[10/06/14 - 11:56 PM] Development Update: Monday, October 6 Updates include: NBC eyes TV series based on "Say Anything..."; Sarah Wayne Callies to star in USA's "Colony"; and Barry Levinson to helm Jennifer Lopez in NBC's "Shades of Blue."
[09/24/13 - 11:26 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, September 24 Updates include: Bruno Heller to bring "Gotham" to FOX; Vanessa Redgrave cast in ABC's "The Black Box"; and NBC gives pilot order to "The Odyssey."
DESCRIPTION: (from HBO's press release, July 2015) DOLL & EM, the comedy series starring Emily Mortimer (HBO's "The Newsroom") and Dolly Wells ("Bridget Jones's Diary"), will return for its second season SUNDAY, SEPT. 13 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO. Guest stars on the six-episode season include Ewan McGregor, Olivia Wilde, Evan Rachel Wood and Mikhail Baryshnikov. The new season will again be directed by Azazel Jacobs and produced by Alessandro Nivola with Kevin Comer under Nivola and Mortimer's King Bee label. BAFTA winner Andrew Eaton will executive produce along with Lucy Lumsden, the show's commissioner for Sky. DOLL & EM is an original production from UK broadcaster BSkyB and has just aired on Sky Living in the UK. Written by and starring real-life best friends Mortimer and Wells, DOLL & EM debuted on HBO in March 2014. The six-episode first season explored what happens when a Hollywood actress hires her childhood friend as a personal assistant while making a film in Los Angeles. A bittersweet, intimate portrait of female friendship, the series followed their relationship through unexpected complications and surprising twists.