Nick Offerman to play a sinister CEO in Alex Garland's techno-thriller series Devs 

FX must have liked the pilot it ordered from Annihilation and Ex Machina director Alex Garland back in March, because today the network announced that it’s picked up Garland’s tech-world thriller Devs as one of its signature limited series. This will be Garland’s first major foray into TV; he’s already written the…

Reality and the surreal go hand-in-hand on Donald Glover's Atlanta

We’ve enjoyed a wealth of zeitgeist-defining television this year, but it’s hard to imagine any show having the cultural impact of Donald Glover’s Atlanta, which is somehow both the weirdest and most crushingly real show we’ve seen in years. It’s in the tension between those two things—the reality and the…

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sam Rockwell, and Michelle Williams team up for Bob Fosse/Gwen Verdon drama

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lin-Manuel Miranda is developing a new limited series for FX about “the romantic and creative partnership” between director Bob Fosse and dancer Gwen Verdon, with Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams set to star as Fosse and Verdon. Given the many accolades all three of them have…

Snowfall returns with renewed confidence and familiar storytelling problems

Late last year, TV critic Alan Sepinwall wrote about the phenomenon of feeling the pressure to catch up on “shows that eventually get good.” We all know those shows; we’ve praised them to friends, or heard about them through family. They’re the shows we’d given up on after watching two or three episodes, only to hear…

Deadpool creator says Donald Glover's version would've been "brilliant"

Donald Glover’s aborted Deadpool animated series continues to tantalize us with its permanently untapped potential, existing as a never-to-be-realized mash-up between one of the world’s most popular comic book characters and one of its most meteoric modern talents. The show’s sudden abandonment earlier this year feels…

Stephen Glover says Atlanta's third season will have more women-centric stories

Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter, Atlanta writer and producer Stephen Glover teased that the show will try to tell some more female-centric stories in its recently announced third season, saying he and the other writers “have some cool ideas in season three that’ll put some more women on screen.” He doesn’t go…