It was announced this morning that Mary Tyler Moore will add the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award to her crowded list of awards and accolades.
“When I first started on this whole new regimen it didn’t really cross my mind, because I didn’t really know how far it would go,” the 32-year-old actor said.
Susan Lucci Says the Executive Who Canceled ‘All My Children’ has a “fatal combination of ignorance and arrogance”
Lucci claims the beginning of the end of the show came in 2008 when Frons added a new head writer, former General Hospital writer Charles Pratt Jr., in favor of removing the show’s creator, Agnes Nixon.
Hugh Laurie has decided to share his well wishes, but unexpected surprise over losing his fellow co-star actress Lisa Edelstein, who played his long time enemy/love interest Dr. Lisa Cuddy for years.
os Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa vowed to step up to the plate for the movie and television industry in front of a small crowd of Hollywood higher-ups last Wednesday.
“I met with producer John Goldwyn, and he gave me the broad strokes about what the arc of the character would be. I did ask if I would end up killing anyone, and he said yes.”
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, which deems who is “worthy” of a star (of course, footing the $30,000 for the star yourself is part of the worthiness), there is an unofficial ban on reality television “stars” from joining the Walk of Fame.
When actor Zack Ward played Scott Farkus in 1983’s The Christmas Story, he probably had no idea that not only would the film be considered a classic but decades later his character would live on in merchandise like action figures, which use his likeness from the 1983 film.
Gossip Girls actress Taylor Momsen is officially done with acting she has declared.
Joe Manganiello On Losing Out On ‘Superman: Man of Steel’: “I was really, severely depressed for a few months afterwards”
True Blood star Joe Manganiello, who plays werewolf Alcide Herveaux in the David Ball’s hit HBO vampire series, says he was “severely depressed” after missing out on the possible opportunity to play Clark Kent in Zack Synder’s Superman: Man of Steel reboot.
“Economic pressures have begun to intrude on the desire to use high-quality drama to draw new viewers. Citing ratings and economic factors, FX declined to pick up Damages for a fourth season, despite noted actress Glenn Close starring in the show in a critically acclaimed performance as a conniving attorney,” Steinberg writes in the piece.
James Spader touched on the character he’ll be playing, executive Robert California, and the NBC sitcom’s plans for replacing departed star Steve Carrell.
Every long-running television show (and even some short-running ones, too!) has a fair amount of behind the scenes drama, but it’s a surprise to see a show like Sons of Anarchy going through a whole mess of drama recently.
“I don’t stop,” Lea says. “It’s my nature. People have to tell me to slow down. I plan on playing every role on Broadway. I want to do Evita. I want to do Sweeney Todd with [Glee costar] Chris Colfer. We want to do Wicked. I’ll be Elphaba and he wants to play ‘Guy-linda.’ I want to do movies, make music. Glee is only the beginning.”
“I tend to follow material generally. I don’t think you can go too far wrong if you follow great material, and also, you like to collaborate with people at the top of their game. So, those things. Also, you kind of go where J.J. goes.”
Harry Shum Jr., who plays Mike on the hit show, still hasn’t gotten a chance to stretch his vocal cords in its two seasons.
“Always Sunny” Star Rob McElhenney on Gaining 50 Pounds: “I tried to look as ugly as possible, basically”
McElhenney decided to take on the fifty pound weight gain after watching other sitcoms and considering what It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia stood for.
Helgenberger’s character Catherine Willows will be phased out of the show while her character’s prominent role is taken over by D.B. Russell, a forensic scientist character who will be portrayed by television veteran Ted Danson.
When we last checked in on canceled ABC soaps All My Children and One Life to Live, which have been picked up by production company Prospect Park to be put online, Prospect Park was in the thick of negotiating with unions and on contract issues with the shows’ sizable cast and crew.
Darren Criss will make his Broadway debut in How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying this coming January 3rd.