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    Timothy Olyphant & More Join STX Sports Drama “National Champions”

    EXCLUSIVE via DeadlineEros STX’s Stephan James and J.K. Simmons sports drama National Champions is expanding its thespian team roster with Uzo Aduba, Alexander Ludwig, Andrew Bachelor, David Koechner, Tim Blake Nelson, and Timothy Olyphant.

    Based on Adam Mervis’ play of the same name which he’s also adapting, National Champions explores the big business of college sports and tells the story of a star quarterback (James) ignites a player’s strike 72 hours before the biggest game of the year to fight for fair compensation, equality, and respect for the athletes who put their bodies and health on the line for their schools. Olyphant will play Elliott, a hipster professor at the college.

    Read more at Deadline.

  • News

    Timothy Olyphant Rumored to Return as Raylan Givens in FX New Series

    Via Variety: The team behind “Justified” is reuniting to develop an FX series based on the Elmore Leonard novel “City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit,” with Timothy Olyphant potentially returning as Raylan Givens, Variety has learned exclusively.

    “Justfied” creator Graham Yost will serve as executive producer, with “Justified” writers and executive producers Michael Dinner and Dave Andron onboard to co-write, executive produce, and serve as co-showrunners.

    According to sources, as the project is in the very early stages, nothing is set in stone as of yet, meaning Olyphant could star in the series or appear in a smaller role, but no deal has yet been made.

    Read more at Variety.

  • News

    Timothy Olyphant joins David O. Russell movie

    Via Deadline: While we still don’t know much about David O. Russell’s forthcoming feature for New Regency, Deadline has confirmed that Robert De Niro, Mike Myers, Timothy Olyphant, Michael Shannon, Chris Rock, Anya Taylor-Joy, Andrea Riseborough, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Alessandro Nivola have all joined the starry ensemble.

    Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, John David Washington, Rami Malek and Zoe Saldana will also star in the untitled project, which is based on an original idea from the five-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker. Filming is currently underway in Califonia. New Regency’s Arnon Milchan will produce alongside Matthew Budman and Anthony Katagas.

    Read more at Deadline.

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    ‘Fargo’ fourth season gets a premiere date on FX

    Five months after it was originally slated to premiere, Fargo‘s fourth season will come to FX in September.

    The anthology series from creator and showrunner Noah Hawley, like hundreds of other productions, shut down in March as the coronavirus pandemic spread in the United States. The Chris Rock-led season had two episodes left to shoot in Chicago prior to the shutdown. 

    With production on the remaining episodes set to pick up again later this month, FX has set a premiere date for the season: Fargo will debut at 10 p.m. Sept. 27 with two episodes and air weekly thereafter. The season will run 11 episodes, up from an initial count of 10.

    Read more at Hollywood Reporter.

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    Timothy Olyphant co-hosts a true-crime podcast

    Via etonline.com:

    Deadwood and Justified actor Timothy Olyphant lends his voice and star power to Wondery’s latest true-crime podcast, Billionaire Boys Club. And ET can exclusively share the trailer for the new series about a get-rich-quick plan gone wrong.

    Co-hosted by Olyphant and Tracy Patton, Billionaire Boys Club recounts the real-life story that took place during the 1980s, when a group of wealthy boys from Los Angeles attempted to lure people into investing millions of dollars in their massive Ponzi scheme. However, things quickly fall apart when their leader, Joseph Hunt, turned to kidnapping and murder in order to cover their losses.

    Read more at etonline.com