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Parker joins a cast that includes Toby Stephens (Black Sails) as Maureen’s husband and expedition leader John Robinson, with Maxwell Jenkins (Sense8) and Taylor Russell (Falling Skies) as children Will and Judy.
The new series, which has a ten-episode order from Netflix, will stick closely to the original series and follows the Robinson family on their voyage into space, only to find themselves stranded light years from their destination when their mission is sabotaged and their ship veers off course.
Lost in Space has been written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless (Dracula Untold), with Zack Estrin (Prison Break) serving as showrunner and Neil Marshall (Dog Soldiers) set to direct several episodes.
- Gary Collinson
TVLine brings word today that the Robinson family have zeroed in on its matriarch, now that House of Cards alum Molly Parker has become attached to the role of Maureen in Netflix’s 10-episode Lost in Space reboot.
News of Parker’s casting arrives only a week after we brought you confirmation that Black Sails star Toby Stephens had landed the part of brilliant astrophysicist and commander John Robinson in Netflix’s redo. Taylor Russell (Falling Skies) rounds out the preliminary cast as Judy, John and Maureen’s daughter and fellow spacefaring explorer. On the other side of the lens, Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless (Dracula Untold, Last Witch Hunter) are the screenwriters attached, while Zack Estrin (Prison Break) has been elected showrunner by Netflix.
- Michael Briers
And here’s to you, Mrs. Robinson.
Deadwood‘s Molly Parker has been cast as Robinson family matriarch/scientist Maureen in Netflix’s reboot of Lost in Space, TVLine has learned. She will star opposite Black Sails‘ Toby Stephens, who is set to play patriarch John in the streamer’s 10-episode remake. The cast also includes Falling Skies’ Taylor Russell as John and Maureen’s eldest daughter Judy.
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House of Cards‘ Molly Parker is set as the female lead opposite Toby Stephens in Lost in Space, Netflix's remake of sci-fi master Irwin Allen's 1965 cult TV classic, from Legendary TV. Slated for a 2018 premiere, the new Lost in Space takes its cues from the original CBS series, revolving around the Robinson family, who is forced to come together in a time of crisis. Stranded light years from their intended destination, the Robinsons find themselves battling a strange new… »
Mark your calendars: Sexy will be back in approximately two weeks.
The film, directed by Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs), chronicles Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience World Tour and includes the final show at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Tennessee Kids serve as the pop star’s back-up band.
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Netflix’s superhero dramas, because they don’t have to sweat the week-to-week ebbs and flows in ratings, are able to spend protracted amounts of time with the villain. And that can indeed be a sweet storytelling luxury, as demonstrated thus far by Marvel’s Daredevil and Jessica Jones series.
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But there’s a point in Marvel’s Luke Cage (premiering Friday, Sept. 30, all 13 episodes) where two crime bosses are drilling down so deep into their dealings, the viewer almost feels remiss for not possessing a degree in Illicit Business & Finance. »
Gas up T.C.’s chopper — a Magnum P.I. reboot is ready for liftoff at ABC.
The Alphabet network is developing a new incarnation of the classic ’80s Tom Selleck-starring detective romp that would center on the title character’s daughter, Lily “Tommy” Magnum (played in six episodes of the original series by child actress Kristen Carreira), Deadline reports. The potential new “sequel” series — which would be titled, simply, Magnum — would find “Tommy” returning to Hawaii to take up the mantle of her father’s Pi firm. The gainfully-employed-on-Blue Bloods Selleck is not expected to appear (although »
In this edition of TV Bits: Fargo adds another distinguished actor to its already impressive ensemble for season three. Toby Stephens will star in the Lost in Space reboot. Jessica Jones showrunner Melissa Rosenberg teases what to expect from season two. FX wisely renews Atlanta and Better Things for second seasons. Netflix announces the Fuller House season two premiere date. Jeffrey Tambor says Arrested Development season four will start […]
- Jack Giroux
In 1998, BBC decided to pull the plug on Red Dwarf after its eighth series. The final series, aired in 1999, climaxed with an episode titled “Only The Good”, which ended with the words ‘The End’, before being replaced with ‘The Smeg It Is’. And that would be correct, as this was not to be the end of the road for Lister, Rimmer, Cat, Kochanski and Kryten, as co-creator Doug Naylor had big plans for the future of Red Dwarf – he was going to make a movie.
Initially Naylor had planned to do a ninth series of the show, but the BBC rejected his proposal. While it’s not known exactly why the series was turned down, the official Red Dwarf website noted that they now had more than 52 episodes of the show in the can, »
- Luke Owen
Lost in Space has a new lead. Deadline reports Toby Stephens has joined Netflix's upcoming remake of the classic 1960s series.The sci-fi drama follows the adventures of the Robinson family as they travel through hostile territory in outer space. The original series ran from 1965 to 1968 on CBS and starred Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Angela Cartwright, and Billy Mumy.Read More… »
Round up the She-Wolf Pack — we’ve got major Fuller House news over here!
During Wednesday’s episode of The View, star Candace Cameron Bure announced that the Netflix comedy’s second season will premiere globally on Dec. 9. She added that it will be “holiday-themed,” with episodes for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and more.
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Treasure Island prequel series Black Sails may be preparing to wind down with a fourth and final season over at Starz, but leading man Toby Stephens has already secured his future on the small-screen via Legendary TV and Netflix’s rebooted Lost in Space.
