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  1. From Deadline Hollywood Simon Helberg Joins Adam Driver & Marion Cotillard In Leos Carax’s Amazon Musical ‘Annette’; France Deal Inked As Cameras Roll Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) is joining Oscar-nominee Adam Driver and Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard in Leos Carax’s (Holy Motors) musical romance Annette. Shoot is underway on Carax’s first English-language film, which is set against the backdrop of Los Angeles. Pic will follow star-crossed lovers: a stand-up comedian (Driver) and a modern opera star (Cotillard), with both Driver and Cotillard doing their own singing. Florence Foster Jenkins star Helberg will take the role of ‘The Conductor’. The on-off project will bring together U.S. rock band Sparks, which has scripted the movie and is composing original songs, and celebrated music producer Marius de Vries, known for his work on La La Land, Bohemian Rhapsody and Moulin Rouge, who will serve as executive music producer. <full article in the link>
  2. From Deadline Hollywood Michiel Huisman To Star In Kaley Cuoco’s HBO Max Series ‘The Flight Attendant’ Game Of Thrones alum Michiel Huisman is set as the male lead opposite Kaley Cuoco in HBO Max’s thriller drama series The Flight Attendant, starring and executive produced by Cuoco. The Flight Attendant is a terrifying story of how an entire life can change in one night. Cassie (Cuoco), a flight attendant, wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man – and no idea what happened. Huisman will play Alex, a charming, wealthy businessman, who runs into some serious bad luck in Bangkok and ends up sticking with Cassie (Cuoco) longer than expected. He also joins previously cast Sonoya Mizuno. Produced by Cuoco’s Yes, Norman and Berlanti Productions, the upcoming Warner Horizon Scripted Television series is based on the novel by New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian, adapted by Steve Yockey. Filming is set to begin this fall on eight one-hour episodes. <full article in the link>
  3. Looks like Jim is playing ESPN Celebrity Fantasy football again this year...
  4. TV Line indicated that Jim's character is a talent agent. Source
  5. Not counting Thursday Night Football.. Grey's Anatomy was the highest rated show at 1.5 and had 6.51 million viewers. Young Sheldon was the most watched show with 8.24 million viewers and # 2 in the final ratings with a 1.1 Definitely lower than when TBBT was YS's lead-in Ratings and viewership numbers were terrible across the board on Thursday. We'll have to see how things play out going forward.
  6. There is one, Young Sheldon has its own topic area on this board with several different discussion threads...
  7. From Deadline Hollywood ‘Hollywood’: Dylan McDermott, Samara Weaving, Jim Parsons, Maude Apatow & Joe Mantello Among Netflix Series Cast Additions Dylan McDermott, Samara Weaving, Jim Parsons, Maude Apatow, Joe Mantello, Laura Harrier and Jake Picking have joined the cast of Ryan Murphy’s upcoming Netflix limited drama series Hollywood. They join previously announced Jeremy Pope, Darren Criss, David Corenswet, Patti LuPone and Holland Taylor. Few details are known about the series, which Murphy calls “a love letter to the Golden Age of Tinseltown.” It is believed to be set in the 1940s and centers on three lead characters — played by Pope, Criss and Corenswet. McDermott will play Ernie; Weaving will portray Claire; Parsons will play Henry Wilson; Apatow will portray Henrietta; Mantello will play Dick; Harrier will play Camille; and Picking will play actor Rock Hudson. <full article in the link>
  8. Another production deal for Jim and his team... From Deadline Hollywood Jim Parsons-Produced Comedy ‘The Monarchy Is Going To S***’ From Amy Reed In The Works At Quibi EXCLUSIVE: Quibi has put into development The Monarchy Is Going to S***, a comedy from writer Amy Reed (Diary of a Female President), Jim Parsons’ That’s Wonderful Productions and Warner Bros. TV. Written by Reed, The Monarchy Is Going To S*** is set in the modern-day kingdom of Andova, where the lives of twin princesses are thrown into utter disarray when the King’s newly discovered illegitimate son is named as the rightful heir to the throne. But the two irreverent princesses won’t exactly go away quietly, not when they believe The Monarchy Is Going To S***. Reed executive produces with That’s Wonderful’s Parsons and Todd Spiewak. Eric Norsoph, That’s Wonderful’s Head of Production and Development, co-executive produces and will oversee the project for the production company. Warner Bros. TV, where That’s Wonderful is under a deal, is the studio. <full article in the link>
