Pilot season is upon us and all the little TV seedlings seem to have potential. Take NBC’s prospective comedy, Girlfriend in a Coma. The show has Liz Brixius on board as showrunner – a role she previously excelled at on Nurse Jackie – and it has an outstanding pedigree, coming from the pages of a Douglas Coupland novel of the same name.
Yes, everything was coming up aces for the show until its star – Christina Ricci – reportedly walked off the set after the first table read.
Ricci was set to play Karen, a 34-year-old woman who awakens from a coma to find out that she has a 17-year-old daughter (Miranda Cosgrove) that had been – up to that point – raised by her parents. The parents are set to be played by Daniel Stern (Home ...
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