EXCLUSIVE: Disney+ and National Geographic have set the remaining cast for Genius: MLK/X , the fourth installment in the anthology series. Ron Cephas Jones ( This Is Us ), Gary Carr ( The Peripheral ) and Hubert Point-Du Jour ( The Good Lord Bird ) are set as series regulars opposite previously announced Kelvin Harrison Jr., Aaron Pierre, Weruche Opia and Jayme Lawson. Lennie James ( The Walking Dead ), LisaGay Hamilton ( Lincoln Lawyer ), Ashley Romans (Y: The Last Man ), Donal Logue ( Departure ) and Griffin Matthews ( The Flight Attendant ) recur in the series, which will focus on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Harrison Jr.) and Malcolm X (Pierre). Genius: MLK/X, the first installment of Nat Geo ’s series to stream as a Disney+ original, will explore the formative years, pioneering accomplishments, dueling philosophies and key personal relationships of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Harrison Jr.) and Malcolm X (Pierre). While King advanced racial … [Read more...] about ‘Genius: MLK/X’ Adds Ron Cephas Jones, Gary Carr, Hubert Point-Du Jour In Lead Roles, 5 More Cast
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Sylvester Stallone ’s mob boss is staying in Tulsa. Paramount+ has renewed Tulsa King , from Yellowstone ‘s Taylor Sheridan, for a second season. It comes after only three episodes of the show have aired on the streaming service. The drama follows New York mafia capo Dwight “The General” Manfredi (Stallone) just after he is released from prison to set up shop in Tulsa, OK. Realizing that his mob family might not have his best interests in mind, Dwight slowly builds a “crew” from a group of unlikely characters, helping establish a new criminal empire in a place that to him might as well be another planet. Tulsa King also stars Andrea Savage, Martin Starr, Jay Will, Max Casella, Domenick Lombardozzi, Vincent Piazza, A.C. Peterson, Garrett Hedlund and Dana Delany. The series is executive produced by Sheridan, showrunner Terence Winter , Stallone, David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari, David Hutkin, Allen Coulter and Braden Aftergood. It is produced by MTV … [Read more...] about ‘Tulsa King’ Renewed For Season 2 At Paramount+
EXCLUSIVE : Jon Kanak has been promoted to Head of Film & Television Literary at the full-service music and talent management firm, Activist Artists Management . Kanak came to Activist as a Literary Manager in October of 2018 and has since then helped to expand the company’s literary and production department. In his new role, he will continue representing writers and directors, while packaging film and television projects that Activist produces. He continues to be based out of Activist’s Los Angeles office, reporting to the company’s Founding Partners. “Jon has played a significant role in the growth of our film and literary business, whether securing opportunities for our diverse portfolio of clients in lucrative film and television deals or by working alongside our family office clients to expand their entertainment holdings,” said Founding Partner Greg Suess. “We are committed to the expansion of this department under Jon’s leadership.” “The past four years … [Read more...] about Activist Artists Management Elevates Jon Kanak To Head Of Film & Television Literary
EXCLUSIVE: CBS is developing St. Marks , a medical drama from David Marshall Grant ( A Million Little Thing s), Megan King Kelly ( Teenage Bounty Hunters ), Nina Tassler and Denise Di Novi’s PatMa Productions and CBS Studios. Kelly penned the teleplay from a story she co-wrote with Grant. In St. Marks , a Muslim Chaplain reeling from a crisis of faith and a science-focused elite surgeon lead a team of doctors and hospital chaplains in their attempts to heal the bodies and souls of the people of Minneapolis. Kelly and Grant, who is expected to serve as showrunner, executive produce with Tassler, Di Novi and Joan Boorstein for PatMa. Daniel Simon, who originally brought in the project, will oversee for PatMa. CBS Studios is the studio. Grant previously served as executive producer on all three seasons of CBS/CBS Studios medical drama Code Black. He most recently worked on ABC’s A Million Little Thing s, the first three seasons as executive producer and as … [Read more...] about ‘St. Marks’ Medical Drama From David Marshall Grant, Megan King Kelly & PatMa In Works At CBS
Hottest game of volleyball EVER?! A group of diehard volleyball players in Iceland joined together for a quick game this week ... all while a massive volcano was erupting nearby!! It all went down near Reykjavík, where the Geldingadalur volcano -- which had been dormant for 6,000 years!!! -- erupted this week. It's also reportedly the first volcanic eruption in the area in nearly 800 years!! Waiting for your permission to load the Instagram Media. To celebrate the moment, the group of 6 players decided to take their skills to the next level ... setting up shop while the volcano was spitting out lava all over the place in the distance. The video is as incredible as you'd think ... with the group of players passing the ball around, completely unfazed by the eruption!! The lava is one thing, but the group had something else to worry about -- pro volleyball player Thelma Gretarsdottir claims it was -12 DEGREES when they went out for their game of volcano … [Read more...] about Volleyball Game Breaks Out In Front Of Erupting Volcano, Scorching Video!