Jon Foo in Tekken

Jon Foo is the new Jackie Chan. Well, for the purposes of CBS’ Rush Hour pilot, anyway. The British actor, stunt man, and martial artist has just been cast as Detective Lee in the action-comedy series, based on the 1998 film starring Chan and Chris Tucker.

More details on the new Rush Hour casting after the jump. Read More »

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Supergirl may have a new threat coming her way. Jeremy Jordan (The Last Five Years) has just been cast on the CBS series as Winslow “Winn” Schott, a tech guy who works with Kara in her civilian life.

Which sounds totally innocuous unless you’re familiar with DC Comics lore, in which Schott is the alias of the supervillain Toyman. More on the Supergirl Toyman casting after the jump.  Read More »

Helen Slater in Supergirl (1984)

The cast of Supergirl just got a little bit more super. Former Superman Dean Cain and former Supergirl Helen Slater have just joined the cast, along with David Harewood and Chyler Leigh. Get all the latest Supergirl casting updates after the jump.  Read More »

Superman Is Coming to ‘Supergirl’, Sorta

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It seems Supergirl‘s Super-Cousin will be stopping by her new series. A casting call has gone out for Superman to appear in the upcoming pilot from CBS.

However, don’t expect him to be a regular in Kara’s adventures — the listing suggests we won’t be getting up close and personal with him. At least not for now. More on the Supergirl Superman casting after the jump.  Read More »

Mehcad Brooks in True Blood

Jimmy Olsen is a character most often associated with Superman, but he’ll be logging time with Superman’s less famous cousin for CBS. Supergirl has just cast True Blood alum Mechad Brooks as Jimmy. Brooks joins Melissa Benoist, who was cast last week as Supergirl. More on the Supergirl Jimmy Olsen casting after the jump.  Read More »

Bill Lawrence Spills ‘Rush Hour’ TV Series Details

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One of the many, many film-based TV series in development is Rush Hour, which received a pilot commitment from CBS last fall. We’ve known that the basic premise would remain unchanged from the 1998 film, which starred Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, but now executive producer Bill Lawrence has a few more details to share about the show.

Hit the jump for the latest Rush Hour TV series details.  Read More »

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Lego Announces ‘Big Bang Theory’ Set

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Over the years, Lego has released sets built around all sorts of beloved geek properties, including Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, and the Marvel and DC universes. But their latest may prove a bit more divisive.

Lego has just announced they’ll release a set based on The Big Bang Theory, a CBS sitcom centered around six nerdy scientists and their one non-nerdy, non-scientist friend. Well, at least Leonard and Sheldon are bound to be happy, or would be if they were real. Hit the jump for more on the Big Bang Theory Lego set.

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Film Title:  LIMITLESS

At some point, it’s going to be easier to name the movies that haven’t been adapted for TV. The latest film to get swept up in the big-screen-to-small-screen trend is Limitless, the 2011 sci-fi thriller. Bradley Cooper is set to executive produce the show for CBS, along with Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.

More details on the Limitless TV series after the jump. Read More »

Supergirl

While we fantasize about who should play Marvel’s Carol Danvers, Warner Bros. TV is trying to figure out who they want to play Kara Danvers (no relation). Yes, casting is now underway on the CBS’ new DC Comics-based series Supergirl, and we have all the details on what producers are looking for.

Hit the jump for the Supergirl TV series character description and biography, plus details on a new character created just for the show.

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