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NEW SHONDA RHIMES MURDER MYSTERY SLATED FOR NETFLIX: According to The Hollywood Reporter, a new Shonda Rhimes show titled The Residence, based on the book The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House by Kate Anderson Brower, was ordered straight to series at Netflix. The logline for the eight-episode drama reads, “132 rooms. 157 suspects. One dead body. One wildly eccentric detective. One disastrous State Dinner. The Residence is a screwball whodunnit set in the upstairs, downstairs, and backstairs of the White House, among the eclectic staff of the world’s most famous mansion.”

RUSSIAN DOLL SEASON TWO PREMIERE DATE ANNOUNCED: Entertainment Tonight reports that the highly anticipated second season of Netflix’s Russian Doll is set to return on April 20th. The 30-second video announcement ends with Natasha Lyonne‘s character, Nadia, saying, “When the universe f**ks with you, let it.”

TRAILER FOR DMZ IS RELEASED: According to Deadline, HBO Max released the first trailer for DMZ, starring Rosario Dawson. The logline reads, “DMZ leaps off the pages of the DC acclaimed graphic novel into the visual landscape of a dangerous and distorted Manhattan as one woman navigates a demilitarized zone in a harrowing quest to find her lost son.”

ISLE OF THE DEAD, THE 5TH WALKING DEAD SPINOFF, IS ANNOUNCED: Entertainment Tonight reports that Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Lauren Cohan will star in the fifth Walking Dead spinoff, Isle of the Dead. Set in the same world as The Walking Dead, Morgan and Cohan will reprise their characters, Negan and Maggie. The first season is scheduled to be released on AMC and AMC+ in 2023.