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Sharlto Copley and Michelle Forbes Have Powers!

18 August 2014 7:32 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

More casting news has arrived for the Sony PlayStation Network adaptation of the Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming-created comic series Powers as Sharlto Copley and Michelle Forbes have signed on for active duty!

Variety reports that Copley (pictured) will play Christian Walker, described as a dapper and charismatic character with a darkness and violence right at the surface but with a sense of buried integrity. Walker has the dissolute air of a faded rock star and the body of a battered heavyweight.

Once possessed of super-powers, Walker lost those abilities in a battle with a super-human mass killer. A faded hero, he’s now a detective who works with law enforcement, using his singular expertise to investigate crimes in the Powers community.

Forbes ("True Blood," "The Killing") will play Retro Girl, the undisputed superstar of the Powers community. An icon of justice, selflessness, and business acumen, she has a cool, »

- Steve Barton

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Leslie Bibb Joins CBS' The Odd Couple

18 August 2014 10:56 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Odd Couple continues to flesh out its supporting cast, adding Popular vet Leslie Bibb in a recurring role, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Photos Fall TV Preview: Your Guide to 50+ New Shows

The actress, whose recent credits include arcs on Fox’s The Following and NBC’s About a Boy, will play Casey, the professional model sister of Emily (series regular Lindsay Sloane). When it comes to men, Casey is all about the now and not looking for a complicated relationship.

The multi-cam remake, which is set to bow at midseason, follows two mismatched roommates: the messy Oscar Madison (Matthew Perry »

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Sharlto Copley to play Christian Walker in Powers, Michelle Forbes also cast

18 August 2014 10:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Sony Television’s upcoming PlayStation Network series Powers has found its leading man, with TV Line reporting that Sharlto Copley (District 9, Elysium) has signed on for the role of Detective Christian Walker, while Michelle Forbes (The Killing, True Blood) will also play Retro Girl.

Created by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, Powers is set in a world of superhumans and follows two detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim (played by The Following’s Susan Heyward), who are charged with protect humans from super-powered individuals.

Powers will arrive on PlayStation Network in December, with a cast that also includes Max Fowler (The Killing) as Krispin Stockley, Adam Godley (Breaking Bad) as Captain Cross, Eddie Izzard (Hannibal) as Wolfe, Oleysa Rulin (High School Musical) as Calista nd Noah Taylor (Edge of Tomorrow) as Johnny Royalle.

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- Gary Collinson

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Sharlto Copley Set For Lead Role In Powers; Michelle Forbes Cast As 'Retro Girl'

18 August 2014 9:06 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Sony's Playstation Network is bringing some serious star power to Powers with District 9 and Maleficent actor Sharlto Copley set as the lead in the series which is based on the Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming comic book. He'll play Christian Walker, while it was recently revealed that The Following's Susan Heyward will be his partner, Deena Pilgrim. They're tasked with investigating murder cases involving superpowered individuals. Walker is described as "charismatic" and having once, "possessed super powers, but lost them in a battle with a super-human mass killer. He now uses his singular expertise to investigate crimes in the Powers community." Michelle Forbes (The Killing) meanwhile, "is the undisputed super star of the Powers community. An icon of justice, selflessness, and business acumen, her willingness to put herself at risk for the good of others is matched only by her ability to manage her globe-spanning personal brand. »

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Sharlto Copley Nabs Lead in Powers, Michelle Forbes to Play 'Retro Girl'

18 August 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Here’s some pretty-super Powers news: Film star Sharlto Copley is Christian Walker.

The District 9 and Maleficent actor has scored the lead role in Sony Playstation Network’s upcoming adaptation of the Brian Michael Bendis-Michael Avon Oeming graphic novel series, TVLine has learned.

Additionally, Michelle Forbes (The Killing, True Blood) has joined the cast as Retro Girl.

Photos Fall TV Preview: Your Guide to 50+ New Shows

Powers follows two detectives, Christian Walker (Copley) and Deena Pilgrim (The Following‘s Susan Heyward), who are tasked with investigating homicide cases involving people with superpowers.

