TVRage Bulletin: ‘Manhattan’ and ‘Clementine’ Land Lead Roles & More!


TVRage Bulletin: ‘Manhattan’ and ‘Clementine’ Land Lead Roles & More!


In addition to all of the other news we’ve been reporting, here are a few entertainment and TV headlines you might have missed:

-WGN America’s ‘Manhattan,’ revolving around the Manhattan Project, has found its lead in ‘The Big C’s John Benjamin Hickey. He’ll play Frank Winter, a brilliant physics professor leading the Manhattan Project. Daniel Stern, remembered for his roles on ‘Home Alone’ and narrating ‘The Wonder Years,’ will also co-star.

-Sarah Snook has landed her first role in ABC’s drama pilot ‘Clementine,’ where she’ll play the title role of 28-year-old psychic Clementine Ross. Joining her is Edwin Hodge (‘The Purge’), who will play Dr. Anthony Little and Clementine’s best friend.

-Kimberly Williams-Paisley (‘Nashville’) is joining ‘Two and a Half Men’ in a recurring role, Deadline reports. She’ll pop up as Gretchen, a new love interest for Jon Cryer’s Alan, and also sister to D.B. Sweeney’s Larry.

-Steve Carell’s TBS comedy ‘Tribeca’ has added two more stars opposite of Rashida Jones: ‘Justified’s Jere Burns, as Tribeca’s boss, and ‘CollegeHumor Originals’ Andree Vermeulen, as the medical examiner.

-Marti Noxon’s dark comedy pilot ‘Un-Real,’ starring Shiri Appleby, has been ordered to series by Lifetime. The hour-long pilot will give a behind-the-scenes look of a dating competition show.

-NBC’s new comedy ‘About a Boy’ is welcoming ‘Justified’s Will Sasso as a plumber and love interest for Minnie Driver’s character, exclusively reports.

-TNT’s hit reality show ‘Cold Justice’ has just received six more episodes for its second season.

- Manhattan
- Clementine
- Two and a Half Men
- Angie Tribeca
- About A Boy
- John Benjamin Hickey
- Daniel Stern
- Sarah Snook
- Edwin Hodge
- Kimberly Williams
- Jere Burns
- Andrée Vermeulen
- Marti Noxon
- Shiri Appleby
- Will Sasso
- WGN america
- tbs
- Lifetime

Written by: akoerner
Feb 7th, 2014, 8:30 pm

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