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[09/05/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 5
Updates include: TNT pulls the plug on newcomer "Will"; Chris Pine to play RFK for Hulu; and Charlie Day, Paul Fruchbom team for "Cook Kids" at FOX.

[06/12/17 - 10:48 AM]
Video: Watch the New Trailer for TNT's "Will"
TNT is releasing a new trailer for its brand new drama series "Will," which tells the wild, rowdy story of young William Shakespeare.

[04/20/17 - 10:05 AM]
TNT's "Will" Premieres Monday, July 10
Newcomer Laurie Davidson plays the title role in this period drama told in a bold, contemporary style and played to a modern soundtrack that exposes all of Shakespeare's recklessness, lustful temptations and tortured brilliance.

[01/30/17 - 09:28 AM]
Video: Watch First Look Promos of TNT's Summer Series
Check out and share these four first look promos showcasing the originals coming to TNT in 2017.

[11/08/16 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 8
Updates include: ABC eyes spin-off for "The Goldbergs"; Freeform axes "Dead of Summer" after one season; and ABC passes on additional episodes for newcomer "Conviction."

[09/06/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 6
Updates include: Sam Waterston among latest bound for Netflix's "Godless"; Katey Sagal cast in "Superior Donuts" at CBS; and Lauren Iungerich, Jenna Bans both sell new projects to NBC.

[05/18/16 - 07:03 AM]
Video: Turner Upfront 2016 Teasers & Trailers
Check out the latest looks at "People of Earth," "Animal Kingdom," "Good Behavior" and more!

[05/18/16 - 05:20 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Will," Raucous New Drama about Young William Shakespeare
Also announced this morning, TNT has ordered a pilot for "Civil," a gripping drama about a second American Civil War.

[05/18/16 - 05:16 AM]
Turner Comes to 2016-17 Upfront with a Powerful Brand Portfolio & Bold Moves, Delivering More Content, More Solutions and More Results
Turner's portfolio of leading entertainment, kids, news and sports brands - including Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, CNN, Great Big Story, HLN, TBS, TNT, truTV and Turner Sports - are being highlighted throughout the presentation.

[02/19/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 19
Updates include: Philip Winchester to lead NBC's "Chicago Law"; Golden Brooks cast in "Lethal Weapon" at FOX; and Olivia DeJonge signs on for "Will" at TNT.

[02/08/16 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 8
Updates include: CBS cancels Jane Lynch-led "Angel from Hell"; Riley Smith to topline The CW's "Frequency"; and Matt LeBlanc to star in "I'm Not Your Friend" at CBS.

[01/07/16 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 7
Updates include: TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" to end after seven seasons; HBO to move forward with "Deadwood" revival; and ABC, NBC confirm first broadcast pilot orders of 2016.

[05/13/15 - 07:17 AM]
Kevin Reilly Unveils Bold Vision for TNT & TBS At Turner Broadcasting's 2015 Upfront
"We're on the move in a big way at TNT and TBS," Reilly said. "We're doing a proactive makeover of these networks. We'll double the number of our original series on TBS and TNT over the next three years."

[05/13/15 - 07:15 AM]
Turner Broadcasting "Turns It Up" at 2015 Upfront
The strength of Turner's diverse portfolio of brands - including Adult Swim, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, HLN, TBS, TNT, truTV and Turner Sports - was highlighted throughout the presentation, which showcased content and offerings from the networks and brought Turner's "Turn It Up" message to life.

[03/27/13 - 10:02 AM]
Participant Media Announces pivot, New Cable Network Geared Towards Millennials, Unveils Programming Slate, and Announces Partnership with Rolling Stone
Highlights include "Will," a one-hour scripted series by Cineflix Studios Inc. about young William Shakespeare.







WILL (TNT)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/10/17 - 9/4/17
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2016-2017 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (10 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 9/5/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from TNT's press release, April 2017) TNT is about to take viewers back in time to Elizabethan England to tell the wild, rowdy story of young William Shakespeare in the brand new drama series Will. Newcomer Laurie Davidson plays the title role in this period drama told in a bold, contemporary style and played to a modern soundtrack that exposes all of Shakespeare's recklessness, lustful temptations and tortured brilliance. Also starring are Olivia DeJonge (The Visit), Ewen Bremner (Trainspotting), Colm Meaney (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Mattias Inwood (The Shanara Chronicles), Jamie Campbell Bower (The Twilight Saga), William Houston (Sherlock Holmes), Lukas Rolfe (Grantchester), Max Bennett (The Hollow Crown) and Jasmin Savoy Brown (The Leftovers). Will is slated to launch on Monday, July 10, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) across TNT's U.S. platforms. As Will opens, a young William Shakespeare (Davidson) has just arrived onto the punk-rock theatre scene in 16th century London. It is in this seductive, violent world that his raw talent faces rioting audiences, religious fanatics and raucous sideshows. Attracted to Will's naïve genius is Alice Burbage (DeJonge), the talented, beautiful and rebellious daughter of James Burbage (Meaney), the carpenter whose vision led him to build the first theatre in London since Roman times. Despite being the daughter of an impresario, Alice is forbidden by society from pursuing a career in the theatre. Her brother Richard Burbage (Inwood) is innately talented as well, but too much in love with himself and prone to overact. But a chance encounter at the theatre leads him to team up with Will in what would soon become the greatest actor-writer partnership the world has ever seen. Rounding out Will's cast of characters are playwright, poet and chief Shakespeare rival Christopher Marlowe (Bower) and wealthy and notorious law enforcer Richard Topcliffe (Bremner).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Colm Meaney as James Burbage
· Jasmin Savoy Brown as Emilia Bassano
· Laurie Davidson as William Shakespeare
· Mattias Inwood as Richard Burbage
· Max Bennett as Robert Southwell
· Olivia DeJonge as Alice Burbage
CREW INFORMATION:
· Christina Wayne as EP
· Craig Pearce as CRTR/EP
· Hilary Bevan Jones as EP
· Howard Braunstein as EP
· Louise Rosager as EP
· Shekhar Kapur as DIR (Pilot)
· Vince Gerardis as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available