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Netflix has released the first photos from the set of the Gilmore Girls revival set for launch later this year. Have a look below. The four 90-minute movies will pick up life nine years after the original Gilmore Girls series, bringing back stars Lauren Graham (Lorelai Gilmore), Alexis Bledel (Rory Gilmore), Kelly Bishop (Emily Gilmore), Scott Patterson (Luke Danes), Melissa McCarthy (Sookie St. James) and others. Gilmore Girls creator/exec producer Amy Sherman-Palladino…

Going from sitting behind a table on a sound stage to traveling to various unfamiliar places sounds intimidating, but that was the situation faced by comedian Chelsea Handler when shooting her Netflix documentary series Chelsea Does. The four episode show, which debuted at Sundance before premiering January 22 on Netflix, follows Handler traveling and tackling serious issues like racism, relationships, and drugs but with a comedic spin.  “For me,” Handler said,  “I wanted…

“I never played her like a superhero,” said Jessica Jones star Krysten Ritter  about the troubled, complex Super Hero during the show’s panel at Deadline’s Contenders Emmys event this morning. “When I was building the character, I felt like if I threw a punch and somebody is going through a wall because of it that was because she was so strong inside.  [Her powers] was just an extension of what she really is.” She and series creator Melissa Rosenberg were on hand to…

EXCLUSIVE: Bloodline is back for a second season on May 27 and today Netflix dropped a sneak peek at the upcoming 10 episodes of the Emmy-nominated series at Deadline’s The Contenders Emmys event in Hollywood. Introduced by star Linda Cardellini just now, the trailer reveals that for the Rayburn family, in the words of Ben Mendelsohn’s seemingly dead Danny, “You’re damned if you do, you’re damned if you don’t” – literally, after the events of last season. With Cardellini…

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Casting continues on Netflix’s A Futile & Stupid Gesture, with Seth Green signing on to play Christopher Guest in the film based on the bestselling 2006 book by Josh Karp about the troubled life and storied career of National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney. Directed by The Wet Hot American Summer‘s David Wain and written by Michael Colton and John Aboud, the film will also examine how the magazine changed American comedy in 1970s and ’80s. Will Forte stars as Kenney, with…

Vivendi said today it has closed a deal to acquire the pay TV business of Italian media conglom Mediaset as part of a strategic alliance with Silvio Berlusconi’s outfit. The deal sets the way for Vivendi to push forward with plans to create a pan-Euro free-to-air, pay TV and over-the-top platform that can compete with everyone from Netflix to Sky and other competitors. As previously reported by Deadline, the deal sees the two companies swap 3.5% of each other’s stock…

Netflix’s upcoming biopic A Futile And Stupid Gesture has cast Undateable‘s Rick Glassman and Kroll Show vet Jon Daly in key supporting roles as Harold Ramis and Bill Murrary respectively. Based on Josh Karp’s best-selling 2006 book about the troubled life and storied career of National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney, the film also charts the impact of the comedy magazine and subsequent media empire it spawned during the 1970s and ’80s. Directed by The State alum and The W…