Netflix Casts Jennifer Garner inn Llama Llama; Greenhouse Academy Announces Cast!

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Jennifer Garner is Llama Llama’s Mama Llama. Netflix made the announcement today. The series is based on the series of bestselling children’s books by Anne Dewey.

Also today, Netflix announced that tween thriller/mystery series Greenhouse Academy (formerly The Greenhouse) has completed its casting.

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Netflix Renews and Expands Chelsea; Also Renews Lady Dynamite and Real Rob!

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Netflix is a real roll today!

As well as announcing a ton premiere dates, it has also announced renewals for Chelsea Handler’s eponymous talker, Maria Bamford’s Lady Dynamite and Rob Schneider’s Real Rob.

The bigger part of this news is that Chelsea will return for a 90-episode second season!

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Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for Nine Series – Including Gilmore Girls: Seasons and Hispanic One Day at a Time!

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If you’ve waiting forever to hear those four little words with which Amy Sherman-Palladino planned to end the run of Gilmore Girls – on November 25th you will get to binge the four-part Gilmore Girls: Seasons! The announcement trailer follows the jump.

Netflix announced the Gilmore Girls: Seasons global premiere along with eight other series: Black Mirror, Chef’s Table: France (season three); Easy (series premiere); The Ranch: Season One, Part 2; Lovesick (season two);  Beat Bugs (series premiere); Captive (series premiere), and One Day at a Time (Hispanic reworking of the legendary Norman Lear series. Series premiere).

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Laura Linney Joins Jason Bateman in New Netflix Drama Ozark!

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Financial planner Marty Bird, his wife Wendy and their family have suddenly been relocated from the suburbs of Chicago to a summer resort area in the Missouri Ozarks.

Netflix’s new drama, Ozark, ‘explores capitalism, family dynamics, and survival through the eyes of (anything but) ordinary Americans.’

Ozark stars Jason Bateman as Marty and Laura Linney as Wendy. The series will premiere in 2017. Follow the jump for more.

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Pop Locks Down Wolf Creek for October!

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When murderous psychopath Mick Taylor attacks and kills the Thorogood family, Eve – a 19-year old college student – survives and vows vengeance.

Wolf Creek – a six-episode limited series inspired by the Wolf Creek movies – will premiere on Pop on Friday, October 14 (10/9C). Follow the jump for details.

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Comic-Con 2016: AMC’s Walking Dead Comic-Con Trailers Shatter Records!

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If you haven’t seen the Comic-Con 2016 Trailers for Season 7 of The Walking Dead and Season 2B of Fear the Walking Dead, you aren’t a part of the record-setting many, many millions who have watched them – 25,000,000 in four days!

For a breakdown of which show did how many – plus another look at those trailers – follow the jump.

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Nothing In Common Trailer: StartUp!

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What do Nick Talman, a financier at a boutique Miami firm; Izzy Morales, a tech whiz/hacker out to change the world, and Ronald Dacey, second-in-command of the local Hitian gang have in common?

And why is FBI agent Phil Rask so eager to take Talman down?

The answer is GenCoin – the next big online currency.

StartUp is the new Crackle series that brings all these disparate elements together. Check out the new, extended trailer for the series after the break. StartUp premieres on September 6th.

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Batman: The Killing Joke Stays Alive Thanks to Mark Hamill

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Batman (Kevin Conroy) attempts to further understand, if not reason with, The Joker (Mark Hamill) who has unleashed a new deadly scheme focused on the Gordon family in Batman: The Killing Joke.

Batman: The Killing Joke is the adaptation of the wildly popular and critically successful graphic novel written by Alan Moore in 1988. The central story revolves The Joker, following his most recent escape from Arkham Asylum, seeking to prove that all people can devolve to the level to insanity and depravity where he currently, knowingly, resides. To test this theory, The Joker captures and psychologically tortures Commissioner Jim Gordon, taunting him using lurid imagery of his daughter, Barbara Gordon (aka Batgirl).

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2016 San Diego Comic-Con International Recap, Star Trek Beyond Reviewed

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We have an exceptional episode of GeekScholars Movie News this week, as the hosts provide a recap of one the geekiest events of the year–the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International! Learn all of the exciting developments announced (or confirmed) by Marvel, and what the GeekScholars thought of all the new trailers including footage for: Justice League, Wonder Woman, Kong: Skull Island, and Arthur: Legend of the Sword, among others!

The GeekScholars wrap things up with a review of the fantastic new Star Trek Beyond. Enjoy!

Toronto Opens World Exclusive Belle Reve Penitentiary Fan Experience!

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For two days, the city of Toronto will be home to Belle Reve Penitentiary – home of the members of the Suicide Squad!

Yesterday, Will Smith, Margot Robbie and David Ayer joined Mayor John Tory is cutting the ribbon to open the world exclusive fan experience.

The unique fan experience – including film props, sets and one-of-a-kind activations – in the historic Distillery District will showcase such Suicide Squad features as Deadshot’s jail cell, the iconic Belle Reve mural wall and more.

The showstopper activation has to be the Harley Quinn Smash Cell.

Open from 1-10pm, July 27th and 28th, fans will enter through the prison gates to explore this special immersive experience. Plus, fans can purchase advance tickets to see the film in IMAX® – and have the opportunity to win prizes.

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Recap of another successful weekend at Comic-Con 2016

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It was that time of year again where all the hotels sell out in San Diego, and the people who got the oh-so-coveted tickets don their best superhero costume and wait in line to get the juiciest tidbits of their favorite show.  If you were driving by the San Diego convention center and you saw Spiderman, the Predator, orange hairy thing, and Sailor Moon wannabees all walking alongside people carrying Walking Dead back packs, then you were in the right place.  And if you have Kevin Smith broadcasting interviews from a yacht for Comic-Con, you know it’s not just comic books anymore. Hollywood star power is on the way.  Welcome to the 49th annual San Diego Comic-Con International convention!

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