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FX Networks Orders Untitled Comedy Pilot From Critsin Milioti and Nina Perdad!

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FX Networks has ordered a comedy pilot written by and starring Cristin Milioti (Fargo) and Nina Perdad (30 Rock, pictured).

The untitled comedy pilot follows Maxine (Milioti), her best friends Natalie (Perdad) and Amy, and stepbrother Landis as they navigate the abject shit-storm that is adulthood. The other two roles are yet to be cast.

For further details, follow the jump.

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Flatulent Trailer: Swiss Army Man!

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I haven’t seen the U.S. trailer yet, but the Canadian trailer for Swiss Army Man lives up to the film’s plot – a suicidal castaway finds a flatulent corpse on a beach and it saves his life.

Seriously.

Paul Dano (Love & Mercy) plays the castaway and Daniel Radcliffe (Horns) is the corpse (insert acting joke here…). Check out the hysterical trailer after the break. Swiss Army Man opens on July 1st.

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Movie News: Captain Marvel Casting and Director, Rogue One Re-shoots, Batman v Superman

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It’s a short and sweet show this week, but filled with some really amazing analysis and conversation. Things start with Never Tell Me the Odds where the hosts discuss the possibility that Brie Larson (Room) may play Marvel’s Captain Marvel in Captain Marvel, and some potential directors emerge. The GeekScholars then talk about what re-shoots for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story means for the final product (should we be worried?), and whether an “ultimate edition” of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will appease fans disappointed by the theatrical cut.

2016 Tony Performances Include Hamilton, School of Rock!

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One of the best reasons to watch the Tony Awards® – even if you haven’t been able to take in any shows – is that the show includes performance set pieces from the nominated musicals.

This year, some of those performances will be by the casts of Hamilton, School of Rock and The Color Purple. For a complete list of performance, follow the jump.

The 70th Annual Tony Awards® will hosted by James Corden and broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre on Sunday, June 12th (8/7C) by CBS.

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GameSpot Offers Live Coverage of 2016’s E3!

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GameSpot will be bringing gamers live coverage of this year’s E3.

GameSpot’s editorial team will be joined by prominent YouTube gaming personalities including iJustine, Kinda Funny and ScrewAttack to cover the industry’s biggest show from every angle beginning on June 12.

Follow the jump for details.

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Nicky Whelan, Maurice, Compte Join From Dusk Til Dawn: The Series!

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El Rey has announced the additions of Nicky Whelan and Maurice Compte to cast of its hit Dusk Til Dawn: The Series for season three.

Whelan will be familiar to El Rey fans for her work in the brilliant but canceled Matador, as well as House of Lies and The Wedding Ringer.

Compte has been featured on Breaking Bad and Narcos.

Also announnced today: the complete list of directors for the season – and the episodes they’re directing. For details, follow the jump.

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HairsprayLive!: Meet Tracy Turnblad!

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Season 2016 -- Pictured: Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad -- (Photo by Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
HAIRSPRAY LIVE! — Season 2016 — Pictured: Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad — (Photo by Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

Maddie Baillio is NBC’s Tracy Turnblad in the network’s upcoming musical, Hairspray Live!. Baillio was introduced to North America by Harvey Fierstein this morning on NBC’s Today.

Hairspray Live! also stars Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Martin Short and Derek Hough. It will air on Wednesday, December 7th (8/7C). For more, follow the jump.

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