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    Neil Marshall To Direct Pilot Of Michael Bay's Pirate Show 'Black Sails'

    Thanks to Johnny Depp, pirates successfully staged a comeback on the big screen during the course of the last decade. Not content with that, they now look set to conquer the small screen too. NBC are busy prepping their pirates series “Crossbones,” Fox are working on a couple of projects...

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    Watch: The First Episode of Ryan Murphy's Surrogacy Sitcom 'The New Normal' Online Now

    Yes, more full-first-episode previews for your pre-fall season sampling enjoyment. NBC is offering up the pilot for its new sitcom "The New Normal," the latest from "Glee" and "American Horror Story" creator Ryan Murphy (working with Ali Adler).

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    'The Shield' Creator Shawn Ryan is Working on a 'Beverly Hills Cop' Series With Eddie Murphy

    Update: Variety reports that while the big four networks all made offers on the series, CBS ultimately landed the TV adaptation of "Beverly Hills Cop" and has ordered a pilot in which Eddie Murphy is slated to appear.

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    Long-Developing Former Stanley Kubrick Projects Find Home At eOne, Will Head To TV

    While "Napolean" and "The Aryan Papers" are perhaps the best known projects Stanley Kubrick developed but never got around to making, there were even more that crossed his desk that he never wound up pulling the trigger on. And among them were "Downslope" and "God ...

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    Watch: First Trailer For New Season Of 'The Thick Of It' Debuts

    Sadly, most of us have never seen "The Thick of It," Armando Iannucci's political satire that is about to enter its fourth season on British television. But we have seen the theatrical spin-off, "In the Loop," and almost peed ourselves with laughter. Plus, some of us are huge fans of Iannucci's stat...

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    Two Never-Produced Stanley Kubrick Screenplays to Be Filmed for TV

    "Downslope" and "God Fearing Man," two never-produced screenplays by the late Stanley Kubrick, are slated to be filmed for television, according to Deadline.

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    Joss Whedon Sells a 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Live-Action Pilot to ABC, May Direct

    In news that could send general geek culture into gleeful hysterics, ABC has ordered a pilot for "S.H.I.E.L.D.," a live-action project based on the Marvel property from Joss Whedon, Marvel TV and ABC Studios.

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    Watch: 2 New Trailers From The Final Season Of 'Fringe' Materialize From A Parallel World

    If you haven't been watching "Fringe," the admirably madcap Fox sci-fi series co-created by J.J. Abrams, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, well, you have a few weeks to catch up before the fifth and final season (and we suggest you do). Originally a kind of gooier version of "The X-Files," with a libe...

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    Werner Herzog Making Two New Doc Series: 'Hate in America' and 'On Death Row'

    Werner Herzog's TV documentary project "On Death Row," a series of interviews with death row inmates, served as a kind of continuation of the themes in his 2011 film "Into the Abyss," and aired in four parts in the US on the Investigation Discovery channel. Now Herzog's g...

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    Nick Fury & S.H.I.E.L.D Heading To ABC; Whedon Creating Pilot

    That's right, Nick Fury and the rest of S.H.I.E.L.D just my find a home at ABC as a serial, as it's been announced that Joss Whedon, who wrote and directed the big-screen version of The Avengers, is on board to write the pilot episode, along with his brother Jed Whedon and Mau...

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