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School's back in session for 'A.P. Bio' on NBCUniversal's streaming service
Vivian Zink/NBC (LOS ANGELES) -- A.P. Bio, dropped by NBC back in May after two seasons, has been resurrected for NBCUniversal's upcoming streaming service, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The comedy, from executive producers Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers and showrunner Mike O'Brien, stars Glenn Howerton as a disgraced Harvard philosophy professor turned high school biology teacher. Patton Oswalt also stars -- and on Twitter, he was credited in part with saving the show by O'Brien, "for being the first and biggest promoter of #SaveAPBio." The hashtag attracted an outpouring of support from fans. To them, O'Brien enthused, "This happened because...
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Disney eyes Javier Bardem to play King Triton in live-action 'The Little Mermaid'
LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Javier Bardem, who won an Oscar for playing the relentless psychopathic killer Anton Chigurh in 2007's No Country for Old Men, is lightening up quite a bit for his next role. The actor's reportedly in talks to play King Triton in Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, according to Variety. Bardem would join a cast that, so far, includes grown-ish actress and Chloe x Halle singer Halle Bailey as Ariel, Melissa McCarthy as her evil aunt, Ursula, and Awkwafina as Scuttle. Harry Styles is also reportedly in early talks to play Prince Eric....
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Apple TV banks on 'The Banker' starring Samuel L. Jackson, Nia Long and Anthony Mackie
ABC/Randy Holmes (LOS ANGELES) -- Apple TV has added a major addition to its growing slate. According to Deadline, the provider has acquired the rights to George Nolfi's fact-based period drama The Banker for their upcoming streaming service Apple TV+. The film stars Marvel movie co-stars Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Mackie , as well as Nicholas Hoult and Nia Long . The Banker is based on the true story of Bernard Garrett and Joe Morris, two African-American entrepreneurs in the 1950s who attempted bypass the "racial limitations of the era" by hiring a working-class white man to serve as...
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