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Bill Murray Joins Farrelly Brothers Comedy ‘The Now’ At Quibi

The Now examines what exactly makes life worth living. For Ed Poole (Dave Franco), clarity comes when a secret from his past has seemingly destroyed his future. He soon realizes the only thing that will make his life worth living is to forget the past, screw the future and just live in the Now. – Erik Pedersen, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/37ccLPG

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Nia Long To Produce & Star Alongside Omar Epps And Stephen Bishop In Netflix Film ‘Fatal Affair’

Peter Sullivan is directing the feature from a script he co-wrote with Rasheeda Garner. The plot follows a woman who tries to mend her marriage after a brief encounter with an old friend, only to find that he is more dangerous and unstable than she’d realized. – Amanda N’Duka, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RFNhZm

Sendhil Ramamurthy Joins Mindy Kaling’s Coming-Of-Age Series

Ramamurthy will play Mohan Venkatesan, a warm, caring father and husband with an adventurous streak (he owns a moped). Along with his wife, he moved to Los Angeles from Chennai in 2001. He loves America and is determined to give his teenage daughter the best life possible here. – Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RFCrB9 [photo:20th Century Fox/IMDb]

Phoebe Waller-Bridge Inks Overall Deal at Amazon

“We are thrilled to be continuing our partnership with Phoebe at Amazon Studios! As evident in her great success at the Emmy Awards this week, she is clever, brilliant, generous and a virtuoso on multiple fronts including writing, acting and producing,” said Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios in a statement. “’Fleabag’ has been a gift to our Prime Video customers and we are excited for what comes next from this brilliant mind to dazzle and delight our global audience.” – Will Thorne, Variety » https://ift.tt/2lIZ0Fs [photo:Amazon/IMDb]

Netflix Developing Film With Millie Bobby Brown and Her Sister

The streaming giant is developing a new film, A Time Lost, with the Stranger Things star and her older sister, Paige Brown. The movie centers on a long-standing feud between two Long Island families that comes to a head when one of their teenage daughters is diagnosed with cancer. – Bryn Elise Sandberg, The Hollywood Reporter » http://thr.cm/S7Ul6k [photo:Netflix]

‘Mysterious Benedict Society’ Adaptation Nears Series Order at Hulu

The series is described as the tale of four gifted orphans who are recruited by an eccentric benefactor to go on a secret mission. Placed undercover at a boarding school known as The Institute, they must foil a nefarious plot with global ramifications, while creating a new sort of family along the way. – Joe Otterson, Variety » https://trib.al/TTrM4Tj [photo:Little, Brown and Company]

Netflix commits to Korean content with 10 new originals

In addition to new titles such as supernatural action drama The School Nurse Files, the slate includes returning seasons of Kingdom and unscripted variety show Busted, featuring Yoo Jae-suk, Lee Kwang-soo and Kim Jong-min. The company is also working on a drama called Round Six, to be produced by award winning director Hwang Dong-hyuk. – Rebecca Hawkes, Rapid TV News » https://ift.tt/2N6mmkj

Kevin James to Star in NASCAR-Backed Netflix Comedy Series

Picked up straight to series, the multicamera effort is set in a NASCAR garage with the King of Queens and Kevin Can Wait grad (and a notable NASCAR fan who rarely misses a race) playing a crew chief. When the owner steps down and passes the team off to his daughter, James finds himself at odds with the tech-reliant millennials she starts bringing in to modernize the team. – Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter » http://thr.cm/jBBPAy [photo: Valerie Macon/Getty Images/IMDb]

Watch the first trailer for Netflix’s police interrogation drama ‘Criminal’

Today, the company released its first (proper) trailer for Criminal, a 12-episode series set entirely in police interrogation rooms. The show is split across four countries — France, Spain, Germany and the UK — and every episode will be a unique story. Participating in the cat-and-mouse mind games are David Tennant (Doctor Who) and Hayley Atwell (Agent Carter), among others. – Nick Summers, Engadget » https://ift.tt/2LjQjvj

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