IN THE KNOW

WITH AN­DREW FEN­TON

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - WEEK IN MOVIES -

VA­RI­ETY will re­turn to US TV with Maya and Marty in Man­hat­tan, which teams Maya Ru­dolph ( above) and Martin Short in a new va­ri­ety spe­cial live from 30 Rock in New York.

DA­MON Wayans Sr will be “too old for this s---” and just days away from re­tire­ment as he takes on the Danny Glover role of Roger Mur­taugh in the Lethal Weapon TV se­ries. AP­PLE is fi­nanc­ing an orig­i­nal scripted se­ries by Dr Dre, which is based on his life.

THE Walk­ing Dead’s Emily Kin­ney has joined the cast of drama pi­lot Con­vic­tion, about a le­gal team that fights to over­turn wrong­ful con­vici­tons.

ED­DIE Iz­zard is in the process of run­ning 27 marathons in 27 days in South Africa which will be­come the TV doc­u­men­tary Ed­die Iz­zard: Marathon Man.

SYFY is de­vel­op­ing a TV drama called Hal­cyon that view­ers can ex­pe­ri­ence us­ing the Oc­cu­lus Rift vir­tual- re­al­ity gog­gles.

CBS in the US has given a se­ries com­mit­ment to new sit­com I’m Not Your Friend, star­ring for­mer Friends star Matt LeBlanc ( right).

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