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The Morning Roundup: Friday Night Lights Is Back

Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer

ImageWe've got great news for you fans of the stellar NBC drama Friday Night Lights: It's coming back. Details after the jump, along with other news from around the world of entertainment.

Jim Carrey and Jason Reitman will team up in the new comedy Pierre, Piere.

Beyonce Knowles, Ali Larter and Idris Elba will star in the thriller Obsessed.

The lead has been cast in Fox Searchlight's upcoming biopic about Notorious B.I.G. The guy's name: Jerome "Gravy" Woolard.

If you're going to be in L.A. for the Paley Festival – a huge series of panels with the stars of a lot of great shows and movies – Variety has an update on the festival.

Guess who's returning to The Fast and the Furious?

Interesting. JoBlo has posted an alternate ending to I Am Legend. has some totally unsurprising photos from the X-Files sequel.

Check out the new trailer for Wanted.

And finally: Yes! NBC is picking Friday Night Lights back up for another season after partnering with DirectTV! Visit for full details!


Author: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer

Robert J. Peterson is a writer and web developer living in Los Angeles. A Tennessee native, he graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He’s written for newspapers and websites all over the country, including the Marin Independent Journal, the Telluride Daily Planet,, Offscreen, and He co-hosts the podcasts Make It So and Hiram’s Lodge. He’s appeared as a pop-culture guru on the web talk shows Comics on Comics, The Fanbase Press Week In Review, Collider Heroes, ScreenJunkies TV Fights, and Fandom Planet. He’s the founder of California Coldblood Books.

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