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Grey's Anatomy's Gaius Charles Joins NBC's Charles Manson Drama Aquarius

14 July 2014 2:36 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Grey’s Anatomy alum Gaius Charles is heading back to his old Friday Night Lights turf, joining NBC’s Charles Manson-themed event series Aquarius in a recurring role, TVLine has learned exclusively.

The 13-episode, 1960s-set drama — from Profit brainchild John McNamara —stars David Duchovny as a cop who goes undercover to track Manson and his brood.

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Charles, who wrapped up his two-year Grey’s stint in May, will play Bunchy Carter, a former gang-banger who is now a fanatical Nation of Islam adherent whose hatred of the white man is evident. »

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'Game of Thrones,' 'Bunheads,' and 'Friday Night Lights' actors sign up for NBC's Charles Manson drama

20 June 2014 9:42 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

NBC has put a Game of Thrones actor in charge of their Charles.

Gethin Anthony — who played almost-king Renly Baratheon in the first two seasons of the HBO hit — has been cast as chilling cult leader Charles Manson in the Peacock’s “event series” Aquarius, EW has confirmed. (TVLine first reported the news.) The 13-episode drama, which is set in 1967, stars David Duchovny as Lapd Sgt. Sam Hodiak, who is hunting the small-time jailbird with designs on heading up a cult.

The “event series” has also recruited Emma Dumont (Bunheads) to play Emma Karn, a young woman who is reported »

- Dan Snierson

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'Game Of Thrones' Alum Gethin Anthony Cast As Charles Manson In 'Aquarius'

20 June 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Gethin Anthony, who played Renly Baratheon on Game of Thrones, has been cast as Charles Manson in NBC’s forthcoming “event series” Aquarius.

Gethin Anthony Joins 'Aquarius'

As Manson, Anthony will portray the “archetypal Authentic Hippie Freak,” according to TV Line. When the series opens, Manson is a small-time jailbird who’s spent a good portion of his life behind bars. As he begins building his cult, he grabs the attention of Lapd Sgt. Sam Hodiak, played by David Duchovny.

“The twists and turns of a complicated undercover operation will lead Duchovny’s character and his young partner to the brink of Manson’s crimes that will eventually lead to the Tate-labianca murders in subsequent seasons,” according to NBC.

Friday Night Lights actor Grey Damon will play Duchovny’s character’s new partner, who helps him track down Emma Karn – played by BunheadsEmma Dumont. Emma Karn, as it turns out, »

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Game of Thrones Vet Cast as Charles Manson in NBC's Aquarius; Fnl, Bunheads Alums Also Join Drama

20 June 2014 12:32 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

A killer trio have joined David Duchovny in NBC’s Charles Manson-themed event series Aquarius, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Game of ThronesGethin Anthony, Friday Night LightsGrey Damon and BunheadsEmma Dumont have boarded the 1960s-set drama, which stars Duchovny as a cop who goes undercover to track Manson and his brood.

Related NBC Orders David Duchovny-Led Charles Manson Drama Aquarius to Series

Anthony — who on Thrones played Renly Baratheon — will portray Manson, described here as the “archetypal Authentic Hippie Freak” whose intense charisma draws young followers to him in droves. A jailbird who has spent half his life in prison, »

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David Duchovny to headline Charles Manson drama

1 April 2014 9:51 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

David Duchovny looks set for an immediate return to the small screen when his current series Californication finishes its seven-season run this year, with The X-Files star signing on for NBC's 13-episode event series Aquarius, which will see him as a police detective on the trail of notorious cult leader Charles Manson. According to Variety, "Duchovny will play a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life. In the late 1960s, he and his younger partner begin tracking a small-time criminal who specializes in luring vulnerable young women to his 'cause'. The plan is that the series will follow “the twists and turns” of Manson’s early efforts, but the horrific murder spree in August 1969 that made his name synonymous with evil will not enter the story until subsequent seasons." "I’m thrilled to be working with [NBC Entertainment Chief] Bob Greenblatt again and coming back to broadcast television," said Duchovny. "I »

- Gary Collinson

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NBC Gives a Series Order to Aquarius Starring David Duchovny

31 March 2014 3:11 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

For those of us wondering what David Duchovny will be doing once his Showtime series "Californication" comes to an end, the answer has come today; and it involves NBC and Charles Manson! Read on for the details.

