13 items from 2014
Based upon the comic book series by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, Kingsman: The Secret Service is written and directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, X-Men First Class) and scheduled for theatrical release this Fall. Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. Starring Colin Firth, Michael Caine, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong, Jack Davenport, Mark Hamill and Taron Egerton, Kingsman: The Secret Service is scheduled for theatrical release on October 24th, 2014. »
- Pietro Filipponi
20th Century Fox has released the first trailer, poster and images for Matthew Vaughn’s (Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class) spy thriller Kingsman: The Secret Service, which has been adapted from the comic book series by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons; check them out here….
From the writer of Kick-Ass and the artist of Watchmen comes a collaboration decades in the making! The world’s greatest secret agent is on the most exciting case of his career. But will the end of the world as know it take a back seat to training his street-punk nephew to be the next James Bond? meanwhile, what’s the secret link between a series of kidnapped sci-fi stars, the murder of an entire town, and a dark secret from inside Mount Everest? Under Uncle Jack’s supervision, Gary’s spy skills and confidence blossom–but when the duo learn what’s behind the celebrity kidnappings, »
- Gary Collinson
Taken on its own, the news that NBC plans to revive Heroes – the superhero series that died unloved of its own stupidity in 2010 – is fully inexplicable. The series blew through whatever scant promise it had in the space of a single series, only to limp on so doggedly for so long afterwards that nobody can realistically ever want to see it again.
However, taken in the context of the upcoming 24 revival, the news is ever so slightly worrying. Television's big new thing, it seems, is to take shows from a decade ago and jerk them back into life by whatever means necessary. »
- Stuart Heritage
New Good season 5,episode 13 official spoilers,plotline revealed by CBS. Recently, CBC finally released the new,official,synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "The Good Wife" episode 13 of season 5. The episode is entitled, "Parallel Construction, Bitches,” and it sounds like things will get very interesting as Alicia and company encounters a leak that proves problematic for their business, and more. In the new,13th episode press release: A possible leak inside Florrick/Agos is going to threaten business when it leads to the arrest of a client the firm shares with Lockhart/Gardner. Press release number 2: Florrick/Agos and Lockhart/Gardner are going to fight to keep Lemond Bishop as a client when he is arrested on a drug-related charge, which possibly resulted from a leak inside Alicia’s firm. In the meantime, the investigation into voter fraud in the gubernatorial election will continue to move forward when Marilyn is »
NBC’s musical series “Smash” may be a thing of the past, but the show lives on in the legal system. The show is at the center of a lawsuit filed in Supreme Court in New York last week, by a man who claims he was injured by crew members for the show. Also read: ‘Smash’ Alum Jack Davenport Cast in ABC Pilot ‘Sea of Fire’ In the complaint, Modou Niang, who’s identified as a licensed street vendor, says that two blocks in Manhattan were blocked off for a “Smash” shoot on Feb. 15, 2013, with employees from the show wearing badges. »
- Tim Kenneally
Ryan Phillippe is in final negotiations for the lead role in ABC drama series “Secrets & Lies,” an industry insider told TheWrap. “Secrets & Lies” follows a family man (Phillippe) who, when he finds the body of a young boy, becomes the main suspect in the murder. Phillippe’s character must solve the crime to exonerate himself and save his name, family and sanity. The show is based on an upcoming Australian series starring Martin Henderson. ABC’s version will consist of 10 episodes. Also read: ‘Smash’ Alum Jack Davenport Cast in ABC Pilot ‘Sea of Fire’ Charles McDougall will direct the pilot, »
- Tony Maglio
Mather Zickel (House Of Lies, Masters Of Sex) has been cast opposite Kate Walsh in NBC’s single-camera comedy pilot Bad Judge. The project, from writer Chad Kultgen and producers Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Anne Heche, centers on Rebecca (Walsh), a hard-living, sexually unapologetic woman who plays with the law, and whose life on the edge is constantly in balance as she also happens to be a judge in the criminal court system. Zickel, repped by Abrams Artists Agency and attorney Lev Ginsburg, will play Gary, a psychiatrist who has an on again-off again relationship with Rebecca, often is called into her courtroom as an expert witness — and he often winds up necking furiously with her in chambers. Lilli Birdsell (The Walking Dead) has joined ABC‘s drama pilot Sea Of Fire, based on a Dutch format. It chronicles the fallout from three teenage girls starring in a pornographic film, »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
Cornish, 19, recorded an audition in Sydney and sent it to the producers in Los Angeles, her first try-out for a Us pilot. Subsequently she met with the producers in La and was offered the role of Merel, a straight-a student and cheer-leader daughter of the local Sheriff.
