It may not prove as successful or award-winning as History's Emmy and Golden Globe-winning miniseries, but NBC's modern 'Hatfields & McCoys' update from producer Charlize Theron is rolling full steam ahead. Updating the classic rivalry to a modernized Pittsburgh setting, the tentatively titled 'Hatfields & McCoys' remake with a pilot order has officially cast actress Virginia Madsen in the role of the McCoy matriarch, but how tied to the original story will the modern update be?
Seth MacFarlane is seemingly Hollywood's busiest man. Not only does he have a block of animated programing on the Fox network, he just made the smash hit 'Ted,' is about to host the Oscars, and has at least two movies in the works. Though there was word that 'Ted 2' would be filming shortly, it looks like his comic Western 'A Million Ways to Die in the West' is coming first, and will be co-starring Charlize Theron.
The Hatfields and McCoys may have lived and died over 100 years ago, as well History's Emmy and Golden Globe-winning mini-series have come and gone, but that won't be the last we've heard from the feuding families. NBC has officially given a pilot order to a modern-day update of the classic rivalry, to be executive produced by actress Charlize Theron, but how will a modern day 'Hatfields & McCoys' unfold? Find out how the rivalry gets updated for the 21st century inside!
Are Vikings the next big thing? For some time now we've been hearing about The History Channel crafting a sweeping original drama about the Viking age, aptly titled 'Vikings,' and now it seems that A-list actress Charlize Theron has stolen a bit of their thunder. We've just learned that the recent 'Snow White and the Huntsman' actress has begun developing 'The Clan' with NBC, but what major film talent is already aboard?
Charlize Theron, who is having a pretty nice comeback year after spending a little time on the sidelines, is looking to take a break from the steely antagonists she's recently played in 'Prometheus' and 'Snow White and the Huntsman.' Theron's next movie will have her moving behind the camera for a serious project based on the life of war journalist Marie Colvin, who died earlier this year in Syria. But will she also being portraying the project's title character?