Both Deadline.com and New York Magazine are reporting that things look grim for NBC’s once-hyped Rockford Files update starring Dermot Mulroney. It is possible that to appeal to developer David Chase and producer Steve Carell, both of whom are people NBC wants to do business with, that the Rockford... Read more
James Hibberd’s The Live Feed has weighed in on the latest pilot buzz, and since we’ve been tracking a lot of the networks’ Fall 2010 pilots, we thought we’d share: CBS Hawaii Five-O is still the “most likely drama” to be picked up as a series order. Chaos, Defenders,... Read more
Both THR and Deadline.com have posted updated tallies of how certain pilots are doing, including a few that are being covered here at KSiteTV. At NBC, both say The Rockford Files has good chances, although Deadline says that the network has not seen the pilot yet. It sounds like... Read more
Alex Fernandez, who appeared in the Human Target episode “Embassy Row,” has landed the role of Lt. Doug Chapman in NBC’s currently-filming Rockford Files pilot. The role was played by James Luisi in the original series. The pilot is up for a potential spot on NBC’s Fall 2010 schedule,... Read more
Beau Bridges will be playing Jim Rockford’s dad “Rocky” in NBC’s upcoming Rockford Files re-do pilot. A personal opinion: While Bridges is a good actor in himself, and comes from a family of very good actors, shouldn’t this one have gone to James Garner? At least the original series... Read more
Here at KSiteTV we’ve been covering the news of several pilots in contention for the networks’ Fall 2010 line-ups. Now it’s time to ask you what you’re looking forward to the most. Please pick only one, and if your choice isn’t listed there, leave a comment. Have fun! Which... Read more
Melissa Sagemiller from TNT’s Raising The Bar has been cast as Jim Rockford’s lawyer and sometimes lover Beth Davenport in NBC’s Rockford Files pilot. She joins the already-cast Dermot Mulroney, who is playing Rockford. Read more
Firefly and V actor Alan Tudyk has joined the cast of NBC’s Rockford Files pilot. EW‘s Michael Ausiello has revealed that Tudyk will be playing Dennis Becker, the LAPD sergeant originally played by Joe Santos. Cast in the lead is Dermot Mulroney. Come on, NBC… is it too late... Read more
The role of Jim Rockford in NBC’s Rockford Files pilot redux is cast… and sadly, it’s not Joe Flanigan who got it. EW‘s Michael Ausiello and TV MoJoe are both reporting that Dermot Mulroney got the lead role, making his TV debut. Thoughts – good? Bad? Leave your comments…. Read more
This week’s Ask Ausiello column at EW.com featured a reader question about Joe Flanigan (Stargate Atlantis) being cast in the role of Jim Rockford in NBC’s Rockford Files update. At least for now, the answer is no; or at least “not yet.” Question: There‚Äôs buzz that the talented Joe... Read more