NBC’s TV version of the 2002 Hugh Grant film About a Boy is going to the next level.
The network has given a pilot order to the project, which is based on the Nick Hornby novel. The single-camera comedy is executive produced by Jason Katims (Parenthood, Friday Night Lights) follows a slacker bachelor whose world is upended after a young boy and his single mother move in next door… Continue reading ‘About a Boy’ from ‘Parenthood’ producer gets NBC pilot order
ABC Family has rounded out the cast of its forthcoming pilot about a teenage murderer — with Charlie Sheen’s ex!
Denise Richards has been cast in the previously announced drama Socio as the mother to Danny (Avan Jagia), a teen who returns to town after being locked up for five years for murdering his aunt. Additionally, Kimberly Quinn (Terriers) has been cast as Tess, mother to Danny’s best friend… Continue reading Denise Richards lands role in ABC Family’s ‘Dexter’-esque pilot
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Pretty great news for a former Ugly Betty star: Ana Ortiz is poised to return to ABC, having been cast in Marc Cherry’s pilot Devious Maids. EW has confirmed that Ortiz has been cast as one of four maids “with ambition and dreams of their own” who work for some of the richest families in… Continue reading Ana Ortiz cast in Marc Cherry’s ‘Devious Maids’ pilot, Anthony LaPaglia set for ‘Americana’