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Casting Search Begins For Ava DuVernay's Central Park Five Netflix Series, Production Set To Start In July

The casting search has begun for the five lead actors to portray the Central Park Five in Ava DuVernay's upcoming scripted Netflix series. This scripted miniseries comes after the director's documentary, 13th for the streaming giant. The 5-episode limited series (created, written and produced by DuVernay) will chronicle the true story of the 1989 case in which five teens -- Antron...

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'Grey's Anatomy' Renewed For Season 15, Making It ABC's Longest-Running Primetime Drama

Grey's Anatomy has been renewed for Season 15 at ABC. "Grey's Anatomy has a special place in my heart and millions of viewers feel the same way. Thanks to fiercely loyal fans who have been on this journey since the beginning, and new generations of viewers who continue to discover the joy and drama of Grey Sloan Memorial, the show is as strong as ever," said ABC entertainment...

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Release Date Set For Michael B. Jordan Legal Drama 'Just Mercy' — Based On True Story Likened To 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Warner Bros. has set the release date for the Michael B. Jordan legal drama, Just Mercy. It will arrive in theaters on January 1, 2020. The film is based on the book which chronicles the real-life story of social justice activist Bryan Stevenson, who founded the Equal Justice Initiative. The description, per The Hollywood Reporter: "Just Mercy was a memoir that told of...

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Race And Class Intersect Against A Backdrop Of Gentrifying Oakland In Trailer For Daveed Diggs' 'Blindspotting'

The first trailer for Sundance favorite Blindspotting has been released. After its premiere at the festival, Lionsgate acquired the rights and will release it in theaters June 27. From Daveed Diggs and Rafael Cesal, it stars Diggs, Cesal, Janina Gavankar, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Ethan Embry, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Wayne Knight. The film follows (Daveed Diggs)...

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'Girls Trip' Writer Tracy Oliver's 'First Wives Club' Reboot Nets Series Order At Paramount Network, Three Leads Will Reportedly Be Non-White

Paramount Network has picked up 10 half-hour episodes of a comedy series reboot of First Wives Club, from Paramount Television. Tracy Oliver co-write of the hit film, Girls Trip will write and executive produce this reimagining. The half-hour series is based on the popular 1996 film from Paramount Pictures, which featured Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawn. The reboot was...