By Kate Ward
Updated August 03, 2020 at 02:14 PM EDT
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  • The Discovery Channel is launching a spin-off of Cash Cab set in Chicago, with Second City comedienne Beth Melewski playing Ben Bailey’s cabbie role. Can Cash Cab pay me back for the years Giordano’s has taken off my life? [Associated Press]
  • Gayle King and Robin Meade are set to moderate four primetime specials on OWN called Ask Oprah’s All Stars. The talk maven’s group of all-stars: Dr. Phil McGraw, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Suze Orman, and sweeeet potato. [The Wrap]
  • Ed Burns will appear alongside Megan Fox and Jon Hamm in Jennifer Westfeldt’s Friends With Kids. In the film, Burns plays a parent going through a divorce who romances Westfeldt’s character. Don Draper says, “What?” [MTV]
  • Billy Zane, Jack Huston, Jamie Harris, and Richard Portnow have all joined Two Jacks, an indie adaption of Leo Tolstoy’s “Two Hussars” short story. [Variety]
  • Electronic Arts Media is planning a film called Madden Curse, which is based on the jinx that supposedly strikes football players who are chosen for the cover of the Madden video game. Says Michael Vick: “What curse?” [The Wrap]

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