Following news the other day of Olivier Ritchers’ casting as the giant villain Paulie in the currently in production third season of Amazon’s “Reacher,” a photo has gone online showing him at work.

The official Reacher Instagram account posted the shot of Ritchers having some fun on the set – standing in front of star alan Ritchson’s trailer crossing out the actor’s name and replacing it with his. The new season will adapt Lee Child’s novel “Persuader” for its source material next season. [Source: Instagram]

Girls on the Bus
Max has opted to cancel its Melissa Benoist-led drama “The Girls On The Bus” after one season. The decision was made two weeks after the first season finale of the series went to air.

Benoist plays a journalist who romanticizes a bygone era of campaign reporting and scraps her whole life for a shot at covering a presidential candidate for a paper of record. Carla Gugino, Natasha Behnam and Christina Elmore co-starred. [Source: TV Line]

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
Anson Mount has confirmed that he’s finished his work on the production of the third season of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” for the Paramount+ service. The new season isn’t expected to air until 2025.

In a posting, Mount says it’s a “wrap on season 3, at least from me, there’s still a little bit of work to be done.” The news comes as the show has already been renewed for a fourth season. [Source: Instagram]

Wild Cards
It may be cancelling everything else, but The CW is keeping romantic procedural “Wild Cards” – renewing the show for a 13-episode second season following the ten-episode first. The new run will air in 2025.

Vanessa Morgan stars as con artist Max Mitchell who teams with demoted detective Cole Ellis (Giacomo Gianniotti) to solve crimes. In Live+7, the season is averaging 892,000 total viewers and a 0.1 demo rating. [Source: TV Line]

Star Wars: The Acolyte
Dave Filoni weighs in on the newest “Star Wars” series with a new featurette titled “Creating The Acolyte”. The clip arrives less than two weeks before the series begins streaming on the Disney+ service on June 4th.

The series is dubbed an action-packed mystery in the world of Star Wars, unfolding in the High Republic era of the franchise which hasn’t been portrayed in live-action before.

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