On the heels of the Season 1 finale EP/director Deborah Chow is revealing that the six-episode drama was not intended to be an ongoing series saying “We really did conceive it to be a limited series,”
Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, meanwhile, says the decision for a season 2 for this Star Wars spin off series ultimately rests with the fans. “If there’s huge engagement and people really want more Obi-Wan, we’ll certainly give that consideration because the fans, they speak to us. And if we feel like, ‘OK, there’s a real reason to do this; it’s answering the why then,’ then we’ll do it. But we’ll see.”
The Warlord Chronicles trilogy, which was originally published in the 1990s, is set in 5th century Britain when the land was being brutally fought over by warring tribes. The story follows Arthur Pendragon as he goes from an outcast to a legendary warrior, through the eyes of one of his followers. The characters and plots of the trilogy are inspired by the classic Arthurian legends but are re-worked to create a new and exciting story. The series will begin with a ten-part adaptation of the first novel in the trilogy The Winter King.
The Warlord Chronicles series will be coming from Bad Wolf, the production company behind the recent His Dark Materials adaptation. The series is being adapted for the screen by Kate Brooke (A Discovery Of Witches) and Ed Whitmore (Manhunt), with Otto Bathurst serving as lead director.
Warlord Chronicles Getting Series Adaptation at Bad Wolf
Voltron is based on the Japanese sci-fi series Beast King GoLion and Kikou Kantai Dairugger XV. World Events edited and dubbed the series as a syndicated show, titling it Voltron: Defender of the Universe, that ran in the mid-1980s. The premise centered on five young pilots in a battalion named the Robot Lions, which are vehicles that join together to form a mega robot known as Voltron.
Hollywood has tried to launch a live-action Voltron movie since the early 2000s, to no avail. Mark Gordon and Pharrell Williams were part of a team that tried to mount a project in the mid-2000s, and later New Regency got involved. In the early 2010s, Relativity Media was developing a feature with Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer. DreamWorks at one point tried to develop an animated feature.
Live-Action ‘Voltron’ Movie, With Rawson Marshall Thurber to Direct, Ignites Bidding War
The original Quantum Leap aired for five seasons on NBC from 1989-1993. Scott Bakula starred as Dr. Sam Beckett, who found himself leaping from life to life, striving to put right what once went wrong.
Serving as a sequel series to the original Quantum Leap, the new version takes place 30 years after Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the “quantum leap accelerator” and vanished. Now a new team has been assembled to restart the project in the hopes of understanding the mysteries behind the machine and the man who created it.
Quantum Leap Reboot Casts Raymond Lee In Lead Role
The biggest hurdle of all when it comes to onscreen tattoos has proved to be legal issues, ever since 2011, when S. Victor Whitmill — a tattoo artist who gave Mike Tyson his famous face tattoo — sued Warner Bros. for similar-looking ink on Ed Helms in The Hangover: Part II. The studio settled with Whitmill, and in the decade since, the industry has become extremely strict about signing off on every tattoo that will appear onscreen, whether real or fake. For a production to give clearance, makeup artists and effects studios must come up with either original designs or imagery from the public domain. If an actor’s real tattoo is going to be shown, their personal tattoo artist has to give approval.
The Art — and Ordeals — of Showing Tattoos in TV and Movies
Private espionage operative James Weir (Kiefer Sutherland) is in the midst of a battle over the preservation of democracy in a world at odds with misinformation, behavioral manipulation, the surveillance state and the interests that control these extraordinary powers.
Sounds familiar right, I mean, aren’t we all personally finding ourselves at odds with misinformation and the surveillance state everyday? Isn’t that most of the Internet and all of social media is? Hopefully this has more cool-looking spy weapons and sick lasers. Or at the very least, Sutherland taking the Bond approach and drinking chilled cocktails in a sick suit. I could get behind that.
Rabbit Hole: Everything We Know So Far
Michael is set to be an in-depth portrayal of a complicated man who became the King of Pop. It will bring to life Jackson’s most iconic performances as it gives an informed insight into the entertainer’s artistic process and personal life.
Lionsgate will distribute a new Michael Jackson biopic that will be produced by “Bohemian Rhapsody’s” Graham King. The film is being made with the cooperation of the Michael Jackson estate.
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A legend in the drumming and rock community, Keith Moon was the beat behind “The Who” one of music’s most prolific bands. Known for not only his skills behind the drums, but also for his insane on and off-stage antics, stories about the legendary life of Moon have been told time and time again. A natural-born prankster, Moon was known for putting cherry bombs inside his bass drum to explode at the end of shows. Along with his pranks, the percussionist was known by the public to have a strong drug and alcohol addiction. Over the years, Moon would struggle to come out of his drug and alcohol-induced stupors.
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The timelessness of black-and-white is not just about the setting of the film, but the experience of the filmmaking itself. Color dates a film, from the Technicolor look of the mid-century to the muted, gauziness of the 1970s or the steely gray-blues of the late ‘90s. But if you didn’t know the ages of the performers, could you really say when “Raging Bull” or “Good Night and Good Luck” were made?
After 2022’s glut of black-and-white films, the trend will likely subside. New fads will emerge. But black-and-white has proven over the last 50 years that it will never go away. Its cultural associations — with nostalgia and realism, may shift over time, but one thing will never change: It’s just beautiful.
The History of Black-and-White Cinematography: From Its Death to Latest Oscar Trend
Variety reports that “The Morning Show” has been renewed for Season 3 at Apple, with Charlotte Stoudt boarding the series as showrunner.
“I’m excited to be joining forces with Apple TV Plus and ‘The Morning Show,’” said Stoudt. “The cast, led by the phenomenal Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, are truly to die for. Kerry, Mimi and Michael, and the teams at Media Res, Hello Sunshine and Echo Films, have created an irresistible world that is equally delicious and provocative.”
‘The Morning Show’ Renewed for Season 3 at Apple, Charlotte Stoudt Joins as Showrunner