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Bad News, Skynet: Linda Hamilton Is Returning to the Terminator Franchise

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Bad News, Skynet: Linda Hamilton Is Returning to the Terminator Franchise
A sixth Terminator movie is on the way, and it's already got quite the cast. Both of the stars from the 1984 original, Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger, have agreed to return for the new installment. The Hollywood Reporter announced the exciting news at an event in La on Tuesday, where it was also revealed that the sixth movie will pick up where T2: Judgement Day left off, ignoring the three subsequent sequels. Hamilton hasn't appeared as Sarah Connor since 1991, but it definitely seems like the reboot is in good hands. James Cameron, who made the first two films in the franchise, wrote the story and is on board as producer, while Deadpool's Tim Miller is set to direct. The writers' room also included David Goyer (The Dark Knight), Charles Eglee (Dark Angel), and Josh Friedman (The Sarah Connor Chronicles). At the event in La, Cameron seemed to double
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Bad News, Skynet: Linda Hamilton Is Returning to the Terminator Franchise

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A sixth Terminator movie is on the way, and it's already got quite the cast. Both of the stars from the 1984 original, Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger, have agreed to return for the new installment. The Hollywood Reporter announced the exciting news at an event in La on Tuesday, where it was also revealed that the sixth movie will pick up where T2: Judgement Day left off, ignoring the three subsequent sequels. Hamilton hasn't appeared as Sarah Connor since 1991, but it definitely seems like the reboot is in good hands. James Cameron, who made the first two films in the franchise, wrote the story and is on board as producer, while Deadpool's Tim Miller is set to direct. The writers' room also included David Goyer (The Dark Knight), Charles Eglee (Dark Angel), and Josh Friedman (The Sarah Connor Chronicles). At the event in La, Cameron seemed to double
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Exclusive Interview: Fear The Walking Dead Showrunner Dave Erickson Talks Season 2 and What’s to Come in Season 3

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Fear The Walking Dead recently concluded its second season with a phenomenal and ferocious two-episode finale that pulled no punches emotionally and physically. With season 2 officially in the books, Daily Dead had the chance to talk with showrunner / executive producer / writer Dave Erickson about the tragic end of one character's story arc, the altered relationships and mindsets of those who survived season 2, the potential return of familiar faces in season 3, and whether or not we'll see another companion web series like Flight 462 airing throughout The Walking Dead Season 7. *Spoiler warning for those who haven't finished watching Fear The Walking Dead Season 2.*

Bravo on a stunning season 2 finale. Those were two of the most intense, well-made episodes, not only of Fear the Walking Dead, but in The Walking Dead universe as a whole. In this second half of the season, the writers and Kim Dickens have peeled back more layers of Madison,
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Why Maria Bamford's 'Lady Dynamite' is 2016's Must-See TV Show

Why Maria Bamford's 'Lady Dynamite' is 2016's Must-See TV Show
Conventional wisdom would have it that crippling mental illness isn't a good subject for a sitcom. But there's nothing conventional about Maria Bamford's brand of comedy. Fans of her stand-up and such through-the-rabbit hole projects like 2012's Maria Bamford: The Special Special Special — in which the 45-year-old comedian performs a taped set for just her parents in their living room — know that she isn't afraid to tap into very dark, very personal places in her work. So when Bamford announced she was developing a sitcom for Netflix that
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What's Leaving Netflix in March 2016

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March 2016 is a sad month for some Netflix subscribers.

Say goodbye to '90s films "American Pie" (1999), "Hackers" (1995), Mel Gibson's "Hamlet" (1990), "Indecent Proposal" (1993) and "Jumanji" (1995) in March. Also disappearing: Will Smith movies "Hitch" (2005) and "Men in Black II" (2002), as well as oodles of TEDTalks that are all expiring next month.

Here's the complete list of what's leaving Netflix streaming in March.

Leaving March 1, 2016

"Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman" (2000)

"American Pie" (1999)

"American Wedding" (2003)

"Atlantis: The Lost Empire" (2001)

"The Babysitters" (2007)

"The Chosen One" (2010)

"Down and Out in Beverly Hills" (1986)

"Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights" (1992)

"Gone in 60 Seconds" (2000)

"Hackers" (1995)

"Hamlet" (1990)

"Hannie Caulder" (1971)

"Hardball" (2001)

"Hart's War" (2002)

"Hitch" (2005)

"Indecent Proposal" (1993)

"Johnny Dangerously" (1984)

"Jumanji" (1995)

"Masters of the Universe" (1987)

"Men in Black II" (2002)

"The Monster Squad" (1987)

"Not Another Teen Movie" (2001)

