TCA: ‘Lost Angels’ First Season Sets Up A “Fantastic Mystery”, Says TNT Exec

By | Wednesday July 31, 2013 @ 7:34pm PDT

Diane Haithman contributes to Deadline’s TCA coverage.

At today’s TCA panel on Frank Darabont’s new TNT series Lost Angels, Michael Wright, President, Head of Programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies, said he hopes the period noir crime series will return after its 6-episode first season, but never for more than, say, 12 episodes at a time.

After the late afternoon panel at Red Studios in Hollywood, the executive joked “never say never,” but said he would like to see the series return to TNT for limited runs each December. He called the project a hybrid between an old-school miniseries and traditional longer season of episodes. He said some limited series seem perfect for summer but for this one “we would want to keep it in December.” Wright said the 6 first season episodes complete a story but “set up a beautiful Season 2.” During the session, he did not provide details but said the first 6 episodes will establish a “fantastic mystery established in the pilot that will invest you in the outcome.” Read More »

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Gregg Henry To Co-Star In Lizzie Borden Movie, Iddo Goldberg Joins ‘Lost Angels’

By | Thursday June 27, 2013 @ 5:35pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Gregg Henry is set to co-star opposite Christina Ricci in Lifetime’s movie about the famous murder trial of Lizzie Borden (Ricci), who was acquitted for the brutal ax murders of her father and his second wife. … Read More »

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Zach Grenier Upped To Regular On ‘Good Wife’, Patrick Fischler & Stephen Monroe Taylor Join ‘Lost Angels’

By | Thursday June 20, 2013 @ 3:44pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

The Good Wife scene stealer Zach Grenier, who plays cutthroat divorce attorney and equity partner David Lee, has been promoted to a regular for the CBS legal drama’s upcoming fifth season. He is with Stone Manners … Read More »

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Ed Burns To Play Bugsy Siegel On ‘Lost Angels’, Robert Knepper Upped To Regular

By | Tuesday June 11, 2013 @ 4:02pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Ed Burns has been tapped to play notorious mobster Bugsy Siegel in a recurring role on Frank Darabont’s upcoming TNT series Lost Angels. Additionally, Robert Knepper, originally cast as a recurring, has been … Read More »

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Jeremy Luke To Co-Star In Frank Darabont’s TNT Series ‘Lost Angels’

By | Monday June 10, 2013 @ 12:27pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Jeremy Luke has been cast in a lead role in Frank Darabont’s upcoming TNT series Lost Angels. The 1940s-set crime drama is based on the John Buntin book L.A. Noir: The Read More »

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Paige Davis To Co-Star In Pilot ‘Whitey’, Gordon Clapp To Recur On ‘Lost Angels’

By | Thursday June 6, 2013 @ 6:12pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Paige Davis (TLC’s Trading Spaces) is set to star opposite David Koechner in A+E Networks‘ half-hour comedy pilot Whitey, from producer Leslie Read More »

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Daniel Henney & Brennan Brown In ‘Occult’, Ernie Hudson To Recur On ‘Lost Angels’

By | Wednesday June 5, 2013 @ 2:07pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Daniel Henney and Brennan Brown are set to co-star opposite Josh Lucas and Lynn Collins in A&E‘s drama pilot Occult, produced by Michael Bay and written by James Wong. Occult centers on Dolan (Lucas), … Read More »

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