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Bellevue on Wgn America: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two?

Vulture WatchHow long will Annie Ryder be on the case? Has the Bellevue TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on Wgn America? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Bellevue, season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you? What's This TV Show About?Airing on the Wgn America cable channel Bellevue stars Anna Paquin, Shawn Doyle, Allen Leech, Madison Ferguson, Billy MacLellan, Sharon Taylor, Janine Thériault, Amber Goldfarb, Vincent Leclerc, Joe Cobden, Victoria Sanchez, and Sadie O’Neil. The Canadian crime drama, which originally premiered on CBC, centers on the disappearance of a transgender teen. The disappearance of Bellevue’s high school hockey star, Jesse Sweetland (O’Neil), evokes memories for Detective Annie Ryder, whose father committed suicide, after failing
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Bryan Fuller criticises Bohemian Rhapsody trailer for hetwashing

Earlier this week we saw the first teaser trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody, the long-gestating biopic of legendary British rock band Queen and front-man Freddie Mercury.

The teaser appeared to generate a lot of excitement, but one person who wasn’t particularly impressed was Hannibal and American Gods creator Bryan Fuller, who took to social media to criticise the trailer for ‘hetwashing’ with regards to Mercury’s sexuality.

“Anyone else mildly annoyed that the Bohemian Rhapsody trailer features gay/bi superstar Freddie Mercury flirting with and twirling with a woman but no indication of his love of men?” wrote Fuller.

He also took exception to the official synopsis, which describes Mercury as having a “life-threatening illness”, rather than specifying that his condition was AIDS:

“Dear 20th Century Fox: Yes, it was a life-threatening illness, but more specifically it was AIDS. From having gay sex with men. Do better.”

Anyone Else
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Today in Soap Opera History (May 18)

1960: Eileen Fulton debuted on As the World Turns. 1979: Pat

struggled to get past his religious differences with Nancy on

Ryan's Hope. 1990: The final episode of Falcon Crest.

1994: General Hospital's Maxie received B.J.'s heart."All true histories contain instruction; though, in some, the treasure may be hard to find, and when found, so trivial in quantity that the dry, shrivelled kernel scarcely compensates for the trouble of cracking the nut."

Anne Brontë in "Agnes Grey"

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1960: Eileen Fulton debuted in the role of Lisa Miller on As The World Turns. She would play the iconic role for most of
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Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody gets a first trailer

Following yesterday’s poster and teaser [take a look here], 20th Century Fox has released the first trailerfor the upcoming Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody which stars Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury, Ben Hardy as Roger Taylor, Gwilym Lee as Brian May, Joe Mazzello as John Deacon; check it out below, along with a new poster and the official synopsis….

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near-implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid, where Mercury, facing a life-threatening illness, leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. In the process, cementing
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Rami Malek will rock you in first trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody

The first trailer for Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody is finally upon us and it’s nothing but pure rock ‘n’ roll.

Rami Malek, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee, Joseph Mazzello, Allen Leech and Lucy Boynton star in the Queen biopic which Dexter Fletcher took over directing duties from Bryan Singer after he left the production. Both Fletcher and Singer are said to have directing credits.

The film will track Queen’s rise to superstardom and their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid where Mercury leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music.

Also in trailers – John Cho frantically tries to find his missing daughter in trailer for Searching

Here’s the new trailer,

The film will be released on October 24th in the UK, followed by November 2nd in the United States.

The post Rami Malek will rock you in first trailer
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First poster and teaser for Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody

After a somewhat troubled production which saw director Bryan Singer fired and replaced by Dexter Fletcher, 20th Century Fox is set to unveil the first trailer for the upcoming Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody tomorrow, and to whet our appetites we’ve got a first-look sneak peek teaser along with a poster featuring Rami Malek as the band’s iconic frontman Freddie Mercury; take a look here…

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near-implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid, where Mercury, facing a life-threatening illness, leads the band in one of the greatest
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Queen play Live Aid in new Bohemian Rhapsody image, synopsis released

20th Century Fox has revealed a new image from the upcoming Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody featuring Rami Malek as the iconic frontman Freddie Mercury, Gwilym Lee as Brian May, Ben Hardy as Roger Taylor, and Joe Mazzello as John Deacon during the band’s 1985 performance at Live Aid; check it out below along with a new synopsis for the film; take a look below…

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near-implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid, where Mercury, facing a life-threatening illness, leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music.
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Jake Gyllenhaal to Produce, Star in Thriller ‘Welcome to Vienna’

Jake Gyllenhaal to Produce, Star in Thriller ‘Welcome to Vienna’
Jake Gyllenhaal will produce and star in the thriller “Welcome to Vienna” for Focus Features.

