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‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 3 Moves to June, Will Miss Emmys (and ‘Game of Thrones’)

Hulu’s Emmy-winning The Handmaid’s Tale will return for its third season on June 5 with three brand new episodes, the streaming service announced Monday at TCA. It’s the latest start yet for the flagship Hulu series, from creator Bruce Miller and based on Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name, since it first premiered in 2017. The two previous seasons of the dystopian drama launched in the month of April. – Josh Wigler, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2TVfK8g
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Marvel’s ‘Loki’ Series Lands ‘Rick and Morty’ Writer (Exclusive)

Loki, one of the first series that Marvel Studios will be making for Disney’s streaming service, Disney+, has landed Michael Waldron as its point person. Waldron will write the pilot, act as show creator and exec produce the series. – Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2SQMnqy

YouTuber shot while filming security guard outside synagogue

Perez is part of a community of YouTubers known as “First Amendment Auditors” who film themselves interacting with cops and visiting government locations with the stated goal of holding the government accountable and educating Americans about their rights. In practice, many of these videos become confrontational, leading to escalating law enforcement reactions and, in some cases, arrests. Those confrontations can lead to more viewers and more paying supporters. – Jacob Kastrenakes, The Verge » http://bit.ly/2SDBUPS

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Offers Up a Clue to Its Setting

Amazon has said the series will take place before the events of The Fellowship of the Ring, the first of the LOTR novels. Peter Jackson adapted those books for his early 2000s movie trilogy, which takes place in Middle-Earth’s Third Age, per Tolkien’s exhaustive history of the fictional world. – Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2SBLUcs

Benedict Cumberbatch To Play Satan In Amazon’s ‘Good Omens’ – TCA

Described as equal parts humor and horror, fantasy and drama, Good Omens takes place in the modern day when the Apocalypse is near and Final Judgment is set to descend upon humanity. The armies of Good and Evil are amassing, Atlantis is rising, and tempers are flaring. Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan — except that Aziraphale, a somewhat fussy angel, and Crowley, a fast-living demon, are not looking forward to the coming war, and someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist. – Peter White, Deadline Hollywood » http://bit.ly/2GMR66f
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