8 items from 2017
In a flashback to the night of the house fire when Wes was killed, it was revealed that Nate had walked into Annalise’s house and came face-to-face with Wes, prior to his death.
In present day, Laurel (Karla Souza) was released from the hospital, just in time for Wes’ memorial service where she spoke in his remembrance and ended up having a breakdown.
As part of Laurel’s downward spiral in the aftermath of Wes’ death — remember, she is pregnant with his baby — she asked Nate to help her sneak in to see Wes’ body. Nate »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Two TV heartthrobs are about to go on trial.
Nico Tortorella (Younger) and Myko Olivier (Glee) have been cast to play killer brothers Lyle and Erik Menendez, respectively, in Lifetime’s upcoming movie about the infamous ’90s murder trial, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Also, American Crime veteran Benito Martinez has been cast as the boys’ father (and victim) José Menendez. (Courtney Love was previously cast as mom Kitty.)
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The murder trial of Lyle and Erik Menendez, accused of killing their parents in the family’s Beverly Hills home »
Nico Tortorella (Younger), Myko Olivier (Glee) and Benito Martinez (American Crime) round out the lead cast in Lifetime's original movie about the Menendez brothers’ infamous double-murder case. Tortorella and Olivier will play brothers Lyle and Erik Menendez, respectively, and Martinez will play their father Jose Menendez. They join previously announced Courtney Love, who plays mother Kitty Menendez. Based on the true story, the movie explores the inner lives and… »
Lifetime has found the brothers for the upcoming Menendez TV movie, which will tell the story about the siblings who famously killed their parents.
“Younger” star Nico Tortorella will play Lyle Menendez and “Glee” alum Myko Olivier will play Erik Menendez. “American Crime’s” Benito Martinez has been cast as their father, Jose Menendez, who was accused of sexually abusing his sons throughout the case.
Based on the true story, the movie’s focus will reveal the extreme abuse the brothers endured at their father’s hands, while their mother looked the other way.
The project is the latest in the Menendez craze — the most recent trend to hit big in »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
The infamous Menendez family tree is now fully cast.
Lifetime's original movie about the Menendez brothers has cast Nico Tortorella as Lyle Menendez and Myko Olivier as younger brother Erik Menendez, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The family patriarch, Jose Menendez, will be played by American Crime's Benito Martinez.
The untitled project, based on the true story of the 1989 murders of Jose and Kitty Menendez at the hands of their sons, Lyle and Erik, was written by Abdi Nazemian (The Quiet) and will be directed by reality TV producers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato (Ru Paul's Drag Race). Charles Pugliese (Cairo Time) also is attached as »
- Brian Porreca
What's in store for the new season of American Crime? Recently, creator John Ridley discussed the upcoming third season of the ABC TV series, The Wrap reports.Season three of the anthology crime drama will revolve around issues of undocumented workers and human trafficking. The cast includes Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton, Richard Cabral, Regina King, Connor Jessup, Benito Martinez, and Lili Taylor.Read More… »
“American Crime” will return March 12, with its ensemble cast of Felicity Huffman, Regina King, Timothy Hutton, Lili Taylor, Connor Jessup, Richard Cabral and Benito Martinez. This season’s storyline focuses on the plight of undocumented workers.
“American Crime” is created and executive produced by Oscar-winner John Ridley (“12 Years a Slave”). Michael J. McDonald also serves as executive producer. “American Crime” is produced by ABC Studios.
“Once Upon a Time” will return March 5, followed by the two-hour premiere of “Time After Time.” Executive produced by Kevin Williamson, “Time After Time” tells the story of famed science fiction writer H.G. Wells, who is transported to modern day Manhattan in pursuit of Jack the Ripper. Once Wells arrives in New York, he finds a world he never thought possible and »
- Debra Birnbaum
What's in store for the new season of American Crime? This week, ABC released new details for season three of the TV series.From John Ridley, the anthology drama chronicles the social, political, and economic issues surrounding a new crime in a new region each season. The season three cast includes Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton, Richard Cabral, Regina King, Connor Jessup, Benito Martinez, and Lili Taylor.Read More… »
8 items from 2017
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