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Advocates and Professionals Gather For Adcolor's 12th Annual Event

Adcolor, the premier organization dedicated to celebrating and promoting professionals of color and diversity in the creative industries, is heading to Los Angeles to hold their 12th annual awards show and conference at the J.W. Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live Hotel from September 21st through 23rd.

The sold-out event will attract notable celebrities, including The Real’s Jeannie Mai, award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien, Founder of the #MeToo Movement Tarana Burke, HuffPost Editor in Chief Lydia Polgreen, Star Trek: Discovery’s Wilson Cruz, music video director Paul Hunter, screenwriter and producerMara Brock Akil, and personalities Luvvie Ajayi and Joe Budden.

Corporate leaders attending the event include Proctor and Gamble’s Marc Pritchard, Endeavor’s Bozoma Saint John, Wieden+Kennedy’s Colleen DeCourcy, Sc Johnson’s Ann Mukherjee, The Geena Davis Institute’s Madeline Di Nonno, Bbdo’s Andrew Robertson, GLAAD’s Sarah Kate Ellis and Unilever’s Esi Eggleston Bracey,
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25 Star Trek Characters Reimagined As Villains

The Star Trek franchise has had some pretty incredible villains. From Khan to the Borg to the Dominion and back to the Borg, Gene Roddenberry’s optimistic series about an idealized version of humanity certainly has its dark moments. For the most part, however, Star Trek's main characters have all been pretty married to the straight and narrow.

That’s what makes campy conceits like the Mirror Universe so much fun for fans to play with. Introduced in the classic Original Series episode “Mirror, Mirror” and recently revisited in Star Trek: Discovery, the Mirror Universe was just an alternate reality where everyone is the worst version of themselves – a universe of evil twins, if you will. Seeing the goody two-shoes officers of Starfleet become mustache-twirling villains of the highest degree is decadent fun from a "what might have been" standpoint.

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Star Trek: Discovery: CBS All Access Teases Shorts by Rainn Wilson and Others

The Star Trek universe is getting even bigger. CBS All Access just announced the premiere date for their new spinoff series, Star Trek: Short Treks.

The four stand-alone episodes "will be an opportunity for fans to dive deeper into key themes and characters that fit into Star Trek: Discovery and the expanding “Star Trek” universe." The cast includes Rainn Wilson, Doug Jones, Mary Wiseman, and Aldis Hodge.

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TV News Roundup: Netflix Announces ‘Daredevil’ Season 3 Premiere Date

  • Variety
In today’s TV News Roundup, Netflix announces the premiere date and releases a teaser for “Daredevil’s” third season.


Netflix announced the third season of “Daredevil” will launch Oct. 19. The series, based on the comic characters created by Stan Lee and Bill Everett, stars Charlie Cox, Vincent D’Onofrio, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Joanne Whalley, Wilson Bethel and Jay Ali. Erik Oleson serves as showrunner. The streamer also released a teaser for the new season, which you can watch below.

Own announced season premiere dates for several unscripted series. “Ready to Love,” hosted by Thomas “Nephew Tommy” Miles of “The Steve Harvey Morning Show,” will have a two-night premiere beginning Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 10 p.m. and continuing Saturday, Oct. 27 at 10 p.m., while “Chad Loves Michelle,” which chronicles the road from engagement to marriage for former Destiny Child’s member Michelle Williams and Pastor Chad Johnson, premieres Saturday,
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‘Star Trek Discovery’ Mini-Episodes Start in October, Here’s What They’re About

‘Star Trek Discovery’ Mini-Episodes Start in October, Here’s What They’re About
Star Trek: Discovery won’t return until 2019, but if you’re craving something sooner than that, you’re in luck. Next month, CBS All Access is launching a series of Star Trek Discovery mini-episodes, titled Star Trek: Short Treks, to tide you over. Plot details about the mini-episodes, and a teaser, are available below. Star Trek Discovery Mini-Episodes On […]

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CBS reveals schedule and plot details for Star Trek: Short Treks series

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The second season of Star Trek: Discovery won't debut until early next year, but thankfully, there will still be a little bit of Star Trek in our lives throughout the remainder of the year. CBS had previously announced that a series of four stand-alone Star Trek stories would fill the gap between the first and second season's of Discovery. "There is no shortage of...
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Captain Marvel trailer tops Captain America: Civil War and Black Panther for views in first 24 hours

On Tuesday, Marvel pulled back the curtain on its first female-led superhero movie with the release of the first trailer for Captain Marvel, and if the amount of views it managed to rack up is any indication, it looks like the studio can expect another monster hit this coming March.

Thank you to all our fans for your support! 109 million global views for the Marvel Studios' @CaptainMarvel trailer in 24 hours. Higher. Further. Faster. #CaptainMarvel

Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) September 19, 2018

109 million views in 24 hours puts it ahead of the first trailers for Black Panther (89 million) and Captain America: Civil War (95 million), with only Avengers: Infinity War’s two trailers (230 million and 179 million) and Thor: Ragnarok’s first trailer (136 million), which is certainly an impressive feat given that Captain Marvel is a brand new franchise.

