No one was exactly surprised to hear that FX’s Katrina: American Crime Story had stalled in favor of Versace, but neither FX nor Ryan Murphy will scrap the idea outright. Instead, production has been pushed to 2019 with a revamped premise and cast, and confirmed to feature Sarah Paulson in a leading role.
We weren’t terribly surprised when Versace: American Crime Story overtook Katrina as the next installment, but it seems the New Orleans-set chapter may have fallen apart altogether. Directors say the FX project is “stalled,” calling into question whether it films at all.
We’re likely to dip band and forth between major castings for Seasons 2 and 3 of Ryan Murphy’s FX American Crime Story (they do shoot back-to-back), and the pendulum has now swung to Katrina. Matthew Broderick joins the franchise as a key FEMA figure in the title American Crime; second (technically third) to join the cast.
Breaking Bad successfully turned Mr. Chips into Scarface, but did you know that AMC wanted Matthew Broderick or John Cusack for the role of Walter White? Or that Jesse was supposed to die in Season 1? These are just some of the crystal blue persuasions from the thirteenth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which cooks up a new batch for AMC’s Breaking Bad!
Released in 1996 and directed by Ben Stiller, 'The Cable Guy' was a dark comedy that showed audiences a different side of Jim Carrey. The actor played Chip Douglas, a lonely and disturbed cable guy raised on TV, who desperately tries to befriend Steven (Matthew Broderick), but when Steven doesn't readily accept Chip's zealous and intrusive overtures, he finds that there are sinister consequences.
CBS pilots are going to have a tough time getting through to production this year, especially after the eye network renewed 18 of its established series this past week. One standout might be the rare full-time presence of Matthew Broderick, who today joins an untitled three-camera sitcom pilot from 'Scrubs' alum Tad Quill, but will Broderick's new role as a widowed father be enough to break free f
While '30 Rock' gears up for its final 13 episodes on NBC, don't make the mistake of believing that a half-season means any less room for both new, and familiar faces to drop and send the acclaimed NBC meta-comedy off! One of its many celebrity guest stars over the years, Matthew Broderick's downtrodden government employee Cooter Burger hasn't been seen since the show's second season, but will ma