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First Images Of Tom Hardy In BBC Gangster Series 'Peaky Blinders'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 20, 2014 12:08 PM
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Peaky Blinders
As you get ready to bid "Boardwalk Empire" farewell this fall, there's another period based gangster drama that could fill the void quite nicely. Getting ready to kick off its second season, BBC's "Peaky Blinders" is coming, and with a big star to boot: Tom Hardy. He'll be joining his "Inception" and "The Dark Knight Rises" co-star Cillian Murphy in the show and the first, bearded pics of Hardy's appearance in the series have arrived.

Simon Pegg And Nick Frost Planning New Film With Edgar Wright, Will Reprise 'Shaun Of The Dead' Roles On 'Phineas & Ferb'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 20, 2014 9:05 AM
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Shaun Of The Dead
By the title alone, last year's "The World's End" indicated a finale, with the trio of Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost putting their Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy to rest. But that hardly means the longtime friends are done working together: It appears that a new project is already developing.

Watch: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul & Julia Louis-Dreyfus In 6-Minute Spoof 'Barely Legal Pawn'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 19, 2014 4:05 PM
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Barely Legal Pawn
Oh sure, we like our artsy fartsy movies, and ruminate with furrowed brows about the Oscars and the industry, and whatnot. But at the end of the day, you're just as likely to find Playlist members sitting down to watch "Chopped" or "Pawn Stars." That's just how we roll. And it looks like we're not the only ones.

Watch: Get A Blast From The '90s With Trailer For Lifetime’s 'The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story'

  • By Tess Hofmann
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  • August 19, 2014 11:48 AM
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The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story
Hold on to your hats! It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for! Lifetime has posted its first trailer for “The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story,” and it promises all of the ego, attitude and adolescent drama you’d want in a behind the scenes look at the making of the splashy '90s Saturday morning sitcom

Casting: Bradley Cooper & Todd Phillips To Reteam For 'Mack Bolan,' Keanu Reeves Gets Wet In 'Rain' & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 19, 2014 10:00 AM
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Todd Phillips Bradley Cooper Mack Bolan
Todd Phillips and Bradley Cooper continue to bro out in a big way. The two are producing the director's next film, "Arms & The Dudes," recently picked up the rights to Evan Ratliff's The Atavist article "A Thousand Pounds Of Dynamite," and today have announced they'll bring to life Don Pendelton's paperback action star Mack Bolan.

Casting: Ving Rhames Back For 'Mission: Impossible 5,' Paul Giamatti Joins N.W.A. Biopic And More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 18, 2014 9:42 AM
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Mission: Impossible III Ving Rhames
In case you were worried about the continuity of the "Mission: Impossible" franchise, never fear: Ving Rhames will be back once again for "Mission: Impossible 5." Director Christopher McQuarrie confirmed the actor's return on Twitter, with Rhames reprising his Luther Stickell role.

Watch: 2 Clips From Scrapped Comedy Pilot 'Not Another High School Show' With Alison Brie And Jennifer Lawrence

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 15, 2014 5:46 PM
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Not Another High School Show
The year is 2006, and five years after the release of the successful spoof film "Not Another Teen Movie," it was decided a TV spinoff of the film was a good idea. And so, Comedy Central ordered up a pilot for "Not Another High School Show," and the reason you don't remember it is because the network declined to order a full season. Now you can see why.

'The Strain' Renewed For Season 2, Guillermo del Toro Working On 'Silent Hill' Video Game

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 15, 2014 1:56 PM
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Pacific Rim. Guillermo del Toro
Even with "Pacific Rim 2" and "Crimson Peak" on the way, Guillermo del Toro is barreling ahead. As busy as he is with movies, the filmmaker has always been involved in other mediums, and this week brought updates on two non-film projects.

Watch: Epic Teaser For 'Community' Season 6 Promises First Ever Bionic TV Show

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 14, 2014 4:47 PM
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Community
"Community" season six will take place, thanks to an unlikely assist from Yahoo, but new episodes —arriving week by week, old school TV style— aren't expected to drop until the very end of the year at the earliest. Never fear! The show is giving something extra to the fans to hold them over until then.

Watch: Behind The Scenes Preview Of Whit Stillman’s Amazon Pilot 'The Cosmopolitans'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 13, 2014 8:15 PM
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The Cosmopolitans
While he's never really been part of the studio system to begin with, it's meaningful that even Whit Stillman is headed to TV with his next project. Later this month, his pilot for "The Cosmopolitans" will be available courtesy of Amazon Studios via Amazon.com's Buy Everything Here service, along with a handful of other new shows where fans will upvote which ones will be expanded into full series. Does this one have what it takes?

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