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Daniel Larusso and Johnny Lawrence Come Face To Face in First Teaser Trailer For Cobra Kai

I was beside myself with excitement to hear that original The Karate Kid was getting a sequel series called Cobra Kai! Now, today we have a teaser trailer to share with you giving us our first real look at the series, and in it we see Daniel Larusso (Ralph Macchio) come face to face with his old rival Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) for the first time since the original film.

The story is set 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament. It revolves around a down and out Johnny who, seeking redemption, reopens the infamous Cobra Kai dojo. This reignites his rivalry with a now-successful Daniel, who is living his life as a family man and proud owner of the No. 1 car dealership in the Valley. He has also been struggling to maintain balance in his life without the guidance of his mentor, Mr. Miyagi (the late
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Alana De La Garza Lands Starring Role in CBS Cop Drama Pilot Chiefs

Alana De La Garza Lands Starring Role in CBS Cop Drama Pilot Chiefs
Ex-Forever detective Alana De La Garza is donning a badge again as the star of CBS’ cop-themed drama pilot Chiefs, TVLine has confirmed.

Written by former Parenthood EP David Hudgins, the potential series explores the professional and personal lives of three driven, successful women (one portrayed by De La Garza) who are each Chiefs of Police at different precincts in Los Angeles. The trio join forces to catch a dangerous serial killer.

According to TVLine’s sister site Deadline, which broke the casting, De La Garza’s character is the Beverly Hills Chief of Police who knows her job is all about politics and image,
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NBC Orders Drama Pilot ‘Suspicion’ From ‘The Path’ Creator Jessica Goldberg

NBC has ordered a pilot for drama “Suspicion” from the “The Path” creator Jessica Goldberg, Universal Television and Keshet.

The series, based on the book by Joseph Finder, is billed as a “Hitchcockian thriler” that revolves around a man who is coerced to become an informant for the FBI after accepting a loan from his millionaire neighbor. Goldberg penned the script and will exec produce with Keshet’s Rachel Kaplan, Peter Traugott, Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman and Finder.

The third season of “The Path” premiered on Hulu in January. Goldberg’s previous credits include “Parenthood,” the 2013 NBC series “Deception,” and the 2012 feature “Refuge,” which was based on her play of the same name.

This marks the eighth drama order for NBC this season, including the straight-to-series order for “The Gilded Age.” This is also the second pilot order for Keshet this season. The company previously set up the drama “Skinny Dip” at The CW.

Goldberg is repped
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Who’s your favorite Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner of 1990s: Whoopi Goldberg, Angelina Jolie, Judi Dench … ? [Poll]

Who’s your favorite Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner of 1990s: Whoopi Goldberg, Angelina Jolie, Judi Dench … ? [Poll]
The Oscar for Best Supporting Actress went to a wide swath of talented actresses in the 1990s, including Whoopi Goldberg, Marisa Tomei, Anna Paquin, Judi Dench and Angelina Jolie. A surprising amount of comedic performances won this category in the ’90s, especially for an academy that typically prefers drama. Which Best Supporting Actress winner is your favorite?

Check back on all the former champs and be sure to vote in our poll below. (See 2018 Oscar predictions for Best Supporting Actress.)

Whoopi Goldberg, “Ghost” (1990) — Whoopi Goldberg became the second black actress to win an Oscar thanks to her scene-stealing role as scheming psychic Oda Mae Brown in “Ghost.” She was previously nominated in Best Actress for “The Color Purple” (1985). Goldberg is one of only 12 individuals to have won the Egot, a.k.a. the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.

SEEWho’s your favorite Best Actor Oscar winner of the 1990s: Anthony Hopkins,
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Reboots on the Way: “Charmed,” “Cagney and Lacey,” and “Greatest American Hero”

“Cagney & Lacey”

“First Wives Club,” “Nancy Drew,” “Roswell” — it’s hard to keep up with all of the TV reboots in the works. In the past few days alone we’ve seen reports about three series getting a second lease on life: “Charmed,” “Cagney and Lacey,” and “The Greatest American Hero.” All of the projects are being written by women.

