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  1. Ana Ortiz To Star In ‘Charlie Foxtrot’ ABC Comedy Pilot

    02.23 / 02:03 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Devious Maids and Ugly Betty alumna Ana Ortiz has been tapped as the female lead opposite Jason Biggs in ABC's comedy pilot Charlie Foxtrot, from writer Sam Sklaver, Aaron Kaplan's Kapital Entertainment and ABC Studios. In Charlie Foxtrot, Fort Bragg, an Army base in North Carolina, is like home to Angelina Torres (Ortiz) and her two children. However, when Angelina loses her fiancé, Joe Taylor, killed in action in Iraq, it looks as though she will have to move. But …
  2. ‘When We Rise’ Review: ABC’s Ambitious LGBTQ Rights Miniseries Too Dense

    02.23 / 02:03 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Debuting on February 27 and running for most of next week, ABC's miniseries When We Rise is an ambitious and ultimately too dense effort that seemingly forgot that less is often more. Still, as I also say in my video review above, the fact that a miniseries like this from Oscar-winning Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black is on a broadcast network night after night next week is a great thing. Sadly, in some ways, even more so right now in the America of 2017, where s…
  3. ‘Suits’ Spinoff Starring Gina Torres Eyed By USA

    02.23 / 02:03 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Jessica Pearson could be getting her own show. USA Network is in early talks for a potential new series toplined by former Suits standout Gina Torres. While a Jessica Pearson spinoff had been talked about on- and off- for over a year as USA had been interested in pursuing an offshoot, I hear conversations recently heated up as Torres had been fielding a slew of broadcast pilot offers for a second straight year. Last year, she was cast as the lead in the ABC drama pilot…
  4. ‘Jack Ryan’ Adds Marie-Josée Croze; Emayatzy Corinealdi Joins HBO’s ‘Ballers’

    02.23 / 02:03 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    French actress Marie-Josée Croze (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) is set to recur in Amazon's upcoming Jack Ryan series, from the Lost duo of co-showrunner Carlton Cuse and writer Graham Roland, Platinum Dunes, Skydance Media and Paramount TV. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan is a reinvention with a modern sensibility of the author’s famed hero, starring John Krasinski and Abbie Cornish. It centers on Jack Ryan (Krasinski), an up-and-coming CIA analyst thrust into a d…
  5. UTA Rally Speakers: Gavin Newsom, Jodie Foster, Keegan-Michael Key & More

    02.23 / 02:03 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    UTA has unveiled its speaker lineup for Friday’s United Voices rally outside the union’s Beverly Hills headquarters. The event is supplanting the company’s annual Oscar Weekend party as a way “to express the creative community's support for freedom of speech and artistic expression, and stand against policies of exclusion and division.” UTA CEO Jeremy Zimmer, California Lt. Gov. and gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom, Jodie Foster, Michael J. Fox, Reza…
  6. Trevor Habberstad Dies: ‘X-Men’ Stuntman Was 27

    02.23 / 00:52 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Trevor Habberstad, X-Men: Days of Future Past and Doctor Strange stuntman and stunt coordinator, passed away on Sunday after a battle with cancer. He was 27. Habberstad grew up in the Sand Canyon area of California’s Santa Clarita Valley. His father, Jeff Habberstad, is a second-unit director and stunt-unit coordinator. After completing a film in Hawaii, Habberstad complained to his family of stomach pains, which turned out to be gastric cancer, his father told …
  7. ‘Searchers’: Zane Holtz Cast As Male Lead In The CW Drama Pilot

    02.23 / 00:52 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Zane Holtz (From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series) is set as the male lead in the CW drama pilot Searchers, from WBTV and CBS TV Studios. Written by Jason Rothenberg, Searchers is about a group of unlikely heroes who find themselves on the journey of a lifetime. Ten years after the death of their parents, Cooper (Holtz) and his free-spirited sister Fable are forced to team up when they learn that their mother's terrifying and bizarre stories might be a road map to…
  8. Brad Garrett Cast In ‘The Get’ CBS Internet Journalism Drama Pilot

    02.23 / 00:52 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Former Everybody Loves Raymond star Brad Garrett has signed on as a series regular in CBS drama pilot The Get, from 11.22.63 developer/showrunner Bridget Carpenter. Written/executive produced by Friday Night Lights alumna and playwright Carpenter, The Get centers on a team of tireless internet journalists who pursue and expose stories of injustice using their unconventional investigative techniques in today's anything-goes world of reporting. Garrett will play Bill,…
  9. Kellyanne Conway Making Return To TV On Fox News Channel’s ‘Hannity’ Tonight

    02.23 / 00:52 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    TV news has been shockingly Kellyanne Conway-free for more than a week now. That national nightmare ends tonight when Conway appears on Fox News Channel’s Hannity, after which she will put in an appearance on FNC’s Fox & Friends on Thursday morning. News of these bookings came to light after CNN reported that the Trump White House had decided to put Conway on TV time-out in the wake of the “Flynn debacle,” though she has done TV and she has been at today’s …
  10. SAG-AFTRA “Disappointed” In Court Pausing IMDb Age Law

    02.23 / 00:52 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that the State of California can’t move forward in enforcing a a law that makes it illegal for the entertainment news site IMDbPro to publish actors' ages. At the beginning of the year, IMDb filed a federal lawsuit against then-California Attorney General Kamala Harris seeking an injunction to stop enforcement of AB 1687, which went into effect January 1. Today, Judge Vince Chhabria found enough to grant the injunction, saying…
  11. Mark Gordon, ‘Narcos’ Helmer José Padilha Unite For Landmark Race Case Pic ‘Arc Of Justice’

