Good News: Mr. [Jimmy] Smitts is heading to Washington. Bad News: In an untitled NBC drama pilot where he’ll play a by-the-book Supreme Court Justice, not President Matt Santos in the WEST WING re-boot we’ve been desperately waiting for.
Mr. Rebecca Romijn O’Connell Jerry O’Connell has signed on to the CBS Jim Belushi pilot DEFENDERS. Bad News: For, and we can’t believe we’re saying this, Jim Belushi. Seriously, are these executives not aware of O’Connell’s recent track record? (See: CARPOOLERS, DO NOT DISTURB, REX IS NOT YOUR LAWYER)
Good News: THE OC’s Melinda Clarke is coming to the TV Addict’s hometown of Toronto (Canada) having signed on to the CW’s remake of LA FEMME NIKITA. Bad News: For Melinda Clarke… who should feel free to ignore the mysterious man in orange standing outside of her hotel room with an “OC4ever” sign!
Good News: Brittany Snow will play the assistant to Kathy Bates’ law firm boss in David E. Kelley’s NBC legal drama KINDRED. Bad News: For the small and vocal group of AMERICAN DREAMS fans who, no joke, close to a decade later continue to send theTVaddict.com emails asking us to help save their show!
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