Now, there are plenty of reasons why this could go badly. Iit's pretty easy to imagine American producers backing away from the series' many daring storytelling choices, which included not following the characters beyond high school (showing the gang taking separate paths into adulthood) as well as the unflinching depiction of sexuality (including the gay kind) and drug use (including the consequences).
Whether an American Skins turns out to live up to its potential or winds up a total wreck (Hi, Coupling!), the fun part of these adaptations is seeing how the characters may transform in the casting, so lets try to come up with a few suggestions.
Tony: Sebastian Stan
Tony requires that mix of charm and awfulness that ensures the audience finds him compelling without
The story of Privileged opens as Yale-educated Megan Smith (JoAnna Garcia) begins working for cosmetics tycoon Laurel Limoges (Anne Archer). She's hired as the live-in tutor for Laurel's twin teenage granddaughters, Rose (Lucy Kate Hale) and Sage Baker (Ashley Newbrough). Megan's ultimate goal is to make sure that the spoiled girls are accepted into a top university. Though the twins seem to have every advantage, it's no easy task. Others in the cast include Allan Louis, Brian Hallisay, Kristina Apgar, Michael Cassidy, Rizwan Manji, Alice Greczyn, Stacy Barnhisel, Melissa Ordway, Ignacio Serricchio, David Giuntoli, John Allen Nelson, Dave Franco, Ally Matsumura, David Monahan, Sharon Lawrence, Andrew J. West, and Steven Culp.
Lc, as she is famously being referred to, will be appearing on an episode of the upcoming CW series, Privileged, which stars Joanna Garcia, Lucy Hale and Ashley Newbrough.
The series revolves around Yale graduate and aspiring journalist Megan Smith (Joanna Garcia) as she gets fired from her tabloid job and later meets cosmetics mogul Laurel Limoges, who then hires Megan to be her granddaughter’s live-in tutor. Megan is then forced to deal with
Moreover, Garcia is also busy working on her new TV movie, which is set to be released later this year.
Joanna Garcia is currently in the process of completing work on the upcoming Lifetime television film entitled A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride, where she plays Roxanne. The film, which is set to be released in December, revolves around a wedding planner who despises her widowed mother’s love affairs.
In fact, Comic-Con audiences see it as a cross between Gilmore Girls and Gossip Girl. Oddly enough, it might be a mixture of both shows. The show, which will air every Tuesday at 9pm, stars Lucy Kate Hale and Ashley Newbrough as the filthy rich kids under the tutelage of Megan Smith, played by Joanna Garcia.
Recently, Lucy Kate Hale wrote her thoughts about the show on her official website.
The project, formerly known as Surviving the Filthy Rich and How to Teach Filthy Rich Girls, centers on Megan (Joanna Garcia), a Yale-educated woman who is hired to be the live-in tutor/life coach to two rich 16-year-old twin girls (Lucy Hale, Ashley Newbrough) in Palm Beach.
On the Warner Bros. TV/Alloy Entertainment show, Archer will play Laurel Limoges, a wealthy widow who is raising her twin granddaughters after their parents were killed in a plane crash. She replaces Marsha Mason, who played the role in the pilot.
Privileged, executive produced by writer Rina Mimoun, Leslie Morgenstein and Bob Levy, is slated to air Tuesdays 9 p.m. in the fall.
The Oscar-nominated Archer, who has recurred on CBS' Ghost Whisperer as Beth Gordon, Melinda's Jennifer Love Hewitt) mom, is repped by APA and Kritzer/Levine/Wilkins Entertainment.
In the busiest pilot casting day so far this season, Aussie Christopher Egan on Thursday was tapped as the lead on NBC's drama pilot Kings.
Lauren Lee Smith landed the lead on CBS' drama pilot presentation Can Openers, Sara Rue is set as the female lead in Fox's comedy pilot Spaced, Bert Belasco snagged the lead opposite Bernie Mac on Fox's comedy series Starting Under, Justin Hartley was tapped to star in CW's drama pilot Austin Golden Hour, and Joanna Garcia nabbed the lead on the CW's drama pilot How to Teach Filthy Rich Girls.
Also cast in Girls are Lucy Hale and Ashley Newbrough.
Kings, from UMS, is a contemporary soap loosely based on the story of King David, which centers on David (Egan), a pure-hearted young warrior who joins the royal court after saving the life of his king's son.
Egan (Eragon) most recently co-starred in Ryan Murphy's pilot for FX "Pretty/Handsome." He is repped by CAA and manager Christine Martin.
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