Starz Developing “American Gods”


STARZ DEVELOPING “AMERICAN GODS”

FROM FREMANTLEMEDIA

NORTH AMERICA 

Bryan Fuller and Michael Green to serve as showrunners on the new scripted drama series

Beverly Hills, Calif. (July 1, 2014) – Starz has announced a script to series development of FremantleMedia North America’s (FMNA) adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed urban fantasy novel “American Gods.”  The pilot script will be penned by Bryan Fuller (“Hannibal,” “Pushing Daisies,” “Heroes”) and Michael Green (“The River,” “Kings,” “Heroes”), who will also showrun the series. They will executive produce along with Gaiman. FremantleMedia North America will produce the series. Continue reading

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True Blood Episodes 7.03 to 7.05 Detailed Synopsis

Below please find the True Blood July episode summaries for episodes 7.03, 7.04 and 7.05.

Episode #73: “Fire in the Hole”
Debut: SUNDAY, JULY 6 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates: July 6 (11:30 p.m., 2:00 a.m.), 7 (11:30 p.m.), 8 (12:15 a.m.), 9 (8:00 p.m., 12:35 a.m.) and 11 (midnight)
HBO2 playdates: July 7 (9:00 p.m.), 10 (4:20 a.m.), 12 (9:00 p.m.) and 13 (8:00 p.m.)
Sookie (Anna Paquin) hatches a dangerous plan to take down the H-Vamps, even as Vince (Brett Rickaby) and his armed vigilantes pose an equally serious threat. Lafayette (Nelsan Ellis) gets high with James (Nathan Parsons); Jason (Ryan Kwanten) eyes a family future with Violet (Karolina Wydra); Willa (Amelia Rose Blaire) is forced to find a new place to stay; Sarah Newlin (Anna Camp) sheds her past. Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) offers Eric (Alexander Skarsgård) a compelling reason to return to Louisiana – and be the vampire he used to be.
Written by Brian Buckner; directed by Lee Rose.

Episode #74: “Death Is Not the End”
Debut: SUNDAY, JULY 13 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: July 13 (11:30 p.m., 2:00 a.m.), 14 (11:15 p.m.), 15 (12:15 a.m.), 16 (8:00 p.m., 12:30 a.m.) and 18 (midnight)
HBO2 playdates: July 14 (9:00 p.m.), 17 (3:40 a.m.), 19 (9:00 p.m.), 20 (8:00 p.m.) and 31 (3:00 a.m.)
In the aftermath of yet another bloodbath, Sam (Sam Trammell), Sookie and Jason find themselves the bearers of bad news in Bon Temps and beyond. Pam recalls the events that led her and Eric to Shreveport and Fangtasia. Bill (Stephen Moyer) and Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll) get nourishment from unexpected sources. Following a new lead, Sookie enlists a band of vampires and humans to track down the H-Vamps.
Written by Daniel Kenneth; directed by Gregg Fienberg.

Episode #75: “Lost Cause”
Debut: SUNDAY, JULY 20 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: July 20 (11:30 p.m., 2:00 a.m.), 21 (10:30 p.m.), 22 (midnight), 23 (8:00 p.m., 12:30 a.m.) and 25 (midnight)
HBO2 playdates: July 21 (9:00 p.m.), 24 (2:00 a.m.), 26 (9:00 p.m.), 27 (8:00 p.m.) and 31 (4:00 a.m.)
Exhausted from her recent travails, Sookie finds herself the unwilling host of a festive mainstreaming party in Bon Temps. In search of an elusive adversary, Eric and Pam head to Dallas and attend a gala fundraiser. Andy (Chris Bauer) makes a life-changing decision; Jessica and James reach a crossroads; Bill loses himself in remembrance of human days.
Written by Craig Chester; directed by Howie Deutch.

SOURCE: HBO

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MTV’s Teen Wolf Returns to Comic Con

MTV’S “TEEN WOLF” RETURNS TO SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON WITH A STAR-STUDDED PANEL FOR THE FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
Network Takes a Bite Out of the Convention Center Floor with First Ever “Teen Wolf” Themed Booth
 
New York, NY (June 26, 2014)—MTV announced today that its hit drama series “Teen Wolf” will return to San Diego Comic-Con for the fifth year in a row with a panel featuring series’ stars on Thursday, July 24.  “Teen Wolf” will also have a show-themed booth on the convention center floor for the first time ever.
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UCB Goes Between the Scenes of Marvel’s The Avengers

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You know that shawarma restaurant at the very end of The Avengers? Who hasn’t wanted to curl up with a warm pita full of slow cooked meat after a long day fighting aliens?

