We've seen more than a few post-'SNL' TV vehicles for Will Forte fall apart, but FOX seems to have finally given the 'Nebraska' star a shot. Forte will soon join fellow 'SNL' alum Andy Samberg on FOX, now that Forte's high-concept comedy 'Last Man on Earth' has been given a full series order.
Well, this isn't much of a surprise. Following the news that Fox's Batman-prequel TV series 'Gotham' had cast Alfred, The Penguin, and others atop Ben McKenzie in the leading role of Detective James Gordon, 'Sons of Anarchy' and 'Vikings' vet Donal Logue has officially been confirmed for the DC role of gruff detective Harvey Bullock.
Further evidence for their total domination over our childhoods, LEGO had previously been rumored to assemble it's very own 'Simpsons' episode to accompany its playset of the titular family's iconic home. Now, FOX has confirmed that we'll see 'The Simpsons' done up in LEGO as soon as this coming May, with plenty of other 'Simpsons' tie-in toys on the way, from matchbox cars to a Homer potato head!
FOX's impending '24' revival, titled '24: Live Another Day,' has scarcely shot an inch of footage to the point where its recent Super Bowl trailer was specially created for promotion, but a major casting tweak should keep things rolling along. Following Emmy-winner Judy Davis' unexpected exit from production, 'Live Another Day' has added fan-favorite 'Game of Thrones' mom Michelle Fairley in the pivotal role!
This past weekend, we were blindsided to learn that FOX's forthcoming Batman prequel TV series, 'Gotham,' cast 'Southland' and 'The O.C.' star Ben McKenzie in the central role of Detective Jim Gordon, but now the new DC drama unveiled an even plumper portion of casting. Meet your new Oswald "The Penguin" Cobblepot, as well as young Bruce Wayne's loyal Alfred, Captain Essen, and Gordon's fiancée Barbara!
Say what you will about the big game proving a disappointment, Jack is back and more exciting than ever with our first look at '24' revival '24: Live Another Day!' London is in chaos, and only the screams of Kiefer Sutherland and a punk rock Chloe (Mary Lynn Rajskub) can save the day, so get your first look at the May premiere right here!
FOX's stalwart 'Bones' had quietly drifted through an impressive ninth season on Friday nights for the network, but fans of the longtime forensic procedural have occasion to make a little noise. Not only will the David Boreanaz-Emily Deschanel drama return for an official 10th season, but the network has also moved 'Bones' out of Friday nights into a much more favorable position.
Those who kept up with the madcap insanity of FOX's 'Sleepy Hollow' through the recent season finale were treated to one wallop of a shocker with 'Fringe' star John Noble's guest character, Henry Parrish, so the latest development should prove far less surprising. Not only will Noble reprise his mysterious role for the second season later on this year, but the former Walter Bishop has been promoted to 'Hollow' regular alongside guest star Lyndie Greenwood!
A clear image of FOX's forthcoming 'Gotham' TV series has yet to form, even as network execs revealed that we'd be seeing a number of classic Batman villains emerge over the years, all before Bruce Wayne finally dons his famous cape and cowl. And while the Dark Knight's villains may have an early 'Gotham' presence before he hero himself, a new rumor suggest James Gordon may first come to tangle with a villainous 'Gotham' socialite, none other than The Penguin!
Apart from the shock that FOX's '24' would live on at all to spawn this May's coming miniseries '24: Live Another Day,' the new adventures of Jack Bauer continue to surprise us with casting. Following news that 'Chuck' and 'Dexter' star Yvonne Strahovski would take part, iconic UK funnyman Stephen Fry has joined 'Live Another Day' in an important role, along with several others.