Time to revive those old “come home to CBS” promos. Hours after snagging Marg Helgenberger for a fall pilot, CBS just lured The Unit star Dennis Haysbert back to play a detective in the drama Backstrom.
From Hart Hanson (Bones), Backstrom is based on the Swedish book series about an overweight, offensive, and irascible detective who tries to change his self-destructive… Continue reading Dennis Haysbert returns to CBS for fall drama pilot
If this isn’t the best piece casting news for fall, we don’t know what is: CBS just closed deals with Dennis Quaid and Michael Chiklis to star in a period piece about a real-life rodeo cowboy-turned-sheriff.
Quaid will make his series debut as Las Vegas lawdog Ralph Lamb in this untitled drama from writers Nicholas Pileggi and Greg Walker. Chiklis gets to chuck the white hat for… Continue reading CBS lassos Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis for fall
Filmmaker Ramin Bahrani has won numerous awards for his independent films from Man Push Cart in 2006 to 2009′s Goodbye Solo , and it looks like he’s going to be joined by his most high-profile cast to date as actors Dennis Quaid and “High School Musical” star Zac Efron are joining him for his latest venture. The untitled project about a farmer whose farm expansion alienates his sons and wife… Continue reading Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron Join Bahrani on the Farm
Variety reports that Dennis Quaid is joining Bradley Cooper and Jeremy Irons in dramatic thriller The Words .
The film is the directorial debut of TRON: Legacy screenwriters Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal.
The Words follows a successful writer who discovers he has to pay a price for stealing another man’s work.