Some of the smaller news stories in the world of Cult and Sci Fi.
TV Guide reports that Soprano’s actress Ari Graynor will appear in three episodes, or possible more, of Fox SF series Fringe. The actress will play the youngster sister Olivia Dunham [Anna Troy]. Graynor will make her first appearance in the series in January.
American broadcaster CBS has ordered five more episodes of its new SF series Eleventh Hour. The series has performed moderately well for CBS, having a strong lead in from CSI. So far Eleventh Hour has averaged 12 million viewers. The series is based on the British show of the same name by Stephen Gallagher.
ABC’s pilot for a possible new SF series has seen casting details announced. Flash Forward, which will air next to Lost, is based on the novel by Robert J. Sawyers novel and revolves around the chaos that comes from when everyone in the world blacks out for two minutes and has visions of their future. Courtney B. Vance and Jack Davenport are the first names announced for the pilot episode.