Paul Bettany Pulls Out of Showtime Pilot ‘Masters of Sex’

By Tim Kenneally at TheWrap Paul Bettany has decided to employ the withdrawal method on Showtime‘s upcoming pilot “Masters of Sex.” The “A Beautiful Mind” star has bowed out of the pilot, which would have seen Bettany play sex-research pioneer William Masters, an individual with knowledge of the situation confirms to TheWrap. The pilot would […]

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Tom Berenger Joins ‘The Hatfields And McCoys’

By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – History Channel has tapped a pair of grizzled veteran character actors for its upcoming mini-series “The Hatfields and McCoys.” “Platoon” star Tom Berenger and “Deadwood” villain Powers Boothe will join the project as members of the Hatfield clan. In addition, Oscar-nominee Mare Winningham (“Georgia”) will play the McCoy […]

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FX Approached On AMC’s Hit ‘Breaking Bad’

By Tim Molloy LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – FX has been approached about taking on “Breaking Bad” if its creators can’t work out a deal for a fifth season on AMC, TheWrap has learned. But the show is likely to stay put, in part because negotiations seem to be improving between Sony Pictures Television, which produces […]

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