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Netflix announces Samurai version of ‘Game of Thrones’

Age of Samurai is described as a docu-drama, co-produced by Smithsonian Canada. So while we can expect plenty of battles and backstabbings, it will also be educational and historically accurate. – Gavia Baker-Whitelaw, The Daily Dot » https://www.dailydot.com/parsec/netflix-age-of-samurai/?fb=dd
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Sandra Bullock Developing 1980s College Dramedy for Amazon

The untitled project, which is in development at the streamer, is set in the deep South in 1980s and the oppressive cultural norms that defined the place and time. The show will focus on a darkly offbeat young woman who defies expectations and sets out in search of love, community and, most importantly, an identity of her own. – Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2MNFKDq

Netflix’s ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ Finds Its Creative Architect With ‘Coco’ Co-Writer Matthew Aldrich (Exclusive)

Netflix conducted a wide-ranging search to find its architect, with Aldrich winning the multi-level job. The writer, repped by CAA and Silent R Management, is best known for his work as co-writer on Coco, the 2017 Pixar/Disney fantasy adventure set during Mexico’s Day of the Dead that grossed over $800 million worldwide and won the Academy Award for best animated feature. – Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2WzcsYH

Facebook Watch Sets Premiere Dates For ‘Sorry For Your Loss’, ‘Five Points’, The New ‘Human Discoveries’, ‘Limetown’, & More

Facebook Watch boasts 720 million monthly and 140 million daily users who spend at least a minute on the video platform, spending 26-plus minutes on average. It said last month that MTV’sThe Real World, its reboot of the seminal reality series, will bow in June 13. – Erik Pedersen, Deadline Hollywood » http://bit.ly/2XC2HKI
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