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Pilot News: Showtime Excommunicates Kyle Chandler's The Vatican

Kyle Chandler The Vatican Dead

What many Friday Night Lights fans saw as a gift from God – Kyle Chandler‘s return to series television — is no longer happening.

Showtime has chosen to not move forward with its Chandler-starring pilot The Vatican …READ MORE

Pilot News: The Vatican Chooses Its Pope

bruno ganz

Just a few days after the Vatican named a new Pope, The Vatican has done the same.

The Showtime drama pilot has cast Bruno Ganz as the fictional head of the Catholic Church …READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: Anna Friel Cast Opposite Kyle Chandler in Showtime Drama The Vatican


Did someone just dump a box of Miracle-Gro on a couple of former Daisies?

Anna Friel has been cast opposite Kyle Chandler in Showtime’s The Vatican – the same week that her Pushing Daisies co-star Lee Pace booked a cable pilot of his own. READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: Kyle Chandler Tees Up TV Return as Star of Showtime's The Vatican

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS -- "State" Episode 122 -- Pictured: Kyle Chandler as Eric Taylor -- NBC Photo: Bill Records

Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose with Kyle Chandler as your headliner.

That’s no doubt the feeling among Showtime execs, who just lured the Friday Night Lights superstar back to the small screen with a starring role in the drama pilot The Vatican. READ MORE