If ever you thought that Zoo or Under the Dome had CBS skewing a little out-there with its summer series, boy, is BrainDead going to fry your … uh, right. The new Congress-ate-my-brains alien drama starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Tony Shalhoub has a first trailer, from the creators of The Good Wife, no less.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Amazon has begun preliminary discussions toward adapting the series, without an official pilot order as of yet. It remains unclear if the TV take would look to incorporate cast members the likes of Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Sam Rockwell, Tony Shalhoub and Justin Long, or more likely, reboot the franchise overall.
Just when we thought that the TV-movie reboot trend had given way to straight-up resuscitating old series, in swoops Galaxy Quest for a bit of meta fun. The 1999 Tim Allen sci-fi comedy has officially been targeted for a TV adaptation from Paramount, bringing the crew of the NSEA Protector out of mothballs once again.
When you think about teenaged mutant turtles with martial arts skills, the first thing that comes to mind is 'Jackass' and when you think about wise, ninja-training mutant rats, the first thing you think about is 'Monk.' Therefore, it's totally and entirely acceptable that Johnny Knoxville has been cast as the voice of Leonardo and Tony Shalhoub as Master Splinter in the upcoming 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.'
Boy, that Jerry O'Connell just can't catch a break. After ABC had the unfortunate honor of fall 2013's first cancellation in 'Lucky' 7,' CBS is bringing up the rear with its fall-flat comedy 'We Are Men.' Pulled after two episodes, the show -- which starred Kal Penn, Tony Shalhoub and O'Connell -- will fortunately bring about the November return of 'Mike & Molly,' which had previously been absent from CBS's immediate lineup.
After years and a number of Emmys earned playing obsessive-compulsive USA detective 'Monk,' Tony Shalhoub has his pick of the litter when it comes to new roles. Is it any wonder then, that he'd eye a return to comedy on the TV landscape's most popular network for comedy, CBS? But who might the character actor play following the fastidious Adrian Monk, and what show would bring him back to the small screen?
And the 'Hunger Games' sequel news has officially started rolling out with as much regularity as the daily mail delivery. The latest: Lionsgate's shortlist of talent includes Melissa Leo, Tony Shalhoub, and possible contender for the role of Finnick Odair -- Sam Claflin. Sam who now?