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‘Loki’ Disney Plus Series Adds Richard E. Grant

Tom Hiddleston is of course set to lead the show, reprising his role from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “Loki” will reportedly feature the master of magic popping up at different times in human history and influencing major events. He was last seen absconding with one of the Infinity Stones during “Avengers: Endgame.” – Will Thorne, Variety » https://ift.tt/2W5ybuM

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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

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

Disney Unveils More Than 850 Titles Landing on Disney+ U.K. Upon Launch

The launch package for Disney+ U.K. is set to include more than 500 films and 350 series, plus a slate of 26 exclusive Disney+ Originals. Like the U.S. offering, it includes titles from the Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic stables, including the likes of Captain Marvel, Black Panther, Star Wars episodes 1-8 (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be arriving at a later date), Toy Story 4, Finding Dory, Science Fair and Jane. – Alex Ritman, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/2VPKeMP [photo: Disney+]

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]

74% set to stop paying for pay-TV within five years

The report also found that almost two-thirds of UK consumers spend up to £20 per month on video services while 30% of UK customers report that all their video spend is for online streaming services. In the UK, 40% of consumers state they are willing to pay up to £35 per month for online video services, this rises to 47% in the U.S, that are willing to pay up to $35 monthly. – Joseph O’Halloran, Rapid TV News » https://ift.tt/2VJX4vZ [photo: Orin Zebest/Flickr]

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