JAMES NORTON'S FREEGARD
CASTS GEMMA ARTERTON
Our dearest boy James Norton, whom you are currently watching in The Nevers series, will be joined by Gemma Arterton and Shazad Latif in FREEGARD thriller movie, which he is also producing under the helm of
Declan Lawn and Adam Patterson! The movie is based on the true story of British conman Robert Hendy Freegard, who masqueraded as an MI5 agent and fooled several people into going underground for fear of assassination by the IRA.
|James Norton will be joined by Gemma Arterton in Freegard|
NEW COMEDY TV SERIES
UNCOUPLED & NIGHT COURT & SMALLWOOD GET SERIES ORDERS
With Mom, Bob Hearts Abishola and Last Man Standing ending next week (Mom and LMS for good), the comedy landscape on the telly will be sad till
next season, but some new series have been ordered already. UNCOUPLED is among them, over at Netflix. Coming from Darren Star, the 8 part sitcom will follow Michael, who thought his life was perfect until his husband blindsided him by walking out the door after 17 years. Overnight, Michael has to confront two nightmares - losing what he thought was his soulmate and suddenly finding himself a single gay man in his mid-40s in New York City. NBC has ordered a sequel to classic multicam sitcom NIGHT COURT which will now follow the unapologetic optimist judge Abby Stone (Melissa Rauch), daughter of the late Harry Stone, who follows in her father’s footsteps as she presides over the night shift of a Manhattan arraignment court and tries to bring order to its crew of oddballs and cynics, most notably former night court prosecutor Dan Fielding (John Larroquette reprises his role from the original 80's series). Stay tuned for more sitcom news as most
networks will have their upfronts (the time when they announce projects for next season) next week! CBS has ordered SMALLWOOD multicam with Pete Holmes as a guy who gets laid off from the assembly line of the GM factory and decides to follow his dream of becoming a professional bowler.
|Melissa Rauch will lead new Night Court sitcom|
|Pete Holmes will lead Smallwood sitcom at CBS|