T.I. Joins ‘House Of Lies’, ‘The Blacklist’, ‘Reckless’ & ‘Teen Wolf’ Add Recurring

By | Tuesday October 8, 2013 @ 4:00am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Singer/actor T.I. (Boss) will do a multiple-episode arc on the third season of the Showtime comedy series House Of Lies as Lukas, a clothing company co-owner with childhood friend “Dre” (guest star Mekhi Phifer), who enlist Marty (Don Cheadle) to help expand their empire. He is with UTA and Category 5 Entertainment’s Brian Sher.

Amir Arison (Homeland) has booked a recurring role on hit new NBC drama series The Blacklist, playing FBI Tech specialist Aram Mojtabi who is an enthusiastic, hardworking agent desperate to assimilate. Arison, repped by Bauman, Redanty and Shaul and Sweet 180, recurs in the upcoming 3rd season of HBO’s Girls. Read More »

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New Drama Series Hire Producing Directors

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As the newly picked-up broadcast series are gearing up for production, they’ve brought in producing directors. Here are some notable hires on new drama series. Jace Alexander will be co-executive producer/director on hot NBC drama The Blacklist. He is with ICM Partners and Fineman Entertainment. Ghost Whisperer creator John GrayRead More »

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Drama ‘Reckless’ Gets Series Order At CBS

By | Sunday May 12, 2013 @ 10:59am PDT
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CBS has picked up a third new drama series for next season. The order went to soapy legal drama Reckless. Written by Dana Stevens and directed by Catherine Hardwicke, Reckless is a sultry … Read More »

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Adam Rodriguez Joins CBS Pilot ‘Reckless’

By | Thursday March 14, 2013 @ 5:56pm PDT
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EXCLUSIVE: CBS: Miami alum Adam Rodriguez is back at CBS with a co-starring role in the network’s drama pilot Reckless, from CSI: Miami producer CBS TV Studios. The … Read More »

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Actors Board Pilots ‘Undateable’, ‘Reckless’ & ‘Westside’

By | Thursday March 14, 2013 @ 9:01am PDT
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Actor-comedian Ron Funches (Disney XD’s Crash & Bernstein) has been added to the NBC/WBTV comedy pilot Undateable, about a group of date-challenged friends whose lives are forever altered when a more confident character (Chris D’Elia) enters their world. Funches, repped by APA, Truhett Garcia Management and attorney Lev Ginsburg, plays Shelly, an odd, shy musician member of the group whose appeal to women comes to life when he’s performing. He also is a writer for The Kroll Show.

Gregory Harrison has been cast in CBS‘ Charleston, SC-set drama pilot Reckless, which centers on Jamie (Anna Wood), a gorgeous Yankee litigator, and Roy (Cam Gigandet), a Southern City Attorney, who struggle to hide their intense attraction while clashing over a police sex scandal. Harrison, repped by Stone Manners Salners and Himber Entertainment, plays Dec, a polished, well-connected Charleston attorney who is Roy’s ex-father-in-law and mentor. Read More »

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Stephen Lang To Star In ABC’s ‘Reckless’

By | Tuesday March 12, 2013 @ 10:44am PDT
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EXCLUSIVE: Avatar‘s Stephen Lang has been tapped for a lead in ABC‘s drama pilot Reckless. Written by Chris Black and directed by Martin Campbell, the thriller centers on David (Patrick Fugit), a resourceful problem solver … Read More »

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Kathryn Morris Joins CBS Pilot ‘Surgeon General’, Anna Wood To Star In ‘Reckless’

By | Monday March 11, 2013 @ 3:00pm PDT
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Former Cold Case star Kathryn Morris is returning to CBS with a lead role opposite Jason Issacs in the network’s drama pilot Surgeon General. Written by Samuel Baum and produced by CBS TV Studios, the … Read More »

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‘Southland’s Shawn Hatosy To Co-Star In CBS Pilot ‘Reckless’, ‘Dexter’s James Remar In NBC’s ‘Hatfields & McCoy’

By | Friday March 8, 2013 @ 11:28am PST
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EXCLUSIVE: Southland co-star Shawn Hatosy has joined the cast of CBS‘ drama pilot Reckless, directed by Catherine Hardwicke from a script by Dana Stevens. The sultry legal show set in Charleston, South Carolina, centers on … Read More »

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Seth Gabel Joins ABC’s ‘Gothica’, Georgina Haig & Kim Wayans Cast In CBS’ ‘Reckless’

By | Tuesday March 5, 2013 @ 4:18pm PST
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Fringe alum Seth Gabel is headed to another potential genre series with a co-starring role on the ABC drama pilot Gothica. Set in the present day, the project weaves together a mythology that incorporates the … Read More »

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Naveen Andrews Joins ABC Drama Pilot ‘Reckless’, Comedy ‘Mixology’ Casts A Lead

