Matt Nix Re-Ups With 20th Century Fox
Nix is behind the studio’s upcoming Marvel drama series “The Gifted,” which is a huge priority for both 20th and Fox.
Under the new two-year pact, Nix will continue to serve as showrunner and executive producer on “The Gifted,” and will be able to develop new projects with the studio.
“Matt is one of our most important writers at this studio and it’s no accident that he is the creator and showrunner of one of this fall’s biggest priorities for the network – and our studio’s first collaboration with Marvel– in ‘The Gifted,'” said Jonnie Davis, president of creative affairs at 20th Century Fox TV. “Michael and the development team love working with him, because in addition to being a brilliant procedural writer who is also expert at genre, he’s also a terrific guy. And
The actress will play Nessa, a tough, smart lesbian who lives in Fiona’s newly purchased apartment building, per The Hollywood Reporter. Nessa will reportedly develop a strong friendship with her landlord Fiona.
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Szohr played Brooklyn hipster Vanessa, an occasional love interest for Penn Badgley’s Dan, during the first four seasons of The CW’s Gossip Girl. Her other TV credits include At&T Audience Network’s Kingdom,
Gossip Girl grad Jessica Szohr has booked a season-long recurring arc on the dramedy starring William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum.
Szohr will play Nessa, a strong, tough and smart lesbian who is a tenant in Fiona's (Rossum) newly purchased apartment building. The duo will develop a strong friendship.
The casting keeps Szohr in the Showtime fold after her brief appearance on the premium cable network's Twin Peaks revival. The actress' credits also include USA Network's Complications and Audience Network's Kingdom. She's repped by ICM Partners and Atlas...
Clark Gregg's Phil Coulson revealed in the final minutes of the third season finale that the organization had a new director, O'Mara taking on that part which is said to be a character whose Marvel roots go back to the 1940s.
Marvel's Head of Television Jeph Loeb says: "Bringing Jason into the mix as the new director of S.H.I.E.L.D. forces everyone, particularly Coulson, to reevaluate their role in the agency. Jason has both the physical presence and acting dynamics that will connect with and challenge even the most loyal agent."
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Source: TV Line
Shameless scribe, Latoya Morgan, late of Turn: Washington's Spies, has signed on to pen the second season of the Into the Badlands TV show on AMC. According to Deadline, Morgan has inked a two-year overall deal with AMC, to work on existing shows and develop new series. Morgan previously wrote for the Complications TV series, which was cancelled after one season on USA Network.
The Into the Badlands TV series cast includes: Daniel Wu, Orla Brady, Sarah Bolger, Aramis Knight, Emily Beecham, Oliver Stark, Madeleine Mantock, Ally Ioannides, Marton Csokas, and Benjamin Papac. The second season of this futuristic marital arts drama, created by Al Gough and Miles Millar, should premiere on AMC in 2017.
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Per our sister site Deadline, Stamile’s Windy City character is an alluring, political consultant with confidence for days — and the looks, intelligence and savvy to back it up. The role is heavily recurring, meaning Stamile will be seen often.
The actress’ TV credits also include Community, Scandal, Burn Notice, The Mentalist, Complications and CSI: Cyber.
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Penned by Williamson, the project follows a young woman who seeks help from a parapsychologist when she begins to experience paranormal phenomena.
Per our sister site Deadline, Chase will play the Clark Patterson, the down-on-his-luck parapsychologist in question, who now slums it at ghost conventions. Szohr will play Jasmine Lacroix, a voodoo priestess’ descendant who runs a successful tourist shop in Baton Rouge.
Dermot Mulroney is joining the CBS medical drama pilot “Bunker Hill,” playing Walter Wallace, a surgeon who may care a bit too much about his patients. “Bunker Hill,” created by Jason Katims, follows a young Silicon Valley tech titan who enlists a surgeon with a controversial past in starting a hospital with a “new school” approach.
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s Hulu comedy pilot “Future Man” has found its female lead in “Happy Endings” alum Eliza Coupe. Coupe will star as Tiger, a soldier and character in the video game “Cybergeddon.” Tiger recruits Josh Hutcherson’s Josh Futterman, a janitor who is a world-ranked gamer, to travel back in time and save the world.
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TVLine reports that Dougray Scott (Hemlock Grove) has joined Fear The Walking Dead Season 2 in a recurring role. Details on his character have yet to be revealed, but there is speculation that he will portray "Casey, a decent man who believes in civility”, someone who "is confident in an unexpected position of authority." It's important to note that casting details for The Walking Dead-related projects are usually misleading to provide secrecy, so we'll have to wait and see if the above description
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Fans of the reality-show-skewering series will remember that Appleby’s Rachel told her mentor/tormentor Quinn how deeply she cared for her in the season-ender, but the look on Rachel’s face — and the fact that she’d just learned Quinn had sabotaged her — were at odds with her warm words.
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It and "Mr. Robot" were the two new series the network launched this past summer. 'Robot' has already been picked up for second season and has been generating a lot of buzz, "Complications" never really took off.
With the network set to offer strong new dramas like "Colony" and "Queen of the South" shortly, the series isn't being given a chance to continue.
In other cancellation news, VH1 has rescinded its second season order for its dreamed "Hindsight" and have opted to cancel the series despite the first season scoring good notices. Laura Ramsey starred in the series as a woman who, on the eve of her second wedding in 2015, is transported
Complications follows a disillusioned suburban doctor (Jason O'Mara) who's still dealing with the emotional effects of his young daughter's death from cancer. He unexpectedly becomes a vigilante hero when he intervenes in a drive-by shooting, saving a 12-year-old boy's life. The rest of the cast includes Jessica Szohr, Lauren Stamile, Chris Chalk, Beth Riesgraf, and RonReaco Lee.
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The drama — about an ER doctor (Vegas‘ Jason O’Mara) whose life takes a dangerous turn after he witnesses a drive-by shooting — has been called after one season, our sister site Deadline reports.
Season 1 of the drama wrapped on Aug. 13 when O’Mara’s Dr. John Ellison and colleague Gretchen more or less put one set of complications behind them — by striking a deal with the gang leader who had been lording over them,
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