Hail to the (master) chief: Orange Is The New Black alum Pablo Schreiber will star in Showtime’s live-action Halo series, based on the Xbox video game franchise, TVLine has learned. The actor is set to play Master Chief, the games’ central character, described as Earth’s most advanced warrior in the 26th century. He’s also the only […]
Crowe will tackle the first major portrayal of the late architect of the cable news network, alongside a cast that also includes Naomi Watts, Sienna Miller, and Seth MacFarlane.
Good news for Ian Gallagher, not to mention “Gallavich” ‘shippers: Noel Fisher will reprise his role as Mickey Milkovich during Season 10 of Showtime’s Shameless. UPDATE: The actor will be a series regular next season. The show’s official Twitter announced the return with a shadowy video of Mickey attempting to break his way out of […]
Emmy-nominated "Hannibal" actor Hugh Dancy will star opposite his wife Claire Danes in "Homeland" season eight, Variety has learned. Dancy will appear in the recurring guest role of John Zabel, a savvy Washington consultant who joins the White House as a new foreign-policy advisor to the President and a formidable opponent to Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin). […]
As Showtime prepares its Emmy submissions for 2019, one of its contenders is a bit of an outlier: Sacha Baron Cohen's "Who Is America?" The seven-episode series, which premiered last July, mixes elements of comedy, satire, sketch, reality, talk and variety — making it the kind of hybrid that could be entered in several categories. […]
It's an adaptation of James McBride's novel, with "People vs. O.J." director Anthony Hemingway behind the camera.
Nathan Lane is officially the latest addition to the cast of the upcoming Showtime series "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels," Variety has learned. Lane will play Lewis Michener. A veteran officer in the LAPD, wise to the ways of the world and ruthless in pursuit of his goals, Lewis becomes the partner and mentor of fellow […]
Natalie Dormer has been cast in upcoming drama series "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels" in a lead role, Variety has learned. Described as a spiritual descendant of the original “Penny Dreadful,” the new series opens in 1938 Los Angeles. When a grisly murder shocks the city, Detective Tiago Vega is embroiled in a story that […]
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez revealed what she sees as the silver lining in Trump's presidency and in the constant vitriol that comes her way online.
Otto Bathurst, who directed the anthology series' first episode, was also behind the camera for last year's "Robin Hood."
Russell Crowe has stunned all with his transformation into the late Roger Ailes, the head of Fox News who ended his career mired in accusations of sexual harassment.
Showtime made several programming announcements at the Television Critics Association, including a new legal thriller to star Bryan Cranston and officially bringing back cult fave "The L Word."
Showtime has released the first trailer for Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men, the four-part documentary series about the hip hop icons that it acquired last week ahead of its Sundance Film Festival premiere. Have a look and listen above. The logline: As the group marks the 25th anniversary of their breakout debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), the series looks back on their career, combining intimate and reflective interviews from each of the nine living members with…
Ray Donovan will remain in a New York state of mind for at least another year: Showtime has renewed the Liev Schreiber-fronted drama for Season 7. Production will begin in Spring 2019 in the Big Apple. The pickup comes as the show nears the end of its sixth season — its first to be set in […]
ABC Studios has cleared Showtime’s “SMILF” creator and star Frankie Shaw following an investigation into an accusation of misconduct, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. Shaw’s behavior was under review due to a complaint made by Samara Weaving (above left), a series regular on the first two seasons of “SMILF,” to a director and fellow series star Rosie O’Donnell, according to an individual with knowledge of the investigation. Weaving — who plays Nelson Rose, the love interest of Rafi (Miguel Gomez), the father of Shaw’s character’s young son — complained about being asked to perform a nude sex scene and that while speaking with O’Donnell had mentioned she was made uncomfortable by Shaw’s behavior during a similar scene in the first season, according to the individual.
Showtime has set a February premiere date for Desus & Mero , its first weekly late-night show starring Desus Nice and The Kid Mero. Desus & Mero will debut Thursday, February 21 at 11 PM ET/PT on Showtime. Airing from New York City, Desus & Mero will feature the popular TV and podcast personalities speaking off the cuff and chatting with guests at the intersection of pop culture, sports, music, politics and more. Longtime acquaintances Desus (real name Daniel Baker) and…
Anna Paquin is joining “The Affair” for the Showtime series’ fifth and final season as the now-adult daughter of Alison (Ruth Wilson) and Cole (Joshua Jackson), in a major flashforward storyline that will take us decades into the future. Paquin has been cast as a grownup Joanie Lockhart, who returns some years in the future to a climate-change ravaged Montauk to piece together the truth about what happened to her mother and bring the whole story full circle, an individual with knowledge of the casting tells TheWrap. This time-jump story will run alongside the Sarah Treem and Hagai Levi-created series’ present-day plot, which picks up in the months after Alison’s death at the hands of a violent boyfriend.
Showtime has set a Penny Dreadful sequel series. The pay cable network has greenlit Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, from Penny Dreadful creator, writer and executive producer John Logan who returns in the same roles. He is joined by Michael Aguilar ( Kidding ) who will executive produce with him. Production is expected to begin in 2019. A spiritual descendant of the story set in Victorian-era London, the next chapter will employ a new vision, new characters and storylines…