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Shelley Conn, James D’Arcy Join Starz’s The Rook!

Starz’s supernatural spy series has added Shelley Conn and James D’Arcy to its cast – Conn as a high-level operative responsible for creating elaborate cover stories to obscure her agency’s role in shaping geopolitics; and D’Arcy as an agency operative in forced retirement.

The Rook – created by Stephanie Meyer – is set for a 2019 debut in the U.S.

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First Look Trailer: Starz Sets Premiere Date for Warriors of Liberty City!

Warriors of Liberty City Key art – Courtesy of Starz.

Warriors of Liberty City explores Liberty City, a crime-ridden neighborhood in Miami, Florida, that is arguably the NFL’s largest, most successful football factory.

Life, like football, is a contact sport, and for the kids and family of Liberty City, being a Warrior holds the key to both.

Warriors of Liberty City premieres on Starz on Sunday, September 16th (8/7C).

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Tantalizing Starz Series Sweetbitter Renewed for Second Season!

Starz has renewed Sweetbitter – its drama series that deals with ‘characters and backstory of an upscale New York restaurant.’

Based on the bestseller of the same name by Stephanie Danler, the series stars Ella Purnell (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children) as the newest member of the staff of the restaurant.

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The Spanish Princess Begins Production!

The Spanish Princess – Charlotte Hope – Photo by Patrick Ford/Courtesy of Stars.

The Starz limited aeries The Spanish Princess – third in the series of adaptations based on Philippa Gregory’s novels The Constant Princess and The King’s Curse – has begin production.

In the series, Charlotte Hope stars as the titular princess, Catherine of Aragorn.

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Starz Makes Series Premiere of Vida Available for Free!

Starz wants everyone to know how amazing its new drama Vida is so it’s making the series premiere available for free on Starz.com, YouTube, Facebook, and Remezcla.com beginning on May 10th (12:00 a.m.).

Vida centers around two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn’t be more different or distanced from each other. Circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by the past and surprising truth about their mother’s identity.

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Outlander Renewed for Seasons 5 & 6!

Outlander – Claire (Catriona Balfe) and Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan) – Photo courtesy of Starz.

As filming continues on Outlander: Season 4 (see preview photos above and following), Starz has announced that its hit time travel/romance series has been renewed for seasons five and six.

Seasons five and six will each play out over 12 episodes respectively and will be based on material from the fifth book in the Outlander series, entitled The Fiery Cross, as well as the sixth book in the series, A Breath of Snow and Ashes. Continue reading Outlander Renewed for Seasons 5 & 6!

bafta-nominated howards end premieres on Starz!

Howards End Key Art – Margaret Schlagel (Hayley Atwell) – Courtesy of Starz/Playground.

The four-episode event series Howards End – from Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan and director Hettie Macdonald – premieres on Starz Sunday, April 8th (8/7C).

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Starz Docuseries Wrong Man Examines Inmate Claims of Innocence!

Wrong Man – (Left to Right) – Sue-Ann Robinson, Joe Kennedy, Ira Todd, Ronald Kuby, Joe Berlinger – Photo courtesy of Starz.

Starz new unscripted series Wrong Man examines three different inmates who have been incarcerated for decades and claim they are innocent. The series will uncover new theories, offer alternate suspects and reveal startling new evidence that could prove these inmates are not guilty.

Wrong Man – Peabody® and Emmy-winning filmmaker Joe Berlinger – premieres on Sunday, June 3rd (9/8C).

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