Tag: TV

Blake Lively Is Teaming Up With Diablo Cody To Adapt The Renegade 1950s Housewife Comic ‘Lady Killer’ For Netflix

Despite having taken up MMA, Blake Lively has had a spotted history with action stardom. On one hand, there’s The Shallows, the delightfully minimalist thriller where she battles (though really out-wits) a shark. On the other, there’s The Rhythm Section, one of the last movies to bomb before the pandemic all but shut down the […]

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‘Dark Side of the Ring’ Creators Talk Season 3 and Brian Pillman’s Tumultuous Career

Any great wrestling event needs a great opening match, and Dark Side of the Ring, VICE TV’s documentary series about wrestling’s most controversial stories, has always succeeded on the back of that logic. The show’s first season premiere told the story of Bruiser Brody’s murder, and season two kicked off with an intimate two-part look […]

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The ‘Rugrats’ Are Back In A New Trailer For The Classic ’90s Series Revival On Paramount+

If anyone’s in the mood for a diaper full of ’90s nostalgia, Paramount+ just released the official trailer for its upcoming revival of Rugrats, the classic Nickelodeon series featuring the adventures of Tommy Pickles and his toddler friends. Despite the obvious change in animation style that does its best to match the iconic look of […]

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‘Yasuke’ Writer Nick Jones Jr. On Exploring Trauma, Adding Magic And Mechs, And Definitely Not Smoking Anything While Writing

Yasuke recently arrived on Netflix with striking visuals (from Japanese animation studio MAPPA) and a trippy score (courtesy of Flying Lotus), both of which help complete the experience of watching, but make no mistake: the story itself is consciousness-expanding. The six-part series dives into the mind of history’s first Black samurai and imagines what his […]

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The ‘Sex And The City’ Revival Will Reportedly Include Women Of Color As Regulars (Following The Samantha Departure)

HBO Max announced earlier this year that a Sex and the City revival (titled, And Just Like That…) is coming our way, even though Kim Cattrall will not reprise her vampy Samantha Jones role. Whether the show can survive that omission remains to be seen, and given that Samantha is a fan favorite, there are […]

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‘Loki’ Will Step Away From Disney+’s Friday Release Pattern With A Slightly Bumped-Up Premiere Date

Despite experiencing massive success with both WandaVision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier that followed in the footsteps of The Mandalorian by dropping new episodes on Fridays, Disney+ is shaking things up when it comes to Loki. In a new video released by Marvel, the God of Mischief actor Tom Hiddleston breaks the news […]

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The Producers Of The Oscars Planned The Show Around A Likely Chadwick Boseman Win, Admits Steven Soderbergh

The 2021 Oscars were generally seen as a noble semi-failure, though even that descriptor seems harsh. For everything that didn’t work (the weirdly rushed In Memoriam segment, for one), there were two, maybe even three experiments that did (the cool opening long take, arguably the longer speeches). There was one failure that trumped them all: […]

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‘Tulsa: The Fire And The Forgotten’ Unearths History For The 100th Anniversary Of The Race Massacre In A PBS Trailer

Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen (2019) dramatized the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 on HBO, and a new documentary will further uncover the truth on PBS. The film (literally) digs deep on a local level and will arrive on May 31, which will mark the 100th anniversary of one of the most horrific instances of racially-motivated violence […]

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Tegan And Sara Detail How They Channeled Their Teenage Antics Into The TV Series ‘High School’

Along with releasing their 2019 album Hey, I’m Just Like You, Tegan And Sara returned to recount their tumultuous childhood with their memoir High School. After previously announcing the book is being turned into a TV series, the singers detail how their teenage antics will play out on the upcoming show. High School has officially […]

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Doctor Strange Was Supposed To Appear In ‘WandaVision,’ And Here’s What He Would Have Done

While WandaVision ended up being an unpredictable delight that left Marvel fans spinning out theories, week after week, the show pulled an unexpected twist by not having a Doctor Strange cameo. From the jump, the show was promoted as a lead-in to Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, so it was assumed that the […]

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Fresh Off Setting The Internet Ablaze In The ‘Army Of The Dead’ Trailer, Tig Notaro Will Be Making A Fully Animated Comedy Special

A few weeks ago, something unexpected happened: Tig Notaro went viral, for an appearance in the Army of the Dead trailer that was declared by social media to be both “badass” and “sexy AF.” No one was as surprised by this as the comic herself, who confessed on The Tonight Show that she didn’t even […]

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What’s On Tonight: Danny Trejo Goes Up Against His Most Formidable Foe Yet In ‘Running Wild’

Running Wild With Bear Grylls (Nat Geo, 9:00pm) — Legendary nice-guy-who-plays-every-bad-dude Danny Trejo joins Bear to do the daredevil-in-nature thing. Despite being a record-breaker for his countless movie deaths, Danny will prevail here, but it won’t be easy. He endures scorching temperatures while traversing cliffs and climbing huge boulders within the Arches National Park in […]

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Five Things You Should Know About The Fascinating Actual History Behind Netflix’s ‘Yasuke’

This past weekend, Netflix’s highly-anticipated new anime, Yasuke, hit the streaming service and we here at Uproxx love it. The series follows the rise of the first Black samurai, Yasuke, during one of Japan’s most tumultuous periods of time, and while the show features an abundance of science fiction and supernatural elements, at its core […]

