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Amazon To Bring Back Cult Canadian Sketch Series ‘The Kids In The Hall’

The Chicken Lady and Headcrusher are coming back! Amazon Prime Video is set to bring back new episodes of the critically-acclaimed cult sketch series from Canada The Kids In The Hall. This marks the first Canadian Amazon Original Series. – Dino-Ray Ramos, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/3cCo1rl

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Lucifer’s Tom Ellis Finalizes Deal for Potential Season 6 at Netflix

News of the actor’s extension all but clears the way for the series’ Season 6 renewal at Netflix. Last week, co-showrunners Ildy Modrovich and Joe Henderson inked new Season 6 deals. Meanwhile, many — if not all — of Ellis’ co-stars have existing deals that carry them through Season 6. – Michael Ausiello, TVLine » https://ift.tt/32VaCWX [photo: Tom Ellis/IMDb]

‘The Umbrella Academy’ Showrunner Steve Blackman Inks Big Overall Deal With Netflix

Blackman is the second key auspice behind The Umbrella Academy signed into a deal by Netflix. The streamer in May inked a first-look deal with series’ producer Dark Horse Entertainment whose sibling Dark Horse Comics publishes The Umbrella Academy comic books. – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2Tr6N7t [photo: Steve Blackman/IMDb]

IATSE Petition Telling President Matt Loeb To Hang Tough In Netflix Contract Talks Grows To 11,0000 Signatures

Protecting the union’s pension plan is a chief concern among many of the signers, as it was in January when members from a dozen IATSE locals urged Loeb “to be relentless” at the bargaining table in order to provide “much needed income to secure the future funding of our pensions.” – David Robb, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2T5QwpJ

Judy Blume’s ‘Summer Sisters’ to Become Hulu Limited Series

Summer Sisters chronicles the coming-of-age of two best friends and the relationship that defines their lives. Set on Martha’s Vineyard, the story explores the beautiful, intoxicating and everlasting impact of female friendship…and how it has the power to break your heart. Tigelaar has been a longtime fan of Blume’s and read Summer Sisters when it was first published. Sources say she sent the author a fan letter 20 years ago in which she asked to adapt it for TV. – Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/38ZWdv2

Wong Kar-wai Amazon Series Dead, ‘In the Mood for Love’ Spiritual Sequel on Hold

The wait for a new project from Wong Kar-wai is going to get longer as the South China Morning Post reports that the director’s Amazon series “Tong Wars” has been cancelled. Sources close to the director told the Post that “Tong Wars” has been “canceled for some time” and never started production. – Zack Sharf, IndieWire » https://ift.tt/37DOql9

‘Hollywood’: All the Details (So Far) on the Ryan Murphy Netflix Series

The period drama received a straight-to-series order at Netflix and Murphy has called the limited series a “love letter to the Golden Age of Tinseltown.” When announcing his casting, leading man Darren Criss described Murphy’s pitch about the series as “a period piece that was young and optimistic” and said it would cover multiple narratives from 1940s Hollywood. – Jackie Strause, The Hollywood Reporter » http://thr.cm/ZTJ58PT

‘A League of Their Own’: Meet the Full Cast for Amazon’s Comedic Reboot

The 10-episode fourth season — released on Netflix in May 2019 — found the titular devil dealing with both a pesky priest and the return of his very first girlfriend, Eve. One month later, Netflix announced that it had renewed Lucifer for a concluding fifth season, which is currently in its final weeks of production. Season 5 will consist of 16 episodes that will air in two separate, eight-episode chunks (premiere date TBD). – Michael Aussiello, TVLine » https://ift.tt/39xycLy

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