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Friday Night Lights (tv program)

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  • DirecTV's 'Kingdom' Star Matt Lauria on the Life of an MMA Fighter, 'Parenthood' Return

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Kingdom," DirecTV's latest original series, is unlike anything currently on TV. While the brutal and kinetic fight sequences are most reminiscent of Tom Hardy's 2011 mixed martial arts pic "Warrior," the compelling ensemble and thorny character dynamics -- set against the backdrop of the professional MMA circuit -- evoke memories of another drama where the sports took a backseat to character evolution: the short-lived but much-beloved "Friday Night Lights" (which was co-produced by DirecTV in its final three seasons). Another commonality between the two shows is Matt Lauria, who played Luke Cafferty in seasons four and five of "FNL," and whose troubled new character, Ryan Wheeler, is miles removed from the mild-mannered farm boy who stole fans' hearts while playing for the East Dillon Lions.
  • Colin Farrell says he will star in 'True Detective' Season 2

    Colin Farrell says he will star in 'True Detective' Season 2
    Colin Farrell will star in the second season of HBO's "True Detective" -- according to Colin Farrell.  The roguish Irish actor is apparently not one for keeping secrets. He leaked the news this weekend to Dublin's Sunday World newspaper, saying  “...

    NFL Faces Repeated Blows from Hollywood in Concussion-Centered Films

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood is warming up to tackle the National Football League with several projects that focus on concussion-related brain injuries among players. Each of the works could shed new light on the most contentious issue plaguing...

    Toronto: Aimee Teegarden Boards Dance Movie 'Heart Beats 3D'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Friday Night Lights" actress Aimee Teegarden will star in Das Films' dance-romance movie "Heart Beats 3D." Myriad Pictures will handle worldwide sales and is introducing the project at the Toronto Film Festival. "Heart Beats...

    Showtime's 'The Affair' Gets New Teaser, Poster Art

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Showtime has released a teaser trailer and poster art for its upcoming drama series "The Affair," starring Ruth Wilson, Dominic West, Joshua Jackson and Maura Tierney. The series will show both the male and female perspective,...