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    Starz Renews ‘Wrong Man’ for Season Two

    Cable net Starz has greenlit investigative reality series “Wrong Man” for a second season, with an order for six new episodes. From Joe Berlinger (“Paradise Lost” trilogy, “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes”) the series re-investigates three cases of inmates who have been incarcerated for decades and who claim they were wrongfully convicted […]

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    Starz Renews ‘American Gods’ for Season 3 with New Showrunner

    Starz has greenlit fantasy drama “American Gods” for a third season less than ope week after its second season opener. Charles “Chic” Eglee (“The Shield,” “Dexter”) will take over as showrunner, a position held previously by Bryan Fuller, Michael Green and Jesse Alexander. “I’m thrilled ‘American Gods’ has been renewed for a third season, and […]

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    Starz Greenlights Drama ‘Sweetbitter’ for Season 2

    Starz has renewed half-hour drama “Sweetbitter” for a second season, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes. Debuting on May 6, 2018, “Sweetbitter” is based on the book of the same name by Stephanie Danler. The series follows a 22-year-old woman (Ella Purnell) who, shortly after arriving in New York, lands a job at a […]

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    Starz Renews Drama ‘Power’ for Season 6

    Starz has issued an early sixth season renewal to drama “Power” from Courtney Kemp and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. Debuting on June 7, 2014, “Power” follows James St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick), nicknamed “Ghost”, owner of “Truth”, a popular New York City nightclub. In addition, he is a major player in one of the city’s biggest illegal […]

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    Starz Acquires Docuseries ‘America to Me’

    Starz has acquired the unscripted 10-part docuseries “America to Me,” created by filmmaker Steve James (“Hoop Dreams,” “The Interrupters”), and produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films. The logline: “America To Me” follows students, teachers and administrators in suburban Chicago’s Oak Park and River Forest High School, one of the country’s most exemplary and diverse […]

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    Starz Orders Original Series ‘Vida’

    Starz has greenlit a new series called “Vida” (formerly titled “Pour Vida”), a half-hour drama series focusing on two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn’t be more different or distanced from each other. Circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by the past and shocking […]

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    Starz to Develop Action-Drama ‘Black Samurai’

    Starz is developing the action-drama series under the working title “Black Samurai” with Jerry Bruckheimer Television starring Academy Award winner Common (“John Wick 2,” “Suicide Squad”), who will also executive produce under his Freedom Road Productions banner. Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA (“Kill Bill 1 & 2,” “American Gangster”) and Mitchell Diggs will also executive produce for […]

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    Starz Orders Supernatural Drama ‘The Rook’

    Starz has given a series order to the drama thriller “The Rook” from “Twilight” saga author Stephanie Meyer, Lionsgate and Liberty Global. Based on the novel by Daniel O’Malley, “The Rook” will follow a young woman who wakes up in a London park suffering amnesia and surrounded by bodies, all wearing latex gloves. As she […]

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    Starz Renews ‘American Gods’ for Season Two

    Starz has picked up a second season of original series “American Gods,” produced by FremantleMedia North America (FMNA), following its premiere on April 30. Based on the novel of the same name, the series focuses on Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle), a man serving three years in prison. With only days remaining in his sentence, Shadow […]

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