Week in Review & This Week in Entertainment: Nov. 16

Matthew McConaughey Offered Villain Role in Stephen King’s ‘The Dark Tower’
Matthew McConaughey has set his sights on an iconic Stephen King villain.

‘Fast & Furious’ Spinoffs In the Works (EXCLUSIVE)
The “Fast and Furious” franchise may take a page from “Star Wars” and Marvel. Producer and star Vin Diesel tells Variety that the team behind the fast cars and criminals series is in the preliminary stages of developing prequels and spinoffs.

Charlie Sheen Reveals He’s HIV Positive
Charlie Sheen revealed that he’s HIV positive on the “Today” show Tuesday morning.

‘The Bastard Executioner’ Canceled by FX After One Season
“The Bastard Executioner” is no more. The FX drama series is laying down its sword following Tuesday’s airing of the season one finale.

AMC’s ‘Better Call Saul’ Set to Return in February
AMC’s “Better Call Saul,” coming off one of the highest-rated rookie seasons in cable history, will return for season two in February, the network announced Monday.

This Week in Entertainment, 1947

The Hollywood Blacklist began in the show business industry after 10 screenwriters and directors were cited for contempt of Congress after refusing to testify before the House Committee on Un-Amercian Activities on Nov. 24, 1947. Studios immediately fired the so-called Hollywood Ten and instituted the blacklist to ban artists because of their suspected political beliefs. The 2015 film “Trumbo” examines the time period from the perspective of writer Dalton Trumbo, one of the 10.

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