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Kal Penn knows what it’s like to be typecast. Even though he broke through as a pothead in Harold and Kumar and joined the cast of House, he’s had to fake an Indian accent and, as he said during his speech at the Casting Society of America’s 31st annual Artios Awards, a producer once asked him to redo a reading with a bedsheet wrapped around his head like a turban. (He declined.)He’s had more than enough experience with bad casting directors to appreciate the good ones. “Any good casting director should base the role on the substance of the role, not necessarily on appearance,” Penn told Vulture on the red carpet. “I think that always makes for a more compelling character.” One of his favorite auditions was with David Shore when he read for House. “I went in, and there were men and women from »
- Claire Landsbaum
Just yesterday, we posted a first look at Fox's new series Houdini & Doyle. At the winter TCA press tour this month, creator David Shore said he hopes the series will run for several seasons.
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Fox on Friday pulled the curtain back on Houdini & Doyle, unveiling a 50-second teaser trailer for its upcoming 10-episode magical/mystery yarn.
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The limited series, which stars House vet Michael Weston as master magician Houdini and Episodes’ Stephen Mangan as renowned Sherlock Holmes author Doyle, follows the pair as they join forces with New Scotland Yard to investigate unsolved and inexplicable and possibly supernatural crimes.
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