Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey to Star in Showtime Dramedy Pilot Rita

RELATED STORIES Lena Headey is no longer queen, but she continues to slay: Headey will headline a new Showtime dramedy pilot, TVLine has learned. The Game of Thrones star will play the titular character in Rita, which she also will executive-produce. The series is based on a Danish format about “a headstrong, unconventional teacher and single mother […]

TVLine Items: Lisa Kudrow’s Amazon Pilot, SYTYCD Premiere Date and More

Lisa Kudrow is one of Amazon’s Good People: The Friends vet will star in the streamer’s half-hour comedy pilot from writers/producers Lee Daniels (Empire) and Whitney Cummings (2 Broke Girls), TVLine has learned. Per the official description, the project follows “three generations of women working in the ombudsman’s office of a college [as they] navigate […]

NYPD Blue Revival Pilot to Be Reshot, Still in Consideration for Midseason

ABC’s NYPD Blue revival won’t be on the fall schedule — but don’t count it out just yet. The pilot for the Emmy-winning cop drama’s much-anticipated return will be reshot, our sister site Deadline reports, with an eye towards a possible slot in the Alphabet network’s midseason slate. ABC executives are still enthusiastic about the […]

Pilot Castings: Jane Star Joins Spinoff, Iron Fist Vet's ABC Drama and More

Jane the Virgin‘s abuela is moving to the spinoff Jane the Novela: Ivonne Coll — who plays Jane’s grandma Alba on the original series — will co-star in The CW’s offshoot pilot as a new character, our sister site Deadline reports. Coll will portray Camila, the adoptive mother of central heroine Estela (East Los High‘s […]

Walton Goggins to Star in CBS Comedy Pilot The Unicorn as Recent Widower

Vice Principals alum Walton Goggins is wading back into comedic waters, having nabbed the lead role in CBS’ pilot The Unicorn. Inspired by a true story, The Unicorn centers on a recent widower and devoted father to two adolescent girls (Goggins) who finds himself at sea after his wife’s death. When Goggins’ big-hearted character is […]

Pilot Castings: Michael Emerson Gets Evil, UnREAL Vet's Comedy and More

Michael Emerson is headed back to CBS: The Person of Interest vet has joined the network’s drama pilot Evil, from The Good Wife creators Robert and Michelle King, our sister site Deadline reports. The project follows a skeptical female clinical psychologist (Westworld‘s Katja Herbers), a priest-in-training (Luke Cage star Mike Colter) and a blue-collar contractor as […]

Brooke Shields Joins CW Pilot About Gender Non-Conforming Beauty Intern

Brooke Shields has joined the cast of The CW’s Glamorous drama pilot, with Eva Longoria set to direct. RELATEDPilot Season 2019: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows and Who Stars In Them Penned by Jordon Nardino (Desperate Housewives, Quantico), Glamorous follows a yet-to-be-cast gender non-conforming high school graduate who lands the gig of a […]

Luke Cage's Mike Colter to Battle Evil in CBS Drama Pilot From Good Wife EPs

A Good Wife reunion is underway at CBS, courtesy of the network’s drama pilot Evil. Mike Colter has booked a leading role on the potential series, which hails from The Good Wife co-creators Robert and Michelle King. (Colter has previously appeared on both The Good Wife and spinoff The Good Fight as drug lord Lemond Bishop.) As previously reported, Evil […]

Nancy Drew: Kennedy McMann to Play Title Role in The CW's Pilot

A-ha! The CW has broken out its magnifying glass and found an actress to star in its Nancy Drew series. Newcomer Kennedy McMann will play the iconic title role, according to our sister site Deadline. “Set in the summer after her high school graduation, 18-year-old Nancy Drew thought she’d be leaving her hometown for college,” […]

Anna Camp to Headline NBC's Untitled Church Choir Comedy Pilot

Anna Camp has snapped up a pitch perfect pilot season gig. The actress-singer has signed on to star in NBC’s currently-untitled, single-camera, church choir-themed comedy pilot (fka All Together Now), TVLine has learned. RELATEDPilot Season 2019: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them The potential series — from EPs Lesley Wake Webster […]