In this week’s episode of UCB Presents: Between the Scenes on Nerdist, see what happens when the insurance adjuster comes to Omar’s Shawarma and assesses the damage. And in true Marvel goodness, the surprise twist at the end makes you feel as warm and fuzzy as… well as a nice shawarma.

UCB Presents: Between the Scenes airs Wednesdays on Nerdist.com.

 

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Factory Entertainment Announces Comic Con 2014 Exclusives

“The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel as you’ve never seen them before!”

Factory Entertainment is delighted to announce number five its 2014 Convention Exclusives line up and the world premiere of its new product line, WriteEms™. What better way that to launch a new and exciting collectibles category than with two of world’s greatest heroes, Batman, The Dark Knight and Superman, The Man of Steel?

These collectible mini-figures feature handy clip-on attachments so you can use them as keychains or hang them from your backpack, laptop case or even your utility belt! Bestof all, they have a hidden secret feature! Pulling off the figure’s head reveals a concealed pencil. Write, doodle and draw to your heart’s content, then click the head back on and you are good to go. Soon everybody is going to collect WriteEms™, and you can be the first with this Comic Con Exclusive debut.*

This exclusive is limited to 2000 sets and will be available at San Diego Comic Con only from the Factory Entertainment Booth (#2747) while supplies last.

*Stop by our booth for a sneak preview of other WriteEms™ coming soon. It’s an extensive line up with lots of familiar faces that you are going to love!

“Curses! I’m going to be holed up in my Batcave and can’t make it to San Diego Comic Con this year.” There’s no need to fear – we’ve put aside a limited quantity that are now available for pre-order on our website HERE while supplies last. You can order today safe in the knowledge that your products will ship to you in August after Comic Con is over.

Stay tuned for more San Diego Comic Con Exclusive announcements. Click HERE to see other previously announced exclusives.

About Factory Entertainment

Factory Entertainment is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality licensed toys and collectibles featuring a wide variety of music and entertainment properties, including Game Of Thrones, Archer, DC Comics, The Beatles, James Bond, Men in Black, Ghostbusters, Universal Monsters, Jurassic Park, Back to the Future, Jaws, Monty Python, KISS, and The Princess Bride. For all the latest product information, as well as updates and preproduction previews, please visit www.factoryent.com

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True Blood Season 7 Episode 72 Preview

HBO posted a new promo for the upcoming episode 7.02 titled. “I Found You”. Perhaps the “you” in the title is referring to Eric Northman. (Pam has been looking for him for months). I do believe also we will see the long awaited dream sequence featuring Eric Northman and Jason Stackhouse.

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This screen cap looks a lot like Jason getting ready to jump on a certain Viking Vampire (Alex mentioned that the scene was way over the top and much like a Spanish tele-novela/soap opera)      There are no embed options so here is the link to the promo:

Screen caps below:

 

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Get Your Kilt On At Comic Con Outlander Red Carpet Premiere

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STARZ TO HOST THE RED CARPET PREMIERE OF

“OUTLANDER” DURING SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON

 

Series stars Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies, Graham McTavish

and Lotte Verbeek will join series creator Ronald D. Moore and author Diana Gabaldon

WHAT:               The premiere of the highly anticipated STARZ Original series “Outlander” will be held at a red carpet gala event during San Diego Comic-Con 2014.  Cast and creators including Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore, author Diana GabaldonCaitriona BalfeSam HeughanTobias MenziesGraham McTavish and Lotte Verbeek  will be in attendance and do a panel session. Continue reading

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True Blood Featured in June 27 Entertainment Weekly Issue

True Blood is featured on the cover of the upcoming Entertainment Weekly magazine issue dated June 27,14. Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin are on the cover (no surprise they are featuring the married couple) The final season marketing and articles so far sure seem to be very Bill and Sookie centric. Hmm we can take the hint HBO!

Gallery below contains scans of the issue. There are some new images that were Stephen’s personal photos (including a GQ photoshoot with Alexander Skarsgard) shown below: Continue reading

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New Image From The Giver of Alexander Skarsgard

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The Giver film posted a new image of Alexander Skarsgard shown above. The film is based on a book by Lois Lowry. The description on imdb shows:  In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the “real” world.

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