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‘Call Your Daughter Home’ Series Adaptation Based On Book In Works At Netflix

The story is set in 1924 South Carolina and follows three women who have come to a crossroads. The three women seemingly have nothing in common, yet as they unite to stand up to injustices that have long plagued the small town, they find strength in the bond that ties women together. Told in the voices of Gertrude, Retta, and Annie, Call Your Daughter Home is a story about the power of family, community, and ferocity of motherhood. – Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2IAvaL1

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Netflix Orders Animated Comedy Series ‘Mulligan’ From Tina Fey & Robert Carlock

Netflix has ordered 20 episodes of animated comedy series Mulligan, from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock (30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and their Little Stranger and Bevel Gears banners, writer Sam Means (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) 3 Arts Entertainment, Bento Box Entertainment and Universal Television. – Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2vQWUZb

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]

Netflix Seeks Cancellation of “Choose Your Own Adventure” Trademark in ‘Bandersnatch’ Dispute

In an answer filed Tuesday, the streamer admits it did seek a license from Chooseco for a potential project but denies those negotiations had anything to do with Bandersnatch. Netflix also asserted a variety of affirmative defenses, including that Chooseco failed to state a claim, that its use is protected by the First Amendment and fair use, that there’s no likelihood of confusion and that the claims are barred by the doctrine of genericide. – Ashley Cullins, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/2VGPaDN [photo: Netflix]

Netflix Orders First Nigerian Original From ‘Vaya’ Director Akin Omotoso

Starring Kate Henshaw and Ade Laoye, the series is set in contemporary Nigeria and shot in Lagos. It tells the story of Kemi, a goddess reincarnated as a human to avenge her sister’s death. But first, she must learn how to use and harness her superpowers to defeat her enemies and save her family from destruction. – Peter White, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2PtSkqp

‘Love Is Blind’: Netflix Announces Reunion Special, Which Will Post on YouTube

The announcement of a “Love Is Blind” reunion comes as viewers brace themselves for the show’s two-hour finale, which premieres Feb. 27 on Netflix. The streamer premiered the show over the course of three weeks, with the first four episodes on Feb. 13, followed by five more episodes on Feb. 20. – Michael Schneider, Variety » https://ift.tt/3931ulu

‘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
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