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As reported last week, Matthew Perry will soon reprise the role he originated on The Good Wife TV series. The Odd Couple star is bringing back sociopathic attorney Mike Kresteva to The Good Fight TV show on CBS All Access. The spinoff series stars Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Rose Leslie, Delroy Lindo, Erica Tazel, Sarah Steele, and Justin Bartha.Now we know what brings the lying lawyer back on the scene. Bartha told TV Guide that Mike returns to investigate Lucca's new law firm, which handles a lot of police brutality cases. After the jump, watch Perry (with The Kennedys -- After Camelot co-star Katie Holmes), discuss his role on The Good Fight. Read More… »
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In the Netflix original series (arriving Friday, Feb. 3), Barrymore plays California realtor Sheila Hammond. Following her death (and apparent rebirth) in the pilot, she and husband Joel (Justified‘s Timothy Olyphant) must work together to keep her appetite for human flesh under control.
It looks like Leo Getz is going to be annoying Riggs and Murtaugh once again, with Entertainment Weekly reporting that Thomas Lennon (The Odd Couple) has signed on to guest star as the character in the February 15th episode.
Leo Getz was played by Joe Pesci in the Lethal Weapon films, making his debut in the second movie. In the TV show, he will be portrayed as an “ambulance-chasing lawyer who looks to squeeze every drop out of each petty crime.”
- Gary Collinson
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The ensemble also includes Captain America: Civil War‘s Paul Bettany (as Unabomber Ted Kaczynski), Avatar‘s Sam Worthington (as FBI agent Jim “Fitz” Fitzgerald) and Game of Thrones‘ Keisha Castle-Hughes (as Fitz’s street-agent partner, Tabby).
Production on Manifesto kicks off this month, »
Deadline is reporting that Amazon's upcoming spy drama Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, which has been ordered straight-to-series, has enlisted Academy Award-nominated director Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game; Passengers) to helm the series' pilot episode. John Krasinski (The Hollars) will headline the series, which follows Clancy's beloved hero at an early stage in his career when he's an up-and-coming analyst at the CIA, who then finds himself thrust into a deadly field assignment for the very first time. We'll join Ryan as he begins to uncover a secret pattern in terrorist communication that puts him right smack dab in the center of a very real and very dangerous new global threat. Krasinski will be joined by Abbie Cornish (Geostorm) as Ryan's future lady love Cathy Muller, Wendell Pierce (The Odd Couple) as James Greer, Dina Shihabi (Amira & Sam) as Hani, and Ali Suliman (Lone Survivor) as Suleiman. In addition to Tyldum, »
5 items from 2017
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