Dalton will play Sir Malcom, a hardened African explorer on a deeply personal quest.
“Penny Dreadful” is billed as a psychological thriller that blends horror into the drama. From Logan’s Desert Wolf Prods., the show is set to lens this fall and bow on Showtime next year. Josh Hartnett and Eva Green were also recently cast in the project.
Dalton toplined two 1980s Bond pics, “The Living Daylights” and “License to Kill.”
“Penny Dreadful” is exec produced by Logan and Mendes along with Pippa Harris.
The latest cluster of high-level ViacomCBS executive announcements — which included CBS chief creative officer David Nevins and MTV/VH1 chief Chris McCarthy expanding their oversight, and Comedy Central head Kent Alterman exiting — likely constitutes the last round of public leadership shuffling ahead of the close of the Viacom-CBS transaction in early December, according to [...]
In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix announces the second season premiere date for “You,” and Quibi has named six more cast members joining its upcoming series “The Now.” CASTING Samantha Richelle, Arthur Acuña (“Princess and I”), Nonie Buencamino (“Sparks”) and Ces Quesada (“Invisible”) have been cast in WGN’s upcoming drama “Almost Paradise.” The four members join previously announced lead cast [...]
With the Writers Guild of America’s stalemate with talent agencies in its seventh month, the guild has doubled down on the issue of ownership of production. In a message to titled “The Truth About Agency Studios” sent to members Monday, the WGA’s negotiating committee blasted the leading agencies CAA, UTA and WME for owning the [...]
ABC is set to become the second of the major networks to no longer use Live+Same Day figures to measure the performance of its shows (with the exception of live programming), according to an internal memo sent out by ABC Entertainment president Karey Burke. The move comes four years after Fox chose to do the [...]
Disney has debuted a preview clip of the upcoming “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” in which the cast discusses how the music of the original movies and 2019’s tunes combine to tell a new tale. Indeed, it’s the start of something new: instead of cheering on Troy Bolton and Gabriella, a next generation [...]
Will Graham, under his his Field Trip Productions banner, has renewed his first-look deal at Amazon. As part of his new deal, Graham has joined the upcoming Amazon series “Daisy Jones & The Six,” on which he will serve as showrunner. Best on the best-selling novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid, “Daisy Jones & The Six” [...]
“Nightly Business Report,” the PBS program that started in 1979 and became TV’s longest-running business-news broadcast, is set to cease production by the end of the year. CNBC, which picked up production of the show in 2013, has decided to end its association with the show, according to people familiar with the matter. “NBR,” originally [...]