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Agent Carter Adds Cast Member

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Marvel’s upcoming Captain America spinoff television series, “Agent Carter” – with Hayley Atwell in the lead role as Peggy Carter – has added Shea Whigham [“Boardwalk Empire”] to the cast. Whigham will play Carter’s boss, Chief Roger Dooley. “Agent Carter” will be premiering on ABC in 2015. Source: Deadline Hollywood

CW’s The Flash Adds Three Scripts

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The CW cable network ordered three backup scripts for their fledgling superhero drama television series “The Flash” – indicating almost a certainty that the series will be picked up for a second season. “The Flash” will premiere on October 7, 2014. Source: Deadline Hollywood

Singer Will Direct X-Men: Apocalypse

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Fox went with a known quantity – both literally and figuratively – as Bryan Singer returns for his fourth stint as director in the X-Men franchise with the announcement that he will direct “X-Men: Apocalypse”. Singer has already directed “X-Men” [2000], “X-Men 2” [2003] and this year’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past”. “X-Men: Apocalypse” is […]

Power Rangers Lose Executive Producer

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Right out of the gate, the rebooted Power Rangers movie suffered their first loss – executive producer Roberto Orci – who had to pull his involvement in the flick due to his prior commitment to directing the upcoming “Star Trek 3” sequel. “Power Rangers” is currently scheduled to be released on July 22, 2016. Source: […]

Wall Street Journal Reports on Hub Takeover and Rebranding by Discovery

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The Wall Street Journal reports that a long-rumored takeover and rebranding of the Hub Network is about to take place. The joint venture between Discovery and Hasbro has struggled to gain market share in the kids TV network environment dominated by Disney Channel and Nickelodeon, shifting from its original lineup of programming to include other […]

Aubrey Plaza Is Grumpy Cat

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Aubrey Plaza [“Parks and Recreation”] will provide the voice when internet sensation Grumpy Cat [aka Tardar Sauce] makes her television debut next year in “Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever” on the Lifetime cable network. The plot line has Grumpy Cat not chosen for adoption as the holiday season approaches until a 12-year-old girl can hear […]

CW Reveals New Arrow Poster For Season Three

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The CW cable network unveiled their new “Arrow” poster for the upcoming third season of the comic book-based drama series starring Stephen Amell as the title character. In the poster, only three people [Arrow, Roy and Diggle] look menacing – well, 2.5, actually, Diggle just looks mildly perturbed – as they strut down the boulevard […]

Fox Turns To Lucifer

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Fox continues to delve into the comic book universe with an order for a pilot episode based on the Vertigo comic “Lucifer” about the lord from hell becoming bored with his underworld realm and opening a piano bar in Los Angeles. “Lucifer” is expected to have its pilot episode debut in 2015. Source: Variety

The Flash Resurrects Dr. Tina McGee

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For the new version of “The Flash”, the CW network has decided to bring back Amanda Pays – the actress who played Dr. Tina McGee on the original television series that ran for one season in 1990-91 on CBS. Pays, however, will not play her original role, but rather that of a geneticist in a […]

Nickelodeon's TV and Digital Channels to Go Dark for 11th Annual Worldwide Day of Play on Sept. 20, 2014

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NICKELODEON’S TV AND DIGITAL CHANNELS TO GO DARK FOR ELEVENTH ANNUAL WORLDWIDE DAY OF PLAY, SATURDAY, SEPT. 20 United States Tennis Association, NFL PLAY 60 and Boys and Girls Club of America Among More Than 15 National Partners to Host Thousands of Health and Wellness Events Across the U.S. NEW YORK – Sept. 15, 2014 […]

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