ABC has joined in on the pre-Upfronts presentations fray by ordering five new series.
On the drama side, ABC has ordered...
Per Variety, Hugh Laurie and Chris Evans (Fantastic Four) are set to play internal affairs agents in Night Watch, a James Ellroy-penned crime drama about a downward-spiraling cop (Keanu Reeves) framed by his onetime mentor (Forest Whitaker).... Speaking of House, imminent guest star Piper Perabo is heading South of the Border for a live-action Disney pic about a Beverly Hills chihuahua lost in Mexico.... Aussie Luke Ford, 26, is Brendan Fraser's son (ouch...) and the franchise's heir apparent in the third Mummy movie.... Peter Jackson is shopping his spec script for an adaptation of Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones.... Per Variety, Blade II's Luke Goss has gone bad again, playing a ruthless prince in Hellboy 2: The Golden Army.