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Pride Month Spotlight: Jonathan Van Ness

Welcome to the 25th article in our 2019 Pride Month Series! Each day in the month of June, we will be highlighting a different member of the LGBTQ+ community who we think is a great example of representation and dynamic characterization. We will focus on fictional characters, celebrities, and activists...

‘Mayans MC’ Premieres September 3, Returns to SDCC Hall H

The season two premiere date of the crime drama series Mayans MC has been announced! The FX series created by Kurt Sutter (Sons of Anarchy) and Elgin James (Lowriders) will return on September 3. You can also catch Sutter, James, and stars of the series Sunday, July 21 in Hall...

Meet ‘L Word: Generation Q’ Newest Cast Members

The highly anticipated L Word revival titled L Word: Generation Q has cast some of its newest characters. Help us welcome @iLeoSheng, Arienne Mandi, Rosanny Zayas and @jtaboner to The Chart… errr… the cast. #TheLWord pic.twitter.com/liwiYvrIyp — The L Word (@SHO_TheLWord) June 24, 2019 Joining the returning Leisha Hailey (Alice), Katherine...

Michael Vlamis to Star in Indie Feature ‘Pools’

Announced today, Michael Vlamis (Roswell, New Mexico) is set to star alongside Odessa Adlon (Fam, Nashville) and Tyler Alvarez (American Vandal) in a new indie feature entitled Pools. The feature is written and directed by Sam Hayes and will be produced by Jamie Dolan and Adonis Tountas. Pools will follow the...

‘Driven’ Takes Home Two Awards at FestivalSouth!

Nerds and Beyond’s favorite comedy/thriller Driven (directed by Glenn Payne, written by Casey Dillard, and featuring Richard Speight, Jr.) has been making the rounds of the indie film circuit, even recently celebrating its West Coast debut at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Just this past week, Driven was one of...

‘The Simpsons’ Headed to D23 Expo!

The Simpsons, meet Mickey. For the first time ever, The Simpsons will be featured at D23 Expo to promote the new season on August 24 at 10 a.m. Get up close and personal with Creator Matt Groening, Executive Producer Al Jean, Executive Producer Matt Selman, Supervising Director Mike B. Anderson, Nancy Cartwright as...