Now 16 years since it hit theaters, the Academy Award-winning film that really kicked off Russell Crowe's American career in rage issues may get a sequel on the small screen. Deadline writes that New Regency and L.A. Confidential author James Ellroy are shopping around a follow-up to the 1997 adaptation of Ellroy's novel, finally offering television a police crime series. Broadcast and cable outlets have reportedly already shown interest in the spec script Ellroy wrote, and it's expected the project will skip the pilot stage to go straight into production. It is not currently confirmed that the series will focus on Danny DeVito's Sid Hudgens as a nosey but benevolent wiseacre ghost helping out the LAPD in the hopes of earning his way into Heaven, nor is it yet certain the title will be Hudgens or Hell. But how about it?
Continuing to be the Arrested Development of humorless Kiefer Sutherland real-time thrillers, 24 is reportedly putting aside long-held movie plans to instead return as a limited series. Titled 24: Live Another Day, the series will reportedly still cover a full day, but will now... / Continue →
The talk show host trade school Lorne Michaels has been quietly running from Studio 8H has found its second successful alumnus in Seth Meyers. With Jimmy Fallon taking over The Tonight Show next year, NBC has made official their long-rumored plans to move SNL's Weekend Update a... / Continue →
The IT Crowd is returning to television in a way that thankfully still won't be this discomforting US version. BleedingCool reports Graham Linehan has announced the show's long-promised finale will finally shoot in just a few weeks--by then almost three years since the end of t... / Continue →