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NBC orders Western script from “Friday Night Lights” head Peter Berg

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Western, which appears to have stalled a bit on the silver screen, is finding new life on the small screen. While HBO’s “Deadwood” remains the gold standard, NBC is chasing similar glories by ordering a script for a new Western, according to THR. “Friday Night[...]

Kristen Stewart’s Snow White getting more bizarre dwarfs

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth’s “Snow White and the Huntsman” is shaping up to be something truly bizarre … which, I hope, means something special. Shortly after revealing that “Deadwood” star Ian McShane (who’s also terrifying Johnny Depp in the fourth “Pirates of the Caribbean”) has[...]

Kristen Stewart will have Ian McShane as a dwarf

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: At least one of Kristen Stewart’s seven dwarves will have a potty mouth. That’s because “Deadwood” star (and current “Pirates of the Caribbean” villain) Ian McShane has been cast as one of Snow White’s pint-sized partners in Rupert Sanders’ “Snow White and the Huntsman.” McShane joins[...]

Ian McShane boards Singer’s “Giant Killer”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: He’s about to terrorize Johnny Depp in the next “Pirates of the Caribbean” adventure. Now it appears Ian McShane has his next job locked up, as well. McShane will play Blackbeard, rival to Depp’s Jack Sparrow, in Rob Marshall’s “On Stranger Tides,” which arrives in theaters[...]

Gerald McRaney looks like a natural in ‘Undercovers’

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: If Gerald McRaney looks like a natural as a CIA liaison in J.J. Abrams’ sexy new “Undercovers,” premiering tonight (9/22), it could be because he has pals who know the spy game inside out. “As luck would have it, I’ve actually worked[...]

J.J. Abrams Alcatraz project will go as a Fox pilot

HollywoodNews.com: J.J. Abrams’ Alcatraz is open for business. The secretive TV project produced by Warner Bros. and the director-producer’s Bad Robot label has found a place at Fox. Per the Hollywood Reporter, the network has given the project a pilot order. The plotline per the trade: “A show about mysteries,[...]

‘True Blood’ Trails 2.1: What Sookie doesn’t know, won’t hurt her

By Anthony D’Alessandro HollywoodNews.com: Just a brief chat about Episode 26: “Beautifully Broken.” I’ll be back with another entry later in the week about this episode and other “True Blood“ thoughts. So it turns that Sophie Anne had nothing to do with the kidnapping of Bill Compton, rather it was[...]

Dustin Hoffman tries “Luck” for HBO

Dustin Hoffman will star in “Luck,” an HBO program scripted by David Milch and executive produced by Michael Mann that centers on eccentric gamblers who work the horse-racing circuit. According to Variety, Hoffman will portray “a man in his late 60s just released from four years in prison who’s autodidactic,[...]