Baby Daddy (2012–2017)
Freeform has renewed the black-ish spinoff for a second season, the network announced on Thursday as part of the inaugural Freefrom Summit in Hollywood. Season 2 will consist of 20 episodes.
The half-hour comedy stars Yara Shahidi, who reprises her black-ish role as Dre and Bow’s entitled teen daughter Zoey, and follows Zoey as she leaves home and adjusts to life as a college freshman at the fictional Cal U. Deon Cole also reprises his black-ish role
According to the site, the New Warriors pilot “is said to have tested through the roof and caught the attention of high-level Disney executives”. However, Freeform – which is set to air another Marvel series, Cloak & Dagger – was unable to find a slot for the series next year, prompting Marvel to ask for it back to seek an alternative home.
The site goes on to report that Marvel may no longer be allowed to sell to non-Disney companies such as Netflix, where it has Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, The Defenders and The Punisher, prompting speculation that it may find itself on Disney’s upcoming streaming service.
“We are extremely excited about Marvel’s New Warriors
Apparently, Freeform couldn't seem to find a slot in their schedule for next year to fit the show into. Marvel has screened the pilot episode for test audiences already and according to the report, it's testing through the roof and has caught the attention of high-level Disney executives. That's a good sign! Dan Buckley, president of Marvel Entertainment said:
"We are extremely excited about Marvel’s New Warriors and look forward to finding the perfect partner to launch the series with in 2018.
According to inside sources, Disney isn't letting Marvel shop the project around to networks outside of the Disney organization, which
Marvel’s New Warriors, the first half-hour comedy from Marvel Studios, will not be moving forward at the teen-oriented basic cable network — despite receiving a 10-episode order back in April.
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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Freeform was unable to make room on its schedule for a 2018 premiere. As a result, Marvel Studios requested that they be allowed to shop the series to other outlets, with an eye on a two-season pick-up. Marvel likely is looking
The half-hour scripted comedy, picked up straight to series at Freeform in April, will no longer air on the younger-skewing, Disney-owned cable network. Instead, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Marvel will shop the live-action comedy to other outlets. Sources say there has been some talk that the 10-episode series from Kevin Biegel (Enlisted) could be taken to Disney's forthcoming subscription streaming service, though insiders stress that's a longshot.
The pilot — which stars Baby Daddy grad Derek Theler as Mister Immortal and This Is Us' Milana Vayntrub...
Carrie Diaries alum Lindsey Gort is set to recur on Titans as Police Detective Amy Rohrbach, the new partner of Dick “Robin” Grayson (Brenton Thwaites), TVLine has learned exclusively.
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DC Comics’ upcoming live-action adaptation of the superhero property, Titans — from executive producers Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter — will follow Dick Grayson as he emerges from Batman’s shadow to become the leader of a fearless band of young, soon-to-be superheroes recruited from every corner of the DC Universe.
The CW dominated the competition, with freshman drama Riverdale taking home seven awards including Choice Drama TV Show (beating out the likes of This Is Us and Empire) and Choice Breakout TV Show (where it triumphed over Stranger Things and Timeless).
The Flash‘s Grant Gustin and Supergirl‘s Melissa Benoist also won for Choice Action TV Actor and Actress, respectively — and clearly earned those surfboards after
According to THR, David will take on the role of Ernest Vigman, "a caustic municipal employee who butts up against the hopeful energy of the new warriors." This will be a reoccurring role in the series. I'm such a huge fan of David and his work whose film career pretty much started with John Carpenter's The Thing.
David will join Milana Vayntrub (This Is Us) as Squirrel Girl; Derek Theler (Baby Daddy) as Mister Immortal; Jeremy Tardy (Dear White People) as Night Thrasher; Calum Worthy (Austin and Ally) as Speedball; Matthew Moy (Two Brok Girls) as Microbe; Kate Comer as Debrii.
