Jason Patric is taking the lead role in the FX pilot Powers, the network announced Wednesday.
The procedural is based on the comic book series, published first by Image Comics and then by Marvel's Icon imprint. Patric will play Christian Walker, a homicide detective who investigates cases involving people with superpowers (referred to as "powers"). Charles S. Dutton (as Walker's boss), Lucy Punch (as his partner) and Bailee Madison are also set to star...
Kiefer Sutherland will make his Broadway debut in That Championship Season, Playbill reports.
The 24 alum will play James Daley in a remake of the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning 1972 drama. The play is set in Scranton, Pa., and follows a team of high school basketball players who reunite on the anniversary of their winning game.
Jason Patric is the latest to join the cast of HBO's Hollywood blogger pilot, Tilda, Deadline reports.
Diane Keaton and Ellen Page to headline HBO's Tilda
The 43-year-old actor will play Andrew Brown, the man behind...
Though it closed only three years ago, the New York Post says the Roundabout Theater Company is planning to revive their Tony-winning revival of Cabaret with the original creative team and star Alan Cumming intact.... Steven Culp (Desperate Housewives, ABC's upcoming Traveler) has a new gig, says Playbill.com, playing a pedophile in a West Coast take on the controversial drama Blackbird.... Jason Patric has exited Neil LaBute's soon-to-bow In a Dark Dark House due to "creative differences," and will be replaced by Frederick Weller.... Are you an ogre-achiever? Want to make an ass of yourself in front of NYC tourists? If you have what it takes to play the big guy or Donkey, the producers of the upcoming Shrek musical want to hear from you. Details at IWantToBeShrek.com. Reporting by Raven Snook
As The Class awaits word on a possible second season, Jesse Tyler Ferguson is keeping busy, reprising the role he created on Broadway of Leaf Coneybear, for the Los Angeles premiere of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The musical's four-week run begins May 27.In other stage news, Ron Livingston (Standoff) and Jason Patric (yep, Speed 2) are two-thirds of the cast for Neil LaBute's In a Dark Dark House, world-premiering May 16 off-Broadway. Also, the New York Post hears that Leonardo DiCaprio is in talks to visit the GWW this fall as the star of The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel, which Al Pacino fronted 30 years ago.