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Hulu Plans Original Series From Emmy-Winning ‘Friday Night Lights’ Producer

31 March 2015 11:43 AM, PDT | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

Hulu will soon have a new title to add to its original programming library. The streaming video-on-demand platform has ordered the original drama series The Way from Emmy-winning producer and writer Jason Katims.

Arriving from Universal Television, The Way tells the story of a family dealing with the power-hungry issues and relational repercussions of a faith-based movement. Katims, known for his work on Parenthood and Friday Night Lights (for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award), will executive produce all ten episodes of The Way for Hulu through his production company True Jack Productions.

The Way is the first non-network television series from Katim and the executive producer’s first project to debut exclusively on a streaming platform. Michelle Lee will join Katims as an executive producer, along with The Way’s creator and writer Jessica Goldberg. Hulu’s blog notes its next original series is set to start production »

- Bree Brouwer

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Kyle Chandler Reveals the Secret of 'Friday Night Lights' Brilliance

31 March 2015 9:09 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Parenthood' Creator Jason Katims on When It’s Time to Say Goodbye Despite ratings low enough to keep season renewals in suspense every year, "Friday Night Lights" became a star-maker for an impressive number of actors over the years. Taylor Kitsch landed roles in high profile blockbusters like "John Carter," "Battleship" and "Lone Survivor." Adrianne Palicki has co-starred in everything from "John Wick" to "Agents of Shield." Michael B. Jordan snagged roles in breakout hits like "Chronicle," "Fruitvale Station," plus the upcoming "Fantastic Four" reboot and "Rocky" spinoff. Yet Kyle Chandler may have benefitted the most from his time in Dillon, TX. The show's star was the only actor to win an Emmy for his work on the show, and he capitalized on that accolade — as well as a newfound and well-defined fandom — in a big way. After "Friday »

- Ben Travers

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Kyle Chandler Reveals the Secret of 'Friday Night Lights' Brilliance

31 March 2015 9:09 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Read More: 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Parenthood' Creator Jason Katims on When It’s Time to Say Goodbye Despite ratings low enough to keep season renewals in suspense every year, "Friday Night Lights" became a star-maker for an impressive number of actors over the years. Taylor Kitsch landed roles in high profile blockbusters like "John Carter," "Battleship" and "Lone Survivor." Adrianne Palicki has co-starred in everything from "John Wick" to "Agents of Shield." Michael B. Jordan snagged roles in breakout hits like "Chronicle," "Fruitvale Station," plus the upcoming "Fantastic Four" reboot and "Rocky" spinoff. Yet Kyle Chandler may have benefitted the most from his time in Dillon, TX. The show's star was the only actor to win an Emmy for his work on the show, and he capitalized on that accolade — as well as a newfound and well-defined fandom — in a big way. After "Friday...

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- Ben Travers

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[Casting] - "Rings" Aimee Teegarden Joins casting

31 March 2015 5:18 AM, PDT | www.ohmygore.com/ | See recent OhMyGore news »

"Friday Night Lights" and "Scream 4" star Aimee Teegarden has joined Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz and Alex Roe in Paramount's "Rings", the third installment in the "The Ring" horror franchise, about a cursed video tape that unleashes a demonic horror which kills the unwitting viewer within seven days. F Javier Gutiérrez directs from a script by David Loucka, Jacob Aaron Estes, and Akiva Goldsman. Formerly called "The Ring 3D", Rings began principal photography in Atlanta this week. »

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Friday Night Lights' Aimee Teegarden joins horror franchise Rings

28 March 2015 8:54 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Aimee Teegarden has been cast in Rings.

The former Friday Night Lights actress will join Matilda Lutz and Alex Rose who are starring in the lead roles, reports Deadline.

Rings, the third instalment of the horror franchise, continues the story of the cursed video tape.

Naomi Watts appeared in the first two movies - The Ring and sequel The Ring 2.

The third instalment, originally called The Ring 3D, is directed by F. Javier Gutiérrez and written by David Loucka, Jacob Aaron Estes, and Akiva Goldsman.