    02.22 / 23:42 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    EXCLUSIVE: Narcos helmer José Padilha is at the center of The Mark Gordon Company’s acquisition of Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age, the 2004 nonfiction National Book Award winner by historian Kevin Boyle. The Mark Gordon Company will finance an adaptation that Padilha will direct, with a script by Max Borenstein and Rodney Barnes. Gordon, Hawk Koch, Borenstein and Matt Jackson will produce and Josh Clay Phillips will oversee …
  12. Martin Wallström Cast In ‘Militia’; Robert Aramayo Lands In ‘Galveston’

    02.22 / 23:42 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Martin Wallström is set to co-star alongside Jack Huston, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Ralph Ineson in Cinestate's thriller Militia. Henry Dunham is directing from his own script, which was on the 2015 Black List. Filming is slated to begin later this year with Dallas Sonnier producing for Cinestate. The story follows the aftermath of a shooting at a police funeral by a suspected militia member. A recluse ex-cop and fellow militia man must interrogate the suspected gunman …
  13. Jordan Peele Inks First-Look Deal With Sonar

    02.22 / 23:42 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Jordan Peele and his Monkeypaw Productions have signed a first-look deal with Sonar Entertainment. The agreement encompasses all content for television, including digital. Monkeypaw Productions was founded by Peele in 2012. In TV, it produced the Emmy-winning Key & Peele on Comedy Central for its five-season run, and also has the Tracy Morgan comedy series at TBS, set for production later this year. "Jordan Peele is one of the brightest stars in our business — a…
  14. ‘Hidden Figures’, ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ & ’13th’ Among Humanitas Prize Winners

    02.22 / 22:32 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    It was a double double win at the Humanitas Prize ceremony today with Hidden Figures and Hacksaw Ridge taking the feature top award and Ava DuVernay's 13th and Jim: The James Foley Story earning top documentary honors. Nate Parker's The Birth Of A Nation won in the Sundance Feature Film category. (See full winners list below.) "I write for my children," Parker told the crowd accepting his award. "As I write, I always ask myself, what do I owe them?" the 2016…
  15. Corbin Bernsen To Star In Indie Thriller ‘The Russian Bride’

    02.22 / 22:32 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Corbin Bernsen is set to star in suspense thriller The Russian Bride, co-starring with Russian actress Oksana Orlan and 11-year-old model Kristina Pimenova. Michael Ojeda will direct from his own original script, with production scheduled to begin next month outside Detroit. The indie follows a reclusive billionaire (Bernsen) who brings a young woman and her daughter to the U.S. from Moscow with the promise of giving them both a better life. They soon discover his…
  16. ‘Dance Moms’ Abby Lee Miller Gets 11th-Hour Reprieve In Fraud Case Sentencing

    02.22 / 22:32 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    EXCLUSIVE: The prospect that Abby Lee Miller might actually end up behind bars for fraud dominated a lot of the Season 7 finale of Dance Moms last night, but today the host got a bit of breathing room. With less than 48 hours to go before Miller faced sentencing as part of a guilty plea that could see her go to jail for 2 1/2 years, Pittsburgh-based Judge Joy Flowers Conti pushed the hearing off the schedule. "The sentencing scheduled for 2/24/2017 is cancelled," said…
  17. Comedy Central’s Kent Alterman On Push Into Features & Going Global With Viacom

    02.22 / 22:32 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Twelve days after Viacom CEO Robert M. Bakish restructured the company to focus on six flagship brands – Comedy Central, The Paramount Network, BET, MTV, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr – Comedy Central president Kent Alterman tells Deadline he’s thinking local while going global. Translation: finding better ways to exploit the channel’s signature shows on the international platform. Additionally, he discusses the new mandate given to the six core brands to generate movies …
  18. How To Watch The Oscars On TV & Online

    02.22 / 22:32 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    It’s almost here. The 89th Academy Awards is set to air Sunday, beginning with red carpet coverage at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT, followed by the awards show at 8:30 PM ET/5:30 PM PT. If you have a cable subscription with a participating provider and are located in Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Raleigh-Durham, NC or Fresno, CA, live-streaming is available via ABC.com or the ABC app on iOS and Android devices, along with streaming…
  19. ‘Step’: Searchlight Dates Its $4M+ Sundance Documentary Pickup For Summer

    02.22 / 21:11 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    After picking up the hot documentary at Sundance for what sources said was over $4M, Fox Searchlight just slotted the picture for July 7 in select markets. Although the distributor doesn’t pick up a lot of documentaries, this one it went to the mat for in outbidding others for not only the distribution of the picture but also remake rights. The film, directed by Amanda Lipitz, is about a step dance team in the school The Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women…
  20. ‘Rogue One’ Flies Into Homes Via Digital HD On March 24; Blu-ray Date Is April 4

    02.22 / 21:11 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Disney’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first spinoff feature film in the Lucasfilm canon, will be available via Digital HD as early as March 24 and on Blu-ray on April 4. To date, the movie has amassed $1.05 billion at the worldwide box office. April is a big month for Lucasfilm: The annual Star Wars Celebration is set to take place from April 13-16 where it’s rumored that a Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer will drop, as well as other details about Episode VIII. Che…