ICYMI: Brendan Fraser Joins ‘Trust’; Nat Geo Cans ‘Killing Patton’; Julia Roberts Coming To HBO; & More TV News

Academy Award winner Julia Roberts is the latest movie star to jump to TV with the upcoming HBO limited series Today Will Be Different, an adaptation of Maria Semple’s bestselling novel. [Deadline]

 

Vanessa Hudgens joins season 14 of So You Think You Can Dance as the third judge along side Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe. [TV Line]

 

 

Brendan Fraser joins Donald Sutherland and Hillary Swank on FX’s upcoming drama Trust. [Deadline]

 

HBO unveils the first teaser and premiere date for upcoming porn industry drama The Deuce, starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal. It’s set to premiere September 10. [Deadline]

 

Amid programming direction change, Cinemax has canned Quarry after one season. [TV Line]

 

Wallace Shawn to join EPIX’s political comedy Graves for season 2. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

After FOX cancelled freshman drama Pitch, Mark-Paul Gosselaar has found a new home within the FOX family as the topline of a new vampire drama called The Passage. [Deadline]

 

National Geographic decides to scrap latest Bill O’Reilly book adaptation of Killing Patton. [Deadline]

 

Syfy has announced the official title of the upcoming fifth installment of the Sharknado franchise: Sharknado: Global Swarming. The new movie will debut on August 6 and promises celebrity cameos from Fabio, Chris Kattan, Gilbert Gottfried, Al Roker, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, Clay Aiken, Tony Hawk, Olivia Newton-John, Bret Michaels and Margaret Cho. [TV Line]

 

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