The Ring was a remake of Ring, a 1998 Japanese horror film which was also based on Kôji Suzuki's novel with the same name.

Teegarden has appeared in another horror franchise - Scream 4. She also starred in TV series Star-Crossed and TV movie The Selection.

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Aimee Teegarden Joins Paramount’s ‘Rings'; Clemens Schick To Menace ‘The Lake’

27 March 2015 7:06 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Aimee Teegarden has joined Matilda Lutz and Alex Roe in Paramount’s Rings, the third installment in the horror franchise about a cursed video tape that unleashes a demonic horror which kills the unwitting viewer within seven days. Formerly called The Ring 3D, Rings began principle photography in Atlanta this week. It’s directed by F. Javier Gutiérrez from a script by David LouckaJacob Aaron Estes, and Akiva Goldsman. The former Friday Night Lights star will next be seen… »

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New Image From The Walking Dead Spinoff; First Promo To Air Sunday Night

27 March 2015 6:35 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

AMC has announced that the very first TV spot for the upcoming The Walking Dead companion series will air during this Sunday's 90-minute season finale, "Conquer". Here's a new image of Kim Dickins as guidance counsellor Nancy, and Cliff Curtis as divorced teacher Sean Cabrera. The show's first six-episode season is set to air sometime this Summer with a second expected to follow in 2016. Frank Dillane and Alycia Debnam Carey will also star, with Adam Davidson (Friday Night Lights, Fringe) directing the pilot. Be sure to tune in to the season finale of The Walking Dead this Sunday to see who's next for the chop. »

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The Television Career of Kyle Chandler

27 March 2015 6:22 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

If you are missing the TV cast that made up the drama Friday Night Lights, you may have been a little less sad at the end of last week. On March 20, Netflix began streaming its newest series, Bloodline, which stars Kyle Chandler as the lead character. Chandler spent five seasons playing everyone’s favorite football coach, Eric Taylor, on Friday Night Lights and will now be playing John Rayburn on the mysterious Netflix drama, which is about a group of adult siblings whose secrets from their childhood are exposed when one of the brothers returns. All 13 episodes from the first season have been released, so you can binge-watch this series the same way you do with other popular Netflix shows like House of Cards and Orange is the New BlackKyle Chandler has been starring on television for over twenty five years. Here is a look back of some of those popular roles. »

- Tim Gerstenberger

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Bloodline Season 1 Episode 1 Review

25 March 2015 11:42 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Gary McCurry reviews the first episode of Bloodline

Changing his mind, Danny Rayburn (Ben Mendelsohn) takes the speech in his hand and places it back in the pocket from which it came. “To the Rayburn’s!” he shouts. His audience at the annual gathering held in the picturesque family-owned getaway in Florida breathe a silent sigh of relief before completing the toast with their cheers.

Netflix bring us Bloodline, a new show that will make your dysfunctional family look like the Brady Brunch in comparison.

I’ll try to keep the spoilers to a minimum here, be warned though, some may surface.

For Friday Night Lights alumni, Kyle Chandler, it’s less “clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose” and more “dark lies, new starts, family blues” as he takes on the role of John Rayburn. Chandler’s voice narrates the story, beginning with a long monologue that could be labelled as generic. »

- Gary McCurry

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Connie Britton Joins Ryan Murphy’s FX Miniseries ‘American Crime Story: The People v. Oj Simpson’

23 March 2015 10:09 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Friday Night Lights” and “Nashville” star Connie Britton is set to play Faye Resnick on FX’s upcoming miniseries “The People v. O.J. Simpson,” creator Ryan Murphy announced on Monday via Twitter. The interior designer was a friend of O.J. Simpson’s murdered ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson. The real Resnick has subsequently appeared on several episodes of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” Britton joins John Travolta, Courtney B. Vance, Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding Jr. and David Schwimmer on the anthology project. As previously reported by TheWrap, Travolta will portray Robert Shapiro; Law & Order: Criminal Intent” alum Vance is Johnnie Cochran; Schwimmer takes on Robert. »

- Tony Maglio

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Hulu, Parenthood's Jason Katims Team for Faith-Themed Family Drama

23 March 2015 9:56 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Hulu is getting into the Jason Katims business — and vice versa — by ordering straight to series The Way, a 10-episode drama about a family at the center of a controversial faith-based movement, and its struggles with relationships, marriage and power.

