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After some unconfirmed news on whether the pilot would be moving forward, it’s officially confirmed that the CW will not proceed with Searchers. Really unfortunate news as the pilot sounded really great, but I’m hoping the pilot they shot would be released.

After several days of deliberations, the CW has opted not to proceed with pilots Insatiable and Searchers. Insatiable is being shopped elsewhere, and I hear there is interest.

Insatiable had strong internal support, though it was different than anything else on the CW. Meanwhile, Searchers had a bumpy ride and required re-shoots, but the final cut came in OK, and the project had great pedigree coming from The 100 creator Jason Rothenberg and the network’s top producer Greg Berlanti.

Source: Deadline

Great, exciting news, guys! Zane is set as the male lead in the CW drama pilot, Searchers. You can check out the synopsis below. It sounds promising, and hope it gets picked up to series!

Written by Jason Rothenberg, Searchers is about a group of unlikely heroes who find themselves on the journey of a lifetime. Ten years after the death of their parents, Cooper (Holtz) and his free-spirited sister Fable are forced to team up when they learn that their mother’s terrifying and bizarre stories might be a road map to discovering the great legends, myths and unexplainable mysteries of the world. Holtz’s Cooper is a brilliant tech innovator and former soldier who has accepted his parents’ deaths. But all that changes when Fable drags him on a dangerous mission to learn what truly happened to them 10 years ago.

Source: Deadline

Zane Holtz and Tammy Blanchard are starring in The Awakening, a supernatural thriller that just wrapped shooting in Sullivan County, N.Y.

Adrian Grenier’s Reckless Productions, in association with NewAley Pictures, is behind the movie, which was written and directed by Jason Noto, making his feature directorial debut.

Holtz is starring as a soldier who returns from active duty in Syria after his wife is killed in a car crash. He is reunited with his 5-year-old son, who survived the crash but is left with post-traumatic stress disorder. The child begins to display supernatural knowledge of a young woman’s disappearance that creates tension between the father and a small-town local gangster.

Chance Kelly and Azhy Robertson also topline the thriller.

Reckless’ Robin Garvick, along with Erik Weigel and Michael Goodin, produced the movie. Grenier executive produced along with Becky Newhall.

Source: Hollywood Reporter

Let’s keep our fingers crossed we still get a fourth season!

El Rey Network has released the cast of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series ahead of tomorrow’s (Nov. 5) Season 3 finale. I hear the options on the actors were up before the network was ready to make a decision on the future of the series, a reimagining of Robert Rodriguez’s 1996 movie for Miramax. With Rodriguez, the driving creative force behind the series, busy directing feature Alita: Battle Angel for Fox, I hear El Rey, which Rodriguez launched with Univision in 2013, may not make a final call on the show’s future until early 2017.

I hear that El Rey is still in discussions with the series’ lead producer Miramax about a potential new From Dusk Till Dawn installment. I hear it could take a different form, like a limited series or miniseries, which would explain the decision to let the actors’ options lapse. (I hear the idea is, if a new installment of the series goes forward, to do it with the same actors.)

Source: Deadline

El Rey Network released short synopses of all ten episodes of the new season of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series.

Head Games
Seth and Richie’s organization is infiltrated by an enemy fixated on destroying the Geckos, the Lords and all culebras.

La Reina
Seth and Richie seek help from Santanico; Freddie and Ximena have an encounter with Brasa.

Protect and Serve
Freddie Gonzalez teams up with an old enemy; Seth and Richie track down an ancient hunter.

Fanglorious
Ranger Freddie Gonzalez teams with an old enemy; the Geckos must defend against the Jaguar Warriors.

Shady Glen
Seth and his team protect civilians from cannibal attacks.

Straightjacket
Richie wakes up in an abandoned asylum after being abducted; Seth goes to save Richie.

La Llorona
The team falls victim to a female Xibalban demon.

Rio Sangre
Santanico returns with a secret and leads the Geckos to Lord Venganza.

Matanzas
The Geckos are going after Amaru, as she plots to regain her true form and open the gates of Hell.

Dark Side of the Sun
As Kate nears death, the team races to defeat Amaru and seal the gate to Xilbalba.

Entertainment One (eOne), Miramax, and El Rey Network today announced that the complete premiere episode of Season 3 of “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” will be available for free Digital HD preview two weeks prior to its September 6, 2016, broadcast debut on El Rey Network. For fans eagerly anticipating the action-packed, horror-filled new season and newbies interested in sampling the series based on the cult film directed by Robert Rodriguez, Episode 3.01, “Head Games,” will be available at no charge from August 23rd to September 6th on iTunes, GooglePlay, Xbox Video, Sony Playstation, Fandango Now, and Vudu.

Season 3 of “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” continues the Gecko brothers’ saga as they fight their way through the chilling world of culebras, the vampire-snake hybrids that control hidden empires in Texas and Mexico. The 10 new episodes — two of which premiere back-to-back on September 6th at 9pm and 10pm ET — follow Seth and Richie into the vortex of a culebra underworld on the verge of a violent explosion.

In the Season 3 premiere, the Geckos have been demoted to “collectors” while their organization has been infiltrated by a mysterious new enemy hell-bent on destroying them, the Lords, and all culebras. On September 7th, the day following its two-episode broadcast premiere, both episodes will be available to purchase via all leading Digital HD outlets.

Season 3 features a returning ensemble cast including D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Eiza González, Jesse Garcia, Madison Davenport, Brandon Soo Hoo, Emily Rios, and Jake Busey. New cast joining the third season are Ana de la Reguera, who will have a recurring role as Lord Venganza Verdugo, one of the seven remaining culebra Lords; Marko Zaror as Zolo, an Aztec warrior trained in Hell; Tom Savini as Burt, a retired demon hunter who smokes more medical marijuana than he sells; Maurice Compte as Brasa, a mysterious Rasputin-like figure who takes on the Gecko brothers; and Nicky Whelan, whose character will be revealed during the season.