Johnny Drama Just Trying To Get Off The Viking Quest Convention Circuit

· Oh, Johnny Drama, you're so much better than this: Kevin Dillon will star in the 300 spoof National Lampoon's 301: The Legend of Awesomest Maximus Wallace Leonidas. Will someone please book him for some personal appearances and save him from this kind of strike-insurance slumming? [Variety]
· Cavemen's overhauled series premiere "performed OK" in the Tuesday night Nielsens, while House lead Fox to victory in primetime. [THR]
· Natalie Portman joins the cast of the remake of the Danish love-triangle drama Brothers, in which she'll play the sister-in-law boinked by dreamy-eyed homewrecker Jake Gyllenhaal while sleepy-eyed soldier Tobey Maguire is off fighting in Afghanistan. [Variety]


· Jon Stewart's Busboy Productions is launching another Daily Show contributor into his own series, producing 6 to 10 episodes of the sketch/variety show Important Things with Demetri Martin for Comedy Central. [THR]
· HBO gets the rights to a just-published book on the infamous Duke lacrosse rape case, material that should produce the feel-good made-for-TV movie of the year. [Variety]