PILOT, TV & SERIES SALES & CASTING (7.31.15)

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PILOT, TV & SERIES SALES & CASTING (7.31.15)

ABC

Famke Janssen (X-Men) has been cast in a multi-episode arc in . She will play a brilliant defense attorney, deadly serious about her . Janssen is repped by ICM and

AMAZON

(The Killing) has joined the cast of drama series . He will play a former police detective, forced to leave the department, with a long history with Titus Welliver’s Bosch. Sexton is repped by and .

will join Amazon’s new docu-series as its showrunner and executive producer. She previously worked on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. 

is set to star in a new comedy series loosed based on the stand-up’s life. She will share co-writing duties with and the two will executive produce along with Notaro is repped by . C.K. is repped by and . Cody is repped by and .

AMC

’s docu-drama has landed a straight-to-series order. The network ordered eight one-hour episodes of the series, which explores the aftermath of the Civil War and Western legends Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, Crazy Horse, and Sitting Bull. Redford will executive produce. He is repped by .

FOX

(The Good Wife) will join the cast of . She will play Lieutenant Knox, a police officer who has her eye on Joe Lo Truglio’s Detective Boyle and is set to appear in the second episode of the upcoming third season. Panjabi is repped by .

FX

Danish helmer has signed on to direct the first half of , an eight-part event series that stars Tom Hardy as a 19th century Londoner struggling to build a shipping empire while at the same time avenging his father’s death. The series will air in 2016 on FX and BBC in the U.K. Nyholm is repped by and .

NBC

(X-Men: First Class) has been cast as a villain in the upcoming third season of . He will play Mr. Solomon, a fixer for the Cabal and will first appear in the season’s premiere. Gathegi is repped by ICM and .

SHOWTIME

has been cast on the third season of . He will recur as a football coach who moves next door to Michael Sheen’s character. Koldyke is repped by and More/Medavoy.

STARZ

will star in drama series , based on Leonardo Padura’s popular detective series. Banderas is repped by .

THE CW

and writer have sold a drama series based on Louisa May Alcott’s 1868 novel . Said to be a gritty adaptation of the classic book, this marks one of the first script buys of the 2015-2016 development season. Weatherly is repped by . Jolly is repped by .

TNT

and have been cast as leads in new drama pilot . The pilot is an adaptation of the 2010 Australian feature of the same name. Barkin is repped by and . Speedman is reppped by and .

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