  9. “The Big Bang Theory” stars Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik are re-teaming for a multi-cam comedy at Fox, Variety has learned. In a highly competitive situation, Fox has given a series commitment to “Carla,” a new series that Bialik and Parsons will executive produce with Bialik also attached to star. The series is based on the BBC original “Miranda” created by Miranda Hart. Bialik will star as the titular Carla, a 39-year-old woman who struggles every day against society and her mother to prove that you cannot have everything you want and still be happy. That is why she spent the money her parents set aside for her wedding to open a Cat Café in Louisville, KY. The show is currently expected to launch in fall 2020. Landing the series is a major win for Fox. According to sources, all of the broadcast networks made serious plays for the project. That should come as no surprise, considering Parsons and Bialik are coming off the final season of “Big Bang Theory,” which signed off after 12 seasons earlier this year as one of the most-watched shows on television. The series finale alone drew over 25 million viewers in the Nielsen Live+7 Darlene Hunt will write and executive produce the series. Bialik will executive produce under her Sad Clown production banner, with Sad Clown’s Mackenzie Gabriel-Vaught producing. Parsons will executive produce via That’s Wonderful Productions along with Todd Spiewak. That’s Wonderful’s Eric Norsoph will produce. Angie Stephenson of BBC Studios will also executive produce along with Hart. The series will be a co-production between Warner Bros. Television and Fox Entertainment. Both Bialik and Parsons are currently set up at WBTV under overall deals, as the studio previously produced “The Big Bang Theory.” “In pursuing a hand-crafted approach to our scripted development, Charlie and I knew ‘Carla,’ written by Darlene Hunt, was a project with great potential that could become the centerpiece of our comedy slate – and Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik coming to Fox Entertainment is obviously an enormous part of that equation,” said Michael Thorn, president of entertainment for Fox Entertainment. “‘Carla’ is an unapologetically big, broad multi-cam with a strong female point-of-view, pushing the format in a way that will be distinctive. With the A+ creative team, our partners at Warner Bros., led by the inimitable Peter Roth, and BBC Studios, we think we have something truly special here.” The full article can be found HERE
  10. Jim and Todd at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards... Source
  11. Jim's in LA for the Emmy Awards... Jessica Hecht plays Ryan's mother in "Special". She also appeared with Jim on Broadway in "Harvey".
  12. First night of the the Creative Arts Emmy Awards...
  13. From Deadline Hollywood ‘Young Sheldon’: Craig T. Nelson To Recur On Season 3 Of CBS Comedy Series Parenthood and Coach alum Craig T. Nelson is set for a recurring role on the upcoming third season of CBS’ hit comedy series Young Sheldon. Clearly a nod to his signature character on ABC’s ’90s sitcom Coach, Nelson will play Coach Dale Ballard on Young Sheldon. Dale Ballard is a Little League baseball coach who butts heads with George Sr. (Lance Barber) about Missy (Raegan Revord) wanting to join the team. The character will be introduced in the sixth episode of the upcoming third season, which premieres September 26. On Coach, which aired on ABC from 1989-97, Nelson won an Emmy for his portrayal of Hayden Fox, head coach of the fictional NCAA Division I-A Minnesota State University Screaming Eagles football team. <full article in the link>
  14. From Deadline Hollywood Mayim Bialik To Make Screenwriting And Directing Debut With ‘As Sick As They Made Us’ The Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik will write and direct As Sick As They Made Us, a comedy drama feature film based on her own experiences that will mark her screenwriting and helming debut. Anne Clements (Stage Mother, Quinceañera) and Ash Christian (After Everything, Burn) are aboard to produce the pic, which will be executive produced by Clay Epstein of Film Mode Entertainment. Film Mode is repping world rights and handling the pic’s market premiere this week at the Toronto Film Festival. The plot centers on a divorced mother who struggles to help her estranged brother visit their father on his deathbed. The death throws the family into disarray as she attempts to cultivate new love and manage her relationship with her difficult mother and brother. Casting is underway. <full article in the link>
  15. Iain will be on "Live with Kelly and Ryan" on Thursday September 19th.
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