Law & Order veteran Sam Waterston has booked his first post-L&O series regular role: a supporting part in the Aaron Sorkin’s drama pilot for HBO tentatively titled More As This Story Develops. The project centers on cable news anchor Will McCallister (Jeff Daniels), who has his own show, as well as the show’s female executive producer and staff. Emily Mortimer is yet to close her deal for the female lead of the executive producer, MacKenzie. Waterston will play Charles Skinner, the president of the cable news division and Will’s immediate superior who hired MacKenzie behind Will’s back. In addition to Daniels, Waterston joins recently cast Olivia Munn and Alison Pill.
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By NELLIE ANDREEVA | Tuesday May 31, 2011 @ 2:49pm PDTTags: Aaron Sorkin, HBO, More As This Story Develops
By NELLIE ANDREEVA | Monday April 11, 2011 @ 3:47pm PDTTags: Aaron Sorkin, Alan Poul, Greg Mottola, HBO, HBO Aaron Sorkin, HBO Aaron Sorkin Pilot, More As This Story Develops, Scott Rudin, TV, TV Deals
EXCLUSIVE: Six Feet Under alum Alan Poul is back at HBO with an overall deal. As part of it, the producer-director is set to executive produce Aaron Sorkin’s HBO pilot. Tentatively titled More As This Story Develops, the project centers …