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Updated: The former onscreen husband and wife reunite months after they shared the screen on Perry's "Go On."
Could this be any cooler?
Friends star Matthew Perry is heading to Courteney Cox's TBS sitcom Cougar Town for a season-five guest stint, marking a reunion for the two former co-stars months after they appeared on NBC's Go On together.
Details on Perry's role will be announced shortly, TBS said in its Wednesday announcement. This marks the latest Friends alum to appear on Cougar Town; Jennifer Aniston dropped by in the season-two premiere and Lisa Kudrow appeared in a season one episode.
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Go On creator Scott Silveri, also a Friends graduate, stated that "there were no trades" between his show and Cougar Town to set up the Friends reunion this past spring. "We just sent them some wine. »
- Philiana Ng
Crime drama “Sex, Lies and Handwriting” is the first project in development, and is intended to follow a straight-to-series model similar to Tandem’s crime series “Crossing Lines,” which airs on NBC. In addition to Lionsgate and Tandem, Sea To Sky Entertainment, Lionsgate’s Canadian joint venture partner, will also be producing the project.
The series will be “a witty new take on the crime series,” according to a statement from the partners. It follows the exploits of Leslie Bold, an accomplished artist and handwriting expert — with her own newspaper column on the subject — who is unexpectedly drawn into the world of crime-solving because of her skills.
- Leo Barraclough
Toronto -- Lionsgate and Canadian partner Sea to Sky Entertainment have joined with Tandem Communications to develop and produce one-hour dramas. The co-venture agreement will kick off with Sex, Lies and Handwriting, a straight-to-series project that Vancouver-based Sea to Sky will produce. Exclusive: Zoe Saldana, Lionsgate Partner for Latino Outreach Inspired by Michelle Dresbold’s book of the same name, the drama will be adapted by co-executive producer Annie Brunner, with Nancy Miller as executive producer and showrunner. Jeff Sagansky, Sunta Izzicupo (The Ron Clark Story) and Chris Barrett are executive producers on the show. “Tandem has
- Etan Vlessing
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