The name on Hollywood audition lists and casting sheets must be unmistakably eye-catching: Rob Belushi.
Two dramatic films set against turbulent real-life backdrops make for provocative viewing this month. Both of these movies draw on the best source of material any filmmaker could call upon: the drama of real life.
NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – It’s easy to forget sometimes that “Community” is a TV show as well as a thing people go insane over on Twitter. The comedy’s long-awaited return to NBC Thursday spawned no fewer than four worldwide Twitter trending topics. The topics? “InspectorSpacetime,” “Troy and Abed,” “Annie’s Boobs” and “Jim Belushi.” Yes, the […]
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – After dabbling in semi-serious material with the short-lived CBS dramedy “The Defenders,” Jim Belushi is ready to work with a laugh track again. The former “According to Jim” star is in talks to team up with “Murphy Brown” creator Diane English on a new comedy project that would […]
It’s a ‘Blues Brothers‘ reunion…of sorts. Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi are getting the band back together. The original ‘Blues Brother’ and John Belushi’s brother still perform together as the be-suited duo and will soon appear together on CBS’s ‘The Defenders‘ as well. Aykroyd is scheduled to guest star as a corrupt judge in a […]
What’s the difference between working on an hourlong legal drama and a half-hour comedy? According to Jim Belushi, the differences come down to longer hours and fewer arguments. Belushi is co-starring in ‘The Defenders’ on CBS (with Jerry O’Connell). The title’s taken from a 1960s series of the same name, but the similarities stop there. […]
By ALICIA RANCILIO Associated Press Writer NEW YORK Jerry O’Connell hopes to get school credit for his new acting gig. He’ll play a lawyer on the new CBS television show ‘The Defenders’ this fall alongside Jim Belushi. In real life, he recently finished his first year at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. CBS describes […]
The first wave of CBS’ fall TV assault has been revealed, and it’s heavy on law, order and hotties. And Jim Belushi. The network has picked up as many as six new series so far, including the much-hyped remake of the seventies cop classic ‘Hawaii Five-O,’ starring Alex O’Loughlin as your Steve McGarrett, Daniel Dae […]
BY: Sharon Cohen CHICAGO – On a blustery fall afternoon, Andy St. Clair slips into an empty club, with rows of tables, wooden chairs and a bare stage awaiting its next bit of comedy magic. It doesn’t look like much, but the stage is something of a shrine. This is The Second City, the place […]