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Nine Perfect Strangers might be getting a second season

Nine Perfect StrangersPhoto: Vince Valitutti/Hulu There’s nothing new in noting that the limits of a “limited series” typically extend exactly as far as a network or streamer think they can get away with; with very few exceptions, there are very few projects that won’t step back on a “dear god, we promise this thing’s a …

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Norm Macdonald’s final comedy special is coming to Netflix

Rob Schneider and Norm McDonald in 2015Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) The late Norm Macdonald’s final comedy special, titled nothing specialwill premiere on Netflix at the end of this month. According to Netflix, as reported by variety, Macdonald recorded the special in the summer of 2020 during the pandemic lockdown. Macdonald self-taped the hour-long set …

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Mads Mikkelsen to kill a bunch of people (again) in The Black Kaiser

Mads Mikkelsen in PolarPhoto: netflix After years of anticipation, Mads Mikkelsen revealed today that he’s finally set to return to has role that made him internationally famous; a role that saw him push the limits of conventional morality on the screen; a role where he played a killer whose thought processes are so alien as …

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Elizabeth Olsen could have been in The Lobster

Elizabeth OlsenPhoto: Noam Galai (Getty Images) In a multiverse of infinite possibilities, there’s a world in which Elizabeth Olsen was in Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ oddball romance The Lobster. However, instead of being part of one of A24’s flagship films, her schedule was otherwise occupied with playing Wanda Maximoff in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a …

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Francis Ford Coppola assembles mostly good cast for Megalopolis

Adam Driver (Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images), Forest Whitaker (Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images), Laurence Fishburne (Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)Nathalie Emmanuel (Jeff Spicer/Getty Images). Not pictured: Jon Voight.Picture: The AV Club Last summer, Francis Ford Coppola announced that he was so determined to finally make his long-gestating sci-fi epic Megalopolis that he was willing to put up millions and …

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