What did you make of the Captain Marvel trailer? Let us know in the comments below…
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Fox Buys Drama ‘100 Days Without Fear’ From Akiva Goldsman Based On Michelle Poler Blog

  • Deadline
Fox has put in development drama 100 Days Without Fear inspired by the life and blog of Michelle Poler, from Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman and his Weed Road Pictures, and 20th Century Fox TV.

Executive produced by Goldsman, 100 Days Without Fear is based on the life and blog of Poler, who embarked on a personal journey of self-discovery, vowing to conquer 100 of her biggest fears in 100 days and chronicled her journey on her blog.

Rachel Reznick brought in and will oversee the project for Weed Road along with Greg Lessans. Shane Riches will also produce.

Goldsman won the screenwriting Oscar for 2001’s A Beautiful Mind. He is currently teamed with Greg Berlanti on Titans, for Warner Bros Television and DC for WB’s digital service, and is an executive producer on Star Trek: Discovery for CBS All Access.

Goldsman has set up numerous projects as writer, director and producer through his Weed Road banner,
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Star Trek: Discovery Shorts Are Headed Your Way Soon

Showrunner Alex Kurtzman revealed at San Diego Comic-Con that ahead of the new season of Star Trek: Discovery, CBS All Access was dropping four stand-alone episodes that would delve deeper into some of the show's ensemble cast. Now, we have an official premiere date along with our first look at the


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‘Star Trek: Short Treks’ Set At CBS All Access Ahead Of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Return

  • Deadline
The Star Trek franchise is expanding on CBS All Access. The streaming service has announced Star Trek: Short Treks, four stand-alone short stories that will begin rolling out on Thursday, October 4 ahead of the early 2019 Season 2 return of Star Trek: Discovery.

Each of the four stories will center on a key character, including familiar faces from Star Trek: Discovery: Mary Wiseman (Tilly), Doug Jones (Saru) and Rainn Wilson (Harry Mudd), in a short he will also direct, as well as a new character unfamiliar to fans, Craft, played by Aldis Hodge.

Star Trek: Discovery follows the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new life forms, and one Starfleet officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself. The series features a new ship and new characters while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that
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Star Trek: Discovery Sets Premiere Dates for Short Treks Series — Get Plot Details and Watch a New Teaser

Star Trek: Discovery Sets Premiere Dates for Short Treks Series — Get Plot Details and Watch a New Teaser
Since Star Trek: Discovery‘s second season won’t arrive until next year, the CBS All Access series is serving up some appetizers to tide us over through the fall.

The previously announced four-part series of shorts titled Star Trek: Short Treks will debut on Thursday, Oct. 4 on the streaming service, TVLine has learned, with a new episode rolling out each month. Each short, running 10 to 15 minutes long, will focus on a single character, three of which we already know from Discovery: Mary Wiseman’s Tilly, Doug Jones’ Saru and Rainn Wilson’s Harry Mudd. Plus, Aldis Hodge (Underground) will
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Go behind-the-scenes of Captain Marvel with new set visit video

Following the arrival of the first trailer earlier this week, Entertainment Tonight has unveiled a video of their recent visit to the set of Captain Marvel, which takes us behind the scenes of the upcoming superhero movie and includes interviews with stars Brie Larson (Carol Danvers) and Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury); take a look here…

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Captain Marvel follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, “Captain Marvel” is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Captain Marvel is being directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck (Mississippi Grind) and sees Brie Larson
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CBS TV Studios Closing in on Deal to Adapt James Comey Memoir ‘Higher Loyalty’ Into Miniseries

CBS TV Studios is final negotiations to adapt former FBI director James Comey’s memoir, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership” into a miniseries, an insider with knowledge of the negotiations told TheWrap.

The project will be penned by “Captain Phillips” writer Billy Ray and comes from Alex Kurtzman’s Secret Hideout and Shane Selerno’s The Story Factory. Kurtzman recently signed a new five-year overall deal with CBS TV Studios, where he is spearheading CBS All Access’ “Star Trek: Discovery” and overseeing development of the new series based on Patrick Stewart’s Jean-Luc Picard from “Star Trek: The Next Generation.”

The potential miniseries could air on either CBS All Access, CBS broadcast network or Showtime.

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The book, which was released in April by Flatiron Books, gets its title from president Donald Trump
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James Comey’s ‘A Higher Loyalty’ Near Deal At CBS Studios For Miniseries From Billy Ray, Alex Kurtzman & Shane Salerno

  • Deadline
Exclusive: We hear CBS Television Studios has won an auction and is in final negotiations for the rights to former FBI director James Comey’s memoir A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership. The bestselling book by Comey, who was fired by President Donald Trump in May 2017, will be adapted into a miniseries that will be written by Oscar-nominated Captain Phillips scribe Billy Ray.

The project comes from Alex Kurtzman’s CBS TV Studios-based Secret Hideout and Shane Salerno’s The Story Factory. We hear it has a series commitment, though it has not been determined on which CBS platform it would air: CBS All Access, Showtime or CBS.

