Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride) is set for a lead role in USA Network‘s period alien drama pilot Horizon, executive produced by Gale Anne Hurd. Set during the height of World War II, Horizon, from Universal Cable Prods, centers on Lauren (Ruth Bradley), a secretary at the FBI who begins a secretive investigation into files that have been stamped with the codename “horizon.” The mysterious project provides links to the presumed death of her husband (Taylor Handley) and the disappearance of a young girl. Elwes, repped by APA and Kritzer Levine Wilkins Griffin Nilon, will play Max Hartman, a mysterious man who leads a double life in wartime DC. The casting expands Elwes’ relationship with USA and UCP where he has a memorable recurring role on Psych.
Jordan Hayes (House At The End Of The Street) has been added to another NBCU cable drama project, Helix, Syfy‘s upcoming series from from Battlestar Galactica developer/executive producer Ronald D. Moore. The project, written by Cameron Porsandeh, directed by David Slade and produced by Sony TV, is a dark thriller about a team of scientists, led by Dr. Alan Farragut (Billy Campbell), investigating a possible disease outbreak. Hayes, repped by Thruline and Amanda Rosenthal Talent, will play Dr. Sarah Jordan who is excited to work for the Center for Disease Control.
EXCLUSIVE: He’s played a local politician on two seasons of AMC’s The Killing and Honest Abe himself in Nat Geo’s Killing Lincoln, and now Billy Campbell is set to portray the emotionally troubled CDC pathologist lead in … Read More »
EXCLUSIVE: Feature and TV director David Slade (The Twilight Saga: Eclipse) is set to direct the opening episode of Helix, Syfy‘s upcoming series from from Battlestar Galactica developer/executive producer Ronald D. Moore. The project, written by Cameron Porsandeh and produced by Sony TV, is a dark thriller about a team of scientists investigating a possible disease outbreak. Moore, showrunner Steven Maeda and Lynda Obst executive produce and Porsandeh co-exec produces the series, with Slade set to executive produce the premiere episode. Production is slated to begin this summer in Montreal. Read More »
EXCLUSIVE: Syfy has finalized a 13-episode straight-to-series order to Helix, a dark thriller from Ronald D. Moore, marking Battlestar Galactica developer/executive producer’s return to the network. Steven Maeda (Lost, CSI: Miami) has come on board as showrunner … Read More »
EXCLUSIVE: Battlestar Galactica developer/executive producer Ron Moore is returning to Syfy‘s primetime. I hear the cable network is finalizing deals for a 13-episode straight-to-series order to Helix, a dark thriller from Moore. Syfy had been … Read More »
I hear Syfy is zeroing in on scripts for its next round of green lights, which may come next week. I hear among the top contenders for a pickup are Helix, from Battlestar Galactica developer/executive producer Ron Moore, and The … Read More »