Ticket? Check. Baggage? Check. Girdle? Check. The plane is now ready for lift-off.
On ABC's new period drama Pan Am, the elite ranks of Pan Am stewardesses need to pass daily weigh-ins and girdle checks before they are allowed to fly. On the flip side: They are worldly, empowered women who producers would like us to view as a new breed of feminists.
Christina Ricci is in talks to star in ABC's drama pilot Pan Am, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Set in the 1960s, the project revolves around pilots and flight attendants of the iconic airline that ceased operations in 1991 after declaring bankruptcy. Ricci would join ...
Pierce Brosnan is working on a new project that would mark his return to series television, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The former James Bond would appear in and produce the show, centered on an international operative and problem solver for hire. The main character is called into situations such as...
ABC has added two more pilots for dramas Matadors and True Blue to its development slate, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
ABC, NBC pick up new pilots
Set in Chicago, Matadors focuses on ...
In other pilot-casting news, MIA Dawson's Creek alum James Van Der Beek has resurfaced in CBS' Sex, Power, Love & Politics.... Desperate Housewives' Steven Culp has joined ABC's Traveler.... Sex and the City's Ron Livingston has grabbed one of the two leads in Fox's Primary.... Threshold's Peter Dinklage will play the Scientist in CBS' superhero drama Ultra.... 24's Jonah Lotan (aka Spenser) has been cast on Fox's Beyond, while former cast mate John Allen Nelson (née Walt) has joined Fox's Vanished.... and CBS has picked up Waterfront, a drama from ER vet Jack Orman and starring The Sopranos' Joe Pantoliano as an ethically challenged Providence, R.I., mayor.