With the fall TV season still weeks away, several pilot episodes for new series including Fox's Lucifer have leaked online. Weeks ahead of their intended release, pirates have managed to obtain and release high quality versions of several upcoming pilots, including Lucifer, Minority Report, Blindspot, and Carmichael Show.
In what Variety is calling a "coordinated effort," four shows -- Lucifer, Minority Report, Blindspot and Carmichael Show --were reportedly leaked online around 2 A.M. on Monday, August 10. As of 12 p.m. EST, Fox's comic book adaptation Lucifer had been downloaded 141,498 times, with Minority Report, based on Steven Spielberg's 2002 movie getting 111,269 downloads. Blindspot, a drama from Supergirl producer Greg Berlanti, had been downloaded 81,887 times. Figures on family comedy Carmichael Show were not available.
There's no reports on if these are the final cuts of these pilot episodes, or unfinished versions.
Carmichael Show is set to officially premiere August 26 on NBC, while both Minority Report and Blindspot will debut September 21 on Fox and NBC, respectively. Lucifer will debut in sometime in 2016.
The studios behind the shows have released no comments on the leaks.
OUTCAST Adds Six To Cast
Showtime's upcoming adaptation of Robert Kirkman and Paul Azaceta's Outcast, which follows the story of a young man who deals with demonic possesstion, has added six new castmembers as filming begins in South Carolina.
Deadline reports that David Denman of The Office has been added as Mark Holter, a role played by Kip Pardue in the show's pilot. Also joining the cast is Brent Spiner of Star Trek: The Next Generation fame, as well as Melinda McGraw, Grace Zabriskie, Catherine Dent, and Lee Tergesen.
All six cast members join Patrcik Fugit, who plays main character Kyle Barnes in the series. No release date for Outcast has been set.
HOWARD THE DUCK Gets A 'Remix' Trailer
Vulture and YouTube user Louis Plamondon have released a "remixed" version of the trailer for 1986's Howard The Duck that reimagines the film as part of Marvel Cinematic Universe canon. Check it out:
PARKER YOUNG Cast In ARROW Season 4
ETOnline reports that Enlisted star Parker Young has joined the cast of CW's Arrow as a love interest for Thea Queen.
Young will play Alex Davis, who the report calls a "smart and driven young man" in the employ of Oliver Queen, Thea's older brother and the vigilante known as Arrow.
Arrow season 4 premieres October 7, 2015 on CW.