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What’s Coming to The CW in the Fall of 2020? Kung Fu Reboot, Swamp Thing, and Tell Me a Story

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Don’t worry, The CW isn’t going to run out of content anytime soon.

There’s no shortage of programming coming to the network in the fall of 2020 even if it won’t technically be all-new programming. 

The network has acquired rights to plenty of shows that have already aired one or two seasons. It may be an unusual move, but it makes sense considering the network isn’t sure when production on new shows and seasons will pick up. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered production on nearly every series back in March.

With its new strategy, The CW is adding to their Arrowverse roster after acquiring Swamp Thing, DC Universe’s one-season comic book adaptation. The series wrapped its 10-episode run in August. It focuses on Dr. Abby Arcane as she investigated a swamp-born virus.

Shortly after CBS All Access canceled Tell Me a Story, a dark fairytale anthology starring The Vampire Diaries Paul Wesley and produced by TVD’s Kevin Williamson, The CW snatched it right up. So, if you haven’t gotten around to binge-watching yet, don’t worry, both seasons will be available! 

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Oversees content wasn’t overlooked as CBC’s drama Coroner, about a coroner who investigates suspicious deaths in Toronto, was picked up.

The UK’s six-episode first season of Dead Pixels will also become part of The CW’s roster. It focuses on characters obsessed with an online fantasy game.

The network is also investing in two new shows — Kung Fu and The Republic of Sarah, per TV Line — in addition to the already greenlit Supergirl spinoff, Superman & Lois, and Jared Padalecki’s reboot of Walker, Texas Ranger. 

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All four shows will debut on the network’s fall 2020-2021 schedule. 

Kung Fu, a reboot, stars Legacies actress Olivia Liang about a Chinese American woman who drops out of college and joins a monastery. 

The synopsis reads: But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, she uses her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice… all while searching for the assassin who killed her Shaolin mentor and is now targeting her.”

Stella Baker will star as high school teacher Sarah Cooper in The Republic of Sarah, who tries to get independence for her small town from a mining company.

The synopsis reads: “Now Sarah must lead a young group of misfits as they attempt to start their own country from scratch.”

The network did not reveal premiere dates for any of the shows. 

All of these shows are in addition to the nearly whole lineup that was renewed including Supergirl, Riverdale, Nancy Drew, Batwoman, Dynasty, Roswell, New Mexico, Legacies, and more. 

Arrowverse spinoff Green Arrow and the Canaries is still awaiting a decision. 


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A ‘Revenge’ Virtual Reunion Is Happening in February with Emily Vancamp, Josh Bowman, and More

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Revenge reunion February 2021 with Emily Vancamp, Josh Bowman, and more

Emily Thorne, is that you?

After six years, Hampton’s finest are back together again. The cast of ‘Revenge’ is reuniting virtually this February. The best part? You can be a part of it. 

Join Emily Vancamp (Amanda Clarke/ Emily Thorne),  Josh Bowman (Daniel Grayson), Nick Wechsler (Jack Porter), and Barry Sloane (Aiden Mathis) on February 6, 2021 for the fun-filled festivities! 

Fans will be able to play video games with Barry nd Josh! Per the invite, you can “Play Co-Op or Free-For-All in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare with Barry” or “Play FIFA World Cup with Josh Bowman!”

You can also take part in 1-on-1 virtual hangouts with 2.5 minutes with Josh, Nick, or Barry. 

There’s an option to snag autographs from Josh, Emily, Barry, or Nick or opt for a personalized video message, which also makes a great gift. 

And you can even commemorate the day with a T-Shirt! 

According to Vancamp’s Instagram story, a portion of the proceeds will benefit St. Jude’s, so not only are you getting to catch up with your favorite characters, but it’s also for a good cause! 

Revenge reunion February 2021 with Emily Vancamp, Josh Bowman, and more

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‘Sex and the City’ Revival Officially Happening at HBO Max with Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis

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Sex and the City follow up

Grab your Cosmopolitan’s and your Manolo Blahnik’s because the Sex and the City is officially happening.

The start of 2021 may have been a little “meh,” but the revival news from HBO Max is here to turn things around. 

On Sunday night, Sarah Jessica Parker, who will forever and ever be known as Carrie Bradshaw, posted a teaser to her Instagram page that confirmed a brand new season of SATC. 

“I couldn’t help but wonder… where are they now? X, SJ @HBOMax@JustLikeThatMax#AndJustLikeThat #SATCNextChapter, ” the caption read. 

The short clip is accompanied by Parker writing on a computer. The words “And just like that…” flash across the screen followed by “the story continues…”

Both Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis shared the video on their Instagram pages confirming that they will be reprising their roles of Miranda Hobbes and Charlotte York Goldenblatt, respectively. 

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And if that’s not enough confirmation… HBO Max put out a press release confirming that the upcoming 10-episode, half-hour season will give longtime fans a glimpse at this next chapter for the ladies. 

“HBO Max has given a series order to AND JUST LIKE THAT…, a new chapter of the groundbreaking HBO series, Sex and the City, from executive producer Michael Patrick King and starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis,” the statement read

“The new Max Original series is based on the book, Sex and the City, by Candice Bushnell and the original TV series created by Darren Star. The series will follow Carrie, Miranda and Charlotte as they navigate the journey from the complicated reality of life and friendship in their 30s to the even more complicated reality of life and friendship in their 50s,” it added. 

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Production is set to begin in the spring, so no release date has been announced for now. 

But honestly, this is the best news we’ve heard in awhile. 

Not even COVID can stop these ladies!

The only thing missing is Kim Catrall, who has been very clear over the years that she will never reprise her role of Samantha Jones. 

The original series aired on HBO from 1998-2004. It was followed by two spin-off films that premiered in 2008 and 2010. 

What do you think of the news? Are you pumped?


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‘Riverdale’ Time Jump: Meet Veronica’s Husband (Nope, It’s Not Archiekins)

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'Riverdale' Time Jump Casting: Meet Veronica's Husband (Nope, It's Not Archiekins)

Changes are underway for our favorite Riverdale residents when season 5 premieres and this casting news is not going to sit well with “Varchie” fans.

The CW series cast The Perfectionists Chris Mason to play Veronica Lodge’s husband, Deadline reports.

Now, you might be wondering why Veronica has a husband in high school, but the series is planning to time jump several years once it wraps up the remaining episodes from season 4 that were delayed by the COVID pandemic, which include senior prom and graduation.

This all means that in those few years, Veronica and Archie called it quits. Maybe it had something to do with his feelings for Betty Cooper?

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The casting also reveals that Ronnie will be making her way to the Big Apple following high school as Mason, who will play a Chad Gekko, is described as a Wall Street banker. 

And you know how Archie is all easy-going and artistic? Well, that’s not Chad at all. Veronica’s husband is described as a “controlling and jealous alpha male.” Hmmm, sounds like Hiram Lodge, right?

“Chad is threatened by Veronica’s life in Riverdale, especially her friendship with Archie,” the official description notes.

With Chad and Veronica’s relationship already on the outs before it even had a chance to thrive, does that mean there’s a chance Veronica and Archie reconcile eventually? 

While it’s unclear what the future holds, we also know that Vanessa Morgan’s real-life pregnancy is being written into the show. Is it a Choni baby? Or has Riverdale’s other favorite couple also broken up?

Mason is set to appear in the fourth episode of the series, which returns on Wednesday, January 20, and while we’re excited to see how senior year pans out and to finally solve the mystery of those VHS tapes, we also can’t wait to see what post-college life looks for everyone!

What do you think of this casting news? Sound off in the comments! 


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