The pilot commissioned by the Us ABC network will start shooting in Vancouver in early March. Jack Davenport (Breathless, Smash) has been cast as Merel.s father, who is called in to investigate the disappearance of her close friend Jane (not yet cast). Dexter.s Jennifer Carpenter will play an FBI agent who joins the chase.
The pilot was scripted by Jenna Bans, adapted from a Dutch series, according to Deadline.com. The producers are Sony TV, »
- Don Groves
A&E Network have released a new one-sheet for the second season of its acclaimed original drama series "Bates Motel" starring Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore. The new series premieres March 3rd and click here for the full poster.
NCIS: New Orleans
"Quantum Leap" star Scott Bakula is set to play NCIS Special Agent Pride, the lead character in the New Orleans-set "NCIS" spin-off series. Zoe McLellan and Cch Pounder have also joined the cast in the role of Special Agent Brody and Jefferson Parish Medical Examiner Dr. Wade respectively.
A two-part backdoor pilot will air this Spring centers on the Pensacola NCIS office covering cases through Mississippi and Louisiana to the Texas panhandle. [Source: The Live Feed]
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- Garth Franklin
We’re in the midst of the annual ritual of broadcast casting executives chasing their tails, also known as casting the leads of dozens of network pilots at the same time. As usual, many pilots go after the same names, resulting in a few actors holding a slew of offers thus bringing pilot season to a standstill. Related: Primetime Pilot Panic Listings Last year, Damages‘ Rose Byrne was the focus of attention with virtually every pilot vying for her, but she ended up passing on all. Actresses receiving multiple offers early on this season but not yet committing include Jennifer Connelly, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Diane Lane, Maria Bello, Hilary Swank, Octavia Spencer, Felicity Huffman, Kyra Sedgwick, Sarah Chalke and Elizabeth Banks. We already had a very elusive leading lady, Tea Leoni, locked in for a pilot, CBS drama Madam Secretary, with popular pilot targets Jack Davenport, Jennifer Carpenter »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
Things are going to get hot for Jack Davenport. Davenport, who played Derek Wills on the NBC musical series “Smash,” has been cast in the ABC drama pilot “Sea of Fire.” The pilot, which is being written by “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy” producer Jenna Bans, is based on the Danish series “Vuurzee,” follows three teenage girls who star in an illicit film and details the effects that it has on their families. The situation leads to a disappearance, a murder and a host of other secrets boiling under the surface. »
- Tim Kenneally
Jack Davenport is set as the lead in ABC‘s drama pilot Sea Of Fire. The Smash alum, who fielded multiple pilot offers, joins recently cast female lead Jennifer Carpenter in the project based on a Dutch format. Young Australian actress Isabelle Cornish (Home & Away) also has been cast in the pilot, which chronicles the fallout from three teenage girls starring in a pornographic film, which tears their families apart and leads to a disappearance, a murder and host of other secrets boiling under the surface in a small town. Davenport stars as easy-going local Sheriff Marty Kesowich. Already deeply concerned over his suicidal and befuddled wife, Marty counts himself lucky to have a seemingly perfect daughter, cheerleader and straight-a student Merel (Cornish). But he’s shocked to learn that Merel is not at all the paragon he imagined. After Merel’s close friend Jane goes missing, Marty fears that his daughter had some involvement, »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
Breathless has been dropped after a single series.
The period medical drama will not return for a second run, broadcaster ITV has confirmed.
"I loved the part and I loved the script and I loved the show as a whole," she said.
Breathless launched with 3.4m viewers in October, with an overnight audience of 2.11m tuning in for the final episode the following month.
ITV announces new drama pay channel Encore for Sky »
13 items from 2014
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