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News Bits: Program, Neighbors, Outcast, Posters

12 hours ago | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The Program

Entertainment One is in talks to pick up the North American rights to Stephen Frears' cycling drama "The Program" just before its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.

Ben Foster stars as cycling champion Lance Armstrong who won the Tour de France seven times but was stripped of the titles after doping revelations emerged from Irish sports writer David Walsh (played by Chris O’Dowd). [Source: Variety]

Neighbors 2

Tween sensation Selena Gomez has not only joined the cast of the sequel to the Seth Rogen/Zac Efron comedy "Neighbors" (aka. "Bad Neighbours"), she's already begun filming her scenes for the movie.

Gomez was spotted shooting scenes for the project in Atlanta. The storyline for the follow-up is being kept under wraps. The film is currently targeting a Summer 2016 release. [Source: E ! Online]


Scott Porter ("Friday Night Lights") has been cast opposite Patrick Fugit and Philip Glenister in Cinemax‘s »

- Garth Franklin

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Hart of Dixie’s Scott Porter Joins Walking Dead Producers’ Upcoming Cinemax Series Outcast

18 hours ago | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Scott Porter is leaving the sunny streets of Bluebell behind and heading to a place that sounds much more sinister. The Hart of Dixie alum has joined Cinemax’s upcoming thriller Outcast as a series regular. Per Deadline, which first reported the casting news, Porter will paly Donnie Hamel, “an amiable and engaging type-a former jock whose work returns him home to Rome, West Virginia. There he crosses paths with Megan Holter (played by The Americans’ Wrenn Schmidt) and a more sinister side of Donnie is revealed.” In addition to his work on Hart of Dixie, Porter starred as Jason Street on Friday Night Lights. His other TV credits include The Good WifeCaprica, and Parenthood. Outcast, which comes from Walking Dead executive producers Robert Kirkman and Chris Black and is based on the Skybound/Image comic of the same name, follows Kyle Barnes (Almost FamousPatrick Fugit), a young »

- Chris King

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Scott Porter Joins Robert Kirkman's Exorcism Drama Outcast

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

Scott Porter is traveling from Hart of Dixie into the heart of darkness, joining Cinemax’s exorcism thriller Outcast as a regular, TVLine has confirmed.

VideosFriday Night LightsKyle Chandler Resurrects Coach Taylor on the Big Screen — Watch Lol Video

The series, from Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, follows Kyle Barnes (Almost FamousPatrick Fugit), a young man who has been plagued by possession since he was a child. Now an adult, he embarks on a journey to find answers but what he uncovers could mean the end of life on Earth as we know it.

According to Deadline, »

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How Mr. Robot Became One of TV’s Most Visually Striking Shows

2 September 2015 3:37 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

When Tod Campbell joined Mr. Robot as director of photography on its second episode, he had what Marlo Stanfield from The Wire might refer to as “one of them good problems” in deciding how to shoot it. Lead actor Rami Malek’s eyes were almost too gorgeous. “My God, Rami? I could put a light a hundred yards away and his eyes would pick it up,” says the veteran cinematographer of shows from Friday Night Lights to Sleepy Hollow. This ocular casting coup helped determine how Campbell came to shape the distinctive look of creator Sam Esmail’s twisty, anti-capitalist hacker drama, one of the summer’s standout shows (its finale airs on USA tonight). And you don’t need Malek-size eyes to see that Mr. Robot composes its shots like nothing else on television today. Fitting for a show about those occupying society’s technological substrata, Mr. Robot’s »

- Sean T. Collins

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TVLine Items: Supergirl Casts General Sam Lane, Agt Renewed and More

2 September 2015 12:13 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Glenn Morshower, reporting for duty!

The 24 vet will recur on Supergirl this fall as General Sam Lane, father of Lois and Lucy Lane (Witches of East End‘s Jenna Dewan-Tatum).

RelatedSupergirl Taps Salem Actor as DC Hero Red Tornado — But There’s a Twist

According to IGN, which first broke the news, General Lane is a “powerful military lifer and an overprotective father” to Lucy and Lois. Upon arriving in National City, he enlists Supergirl in a dangerous government initiative.

