- After Charlie Sheen’s infamous departure from Two and a Half Men, Ashton Kutcher filled in the open position.
- Zooey Deschanel was the world’s sweetheart after her charming performance in (500) Days of Summer, but now the world can curb their sweet tooth weekly by watching Deschanel in New Girl.
- After scoring huge roles in popular movies like Coyote Ugly and Secret Window, Bello is on NBC’s Prime Suspect.
- Christina Ricci’s been in movies since she was a kid, but she also had a stint on the short-lived ABC series Pan Am.
- Jim Caviezel played the leading role of Jesus in Mel Gibson’s The Passion of Christ, but his most recent venture is on the TV show Person of Interest.
- Hank Azaria has nailed every movie role he’s accepted, whether comedic or serious. The same held true when he signed on for NBC’s Free Agents.
Why are Movie Actors Jumping on the TV Bandwagon? Because It’s Worth It.
Movie Stars Turned TV Actors A few of your favorite big screen stars who have claimed a spot on the small screen: