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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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Hilary Duff Asks Disney to Move ‘Lizzie McGuire’ Revival to Hulu

Duff’s comments come after Variety exclusively reported on the behind-the-scenes issues that saw “Lizzie McGuire” creator and revival showrunner Terri Minsky be removed from that role on the show. Duff and Minsky wanted to do a more adult version of Lizzie for the revival, while Disney wants a show that would appeal to kids and families, something more akin to the original series. Sources say Disney was initially on board with Minsky and Duff’s take, but the company decided to move in a different direction with the series after the first two episodes were completed. – Joe Otterson, Variety » https://ift.tt/2I5IAhY

‘The Mighty Ducks’: Emilio Estevez To Reprise Role As Coach Gordon Bombay In Disney+ Sequel Series

Emilio Estevez has closed a deal to reprise his role as Coach Gordon Bombay in the Disney+’original series The Mighty Ducks, based on the hit ‘90s Disney movie franchise. On the series, Estevez will star opposite lead Lauren Graham and young lead Brady Noon. Estevez also will serve as an executive producer. – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2wfpSSo

‘It’ Franchise Director Andy Muschietti In Early Talks To Helm ‘The Howling’ Reboot For Netflix

Deadline has confirmed from multiple sources that It filmmaker Andy Muschietti has been in early talks to direct a remake of The Howling for Netflix. I hear that this project is very much in the nascent stage, with the streamer yet to clear the chain of title on the IP rights. No deals have been signed, but Muschietti’s sister Barbara would produce. – Anthony D’Alessandro, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2FzqxiT [photo: The Howling, 1981/Embassy Pictures]

It’ll be a sad Thanksgiving this year: Netflix has canceled its MST3K revival

It’s going to be a grim Thanksgiving for a certain subset of pop culture fans, as Jonah Ray—host of Netflix’s Mystery Science Theater 3000 revival—has announced that the streaming service will not be making another season of the show about the guy and two robots laughing at bad movies. – Sam Barsanti, The A.V. Club. » https://ift.tt/34q3D8i [photo: Jonah Ray Rodriguez, Twitter]

‘Battlestar Galactica’ Reboot From Sam Esmail Headed For NBCU’s Peacock Streaming Service

The new NBCUniversal streaming service that the company said Tuesday would be called Peacock will launch in April 2020 with original content that includes series reboots from the NBCU library among its fare. That list includes a reboot of a sci-fi classic: a new Battlestar Galactica, billed as an original series from Mr. Robot and Homecoming executive producer Sam Esmail. – Patrick Hipes, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RDH6hF

Alicia Silverstone, Mark Feuerstein Join Netflix ‘Baby-Sitters Club’ Reboot

“The Baby-Sitters Club” centers around four characters, Kristy Thomas, Mary Anne Spier, Claudia Kishi, Stacey McGill and Dawn Schafer, who will all return to the small-town setting of Stoneybrook, Connecticut for the Netflix adaptation. Martin’s series, first published in 1986, has over 200 books licensed in over 20 territories with more than 180 million copies sold to date. – Will Thorne, Variety » https://trib.al/ORreS6d
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