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The series marks the Parenthood/Friday Night Lights showrunner’s first non-network project. Parenthood scribe/producer Jessica Goldberg will write and exec-produce The Way, along with Katims and Michelle Lee.

Jason Katims is responsible for the most groundbreaking shows about family seen through unique lenses,” Hulu Svp »

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'Nashville' Star Connie Britton to Join 'American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson'

23 March 2015 6:37 AM, PDT | buddytv.com | See recent BuddyTV news »

With ABC's Nashville's uncertain future, comes good news for fans of  actress Connie Britton. The Hollywood Reporter stated today that the former Friday Night Lights star has signed on to join the cast of FX's new project American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson. The project is being lead by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. Murphy tweeted about the news earlier today: "Excited to announce my friend Connie Britton will play Faye Resnick in the upcoming FX miniseries The People v. O.J. Simpson." Britton last worked with Murphy during the freshman season of American Horror Story: Murder House. »

- editor@buddytv.com

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New on Netflix: The best films & shows this week

23 March 2015 5:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Want to keep up with all the great new content arriving on Netflix? Then you're in luck, as we'll be bringing you a round-up of the best TV shows, films, documentaries and stand-up arriving on Netflix UK every week.

Here are the latest additions to Netflix, as well as news and events worth keeping an eye on over the coming week:

The King's Speech

Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter star in Tom Hooper's engrossing historical drama film about the life of George VI and his struggle to overcome the stammer not fit for a king.

The King's Speech cleaned up at the BAFTAs and Academy Awards, including the Best Picture Oscar and Best Actor for Firth's pitch-perfect portrayal. Watch it from today (March 23).

Better Call Saul (Episode 8) - 'Rico'

We're nearing the end of season one, and Jimmy isn't the same washed-up lawyer we saw in episode one. »

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Dark Drama ‘Bloodline’, Starring Kyle Chandler, Arrives On Netflix

20 March 2015 12:47 PM, PDT | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

After adding another hit sitcom to its lineup thanks to the launch and immediate success of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Netflix has bolstered its dramatic offerings as well. The streaming video on-demand service has debuted the first season of Bloodline, which debuted in its entirety on March 20th.

Bloodline, set in Key West, Florida, stars Kyle Chandler as John Rayburn, who is one of four siblings. When his older brother Danny (Ben Mendelsohn) returns home, it sparks family drama that defines the series. The first season spans 13 episodes, all of which released simultaneously on Netflix.

On the surface, Bloodline is another enticing drama from the platform that has already attracted audiences with House of Cards and Orange is the New Black. More than that, though, this is Netflix's clearest "Emmy-bait" series yet. Chandler, the star, is best known for his role on Friday Night Lights, for which he won an Emmy »

- Sam Gutelle

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‘Glee’ May Suck Now, But It Changed the Goddamn World

20 March 2015 7:00 AM, PDT | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

We know it’s hard to believe, but the last episode of Glee ~*eVeR*~ airs tonight. The New Directions have given us an incredible six years of singing, dancing, and awkward teen sexual tension, but it’s time for them to leave the show choir room for good. Admittedly, the most recent seasons of Glee haven’t been that great (this season especially, with its self-referencing jokes and out-of-control fat-shaming). However, we can’t let Ryan Murphy’s inability to craft a third act stop us from honoring Glee. When it was good, it was really fucking good. And, more importantly, it changed culture forever.

From putting gay teens on primetime to introducing us to living Ken doll/actual sex god Darren CrissGlee wasn’t afraid to go where television had never been before. It broke racial, sexual, and gender boundaries — not to mention it brought the musical back in a big way. »

- Christopher Rosa

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Bloodline: Will You Join Kyle Chandler and the Netflix Drama's Twisted Tribe?

