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Hope You Weren’t Too Into ‘Once Upon a Time in Wonderland’

The ABC spinoff has been canceled. Also in the Afternoon Links: Russell Crowe plays a Johnny Cash song on ‘The Tonight Show’ (?), not-famous Shia LaBeouf leaves a major movie, and ‘House of Cards’ faces off against the state of Maryland.

Is Once Upon a Time plenty of storybook-based TV fantasy for you and yours? Good, because Once Upon a Time in Wonderland isn’t coming back for a second season. “The series, starring Sophie Lowe as Alice, was always designed to be one-self contained season, but if it proved successful, producers were open to a potential Season 2,” TV Guide reports. If you’ve been meaning to check out the spinoff since it premiered in October, you’ve got a week to watch the first 12 episodes and then live-tweet the finale on Thursday with the rest of the sad Wonderland-ers.

It’s the circle of TV-spinoff life: AMC’s Walking Dead spinoff has hired Sons of Anarchy/Low Winter Sun producer/writer Dave Erickson as its showrunner.

Girls won’t be allowed to film at the University of Iowa.

Looking to earn $125 and live reasonably close to Toronto? Someone will pay you to follow Mayor Rob Ford around while playing tuba for eight hours. It’s based on a Family Guy gag. Tuba proficiency not necessarily required. [via]

Maybe some of you caught this, but I can’t live through the weekend without ensuring you did. Taco Bell hired people named Ronald McDonald to endorse its new breakfast menu.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKAcOawiaNk

Seth Rogen interviews Hannibal Buress, and Mindy Kaling and Mike Schur do a banter-licious interview together at a press luncheon.

Russell Crowe and Jimmy Fallon played “Folsom Prison Blues” for some reason. Also, Russell Crowe plays guitar, I guess.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcflrnQt74

Richard Linklater’s Boyhood — the one he spent 12 years filming — is coming July 11.

Shia LaBeouf continues his campaign of not-famousness by exiting Barry Levinson’s Rock the Kasbah. You don’t ditch Bill Murray, Danny McBride, Bruce Willis, and Kate Hudson unless you ARE famous, though, right?

Here’s a trailer for Begin Again, featuring Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightley as plucky music folk. Plus Hailee Steinfeld talking about condoms.

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From the Why Not? Department: Allow composer/Arcade Fire colleague Owen Pallett to explain the popularity of “Get Lucky” using music theory.

House of Cards might find itself in a pretty serious dispute with Maryland if the series follows through on a threat to film elsewhere.

If you heard anything about a free streaming service from Amazon, you can ignore it, apparently.

And Peter Dinklage is doing Pixels, an Adam Sandler/Kevin James joint — hold on, though! — based on Patrick Jean’s amazing short film (embedded below) from a couple years ago. “The movie follows a group of videogame experts who are recruited by the government to help deal with the threat.”