Fox’s Android Police Procedural ‘Almost Human’ Won’t Be Too Futuristic

Policemen are partnered with androids in the near-future Los Angeles that’s depicted in “Almost Human,” FOX’s new drama from “Fringe” boss J.H. Wyman, but don’t look for a “Jetsons”-like futuristic landscape with flying cars and laser guns. “This is a future that is immediately accessible,” star Karl Urban (“Star Trek,” “The Lord of the Rings”) […]

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‘Fringe’ Star Signs on to Become ‘Bad Teacher’

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – CBS has cast Ari Graynor to star in its pilot based on the 2011 movie “Bad Teacher,” an individual with knowledge of the casting told TheWrap on Tuesday. “Fringe” actress Graynor will play Meredith Davis, who’s described as a hot, confident, unapologetic trophy wife who takes a job at a middle […]

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Fox Orders Futuristic Cop Drama Pilot from J.J. Abrams

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Fox has given the green light to a police drama pilot from “Fringe” executive producers J.H. Wyman and J.J. Abrams, the network said Friday. Described as an “action-packed buddy cop show,” the untitled project takes place “in the near future, when all LAPD officers are partnered with highly evolved human-like androids.” […]

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Josh Jackson Tells ‘Fringe’ Fans to Brace Themselves for a ‘Satisfying’ Finale

After tonight, the 100th episode, two-hour series finale of Fox’s “Fringe” will be in the books, and you’ll have to find some other immersing diversion to occupy your Friday evenings.  Knitting, perhaps?  What about making your very own “Fringe” action figurines and using your smartphone to imagine Olivia and Peter’s next steps, which showrunner Joel […]

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In the End, ‘Fringe’ Was All About Identity

As the Fox alternate-universe drama “Fringe” ends its five-season run, let us pause to praise John Noble’s textured performance as Walter Bishop — and his talented potrayals of Walter Bishop, Walter Bishop and Walter Bishop. And Anna Torv? Her work as Olivia Dunham, Olivia Dunham and Olivia Dunham has built a one-dimensional character into a […]

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