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Dondre Whitfield Boards CW's Naval Base-Set Pilot 'Company Town'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 27, 2013 10:16 AM
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Dondre Whitfield has joined Merle Dandridge (Sons Of Anarchy), and Arjun Gupta (Nurse Jackie) in the CW pilot Company Town, written by Sera Gamble and directed by Taylor Hackford, and which chronicles the aftermath of a scandal at a Naval base, which touches the lives of both civilians and military personnel.

'Downton Abbey' Getting All Multi-Ethnic - Adding A Black Character Next Season

  • By Sergio
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  • February 27, 2013 12:25 AM
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As Tambay reported back in November,Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes was considering adding a black character to the cast for the show's fourth season  which goes into production in late March, for a U.K. premiere in the the fall on ITV and on PBS in January 2014.

Amandla Stenberg Joins Larenz Tate, Craig Robinson In NBC Pilot From 'The Office' Exec Producer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 26, 2013 7:33 PM
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Amandla Stenberg has joined Larenz Tate and Craig Robinson in Robinson's upcoming NBC pilot from The Office executive producer Greg Daniels - a yet-to-be-titled project penned by Owen Ellickson (supervising producer for The Office).

Lance Gross Books Lead Role In NBC Untitled Political Action Thriller Pilot

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 26, 2013 6:48 PM
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Pilot season casting overload... This is the 5th or 6th announcement we've posted today. How many of these will actually go to series, is another story.

Colin Salmon Books Role In Bravo's Private School-Set Drama Pilot 'Rita'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 26, 2013 5:32 PM
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British actor Colin Salmon has joined the cast of Bravo‘s hourlong pilot Rita, which is written by Krista Vernoff and will be directed by Miguel Arteta.

SyFy Sets USA Debut Date For Sky 1's 'Sinbad' (Sophie Okonedo, Ashley Walters, George Harris)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 26, 2013 2:51 PM
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Our readers in the UK have already seen the entire series - the BBC/Sky 1 HD production of Sinbad - that features performances from the likes of Elliot Knight, Sophie Okonedo, George Harris, Ashley Walters and Estella Daniels. The 12-episode series began airing July 8, 2012.

Alfre Woodard Says She's Bringing The Life Of Fannie Lou Hamer To TV In 4-Hour Film

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 26, 2013 12:29 PM
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While on the red carpet at the 2013 Art Directors Guild Awards gala earlier this month, actress Alfre Woodard revealed in an interview, when asked what projects she's currently working on, that she's bringing the life of Fannie Lou Hamer to the small screen in what she says will be a 4-hour film - likely broken up into 2 parts.

JB Smoove Cast Opposite Will Arnett In Untitled CBS Pilot

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 26, 2013 10:29 AM
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It must be TV pilot season...

Aldis Hodge Cast In NBC’s Supernatural Western, 'The Sixth Gun'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 26, 2013 10:18 AM
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Aldis Hodge has been cast in NBC’s drama pilot The Sixth Gun, an adaptation of the graphic novel of the same name.

Larenz Tate Joins Craig Robinson In NBC Pilot From 'The Office' Exec Producer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 26, 2013 10:10 AM
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Larenz Tate will co-star alongside funnyman/actor Craig Robinson in his upcoming pilot sold to NBC by The Office executive producer Greg Daniels - a yet-to-be-titled sale penned by Owen Ellickson (supervising producer for The Office).