By | Monday March 4, 2013 @ 4:00pm PST
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Naveen AndrewsLost alum Naveen Andrews has been cast in the ABC pilot Reckless. Written/exec produced by Chris Black and directed/exec produced by Martin Campbell, the thriller centers on David (Patrick Fugit), a resourceful problem solver … Read More »

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Parminder Nagra Joins ABC’s ‘Reckless’, Da’vine Joy Randolph In ‘Brenda Forever’

By | Friday March 1, 2013 @ 12:30pm PST
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ER alumna Parminder Nagra has been cast in the ABC pilot Reckless. Written/exec produced by Chris Black and directed/exec produced by Martin Campbell, the thriller centers on David (Patrick Fugit), a resourceful problem solver who, when … Read More »

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Patrick Fugit To Topline ABC Drama Pilot ‘Reckless’, Four Other Pilots Book Actors

By | Tuesday February 26, 2013 @ 4:30pm PST
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Patrick Fugit (Almost Famous) has been cast as the lead in ABC‘s drama pilot Reckless. Written/exec produced by Chris Black and directed/exec produced by Martin Campbell, the thriller centers on David (Fugit), a resourceful problem solver who, when his wife Sarah (Eloise Mumford) is unjustly imprisoned during a political uprising overseas, resorts to entering a world of political intrigue, dangerous alliances and high emotional stakes in order to get her out. Fugit is with Gersh and Levin/Brown Management.

Justine Lupe (Harry’s Law) has been cast in Greg Garcia’s CBS comedy pilot Super Clyde, about Clyde (Rupert Grint), a meek, unassuming fast food worker who decides to become a super hero. Lupe, repped by Gersh and Authentic, plays Clyde’s older sister Faith. Read More »

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Mandy Moore To Co-Star In ABC Pilot ‘Pulling’, Eloise Mumford In ‘Reckless’

By | Tuesday February 19, 2013 @ 7:04pm PST
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EXCLUSIVE: Mandy Moore is set as one of the leads in ABC’s single-camera comedy pilot Pulling, based on the praised 2006 British series. The pilot, written by Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky and directed by Jason Moore, revolves around three dysfunctional women in their 30s living their lives the way they want, even if society tells them they should have it all figured out by this point. Moore plays one of them, Louise, who is optimistic and desperate to snag a husband — but her man-hungry tactics typically backfire. ABC Studios and Kapital Entertainment produce, with Sharon Horgan and Dennis Kelly, creators of the original series, executive producing with Eisenberg, Stupnitsky and Aaron Kaplan. ABC has long had its eye on Moore. The network produced a comedy pilot starring the actress last season and earlier this season bought a Rich Appel comedy project she was attached to with a put pilot commitment. Read More »

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ABC Pilot ‘Reckless’, AMC’s ‘Turn’ & CBS’ ‘Hostages’ Add To Casts

By | Friday February 15, 2013 @ 2:30pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

UPDATED: Ernie Hudson is in negotiations to co-star in ABC‘s drama pilot Reckless. Written/exec produced by Chris Black and directed/exec produced by Martin Campbell, the thriller centers on a resourceful problem solver who, when his wife is unjustly imprisoned during a political uprising overseas, resorts to entering a world of political intrigue, dangerous alliances and high emotional stakes in order to get her out. Hudson, repped by repped by The Marshak/Zachary Co. and Buchwald/Fortitude, will play a world-weary experienced CIA analyst who is being put out to pasture. He recurred on another ABC drama, Last Resort, this season.

Seth Numrich is in negotiations and British actor Burn Gorman (The Dark Knight Rises) is set for AMC‘s period drama pilot Turn, written by Craig Silverstein and directed by Rupert Wyatt. Based on Alexander Rose’s book Washington’s Spies, Turn is set in the summer of 1778 and tells the story of New York farmer Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America’s fight for independence. Gorman, repped by Management 360 and UK’s Independent Talent, will play Major Hewlett, a British Major, assigned to the Colonies. He will next be seen in Pacific Rim. Numrich, repped by Innovative and Principal Entertainment, will play Benjamin Talmadge, an outspoken, impassioned young man who is running reconnaissance missions for General Washington. He played the lead in Broadway’s War Horse. Read More »

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‘Twilight’ Director Catherine Hardwicke To Helm CBS Legal Pilot ‘Reckless’

By | Saturday February 9, 2013 @ 2:04pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Twilight helmer Catherine Hardwicke has signed on to direct CBS’ drama pilot Reckless, a legal soap executive produced by Ghost Whisperer producers Ian Sander and Kim Moses. Written/executive produced by Dana Stevens … Read More »

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CBS Greenlights Legal Drama Pilot From ‘Ghost Whisperer’ Producers

By | Tuesday February 5, 2013 @ 1:15pm PST
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CBS has rounded out its drama pilot orders with a pickup of Reckless, a legal primetime soap executive produced by Ian Sander and Kim Moses. I hear Reckless landed the last CBS drama pilot … Read More »

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