Saturday, March 19, 2011

Top News Stories - Week of March 14th, 2011

Here are the top stories that burned up the livewire this week…

-Kevin Costner joins "Superman: Man of Steel" as Jonathan Kent. [] -

-NBC releases first picture of Adrianne Palicki as "Wonder Woman" - [] -

-Netflix snags new drama TV series from David Fincher and Kevin Spacey. [] -

-Damon Wayans signs onto CBS sports comedy pilot. [] -

-Darren Aronofsky steps down as director of new "Wolverine" movie. [] -

-Universal announces plans for 4th "American Pie" movie entitled "American Reunion." [] -

-HBO developing new series for Phillip Seymour Hoffman. [] -

-Christina Applegate decides on NBC pilot for her TV return. [] -

-Grant Show joins "Burn Notice" in a recurring role. [] -

-NBC renews trio of Thursday night comedies (The Office, Community, Parks & Recreation). [] -

-Donald Sutherland joins NBC pilot; set to co-star with "Criminal Minds" actress Paget Brewster. [] -

-Jimmy Smits returns to NBC this pilot season. [] -

-Matthew Fox signs on as the villain in "I, Alex Cross" with Tyler Perry & Ed Burns. [] -

-Lara Spencer to leave "The Insider" for "Good Morning America." [] -

-Scott Porter cast in Rachel Bilson/Josh Schwartz CW medical pilot. [] -

-"Daredevil" sequel announced minus any of the original cast. [] -

-Enrique Iglesias rumored to be in the running to host Simon Cowell's "The X-Factor." [] -

-ABC renews "The Bachelor" & "The Bachelorette." [] -

-"No Ordinary Family" star Julie Benz set to join CBS medical pilot. [] -

-Rapper Nate Dogg passes away. [] -

-Michael Gough, who played "Batman's" loyal butler Alfred passes away. [] -

-Good Charlotte teams with Funny or Die to bring back "Double Dare" for new music video. [] -