Television is Out of Ideas

Ray Wise was otherwise engagedIt’s pilot season. And Variety is reporting that Rebecca Romijn has just been cast in ABC’s “Eastwick”, alongside Linsday Price and Jaime Ray Newman and Veronica Cartwright.

Sayeth the industry bible:

“Eastwick” revolves around three women who discover they have mystical powers when a mysterious man comes to town.

I mean, yeah, that’s what John Updike’s book was about, too … kinda …

Seriously, though. How did they pitch this? “It’s ‘Desperate Housewives’, but with Satan! Perfect for the Sunday night block!”

And poor Veronica Cartwright. Twenty-two years after the George Miller movie, here she is spewing cherries all over again …

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