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In Brief: Jessica Alba back in action with 'Trigger Warning', and more

Netflix has revealed the trailer for Trigger Warning, the action thriller from the producers of Sicario and John Wick. Jessica Alba, per the streaming service, stars as "a skilled Special Forces commando" who runs her father's bar following his sudden death and clashes…


Apple TV+'s 'Trying' returns for season 4

Apple TV+ Esther Smith and Rafe Spall are going to keep on trying. Their Apple TV+ comedy Trying returns Wednesday for season 4. The comedy started out following a young couple trying to have a baby, but by the end of season 3 they had officially adopted two children, Princess and Tyler.…


Netflix renews 'Tires' for season 2 before season 1 rolls out

Netflix Tires isn't even on the showroom floor yet, but Netflix has ordered another set. The show starring and co-created by stand-up comedian and actor Shane Gillis officially premieres on May 23, but execs at the streaming giant have apparently kicked the tires and…


Paramount+ beams Holly Hunter aboard for 'Starfleet Academy'

Disney/Pixar/Ricky Middlesworth Oscar winner Holly Hunter has joined the cast of Paramount+'s forthcoming Star Trek series Starfleet Academy. The Piano veteran will star as the captain and chancellor of the titular academy at which young recruits train to someday boldly go where…


Prime Video turns English history on its head with 'My Lady Jane'

Prime Video Prime Video has just dropped the trailer to My Lady Jane, a buzzy new alternative history series that seems to have all the ingredients for a new Bridgerton-esque bodice ripper: there's literal palace intrigue, salty language and, of course, sex. "My Lady Jane is a…


In Brief: Steve Carell, 'Ted Lasso' producer team up for HBO comedy series, and more

HBO has greenlit a yet-to-be titled, 10-episode comedy series starring Steve Carell. The single-camera series from Ted Lasso showrunner Bill Lawrence and Scrubs producer Matt Tarses, is set on a college campus and centers on "an author's complicated relationship with his…


Jerry Bruckheimer on new 'Pirates of the Caribbean' films, Johnny Depp’s return

Lester Cohen/Getty Images Jerry Bruckheimer has a promising update for Pirates of the Caribbean fans: He expects two new films to set sail soon. The longtime producer of the Pirates of the Caribbean films told Entertainment Weekly he hopes to reboot the franchise…


Selena Gomez's new film earns nine-minute standing ovation at Cannes

Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Selena Gomez's new film, Emilia Pérez, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, and it was a rousing success. Variety reports the film earned a nine-minute standing ovation, which was, at that point, the longest of any other film at…


'IF' tops the box office with a less-than-friendly $35 million debut

Paramount Pictures John Krazinski's live-action CGI fantasy comedy IF topped the domestic box office with an estimated $35 million opening weekend -- slightly below the $40 million it was expected to take in. The film -- starring Ryan Reynolds and Cailey Fleming, and featuring the voices of…


Laura Dern, Margaret Qualley to star in series adaptation of 'Forever, Interrupted'

Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images, Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Laura Dern and Margaret Qualley are joining forces to star in a limited series adaptation of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s bestselling novel Forever, Interrupted. Both actresses will executive produce the…