Ryan McCartan, Reeve Carney & More Join Fox’s Rocky Horror

first_img View Comments We have some casting news and it’s…astounding. (Time is fleeting…) Ryan McCartan, who starred as high school troublemaker J.D. in off-Broadway’s Heathers musical, will play Brad in Fox’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show TV remake, reports Deadline. Reeve Carney, who originated the web-slinging, proscenium-scaling titular role in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, will lead viewers in the “Time Warp” as Riff Raff.Joining the two are Victoria Justice—known on the small screen for her work on Victorious, Zoey 101, Eye Candy and more—as Janet and model Staz Nair, who will appear in the upcoming season of Game of Thrones, as Rocky. As previously announced, Orange is the New Black Emmy nominee Laverne Cox will play Doctor Frank-N-Furter.The two-hour TV movie (not a live telecast) is produced by a team including Kenny Ortega. Filming is scheduled for the coming months with a premiere set for this fall; an exact date and additional casting will be announced later. In the meantime, you can get your musical fix on the network later this month when Grease: Live, starring Aaron Tveit and Julianne Hough, airs on January 31.last_img read more

Baylor Honors Veterans with Pay Increase

first_imgMILAN, Ind. — Baylor Trucking announced the expansion of its Veteran’s Recognition Program with a pay increase honoring all of those who have served.Baylor Trucking, Inc. is saluting America’s driving professionals who have served in the Armed Forces with an additional $.01 per mile increase, $1 per hour for local drivers and a 1% salary increase for all office associates.The pay increase is expected to provide an additional $50,000 to Military Veterans at Baylor and additional earnings for new hires.The Veteran’s Recognition Program at Baylor continues to expand.Veteran drivers are issued specially wrapped trucks decorated with the U.S. flag, the Constitution and patriotic themes.Company Drivers and Independent Contractors are applauded with Veteran ceremonies by Baylor team members.Each Veteran receives a star truck decal notating his/her branch of service.Veterans returning from recent deployment are provided specialized training to further develop their truck driving career.last_img read more