Morning Briefing

Damon to guest in House of Lies

Matt Damon will make a guest appearance in the Don Cheadle comedy series House of Lies. The actor will play a version of himself in an episode of the show’s second season.

Recurring role for Murphy

Eddie Murphy is likely to play a recurring role in the new Beverly Hills Cop TV series. The series will be fronted by Brandon T Jackson, who will play the son of Murphy’s original character Axel Foley. “He’s in the pilot and he said he wants to come back multiple times during the first order [of episodes],” CBS president Nina Tassler.

Series order for Skyfall duo

Skyfall director Sam Mendes and writer John Logan have teamed up for a new horror drama TV series called Penny Dreadful., which has been officially ordered by the Showtime network this week.

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