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COLD BROOK (FICHTNER) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM The storyline is being kept under wraps but is being pitched as the tale of two ordinary men in a small town who embark on an extraordinary adventure.

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Tala Ashe Boards the Waverider Crew as “Legends of Tomorrow” Adds Muslim American Hero

tala ashe excerptThe CW continues to add diversity to its primetime lineup as it has cast Tala Ashe in the role of Zari Adrianna Tomaz for season three of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. The character is a Muslim American woman from the year 2030 who lives in a world of contradictions.

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LAMBORGHINI – THE LEGEND (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMBefore he was an icon, before creating the car that would define his image, Ferruccio Lamborghini manufactured tractors and military vehicles in World War II. This is an exploration of his life and legacy.

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Channing Tatum, Gina Rodriguez, Zendaya to Star in WB’s Animated Movie “Smallfoot” (Exclusive)

Gina Rodriguez SmallfootAnimation veteran Karey Kirkpatrick is set to write and direct the film, which is being produced by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra. Rather than a traditional Bigfoot movie, a mythical Yeti is the hero this time around, who believes that humans really do exist.

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Zach McGowan Lands Starring Role in WWII Drama, Draws Controversy

zach mcgowan excerptThe 100 star Zach McGowan has signed on to headline and produce Ni’ihau with shooting set to begin later this month. Shortly after the announcement though, the project began criticism for McGowan’s casting as the real life Ben Kanahele, a Hawaiian island leader, with many citing the news as another example of “white-washing.”

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Gina Rodriguez to Voice “Carmen Sandiego” for Netflix as Two Movie Studios Battle for Her Next Slot (Exclusive)

Gina Rodriguez Carmen SandiegoThe deal comes as the Golden Globe-winning star of Jane the Virgin negotiates for the lead role in Sony’s remake of Miss Bala and 20th Century Fox’s comedy Fire Me.

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Gina Rodriguez, Catherine Hardwicke Circling “Miss Bala” Remake at Sony

Gina Rodriguez Catherine Hardwicke Miss BalaWhile Rodriguez doesn’t have an offer yet since Hardwicke just boarded the project, there’s no doubt she would absolutely crush this role, as the rising star of Jane the Virgin is a strong match for the material.

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BENT (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA dishonored detective seeks revenge against the person who had him framed and murdered his partner after he is released from prison.

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TV Casting Round-Up (03.22.17) – John Cho Lands Recurring Romantic Role on “Difficult People,” David Boreanaz to Star as Navy SEAL on CBS, and More…

John Cho ExcerptJohn Cho has landed a recurring — and romantic — role in Hulu’s Difficult People while David Boreanaz is trading in his fangs and badge to play a Navy SEAL.

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TV Casting Round-Up (03.20.17) – Chris Messina Teams Up with Amy Adams, Peter Sarsgaard Joins Jeff Daniels, “Zac & Mia” Finds Its Leads and More…

chris messina excerptChris Messina is teaming up with Adam Adams to star in Marti Noxon’s Sharp Objects, based on the Gillian Flynn novel, and Peters Sarsgaard has board the Jeff Daniels drama The Looming Tower on Hulu.

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TV Casting Round-Up (03.16.17) – Emily VanCamp Joins Fox Medical Drama, “Parenthood” Alum Monica Potter to Star Opposite Jeremy Piven, Nia Long to Topline “Goldbergs” Spinoff, and More…

emily vancamp excerptCommunity alum Yvette Nicole Brown has boarded the untitled Mayor City comedy, Oscar-winner Timothy Hutton has joined Amazon’s Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, and Nia Long is set to star in The Goldbergs spinoff.

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TV Casting Round-Up (03.14.17) – Jim Caviezel Reunites with CBS, Jane Lynch to Topline NBC Comedy, “Scrubs” Star Boards “Spaced Out”, and More…

jim caviezelSteven Soderbergh’s The Girlfriend Experience adds to its lineup, CW’s Valor rounds out its lead roles, and Jane Lynch is headed to NBC.

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TV Casting Round-Up: “Marvel’s Inhumans” Fills Out the Royal Family

inhumansMarvel’s Inhumans has added five new castmembers including one mysterious role, and Rosie Perez is set to headline NBC’s Drama High.

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TV Casting Round-Up: CBS Casts Leads in “Big Bang Theory” Prequel

Generated by IJG JPEG LibraryBig Bang Theory prequel has found its leads to take on the roles of Sheldon Cooper and his mother, while Alice Eve has landed a the title role in CBS’s Hannah Royce’s Questionable Choices.

