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John Singleton is poised to be the next filmmaker to make the leap to television, as FX has picked up the pilot for Snowfall, a show co-created by Singleton. The press release had this summary of the series.
Los Angeles 1981. A storm is coming and its name is cocaine. Snowfall is a one-hour drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. The story follows three characters on a violent collision course: Franklin Saint, young street entrepreneur on a quest for power; Gustavo Zapata, a Mexican wrestler turned gangster in search of his American dream; and Logan Miller, a prominent family’s “black sheep” desperate to escape his father’s shadow.
Singleton will also direct the pilot.
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Mindy Project MD Ed Weeks is scrubbing into Royal Pains… minus the scrubs part.
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Per EW.com, Weeks will guest-star in a Season 7 episode of the USA Network drama as Cole Chapman Smith, an intense method actor who recruits Hank to help him prepare for his next role.
Royal Pains‘ seventh season bows Tuesday, June 2, with Weeks’ episode set to air mid-June. He currently portrays Dr. Jeremy Reed on the yet-to-be-renewed Mindy.
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Matt Cedeño (Devious Maids) has been cast as a series regular for the second season of Syfy zombie drama Z Nation, set to premiere this fall. He will play Vasquez, a mysterious, rugged bounty hunter with questionable motives who joins the team of zombie-fighting heroes. From Sharknado franchise producers The Asylum, the action-horror series depicts the epic struggle to save humanity after a zombie apocalypse. In addition to his role as hearthrob Alejandro on Devious… »
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