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    Showtime Orders Drama ‘City on a Hill’

    Showtime has ordered 12-episodes of the drama series “City on a Hill,” starring Kevin Bacon (“The Following”) and Aldis Hodge (“Underground”).  Created by Chuck MacLean (“Boston Strangler”), “City on a Hill” is based on an idea by Ben Ajjleck. The logline: In the early 1990s, Boston was rife with violent criminals emboldened by local law enforcement agencies in […]

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    Oscar Winner Martin Landau Dies at 89

    Martin Landau, one of the original stars of CBS spy drama “Mission: Impossible,” not to mention roles in Alfred Hitchcock thriller “North By Northwest” and his Academy Award winning performance in “Ed Wood,” has died. He was 89 and he passed away of unexpected complications after a brief stay at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. […]

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    Syfy Greenlights Futuristic Thriller ‘Incorporation’ to Series

    Syfy has greenlit “Incorporated,” a futuristic thriller from Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Todd’s Pearl Street Films, CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions. The 13-episode first season of the new drama series is expected to premiere on Syfy in Fall 2016. The logline: Set in a near future where corporations have unlimited power, […]

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    Academy Award Nominations Announced

    Nominations for the 88th Annual Academy Awards were announced yesterday morning. “The Revenant” leads with 12 nods, including Best Picture, Director (Alejandro González Iñárritu) and Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio). The seven other films nominated for Best Picture are “Spotlight,” “The Martian,” “The Big Short,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Brooklyn,” “Room” and “Bridge of Spies.” Other films […]

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