The charismatic Walker once possessed super powers, »

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Eddie Izzard And Two Others Join Playstation’s Powers Series

16 August 2014 11:13 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After years of being stuck in development hell, a TV adaptation of the awesome and acclaimed Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming graphic novel Powers is finally moving forward. The ten-episode series will air on the Playstation Network, with Bendis and Oeming executive producing. Development on the show has been a little bit slow since its announcement back in March, but things are apparently picking up speed as Deadline reports that three actors have jumped on board.

Those actors are Eddie Izzard (Hannibal, The Riches), Noah Taylor (Edge of Tomorrow, Game of Thrones), and Olesya Rulin (Greek, High School Musical). They join The Following and 666 Park Avenue actress Susan Heyward, who has already been cast as the series’ co-lead, Deena Pilgrim.

The series combines superhero fantasy with crime procedural, taking place in a world full of people with superhuman abilities. It follows the lives of two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, »

- James Garcia

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Eddie Izzard, Oleysa Rulin and Noah Taylor join the cast of Sony’s Powers

15 August 2014 3:48 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Sony Television and PlayStation Network’s upcoming adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming’s comic book series Powers has bolstered its cast with the addition of Eddie Izzard (Hannibal), Oleysa Rulin (High School Musical) and Noah Taylor (Edge of Tomorrow).

According to Deadline, Izzard will play Wolfe – “the bogeyman of the Powers universe —  a top-level Power who has spent the last two decades incarcerated in the Shaft, his terrible abilities kept in check through a brutal regimen of surgical procedures.  Before that, he was a mentor of then-up-and-coming Powers, Christian Walker.”

Taylor is set to appear as Johnny Royalle, “a criminal mastermind rulinPower with the ability to pop in and out of locations at will. He owns a cutting edge underground venue, the Here and Gone Club, that may be part of a dark and deadly conspiracy,” while Rulin will play Calista, “a teenage Power wannabe with street smarts, »

- Gary Collinson

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Connie Nielsen will return to 'The Good Wife'

15 August 2014 2:52 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

The Following’s Connie Nielsen is coming to Florrick, Agos. Or, at least, she’s coming to The Good Wife.

EW has confirmed that Nielsen will join the hit show’s sixth season in a recurring role. Nielsen will play a lawyer named Ramona who first appears in the season’s fourth episode. According to TVLine, which first reported the news, Ramona is “a smart, beautiful attorney with far-reaching Cook County connections.”

The Good Wife returns for its sixth season on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 9 p.m. on CBS. »

- Samantha Highfill

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The Good Wife Retains Connie Nielsen in Recurring Season 6 Role

15 August 2014 12:48 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Connie Nielsen is going from bad to Good.

The actress, who played a serial killer on The Following last season, is joining The Good Wife‘s upcoming sixth season, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Related Julianna Margulies (Sorta) Confirms Good Wife End Date

Her recurring character, Ramona, is a smart, beautiful attorney with far-reaching Cook County connections. (Sounds like possible State’s Attorney frontrunner Alicia is about to make a new friend.)

Nielsen, who debuts in this season’s fourth episode, joins fellow Season 6 newbies Steven Pasquale and Taye Diggs.

The Good Wife returns Sunday, Sept. 21 at 9/9c on CBS.

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‘Lost’ Alum Zuleikha Robinson Joins ‘The Following’ as Series Regular

8 August 2014 4:33 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

True love is coming Ryan Hardy's (Kevin Bacon) way when Fox's “The Following” returns for Season 3. Zuleikha Robinson boards the bloody drama as Ryan's new girlfriend and a series regular, a show representative told TheWrap. The cast and producers discussed Robinson's role at San Diego Comic-Con. Also read: ‘The Following's’ Natalie Zea to Star on ABC's ‘Members Only’ “He will truly be in a better place in his life,” Bacon said. “He's open to real and lasting relationships. We jump ahead again and we see a man who's a little more at peace.” Robinson plays Ryan's new love Gwen, »

- Jethro Nededog

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Lost Alum Joins The Following Season 3 as the Love of Ryan's Life

8 August 2014 2:29 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

This can’t end well.

