A recap of the day’s pick-ups and renewals!
A MONSTER-SIZED recap of the latest Sales, Pick-ups, Attachments, Exits, Deals, Renewals, Cancellations & More, as the upfronts near!
18 shows cast 21 stars, as Marcia Gay Harden shows up to Smother, Jim Caviezel signs on to star in a project from JJ Abrams and Jonah Nolan, Anjelica Huston is the latest to star in a Spielberg effort, 17th Precincnt adds yet another Battlestar alum, while Wonder Woman snags a friend, and John Stamos lands on a Law & Order run.
And in directing news… One Man Tackles Two Pilots!
Lots of casting news & offers out: ABC adds four, and makes offers to two leads, CBS adds a Lost alum to join Sarah Michelle Gellar in Ringer, Cinemax lands two leads for their first original series in two decades, Comedy Central continues their recasting on Playing With Guns, while NBC eyes a Steve Carell replacement, and makes offers to six others, TNT circles two men for the role of “Chris” and USA adds their first to Over/Under!
ABC greenlights 7, CW greenlights 4, NBC greenlight 2, The Kennedys mini finally finds a home, while NBC trims The Cape, and Jonathan Demme makes his Tv debut!