Jason Isaacs to star in Fox drama pilot "Pleading Guilt

This pilot for a Fox television series, based on the novel by Scott Turow, was tragically not selected for production. Bastards.

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Post by Marie » Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:23 pm

I saw those mini letters Helen - yea my first thought was wish it was not fox - but I'm very glad to hear he had so many offers and that we should actually get to see something!

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Post by Helen8 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:24 pm

Guess we'll have to separate Fox Television from Faux News in our minds.
But it's still Murdoch.

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Post by Gillian » Wed Mar 03, 2010 6:08 pm

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Post by grannybear » Wed Mar 03, 2010 10:04 pm

Fox TV sometimes has some good shows. If it's Scott Turow it should be good. He writes good books.

Any idea where it will be filmed since most of Turow's books take place around Chicago?
And wouldn't they be starting to film the pilot soon if they expect to make the fall schedule?

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Post by Chari910 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 10:10 pm

Got the book on my Kindle. So far at page 136

Some spoilers info:Highlight the text only if you want to know

McCormack A. Malloy
49 yo, 6'3" and ??overweight?? NOOOOOOOO
Divorced, living with a 19 yo son
ex-alcoholic lawyer who is having less than stellar career at his lawfirm

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Post by Angel Tavington » Thu Mar 04, 2010 6:52 am

I wonder when they will start shooting the pilot...maybe by the end of the year or sooner? ( filming for Retreat begins in May!)




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Post by thunder » Thu Mar 04, 2010 7:49 am

Isn't pilot season now? I think pilot season is January to April. Maybe he's about to go filming once the publicity for Green Zone is over... ?

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Post by grannybear » Thu Mar 04, 2010 7:55 am

I don't know much about these things but it seems to me that the pilot would be filmed about now
and then he'd go do his movie and back to the TV show if it's picked up.

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Post by kjshd05 » Thu Mar 04, 2010 8:22 am

when he was filming Brotherhood episodes, it took from 10 to 14 days,
for one episode....I would think a pilot, would be the same, maybe a week longer...yes, pilot season filming is in the Spring, then he would
go do Retreat....just my opinion, but it's the same as thunder :cool:

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Post by catloveyes » Fri Mar 05, 2010 1:51 pm

Well, we shall have to wait and see how long this new pilot will take.

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Post by Helen8 » Fri Mar 05, 2010 1:57 pm

Filming for series TV begins in July/August, so whenever they show the finished pilot to the Fox executives who decide thumbs up or down, we'll know if we have a show to watch come Fall Season. So till then, it's a waiting game. :bang

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Post by Angel Tavington » Fri Mar 05, 2010 2:26 pm

I really hope the pilot will be a success. I don't think I've ever been this excited about a show!




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Post by grannybear » Fri Mar 05, 2010 4:28 pm

Think good thoughts. The production team sounds top notch. Plot from a good source and and an excellent leading man. Who could ask for anything more.

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Post by Gilly_sirl » Fri Mar 05, 2010 7:13 pm

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They'll get along fine, then?

Well, yay! for Jason! I hope his talent will not be wasted. The synopsis sounds interesting.

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Post by marilaine » Sun Mar 07, 2010 2:48 pm

Got my fingers crossed. *sendinggoodvibes*

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