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First Official Image From Season 4 Of 'Arrested Development' Revealed

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 29, 2012 4:57 PM
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One of the biggest TV events of 2013 -- besides the final season of "Breaking Bad" -- will be the hugely anticipated return of "Arrested Development." Fans have been tracking the movement of the show ever since it was canceled by Fox. First, there was a lot of chatter about a potential movie, but coming first will be a ten episode (or so) season that will apparently precede a feature, serving as the "first act." Essentially, there is a lot more Bluth family on the way.

Luke Wilson Is 'A Many Splintered Thing;' Chloe Sevigny Among 'Those Who Kill' & More

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • October 29, 2012 2:54 PM
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Since leading the ill-fated Mike Judge-helmed “Idiocracy” in 2006, Luke Wilson hasn’t had a high-profile gig -- even something like “Middle Men” barely hit theaters -- but now the actor has snatched a role in the Black List-approved “A Many Splintered Thing.” First-time director Justin Reardon will helm the film, described as being in the same spirit of “Amelie” and “(500) Days Of Summer.” Wilson will appear alongside a talented ensemble that includes Anthony Mackie, Aubrey Plaza, Philip Baker Hall, Topher Grace and Giovanni Ribisi with Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan as the leads in the the story of a man (Evans) who has given up on love, until he meets an engaged woman (Monaghan) at a charity dinner, by posing as a philanthropist. He pretends to be her platonic friend, all while trying to win her for himself, away from a man who doesn't like going on dates.

Conan O'Brien Joins 'Arrested Development,' Hayley Atwell Solves 'Crime,' 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Adds Another Agent & More

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • October 26, 2012 10:38 AM
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Today’s TV round-up features some pretty cool casting news regarding the return of a beloved cult comedy, a new comedy show from Greg Daniels, a critically acclaimed political satire and the small screen debut of a major property.

Watch: Trailer For The CW's 'Sex & The City' Prequel Series 'The Carrie Diaries'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 25, 2012 10:50 AM
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"I don't see 'Sex and the City 3' happening," Chris Noth recently told Parade magazine when asked about a third installment of the big-screen series based on the TV series based on the book. "I'm not disappointed if they don't. I miss the early days before it became sort of a circus of attention, when it hadn't become this iconic thing." Meanwhile, Miranda herself, Cynthia Nixon, is happy to move on, telling THR, "I think we had a wonderful ride. I think it's fine to let it go." But if you absolutely need your fix of Carrie Bradshaw and her various shenanigans, time to tune into the CW...

First Look At Mads Mikkelsen As Hannibal Lecter In NBC's 'Hannibal'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 25, 2012 10:04 AM
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There isn't much these days on NBC (or network television in general) to get excited about, which is what makes the prospect of "Hannibal" all the more intriguing. The first thing that nabbed our attention right away was the casting of the excellent Mads Mikkelsen -- probably best known stateside as Le Chiffre in "Casino Royale" -- in the title role. Next was the news that the movie would actually take place before he becomes a convicted killer, with a first season that would run a compact thirteen episodes.

ABC Working On Charlize Theron-Produced Viking Drama, Comedy From 'The Hangover' Writers & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 24, 2012 11:18 AM
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Here's some small-screen news including some projects brewing over at ABC and a cast member of "The Office" getting his own show....

Fox Picks Up Joe Berlinger Produced West Memphis Three Series, CBS 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 23, 2012 4:16 PM
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Things have been buzzing over at Fox and CBS it seems for the past day or two as the network has been busy lining up a number of projects that they hope will develop into bonafide hits, and it features everything from an acclaimed documentarian creating a series inspired by his own career, to a pretty shitty sitcom borrowing the title of one of the biggest songs in rock history. Go forth, we shall...

Watch: Emma Stone's Guest Appearance On 'iCarly'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 22, 2012 2:15 PM
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While this writer dosen't know an "iCarly" from an iPad, other (much younger) people do, and for those that care, this is the final season of the show. Single tear. And as such they're going out with a bang, lining up another big guest appearance (Michelle Obama, Jim Parsons and One Direction have all popped up previously) before everything wraps up next month.

Dean Koontz’s 'Frankenstein' Set To Shuffle Its Way Onto TNT Too

  • By Benjamin Wright
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  • October 19, 2012 6:20 PM
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When Mary Shelley sat down to pen her paramount novel “Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus” in 1818, there was obviously no way she could anticipate that the themes of creation, obsession, and pure evil would continue to echo through the ages almost 200 years later. The impact is certainly most personified on film, with Universal Studios creating our modern vision of Frankenstein’s monster in the form of the Boris Karloff-starring film from 1931. It’s also had its share of C-Level interpretation, inspired films like Stuart Gordon’s splat masterpiece “Re-Animator,” and dazzling stage shows like the recent iteration by Academy Award-winning “127 Hours” filmmaker Danny Boyle. Hopefully the Shelley estate has been receiving some nice checks over the years. Anyways, there’s a few projects gestating about the creature, and now we can add another to the pile.

I'm A Flash Mob: 'Community' Trailer Explains That October 19th Is A State Of Mind

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 19, 2012 1:22 PM
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Today is Friday, October 19th and if you check your Aunt Zelda's TV Guide, you'll notice that despite earlier announcements, the return of "Community" is nowhere to be found. That's because the network gave a rather convoluted explanation that they might want to move it off of Friday night, and keep it in their back pocket for later in the year. Or something. Anyway, that hasn't stopped the cast from making a promo to explain that October 19th can be anything you want it to be.

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