Zach Galifianakis Is Heading Back to TV With Help From Louis C.K.

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FX announced today that they’ve given a series order to a show co-created by Galifianakis, Louis C.K., and Jonathan Krisel (“Portlandia,” “Saturday Night Live”). Entitled “Baskets,” Galifianakis will play Chip Baskets, a man who dreams of becoming a professional clown, but after a failed attempt at attending a fancy Parisian clowning college, he takes the only clowning job he can find, working at a local rodeo. The ten-episode first season will air in 2016, which gives them plenty of time to figure out how to apply clown makeup to a beard.

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New ‘Interstellar’ Teaser Has Michael Caine Reciting Poetry

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Each new trailer for “Interstellar” comes with new clues about Christopher Nolan’s space epic and fresh Matthew McConaughey musings about how to be a good parent. This time, we get more space footage and Michael Caine reciting Dylan Thomas. See you all on Nov. 7.

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Donald Glover To Voice Spider-Man Miles Morales In Disney’s ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’

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Four years later, #Donald4SpiderMan is finally a success! While the “Community” actor and rapper’s fan-spurred Twitter campaign fell short in its original goal, the role going to Andrew Garfield, Glover is set to voice the character of Miles Morales, the Ultimate Universe version of Spider-Man, in an episode of Disney XD’s series “Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors.” Glover’s casting is more than appropriate, as Morales’ creation in 2011 was inspired by him, as well as President Barack Obama.

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A ‘Full House’ Reboot Might Be Happening, And The Original Cast Is On Board

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Have mercy! A “Full House” reboot could be in the works, and most of the cast is on board, reports TV Guide. Uncle Jesse, aka John Stamos, executive producer Bob Boyett and creator Jeff Franklin are all involved in bringing a new version of “Full House” to life with Warner Bros. TV. Additionally, original cast members such as Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber are said to be interested in coming back, and Bob Saget and Dave Coulier are reportedly interested as well.

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HBO And Scorsese Are Turning ‘Shutter Island’ Into A TV Series

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“Game of Thrones” may have been shut out from the Emmy’s top awards this year (Julia Louis-Dreyfus being the exception), but HBO is still setting its sights on more cinematic programming. The premium cable network is teaming up with Paramount TV to turn Martin Scorsese’s “Shutter Island” into a television series. According to Deadline, they are developing a prequel to the 2010 thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo as two U.S. Marshals investigating a hospital for the criminally insane.

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The ‘iPhone 6′ Could Be A Whole Lot More Expensive

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Here’s one reality about the new iPhone that Apple fans might not be so excited about: It might be the priciest iPhone yet. Many expect the so-called iPhone 6 to be a complete overhaul of the 5S, packed with several new features that could push costs up. Back in April, Jeffries analyst Peter Misek said Apple was negotiating with carriers to increase the price of the iPhone 6 by $100 compared to the 5s, which starts at $199 with contract. Meanwhile, TechRadar says the new phone could cost more than $800 without a contract. That means it could cost almost double what the original iPhone cost in 2007, when it wasn’t subsidized by two-year contracts. The 5S starts at $649 without contract.

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Emmy Winners 2014 Include ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Modern Family’ & ‘American Horror Story’

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Breaking Bad” had a huge night at the 2014 Emmy Awards. The show won five awards on Monday night including Outstanding Drama Series, with Bryan Cranston taking home the award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, Anna Gunn winning Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama and Aaron Paul nabbing Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama.

“Modern Family” won big in the comedy category, with the series receiving the award for Outstanding Comedy Series for the fifth year in a row. Overall, the show took home three awards total.

Here’s the complete list of 2014 Emmy winners:

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Prince Releasing Two New Albums At The End Of September

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Four years after his last LP, “20Ten,” Prince will return on Sept. 30, with not just one, but two brand new studio albums, “ART OFFICIAL AGE” and “PLECTRUMELECTRUM.” “ART OFFICIAL AGE,” described as a “classic Prince record” in its press release, is a 13-track solo record, meshing soul, funk and R&B. So far, Prince has given us a taste of “BREAKDOWN,” “FUNKNROLL” (which will appear on both albums), “BREAKFAST CAN WAIT,” “THIS COULD BE US” and now we have “CLOUDS.”

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