NBC has given a straight-to-series 13-episode order for the drama “Aquarius,” starring two-time Golden Globe Award winner David Duchovny in his return to broadcast television.

In this gripping drama series set in the late 1960s, Duchovny stars as a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life who starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson. The twists and turns of a complicated undercover operation will lead Duchovny’s character and his young partner to the brink of Manson’s crimes that will eventually lead to the Tate-labianca murders in subsequent seasons.

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- Debi Moore

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David Duchovny to star in NBC's Charles Manson drama

31 March 2014 3:06 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

The truth about Charles Manson is out there — and David Duchovny is on the case.

NBC announced Monday that it has ordered Aquarius, a late-’60s-set drama in which The X-Files veteran and Californication star will play an L.A. police sergeant tracking a low-level criminal and aspiring cult leader who is recruiting young women for his “cause” — and his name is Charles Manson. “The twists and turns of a complicated undercover operation will lead Duchovny’s character and his young partner to the brink of Manson’s crimes that will eventually lead to the Tate-labianca murders in subsequent seasons, »

- Dan Snierson

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NBC 'Aquarius' will pit David Duchovny against Charles Manson

31 March 2014 2:41 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

NBC is going back to the past in its latest piece of scheduling for its future. The network announced on Monday (March 31) that it has given a direct-to-series order to "Aquarius," a true crime drama that will mark David Duchovny's return to broadcast TV. Set in the late '60s, Duchovny will play an Lapd sergeant tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader. That cult leader's name? Charles Manson. NBC teases that Duchovny's character and his young partner will begin an undercover operation into Manson, with the Tate-labianca murders on the horizon for future seasons. NBC offers blurbs aplenty from everybody associated with the project, which will be created by John McNamara ("Profit"). "Event series are a big priority for us, and the combination of a show that charts the lead-up to the Manson murders, along with a television star of the magnitude of David Duchovny, is the very definition of an event, »

- Daniel Fienberg

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NBC Orders David Duchovny 1960s Cop Drama

31 March 2014 2:36 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

NBC has given a straight-to-series 13-episode order to the David Duchovny–led Aquarius, the network announced today. The show is set in the late 1960s, and Duchovny plays an Lapd sergeant with a "complicated personal life" who discovers he is investigating a young Charles Manson. "The twists and turns of a complicated undercover operation will lead Duchovny’s character and his young partner to the brink of Manson’s crimes that will eventually lead to the Tate-labianca murders in subsequent seasons," according to NBC's optimistic press release. Aquarius comes from John McNamara, whose previous work includes the before-its-time Profit and the recent Prime Suspect reboot. Just because Mad Men is ending doesn't mean your '60s fascination has to! »

- Margaret Lyons

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David Duchovny to Hunt Charles Manson in NBC's ‘Aquarius’

31 March 2014 2:32 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

NBC has given a straight-to-series 13-episode order for the drama “Aquarius,” starring two-time Golden Globe Award winner David Duchovny in his return to broadcast television. The “Californication” and “X-Files” star will play a 1960s Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life, who starts tracking a small-time criminal and aspiring cult leader who lures vulnerable women. The criminal turns out to be Charles Manson, and his crimes in future seasons will include the Tate-labianca murders. Also read: ‘The After,’ From ‘X-Files’ Creator Chris Carter, Among 6 New Amazon Shows Writer John McNamara (“In Plain Sight,” “Profit”) will executive produce with Duchovny, »

- Tim Molloy

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NBC Orders 13 Episodes of David Duchovny Period Drama on the Hunt for Charles Manson

