TVLine Items: Does Jennifer Love Hewitt Have the X Factor? Plus: Suits Scoop and More!
Is The X Factor adding a little Love to the mix?
The Fox competition series is on the lookout for a few fresh faces to replace departing judges L.A. Reid and Britney Spears in Season 3 — and Jennifer Love Hewitt is said to be in the running.
According to UsWeekly.com, Simon Cowell is “very interested” is bringing the Client List star on as a new judge in the upcoming cycle.
Reba McEntire and Kelly Rowland also are reportedly being considered for the gig.
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• UK actor Max Beesley (Hotel Babylon) has booked a heavily recurring role in the upcoming third season of Suits (bowing July 16), playing — the new Harvey?! TVLine has learned that he joins as Harvey’s British counterpart who arrives in New York following the company’s recent merger. As expected, having two Harveys around complicates things at the firm.
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• HBO and big-screen director Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth) are teaming up on the development of Monster, a potential series based on 18 volumes of Japanese manga, Deadline reports. The thriller is said to be about a young doctor’s search for the most evil sociopath alive.
• Grant Show (Melrose Place) will guest-star in The Exes Season 3, The Hollywood Reporter reports, playing a man the guys want to set up with Kristen Johnston’s Holly.
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