MH Briefs (August 18, 2012)


“The Man With The Iron Fists” Red-Band Trailer

This is essentially, by the looks, the version of “Kill Bill Vol. 2” that didn’t swap skirmishing for chit-chat.

Delfino at “The Farm”

Majandra Delfino, forever remembered by “Roswell” viewers for her turn on that special little ’90s series, will play Dwight’s sister on the spin-off of “The Office”. “The Farm” sees what happens when Rainn Wilson’s character departs the paper company for the family business, a beet farm and Bed & Breakfast.

“Perception” coming back

TNT’s “Perception”, starring Eric McCormack and Rachael Leigh Cook, has been renewed for a second season.

“Glee” Sneaked

“Glee” creator Ryan Murphy just tweeted the season 4 teaser.

Buffy’s Jonathan teams with De Niro for series

Actor cum writer Danny Strong, filmmaker David O. Russell and some newbie named Robert De Niro are teaming for a new CBS drama series about a famous New York father/daughter lawyer. “The drama is inspired by the father-and-daughter defense attorneys Murray and Stacey Richman. It will center on a fictionalized version of the Richmans’ Bronx firm, where clients as notorious on the street as they are on Page Six.”

Eight for Seven

Eight different posters for the crime caper “Seven Psychopaths” are up at Coming Soon.

Hinds enlists in “Game”

“Political Animals” star Ciaran Hinds is joining the cast of TV’s “Game of Thrones”. He will play Wildling leader Mance Rayder, the King-Beyond-the-Wall.

Looking Paranoid, Harry.

The first look at [a very older looking] Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman, as they appear, in “Paranoia” is online. Here’s Ford and Oldman out for dinner last week.

Huck! A Classic returns!

ABC is bringing Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn back to the small screen. “Finn & Sawyer” “hails from Detroit 1-8-7 duo Jason Richman and David Zabel and is described as an adventure-themed reinvention that revolves around the two famed literary characters who re-meet as young men in their 20s and form an investigative firm in a bustling and steampunk New Orleans.”

Graham feeds “Dog”

“Hangover” star Heather Graham has boarded the indie comedy “Feed the Dog”, a rock-and-roll odyssey starring Selana Gomez.

“Boys” at Paramount

Adam McKay’s long-gestating “The Boys”, based on the comic book by Garth Ennis, is back on at Paramount.