‘NCIS’: Pauley Perrette, Sean Murray, Rocky Carroll & David McCallum Close New Deals For Seasons 14 & 15
EXCLUSIVE: There will be no other NCIS cast departures besides Michael Weatherly this year. I have learned that co-stars Pauley Perrette, Sean Murray, Rocky Carroll & David McCallum all have signed new two-year deals to continue on CBS’ flagship drama series, which returns for Season 14 in the fall.
Like Weatherly, who toplines CBS’ new drama series Bull, and NCIS star/executive producer Mark Harmon, Perrette, Murray, Carroll and McCallum’s contracts were up at the end of… Read
Maggie Grace Joins Comedy Heist Pic ‘Supercon’; Talitha Bateman Joins ‘Annabelle 2’
Following her joining the crime thriller Category 5, Maggie Grace has added another heist pic to her resume, joining the cast of Zak Knutson’s geek culture/crime comedy Supercon.
Supercon follows a motley group of comic book artists and former TV stars earning a living working fan conventions who set out to rob a crooked promoter and an overbearing former TV icon. Grace will star as Allison McNealy, a cute, artsy comic artist making drawings for cash. Joey Tufaro is… Read
‘Masters of Sex’ Adds David Walton For Season 4
About a Boy alum David Walton has been tapped for a major recurring role on the upcoming fourth season of Showtime’s drama series Masters of Sex.
Season 4 of Masters of Sex, starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan as real-life pioneers of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson, kicks off in 1968 and will chronicle the "swinging '70s."
Walton will play Abe Perlman – Masters and Johnson’s high-powered attorney in a case that pits science against the State. A… Read
‘Sneaky Pete’ Casts Virginia Kull; Brittany Curran Joins ‘The Magicians’
Gracepoint alumna Virginia Kull is set for a recurring role opposite Giovanni Ribisi on the upcoming Amazon drama series Sneaky Pete. It revolves around Marius (Ribisi), a con man who after leaving prison takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his cellmate, Pete. He moves in with Pete's unsuspecting family and is roped into the family's bail bond business. In order to keep the charade up, he plays the part of a skip tracer, taking down criminals worse than… Read
‘Scream Queens’ Casts James Earl; ‘The Deuce’ Adds Ralph Macchio
James Earl (Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life, Glee) has joined the Season 2 cast of Fox’s horror-comedy series Scream Queens, from executive producers Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan. Earl will play the series regular role of Candy Striper. Season 2 of Scream Queens moves from a college campus setting to a hospital, where some of the most fascinating and bizarre medical cases are under observation. Earl joins recently announced Season 2 stars John Stamos… Read
LeBron James Picks ‘Cleveland Hustles’ Team For CNBC
Now that LeBron James has finished leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to the NBA championship, he can turn to his next game: ramping up the unscripted CNBC series Cleveland Hustles that he executive produces ahead of its August 24 series premiere.
The series, from James and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill Entertainment and Magical Elves, today said that media and eCommerce exec B. Bonin Bough will be host of the show, which pairs four Cleveland business leaders with eight local… Read
‘Masters Of Sex’s Michael Sheen To Star In ‘Green River Killer’ & Make Directing Debut
He’s played Tony Blair, David Frost and Dr, William Masters and now Golden Globe nominee Michael Sheen is making his feature directorial debut with Green River Killer. Adapting his 2015 Black List script, the Masters of Sex star also will star in the film as serial killer Gary Ridgway, who was convicted of 49 murders in the Seattle area in the 1980s and 1990s. QC Entertainment said today that it will produce and finance the project.
The film tells the story of police… Read
Hannah John-Kamen Lands Role In Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’
EXCLUSIVE: British actress Hannah John-Kamen, who stars in the Syfy series Killjoys, just landed one of the coveted few roles in Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One for Warner Bros. The project is set to begin production next month in London. Tye Sheridan stars with female lead Olivia Cooke and Ben Mendelsohn.
The movie, based on the popular sci-fi novel by Ernest Cline, is scheduled for release March 30, 2018. The book, whose story takes place in a virtual world, was… Read
Taylor John Smith Dives Into ‘Hunter Killer’; Hiroyuki Sanada Gets ‘Life’
Taylor John Smith (Wolves) has booked a role in Hunter Killer, starring Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman. The action thriller centers on an American submarine commander sent deep in Russian waters to save the country’s elected president in the midst of a military coup. Smith will play a sonar man on the sub. Donovan Marsh is directing from a script by Peter Craig and Jamie Moss. Smith’s credits include an arc on American Crime this season, and he is the male lead in NBC’s… Read
Erin Moriarty & Danika Yarosh Team On Inspirational Sports Movie ‘Live Like Line’
EXCLUSIVE: Erin Moriarty, who played Woody Harrelson's troubled teenage daughter on the award-winning HBO drama True Detective, and Danika Yarosh, who next will be seen opposite Tom Cruise in Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, have been cast in LD Entertainment’s inspirational true story Live Like Line.
The film chronicles Iowa City’s West High School girls volleyball team and its improbable run to the state championship under the guidance of their tough-love coach Kathy… Read
‘Legends Of Tomorrow’ Lands Its New Vixen: Maisie Richardson-Sellers To Play Animal-Powered Heroine On CW Show
Following the scheduling conflict-caused departure of the actress who portrayed the character in the fourth season of Arrow, the CW has tapped Maisie Richardson-Sellers to play DC Comics heroine Vixen on Arrow‘s sister series DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. Richardson-Sellers will succeed Megalyn Echikunwoke, joining Legends as a series regular and newest crewmember of the Waverider when the show returns October 13 at 8 PM on the CW.
Rather than a straight recasting of the… Read
Former Green Bay Packers Players Tackle Indie Comedy About Avid Fans
A handful of Green Bay Packer football players are now going for their close-ups. Fullback John Kuhn and former right tackle Mark Tauscher, running back Ahman Green and defensive end Michael Montgomery — along with former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddel are co-starring in an indie comedy about an avid fan whose home literally lines the parking lot of the famed Lambeau field (home of the Packers). And, it’s a true story in time for the kick-off of the September… Read