Has Ryan Seacrest been convinced to return to “American Idol”? Reportedly, ABC’s planned reboot has had problems signing him on because he learned he will be earning less than Katy Perry, who will become one of the judges.
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“Hell on Wheels” star Anson Mount has landed the lead role of Black Bolt in the “Marvel’s Inhumans” television series. “Marvel’s Inhumans” will explore the never-before-told epic adventure of the royal family including Black Bolt, the enigmatic, commanding King of the Inhumans, with a voice so powerful that the slightest whisper can destroy a city.
Rowan Blanchard has booked her next gig following the cancellation of her Disney series “Girl Meets World.” The actress has landed a guest spot on the ABC comedy set in the ’80s, “The Goldbergs.”
It has taken “Once Upon a Time” until its sixth season to lay down its plans of having it’s first-ever musical episode. ABC doesn’t want to confirm that it’s happening but several sources say the special will be airing this spring.
ABC is getting into the superhero franchise. It is offering a new TV show about people with special powers via its sister company Marvel. “The Inhumans will be launched on IMAX theaters in the summer of 2017. After which, its story will continue a TV show on the alphabet network during its 2017 Fall TV season slate.
The 1998 spy movie “Enemy of the State” will be developed as a TV show on ABC. The reboot from Jerry Bruckheimer’s production studio will be set 20 years after the movie.
ABC prematurely cancelled the superhero series “Agent Carter” after two seasons. The network might have considered that it had enough time to find it stride before pulling the plug completely. But the show still has a following, especially from superhero and comic book geeks and they have launched a campaign directed at Netflix. Will the streaming site pick “Agent Carter” after cancellation?
Fans of the “Star Wars” who are hoping that the franchise will also extend to television might be disappointed to know that a TV show is unlikely happening as a Disney insider revealed the studio isn’t working on it.
Author Melinda Taub’s “Still Star-Crossed,” the modern day sequel novel to the classic “Romeo and Juliet” is getting an adaptation on ABC. Production will be handled by a team under headed by Shonda Rhimes, the creator of “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy.”