TVLine Items: Lifetime Plans Royal Wedding Movie, and Other TV News to Know
It’s true! William & Kate, the story of the young couple’s modern day fairy tale, will begin production February 10 and stars Nico Evers-Swindell as the prince. The role of Kate is still being cast.
Here’s a roundup of today’s other TV news you need to know:
• Buster Bluth has a new gig! Deadline reports that Tony Hale is set to co-star in an upcoming HBO comedy pilot, Veep. Julia Louis-Dreyfus is already tied to the project.
• Colin Quinn’s Jerry Seinfeld-directed Broadway show, Colin Quinn Long Story Short, is being made into an HBO special, per the New York Times.
• Leverage lovely Beth Riesgraf will appear in an upcoming episode of NCIS as an “infamous online gamer,” per TV Guide.
• It’s a West Wing reunion. EW.com reports that Bradley Whitford will stop by his former co-star Mary McCormack’s In Plain Sight during its fourth season.
• Lonestar‘s Mark Deklin joins Hawaii Five-0 for a few episodes as a nemesis for Scott Caan’s Dano this February, says E! Online.
• Mark Burnett’s Today-style series for OWN has been scrapped, per The Hollywood Reporter. The mega-producer’s wife Roma Downey was set to act as host the show.
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