Charlie's Angels has seen a number of faces take on the duties of a crime-fighting angel: Farrah Fawcett, Kate Jackson, Jaclyn Smith, Cheryl Ladd, Shelley Hack, Tanya Roberts, Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu and Demi Moore.
Fall TV: Retrace three generations of Charlie's Angels
Now, Minka Kelly, Annie Ilonzeh and Rachael Taylor will join the ranks of their near-exclusive club — one that comes with both halos and fighting skills and even a billionaire boss. The three new angels certainly have some big high heels to fill, but they, along with a much fitter and younger John Bosley (Ramon Rodriguez), are ready for the challenge.
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With a sizzling Miami setting and some seriously amped-up action, this season's reboot of Aaron Spelling's campy jigglefest Charlie's Angels is a combo of flash, fashion and escapist fun. But this time, the staff of the Townsend Agency — disgraced cop Kate (General Hospital alum Annie Ilonzeh), ex-con Eve (Friday Night Lights' Minka Kelly), reformed thief Abby (Rachael Taylor of Grey's Anatomy) and former hacker Bosley (The Wire's Ramón Rodriguez) — aren't just a sinfully sexy quartet out to save the day. They're also hoping to give the TV and film franchise one hell of a makeover!
Erica Durance will guest-star on Charlie's Angels, TVLine reports.
Durance joins the freshman series as Samantha Masters, a "tough-as-nails, Glock-toting CIA operative" who was once romantically entangled with Bosley (Ramon Rodriguez).
To paraphrase NBC's marketing slogan, has prime time become "less colorful"? Looking at the casting of this fall's new TV series, the groups that monitor TV diversity think so.
Unlike last year, when at least nine new shows boasted leading roles for black, Latino and Asian-American actors (including NBC's now canceled Undercovers and Outlaw and The CW's returning Nikita), next year most minority characters are supporting roles. The networks are also airing more comedies next fall — and in recent years, half-hour sitcoms have been less diverse than dramas.
That's why there's concern that the...
ABC released previews from 11 of its new series for the 2011-12 TV season, including a new drama from Shonda Rhimes, the remake of Charlie's Angels and Tim Allen's return to TV.
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