Saturday, March 3, 2018

JOSH DALLAS IN 'MANIFEST' MISSING PLANE SERIES! BEN ALDRIDGE TO 'SKINNY DIP' WITH MATT BARR! JOSH HELMAN JOINS 'THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT'! LUKE TREADAWAY, EMMA APPLETON IN 'JERUSALEM' POST WW2 SERIES

JOSH DALLAS TO LEAD
'MANIFEST' MISSING PLANE SHOW
A bunch of TV casting updates, today, mostly for new shows! At least one of Once Upon a Time stars has found a new gig! Super charming Josh Dallas
Josh Dallas will play a missing father
will lead NBC's missing plane mystery series MANIFEST together with Melissa Roxburgh, Athena Karkanis and Parveen Kaur. It explores a hypothetical scenario surrounding the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. What if the plane and its passengers suddenly reappeared? In MANIFEST, a plane disappears from radar and returns five years later after being untraceable and presumed lost at sea. No time has passed for those on the plane, but for their loved ones at home, a long five years have gone by. The series follows their personal lives as well as the larger mystery and purpose that is their destiny. Karkanis will play a woman whose husband (Josh Dallas) and son have disappeared on that plane and are now back!

BEN ALDRIDGE TO
 'SKINNY DIP' WITH MATT BARR
CW has started casting for their new drama series. They've just hired Ben Aldridge to join Matt Barr in SKINNY DIP! An adaptation of a Carl
Ben Aldridge will play the jerk of a husband
Hiaasen novel it revolves around Joey, who, after her husband, Chaz (Ben Aldridge), tries to kill her on what she thought was a romantic cruise to celebrate their second wedding anniver- sary, teams with a jaded ex-cop, Mick (Matt Barr), to exact her own twisted brand of revenge on her cheating spouse and winds up uncovering a wider conspiracy in the process. Ben Aldridge’s Chaz is a jerk, an “environmentalist” who drives a bright yellow Hummer and is having an
Matt Barr is set to play the policeman in Skinny Dip
affair with a sexy hairdresser. Celebrating his anniversary with his wife aboard a cruise ship, he invites Joey to come up on deck on a rainy night as a romantic gesture. However, he has other plans and promptly throws her overboard.

JOSH HELMAN
IS MALE LEAD IN 'THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT'
Josh Helman is taking the male lead
Meanwhile, they've also cast Josh Helman as the male lead in THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT hourlong comedic drama opposite female leads Gage Golightly and Quinta Brunson! When a prison spaceship carrying the universe’s most deadly aliens crashes in Southern California, two millennial women, Kate (Gage Golightly) and Ruby (Quinta Brunson), with bigger dreams than working at a kids’ pizza place in the Valley, are recruited by a space cop, Quinn (Helman), to hunt down the escaped criminals who have camouflaged themselves as eccentric Angelenos.

'JERUSALEM' WW2 SERIES
HIRES EMMA APPLETON AND LUKE TREADAWAY AS LEADS
Over in UK, their Channel 4 has cast Emma Appleton and Luke Treadaway in period set drama JERUSALEM! She will play Feef Symonds,
The new mini series will have six episodes
a young woman who joins the Civil Service in 1945, just as the Labour party sweeps to victory, defeating Winston Churchill in an unexpected landslide. Her ambition to make something of her life goes unrecognised by her family, and is further complicated by her American lover. Feef agrees to spy on her own government for the Americans, who have a hidden agenda in making sure England’s burgeoning Socialist ambitions don’t play into Soviet hands. Struggling to work out what she stands for, and what she’s capable of, Feef must learn to think for herself and play by her own rules at a time when knowledge becomes power and nothing and no one is what they seem.

8 comments:

  1. Alas, today none of these offerings intrigue me.

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    1. I had to fill up the day with something, so I thought hunks would do... for most of the ladies :)

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  2. I'm with Debra, expect for Manifest does pique my interest.

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    1. it will be a very, very bad season, even worse than the current one, methinks. The only good thing is the big return of multicam sitcoms... if they order any of the pilots into series. I'm checking out Living Biblically tonight.

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    2. it was cute, not an overly amazing first episode, but cute enough to continue watching, but you know me... I'm a sucker for multicams.

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  3. I loved Josh Dallas in Once Upon A Time...this is good news!

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