Lost actress Zuleikha Robinson, most recently seen in ABC’s Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, is joining The Following‘s third season as the new girlfriend of Kevin Bacon’s Ryan Hardy, Deadline reports.

Related Fall TV Grid: What’s on When? And Versus What?

Robinson, who will be a series regular on the Fox thriller, will play Gwen, an ER doctor and single mom who is the love of murder-magnet Ryan’s life and his first real chance at a family and true happiness. Their relationship will be seriously challenged by the dark »

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X-Men: Days of Future Past extended director’s cut not arriving until next year

6 August 2014 8:14 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Back at the start of last month, X-Men producer Lauren Shuler Donner revealed that an extended Director’s Cut of this year’s mutant superhero smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past would be arriving later this year. However, if you were planning on putting off buying the theatrical version – which arrives in October – in order to wait for the extended edition, then we have some bad news for you as 20th Century Fox’s Evp of Marketing Communications James Finn has stated via Twitter that the extended cut won’t be out until 2015. So, it seems any Anna Paquin fans out there are going to have to wait a little longer before they get to see Rogue back in action…

Will you be picking up the theatrical edition of X-Men: Days of Future Past, or do you plan on holding off for the extended cut?

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- Gary Collinson

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Following Cast, EPs Vow a Return to Basics in Hardy-centric Season 3

4 August 2014 7:04 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Joe who?

Ok, Ok — The Following isn’t completely forgetting Seasons 1 and 2 villain Joe Carroll — but the Fox thriller’s upcoming third go-around “launches a brand-new story” with Kevin Bacon’s flawed hero at its center, according to creator Kevin Williamson.

The upcoming run of episodes are “going to be very focused on Ryan Hardy, his character and his life,” Williamson told Michael Ausiello during a stop at TVLine’s San Diego Comic-Con interview suite.

Related Following Ep Teases ‘Very Different’ Season 3

“We’re getting back to the roots of the pilot Kevin wrote,” added executive producer Jennifer Johnson, who »

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‘The Following's’ Natalie Zea to Star on ABC's ‘Members Only’

4 August 2014 12:57 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Natalie Zea will play a lead on ABC's straight-to-series drama, “Members Only,” a studio representative told TheWrap. “Members Only” follows the activities of an elite Connecticut country club's members and staff. Zea will play the highly educated, well-bred and most mentally stable member of the club's founding family. She joins already announced cast members Chris Conroy, Michael Landes, Betsy Brandt, Callie Hernandez, Boris Kodjoe and Jaime Lee Kirchner. Also read: ABC's ‘Nashville’ Plans Two Live Performances During Season 3 Premiere Represented by UTA, manager Robert Semon and attorney James Feldman, Zea just came off a recurring role on Fox's “The Following. »

- Jethro Nededog

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Justified's Natalie Zea to Lord Over ABC's Members Only Club

4 August 2014 12:56 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The ever-busy Natalie Zea next will (again) call ABC home, with a lead role on Members Only.

Related Fall Preview 2014: Your Handy Calendar of 99 Premieres

Created by Susannah Grant (Erin Brockovich, A Gifted Man) and ordered straight to series back in January, the midseason drama offers an “upstairs/downstairs” look at the goings-on at an exclusive Connecticut country club. So, a sudsier Caddyshack.

Per our sister site Deadline, Zea will play Mickey, the well-educated and most together member of the club’s founding family. So, a smarter Lacy Underall.

Related Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville Joins ABC’s Midseason »

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CBS Drama Stalker Adds Warren Kole And Erik Stocklin To Cast

30 July 2014 5:28 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The new CBS drama Stalker has just added two more names to its cast, as Warren Kole (The Following, Common Law) and Erik Stocklin (Mistresses) have both landed recurring roles on the first season of Kevin Williamson’s latest project.

