David Cross Set For Fox’s ‘Dead Boss’; ABC’s Richard LaGravenese & CW’s ‘Jane The Virgin’ Add To Casts

By | Tuesday March 18, 2014 @ 12:04pm PDT

Coming off his directorial debutdavidcross2 on Sundance pic Hits, David Cross has been tapped as a guest star on Fox‘s half-hour pilot Dead Boss, from WBTV and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment. An adaptation of the BBC3 series created by Sharon Horgan and Holly Walsh, Dead Boss is a comedic mystery that finds overachiever Helen Stephens (Jane Krakowski), who is wrongfully convicted of murdering her boss and is forced to rely on her train wreck of a sister to prove her innocence. Cross will play Derek Bridges, the narcissistic, credit-stealing, misogynistic “dead boss”. He is with UTA, BEP and attorney Harris Hartman.

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Rachel Dratch Joins Fox Pilot ‘Dead Boss’; Katharine McPhee, Ari Stidham In CBS’ ‘Scorpion’

By | Monday March 17, 2014 @ 3:15pm PDT

Saturday Night Live alum Rachel Dratchracheldratch1 has signed on as a series regular in Fox‘s half-hour pilot Dead Boss, from WBTV and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment. An adaptation of the BBC3 series created by Sharon Horgan and Holly … Read More »

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Barry Sonnenfeld Directing Fox Comedy Pilot ‘Dead Boss’

By | Monday March 10, 2014 @ 2:39pm PDT
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sonnenfeldBarry Sonnenfeld is poised to direct Fox‘s half-hour pilot Dead Boss, from WBTV and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment. An adaptation of the BBC3 series, Dead Boss is a comedic mystery that finds overachiever Helen Stephens (Jane Krakowski) wrongfully convicted … Read More »

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Justine Lupe & Ravi Patel Join ‘Dead Boss’

By | Monday March 3, 2014 @ 2:44pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

ravipatellupeJustine Lupe and Ravi Patel are set to co-star opposite Jane Krakowski in Fox‘s half-hour pilot Dead Boss, from WBTV and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment. An adaptation of … Read More »

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Cedric Yarborough Joins ‘Dead Boss’, Pedro Pascal & Sandrine Holt In ‘Exposed’, Justina Machado & Hampton Fluker In ‘Warriors’

By | Friday February 21, 2014 @ 3:36pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Untitled Cedric Yarborough (Reno 911) is set as a regular in Fox‘s half-hour pilot Dead Boss, from Warner Bros TV and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment. An adaptation of the BBC3 series created by Sharon Horgan and Holly Walsh, Dead Boss is a comedic mystery that finds overachiever Helen Stephens (Jane Krakowski) wrongfully convicted of murdering her boss and forced to rely on her train wreck of a sister to prove her innocence. Yarborough, repped by Principato-Young, plays Tony, Helen’s good-natured, but schlumpy lawyer.The pilot was written by Patricia Breen who is executive producing with Horgan and Kaplan. Read More »

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Jane Krakowski To Topline Fox Comedy Pilot ‘Dead Boss’

By | Friday February 14, 2014 @ 9:30am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Jane Krakowski30 Rock alumna Jane Krakowski has been tapped as the lead of Fox‘s half-hour pilot Dead Boss, from Warner Bros TV and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment. An adaptation of the BBC3 series created by Sharon … Read More »

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Fox Picks Up Comedy Series ‘Weird Loners’, Pilots ‘Dead Boss’ & ‘Sober Companion’

By | Thursday January 23, 2014 @ 6:45pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

After lengthy negotiations, Fox has given a six-episode order to single-camera comedy Weird Loners, from writer fox-tv-logo__130727010919-275x119Michael Weithorn, who wrote the project on spec and sold it to Fox. It was then laid off at 20th TV, with studio-based … Read More »

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