Marvel’s New Warriors is about six young people with powers living and working together. With powers and abilities
David joins a cast that includes Milana Vayntrub (This Is Us) as Squirrel Girl, Derek Theler (Baby Daddy) as Mister Immortal, Jeremy Tardy (Dear White People) as Night Thrasher, Calum Worthy (Austin & Ally) as Speedball, Matthew Moy (2 Broke Girls) as Microbe and Kate Comer (The Comeback) as Debrii.
Marvel’s New Warriors is about six young people with powers living and working together. With powers and abilities on the opposite end of the spectrum of the Avengers, the New Warriors want to make a difference in the world … even if the world isn’t ready. Not quite super, not yet heroes, “Marvel’s New Warriors” is about that time
Showrunner Kevin Biegel has recruited former Enlisted star Keith David for a recurring role on the upcoming series.
Not quite super, not yet heroes, New Warriors features six young people learning to cope with their abilities in a world where bad guys can be as terrifying as bad dates. Milana Vayntrub (This Is Us) stars as comic book favorite Squirrel Girl, while Baby Daddy grad Derek Theler will stay in business with Freeform in the role of Mister Immortal in Marvel's first live-action scripted comedy.
David will take on the role of...
“Anyone who knows me, knows this is the party spot,” the Baby Daddy actor tells People in this week’s issue. While giving a tour of his three-bedroom, three-bath Los Angeles abode (above) he adds, “If you come on any given game night there will be games and lots of wine, just everywhere.”
But when he’s not serving as the host with the most vino, the 31-year-old enjoys relaxing at his beachy retreat, which is decked out with accolades from his career, gifts from co-star Melissa Peterman and many,
Three months after being picked up straight to series by Freeform, Marvel's New Warriors has found its cast.
Milana Vayntrub (This Is Us) has landed the breakout role of Squirrel Girl, while Baby Daddy grad Derek Theler will stay in business with Freeform after landing the role of Mister Immortal in Marvel's first live-action scripted comedy.
The duo lead the ensemble cast in the 10-episode series about six young people learning to cope with their abilities in a world where bad guys can be as terrifying as bad dates. Joining Vayntrub and Theler are Jeremy Tardy as Night Thrasher, Calum Worthy as Speedball, Matthew Moy as Microbe and Kate Comer as Debrii.
"I am thrilled beyond belief to be working with this incredible group of actors. They are funny, sincere, eager, charming and perfectly embody these characters.
Milana Vayntrub (This Is Us) will play Squirrel Girl:
Doreen Green (Squirrel Girl)
Superpower: “The powers of a squirrel, the powers of a girl” (is acrobatic, strong, can fight, can talk to squirrels) Doreen is a totally empowered fangirl. She is a natural leader—confident and tough, but not innocent. Doreen is bouncy and energetic and her greatest quality is her optimism… She has faith in others and inspires people to believe in themselves. She also takes her pet squirrel, Tippy Toe, everywhere.
Derek Theler (Baby Daddy) will play Mister Immortal:
Craig Hollis (Mister Immortal)
Superpower: Cannot die. Ever. Maybe. So he says. The team troublemaker and lothario… Craig is
Set to feature in the series are Milana Vayntrub (This Is Us) as Squirrel Girl, Derek Theler (Baby Daddy) as Mister Immortal, Jeremy Tardy (Dear White People) as Night Thrasher, Calum Worthy (Austin & Ally) as Speedball, Matthew Moy (2 Broke Girls) as Microbe and Kate Comer (The Comeback) as Debrii. You can find official character descriptions for the roster here.
“We’re so lucky to have assembled such a diverse and incredibly talented cast,” said Marvel’s head of television Jeph Loeb. “We can’t wait for the fans to see what’s in store when we unleash these iconic characters into the world!
Milana Vayntrub — who just as notably played Kevin’s playwright/actress girlfriend Sloane on NBC’s This Is Us — has nabbed the lead role in Freeform’s straight-to-series comedy, per The Hollywood Reporter.
Also cast in the show is Baby Daddy vet Derek Theler as Craig Hollis aka Mister Immortal.
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