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Paul Bettany Nears Deal to Replace Matt Smith on 'The Crown'

Paul Bettany is in talks to play Prince Philip on the upcoming third season of The Crown, taking the role over from Matt Smith, according to THR.

Olivia Colman is set to play Queen Elizabeth II, replacing Claire Foy who played the role for the first two seasons.

The cast is being replaced for the upcoming third and fourth seasons, which will follow the royal family at a later time in life.

Netflix has not yet confirmed the upcoming seasons, though it’s pretty much a no brainer at this point!

'Black-ish' Spinoff 'Grown-ish' Renewed for Season 2 at Freeform

Freeform’s Grown-ish is returning for a second season!

The network made the announcement at the Freeform Summit on Thursday (January 18), just four episodes into season one.

The spinoff of ABC’s hit comedy Black-ish has received a 20-episode second season order.

Grown-ish, a half-hour comedy tackling current social issues and complexities facing both students and administrators, follows Zoey (Yara Shahidi), Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Rainbow’s (Tracee Ellis Ross) popular, entitled, stylish and socially active 17-year-old daughter from Black-ish, as she heads into her freshman year of college at Cal U.

Grown-ish airs Wednesday nights at 8 p.m./7c on Freeform.

Nancy Pelosi to Guest Judge 'RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars'!

A surprising face will be heading to RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars season three – Nancy Pelosi!

The 77-year-old California Congresswoman will be a guest judge on an upcoming episode of the award winning drag-queen competition show.

Nancy has been a longtime supporter of the LGBTQ community, while a rep for her said that she signed on for the guest judge role to show solidarity in the face of what she calls attacks against LGBT people by the Trump administration.

Other celeb guest judges this season will include Vanessa Hudgens, Kristin Chenoweth, and Titus Burgess.

Season three RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars premieres on VH1 on Friday, January 25.

Amazon Cancels 'I Love Dick,' One Mississippi,' & 'Jean-Claude Van Johnson'

Amazon is saying goodbye to three original series – I Love Dick, One Mississippi, and Jean-Claude Van Johnson.

The decision comes as company founder Jeff Bezos is calling for bigger, broader series with the potential to perform well internationally.

All three shows were developed under recently ousted Amazon Studios president Roy Price, who was fired late last year following a sexual-harassment investigation.

However, Amazon did recently find success with their latest series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel after it won two Golden Globes – one of Best Comedy Series and the other for Leading Actress in a Comedy Series for star Rachel Brosnahan.

J.J. Abrams Planning Return to TV with New Space Drama Series

It looks like J.J. Abrams has a new project in the works!

The 51-year-old Star Wars: The Force Awakens director is shopping around a new space drama series to several different networks including Apple and HBO, THR reports.

According to the site, the untitled show follows “a family — consisting of a mother who works as a scientist, her husband and their young daughter — who all get into a terrible car crash. After the mother winds up in a coma, her daughter begins digging through her experiments in the basement and winds up transporting to another land amid a world’s battle against a monstrous, oppressive force. Her father then follows her into this new world.”

This would be the first series J.J. has created since 2008′s Fringe.

J.J. currently serves as executive producer on HBO’s Westworld, and is writing and directing the upcoming Star Wars: Episode IX, which is set to be released in 2019.

‘9-1-1’ Actor Oliver Stark on His Eye Birthmark: It’s Not Herpes!

If you’re watching Fox’s new hit drama series 9-1-1, you might be wondering what happened to hunky actor Oliver Stark‘s eye.

The 26-year-old British actor has a birthmark above his left eye and he spoke out about it a couple years ago in response to questions on Twitter.

“I have 1 burning question before I stop being a twitter pest: is your eye hurt or is that part of costume? I’ve been wondering,” a fan asked. Oliver responded, “Birth mark! I most enjoyed the tweet today that asked if I had ‘eye herpes’… :)).”

Another fan tweeted to Oliver saying that he also has a birthmark under his eye and “grew up getting asked if someone hit me.”

Oliver responded, “EVERYDAY I GET ASKED!”

You can catch new episodes of 9-1-1 on Wednesday nights at 9/8c on Fox.

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'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 Teaser & Release Date Revealed - Watch Now!

Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale has provided a first look at season two.

The teaser was just released, as was the release date for the second season.

Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, Samira Wiley, Alexis Bledel, Ann Dowd, Max Minghella, Madeline Brewer, and more star in the second season, which will return on April 25 to the streaming service. Two episodes will debut on the 25th, with episodes being added weekly after that.

If you missed it, you can check out the first look photos from season 2.

Watch the first teaser trailer below…