Grey’s Anatomy star joins cast of Michael Bay drama pilot
Eric Dane, AKA ‘McSteamy’ on Grey’s Anatomy, will star in the pilot of the new Michael Bay drama called The Last Ship. Dane will play a career Navy man and loving father. The series revolves around a global catastrophe that nearly obliterates the Earth’s population, forcing the crew of a naval destroyer to confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they are among the only survivors.
Fleetwood Mac singer apologises for rant against Nicki Minaj
Stevie Nicks has apologised for her reaction to the Nicki Minaj-Mariah Carey feud on American Idol. Nicks said, “If I had been Mariah I would have walked over to Nicki and strangled her to death right there”, regarding Nicki’s threats to Mariah on the set of American Idol. Hours after saying that, Nicks issued an apology saying, ”I want to apologize for my remarks about Nicki Minaj’s behavior toward Mariah Carey which I said during a long and exhausting day of interviews. It was very out of character for me and I deeply regret what I said. I feel very protective toward Mariah Carey who has gone through many difficulties in her life and I spoke without thinking.”
Munsters reboot in limbo
NBC has invested $10 million into Mockingbird Lane, which is a reboot of the 1960s show The Munsters, but now the show’s future is in question. The show has been in development for two years, and the pilot has been shot, but reports are that NBC execs aren’t too pleased with the way it’s turned out. The show stars Portia de Rossi as Lily Munster, Jerry O’Connell as Herman Munster and Eddie Izzard as Grandpa. The Hollywood Reporter reports that “NBC is weighing up its options and could air the completed pilot as a Halloween special, shoot additional footage and package as a TV movie or redevelop, again.”