The Tick (2001–2002)
On March 17, the streaming service will launch its new pilot season, which will consist of two hourlong pilots and three half-hour pilots. Amazon claims that after watching the pilots, its customers can review them, which offers feedback on which series will become the next Amazon Original Series.
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Check out first-look photos and a rundown of each of the pilots below:
Good-bye, Robb Stark. Hello, space chaplain! “Game of Thrones” star Richard Madden trades his winter furs for a clerical collar to play an English pastor who must leave his wife and become a missionary, based on the Michel Faber sci-fi novel “The Book of Strange New Things.” Instead of being sent to a new country though,
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It was a joke, just to be clear, but it spoke to the spirit of FX’s “Legion,” the newest TV show to draw upon the rich legacy of Marvel Comics – specifically, the “X-Men” universe. What was being built up in Canada by Wylie and his team, under the direction of creator Noah Hawley, bore very little resemblance to past Marvel adventures. Instead, “Legion’s” inspirations include Pink Floyd, Stanley Kubrick, Bollywood and a style of architecture actively despised
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“A Series of Unfortunate Events” follows the turbulent lives of Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire after their parents’ death in a fire. The children are placed in
Kelley’s next series, the Billy Bob Thornton legal drama “Goliath,” debuts Oct. 14 on Amazon. Early next year, he’ll premiere HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” starring Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, and Shailene Woodley, and after that, DirecTV’s serial killer thriller “Mr. Mercedes.”
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But here’s what’s not on Kelley’s docket: Anything in broadcast, where he once upon a time he was king.
“I don’t see a reason to, at this point,” Kelley told IndieWire. “If broadcast TV evolves and really cares about product more than exalting ratings over product, I might. If they got rid of commercials, I might. It’s just hard to succeed with good,
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But now, Clarkson, Hammond, May, and Wilman are all returning for a new Amazon series “The Grand Tour.” It follows the gang as they travel to four continents in many different snazzy vehicles, not just sports cars, but also speedboats,
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Deadline reports that Amazon and MGM are "close to locking in a deal" that would bring the show to the streaming service. The report claims that Amazon is eyeing to air the series at some point next year, but an exact episode count wasn't given. The news comes just hours after Amazon Studios announced their new comedy shows for their fall pilot season, including a reboot of The Tick.
Amazon and MGM are close to a deal for the streaming service to host Kevin Smith’s planned small-screen adaptation of The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, our sister site Deadline reports.
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The 1984 cult classic starred Peter Weller (Robocop) as an physicist/pilot/rock musician who, with his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, battled alien invaders from the eighth dimension.
The sci-fi folly’s cast also included Clancy Brown, John Lithgow, Jeff Goldblum,
The Associated Press broke the news of the actress' death, which was confirmed by her husband, actor Charles Kimbrough. The late actress' husband revealed that there was no public announcement, funeral or memorial service, because "that was her choice." It isn't known how long the actress was suffering from lung cancer.
Beth Howland was born May 28, 1941 in Boston, and began her acting career at a fairly early age. After graduating from high school
Howland won the role of Vera Louise Gorman (which was played by Valerie Cutin in the 1974 Martin Scorsese film Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore) after a Warner Bros. TV exec saw her play anxious bride-to-be Amy in Stephen Sondheim’s Broadway musical Company.
The producing pact furthers the duo’s association with NBC and Universal Television chairman Bob Greenblatt, who is one of “Hamilton’s” investors. Suarez previously served as VP of development at NBC, where he worked on shows including “ER” and “Just Shoot Me.”
“I’m so pleased to have Universal Television in business with one of the theater’s leading producers, Jeffrey Seller, and his producing partner, Flody Suarez,” said Greenblatt. “Jeffrey’s spectacular track record on Broadway and his knack for finding and nurturing brilliant new talent, such as the creative forces behind ‘Rent,’ ‘Avenue Q,’ ‘In the Heights’ and ‘Hamilton,’ is nothing short of remarkable. There is more and more cross-pollination these days from theater to television, especially at NBC, and we’re excited to
The Terror was featured in one episode of the short-lived Fox live-action version of The Tick back in 2001, played by Armin Shimerman, but it seems like Haley’s version will be a series regular.
On the film side of things, Haley is in talks to join Nikolaj Arcel’s big screen adaptation of The Dark Tower. In the vein of Abby Lee’s casting as little-known book figure Tirana, Haley is circling the role of Sayre, who’s described as “a menacing humanoid who is a vampire leader.”
Although no first name is mentioned,
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