Peter Fonda Joins ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’ Amazon Drama Series

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Peter Fonda is set for a key role opposite Abbie Cornish and John Krasinski in Amazon’s straight-to-series drama Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, from the Lost duo of co-showrunner Carlton Cuse and writer Graham Roland, Platinum Dunes, Skydance Media and Paramount TV.
Fonda will guest star/potentially recur as Cathy Mueller’s (Cornish) father in the opening episode directed by Morten Tyldum. There is a possibility for Fonda to return for subsequent episodes as the storyline for…

Max Thieriot Cast In CBS’ Navy SEAL Drama Pilot

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Max Thieriot (Bates Motel) is set as a lead opposite Neil Brown Jr. in CBS‘ untitled Navy SEAL drama pilot from former Justified executive producers Ben Cavell, Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly, and Shameless and Animal Kingdom executive producer Chris Chulack.
Written by Cavell and directed by Chulack, the untitled project follows the lives of the elite Navy SEALs as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high stakes missions our country can ask. Thierot will…

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Renewed For Season 4 By Disney XD

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Star Wars Rebels will return. Disney XD has ordered a fourth season of the praised animated series from Lucasfilm. Production is underway for premiere later this fall. Further details will be revealed during Star Wars Celebration in Orlando next month, according to the network.
Currently in its third season, Star Wars Rebels was Disney XD’s No.1 series in Total Viewers and its No.1 animated series across key kid and boy demos in 2016. The series also generated more than…

‘Marvel’s Inhumans’: Eme Ikwuakor, Isabelle Cornish, Mike Moh, More Round Out Cast

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Eme Ikwuakor (Concussion, Extant), Isabelle Cornish (Australia Day, Puberty Blues), Mike Moh (Empire, Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist), Sonya Balmores (Beyond the Break, Soul Surfer ), and Ellen Woglom (Californication, Outlaw) have rounded out the cast of Marvel’s Inhumans, the new ABC series that will get an Imax debut.
Marvel’s Inhumans will explore the never-before-told epic adventure of the royal family, including Black Bolt (Anson Mount), the enigmatic, commanding…

‘Happy!’: Patrick Fischler, Zabryna Guevara & Ritchie Coster Join Syfy Pilot

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Patrick Fischler (Hail Caesar), Zabryna Guevara (Gotham) and Ritchie Coster (Blackhat) have signed on as series regulars opposite Chris Meloni and Lili Mirojnick in Syfy pilot Happy!, based on Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson’s graphic novel.
Written by Morrison and Brian Taylor who also directs, Happy!, from Universal Cable Productions, follows Nick Sax (Meloni) – an intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hit man — who is adrift in a world of casual murder, soulless sex…

‘Bye Bye Birdie Live’: Jerry Mitchell & Alex Rudzinski Set To Direct NBC Musical

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Tony winner Jerry Mitchell and Emmy winner Alex Rudzinski have signed on as directors for NBC’s Bye Bye Birdie Live holiday musical production starring Jennifer Lopez.
Mitchell has joined as stage director and World of Dance helmer Rudzinski will serve as the telecast’s live television director.
Set at the early height of rock ‘n’ roll, Bye Bye Birdie takes us to Sweet Apple, Ohio, where hip-thrusting music heartthrob Conrad Birdie is scheduled to give a lucky Sweet Apple…

Ian Gomez Joins CBS’ Comedy Pilot ‘Living Biblically’; Grace Rex In Jenny Lumet Drama Pilot

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Cougar Town alum Ian Gomez has booked a series regular role in CBS comedy pilot Living Biblically, from The Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki, writer Patrick Walsh (2 Broke Girls) and Warner Bros TV. Based on the A.J. Jacobs’ bestselling book The Year of Living Biblically, the project, written by Walsh and directed by Andy Ackerman, centers on a modern-day man at a crossroads in his life who decides to live according to the Bible. Gomez will play Feather Gene. A dryly…