Afternoon briefing

The Walking Dead’s Scott Wilson arrested

Scott Wilson, who plays Hershal on The Walking Dead, has been arrested and charged with drunk driving in Georgia, where the show is filmed. The arresting officer wrote that Wilson said he had been drinking wine and scotch at a restaurant, and was swaying when he stepped out of the car. Wilson then asked if he could do yoga poses instead of a field sobriety test.

American Idol producer keen to revive Fame for TV

American Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe is planning to do a modern version of Fame, a 1980 movie about a group of talented kids trying to make it to stardom, as a TV series, teaming up with MGM Television to do so. The series would have the kids face the same struggle for stardom as the original movie, but would be updated to reflect the current world’s obsession with celebrity.

24 star heads to Revenge

Wendy Crewson, who played Dr Anne Packard on 24, is joining the cast of Revenge. She’ll play Helen, a powerful business executive who has dealings with Conrad Grayson (Henry Czerny).

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