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‘The Last Of Us’: Anna Torv To Recur In HBO Series Adaptation Of PlayStation Video Game

Torv will recur as Tess, a smuggler and hardened survivor in a post-pandemic world. In the original video game Tess works with Joel to survive and smuggle weapons in and out of Boston. She also accompanies Joel on the seemingly impossible mission to smuggle Ellie to the Fireflies. – Alexandra Del Rosario, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/3iJfvuO

‘Dune’ HBO Max Series Enlists Diane Ademu-John as New Showrunner (EXCLUSIVE)

The show was ordered straight-to-series at HBO Max in June 2019. Set in the universe of Frank Herbert’s epic “Dune” novel series, “Dune: The Sisterhood” is told through the eyes of a mysterious order of women known as the Bene Gesserit. Given extraordinary abilities by their mastery of the body and the mind, the Bene Gesserit expertly weave through the feudal politics and intrigue of The Imperium, pursuing plans of their own that will ultimately lead them to the enigmatic planet Arrakis, known to its inhabitants as Dune. It will serve as a prequel to the films. – Joe Otterson, Variety » https://ift.tt/3kLZK92

Neil Gaiman’s ‘Anansi Boys’ to Get Amazon Series Adaptation

The streamer has given the limited series a six-episode order with plans in place to begin shooting in Scotland later this year. First published in 2005, “Anansi Boys” follows Charlie Nancy, a young man who is used to being embarrassed by his estranged father, Mr. Nancy. But when his father dies, Charlie discovers that his father was Anansi: trickster god of stories. And he learns that he has a brother. Now his brother, Spider, is entering Charlie’s life, determined to make it more interesting but making it a lot more dangerous. – Joe Otterson, Variety » https://ift.tt/3kUWubx

Marvel and DC’s “Shut-Up Money:” Comic Creators Go Public Over Pay

Creators working at Marvel and DC sign work-for-hire contracts granting the publishers ownership over their characters and storylines. While it’s relatively simple to determine who gets compensation for a character, insiders familiar with Marvel and DC contracts note that it gets murky when it comes to storylines being adapted for film. There is no concrete policy at either company. – Aaron Couch, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/2UuVwYw

‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ Adds 3 Cast Members As Season 2 Of Netflix Series Starts Production

Fate: The Winx Sagaga is based on Nickelodeon animated series Winx Club, which was created and produced by Rainbow Group’s founder and CEO, Iginio Straffi. The show follows the coming-of-age journey of five unlikely friends attending a magical boarding school known as Alfea. At the school, they must learn to master their magical powers, all the while navigating love, rivalries and the monsters that threaten their very existence. – Matt Grobar, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/3ivS5bT

These guys will pay you $1,000 to just watch Netflix and Amazon for a month

Participants can choose any five series on Netflix or Amazon Prime to watch. They’ll also need to pick another five to watch from a list of TV shows chosen by EduBirdie. The latter list includes fan favorites like Stranger Things and Ozark on Netflix, as well The Boys on Amazon Prime. Participants must watch at least three episodes. And at the end, they’ll complete a questionnaire, to get a sense of how “inspired and motivated they feel.” – Andy Meek, BGR » https://ift.tt/3xTS9J3
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