Browsing: THE RIVER
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!
Sales, Cancellations, Renewals & Deals… TV continues to stay busy as Fall 2011 begins to take shape.
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.
18 Shows adds 25 new cast members. Highlights including ABC adding some Big Love to fairytale drama Once Upon A Time, CBS asking for double duty on NCIS and Hail Mary, CW finding it’s female lead for their new zombie series, Fox finding Little In Common with a Union, and NBC overloads their Wonder Woman pilot, continues their Battlestar reunion on 17th Precinct, while also casting some key stars for Prime Suspect and a breakout role for Playboy.
Included inside: Once Upon A Time, The River, Work It, Untitled Rob Schneider Project, Untitled Colin Cowherd Story, NCIS, Hail Mary, CSI, Awakening, Weekends At Bellevue, Tagged, Little In Common, Wonder Woman, 17th Precinct, Prime Suspect, Playboy, Untitled Dan Goor Comedy, A Mann’s World
One pilot dies… and eleven add directors, showrunners, and EPs.
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!
ABC has beat out NBC in a HEATED BIDDING WAR today, to grab the rights to Paranormal Activity director Oren Peli’s new series THE RIVER. The project which Peli will eye towards directing, will be written by TB favorite, and Paranormal Activity 2 scribe Michael R. Perry. Peli, Perry, Jason Blum, Steven Schneider, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey will executive produce.