TVLine Items: Michelle Dockery's TNT Pilot, You're the Worst Teaser and More

Michelle Dockery Good Behavior

What would Lady Mary Crawley think of Michelle Dockery‘s new TV gig?

The Downton Abbey actress is set to star in Good Behavior, TNT’s newly ordered drama pilot from writer Chad Hodge (Wayward Pines), our sister site Deadline reports.

Based on a series of books by Blake Crouch, Good Behavior centers on Letty Dobesh (Dockery), a thief and con artist who is fresh out of prison. When she overhears a hitman being hired to kill a man’s wife, Letty sets out to derail the job and becomes entangled with the killer.

Dockery is currently filming Downton Abbey‘s sixth and final season.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* FXX has released a short teaser for You’re the Worst‘s second season, in which Jimmy and Gretchen channel their inner Spider-Man and Mary Jane, respectively. Press PLAY below for a glimpse of Season 2, which premieres in September:

* True Blood‘s Anna Camp has signed on to Amazon’s upcoming drama pilot The Good Girls Revolt, which follows the women of Newsweek in the 1970s as they charge the magazine with discrimination. Per Deadline, Camp will play Jane, a highly skilled, couture-wearing Newsweek researcher.

* Speaking of Amazon, Fargo alumna Allison Tolman will guest-star on the streaming service’s upcoming drama Mad Dogs, about four former frat brothers whose reunion in Belize exposes dark secrets. Per THR, Tolman will play Rochelle, a junior staffer in Belize’s U.S. embassy who believes she can accomplish anything.

* Nathan Lane (Modern Family) has joined the cast of American Crime Story, playing defense attorney F. Lee Bailey, Deadline reports.

* TV Land has greenlit I Shudder, a dark comedy pilot from executive producer Dan Jinks (Pushing Daisies) and writer Paul Rudnick (The Stepford Wives). The potential series stars Hamish Linklater (The New Adventures of Old Christine) as Elyot Vionnet, a meticulous man who gives unsolicited advice to those who lack manners and common decency.

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8 Comments
  1. Evan says:

    “YTW” premiering in September! Not a terribly long wait, I can deal with that. Just happy to have it back!!

  2. ggny says:

    Ah i thought she could do a little better the a TNT pilot

  3. Tom says:

    Still think Anna Camp would be perfect for Media in American Gods. Here’s hoping.

  4. Steven says:

    Can’t wait for You’re the Worst!

  5. Mr. Tran K says:

    So excited about Michelle Dockery being cast in a pilot for TNT and her first post Downton Abbey gig.

  6. O'yaya says:

    Wow looks like we got a case of life imitating art, I just rewatched the Funny of Die skit dhe did with Michael Chiklis where she was a detective on a show for TNT. I hope it does well

  7. Keith says:

    Great trailer for You’re The Worst. Can’t wait for the new season.