Katrina Law (Arrow) has been cast opposite Bill Paxton in CBS’ drama pilot Training Day, a present-day reimagining of Antoine Fuqua’s acclaimed 2001 feature.
Alias and Once Upon a Time vet Merrin Dungey has landed a supporting role in Conviction, ABC’s legal drama pilot starring Agent Carter‘s Hayley Atwell.
Ash Williams’ pop is no less than The Six Million Dollar Man.
TV vet Lee Majors has boarded Season 2 of Starz’s Ash vs. Evil Dead in the role of Brock Williams, the title character’s father, it was announced on Wednesday.
It was 1947. While the government of Canada was helping to draft the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a woman named Viola Desmond (née Davis) was in a legal battle with the province of Nova Scotia. She was seeking justice after being thrown out of a movie theatre near Halifax while she was watching “The Dark Mirror,” a film starring Olivia De Havilland.
Her crime? Sitting in a section of the movie theatre reserved for white Canadians. Viola Desmond lost her case in court.
In 2015, actress Viola Davis became the first African-American woman to win an Emmy in a dramatic role in the 66-year history of the award. She used her acceptance speech to call out Hollywood, shining a spotlight on the vast chasm that is a lack of opportunity for women of colour in the industry.Read More »
A Firefly reunion is taking flight on Castle. Summer Glau has signed on to guest-star opposite her onetime Serenity captain Nathan Fillion in a spring episode of the ABC drama. Glau will play Kendall Frost, a provocative private detective in Los Angeles who who competes with — you guessed it — Castle to solve a deadly mystery.Read More »
Neal McDonough stars in the the new movie GREATER which tells the story of Brandon Burlsworth, possibly the greatest walk-on in the history of college football. In theaters January 29.Read More »
Meaghan Rath stars in the new FOX series ‘Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life’
The Hollywood Reporter says: “And both Lapira and particularly Rath have been actresses in need of a starring comedy vehicle for years and their regular upstaging of less interesting male characters here reinforces that. To repeat: Somebody give Rath her own show.” Read the full review here.
Baz Luhrmann’s musical Netflix drama The Get Down is experiencing some divine intervention, courtesy of Breaking Bad alum Giancarlo Esposito.
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.
— Melissa Benoist (@itsmmbenoist) March 2, 2015
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