[06/20/14 - 11:28 PM] Development Update: Friday, June 20 Updates include: NBC's "Aquarius" casts trio; Netflix's "Sense8" reveals ensemble cast; and HBO expands "Looking" order for second season.
[06/05/14 - 11:28 PM] Development Update: Thursday, June 5 Updates include: Jeremy Sisto boards "The Returned" at A&E; Diane Farr cast in ABC Family's "Stitchers"; and Kellan Lutz, Malin Akerman return for HBO's "The Comeback" revival.
[04/11/13 - 11:25 PM] Development Update: Thursday, April 11 Updates include: Patricia Arquette to recur on "Boardwalk Empire"; Jennifer Ferrin joins the cast of "Hell on Wheels"; and Kirstie Alley, Jennifer Finnigan to star in Lifetime's "Babysellers."
DESCRIPTION: (from History's press release, November 2014) HISTORY(R) premieres its newest scripted miniseries, SONS OF LIBERTY on January 25, 26 and 27 at 9 p.m. The three-night, six-hour event follows a defiant and radical group of young men - Sam Adams, John Adams, Paul Revere, John Hancock and Dr. Joseph Warren - as they band together in secrecy to change the course of history and make America a nation. The Sons of Liberty sparked a revolution, the cast depicting them includes: Ben Barnes (The Chronicles of Narnia) as Sam Adams, a natural born leader with charisma and a penchant for mischief; Ryan Eggold (The Black List) as Dr. Joseph Warren, a doctor and man of conscience and integrity; Michael Raymond-James (Jack Reacher, Terriers, True Blood) as Paul Revere, a veteran who wholeheartedly joins forces with Sam Adams; Rafe Spall (Prometheus, Life of Pi) as John Hancock, the wealthiest man in Boston at the time; and Henry Thomas (E.T. The Extraterrestrial, Gangs of New York, Legends of the Fall) as John Adams, a lawyer and the conservative, smart cousin of Sam Adams. Additionally, Marton Csokas (Equalizer, The Lord of the Rings, Rogue) plays the ferocious General Thomas Gage who is sent to handle the colonial unrest in Boston; Emily Berrington (24: Live Another Day) as Margaret Gage; Jason O'Mara (The Good Wife, Terra Nova, Life on Mars) as General George Washington and Dean Norris (Breaking Bad, Under the Dome, Men, Women & Children) as the brilliant yet mischievous diplomat Benjamin Franklin.