Category Archives: Attachments (TV)
YouTube 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.
Vice 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
Dark 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.
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.
The 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.
With 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.
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.
Fox 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.
Emmy-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.
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.
AMC 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.
The 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.
Oscar-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.
USA 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.
Lifetime 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.
The 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.
Syfy’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.
Rob 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.
HBO’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.
Premium 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.
The 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.
Starz’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.
Community 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.
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.
After 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.
Sketch 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.
Actor, 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.
The 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.
All 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.
Epix’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.