Rumour: Rodger Corser lands US Network deal

By David Knox on November 7, 2011 / Filed Under News 19

Two of his television shows may have finished up, but actor Rodger Corser looks like he has landed on his feet already.

TV Tonight hears whispers that Corser has landed a Network talent deal with ABC in the US.

Corser is believed to have been flown to the US by the network giant where he impressed US execs.

A network deal would see him on contract with a suitable project yet to be determined.

Actor Josh Lawson landed a similar contract with FOX in 2008.

It’s good news for Corser given both Rush and Spirited have not been renewed by TEN or Foxtel.

Rush ends its four year run with a finale next week.

19 Comments »

  1. soili December 16, 2011 at 4:51 am -

    What a wonderful actor you are Rodger. We watch on Rush also here in Finland. Good luck to you. We hope seeing you soon !

  2. suzie November 10, 2011 at 5:41 am -

    He’s a lovely guy, can’t blame them going overseas when not much drama here and it only seems to last a few years, no stability for them.

    Good luck Rodger

  3. Save Spirited November 9, 2011 at 1:02 pm -

    Very sad to hear this as another nail in the coffin for our beloved Spirited that we’re fighting so hard to keep…..

  4. Tracey November 8, 2011 at 9:49 pm -

    Pam could not have said that Any better!!!

  5. Pam November 7, 2011 at 10:40 pm -

    What a loss for Aussie TV. Spirited and Rush are given the flick and Roger is going to the USA to put on a fake American accent and be one of them. I wish him every success but I could cry for the shows not warranted to be of adequate quality by short-sighted network executives who think everything American is the future. Meh.

  6. JB November 7, 2011 at 7:40 pm -

    Good for him. He deserves success. Great actor. And easy on the eye too. Rush is too good to be ending now. Sucks.

  7. Denis November 7, 2011 at 5:02 pm -

    Shame about Rush it was the Best Aussie crime show since Stingers and Four years in this Country is nearly Simpson class,hope it gets a good ending and all is well.

  8. toriwannabe November 7, 2011 at 3:25 pm -

    I remember him starring in the stage production of Rent. I hope he doesn’t show up in Glee :)

  9. Aimee Eddie November 7, 2011 at 1:18 pm -

    Sad to hear that Rush is wrapping up. It was a great show.

  10. brisvegas November 7, 2011 at 1:11 pm -

    glad for him, well done! Such a pity about rush.

  11. Anthony Mai November 7, 2011 at 12:23 pm -

    People also forget how great he and Caroline Craig were in the first series of Underbelly, since Gyton Grantley and Kat Stewart were always in the spotlight for their juicier roles.

  12. Bruce Banner November 7, 2011 at 10:17 am -

    Excellent news, I’ll watch anything Rodger is in, class act.

  13. Charlie Miso November 7, 2011 at 10:12 am -

    But what about those lousy Hyundai ads?

  14. Dimitriak November 7, 2011 at 9:46 am -

    I’ve absolutely loved Rodger since Last Man Standing…and altho I will miss both Rush and Spirited am stoked that he gets this opportunity! All the best to him!

  15. steve sydney November 7, 2011 at 9:43 am -

    He’s definitely been one of the hardest working actors in recent years..

    hope he does well..

  16. Gonzo November 7, 2011 at 9:39 am -

    Good on him. Nice bloke.

  17. sarah h November 7, 2011 at 9:29 am -

    i really like his acting, i think he could do very well in america!

  18. Mia November 7, 2011 at 9:16 am -

    I’ve always loved Rodger Coarser. While it would be such a shame to lose him to the US, I wish him every success internationally. He deserves it.

  19. Jamie November 7, 2011 at 8:13 am -

    What a fabulous thing, all our local actors will be saying, justifiably delighted for their talented colleague as he heads off to play no doubt an American in America. These of course being the same actors wailing about Elizabeth Moss playing an Aussie/ NZer for Jane Campion. I have to admit that the flagrantly hypocritical attitudes on this matter of local performer protectionism have become my own personal bug bear at the moment, so apologies Mr Corser that I hold forth on that before saying “Bloody well done mate”.

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