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“Sharp Objects” debuts this July on HBO!

HBO unveiled the first teaser for its upcoming limited series Sharp Objects. Based on the book of the same name by The New York Times bestselling author Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl, Dark Places), this eight-episode series tells the story of reporter Camille Preaker (Adams) who returns to her small hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. Trying to put together a psychological puzzle from her past, she finds herself identifying with the young victims a bit too closely.

Amy Adams stars, along with co-stars Patricia Clarkson, Chris Messina, Eliza Scanlen, Elizabeth Perkins and Matt Craven. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée from scripts by Marti Noxon and Gillian Flynn.

Executive producers are Jason Blum, Charles Layton and Jessica Rhoades, as well as Amy Adams, Gillian Flynn, Marti Noxon, Jean-Marc Vallée, Nathan Ross and Gregg Fienberg. Additional writers include co-executive producer Vince Calandra, co-producer Scott Brown, consulting producer Alex Metcalf, and Ariella Blejer & Dawn Kamoche.An Entertainment One (eOne) and Blumhouse Television production.

Sharp Objects premieres in July on HBO.

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” Season 9 Trailer

HBO released the official trailer for the highly anticipated “Curb” return on Oct. 1, featuring all your favorite psychotic Los Angelenos. There’s Jeff Garlin as Jeff Greene, Susie Essman as Susie Greene, J.B. Smoove as Leon Black, Bob Einstein as Marty Funkhouser and Cheryl Hines as Cheryl David. Ted Danson and Richard Lewis will also be back playing themselves.

Curb Your Enthusiasm stars Seinfeld co-creator Larry David as himself in an unsparing but tongue-in-cheek depiction of his life. Shot in a verite style and featuring celebrities playing themselves, the episodes are improvised by the actors from an outline created by David. The series also stars Cheryl Hines as David’s wife Cheryl, Jeff Garlin as David’s manager Jeff and Susie Essman as Jeff’s wife Susie.

The trailer features some exciting guest stars including Carrie Brownstein as David’s constipated assistant and Bryan Cranston as his scruffy therapist. New season will also include appearances by Nick Offerman, Nasim Pedrad, Elizabeth Banks, Jimmy Kimmel, Ed Begley Jr., Elizabeth Perkins, June Diane Raphael and Judge Judy. Bonus: “Gilmore Girl” star Lauren Graham will spend multiple episodes playing David’s love interest.

 

G.L.O.W. gets Netflix Premiere Date!

Netflix on Wednesday announced that Season 1 of GLOW, a scripted comedy series inspired by the 1980s phenomenon Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, will premiere on Friday, June 23.

In Los Angeles-set comedy, Brie plays Ruth, a struggling actress who becomes a TV wrestler in a last-ditch effort to keep her star burning. Marc Maron (Maron) co-stars as washed-up film director Sam Sylvia, who suddenly finds himself leading 14 women on a path to wrestling stardom.

GLOW hails from Liz Flahive (Homeland) and Carly Mensch (Orange Is the New Black), and counts OITNB‘s Jenji Kohan and Tara Herrmann among its executive producers.

The 10-episode first season of the series, from Weeds and Orange is the New Black creator Jenji Kohan, was announced last year for Netflix, with a cast led by Alison Brie and Marc Maron, with Betty Gilpin, Jackie Tohn, Elizabeth Perkins and Ellen Wong also listed among the cast.

“How to Get Away with Murder” Sneak Peek: Who’s Caught in a Compromising Position?

•• Annalise’s latest client is trying to get away with insider trading. Weeds alum Elizabeth Perkins guest-stars on Thursday’s episode of How to Get Away with Murder (10/9c, ABC) as Marren Trudeau, the big-time founder and CEO of a brokerage firm who’s accused of the charge. In the exclusive sneak peek below, Annalise (Viola Davis) and her students arrive at the firm only to see the FBI already there — and Marren burning the warrant.

“Your client purchased stocks in Edson Pharmaceuticals in advance of a favorable FDA ruling arising from insider knowledge,” the FBI agent tells Annalise. “I still see no proof of my client’s connection to Edson Pharmaceuticals,” she replies. Spoke too soon. Check out the first look below to see the incriminating evidence the FBI has against Marren.

“How to Get Away with Murder” airs Thursdays at 10/9c on ABC.

“Let’s Go Scooping” on Next “HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER”

•• On the next episode of ABC’s HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER titled “Let’s Get to Scooping” – Annalise and her students uncover a shocking truth while investigating the case of Marren Trudeau (Elizabeth Perkins), founder and CEO of a major brokerage firm, who has recently been arrested for insider trading. Meanwhile, Wes discovers a cell phone hidden by Rebecca whose contents reveal an unsettling clue in the Lila Stangard murder case.

The episode airs THURSDAY OCTOBER 16 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Get a sneak peek below and click here to read BWW’s exclusive recap of last night’s episode!

“How to Get Away with Murder” stars Academy-Award Nominee Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating, Billy Brown as Detective Nate Lahey, Alfred Enoch as Wes Gibbins, Jack Falahee as Connor Walsh, Katie Findlay as Rebecca Sutter, Aja Naomi King as Michaela Pratt, Matt McGorry as Asher Millstone, Karla Souza as Laurel Castillo, Charlie Weber as Frank Delfino and Liza Weil as Bonnie Winterbottom.

Guest starring Elizabeth Perkins as Marren Trudeau, Sara Paxton as Talia Lewis, Alysia Reiner as D.A. Wendy Parks, Niko Pepaj as Pax Curtis, Tom Verica as Sam Keating, Conrad Ricamora as Oliver and Arjun Supta as Kan.

“Let’s Get to Scooping” was written by Erika Green Swafford and directed by Laura Innes.

“How to Get Away with Murder” is created and executive-produced by Pete Nowalk (“Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy”). Shonda Rhimes (“Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy”), Betsy Beers (“Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy”) and Bill D’Elia (“The Crazy Ones,” “Boston Legal”) also serve as executive producers. “How to Get Away with Murder” is produced by ABC Studios.

“ONE CHILD” Teaser Trailer

“ONE CHILD” Teaser Trailer
•• “One Child”, new SundanceTV Mini-Series premieres on Friday Nov 28. Trailer of SundanceTV’s two-night special event One Child, starring Harry Potter’s Katie Leung, Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Elizabeth Perkins and Donald Sumpter. Mei (Katie Leung), a young woman who was adopted from China as a baby, is dramatically pulled back into the land of her birth.

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