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Heroes’ Danielle Savre joins Supernatural spin-off

More genre stars are lining up to join the cast of Supernatural spin-off Tribes, with Heroes’ Danielle Savre (right), and The Vampire Diaries’ Stephen Martines and Sean Faris all cast to appear in the set-up episode airing on April 29 on the CW. Savre, who played Jackie Wilcox on the recently-revived Heroes, will be Margo, … Continue reading

Scriptwriter found for Sandman adaptation?

According to a report at Deadline, How I Live Now writer Jack Thorne will be penning the script for David S. Goyer’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman. Goyer is producing the project with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, with plans for the actor to star in and direct the eventual film. Prolific tweeter Gaiman is taking a “social media break” … Continue reading

Syfy end Being Human USA

The fourth season of Syfy’s North American version of Toby Whithouse’s Being Human is coming to a conclusion with the final batch of six episodes which finish airing on April 7th. According to the channel, “Showrunner Anna Fricke and the talented producers, writers, cast and crew have done an amazing job bringing this show to life … Continue reading

RIP Ghostbuster Harold Ramis

Harold Ramis, who co-wrote and co-starred in Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II, has died aged 69 from complications related to auto-immune inflammatory vasculitis. Part of Chicago’s Second City improvisational troupe, Ramis worked on the National Lampoon Radio Hour as well as writing and appearing in SCTV. He co-wrote the scripts for Animal House, Meatballs and Caddyshack … Continue reading

Samuel Anderson joins Who series 8

The History Boys, Gavin and Stacey and Emmerdale’s Samuel Anderson has been cast as Danny Pink, a teacher at Coal Hill School, for the new series of Doctor Who, currently filming for broadcast later this year. Anderson told the BBC site:  “I was so excited to join Doctor Who I wanted to jump and click my … Continue reading

Former Mr Fantastic to live Forever

Ioan Gruffudd, who played Reed Richards, aka Mr Fantastic, in the last two Fantastic Four movies, is to play immortal New York medical examiner Dr Henry Morgan in the new ABC pilot, Forever. The Welsh actor, also known for his roles as Horatio Hornblower, and as Tony Blair in W., recently appeared in Glee, and will … Continue reading

Heroes Reborn for a 2015 miniseries

Tim Kring’s Heroes are returning to NBC, five years after their last appearance, in a 13 episode event miniseries entitled Heroes: Reborn. The standalone arc will air in 2015, and will feature a new group of characters, although there may be some original cast members “popping back in” according to NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke. … Continue reading

Matt Ryan is NBC’s Constantine

Welsh actor Matt Ryan has been cast as John Constantine in NBC’s new version of the DC anti-hero. Best known for his role as Mick Rawson on Criminal Minds: Suspect Behaviour, Ryan has also appeared in Matthew Vaughn’s Layer Cake, as well as an episode of Torchwood. Supernatural detective Constantine was created by Alan Moore … Continue reading

Buzolic and Laviscount lead Supernatural: Tribes

The Vampire Diaries’ Nathaniel Buzolic (right) and British actor Lucien Laviscount will play the lead roles on Supernatural: Tribes, the proposed Supernatural spinoff, which will air as an episode of the fantasy show on April 29 on the CW. Tribes is described as “a sweeping drama about the various Mafia-esque monster families that unknowingly to humans … Continue reading

Fox’s Fantastic Four cast revealed

Michael B. Jordan, Miles Teller, Kate Mara and Jamie Bell are being heavily linked to the latest reboot of Marvel’s The Fantastic Four, due from Fox next summer. Teller is expected to play Reed Richards, the leader of the quartet who blast into space in an experimental rocket and are subjected to “cosmic rays” which … Continue reading