Oscar-nominated Robert Forster (Jackie Brown) has been cast in Fox’s new drama series, Backstrom. Created by Bones creator/executive producer Hart Hanson based on the Swedish book series by Leif G. W. Persson, Backstrom centers on Everett Backstrom (Rainn Wilson), an overweight, offensive, irascible detective who’s engaged in a constant struggle with his self-destructive tendencies. Forster will appe ...
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Jul 16 2014, 12:00pm CDT
JDate launched a video ad campaign on Hulu and YouTube today that will hit cable TV airwaves later this month. It’s the culmination of a crowdsourced rebranding effort the Jewish dating platform put into play a few months ago, luring amateur copywriters with a free year on the dating service (a $300 value) for their efforts. Ricky Sans, an aspiring actor who provided the winning tagline “Matzo Ball Recipes Don’t Survive ...
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Jul 14 2014, 12:33pm CDT
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Jeffrey Reddick, creator of the Final Destination series, makes his directorial debut with Good Samaritan, a short film inspired by a feature script he had penned. We have some exclusive stills from the production to share with you via the gallery here.Good Samaritan stars Toby Hemingway (Black Swan) and Rainn Wilson (Cooties, The Office) with a cameo by Jane Badler, who you may remember from the original V mini-series. T ...
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Jul 11 2014, 9:45am CDT
Scrubs' Sarah Chalke has joined Rainn Wilson in Fox's midseason drama Backstrom, TVLine reports.
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Jun 28 2014, 10:09am CDT
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TEN has confirmed picking up three shows from its output deal with 20th Century FOX Studios: Backstrom, Empire and Complications.
Backstrom and Empire are both US mid-season shows for 2015.
The output deal is a shared one with Foxtel, which is understood to have selected Cristela, Fresh Off The Boat and Rush.
FOX8 has also started promotions for Reign in August, which was to have premiered on TEN.
Comedic crime procedural Backstrom comes from the creator of Bones, and centres on an unheal ...
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Jun 24 2014, 1:50pm CDT