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Johnny Depp Books a Guest Role, the Aquabats Get TV Series and More

by Chris Harnick, posted Mar 24th 2011 11:00AM
Johnny DeppJohnny Depp is heading to TV! Want to see his guest role? Hope you have BBC2!

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Depp will guest on the Ricky Gervais–produced 'Life's Too Short.'

'Life's Too Short' stars Warwick Davis as a dwarf who runs a talent agency for other dwarf stars. Gervais indicated other big name stars will stop by the sitcom, but Jerry Seinfeld will not.

In other casting news ...

Ed Harris will play John McCain in HBO's 'Game Change.' The Oscar nominee will star opposite Julianne Moore (as Sarah Palin) in the TV movie from the men behind 'Recount.' [Entertainment Weekly]

Eliza Dushku has joined Damon Wayans in a CBS comedy pilot. Dushku will play Casey, a radio sidekick to Damon Wayans' host character. [TVLine]

'Buffy' star Anthony Stewart Head has booked a role in NBC's 'Free Agents.' Head originated the role of cocky boss Stephen in the U.K. version of the series will reprise the role in the new pilot. [Hollywood Reporter]

HBO has given a pilot order to 'Spring/Fall.' The Tea Leoni comedy about a dysfunctional partnership takes place in the fashion world. This could be Leoni's first regular TV gig since 'The Naked Truth.' [Deadline]

The Hub has ordered a new series featuring the Aquabats. The rock band will go on adventures to save the world from evil via their music. [Deadline]

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Jen Maters

Woah! Johnny in TV? This is what I got to see! Good thing I can watch it through TV Gadget. I am really looking forward to it.

March 30 2011 at 2:54 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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