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Preposterous Trailer: Strange Angel!

Strange Angel, a drama series created by Mark Heyman (“Black Swan,” “The Skeleton Twins”) and based on George Pendle’s book of the same name, is inspired by the real life story of Jack Parsons and explores the dramatic intersection between genius and madness, science and science fiction.

Strange Angel premieres on CBS All Access on June 14th.

Strange Angel, a drama series created by Mark Heyman (“Black Swan,” “The Skeleton Twins”) and based on George Pendle’s book of the same name, is inspired by the real life story of Jack Parsons and explores the dramatic intersection between genius and madness, science and science fiction.

Jack Parsons (Jack Reynor), a brilliant and ambitious blue-collar worker in 1930s Los Angeles, works as a janitor at a chemical factory but dreams of building rockets that will take mankind to the moon. As he helps pioneer the unknown discipline of rocket science by day, by night, Parsons is pulled into a new occult religion created by Aleister Crowley, performing sex magick rituals to bend the world to his will and make his fantastical dreams a reality.

The cast of STRANGE ANGEL includes Jack Reynor, Rupert Friend, Bella Heathcote, Peter Mark Kendall, Michael Gaston, Greg Wise, Rade Šerbedžija, Zack Pearlman and Keye Chen.

STRANGE ANGEL is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions. Mark Heyman, David DiGilio, Ridley Scott and David W. Zucker serve as executive producers. Clayton Krueger serves as co-executive producer, and David Lowery (“A Ghost Story,” “Pete’s Dragon”) directs and executive produces.

FOX Dramas The Passage and Proven Innocent to Premiere at Midseason!

THE PASSAGE: L-R: Saniyya Sidney and Mark-Paul Gosselaar in THE PASSAGE premiering midseason on FOX. Photo by Steve Dietl/Courtesy of FOX.

FOX has an epic thriller – The Passage, and a legal drama – Proven Innocent – set for midseason.

Based on author Justin Cronin’s best-selling trilogy of the same name, The Passage includes Ridley Scott amongst its executive producers.

Proven Innocent is from Empire co-creator Danny Strong.

Series descriptions follow…

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Ridley Scott’s All the Money in the World Coming on Blu-ray!

Ridley Scott’s All the Money in the World – which earned an Oscar® nomination for Christopher Plummer, who replaced Kevin Spacey, and shot his part in next to no time, finishing days before the film’s release – has been released on Digital today, with Blu-ray and DVD releases coming on April 10th.

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How Much Money Trailer: All The Money In The World!

The new trailer for All The Money In The World – the story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom – includes scenes with Christopher Plummer, replacing Kevin Spacey, in the role of J. Paul Getty.

All the Money in the World will be in theaters on December 22nd.

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How Much Would You Pay Trailer: All the Money in the World!

The kidnapping of J.Paul Getty’s grandson, John Paul Getty III, was the biggest news story in the world. It became even bigger when the senior Getty answered a reporter’s question, ‘How much would you pay to ransom your grandson if not 17 million?’

All the Money in the World will be in theaters on December 8th.

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Ridley Scott Developing Sci-Fi Block for TNT!

Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner, The Martian) is developing a sci-fi block for TNT.

Initial plans call for the block to serve as a showcase for hour-long series, short-form programs and other formats to be developed in collaboration with Scott.

This will be Scott’s second project with TNT. He previously served as executive producer on the network’s award-winning CIA miniseries The Company in 2007.

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Alien: Covenant: Prologue: What Dr. Shaw and David Did!

Alien: Covenant: Prologue – David (Michael Fassbinder) being repaired by Dr. Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) – Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox.

At the end of Prometheus, Dr. Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) and the synthetic David (Michael Fassbinder) set to find the homeworld of the Engineers.

Did they make it?

The new short, directed by Ridley Scott, Alien: Covenant: Prologue gives us the next chapter in their story.

Alien: Covenant opens on My 19th.

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So Not Much a Paradise Trailer: Alien: Covenant!

DF-14740 – Katherine Waterston as Daniels in ALIEN: COVENANT. Photo Credit: Mark Rogers.

The crew of the colony ship Covenant find a virtual paradise – there’s even wheat growing there (‘What are the odds…?’ asks one crew member).

Then another notices something really odd – there’s no sounds of living creatures – no birds or anything…

Alien: Covenant premieres on May 19th.

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