• CBS All Access Renews Ridley Scott-Produced ‘Strange Angel' for Season 2

    22 days ago - By The Wrap

    CBS All Access has given a second season renewal to its Ridley Scott-produced drama “Strange Angel.”
    The series, which is based on George Pendle's book of the same name, is inspired by the real-life story of rocket engineer and Thelemite occultist Jack Parsons, explores the intersection between genius and madness, science and science fiction. It was created for TV by Mark Heyman and stars Jack Reynor as Parsons.
    At the conclusion of the first season, Jack and his team from Caltech make a scientific breakthrough that secures the military's interest as the country nears the brink of war. In...
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  • Mike Tyson Is Making a Scripted Comedy Series Based on His Life on a Marijuana Farm

    22 days ago - By The Wrap

    Mike Tyson is working on a TV series based on his own life, not as a boxer, but as a marijuana grower on his real-life weed farm. And it's a scripted comedy - which he will star in.
    A collaboration between Tyson and his business partner Rob Hickman, “Rolling With the Punches,” is currently shooting at Tyson Ranch office in El Segundo, California, an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap. The source says Tyson is describing the project as in the vein of Larry David's HBO series “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”
    “It's simple. I'm playing a retired boxer who is growing marijuana,”...
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