Michael Cera developing comedy series
Michael Cera is developing a new comedy series called 13th Grade which will centre on a high school graduate who is stuck in limbo between childhood and adulthood. Cera will work with Derek Waters on the show, who has previously been seen on The Middle and The Sarah Silverman Programme.
MacIntyre finishing on London Tonight
Donal MacIntyre is reportedly finishing up on London Tonight after less than six months in the role. The Guardian is reporting that MacIntyre will quit his presenting role on the ITV 1 programme with his final show on September 17.
Susan Boyle auto-tuned?
Amid controversy that the latest season of The X Factor is employing the use of auto-tuners on its auditioning contestants, newspapers are reporting that Susan Boyle’s famous audition on Britain’s Got Talent was “smoothed out” in post production.
Fox quitting television
Former Lost actor Matthew Fox has declared he will never work on television again after spending more than 12 years working for the small screen. Fox, who featured on Party of Five before Lost, added that he is keen to take on more theatre role sin the future.
BBC developing Douglas Adams novel
The BBC is planning to adapt Douglas Adams’ novel Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency for TV in the coming months. No casting has been announced yet for the hour-long dramatization which will screen on BBC Four as a one-off pilot.
Jolie signs for movie adaptation of ITV1′s Unforgiven
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie will play the lead role in a big-screen adaptation of ITV1’a mini series Unforgiven. The actress has reportedly signed on for the role of Ruth Slater, a woman who rejoins society after 15 years behind bars for the murder of two policemen.