Anna Paquin is set to topline ABC’s drama pilot “Broken” which Meaghan Oppenheimer will pen and which Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea will executive produce. T.R. Knight, Blair Underwood and Penelope Ann Miller also star.
Paquin plays a ruthless Dallas divorce attorney as her life begins to unravel when her emotionally damaged, love-addicted sister resurfaces, triggering self-destructive tendencies and exposing long-hidden family secrets. [Source: Variety]
Ashley Thomas is set as a lead, playing the brother of Corey Hawkins’ lead character in “24: Legacy” on FOX. Stephen Hopkins directs and Manny Coto and Evan Katz will produce. Miranda Otto, Teddy Sears, Dan Bucatinsky, Anna Diop and Jimmy Smits also star.
The story centers on military hero Eric Carter (Hawkins) and chronicles his return to the U.S. and the trouble that follows him back – compelling him to ask CTU for help to stop a terrorist attack. [Source: TV Line]
Augustus Prew, Rick Yune and Steve Mouzakis will score recurring roles opposite returning stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell in the nine-episode event series revival of “Prison Break” on FOX.
In the follow-up, Fernando, C-Note, Lincoln, and Sara go on a mission to rescue Michael from Yemen where he is imprisoned after faking his death. Prew will play the crazy and sharp Whip, Yune will play a Korean identity thief, and Mouzakis will play the bad-ass Van Gogh. [Source: Deadline]
Legends of the Hidden Temple
Colin Critchley has joined the cast of Nickelodeon’s “Legends of the Hidden Temple” telemovie inspired by the famous 1990s game show.
Critchley will play Noah, one of three siblings that breaks away from a boring temple tour in the jungle and find themselves involved in a real life mission comprised of obstacles they must complete to escape alive. [Source: Variety]