Though he is best known for playing 24‘s Aaron Pierce, Morshower has also appeared on Friday Night Lights, Dallas and Bloodline. »

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X-Men’s Gambit Spin-Off Movie: Everything You Need To Know

25 August 2015 7:31 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Marvel Comics

Gambit isn’t the most prominent character in the X-Men universe, but since his debut in 1990, he’s definitely become a firm fan favourite.

A thief hailing from New Orleans, the character’s a charmer with the ability to charge objects via telekinesis, thus rendering them explosive. That often includes using playing cards as projectiles, but he also exercises extreme proficiency in hand to hand combat. He’s the match of almost any other mutant out there.

Gambit made his big-screen bow in 2009’s X-Men: Origins Wolverine, portrayed by Friday Night Lights star Taylor Kitsch. The actor received fair notices for his work, but the film itself was heavily derided, leading to a complete rethink from Fox regarding a potential spin-off adventure. Eventually, after campaigning for the part, Channing Tatum was cast as Kitsch’s replacement, but that’s not all there is to know about this iteration of the beloved mutant. »

- Daniel Kelly

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Adrianne Palicki to Star as Mockingbird in ABC's 'Marvel's Most Wanted'

21 August 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Former "Friday Night Lights" actress Adrianne Palicki is set to star in a new Marvel series on ABC. The alphabet network has given a pilot order for "Marvel's Most Wanted," which will give two standout characters from "Agents of Shield" their own series.  Palicki would star as her current Shield character, Bobbi Morse (Aka Mockingbird), a double agent whose loyalties are reserved for her own causes -- and whose fierceness has earned her the admiring nickname "Demonic Hell-Beast." The other "Shield" character to join her is Lace Hunter (played by Nick Blood), Bobbi's ex-husband.  Unfortunately for Palicki fans, ABC isn't fast-tracking the series. Shooting isn't expected to start until at least early 2016.  [via THR, Deadline]


- Inkoo Kang

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Spinoff Starring Adrianne Palicki Back On? Get the Scoop on Marvel's Most Wanted

20 August 2015 4:36 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Who's ready for some more Mockingbird (Adrianne Palicki)? After months of back and forth, Variety reports that ABC is still interested in an Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spinoff starring the Friday Night Lights alum and her onscreen romantic interest Lance Hunter (Nick Blood). But instead of billing the new project as a S.H.I.E.L.D. spinoff, the network is calling it an entirely new pilot, centered around Bobbi Morse (Palicki) and Hunter. And the name for the potential show is already epic: Marvel's Most Wanted! While the site reports that ABC is close to a deal to order the new show, reps for the network and for Marvel could not confirm the news.  If ABC does order the new show to »

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Marvel's Most Wanted: S.H.I.E.L.D. Spinoff Gets Pilot Order at ABC; Adrianne Palicki to Star

20 August 2015 4:05 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Adrianne Palicki‘s Mockingbird is taking flight.

RelatedAgents of S.H.I.E.L.D Season 3: Constance Zimmer to Clash With Coulson, Blair Underwood Returns

ABC has given a pilot order to Marvel’s Most Wanted, an Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spinoff, starring the Friday Night Lights alumna as Bobbi Morse (aka Mockingbird), our sister publication Variety reports. The prospective series will also reportedly star Nick Blood as Lance Hunter.

Rumblings of a Morse-Hunter spinoff began in April, but come May, the series was considered to be D.O.A.

Your initial thoughts on Marvel’s Most Wanted? Drop ’em in a comment below. »

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Fear the Walking Dead: Watch the First Three Minutes (With Title Card)

20 August 2015 9:25 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The undead apocalypse is fresh and shiny and new — and still full of gnarly surprises — as seen in the opening minutes of AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead.

RelatedTVLine’s First Impression of Fear the Walking Dead

Set in the same universe as the well-watched The Walking Dead, the offshoot (premiering this Sunday at 9/8c, with a 90-minute episode) promises “a gritty drama that explores the onset of the undead apocalypse through the lens of a fractured family in Los Angeles.”

