Posts tagged with "pilot"

First Photo from Zombieland TV Show

First Photo from Zombieland TV Show
Before Warm Bodies came along, there was only one zombie-comedy movie. That’s right, Shaun of the Dead (I jest, I jest). Okay so there was another that came along a few years after Shaun of the Dead, a little film called Zombieland. It originally started life as a concept for television but eventually got made as a movie starring Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg and Emma Stone. Zombieland was a must-see for zombie fans. It made jokes about... 

ABC President talks Joss Whedon and S.H.I.E.L.D.

ABC President talks Joss Whedon and S.H.I.E.L.D.
While the S.H.I.E.L.D. television show isn’t officially out of the pilot stage, things are looking pretty good. ABC President Paul Lee spoke to the folks at CraveOnline and he seemed very enthusiastic about Joss Whedon’s work and S.H.I.E.L.D. itself. He’s already read the script and has “fast-tracked” it so that it’s the first pilot of the fall season he will get to see. “We’re going to see it before the... 

Characters for S.H.I.E.L.D. TV show revealed

Characters for S.H.I.E.L.D. TV show revealed
Things are certainly steaming ahead for the Marvel/ABC project S.H.I.E.L.D., a television programme spinning off from the Marvel Cinematic Universe following the exploits for the titular organisation. What S.H.I.E.L.D. make up for in the lack of super-powered humans in their ranks they make up for in spirit, and with recent news coming from TVLine we now know whom to look forward to seeing. S.H.I.E.L.D. stands for “Strategic Homeland Intervention,... 

Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome Confirmed

Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome Confirmed
Who said ninjas don’t exist? Well there are still some modern day ones around as it appears that a video nabbed from WonderCon confirms the prequel to the recently re-envisioned Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome . However, it seems that the powers of copyright protection are quick in their mysterious ways, and the trailer has sadly been removed from YouTube by NBC Universal due to infringement. Now it turns out that it was a demo reel... 

Lucy Liu cast as Watson in Elementary pilot

Lucy Liu cast as Watson in Elementary pilot
Lucy Liu has been cast in the role of Watson alongside Jonny Lee Miller’s Sherlock for CBS’ pilot episode of Elementary. As a modern take on the tales of Sherlock Holmes, Elementary will feature Sherlock as a recovering addict fresh from rehab, working as a consultant for the NYPD. Liu plays Joan Watson, a former surgeon who lost her licence after the death of a patient when consulting for the NYPD herself. The pilot episode is being... 

John Leguizamo to play Del Boy in US Only Fools and Horses pilot

John Leguizamo to play Del Boy in US Only Fools and Horses pilot
John Leguizamo, known for films including Moulin Rouge!, The Happening, and Gamer, has been cast as Del Boy in the pilot for the Only Fools and Horses US remake. The actors who will play Rodney and Grandad in are still unknown at this time. The pilot was announced in January to be aired later this year, and if successful, a full series will be made after. Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley – the writers behind hit US sitcom Scrubs – will... 

Jonny Lee Miller to play Sherlock Holmes in Elementary pilot

Jonny Lee Miller to play Sherlock Holmes in Elementary pilot
Deadline have reported that CBS have cast Jonny Lee Miller to play Sherlock in their upcoming Elementary pilot. Coincidentally, Miller recently starred in a stage version of Frankenstein in which his co-star was Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays Sherlock Holmes in the BBC‘s modern adaptation set in London. Deadline describe Elementary as “a modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes who now lives in New York City.” Given that Miller... 

Fromage frais! Only Fools and Horses set for a US remake

Fromage frais! Only Fools and Horses set for a US remake
Television network ABC is going to make a pilot for an American version of Only Fools and Horses. ABC say that the remake will follow the same formula as the original BBC show, which follows two brothers as they “concoct outrageous, morally questionable get-rich-quick schemes in their quest to become millionaires.” Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley, best known for writing Scrubs, will pen the script for the remake. The British sitcom which... 
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