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Long gestating family drama “Louder Than Bombs” may finally be getting underway, and now it’s added “House of Cards” and “Manhattan” star Rachel Brosnahan to star opposite Jesse Eisenberg in Norwegian director Joachim Trier’s English language debut, according to Deadline. The drama follows a father (Gabriel Byrne) and his two sons (Eisenberg and Devin Makenzie Druid) three years after the death of their wife and mother, a wartime photographer. On the eve of a retrospective of her work, the family discovers an unsettling secret about her past. Brosnahan will playRead More
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Ambitious young scientists are at the center of WGN America’s second scripted series, “Manhattan,” set in the deserts of New Mexico where a top-secret compound held the nation’s top scientific minds as they set about building a nuclear bomb in a race, presumably, against enemy nations who are doing much the same. The historical drama follows the scientists as they move their unknowing families into the desert and then are unable to even tell them what they’re doing there. Part spy thriller, part interpersonal drama, the show nevertheless feels aRead More
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A new trailer has been released for upcoming WGN America series “Manhattan”. The period drama, set in 1940s Los Alamos, New Mexico, follows a team of scientists as they work on creating the atomic bomb. Living in a middle class bubble, the crew begins to realize just how out of the usual this assignment is as they face their own personal struggles in the process. The series, set for a season of 13 episodes, features an ensemble cast. John Benjamin Hickey (“The Big C”) stars as team leader Frank WinterRead More
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The first photo featuring an ensemble cast for WGN America’s upcoming period drama “Manhattan” has been released. The title “Manhattan” refers to the real life Manhattan Project of World War II and follows the scientists who gathered to develop an atomic bomb before the enemy. Set in the remote desert of Los Alamos, New Mexico during the 1940s, “Manhattan” promises to be a tale of secrets, both big and small. The series, created by writer Sam Shaw (“Masters of Sex”), features John Benjamin Hickey (“The Big C”) as project leaderRead More
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As WGN prepares to launch their first scripted show, the supernatural witch drama “Salem,” this Sunday night, they’ve also premiered the first stylized promo for their sophomore effort, the historical drama “Manhattan.” The show has been ordered for a 13 episode season, and is set in the 1940s, following the scientists tasked with making the world’s first atomic bomb. “House of Cards” star Brosnahan will play the wife of one of the scientists (Ashley Zukerman), while John Benjamin Hickey, Daniel Stern and Olivia Williams round out the cast. “Manhattan” isRead More