Category Archives: Attachments (TV)

Lilly Singh to Guest star on “Life in Pieces”

Lilly Singh ExcerptYouTube star Lilly Singh has booked a guest starring role on CBS family comedy Life in Pieces. She will play a talkative babysitter hired by Colin Hanks and Zoe Lister-Jones’s characters.

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Walton Goggins Set as Star of New Showtime Comedy “Keeping It Real”

Walton Goggins ExcerptVice Principals star Walton Goggins has landed the starring role in Keeping It Real, a new dark comedy currently in development at Showtime with a commitment from the network. CBS TV Studios and Timberman/Beverly are also working on the show

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Uma Thurman to Guest Star in Bravo Series “My So Called Wife”

uma thurmanDark comedy My So Called Wife on Bravo has landed Uma Thurman in a recurring role. The series hails from Universal Cable Productions and executive producers Adam Brooks and Paul Adelstein.

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“Black Sails” Star Toby Stephens Boards “Lost in Space” Reboot at Netflix

Untitled design (1)Black Sails actor Toby Stephens has boarded the Netflix reboot of Lost in Space based on the 1965 cult classic TV series from Irwin Allen. Stephens joins Taylor Russell and Maxwell Jenkins in the series written and produced by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama.

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“Master of None” Taps Angela Bassett For Season Two

angela-bassett-excerptThe newly minted Emmy-winning Netflix comedy Master of None has landed Academy Award-nominated actress Angela Bassett for season two. Bassett, along with series co-creator, Aziz Ansari, dreamed up an ideal role for her to test her comedy skills.

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead Joins Ewan McGregor and More for “Fargo” Season 3

Mary Elizabeth Winstead ExcerptWith Ewan McGregor tapped to play a pair of twin brothers and Carrie Coon signed on as the police chief, the cast for Season 3 of Fargo is already shaping up well. Now the series has added another big name: Mary Elizabeth Winstead as a lead character named Nikki Swango.

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Ben Vereen to Recur on Fox Comedy “Making History”

attends FOX 2016 Upfront at Wollman Rink on May 16, 2016 in New York City.Broadway performer Ben Vereen is joining Fox comedy Making History in a recurring role. The series stars Adam Pally, Yassir Lester, and Leighton Meester, and was created by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.

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Rita Wilson & Lyndsy Fonseca to Guest Star on “Pitch”

Rita WilsonFox drama series Pitch has booked Rita Wilson and Lyndsy Fonseca for guest starring roles. The series was created by Dan Fogelman and follows the first female to play in the major leagues.

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Amazon Pilot “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” Books Tony Shalhoub

Tony Shalhoub ExcerptEmmy-winner Tony Shalhoub has been cast in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, the Amazon drama pilot starring House of Cards actor Rachel Brosnahan. The series is written and created by Gilmore Girls scribe Amy Sherman-Palladino.

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“Scream Queens” Adds Kirstie Alley as Season 2 Regular

<> at SiriusXM Studios on January 6, 2016 in New York City.Fox horror-comedy Scream Queens continues to mine television stars of the past and present with the addition of Cheers star Kirstie Alley. She joins other new regulars including John Stamos, Taylor Lautner, and James Earl.

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“Outlander” Actor Tobias Menzies to Star in AMC Anthology “The Terror”

Tobias MenziesAMC has booked Tobias Menzies to lead their new anthology drama The Terror based on the novel by Dan Simmons. The 10-episode first season is due out next year.

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Richard Madden Tapped as Lead in Amazon Series “Strange New Things”

Richard Madden ExcerptThe former Game of Thrones actor Richard Madden has had no lack of roles after leaving Westeros. His newest one is the lead in Strange New Things, a brand new sci-fi series in development at Amazon and based on Michael Faber’s 2014 novel The Book of Strange New Things.

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Meryl Streep to Star in J.J. Abrams Limited Series “The Nix”

Meryl StreepOscar-winner Meryl Streep is heading to the small screen to star and produce The Nix, a limited series from WBTV and JJ Abrams. Abrams produces through his Bad Robot production company and will likely direct a portion of the series.

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Jessica Biel to Star in and Executive Produce “The Sinner” at USA

Jessica Biel ExcerptUSA Network has given a pilot order to The Sinner, a new crime thriller series, which actor Jessica Biel is set to star in, as well as executive produce. The series is based on the best-selling book of the same name by Petra Hammesfahr.

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Lifetime Orders Romantic Comedy Starring Singer Kelly Rowland

Kelly Rowland bannerLifetime has greenlit the romantic comedy The 10th Date. The project features a large ensemble cast that includes Kelly Rowland, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Cat Deeley, Keri Hilson, Kellee Stewart, Brandon T. Jackson, and Meagan Good.

