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2018 TV Scorecard: Which Shows Have Been Renewed or Canceled Already?

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Although we're not even halfway through the year, Hollywood waits for no one - TV show cancellations and renewals now happen year round, so it's time to catch up on the latest news. Whether that means some of our favorite shows are disappearing soon or staying around for another shot, we all have to face the music eventually. A few shows have already been canceled, but other series have been luckier. See what's been renewed or canceled so far in 2018 below, and if you don't see your favorite show's fate, check here.

What's Been Renewed ABC Fresh Off the Boat: The groundbreaking comedy got a fifth season from ABC. Station 19: People might not have gone as bonkers for this Grey's Anatomy spinoff as they do for the original medical drama, but it still nabbed a second season renewal. Splitting Up Together: Jenna Fischer's
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2018 Emmy predictions smackdown: Tom O’Neil vs. Pete Hammond on comedy series acting races

2018 Emmy predictions smackdown: Tom O’Neil vs. Pete Hammond on comedy series acting races
Rachel Brosnahan is the one to beat!” Pete Hammond (Deadline) insists about the star of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” in the Emmy Award race for Best Comedy Actress. “If she doesn’t win, there’s something wrong.”

But I disagree. Yes, Brosnahan is seemingly way out front, according to our Experts’ predictions and racetrack odds, but I argue with Pete in our pundit smackdown about the threats posed by Tracee Ellis Ross (“Black-ish) and Allison Janney (“Mom”). Watch our video above, listen to audio podcast version below.

In Janney’s case, I remind Pete: “She won twice in supporting for ‘Mom.’ She couldn’t get around Julia Louis-Dreyfus last year in the lead race, but that’s possible now thanks to her Oscar bump” from winning Best Supporting Actress for “I, Tonya.” Also, Louis-Dreyfus isn’t in the current race because “Veep” didn’t air episodes during the Emmy eligibility period,
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2018 TV Scorecard: Which Shows Have Been Renewed or Canceled Already?

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Although we're not even halfway through the year, Hollywood waits for no one - TV show cancellations and renewals now happen year round, so it's time to catch up on the latest news. Whether that means some of our favorite shows are disappearing soon or staying around for another shot, we all have to face the music eventually. A few shows have already been canceled, but other series have been luckier. See what's been renewed or canceled so far in 2018 below, and if you don't see your favorite show's fate, check here.

What's Been Renewed ABC Fresh Off the Boat: The groundbreaking comedy got a fifth season from ABC. Station 19: People might not have gone as bonkers for this Grey's Anatomy spinoff as they do for the original medical drama, but it still nabbed a second season renewal. Splitting Up Together: Jenna Fischer's
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Film News Roundup: Jane Fonda to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Michael Moore’s Festival

Film News Roundup: Jane Fonda to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Michael Moore’s Festival
In today’s film news roundup, Jane Fonda is set for an award at Michael Moore’s film festival, Shout Factory buys Angie Wang’s crime drama “Mdma,” and the Palm Springs festival sets its opening and closing dates.

Honor

Jane Fonda will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival, which runs from July 31 to Aug. 5.

Fonda has won acting Oscars for “Klute” and “Coming Home” and been nominated for “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?,” “Julia,” “The China Syndrome,” “On Golden Pond,” and “The Morning After.” She’s also won four Golden Globes, two BAFTAs, and an Emmy.

Moore, who is the founder and president of the Michigan festival, made the announcement Wednesday.

“I can think of no other artist who has given more to her country,” said Moore. “What an honor for our festival audience to welcome and to be
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Now Casting: Appear in Amazon Studios Film ‘Troupe Zero’ Starring Viola Davis + 3 More Gigs

In today’s casting roundup, the upcoming “Troupe Zero,” starring Viola Davis, Allison Janney, and Jim Gaffigan, is casting actors for a pair of featured background roles. Plus, a digital pilot is casting a Middle Eastern actor for its lead role, Upright Citizens Brigade is seeking a featured background actor for a comedy sketch show, and a teen clothing line needs models for an upcoming campaign. “Troupe Zero,” Snoring Man & Trashy LADYThe upcoming Amazon Studios feature film “Troupe Zero,” starring Viola Davis, Allison Janney, and Jim Gaffigan is casting actors for a pair of featured background roles. A male actor, aged 60–79, is wanted to portray a snoring man, and a female actor, aged 20–49, is wanted to portray a trashy lady. Filming will start on June 22 in Jean Lafitte, Louisiana. Some pay will be provided. Apply here! Digital Pilot, Rising Chefa Middle Eastern male actor, aged 30–45, is currently wanted to portray
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Exclusive Interview – Craig Gillespie and Steven Rogers discuss I, Tonya

