Long-delayed sequels have become a trend, between ‘Anchorman 2' and the recent release of ‘Dumb and Dumber To,’ to the upcoming ‘Jurassic World,’ studios aren’t shying away from releasing sequels years after the release of their original predecessors. But it sounds like someone has been wearing some Bad Idea Jeans, and that someone is comedian and actor Pauly Shore, who wants to get in on the delayed sequel action with a follow-up to … ‘Encino Man’? Really?
The last time we checked, TNT wasn't in the habit of killing off its lead characters, so could the cable network have tied 'Game of Thrones' star and death-prone actor Sean Bean to his longest role yet? We'll find out, as the actor has signed on to head up TNT's upcoming Howard Gordon-produced drama 'Legends,' replacing actor Brendan Fraser in the lead role. Find out how Sean Bean is the stuff of 'Legends' inside!
Easy come, easy go. A few weeks ago we were excited to learn that Brendan Fraser would make his first foray into regular TV with TNT's 'Legends,' particularly given the series derived from 'Homeland' executive producer Howard Gordon. Now it seems that Fraser has dropped out of the project for personal reasons, but what could cause such a sudden departure? And what does it mean for his TV development deal?
No, it's not a TV adaptation of 'The Mummy,' but don't think they haven't tried. Hollywood star Brendan Fraser is gearing up for his first foray into regular TV, as TNT and 'Homeland' executive producer Howard Gordon have tapped the one-time 'George of the Jungle' star for 'Legends' of a different kind. But where was the pilot originally supposed to end up, and what will Fraser's first regular television role entail?