"Paycheck" (2003)

"Switchmas" (2013)

"The United States of Leland" (2003)

"Wings" (1927)

Leaving March 2, 2016

"Stevie Nicks: In Your Dreams" (2013)

Leaving March 3, 2016

"Night Catches Us" (2010)

Leaving March 4, 2016

"Getting
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These Movies and TV Shows Are Kissing Netflix Goodbye in March

It's time to bulk up your Netflix queue, people, because the streaming giant is putting quite a few movies and TV shows on the chopping block throughout March. From hilarious titles like American Pie to tearjerkers like Hardball, check out which of your favorites are disappearing soon, and then see everything that's definitely here to stay, plus the new movies and shows coming in March! Expiring March 1 Switchmas Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman American Pie American Wedding Atlantis: The Lost Empire Down and Out in Beverly Hills Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights Gone in 60 Seconds Hackers Hamlet Hannie Caulder Hardball Hart's War Hitch Indecent Proposal Johnny Dangerously Jumanji Masters of the Universe Men in Black II Not Another Teen Movie Paycheck The Babysitters The Chosen One The Monster Squad The United States of Leland Wings Expiring March 2 Stevie Nicks: In Your Dreams Expiring March 3 Night Catches Us
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5 Things to Expect in Supergirl’s First Season

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5 Things to Expect in Supergirl’s First Season
Fun, lighthearted superhero show Supergirl was the clear standout among the five TV shows showcased at yesterday's closing day of New York Comic Con. This was partly because Supergirl was the only show, including Gotham and Heroes of Tomorrow, that presented its entire pilot prior to a panel discussion featuring showrunner Ali Adler and actors Gil Bellows and Mehcad Brooks. Bellows and Brooks, who respectively play Justice League fan favorite Maxwell Lord and Superman mainstay Jimmy Olsen, were winsome throughout the panel. But Adler, along with the pilot, was next-level charming. Vulture attended the panel and picked up five things you can look forward to in season one.1. The Writers' Room Is 50 Percent Female Adler was quick to address the fact she's a female superhero showrunner. This is a bit like being a unicorn, but a showrunner, too. "We're all so excited that it's Supergirl, and that is the conversation
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Transformers cinematic details: more writers, over 10 films?

As Daredevil's Steven DeKnight signs up for Transformers duties, it's revealed that up to a dozen scripts are likely to be worked on...

Further recruits have been added to the writer's room for the planned Transformers movie universe. The story so far on this is that Akiva Goldsman is heading up a collection of scribes, that already features The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, Christina Hodson & Lindsey Beer, Andrew Barrer & Gabriel Ferrari (who worked on Ant-Man), Art Marcum & Matt Holloway (Pacific Rim), Zak Penn (Pacific Rim 2) and Jeff Pinker (Lost). So, including Goldsman, that's seven writing teams, and 10 individual writers.

But there's more. At the end of last week, Black Hawk Down's Ken Nolan signed up, as did Geneva Robertson-Dworet, who's been writing a space thriller for Roland Emmerich. And now we learn that Daredevil season one showrunner Steven DeKnight is on board as well. So, we make that 10 writing teams,
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The Winners of the Creative Arts Emmys Are Here

So the big Emmys don't air until next Sunday night and at Moviefone we will have, of course, full coverage. But last night the Creative Arts Emmys were handed out, for the people that are largely responsible for making these shows that you absolutely love -- you know, the behind-the-scenes talent tasked with conceptualizing and realizing your favorite programs. Oh -- and some guest actor and actresses awards were handed out, so there's that too!

In the Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series category Uzo Aduba took home the prize for "Orange is the New Black." Since we are, very shamefully, one of a handful of Americans who hasn't seen a single second of "Orange in the New Black," this doesn't mean a whole lot to us, but we are very happy for her! (We promise, we'll watch soon.) For the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, the
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Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Winners in full

The Creative Arts Emmy Awards were handed out in Los Angeles last night (August 16).

HBO scooped the highest number of awards, with Game of Thrones and True Detective among the winners.

