Tag: Ryan Murphy

‘Feud’ Casting Director Eric Dawson on Finding the Right Actors for the Series

"I would say out of the 150 people, probably 144 of them were auditions." - Casting Director Eric Dawson

Sarah Paulson Talks ‘The People Vs OJ Simpson’ and How She Strives to Get Her Character Right

"I wonder sometimes if being in the Ryan Murphy world — in that I get to play so many different types of characters within that one TV show — that there really isn't time to sort of typecast me as one particular kind of thing." - Sarah Paulson

Cuba Gooding Jr.: “I was in the wilderness of Hollywood for almost ten years”

"I wasn't getting the roles offered to actors that hadn't done a third of the roles I had done, or had the popularity I had." - Cuba Gooding Jr.

As ‘Glee’ Takes its Final Bow, What’s Next for the Stars of the Show?

After six seasons, one hundred and twenty one episodes and more than seven hundred musical numbers, Glee has taken its final bow in an emotional two hour double bill.

Trailer: HBO’s ‘The Normal Heart’ Starring Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer, Taylor Kitsch, Jim Parsons & Julia Roberts

I saw this play on Broadway a couple years ago and it’s one of the best things I’ve even seen. It’s got a great cast and the trailer looks very good… here’s hoping it’s a good as I want it to be. Synopsis: Academy Award® nominee Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer, Taylor Kitsch, Emmy® winner Jim Parsons and Academy Award® winner Julia Roberts star in THE NORMAL HEART. Directed by Emmy® winner Ryan Murphy and written by Academy Award® nominee Larry Kramer, adapting his groundbreaking Tony Award-winning play of the same name, the drama tells the story of the onset of ... Read more

Taylor Kitsch Talks about ‘Lone Survivor’, ‘The Normal Heart’ and His ‘Friday Night Lights’ Audition

Taylor Kitsch will forever be known as Tim Riggins in the beloved TV series Friday Night Lights, but he has a big year ahead of him with two important films Lone Survivor and The Normal Heart. Lone Survivor follows four Navy SEALS who do their best to stay alive while on a mission in Afghanistan. Kitsch co-stars with Emile Hirsch, Mark Wahlberg and Ben Foster. The actors found the shoot to be an emotional experience. It was even tough to watch the final cut. The 32-year-old star said, “I broke down three times. You just hold all this energy in ... Read more

Kathy Bates Talks About Ryan Murphy Writing Roles for Older Women: “He somehow understands how to write for us”

Actress Kathy Bates has had tremendous success on the big and small screen. Harry’s Law fans rejoiced when she returned to television this season in the third installment of the American Horror Story anthology on FX. Her role in American Horror Story: Coven as 1800s-era serial killer Madame Delphine LaLaurie has entranced audiences for her haunting performance. She spoke to Vulture about her role just as she was about to do a rather mundane chore. Bates laughed, “My manager was horrified I was doing my laundry in a laundromat. I was like, ‘Susan, I enjoy it! It’s a lot less expensive ... Read more

‘American Horror Story’ Star Jessica Lange On Her Four-Decade Career: “I am coming to the end of acting”

For Jessica Lange fans, brace yourself for the news she recently revealed to the Los Angeles Times, she’s ready to retire. Don’t worry though, it’s a five-year plan for the 64-year-old actress. She shared how she wants to end her successful career. Lange said, “I am coming to the end of acting. I have a list: another stage production, maybe one or two more movies, one more season of American Horror Story…and then that is it for me. Because I think that’s enough. I want to go out with a bang …or should I say, a scare?” Her work on ... Read more

PaleyFest 2013: The Cast of ‘The New Normal’ on “New Normals” and an Upcoming Wedding

Ryan Murphy believes television can change the world. So, with the three shows he has on the air now (Glee, American Horror Story, The New Normal), Murphy is working to change people’s perceptions about the status quo.

Q&A: Jessica Lange on ‘American Horror Story: Asylum’, Character Arcs and “Playing Madness”

Jessica: "I’m always surprised when young people don’t know certain actors or are not familiar with certain films"

Q&A: Chloe Sevigny talks American Horror Story, Working with James Cromwell and Her Approach to Acting

Chloe on not auditioning for the part: "I’d never gotten the role auditioning, I’m terrible at it"

The New Normal’s Andrew Rannells on How He Got His Start and Pitching Himself to Series Creator, Ryan Murphy

There has already been quite a bit of controversy surrounding Andrew Rannells’ new show, The New Normal. Ryan Murphy’s (American Horror Story, Glee) NBC comedy is about a gay couple who decide to have a baby via a surrogate mother. A Utah syndicate already decided to ban the show from airing because of the content. So Rannells feels a certain responsibility to represent the show’s positive qualities.

“Glee” Stars Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Chris Colfer Will Graduate During Show’s Third Season

The only problem with doing a television show about high school kids is that most only take four years to finish the curriculum. Already pushing it with a 29-year-old and a 25-year-old playing high school seniors, Glee creator Ryan Murphy announced that stars Cory Monteith, Lea Michele and Chris Colfer will leave the cast after graduating from twelfth grade at the end of the Fox hit’s third season.

Rosie O’Donnell voices her disappointment at “Glee” producers for not casting a “pretty heavy girl”

Rosie O'Donnell is expressing her displeasure over the casting of the plus size character Lauren, played by Ashley Fink, on "Glee".