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"Kung Fu": "Legacies" Star Olivia Liang Set to Lead CW Pilot

Blindspot creators Christina M. Kim and Martin Gero's reimagining of '70s cult actioner Kung Fu has cast Legacies star Olivia Liang in the lead role of Nicky Chen. The actress joins Jon Prasida (Hiding), Shannon Dang (The L Word), Eddie Liu (Silicon Valley), Tzi Ma (The Man In the High Castle), and Kheng Hua Tan (Crazy Rich […]

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"Kung Fu": Jon Prasida, Shannon Dang & Eddie Liu Join The CW Pilot

Blindspot creators Christina M. Kim and Martin Gero's reimagining of '70s cult actioner Kung Fu has added three new names to the potential series' pilot. Jon Prasida (Hiding), Shannon Dang (The L Word), and Eddie Liu (Silicon Valley) are set to join previously-announced castmates Tzi Ma (The Man In the High Castle) and Kheng Hua Tan (Crazy […]

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"Kung Fu": Tzi Ma, Kheng Hua Tan Join The CW's Series Reimagining Pilot

While Blindspot's Christina M. Kim and Martin Gero's reimagining of '70s cult actioner Kung Fu continues fighting for a spot on The CW's programming schedule, we're learning two new names joining the pilot. Tzi Ma (The Man In the High Castle) and Kheng Hua Tan (Crazy Rich Asians) have been cast as series regulars in […]

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"Kung Fu": The CW Gives Pilot Order for "Blindspot" Creators' '70s Series Reimagining

It's been a pretty good January 2020 for The CW, with a ton of renewals and two straight-to-series orders. Now that we've shifted into pilot season, the network is adding to its programming pilot line-up with Blindspot's Christina M. Kim and Martin Gero reimagining of '70s cult actioner Kung Fu. Executive produced by Arrowverse co-guru […]

"Langdon": NBC Gives Pilot Order for Dan Brown "The Lost Symbol" Adapt Prequel Series

Literary hero Robert Langdon is bringing his conspiracy-cracking skills to NBC, with the network giving a formal pilot order to Langdon – a drama based on Dan Brown's best-selling thriller The Lost Symbol. Written and executive produced by The Crossing creators Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie, the series follows the early adventures of famed Harvard […]

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"Sons of Anarchy" Star Katey Sagal Set for ABC's Erin Brockovich-Inspired Pilot "Rebel"

Krista Vernoff (Grey's Anatomy, Station 19) is proving to be one the network's most valuable (creative) players, writing and executive producing a new pilot for ABC, Rebel. Based on the personal and professional life of Erin Brockovich, Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy) stars as Annie "Rebel" Bello, a blue-collar legal advocate without a law degree […]

"The International" Pilot Ordered From CBS With Dolph Lundgren

Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren are working together again, but not in the way you might think. CBS put out a pilot order for a one-hour drama called The International with Lundgren set to star as Anders Soto, who is "part negotiator" and "part international spy", according to The Wrap. Soto is a covert black-ops […]

'NYPD Blue': ABC Orders Reshoots for Midseason Consideration

While reports are that network executives are still very high on its long-term series prospects, ABC will not be moving forward with NYPD Blue for the fall – but reshoots have been ordered and the pilot is up for midseason consideration. The proposed revival centers on Theo Sipowicz (Fabien Frankel, Last Christmas) – son of […]

ABC Passes on 'New York Undercover;' Dick Wolf, Universal TV Shopping Pilot Elsewhere

ABC has passed on drama pilot New York Undercover, a contemporary sequel-spinoff from original show creator Dick Wolf, Ben Watkins (Hand of God), and director Anthony Hemingway (Underground, American Crime Story). Wolf and Universal TV are expected to shop the project to other networks/streaming services. Written by Watkins based on a story co-created with Wolf, New York Undercover picks up 20 […]

'Sleeping Beauties': AMC Makes Pilot Commitment for Stephen King, Owen King Novel

Stephen King's creative influence continues to spread across the television and landscape – and he's making it a real family affair over at AMC, with the cable network making a pilot script commitment for his bestselling collaboration with author/son Owen King, Sleeping Beauties. "I'm tremendously excited to see Sleeping Beauties brought to life in a […]

'Katy Keene': CW Prez Hopes 'Riverdale' Spinoff "Will Make a Huge Difference to Us"

With production on CW's Katy Keene currently underway, the Riverdale spinoff pilot from "Archie-verse" creator/executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Berlanti Productions, and Warner Bros. Television has already gained the confidence of one very important name. Discussing the network's programming future with The Hollywood Reporter, CW President Mark Pedowitz expressed his high hopes for the series – and […]

Former 'Nancy Drew' Pamela Sue Martin Joining CW Untitled Pilot

Former 'Nancy Drew' Pamela Sue Martin Joining CW's Untitled Pilot

One of television's original teen sleuths is set to star opposite Kennedy McMann and Freddie Prinze Jr. in the CW's as-yet-Untitled Nancy Drew project, with Pamela Sue Martin (Dynasty) set to join the pilot in what could be a recurring role should the project receive a series order. Inspired by the classic series of books, the […]

'Cipher' adds 'Chicago P.D.' Alum Elias Koteas to 'Cipher' Pilot

SYFY has announced that veteran actor Elias Koteas will be joining the cast of Cipher, a new pilot under development for the cable network. Cipher will follow Asa (Gabriel Bateman), a 13-year-old video game enthusiast who ends up with a peculiar type of brain implant, which thrusts the him and his father, John (Adrian Grenier), […]