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Alicia Silverstone’s TV pilot, “HR,” will be directed by “Sex and the City” creator Darren Star, the cable network, Lifetime, announced on Saturday (July 13).

“HR” is the working title of Silverstone’s and Starr’s pilot. The story focuses on a character named Ellen Bell, to be played by Silverstone. Shortly after Bell suffers a head injury, she begins to experience professional and personal changes

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John Hurt has joined the cast of The Strain, the upcoming FX pilot based on the vampire novel trilogy by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. The 73-year-old British actor, who previously worked with del Toro on 2004′s Hellboy, will play holocaust survivor and professor Abraham Setrakian.

“I am incredibly happy to be reunited with John, who… Continue reading John Hurt joins Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’ pilot

wes-bentley-ryan-murphy-pilot-open-hbo-gi.jpgHaving conquered network television and basic cable, Ryan Murphy’s trying his luck on premium cable — and he’s taking Wes Bentley with him.

The “Hunger Games” star has signed on to star in Murphy’s “Open,” a drama pilot at HBO. The project, co-written with Lauren Gussis (“Dexter”), is described as a modern, provocative exploration of human sexuality and relationships.

The Wrap reports that Bentley will play… Continue reading Ryan Murphy's HBO pilot 'Open' adds Wes Bentley

roberto-orci-alex-kurtzman-sleepy-hollow-pilot-preview-gi.jpgIn less than a month, the broadcast networks will be announcing which new series they’re picking up for the 2013-14 season. Zap2it can’t wait for that, though, so this week we’re doing a series of pilot previews.In addition to this gallery of 22 shows we hope the networks order to series, we’re also going to take a closer look at pilot scripts from each

Philadelphia police have arrested a French national after he allegedly posed as an airline pilot and gained access to the cockpit on a US Airways flight Wednesday.

MyFoxPhilly.com reports that 61-year-old Philippe Jernnard is accused of impersonating a pilot while boarding the Florida-bound flight at Philadelphia International Airport.

After being a denied a seat in business class Jernnard allegedly boarded the plane and told the flight crew he was a… Continue reading Catch Him If You Can! Man Impersonates Pilot