Monday, July 30, 2012

The Boob Tube:

The CW's Arrow is certainly jumping into the DC Universe feet first.  The freshman series has already announced that it will showcase established bad guys Deathstroke, China White, and in the third episode, Deadshot.

FX has announced the renewal of Louie, talk show Brand X With Russell Brand and is potentially renewing Anger Management for an additional 90 episodes.  In addition, Martin Sheen will recur on the series playing Charlie's father.  In addition, FX has also "ordered The Bridge, a police drama, based on a Swedish series revolves around the investigation that begins with the discovery of a body on a bridge.  The network also has a pilot in development for The Americans starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys about a pair of KGB spies living in the U.S. in the 1980s and potentially another attempt at Powers, based on the Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming comic series, which the network, "will "start from scratch" and reshoot the pilot with a new cast."  Finally, the Denis Leary/Jim Serpico produced series, Bronx Warrants, has announced it's cast.  "Stand-up comic Godfrey (Louie) and Robert Kelly (NYC 22) will star in the effort that's based on the life of David Joglar and Richard Wetzel, who co-produce, the project revolves around a group of warrant detectives in the Bronx assigned to arrest individuals with outstanding warrants. With bonuses paid out for each "body" they bring in, the detectives are out to get rich rather than dole out justice. Also boarding the series are Josh Segarra (Homeland) and Shirley Rumierk (White Collar)."

Jason Bateman tweeted a few pics from the Arrested Development set.
My son, arriving yesterday
A grandson, looking for his Gangee

Jake Lacy will join the staff of Dunder Miflin in the upcoming season of The Office.

Run Lola Run‘s Franka Potente will guest star in a two-episode arc of American Horror Story playing a patient at the asylum run by Jessica Lange’s character.

Although AMC has cancelled The Killing, Fox Television Studios is trying to find another home for the series,

Joe Carnahan will direct the pilot for the A&E remake of the television series, Those Who Kill, based on the books by Elsebeth Egholm.  The series "revolves around a police detective and a forensic profiler who possess a deep understanding of the serial killers they hunt." 

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