Lost actor joins new J.J. Abrams series
Former Lost actor Jorge Garcia has been signed on for J.J. Abrams’ new TV project Alcatraz. Garcia, who played Hurley on Lost, has been cast as Dr Diego Soto in the new series which centres on the infamous San Francisco prison.
Musical episode for Grey’s Anatomy
Several reports are suggesting that the makers of Grey’s Anatomy are planning a musical episode of the drama series. It is understood that the episode will air in the second half of the show’s current season in the US.
Being Human scoops UK awards
New drama series being Human has scooped the Best Television Drama award at the recent Writers’ Guild Awards in the UK, beating out the likes of Doctor Who to take the title. Coronation Street continued its dominance over the Continuing Drama category while mini-series Occupation picked up Best Short-Form Drama.
Cannes winner to be developed for TV
The 2008 Cannes Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winning mafia film Gomorrah is set to be developed into a TV series. The makers of the film will develop the plot into a 12 episode series with the help of Sky Italia.