Digital Spy presents a full list of all the winners and nominees below:

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series

Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black - Winner

Natasha Lyonne, Orange Is the New Black

Laverne Cox, Orange Is the New Black

Tina Fey, Saturday Night Live

Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live

Joan Cusack, Shameless

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Programme

Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night - Winner

Betty White, Betty White's Off Their Rockers

Tom Bergeron, Dancing With The Stars

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Project Runway

Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance

Anthony Bourdain, The Taste

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Programme

Deadliest Catch - Winner

Alaska: The Last Frontier

Flipping Out

Million Dollar
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2014 Creative Arts Emmy Winners include 'Sex,' 'Scandal' co-stars

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2014 Creative Arts Emmy Winners include 'Sex,' 'Scandal' co-stars
The first round of 2014 Emmy Awards were handed out at the Creative Arts Emmys ceremony on Saturday (August 16) night at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The ceremony, which precedes the Monday, August 25 Primetime Emmy Awards telecast, offered signs of hope for a number of drama and comedy hopefuls. Netflix's "Orange Is The New Black," for example, won Emmys for editing, series casting and for Uzo Aduba, who is considered a guest actress for the purposes of these awards. No other comedy series was able to build any other momentum going into next week's show, with "The Big Bang Bang Theory," "Nurse Jackie," "How I Met Your Mother" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" grabbing isolated tech prizes and Jimmy Fallon winning the Guest Actor in a Comedy Series award for the second time in three years for his "Saturday Night Live" hosting duties. The two guest acting awards on the drama side
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#SDCC14: On Day 3 (July 26) Vamp Out with True Blood, The Vampire Diaries, Salem, Ahs: Coven, Constantine, Grimm, Sin City, Lovecraft, Twin Peaks, and More!

Day 3 of Sdcc '14 marks the end of an era with "True Blood's" last panel. It's joined by fellow fangers "The Vampire Diaries," the witches of "Salem" and "Ahs: Coven," "Grimm," Sin City, "Constantine," Troma, and lots more.

Per usual, we have the horror highlights along with info on a few other panels that should be of general interest (plus a couple of things for the kids). Be sure to visit the official 2014 San Diego Comic-Con website for the full lineup.

Day 3: Saturday, July 26, 2014

10 Am - The Simpsons

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons-no gifts please-with creator Matt Groening, executive producer Al Jean, supervising director Mike Anderson, and director for life David Silverman. Topics include the new Treehouse of Horror, Simpsorama, a visit from Homer Simpson and much, much more.

Saturday July 26, 2014 10:00am - 10:45am - Ballroom 20

10 Am - Idw: Summer Blockbusters!

Idw
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Comic-Con 2014 Schedule for Saturday, July 26th

Comic-Con 2014 Schedule for Saturday, July 26th
San Diego Comic-Con has released the full schedule of events for Saturday, July 26, following the Thursday and Friday schedules that were released the past two days. You can clickHere to view the lineup in its entirety, which includes numerous comic book panels and events, but we have pulled out all of the movie, DVD and TV-related panels for your convenience.

San Diego Comic-Con has released the full schedule of events for Saturday, July 26, following the Thursday and Friday schedules that were released the past two days. You can clickHere to view the lineup in its entirety, which includes numerous comic book panels and events, but we have pulled out all of the movie, DVD and TV-related panels for your convenience.

Saturday, July 26

The Simpsons

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons-no gifts please-with creator Matt Groening, executive producer Al Jean, supervising director MikeAnderson, and director for life David Silverman.
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The Real Reason Why Julianna Margulies Wears a Wig on The Good Wife Revealed on The Writers' Room

The Real Reason Why Julianna Margulies Wears a Wig on The Good Wife Revealed on The Writers' Room
The Writers' Room is going behind the scenes of The Good Wife tonight and revealing the biggest secret of them all: Why Julianna Margulies wears a wig as Alicia Florrick. Anybody who's ever seen the Emmy-winning actress on a red carpet knows she has jet black—and curly—hair. On the series, Alicia Florrick has smooth brown locks. So why is Margulies wigging out as Alicia on her hit CBS drama The Good Wife? SundanceTV's Jim Rash did the digging and we're sharing his fingings in an exclusivev sneak peek. "Well, the main reason, honestly, was because I wanted her to have a little bit of that WASPy look to her and I'm a Jew with curly hair," Margulies says on The Writers'...
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Watch: Exclusive Clip of Beau Willimon Talking Kevin Spacey and 'House of Cards' on SundanceTV's 'The Writers' Room'

Watch: Exclusive Clip of Beau Willimon Talking Kevin Spacey and 'House of Cards' on SundanceTV's 'The Writers' Room'
"We wanted a movie star entrance for Kevin Spacey, first and foremost, because we have a friggin' movie star." That's Beau Willimon breaking down his initial thought process regarding how to introduce Kevin Spacey's Frank Underwood to the world on "House of Cards." In the exclusive clip from SundanceTV's "The Writers' Room," Willimon explains to host Jim Rash how he worked his way from there to what we all saw unfold onscreen in one of television's hottest and most respected dramas.  Read More: TV Review: SundanceTV's Charming Season Premiere of 'The Writers' Room' Shares Secrets of 'Scandal' Featuring creator and showrunner Willimon, writer and co-executive producer John Mankiewicz, writer and story editor Laura Eason, actress Molly Parker, and political consultant Matt Bai, the half-hour discussion of what goes into writing the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning Netflix series also covers the program's unique release model, what you'll never see happen,
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Quinn Was Almost Who?! You Won't Believe the Ideas Scandal Writers Reveal on The Writers' Room

