Author Archives: Boyles Lori

Giancarlo Esposito Joins Netflix Drama from Baz Luhrmann

Giancarlo Esposito Joins Netflix Drama from Baz Luhrmann

Baz Luhrmann’s musical Netflix drama The Get Down is experiencing some divine intervention, courtesy of Breaking Bad alum Giancarlo Esposito.

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Helen Slater joins CBS’ “Supergirl”

Helen Slater joins CBS’ “Supergirl”

How’s this for super-meta casting: Helen Slater and Dean Cain have landed guest-starring roles on CBS’s Supergirl.

Slater, of course, played Kara on the big screen in 1984’s Supergirl, while Cain starred as the Man of Steel in ABC’s Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. And both guest-starred on the WB/CW Superman drama Smallville, Slater in the role of Clark/Kal-El’s Krypton mom Lara, and Cain as the immortal Dr. Curtis Knox.

Details on who the pair will be playing in the pilot are being kept under lock and key. As previously reported, Laura Benanti (Nashville) will play Kara’s birth mother, Alura Zor-El, who continues to guide her daughter across space and time. The cast also includes Grey’s Anatomy‘s Chyler Leigh as Kara’s foster sister Alex, Homeland‘s David Harewood as Department of Extra-Normal Operations chief Hank Henshaw, Ally McBeal‘s Calista Flockhart as Kara’s boss Cat Grant and Desperate Housewives‘ Mehcad Brooks as Jimmy Olsen.

Source: TVLine.com

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Ernie Hudson cast as Ursula’s father Poseidon on ‘Once Upon a Time’

Ernie Hudson cast as Ursula’s father Poseidon on ‘Once Upon a Time’

Ernie Hudson is trading in his proton pack for a trident, as the actor has been cast as Poseidon in Once Upon a Time.

 

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‘The Flash’s’ Plastique is different from the comics, but she’s still a ‘supervillainess’

‘The Flash’s’ Plastique is different from the comics, but she’s still a ‘supervillainess’

With the return of “The Flash” after a one week break, comes a DC Comics supervillain to oppose our speedy hero. Rather, a supervillainess.

Kelly Frye plays the title character in the episode “Plastique,” a metahuman who has the power to turn just about anything into a bomb. While her character in the comics is on the evil side of the fight, “The Flash” is giving the character a bit of a different spin.

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Ernie Hudson – EW’s Ghostbusters Reunion!

Ernie Hudson – EW’s Ghostbusters Reunion!

Be sure to pick up the newest issue of Entertainment Weekly’s Special Reunion Issue with Ernie Hudson on the cover with his fellow “Ghostbusters” co-stars.

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“Ascension” starring Tricia Helfer premieres December 15 on Syfy

“Ascension” starring Tricia Helfer premieres December 15 on Syfy

In the vein of past Syfy mini-series such as Taken, Alice, Tin Man and Battlestar Galactica, Ascension is a six-hour event set to debut on December 15.

In 1963, the U.S. government launched a covert space mission sending hundreds of men, women and children on a century-long voyage aboard the starship Ascension to populate a new world. Nearly 50 years into the journey, as they approach the point of no return, a mysterious murder of a young woman causes the ship’s population to question the true nature of their mission.

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Scandal Casts Battlestar Vet Michael Trucco

Scandal Casts Battlestar Vet Michael Trucco

Ex marks the spot for Battlestar Galactica alum Michael Trucco, who’s heading to Scandal as the estranged hubby of Darby Stanchfield’s Abby, TVLine has confirmed.

Per Scandal history, Trucco’s character, Charles Putney, is the youngest son of former Virginia Governor James Putney. His four-year arranged marriage to Abby ended when he assaulted her in a drunken stupor (prompting Olivia to return the favor by taking a tire iron to his knees).

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Check out Ioan Gruffudd in ABC’s new show “Forever”

Check out Ioan Gruffudd in ABC’s new show “Forever”

In ABC‘s new series Forever, New York medical examiner Dr. Henry Morgan has been alive for 200 years and has no idea why. Former Mr. Fantastic Ioan Gruffudd plays Morgan and he is joined on his search for answers by his best friend Abe (Judd Hirsh) and his partner Detective Jo Martinez (Alana De La Garza). 

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The Walking Dead’s Laurie Holden Joins Major Crimes’ Potential Spin-Off

The Walking Dead’s Laurie Holden Joins Major Crimes’ Potential Spin-Off

Laurie Holden‘s next employer is a real SOB — as in the Special Operations Bureau tactical unit soon to be introduced on TNT’s Major Crimes.

TVLine has learned that the Walking Dead alumna has landed the female guest-starring lead in Season 3′s seventh episode, which will introduce her as Ann McGinnis, the second in command of the LAPD’s “SOB” unit.

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‘The O.C.’s’ Melinda Clarke will guest star on TNT’s ‘Dallas’ in a classic role

‘The O.C.’s’ Melinda Clarke will guest star on TNT’s ‘Dallas’ in a classic role

The O.C.’s Melinda Clarke has signed on guest star in two episodes in the third season of TNT’s Dallas.

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