TV News: Vikings, Flash, Roadies, Legends

Lothaire Bluteau, Kevin Durand, Morgane Polanski and Ben Robson have joined the cast of the third season of History’s hit scripted series “Vikings.”

Bluteau is Emperor Charles of France, Polanski his daughter Princess Gisla. Durand is the mysterious Wanderer, and Robson is Lagertha’s trusted second in command Kalf. [Source: Variety]

Showtime has officially given a pilot production order to the Cameron Crowe-produced comedy series “Roadies” which follows the day-to-day life of a successful rock tour as seen through the eyes of the crew members.

Crowe wrote and will direct the one-hour pilot ahead of a potential half-hour series he would executive produce alongside J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk should it be greenlit. Emmy and Tony nominee Winnie Holzman (“My So-Called Life”) would serve as showrunner. [Source: Showtime]

TNT has released a new and very stylized trailer for its new action thriller series “Legends”. Sean Bean plays an undercover agent working for the FBI’s Deep Cover Operations division.

Bean’s character begins to question his own identity when a mysterious stranger suggests the agent isn’t the man he believes himself to be. Ali Larter, Morris Chestnut and Tina Majorino also star in the show which premieres August 13th.