JB Smoove Joins CBS’ Greg Garcia Pilot, ‘Returned’, ‘Surgeon General’ Add Actresses

By | Monday February 25, 2013 @ 6:06pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Curb Your Enthusiasm standout JB Smoove will co-star opposite Will Arnett in CBS‘ untitled Greg Garcia comedy pilot. The project, written and executive produced by Garcia, centers on Jack (Arnett), a recently divorced guy whose life gets more complicated when his parents have marital problems of their own. Smoove will play Deweyne, Jack’s good friend. Margo Martindale also co-stars. Read More »

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AFM: ‘Paranormal Activity’s Oren Peli, FilmNation Team On Fright Film

By | Tuesday November 1, 2011 @ 8:45am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: FilmNation Entertainment is fully financing an untitled thriller hatched by Paranormal Activity helmer Oren Peli, which is just getting underway in Eastern Europe. Peli wrote the story and Brad Parker is directing. Peli wrote the script with Shane and … Read More »

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TV CASTINGS ROUNDUP: ‘AMC’ Creator To Appear On Soap, Slew Of Actors Join Series

Nellie Andreeva

All My Children creator Agnes Nixon will appear on the daytime drama, which is nearing the end of its run on ABC. In an arc starting Aug. 31, she will reprise her role as Agnes Eckhart, a long-standing board member of Pine Valley Hospital, which she created for herself in 2005 when she first appeared on the show as part of its 35th anniversary. This time around, Eckhart is admitted to Pine Valley Hospital, where Cara (Lindsay Hartley) and David (Vincent Irizarry) tend to her. She also crosses paths with Erica Kane (Susan Lucci).

Another soap veteran, The Young and the Restless regular Michael Graziadei, has booked a recurring role on FX’s upcoming drama series American Horror Story. The thriller, from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuck, is about a couple (Dylan McDermott, Connie Britton) moving into a 1920s house and their new nosy neighbor Constance (Jessica Lange). Graziadei, repped by Innovative and Main Title, will play Constance’s new, young boyfriend. Read More »

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