Stalker stars Dylan McDermott (Hostages) and Maggie Q (Nikita), both of whom play detectives in the Los Angeles Threat Assessment Unit tasked with investigating cases of stalking. Kole, who has worked with Williamson in the past, will be playing Detective Trent Wilkes, the lead detective in the Robbery Homicide Division of the Lapd who finds himself in a turf war with McDermott’s character, Jack. Stocklin, who had a small part in the pilot as Perry, an introverted college sophomore, will be reprising his role on the show in a multi-episode arc.

McDermott’s most recent roles, aside from his stint on American Horror Story, have been on series that were unfortunately short-lived. »

- Lindsay Sperling

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TV News: Rebels, Shield, Following, Blacklist

28 July 2014 1:38 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Star Wars: Rebels

At last, it has been revealed that Disney's upcoming in-canon animated series "Star Wars Rebels" is currently targeting a premiere in October this year on the Disney Channel before moving to its regular home on Disney Xd. Lucasfilm and Disney have reportedly not settled on a specific date just yet, but will do so in the new few weeks. [Source: The NY Times]

Marvel's Agents of Shield

ABC has posted the official gag reel for the first season of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." online, and it seems Ming-Na Wen is the biggest comedian of the cast.

The clip was screened at the show's panel at San Diego Comic-Con this past week and will be included on the first season disc set on September 9th. The clip is geo-locked, so non-u.S. readers can access it here.

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- Garth Franklin

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Comic-Con: The Cast and Producers of The Following Talk Season 3 Reboot, Ryan’s New Found Happiness, Max’s Moral Compass, and More

28 July 2014 9:30 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Joe Carroll might have been put in handcuffs in the season finale of The Following back in May but that doesn’t mean he won’t be factoring into the storyline when the series returns this fall with new psychological thrills.  After their panel at Comic-Con on Sunday morning, Kevin Bacon, Shawn Ashmore, Jessica Stroup, and Sam Underwood, along with executive producer Marcos Siega and new showrunner Jennifer Johnson, sat down with press for round table interviews in which they discussed what’s in store for Season 3. During our chat, they explained why they’re calling it a Following “reboot,” revealed that we’ll be seeing a much happier Ryan Hardy when the show returns in October, and talked about Max’s tough moral choices, among other things.  Hit the jump for more. Question:  Can you explain why you’re referring to next season as a “reboot?” Marcos Siega: »

- Elena Butler

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‘Following’ Producers, Stars Reveal Alternate Season 2 Ending, Preview ‘Reset’ Season 3

27 July 2014 12:46 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Producers and stars from Fox's “The Following” revealed details on the scrapped alternate ending to Season 2 and what's to come on Season 3. Stars Kevin Bacon, Shawn Ashmore, Sam Underwood and Jessica Stroup joined creator/executive producer Kevin Williamson and executive producers Marcos Siega and Jennifer Johnson at San Diego Comic-Con on Sunday. The panel started with the fabled alternate ending, which was shot then scrapped for the one that actually aired. Even the stars had no idea which ending would air. It finds twin Luke (Underwood) shooting and killing big bad Joe (James Purefoy). Meanwhile, Ryan (Bacon) and Joe share. »

- Jethro Nededog

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Comic-Con: 'The Following' Producers Tease Season 3 Reset, Hitchcock Vibe

27 July 2014 11:38 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

[Warning: Spoilers ahead of The Following.] The Following is approaching season three like a reset. The Hall H crowd was treated to an alternate ending for the season-two finale, which saw Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) fatally shot by Mark Gray (Sam Underwood). The ending would have had larger implications for the new season, but creator Kevin Williamson insisted that things wouldn't change that much had Joe died or stayed alive, which the producers decided to go with. Plus, he wanted to keep the Joe Carroll thread dangling. Photos The Scene at Comic-Con 2014 "It was an opportunity

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- Philiana Ng

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