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Humans is an eight-part sci-fi drama jointly produced by Channel 4, Kudos, and AMC. It centers on the disturbing events that take place when a suburban family obtains a refurbished ‘Synth,’ a highly-functional humanoid servant.
The series, based on the acclaimed Swedish drama Real Humans, stars William Hurt, Katherine Parkinson, Tom Goodman-Hill, Colin Morgan, Rebecca Front, Neil Maskell, and Gemma Chan. It was penned by British duo Jonathan Brackley and Sam Vincent. The show will premiere on AMC in the summer of 2015.
Into the Badlands is a six-episode genre-bending martial arts series starring and executive produced by Daniel Wu. Loosely based on the classic Chinese tale “Journey Into the West,” it tells the tale of great warrior and »
- A.R. Wilson
By Anjelica Oswald
Of the five Oscar-nominated original songs for the 87th Academy Awards, Selma’s “Glory” and Beyond the Light’s “Grateful” are the only songs that solely play over the end credits of their respective film. The other three songs — “Everything is Awesome” from The Lego Movie, “Lost Stars” from Begin Again and “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me — are all performed at some point during the film.
Now, that’s not to say that the end-credits songs aren’t relevant to the plot. Both “Grateful” and “Glory” stick with the themes of their respective films and summarize relevant events, even if they aren’t integral to each plot’s progression.
“Everything is Awesome” from The Lego Movie is featured in the film as a popular song in the Lego universe, one the characters sing along to, but »
- Anjelica Oswald
Fox News Channel will take a trip back in time over the course of 10 Sundays thanks to a new documentary series set to start in April that will examine the legends of historical Wild West heroes like Jesse James, David Crockett, Doc Holliday and Billy the Kid.
Two original episodes will run back-to-back for the premiere week, with brand new episodes debuting every following Sunday. “Legends & Lies” will also be presented during additional weekend slots including Saturdays at 8 p.m. Eastern and on Sundays.
The documentary-style series is produced by Warm Springs Production, which is known for such programs as History’s “Mountain Men,” Animal Planet’s “American River Renegades” and Hgtv’s “Log Cabin Living.”
The 21st Century Fox-owned cable outlet billed “Legends & Lies »
- Brian Steinberg
3 items from 2015
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