Michael Chiklis Has Been Cast on a Show That Isn't No Ordinary Family

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... It's always a bad sign for a show when its star is running around auditioning for other projects. Michael Chiklis, who's currently starring on ABC's No Ordinary Family, has booked a role on CBS' comedy pilot Vince Uncensored, about a guy who decides to live his life more honestly. Chiklis would have to give up the role if No Ordinary Family somehow gets renewed, but given that Chiklis, who is also a producer on NOF, is shopping himself around, we doubt that the show will see Season 2. [EW]

... Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles star Thomas Dekker is headed to The CW, where he belongs. He'll star as the male lead in Secret Circle, the supernatural teen drama from Vampire Diaries creator Kevin Williamson. The show is based on the books about a teen girl (who'll be played by Life Unexpected's Britt Robertson) who discovers she's a witch. Does she weigh more than duck? [TV Line]

... In news you already knew, Steve Carell is leaving The Office. In news you didn't know, his last day on the show will be April 28. [TV Guide]

... Charlie Sheen has sued Warner Bros. TV and Chuck Lorre for $100 million. Hooray for the American justice system! [TMZ]

... TNT has announced its summer schedule, including the premiere of Steven Spielberg's alien-invasion series Falling Skies:

Franklin & Bash: Series debut June 1
Falling Skies: Series debut June 19
Men of a Certain Age: Second half of Season 2 starts June 1
Memphis Beat: Season 2 starts June 14
HawthoRNe: Season 2 starts June 14
Leverage: Season 4 starts June 26
The Closer: Season 7 starts July 11
Rizolli & Isles: Season 2 starts July 11

... Life Unexpected stud Kristoffer Polaha (he's tall) will star opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar in the CBS pilot Ringer. Polaha will play the extramarital love interest of the woman who Gellar's character is pretending to be while on the run from the mob. Sounds pretty straightforward to me! [TV Line]

... Jordana Spiro (My Boys) will headline Lost and Found, a comedy pilot at ABC. Spiro will play a party girl bartender in New York who gets a wake-up call when the now 18-year-old son she put up for adoption almost a decade and a half ago shows up on her doorstep. That kid has the right idea. I'd kill for a hot mom who was a bartender in NYC. Free drinks! [Deadline Hollywood]

... House's Jennifer Morrison will play the lead in ABC's drama pilot Once Upon a Time. The show, from a pair of Lost writers, focuses on a town where traditional fairy tales may actually be true. I'm still really really conflicted about this show. [Deadline Hollywood]


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