Michael Liu Joins NBC Pilot ‘Ellen More Or Less’; Rahul Kohli In CW’s ‘iZombie’

By | Monday March 17, 2014 @ 2:00pm PDT

liu1Michael Liu (Conviction) has booked a series regular role on NBC’s pilot Ellen More Or Less, written/exec produced by JJ Philbin, directed by Peyton Reed and exec produced by Jason Katims and Michelle Lee. The single-camera comedy, from Universal TV and Katims’ True Jack Prods, centers on Ellen (Stacey McGunnigle), an average-size woman who, after losing 100 pounds, begins reinventing herself in life and love. Liu, repped by Gray Talent Group and Generate, will play Nicholas, a co-worker of Ellen’s in the billing department.

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Rose McIver Lands Lead In Rob Thomas’ CW Pilot ‘iZombie’, Based On DC Comic

By | Wednesday March 12, 2014 @ 9:00am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

mcivlerRose McIver, who plays Tinker Bell on Once Upon A Time, has been cast as the lead in Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero’s CW drama pilot iZombie, from Warner Bros TV. Based on the DC comic, iZombie is … Read More »

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Ben Daniels To Topline Starz’s ‘Flesh And Bone’; Nora Dunn Joins CW’s ‘iZombie’

By | Tuesday March 11, 2014 @ 10:17am PDT

Ben DanielsBen Daniels (House of Cards, Law & Order: UK) has been tapped to star in Starz’s ballet drama Flesh And Bone from executive producers Lawrence Bender, Kevin Brown and John Melfi and creator/exec producer Moira Walley-Beckett (Breaking Bad). Described as … Read More »

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Robert Buckley Joins CW’s iZombie; NBC’s ‘Ellen More Or Less’ Adds 2

By | Friday March 7, 2014 @ 4:00pm PST

buckleyOne Tree Hill alum Robert Buckley has been set as a series regular in Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero’s CW drama pilot iZombie, from Warner Bros. TV. iZombie is a supernatural crime procedural that centers on a med student-turned-zombie who takes a job in the coroner’s office to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat to maintain her humanity, but with each brain she consumes, she inherits the corpse’s memories. Buckley, repped by WME and Interlink Management, will play Major, Liz’s former fiance who is trying to make the transition to friend.
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Malcolm Goodwin To Star, Alex Krosney & David Anders To Co-Star In CW’s ‘iZombie’

By | Tuesday February 25, 2014 @ 11:05am PST
Nellie Andreeva

goodwinBreakout Kings alum Malcolm Goodwin has been cast as a co-lead in Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero’s CW drama pilot iZombie, from Warner Bros. TV. Also cast in the DC comic adaptation are Last Man Standing alumna … Read More »

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The CW Sets Drama Based On DC Comics’ ‘iZombie’ With Rob Thomas, Diane Ruggiero

By | Thursday November 7, 2013 @ 1:10pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

iZombie CW Rob Thomas TV SeriesEXCLUSIVE: After wrapping his fan-funded Veronica Mars movie, Rob Thomas is reuniting with the film’s co-writer Diane Ruggiero for a zombie drama series project based a DC property. The CW has put in development iZombie, which Thomas and Ruggiero will write based on the characters created by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred and published by DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint. iZombie, from Warner Bros TV and Rob Thomas Prods, is a supernatural crime procedural that centers on a med student-turned-zombie who takes a job in the coroner’s office to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat to maintain her humanity. But with each brain she consumes, she inherits the corpse’s memories, and with the help of her medical examiner boss and a police detective, she solves homicide cases in order to quiet the disturbing voices in her head. Thomas and Rugierro, who previously served as an exec producer on Thomas’ series Veronica Mars and Cupid, are executive producing with fellow frequent Thomas collaborators Danielle Stokdyk and Dan Etheridge.

Zombies cannot be hotter at the moment with AMC’s The Walking Dead shattering ratings records and Brad Pitt’s World War Z doing well in theaters recently. Additionally, there are three series projects about loved ones coming back from the dead: Babylon Fields at NBC, a remake of the hit French drama The Returned at A&E, and ABC’s midseason series Resurrection. Read More »

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