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The Eagle and the Hawk: This powerful anti-war drama stars Cary Grant and Fredric Marchas as rival pilots with opposing codes of honor during World War I. The Last Outpost: Blending action-adventure with romantic melodrama, this rousing saga follows a British prisoner (Cary Grant) who is rescued from a firing squad by his cellmate (Claude Rains). Wake Island: Based on a true… Continue reading War, 10-Movie Collection: The Eagle and The Hawk / The Last Outpost / Bengal Brigad / Jet Pilot / Ulzana's Raid / To Hell and Back / In Enemy Country / Raid on Rommel / Battle Hymn / Wake Island

I’m on the record as being ambivalent about Girl Meets World, Disney Channel’s highly enthusiastically ridiculously anticipated sequel/spinoff to millennial favorite Boy Meets World. (I also take full responsibility for helping to stoke that fervor for the past year and a half.) On one hand: Nostalgia! On the other: This is clearly a series meant for viewers born after the original show ended in the year 2000, and if you’re not one of… Continue reading Guess how many times they say the word ‘world’ in the ‘Girl Meets World’ pilot

A desperate housewife may return to ABC.

Felicity Huffman — who played Lynette Scavo on the long-running ABC drama Desperate Housewives — is set to headline the American Crime pilot opposite Timothy Hutton (Leverage). Executive produced by Oscar-winning John Ridley (12 Years a Slave), the drama pilot focuses on the murder of a war veteran and the trial that follows.

Huffman will play Barb Skokie, the ex-wife of Russ (Hutton) and mother of… Continue reading Felicity Huffman books ABC pilot

Fantastic Four‘s Ioan Gruffudd is taking the starring role in ABC’s drama pilot Forever.

Gruffudd will play New York City’s star medical examiner who is secretly immortal.  Through his investigative work with a police detective and his relationship with his best friend the show will “peel back the layers of Henry’s colorful and long life.”

The show is from writer-producer Matt Miller (Chuck, 666 Park Avenue). In addition to playing Mr… Continue reading ‘Fantastic Four’ actor cast in ABC immortal pilot

becki-newton-weird-loners-gi.jpgFOX’s comedy pilot “Weird Loners” has one of the standout titles of this development season, and its cast is shaping up to be pretty strong as well.

Becki Newton has signed on to play one of the title characters in the pilot, which comes from writer Michael Weithorn (creator of “The King of Queens”) and director Jake Kasdan (“New Girl,”