Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Tara Strong and Kevin Shinick will provide the voices for Adult Swim’s live-action/animated hybrid pilot “Team Unicorn”. The four will play Team Unicorn and their cartoon counterparts.
From the creators of “Robot Chicken,” this modern satire of Saturday morning kids’ shows follows four mythical unicorn heroines who masquerade as culture-obsessed human girls. The show presents darkly ironic twists on 1980s cartoon tropes. [Source: The Live Feed]
Hello, My Name Is Doris
Sally Field will join Max Greenfield, Jack Antonoff and Beth Behrs in Michael Showalter’s indie comedy “Hello, My Name Is Doris”.
Field will play an isolated sixty-year old woman who is motivated by a self-help seminar to romantically pursue a younger coworker. This causes her to stumble into the spotlight of the local hipster social scene. [Source: Deadline]
Nick Eversman (“Get On Up”) has joined the cast of teen comedy “The DUFF” for CBS Films. Eversman will play the guitar-playing soulful crush of the main character.
Mae Whitman plays an honors student who realizes she is a Designated Ugly Fat Friend and so asks her jockish neighbor (Robbie Amell) to give her a social makeover so that she can ask out the object of her unrequited affections. [Source: THR]
Rock the Kasbah
Taylor Kinney (“Chicago Fire”) has scored two movie roles during his summer hiatus from the hit NBC drama. The first is Barry Levinson’s comedy “Rock the Kasbah” starring Bill Murray.
He’s also starring in the indie political thriller “Food” from “Lola Versus” directors Zoey Lister Jones and Daryl Wein. He will shoot both concurrently. [Source: THR]