“I would say out of the 150 people, probably 144 of them were auditions.” – Casting Director Eric Dawson
“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
“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.
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
Taylor Kitsch Talks about ‘Lone Survivor’, ‘The Normal Heart’ and His ‘Friday Night Lights’ Audition
Kathy Bates Talks About Ryan Murphy Writing Roles for Older Women: “He somehow understands how to write for us”
‘American Horror Story’ Star Jessica Lange On Her Four-Decade Career: “I am coming to the end of acting”
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.
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”
NBC Shows Fall Review
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.
Q&A: Ellen Barkin on Her New Show, ‘The New Normal’, Being Outspoken and Why She’s Not a Fan of Improvising
Ellen: “I always work, as we say in the method acting business, from the inside out”
Watch the First Episode of NBC’s ‘The New Normal’ starring Justin Bartha, Andrew Rannells and Ellen Barkin
Here’s your chance to check out NBC’s The New Normal before it airs on September 11th.
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 is expressing her displeasure over the casting of the plus size character Lauren, played by Ashley Fink, on “Glee”.