Charmed” scored a pilot order from The CW, Entertainment Weekly confirms. When the project was first announced by the network, the supernatural show was going to return as a prequel set in the ’70s. That’s no longer the case. Now set in the present day, the new “Charmed” is described by The CW as “fierce, funny, [and] feminist,” and “centers on three sisters in a college town who discover they are witches. Between vanquishing supernatural demons, tearing down the patriarchy, and maintaining familial bonds, a witch’s work is never done.
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‘Magnum Pi,’ ‘Cagney and Lacey’ Reboots Among Six Pilot Orders at CBS

‘Magnum Pi,’ ‘Cagney and Lacey’ Reboots Among Six Pilot Orders at CBS
CBS picked up six pilots for the 2018-2019 season, including reboots of “Cagney and Lacey” and “Magnum P.I.”

“Magnum P.I.” is described as an updated version of the original series that follows Thomas Magnum, a decorated ex-Navy Seal who, upon returning home to Hawaii from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator. Tom Selleck played the mustachioed Magnum in the original series.

Peter Lenkov, the writer and producer behind current CBS reboots of “Hawaii Five-o” and “MacGyver,” will serve as the writer and executive producer on the new version of the classic 1980s series, which had previously gotten a pilot production commitment at the network. Eric Guggenheim, an executive producer and writer on Lenkov’s “Hawaii Five-o,” will also write and executive produce. John Davis and John Fox of Davis Entertainment will also executive produce. CBS Television Studios will co-produce with Universal Television.

The original “Magnum P.I.” aired
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Ash Faces His Greatest Challenge Yet in the Ash vs Evil Dead Season 3 Trailer: Parenthood!

The first trailer for the third season of Starz’s incredible horror comedy series “Ash vs Evil Dead” has been released and it’s full of balls to the wall Evil Dead goodness! You’ve got creepy dolls, obscene amounts of gore, vicious iPhone cases, and a Deadite that just so happens to be as tall as a […]

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Former ‘Parenthood’ Star Monica Potter Reveals She Suffers From Colitis: ‘It’s Not Sexy, Pretty, Or Glamorous’

Parenthood” alum Monica Potter caused a stir on social media after posting a photo of her bare, distended belly on Instagram, captioning the picture, “I have something to share….” While some were quick to offer their congratulations and well-wishes, assuming the star was pregnant, Potter revealed she actually suffers from colitis. Potter posted the photo
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Trailer Watch: Zosia Mamet May Fall for “The Boy Downstairs”

“The Boy Downstairs”

“Why is it a crime to want to be friends with your ex-boyfriend?” 20-something writer Diana (Zosia Mamet) casually asks. Friendship seems like a necessary route — especially when she realizes that said ex-boyfriend (Matthew Shear) is coincidentally her new downstairs neighbor.

Written and directed by Sophie Brooks, “The Boy Downstairs” follows Diana as she moves back to New York City following some time abroad. Looking for a fresh start, she finds an apartment in Brooklyn that inadvertently reconnects her with ex-boyfriend Ben. Prior to the film’s Tribeca Film Festival premiere, Brooks told Women and Hollywood that “this close proximity makes her reexamine a relationship she thought was in the past.”

As the new trailer suggests, this forces her to reexamine herself, too. Brooks hopes that, overall, this quirky and relatable film leaves people “feeling inspired to be a little braver in love and life.”

The film
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Parenthood, Friday Night Lights: Jason Katims Talks Chances of Reviving the Series

Could fans of Friday Night Lights and Parenthood ever see either series return? Jason Katims spoke about the possibility while promoting Rise at the TCA’s earlier this week.Per Deadline, Katims did not give much hope for the return of Friday Night Lights, which aired on NBC. He said the following:“At some point we talked about a Friday Night Lights movie, but that we are not doing.”As for Parenthood, fans might see that series return at some point. He said the following about that popular NBC drama:“I’d like to revisit it at the right time, but that was a really large cast and it means getting people’s schedules together. But at some point, I’d like to do it.”Would you want to revisit either series at some point? Tell us what
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Jason Katims On Potential ‘Friday Night Lights’ & ‘Parenthood’ Reunions

