Right now the broadcast networks are feverishly fashioning their fall prime-time schedules. Some 104 pilots are being screened by execs and test audiences, with just one-third expected to pass muster and become series for the 2013-14 season.
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Chloe Bennet is moving from “Nashville” and into far stranger territory. Bennet, who has a recurring role on the ABC drama “Nashville” as Hailey, has been cast in Joss Whedon’s superhero pilot “Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D.,” which is being written by “Avengers” writer-director Whedon, his brother Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen (“Dollhouse”). Bennet, […]
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “ER” veteran Ming-Na has signed on for another acronym-driven project. Ming-Na, who starred on the medical drama “ER” for nine years, has signed on for “Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D.” pilot, which will be written by “Avengers” writer-director Joss Whedon, his brother Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen (“Dollhouse”). The pilot revolves around the titular […]
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Clark Gregg is returning to the world of “The Avengers” in the television spin-off “Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D.” Not even an apparent on-screen death can keep Gregg and his no-nonsense S.H.I.E.L.D. alter-ego Agent Coulson away from the action for long. In “The Avengers,” Gregg’s murder helps unify the superhero members of the team […]