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Cable Pilots ‘The Leftovers’, ‘Quarry’ & ‘The Strain’ Add To Casts

By | Thursday June 20, 2013 @ 12:43pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Newcomer Margaret Qualley has been cast in Damon Lindelof’s HBO drama pilot The Leftovers, directed by Peter Berg. Based on Tom Perrotta’s book, the project takes place after the Rapture happens but not quite like it’s supposed to and centers on chief of police Kevin Garvey (Justin Theroux). Qualley, repped by UTA and Authentic Management, will play his sixteen year-old daughter Jill, a former straight-A student feeling the gradual unwinding of the world around her.

Nikki Amuka-Bird (Luther) has been cast in Cinemax drama pilot Quarry. Based on Max Allan Collins’ novels and directed by John Hillcoat, Quarry is set in the 1970s and centers on Marine sniper Quarry (Logan Marshall-Green) who, upon his return home from Vietnam in 1973, finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. Amuka-Bird, repped by Greene & Assoc., NB Management & Hamilton Hodell, will play Ruth, the wife of Quarry’s friend, fellow former Marine Artie. She will be seen next in the Wachowski’s Jupiter Ascending.

Young New York theater actor Jack Kesy has booked a regular role in FX‘s drama pilot The Strain, from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse. Directed and co-written by del Toro, The Strain tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll), the … Read More »

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Stellan Skarsgård To Co-Star In Cinemax Pilot ‘The Quarry’

By | Thursday June 13, 2013 @ 12:30pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Stellan Skarsgård (Thor, The Avengers) is set to co-star opposite Logan Marshall-Green in Cinemax drama pilot Quarry. Written by Graham Gordy and Michael D. Fuller based on Max Allan Collins’ novels and directed by John Hillcoat, Quarry is set in the 1970s and centers on a Marine sniper (Marshall-Green) who, upon his return home from Vietnam in 1973, finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. Skarsgård will play The Broker, a shadowy figure who approaches Quarry, recruiting him into his criminal ranks. The pilot brings Skarsgård back to the HBO family where he did an arc on HBO’s Entourage. It also puts him under the same roof as his actor son, True Blood star Alexander Skarsgård. Stellan Skarsgård, repped by ICM Partners and attorney Lev Ginsburg, is reprising his role as Dr. Selvig in the upcoming Thor sequel.

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Noah Taylor Cast In Cinemax Pilot ‘Quarry’

By | Wednesday May 29, 2013 @ 7:01am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Game Of Thrones‘ recurring player Noah Taylor has been cast opposite Logan Marshall-Green in Quarry, a drama pilot for HBO sibling Cinemax. Written by Graham Gordy and Michael D. Fuller based on the series of novels by Max Allan Collins, Quarry is set in the 1970s and centers on a Marine sniper (Marshall-Green) who, upon his return home from Vietnam in 1973, finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. Taylor will play Buddy, a hitman who helps Quarry learn the ropes. Read More »

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Logan Marshall-Green Set As The Lead In Cinemax Pilot ‘Quarry’

By | Wednesday May 22, 2013 @ 1:30pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Logan Marshall-Green has been cast as the title character in Quarry, a drama project for Cinemax based on the series of novels by Max Allan Collins (Road To Perdition graphic novel). Written by Graham Gordy and Michael D. Fuller, Quarry is set in the 1970s and centers on a Marine sniper (Marshall-Green) who, upon his return home from Vietnam in 1973, finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. Combat-hardened and disillusioned, he’s recruited into a network of contract killers and corruption spanning the length of the Mississippi River. John Hillcoat is set to direct the pilot, co-produced by Anonymous Content. Hillcoat, Gordy, Fuller, Collins and Ken Levin executive produce with Anonymous’ Steve Golin, David Kanter, Matt DeRoss and Keith Redmon.

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Cinemax Orders Contract Killer Drama Pilot Based On Max Allan Collins’ ‘Quarry’ Books

By | Wednesday April 3, 2013 @ 3:00pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Cinemax has given a pilot order to Quarry, a drama project based on the series of novels by Max Allan Collins (Road To Perdition graphic novel). Written by Graham Gordy and Michael D. Fuller, Quarry is set in the 1970s and centers on a Marine sniper who, upon his return home from Vietnam in 1973, finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. Combat-hardened and disillusioned, he’s recruited into a network of contract killers and corruption spanning the length of the Mississippi River. John Hillcoat is set to direct the pilot, co-produced by Anonymous Content. Hillcoat, Gordy and Fuller, all CAA and Anonymous clients, executive produce with Anonymous’ Steve Golin, David Kanter, Matt DeRoss and Keith Redmon. Read More »

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