- Anthony Stewart Head will play a character loosely based on Elton John opposite Ashley Williams in ABC pilot Him and Us.
- Kermit Roosevelt's In The Shadow Of The Law is being TV series-ized from CSI showrunner Carol Mendelsohn, to star Joshua Jackson as Mark Clayton.
- Studio 7 casting officially confirms additions Timothy Busfield and Michael Stuhlbarg, likely as Cal (the Director) and Jerry (a network "suit" and standards and practices guy), respectively.
- The quite pretty America Ferrera has been cast as Ugly Betty in the English language adaptation of hit telenovela Betty La Fea.
- The creators of Ed return to TV with Donal Logue as half of a pair of people who plan to rob a celebrity (early word had the project being titled I Want To Rob Jeff Goldblum).
- Tina Fey's "Backstage At SNL" project adds (in addition to Fey and Tracy Morgan), Rachel Dratch, further suggesting we can look forward to a massive change in the SNL cast this spring.
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
A MIXTURE OF BAD IDEAS AND GOOD NEWS: Several tidbits of TV news of interest in this summary from The Futon Critic:
Posted by Matt at 9:33 PM