While doing 22-24 episodes of “Bones” a season has to be a demanding job, David Boreanaz has managed to find a little bit of time still to sink his teeth into another acting project, but this one is on DirecTV.
The satellite giant announced today that the actor is one of many big-ticket actors to join their experimental 10-episode series “Full Circle.” Some of the rest of the cast includes Kate Walsh in her first TV role since “Private Practice,” “Billy Campbell of “The Killing,” Cheyenne Jackson of “30 Rock,” Tom Felton of the “Harry Potter” series, and Minka Kelly from “Friday Night Lights.” This is the first TV project from famed playwright Neil LaBute, and the premise is simple: Each episode features a conversation between two characters, and at the start of every new episode, one of those characters ends up passing the torch and having a conversation with a new character. This continues on and on, until presumably the finale features a chat between the last character introduced and the first one.
The quality of this project is going to depend entirely on LaBute’s writing, though we have to feel rather confident that he had a handle on it before even deciding to go through with this in the first place. This is far too ambitious of a project to otherwise take on, and he had to find a way to convince so many excellent actors to come on board.
Boreanaz will begin work on “Bones” season 9 later this summer, which is going to premiere on Fox this fall in its typical Monday-night spot, before eventually having the challenge of shifting over to Fridays.
If you want to hear what the “Bones” boss had to say recently about big things ahead for Boreanaz’s Booth and Emily Deschanel’s Brennan, be sure to visit the link here.
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