Will ‘Smash’ Splash or Crash for NBC?

(Reuters) – NBC’s new musical drama “Smash” could hardly have a stronger pedigree: Idea by Steven Spielberg, songs by award-winning Broadway producers, stars including Anjelica Huston and Debra Messing, and screen icon Marilyn Monroe holding the whole show-within-a show together. Yet success couldn’t be harder to assess in the high stakes prime-time TV gamble for […]

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Uma Thurman to Get ‘Smash’-ed on NBC

“Kill Bill” star Uma Thurman is coming to the small screen — at least for a temporary stay. Thurman has signed on for NBC’s upcoming musical drama “Smash,” in a five-episode arc, the network announced Thursday. Thurman will play “a famous and somewhat difficult movie star who flirts with the idea of starring in ‘Marilyn,’ […]

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Ryan Reynolds Leads Fox’s Celebrity Guest-Voice List

By John Sellers LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “Green Lantern” star Ryan Reynolds will guest star on the animated “Family Guy” playing a character who “becomes obsessed with Peter Griffin,” according to a Fox announcement made Friday at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour. Six more words used by Fox to describe upcoming guest voices: […]

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Why You Should Know Jena Malone

24-year-old Jena Malone is certainly an independent spirit. With a very eclectic and unique film career and now a just-as-eclectic musical career as the frontwoman of the band The Shoe (and you can get an autographed copy of their album At Jem Lay’s Garage right here on Fancast), she defies any easy categorization, but she’s […]

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