear from her side of the plexiglass partition? »


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Gareth Neame On ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie: No Script Or Plan Yet – TCA

9 hours ago | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Ending Downton Abbey with Season 6 set in 1925, rather than taking the long-running ITV/PBS series through the stock market crash of 1929 leaves “a lot of rich territory” to explore if a movie “ever happens,” Carnival Films chief Gareth Neams told grieving journalists at TCA this evening. “There’s rumor and speculation,” Neame said when pressed. “I’m not denying anything; I think a Downton movie could be a wonderful thing. But we don’t have a script or plan yet,” he said… »

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Downton Abbey Boss, Cast on Movie Hopes, Unexpected Season 6 Renewal

9 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Downton Abbey will soon come to an end — but could the estate one day reopen its doors in the form of a film?

RelatedPBS Announces Premiere Date for Downton Abbey‘s Final Season

“There is this speculation about whether we’ll make a Downton movie,” executive producer Gareth Neame conceded Saturday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills. “We might. It’s something we’ve talked about.”

“I think a Downton movie would be a wonderful thing,” he continued. “But we don’t have a script or a plan as of yet.”

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