The story follows high school guidance counselor Madison Clark (played by Friday Night LightsKim Dickens) and English teacher Travis Manawa (Cliff Curtis, »

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Film Review: ‘The Park Bench’

19 August 2015 11:21 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Say this much for “The Park Bench”: It delivers on its title. Viewers get all the bench they can handle in writer-director Ann LeSchander’s exceedingly modest two-hander, but there’s a shortage of compelling conversation from its occupants. Though broken up by chapter titles, bits of animation and the occasional flashback, the vast majority of the action rides the pine, pairing a high-strung tutor with an earnest literature student for a flirty semester. Nicole Hayden and Walter Perez are winning in the lead roles, but LeSchander barely skims the surface of her book-smarts and his street-smarts, much less the cultural forces that keep them apart. A wisp of a romantic comedy at 78 minutes, the pic stands to come and go quickly from theaters, too, and its ancillary future seems limited to a showreel for its first-time filmmaker and stars.

Following up on minor roles in the acclaimed TV »

- Scott Tobias

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20 Kyle Chandler Photos That Will Make You Swoon Like Crazy

18 August 2015 2:42 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Trust us: this look back at memorable Kyle Chandler moments will definitely have you missing Friday Night Lights. Although the 49-year-old actor won over plenty of fans with his hit role as Coach Taylor, Kyle's been in the Hollywood spotlight for more than two decades. In that time, he's made plenty of handsome red carpet appearances, occasionally stepping out with his wife, Kathryn, and their daughters, Sydney and Sawyer. Of course, there have also been some supercute moments between Kyle and his TV wife, Connie Britton, plus some sexy smolders during big premiere nights. Keep reading for a look at some of Kyle's most studly moments through the years, then relive why you love Coach Taylor and find out which Friday Night Lights guy you should date! »

- Laura-Marie-Meyers

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Box Office Sabermetrics: The Taylor Kitsch Syndrome Claims a New Victim

17 August 2015 8:27 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Box Office Sabermetrics is a weekly column that will attempt to apply the statistical analysis Sabermetrics, used in Baseball, to the box office results each weekend.

There are a few things of note going on in the top 10 this past weekend, first and foremost that Straight Outta Compton just made a ton of money. Like, nearly-twice-its-budget-just-domestically ton of money. It’s set the new domestic box office record for an R-Rated opening in August. That’s great for many reasons: a bright future for its young stars, F. Gary Gray is relevant again, and hopefully this will encourage more high-profile films about the rap and hip-hop community.

But looking down the list, something is amiss with the low receipts for The Man from U.N.C.L.E., which means that’s two straight franchise starters that have bombed for star Armie Hammer. A very disconcerting question arises: Is Armie Hammer suffering from the Taylor Kitsch syndrome? »

- Dylan Griffin

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Austin Mahone's Major American Horror Story Fail—Yes, Connie Britton Was on It!

14 August 2015 9:30 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

American Horror Story superfan Austin Mahone apparently isn't that big of a superfan? The singer was on Watch What Happens Live alongside Connie Britton, she of Nashville, Friday Night Lights, American Horror Story and perfect hair fame. But Mahone didn't recognize Britton for her Emmy-nominated role in Ahs: Murder House. You know, the first season. You know, she was one of the main characters… "I got my tonsils out and I couldn't do anything for two weeks, so I saw American Horror Story on Netflix," Mahone explained. "I was like, 'You know what? I'm going to watch every season,' and I knocked three seasons out in three days…Yeah, I felt terrible." So maybe it was »

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Emmys: With Bryan Cranston Gone, Veteran Actors Face Off Against Newbies

13 August 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Matt LeBlanc says when both he and former high school buddy Louis C.K. were vying for lead comedy actor last year as Jim Parsons’ name was announced at the Emmy ceremony, they looked at each other and mouthed, “You suck!”

Perhaps this year, both C.K. and LeBlanc’s chances have increased since the incumbent is out of play.

“Not me. That’s the name that will be called,” says LeBlanc with a good-natured laugh. “I focus on my work and I’m proud of my show and the writers getting nominated, but it gets a little surreal every year getting nominated. We only have one more season, so maybe the last time’s the charm.”