Bringing the infamous story of one of the athletic world’s greatest falls from grace to the big screen must have seemed a daunting task. The controversial clash of personalities which culminated in a ruthless attack on one of the leading lights of the U. S. Figure Skating world was well publicised at the time. Everyone knows the names of Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan, but the truth of exactly what happened in 1994 was harder to pinpoint. The extreme personalities and the shocking nature of the actions of Tonya Harding and her ex-boyfriend Jeff Gillooly would make for a fine film, but director Craig Gillespie and screenwriter Steven Rogers had to work out how to tell their enthralling tale with so much conflicting information and opinion. Getting to the truth at the heart of the matter was key, and in making the film they discovered that the intense drama and
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Santa Barbara Film Festival Sets 2019 Dates

The 34th annual Santa Barbara Film Festival is set to run January 30-February 9 in 2019, organizers said this morning. Official events will be held throughout the city, including the Arlington and Lobero theaters, for the fest that takes place in the heat of movie awards season. Last year, honorary awards were bestowed on eventual Oscar winners Jordan Peele, Guillermo del Toro, Allison Janney and Sam Rockwell, among others. The 2018 fest went on as planned in the face of…
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Why Best Actress in a Comedy Is Emmy’s Most Exciting Category (Column)

Why Best Actress in a Comedy Is Emmy’s Most Exciting Category (Column)
Last year, the best actress in an Emmy field expanded from six to seven nominees, encompassing talent from winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep”) to the loopy, show-anchoring, no-typical-sitcom-mom charms of Tracee Ellis Ross (“Black-ish”) and the crackling chemistry of Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin (“Grace and Frankie”). This year, it seems the category could be expanded to 10, and few would complain. The heat at the Emmys, at least among comedies, is squarely with female performers, proof of a shift happening across genres in TV that seems most pronounced among the shows that make us laugh.

Potential nominees this year include, returning from last year,
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Allison Janney to join Hugh Jackman in Bad Education

Back in March it was announced that Hugh Jackman had signed on to lead the cast of Bad Education, the new film from Thoroughbreds director Cory Finley, and now Deadline is reporting that he will be joined by Oscar-winner Allison Janney.

Scripted by Mike Makowsky (I Think We’re Alone Now) and loosely based upon his own high school experience, the film sees Jackman as a superintendent of a school district who who works for the betterment of the student’s education while embezzling public funds to live the life he wants.

Janney is set to portray the school district business manager, who is in on the scheme and helping Jackman’s character to cover their tracks, while enjoying living the high life off the back of the embezzlement.

Janney has recently signed on to star in the feature film Troupe Zero alongside Jim Gaffigan, Viola Davis and Mckenna Grace,
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Will Diana Rigg (‘Game of Thrones’) finally win Emmy as Lady Olenna Tyrell for her final appearance in ‘The Queen’s Justice’?

Will Diana Rigg (‘Game of Thrones’) finally win Emmy as Lady Olenna Tyrell for her final appearance in ‘The Queen’s Justice’?
Dame Diana Rigg bid adieu to her character Lady Olenna Tyrell on “Game of Thrones” last summer in season seven. After scoring three previous Emmy nominations for the role will she finally be crowned Best Drama Guest Actress at this year’s event?

Rigg joined the cast in season three and became a fan favorite with her sharp tongue and memorable one-liners. She earned her first of three nominations for the third season in 2013, but lost to Carrie Preston (“The Good Wife”). Her scheming and wit earned her a second consecutive nomination in 2014 for the fourth season, but it came as no surprise when the trophy went home with Allison Janney (“Masters of Sex”).

