Last Week’s Episode: Jellicle Jedi

Last Week’s Episode: Jellicle Jedi

If you're looking for Star Wars spoilers, head over to Rosie's review. Here, it's all CATS and CBS problems. Movies Boy, looks like that Quentin Tarantino Star Trek might not actually happen, darn. [Variety] Jason Derulo wants you to know he does have a dick, and it was just CGI'd out for his turn as

If you’re looking for Star Wars spoilers, head over to Rosie’s review. Here, it’s all CATS and CBS problems.

Movies

Boy, looks like that Quentin Tarantino Star Trek might not actually happen, darn. [Variety]

Jason Derulo wants you to know he does have a dick, and it was just CGI’d out for his turn as Rum Tum Tugger in CATS. [Vulture]

Games of Thrones’ David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, fresh off canceling a Star War and not getting to made a Civil War AU, have picked another project they don’t have the range for: an adaptation of Hans Rodionoff’s comic, Lovecraft, which posits: what if HP Lovecraft’s writing wasn’t influenced by his incredible racism and he actually did see real monsters. Can’t wait. [Vanity Fair]

Looking for something to watch over the holidays? Here’s a roundup of the best “lesbian, queer, and bisexual” films of the decade. [Autostraddle]

Wakanda is sadly no longer a free trade agreement partner of the US. [NBCNews]

Just gonna leave the full headline on this one: Star Wars Naomi Ackie & Kelly Marie Tran On White Privilege, Jealousy, And The Power Of Tarot [Bustle]

A trailer just dropped for Tenet, Christopher Nolan’s latest thriller starring John David Washington (BlackKklansman) and Robert Pattinson.

TV

Desmond Chiam (Reef Break) and Miki Ishikawa (The Terror: Infamy) have joined The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, but who they’ll be playing is still a mystery. [Deadline]

Orlando Jones has broken his silence on why Mr. Nancy won’t be returning to American Gods: the season 3 show runner Charles “Chic” Eglee allegedly decided that Mr. Nancy was a bad character for “Black America.” Jones served as a screenwriter and consulting producer on a season 2 that ended without a showrunner at all, and he says he predominantly wrote not only his own character but other marginalized characters as well. He alleges the production company, Fremantle, went months without informing him about renewing his contract. [Variety]

Who else isn’t returning to season 3? Crispin Glover will be returning only as a guest star, and New Media, Kahyum Kim, is out entirely.   [TheGWW]

Mousa Kraish, the Jinn on American Gods, also announced his departure from the show in a tweet. [io9]

Looking for Leia, a 7-part documentary series about the impact of Star Wars (and Carrie Fisher) on women and nonbinary fans by indie filmmaker Annalise Ophelian has been picked up by SYFY WIRE. [SyFy]

The Cassian Andor Disney+ show looks to start filming in June. [DiscussingFilm]

Natalie Dorner looks great as a shape-shifting demon in 1930s LA for the next iteration of Penny Dreadful. [EW]

Ruth Wilson’s sudden departure from The Affair, a show that netted her several awards, was a surprise — but it was apparently predicated by a hostile working environment that included being pushed into nude scenes she found gratuitous or uncomfortable by showrunner Sarah Treem. The Affair is a Showtime production, so its parent company is CBS. [THR]

CBS News’ 60 Minutes associate producer Cassandra Vinograd is suing, alleging retaliatory behavior after she reported inappropriate behavior from long-time producer Michael Gavshon.  [Variety]

CBS’ long running Survivor series now has a process for reporting sexual harassment…after two contestants made up harassment complaints that led to the departure of another contestant who had “sincerely reported harassment” this season. [Jezebel]

 Animation

50 Cent is producing a cartoon about Black superheroes called Trill League for streaming service Quibi. [Shadow & Act]

Grab Bag

Sally Field joins the coterie of Jane Fonda’s friends that have gotten arrested protesting. [THR]

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