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TV News: Thrones, Hannibal, Policeman, Ladies

By Garth Franklin Tuesday July 24th 2012 08:38AM
TV News: Thrones, Hannibal, Policeman, Ladies

Game of Thrones
Iwan Rheon ("Misfits") has apparently scored the role of Lord Roose's illegitimate son Lord Ramsay Snow (aka. The Bastard of Bolton) in the upcoming third season of HBO's "Game of Thrones".

The character is considered one of the most despicable characters in George R.R. Martin's universe. [Source: Winter is Coming]

Hannibal
Laurence Fishburne is currently circling the role of Jack Crawford in NBC's upcoming Hannibal Lecter prequel series "Hannibal".

In the books and films, Crawford is the agent in charge at the Behavioral Science Unit of the FBI which is tracking down an unknown cannibal/serial killer. Scott Glenn, Harvey Keitel and Dennis Farina have previously played the character on film. [Source: TV Line]

The Last Policeman
di Bonaventura Pictures is in negotiations to acquire the rights to Ben H. Winters' "The Last Policeman" with the intention of turning it into a TV series.

The story is described as a mystery set on the brink of an apocalypse. [Source: Deadline]

Hello Ladies
HBO has ordered "The Office" creator Stephen Merchant's new comedy series "Hello Ladies" to pilot.

Merchant will star in, exec produce and write the series about an English guy looking for love in Los Angeles who's infatuated with the city's polarizing world of beautiful people. [Source: The Live Feed]

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