12 items from 2016
Long live the Queen. The Queen of the South TV show has been renewed for a second season on USA Network. In addition, the cable channel has announced 12 Monkey's Natalie Chaidez has signed on as showrunner for Queen of the South, season two. Chaidez was a co-executive producer on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, which was cancelled in 2009, after two seasons on Fox. She also co-executive produced Heroes, V, Past Life, and In Plain Sight.Starring Alice Braga, the drama series is based on author Arturo Pérez-Reverte's La Reina Del Sur. The Queen of the South TV series cast also includes: Verónica Falcón, Justina Machado, Peter Gadiot, Hemky Madera, and Gerardo Taracena. Get the details from this USA Network »
Queen of the South has been renewed.
The series, which will air its first season finale on September 8, has been garnering a steady audience of a little over 2 million viewers in live+7, half of which are in the coveted demo.
It's been cable's number one program throughout its run.
Queen of the South stars Alice Brage as Teresa Mendoza, Verónica Falcón as Camila Vargas, Justina Machado as Brenda Parra, Peter Gadiot as James Valdez, Hemky Madera as Pote Galvez and Gerardo Taracena as Cesar “Batman” Guemes.
Telemundo first adapted the book upon with the show is based, La Reina Del Sur, and it was a massive success.
The actress who plays Teresa Mendoza in the Telemundo version, Kate Del Castillo, found herself implicated in the El Chapo saga this past January, bringing some attention to the title before USA had a chance to bring its series to air.
The series follows the story of Teresa, »
- Carissa Pavlica
The drama set in the world of Mexican drug cartels is based on the book “La Reina Del Sur,” which inspired the hugely popular telenovela on Telemundo, USA’s Spanish-language sister network. “Queen of the South” stars Alice Braga as Teresa Mendoza, a woman who inadvertently becomes drawn into the world of high-stakes drug trafficking when her drug-dealer boyfriend is murdered.
The first season spans 13 episodes, and is set to finish its run on Sept. 15. The show opened to 1.39 million viewers, and though the audience has slightly dipped throughout the run, it’s held steady with the most recent episode attracting 1.2 million viewers.
Chaidez served as executive producer on Syfy’s “12 Monkeys” and as co-executive producer on Fox’s “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” and »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
The video, which was produced by Pitch Perfect alum Elizabeth Banks, also featured the likes of Jane Fonda (Grace & Frankie), Kristin Chenoweth (American Gods), Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives), America Ferrera (Superstore »
They do say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right?
So Walter Blunt and his staff should take it as a compliment when, in this exclusive sneak peek at Blunt Talk‘s Season 2 trailer, the adult-film biz deems the Brit’s cable broadcast worthy of immortalization… in porn.
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The Fox drama has cast James Carpinello (The Good Wife, Person of Interest) to play the pivotal role of mob progeny Mario Falcone — and his first order of business appears to be whacking Jim (Ben McKenzie) and Lee’s (Morena Baccarin) romance.
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Myriad Pictures announced the project and launched sales on the film at the Cannes Film Festival, where Myriad closed a deals on several territories. “Drone” is currently in production in Vancouver, Canada, and just wrapped its second unit shoot in India.
Bean plays a private drone contractor who spends his workdays flying covert missions then returns to a family life of suburban mediocrity — without his wife or son knowing about his secret life — until a whistle-blowing site exposes him to a deadly threat. Believing he is responsible for the deaths of his wife and child, an enigmatic Pakistani businessman (Sabongui) tracks him down, »
- Dave McNary
Gilmore Girls is getting a dose of Scandal with Dan Bucatinsky. The Emmy winner, who is also an active producer behind the scenes on shows such as Who Do You Think You Are?, Grey's Anatomy, Lipstick Jungle and The Comeback, is heading to Stars Hollow for the Netflix revival of Gilmore Girls. Bucatinsky shared his casting on Instagram with the below image. Later he tweeted an image with Alexis Bledel and indicated he was working with just her. Perhaps he's a coworker of Rory's? "What a blast today on #gilmoregirls with @alexisbledel -- @thelaurengraham missed the fun," he said. His other acting gigs include Web Therapy, Marry Me, The Comeback, In Plain Sight and the upcoming 24: »
Title: A Country Called Home Arc Entertainment Director: Anna Axster Writer: Anna Axster and Jim Beggarly Cast: Imogen Poots, Mary McCormack, Mackenzie Davis, June Squibb, Shea Whigham, Josh Helman and Ryan Bingham Running Time: 90 min Rated: Unrated (Language, Mild Violence) In Theaters: February 26 VOD & DVD: March 1 Ellie (Imogen Poots, That Awkward Moment) is a a young woman struggling to live in Los Angeles. She gets a call from her stepmother Amanda (Mary McCormack, In Plain Sight) whom tells Ellie that her estranged alcoholic father has passed away. Ellie’s brother wants nothing to do with their dad that abandoned them at a young age, but Ellie feeling [ Read More ]
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General Hospital is about to employ the cardinal rule of soap operas: Just because your character is dead doesn’t mean you’re out of a job.
No word on who Easton will play when he gets back to Port Charles, but Valentini promises in the above video that he’s “got something great” in store for the actor.
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Additionally, Rudolph worked with Warren and Carradine in 1984’s “Choose Me,” which established Rudolph as a major voice in independent film. Warren will also serve as producer along with Steven J. Wolfe (“500 Days of Summer”), who produced “Twin Falls Idaho” with Stroh.
“Ray Meets Helen” is due to begin shooting in late spring. Moonstone will start selling international territories at the Berlin Film Festival.
The characters in “Ray Meets Helen” are stalled in mid-life, beset by profound material challenges and haunted by their failed potential in happier times. Each undergo a reversal of fortune, affording »
- Dave McNary
12 items from 2016
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