The Last of Us
HBO has released a new photo of Bella Ramsey and Pedro Pascal as Ellie and Joel in their TV series adaptation of the video game “The Last of Us”. The show, which has been in production for nearly a year, will reportedly wrap shooting tomorrow. In addition, game actors Troy Baker and Ashley Johnson will reportedly have roles in the series. [Source: Twitter]
Our Flag Means Death
Taika Waititi, star and executive producer of HBO’s “Our Flag Means Death,” has confirmed the second season of the hit pirate rom-com series will start shooting this October with production moving from Los Angeles to New Zealand. [Source: Collider]
Mrs. American Pie
Iconic entertainer Carol Burnett has booked the starring role, opposite Kristen Wiig, in the scripted comedy series “Mrs. American Pie” at Apple. The series was created by Abe Sylvia (“Dead to Me”) and ordered straight to series in February.
The comedy is set in the early 1970s and revolves around Wiig’s attempt to secure her seat at America’s most exclusive table: Palm Beach high society. Burnett will play the grande dame of said society. Amber Chardae Robinson has also joined the cast. [Source: THR]
Hit reality series “Live PD” is being revived – the show will now be known as “On Patrol: Live” and will premiere this summer, live, Friday and Saturday nights on Reelz.
Dan Abrams returns as host of the series whose cameras will document in real-time the everyday work of police officers on patrol from diverse departments across America. [Source: TV Line]
Long Slow Exhale
Spectrum Originals has cancelled its women’s college basketball-themed drama series “Long Slow Exhale” after one season. The decision comes a month and a half after the show, starring Rose Rollins and Josh Lucas, finished its run. Paramount TV Studios is producing. [Source: Deadline]