Hannah Simone, Michael Cudlitz Take Lead Roles in ABC Comedy Pilots

Hannah Simone and Michael Cudlitz have both landed lead roles in ABC single-camera comedy pilots, Variety has confirmed. Simone will star in “Greatest American Hero,” ABC’s female-centric reboot of the classic 1980s series. She will play Meera Patel, an Indian-American woman who loves loves tequila and karaoke and has spent her life searching and failing to…

‘Fleabag’ Team to Develop Romantic-Comedy Series With Entertainment One

Vicky Jones and Phoebe Waller-Bridge are developing a new series titled “Run” with Entertainment One (eOne). Jones and Waller-Bridge will produce...

‘Seven Seconds’ Boss on Depicting the Human Stories Behind Headlines

Back in 2015, Veena Sud noticed how often she would turn on her television and see news stories of black men and children being shot to death,...

‘The Looming Tower’ Boss on the Importance of the Muslim-American Hero of the Story

Dan Futterman began his career as an actor, working on sitcoms like “Caroline in the City” and “Will & Grace.”  It was a dramatic turn in a guest...

‘Underground’ Alum Amirah Vann to Star in Regina King, Robin Roberts ABC Drama Pilot

Amirah Vann has been cast in the lead role of the upcoming ABC drama pilot that hails from executive producers Robin Roberts and Regina King, Variety...

Guillermo del Toro’s Love Story Takes ‘Shape’ Without Words

For his role in “The Shape of Water,” Doug Jones had to give life to a being that was many things, and he had to do it from within one of the most...