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  • Shaquille O’Neal to Star in Workplace Comedy Pilot for TruTV

    Jan 23, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *TruTV has lined up a pilot order for “Shaq Inq.” (working title), a workplace comedy loosely based on the business empire of Shaquille O’Neal, reports Deadline.com. The former NBA star-turned-business mogul and occasional actor will topline and executive produce the project, from Mandalay Sports Media, the company launched in 2012 by Peter Guber and Mike […]

  • Laurence Fishburne to Recur in Anthony Anderson’s ABC Pilot

    Feb 11, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Laurence Fishburne (not Samuel L. Jackson) has signed on for a recurring role in ABC’s untitled Anthony Anderson pilot (formerly “Black-ish”). As previously reported, Fishburne’s Cinema Gypsy is producing alongside ABC Studios, and Principato Young. Written by Kenya Barris (“The Game”) and loosely based on his personal experiences, the single-camera comedy centers on an upper-middle-class […]

  • Clark Johnson to Play Senator in Pilot ‘Alpha House’

    Feb 25, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Director-actor Clark Johnson has been cast as a lead opposite John Goodman, Mark Consuelos and Matt Malloy in Amazon Studios‘ comedy pilot, “Alpha House,” written by Garry Trudeau. According to Deadline.com, the actors play four senators who live together in a rented house in Washington DC. Johnson is Sen. Robert Bettencourt, a power player from […]

  • Cuba Gooding Jr. to Star in Fox Pilot ‘Guilty’; ABC Movie ‘Firelight’

    Feb 28, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. is coming to series television. The actor has been cast as the lead of Fox’s Greg Berlanti legal drama pilot “Guilty,” The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Guilty centers on William “Billy” Remz (Gooding), an ethically questionable defense attorney who has been stripped of his license to practice law after being […]