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Leslye Headland Set To Helm Pilot Of TV Land “Heathers” Anthology

heathers-excerptThe 1988 cult classic Heathers is getting the small screen treatment with Sleeping with Other People director Leslye Headland at the helm — but it will be taking a slightly different route from the original.

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Georgina Campbell Tapped for Syfy DC Comics Series “Krypton”

Georgina Campbell ExcerptSyfy’s upcoming Superman prequel series Krypton from David S. Goyer and Damian Kindler has found its female lead in English actress Georgina Campbell as Lyta Zod.

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Rob Reiner Sets Cast For “The Tap,” Leads Chosen For Starz Miniseries “The White Princess”

rob-reiner-excerptRob Reiner’s upcoming USA Network drama The Tap has set its lead cast, while the Starz miniseries The White Queen has added three new actors and a new director to its roster.

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Jim Broadbent Lands Significant Role for Game of Thrones Season 7

Jim Broadbent ExcerptHBO’s critical and ratings darling Game of Thrones has added a familiar face to its penultimate season: actor Jim Broadbent. He has landed what’s being described as a “significant” role in the series, which could mean a variety of characters, especially in the world of Westeros.

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Showtime Developing “Fatwa” Starring “The Daily Show” Alum Aasif Mandvi

Aasif MandviPremium cable network Showtime is continuing to build its half hour slate as they put into development Fatwa starring Aasif Mandvi. The project hails from writer-producer Dave Holstein who previously worked with Mandvi on the HBO series The Brink.

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Adam Scott And Craig Robinson To Star In Sci-Fi Spoof “Ghosted”

scott-robinson-excerptThe truth is out there — and it’s about to get funny. Fox has tapped comedy favorites, Adam Scott and Craig Robinson to star in Ghosted, a riff on The X-Files.

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David Berry Wins the Role of Lord Grey in “Outlander” Season Three

hqdefaultStarz’s juggernaut sci-fi/fantasy series Outlander has tapped David Berry to play Lord John Grey in the upcoming third season, due out in 2017. The series is based on the best-selling series by Diana Gabaldon, first published in 1993.

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Netflix Comedy Series “GLOW” Signs on “Community” Actress Alison Brie

Alison Brie ExcerptCommunity favorite Alison Brie is joining the throngs of Netflix stars for the second time, with a starring role in the upcoming comedy GLOW. The series’ title is an acronym for Glorious Ladies of Wrestling and is inspired by the 1980s women’s wrestling league.

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Marcia Clark Legal Drama Nabs Put Pilot Commitment At NBC

<> at SiriusXM Studio on May 26, 2016 in New York City.Former O.J. prosecutor Marcia Clark has been portrayed on television by Sarah Paulson on Ryan Murphy’s acclaimed American Crime Story but she will soon tell her own story via a new series that has received a put pilot commitment at NBC.

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Felicity Huffman Fashion Dramedy “House Of Moore” Back On The Table At ABC

felicity-huffman-excerptAfter being put on the backburner, the Felicity Huffman-fronted fashion series House of Moore is back in development at ABC. Set in the world of fashion, the one-hour dramedy has tapped Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain as executive producers and showrunners.

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Tracey Ullman Returning to HBO in New Sketch Series

Tracey Ullman excerptSketch comedy maven Tracey Ullman is returning to HBO in a new six-episode series, Tracey Ullman’s Show, which aired on BBC One earlier this year.

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Jennifer Lopez Signs On To Produce Legal Drama At CBS

jennifer-lopez-excerptActor, dancer, singer, and former American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez is adding more to her resume with a yet-to-be-titled legal drama in development at CBS. Lopez is attached to serve as executive producer of the series from Michael Rauch.

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Seth MacFarlane Space Comedy Lands Jon Favreau as Director

Jon Favreau ExcerptThe upcoming space comedy-drama from funny man Seth MacFarlane, set to air on Fox, has found a director. Jon Favreau will direct and executive produce the first episode and will then remain with the series as a consultant.

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“Underground” Books Aisha Hinds to Play Harriet Tubman

aisha hinds excerptAll the Way actor Aisha Hinds has landed the role of Harriet Tubman in season two of WGN America’s Underground. Production on the new season begins this month in Atlanta, with plans for an early 2017 premiere.

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Ray Romano & Chris O’Down Team Up For “Get Shorty” Series

505154748Epix’s scripted series Get Shorty has tapped Ray Romano and Chris O’Dowd to star. The series is based on the 1995 film of the same name starring John Travolta and Gene Hackman, and novel by Elmore Leonard.

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