Judy Greer Eyed For Disney’s ‘Tomorrowland’

By | Wednesday August 7, 2013 @ 1:05pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: I’ve learned an already busy Judy Greer is in talks to reunite with George Clooney in Tomorrowland. With Hugh Laurie and Britt Robertson also starring in the film, Brad Bird is directing from a screenplay by … Read More »

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Judy Greer To Star In FX’s Andrew Gurland Comedy Pilot

By | Friday May 31, 2013 @ 10:15am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Judy Greer is set as the female lead opposite Nat Faxon in FX‘s untitled Andrew Gurland comedy pilot. The half-hour comedy is about the lengths to which two best friends are willing to go to … Read More »

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Portia Doubleday, Judy Greer Join ‘Carrie’ Remake

By | Thursday June 14, 2012 @ 12:28pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: MGM and Screen Gems have set Portia Doubleday to play bad girl Chris Hargensen and Judy Greer to play the gym teacher Miss Desjardin in the Kim Peirce-directed CarrieRead More »

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Upfront 2012: What Pilots Are Still Alive

By | Thursday May 17, 2012 @ 6:58am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Cuba Gooding Jr GuiltyThe broadcast networks left an uncharacteristically small number of pilots in midseason contention this year. The strongest among them is the Fox drama Guilty starring Cuba Gooding Jr, who tested very high. The network picked up Read More »

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ABC Picks Up Judy Greer Comedy Pilot

By | Tuesday January 31, 2012 @ 11:29am PST
Nellie Andreeva

ABC has started giving pilot orders to its starring comedy vehicles. First off is single-camera comedy American Judy toplined by Judy Greer and written by Deborah Kaplan & Harry Elfont. It centers on a cosmopolitan woman (Greer) who gets married … Read More »

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Oscar-Buzzed ‘Descendants’ Bows To $119K

Alexander Payne’s dramedy starring George Clooney has good momentum heading into its opening weekend expansion today into a total 29 locations in 11 additional markets (including Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington DC, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, San Diego, Denver, Minneapolis, … Read More »

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New Line Looking To Conjure ‘Burt Wonderstone’ Female Lead

Mike Fleming

New Line is zeroing in on the female lead for Burt Wonderstone, the Don Scardino-directed comedy that will star Steve Carell and Jim Carrey as rival magicians on Read More »

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ABC To Develop Comedy Series Project Produced By And Starring Judy Greer

By | Tuesday October 18, 2011 @ 11:29am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Judy Greer, who is recurring on CBS’ revamped Two And A Half Men this season, is developing her own series at ABC targeted for next fall. ABC is finalizing a deal for the half-hour single-camera comedy, which will be … Read More »

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Yahoo Unveils Slate Of “TV-Quality Web Shows” In Remake Of Yahoo! Screen

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Television networks are not alone in announcing Fall TV line-ups this year. Yahoo! (Nasdaq:YHOO), the premier digital media company, today introduces its first full slate of original, premium, TV-quality web shows in tandem with the beta of its re-vamped video destination, Yahoo! Screen (http://screen.yahoo.com).

Yahoo!’s new original shows star top Hollywood talent including Judy Greer (The Descendants, Arrested Development), Niecy Nash (Reno 911, Dancing with the Stars), Cameron Mathison (All My Children, Dancing with the Stars), Morgan Spurlock (Super-Size Me, 30 Days) and others. Seven of the eight shows are live now with new episodes airing Mondays. Morgan Spurlock’s show, “Failure Club” will premiere on Yahoo! in November. This slate of shows adds to Yahoo!’s existing industry-leading video programming. In August, Yahoo! had all ten of the top ten most-watched Web shows.

