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TVLine Items: The Originals Star Cast as Robert Durst, Flaked Trailer and More

The Originals’ Daniel Gillies is taking on another killer role during his hiatus: The actor will star in Lifetime’s original movie The Lost Wife of Robert Durst as the titular accused murderer.

Katharine McPhee (Scorpion) will play Durst’s missing spouse Kathie in the film based on investigative journalist Matt Birkbeck’s book A Deadly Secret: The Strange Disappearance of Kathie Durst.

While Robert Durst was the subject of HBO’s true-crime docuseries The Jinx, the Lifetime project promises to put the focus on Kathie, who vanished in 1982.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Netflix has released a trailer for Season 2 of the Will Arnett-starring comedy Flaked, premiering Friday, June 2.

* A&E Network will air a two-hour Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath special, entitled Merchants of Fear, on Monday, May 29 at 9 pm. The program will explore the relationship between the Church of Scientology and its vocal critics, as well as offering a sneak peek at Season 2 of Remini’s show.

* Netflix will debut the eight-episode series Friends From College on Friday, July 14. The show stars Keegan-Michael Key (Key & Peele), Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother), Annie Parisse (The Following), Nat Faxon (Married), Fred Savage (The Grinder) and Jae Suh Park (Adam Ruins Everything) as a group of Harvard pals facing down their forties. Watch a teaser below:

* OWN has unveiled a trailer for Queen Sugar Season 2, which will debut with a two-night premiere on Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21 at 10/9c.