Casting calls and news items in the film and TV community come in each day here to FilmJerk.com. Amy Lawrence catches the minutiae that falls through the cracks, and discusses them more in depth than most of them probably deserve. Today’s call includes notices on Dead Zone, ESPN’s Playmakers and Stargate SG-1.
All My Children Pablo is an Argentinean, gorgeous and sexy, who has never met his match in love until arriving in Pine Valley.
Crossing Jordan In the third episode of season three, Mrs. Novotny is convinced that Dr. Peter Winslow is lying to her about her missing son.
The Dead Zone “It’s Only A Drink” introduces Maddy, an insurance adjuster who gets stuck on a very adventuresome date with Johnny.
The Division In “Thus With A Kiss I Die”, a woman’s daughter and ne’er to well boyfriend are found burned to death. Was is suicide or murderr Too bad you have to watch Lifetime to find out.
Law and Order: Criminal Intent In “Tainted Mettle”, an architect with three wives is competing with his long lost son for the World Trade Center contract. The only wife who knows about both the son and the other wives takes out the competition before personal scandals are revealed.
Law and Order: Special Victim’s Unit In “Mother” a psychiatrist is stalked and raped by a patient upset that she is cutting her practice hours to take care of her adopted baby.
Nip/Tuck Gorgeous teen twins want surgery to look less alike before they start college. Hopefully they’ll still be gorgeous afterwards. And, with the show taking the high road, Michael Jackson shows up and wants more surgeries.
Playmakers ESPN’s pilot is full steam ahead and filming in Toronto. They are still looking for a big guy to play Eric, a linebacker wracked with guilt over injuring a player. You know, this could be a good show. Really. I may have to figure out what channel ESPN is on.
See Jane Date ABC is filming this chick lit book as a movie of the week. Jane is an editor who gets assigned to edit the book of an old rival. She also has to find a date for her cousin’s wedding. Both of these tasks have surprising results.
She Spies New character Duncan, is a high tech genius who would have graduated college except finals week was during a Comic Con. He loves “Spawn like” comics and is a master of gadgets. Working for the girls is a dream come true. He already is getting on my nerves.
The Sopranos Not much news, but the show is looking for 10 year old male twins, and someone to play a urologist.
Stargate As a documentary crew films the team, one of the team members is mortally wounded in this episode called “Heroes”. In “Evolution”, a two parter, Carter seeks the source of a mysterious indestructible warrior while Daniel is captured and held for ransom in Honduras while seeking the Telchak Device, a strange power source.
The L Word This Showtime series is attempting to completely confuse me with a storyline about a lesbian identified boy named Lisa who embarks on a relationship with lesbian Alice, who freaks when she realizes Lisa is a boy lesbian. I think.