The Immortal Kevin Fitzpatrick was born and raised in New York City, and that doesn't make sense. Kevin wears many hats, including actor, editor, and writer, but never yellow. The best things in life are Back to the Future, beets, Firefly and The Venture Bros. When not picking apart the minutia of pop culture in film and TV, Kevin can usually be found RIGHT BEHIND YOU.
Watch Tina Fey and Jimmy Fallon Return to SNL’s ‘Weekend Update’
Few would suggest current SNL Weekend Update team Colin Jost and Michael Che as the segment’s peak, likely putting past pairs like Tina Fey and Jimmy Fallon higher on the list. The two even made an unexpected return to the desk this weekend, but not exactly as we remember them.
Live-Action ‘Star Wars’ TV Series Won’t Happen Until After Movies, Says ABC
Eventually, the cycle of rumors and deflation around a possible live-action Star Wars TV series will resemble the wait for new movies a few years back, but isn’t ending anytime soon. Networks like ABC have had discussions of a possible live-action TV series, though Disney and ABC boss Ben Sherwood doesn’t believe it would happen until after all the planned movies.
Steven Avery Lawyer Says ‘Making a Murderer’ Conviction to Be Overturned As Well
Last we’d heard of Making a Murderer subject Steven Avery, the twice-convicted Wisconsin native seemed to grow uncharacteristically bitter with his former lawyers, even as new attorney Kathleen Zellner prepared his next appeal. All involved were taken aback last week when Avery’s “accomplice” Brendan Dassey had his conviction overturned, but what do Zellner and Avery believe it means for him?
‘Making a Murderer’ Directors, Lawyers Respond to Brendan Dassey Overturn
Friday dropped a bombshell on anyone familiar with the subjects of Netflix’s Making a Murderer, namely that Steven Avery’s “accomplice” and nephew Brendan Dassey had his conviction overturned, and could well walk free. Now, filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos respond to the shocking news, as well do former Avery lawyers Jerry Buting and Dean Strang.
‘Making a Murderer’ Season 2 Officially in Production, Netflix Confirms
Initial outrage around the Steven Avery case chronicled in Netflix’s Making a Murderer appeared to have cooled (it was about 700 outrages ago), but it seems the story will indeed continue. Netflix has confirmed filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos have begun production of a second season, centering on new developments in the Avery and Dassey cases.
Sorry, Jessica Lange Won’t Return to ‘American Horror Story’ for Season 6
We’re curiously late in the year, to not yet know the next direction for American Horror Story, last updated to reveal that Lady Gaga’s return wouldn’t necessarily take top billing. Lest you think Jessica Lange could return to the franchise for Season 6 however, the iconic star still sees the franchise as behind her.
Kurt Sutter Updates on ‘Dark and Beautiful’ ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Spinoff
We haven’t heard very much from Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter after the public cancellation of FX followup The Bastard Executioner, and less so on the proposed biker spinoff, at least until now. A new update from Sutter indicates the Mayan-focused Sons of Anarchy spinoff is moving forward, potentially even scouting locations as well.
Stephen King Hints at Potential Plans for ‘11.22.63’ Sequel
Equal parts electrifying and enigmatic (what baffling performance of James Franco’s isn’t?), Hulu’s take on Stephen King’s time-travel thriller 11.22.63 completed the basic spine of the author’s novel, centered around the assassination of JFK. That said, the limited series’ breakout success wasn’t lost on Hulu or King, who revealed some surprising ideas for a sequel.
You Can’t Handle NBC’s Live ‘A Few Good Men’ Production in 2017
There’s no denying NBC’s increased success with the live TV musical, to the point other networks are emulating the trend, so can they do the same with drama? We’ll get the truth (handling of it may vary) in 2017, as the network eyes a live adaptation of A Few Good Men, with Aaron Sorkin onboard.
FX Updates on ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Creator’s Involvement With Mayan Spinoff
The moment word broke of a potential Sons of Anarchy spinoff focused on the Mayan MC gang, franchise creator Kurt Sutter‘s involvement seemed understandably focused on his new FX drama, The Bastard Executioner. We all know how that turned out as well, but could Sutter return to Sons of Anarchy to leads its spinoff?