Word is Comey flew in to Los Angeles for a series of pitch meetings with both film and TV (premium cable and streaming) buyers, which was held at CAA earlier this month.

Ray executive produces through his Home Run Productions; Kurtzman
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James Comey Memoir Near TV Miniseries Deal

James Comey Memoir Near TV Miniseries Deal
James Comey's memoir A Higher Loyalty is on its way to television.

CBS Television Studios has landed TV rights to the New York Times best-selling book, with writer Billy Ray (Captain Phillips) attached to pen the script and Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek: Discovery) and Shane Salerno on board to executive produce. CBS TV Studios declined comment.

Kurtzman's studio-based Secret Hideout banner and Salerno's The Story Factory are attached to exec produce the miniseries, which landed at the studio with a sizable series commitment penalty. An outlet has not yet been determined, though it could air on the ...
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Marvel Studios releases first teaser trailer for Captain Marvel

Disney and Marvel Studios have debut the first trailer and poster for the upcoming 90s-set solo movie Captain Marvel which stars Brie Larson in the title role as Carol Danvers; check them out here…

Captain Marvel follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, “Captain Marvel” is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Captain Marvel is being directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck (Mississippi Grind) and sees Brie Larson (Kong: Skull Island) leading the cast as Carol Danvers alongside Samuel L. Jackson (The Avengers), Ben Mendelsohn (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Djimon Hounsou (Guardians of the Galaxy), Lee Pace (Guardians of the Galaxy), Lashana Lynch (Fast Girls), Gemma Chan (Fantastic Beasts and Where
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Rainn Wilson Teases Harry Mudd's Return In New Star Trek: Discovery Photo

Rainn Wilson’s portrayal of Harry Mudd was one of the many things fans loved about Season 1 of Star Trek: Discovery, and it looks like CBS is gearing up to bring the crafty villain back for another adventure judging from this latest tease (via Cbr):

Guess who’s back!? #HarryMudd Big announcement on Thursday from @StarTrekCBS!

— RainnWilson (@rainnwilson) September 16, 2018

Wilson doesn’t explicitly say Mudd will return for Season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery, and that all will be revealed in an announcement on Thursday. We’re thinking this means we’re going to learn Mudd is the subject of one or two episodes of Star Trek: Short Treks, a new short-form series of adventures meant to further flesh out the world of Star Trek: Discovery. As long as it means more Harry Mudd I’m down, although I do hope he makes an appearance
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Rainn Wilson Teases Return Of ‘Star Trek’ Fan Favorite Harry Mudd

Rainn Wilson Teases Return Of ‘Star Trek’ Fan Favorite Harry Mudd
Rainn Wilson, who plays everyone’s favorite intergalactic con man Harry Mudd on Star Trek: Discovery, took to Twitter to tease the return of the fan favorite.

“Guess who’s back!? #HarryMudd Big announcement on Thursday from @StarTrekCBS!” wrote Wilson on Twitter. The tweet was accompanied by a photo of him with two Star Trek-friendly alien characters.

The Office alum’s big announcement might be involving the forthcoming Star Trek: Short Treks, a four-episode spinoff series of shorts that will rollout this fall. Wilson’s character, Mudd will be the focus of one of the shorts, which he is also set to direct. Other shorts will also feature Doug Jones’ character Saru as well as Mary Wiseman’s Ensign Sylva Tilly.

During San Diego Comic-Con, Discovery co-creator and executive producer Alex Kurtzman made announced the release of the shorts which will be tied to the season 2 premiere of Discovery.
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American Gods showrunner exits, season two reportedly in “disarray”

Starz doesn’t seem to be having much luck when it comes to the second season of its Neil Gaiman adaptation American Gods.

Season one showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green exited the series back in November of last year, with actress Gillian Anderson choosing to follow them. The network then enlisted Jesse Alexander, who previously worked with Fuller on Star Trek: Discovery and Hannibal, to serve as co-showrunner on season two with author Neil Gaiman.

However, THR is reporting that Alexander has now been “sidelined” from his position, and was asked to stop working on the series around a month ago. Although it’s said the word “fired” hasn’t been used by producers Fremantle, Alexander “has been asked not to sit in on editing, be involved on set or participate in any other areas of production or postproduction”, in what THR’s source describes as “fired but not fired.
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Samuel L. Jackson and Clark Gregg discuss Captain Marvel

After working their magic on the likes of Robert Downey Jr., Michael Douglas, Kurt Russell and Michelle Pfeiffer, Marvel’s digital de-aging wizards will next turn their attention to Samuel L. Jackson and Clark Gregg as the duo make their S.H.I.E.L.D. return in the 90s-set Captain Marvel.

Speaking to EW, Jackson has revealed how his ninth outing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe will feature a very different Nick Fury – and not just in terms of him having two eyes.

“I’ll read something, and I’ll read it as present Nick Fury, and I’ll go, ‘He would never do this,’” said Jackson. “And I go, ‘Oh, wait a minute. He’s not in that place yet.’ The Nick Fury we meet is sort of a bureaucrat in an interesting sort of way. He hadn’t become jaded or a slave to the cynicism that we normally see.
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