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Universal wants Javier Bardem to bring Frankenstein’s monster back to life

Javier Bardem is reportedly in talks to star as either Dr. Frankenstein or his monster in the upcoming Universal Pictures monsters universe.
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You can live-stream your Fox primetime favorites starting tonight

For the first time, Fox will live-stream its primetime TV series on and its Fox Now app. There is a catch, though: You have to be a subscriber.
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First ‘HarmonQuest’ trailer brings us an animated D&D adventure with Dan Harmon

Seeso has dropped the first trailer for HarmonQuest, a new animated series starring Dan Harmon as he role-plays with famous comedian friends.
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Latest ‘Suicide Squad’ international trailer packs in the villainous action

The latest international trailer for Suicide Squad has been released, and it shows the titular squad hard at work trying to save the world.
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HomeAdvisor helps you take immediate action when you need home services

Digital Trends spoke to HomeAdvisor's director of business development at CE Week 2016 to learn about the company's home services marketplace.
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Tidal is poised to go beyond music and now lets you send video and audio to Chromecast directly

Tidal is reportedly looking to add movies. The streaming service is said to be planning to offer both acquired films and originals to subscribers.
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Pablo Escobar’s brother seeks $1 billion in ‘Narcos’ compensation from Netflix

Pablo Escobar's older brother, Roberto, wants $1 billion in compensation for the Netflix series Narcos, as well as the opportunity to review season 2.
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New ‘Suicide Squad’ photos give a closer look at the colorful gang of supervillians

A new batch of photos of the cast of DC Entertainment's upcoming film Suicide Squad has been released. The film is set to hit theaters on August 5.
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Watch Mel Gibson take on a drug cartel in the new trailer for 'Blood Father'

Mel Gibson steps up to protect his estranged daughter after a drug cartel goes after her in a new trailer for Blood Father, which also stars Erin Moriarty.
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'Star Trek Beyond' pays homage to Takei with first openly gay character

The Star Trek franchise will have its first openly gay character in the upcoming Star Trek Beyond. Hikaru Sulu, played by John Cho, has a male partner.
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Daniel Radcliffe infiltrates a neo-Nazi terrorist group in new ‘Imperium’ trailer

Daniel Radcliffe stars as a FBI agent infiltrating a neo-Nazi terrorist group in the new trailer for the thriller Imperium.
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2-hour ‘Building Star Trek’ special will focus on preserving show’s vaunted history

Smithsonian Channel will air 'Building Star Trek,' a two-hour special about U.S. museums preserving the TV series' history, on September 4.
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Donald Glover gets a wake-up call (or seven) in new promo for FX’s ‘Atlanta’

FX has released a new promo for Atlanta, a new music-centric series created and executive produced by Donald Glover, who also stars.
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Netflix trailer for ‘Last Chance U’ promises hard-hitting college football docuseries

Netflix has released the official trailer for Last Chance U, an upcoming six-part docuseries that looks at the struggles of elite college football players.
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Scares and laughs: FX sets premieres for 'American Horror Story,' two new comedies

FX has announced premiere dates for American Horror Story season 6, Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K.'s Better Things, and Donald Glover's Atlanta.
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With multiyear deal, 3 new CW series join old favorites like 'Arrow' on Netflix

The CW and Netflix have reached a new multi-year streaming deal that will keep favorite scripted series on the service, as well as bring new shows.
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MakersKit to take its DIY kits further with the Techstars Retail Accelerator

MakersKit, a company that creates DIY project kits, was selected to join the Techstars Retail Accelerator at Target and has relocated to participate.
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Happy birthday, TV ads! Today marks the 75th anniversary of the first TV commercial

The first TV commercial aired on July 1, 1941, making this year the 75th anniversary of the event. The ad was for Bulova, a watch and clock manufacturer.
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Netflix’s new ‘Stranger Things’ trailer is full of supernatural mysteries

Netflix has dropped a second trailer for its upcoming supernatural series Stranger Things. The series arrives on the streaming service on July 15.
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Subject of hit podcast Serial will get a second chance in court

Serial season 1 subject Adnan Syed was serving a life sentence in prison, but now he has a shot at freedom. He has been granted a new trial.
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Ralph returns to ‘wreck the internet’ in Disney’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ sequel

Disney has officially announced its Wreck-It Ralph sequel. The movie will star John C. Reilly as the titular character when it opens on March 9, 2018.
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James Franco attempts to win over Bryan Cranston in NSFW ‘Why Him?’ trailer

20th Century Fox has dropped a redband trailer for the upcoming comedy Why Him? starring Bryan Cranston and James Franco.
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‘Orange Is the New Black’ does Netflix proud with newly released Nielsen ratings

Nielsen has revealed rare ratings data for select shows on Netflix and other streaming services, including Orange Is the New Black season 4.
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Who are Jon Snow’s parents? ‘Game of Thrones’ infographic provides definitive answer

HBO has ended the speculation on Jon Snow's parentage by providing an answer once and for all with a new Game of Thrones infographic.
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Justin Timberlake music, crazy hair on display in first official ‘Trolls’ trailer

DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox have released the first official trailer for Trolls. Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick voice the leads.
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‘BoJack Horseman’ goes from has-been to star in Netflix show’s season 3 trailer

Netflix has released the official trailer for BoJack Horseman season 3. The series returns on July 22 with Will Arnett voicing the title character.
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‘Blade Runner’ sequel adds Oscar nominee to cast

The Blade Runner cast already features the likes of Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling, but now Captain Phillips Oscar nominee Barkhad Abdi has joined as well.
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Dwayne Johnson is ‘the Iceman’ in latest ‘Fast 8’ on-set photos

Dwayne Johnson has recently share two new Fast 8 onset photos. The images seem to be from Iceland, given the amount of snow and his "Iceman" status.
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Animation based on JK Rowling’s ‘Fantastic Beasts’ explores ‘American Hogwarts’

A new animated short based on writing by J.K. Rowling reveals the history of Ilvermorny, Hogwarts' American counterpart.
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Ready for Rio? NBC will cover the 2016 Olympics most hours of the day

NBCUniversal is bringing an enormous amount of coverage from the Rio Olympics to viewers via TV networks like NBC, USA, and CNBC, plus digital platforms.
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Pandora looks to be soundtrack of Uber experience through new partnership

Pandora has announced that its music streaming service will now be integrated into the Uber driver app, allowing drivers and riders to enjoy music.
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The first full-length TV episode on Vine is available now, thanks to Adult Swim

Adult Swim has posted the first full-length TV episode on Vine: the premiere of the sketch-comedy show Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin' Sclopio Peepio.
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These ninja won’t be silent: Chan, Armisen among voice cast of ‘Lego Ninjago’ movie

The voice cast for Warner Bros. Pictures' upcoming Lego Ninjago movie reportedly includes Jackie Chan, Fred Armisen, Dave Franco, and more.
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Watch the teaser for HBO's new stoner comedy 'High Maintenance'

HBO has released the first teaser trailer for 'High Maintenance,' its upcoming comedy series about a drug dealing and his clients living in New York City.