‘Veep’ trailer, Orson Welles project, ‘Legion’ renewed and more
HBO renews Pete Holmes’ Crashing
Pete Holmes and Judd Apatow are celebrating the renewal of their Crashing vehicle for a second season today. While the show is yet to prove itself in the rating arena, it is favored by the 27 people who bothered to rate it at 93% on Rotten Tomatoes. Some critics also like it. We wonder if the second season will take “just another stand-up show” to the next level. Read more over at Deadline Hollywood.
Top SXSW film festival prize winners announced
LA Times reported Most Beautiful Island and The Work won the top prizes at the 2017 SXSW film festival. The article goes on to praise the homespun and offbeat appeal of the SXSW awards despite the growing popularity of the festival as a whole.
Leah Remini will keep flogging that Scientology horse for a second season
Now as famous for being an ex-Scientologist as she was for being a 90s sitcom wife, Leah Remini’s Scientology and the Aftermath is renewed for a second season as dished in an exclusive report over at The Hollywood Reporter.
Heathens unite! The Devils finally gets streaming release
The banned Ken Russell shocker, known as a “grand fiesta for sadists and perverts”, is available to stream now on the horror-streaming platform Shudder.
Jennifer Kent (The Babadook) behind next project: an Aussie revenge thriller
The A.V. Club reports on the visionary director’s next feature, which sounds from the synopsis like things could get a little bit I Spit On Your Grave.
Orson Welles’ unfinished final movie picked up by Netflix
Indiewire reports on the extensive work going into finishing and completing the final Orson Welles movie.
HBO drops new Veep trailer
Yep, she’s back, and she’s as awful as ever. Watch the former President & Veep adjusting to life outside the Oval Office over at The Playlist.
Spike TV announces new Heath Ledger doc
I am Heath Ledger, exploring the tortured actor’s life, death, and legacy, will air in May. Read more over at Indiewire.
FX renews Legion for second season
David Haller’s journey is continuing: FX has renewed Legion for a second season. Read more over at Indiewire.
Nick Cave’s baffling Gladiator 2 script unearthed for your reading pleasure
The Telegraph shares the long-lost Gladiator 2 script penned by goth-rocker Nick Cave on the personal invitation of Russell Crowe. Thanks, internet.