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TV Casting Round-Up: Casey Wilson to Headline “The Sackett Sisters” for NBC

casey wilson excerptHappy Endings alum Casey Wilson has landed at NBC to star opposite Busy Philipps in Tina Fey’s single camera comedy The Sackett Sisters. Several networks have been fighting to land Wilson the past few weeks before she settled on Fey’s sitcom today.

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TV Casting Round-Up: Jenna Fischer to Topline ABC Comedy

jenna fischer excerptThe Office star Jenna Fischer is set to headline an ABC comedy pilot and a Syfy star is moving to Fox for Bryan Singer’s Marvel pilot.

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Hulu Acquires Drama Based on Banned Book from “Jane the Virgin” Star Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez ExcerptIn a competitive situation, Hulu has acquired a new drama series based on the book Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass from author Meg Medina. Jane the Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez will executive produce via her I Can and I Will Productions banner.

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THE MUSIC OF SILENCE (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMLogline kept under wraps, but will be based on the life of Andrea Bocelli.

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Lucy Fry Joins Will Smith in Netflix Fantasy Feature “Bright”

lucy-fry-excerptMr. Church actress Lucy Fry has been tapped for a key role in Netflix’s upcoming fantasy pic Bright directed by David Ayer and written by Max Landis.

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“Saturday Night Live” Adds Alex Moffat, Melissa Villaseñor, and Mikey Day

snl excerptNBC’s iconic sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live has added three new featured players to its ensemble ahead of the 42nd season premiere: Alex Moffat, Melissa Villaseñor, and Mikey Day.

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Disney Conjures “Mean Girls” Director Mark Waters to Helm “Magic Camp” (EXCLUSIVE)

Mark Waters ExcerptProlific director Mark Waters has been tapped to helm the upcoming live-action family comedy from Disney, Magic Camp. It’s being produced by Suzanne Todd, with Noah Harpster and Micah Fitzerman-Blue working on the most recent draft of the script.

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Lifetime & Bella Thorne Team Up for Vampire Movie “Drink, Slay, Love”

Bella Thorne ExcerptYA novel Drink, Slay, Love by Sarah Beth Durst is being adapted for the small screen in a TV movie from Lifetime and co-executive producer Bella Thorne. Cierra Ramirez will star in the project.

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BREATH OF LIFE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMLogline: After losing her legs and almost her life to a debilitating bacterial infection, a young woman finds the inner strength to take on the sport that she loves and the life that she won’t give up on. The romantic, heartbreaking, inspiring, and often hysterically funny true story of Snowboarding Olympian, Amy Purdy.

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CW “MadTV” Reboot Lines Up New Cast

Mad-TV-Logo3The CW has set up its full cast for its upcoming MadTV reboot. Cast members include Jeremy Howard, Adam Ray, Carlie Craig, Chelsea Davison, Amir K, Lyric Lewis, Piotr Michael, and Michelle Ortiz.

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SUPERCON (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMFollows a group of washed up television stars and comic book artists who make their living attending conventions.

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Ronald Reagan Documentary In The Works At Primary Wave

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A documentary is in the works at Primary Wave Entertainment centered on Ronald Reagan and the Super 8 film footage he shot from the mid-1950s to 1960s.

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TV CASTING ROUND-UP: “Broadchurch” Locks In Its Cast For The Final Season

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Acclaimed crime drama Broadchurch has locked in its cast for the third and final season. Joining returning stars David Tennant and Olivia Colman are Julie Hesmondhalgh, Georgina Campbell, Sarah Parish, Charlie Higson, and Mark Bazeley.

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TV Casting Round-Up: Lynda Carter May Be Headed To National City In “Supergirl”

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Supergirl executive producers Andrew Kreisberg and Greg Berlanti revealed at a screening of an upcoming episode their plans to bring Lynda Carter to the action series. That and more in today’s TV casting round-up!

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TV CASTING ROUND-UP: “Once Upon A Time” Brings In Hank Harris & Sam Witwer For Recurring Roles

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Once Upon A Time taps Hank Harris and Sam Witwer for recurring roles, while Tina Fey’s The Kicker and Mike Schur’s Good Place add to their casts.

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TV CASTING ROUND-UP: Sam Neill To Headline “The Son” While “American Idol” Jordin Sparks Makes Her Pilot Season Debut

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Jordin Sparks has landed a recurring role in Time After Time, Sam Neill is a family patriarch in the sweeping family drama The Son, and Alyssa Milano is teaming up with Jason Lee again for What Goes Around Comes Around in tonight’s casting round-up!

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