Today at TCA following the panel for his new NBC drama series Rise, Jason Katims shed some light on whether there would ever be a reboot of his Emmy-winning series Friday Night Lights or Parenthood in the near future. “At some point we talked about a Friday Night Lights movie, but that we are not doing,” said Katims. That would have been an interesting evolution of the brand: The original NBC series was inspired by Peter Berg’s 2004 feature, and if there was another…
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Jason Katims Explains How 'Friday Night Lights' Influenced NBC's 'Rise'

NBC's musical theater drama Rise has more in common with Friday Night Lights than just the football. Yes, both shows are produced by the same showrunner — Parenthood alum Jason Katims — but the similarities do not stop there.

Katims, along with Rise stars Damon J. Gillespie, Auli'i Cravalho, Josh Radnor and Rosie Perez, spoke with reporters Tuesday at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, where he explained how he came to the project and what to expect from the series that has been described as Friday Night Lights meets Glee.

Based on the book Drama High by Michael Sokolove and...
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NBC Donates $500,000 to High School Theater Programs Ahead of ‘Rise’ Premiere

NBC Donates $500,000 to High School Theater Programs Ahead of ‘Rise’ Premiere
NBC is committing $500,000 to support high school theater in honor of the upcoming drama series “Rise,” the network announced Tuesday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour.

The initiative is called R.I.S.E (Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression) America, which will award 50 high schools a $10,000 grant that will enable them to enhance or revitalize their theatre programs. The winning schools can use the grant money to cover various critical needs, including master classes and production expenses.

To administer the grant applications and award process, NBC has partnered with the Educational Theatre Foundation, an organization dedicated to shaping lives through theatre education. Eligible high schools can apply starting this morning at Applications will close on Feb. 6 with winning schools announced in March.
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Film News Roundup: Vin Diesel in Early Talks to Join ‘Bloodshot’ at Sony

Film News Roundup: Vin Diesel in Early Talks to Join ‘Bloodshot’ at Sony
In today’s film news round-up, Vin Diesel is eyeing “Bloodshot,” Matt Lauria joins “Shaft,” and Jonathan Fernandez nabs a hosting gig.


Vin Diesel is in early talks to star in Sony’s “Bloodshot” science-fiction movie project, based on the Valiant comic character.

Bloodshot” would be produced by Neal Moritz through his Original Films alongside Valiant’s Dinesh Shamdasani. Moritz is a producer on Diesel’s signature “Fast and Furious” franchise. Dave Wilson is attached to direct and Eric Heisserer (“Arrival”) is writing the screenplay.

Bloodshot,” first published in 1992, centers on a mortally wounded soldier with powers of regeneration and meta-morphing made possible through nano-machines in his bloodstream. “Bloodshot” was created by Kevin Van Hook, Don Perlin, and Bob Layton in 1992.

Diesel is attached to star in the next three “Fast and Furious” films, scheduled for 2019, 2020, and 2021. He has also been part of the Riddick and “xXx” Xander Cage action franchises. The news was
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Why Shondaland's For the People Recast With Britt Robertson

No sooner had ABC ordered For the People to series did word break that the Shondaland legal drama would recast two main characters.

One of those roles, public defender Sandra, went from Britne Oldford (The Flash) to Britt Robertson (Life Unexpected), while Jasmin Savoy Brown (The Leftovers) took over for Lyndon Smith (Parenthood) as Allison, a public defender with whom Sandra eventually rooms.

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Showrunner Paul William Davies brushes off the suggestion that there was a nudge from the network to go with a bigger name. “It wasn’t
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Why Fox's '9-1-1' Isn't Your Typical TV Procedural

Fox’s 9-1-1 is throwing out the rulebook.

On paper, Ryan Murphy’s newest show has all the ingredients of the tried-and-true formula of a television procedural following the Los Angeles police force, firefighters, dispatchers and first responders. Only after watching the first few minutes do you realize it’s anything but that.

Led by an A-list trifecta with Angela Bassett, Peter Krause and Connie Britton,9-1-1 puts a twist on the classic procedural trope, structuring its stories in a way where viewers follow the relatively separate worlds in which each lead character lives -- Bassett as Detective Athena Grant, Krause as Fire Captain Bobby Nash and Britton as 911 operator Abby Clark -- with the occasional group interaction sprinkled in as the tale necessitates. As executive producer Brad Falchuk, Murphy’s longtime collaborator, tells it, the show’s unique format was the selling point.

