Morning Briefing

Misfits US remake in development

Josh Swartz, the producer who brought us The OC and Gossip Girl, is developing a US version of British teen series Misfits. The creator of the original, Howard Overman, is said to be working alongside Schwartz on the script.

Gugino lands Justified role

Carla Gugino has joined the cast of Justified for its third season. The actress, who has appeared in the likes of Entourage and Californication, will feature in a recurring role as an assistant director of the US Marshals Service.

Big Bang actors working on pilot

Big Bang Theory actors John Ross Bowie and Kevin Sussman have begun work on a new comedy pilot for the Fox network. The pair, who played Barry Kripke and Stuart on the show, are developing a series based around a couple who bend over backwards to support their 5-year-old daughter.

Moore signs upf or comedy

Mandy Moore is attached to a new comedy pilot for the ABC network which focusses on the life of a young, newly married couple.

MTV staffer files lawsuit

A former MTV staffer who worked on The Hills is filing a lawsuit claiming she was forced to take drugs and was the subject of unwanted sexual advances. Eliza Sproul says the incidents in question occurred during the cast and crew’s 2010 trip to Costa Rica.

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