ICYMI: ‘GoT’ Alum Lands Marvel Role; Demi Moore To Guest Star on ‘Empire’; Matthew Broderick Cast In ‘American Crime Story’; and More TV News

FX has signed on Damon Wayans Jr. set for Seth Rogen’s futuristic comedy pilot, Singularity,  which has been compared to his 2013 film This Is The End. The series takes place in a world where artificial intelligence has overrun human intelligence, and Wayans plays Doug, a carefree guy who has no problem relying on robots for his everyday life. [TV Line]

USA Networks is eyeing a Suits spin-off starring Gina Torres, who was a regular in the long-running series as Jessica Pearson, but bid farewell to the show last fall. [Deadline]

 

FOX has announced a second season for the freshman singing drama Star. [TV Line]

http://tvline.com/2017/02/22/star-renewed-season-2-fox/

 

The third installment of FX’s Fargo is set to return in April 19. The newest season is set in 2010 starring Ewan McGregor playing twins and The Leftovers’ Carrie Coon.

http://deadline.com/2017/02/fargo-season-3-premiere-date-fx-ewan-mcgregor-1201942334/

Lethal Weapon has been picked up for a second season by FOX. [TV Line]

http://tvline.com/2017/02/22/lethal-weapon-renewed-season-2-fox/

 

Once Upon A Time and Gotham alum Jamie Chung is officially joining the Marvel universe as the star of FOX’s enter into the world. The project is yet to be given a title but Chung will play Clarice Fong, a mutant also known as Blink, who has the ability to teleport. [TV Line]

http://tvline.com/2017/02/22/jamie-chung-cast-clarice-fong-blink-fox-marvel-mutant-drama/

 

Another diva is being added to the Empire world: Demi Moore has secured a multiple-episode guest spot on the hit FOX show. Moore will be introduced in the season 3 finale and will play a nurse with a mysterious past who becomes increasingly entangled with the Lyon family. [Hollywood Reporter]

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/demi-moore-books-big-recurring-role-empire-978161

 

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Kaitlin Olson’s freshman comedy The Mick has been picked up for a second season. [Hollywood Reporter]

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/mick-renewed-season-2-978004

 

With the excitement of Planet Earth II premiering this month, BBCA has announced Blue Planet will be returning for a second installment, too. [Hollywood Reporter]

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/bbc-america-greenlights-planet-blue-ii-977477

 

From super villain to superhero, Game of Thrones’ Iwan Rheon is set to star in ABC’s newest Marvel show, Inhumans, which tells the story of super-powered beings, especially Black Bolt, the leader of the Inhumans, and his family. [Variety]

http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/game-of-thrones-marvel-abc-inhumans-1201992999/

 

Beloved HBO tech comedy Silicon Valley has released a new trailer for its upcoming fourth season. [Variety]

http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/silicon-valley-season-4-teaser-trailer-1201991551/

 

The Mindy Project alum Anders Holm has found a place in a new Mindy Kaling project coming to NBC. The untitled comedy will star both Holm and Kaling and will center on Vince, a charming gym owner played by Holm, who has zero ambition and lives with his younger, beautiful and stupid brother. Their daily routine of working out and trolling for women is interrupted when an old high school flame (Kaling) drops off her and Vince’s teenage son at his doorstep. [Variety]

http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/anders-holm-nbc-coemdy-mindy-kaling-charlie-grandy-1201989669/

 

Matthew Broderick is the next star to hop aboard the Ryan Murphy-FX train. Broderick is set to star alongside Annette Bening as FEMA director Michael Brown in the second season of American Crime Story, which centers on the Hurricane Katrina disaster.

http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/matthew-broderick-katrina-american-crime-story-fx-1201994938/

 

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