Frankie Shaw (‘Smilf’): Bridgette shares ‘some similarities’ with Donald Glover in ‘Atlanta’ [Complete Interview Transcript]

Frankie Shaw (‘Smilf’): Bridgette shares ‘some similarities’ with Donald Glover in ‘Atlanta’ [Complete Interview Transcript] Frankie Shaw is coming off a pair of Golden Globe nominations for herself and the show she created and stars in, “Smilf.” The Showtime comedy series about a single mother struggling to pay the bills ...

Finally, an Emmy nomination for Freddie Highmore (‘The Good Doctor’), but can he win?

Finally, an Emmy nomination for Freddie Highmore (‘The Good Doctor’), but can he win? It’s nuts, but Freddie Highmore has been going crazy for an Emmy for years and voters haven’t nominated him. He deserved to win for his hatchet-wielding turn in “Bates Motel,” but voters for some ...

‘Versace,’ ‘Ahs: Cult’ and ‘9-1-1’ composer Mac Quayle explains how he scores so many shows at once [Exclusive Video Interview]

‘Versace,’ ‘Ahs: Cult’ and ‘9-1-1’ composer Mac Quayle explains how he scores so many shows at once [Exclusive Video Interview] Ryan Murphy is one of the busiest people in Hollywood and his composer is just as prolific. Since 2014, Mac Quayle has been Murphy’s go-to guy for hypnotic, absorbing scores for his programs. He’s ...

Apple’s ‘Are You Sleeping?’ Adds Aaron Paul, Ron Cephas Jones, Five Others

The upcoming Apple drama series “Are You Sleeping?” has rounded out its cast, Variety has learned. In addition to previously announced cast members Octavia Spencer and Lizzy Caplan, Aaron Paul, Ron ...

‘The Good Place’ Creator Michael Schur Forgets Nothing — Filmmaker Toolkit Podcast 55

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‘The Terror’ Creator on Building an Arctic Expedition on a Soundstage and His Decision Not to Return for Season 2

When AMC greenlit “The Terror,” the network initially signed off on a self-contained 10-epsiode limited series that would be based on David Kajganich’s adaptation of Dan Simmons’ novel and would tell ...

USA’s ‘The Sinner’ Emmy Fyc mailer highlights Jessica Biel and Bill Pullman in their killer roles

USA Network and Universal Cable Productions have shipped their 2018 Emmy Fyc mailer for “The Sinner” to the TV academy membership. The green-and-black package contains all eight parts of the Best ...

Mr. Robot’s Sam Esmail and Rami Malek reteaming for American Radical

Universal Pictures has picked up the rights to Tamer Elnoury and Kevin Maurer’s book American Radical: Inside the World of an Undercover Muslim FBI Agent for a feature film adaptation, which will ...

Cloak & Dagger Is Marvel's Superhero Romeo and Juliet - and You'll Be Obsessed

Cloak & Dagger Is Marvel's Superhero Romeo and Juliet - and You'll Be Obsessed Do you ever see a trailer and just know in your bones that a show is going to be special? It's how I felt about A Handmaid's Tale and Westworld and This Is Us before they premiered . . . and it's also ...

Cloak & Dagger Is Marvel's Superhero Romeo and Juliet - and You'll Be Obsessed

Do you ever see a trailer and just know in your bones that a show is going to be special? It's how I felt about A Handmaid's Tale and Westworld and This Is Us before they premiered . . . and it's also ...

Rami Malek, ‘Mr. Robot’ Creator Sam Esmail Team Up for ‘American Radical’ Movie

Universal has optioned the rights to the FBI agent memoir “American Radical,” with “Mr. Robot” star Rami Malek and showrunner Sam Esmail attached to respectively star and direct. “American Radical” ...

Which ‘Game of Thrones’ star is more likely to get a lead Emmy nomination: Emilia Clarke or Kit Harington? [Poll]

Which ‘Game of Thrones’ star is more likely to get a lead Emmy nomination: Emilia Clarke or Kit Harington? [Poll] “Game of Thrones” stars Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington both have Emmy nominations under their belts, but there is no guarantee either of them will make the cut this year. The former supporting ...

Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of The Great Leap

Atlantic Theater Company presents the New York premiere production of The Great Leap, written by Lauren Yee and directed by Taibi Magar.The Great Leap stars Ali Ahn 'The Path' on Hulu, Ned Eisenberg ...

'Mad Genius' Trailer Hacks the Human Mind

'Mad Genius' Trailer Hacks the Human Mind If you could hack the human brain, would that be a good thing? That's the question at the heart of Mad Genius, a sci-fi film that's described as The Matrix meets Mr. Robot. And the answer to the ...

Frank Doubleday, Escape from New York Villain and Dad of Mr. Robot and Empire Stars, Dies at 73

Frank Doubleday, Escape from New York Villain and Dad of Mr. Robot and Empire Stars, Dies at 73 Frank Doubleday, who played the ghoulish, spike-haired henchman from John Carpenter’s sci-fi cult classic Escape from New York, has died at 73. The actor’s wife Christina Hart confirmed his death on ...

Frank Doubleday, ‘Escape From New York’ Villain, Dies at 73

Frank Doubleday, ‘Escape From New York’ Villain, Dies at 73 Frank Doubleday, who played a henchman in “Escape From New York,” died on March 3, his wife and companion Christina Hart confirmed in a Facebook post. Doubleday was 73. Doubleday is best known for ...

‘Smilf’ Star and Creator Frankie Shaw on How #MeToo Made the Show More Resonant (Video)

‘Smilf’ Star and Creator Frankie Shaw on How #MeToo Made the Show More Resonant (Video) This story about Frankie Shaw first appeared in The Race Begins issue of TheWrap’s Emmy magazine. She never really had a role model. Frankie Shaw studied English literature and wrote her first ...

Frank Doubleday, Villain in John Carpenter's 'Escape From New York,' Dies at 73

Frank Doubleday, Villain in John Carpenter's 'Escape From New York,' Dies at 73 Frank Doubleday, a specialist in portraying villains who turned in a pair of especially creepy performances in the John Carpenter films Assault on Precinct 13 and Escape From New York, has died. He ...

Frank Doubleday, Villain in John Carpenter's 'Escape From New York,' Dies at 73

Frank Doubleday, Villain in John Carpenter's 'Escape From New York,' Dies at 73 Frank Doubleday, a specialist in portraying villains who turned in a pair of especially creepy performances in the John Carpenter films Assault on Precinct 13 and Escape From New York, has died. He ...

Emmys: Strong Crowd of New Contenders Shakes Up the Lead Actor Races

Emmys: Strong Crowd of New Contenders Shakes Up the Lead Actor Races In the lead actor Emmy races, which tend to recycle many of the same names year after year, it’s rare to see more than two or three fresh faces in the mix. This year, a strong crowd of new hopefuls is ...

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