Law & Order True Crime (2017– )
Susan Sarandon is swapping Bette Davis’ Old Hollywood glamour for ER scrubs. The “Feud” actress is toplining “Vulture Club,” a film about a veteran nurse desperate to rescue her journalist son after he’s captured by a terrorist group. According to a press release, the film will hit theaters later this year, followed by a release on YouTube Red.
The film’s synopsis reads, “After running into roadblocks with government agencies, [Helen] discovers a clandestine community of journalists and advocates who might be able to help her.” Among them are Charlotte (Edie Falco), another mother of a reporter, and journalist Sam (Matt Bomer, “American Horror Story”).
From Maryam Keshavarz (“Circumstance”), the film co-stars Lola Kirke (“Mozart in the Jungle”), Adepero Oduye (“Pariah”), and Sheila Vand (“Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”). Keshavarz wrote “Vulture Club” with Jonathan Mastro.
The project’s producers include Anna Gerb (“A Most Violent Year”).
“‘Vulture Club’ follows the
The project will follow FBI Special Agent Hazel Otis (Katie Holmes), who is in the midst of investigating a domestic terrorism threat when a personal indiscretion – an affair with a prominent general – shatters her life and threatens her career at the FBI. Now labeled “the mistress,” Otis begins to rebuild her personal life and professional reputation. Moses will play Chase, the FBI assistant director and Hazel’s boss. Rose Rollins was previously cast in the series as well.
Moses played Paul Young in the hit ABC series “Desperate Housewives” as well as Duck Phillips in the critically-acclaimed AMC series “Mad Men.” His other recent credits include “Law & Order True Crime,” “Salvation,” “Berlin Station,” and “The Last Ship.”
He is repped by Innovative Artists.
Chaiken and Scrivner Love serve as writers and executive producers on the project. Judy Smith will also
“I want to have hot sex with someone who’s really nice to me,” says Heather Graham in a new trailer for her directorial debut, “Half Magic.” She stars as Honey, a woman who is sick of dating jerks. It’s not like she’s asking for all that much — but the sleazebag she’s currently having sex with can’t meet her perfectly reasonable standards. He constantly undermines and dismisses her, at one point answering her question by asking if she’s posing it simply because she’s jealous that he’s more successful than she is. He’s that awful.
While attending a feminist event, Honey meets two new friends (Angela Kinsey and Stephanie Beatriz), both of whom are also unhappy in their personal lives. So Honey suggests the trio “make a pact to be with good guys only” — guys who treat them well like they deserve.
Of course, that top spot is mostly thanks to “The Voice” and “This Is Us,” but the Dick Wolf limited series was competitive at 10 p.m.
In terms of total viewers, however, the evening marked another easy win for CBS. “NCIS,” “Bull” and “NCIS: New Orleans” gave the network an average of more than 11 million overall audience members across the three-hour day part.
From executive producer Dick Wolf, season one of the anthology drama will follow the events surrounding the trial of Erik and Lyle Menendez, two brothers who were convicted of murdering their parents in 1989. The cast also includes Julianne Nicholson, Anthony Edwards, Edie Falco, Gus Halper, and Miles Gaston Villanueva.
“Oh boy,” Abramson told TheWrap when asked about true-crime TV movie. “I have nothing to say. Absolutely nothing. Goodbye.”
Before she hung up, she was asked “Are you going to watch it?” “No,” she said.
NBC and Dick Wolf Productions are betting big on Falco’s performance.
Villanueva has guest-starred on various TV shows, including “Chasing Life,” “Jane the Virgin” and “Rosewood.” He recently co-starred opposite Al Pacino and Judith Light in the new play “God Looked Away,” which had its first full production at the Pasadena Playhouse last winter.
Villanueva is repped by Scott Zimmerman and Sdb Parters.
As previously announced, Gus Halper will play Erik Menendez and Edie Falco will star as defense attorney.
Glatter is a prolific television director who has worked on a wide range of shows including “Homeland,” “Ray Donovan,” “Masters of Sex,” “The Walking Dead,” “True Blood,” “Mad Men” “Twin Peaks” and many others. She was nominated for an Emmy in 2010 for her work on “Mad Men,” and was nominated in 2013, 2015 and 2016 for her work on “Homeland,” on which she is also an executive producer. She was nominated for an Oscar in 1985 in the Best Live Action Short Film category for the film “Tales of Meeting and Parting.”
She is repped by Wme and Anonymous Content.
The first installment of the new true crime anthology series will consist of eight hourlong episodes focusing on the case of Lyle and Erik Menendez, brothers who were convicted of murdering their parents
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