DEADLINE – EXCLUSIVE: Neve Campbell has been tapped as the lead of Avalon, ABC’s drama series based on Michael Connelly’s short story, from David E. Kelley (Big Sky, Big Little Lies), A+E Studios and 20th Television.
This marks Campbell’s second collaboration with Kelley, Connelly, fellow Avalon executive producer Ross Fineman and A+E Studios. She starred opposite Manuel Garcia-Rulfo in the breakout first season of Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer, another Kelley adaptation of Connelly’s work, which the two exec produce with Fineman through A+E Studios. Campbell is set to continue on The Lincoln Lawyer as a recurring guest star in Season 2.
Avalon, which received a straight-to-series order from ABC, takes place in the city of Avalon on Catalina Island, where L.A. Sheriff’s Department Detective Nicole “Nic” Searcy (Campbell) heads up a small office. Catalina has a local population that serves more than 1 million tourists a year, and each day when the ferries arrive, hundreds of potential new stories enter the island. Detective Searcy is pulled into a career-defining mystery that will challenge everything she knows about herself and the island.
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Neve Campbell chats with PEOPLE about her new PSA for the American Red Cross and her surprising decision not to reprise her role as Sidney in Scream 6
PEOPLE – Neve Campbell’s decision not to return to the Scream franchise for the upcoming sixth film wasn’t an easy one — but she’s standing her ground.
In an exclusive chat with PEOPLE surrounding her new campaign video for the American Red Cross, the actress says her choice not to sign on to reprise her role as final girl Sidney Prescott for Scream 6 was “truly” just “negotiation” related. “I did not feel that what I was being offered equated to the value that I bring to this franchise, and have brought to this franchise, for 25 years,” she tells PEOPLE.
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In horror movies, people make bad decisions leading to lots of wasted blood. Neve Campbell leads the storytelling in a lighthearted look at typical horror movie scenarios, and reminds viewers there’s so much more good they can do with their blood.
VARIETY – “The Lincoln Lawyer” series has been renewed for Season 2 at Netflix.
The series adaptation of the book series by Michael Connelly debuted its first season back in May. The first season consisted of 10 episodes and was based on the book “The Brass Verdict.” Season 2 will also be 10 episodes and will be based on the book “The Fifth Witness.”
It was also announced that Dailyn Rodriguez will board the show in its second season in the role of co-showrunner and executive producer. She will run the show alongside Season 1 showrunner Ted Humphrey. Rodriguez’s past credits include serving as co-showrunner on the USA Network series “Queen of the South,” as well as writing for shows like “Fantasy Island” and “Lie to Me” at Fox and “The Glades” on A&E.
Manuel Garcia-Rulfo will reprise the role of Mickey Haller in Season 2, with Neve Campbell (Maggie McPherson), Becki Newton (Lorna), Jazz Raycole (Izzy), and Angus Sampson (Cisco) all returning as well along with other Season 1 cast members. In Season 1, Mickey Haller, an iconoclastic idealist, runs his law practice out of the back seat of his Lincoln, as he takes on cases big and small across the expansive city of Los Angeles.
“The Lincoln Lawyer” was developed by David E. Kelley and Humphrey. Both serve as executive producers on the series alongside Connelly, Rodriguez, Ross Fineman, Barry Jossen, and Tana Jamieson. A+E Studios produces the series for Netflix.
Connelly’s original “The Lincoln Lawyer” novel, which came out in 2006, was adapted for the big screen in 2011.
Hi, Neve fans! I have added some screen captures of Neve as Maggie McPherson in season one of The Lincoln Lawyer. Make sure to check out and like/love The Lincoln Lawyer on Netflix!
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Television Productions > The Lincoln Lawyer > Screen Captures > 1×05 – Twelve Lemmings in a Box
Television Productions > The Lincoln Lawyer > Screen Captures > 1×06 – Bent
Television Productions > The Lincoln Lawyer > Screen Captures > 1×07 – Lemming Number Seven
Television Productions > The Lincoln Lawyer > Screen Captures > 1×08 – The Magic Bullet Redux
Television Productions > The Lincoln Lawyer > Screen Captures > 1×09 – The Uncanny Valley
Television Productions > The Lincoln Lawyer > Screen Captures > 1×10 – The Brass Verdict