31 March 2014 2:21 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

David Duchovny may not be returning as Fox Mulder any time soon, but any "X-Files" fans missing the site of the show's former leading man carrying a gun and a badge can rejoice. NBC has placed a 13 episode, straight-to-series order for "Aquarius," a 1960s set show focusing on an Lapd sergeant's hunt for Charles Manson, according to Variety.  "Event series are a big priority for us, and the combination of a show that charts the lead-up to the Manson murders, along with a television star of the magnitude of David Duchovny, is the very definition of an event," NBC Entertainment prexy Jennifer Salke told Variety. The show will track Duchovny's character and his younger partner as they first start the hunt for a man luring women to his cult. John McNamara ("In Plain Sight," "Profit") is writing the series with Duchovny, Marty Adelstein ("Prison Break"), and Melanie Green executive producing. »

- Ben Travers

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NBC Orders 13 Episodes of David Duchovny Period Drama on the Hunt for Charles Manson

31 March 2014 2:21 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

David Duchovny may not be returning as Fox Mulder any time soon, but any "X-Files" fans missing the site of the show's former leading man carrying a gun and a badge can rejoice. NBC has placed a 13 episode, straight-to-series order for "Aquarius," a 1960s set show focusing on an Lapd sergeant's hunt for Charles Manson, according to Variety.  "Event series are a big priority for us, and the combination of a show that charts the lead-up to the Manson murders, along with a television star of the magnitude of David Duchovny, is the very definition of an event," NBC Entertainment prexy Jennifer Salke told Variety. The show will track Duchovny's character and his younger partner as they first start the hunt for a man luring women to his cult. John McNamara ("In Plain Sight," "Profit") is writing the series with Duchovny, Marty Adelstein ("Prison Break"), and Melanie Green executive producing. »

- Ben Travers

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NBC Orders Charles Manson Drama Series Starring David Duchovny From Marty Adelstein & ITV Studios Who Eye Alliance

31 March 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Following the end of his Showtime dark comedy series Californication, David Duchovny is reuniting with former Showtime topper Bob Greenblatt for Aquarius, a gritty 1960s cop drama at NBC about a cop who goes undercover to track Charles Manson and the Manson Family before their infamous murder spree. The project, envisioned as an event series, has received a 13-episode straight-to-series order. Aquarius was written by John McNamara, creator of the cult Fox series Profit. It will be produced by ITV Studios America and Marty Adelstein Prods in the first collaboration between the companies, which have been in lengthy talks about a joint venture-type of partnership, in which Marty Adelstein Prods would function as a mini studio under the ITV Studios America umbrella following Adelstein’s upcoming exit from his long-time studio home, 20th Century Fox TV. Aquarius marks the return to broadcast TV of Duchovny, who toplined Fox’s hit The X-Files, »

- NELLIE ANDREEVA

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NBC Gives 13-Episode Order to David Duchovny Charles Manson Drama

31 March 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

David Duchovny won’t be out of the series game long after “Californication” finishes its seven-season run on Showtime this year. The actor will star in a period NBC drama as a police detective on the trail of the Los Angeles-area hippie cult leader who turns out to be Charles Manson.

NBC has given a 13-episode straight-to-series order to “Aquarius,” penned by drama vet John McNamara (“In Plain Sight,” “Profit”) who exec produces with Duchovny, Marty Adelstein (“Prison Break”) and Duchovny’s longtime manager Melanie Greene. “Aquarius” hails from ITV Studios and Marty Adelstein Prods.

The pact also marks Duchovny’s reunion with NBC Entertainment chief Bob Greenblatt, who greenlight “Californication” during his tenure as Showtime entertainment prexy. Greenblatt and Duchovny also go back to the origins of “The X-Files” when Greenblatt headed drama at Fox.

“I’m thrilled to be working with Bob Greenblatt again and coming back to broadcast television. »

- Cynthia Littleton

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David Duchovny to Headline NBC's True Crime Drama Aquarius

31 March 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

NBC has given a straight-to-series 13-episode order for the drama "Aquarius," starring two-time Golden Globe Award winner David Duchovny in his return to broadcast television. Set in the late 1960s, "Aquarius" stars Duchovny as a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life who starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his "cause." The name of that man is Charles Manson. The twists and turns of a complicated undercover operation will lead Duchovny's character and his young partner to the brink of Manson's crimes that will eventually lead to the Tate-labianca murders in subsequent seasons. Writer John McNamara ("In Plain Sight," "Profit") will executive »

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