Joan Allen

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  • Birth Name: Joan Allen
  • Birth Place: Rochelle, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/20/1956, Leo
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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Netflix Revives The Killing For One Last Case

This is a story about a perceived crime that led to two executions and two resurrections. And then there's the story on screen.

"We're the cockroach of series television," says Joel Kinnaman, who plays homicide detective Stephen Holder, of the unlikely survival of The Killing. As most every Twitter follower knows, the drama became the target of...read more

Exclusive: The Killing's Veena Sud on Moving to Netflix, and Why You Should Binge Seasons 1-3

Netflix resurrects The Killing for one final six-episode season (its fourth) on Friday Aug. 1 (at 12:01 a.m. Pacific time). But to prep viewers who may have missed the show's run on AMC — or just need to bone up on the exploits of homicide detectives Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) and Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman) — the streaming video service is mounting a campaign this summer for viewers to binge the show's first three seasons.

TV Guide Magazine spoke with The Killing executive producer Veena Sud about the show's transition to Netflix, how it will change next season and whether this is truly the end for the drama. Sud and Netflix also unveil a new recap video, summarizing The Killing's first three seasons, below...read more

Netflix Announces Premiere Date for The Killing Season 4

The Killing's fourth and final (no, really this time) season will premiere on Netflix on August 1.

"Linden and Holder are back. #TheKillingLives," the show announced via its Twitter page Thursday.

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 The Killing TV Show Series, Actor - Colonel Margaret O'Neal
2012 Remove Movie, Actor - Pam Landy
2008 Bonneville Movie, Actor - Carol Brimm
2008 Trumbo Movie, Actor
2008 Death Race Movie, Actor - Warden Hennessey

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The Killing Casts New Series Regulars for Season 4


The Killing
 has added three series regulars for its fourth and final season, which will consist of six episodes that will air on Netflix.


The drama, which previously aired on AMC, has cast Sterling Beaumon, Levi Meaden and Tyler Ross in key roles, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Harry Potter's Michael Gambon Joins HBO Drama Luck

Dumbledore has landed his first U.S. television gig.

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Michael Gambon is joining the cast of HBO's new drama Luck, reports Deadline.

The series, which stars Dustin Hoffman, is set in ... read more

Joan Allen Joins HBO’s Luck in First TV Series Role

Joan Allen has signed on to HBO's forthcoming drama Luck, Deadline reports.

The multi-episode arc will be Allen's first TV series gig. Luck, produced by Michael Mann and David Milch, examines the horse racing world through... read more

Lifetime to Paint Bio of Georgia O'Keeffe

Oscar nominee Joan Allen and Oscar winner Jeremy Irons will star in a Lifetime biopic about the late artist Georgia O'Keeffe, with Bob Balaban set to direct... read more

Jonny Quest, a New Death Race and More Movie News

The Hanna-Barbera adventure series Jonny Quest is being revived by Warner Bros. Pictures as a potential movie franchise.... Also per the Reporter, Joan Allen, Jason Statham, Ian McShane and Tyrese Gibson are all on board for Death Race, a remake of the Roger Corman classic. Statham will play "Frankenstein," while Allen, McShane and Gibson are the prison warden, a coach and sociopath Machine Gun Joe, respectively.... Thomas Haden Church is in final talks to play Eddie Murphy's workplace rival in NowhereLand.... Per Variety, Nicole Kidman will produce and star in a remake of Al Final del Espectro, a Colombian horror film about an agoraphobic who begins to see a ghost in her apartment. read more

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