Carol Burnett Returns to ‘All My Children’

Carol Burnett, a longtime fan of “All My Children,” will appear on the show for several episodes this September. She will once again play Verla Grubbs, a role she created in 1983. Verla is the daughter of Pine Valley con man turned patriarch Langley Wallingford (Louis Edmonds) and a snakecharmer. Her character interacted primarily with […]

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HBO’s ‘Game Change’ Casts Its Bristol Palin

By Lacey Rose LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – The HBO television movie “Game Change,” which revolves around John McCain’s unsuccessful presidential run in 2008, has added three actors to the lineup. Melissa Farman (“Temple Grandin“) will play Bristol Palin, the pregnant teen daughter of McCain’s running mate, Sarah Palin. Julianne Moore was previously cast as […]

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Conan’s Alma Mater Names Leno Winner of Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Massachusetts native Jay Leno is Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Man of the Year. Hasty Pudding Theatricals is the nation’s oldest undergraduate drama troupe. It says “The Tonight Show” host was selected because he has “entertained millions of people over his long and accomplished career in comedy.” Leno follows in the footsteps of […]

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Indie Film Club: 7 Questions With ‘The Kids Are All Right’ Director Lisa Cholodenko

XFINIITY On Demand Indie Film Club Spotlight: Lisa Cholodenko has made only three films, but they’ve cast her as one of the most compelling filmmakers in the independent landscape. Her work is notable for its richly drawn investigations into the lives of complex women dealing with life’s big issues: sex, love, friendship and family, as […]

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On Demand: ‘Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too,’ ‘Marmaduke,’ ‘Chloe,’ ‘Barry Munday’

Comcast On Demand is now featuring the latest film from the entertainment juggernaut that is Tyler Perry. This one is his sequel to Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?, appropriately entitled Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? There’s also that Marmaduke movie you might have missed, as well as Amanda Seyfried’s seductress-for-hire […]

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Opening Today: Despicable Me, Predators

Here’s what’s new at theaters near you. The very cute and fun family comedy Despicable Me will fill kids’ heads with visions of giggling minions, while adults can have some fun watching the revamping of a classic monster franchise with Predators. Those of you in selected cities can also check out a Sundance hit entitled […]

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