20 March 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Meet the Rayburns, the family central to Netflix’s meditative, intriguing and well-acted new drama Bloodline.

There’s John (Friday Night LightsKyle Chandler), the sibling so upright he eventually became sheriff of the Florida Keys town in which he grew up. There’s Kevin (Broadway’s Norbert Leo Butz), the scruffy seadog with a big laugh. There’s Meg (ER‘s Linda Cardellini), the family peacemaker. Finally, there’s oldest child Danny (The Dark Knight RisesBen Mendelsohn), the volatile, disappointing family screw-up.

And by the end of the hour, thanks to flash-forwards, we watch one member of the »

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Interview: 'Bloodline' creators talk casting and their new Netflix home

19 March 2015 10:00 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Whether or not you happened to be a fan, it's hard to deny that "Damages" was, in many ways, ahead of its time. "Damages" was intensely serialized within seasons, but then each season was largely a reboot, bringing in a handful of big name supporting actors to play along with Glenn Close and Rose Byrne. FX chief John Landgraf admitted that it was a hard show for the network to handle and maintain, because viewers couldn't jump in midway through a season and other viewers would store up three or four or 13 episodes and then plow through them well after the Nielsen measuring windows circa 2009 were closed. In effect, "Damages" was a show designed for binge-viewing and anthology storytelling at a time when being a binge-favorite would get you cancelled by FX and shuffled off to DirecTV. [FX was also a producer on "Damages," which incentivized them to keep the show going in some form, even if it wasn't working in the landscape of that moment.] "Damages" creators Todd A. Kessler, Glenn Kessler and Daniel Zelman didn't know it at the time, »

- Daniel Fienberg

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Attention, Kyle Chandler Is Available for Hire as Your Life Coach and "Racy" Party Entertainment!

19 March 2015 4:00 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Clear eyes, full hearts, finish that piece of cake! Yes, that really could be something you hear at your next birthday party 'cause Friday Night Lights' Coach Taylor/our ultimate TV fictional husband Kyle Chandler is totally up providing the entertainment at your next birthday party. Or even a slightly more scandalous event. The man's talents knows no bounds. When E! News caught up with the Emmy winner to chat about his amazing new Netflix series Bloodlines, we had to know if people still come up to him and ask for some of Coach Taylor's signature words of wisdom. Oh, and if he wouldn't mind ever hoping on the phone when we need  some motivation of the Coach-variety. "I don't »

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Season finale review: 'Empire' - 'Die But Once/Who I Am'

19 March 2015 8:07 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Thoughts on last night's "Empire" season finale coming up just as soon as I clutch your pearls... Since last we discussed it (when I had only seen the very first episode), "Empire" has exploded from a promising show into the biggest phenomenon network TV has seen in a decade (going back to the season of "Desperate Housewives," "Lost" and "Grey's Anatomy"). Its ratings climbed almost every week it was on the air (overnight ratings aren't in as I write this, but Fox's former scheduling chief suggests they went waaaaay up for the finale) as it became The Show That Launched a Thousand Think Pieces. Was it feeding a ravenous appetite for a primetime soap set in the world of hip-hop? For a drama with a predominantly African American cast? Did people just want to see Taraji P. Henson wear fur jackets and tell people to kick rocks? As with any phenomenon, »

- Alan Sepinwall

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Longmire Season Three Blu-Ray Review

19 March 2015 7:55 AM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Longmire is an absolute anomaly in the world of television, which could have something to do with the fact that it was pulled from A&E, despite consistently high ratings for the network. It’s also the reason that it was something of a no-brainer that it would be picked up by someone else, and season four will air on Netflix later in the year.

Where the first two seasons pulled us slowly into the depths of Sheriff Walt Longmire’s life on the sprawling plains of Wyoming, the third season is like the hammer blow that follows the slow, methodical wind-up.

The second season ended by bringing a lot of forces to the fore in a move of plot construction that brilliantly weaves angles and conspiracies into a show that actually makes it difficult to look away. The third season spins this all together, but uses a mode of »

- Marc Eastman

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