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Hugh Laurie In Talks To Star In NBC Pirate Drama Series ‘Crossbones’

DL: In what would bre a major casting coup for NBC, the network is in negotiations with former House star Hugh Laurie to topline new action-adventure series Crossbones, from Luther creator Neil Cross and feature producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald. Unlike House, where Brit Laurie played an American, he would be able to use his normal British accent in Crossbones as he plays the notorious English pirate Blackbeard.

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timmyp531372d ago

British accent Hugh... now that will be something new. Not really sure about the series though if it doesn't have a significant budget may not turn out good.

gaffyh1370d ago

How will it be something new? He's British!

timmyp531370d ago

Maybe to you. TROLLOLOL

StarWarsFan1371d ago

It sounds like an expensive project, but nothing seems to ever last on NBC.