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Chippendales is getting the drama treatment. In the first teaser for Hulu limited series Welcome to Chippendales, Kumail Nanjiani stars as Somen "Steve" Banerjee, an Indian immigrant who becomes the unlikely founder of the iconic male revue show. The road to the successful stripping empire is not an easy one, however, and Banerjee is willing to do whatever it takes to achieve his dreams.
Manny Jacinto is traveling from a good place to a galaxy far, far away... The former star of The Good Place and Nine Perfect Strangers has been added to the cast of Star Wars prequel series The Acolyte, set to begin production this fall. Jacinto joins star Amandla Stenberg, who was cast in July, and recent additions Jodie Turner-Smith (Queen & Slim, Anne Boleyn) and Squid Game Emmy winner Lee Jung-jae.
After a jaunt around Europe, Donald Glover & Co. return to their hometown in the fourth and final season of Atlanta. Two episodes of the acclaimed comedy premiere tonight on FX. Also today: Vampire Academy kicks off spooky season on Peacock, Mike brings Mike Tyson’s story to a close, Harley...
FX is making its move into the stand-up arena. The network will drop two comedy specials from Kate Berlant and Byron Bowers on Hulu. Kate Berlant: Cinnamon in the Wind sees the funnylady perform an absurdist set in an intimate space with the mirror reflection of herself. The special was filmed in 2019 but had been unable to find a streaming home until now.
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Jimmy Kimmel knows his "dumb comedy bit" at the Emmys was a mistake. During Abbott Elementary creator and star Quinta Brunson's appearance Wednesday night on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the host apologized for distracting from her big moment. Kimmel began their chat by explaining what happened at the ceremony, showing the now-viral clip of Brunson's win (and the extended bit that saw Kimmel remain on stage fake passed-out during her acceptance speech).
Brian Cox does not want Succession to end up like Billions. Following the HBO series' Oustanding Drama Emmy win last night, Cox was asked by the Times of London if there might be a fifth season of Succession in the works. "I don't know," said Cox. "No one's had their contracts renewed. Who knows how long it will go on? We don’t want it to overstay its welcome, like Billions; that’s past its sell-by date. That will not happen with our show."
Following his Oscar-nominated work in Foxcatcher and his dramatic turns in The Morning Show and the new FX series The Patient, Steve Carell is now a bona fide Serious Actor. Before that, of course, he was a comedy A-lister thanks to The Office and the time he screamed out Kelly Clarkson's name.
Former Days of Our Lives actor Mark Miller has passed away at 97. Miller starred on Days of Our Lives as J.R. Barnett from 1975 to 1976, and was also known for his role on NBC sitcom Please Don't Eat the Daisies. He reportedly died of natural causes on September 9.
A live action Blade Runner TV show is headed to Amazon Prime Video. The streamer announced today that it had officially ordered limited series Blade Runner 2099. Ridley Scott, director of the original film, will serve as executive producer, Michael Green (Blade Runner 2049) as non-writing EP, and Silka Luisa (Shining Girls) is set to showrun.
Abbott Elementary's Sheryl Lee Ralph Calls Out Jimmy Kimmel for Quinta Brunson Emmy Bit: 'The Disrespect!'
Sheryl Lee Ralph was not amused by Jimmy Kimmel's Emmys antics. At Abbott Elementary's Television Critics Association panel this afternoon, the show's team was asked how Kimmel's controversial bit, during which he stayed on the floor pretending to be passed out while Quinta Brunson gave her acceptance speech, played in the room. Brunson remained light-hearted about the matter, while her co-star Lisa Ann Walter said it "played funny". Ralph, who took home her own Emmy Monday night, did not approve, however.
Hulu is getting into the reality dating show game. Taye Diggs is set to host Back in the Groove, a series that will follow three women in their 40s who check into the Dominican Republic's Groove Hotel in an attempt to rediscover their youth, joy, and desire. The object of that desire? Men half their age.
Rachel Bloom is heading to HBO Max. The Emmy Award-winning creator/star of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend will join the cast of Julia for its second season. According to Variety, Bloom is set to appear as Elaine Levitch, "a dynamo who comes to WGBH by way of CBS to work with Julia on The French Chef."
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WATCH: Netflix Revisits LA's Notorious Teen Burglars in The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist Trailer
One of Hollywood's most notorious crime sprees is getting the docuseries treatment. Reality series Pretty Wild and Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring might have immortalized the teen burglars who targeted Hollywood celebrities, but Netflix docuseries The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist wants to go deeper than anyone has before. In...
Just in case the real world isn’t horrific enough for you, The Handmaid’s Tale returns today for another season of dystopian drama. In Season 5, Elisabeth Moss’ June escalates her war with Gilead as she continues to fight to save her daughter, who remains trapped in the Christo-fascist nation.
Evan Peters and Ryan Murphy are putting their heads together for a real horror story. The trailer for Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story sees Peters step into the shoes of the notorious real-life serial killer, who murdered 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991. Primarily told from the perspective of Dahmer's victims, the 10-episode limited series is set between the 1960s and early 1990s.
Justin Long thinks his on-air reunion with ex Drew Barrymore was "wild". During a sitdown on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to promote his new movie Barbarian, Long briefly addressed the now-viral interview that saw him share a tearful reconnection with ex-girlfriend on her talk show last week. "I...
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Leonardo DiCaprio could join Squid Game at some point. At a celebratory Netflix press conference in Seoul, series writer-director Hwang Dong-hyuk was asked if any big Hollywood actors might be joining Squid Game Season 2. "There will be no known Hollywood actor in Season 2. That’s not in the plan and if the stage changes, maybe in Season 3 – but for Season 2, it is still set in Korea," said the Emmy winner.