TV News: Bloodline, Cards, Watcher, Roosevelt

Acclaimed film actress Andrea Riseborough is making the jump to television as she has signed on for a recurring role in the second season of Netflix’s Florida-set dark family drama “Bloodline”. The show returns to Netflix during the first half of next year.

Rise borough plays Evangeline, a streetwise and unpredictable character from the past of Danny Rayburn (Ben Mendelssohn). The actress joins a cast that includes John Leguiazamo as the violent Ozzy Delvecchio who also has connections with Danny.

“Bloodline” will return to Netflix during the first half of next year. [Source: TV Line]

House of Cards
Colm Feore has scored a recurring role in the upcoming fourth season of Netflix’s “House Of Cards”. Feore will play a high-profile new character in the White House drama, but specifics have not been revealed. The new season is currently filming in Baltimore ahead of an early 2016 release. [Source: Deadline]

The Watcher
“Homeland” executive producer Alex Cary,”Secrets & Lies” producer Aaron Kaplan and Universal TV are teaming for the psychological thriller series “The Watcher”.

The project is inspired by a true story about a New Jersey family forced to abandon their new home over chilling letters from a stalker who calls himself ‘The Watcher’. [Source: Deadline]

Teddy Roosevelt Showtime Series
“American History X” scribe David McKenna is developing a new limited series about former U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt for Showtime.

Electus’ Ben Silverman (“The Tudors”) and Sean Canino along with Authentic’s Jon Rubinstein and Jason Egenberg will produce the project. This will mark a rare move into limited series by Showtime which favours ongoing series and docos. [Source: Variety]