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Posted Friday 2/16/18 at 6:35PM EST
Madeleine Stowe to star in Fox's musical drama pilot Mixtape
The Revenge alum will play "an actress who carefully controls how she presents herself to the world (but is secretly exhausted by having to do it)." Mixtape focuses on a group of interconnected people in the city of Los Angeles, through the lens of the music that defines them.
- Mary McCormack to star opposite Michael Cudlitz on ABC's 1970s family comedy pilot
- Zach Gilford and Duane Martin join Gabrielle Union on NBC's Bad Boys offshoot pilot
- OWN's' Love Is___ casts Tim Reid, Loretta Devine and Tammy Townsend
- Freddie Prinze Jr. to star in CBS' I Mom So Hard comedy pilot
- Netflix's The Umbrella Academy adds Ashley Madekwe and Colm Feore
TOPICS: Pilots, OWN, Bad Boys, Chiefs, I Mom So Hard, Love Is___, Mixtape, The Umbrella Academy, Ashley Madekwe, Colm Feore, Duane Martin, Freddie Prinze Jr., Loretta Devine, Madeleine Stowe, Mary McCormack, Tammy Townsend, Tim Reid, Zach Gilford
Posted Monday 2/12/18 at 2:12PM EST
Mary J. Blige joins Netflix's The Umbrella Academy
The singer/actress, who is nominated for two Academy Awards this year for Mudbound -- for best original song and best supporting actress -- has signed on for her first regular TV role. She'll play Cha-Cha, a ruthless and unorthodox hit-woman, on the drama series about the estranged members of a family of superheroes. Blige is signed on for only one year.
Posted Thursday 11/30/17 at 6:24PM EST
Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy rounds out its cast
Game of Thrones actor Tom Hopper will play Spaceboy in the TV adaptation of Gerard Way’s graphic novel series.
Posted Friday 11/10/17 at 2:47AM EST
Ellen Page joins Netflix superhero drama The Umbrella Academy
She’ll play the sole member of a dysfunctional family of superheroes who doesn’t have any superhero abilities on the drama series based on the comic book of the same name.