Paul Adelstein Chance

TVLine Items: Paul Adelstein Heads to Hulu, Buffy Vet in ABC Pilot and More

Paul Adelstein might want to stock up on Red Bull, because we don’t see much downtime in his future.

The actor, who recently confirmed his involvement in Fox’s Prison Break revival, will co-star with Hugh Laurie in the Hulu drama Chance.

The series — which has already snagged a two-season, 20-episode order — focuses on Eldon Chance (Laurie), a forensic neuropsychiatrist who gets wrapped up in the violent and dangerous world of mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illness.

Per our sister site Deadline, Adelstein will play Raymond Blackstone, a ruthless police detective and the abusive spouse of one of Chance’s patients (Boardwalk Empire‘s Gretchen Mol). He will film the series concurrently with Prison Break.

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

* Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum Anthony Head has joined Still Star-Crossed, ABC’s Shondaland drama pilot that serves as a follow-up to Romeo and Juliet. He will fill the series-regular role of Lord Capulet, a kind and thoughtful man who will turn on you if you cross him, Deadline reports.

* Former Baywatch babe Gena Lee Nolin has been cast in Sharknado: The 4th Awakens, playing a member of the elite Astro-X technology team that helps fight the titular natural disaster, TheWrap reports.

* Comedy Central has released the trailer for its upcoming miniseries Time Traveling Bong, starring Broad City‘s Ilana Glazer and Paul W. Downs. Premiering on Wednesday, April 20 (of course), the three-night event follows two cousins who discover the magical bong, only to accidentally break it as they travel through history.

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6 Comments
  1. Frank says:

    The ABUSIVE husband?!?! He better not hurt her!

  2. mooshki says:

    What a Hot Tub Time Machine rip-off! ;)

  3. Katie says:

    What about Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce? Will he still being doing that show as well? Or did I miss its cancellation?

  4. Mollie says:

    With the way Shondaland shows are sinking, I’d encourage dear Giles to run for the hills!

  5. Jules says:

    My only interest for the series is HLaurie…..