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Though 2015 brought an absurd bounty of great television, not to mention the proclamation that we had entered the era of #PeakTV, there’s absolutely no reason to think that 2016 will let up. At all. In the first few months of the year alone, there are a whole host of great returning series gearing back up, as well as a wide variety of new ones. There are so many, in fact, that it took some difficulty to narrow them down to under 30. But here we are.
So please note that this is by no means a comprehensive list – for those so inclined, by all means, get excited for Legends of Tomorrow, American Crime Story, The Magicians, Lucifer, and, sure, why not, Fuller House. The list below are just a few that seemed, for one reason or another, to be especially noteworthy. (In at least one instance, “noteworthy” is not necessarily a compliment. »
- Simon Howell
Universal’s “Fast and Furious” franchise may be going where no major studio film has gone before.
While plans are still being worked out, Variety has learned that the studio behind the hugely popular series wants to shoot part of its the eighth film in the “Fast and Furious” series in Cuba.
“Universal Pictures is currently in the process seeking approval from the United States and Cuban governments to explore shooting a portion of the next installment of the Fast & Furious series in Cuba,” a spokeswoman for the studio said.
Exotic locales are a staple of the films, with previous chapters unfolding in the likes of Dubai and Rio. The setting is also advantageous because the “Fast and “Furious” movies have an avid Hispanic audience.
The move comes as Hollywood companies are looking for ways to gain a foothold in the Latin American nation following the Obama administration’s move to normalize relations with Cuba. »
- Brent Lang and Justin Kroll
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