Thursday, April 29, 2021

Development News - Grace Gummer Joins 'Let the Right One In'; Amazon's 'Hot Pink' Adds David Arquette; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - April 29, 2021

Amazon's Hot Pink; Hulu's Olga Dies Dreaming; and Showtime's Let the Right One In.

  • Nina Bloomgarden, David Iacono, Mimi Davila, Dana Donnelly, Myra Molloy and David Arquette have been cast as series regulars on the comedy pilot starring Sarah Michelle Gellar. Bloomgarden is a recent graduate of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Iacono has previously recurred on Netflix's Grand Army, HBO Max's The Flight Attendant and Showtime's City on a Hill. Davila has recurred on Netflix's Voltron: Legendary Defender. Donnelly has guest starred on Freeform's Everything's Gonna Be Okay. Molloy has guest starred on Freeform's The Bold Type. Arquette stars in the Scream film franchise.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.
  • Grace Gummer has joined the cast of the drama pilot starring Demi├ín Bichir and Anika Noni Rose. She previously starred for three seasons in USA's Mr. Robot. She next stars in Peacock's upcoming limited series Dr. Death.
  • She will play Claire, the heiress of a pharmaceutical empire and a brilliant scientist who turned down the family's billion-dollar business to pursue a humbler, nobler career in disease research. But her life gets turned upside down when her estranged, ailing father summons her home and reveals a terrible secret.
  • OLGA DIES DREAMING (Drama) - Based on the novel by Xochitl Gonzalez. Written and executive produced by Gonzalez. Directed and executive produced by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon. Produced by 20th Television. Logline: A Nuyorican brother and sister from a gentrifying Sunset Park, Brooklyn reckon with their absent, politically radical mother and their glittering careers among New York City's elite in the wake of Hurricane Maria.