TV Casting Update: Demi Moore Headed for the Valley, Jean-Claude Van Damme Cast as…Himself
New shows are getting cast by the armload right now! Here’s all the latest TV casting news featuring Teddy Sears, Jean-Claude Van Damme and Colt Prattes.
Demi Moore is headed back to television for the first time in over thirty years. She is set to star in 10 Days in the Valley, a drama from Tassie Cameron, the co-creator of the cop show Rookie Blue. The last time Moore graced the small screen was in 1984 on General Hospital. She will play a mother whose child is taken in the dead of the night, and she must sacrifice everything to get her back. [Deadline]
ABC’s Dirty Dancing remake has found its Johnny. Colt Prattes will stepping into Patrick Swayze’s famous role as a camp dance instructor who captures Baby’s heart. Abigail Breslin is his romantic costar and Debra Messing will play Baby’s mother. [TVLine]
The pilot for 24: Legacy got a new addition in Teddy Sears. Centered on a military hero named Eric Carter (Corey Hawkins of The Walking Dead), the new spinoff, reboot, revival, whatever this type of TV show is called, will cover his troubling return to the U.S. and his mission to stop terrorist attacks. Sears will be playing Keith Mullins, the head of the CTU. [TVLine]
Amazon has a comedy in the works starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. The martial arts expert and actor’s character is…wait for it…Jean-Claude Van Johnson (also the title the show). Van Damme will play a version of himself brought out of retirement to star in an action film adaptation of Huckleberry Finn. So, yeah, this already sounds like the greatest show in history. [The Hollywood Reporter]