The project is based on the Kevin Wignall novel “To Die in Vienna,” which will be published in June by Thomas & Mercer. Gyllenhaal will portray a Vienna-based civilian surveillance contractor for hire who is tracking a Chinese scientist. He interrupts a break-in at his apartment and the intruder escapes, but then comes back and tries to kill him — leading the contractor to believe that the CIA may be trying to kill him.

Focus has acquired the movie rights to the novel. Gyllenhaal will produce “Welcome to Vienna” with Riva Marker through his Nine Stories production company, which produced his Boston Marathon bombing drama “Stronger” and the family drama “Wildlife,” which premiered at Sundance and stars Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan. Nine Stories exec Annie Marter will be an executive producer.

Gyllenhaal received an Academy Award nomination
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Downton Abbey's Allen Leech Is Engaged to Jessica Blair Herman!

Downton Abbey's Allen Leech Is Engaged to Jessica Blair Herman!
Downton Abbey star Allen Leech is getting ready to walk down the aisle!

The 36-year-old Irish actor, known for his role as Tom Branson on the award-winning PBS drama series, is engaged to actress Jessica Blair Herman (American Crime Story, Fresh Off the Boat).

“Happy Valentine’s Day @jessicablairherman,” Leech wrote on Instagram Wednesday, captioning a selfie of the two.

“First one as a fiancé!” he added, breaking the news of their engagement. “Thank you for saying yes and for making me the happiest.”

In case fans were curious, Leech made it clear he didn’t pop the question on the romantic holiday.
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Bellevue

Network: Wgn America. Episodes: Eight (hour). Seasons: One. TV show dates: January 23, 2018 — March 13, 2018. Series status: Cancelled. Performers include: Anna Paquin, Shawn Doyle, Allen Leech, Madison Ferguson, Billy MacLellan, Sharon Taylor, Janine Thériault, Amber Goldfarb, Vincent Leclerc, Joe Cobden, Victoria Sanchez, and Sadie O’Neil. TV show description: From creators Jane Maggs and Adrienne Mitchell, the Bellevue TV show is set in "a small town with big secrets." Bellevue hasn't been the same since a young woman was murdered two decades ago. Now, it appears the killer has returned, but things aren't always the way they seem. Since the local mine shut down, Bellevue's high school hockey star, Jesse Sweetland (O'Neil), has been the town's
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Bellevue on Wgn America: Cancelled Anna Paquin Series Debuts Tonight

Even though it is over before it started, the already-cancelled Bellevue TV show premieres tonight, January 23, 2018 on Wgn America at 10:00pm Et/Pt. The Canadian TV series originally debuted on CBC in February of 2017. A second season had been in development at that network, but last May, executive producer Adrienne Mitchell announced it would not move forward. From co-creators Jane Maggs and Mitchell, Bellevue stars Anna Paquin, Shawn Doyle, Shawn Doyle, Allen Leech, Madison Ferguson, Billy MacLellan, Sharon Taylor, Janine Theriault, Amber Goldfarb, and Sadie O’Neil. The Wgna crime drama centers on the disappearance of a transgender teen. Read More…
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TV Review: ‘Bellevue,’ Starring Anna Paquin

TV Review: ‘Bellevue,’ Starring Anna Paquin
In the town of Bellevue, Annie Ryder (Anna Paquin) is a detective with boundary issues. Specifically, she doesn’t have any: In the first scene, she smashes a stranger’s car window and makes amends by pressing herself against him until he stops shouting and starts kissing her. A few minutes later he is snorting cocaine off of her cleavage in his motel room, and she’s reaching for a bottle while he pulls off her pants. And only then — way past what seems like the point of no return — does the door slam open to make way for two police officers brandishing guns.

In some ways, it’s a clichéd scene: The romance of the undercover cop getting too close to the other side of crime is a frequent subject for film and television. “Bellevue” is less about the romance, though, than it is about Annie herself — and what it means to keep blurring the lines
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‘Bellevue’: Anna Paquin on the Detective Series’ Complicated Character Dynamics

Airing on Wgn America, the drama series Bellevue follows Annie Ryder (Anna Paquin, in a stand-out performance), a detective looking to unravel the mysterious disappearance of a transgender teen (beautifully and heartbreakingly played by Sadie O’Neil), in a case that might connect back to the murder of a young woman, 20 years prior. But trying to solve this mystery will pull Annie further away from her daughter and force her to confront someone from her own past, all while trying to navigate the complicated relationship with her on-again/off-again ex, Eddie (Allen Leech), and her boss …
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Dexter Fletcher replaces Bryan Singer on Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody

British filmmaker Dexter Fletcher has been hired to replace ousted director Bryan Singer for the final few weeks of production on Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, starring Mr Robot actor Rami Malek as iconic frontman Freddie Mercury.

