Today in show business news: A Game of Thrones hunk gets a hunky role, Jurassic Park 4 might be in trouble, TNT has another new show, and more Coen Brothers.
At upfronts Wednesday, TNT and TBS announced new projects featuring names like Spielberg, Stallone, Bay, Foxx, and Carell attached to them. With a rebranding now firmly built up by Conan and big, bold shows like Dallas, the Turner cable duo appears to have a true Hollywood identity: It's not HBO; it's TV heaven for movie-star pet projects.
With the cable business finally reaching saturation when it comes to adding new subscribers, and viewers blessed with more on-demand choices than ever, many top cable channels have recently experienced their worst ratings declines ever.
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