Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Sutton Foster's Pilot Younger Picked Up for Series Order
Two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster’s pilot, Younger, has been picked up by TV Land for a 12-episodes. According to Deadline, the show, from Sex and the City creator Darren Star will premiere this fall and also star Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar and Miriam Shor. The comedy features the Violet headliner as a New Jersey divorced single mother in her early 40s who kickstarts her career by passing herself off as a 20-something, landing a hot job at a New York City publishing company. Younger is based on the novel of the same name by Pamela Redmond Satran.
Helen Mirren Eyeing Role Alongside All The Way's Bryan Cranston
Oscar winner Helen Mirren may be teaming up with All the Way’s Bryan Cranston in the biopic Trumbo. According to Variety, Jay Roach is on board to helm the movie, which follows the life of blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Tumbo.
James Franco Lines Up First Post Broadway Gig
Looks like James Franco has his first job lined up after he’s finished his run in Of Mice and Men on Broadway. Deadline reports that the Oscar nominee will start filming the titular role in the movie Michael this summer, directed by Justin Kelly.