We don't normally make a habit of paying attention to TNT's bro-tastic lawyer buddy comedy 'Franklin & Bash,' set to air its third season this summer on the Turner network, but some news is far too good-looking to ignore. We've just learned that one-time 'Melrose Place' hottie Heather Locklear has officially joined the cast of 'Franklin & Bash' season 3 in a series regular role, but who will the lovely lady Locklear be playing?
As TV and 'Dallas' fans alike well know, production of the second season of TNT's revival series experienced a tragic loss when long-time series star Larry Hagman lost his battle with cancer. As Hagman had already shot a number of episodes as his oil magnate character J.R. Ewing, TNT decided to move forward with the series by paying respect to Hagman's passing with a funeral for his character, one that was said to draw out a number of past 'Dallas' stars not yet introduced on the series. So who's going to be back?
Of all the various TV pilots in development, one show we're certainly keeping our eye on comes from 'Homeland' producer Howard Gordon as that of TNT's upcoming sci-fi pilot 'Legends.' The pilot has already achieved notoriety for casting Brendan Fraser in the lead role, only to replace him with 'Game of Thrones' star Sean Bean, and now former 'Heroes' star Ali Larter has officially joined the pilot in the female lead. Find out the 'Legends' of TNT's latest hit inside!
One of the many tragic losses of 2012 belonged to legendary 'Dallas' star Larry Hagman, losing his battle with cancer while filming the hotly-anticipated second season of TNT's revival series. While mourning the loss in real life, TNT expressed plans to properly eulogize both Hagman and his iconic character J.R. Ewing on the series itself, writing around the actor's death. Now as the TCA tour unfolds on the west coast, we've learned precisely how 'Dallas' will incorporate Hagman's death into the proceedings.
It'll be a long stretch yet until summer 2013 before we see any new episodes of 'Falling Skies,' but with production in Vancouver underway plenty of goodies have leaked to prying eyes. Season 2 finale "A More Perfect Union" left us with a number of unanswered questions as well, but none moreso than some recent set photos, which feature our favorite characters looking wholly different than we remember. What's going on in these latest shots from 'Falling Skies' season 3?
Late last month we had the sad duty of reporting that veteran cultural icon and the actor behind legendary soap 'Dallas' most enduring character J.R. Ewing, Larry Hagman had passed away of cancer-related complications. Hagman's passing also left TNT's revived 'Dallas' series in the lurch in the midst of shooting a second season when the actor died. We knew that TNT would find a way to work the character's death into the story as well, but now have details of the funeral, including several past 'Dallas' stars in attendance.
Not that it needed any help, but actor Jamie Foxx's star is certainly on the rise, with a starring role Quentin Tarantino's buzz-worthy 'Django Unchained,' his upcoming 'SNL' gig, and the recent confirmation that the Oscar-winning 'Ray' star would appear as the villainous Electro in Marc Webb's 'The Amazing Spider-Man' sequel. Does it surprise you then, to learn that Jamie Foxx will next return to TV co-writing a new TNT drama? Find out the details of TNT's new Jamie Foxx co-written cop drama 'Hit' inside!
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!
While legions of fans, colleagues, friends and family of 'Dallas' star Larry Hagman mourn the actor's tragic death, TNT's 'Dallas' revival series is nonetheless faced with a difficult question. With production not yet wrapped on the upcoming season, how will Hagman's death affect the series? Will anything about Hagman's current scenes be changed, or will the writers write the death into the script?
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?