TV News: Archer, Old, Zero, Premise, Q

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

Archer
FXX’s “Archer,” which returns with its twelfth season on August 25th, will be the last to feature core cast member Jessica Walter, but not necessarily the show’s last. They also confirmed there are no spin-offs in the works.

Eric Schrier, President of FX Entertainment, says: “Jessica was a big loss but I think creatively, they are trying to figure out a way to proceed forward”. FX Networks Chairman John Landgraf says: “Can the show continue? I think that’s a creative question they are working on. I’m optimistic the answer will be ‘yes’.” [Source: TV Line]

The Old Man
FX has set an early 2022 debut for their new drama series “The Old Man” starring Jeff Bridges, John Lithgow, Amy Brenneman and Alia Shawkat.

Production has been on hiatus since October when the actor revealed that he was diagnosed with lymphoma. Around three episodes remain to be filmed with the hope to begin filming in early 2022 contingent on Bridges’ health. [Source: Deadline]

Zero Fail
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Carol Leonnig’s new book “Zero Fail: The Rise and Fall of the Secret Service” has been acquired to adapt into a television series.

The novel follows the missteps

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