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A Young, Sexy Crime-Fighting Sigmund Freud
So that’s a thing that is coming to Netflix. The psychoanalyst, and prolific writer, will be searching for a serial killer in an upcoming drama that will obviously be fictional history. Freud is currently casting and will start filming in the fall. I’m sure there will be plenty of Oedipus jokes to come.
Jahkara Smith Cast In AMC’s Upcoming NOS4A2 Adaptation
YouTube star Jahkara Smith, who uses makeup tutorials for hilarious and scathing social commentary, has landed a recurring role in the adaptation of Joe Hill’s awesome NOS4A2. Smith working on an adaptation on a super imaginative horror novel seems perfect and I can’t wait. Is it 2019 yet?!
Rapper Stormzy Announces Publishing Imprint
English rapper Stormzy, in partnership with Penguin Random House, has a new publishing imprint called #Merky Books. With plans to publish two to three books a year, it will also offer writing competitions and paid internships beginning in 2019. “I know too many talented writers that don’t always have an outlet or a means to get their work seen and hopefully #Merky Books can now be a reference point for them to say “I can be an author.”