Unsurprisingly, Fox has canceled the dreadfully low-rated original series Lone Star after just two airings. The series debuted last week to just 4.100 million viewers and a 1.3/3 A18-49 rating/share and fell even further in its second airing last night which drew 3.226M viewers (-21%) and a 1.0/3 A18-49 rating/share (-30%).
Occupying the time slot will be Lie to Me, which will return earlier than expected on October 4. Click over the jump for the press release.
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Heat Vision | THR is reporting that Stephen Fry has joined the cast of the Sherlock Holmes 2. Fry will play Holmes’ (Robert Downey Jr.) brother, Mycroft Holmes.
Meanwhile, Latino Review is reporting that Jared Harris will play Holmes’ arch-villain Professor Moriarty. Although Harris’ casting isn’t final, LR says the actor is locked for the role “[b]arring [...]
LOST star Josh Holloway’s first major screen role since finishing the hit ABC series will be as part of the cast for the fourth Mission: Impossible movie. THR reports that the actor is in final negotiations “to act as a member of the Impossible Mission Force, the secret agent task force headed by Tom [...]
USA Network has officially announced that Psych, Royal Pains and White Collar have all been renewed. Psych has been picked up for its sixth season, with both Royal Pains and White Collar receiving season three renewals. Given the strong ratings for all three shows, the renewals don’t come as much of a surprise, but it’s still nice to have [...]
Glee creator Ryan Murphy confirmed to UsMagazine.com that Gwyneth Paltrow will guest-star in an upcoming episode of the Fox hit Glee:
“Yes, it’s true!…She is a fan of the show.”
“She is going to be playing a substitute teacher who Matt Morrison’s character falls for,” Murphy tells Us. “She will be doing [...]
Deadline is reporting that Gore Verbinski may next direct The Lone Ranger for Disney. The project would be Verbinski’s first live-action project since 2007′s Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End and would re-unite him with Johnny Depp (who will play Tonto in the film) and producer Jerry Bruckheimer.
Verbinski’s next project [...]
As was recently reported, Chris Nolan and producing partner/wife Emma Thomson have begun the process of selecting the director for the Superman reboot, with the rumored short list featuring Tony Scott, Matt Reeves, Jonathan Liebesman, Duncan Jones (“Source Code”, “Moon”) and Zack Snyder.
However, a new name has surfaced: Darren Aronofsky (“Black Swan”, “The [...]
Maggie Grace (“Taken”, “LOST”) has joined the cast of the two-part The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn. Grace will play the role of the vampire Irina:
Irina is a member of the Denali coven, considered cousins to the Cullen clan as the only other “vegetarian” vampire group. When Irina [...]
Perhaps buoyed by the strong numbers it received for the series premiere of Twitter-based series $#*! My Dad Says, CBS has made a script deal for Shh … Don’t Tell Steve, based on the Twitter feed of the same name.
The CBS version of “Don’t Tell Steve” is about man who deals with [...]