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Lil Nas X And Olivia Rodrigo Are Set To Close Out ‘SNL’s 46th Season This Month

May 22 will mark the finale of Saturday Night Live‘s 46th season and in the final two weeks, the show’s musical guests will be two of 2021’s most successful, chart-topping young stars. May 15, “Driver’s License” singer Olivia Rodrigo will perform in an episode hosted by The Prom‘s Keegan-Michael Key, while the season finale will […]

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‘SNL’ Will Close Out Its Season With First-Time Hosts Keegan-Michael Key And Anya Taylor-Joy

While crypto fans are certainly excited about Elon Musk appearing on Saturday Night Live this weekend, few other seem particularly jazzed about watching the billionaire owner of Tesla grasp around for stuff to do on stage. This, perhaps, is why the show has gone with some, well, notable actors with the final two host gigs […]

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‘Succession’ Season 3 Lands One Of The (Human) Stars Of ‘Kong Vs. Godzilla’

The stars of Kong Vs. Godzilla were, well, the monsters, but the human actors who played a role in the movie are lining up some sweet gigs in Hollywood as well. Monday brought word that Alexander Skarsgard, the actor who shined in True Blood and Big Little Lies and also alongside the aforementioned large lizard […]

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Sebastian Stan Has Called Upon Disney+ To Release A New ‘Cut’ From ‘The Falcon And The Winter Soldier’

The dust hasn’t even settled yet after The Falcon and the Winter Soldier‘s relatively heartwarming finale, at least where Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes’ fates are concerned, and we’ve already got some confirmations and a suggestion for more. A fourth Captain America movie (focusing on Sam taking up the shield for real this time) is […]

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‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Introduces A New Cult, And A New Grisly Way To Die

Counting all three series, there have now been 17 seasons of shows in The Walking Dead universe. What’s been fairly remarkable about the universe is that even after this many seasons, and this many episodes, the shows still find new and inventive ways to kill people, and the latest way to die introduced in this […]

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Cher Wrote Some Beautiful Tributes To Her Late Oscar-Winning ‘Moonstruck’ Co-Star Olympia Dukakis

Saturday brought some heartbreaking news: Olympia Dukakis, Oscar-winning actress, had passed away. She was 89. Tributes poured out across the entertainment industry, praising her for, among other things, her award-gobbling performance for the 1987 romantic-comedy Moonstruck. Among them was Cher, her Moonstruck co-star, who won her own Academy Award for playing her romantically confused daughter. […]

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Elon Musk Got Roasted After He Tried To Float Some Dicey Sketch Ideas For His Forthcoming ‘SNL’ Stint

Elon Musk is hosting SNL next weekend and the only people who seem happy about it are Elon Musk and maybe his wife Grimes. When the news broke last Saturday, it was met with instant and widespread revulsion. Even the show’s cast seemed ready to revolt against the controversial billionaire. When Musk tweeted out that […]

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Legendary Former ‘Simpsons’ Writer John Swartzwelder Had A Hilarious Take On The Show’s Darkest Episode

Only real Simpsons heads know the name John Swartzwelder, which doesn’t seem fair: He’s the credited writer of 59 of its most beloved episodes. But that’s partially by design. He’s famously reclusive, without even a decent public picture to affix to his new interview in The New Yorker — an occasion so rare that it’s […]

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A New ‘Rick And Morty’ Season 5 Trailer And ‘Eternal Nightmare Machine’ Short Gave Fans Plenty To Dissect

Rick And Morty‘s fifth season inches closer to actually airing on Adult Swim, and Saturday brought another trailer to fans as well as a lengthy video animated by Paul Robertson set in a video game-style universe where the titular characters battled some formidable foes. First came a new trailer for the show itself, which revealed […]

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Zack Snyder Shared A Deleted Scene With His John Stewart Green Lantern From ‘Justice League’

We already know there’s a new Green Lantern coming to the DC Universe, but we also know that it’s not the character that Zack Snyder had picked out for the universe if he were in charge. Perhaps that’s why on the same week DC announced the next version of the intergalactic character we see new […]

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Bill Maher Launched An Attack On Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Supporters Are Not Happy About It

When Bill Maher’s right, he’s right. The HBO host has a lot of dicey opinions, but one subject where he’s right on the money is cryptocurrency. He devoted a chunk of Friday night’s Real Time to the financial fad that’s getting bigger and bigger, with virtual currencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tether, and more taking off. […]

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Aaron Rodgers’ Interest In Hosting ‘Jeopardy!’ Reportedly Impacted His Frustration With The Packers

The offseason narrative for Aaron Rodgers was, until Thursday night, speculation about whether the Green Bay Packers quarterback and NFL MVP could pull double duty playing in Wisconsin and potentially hosting Jeopardy! full-time. But now it’s widely known that Rodgers is unhappy with things in Green Bay, and there’s some speculation that America’s favorite trivia […]

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Beloved Comedy Director Paul Feig Talks About His Love Affair With Gin

Paul Feig holds a lofty place in the world of comedy. He’s has been behind the camera on Spy, Freaks and Geeks, Arrested Development, The Office, Bridesmaids, and the criminally underappreciated Ghostbusters reboot, among many others. He’s worked with the best and been trusted with massive properties. In the process, he’s become a defining voice […]

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