Acclaimed director Ben Affleck is taking his talents to the small screen.
The two-time Oscar winner is set to direct the pilot for the Fox period drama The Middle Man, the network announced Friday.
This marks the first TV directing gig for Affleck, who is also executive-producing the project with writer Glenn Gordon Caron.
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Annette O'Toole, Geoff Stults, John Ashton
Looks like The Finder is about to find a little time for family.
Annette O'Toole (Smallville) and John Ashton (Beverly Hills Cop) have been cast on the Fox drama as Elaine and Franklin Sherman, the mother and father of Geoff Stults' Walter Sherman, TVGuide.com has learned. They join Stults' real-life brother George, who will play Walter's older brother, Langston.
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Michael Scott's former flame is returning to The Office this season. Amy Ryan will reprise her role as Holly Flax for eight episodes, an NBC rep confirms.
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Amy Ryan and Ed Harris, Gone Baby Gone
Tony-nominated actor Amy Ryan's first love may be the theater, but she's reached a bigger audience — and gained wider acclaim, including a richly deserved Oscar nomination — for her role as the grieving mother of a child who's been kidnapped in the 2007 film Gone Baby Gone. Among numerous TV roles, she's also impressed as The Wire's "Beadie" Russell, an iron-willed Port of Baltimore police officer who was the woman to finally put a leash on notorious tomcat Jimmy McNulty — until the current season. We caught up with Ryan on the eve of the DVD release of Gone Baby Gone, which is slated for today.
TVGuide.com: You've already won a number of prestigious critics' awards for Gone Baby Gone. How has the Oscar nomination changed your life?Amy Ry
Gone Baby Gone courtesy Miramax
A community has been left in shock after a young girl was taken from her home. Two young private detectives (Casey Affleck and Michelle Monaghan) are hired by the girls Aunt to look into the case, and they soon find themselves risking their lives in the search to bring Amanda home safely.There's been a lot of buzz about Gone Baby Gone, Ben Affleck's directorial debut, due to the Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for Amy Ryan, I became interested in seeing the movie after catching a trailer for it on another Disney Blu-ray release. Casey Affleck, Ed Harris, Morgan Freeman, and Michelle Monaghan were wonderful to watch, and they're joined by a number of recognizable supporting cast members.We often see one or two exclusive features for the Blu-ray release, but this disc has the same material as the DVD, with an obvious upgrade to the audio and video. Listen to writer/director Ben Affleck and writer Aaron Stockard as they provide commentary on the movie, and optional commentar...
Andrew B. Stehlin in 30 Days of Night courtesy Columbia Pictures
The vampire flick 30 Days of Night this weekend topped the box office with an estimated gross of $16 million. That was enough to unseat the previous champ, Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? ($12 mil). Rounding out the top five were The Game Plan ($8.1 mil), Michael Clayton ($7.1 mil) and currently in a dead heat for fifth-place honors Team Affleck's Gone Baby Gone and the sports spoof The Comebacks, each of which is hovering around $6 mil.