ICYMI: ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Returns This Fall; ‘Claws’ Gets Second Season; ‘Outlander’ Gets Premiere Date; & More TV News

Juliette Lewis to join Graves for season two on Epix as Bailey Todd, a leather-wearing, take-no-prisoners New York music manager and producer. [Deadline]

 

HBO announces season 9 of Curb Your Enthusiasm will premiere October 1. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

Jennifer Jason Leigh and Hugo Weaving joining Benedict Cumberbatch in Showtime’s upcoming drama mini-series Melrose. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

John Cho signs on for season two of FOX’s horror series The Exorcist, which is slated to return September 29. [Deadline]

 

George R. R. Martin and HBO are teaming up, again, to adapt Nnedi Okorafor, PhD.’s novel Who Fears Death. The story takes place in post-apocalyptic Africa where the Nuru tribe has enslaved the Okeke people who face eradication. A Okeke woman gives birth to a baby girl named Onyesonwu — meaning “Who fear death?” — as a result of a rape from a Nuru man. Onyesonwu grows up to have magical powers and discovers she is the target of a powerful force that wants her dead. [Variety]

TNT nails down Claws for a second season. [Deadline]

Ahead of the season seven premiere, HBO releases new Game of Thrones photos. [Deadline]

 

Starz sets season 3 premiere date for Outlander as September 10th. [Variety]

 

FOX announced the upcoming premieres of Empire and Star will bring the two worlds together. [Hollywood Reporter]

We tv announced the return of Bridezillas in 2018. [Deadline]