HBO and Warner Bros Television’s upcoming streaming platform HBO Max is developing a TV series follow up to the movie “Practical Magic.” The film, which ran in theaters in 1999, starred Sandra Bullock and Nichole Kidman as sisters and its story was based on the novels by Alice Hoffman.
The fifth season of the critically-acclaimed period drama series “Peaky Blinders” finally has a confirmed launch date on Netflix. While the show will run first on BBC beginning Aug. 25, subscribers on the streaming platform outside of the U.K. won’t have to wait long to watch the new episodes.
WWE star Ronda Rousey has booked a recurring guest spot in the first responder drama series “9-1-1″ on FOX. The actress will play a fearless firefighter who will be popping into the Los Angeles emergency station.
From the dark vibe of Star City on “Arrow,” Katrina Law is heading to the sun and surf this fall as she boards “Hawaii Five-0″ season 10. The actress has recently signed on to become a series regular.
“Pitch Perfect” star Anna Kendrick is leading and executive producing an upcoming series on the new streaming platform HBO Max. “Love Live” is billed as a romantic comedy anthology with director and writer Paul Feig also attached.
The core cast of “Coming 2 America,” the sequel to the 1980s film that starred Eddie Murphy, are returning. Shari Headley, who played Lisa McDowell in the original movie, has agreed to reprise her role as Prince Akeem’s partner. She joins the rest of the original cast who are also coming back on the movie.
Following the mass shooting incidents in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, Universal has decided not to release the movie “The Hunt” written by Damon Lindelof and Nick Cuse and directed by Craig Zobel. The movie was supposed to be in theaters on Sept. 27 but the studio will suspend promotions and pull it off the release schedule.
Production has started on the Netflix single-camera family show “The Baby-Sitters Club” in Vancouver. Alicia Silverstone (“Clueless) will lead the series alongside Mark Feuerstein (“Royal Pains”), the streaming platform announced in a press release.
Despite confirmed for its sixth and final season this fall, it is apparently not yet the end for “Empire” on FOX. Network boss Charlie Collier said that they are open to the possibility of spinning off the series with creators Lee Daniels and Danny Strong.
“Fresh Off the Boat” might expand with a spinoff on ABC as the original series enters into its sixth season. The new show will reportedly feature a new immigrant family and will be steered by writer and producer Rachna Fruchbom.