MTV has recast one of the leads in its TV adaptation of Scream, Deadline.com reports.
Dylan McDermott, Maggie Q
Between Scream's violent murders, The Vampire Diaries' blood-lusting vampires and The Following's serial killers, Kevin Williamson has become synonymous with horrifying tales that will most likely end in tragedy. Although his new CBS drama Stalker goes down a similarly dark route in the show's pilot, the executive producer promises this is a very different show from his past work, in particular the bloody and often gruesome Following.
"In my mind, it's apples and oranges," Williamson told reporters at the Television Critics Association's fall previews on Thursday. "'We have...
Jamie Kennedy — of Ghost Whisperer and Scream fame — is paying a visit to TV Land's The Soul Man.
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MTV has given the green light to a pilot based on the Scream films, which will reinvent the horror comedy franchise. The potential series would be slated for a 2014 debut, with original director Wes Craven set to helm the pilot.
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The network has...
Kevin Bacon and James Purefoy
Chances are you've probably heard a lot about Fox's new serial killer drama The Following.
It's violent. It's suspenseful. It's often terrifying. And someone does something unimaginable with an ice pick in the very first episode. But according to creator and executive producer Kevin Williamson (Dawson's Creek, The Vampire Diaries), it's also a love story.
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The story goes like this: Literature professor Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) brings his obsession with the works of Edgar Allan Poe to life by murdering 14 co-eds before being caught by FBI Agent Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon, making his TV series debut), who now wears a pacemaker as a permanent reminder of the encounter. After beginning and ending a relationship with Carroll's wife Claire (Natalie Zea) and going on an alcohol-soaked downward spiral, Ryan is called back to duty when Carroll escapes from prison just days before he's set to be executed....
Remember when Drew Barrymore's teen princess spilled her guts, literally, in the opening moments of Scream? Or when Jack Nicholson popped his head through the broken bathroom door and so proudly announced, "Heeere's Johnny" in The Shining?
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David Arquette has joined the cast of ABC's The Smart One pilot, TVGuide.com has confirmed. TVLine.com first reported the news.
In the comedy, Arrested Development's Portia de Rossi stars as a brilliant and successful woman who begrudgingly ends up working for her ditzy beauty queen sister Candy (Malin Akerman), who is now a big-city mayor. Arquette will play...
Let the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon extend to TV.
The Golden Globe winner will star in Kevin Williamson's Fox drama pilot about a massive serial killer plot, TVGuide.com has learned. Bacon will play a retired FBI profiler who gets drawn in when a heinous serial killer uses technology to assemble a cult of serial killers. The news was first reported by Deadline.