Karen Gillan attends the IMAX 3D Premiere of STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS at BFI IMAX (Image Credit: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

Karen Gillan to star in ABC’s ‘Selfie’!

Karen Gillan attends the IMAX 3D Premiere of STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS at BFI IMAX (Image Credit: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

Karen Gillan attends the IMAX 3D Premiere of STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS at BFI IMAX (Image Credit: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

The story of Amy Pond may have ended on Doctor Who, but it seems as though portrayer Karen Gillan’s career is just getting started. 

According to The Hollywood Reporter, she has signed on to star in the pilot of ABC’s new single-camera sitcom, Selfie. The show, from the mind of Suburgatory creator Emily Kapnek, puts a modern twist on My Fair Lady. The story will follow the life of Eliza Dooley (Gillan), a young woman who is more concerned with her online persona than her real life (and let’s face it, we all know an “Eliza Dooley”). When she gains notoriety from a break-up turned viral video, she recruits a marketing expert to help resuscitate her image.  Continue reading

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A few standouts in the 2013 television pilot season!

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Rebel Wilson (Image Credit: Eva Rinaldi)

That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, the most wonderful time of the year has come again. No, I’m not talking about Christmas, either.

I’m talking about pilot season!

Networks are releasing titles and cast listings for their television pick ups left and right. Medical mayhem, cop-filled chaos and single-camera comedies abound in the released previews of what is to come for 2013, and I’m here to give you a clue as to what new shows I’m excited to check out this fall. Continue reading