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    SXSW Episodic: Previewing Supernatural Chiller 'Penny Dreadful'

    One of the more inspired aspects of this year’s SXSW is the newly added Episodic program, a showcase previewing yet-to-debut TV series. Episodic original content has clearly been undergoing a revolution. Indeed, the conversations surrounding small-screen content often eclipse what’s being said about...

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    Writer John Logan Says Themes From 'Skyfall' Will Continue In 'Bond 24,' Script Nearly Finished

    “No comment.” That was screenwriter John Logan's frequent response to Empire, who recently caught up with the Bond scribe, and prodded him for details about the follow-up to the billion dollar-busting "Skyfall." Will it be two-parts as once rumored (and then denied by Daniel Craig)? How about other ...

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    Watch: There Be Monsters In The Trailer for Showtime's Horror Series 'Penny Dreadful,' Created By 'Hugo' Writer John Logan

    Created by John Logan, writer of "Hugo" and "Skyfall," and executive produced by Sam Mendes, horror series "Penny Dreadful" finds Showtime swinging for the fences in terms of high-end genre programming.

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    Watch: New Teasers for Showtime's Horror Series 'Penny Dreadful' Explore the 'Place in the Shadows'

    Josh Hartnett and Eva Green star in Showtime's upcoming psychosexual horror series "Penny Dreadful," created and written by John Logan ("Hugo") and executive produced by Sam Mendes.

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    Watch: Showtime Teases 'Dexter' Fans with Upcoming Psycho-Horror Series 'Penny Dreadful'

    Last night's "Dexter" finale didn't mark the end of Showtime's psycho-horror storytelling trend -- it was accompanied by a teaser for the network's upcoming series "Penny Dreadful."

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    'The Impossible' Filmmaker Juan Antonio Bayona Will Direct the First Two Episodes of Showtime's 'Penny Dreadful'

    "Penny Dreadful," Showtime's upcoming "psychosexual horror series" executive produced by Sam Mendes ("American Beauty") has snagged an impressive director for its first two episodes. Spanish filmmaker Juan Antonio Bayona ("The Impossible") will helm the first two of the eight installments in the sea...

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    So Actually, Sam Mendes Likely Returning To Direct The Next Bond After All

    The tantalizing possibilities: Ang Lee, Tom Hooper, David Yates, Shane Black, Nicolas Winding Refn were all evidently being considered for the next James Bond movie (though one manager for one filmmaker we won't name called the claim "funny"; Christopher Nolan's name also popped up.) But before we c...

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    Bette Midler Appears on Broadway as 'Sue Mengers' in New One-Character Show

    For the first time in 30 years, Bette Midler will appear on Broadway in the new one-character show "I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers." The acid-tongued super-agent, who died in 2011 at age 79, spearheaded the careers of Barbra Streisand, Cher, Farrah Fawcett and Faye Dunaway, to name a few...

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    Showtime Land 'Skyfall' Team Sam Mendes & John Logan's Supernatural Series 'Penny Dreadful'

    Last year, before the film even opened in North America, Sam Mendes and John Logan, the director and writer of “Skyfall,” began developing a vampire-hunting TV series set in the 1800s. The pair pitched the series to various cable networks, and the show has now found a home at Showtime.

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    Back For Duty? Writer Robert Wade Reveals Sam Mendes & John Logan Developing Plot For 'Skyfall' Followup

    Asked about returning to direct another Bond after the massive success of "Skyfall," Sam Mendes played it cool. "Do I want to do another one? I'm a shadow of my former self [laughs]. No, I don't know. I felt like everything I wanted to do with a Bond movie, I put into this fil...

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