Then “Got” was the odds-on favorite to win Best Drama Series In 2015 for its fifth season, so it looked like Rigg might go along for the ride on her third nom. But Margo Martindale (“The Americans
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Film News Roundup: Allison Janney Joins Hugh Jackman in ‘Bad Education’

Film News Roundup: Allison Janney Joins Hugh Jackman in ‘Bad Education’
In today’s film news roundup, Allison Janney comes on board “Bad Education,” Beau Knapp leads the cast in “Crypto,” and Fox hires veteran marketing executive Mary Goss Robino.

Castings

Allison Janney will join Hugh Jackman in the independent movie “Bad Education,” which is currently in pre-production with “Thoroughbreds” director Cory Finley attached.

Producers are Fred Berger and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones of Automatik alongside Eddie Vaisman, Julia Lebedev, and Oren Moverman of Sight Unseen. Screenwriter Mike Makowsky will also produce.
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Allison Janney In Talks To Join Hugh Jackman In Automatik and Sight Unseen’s ‘Bad Education’

Allison Janney In Talks To Join Hugh Jackman In Automatik and Sight Unseen’s ‘Bad Education’
Exclusive: Allison Janney is in talks to join Hugh Jackman in Automatik’s Bad Education, a feature based on a true story from I Think We're Alone Now screenwriter Mike Makowsky and director Cory Finley (Thoroughbreds). The story, which is said to be based on Makowsky’s own high school experience, follows a superintendent of the school district who works for the betterment of the student’s education while embezzling public funds to live the life he wants. Jackman is…
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Allison Janney (‘Mom’) could benefit at Emmys from ‘I, Tonya’ Oscar bump and Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ absence

Allison Janney (‘Mom’) could benefit at Emmys from ‘I, Tonya’ Oscar bump and Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ absence
Allison Janney is one of the most celebrated actresses of all time at the Emmys, with seven wins under her belt from three different shows. She can also now call herself an Oscar winner, taking home her first trophy from the Academy earlier this year for her performance as monster mom Lavona Golden in “I, Tonya.” If the love continues, Janney could bring home another Emmy just a few months later for playing another iconic mother in “Mom,” especially with unstoppable contender Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep”) sitting out the race this year.

SEEWill Allison Janney (‘Mom’) ride her Oscar win to a record-tying eighth Emmy?

Janney collected two Emmys in the Best Comedy Supporting Actress category for the first two seasons of “Mom,” in which she plays recovering addict Bonnie Plunkett. She earned another nomination in this category for Season 3 before making the leap up to Best Comedy Actress last year.
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Will Allison Janney (‘Mom’) ride her Oscar win to a record-tying eighth Emmy?

Will Allison Janney (‘Mom’) ride her Oscar win to a record-tying eighth Emmy?
It’s been three months since Allison Janney won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for “I, Tonya” and in another three months, she could find herself holding another gold statuette: the Best Comedy Actress Emmy for “Mom.”

As she’s been all season, the seven-time Emmy winner is in second place in our combined odds to take the prize, behind Golden Globe champ Rachel Brosnahan (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”). After two supporting victories for “Mom,” Janney, like she did with “The West Wing,” moved to the lead category last year, losing to Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep”), who’s sitting this year out. If Janney does win her eighth Emmy this year, she will tie Louis-Dreyfus and Cloris Leachman as the Emmys’ most decorated performers.

See 2019 Emmys comedy queens showdown: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (‘Veep’) vs. Candice Bergen (‘Murphy Brown’)?

The Oscar afterglow should theoretically help her, but recent Oscar champs haven’t been
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Anna Paquin’s Greatest Performances

Earning an Oscar at the tender age of 11 in your first film role would be considered peaking too soon by some, but Anna Paquin has gained success throughout her impressive career so far – from child actor to blockbuster star, indie darling to TV series frontrunner.

To celebrate the 25th anniversary release of The Piano, in cinemas for one night only on June 15 and also starring Holly Hunter, Sam Neill and Harvey Keitel, we take a look at Anna Paquin’s greatest performances to date.

The Piano (1993)

In her first film role, Anna Paquin steals every scene as precocious child Flora McGrath in Jane Campion’s masterpiece The Piano. Playing the daughter of a mute woman (Holly Hunter) sold into marriage, Flora translates her mother’s thoughts as they navigate a cruel family life in a remote country. The role earned Anna Paquin an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at
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Laurie Metcalf would make Tony Awards history with win for ‘Three Tall Women’

Laurie Metcalf would make Tony Awards history with win for ‘Three Tall Women’
Three-time Emmy winner Laurie Metcalf (“Roseanne”) won her first Tony Award only last year but could well add a second one to her crowded mantle this Sunday. This would be a nice makeup award for Metcalf who lost a close Supporting Actress Oscar race this year for her performance in “Lady Bird” to Allison Janney for “I, Tonya.”

