Jason Bateman Returning to Netflix to Star in the Drama Series ‘Ozark’

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Jason Bateman returning to Netflix to star in the drama series Ozark

The Arrested Development star will serve as executive producer, director and star in a drama set in the “dark and dangerous world of drug-money laundering,” in Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks.

Ariana Grande to pull double duty on SNL

She’ll host and perform as the musical guest on the March 12 episode. Grande was previously a musical guest for last season’s premiere.

Christopher Darden doesn’t plan to ever watch The People v. O.J. Simpson, but …

The former Simpson prosecutor tells TMZ that he doubts non-black writers could capture the racial aspects of the O.J. case.

Spike TV adapting Stephen King’s The Mist as a TV series

The classic novella revolves around a small town that is suddenly enveloped by an unnatural mist containing monsters.

Empire books Xzibit

The former Pimp My Ride host will play a character “who is 100% wolf and 100% gangster.”

Al Sharpton plans to lead a protest rally near the Oscar ceremony

Sunday’s demonstration near the Dolby Theater will be used to draw attention the lack of black Oscar nominees.

George R.R. Martin has come up with a book twist that Game of Thrones can’t replicate

It’ll feature a character who is dead on the show, but still alive in the books.

Viola Davis: I’m taking a break from filming sex scenes because “I blew my back out”

The How to Get Away with Murder star says she was injured while filming a sex scene with Billy Brown.

Mayim Bialik and Johnny Galecki recreate their Blossom kiss on Conan

Years before they were Big Bang Theory co-stars, Bialik and Galecki shared a teenage kiss on Bialik’s NBC sitcom. PLUS: Watch the entire Big Bang cast’s visit to Conan.

Joe Biden will introduce Lady Gaga’s performance at the Oscars

The vice president is teaming up with Lady Gaga to fight violence against women.

Lorde’s David Bowie tribute at Brit Awards gets his son’s approval

After dissing Lady Gaga’s Grammys Bowie tribute, Duncan Jones tweeted of Lorde’s performance: “Finally found the links to tonight’s Brits. Just… beautiful. Thank you.”

Inside American Crime’s school shooting storyline

Co–executive producer Michael J. McDonald explains: “We’re not gonna make this how a traditional version of a television show would have pushed it to the nth degree. It’s more interesting to show the truth of what happens to these kids.”

Kevin Spacey jokes he would get behind Donald Trump…”to shove him”

As for commenting on the presidential race, the House of Cards star says: “I’m gonna try to not blend fact and fiction. I’ll just avoid that question.”

Madeleine Stowe lands on 12 Monkeys

The Revenge alum will guest on the season finale.

The Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman has set his next TV series for Korean TV

He’s working with a streaming site for the pre-apocalyptic Korean drama Five Year.

Watch Tom Hardy in the first trailer for FX’s Taboo

Hardy stars with Game of Thrones vets Jonathan Pryce and Oona Chaplin in Ridley Scott’s FX/BBC miniseries set in the early 1800s amid the East India Company.

Daredevil’s second Season 2 trailer showcases Elektra

The new trailer also features a lot of the other characters.

Penny Dreadful unveils its Season 3 trailer

The Showtime drama returns May 1.

Riverdale finds its Cherry Blossom

Madelaine Petsch will play the Ginger bombshell on CW’s Archie Comics pilot.