Jason Isaacs To Topline USA Network Event Series ‘DIG’

By | Friday February 14, 2014 @ 10:50am PST
Nellie Andreeva

After fielding some half dozen TVisaacs__140120201519-275x408 offers, former Awake star Jason Isaacs has signed on as the lead of USA Network’s six-episode event series DIG, an action adventure drama from Heroes creator Tim Kring and Gideon Raff, creator … Read More »

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Patrick J. Adams & Jason Isaacs To Star In NBC’s ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Miniseries

By | Monday January 20, 2014 @ 12:31pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

patrickjadamsEXCLUSIVE: Suits star Patrick J. Adams is set as the male lead opposite Zoe Saldana in NBC’s four-hour miniseries Rosemary’s Baby, an adaptation of the 1967 best-selling suspense novel by Ira Levin. Jason Isaacs also has … Read More »

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Jason Isaacs To Star In CBS’ ‘Surgeon General’ Drama Pilot

By | Thursday February 14, 2013 @ 12:15pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Jason IsaacsCBS has won the Jason Isaacs sweepstakes. The Awake star, who was offered virtually every drama male lead in his age range this season, has closed a deal for CBS’ The Surgeon General. The … Read More »

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PILOT SEASON: Which Actors Are Getting The Most Offers

By | Monday February 11, 2013 @ 3:39pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Jason IsaacsRose ByrneThe annual courtship known as chasing name actors for network pilots is in full force. So far, Rose Byrne, Jason Isaacs, … Read More »

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NBC Hopes Viewers ‘Awake’ To Series Possibilities: TCA

By | Friday January 6, 2012 @ 6:43pm PST

Diane Haithman is contributing to Deadline’s coverage of TCA.

Producers and stars of the new series Awake, created by Kyle Killen (Lone Star), tried to reassure journalists today at TCA that the storyline — about a detective living in two realities … Read More »

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Britannia Awards Taps Presenters

Robin Williams, Anne Hathaway, Helen Mirren and Jason Isaacs will be among the presenters at BAFTA LA’s 2011 Britannia Awards, set for November 30 at the Beverly Hilton. Alan Cumming is hosting the ceremony, which will air December 4 on … Read More »

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UPDATE: Liam Neeson Now Ready For ‘Taken 2′ Encore

Mike Fleming

UPDATE: Liam Neeson and Luc Besson have come to a meeting of the minds and they have worked out the scheduling snafu that made him iffy for Taken 2. Neeson’s reps at CAA are now closing the deal … Read More »

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Jason Isaacs To Star In NBC Pilot ‘REM’

By | Sunday February 20, 2011 @ 3:42pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: One of the hottest actors this pilot season, Jason Isaacs, is off the market. After fielding more than half-dozen offers, Isaacs has settled on the lead role in NBC’s drama pilot REM, from Lone Star creator Kyle Killen and … Read More »

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Paul King To Direct ‘Island Of the Aunts’

By | Wednesday February 16, 2011 @ 10:13am PST

EXCLUSIVE: Paul King, whose first film Bunny and the Bull was picked up by IFC for the States, is directing this adaptation of Eva Ibbotson’s children’s book for BBC Films. A writer himself, King has adapted Paddington Bear for Harry Potter producer David Heyman and Warner Bros. Before that he directed the cult BBC comedy series The Mighty Boosh, which is also being turned into a movie. Enda Walsh (Chatroom) is writing the screenplay for Island of the Aunts, a Road Dahl-esque story about three aunts who go around kidnapping unhappy children and bringing them back to an island where they will be loved. This BBC Films project marks the second time Ibbotson, who died last October, Read More »

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Who Are The Most Sought-After Actors This Pilot Season?

Nellie Andreeva

It is the end of January, and pilot offers to actors are going out fast and furious. Like every year, there are several actors that attract the lion’s share of … Read More »

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