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Three Join Jason Lee in TNT's 'Delta Blues'

by Rebecca Paiement, posted Nov 20th 2009 12:35PM
Robyn LivelySam Hennings, Robyn Lively and Leonard Howze (pictured) have been tapped to join Jason Lee in the upcoming TNT pilot 'Delta Blues,' from executive producer George Clooney.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, 'Blues' follows Dwight Hendricks (Lee), who who spends his Memphis days on the police force and his nights impersonating Elvis Presley.

Hennings, who will play Whitehead, Dwight's partner on the force, has appeared in numerous movie and television roles, most notably 'CSI,' 'Dollhouse,' 'The Aviator,' 'Havoc,' starring Anne Hathaway, and the Hallmark Channel's 'Elevator Girl.'Robyn LivelySam Hennings, Robyn Lively (pictured) and Leonard Howze have been tapped to join Jason Lee in the upcoming TNT pilot 'Delta Blues,' from executive producer George Clooney.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, 'Blues' follows Dwight Hendricks (Lee), who who spends his Memphis days on the police force and his nights impersonating Elvis Presley.

Hennings, who will play Whitehead, Dwight's partner on the force, has appeared in numerous movie and television roles, most notably 'CSI,' 'Dollhouse,' 'The Aviator,' 'Havoc,' starring Anne Hathaway, and the Hallmark Channel's 'Elevator Girl.'

Lively will take on the role of Charlene, Dwight's ex-wife, who runs a catering company on contract with the Memphis Police Department. She most recently appeared on TNT's 'Saving Grace,' but is also remembered for her work on the film 'Teen Witch' (top that!) and television greats like 'Doogie Howser, M.D.' and 'Twin Peaks.' She's also the sister of 'Gossip Girl' star Blake Lively.

Howze will work closely with Whitehead and Dwight as a detective on the MPD force. Known for his role on 'Barbershop,' Howze has also appeared as Alby's dad in an episode of 'My Name Is Earl,' as well as other television and film roles.

Clark Johnson ('The Wire'; 'The Shield') will direct the 'Delta Blues' pilot, written by Liz Garcia and Joshua Harto.

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