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TVRage Bulletin: ‘Homeland’ Star Joins ‘Warriors,’ ABC Alien Pilot Adds Two Hunks & More!

 

TVRage Bulletin: ‘Homeland’ Star Joins ‘Warriors,’ ABC Alien Pilot Adds Two Hunks & 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:

-Morena Baccarin (‘Homeland’) has joined ABC’s medical drama pilot in the lead role of psychiatrist and PTSD expert Tory, who also suffers from PTSD herself. Tony winner Steve Kazee (‘NCIS’) is also joining the project as Baccarin’s husband, TVLine reports.

-ABC’s drama pilot ‘The Visitors’ has recently added two hunky faces. ‘Revenge’s Barry Sloane and ‘Mob City’s Milo Ventimiglia have both booked roles in the project revolving around aliens. Ventimiglia will play John Doe aka Drew, who is covered in unique tattoos and diagrams and even speaks in a strange language. As for Sloane, he’ll play former FBI agent Wes, who is now with the Special Projects Division of the Defense department.

-Mike Tyson will guest-star in TNT’s ‘Franklin & Bash,’ Entertainment Weekly reports. The boxer is set to play himself.

-TNT just might develop a 10-episode series based on ‘The Librarian’ series. Noah Wyle, Bob Newhart and Jane Curtin are all in talks to return.

-'Criminal Minds' Paget Brewster has booked one of the lead roles in ABC’s pilot ‘Saint Francis.’ Starring opposite Michael Imperioli (‘The Sopranos’), Brewster will play his wife, who’s obsessed with her age and her 40th birthday, but she also holds the family together.

-Ryan Rottman (‘The Lying Game’) has been promoted to a series regular on MTV’s ‘Happyland,’ according to The Hollywood Reporter.

-The ABC pilot based on Kevin Hart’s life has welcomed ‘Greek’s Amber Stevens, who will star opposite Romany Malco as his new live-in girlfriend. Hart will also recur, Deadline reports.

-USA’s new legal comedy, ‘Benched,’ has cast ‘Under the Dome’s Jolene Purdy, per The Hollywood Reporter. As a series regular, Purdy’s character is named Micah, who is an intern in the public defender’s office.

 


Anonymous

Message Posted On Feb 22nd, 2014, 10:58 am
That is a big pile of suck. Not a single interesting thing written. Oh well Newton Minow is continually proven correct. " When television is good, nothing is better. When it's bad, nothing is worse." Newton N. Minow
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