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Comedy Central is bringing back the popular TV show for its third season in the coming year.
The eight-episode series Da Vinci’s Demons has been greenlighted for Starz to put on the screen. The series will follow a 25-year-old Leonardo Da Vinci as he loves, fights, invents, and dreams his way across Florence.
Andy Garcia (New York, I Love You) and Forest Whitaker (Repo Men) have just been confirmed to join the cast of The Truth, an action thriller from Rollercoaster Entertainment and Vortex Words + Pictures. They will be joining Deborah Kara Unger (Sophie), Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives), and Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy).
Jenna Elfman usually does comedies, but she’s trying her hand with drama in the coming months. She will be joining the cast of DirecTV’s Damages, along with Ryan Phillipe. The main cast is led by Glenn Close (The Big Chill) and Rose Byrne (X-Men: First Class).
The drama is called American Housewife, and Lifetime’s been trying to get it greenlighted. Now that it’s done, the casting has begun. Griffith (Lolita) will star as the title character as well as executive produce. Banderas (Puss in Boots), who is her husband, will produce with her.
There are pockets within the city where even the hacks don’t travel. Requests for passage to such places are sometimes met with laughter, oftentimes with the threat of violence, but always—always—refusal of fare. It would seem that even madmen have moments of clarity, wherein common sense cannot be denied. If only the same were true of the driver who delivered the blonde to The Bethany Hotel. Read the rest of this entry »
Trey Parker and Matt Stone, creators of the ludicrously popular South Park, have apparently been under investigation by Scientologists.
HBO is reuniting with Tom Hanks (producer, Big Love) and David Goetzman (same) to bring us a sports comedy called Players. The story will follow the lives of college athletes.
Even if she didn’t land the starring role, Tate (Doctor Who) will get a recurring role on the NBC series The Office starting in the second half of the season. Her character, Nellie Bertram, will be hired as a special projects manager working directly for corporate. She will be a favorite of the Chairman of the Board (Kathy Bates).