In addition, Yahoo! Screen is being developed to house the most comprehensive collection of premium video content on the Web and upgrades Yahoo! Video, the company’s existing video site. Yahoo! Screen adds many of the ingredients that have made Yahoo! No. 1 in nine other online categories*: original programming, the best aggregated content from across the Internet, personalization technologies, and expert editors to curate the experience. Visitors to Yahoo! Screen will also find:

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David Gardner Makes Partner At Principato-Young

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: David Gardner has been promoted to partner at Principato-Young Entertainment, joining Peter Principato, Paul Young, Brian Dobbins and Allen Fischer in partner posts. Gardner has worked there since 2003 and has a client list that includes Jonathan Liebesman, Judy … Read More »

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TV Castings: Will Chase Joins ‘Smash’, Raul Esparza Boards ‘Gifted Man’, Judy Greer To Do ’2.5 Men’, FearNet’s ‘Holliston’ Adds 2

By | Monday August 29, 2011 @ 7:39pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Broadway actor Will Chase has joined NBC’s upcoming Broadway-themed drama Smash as a recurring. On the show, which chronicles the mounting of a Broadway musical and stars Debra Messing as the musical’s lyricist, he will play Steven, who has a history with Messing’s character. Chase, repped by Gersh and AC Management, has appeared in such Broadway productions as Billy Elliot, High Fidelity and Rent. On TV, he recurred on Rescue Me.

Another veteran Broadway actor, Raul Esparza, will do an arc on another new series, CBS’ medical drama A Gifted Man, about a neurosurgeon (Patrick Wilson) whose dead wife (Jennifer Ehle), the former head of a free clinic, starts appearing to him. Esparza will play Ehle’s boyfriend, who is on the board of the clinic. Esparza, repped by ICM and Elin Flack Management, recently starred in Arcadia on Broadway.

Judy Greer has been tapped for an arc on CBS’ revamped Two and a Half Men, playing new lead Ashton Kutcher’s soon-to-be-ex wife. This is the second time Greer plays a love interest on the show. She once played a squeeze of the former lead character, Charlie Sheen’s Charlie Harper. Read More »

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CBS Moves Up Premiere Of Midseason Comedy ‘Mad Love’ To Valentine’s Day

By | Wednesday January 26, 2011 @ 9:16am PST
Nellie Andreeva

It has “love” in the title, and now CBS’s midseason comedy series Mad Love is getting a Valentine’s Day premiere date to go with it. CBS said it will move the launch of Mad Love, previously scheduled for … Read More »

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Keanu Reeves Pic ‘Henry’s Crime’ Finds Distribution

By | Wednesday November 17, 2010 @ 2:32pm PST
Mike Fleming

Henry’s Crime, the film that stars Keanu Reeves, Vera Farmiga, James Caan, Fisher Stevens and Judy Greer, has been acquired for North American distribution by Maitland Primrose Group. The film will be released by Moving Pictures Film & TV.  A … Read More »

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TORONTO: IFC Films Buys ‘Peep World’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: IFC Films has made yet another significant acquisition of a Toronto International Film Festival film, paying a low seven-figure minimum guarantee for domestic distribution rights on Peep World, the Barry W. Blaustein-directed film that stars Michael C. Hall, Sarah Silverman, Rainn Wilson, Ben Schwartz, Judy Greer, Kate Mara, Taraji Henson, Lesley Ann Warren and Ron Rifkin. The deal was made by CAA, which repped Peep World producers Occupant Films. Occupant principals Joe Neurauter, Felipe Marino and Keith Calder produced the picture. Read More »

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Judy Greer Joins CBS’ Comedy ‘Mad Love,’ Which Is Now A Go For A Midseason Run

By | Saturday June 26, 2010 @ 3:25pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Judy_GreerEXCLUSIVE: Judy Greer has signed on to star in the CBS comedy Mad Love. With her and recent addition Sarah Chalke on board, the pilot’s 13-episode midseason order has now been finalized. CBS had been working on a pickup deal with producing studios Sony TV and CBS Studios for the past month, but it was contingent on locking in the cast. Greer replaces Lizzy Caplan who played the role in the pilot as a guest star but couldn’t commit beyond that. Read More »

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