NBC Revives Wizard of Oz Drama Emerald City

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NBC revives Wizard of Oz drama Emerald City
The reimagining of L. Frank Baum’s book is getting a 2nd chance with a new producer after the project was scrapped last year over creative differences. Here’s the logline for the revived series: “In the blink of a tornado’s eye, 20-year-old Dorothy Gale and her K9 police dog are transported to another world, one far removed from our own — a mystical land of competing kingdoms, lethal warriors, dark magic and a bloody battle for supremacy…”

Girls cast to reunite on The Simpsons
Lena Dunham will voice a pharmacist on the Season 27 premiere, and Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet and Jemima Kirke will play the pharmacist’s pals. “We’re having a Girls reunion, even though Girls is still on the air,” jokes Simpsons boss Al Jean.

Cobie Smulders is headed back to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
The Avengers star tells Jimmy Kimmel she’ll reprise her role as Maria Hill this season for the 3rd time on the ABC series.

Ricky Gervais won’t host Top Gear because “I cannot even drive”
“I cannot even drive, and I very rarely wear a jacket with jeans and brogues. So I wouldn’t fit in,” says Gervais, adding: “Top Gear – never has a show been so wrongly named. I couldn’t do it.”