Whoever takes the lead comedy actor trophy this year will be a first-time winner in the category since four-time winner Parsons was not nominated. So it could finally be the year for C.K. »

- Susan Young

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Emmy Drama Lead Actor Showdown: Jon Hamm vs. Bob Odenkirk

13 August 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

There’s little doubt that Jon Hamm is the sentimental favorite in the race. That he has never won the trophy for his nuanced portrayal of Don Draper in “Mad Men” seems an embarrassing historical oversight — even in the year of the acclaimed “Suitcase” episode, when “Friday Night Lights’” Kyle Chandler played the role of spoiler. Ironic, then, that Chandler’s been nominated again this year, Hamm’s last chance to finally claim what’s long eluded him. But the real threat to his legacy may come from Bob Odenkirk, who proved his dramatic chops as the lawyer struggling with his conscience in “Better Call Saul.”

The Odds

Emmy voters love nothing more than making history, and Hamm may well ride the wave of nostalgia for “Mad Men” straight into the record books on the heels of his eighth nomination for the role. Witness last year’s coronation of “Breaking Bad, »

- Debra Birnbaum

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Best of Late Night TV: Ruby Rose's Justin Bieber Look and Connie Britton's 'Friday Night Lights' Wine Drinking

13 August 2015 12:09 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.

Look, being Superman isn't easy. Between the pressure to have a six pack and the pressure to, like, save lives all day, Henry Cavill has it rough. His dietary restrictions are intense to say the least, and he discussed them with fan-boy Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show," who literally uttered the phrase "your arm is the size of my leg."

Reba McEntire also showed up on "The Tonight Show," and decided to "close up serenade" an audience member. It was weird, but also amazing.

Rita Ora swung by "Late Night" to chat about playing a crack addict in "Southpaw," and discussed the awkward time she got to »

- Mehera Bonner

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Matt Nix & Peter Berg Land Put Pilot Commitment From Fox (Exclusive)

10 August 2015 3:15 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Showrunner Matt Nix and writer-director Peter Berg are teaming up for an action-comedy, which has landed a put pilot commitment at Fox, Variety has learned exclusively.

Nix penned the script and will serve as exec producer along with Berg, who has been busy in TV recently as an exec producer and director of the pilot for HBO’s “Ballers” and “The Leftovers,” among other projects.

The untitled Fox pilot is a big action comedy set in the world of truck driving, which centers around a military vet-turned-truck driver. The project was brought to Fox through Berg’s Film 44 banner, which has a first-look deal there. 20th Century Fox TV is the studio.

“I’ve always admired Pete’s facility with comedy, drama, and action, so I thought it would make sense to do a comedy/drama/action show with him,” Nix told Variety.

Nix was the showrunner behind USA Network »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Friday Night Lights Star Zach Gilford and Wife Kiele Sanchez Expecting a Baby!

9 August 2015 6:07 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose! Friday Night Lights star Zach Gilford has been keeping some exciting news under wraps. Lucky for us, his wife Kiele Sanchez couldn't keep the secret much longer. E! News can officially confirm the happy couple is expecting their first child together! "I am playing a woman who is pretty detached from the thing that's growing inside her, and I couldn't be more excited about my pregnancy," Sanchez told reporters Sunday morning at the TCAs while promoting a new season of Kingdom. "So when I slip into Lisa, I'm at odds with this thing down here." She continued, "It's something that I think that she at certain points really »

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Kingdom Season 2 Gets Premiere Date

9 August 2015 11:16 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Season 2 of the dysfunctional family/Mma drama Kingdom will premiere Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 9/8c on the DirecTV Audience Network, it was announced Sunday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills.

The series was renewed in October for 20 episodes, which DirecTV has since made clear represent separate second and third seasons, to be filmed back-to-back.

RelatedKingdom: AMC Alum Mark Consuelos Enters the Ring for Season 2

Kingdom‘s sophomore run begins with Ryan “The Destroyer” Wheeler (Friday Night LightsMatt Lauria) defending his title and Jay (Parenthood‘s Jonathan Tucker) finding a new obsession, while Alvey’s »

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