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CBS Orders ‘Rush Hour’ and ‘Limitless’ TV Reboots to Series

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 8, 2015 @ 3:26 PM
Warner Bros. / Relativity
The dial of Upfronts 2015 has officially landed on CBS, and of six new dramas ordered, a few should feel plenty familiar to fans. Not only has the long-gestating Rush Hour reboot been greenlit to series, so too has the network’s adaptation of Bradley Cooper intelligence thriller Limitless.

CBS ‘Supergirl’ Officially Up, Up and Away With Series Order

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 6, 2015 @ 4:53 PM
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It’s been a good while since we’ve heard from CBS’ forthcoming Supergirl series, but with TV’s dreaded Upfronts arriving next week (we’ve already got scotch handy), one of the season’s more obvious picks has officially taken flight. Kara of Krypton will officially come to CBS this fall with a Supergirl series order.

‘Star Trek’ TV Return Eyed at CBS, Bryan Singer Considered to Direct

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 27, 2015 @ 2:27 PM
Paramount
Star Trek’s rebooted cinematic tenure under J.J. Abrams has led to diminishing returns, Star Trek 3 just barely making it off the ground, leading many to wonder when Gene Roddenberry’s iconic franchise might return to its TV roots. That time may already be upon us, CBS is reportedly looking to boldly go forward with a new TV Star Trek.

CBS ‘Supergirl’ Casts Owain Yeoman as DC Villain ‘Vartox’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 26, 2015 @ 5:46 PM
DC Comics / Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
A ways back, CBS' Supergirl let slip that Kara would first tackle an obscure DC villain named "Lumberjack," calling for an actor of Game of Thrones-like stature. Now, the DC drama has officially cast The Mentalist and TV Terminator star Owain Yeoman as Supergirl's first foe, albeit switched to the villainous "Vartox."

Apple Reportedly Eyes TV Streaming Service for Fall Launch

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 17, 2015 @ 11:42 AM
Apple
More and more cord-cutting seems to prove a viable option, especially now that HBO has made the leap to offer its own independent streaming-service, beginning with Apple this spring. Now, a new report suggests Apple will plan its own independent streaming platform for approximately 25 channels, due to become available this fall.

CBS ‘Supergirl’ Set Photos Reveal Kara’s Human Disguise, New Toyman

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 12, 2015 @ 10:18 AM
CBS
CBS’ upcoming Supergirl TV series took off with the first look at Glee star Melissa Benoist in costume as Kara Zor-El, and with production formally underway, hers isn’t the only look in the public spotlight. See the “Clark Kent” of Kara’s human identity Kara Danvers in new set photos, along with our first look at DC’s new Toyman!

CBS ‘Limitless’ Series Casts ‘American Sniper’ Star in Bradley Cooper Role

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 11, 2015 @ 11:47 PM
Warner Bros.
Swept up in the ever whirling wind of movie-TV reboots was Bradley Cooper’s 2011 thriller Limitless, and the CBS adaptation has officially found a new man to pop some smart pills. Cooper’s own American Sniper war buddy Jake McDorman will step in as the new leading man of CBS’ Limitless, 10% of his brain and all.

CBS ‘Supergirl’ Casts ‘Iron Man’ Villain as Alien Big Bad

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 5, 2015 @ 7:25 PM
DC / Marvel
Just when you thought CBS’ Supergirl pilot had enough on its plate between Cat Grant, Jimmy Olsen, Cyborg Superman, Toyman, Helen Slater, Dean Cain and one Super-body, the DC drama adds another dose of big bad. Iron Man and Star Trek star Faran Tahir will play the role of a mysterious alien “Commander,” one who sounds suspiciously like…