R.I.P. Andy Griffith
Legendary actor Andy Griffith has passed away at age 86. Griffith made his film debut in Elia Kazan's 1957 epic A Face in the Crowd before he became better known for his TV roles, including The Ed Sullivan Show in the 1950s, The Andy Griffith Show in the 60s, & Matlock in the late 80s/early 90s.
Glee cast to return for Season 4
Virtually all 15 regular Glee cast members have accepted series co-creator Ryan Murphy's open invitation to return for Season 4, Deadline reports, though not everyone will be in every episode. Leading couple Lea Michele & Cory Monteith will likely be in most episodes, while Chord Overstreet is in talks to return as a regular.Email Me! - When Available!
HBO renews True Blood, Newsroom, Eastbound
HBO's hit vampire drama series True Blood will be coming back for a 6th season after the network renewed it this week. Also returning will be newbie drama series The Newsroom, with HBO ordering a 2nd season just over a week after the series' debut, and comedy hit Eastbound & Down which has been picked up for a 4th season.
A&E check in to Bates Motel
The A&E Network has announced that it has put in a 10-episode order for Bates Motel, a prequel series to Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho from Universal Television. The series, which will look at the twisted relationship between Norman Bates & his mother, is set to premiere in 2013.Email Me! - When Available!
Russell joins Game of Thrones
Veteran British actor Clive Russell has joined the cast of HBO's Game of Thrones for its upcoming 3rd season, Shepherd Management reports. Russell will play Brynden "The Blackfish" Tully, Catelyn Stark's uncle who becomes a key player in Robb Stark's war effort.Email Me! - When Available!
Mitchell joins NBC's Revolution
Former Lost & V star Elizabeth Mitchell has joined the cast of JJ Abrams & Eric Kripke's NBC drama series Revolution, Deadline reports. Mitchell will take over the role of Rachel Matheson who was played in the pilot by Andrea Roth.Email Me! - When Available!
Disney to animate Marvel's Big Hero 6
Deadline reports that Disney & Marvel are in early development on an animated feature film based on Marvel's Japanese superhero team Big Hero 6. Debuting in 1998, the team originally featured former X-Man Sunfire & have since been bit players in the Marvel Universe.Email Me! - When Available!
Longmire renewed for 2nd season
A&E's Western-flavoured drama series Longmire starring Robert Taylor & Katee Sackhoff has been renewed for a second season, Deadline reports. The series had A&E's most-watched scripted series debut of all time & is the highest-rated new cable scripted drama of 2012.Email Me! - When Available!