Quinn Was Almost Who?! You Won't Believe the Ideas Scandal Writers Reveal on The Writers' Room
The Scandal writers' room is a place of Many secrets, but series creator Shonda Rhimes is opening the doors for SundanceTV's The Writers' Room and revealing all sorts of secrets to host Jim Rash. In the exclusive clip above, Rhimes, Kerry Washington and the Scandal writers breakdown all the story pitches they got for Quinn (Katie Lowes) at the start of season two. The mystery of Quinn wasn't just a mystery to viewers. Rhimes sent an email to her Scandal writing staff between seasons one and two for pitches. "I sort of said, 'If anybody knows who Quinn Perkins is, that would be awesome to hear your pitches because we had no idea when we left season one who Quinn Perkins...
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TV Review: SundanceTV's Charming Season Premiere of 'The Writers' Room' Shares Secrets of 'Scandal'

TV Review: SundanceTV's Charming Season Premiere of 'The Writers' Room' Shares Secrets of 'Scandal'
Jim Rash can do no wrong. From his impeccable five-year performance as the Dean on "Community" to his Angelina Jolie-inspired, perfectly-timed pose at the 2013 Academy Awards, to an astute parody of "True Detective" with buddy Joel McHale, the Oscar-winning screenwriter is charming to the nth degree on and off camera. As the host of SundanceTV's "The Writers' Room," he effortlessly pushes for insights from some of the most in-demand writers out there -- and often gets them. While the mood is light during the Q&A session, the entertainment value is high thanks to well-chosen guests, intuitive features, and, of course, its amiable host.  The second season kicks off Friday, April 18th with the creator, lead actress, and writers of ABC's hit late night soap opera, "Scandal" (a well-timed episode considering the show's season finale airs Thursday night). Creator Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, and writers Mark Wilding, Jenna Bans,
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The Writers' Room: Season Two for Sundance Series

Sundance Channel has announced that host Jim Rash and The Writers' Room will be back for a second season. The six new half-hour episodes are expected to start airing sometime this spring.

Season two will feature Sons of Anarchy, House of Cards, Pretty Little Liars, The Good Wife, and Scandal, as well as a special episode about comic book and graphic novel adaptations on TV like The Walking Dead and Smallville.

Here's the press release:

Sundance Channel Renews Original Series “The Writers’ Room”

Pasadena, CA – TCA - January 11, 2014 – Sundance Channel announced today the renewal of its original non-fiction series “The Writers’ Room.” The six episode half-hour series hosted by Academy Award® winning screenwriter Jim Rash takes viewers inside the writers’ rooms of the hit television shows that are defining pop culture today. The announcement was
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'Rectify' returns to Sundance in summer, 'Returned' and 'The Writers' Room' picked up

Sundance has set a return date for its acclaimed drama "Rectify" and also picked up second seasons of "The Returned" and "The Writers' Room."

"Rectify," the story of an exonerated death row inmate (Aden Young) trying to readjust to life outside, will return in the summer. It will run for 10 episodes, up from six in its first season.

Season 2 of "The Writers' Room," in which Jim Rash discusses the ins and outs of putting a TV show together with the people who make them, is set to premiere in the spring. Season 2 episodes will feature writers from "Scandal," "Sons of Anarchy," "House of Cards," "Pretty Little Liars" and "The Good Wife," and a special episode about comic-book adaptations will look at "Smallville" and "The Walking Dead," among others.

"The Returned," the French show about the undead returning to their homes, will premiere late in the year. The second season is currently in development.
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How Long Will 'American Horror Story' Go On

How Long Will 'American Horror Story' Go On
There's no end in sight for "American Horror Story."

Co-creator Ryan Murphy revealed on "The Writers' Room" that he plans to keep making "American Horror Story," the FX anthology series starring Jessica Lange, as long as the network will let him.

"I don't see an end to it," Murphy says in the exclusive video above from "The Writers' Room." "I love it. I love the whole process of it. I feel like it has a great renewal to it. I love the dream time of it, you know when you're ready to sort of come up with a new one ... I really feel like, for me, it's something that I would love to keep doing as long as they let me."

The dream time almost resulted in a story about Charles Manson. “I want to do an entire season about the [Charles] Manson case,” Murphy told Deadline. "But then we decided
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