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TVLine Items: John Wick Prequel Casts Winston, New P.D. Boss and More

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 2021-10-20
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Starz’s John Wick prequel series The Continental has found its Winston Scott: Colin Woodell ( The Flight Attendant, The Originals ) will star as the younger version of Ian McShane’s movie character, our sister site Deadline reports.

Produced by Lionsgate Television, the three-night event takes John Wick fans back to 1975 New York City, where a young criminal named Winston Scott (Woodell) navigates the city’s nefarious underbelly in an attempt to take control of The Continental, a notorious hangout for all manner of ne’er-do-wells.

As previously reported, Mel Gibson will play a character named Cormac. Also joining the ensemble, per Variety , are Mishel Prada ( Vida ), Ben Robson ( Animal Kingdom ), Hubert Point Du-Jour ( The Good Lord Bird ), Jessica Allain and Nhung Kate.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Chicago P.D. has promoted executive producer Gwen Sigan to showrunner, replacing Rick Eid, who will remain an EP while focusing on his showrunning duties at FBI and the Law & Order revival, per Deadline .

* Selling Sunset Season 4 will premiere Wednesday, Nov. 24 on Netflix.

* F Is For Family ‘s fifth (and final) season will be released Thursday, Nov. 25 (aka Thanksgiving) on Netflix.

* Wipeout will return with new episodes on Tuesday, Jan. 11 on TBS.

* discovery+ and OWN have announced The Great Soul Food Cook-Off , a cooking competition celebrating Black chefs and the Black culinary traditions that are the cornerstone of American cuisine. The six-episode series will debut Saturday, Nov. 20.

* Prime Video has set a Friday, Dec. 3 premiere for Harlem , a single-camera comedy from Girls Trip writer Tracy Oliver and starring Meagan Good ( Deception ), Grace Byers ( Empire ), Shoniqua Shandai ( I Am the Night ), Jerrie Johnson ( Good Trouble ) and Tyler Lepley ( The Haves and the Have Nots ).

* Hulu has set a Friday, Dec. 17 premiere date for Mother/Android , its original sci-fi movie starring Chloë Grace Moretz ( Kick-Ass ), Algee Smith ( Euphoria ) and Raúl Castillo ( Seven Seconds ).

* Everybody Loves Natti , a six-episode docuseries following Dominican reggaeton superstar Natti Natasha, will premiere Friday, Nov. 19 on Prime Video. Watch a trailer:

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