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New UK TV shows

New UK TV show casting

  • Kieran Bew, William Hurt, Joanne Whalley et al to star in ITV’s Beowulf

US TV

US TV show casting

New US TV shows

New US TV show casting

  • Kristen Hager to star, Christine Evangelista joins ABC’s The Adversaries
  • Ed Westwick to star in ABC’s LA Crime, Amir Talai joins The King of 7B, Rarmian Newton joins Jenna Bans drama
  • James Roday to star in ABC comedy
  • Amber Valletta joins ABC’s Boom, Jonathan Slavin and Krista Marie Yu join Dr Ken
  • Jennifer Carpenter to star in CBS’s Limitless
  • Nicholas Gonzalez, DB Woodside and Rachael Harris join Fox’s Lucifer, Kelly Jenrette joins Grandpa + multiple casting on Studio City
  • Maya Erskine joins NBC’s Heart Matters, Andy Ridings joins Take It From Us, Nichole Bloom joins Superstore
  • Alano Mlller joins WGN America’s Underground, Alex Meneses joins NBC’s Telenovela
  • GYAD

    “Beowulf is set in the mythical Shieldlands, a place of spectacle and danger populated by both humans and fantastical creatures…”

    Who needs classic literature when you can just make it all up? I look forward to bad paganism, appalling fight-work and budget CGI. Will they even both to keep the monster naming convention nicked from the Book of Enoch?

  • I fear the days of adapting classic literature faithfully, rather than “updated for a modern, younger audience” are long gone. Now, we just have Herculesisation…

  • JustStark

    A friend of mine once pointed out that Merlin took the same approach to Arthurian myth as Smallville took to Arthurian myth.

  • I'm assuming that's a typo and you meant Superman rather than Aquaman? Ho, ho…

    Anyway, that's pretty much how it was framed in the US when it aired on NBC: http://www.blastr.com/2009/05/