Showcase picks up 12 Monkeys, Netflix’s Marco Polo trailer and more


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— Shaw Media has picked up the 12 Monkeys television series, which began production in Toronto this past summer. Based on Terry Gilliam’s 1995 film (which starred Bruce Willis), the 13-episode series will premiere in early 2015 on Showcase.

The thriller stars Aaron Standford (Nikita, X-Men: The Last Stand), Amanda Schull (Suits, Pretty Little Liars), Kirk Acevedo (The Black Donnellys, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) and Noah Bean (Nikita, Damages). Produced by Universal Cable Productions, the series will air on Syfy in the United States where it will premiere on Friday, January 16, 2015 (Showcase has yet to announce a premiere date).

Check out some photos from 12 Monkeys below.

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Neil Patrick Harris and his husband David Burtka will guest star on American Horror Story: Freak Show.

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— Fox will take a look at a series focusing on the Lost Boys 15 years after leaving Neverland.

— NBC has ordered a full season of The Mysteries of Laura.

Kyra Sedgwick will star and produce a new comedy for HBO.

— Former Days of our Lives star Charles Shaughnessy will guest star on Revenge this November.

Metallica will perform each night on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson during the week of November 17th.

— MTV is going ahead with the Scream series.

— There were A LOT of announcements from Marvel yesterday. I think the best recap of all the excitement came from Vulture.

— Netflix debuts its new series, Marco Polo this December. Check out the trailer below.


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