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Exclusive: Veteran character actor Titus Welliver is getting his due, landing his first series lead role. I’ve learned that the Lost and Sons Of Anarchy alum has been tapped to play the title character in Amazon’s first drama pilot Bosch, a police procedural based on Michael Connelly‘s novels about Harry Bosch (Welliver), a veteran police homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department. The pilot was written by Connelly and Treme co-creator Eric Overmeyer, who are executive producing with Fabrik’s Henrik Bastin and Mikkel Bondesen. Bosch has been at the center of or featured in 20 novels by Connelly over the past two decades. Steve Talley (Friend Me, Pretty Little Liars) has been cast opposite Tracy Morgan in the FX comedy pilot Death Pact, directed by Randall Einhorn. From writer-creators Rob Long and Tad Safran and producers Eric and Kim Tannenbaum, Death Pact has Morgan playing a formerly lazy, »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
Episodes: Eight but none aired (half-hour)
TV show dates: N/A
Series status: Cancelled
TV show description:
This comedy revolves around a pair of best friends in their twenties who've moved from Indiana to Los Angeles to start cool new jobs at Groupon. While they have some things in common, the buddies can't agree on how to socially engage in their new city.
Evan (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) prefers to socialize online at home in his underwear -- web-chatting and playing poker with his Hoosier buddies like Mike (Parveesh Cheena), Sully (Tim Robinson) and Farhad (Dan Ahdoot).
Meanwhile, Rob (Nicholas Braun) is eager to embrace the big city scene and meet new »
It doesn't look like viewers will ever get to see Friend Me. CBS has decided to shelve the comedy series and won't be airing the produced episodes.
Co-created by Ajay Sahgal and Alan Kirschenbaum, Friend Me revolves around two young best friends (Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Nicholas Braun) who move from Indiana to Los Angeles to work for Groupon. While one wants to recreate himself in the big city, the other wants to hold onto his hometown roots and relationships. Others in the cast include Amanda Lund, Dan Ahdoot, Parvesh Cheena, and Steve Talley.
The sitcom was ordered to series in May 2012 and was expected to debut mid-season. Kirschenbaum tragically took his own life in October 2012 and the network opted not to include the show in their mid-season plans in December.
The show's fate still seemed up in the air but, »
Details have been flying online about the first four episodes of "Pretty Little Liars" Season 4. Let's take a look at what we know so far.
The above photo is the first official picture released, via TV Guide. It shows new character Detective Holbrook, who works for the Pennsylvania State Police. Actor Sean Faris tells TV Guide that Holbrook and partner Linda Tanner are in Rosewood "to investigate some of the mysteries that seem to elude the local police."
Related: Pll Season 4 behind-the-scenes pics
What else do we know? Well, Buckley has also tweeted the below picture of Steve Talley, which means Ella's love interest Zack is back.
Buckley adds on Twitter, "We're doing a scene this morning on #Pll inspired by #DialMForMurder on the very soundstage where #DialMForMurder was shot. »
The project, fka Keep Calm and Karey On, centers on Kelly Preston’s Karey, the clean-nosed black sheep in a family of petty thieves, drug addicts, and narcissists. When her brother is sent to prison, she decides to raise his kids along with her adopted black son and give them the normal lives they deserve.
Williams will play Karey’s clueless sister Penny, the role initially occupied by »
- Michael Ausiello
Saturday Night Live alumna Jenny Slate has been cast as a lead opposite June Diane Raphael in ABC’s single-camera comedy pilot Pulling, from ABC Studios and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment. The project, written by Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky and directed by Jason Moore, revolves around three dysfunctional women in their 30s living their lives the way they want, even if society tells them they should have it all figured out by this point. Slate plays one of them, Karen, who may be a prim and proper professional during working hours, but once she’s off the clock, look out. Raphael plays the leader of the trio, Donna, while the third role, Louise, became vacant after originally Mandy Moore exited yesterday. Steve Talley (Pretty Little Liars) has been cast is ABC’s comedy pilot Keep Calm And Karey On, from writer/executive producer Andrea Abbate, 20th TV and 21 Laps/Adelstein. »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
6 items from 2013
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