Deadline is reporting that Fox has hired Fletcher, best known for Eddie the Eagle and Proclaimers musical Sunshine on Leith, to shepherd the final two weeks of production on the film, as well as potential reshoots.

The director was originally attached to the project back in 2013, when Ben Whishaw was set to portray Mercury.

It is not known whether Fletcher will get a directing credit on the finished film, with the final decision down to the DGA, though the release date of December 2018 remains in place.

See Also: Bryan Singer shares new image of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury from Bohemian Rhapsody

Singer was fired from his position on Bohemian Rhapsody at the beginning of the week,
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Bryan Singer releases statement in response to his firing from Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody

Bryan Singer has released a statement in response to the news of his removal as director of the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. According to the director, the claims against him have gotten way out of hand. Here is his statement in full, courtesy of THR:

“I wanted nothing more than to be able to finish this project and help honor the legacy of Freddie Mercury and Queen, but Fox would not permit me to do so because I needed to temporarily put my health, and the health of my loved ones, first… Bohemian Rhapsody is a passion project of mine. With fewer than three weeks to shoot remaining, I asked Fox for some time off so I could return to the U.S. to deal with pressing health matters concerning one of my parents. This was a very taxing experience, which ultimately took a serious toll on my own health.
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20th Century Fox fires Bryan Singer from Bohemian Rhapsody

Over the weekend it was announced that production on the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has been halted with two weeks of production remaining owing to the “unexpected availability” of Bryan Singer, who was said to be suffering “a personal health matter.”

Well, THR is reporting that 20th Century Fox has now fired Singer from the project, which “reflected an escalating clash between Singer and [Freddie Mercury] actor Rami Malek and was caused by Singer’s being missing from the set.”

Singer had apparently frequently been absent from the set, with cinematographer Thomas Newton Sigel having to step in to direct scenes, with Malek then complaining to the studio about Singer’s unreliability and unprofessionalism. Tom Hollander, who portrays Queen manager Jim Beach, is also said to have quit the film over Singer’s behaviour before being convinced to return.

Things are said to have reached a head with a confrontation between Singer and Malek,
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Bryan Singer illness halts production on Bohemian Rhapsody

20th Century Fox has announced that filming on its Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has been suspended “due to the unexpected availability” of director Bryan Singer, who is dealing with a health issue.

A representative for Singer stated that it relates to “a personal health matter concerning Bryan and his family [and that] Bryan hopes to get back to work on the film soon after the holidays.” It is not thought that the delay will impact the film’s planned December 2018 release date.

See Also: Queen’s Live Aid performance recreated in Bohemian Rhapsody set photos and video

Bohemian Rhapsody will chart the rise of the British rock band Queen through to their iconic Live Aid performance in 1985. It is set for release on December 25th 2018 in the States and December 28th 2018 in the UK and features a cast that includes Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury, Ben Hardy as Roger Taylor, Gwilym Lee as Brian May,
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Inside New York's 'Downton Abbey' Exhibit

Downton Abbey may have ended its six-season run in 2015, but the legacy of the show is still going strong nearly two years later.

New York's Downton Abbey: The Exhibition, which opened for a limited engagement on Saturday, gives fans the opportunity for a fully immersive experience set inside the world of the historical period drama. The space features iconic sets from the series, as well as props and costumes that appeared throughout the show’s run.

In celebration of the exhibition, castmembers Michelle Dockery, Joanne Froggatt, Sophie McShera, Lesley Nicol and Allen Leech; executive producer Gareth Neame; and Kevin MacLellan, NBCUniversal's...
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Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery Reveals That She Considers Herself a Widow After the Sudden 2015 Death of Her Fiancé

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Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery Reveals That She Considers Herself a Widow After the Sudden 2015 Death of Her Fiancé
Former Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery revealed in a new interview that she considers herself a widow after the shocking death of her fiancé John Dineen.

“I refer to myself as a widow, yes,” Dockery said in a new interview with The Guardian. “We were engaged, and married at heart, and so I do consider myself a widow.

“That’s the first time I’ve said that, and it’s a bit of a relief to say so,” the British actress added, saying it helped her connect with her Good Behavior character Alice.

Dineen, who worked as a commercial public relations executive,
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Bellevue: Wgn America Releases Trailer and Release Date for Crime Drama Series

"What did you do with my kid?" Today, Wgn America released a new trailer and the premiere date for their upcoming TV show Bellevue.The Canadian crime drama follows Detective Annie Ryder (Anna Paquin) as she unravels the mystery behind the disappearance of a transgender teen. The cast also includes Shawn Doyle and Allen Leech.Read More…
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