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Last season Metcalf took home the Best Actress in a Play Tony Award for her bravura performance in “A Doll’s House Part 2” which told the story of what happened to Ibsen’s heroine in the years after she walked out on her husband. This season Metcalf has returned to Broadway in an acclaimed revival of Edward Albee’s “Three Tall Women.” With Glenda Jackson all but certain to win her first Tony up in the lead race,
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Movie Talk: Which Joker Movie Will Happen First?

On this episode of Collider Movie Talk, Mark Ellis, Kristian Harloff, and Jon Schnepp discuss the following: According to Variety, Jared Leto will be getting a Joker standalone movie that is in the world of the Suicide Squad universe. Sony released a new trailer for Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse starring Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, and Liev Schreiber. MGM announced that Charlize Theron, Bette Midler, Allison Janney and Chloë Grace Moretz have joined Oscar Isaac in their animated version of The Addams Family. Universal Pictures released a new trailer for the Peter Jackson produced epic Mortal Engines. THR is …
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They're Creepy and They're Kooky: "The Addams Family"

The voice cast of MGM's upcoming animated CG version of "The Addams Family", directed by Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon, based on characters created by Charles Addams, includeS Oscar Isaac as 'Gomez Addams', Charlize Theron as 'Morticia', Chloë Grace Moretz as 'Wednesday', Finn Wolfhard as 'Pugsley', Nick Kroll as 'Uncle Fester' and Oscar winner Allison Janney as villain 'Margaux Needler', opening October 11, 2019:

"...'Morticia', devoted to her husband and children, is the pale glue that holds her clan together.

"'Gomez', debonair, sinister and passionately in love with his wife, is enthusiastic about whatever dreadful scheme he’s cooked up.

"'Wednesday' is a brilliant and sinister teenage girl with long braids and dead-pan wit.

"'Pugsley', a menacing 10 year old on over-drive, enjoys getting into any kind of dreadful mischief he can find.

"Mad 'Uncle Fester' is good natured, merry and likes to create mayhem any way he can.

"'Grandmama' is
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First Look At The New Animated Version Of ‘The Addams Family’

Here’s your very first look at the upcoming animated version of The Addams Family!

The voice cast is also set for the film. for Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) animated feature The Addams Family is set, it was announced yesterday by Jonathan Glickman, MGM’s President, Motion Picture Group. Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan direct a voice cast led by Golden Globe winner Oscar Isaac as Gomez Addams, Academy Award winner Charlize Theron as Morticia Addams, Chloë Grace Moretz as Wednesday Addams, Finn Wolfhard as Pugsley Addams, Nick Kroll as Uncle Fester, Bette Midler as Grandmama and Academy Award winner Allison Janney as the family’s arch nemesis Margaux Needler.

Vernon and Tiernan co-direct from Matt Lieberman’s screenplay based on the Charles Addams’ iconic cartoon series. The film will be produced by Vernon with Gail Berman, via her shingle The Jackal Group, and Alex Schwartz. It will be executive produced by Andrew Mittman,
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MGM’S Animated Feature ‘The Addams Family’ Finds Its Brood

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They’re Creepy and they’re Kooky, The voice cast for Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) animated feature ‘The Addams Family‘ is set, it was announced today by Jonathan Glickman, MGM’s President, Motion Picture Group. Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan direct a voice cast led by Golden Globe winner Oscar Isaac as Gomez Addams, Academy Award winner Charlize Theron as Morticia Addams, Chloë Grace Moretz (The Miseducation of Cameron Post, If I Stay) as Wednesday Addams, Finn Wolfhard as Pugsley Addams, Nick Kroll as Uncle Fester, Bette Midler as Grandmama and Academy Award winner Allison Janney as the family’s arch nemesis Margaux Needler.

Vernon and Tiernan co-direct from Matt Lieberman’s screenplay based on the Charles Addams’ iconic cartoon series. The film will be produced by Vernon with Gail Berman, via her shingle The Jackal Group, and Alex Schwartz. It
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