Morning Briefing

Lost actor joins new J.J. Abrams series

Former Lost actor Jorge Garcia has 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 Prime 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.

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  • Benjamin Paul

    Hopefully the prison food will assist with the weight loss…but like Newman it may end his career! 

  • aaronimpact

    So has J.J. done playing with Fringe and wants a brand new toy to play with?