Well, we couldn’t toss “sex cult” and “TV actress” around without someone in Hollywood getting ideas. So it is that multiple groups are looking to adapt the NXIVM sex-trafficking group that got Smallville star Allison Mack arrested, both in TV docu-series and fiction.
The prospect of a TV Fargo may not have been enough to lure the Coen brothers to TV, but one of their unexplored projects just might. Reports claim the iconic directing pair will write and helm a new western miniseries, perhaps taking a TV/film hybrid approach for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.
TV seems to have stolen a bit more fire from Olympus, as Julia Roberts becomes the latest Hollywood A-lister making the leap to series TV. The Normal Heart star will lead an adaptation of Maria Semple’s Today Will Be Different, as developed with Annapurna’s new TV venture.
You can tell a lot about a person by their favorite rendering of Charles Dickens’ seminal Yuletide yarn A Christmas Carol. People who swear by the original text need to loosen up a bit and have some ’nog. Fans of the Muppet Christmas Carol are a reliably good time, always down for a bit of frosty merriment...