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TNT Orders Fantasy Action Pilot Lumen From Steven Spielberg's Amblin TV

TNT logo, Steven Spielberg

As Falling Skies prepares to end its run next year, TNT is turning again to Steven Spielberg and his Amblin Television shingle for another epic action/adventure project. The cable network has ordered the Amblin pilot Lumen, which centers on a family locked in another world.

Also on board: Author James Frey (A Million Little Pieces) and his Full Fathom Five production company.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Reveals New Characters, Carter Adds Captain Directors

B.J. Britt, Clark Gregg

There will be some new faces on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. this fall!

With the government coming after S.H.I.E.L.D., Director Coulson (Clark Gregg) will be on the hunt for anyone who can help the team rebuild. Among the newcomers he'll turn to is Lance Hunter (Nick Blood), who in the comics was the director of S.T.R.I.K.E. — and who we first teased in Mega Buzz. "He's not a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, he's a mercenary," executive producer Maurissa Tancharoen announced during the Marvel TV Comic-Con panel on Friday.

Exclusive: Lucy Lawless heading to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Meanwhile, the producers also confirmed that... read more

Marvel Recruits Director Joe Johnston for Captain America

Captain America

Captain America is one step closer to hitting the big screen.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel Studios has snatched up Joe Johnston to direct First Avenger: Captain America, due in theaters May 6, 2011.

No writers or actors are currently attached to the project.

Johnston, who won an Oscar for his visual effects work on Raiders of the Lost Ark, had been in discussions with Marvel for ...
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