While it’s true that our co-workers, bosses, clients, and vendors can sometimes drive us up the wall, they aren’t alone in their frustration-inducing powers. Thethings in an office can also raise blood pressure and drive us to the vending machine. Expert Market surveyed 1,000 employees in the U.K. and came up with the top 10 […]
Flight of the Conchords fans, rejoice! A 2015 tour is in the works - Splitsider A True Blood alum joins the cast of Supergirl - HuffPost Entertainment Empire draws it's biggest audience yet with this week's episode - Vulture Unexplainable...Show More Summary
AND SOME FOLKS thought that casting a brunette as Supergirl was going to be the planned CBS show’s most controversial casting twist.Well, Mehcad Brooks (“Desperate Housewives,” “True Blood”) has just been cast as Jimmy Olsen, the most well-known photographer in the DC Comics universe.Read full article >>
CBS has turned to young, charismatic TV veteran Mehcad Brooks to play Jimmy Olsen in their new series, Supergirl. Brooks has appeared in shows like True Blood and Necessary Roughness, and will be the new face for Superman's pal. This...Show More Summary
I think it’s been an avowed rule of portrayals of Jimmy Olsen that Superman’s best friend is – What’s the word I’m looking for? – a nerd. He was a young kid that wore a bow tie for decades for crying out loud! Unless you’re The Doctor, nothing says “nerd” like wearing a bow tie […]
“Supergirl” has found its Jimmy Olsen, casting “True Blood” alumnus Mehcad Brooks in the staple role. Word came late Tuesday […]
This isn't going to be like any Supergirl we've seen before! Of course, for those who saw the 1984 film, that's probably a good thing! Just after the announcement that Glee star Melissa Benoist will play Superman's cousin Kara in the upcoming CBS show comes another landmark bit of casting news. [ Photos: Is Tyrese Playing Green Lantern? [...]
My exact thought process this morning upon seeing The Hollywood Reporter's recent Supergirl headline: "Ugh, I guess they have a Jimmy Olsen now but like, whatever, he's such a milquetoast plot device so who cares—wait, who did they cast?? OH MY GOD IT'S EGGS YOU GUYS, IT'S EGGS, NEVER MIND I'M SO ON BOARD NOW."
Say hello to True Blood's Mehcad Brooks.
Jimmy Olsen is a character most often associated with Superman, but he’ll be logging time with Superman’s less famous cousin for CBS. Supergirl has just cast True Blood alum Mechad Brooks as Jimmy. Brooks joins Melissa Benoist, who was cast last week as Supergirl. Show More Summary
Aftermonthsofsilence,CBS’ Supergirl seemslikeit’sbeingconstructedbeforeourveryeyesnow.Twoweeksagowelearnedthattheshowwouldbeacrimeproceduralwithfamilydrama throwninforgoodmeasure,andlastweekwelearnedthatGlee andWhiplash actressMelissaBenoisthadbeencast intheroleofKaraZor-el/Supergirl.
True Blood's Mehcad Brooks will exchange the paranormal for the extraterrestrial on CBS's Supergirl, where he's been cast as James Olsen. In this iteration of the character, Olsen will be a photographer at CatCo, the media company where Kara Zor-El (aka Supergirl, Melissa Benoist) works. According to DC Comics lore,... More »
'True Blood' and 'Necessary Roughness' star Mehcad Brooks has signed on to play James Olsen in CBS' 'Supergirl' alongside Melissa Benoist. [...]
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CBS' upcoming entry into the superhero field, Supergirl, has found its Jimmy Olsen. Or should we say James Olsen? Mehcad Brooks will play the more maturely monikered James, TVGuide.com has confirmed. The character is a photographer at the media company where Kara (aka Supergirl, played by Melissa... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Mehcad Brooks Supergirl
I always thought Jimmy Olsen was supposed to be a mild-mannered guy, relying on Superman for help and always idolizing "Mister Kent" to an almost pathological degree. Mehcad Brooks, who has just...
Supergirl has found its James Olsen. Mehcad Brooks has been tapped to play DC Comics’ famed photographer in CBS’ superhero
Mehcad Brooks (Necessary Roughness, True Blood) is set to co-star opposite Melissa Benoist in CBS’ pilot Supergirl. Based on the characters from DC Comics, the project, from Warner Bros. TV and studio-based Berlanti Prods., centers on Kara Zor-El (Benoist) who is embracing her superhuman abilities. Show More Summary
True Blood's Alan Ball and Elton John are teaming up with HBO to make a pilot for "an hourlong period drama set against the complex and volatile backdrop of 18th century Vienna," writes The Hollywood Reporter. To be called Virtuoso, it centers around musical prodigies at the Academy of Musical... More »
According to Variety, Elton John and True Blood creator Alan Ball are finally joining forces to create the dream team they were always meant to be a part of. Together (along with producer David Furnish), they’re developing a pilot for HBO about a class of young musical prodigies in 18th century Vienna called Virtuoso. Show More Summary