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Jon Hamm Rescues a Bird; Aaron Staton, Jessica Paré Book TV Roles

This week, Jon Hamm rescues a hummingbird, while Aaron Staton and Jessica Paré book TV roles. Plus, Christina Hendricks shows up in a new poster for Hap and Leonard. Read on for more:

• “Just when you thought there couldn’t possibly be another reason why Jon Hamm would be the perfect boyfriend to bring home to your mom, he goes ahead and rescues a hummingbird,” extols Time, which posts a video of the event.

• Aaron Staton will be seen in a new BBC1 drama titled My Mother and Other Strangers, RadioTimes says.

• According to TVLine, Jessica Paré has joined the cast of The Interestings, an Amazon drama pilot.

Entertainment Weekly spotlights the “pulp-inspired” posters, including one featuring Christina Hendricks, for SundanceTV’s Hap and Leonard.

Spotlight, which features John Slattery in its ensemble, has won the first-ever Veritas Award as the best film based on or inspired by real events and people, Variety reports.

Deadline reports that Peyton List (Jane Sterling) has been cast as the female lead in a CW drama pilot called Frequency that’s based on Toby Emmerich’s sci-fi thriller.

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