“Audiences have become very sophisticated -- the cable audience certainly has -- and
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‘9-1-1’ Review: Peter Krause Wrestles Snakes and Connie Britton Negs Chicken Nuggets in Very Bad Fox Drama

‘9-1-1’ Review: Peter Krause Wrestles Snakes and Connie Britton Negs Chicken Nuggets in Very Bad Fox Drama
Years from now, when “911” is just a number people dial in anger after McDonald’s stiffs them three chicken nuggets in their happy meal, someone should sit down with Golden Globe nominee Peter Krause and ask him what it was like delivering the line, “You can’t punch it in the face, Buck — it’s a snake!” After all, it’s not every day the star of “Six Feet Under” and “Parenthood” would be asked to say something so ridiculous, let alone do so with the straight face and determined demeanor of a blue-blooded American hero.

Was that the moment he knew something was amiss in Ryan Murphy’s prestigious new procedural? Did it feel as strange to act in the scene as it is to watch it unfold? Did Krause and co-star Aisha Hinds exchange a look during the shoot, telepathically communicating, “We did great things once. You gave
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‘Mom and Dad’ Trailer: The Director of ‘Crank’ Made A Film Where Psycho Nicolas Cage Wants to Murder His Kids

‘Mom and Dad’ Trailer: The Director of ‘Crank’ Made A Film Where Psycho Nicolas Cage Wants to Murder His Kids
Nicolas Cage is still making movies, and at this point it appears he’s just trying to top himself when it comes to ridiculously insane movie premises.

Read More:Paul Schrader’s Secret New Movie: How the Director Resurrected a Wild Nicolas Cage Performance Without Permission

The actor’s latest, “Mom and Dad,” is set in a world where parents have turned against their children. Cage and Selma Blair play a married couple who refuse to protect their children from the bloodshed and hunt them down to kill them. Think “Parenthood” meets the “The Purge.”

Mom and Dad” is directed and written by Brian Taylor, best known as the co-director of the Jason Statham-starring “Crank” films. The film definitely follows in the manic and violent footsteps of those movies.

The film premiered in the Midnight section at Tiff earlier this year. “Mom and Dad” hits theaters and VOD and
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From ‘Citizen Kane’ to ‘The Post,’ a History of Newspaper Movie Scores

From ‘Citizen Kane’ to ‘The Post,’ a History of Newspaper Movie Scores
When Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” opens on Friday, John Williams will join an exclusive club: that handful of composers who have successfully tackled one of the most difficult genres to score: the newspaper movie.

The Post” is Williams’ 28th film for the director and could, when the Oscar nominations are announced a month from now, become his 51st. He already has five Academy Awards and is the most-nominated living person.

In general, composers say, newspaper movies are tough assignments. First, they tend to be verbose and expository; and second, they are often as objective as the journalists they depict, and manipulative music may seem out of place. Yet, over the years, some have produced compelling music to complement powerful dialogue.

Orson Welles’ “Citizen Kane” (1941) was the first film score to composed by the legendary Bernard Herrmann, who had spent much of the previous decade working with Welles in radio. Here, the Boston Pops
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Former Bachelorette Emily Maynard Johnson Talks Having Three Babies in Two and a Half Years

Former Bachelorette Emily Maynard Johnson Talks Having Three Babies in Two and a Half Years
For mother of four Emily Maynard Johnson, parenthood has been a bit chaotic as of late — but she wouldn’t change any of it for the world.

Posing for this week’s issue with husband Tyler Johnson, her 12-year-old daughter Ricki and the spouses’ sons Gatlin Avery, 6 weeks, Gibson Kyle, 15 months, and Jennings Tyler, 2, the former Bachelorette tells People that a large brood was on her mind from the get-go.

“I’ve always wanted a lot of kids,” says Maynard Johnson, 31. “I made it clear on our first day, Listen, my clock’s ticking, and I’m ready to get on this!
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