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High School Musical: The Musical Sets Male Lead!

High School Musical: The Musical – Joshua Bassett – Photo by Rachel Rae Stella/Courtesy of Disney Channel.

Joshua Bassett (Stuck in the Middle) has nabbed the lead in Disney’s direct-to-consumer streamer series High School Musical: The Musical.

Bassett will play Ricky, a cynical but charming high school junior who launches a bold plan to win back his ex-girlfriend Nini – by auditioning to star opposite her in the school’s production of High School Musical.

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FILM MOVEMENT PLUS CELEBRATES WOMEN DIRECTORS WITH WOMEN BEHIND THE CAMERA!

This October, Film Movement Plus, the newly launched SVOD service from pioneering film distributor Film Movement, celebrates the creativity, energy and vision of women directors with Women Behind The Camera.

Women Behind the Camera opens with Maysaloun Hamoud’s In Between and will include Marleen Gouris’ 1996 Oscar®-winner Antonia’s Line, Jessica Hausner’s Amour Fou, Mélanie Laurent’s Breathe, Maren Ade’s (Toni Erdmann) The Forest for the Trees, Iram Haq’s I am Yours and Laurie Simmons’ debut film My Art.

Subscribe before the end of October and receive a 30-day free trial and 50% off your first month’s rate.

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AMC’s Fear Fest Continues with TWD, History of Horror and Many Marathons!

The Walking Dead – Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) Photo by Gene Page/Courtesy of AMC.

AMC’s 20th Anniversary of Fear Fest continues through October 27th with new episodes of The Walking Dead, more instalments of AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror and a host of scary marathons: a Halloween marathon; a Stephen King marathon; a Slasher-thon; a Demons Inside Marathon; a Hellraiser marathon, and a Friday the 13th marathon.

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PBS Sets Victorian Mystery The Woman in White for October 21st!

The Woman in White – Walter Hartwright (Ben Hardy) and Marian Holcombe (Jessie Buckley) – Photo by Steffan Hill/Courtesy of The Woman in White Productions Ltd./Origin Pictures

A new drama based on Wilkie Collins’ classic Victorian mystery novel, The Woman in White, will premiere on PBS on October 21st (check local listings for times).

Following an encounter with a mysterious woman in white, young teacher Walter Hartwright finds himself drawn him into a web of mystery and deception that transforms his life forever.

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Inside the World of Sabrina Featurette: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina!

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina – Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) – Photo by  Diyah Pera/Courtesy of Netflix.

The cast of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina discuss the upcoming series, and Sabrina’s journey as half-witch, half mortal.

The 10-episode Netflix original series premieres October 26, 2018.

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STARZ ANNOUNCES SEASON TWO WORLDWIDE PREMIERE DATE FOR COUNTERPART!

A cold war and the closing of the door between Earths leave both Howards in extreme situations. Howard Prime takes on his other’s life: going to his job, living in his home… with his wife. Howard Alpha is locked in a mysterious black site known as Echo, cut off from everyone he knows.

Counterpart: Season 2 will premiere day and date on Starz in the U.S., the UK and Germany (exclusively on STARZPLAY via Prime Video Channels in the UK and Germany) on December 9th (9/8C).

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Wilson Fisk Is Back and Out for Blood Featurette: Marvel’s Daredevil: Season 3!

Marvel’s Daredevil – Wilson ‘Kingpin’ Fisk (Vincent D’Onofrio) – Photo courtesy of Netflix.

Netflix has released a featurette focusing on Wilson Fisk, The Kingpin of Crime – and his vow to destroy Daredevil and everyone he loves.

Marvel’s Daredevil: Season 3 premieres globally on Friday, October 19th.

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Psychological Drama The Cry To Premiere on Sundance Now In November!

The Cry – Joanna (Jenna Coleman as Joanna – Photo courtesy of Sundance Now

The powerful, psychological thriller The Cry chronicles the collapse of a relationship between two young parents in the aftermath of a tragedy, and explores the myths and truths of motherhood, marriage, and post-partum depression.

The Cry premieres in Canada and the U.S. on the streaming service Sundance Now on Thursday, November 8th.

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What Part of Me Is Not Working Today? Trailer: The Kominsky Method!

Michael Douglas (Sandy Kominsky) and Alan Arkin (Norman Newlander) star as two friends tackling life’s inevitable curveballs as they navigate their later years in Los Angeles, a city that values youth and beauty.

The Kominsky Method will have its world premiere at AFI Fest on Saturday, November 10th.

It will premiere globally on Netflix on Friday, November 16th.

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TBS Orders Misery Index Comedy Game Show to Series!

Misery Index creators The Tenderloins – Photo courtesy of TBS.

TBS has order comedy game show Misery Index – from The Tenderloins, the creators of Impractical Jokes – directly to series.

The game will feature two teams — each consisting of one contestant and two Tenderloins. Teams will compete against each other by attempting to determine the ranking of hilarious and miserable real-life events on a scale of 1-100.

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