Max Thieriot has landed the lead in Roland Emmerich's untitled drama pilot for ABC, Deadline reports.
The project takes place in New York during the 2012 presidential race. During this time, Carter (Thieriot), a young astrophysics student, learns his destiny lies not in the field of science, but somewhere ...
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ABC has ordered a drama pilot from Independence Day and 2012 director Roland Emmerich, Variety reports.
The project, ABC's first drama pilot pick-up for the 2012-2013 TV season, takes place in New York during the presidential race of 2012. During this time, a young...
Jennifer Aniston is in final talks to star in Brad's He's Just Not That into You. Aniston would play a woman with a longtime beau who won't commit to marriage.... Also per the Reporter, stuntwoman turned actress Zoe Bell (Grindhouse's Death Proof) has signed on to star in an untitled action-adventure flick about a U.S. soldier back from Iraq who helps a young girl in trouble.... Per Variety, Roland Emmerich (Independence Day, Day After Tomorrow) is putting another biggie under his belt, directing 20th Century Fox's remake of Fantastic Voyage.
He's destroyed New York three times — first by aliens, then by a giant lizard, and now with a massive tidal wave — but Day After Tomorrow director Roland Emmerich swears he doesn't have a grudge against the Big Apple.
"I think New Yorkers should be proud that their town plays such a big part in so many movies," the German-born filmmaker says. "And after 9/11, I love seeing New York onscreen even more than before. We discussed beforehand whether it would be appropriate to use New York in this movie, but since it was a natural disaster we felt it would be okay. Also, we were very sensitive about what we did. For example, the Statue of Liberty would have fallen over if that much water hit it, but in the movie it remains standing."
Besides, it's not like New York is the only city that's menaced by out-of-control weather in the film. Scotland turns into an arctic wasteland, giant chunks of hail rain down on Tokyo and, most impressively, Los An