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JJAbramsJJ Abrams producing two new pilots

JJ Abrams will produce two new drama pilots for US TV. He will team with Harry Potter director Alfonso Cuaron for a project that centres on a former convict tasked with protecting a young girl with a special gift. His other project is a futuristic series set in a world where cops are teamed with android partners.

Fellowes on Downton movie

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes has said that if they decided to do a movie based on the show it would take place after the series has finished. He stated that he didn’t want to get a situation where veiwers would have to watch a movie in order to understand what was happening in the next season.

Gomez joins Dexter

Former Walking Dead and Looper actor Nick Gomez has been cast in a recurring role in Dexter. Gomez will join other new recruits Sean Patrick Flanery and Charlotte Rampling in the eighth season of the show.

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