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Excess Hollywood: Sarah Jones locked into J.J. Abrams' 'Alcatraz'

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  • Sarah Jones (Sons of Anarchy) is set to head to the island (no, not that one) with Jorge Garcia in J.J. Abrams’ Alcatraz pilot, Fox confirms to EW. The actress will play an obsessive police officer.
  • Mimicking its own name, Gus Van Sant’s Restless has changed its release date from Jan. 28 to sometime in late 2011. The Sony film follows a girl (Mia Wasikowska) who romances a boy who enjoys attending funerals. Chaz? [Variety]
  • The lights go out on Broadway Dec. 12 for The Scottsboro Boys, which will perform its final show after 49 performances, the producers announced via press release.
  • Get yourselves in the Danger Zone: The second season of Archer is set to premiere on FX on Jan. 27, while the network’s Lights Out will debut on Jan. 11. [Deadline]
  • The Town screenwriter Peter Craig will adapt Fathers and Guns for Columbia. The French-Canadian hit film follows a father-son cop team who are “assigned to investigate an outdoor adventure group for fathers and sons.” Oh, I know, I know! Cheney did it. [Variety]
  • Lifetime mini-series Marry Me — starring Lucy Liu as a woman who must choose between three “Prince Charmings” — will premiere on Dec. 12, the network announced via press release. I know of a way she can keep all three.