Christina Cole To Star In CBS Pilot ‘Second Sight’, Kerry Bishe Joins AMC’s ‘Fire’

By | Tuesday March 12, 2013 @ 10:51am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Christina Cole (CBS’ Chaos) has been cast as the female lead opposite Jason Lee and Derek Luke in Second Sight, CBS‘ drama pilot from Michael Cuesta and Carol Mendelsohn. Based on the British series, Second SightRead More »

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Terry Kinney Joins NBC Pilot ‘I Am Victor’, Jill Scott Cast In CBS’ ‘Second Sight’

By | Friday March 8, 2013 @ 6:56am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Oz alum Terry Kinney is set to co-star opposite John Stamos in NBC‘s drama pilot I Am Victor. Written by Mark Goffman based on Jo Nesbo’s book, it centers on Victor Port (Stamos), a high powered … Read More »

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Derek Luke Cast In CBS Pilot ‘Second Sight’, Jane Lynch & Wilmer Valderrama Join Voice Cast Of Fox’s ‘Murder Police’

By | Wednesday March 6, 2013 @ 12:15pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Derek Luke is set to co-star opposite Jason Lee in Second Sight, CBS‘ drama pilot from Michael Cuesta and Carol Mendelsohn. Based on the British series, Second Sight is a gothic psychological thriller about Tanner (Lee), the lead detective with the New Orleans Police Department who is hiding the fact that he has an ocular disorder that causes him to have horrifying hallucinations. Luke plays detective Paul Giroux who is new to the team. Read More »

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Robbie Amell To Star In ‘Tomorrow People’, Ryan Hansen In ‘Bad Teacher’, Kim Dickens In ‘Second Sight’, ABC’s ‘Reckless’ Adds 2

By | Thursday February 21, 2013 @ 1:30pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Robbie Amell has landed the lead role in the CW drama pilot The Tomorrow People. Written/exec produced by Phil Klemmer based on the cult British series, exec produced by Julie Plec and Greg Berlanti and directed/exec produced by Danny Cannon, Tomorrow People revolves around several young people from around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution and work together to defeat the forces of evil. Amell, repped by ICM Partners, Coast To Coast and Protege Entertainment, will play Stephen, a tormented man who longs to be normal and is relieved when he learns that he’s not crazy but rather part of a group of genetically superior “Tomorrow People.”

Party Down and Veronica Mars alum Ryan Hansen will co-star opposite Ari Graynor in Bad Teacher, CBS’ single-camera comedy series adaptation of the 2011 movie. Written by Hilary Winston, directed by Don Scardino and produced by the film’s Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg, the pilot centers on hot, confident, unapologetic former trophy wife Meredith Davis (Graynor), who becomes a teacher to find a new man after her husband leaves her without a dime. Gersh-repped Hansen will play the shorts-wearing athletics coach at the school, a version of the character played in the movie by Jason Segel. He recurs on CBS’ 2 Broke Girls and was the lead in Fox’s comedy pilot El Jefe last season. Read More »

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Jason Lee Set As The Lead In CBS Pilot ‘Second Sight’, Rachelle Lefevre To Star In Series ‘Under The Dome’

By | Tuesday February 19, 2013 @ 8:31pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Former My Name Is Earl star Jason Lee will play the lead in Second Sight, CBS‘ drama pilot from Michael Cuesta and Carol Mendelsohn. Based on the 2000 British series, Second Sight is described as a gothic psychological thriller about Tanner (Lee), the lead detective with the New Orleans Police Department who is concealing a troublesome secret — he has an ocular disorder that causes him to have horrifying and visually stimulating anxiety dreams and hallucinations. Told by his doctor that he will not go blind, he’s encouraged to think of the side effects as a gift — signposts from his subconscious. In the original series, the role was played by Clive Owen. Cuesta is directing the pilot from a script he wrote with his brother Gerald. Michael Cuesta, Mendelsohn, Julie Weitz, Paula Milne and Nick Reed exec produce. Following his starring turn on Earl, Lee toplined TNT’s offbeat dramedy Memphis Beat and recently recurred on Up All Night.

Rachelle Lefevre has been cast as the female lead opposite Mike Vogel and Dean Norris in Under The Dome, CBS’ 13-episode series from Steven Spielberg’s Amblin and Stephen King based on King’s bestselling 2009 novel. The drama is set in Chester’s Mill, a small New England town suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. Lafevre will play Julia, an investigative reporter who’s just moved to Chester’s Mill from Chicago with her husband. Read More »

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Detective Drama From Michael Cuesta & Carol Mendelsohn Gets CBS Pilot Order

By | Friday February 1, 2013 @ 5:00pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

CBS has added one more pilot to its drama roster, greenlighting Second Sight, from Michael Cuesta, director/executive producer of the Emmy-winning Homeland and CSI executive producer/showrunner Carol Mendelsohn. Based on the 2000 British series starring … Read More »

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