Lifetime landed a casting coup by nabbing Alicia Silverstone for its drama pilot about a human resources executive who has an epiphany and changes her outlook.
Dubbed HR, Silverstone will play the director of HR for a big company who suffers a head injury — and decides on a new way to do business… Continue reading Alicia Silverstone to star in Lifetime pilot
Sarah Michelle Gellar and Robin Williams. On TV. Together.
This is now a possibility.
Gellar is set to co-star in the CBS pilot Crazy Ones, a single-cam comedy about a father (Williams) and daughter who run an advertising agency together. The former Buffy the Vampire Slayer star will play Sydney Roberts, the intense and driven daughter of Williams’s Simon Roberts.
Gellar last headlined CW’s one-season drama Ringer, a role that was… Continue reading Sarah Michelle Gellar to co-star with Robin Williams in CBS pilot
A drama pilot in development for ABC this fall will reunite Jennifer Beals with the creator/executive producer of The L Word, the drama she starred in at Showtime.
Ilene Chaiken will serve as the showrunner for Venice, a sudsy drama pilot from McG about two rival families who live in the California city, Deadline reports. Chaiken was a co-creator of The L
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From the island to U.S. intelligence — Lost alum Josh Holloway has scored the lead role in CBS’ drama pilot Intelligence, EW has confirmed.
Based on unpublished book Dissident by John Dixon, the show is about a U.S. intelligence unit whose top agent, Gabriel Black (Holloway), has some very special abilities — a microchip that has been implanted into his… Continue reading ‘Lost’ alum Josh Holloway cast in CBS drama pilot ‘Intelligence’
Writer Meredith Stiehm, 44, shares similarities with Homeland‘s Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes): both work in male-dominated places (Stiehm is the Showtime series’ sole female writer) and both have personal connections to bipolar disorder (Stiehm’s sister, like Carrie, suffers from the condition). Stiehm has penned some of the series most acclaimed and talked about episodes, including season… Continue reading The Women Who Run TV: ‘Homeland’ writer Meredith Stiehm on Claire Danes, new FX pilot