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TV Casting: MURDER IN THE FIRST, Christina Hendricks in ROADIES

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Murder in the First, Roadies, and other TV productions have made recent TV show casting, TV movie casting, and TV directing news. These shows and movies air on TNT and Showtime.

Murder In The First (TNT)

Mo McRae (Wild, Sons Of Anarchy] has been cast opposite Taye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson in TNT’s Murder In The First…McRae…will play Malcolm “Suger” Monroe, a gangster boss and unofficial mayor of the projects. Hildy (Robertson) and Terry (Diggs) are drawn into Suger’s world in Season 2, only to discover that Suger is looking for an exit from the game and even seeking redemption.

How To Get Away With Murder (ABC)

Cicely Tyson has been tapped to guest star opposite Viola Davis in ABC’s How To Get Away With Murder. Details of her character are being kept under wraps, but as of now she’s scheduled to appear in one episode.

Roadies (Showtime)

Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) will star in the new SHOWTIME pilot ROADIES…Christina Hendricks will portray “Shelli,” the band’s production manager – Bill’s (Luke Wilson) ingenious work partner, tough, but privately emotional, married to her job… and scary-good at it. Luke Wilson (Old School, The Royal Tenenbaums), Imogen Poots (The Look of Love), Rafe Spall (One Day), Peter Cambor (NCIS: Los Angeles) and Academy Award® nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes (Whale Rider) were previously announced as stars of the ensemble cast.

Oscar® winner Cameron Crowe wrote and will direct and executive produce the pilot (for a potential series).

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Source: Showtime, Deadline

 

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