“End of Watch” star Michael Pena is slated to play the leading role in Fox’s drama thriller pilot “The List”. Paul Zbyszewski (“Lost,” “Hawaii Five-0”) will pen the script and executive produce.
Pena would play a U.S. Marshal who leads the hunt for the person who stole “the list” — a file with the identities of every member of the Federal Witness Security Program — after people in the program start getting killed. [Source: Variety]
Under the Dome
Twilight’s Rachelle Lefevre is slated to star in CBS’ adaptation of Stephen King’s “Under the Dome”. The story follows the residents in the community of Chester’s Mill as they deal with the post-apocalyptic conditions that ensue when a strange dome mysteriously encapsulates the town.
Lefevre will play Julia, an investigative reporter who just moved from Chicago to Chester’s Mill with her husband, a doctor at the town’s medical center. She’s baffled by the appearance of the strange dome but more concerned with the whereabouts of her mysteriously missing husband. [Source: THR]
My Name Is Earl’s Jason Lee is slated to star in CBS’ police drama “Second Sight,” based on the 1999 UK psychological thriller telemovie which starred a then 35 year-old Clive Owen. Michael Cuesta (“Homeland”) is penning this version.
Lee will star as the lead detective within the New Orleans Police Department. He also has an ocular disorder that causes him to have horrifying and visually stimulating anxiety dreams and hallucinations. [Source: The Live Feed]
Kirsten Wiig and Seth Rogen have joined the cast of the revived fourth season of “Arrested Development” on Netflix. The new episodes are slated to begin streaming in May.
Wiig will be playing a younger version of Lucille Bluth. Rogen’s role is presently unknown. Andy Richter, Terry Crews, Conan O’Brien, John Slattery and Isla Fisher also have roles. [Source: Vulture]