Monday, March 9, 2015

Development News - Don Johnson Joins 'Boom'; William Devane & 2 More Board 'The Grinder'; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - March 9, 2015

ABC's Boom; CBS' Supergirl; and FOX's The Grinder.

  • Malina Weissman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) will appear on the drama pilot starring Melissa Benoist as a young version of Kara Zor-El seen in flashbacks.
  • Don Johnson (Nash Bridges, Miami Vice) has been cast on the drama pilot written by Josh Pate and Rodes Fishburne. He will play Hap Boyd, a tough, mega alpha oil tycoon and oilfield legend. He has additionally signed on as an executive producer of the pilot.
  • Mary Elizabeth Ellis (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Natalie Morales (Parks and Recreation) and William Devane (24) will co-star on the comedy pilot starring Rob Lowe & Fred Savage. Ellis will play Debbie, Stewart's (Savage) wife who once dated Dean (Lowe) and he still thinks of her as the one that got away. Morales will play Claire, the paralegal at the firm who is unimpressed by Dean's celebrity status. Devane will play Dean Sr., the sweet, old-fashioned father of Stewart and Dean and the head of the family's law firm.