Deadline has the scoop, confirming that Maxwell Jenkins of Sense8 fame has also landed the role of Will Robinson in the 10-episode series. Stephens, meanwhile, will pilot the ship as brilliant astrophysicist and commander John Robinson. At the time of writing, Taylor Russell is the only other star of note attached to Lost in Space for now, after climbing aboard to portray Robinsons’ eldest daughter Judy some months ago.
Eyeing a 2018 premiere on Netflix, we’re still a ways away from Lost in Space warping onto the streaming platform. We do, however, understand that Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless (Dracula Untold, Last Witch Hunter) are hashing »
- Michael Briers
Casting is underway on Netflix’s upcoming remake of the TV sci-fi classic Lost in Space, with Deadline reporting that Toby Stephens (Black Sails) has signed on to play John Robinson, with Maxwell Jenkins (Sense8) set to portray the youngest Robinson child Will, and Taylor Russell (Falling Skies) as eldest daughter Judy.
The new series will take its cue from the original and centres on the Robinson family, who set off on an expedition into space but find themselves stranded light years from their destination. Forced to come together in a time of crisis, the Robinson family find themselves battling a strange alien environment, and their own personal demons.
Lost in Space has been written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless (Dracula Untold), who are executive producing with showrunner Zack Estrin (Prison Break). Neil Marshall (Dog Soldiers) is also on board to serve as supervising producer, and will direct several episodes. »
- Gary Collinson
The ten-episode series is a re-do of Irwin Allen’s 1965 cult TV classic and revolves around The Robinson family, a space crew who were supposed to set off on a five-year mission to explore a distant planet, but an act of sabotage by the scheming Dr. Zachary Smith – who managed to get himself trapped aboard the spaceship – leaves them adrift in space for three years. The Robinsons, pilot Don West, Dr. Smith and their trusty robot move from planet to planet, always searching for a way to return to Earth.
Stephens will play the role of the dad, astrophysicist John Robinson, while young Maxwell Jenkins will play the role of Will, the youngest Robinson child. Taylor Russell has already been cast as Judy, the eldest of the siblings. »
- Paul Heath
O Captain! My Captain! Deadline is reporting that Netflix has identified Toby Stephens to helm the ship and lead the Robinsons as dad John Robinson in the reboot of Lost in Space. Stephens will be joined on the intergalactic tour by Max Jenkins as Will Robinson, the family’s youngest child. Taylor Russell, best known for her work on Falling Skies, has been previously announced to star as Judy Robinson, the eldest daughter. Stephens is no stranger to heading a vessel. He’s spent four seasons as Captain Flint on the Emmy-winning pirate series Black Sails. Lost in Space is slated to debut in 2018. No word yet on who they plan to cast as Dr. Smith or that Hopeless Heap of Tainted Tin robot. »
- David Eckstein
Black Sails star Toby Stephens will steer the ship in Lost in Space, Netflix’s remake of sci-fi master Irwin Allen's 1965 cult TV classic. Also cast in the 10-episode series, from Legendary TV, is Maxwell Jenkins (Sense8). The new Lost in Space, slated for a 2018 premiere, takes its cues from the original series, centering on the Robinson family, who is forced to come together in a time of crisis. Stranded light years from their intended destination, they find themselves… »
Netflix’s Lost In Space reboot has found its patriarch.
Black Sails‘ Toby Stephens is set to star as John Robinson in the streamer’s 10-episode remake of the classic series, TVLine has learned. The role was originated by Guy Williams in the ’60s version, and later played by William Hurt in the 1998 feature film.
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Stephens, who recently wrapped production on the fourth and final season of Black Sails, is the second actor to board the Legendary TV-produced family drama/sci-fi adventure. He joins the previously-cast Taylor Russell »
TV Line reports actress Taylor Russell has been cast as Judy Robinson in the new Lost In Space TV show reboot, coming to Netflix in 2018. Ms. Russell played Evelyn in the fifth and final season of Noah Wyle's Falling Skies, which ended its run on TNT in 2015.In the original series, Judy was the eldest child of Dr. John Robinson (Guy Williams) and Dr. Maureen Robinson (June Lockhart). Mark Goddard, Bill Mummy, Angela Cartwright, and Jonathan Harris also starred. Read More… »
Netflix’s Lost in Space remake now has its first cast member, with Falling Skies alum Taylor Russell signing on to play Judy Robinson in the remake of the classic 1960s television series. The role was originated on the original series by Marta Kristen and played by Heather Graham in the 1998 film remake. Russell is best known for appearing on TNT’s Falling Skies, as well as Lifetime's Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story, where she played Lark Voorhies. The original… »
Scheduled for a September 13th release, the Tales of Halloween Blu-ray / DVD is brimming with ghoulish goodies, including a CD of the movie’s soundtrack, video diaries, exclusive short films from Neil Marshall and Lucky Mckee, and much more:
Press Release (via Rama’s Screen): Los Angeles, CA – August 10, 2016 – Epic Pictures Group announced today that they will release a limited edition Blu-Ray and DVD collector’s set of Tales of Halloween on September 13, 2016. “Certified Fresh” by Rotten Tomatoes, the horror anthology film which brings together an all-star lineup of horror heavyweight directors and actors, premiered to strong critical acclaim at the 2015 Fantasia International Film Festival. Epic Pictures Releasing, the Us distribution division of Epic Pictures Group, released the film in theaters »
- Derek Anderson
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