TNT has ordered 10 episodes of the drama Legends starring Game of Thrones alum Sean Bean, the network announced on Wednesday.
Based on the a book by the same name by Robert Littell, Legends is about an undercover agent named Martin Odum (Bean) who works for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations division. Martin can transform himself into a completely different person for each job, but starts to question his own identity when a stranger suggests that he isn't the man he believes himself to be.
In the new sci-fi thriller Gamer, model-turned-actress Amber Valletta plays Angie, the wife of a convict named Kable (Gerard Butler) who is forced to play a virtual-reality game called "Slayers." If he wins, he's freed. If he loses, he dies. (Think of an online Running Man.)
"Of course, no one's ever won," Valletta says. "Society has [reached a point] where people are so desperate that they are willing to ...
CBS announced today its 2007-2008 Fall Prime-time lineup, featuring five new series: one comedy, three dramas and one reality program. These freshman series will join the 17 returning programs on the current CBS lineup, which helped the network win the 2006-2007 season in viewers and adults 25-54, continuing its multi-year winning streak. The five new series feature bold and creative concepts, including Viva Laughlin, where drama is accented by iconic music; Cane, starring Jimmy Smits as the head of a powerful South Florida Cuban-American family; Moonlight, a romantic thriller with a new twist on the vampire legend; The Big Bang Theory, a comedy about genius geeks from Two and A Half Men cocreator Chuck Lorre; and Kid Nation, a reality series where 40 kids attempt to build a new society in an abandoned ghost town.CBS will return television's No. 1 drama and scripted program, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; the No. 1 comedy, Two and a Half Men; the No. 1 new comedy, Rules of Engagem...
Aaron McGruder has announced that he and thus his controversial comic strip, The Boondocks, are taking a six-month vacation starting in March.... Nia Long, Amber Valletta and Kate Nelligan have joined the supernatural thriller Premonition, about a housewife (Sandra Bullock) whose hubby pops up alive the day after dying in a car crash.... Michael Stipe and Rufus Wainwright are among the recording artists who will join activist Cindy Sheehan in Bring 'Em Home Now, a concert to be held March 20 at NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom.
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